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The desert has a lot of low, shrub-like plant life growing in small patches throughout: creosote bushes and sage are pretty much everywhere. On a nice wet spring day, they get to be a lovely green. I decided to work … Continue reading
Something that has always intrigued me has been the shear number of colors seen in nature. Trees are not just green. Deserts are not just sand-colored (tan), but contain multiple shades of a variety of colors: yellow, pink, grey, black, … Continue reading
Now, the question was how to add a layer of sand to the layout to make this more realistic? We have the base paint coat. Sand is a messy substance: it clogs the works of pretty much anything that it … Continue reading
I personally love the moments when the color for the layout changes to something a little more realistic. I love going to the paint store and asking for a half gallon of some of the overall ugliest flat matte paints available. They … Continue reading