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I'm about to load a bunch of minis later today.  It'll help getting some more in common.  With as close as we are to April, there's really only about 6 weeks needed of similar to one another.  Even so, i really like seeing the we all do for the same minis. 

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I found WIP minis while packing up to move that I didn't even know I HAD.    After the Great Unboxing, I've got my work cut out for me.   Huzzah!  --OneBoot :D 

Working on shading and midtones. Thought the blue would be darker. I'm going to have to go over it again with something.      The group so far:  

Wow so I had a goal of finished by midnight on sunday, didnt set an alarm, got lost in the fun of painting and I kid you not; I put my brush down at 11:59:57pm.    Here is Lysette, I'm calli

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I need to go through the spreadsheet and do another pass to see what I have and what I can add. Almost all of my minis (barring the ones I've painted since this club started up) are unpainted, so shouldn't be too hard for me :lol: Seriously though, super glad for the painting company. 

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I've got about 1000 I could add..... but I'll refrain from overwhelming you guys and just check off what we have in common for now. 

 

Doing the Reaper Challenge League has changed my focus for March. 

 

3867 Alethia Edair

4002 mother goose

14645 bladesinger sister

77340 avatar sekhmet

77656 Dragonfolk Rogue

77681 Blink, gnome

77051 orc stalker

 

 

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Well, I've so far only primed. I think my next round will be airbrush.  It's pretty steep learning curve with that thing.  I'm also confused on how to lay the base layers down where you want it without blasting the whole dang model.  Priming though... love it.  I'm also waiting on my paint mask before i shoot again.  The primer and airbrush cleaner really makes for small particles. 

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Calling him done-ish. I'm happy with this particular paint job, tbh. I'm thinking he might look nicer with some dark brown lining and could maybe do with some more cleanup and detailing, but I'm not a pro and I'm done for now.

 

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Tomorrow,  I need to pick out a final few details on the Minitaurs and Darius to finish those up. I didn't even get to start on Blink yet, so I might have to make her my next week's goal, plus the remaining two toads. 

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Tried getting my other knight done.  Felt exhaustion kicking in and losing my steadiness. 

Here's where I'm at with him tonight. 

 

 

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@billeecatswow!  Those eyes really bring out the face on the chaos toad.  He nearly looks friendly with eyes that nice.  Nearly...

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@R2ED I was getting lazy with painting his warts so this was my compromise :lol: I think I spent the longest on his eyes. (Part of me still wants to go back and pick out a few to make them stand out on his back, but we'll see if I actually do that.) 

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@billeecatshonestly, he's done if you want him to be.  I'd consider it checked off. However, i tend to get them nearly done, set them aside for a week, then before putting a varnish on, ask myself "is it really done?"  At that point i know i can invest more or finish.  

 

I think it's good to put it aside for now and find another one to paint in the meantime.  I agree that the warts are fun to bring more disgusting detail out and encourage you to do it. 

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For sure! I find if I'm looking at the same mini for too long and trying to fix all the little things, I get to a point where it's diminishing returns. But I certainly won't be varnishing him for a few days, just in case ^_^

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