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Finished four more guys from my Skaven team, yaaayy! I actually started them a couple months ago, but school was demanding at the time and they kept getting pushed back.

 

Yes, they are the dreaded "table-top quality", but table-top is all I do:

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Mandatory booty-shot:

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While we're at it, here's the entire finished team, to date. The two guys in the rear left of the group were painted in 1990, and I don't really have the heart to strip and repaint them to match the rest of the team, even though they're noticeably brighter than the rest:

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One of these days I'll actually use a camera better than the one on my phone, but today is not that day. ;) Probably time to revamp my photo setup too.

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1 hour ago, Sharky said:

Yes, they are the dreaded "table-top quality", but table-top is all I do:

There's nothing wrong with table-top quality (especially yours), and don't let anyone tell you different!

 

Besides, there are at least three levels of TTQ that I've seen (in addition to people calling their pieces TTQ, when they're really more like display pieces).

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You must play on a classier table than those I have seen over the past decades. The Rat Guys are a WONDERFULLY painted team...FINE brushwork & an attractive choice of colors. VERY WELL DONE!

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Well, thanks all! It's good to see that I can still paint after not doing much for a few years (not to mention my eyesight slowly getting a little wonky up close - time for reading glasses, I think).

 

Forgot to mention, this is the dreaded Warpington Ratskins team who have been skittering around the pitch since 2nd edition - mostly in an unpainted state. The Boy is interested in playing the latest edition, so I'm finally getting the rats and another team painted as soon as I'm able.

 

Edit: Hey, 300 posts - only took me 11 years, too!

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On 11/23/2017 at 3:49 PM, strawhat said:

There's nothing wrong with table-top quality (especially yours), and don't let anyone tell you different!

 

Besides, there are at least three levels of TTQ that I've seen (in addition to people calling their pieces TTQ, when they're really more like display pieces).

This exactly.

 

You've got some very nice paint jobs going on there.

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