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spent this afternoon getting a good start on this guy.  Would've liked to do more, but sadly was getting a little too tired to focus on it.  So far the trickiest areas have been his left arm right behind the shield

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just fishing for a general opinion here, but if I were to paint the design on the front of his loin skirt would the polished silver be the best option? or just do a base of honed steel and dry brush w/ silver?

 

I'm also gonna need to touch up the helmet flourishes. the paint keeps flaking off them while I'm handling it to paint other areas... I think I need to get some wine bottle corks, the pill bottle I had been using to stick the minis to is a bit too large around and makes it hard to get the brush at the underneath areas.

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15 hours ago, Couvs said:

just fishing for a general opinion here, but if I were to paint the design on the front of his loin skirt would the polished silver be the best option? or just do a base of honed steel and dry brush w/ silver?

 

I'm also gonna need to touch up the helmet flourishes. the paint keeps flaking off them while I'm handling it to paint other areas... I think I need to get some wine bottle corks, the pill bottle I had been using to stick the minis to is a bit too large around and makes it hard to get the brush at the underneath areas.

 

I'd paint it something non-metallic. If you're going to paint the design silver, paint it a darker blue first. It will stand out better.

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