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this was my test subject for Bones. Not quite the quality of other paint jobs I've seen for this one. But I'm pleased with it. If anyone has any suggestions for improving it I'm open.

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I'm not sure if it's the photography, but it looks like you used a wash to quickly paint in the shadows. It looks a little glossy.. Some out of the bottle washes leave a glossy finish.

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The sealant came out a little heavier than usual. The flash from the camera is combining with that to create a shine that you don't see from a casual inspection

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That is two bases under him. One just wasn't going to do it. I didn't have any bases of a larger size readily available. Most of my stuff gets use at the gaming table, so I'm generally not afraid to jury-rig it for use.

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Overall he looks good. better without the gloss I'm sure. On you next mini I would work at pulling the highlight up some to create a little more visual interest and drama.

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If there was one thing I wasn't thrilled about, it was that the highlight and the base are a little too similar. I got to a point where I was just a little too happy with it to risk losing what I liked about it. I may get another copy of this one to experiment with.

 

 

Overall he looks good. better without the gloss I'm sure. On you next mini I would work at pulling the highlight up some to create a little more visual interest and drama.

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If there was one thing I wasn't thrilled about, it was that the highlight and the base are a little too similar. I got to a point where I was just a little too happy with it to risk losing what I liked about it. I may get another copy of this one to experiment with.

 

 

Overall he looks good. better without the gloss I'm sure. On you next mini I would work at pulling the highlight up some to create a little more visual interest and drama.

 

If you do decide to do another, and why not, he doesn't have to have a uniform skin tone. Here is the troll I painted. My photo foo has improved considerably since I took these photos and I may update the thread sometime with better pics.

 

http://www.reapermini.com/forum/index.php?/topic/46978-77004-cave-troll/?hl=%2Bcave+%2Btroll

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If there was one thing I wasn't thrilled about, it was that the highlight and the base are a little too similar. I got to a point where I was just a little too happy with it to risk losing what I liked about it. I may get another copy of this one to experiment with.

 

 

Overall he looks good. better without the gloss I'm sure. On you next mini I would work at pulling the highlight up some to create a little more visual interest and drama.

The joys of affordable bones minis, grabbing another to try another paint scheme is a viable option. :) I like the base. Simple, practical, and still looks good.

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