Saturday, December 17, 2016

Splatter/Spray Painting Dilemma...


Today I finished painting the loops that go on the back part of the large structure.  I like the colors in them, and by themselves, I like how they look, but I have two problems with them:  They blend into the background (that can be solved with black outlines, so not that big of a deal) and I'm not especially fond of how they look when paired with the tree tops for the jungle scene.  See below:


The tree tops are all outlined in black.  In the above picture, I was just starting that part.  

The problem is that these loopy things are in two very different scenes, and I can't paint them specifically for either of the two scenes because then they will look oddly out of place in the other scene.  

So I'm trying to decide if i should add additional "spray" paint (I diluted the regular paint about 1 part paint to 4 parts water and sprayed it on with a spray bottle), or if I should do a paint wash over what I have already (but then what about the other scene?) or should I do a paint wash AND more spray, or a light spray in two different patterns?  

Decisions, decisions...

On a more positive note, here are the completely finished Who houses (except if we put a few Who faces in some of the windows)



So, any ideas or opinions?

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Seussical Jr. Who-ville Houses


Welcome to Who-ville!  Here are the houses for the Seussical Who-ville scene.  I still have to outline all of them in dark grey.  If we're feeling really ambitious they might each get lights.  But I'm not sure how ambitious we'll be.  After outlining, the train awaits.  See it on the desk, front and center?  Holy crap.