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I am a very new painter, I have painted some minis in the past, not a lot though, but due to some jerks at a game store I stopped playing. Almost 10 years later, I have decided to get back into it and I present to you Mr. Webster the Giant spider. I had a lot of fun with this, and the paints were all from the Reaper Learn to paint kit core skills. This was my second time ever using washes and dry brushing, and I am really excited with how it turned out! Going to get him on a base soon, and introduce him to my players at D&D...

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Welcome to the Forum!

 

Mr. Webster looks great, I'm sure he will send some adventurers running for their lives!

 

It's sad that some jerks put you off the hobby for a while, don't let people get you down.

If you like to paint, just do it!

 

We all love seeing painted minis and hearing about games and all.

Love to see more of your work in the future.

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