Hello again readers and browsers! Its been a while, I know. I have been busy lately painting up more of my Cryx army for a tournament happing soon. Out of all the models I own for Warmachine, Cryx is the largest with just about 300 models! Out of them, less than half are fully painted and ready to go. So I set out to paint what I can this past month and I ran into an issue when working on one of the big ones, the Cryx battle engine, the Wraith Engine!
Hence the title, Frosted Terror! It may have happened to you, or it may some day and I am here to help you out. You just finished painting a beautiful miniature, you let the paint dry, and you begin to apply sealer. Whatever type of sealer you use, you notice that upon drying something bad, no terrible, no no, UNSPEAKABLE has happened! The beautiful paint job is now covered over in a frosting grey haze!!!
All those hours, all that detail, all that damned frost! What to do, where to turn? Right here friends, I am with you and I will help you through this. First, dont panic. Frosting can occur with many variables, the most common being the weather. Humidity can cause the sealer to set before it is completely dry causing this fog up, or it could be an old bottle/can of sealer, or just a bad batch. Just follows these steps and you will be back to praising the light and the fact that you came across this.
STEP 1: DONT PANIC!
STEP 2: Cooking up the Miniature.
STEP 3: Drying Time
STEP 4: RE-SEAL
STEP 5: Enjoy!
Next time I update, hopefully I will have this model completely finished and more along with it. Until then remember: Its not the heat, its the humidity!