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1The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:16 am

RedCleft!

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I am beloved of the Guac!
El Our LORD And MASTER, SIR FROG wrote:I am shocked that other members have not posted photos of their pets!

All I have is two chickens that **** everywhere. Although, wait a minute I will show you my pet...

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Notice I got halfway through my first coat before I decided to change the paint scheme. ITs not done, I am waiting untill I finish the assembly of my Baneblade to paint it. I want to paint them both with a red tiger scheme. They are both being used with the blood angels

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2The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:33 am

Jonathan

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I hope you wear goggles when you're around that, RedCleft.

3The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:41 am

RedCleft!

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I am beloved of the Guac!
Yes, I once got an earthshaker through my retina.

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4The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:14 am

El Frog

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RedCleft! wrote:Notice I got halfway through my first coat before I decided to change the paint scheme. ITs not done, I am waiting untill I finish the assembly of my Baneblade to paint it. I want to paint them both with a red tiger scheme. They are both being used with the blood angels

That white needs another coat before you add any solid colours to it.


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5The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Thu Aug 05, 2010 3:59 pm

Jeremy

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Or indeed, two more layers.

Do you water down the paint slightly? I find that helps to achieve even coverage when I paint stuff. Just dip the brush in water before dipping it into the paint, that would probably be enough.

Also, it looks like you are perhaps using a bit too much paint (particularly on the gold) for small areas - I know those things really aren't that big, so often minimal amounts of paint are required!

6The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Fri Aug 06, 2010 8:55 pm

RedCleft!

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I am beloved of the Guac!
Thanks for the tips guys. Yes it is a rather shockingly painted. As I said I need to start again. I will be visting the paintshop for a Spray Can to spray paint it black and start over.

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7The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Fri Aug 06, 2010 11:05 pm

Gravity

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You're going to lose detail slapping it on thick, spraying it black, then slapping more paint on there. That stuff does build up, y'know. tongue

8The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Sat Aug 07, 2010 1:05 am

RedCleft!

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Yes unfortunatly. However the only painted parts are the hatch on front sheild. The is no paint on the rest of it. So I shouldn't lose too much.

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9The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Sat Aug 07, 2010 4:31 am

El Frog

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I take it you're using GW paints? You should always add a small amount of water to them so that you get a much nicer, smoother finish.


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10The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Sat Aug 07, 2010 5:47 am

RedCleft!

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I am beloved of the Guac!
I normaly add water, its a pity you had to see the poor paintjob. I dont know what I was thinking that afternoon. Tomorrow I will post a picture of something a little better.

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11The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Sat Aug 07, 2010 9:16 am

El Frog

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You could paint it up as a LOOK WHAT I MADE thread, stage by stage!


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12The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Sat Aug 07, 2010 9:37 am

Jeremy

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I would follow that thread with interest!
I recently cracked open my old box of models and paints, found a suitably complete brush and got to work reliving my childhood.
If anyone is interested, I could show some various projects I've got into - before selling off most of my old collection, I have to paint them!

13The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Sat Aug 07, 2010 4:28 pm

RedCleft!

RedCleft!
I am beloved of the Guac!
That sounds like a great idea. I think I will start doing that when I get my baneblade back from the shop. One of the parts was missing and they are trying to rig up an improvised peice. When thats done I will start!

Anyway, as promised, some better models.

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14The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Sun Aug 08, 2010 3:11 am

KingVeveraine

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You should turn macro mode on before taking the photographs, they're a bit blurry.

15The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:25 am

RedCleft!

RedCleft!
I am beloved of the Guac!
I dont thik my telephonic communications device even has a macro mode, it is ancient.

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16The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! Empty Re: The OFFICIAL Thread Of Painting Goodness! on Mon Aug 16, 2010 4:48 pm

El Frog

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I believe it would be a most mighty idea if we shared our miniature paintings in one thread! Here's a few that I painted for Wargames Foundry (and can be seen on their site as well as in Wargames Illustrated). They had a very strict code of what they wanted, and the models usually looked a little odd, with black eyes and limited amounts of highlighting.....plus, the sculpting isn't that great on some of them!

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