Jump to content

Painting a medieval wooden ship under the waterline


Recommended Posts

Does anyone know what "the white stuff" looks like when a wooden ship is in the water for a few months?

Or better , could have looked..

 

My idea was, painting with white or cream and thereafter weathering  with a wash of dilute green.

 

Examples of what I have in mind.

Since I only have experience with painting military models. I now have absolutely no idea whether this is correct or totally wrong.

IMG_20171203_112428.thumb.jpg.69d2c5ce2e935a18774cdf24c3c3d67c.jpgIMG_20171203_112459.thumb.jpg.fa85f9a048d9f758343e9bb5f9fbc98a.jpgIMG_20171203_112513.thumb.jpg.03505b87edd8af69338e858777f25578.jpg

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 1 month later...

After a few months in the water it would probably be supporting a fine growth of underwater weed - particularly if (as I suppose) it's the Golden Hind sailing into tropical waters.

 

But I don't think that would be very pleasant to look at - I agree with Druxey - do what you want to do.

 

Steven

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 months later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...