SparrowMarie

Sparrow paint some Fire Giants (Bones 3)

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Now that I've finished the Frost Giants I'm moving onto something a bit warmer, Fire Giants. Currently I've boiled, primed, and base coated skin on all 5. Several will probably need an additional skin coat but so far so good. Pictures in spoiler.

 

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Yay! More giants! \(◠ヮ◠)/

You've been posting some killer stuff and this bunch look more ready to kill than usual! lol

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Starting off with the queen since she's the smallest and will hopefully be the fastest to do, got some metallic down on her cape and skirt. Will have to go back and do the back of her knees when I mix up more skin color because I totally missed them.

 

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Base coated the armor and hair. I'm worried I went too bright of an orange to start with on the hair. I guess if nothing else I can give it a good wash to make it a little more subtle later. Kind of dreading the face.

 

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I like the orange. I'm all for fiery hair on fire creatures, and like you said, a wash will bring it back down anyway. 

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8 minutes ago, Pineapple said:

I like the orange. I'm all for fiery hair on fire creatures, and like you said, a wash will bring it back down anyway. 

 

I ended up using some clear red instead of just a wash. I'm anticipating finishing thos one up in the next couple of hours, so more pictures to come.

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I think except for the face  and a few touch ups I'm mostly finished. Here is how she looks, her hair, and spear.

 

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I'm kind of working on a bunch of things at once right now. I've done all the hair, veins, and eyes. O did all the touch ups on the queen, now I just need to assemble her.

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1 hour ago, SparrowMarie said:

 now I just need to assemble her.

 

 

The scary part. :unsure: Gluing up a painted figure gives me the heebie jeebies. I'm fine with hard plastic minis where you can use the cement with the little brush, but I usually put too much super glue on the PVC things. lol

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Just now, CorallineAlgae said:

 

The scary part. :unsure: Gluing up a painted figure gives me the heebie jeebies. I'm fine with hard plastic minis where you can use the cement with the little brush, but I usually put too much super glue on the PVC things. lol

 

I've started using super glue gel (Loctite brand) and it has made my life so much easier. I can get just enough on the mini and rarely get it all over myself in the process.

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6 minutes ago, SparrowMarie said:

 

I've started using super glue gel (Loctite brand) and it has made my life so much easier. I can get just enough on the mini and rarely get it all over myself in the process.

 

Thanks for the tip. I'll give it a try. I sometimes use Loctite Liquid (runny) and I have a big bottle of GO2 gel (which is super thick) but I haven't tried it on minis. Time to get their normal gel. 

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