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So, Mr. Mouse joined me in speed painting some of my Imperial Assault Stormtroopers. 

 

Mr. Mouse's batch

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Pretty impressive, given he's only painted about 2 minis before, and we only spent 2 hours tonight.

 

My Batch

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All in all, we have 7 Stormtroopers painted! 

 

Mr. Mouse was awesome to spend time painting with me! 

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1 hour ago, Paradoxical Mouse said:

So, Mr. Mouse joined me in speed painting some of my Imperial Assault Stormtroopers. 

 

Mr. Mouse's batch

15163390078031707602716.thumb.jpg.24ccdbde23a7984fc3576a8c8bfacc99.jpg

Pretty impressive, given he's only painted about 2 minis before, and we only spent 2 hours tonight.

 

My Batch

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All in all, we have 7 Stormtroopers painted! 

 

Mr. Mouse was awesome to spend time painting with me! 

Ooo! Those look very nice!

Well done to both of you!

Do you have anything planned for the bases?

 

18 minutes ago, Sirithiliel said:

Those are cool! 

 

 where do you get Star Wars minis? I’d love a AT-AT to paint. 

From the Imperial Assault game, expansions, and boosters by Fantasy Flight Games.

 

Kinda pricey though.

Okay... Very pricey.

But there's some nice sculpts, plus, hey, Star Wars!

 

Oh. They have AT-ST's.

No AT-AT's though.

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2 minutes ago, Darsc Zacal said:

Do you have anything planned for the bases?

Not yet. At least I don't. Mr. Mouse thinks we should organize them into groups of three. He also is being very ambitious with his suggestions. For example, he wants 3 to have a snow base, 3 to have a rocky base and 3 to be like they are on ships...and he wants me to use basing material. 

 

 

 

I have a feeling those won't store well in the game box...

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Cool.  

 

Was the black strips lined in after the white parts?

 

I happen to have an AT-AT, but I think it's 1:144 scale.

It was a pain in the... to paint way back then, and I can't imagine they're that fun to paint now, either.

One that's close to 28mm scale?

The horror...

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3 hours ago, Gadgetman! said:

Cool.  

 

Was the black strips lined in after the white parts?

 

I happen to have an AT-AT, but I think it's 1:144 scale.

It was a pain in the... to paint way back then, and I can't imagine they're that fun to paint now, either.

One that's close to 28mm scale?

The horror...

On mine. Mr. Mouse gave up, and did the black first. These are 28mm. We have a AT-ST I'll be painting later. 

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It's nice to see young people working together to support the Galactic Empire!

You both did great work on these. As to the bases, I find a simple gray works well. As to bases surviving being boxed, I've found that gravel bases, once you cover them in enough glue, are fairly durable. Boxes from Russel Stoffer chocolates and similar with foam added work nicely. (and give one an excuse to indulge!) 

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Very nice! Awesome to see togetherness =D


I got my son one of the minis, thinking they were one of the prepaints ><

 

guess who's painting a stormtropper now? Sigh

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18 hours ago, Sirithiliel said:

where do you get Star Wars minis? I’d love a AT-AT to paint. 

Legion is coming--probably within the next couple months.  A scale AT-ST (almost twice as tall as the IA one) is on the way as are speeder bikes.  The minis should be a bit larger than their IA counterparts.

 

An AT-AT would be a bit much, though.

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I mostly just love AT_ATs, have since i was a kid and first saw the movies. Would love to paint one up, but gosh they look so pricey from online searches 

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