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Thanks, y'all.



I find shading black to be really tough. Do you usually matte spray your minis? He looks a little glossy to me would be my only comment, though it might just be the photo.


No, he definitely needs it. I have a couple cans of Dullcote to start gettin' 'em done, but I've yet to start spraying anything. I procrastinate badly and have become kind of a serial offender on this front. Now that the weather's gotten nice again I've zero excuse.


With the black highlights, I think up at the top of his head it was close to being what I wanted. It gets a lot shakier elsewhere. I's trying out a guide I saw somewhere or another. I may revisit with a little darkening. Or something. Something. Eh.



I love that you said He-man, I actually did a He-man conversion of him some time ago. You did a great job btw.




Haha, yes! I'd seen yours back before I painted mine. I semi-obsessively seek out other people's work before starting my own.


I'm surprised, too, that Brom doesn't get painted more often. I'm not a huge barbarian guy, but this is a super-fun sculpt.

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Awesome man. One tip is to make yourself a lightbox. It's simple to do and will make a world of difference in your show off pictures. For example your first pic has some lighting that gives him a bluish effect that messes with actually showing what you did with the sculpt. You painted him and other figures you have posted really well and should be super proud. Show them off in a more accurate light and you'll be even more proud.

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Eh, I'm okay with my tabletop-painting ways, anyway. I've heard tell and all of lightboxes, and their being built, but I'm generally not terribly handy. I've been looking around at lights in order to get a second table-painting-what's-it kind of light, try to even things out, but I'll start taking a look at how a lightbox is made. I'll try things I probably shouldn't, anyway.



ETA: This one looks like something I could try.

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