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    Pumice Gel Basing Question

    I'm currently working on making a custom base using pumice gel (Golden extra course medium) and cork. I plopped some cork pieces into the wet pumice gel to see if it would stay put when dry. So far,...
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    Painting Over Varnish

    I have a few models that I'm itching to game with so I've decided to apply all of the basecoats and then proceed with varnishing before applying shades and highlights. I've never painted over a...
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    Airbrush Varnish Safety

    When I was younger and studied art, I used to use spray varnish all the time on pastels and the rule of thumb was to use your aerosol varnish outside because the fumes were toxic. I also had asthma...
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    Priming Colored Plastic

    When priming colored plastic/resin in white, when is the model generally properly primed? I ask because I'm currently painting some miniatures from Soda Pop that are cast from very colorful plastic...
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    Advice for Painting Fleshtones

    So after some more work I've obtained the following results, which I'm much happier with. Again, not the best photo quality, but I think it gives a good impression. I might work a little more on her...
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    Advice for Painting Fleshtones

    I have a bit of a beginners question here. I reapplied the shadows mixing brown with the rosy shadow for the first layer and working my up to Rosy Skin. I'm not quite sure if I should be brushing...
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    Advice for Painting Fleshtones

    So I've taken my first stab at painting Caucasian skin and am seeking a little advice on where to push this. For the below examples (apologies for poor image quality) I've used several layers of the...
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    Disappointed to hear this about the GW washes;...

    Disappointed to hear this about the GW washes; I've been using them for about a year now without incident. Does anyone know if age or changes in temperature contribute to this problem? It has gotten...
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    Wash Problem: What Went Wrong?

    So I've run into a strange problem and I'm trying to figure out exactly what went wrong. I just finished basecoating a Kobold Ogre for Super Dungeon Explore and began applying a wash to all the flesh...
  10. Thanks to everyone for the clarification on this...

    Thanks to everyone for the clarification on this process; I've been able to find more information now that I know what it's actually called! Weighing all the facts I think I'd have to agree with the...
  11. Using Spray Cans in an Airbrush. Worthy endeavor?

    So a while back I came across this video on youtube:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnqSl5yyOMM

    At around the 2:33 mark he demonstrates how to use automotive primer from a spray can in an...
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    Well, I'm not sure if there's any advantage...

    Well, I'm not sure if there's any advantage myself which is why I've set up an experiment of sorts to test out various airbrush varnishing techniques on a series of junk minis that I'll slap with a...
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    Ah, thanks Chrispy; that clears everything up. As...

    Ah, thanks Chrispy; that clears everything up. As for the dullcote, I was going to use the brush on stuff via airbrush to try and achieve a flatter finish. I'm also going to try a few minis using...
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    Sealing Minis w/ Future Floor Polish

    So I've been looking to experiment with sealing some minis using Future Floor Polish and Testor's Dullcote;I have a question about which polish to use. In the USA, Future has been re-branded as...
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    Great suggestions from everyone; refining my ebay...

    Great suggestions from everyone; refining my ebay searches definitely yielded some great results so I'll definitely keep that in mind as my go to source for loose minis. However, I may not need it as...
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    Where do you get your junk minis from?

    So I'm currently trying to get in some practice using some different varnishing techniques to get a feel for them and gauge the quality of finish. However, since I'm still fairly new to the hobby, I...
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    Very helpful way of looking it. After some...

    Very helpful way of looking it. After some further experimentation I've added three highlight layers to try and achieve a less stark effect than what I had before. It's certainly not competition...
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    Advice on Adding a Second Highlight

    I've just started experimenting with adding a second highlight layer to my miniatures. My previous batch didn't have a whole lot of details so I was comfortable letting it go, but these SDE kobolds...
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    These minis will be played with and stored in...

    These minis will be played with and stored in foam trays when not in use, so durability is a must.
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    Airbrush - First Time Using Varnish

    So I finally wrapped up painting my first ever set of miniatures and would like to move on to varnish them. Given the unpredictable weather in these parts I'm opting to stay away from aerosols and...
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    I don't think cleaning is the issue; I'm pretty...

    I don't think cleaning is the issue; I'm pretty OCD about cleaning my airbrush and I give it a full clean after each use with water, alcohol and cleaner. I tried the air bubble test as well and...
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    I've been using an old nylon to strain my paint;...

    I've been using an old nylon to strain my paint; I band it tight over the dropper bottle and give the bottle a squeeze. Other information includes using a .5 mm needle and spraying at about 35 psi. I...
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    Is it worth switching to Vallejo Model Air?

    I've been using my airbrush to prime my miniatures since I first started the hobby last year. Since I'm a little more experienced with it now, I've started using it for some basecoating and other...
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    Painting Red Gemstones / Crystals

    I'm new to the hobby and just started painting my first ever set of miniatures. I've been painting a set of four spawn points for Super Dungeon Explore with each one having a unique color scheme for...
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