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PostPosted: Fri 14 Nov 2008 13:50 pm 
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What could possibly be the most practical colour for concrete roadways and then to weather them  :?: Have used Barley grey but shows up almost white on photos. Dont want anything dark dark cos it will not look 'authentic'any help would be appreciated.  :lol:


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Have you tried Hu64 Light Grey as a base colour?

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Found some undercoat & primer grey at B&Q that looks quite good. Try and get a photo on at some point soon.

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TBH, for roadways, start with a base colour - a dark grey such as H67 and with a cloth, or an old brush, just work in lighter shades in the same direction and at 90 Degree angles. For roads I've done in the past, a thin layer of polyfilla makes a nice base for a small road.  :idea:

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I think the important thing is to base coat and then build up other colours to eye. Also perhaps a reference photo of a bit of road may help?

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Phoenix Precision Paints do new and weathered concrete enamels

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What colour would I use for granite setts in a road?


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Not sure about Humbrol codes, but I recently did some with a 2:1 white to black mix using tube acrylics - might be handy if you've got a large area.


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