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  1. Painting Tutorial: Orc Starter Set with the Army Painter Greenskins Paint Set

    I'm painting up the Mantic KoW Orc Starter Set with the Army Painter Greenskins Paint Set, and posting beginner-level tutorials on BoardGameGeek. The focus of the tutorials is for assembly-line...
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    Old thread, but, with Reaper's Bones miniatures...

    Old thread, but, with Reaper's Bones miniatures now available, G&T has been tested as a primer, while some spray primers will not cure on the Reaper plastic. Spray primers have been found to not cure...
  3. [Kickstarter] Dungeon Monsters 28mm miniatures Undead Zombies & Scenery

    This is Johnny Lauck's, of MegaMiniatures, fourth KS. It features non-human and human undead, and dungeon furniture.

    Only 8 days left!
    $40 gets you 15 miniatures, free USA shipping and SG's.
    $80...
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    Read the various Dust Tactics threads on the...

    Read the various Dust Tactics threads on the Dakka Dakka forums.

    Paolo Parente, the creator of Dust, moved from FFG to Battlefront as manufacturers, and this was basically a KickStarter-related...
  5. I paint to tabletop, so mostly use Vallejo...

    I paint to tabletop, so mostly use Vallejo Plastic Putty. No kneading involved, and you can just paint it on then file or paint right on it. May need multiple applications, though.

    Whenever the...
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    Send all your salvageable mini's to me and I'll...

    Send all your salvageable mini's to me and I'll see what I can do. :D

    I'm sure from a slightly further view this mini looks great. At best, I'd do some controlled washes (pin washes) to fiddle...
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    Each backer gets Fat Dragon PDF terrain! One...

    Each backer gets Fat Dragon PDF terrain! One dollar and it's yours!
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1513061270/reaper-miniatures-bones-3-the-search-for-mr-bones/posts/1304655
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    Don't miss this dragon. Only $10 for dragon and...

    Don't miss this dragon. Only $10 for dragon and rider!

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1513061270/reaper-miniatures-bones-3-the-search-for-mr-bones/posts/1290070
  9. [KS] Treasure Chest: Realistic Tokens ends 4/29

    $35 gets you a box of over 150 tokens. $89 gets you all three boxes, of six resources each.

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jameystegmaier/three-new-treasure-chests-of-realistic-resource-to
  10. Secret Weapon: Urban Rubble and other bases as Rubble Markers for Toxic City Mall

    Wrapped up a tutorial on BGG for some Secret Weapon Miniatures bases that can be used as TCM rubble markers, as well as urban debris bases:
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    Thanks very much!!!

    Thanks very much!!!
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    Nice! Escape Pod Games is looking for a...

    Nice!

    Escape Pod Games is looking for a professional painter and add your name to the Painters for Hire Geeklist!
    https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1288509/looking-hire-one-you-awesome-painters
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    Size of Toxic City Mall Rubble Markers?

    I haven't picked up the TCM expansion yet, but would like to know the size of the rubble markers.

    I'm thinking of using the 95x120mm and 80mm Secret Weapon Urban Rubble bases for these markers!...
  14. Started up a tabletop toxic zombies tutorial on...

    Started up a tabletop toxic zombies tutorial on BGG:

    http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1270004/painting-tutorial-zombie-flesh-and-monochrome-army
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    Just use paint pens. I know white goes on opaque,...

    Just use paint pens. I know white goes on opaque, but haven't tried yellow. One white stripe worked fine for my tabletop needs!
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  16. Anyone in the US ordered brushes from Jackson's Art Supplies?

    JAS has some good prices on brushes, but their shipping page warns of overseas customs fees and taxes. I wrote to them if they knew anything for US, but received this message: "Regarding import tax...
  17. RAFM Airship Pirates KS: Minx Studios to sculpt new figures

    We have received a quote from Minx Miniatures Studio to sculpt some of the new pieces for the RAFM Airship Pirates Miniatures including Derek Brown, the Imperial Marine, and the Imperial Admiral if...
  18. Only 3 days left! 10K SG reached! That's 29...

    Only 3 days left! 10K SG reached! That's 29 Salvage Crew miniatures for your post-apocalyptic games!

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/ksr/assets/002/802/899/c99b35ee37e374d8cb5a70bd92259bd3_large.jpg
  19. Quick and Dirty Zombicide Toxic and Berserker bases?

    To help distinguish my regular Zombicide zombies vs. Toxic and Berserker, I'd like to give the Toxic and Berserker bases a different look. The bases still have to look urban, and need to be made...
  20. Reaper paints have flow improver, so need no or...

    Reaper paints have flow improver, so need no or minimal thinning. Just rinsing the brush is enough water for me.

    Or use Liquitex Essential Inks to thin your paints. The ink adds some variety to...
  21. Tutorial on BGG:...

    Tutorial on BGG: http://boardgamegeek.com/article/16949374

    Zombicide Berserk base tutorial: http://boardgamegeek.com/article/17030969
    Zombicide Toxic base tutorial:...
  22. Army Painter Stuff Here's a list of...

    Army Painter Stuff




    Here's a list of Army Painter supplies you'll want, in order of newbie friendliness and price.


    Strong and Soft Tone Quickshade Ink (eye dropper, $3): If you're not...
  23. Painting Tutorial: Zombie flesh and monochrome with the Army Painter

    Introduction: After Season 3, it was pretty apparent that I already had over a hundred zombie miniatures to paint, not even counting those outside of Zombicide. I usually pass on specialized paint...
  24. As a tabletop painter, I *really* like the Secret...

    As a tabletop painter, I *really* like the Secret Weapon washes: Soft Body Black. It's a versatile wash, useful for pre-inking and blacklining as a pin-wash. I find it speeds up my painting. Posted a...
  25. KS: Stonehaven Miniatures Pop-Up Terrain: 14 preprinted kits for $32 -- last 24 hours

    Terrain kits designed for easy storage and transport.

    14 kits total, including buildings and other gaming terrain. PDFs included, so you can make additional copies.

    Partial picture of existing...
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    Now I know what to do with the $10 S2 credit....

    Now I know what to do with the $10 S2 credit. Nice!
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    Brush comparison with pics on Reaper forums:...

    Brush comparison with pics on Reaper forums: http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/54968-reaper-brushes-question/page-4
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    Reaper MSP is for advanced techniques, like...

    Reaper MSP is for advanced techniques, like layering and stuff. You can still use them for more basic use. HD is made for one-coat basecoating.

    Personally, as a tabletop painter, once I have three...
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    Are you on BoardGameGeek? I find it easy to...

    Are you on BoardGameGeek? I find it easy to upload pictures, and the view gives four different sizes. Just pick the right size and direct link the picture.

    I only use them for tabletop shortcuts,...
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    Johnnie, post a pic of your wet palette. I'm...

    Johnnie, post a pic of your wet palette. I'm surprised others are having problems with it. The usual culprit is not enough water. Remember to put a penny in the water to keep away the mold.

    I'm...
  31. Just a quick word of thanks for the ideas! Turns...

    Just a quick word of thanks for the ideas! Turns out the pins were hard to see, so no need to disguise them. The model's propped up on two pins made from cut paperclips. To avoid scratching, I...
  32. 36K stretch goal unlocked: Father Dagon and two...

    36K stretch goal unlocked: Father Dagon and two hybrids added to every New Stuff, Monster, and Module pledge! 49 mini's for $115 CAD + shipping = $2.40 USD per mini!


    Chakota WIP:
    ...
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    Any luck with pinning? I'm "putting aside for...

    Any luck with pinning?

    I'm "putting aside for now" the RAFM Dunwhich Horror miniature. I haven't pinned metal before, one of the pieces has its flat base on the *top* so fits "upside down", one of...
  34. Good price for the tabletop. The selection in the...

    Good price for the tabletop. The selection in the current RAFM Miniatures KS does a good job complementing the Cthulhu Wars minis, which lack humans, cthonians, hounds of tindalos, yithians, and...
  35. Final week! More goodies: ...

    Final week! More goodies:


    https://s3.amazonaws.com/ksr/assets/001/597/892/0fef10685aa5f3dba0bf10fa274f6826_large.jpg?1391544685




    ...
  36. So I want this lightweight Flying Polyp to fly horizontally rather than vertically...

    The flying polyp is the new lightweight resin sculpt from RAFM.

    It's not too obvious, but, if horizontal, the miniature has three eyes that can face upward, over its mouth. I'd like to mount it...
  37. RAFM Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition Miniatures (Masks of Nyarlathotep) KS

    RAFM's running a KS for its new line of Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition miniatures. The Module pledge includes both new miniatures and existing ones.
    ...
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    You can ignore the other 28930 people, but I...

    You can ignore the other 28930 people, but I recommend the upcoming Reaper Bare Bones Learn to Paint Kit 2: Basic Skin and Clothes. It's only been delayed a *year* but you'll get a step-by-step...
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    Well, I was about to say learn at least three...

    Well, I was about to say learn at least three different eye techniques because making a mistake in one often sets up the condition for painting another but I like what you wrote better. :D

    I...
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    I'd like to see a whitelist of smaller companies...

    I'd like to see a whitelist of smaller companies who deliver their product on time, don't run a second KS until after completing the first one, etc. I'm reading too many threads about small company...
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    Here's the Bones vs. Metal thread. See how Bones...

    Here's the Bones vs. Metal thread. See how Bones compares.
    http://www.reapermini.com/forum/index.php?/topic/47477-bathalian-bones-vs-metal-challenge/
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    Are you looking for a transparent red or opaque...

    Are you looking for a transparent red or opaque one?

    For opaque, I keep hearing about GW foundation paints. Reaper has their HD line, but I haven't heard any recommendations for them. Reaper does...
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    I just use runny black Apple Barrel craft paint,...

    I just use runny black Apple Barrel craft paint, then drybrush gray, then dust white. Bones plastic takes paints directly (not thinned), such as basecoats and undercoats. I've read plenty of primer...
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    Einion's two rinse jars. I could swear you're...

    Einion's two rinse jars. I could swear you're should add a little soap to help clean the brush, but can't find it.

    I also clean the ferrule, after rinsing it, by rolling it against the toilet...
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    Are you new to painting? Cancel that order and...

    Are you new to painting? Cancel that order and get a Reaper Learn to Paint Kit. For fantasy miniatures, I usually recommend LTPK2: Basic Skin and Cloth. Not sure which LTPK would work best with the...
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    I'm only painting to "advanced" tabletop, but I...

    I'm only painting to "advanced" tabletop, but I stopped worrying about "thinning my paints" a long time ago. Specifically, I worry less about how much water I was adding than making sure the paint...
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    Poll: Any suggestions for a Vallejo "starter set" of...

    Any suggestions for a Vallejo "starter set" of paints that's not *too* expensive?

    I started off with the Reaper Learn to Paint Kits (2, 4, and 5) so I guess I'm concerned about color overlap. Or...
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    Well, if you're a tabletop painter, Army Painter...

    Well, if you're a tabletop painter, Army Painter Quickshade Inks are a must. I use the black Dark Tone to pre-shade my figures before painting them in, and the brown Strong tone to wash the evil guys...
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    Toss in a skill card deck and I'm all for it! ...

    Toss in a skill card deck and I'm all for it!

    With a skill card deck, you can just select (or randomly draw!) the skills your survivor needs, rather than having to permanently write on the black...
  50. Thread: Hey eBayers!

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    Absolutely. Forget eBay, we should take this one...

    Absolutely. Forget eBay, we should take this one step further. Stop being OCD and don't buy in to promos!

    As someone who's started painting miniatures, one piece of unpainted plastic isn't looking...
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    @Leif: You guys are making it really hard for me...

    @Leif: You guys are making it really hard for me to keep my money (: so if you could keep a running total of how many miniatures are available at the Ancient Kings level in the updates, on the home...
  52. How well do SW work directly on cleaned Bones...

    How well do SW work directly on cleaned Bones plastics? Thanks!
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    Nice! Since the acrylics work better as...

    Nice!

    Since the acrylics work better as glazes, have you tried painting your miniature in monochrome first then adding glazes?

    Not sure if you'll do as well as traditional basecoat - shade -...
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    Trimming flash: Wanda

    Wanda's face has terrible mold lines. Any suggestions for getting rid to them w/out damaging the model?

    Thanks!
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    Adding garbage to bases...

    I have some Zombicide fatties, and I'd like to add bits of garbage (eg. waste paper) to the bases so I can distinguish them better.

    Torn bits of aluminum foil brush-primed in white? Pieces of...
  56. Thread: Wet Pallette

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    I'm only painting to tabletop, but if the paint...

    I'm only painting to tabletop, but if the paint is from the previous night, I just use it to thin my other paints! Yes, very lazy. I keep pretending that diluted paint works just as well as water.
    ...
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    Do you really need to use dip? BoardGameGeek has...

    Do you really need to use dip? BoardGameGeek has a good number of dippers, thought I don't know about Skaven.

    I found a good number of skaven painting guides. This blogger can do 40 in a week...
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    Are you new to painting? Pick up a Reaper...

    Are you new to painting?

    Pick up a Reaper Learn to Paint Kit, and you'll have a good generic starter set of paints.

    Or, since you already have vampires in mind, do some browsing and see if...
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    You need to tell us *which* Rustoleum primer...

    You need to tell us *which* Rustoleum primer product you used. It's also possible that the store kept it on the shelves too long (happens at hobby stores with hobby spray primer and hobby paints), or...
  60. Thread: Storage

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    If the paint containers are not see-through (eg....

    If the paint containers are not see-through (eg. eye droppers), you can put some paint on the top of the cap (or bottom) so you can see the colors better. But maybe paint a thin layer, so you have a...
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    Do you use a wet palette? I found myself using...

    Do you use a wet palette? I found myself using water more (and doing a better job with it) thanks to the wet palette. Either I'll just use a random small droplet on the wet palette to thin the paint,...
  62. Yet another way to paint the zombies (and survivors)

    For zombies:
    1. Trim flash.
    2. Prime white or zenithal priming.
    3. Wash in brown (Army Quickshade Strong) to add shadows.
    4. Color in eyes with 005 Micron Red pen.
    5. Paint skin grey or whatever...
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    Mice and Mystics tutorial:...

    Mice and Mystics tutorial: http://www.plaidhatgames.com/news/138

    For MoM, try doing the monsters first! I basecoated in black metallic craft paint, then drybrushed in another metallic color. The...
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    Since you're new to painting, get the Reaper...

    Since you're new to painting, get the Reaper Learn to Paint Kits. I usually suggest starting with LTPK2: Beginning Skin and Cloth. I also hear good things about Vallejo Air Model Silver as the best...
  65. If you're new to painting, try the Reaper Learn...

    If you're new to painting, try the Reaper Learn to Paint Kit 2: Beginning Skin and Cloth. The paints are in eye droppers (not flip-top pots), and it's less expensive to buy the kit than individual...
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    Hmm. I thought the GW way was to start with a...

    Hmm. I thought the GW way was to start with a black primer? What, exactly, do you mean by basecoat?

    I thought the conventional way was first black or white primer, then any undercoat, then...
  67. Thread: water effect?

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    Woodland Scenes has some water effects kits, $10...

    Woodland Scenes has some water effects kits, $10 at Michaels before $40 coupon. Good luck, and practice making some bases first!
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    Forgot to mention: Not sure what you're coloring...

    Forgot to mention: Not sure what you're coloring black, but try using brown instead of black for shadows.

    When speed-painting fantasy evil minions (yes, it's important), I prime in white, apply a...
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    Do you use a wet palette? I've noticed that it...

    Do you use a wet palette? I've noticed that it was easier to thin paints on a wet palette simply because I'd have random small drops of water on the palette. The parchment paper often wasn't flat, so...
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    Too late to the thread, but I'd recommend...

    Too late to the thread, but I'd recommend Reaper's Learn to Paint Kit 2: Beginning Skin and Cloth.

    However, you've improved quite a bit. What other FFG games do you have? I'm painting my sets...
  71. IANAL2 :D but from what I've heard, if a company...

    IANAL2 :D but from what I've heard, if a company hears about an IP violation, they *MUST* enforce it. If you're familiar with comics, Marvel comics almost lost the rights (or whatever) to Wolverine...
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    Have you tried browsing Michael's, JoAnna's, or...

    Have you tried browsing Michael's, JoAnna's, or another craft shop? Tons of mosses and *different colored* plant materials at a low price. Even cheaper with the store coupon.
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    Yep! I use it for eyes sometimes, and small...

    Yep! I use it for eyes sometimes, and small details. A neat trick is that if you swipe the pen near a small detail that needs shading (eg. sword runes), you can then massage in the ink with a damp...
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    You can blame your fellow backers for the delay!...

    You can blame your fellow backers for the delay! Amazon collects the payments, but gives backers a reasonable time to cough up the dough in case of any credit card collection problems. Projects won't...
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    Nice job!!! I think you're supposed to use a...

    Nice job!!!

    I think you're supposed to use a glaze or something so that the lighter colors blend in better with the darker ones.

    I'd also work on those eyes first -- for chibi miniatures,...
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    FWIW, the image's miniature totals do not include...

    FWIW, the image's miniature totals do not include the add-ons. So the "sweet spot" of Inmate is $100 for 169 miniatures or $.59 per miniature. NICE.

    When you get to Fugitive, it's $150 for 212...
  77. THANKS. I really appreciate how you stuck to the...

    THANKS. I really appreciate how you stuck to the Reaper Learn to Paint Kit, as many of us n00b Bones supporters only have these paints. I also find selecting colors to be frustrating and difficult,...
  78. Thanks for the tutorial! This n00b would *really*...

    Thanks for the tutorial! This n00b would *really* appreciate tutorials on the other Bones sculpts once they arrive, starting from easiest. (Yeah... that's not asking for much... :D
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    Does clear gesso work for you? If I'm using...

    Does clear gesso work for you?

    If I'm using gesso as primer, it's clear gesso. I'll then undercoat the figure appropriately (eg. brown on shaded areas, white or whatever on raised areas).

    If...
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    Eight Undercoats for Eight Sculpts

    So... with eight sculpts and eight of *each* sculpt, I'm finding Zombicide base game a good way to experiment and practice with primers and undercoats!

    Are there any priming and undercoat...
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    I'm speed-painting (ie. being cheap and lazy)...

    I'm speed-painting (ie. being cheap and lazy) with these zombies, and baking soda's working fine. It's easier to see the texture on the gray craft paint, which, for some reason, coated better for me...
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    Mold lines are noticeable on one of the Runners....

    Mold lines are noticeable on one of the Runners. You can find more on the bald heads, legs, etc, if you look up close.

    If you're a speed painter, eh, save cutting the mold lines for the Survivors...
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    Painting Bases Concrete and Asphalt Thanks to...

    Painting Bases Concrete and Asphalt

    Thanks to Niranth for this link:
    http://www.dakkadakka.com/wiki/en/Vallejo_Pumice_Comparison

    Also, thanks to Emloch for suggesting GW's Astrogranite!
    ...
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    Aaaand Niranth saves the day with this stuff. :)...

    Aaaand Niranth saves the day with this stuff. :)

    http://www.dakkadakka.com/wiki/en/Vallejo_Pumice_Comparison

    Okay, I'll update my painting tips post in Niranth's thread. The baking soda...
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    Thanks!!! He doesn't actually describe how the...

    Thanks!!!

    He doesn't actually describe how the bases were made, but it looks like fine sand + PVA glue + dark and grey washes, highlights, etc.

    I just read and am testing out thick craft paint...
  86. Hmm. I think CMON would be more in trouble from...

    Hmm. I think CMON would be more in trouble from the media companies "owning" these characters than you from CMON making copies for your own purposes. Furthermore, I don't think there's any stopping...
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    How to make your own custom cards and survivors:...

    How to make your own custom cards and survivors:

    http://boardgamegeek.com/article/11465953#11465953
    http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/903615/making-custom-cards-and-survivors

    Has anyone made...
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    Yeesh, did I say he should stop painting? I'm...

    Yeesh, did I say he should stop painting?

    I'm sure once you get to display-level talent (and enjoyment), painting metal isn't more difficult than any other color. But that wouldn't explain the...
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    What paint brush do you use? Are you using your...

    What paint brush do you use? Are you using your Winsor and Newton Series 7 Round Size 1 (or smaller) or equivalent high-quality brush yet? I noticed that when I used a better brush, I could control...
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    Grab Reaper Learn to Paint Kit 2: Beginning Skin...

    Grab Reaper Learn to Paint Kit 2: Beginning Skin and Cloth. Not only will you learn good basic paint techniques, but you will have a good starter set of paints (and a better idea of what ones to get...
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    Hmm. Doesn't look like you've tried blacklining? ...

    Hmm. Doesn't look like you've tried blacklining?

    I obviously don't have the mini in front of me (: but I *might* try a 005 Micron Pen and a damp brush to massage the ink into the recesses. Or...
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    I think you're assuming that the more money, the...

    I think you're assuming that the more money, the better. This isn't always the case, because the more money, the more orders that have to be fulfilled *by the projected shipment date*. For example,...
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    Painting bases?

    Most of the pics for Z have the bases painted black, grey, or color-coordinated with the zombie type. I'd like to paint the bases to best fit the board, so I'm wondering how others have painted the...
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    Sweet. I'd like to see a character sheet for...

    Sweet. I'd like to see a character sheet for martial arts characters, since I have miniatures for them.

    Or rather, I'd like to see custom characters for miniatures that are readily available,...
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    Well, I've heard the motivation advice of "paint...

    Well, I've heard the motivation advice of "paint every day" on other miniature painting forums. Not exactly a job, but definitely forcing yourself.

    Of the various "male nerd" hobbies (computer...
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    I think the miniature's colors could be more...

    I think the miniature's colors could be more unified / cohesive / working together. The tongues and green scales stand out too much, so mebbe tone them down with browns similar to the skin? A reddish...
  97. You're also supposed to dry the brush upside-down...

    You're also supposed to dry the brush upside-down so that water doesn't go into the ferrule.

    Besides rolling the brush on your paper when wicking, or on your wet-palette, you can "whip" your wet...
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    I have my paint area RIGHT next to my slow...

    I have my paint area RIGHT next to my slow craptastic computer. So while my computer is being slow, I have some time to do something with the mini's. I'm usually painting a few at once, and will do...
  99. Good to hear it. If you're looking for the...

    Good to hear it.

    If you're looking for the best price, first shop around for the best price on the base game. In the states, it's Amazon, which sells the game for $70. If you cannot get the base...
  100. Shipping fees? Are you outside the US? What you...

    Shipping fees? Are you outside the US? What you buy and how much you spend are different for non-US backers, but, generally, the shipping fees for the higher pledge levels make purchasing them worth...
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    With Reaper's KS mini's being sent "soon" (:...

    With Reaper's KS mini's being sent "soon" (: anyone up for making stat cards for these guys?

    Links below the pics are links to painted versions of the miniatures.

    19430...
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    I'll add to dnyb's excellent tutorial: *...

    I'll add to dnyb's excellent tutorial:

    * Search on the internet for various zombie skin recipes.

    * If you're new to painting, paint the survivors LAST. Invest in the Reaper Learn to Paint Kit...
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    I think your skellies look great! Maybe less...

    I think your skellies look great!

    Maybe less saturation in a skeleton's color scheme. Rather than one red or blue, try an analogous color scheme.

    I think washes are fine for "dirty armies"....
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    I saw some foam paint trays on FRPGames. They...

    I saw some foam paint trays on FRPGames. They look easy enough for you to make your own:
    http://www.frpgames.com/cart.php?m=product_detail&p=20401

    I like the tackle box idea. You can find plastic...
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    Speaking of matte medium and washes, look up Les'...

    Speaking of matte medium and washes, look up Les' Wash recipe. Basically, it's one part matte medium to one part water + flow aid mixture, plus drops of ink. Pretty easy to make yourself.

    Matte...
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    Have you tried Army Painter's Quickshade Ink (not...

    Have you tried Army Painter's Quickshade Ink (not dip)? I had some satisfactory results of it over a basecoat of goblin wolf riders and other grungy races.

    However, I'm painting individual...
  107. Thread: Chalky Paints?

    by ced1106
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    If you search on the Reaper forums, someone...

    If you search on the Reaper forums, someone painted a Bones ogre with craft paints plus flow aid, etc., and had some good results.

    IMO, craft paints make a the difficulty of being a new painter...
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    Looking good! Found these articles on...

    Looking good!

    Found these articles on gemstones, including a CMON one. I'm also new-ish to painting, so let me know how well they work out for you....
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    Poll: If we're not over-trapping the Siberian weasel,...

    If we're not over-trapping the Siberian weasel, then it's perfectly fine. And, yes, you SHOULD eat less meat (less sugar, too!)! (: Most people in industrialized countries eat far more meat than they...
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    How old is the paint? The binder in old paint can...

    How old is the paint? The binder in old paint can degrade over time, causing the pigments to separate from the paint medium.
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    Search on the history of Citadel paints. Planned...

    Search on the history of Citadel paints. Planned obsolescence, anyone??
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    Found an interesting article about how one...

    Found an interesting article about how one painter sets up his workspace. He does indeed use an older model GW paint desk, but he definitely shows how much else there is to setting up your painting...
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    Might want to look into the Reaper Learn to Paint...

    Might want to look into the Reaper Learn to Paint Kits, then, even if you're experienced. From what me says, I'm getting the impression that the paints in these kits are the colors I'd be using the...
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    Found this video which reviews Army Painter...

    Found this video which reviews Army Painter Primer Plate Mail, and their dip. Results look good. The painter mentions highlighting after dipping. Skip to the end of the video for a "before and after"...
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    I hope someone has a good answer to this,...

    I hope someone has a good answer to this, because, as a fellow n00b, I'm not finding one. :D

    When you mix paint, you're not mixing colors. It's closer to mixing different chemicals, and how they...
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    She looks... reddish?? Was this the result of...

    She looks... reddish??

    Was this the result of the camera or the painting?

    Anyway, things could look sharper. Maybe see if blacklining on another figure would help. Maybe the cloak should look...
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    Old thread, but, as a fellow n00b, I started with...

    Old thread, but, as a fellow n00b, I started with craft paints and cheap brushes.

    However, if I had to do it again, I'd just start with the Reaper Learn to Paint Kits. $25 gets you 8 paints, two...
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    Dunno if it's cheap, but Amazon sells static...

    Dunno if it's cheap, but Amazon sells static grass with free super saver shipping for $6.50:...
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    More info: If you're a n00b, Reaper will...

    More info:

    If you're a n00b, Reaper will release a new set of Learn to Paint Kits, with their plastic Bones miniatures, around December. Unfortunately, product info hasn't been released, but, if...
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    Gesso is just a tool. I've used it to bring...

    Gesso is just a tool.

    I've used it to bring out the details on a Bones miniature. Since you can't use watered-down paints directly on a Bones miniature (because it's plastic), I added a few drops...
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