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Since you asked... Adding a little brush on sealer to white and light flesh tones helps keep them smooth when layering, they tend to get lumpy or chalky otherwise. Nice work on the robes and the basing!

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38 minutes ago, LittleBluberry said:

Since you asked... Adding a little brush on sealer to white and light flesh tones helps keep them smooth when layering, they tend to get lumpy or chalky otherwise. Nice work on the robes and the basing!

 

... that might be something for me to do on my skin tones. Graininess is the bane of my figure-faces. What makes the sealer do that to the paint? 

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18 hours ago, LittleBluberry said:

Since you asked... Adding a little brush on sealer to white and light flesh tones helps keep them smooth when layering, they tend to get lumpy or chalky otherwise. Nice work on the robes and the basing!

 

What do you mean by sealer? Varnish? 

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5 minutes ago, James- said:

 

Whats the difference between the brush on sealer and like a gloss, matte, or satin finish?

 

 

The Sealer is a Matt finish.

There is also a Gloss Varnish in Reaper's arsenal.

 

I use spray sealers ( Amry painter Anti shine) too, but under certain circumstances ( cold, rainy) it can give a bad effect.

 

I use the brush on sealer a lot, also during paint jobs on larger models.

So I can handle a mini without rubbing paint off.

 

 

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10 hours ago, Xherman1964 said:

 

 

The Sealer is a Matt finish.

There is also a Gloss Varnish in Reaper's arsenal.

 

I use spray sealers ( Amry painter Anti shine) too, but under certain circumstances ( cold, rainy) it can give a bad effect.

 

I use the brush on sealer a lot, also during paint jobs on larger models.

So I can handle a mini without rubbing paint off.

 

 

 

I haven't sealed or 'finished' any of my models because in all the videos I've watched the varnishes seem to detract. The I don't like the gloss look and the matte looks chalky. Is there a way to seal them without really changing how they look? 

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10 hours ago, Metalchaos said:

You did a beautiful job on this one. I especially like the gems.

 

Thanks man, glad you liked the gems 

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On 4/28/2017 at 1:27 AM, James- said:

 

I haven't sealed or 'finished' any of my models because in all the videos I've watched the varnishes seem to detract. The I don't like the gloss look and the matte looks chalky. Is there a way to seal them without really changing how they look? 

I use Testors DullCote on all my figures, and with very few exceptions, (some GW) I have never noticed a color change...

YMMV...

 

Nice work on this!

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17 hours ago, Chaoswolf said:

You did an amazing job on him; keep up the good work!

 

Thanks!

 

9 hours ago, knarthex said:

I use Testors DullCote on all my figures, and with very few exceptions, (some GW) I have never noticed a color change...

YMMV...

 

Nice work on this!

 

I'll have to give it a try!

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