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Edit: AH this forum is so unlike what I'm use to I have no idea how to format this sorry!

Double edit: All my text is in the pictures what is this forum even help im drowning in quotes and i dont know how to get rid of them

 

So! I just started painting, like... a week ago at most? After a trip to the game store to buy spell cards for our campaigns (4, each with a different dm, of player levels levels 3,1,1,1) we noticed and decided to invest in minis.

Since I'm DMing two games (one with players who are not coming back, so likely a dead game, and one thats ongoing) and I'm the crafty one, I'm the most excited, and the one doing the actual painting.

 

I wanted to try out different tequniques on the goblins, so they all look kinda different. I did basecoats on five of them, two black, three brown, and then I painted on with no base (and found that, so far, thats my favorite meathod) 

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I also have three skeleton archers, two basecoated brown, and one basecoated black.

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And I've just started on my humans. Only one of them is actually a PC, the lady with the sword. But the halfling could be a pc from that dead game, so ???

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I also have a beautiful map I drew.

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I tend to favor crappily drawn maps on manila drawing paper (downside, it has no grids. But we're going to try and get a sheet of plastic and put grids on that, so it can lay ontop my maps.) One big upside is its super easy to make crap ones (that one I spent time on tho) My players derailed into a cave (that the module specifically said "was not covered in this adventure) so I had to improvise. It took me 15min to design the entire cavern dungeon (while my players were writing down spells (this was before we bought spellcards) )  How rad is that for just 15 min and no warning? I named everything random words, so they couldn't tell what was next, or if they were missing anything.

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omg i cant format this forum for beans
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Every editor has its own quirks, it seems.

 

To include an image, there are a couple of ways to go.  If you have the image on your device, you can use the "choose files..." link to upload it to the forum server.  If you click on the uploaded image, it goes into the message editor.  From there, you can double-click it to change size if you need to.  

 

If the image is not on your device but online somewhere, you can use the image URL to include it in your message.  It is an option under the "Insert other media" button.  You can just cut and paste an image URL into the editor and get it in there that way, too.  I've also done that with embedded video links and embedded links to other messages on the forum.

 

Everything I've described is from a PC using a web browser.

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I'm so use to bbc. I can't even figure out how to get rid of old quotes. XD (Or apparently end them, either...)

 

 

Here's an update of the humans. I started doing watered down paint on Ursula (the red cloaked lady) so that's why she's half painted. And the cloak guy, I'm still figuring out how to mix paints (I don't have droppers on my paints, so I'm trying to find a way to get paint to the pallet without having a bunch on a popsicle stick left over)

Then Katelyn, the sword woman, is a wip right now, but I wanted to post, so. X3

 



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19 hours ago, Ottolla said:

 

So,  just started painting with watered down paint. I watered it down a little too much. :d 

Especially since, from what I've read, Reaper bones don't like water, I did a good. 

 

I have found that it is better to side on the side of having the paints too thin instead of too thick.  It might take more layers but it helps provide smooth transitions and hides brush strokes!

 

Welcome to the forums!

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