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As one of my many ongoing projects, I'm stripping and repainting some old original HeroQuest minis. I don't have a complete set anymore (gave almost all of mine away, including all the expansions), but recently got a second hand set that had some Testors (or similar) slapped on it, and it makes for a fun project to try to recover lost detail. The dwarf in particular was pretty caked up. Being the iconic White Dwarf model, I took some extra time on him, really trying to elevate what are essentially pretty detailless models by modern standards.

 

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Anyway, pretty easy to say they turned out better than my first attempts at mini painting way back then when I was using toothpicks as brushes and second hand craft paints...

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Looking good!

I'm in the same boat as you. I have a small handful of Hero quest minis left over too. I wish I had held on to more of them.

I recently repainted my Chaos Warrior and Firmirs and I've been meaning to get started on the dwarf too.

I don't remember the mummy but I love the colours you achieved. 

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Anyway, pretty easy to say they turned out better than my first attempts at mini painting way back then when I was using toothpicks as brushes and second hand craft paints...

 

Ah, I remember those days.  The toothpicks were never a good idea.

 

 

Haha, no, I even distinctly remember trying to do highlights with them. It was like a bright pink splotch caked on top of bright red caked on armor for my chaos warriors. 

 

They looked more like Easter candy than miniatures...

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