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These were painted over this past weekend's painting binge - see that thread for WIPs and such. The figures are predominantly plastic WW2 figures from Wargames Factory, but with arms, heads, weapons and kit all mixed around. The idea was to represent a well trained but spottily-supplied standing army for a frontier world contested by two other alien powers in the endless war between the Nathi and Silmn..

 

Painting was as follows:

-white prime

-brown ink all over

-red ink on the helmets and kit

-black ink on everything but the trousers

-black on weapons and boots

-light drybrush white on the black bits.

 

 

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wow. I am in awe of your ability to finish a project that large and maintain a consistent look between models.

 

It's a matter of doing the same painting steps to all models at the same time.  Normally I end up hating life afterwards, but this project wasn't so bad.

To save yourself some headache, try doing just a unit at a time. The slight variation from unit to unit it less noticable.

 

Also, aside from parade squares I have never seen identical soldiers. Fading, dirt, different kit issuance/manufacturing lines all lead to subtle variations. Then again, some variations have been less than subtle.

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You done a BEAUTIFUL job on an IMPRESSIVE array of miniatures...GREAT brushwork & some interesting color choices. VERY WELL DONE!

After too many years painting large numbers of largely identical figures for myself & other folks, finishing a group always left me with a WONDERFUL warm "just released from HELL!" feeling & a greater understanding of why people collect stamps.

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