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    Lightbulb preparation

    Lots of people ask about improving their painting so im posting this to anyone who's interested.

    Preparation !

    Mold lines, seams, gaps... get them sorted or all your hard work will be dashed.
    1. 'Painting is a companion with whom one may hope to walk a great part of life's journey.' W. Churchill
    Thank you for asking but I don't do commissions.

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    I'd add getting a good magnifyer to see all the mold lines you missed and then go back and prep some more (dame these Bones minis and their infinate mold lines).

    I would also add that if you are looking for effective help on the forums to get some good lighting for photos and read some of the photography tips in the photography section of the forum. Most of us have challenges with photos, but getting a decent picture really helps us to give good feedback n

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    right tool for the right job.

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    on a serious note, i do commissions, no really i do, ask and ye shall receive

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    I invested in a set of jewelers files to help with the seams and mold lines. One of the better investments that I made for mini prep.

    Also a 1/2" wide metal file for making level the feet after snipping off the casting plug. (on metal minis)

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    a dremel and some fine bits is essential for mini preparation i think. at least it makes my life a lot easier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkelettetS View Post
    a dremel and some fine bits is essential for mini preparation i think. at least it makes my life a lot easier.
    I am always paranoid that I will remove too much material with my Dremel. Maybe I should get a lower powere battery unit.

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