TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by TheHoundmaster » Sat Apr 04, 2015 10:29 am

Dez, we need to talk about your math skills...

Also I don't know where to find a cork big enough or a pin strong enough! Am I just being too rough with the model? Anyone else had this happen?

What I really need is some kind of painting gyroscope!
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by Dez » Sat Apr 04, 2015 10:38 am

I'm assuming you prime your models?

What you can do if you are happy with your base coat is seal it. That will protect the paint, and you can paint over it.
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by TheHoundmaster » Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:13 pm

I washed it, primed it, and even did touch up with the paint on primer after I saw some spots. I haven't had any experience with sealing. Any recommendations for brand/use/etc? How hard is it to paint over?
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by Dez » Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:40 pm

Testors Dullcote, you can paint right over it.
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by TheHoundmaster » Tue May 19, 2015 12:04 am

Sometimes I can't decide if it's better to paint a few excellent minis or paint as many as possible to table-top quality and move on. Thoughts?

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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by Nappen » Tue May 19, 2015 7:35 am

dunno, I go back and forth. Right now I am in a get them done phase.

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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by Guildenstern » Tue May 19, 2015 7:58 am

I paint til I get sick of the model lol

I aim for > table top but if it makes at least TTQ and I'm ok with it (like mostly, I call it done.
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by Dez » Tue May 19, 2015 9:59 am

Troops I paint to get done, all else I try to paint my best.
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by Arnathos » Tue May 19, 2015 11:22 am

I switch back and forth, although usually the more generic the model the less detail I put in. As long as they are table top.
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by TheHoundmaster » Tue May 19, 2015 11:41 pm

So I was looking through my box of minis to paint and just grabbed this dude. Little did I know that I had just grabbed the most boring mini ever painted!

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I mean look at this thing! 90% greatcoat, easily. I'm thinking of ripping off the head just add some interesting bits. Maybe if I add some lizardmen bits it will help...
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by TheHoundmaster » Wed May 20, 2015 12:17 am

I think this is better, yes?

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Also did another coat on the Greatsword captain. I'm especially proud of the base. There is an athonian camoshade wash that really makes it work.

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Next up: the greatsword itself. Actually a halberd but who cares? Thoughts?!?
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by Dez » Wed May 20, 2015 1:17 am

Excellent work, nice to see you back!
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by Nappen » Wed May 20, 2015 7:34 am

Yeah, good to have you back. The table gets disassembled and packed today. Last thing to leave the house :)

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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by TheHoundmaster » Wed May 20, 2015 12:30 pm

Good to be back! Its been a while and its nice to actually get a model done in a decent amount of time. Nappen I hope you have some strong movers. That table is a beast to move.
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Re: TheHoundmaster's #theweeklypaint 2015

Post by Nappen » Wed May 20, 2015 12:50 pm

yeah, but not too bad when it is all broken down. We thought about giving it to the local game club, but my son has grown very attached to it.

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