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Arc 724

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Arc 724 last won the day on July 26 2017

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About Arc 724

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    Jedi Inquisitor and wearer of many vests
  • Birthday 07/24/1985

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    Irondale, AL
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    Miniature Painting, XBOX ONE, Reading, Coffee, creative problem solving, Cigars/pipes and good scotch, Sarcasm- I'm fluent in it!

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  1. Arc 724

    Hero-forge trio

    I've painted a set of HF miniatures. I did not enjoy painting them. I may give it a shot again some day. I want to buy the higher quality printing and see how that works.
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    Priming without Obscuring Details

    I've had similar issues with other miniatures and on those area I had to apply multiple layers. I just use white paint and not ones label primer. Thin it down (use filtered water not tap) It only really needs a thin coat. An example is the miniature I'm working on now - Half-Orc Merchant. The layer is thin enough you can still kind of see the metal behind it. I've had no issues with painting on that surface. (picture example below). And as LittleBluBerry said wash your miniatures; drop of Dawn on a toothbrush with warm water.
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    03821: Half Orc Merchant

    I did the sign last night but forgot to take a picture. It turned out swimmingly. I looked up "Clay" and found red-ish clay seals and the color just seem to work with the whole model. I practiced a few designs (freehand) and was getting good at them but then realized I was doing them larger than the area I had to paint. Upon trying to paint it on the sign I messed it up a good 5 times. Finally settled on a diamond icon for his sign. Freehanded it on the front and back and detailed it a bit. I'm pleased with the results but it definitely tells me that I need to practice freehand more. I think the cross over skill is just drawing in general. Which I plan to start up this year with Jake Parkers How to draw everything series on SVS
  4. I think I am going to have to sculpt my own anchor for a pirate themed diorama. I can't seem to find one online I like.

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    77447: Werecrocodile

    That looks like a fun miniature to paint! Well done. If I may make some recommendations for you:
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    Randomness XIV: THE FLOOR IS LAVA!

    Great Morning all! I think I found my rhythm again with painting. Been at it every night this week!
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    03821: Half Orc Merchant

    Buckles, staff and green section detailing.
  8. Arc 724

    Happy Birthday, Jasonator!

    Happy Birthday @Jasonator
  9. Arc 724

    77299: Female Antipaladin

    I can't look at your well painted miniature anymore, the shield is peering into my souls... it gives me the hibby jibby's. LOL :P
  10. Arc 724

    Player finder options?

    There is an interesting App I just found called, GameFor. Not much in my local area but the interface is simple and easy.
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    NMM failure

    Honestly, Practice. Dont give up hope. I found a good way to practice over and over is find a large sword (metal) and paint it, clean it off and repaint it. Just keep trying. I would try this. Good practice http://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/bits/sku-down/14261 This one is nice as well http://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/bits/sku-down/14293 As well as: http://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/bits/sku-down/14262 Trust me when I tell you, there will be a break through moment for you. After trying, failing and trying again you will rest for a moment come back to try again and get it. And by get it I dont mean it will be masterwork level, but it will be the basic concept on it. From there you grow. We believe in you! Feel free to start a thread and show your attempts. A LOT of people will give you excellent points.
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    Randomness XIV: THE FLOOR IS LAVA!

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    Minis we would like to see

    I would like to see set(s) of miniature sitting; wizards, warriors, rogues, bards, etc etc. Every genera!
  14. The one I'm doing is about 95% done. I'm just doing detailing now. Waiting to message my person until they are back from vaca. Dont want to bother them. ::):
  15. package received from @Thes Hunter Yesterday 5/9/2018