Conversion Guide: Green Stuff

This Article was written by:
Aunny

Article Writer's Avatar
Posts: 1,999
Karma: 21
No Comments View rating View Rating [Report to Mod] Report to Librarian
I have noticed quite a few conversions on Tau Online, but they tend not to use the "all-mighty" appoxy putty; better known as Green Stuff. Now I'm not an expert, but I do have a few hints and tips to give.
The Basics
Everyone needs to start somewhere! I've got a few tricks up my sleeve to give the best working green stuff that a modeler needs:
  • Tools: You don't really need the expensive GW Definition: Games Workshopmodeling tools, but they are nice. I just use an exatco-knife, tweezers and a saftey pin...anyting with a point will work! And yes...that is a Tiger and Winny the Pooh Dixe Cup holding the water...Hooray for living at home!
  • Water: Most people do not like the Green because they complain that it is too sticky to work with. The easiest solution is to dab your tools and (sometimes) hands. This makes the Green more maliable without sticking onto your hands.Also be sure to use water to smooth out areas like when you leave your fingerprint on it.
  • Mixing: I can't stress this enough! It may seem redundant, but it is essentually the most important step! GW Definition: Games Workshopgives you the Green in two seperate colors on a stick, blue and yellow. The most important part is to cut off equal amounts and nead them together to make a nice "forest" green color. Be sure to have some water on your fingers so that it does not stick to you! Here are some pictures:
    [gal_img]1058[/gal_img]
  • Cutting: Most people don't know this, but when your stuff goes dry, you can cut it and file it like a piece of wood! Definitely handy!




No comments

Other Content

All the content currently available!
Showing page 1 of 19 pages
[Next] [Last Page]
Army: Category: View:
ArticleAuthorDate AddedRatingCommentsViews
Ork Skullhamma Battlefortress "Wartanker"Khanaris7th Jun 10Current rating for this item: 4.5 stars
4.5 stars
-44215
Tau PiranhaOggy7th Jun 10Current rating for this item: 3 stars
3 stars
-23882
Sa'Cea XV84 Shas'el De'mure (BATTLESUIT COMMANDER)BlairH19th Apr 10Current rating for this item: 4.5 stars
4.5 stars
-19567
Multiple Assaults And Youcrazyguy83210th Apr 10Current rating for this item: 4.5 stars
4.5 stars
-11527
The Art of Vengeance: Using Sternguard RoundsWarpspiderman1st Apr 10Current rating for this item: 4 stars
4 stars
112502
Blood Angels Codex Review/Thoughtscrazyguy83213th Mar 10Current rating for this item: 4.5 stars
4.5 stars
-23939
Ork Army List TacticaEasyification7th Mar 10Current rating for this item: 4 stars
4 stars
-17726
Urban BasesMurchankite9th Feb 10Current rating for this item: 5 stars
5 stars
-28348
Plastic Grey Knight TerminatorsGreyDeath30th Jan 10Current rating for this item: 4.5 stars
4.5 stars
131656
Slaaneshi Keeper of SecretsSILK20th Jan 10Current rating for this item: 4.5 stars
4.5 stars
-10842
Chaotic Tactica - Chaos LordsSILK6th Jan 10Current rating for this item: 5 stars
5 stars
-10690
The Wolfwing - TacticaEasyification3rd Jan 10Current rating for this item: 5 stars
5 stars
-12789
Daemonettes, anyone?SILK1st Jan 10Current rating for this item: 4.5 stars
4.5 stars
-10917
Using Green StuffAunny23rd Dec 09Current rating for this item: 3.5 stars
3.5 stars
-13090
Ruined BuildingCar'Lel23rd Dec 09Current rating for this item: Not rated
Not rated
-12742
Slaanesh Daemon PrinceAlabaster23rd Dec 09Current rating for this item: 3 stars
3 stars
-32346
A Guide to Playing 40K FasterThor{DoH}21st Dec 09Current rating for this item: 4.5 stars
4.5 stars
-10012
Seeking Alternatives - Constructing a List that Works for Youxx21st Dec 09Current rating for this item: Not rated
Not rated
-14939
Arnell's Ascendancy [Novel length, Part 4]Tyross (FT)20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: Not rated
Not rated
-9800
Dark Angels Verses Ulthwe [Battle Report and anti-wraithlord tactica]Tyross (FT)20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: 2 stars
2 stars
-14071
Enemies Of Ancient EldarRezzy20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: 5 stars
5 stars
-13985
Starting A Tau ArmyTau Online20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: Not rated
Not rated
-20829
Eldar Tactica: Methods of AttackJUST_LIKE_NAM!!!20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: Not rated
Not rated
-13737
Daemonhunters Tactica: Know Thy SelfTyross (FT)20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: Not rated
Not rated
-11385
Chaos Versus EldarTyross (FT)20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: Not rated
Not rated
-11465
Assessment of the Tau EmpireWargamer20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: 2.5 stars
2.5 stars
-15881
Commander FarsightOxiotle20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: Not rated
Not rated
-15662
Eldar Versus KhorneTau-killer20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: Not rated
Not rated
-9908
Conversion Guide: Coverting a Valkyrie to a Vendetta Aunny20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: 4 stars
4 stars
-27712
Tau'Va Tel'OshiWargamer20th Dec 09Current rating for this item: 1 stars
1 stars
135883
Showing page 1 of 19 pages
[Next] [Last Page]

TauOnline.org is completely unofficial and is in no way endorsed by Games Workshop Limited.