Monday, June 12, 2017

Grey Tack vs Black? I Would Like Your Opinion




What is your opinion of using grey on the 7th Hussar's  horses tack? It is an experiment. 

A painter for Front Rank does so; go to this link and click on the mounted personalities to see examples:  

Front Rank

4 comments:

  1. If you like the look, keep it! I don't do it myself as I find the modelling of straps and reigns tends to be a little...er...iffy on Hinton Hunts, which makes it hard to sustain a straight line. Black covers up a multitude of sins! Also, if you decide to make them glossy, the shininess will pick out all the strap work for you.

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  2. I wouldn't myself. A light greybrown highlight on matte black reins, maybe but to me solid grey looks like....grey. Perhaps a very dark grey, but I like black and glossy.

    Mind you, only one opinion really counts- if you like it than do it!

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  3. I would also go with black and glossy.

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  4. I use a black base with a dark grey highlight. My final coat is matt varnish. For brown reins, I use brown with a dark brown ink edge.

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