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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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 This week i am going to be doing something a little different.  I ended up picking up three extra shifts at work so time is tight.   I have decided what little time i have needs to be spent in build mode and not paint mode.

 

I have a late WW2 german army for Bolt Action that i have slowly been acquiring  over the past few years.   It is mostly built and is in need of some basing. It has a defense of berlin theme, so the bases will be mostly destroyed urban rubble.  I find this sort of basing tends to work best if added before painting is even started. 

 

i am using a greenstuff world  rolling pin and two part plumbing putty to make a brick road surface.  This plumbing cures rapidly and is a fraction of the cost of greenstuff, but it is a skin irritant so gloves are needed.     I will then use a rectangular hole punch on crafting foam to make loose bricks.  I have various sizes  of sand and tiny rocks to replicate rubble and debris.  Plus  I have lots of bits like extra weapons, ammo cans, helmets, and shovels that will add a sense of narrative.  

 

This will be a long term project and my goal for the week is  to get all the the bases textured with the rolling pin and the minis pinned to the bases. 

 

I will get some pictures posted this weekend. If i have time i might try and finish a paint job on a Reaper figure i have partially finished but i make no promises.  

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@Hibougo for it, dude!  At this point with us all just painting what we have (or building) is a great time to do our before we all go Bones 5. We're weeks away from that commitment, so now is the time.  We support you! 

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WTG @Hibou!   Gotta get 'em ready for painting, it's part of the process. 

 

I'm feeling better after my 2nd covid shot, so I plan to paint today.  Our can of primer died (and it's not empty yet, grr!) so I need to get another one soon to keep up the pace.

 

I won a BonesV core set from Reaper last week and it arrived yesterday.  Eager to pull out some of those goodies and start assembling.  Right now I don't even know what most of it is. 

 

 

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You have to be watching the live stream, and enter (usually) "#free" in the chat window. You will see hundreds of people doing it.  A bot will PM you saying you have 1 entry.  It's 1 entry per person, so you only need to type it once.   Tonight they gave away 20 $21 gift codes for the web store.  I wasn't lucky. 

 

Fixed the can of spray primer and am now an official member of the White Hand gang. 

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It's been a cold rainy week, great for staying inside and painting. 

 

Finished the giant Venus Flytraps and the following: 

 

3d print

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Genesis, from the RVE swag box. 

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Really like how Lashana came out. 

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Dragonkin 

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I've prepped and started a bathalian, a dryad, a vampire, a witch, and a few others for the following week. 

 

 

 

 

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Progress report on my WW2 Germans.  I have all of the bases rolled and everybody pinned to their respective bases.  I am going to be taking the next several steps slowly as I will be needing hundreds of bricks punched out from craft foam.  That’s slow work. 
 

I am going to be working on that and gap filling the plastic minis for the next few weeks before actually tackling the final basing. 

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