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Ian Wigglesworth
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Just trying the woodland scenics realistic water right now!

Trying different colours of paint then pouring this over the top, it looks like it may well need to be a mix of paint colours to get the desired effect coming through.

Only just poured it out, it's very thick but does flow quite well, leaves a very smooth top edge, the painted base can be seen straight through it.
It does say build up in layers of 1/8 of an inch, will post again tomorrow, when it's had chance to dry.

There is another way which I'm also testing is using straight from the bottle PVA glue mixed with a green acrylic paint which is slightly translucent.
By slapping on quite thick layers of PVA should give a nice uneven effect.
Hopefully as the PVA dries clear the colour should come through quite nicely, I may even try mixing some paint with the woodland scenics stuff see how that turns out.

Ian
 
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