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77279 Narthrax the White

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Looks great!

 

Awesome progress!

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Really awesome work! I've enjoyed following and can't wait to see the finished dragon in all its glory!

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On 9/17/2017 at 8:44 PM, wdmartin said:

Also, I've noticed that some of my white paint is yellowing!

 

I have no idea what is causing that.  It's not happening consistently across the dragon.  Perhaps my Solid White is chemically unstable for some reason?  It's not SUPER noticeable, but I'd rather have a clean, sharp pristine white.

 

I've encountered this before! I've experienced it on my unpainted Bones models that I've handled a lot; it's residue from the sweat/skin oils on my hands (I've also seen it near the end of my phone charger cord, which is white). I suspect that may be the case here, since the areas you circled are both slightly raised and likely natural places for you to hold the mini while painting.

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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That would account for it.  I hope doing a final pass with some white after everything else is done will fix that.

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Guindyloo suggested nitrile gloves for holding large pieces, I can confirm that they work like a charm and are available at my local grocery store.  

 

"Helping Hands" are also useful for holding bits to paint before assembly.  A friend used them for his Cthulhu.  

 

Your Narthrax is looking good!

 

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Looking fantastic, going to be a hell of a piece to bring out in a game.

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I would NOT seal over the "Ice" as it will most likely kill it...

Water effects don't need sealing in my experience,  but I have never used crackle medium...

If you plan to spray, mask first...

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