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So what colour are people using for the granite walls?

Discussion in 'UO Homes and Castles' started by Irulia Darkaith, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. Irulia Darkaith

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    Probably way too early but curious about those playing around with the new masonry made walls. I really like some of the colours you can create with plant dye, or the natural granite colour, but it all seems very out of place when combined with the rest of the castle. And of course, looking at real castles they don't usually have a whole lot of variation in the stone work.

    So what are the early thoughts...keep the castle the same colour throughout? Or are people finding nice ways to integrate some variation? I'm finding different colours just stick out and I haven't see any pics of people pulling it off in a nice way (except maybe with small areas, like a stairwell or something).

    Thoughts?
     
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    I'm planning on using plain stone because mining up enough of the other stone will take FOREVER.

    That being said, I have ideas for using colored granite - maybe for a bar or other ideas.
     
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    Clean up dyes of course. :)
     
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    don't ask how many black and green pigments this took!!!!!

    good one.png
     
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    love it!
     
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    I've been stockpiling stone for years and got tons for dying... just dunno how I wanna do it yet.
    Most of my walls and such are made with the plain - to match the overall castle style. I might make a "secret room" of some sort of color or something - thinking about it actually. Just dunno - so many options. ^.^
     
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    What server is this on? Can we visit?
     
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    I'm on Pacific, and yes, the castle is now open to the public.
    Yew gate, Trammel, just a hop away to the north and east...

    have a thread on it... [Custom Castle] Yew Community Center - Pacific
    just haven't been online recently to do much. I still wanna get into the deco contest too! augh!
     
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    what do you use to dye the walls?? I created natural dye and that doesnt dye it.. tried tokuno pigments and nothing.. tried dye tubs of all kinds and nothing... im confused....
     
  10. Irulia Darkaith

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    You can only dye coloured granite (e.g. dull, shadow, bronze, etc) not plain granite.