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I wanted to do a couple things with these guys. First, I wanted to see what I could accomplish in under 3 hours of work on a single mini. This included the prep, prime, and painting of each (though I didn't prime Sajan). And second, just play around with more Bones figures because, except for the bigger models, I admit to not being the biggest fan mostly due to the fuzzy details and cleaning the mold lines can be a pain on them. But I want to get to know them better because they're not going anywhere! And I have a lot of them now too.
Here's what I got out of it -
One, since I had a time constraint, I didn't obsess over getting every mold line smoothed out and I didn't do any green stuff patching and I just had to get over it, haha.
Two, the sculpt really matters. Sir Conlan was easier compared to the other two.
Three, I had to constantly remind myself not to hyper focus on little details as is my habit. An example would be faces. I spent about a half hour just on Alistrilee's face. (And these pictures don't do her justice, it looks way better in person, I think.)But that's part of the reason I wanted to try this - to see where I spend too much time and improve technique and habit along the way.
And four, I know things could go faster if I gave in to more drybrushing, but certain things never look quite complete to me when I do that.
Going to go back to hyper focusing on some of my other projects for now. But I'll definitely do this more often. Maybe a couple every other week or something like that.
By Dilvish the Deliverer
So this is the figure that I painted for the last quarterly Reaper FB contest. you know the one I didn't bother taking pictures for until it was too late and I never actually entered. Even though I finished paining it a week into the contest. Oh well. maybe I'll get off my broccoli for the next one.
77384: Arathanel, Elf Ranger
89018: Sajan, Iconic Monk
77355: Count Lorenth
77364: Angel of SHadows
77397: Logrim Battlefury, Dwarf Paladin
77264: Female Centaur
77200: Sir Conlan
77220: Henryk, Dwarf Cleric
77199: Thund Bloodwrack, Barbarian
77084: Townsfolk: Innkeeper
77148: Mangu Timur
77074: Dain Deepaxe
77142: Townsfolk: Blacksmith
89011: Seelah, Iconic Paladin
77153: Snakeman warrior (arm replaced)
77216: Panther and wolf animal companions
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