72moonglum

Repaint of an old figure

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So I'm thinking I'm going to be repainting this old figure that I have another copy and here is my question. Should I repaint with the original paint scheme or should I do something totally different? No wrong or right answer, just looking for opinions. 

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i would change up the color scheme to give it that fresh look.

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I never repaint.

 

That way you can see your progress.

 

Unless it is a mini that is very rare and you really want it to have a make-over

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I'm not going to give him a PineSol bath. I have another copy and I've always liked this miniature. I've got four figures I want to do  a new version of and I'm not too worried about the other three but that one with orange hair and an orange turban, not so sure I'm fond of it anymore but that's how I did him back in 1982 or so. 

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That's what I'm considering. I've got a group of four figures I want to do that I've got new copies of. I like two other color schemes and one I can't stand but I'm on the fence with this one. 

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1 hour ago, robinh said:

i would change up the color scheme to give it that fresh look.

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Ah I misunderstood.

 

I would choose a new colour scheme.

Make it different.

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I'm not feeling the orange turban, but the rest of the color scheme would recycle...

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That's exactly the piece I'm not fond of. There isn't enough contrast. Who know what I was thinking 35 odd years ago....

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IMG_1918.thumb.JPG.7633401661670f9d9c73e10683189f4e.JPGSo have some fun with it; I did bunches of guys with turbans wrapped out of striped cloth when I was painting my 19th century Africa figures around 2000...

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Those look great Rob! That might be a good idea for a bit of freehand. 

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Very nice!

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