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Really excellent. Much better than the first minis I painted. Keep it up, and keep posting pics. 

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Welcome to painting! Great early work! I really like the wood grain on the orc's shield ^_^

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WELCOME ABOARD, Arimaythea. I hope your stay on the Forum & your time in the craft is a LONG & MERRY affair.

You are off to a SPLENDID start, AND each new piece will be just a bit better than the ones before. Have FUN!

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1 hour ago, Arimaythea said:

I snagged the two LTPKs then started watching all the videos I could find on mini painting.  I have no background in art/painting so it has been refreshing to give it a shot!  However I am also in the rabbit hole now of wanting all the colors, basing supplies, tools.... lol.

 

Welcome to the addiction! (/cackle)

 

Your minis are way better than my first attempts ever were, keep it up! And swing by the Painting Tips and Advice subforum, the posts and sticky threads have a slew of helpful resources within them. Some might consider it the lost Library of Alexandria... if, you know, that library were focused on painting minis.

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Great job on your first minis - I love the wood grain on the orc's shield. You've also got nice clean lines already. If you are interested in a more worn look for your leather, check out some videos on stippling. Pretty easy technique that gives a really nice effect.

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Welcome to the Forum!

 

You mentioned you don't have any background in this.

That makes this even better, you have a good brush control from the look of it.

Keep this up, paint more and you will have some great painted minis.

 

Love to see more!

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I got a few minutes to paint tonight so I tried weathering the leather.  I enhanced some of the sculpted scratches, added a few extra, and tried making the edges look more worn.

 

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Welcome to the forum and the hobby! You're doing a great job with these and I love that you've added your own personal flair to them. The wood grain on the shield is really nice and that's some good looking worn leather! Keep it up!

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