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This is the year to finish (or at least make major progress on) the epic Dragons Don't Share bones II model.

To start with, the washing... 

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and the boiling...

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And finally, the base elements are ready for cleaning:

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More details can be found here and here.

 

More to come in the weeks ahead.

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I hear ya.  I looked at the 20 models I had to assemble and/or paint, and figured I'd pick one, single biggie to make the year's project.  While a year sounds like a long time, when you factor in writing, day job, family, a household and all the other myriad draws on time, I figured having a go at something major, with a serious stretch of time allowed, would serve as a cool 'start-to-finish' project.

 

Either that or it'll all get finished up in the last three weeks of December!   ^_^

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Don't forget to clean up all the mold lines!

 

I said to myself. "It's Just Terrain, no one will notice...."

 

I noticed when it was to far along to fix......

 

Enjoy the project!

 

And the rest of you get busy!

:devil:

 

George

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Indeed.  I've already seen a bunch that need to be dealt with.  Figure I'll get the cleaning done (cleaning = mold lines, flash, et al) then work up the dragon and heroes.  Guarantee at least one will slip by, as Knarthex's sig says.

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An update!

 

http://rowanwilson.blogspot.ca/2016/03/dragons-dont-share-update.html

 

In brief, I've finished prepping the model for painting.  All the mold lines gone (fingers crossed, white-on-white makes them tough to hunt down) and she's ready for some colour!

 

I'm a big fan of this model.  I knew it would be sweet from the previews during the kickstarter, but in person, it's absolutely fantastic!  It makes me crave painting it, though I have to harness that enthusiasm and do it right.   ^_^

 

I will say the model went together with minimal effort.  Clean up the mold lines, a little bit of putty work on the right wing join and the upper level of the tower, and done.  Well done Reaper, this model is sweet all around.

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