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Miniature Zero: Where I started (Catalyst Game Labs Dervish)

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We all started somewhere.  This is the first miniature I ever painted.  (I think this was in May 2016.)  This is a plastic Dervish for BattleTech from the then-current introductory box set.

 

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This was painted using Privateer P3 paints (it's what my friend had at the time) based roughly on the mountain camouflage seen on this miniature on Camo Specs Online.  I believe the colors are Rucksack Tan for the base, Bootstrap Leather for the camo stripes, and Arcane Blue for the cockpit.  The basing is a simple flock and I remember having problems with it.  (In fact, I still have problems with flock, which is why I try to avoid it.)  I don't remember much else.  It's been about three years (and still less than a hundred minis) since then.

 

I'd say I've improved since then.  (Or at least I hope I have!)

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That's good for your fist mini. My first miniature was one I sculpted myself and painted with cheap craft paint. 

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