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Bioskin-type paint schemes




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Eric Harrold


Out of several methods I've tried for replicating White Star/seaQuest type skin textures, here's the best I've found- first(this takes a while, but the effect is worth it) paint on the pattern of lines that go across the hull. After that, take a wash of a darker color and brush it over the kit, allowing it to sink into details and to set for a few minutes. Then, use an absorbent cloth to gently wipe away excess wash. This gives the model a nice, 3-D look, and it gives it alot of depth.

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