How To Paint: Object Source Lighting on a Plasma Weapon


How to paint: Object Source Lighting on a Plasma Weapon: In this article you will learn how to paint non metallic metal silver and lighting effects created by Tonedawg_Paints The method used in this article is simple, effective and can be used again and again. Phill does an incredible job of breaking the process down into 4 simple steps.

Step 1:

Paint on white to the area.

first step painting white

Step 2:

Airbrush white softly around where you painted white and where you feel it would reflect at, (Helmet, knees, arm).

2nd step painting white

 Step 3:

Take the color you want to use and airbrush it where your whites are, wait for it to dry.

3rd step painting blue

Step 4: 

Lastly, thin down some white and use it as a wash on the bottom portion of your weapon. This will signify the power source. You could also go up the coils more than just the bottom, you’re in control!

4th step painting blue and white

Paints used:

  • Vallejo White
  • GW Contrast Aethermatic Blue

Brushes used: 

  • Harder & Steenbeck Cult of Paint Infinity Airbrush
  • Windsor newton series 7 size 1

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