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First mini I have ever painted

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I finally got my Kickstarter and got a chance to try my hand at painting minis. This is my first one ever. Overall, I am happy with the results. It looks way better than I ever expected, as I have no artistic ability. Not happy with the way the ground turned out, but I can always change that. I also wish I had used a different color on the pants. All in all, I am very happy with the result.

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Looks really nice. You nailed the "shape" of the eyeballs, which is something a lot of us struggle with.

 

Now, keep painting and experimenting! I have no talent but my results are good enough; you only need practice and test, test, test. Try new things you read online and adopt or discard them. Push the limits of "reasonable". Do bolder highlights! Try shading up to black once! This is a very funny, very personal hobby. Hope you enjoy it ^_^

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Those look great! Love the creativity with the blood dripping down from all the brain chomping. I'm so stealing that idea!

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Awesome! Didn't like that sculpt when going through my bones pile, but now it looks great! Welcome!

It's almost astounding sometimes how much different some minis look after they've been painted... Sometimes you look at something and it doesn't really click - you can't really see in your head how you'd paint something - until you see somebody else's version.

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Wow. That's my thoughts exactly. I really didn't like that sculpt, but it turns out it can look really good all painted up.

Impressive work for a first mini indeed.

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Thanks everyone for the support! I'm glad you guys liked it. I tried a skeleton today, but i am not quite as happy with the result. I will try to post pics soon and maybe you guys can give me some advice.

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