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Hi guys, So I got a greater number of Infinity Aleph minis from a guy who doesn't find them fit to his playstyle. Anyway - I decided to create my own bases, opposite to the clean and attractive style of the Aleph minis using some kind of a long lost and ruined city. Like this: I also got Atalanta and her SpotBot and I think that this spotbot has quite a personality and I want to create his base accordingly. (Picture for reference) So I thought that it would be fitting to have some kind of robot head or so he could stare at. (Like to 2b in the picture below - but being a mechanical rabbit with sad eyes). So I thought about using a space marine head but I don't find it fitting to the whole setting and it would just disappear between the rubble and the debris I prepared for the base. And it wouldn't match the style of Infinity. On the other hand - I tried using a bandai mecha/gundam head and it is way too big for a 25mm base. Does anyone have an idea which could help me solve the problem?
When I was getting the equipment to photograph my Valkyria Chronicles Figures, I stumbled upon those figures which have been standing on my miniatures shelf for quite some time. I painted them almost a year ago, when I by chance got a hold on some Infinity miniatures. I didn't know much about those absolutely detailed figures. I had mostly done heroic style miniatures and 20mm stuff, so this was quite a new thing for me. I didn't own an airbrush by that time and I never had used paint diluted enough to not cover up any details. But I wanted to paint them, as they really looked awesome. So I tried my best, spend hours and hours of watching tutorials on how to paint such miniatures, which mostly included airbrush priming and stuff. But as I couldn't get hold one one, I had to try in my own way. And it seemed that the goddess of luck smiled at me. I had never before felt such a rush of happiness when I painted miniatures and the way of diluting paint back then is the one I still use. I was especially proud of the faces and the skin, which to this day I never managed to get so smoothly done again. The bases themselves were made using putty, a sponge and a knife. And then there is a story about the guy in the center. I originally had intend to copy Roy Revant from the Solty Rei anime series, who looks like this ... Well, I thought I had done a pretty good job, I told my mum about it and the next time I was home again I showed the figures to her. She started to laugh uncontrollably and then cried a bit. I didn't get it in the first place. But then, she showed an old picture from one of her albums, a picture taken somewhen during the early seventies at a German Army mobile anti-aircraft radar station. It was that moment I actually realized that I hadn't recreated the face of Roy Revant, but that of my late father when he was young. With the same look and smile. After that we laughed for some time before I decided I would never repaint that miniature until the end of my life. I later bought the same figures to recreate them with the knowledge I've got nowadays, but still - I guess those will forever have their special place on my miniatures shelf.