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  1. thelonegoldfish

    Help with chalky skin tones

    Yeah, I found that glazing medium worked to stop the chalkyness a bit.
  2. I'm having a real hard time remembering which off whites and off blacks are off in which direction (blueish/reddish/cyanish/etc). Do these happen to be listed anywhere?
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    Bones You'd Like to See, thread #4

    Human Scale Mechanical Persons Half-dragons (dragonborn) Gnomes. (there are maybe 7-10 gnomes in the bones line) Halflings (somehow there are even fewer halflings) More heroes holding things other than swords/weapons I sorted my bones into hero categories, and "humanoid with sword(s)" was by far the largest bag.
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    Tagging or Name problems v2

    91006: Prarie Tick Queen shows painted image on index, which can't be accessed on the product page http://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/Bones/sku-down/91006 Link to the missing image: http://www.reapermini.com/graphics/gallery/6/IG_7240_1.jpg Many of the new bones figures are either missing painted images shown on the index, or missing tags entirely. Such as: http://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/Bones/sku-down/89038 http://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/Bones/sku-down/89039 -Evan
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    Request for index of pdf and misc directories

    I'm aware of the "the craft" page, but I'm sure there's a lot more pdfs of printed resources that I'm missing.
  6. Someone linked to https://www.reapermini.com/pdf/CW18_PaintLikeMaster.pdf earlier today, and I was wondering if there was an index of all the documents like that on the reaper site. There was also a swatches document someone posted from the /misc/ folder as well.
  7. thelonegoldfish

    Paint Triad

    That document answers SO MANY questions I asked this week. thanks. Why isn't this linked from the paints page on the store?
  8. thelonegoldfish

    What triads to get?

    I guess I should have started with this, but this is the current checklist spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/154DbjQtCR6u-g-_w-zMf8g_BwuaZpk2ObwT72SqHEF8/edit?usp=sharing
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    Help with chalky skin tones

    Yeah, that's what I realized... hence blotting from the middle if I was loading a wet/semi-wet brush already. As to whether to keep fighting the reaper skintones (now that I seem to have a handle on them) or to switch to scale 75 or something... I still have to decide.
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    Help with chalky skin tones

    I do now it it seems overloaded... and I usually blot from the middle of the bristles. (if I had wet the brush before the paint). My methods have been in flux for a bit.
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    Help with chalky skin tones

    Usually a 0, though I tend to try to put as little paint on them as possible to avoid it spilling everywhere. Like I said, it'll probably sort itself out as I get better at thinning.
  12. thelonegoldfish

    Help with chalky skin tones

    Pacific northwest, but somehow I have a drying problem sometimes too. Mostly due to insufficient thinning I think. But trying to do eyes, sometimes the I'll go from the palette to the model and it will be dry by the time I get there.
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    Help with chalky skin tones

    @cyradis I tried airbrush thinner instead of water, and that ended up chalky as well. I don't have thinner medium specifically.
  14. thelonegoldfish

    What are clear colors for?

    What is the intended purpose for the six clear colors (09094 - 09099)? The couple times I tried them they weren't very transparent afterwards. I tried them over metallics and they completely occluded the reflection. Maybe they need more thinning, but then how are they different than other colors?
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    Desk Lamp?

    I don't know what your budget is, but I like my > Brightech LightView PRO LED Magnifying Lamp - Full Spectrum Daylight Bright Magnifier Glass Lighted Lens - Adjustable Swivel Arm Utility Clamp Light for Desk Table Task Craft or Work Bench - White It takes up about 4 sq in of desk space on a corner and I can swing it between 2 desks. Also I've been trying to match the color temperature of all the lights in the room to the 5000-6000K range. Mostly for when I was streaming before, but it probably helps with painting too.
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