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We have very different understandings of the word basecoated. This thing is going to be amazing.

Right? Siri's version of a basecoat is well-nigh done for me :lol:

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It's good to be a friend of The Siri ::P:

 

=P yes indeed, free painted minis providing i get to take however long i want on them

 

here are some progress photos now that i've begun to paint it. Hopefully you can see the difference between my base coating and my actual painting =P

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So amazing, and yes I can see the difference.  Though I'd still maintain your "base coating" looks a whole lot like what's called "painting" on my table.  I really need to add in some more complicated base coating to my minis.  It's nice to watch this one in steps, it really helps me see how it's done.

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So amazing, and yes I can see the difference.  Though I'd still maintain your "base coating" looks a whole lot like what's called "painting" on my table.  I really need to add in some more complicated base coating to my minis.  It's nice to watch this one in steps, it really helps me see how it's done.

 

my base coating is usually a very quick speed paint of where i think colors should go

 

this way, like the outline on the armor plating, i can see if somethign looks well or not. In this case, i decided light purple did not give the same effect as orange, so when i went over and started actually painting him, i adjusted the colors to suit

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my base coating is usually a very quick speed paint of where i think colors should go

 

That is a fantastic point of view and kind of like killing 3 birds with one stone.  I'd get better at speed painting, I'd have kind of a preliminary color checker, and bringing in the other colors would be easier.  Thanks a TON for the additional info.  

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