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I've decided to create a unified WIP thread for my WIPs which don't have their own thread.


I started painting this old Mega Minis scorpion black for use in fantasy gaming. I quickly get bored of that and decide it should be a robot scorpion with machine guns. A bones IMEF solder gives up his weapon for this noble cause. The black undercoat gives it a somewhat mercury-like appearance, which I like.




I practice my drybrushing techniques on some Mega minis bears I primed ages ago, and with a little too much primer I think.




 A bones skeleton with paintjob inspired by a certain famous cinematic robot.




Starting the basecoats on a mini to represent my Undine PC in PFRPG games.



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I get to work on giving my bears eyes. It doesn't go smoothly.




The wash on the android skeleton went on too heavy, giving it a blasted, fire-damaged look. I kind of like it, but it also dulls the metallic sheen pretty heavily. Need to decide whether or not I keep this look.




I work on some details on the undine, then get ready to tackle her eyes. How I hate doing eyes.




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My Yephima arrived. I'm inspired to paint her up as a giant android for a very strange PFRPG campaign I'm brainstorming. I try mixing MSP pearl white and MSP fair skin about 50/50 to create a pale skin tone with hopefulyl a bit of synthetic sheen. Do you think it worked?


I also see that I put it on while the mini was slightly damp and it beaded somewhat, need to touch it up.




Disaster strikes as I grab the wrong blue for details on the Undine's face. Forced to re-paint he face with the right one and start again.




My drybrushing technique needs work and I got more silver than I planned on on the android skeleton. Still looks good, looks menacing. I think I'll keep it.




Also got more silver than intended on the robot scorpion. I think I'll stick with it though. Got started on his eyes as well.




Constructive criticism welcome.


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The mother bear is sealed and ready for basing. I'm not completely satisfied with the eyes but I'll go with them for now. The bear cub (not pictured) needs his eyes re-done completely before he'll be ready.




I decide to stop fiddling with the colors on the robot scorpion and seal it as well. I've already put too many coats on the thing.




And the android skeleton is coming along nicely, and about ready for the sealer and base as well.



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The base coat on Yephima revealed some pretty hideous mold lines. I filed those down, and repainted, using a little more pearl white in the mix this time.




Added a little more ink to the ribcage on the android skeleton here. I think it's about done.



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