Step 7: Begin the "Weathering"

Since I wanted to give the impression of a brass/copper metal, I started the weathering with a turquoise acrylic paint.  It looks just like the color I have seen on tarnished copper.  

I thinned the paint a bit with water to help get it all around whatever "joints" or transitions existed in the jar.

Once I knew I had paint where I wanted it, I thinned it enough to really run and brushed it on pretty liberally so it got on the bolts and in the crevices.  I used paper towels to dab the excess off and tone it down.
Thanks eross-1. I approve of the Dalek comparison.
I don't know why but this reminds me of a Dalek! looks totally freaky w. the red lighting too, Awesome!

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