Dilvish the Deliverer

New England Paint Day

2036 posts in this topic

Well the New Year gets me thinking of years past and things to do in the coming year. So I think it is high time that we resurrect the New England Paint Day.

 

For those of you unfamiliar with the New England Paint Day, it is a get together of like minded individuals; to paint, share techniques and to just have a plain old good time.

 

On to the debate. As this is a New England Paint Day, we have to figure out the location. In the past, they have been hosted by individual painters and at game stores. I can set up a time with Pat at my FLGS (Citadel Games Cellar in Groton CT) or I can host at my house depending on the number of people. For those who were at the last CT paint day, the Citadel has moved down the street to a new location and has much better lighting this time around.

 

I am open to other locations if it is more convenient for the majority; someone else would just have to step up and procure a location. Right now I should be good for most weekends up until April.

 

So, who's interested?

 

 

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would love to make it, but four hours is quite a haul for me. I don't really do long road trips these days.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hello, Friend! I'd love to come, but I am carless... if someone lives near ECSU and wants to carpool, I'll pitch in for gas!

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd like to attend as well. Haven't really checked out the LFGS around the Albany NY area since I got back into painting with the bones KS. Though I like the idea of a New England Paint Day.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would love to attend, but living in Phoenix makes that rather difficult...

3 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hello, Friend! I'd love to come, but I am carless... if someone lives near ECSU and wants to carpool, I'll pitch in for gas!

That might be arranged. My daughter goes to ACT in Willamantic so if that's the campus you're at you're only 30 minutes away.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ooo! It actually is! That would be awesome, if it could be arranged...

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would love to make it, but four hours is quite a haul for me. I don't really do long road trips these days.

That's why I haven't made it out to any of the NY paint days yet. I do have a comfy couch though. And one of the casinos is like 15 minutes away. Just sayin'.

 

What sort of dates work for people. I was thinking some Saturday in late January or early February.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oooo! It sounds like lots of fun.

It would be about a 2 hour drive from where I live. I might be able to make it, depending on exactly when you were thinking of doing it.

 

I'd love to suggest possible locations, but I do not have a better idea. I guess if there were way more people driving down from northern New England than from NY / CT, it might pay to move it further north, but you would know far better than I.

 

I know that I am busy on January 11&12, and on February 16, 22 and 23 (business + TotalCon)

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm out of the country until May, so I'll probably have to sit this one out. Maybe a repeat over the summer?

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm out of the country until May, so I'll probably have to sit this one out. Maybe a repeat over the summer?

Most definitely!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sounds like fun, I hope everyone who can go has a blast!

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Depending on the day, I may be able to attend. A 2 hour drive is barely more than some of my commutes.

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yup, sounds like fun to me. Where and when?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Grayfax
      In the near future I am looking to buy some additional paint.  I have the skin tones, so after that, what are the Best 20 Reaper Paints in your humble opinion?
      Don't feel that you need to list 20, (except that 20 is the appropriate and perfect number... according to these forums and Goblinized Mathe).  I also have all of the available liners, so no need to include those as "best".  I won't argue that they are... because I love my liners...  just looking for paint colors that I NEED to have.
    • By Mehman
      Right then, I've put together a list of some paints from Reaper that I plan to order this month (so that I can get that sweet, sweet 25th Anniversary model on the down-low). This is my first serious plunge into their paint line as I've really only ordered some paints for red hair - both natural and unnatural - and for a failed project in the distant past. The question is as follows: does this list of paint below encompass a fairly large scope for creating pale skin tones?
       
      Master Series Paint
      - Tanned Skin Triad -
      09043 - Tanned Shadow
      09044 - Tanned Skin
      09045 - Tanned Highlight
       
      - Fair Skin Triad -
      09046 - Fair Shadow
      09047 - Fair Skin
      09048 - Fair Highlight
       
      - Vampiric Skin Triad -
      09274 - Vampiric Shadow
      09275 - Vampiric Skin
      09276 - Vampiric Highlight
       
      - Miscellaneous -
      09062 - Leather White
      09432 - Desert Sand
      09436 - Bleached Linen
      09447 - Undead Flesh
       
      Master Series Paint HD
      29822 - Suntan Flesh
      29823 - Caucasian Flesh
      29824 - Maiden Flesh
      29850 - Elfin Flesh
       
      Any advice or guidance would be appreciated.
    • By rubberbandman
      So I just dropped nearly 100$ at my FLGS on reaper master series paints, only to discover upon closer inspection that they are actually pigments. I'm a beginner/moderate painter, so I didn't quite realize there was a difference. After conversing with one of my more hardcore painter friends, i'm even less sure than I was before. He tells me that the pigments are different from the paints and that pigments are usually only used to tint paints, but then i went to the website and saw that everything there comes in the same kind of bottles with all the same names. It seems strange to me that reaper would sell only pigments and not paints, and now I'm very very confused. So let me just pose this simple question:
       
      I purchased this bottle, and many others like it:
       

       
       
      Can I paint my Bones minis with this and some water?
      and as a follow up question:
      Did i just bone myself out of 100 bucks?
    • By Pezler the Polychromatic
      Hello and welcome to the Repository of Paint Arcana! After all this time being here on the forums, I've come across a lot of excellent tips and innovative methods for using paints, and I've been trying to collect what I can for my own use. I thought that it might be a good idea if we all had a central thread where we can post all the interesting things that we've come across. While the majority of posts would certainly be about Reaper paints, I welcome suggestions about any kind that you have. Know a paint that would be a great base for a certain colour? Post in this thread. Know a mix that makes a really vibrant hue? Put 'er right here, pardner. Got a link that shows steps to make a great effect? That's right, you know where it goes. I know that every one of you has something cool that you've come across, and I would urge to to put it here.
       
      09124 Adamantium Black: If you use this to highlight a black basecoat, it serves well to make things look like a beetle carapace.
       
      Tamiya X-27 Clear Red + UHU Glue= Bloody gore
       
      Also, A nice little tip from our illustrious @Mad Jack:
       
       
      These are just examples but feel free to give the community any great tips that you have!
    • By Mehman
      Right then. I'm looking to switch to Reaper paints from Citadel for various reasons and would like to know if there are any tips or tricks for doing this. I figure this forum is the best place to ask. Plus, I like you people already. Y'all are my kind of people. Well, most of you. Except that one person...
       
      I've gotten a spreadsheet off the intertubes that has a rough guess about colour matches for the two ranges (including a few others, too) so I know which paints are similar. I'm going to continue to use Citadel's metallic and shade range as I'm used to the former and the latter are better than anything else I've seen barring what I can create - that is, unless someone can convince me otherwise.
       
      Here's my biggest problem: I own most of the range from the other company. I think I'm missing two colours out of the bunch. Should I bother switching at this point? Am I too far in to do this? It's not like I'm running out of paint every week - those paint pots last a while in this house - so replacing them as they get used is going to take a long time. That's fine, I guess. I just want the shiny new stuff now.
       
      Other than replacement, is there anything else I need to know to ease the process? Blocks of 54 paints at a time seems reasonable enough but, then again, this is coming from the guy that buys all the models for one solo campaign just to switch to another setting. That level of "reasonable" is what you're working with on this query.
       
      If this isn't in the right place for this post, please move it / delete it / kill it with fire. I'm still figuring the in's and out's of this particular forum. (I did notice there was no reception table in the lobby, though.)
  • Who's Online   30 Members, 4 Anonymous, 0 Guests (See full list)