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I actually painted them about a year ago. Figured I should share me WiP pics.

 

These three were painted with reaper rust paint. I found the coverage to be much better than with the GW paints! If reaper really expands their selection I'm going to have to shift my paints collection away from GW paints to reaper paints. Now, I don't have any of the foundation paints, so I'm not sure how well those would work.
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The other 3 were primed with GW black primer.
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However, I found that painting the unprimed minis with the reaper paints was a much more pleasant experience! I was shocked, but pleased.
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Painting over the reaper rust paint with GW paints was easy, and a bit more pleasant than painting over the primer. Now, that may have been because in my haste I didn't give the primer a good long time to dry...

 

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Expands their selection? *looks over at almost 300 unique bottles of RMS paint* Yikes!

 

One thing to note, going over the rust will always give more immediate results vs black, because a black primer will require more layers of base coat to cover regardless of manufacturer.

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Expands their selection? *looks over at almost 300 unique bottles of RMS paint* Yikes!

 

One thing to note, going over the rust will always give more immediate results vs black, because a black primer will require more layers of base coat to cover regardless of manufacturer.

 

At the time I wrote this (May 2012) I wasn't really aware of the wide selection. I am now, and I've got all the paints from the KS coming my way... eventually.

 

If you're used to working over dark primer, you can use Reaper's Brown Liner as your first basecoat on Bones. I found it super handy in that role.

 

I am used to working over black, but I've been perfectly happy working over the white of the Bones. I'm becoming quite the convert to the no primer style.

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I know everyone was complaining about how some bones seemed to be lacking noses. I just don't understand how people can be so prejudiced against aliens. Take for example Ellen Stone, green skinned gunslinger with the pearl handled 6 shooters. Really now, are you going to tell her that she was cast wrong?

 

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Crappy cell phone pictures. Only just noticed that I didn't paint her neckerchief, and her shirt is going to need another touchup or two to get all the green off of it.

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