A quick look around the web will show you plenty of tables covered in lovely MDF scenery that is mostly unpainted.
There is a good reason for this – scenery pieces have large flat areas that are intimidating (and expensive) to paint with a brush and hobby paints.
Also, given that you might have several pieces from the same range that you want to tie together with a similar paint scheme, the whole project can start to look overwhelming.
One option is to use aerosol spraypaints. These are cheap, can be purchased at any hardware store, and come in a fairly good range of colours.
Here are two quick and easy paint schemes for the ziggurat using hardware store aerosol spray paints.
Yes, you are right This is not meant to be an award-winning paint strategy. It is meant as a quick and easy way to turn a large number of unpainted models into something table-top ready.
“Dawn of War”
The model was undercoated matt black. The edges and corners were given a light, fast pass with green.
The edges were then given an edge highlight of silver.
After that the glyphs were filled with standard green and then given a thin line of light green.
The edges of the glyphs were given a drybrush with the green to represent the glow
The model was undercoated matt black.
The edges and corners were given a light, fast pass with bronze.
The main glyphs and all corners were given a quick blast of rose gold
The edges were then given an edge highlight of bone.
The entire model was given a thin wash of nuln oil
After that the glyphs were filled with troll slayer orange and then given a thin line of light orange.
The edges of the glyphs were given a drybrush with the orangeto represent the glow