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Lovely work. I'm not used to seeing that fine a job on such an old figure... usually, you see those with a goopy coat of Testors Enamel...

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That shield is stunning, as are the blue eyes.

 

It is fun to see top painters work magic on the old figures. So often these great old minis get relegated to the dustbin of history.  Well done, Joy. (I'm also glad to see you painting again.)

 

Andy

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Vintage mini with an outstanding paint job, what more can you wish for?

 

Great work.

 

About the lead content, as long as you don't swallow, or get into the bloodstream you will be fine.

Just don't breath in when sanding,,

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Vintage mini with an outstanding paint job, what more can you wish for?

 

Great work.

 

About the lead content, as long as you don't swallow, or get into the bloodstream you will be fine.

Just don't breath in when sanding,,

I used my Dremel to polish it, so I wore a dust mask.

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Thanks, everyone, for the compliments. And Andy, I was getting rusty! I think I could have done better... I need to practice more to get my skills back. I've been doing some of that with my violin lately, too. It's amazing how far muscle memory will take you, though. I played a concerto I learned 15 years ago (Mendelsohn), and was able to get through all but the cadenza. But then I tried something new, and stumbled through even the first few measures. So my painting hands know what they're doing, but I need to keep it up, or I lose that highest bit of skill that makes the real difference.

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