Object texturing

Object texturing is a painting technique that adds texture and dimension to miniature models, making them look more realistic and detailed. This technique is perfect for creating different surfaces and materials such as stone, wood, metal, and fabric.

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to do object texturing on your miniatures:

  1. Prepare your miniature: Start by priming your miniature and applying a basecoat of the desired color. Make sure that the basecoat is dry before moving on to the next step.

  2. Select your texturing medium: You can use a variety of mediums such as texture pastes, sand, flock, and even coffee grounds. Choose the medium that best suits the surface you want to create.

  3. Apply the texturing medium: Using a brush or a spatula, apply the texturing medium to the areas where you want to add texture. You can create different textures by varying the thickness of the medium and the way you apply it.

  4. Let it dry: Allow the texturing medium to dry completely. Depending on the medium used, this may take anywhere from a few hours to a full day.

  5. Paint the texture: Once the texturing medium is dry, it's time to paint it. Use a drybrushing technique to highlight the raised areas and create depth. Use a darker shade of the base color to paint the recesses and shadows.

  6. Add details: After painting the textured surface, you can add additional details such as highlights, shading, and weathering to make it look more realistic.

  7. Seal your miniature: Finally, seal your miniature with a clear coat to protect the paint job and prevent the texturing medium from falling off.

With these steps, you can add texture and depth to your miniatures, making them stand out on the tabletop. Experiment with different texturing mediums and painting techniques to create unique and stunning models that will impress your friends and fellow gamers.