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Everything is boxed up and headed to the post office today. Unfortunately I took pictures this morning and discovered one tiny stray brush stroke that I would have touched up if I'd noticed it yesterday. :down:

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Glad it arrived safely. I was concerned about drybrushing on the hair, but I really wanted it to stand out from the black body.

 

I also got a package today. Thank you Jack. So mush to play with and I did not know Reaper was doing colored bases now. I also have another Sophie to paint and another girl I have to decide upon colors for. Plus a new base stamp. Now I must purchase putty to play with my new toys (the spiderweb and other from NoZ)

 

Thank you SamuraiJack!

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I suppose I should have posted this sooner, but my exchange package went out in the mail last Wednesday, and will hopefully arrive very soon.

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There was freezing rain in my area this morning, and MrBoot told me he experienced some black ice on his way into work (nothing bad happened, he could just tell it was icy), so errands will have to wait until tomorrow. :down:

 

I'm super excited for my partner to get their package!!! This having to keep waiting to post it is getting increasingly frustrating.

 

Huzzah!        

--OneBoot :D

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Orange is always a good color. Debating how to make use of the bases the most. Sophie is now on one as I liked it better...

 

I just need to go buy putty to make use of the stamp. I have a few ideas for that. It does not yet involve spiders...

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