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I had a quiet enough lunch break yesterday that I pulled out some paint and pending miniatures.  I had finished up a single figure on the stick last week, and the rest had just gotten a preliminary splash of skin:

 

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So, forty minutes or so later it was time to clean up, and this is where I was:

 

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The figure on the left (a random courtier as one of my sons described him) was still waiting for a coat of brush-on varnish to dry.

 

After drying:

 

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These figures are miscellaneous 1/72 scale plastics that are being done for my travel set, which is, perhaps a post for a different time.

 

My question for the rest of the crew is whether you also end up scattering some paint randomly on multiple figures while working, or whether you steadily keep to the main project?

 

 

 

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Nice looking figures! 

 

2 hours ago, Rob Dean said:

My question for the rest of the crew is whether you also end up scattering some paint randomly on multiple figures while working, or whether you steadily keep to the main project?

It all depends on what's left.  If there's a lot of paint left in my palette, I tend to look for another mini where it can go, assuming the colour feels like it would work for that particular figure.  This is partially due to me having several figures out anyways (to allow for pursuing of a few things at once, but also to help offset the "I don't feel like painting x at the moment"), and I suppose a part of it is the whole not wanting to feel like I'm wasting paint (or something of the such). 

 

Is it a random process?  Unknown, but leftover paint always seems to be conveniently just enough for that other figure that's been at the back of my desk for a bit, so... Maybe it's a subconscious thing?  Maybe it's wanting to keep moving while waiting for paint to dry. ^_^;;;

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I had a second stint (40 minutes or so) of painting these figures today, after needing a nap at lunch yesterday. ::P:

 

I thought that I would be working on the baker (far right) when I sat down, but putting some basic colors on the lady ended up in chasing her down to completion. 

 

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The scultping/ injection molding on these figures is a bit rough, but here’s a closer view anyway. 

 

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