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Bones 5

WIP is where the work starts in this thread.

 

Expansions

Dark Depths: WIP SHOWOFF

Dungeon Dwellers: WIP  SHOWOFF

Brinewind: WIP SHOWOFF

Brinewind Extras: WIP SHOWOFF

 

Encounters

Charnel Pit of the Ghoul Queen: WIP SHOWOFF

Dwarf King's Crypt : WIP p4, 7-10 SHOWOFF

Shadows of Ravenhome: WIP SHOWOFF

Spiders of Emrith Kul: WIP SHOWOFF

 

Add-ons

Adventuring kids: WIP SHOWOFF

Arakoth the Ancient: WIP SHOWOFF

Handmaidens: WIP SHOWOFF

Yog Sothoth: WIP SHOWOFF

Maybe more I don't remember yet

 

Starting with a dry fit of 19507 Spiders of Emrith Kul encounter set.

Not sure what to do with those bodies in webs on the slot. Need to go back and look at the pics to see if I should cut them or see if I have a spare slotta base to stand them up.

Backdrop is a black cardstock.

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19512 The Dwarf King's Crypt.

Not much to do here. The lid to the sarcophagus is bit warped on mine But water should take care. Remains pop in nicely. would have preferred a clear ghost instead of a blue one. Or at least The light green that's previously been established as "ghostly."

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Kid wants to paint 19284 Arakoth the Ancient (spider) first. Purple like the tarantula in Scaredy Squirrel.

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The sprues number the legs. Save yourself hassle and transfer before cutting if it's not straight to gluing. You will also want to base coat before assembly for some hard to reach places. That's why I didn't do a proper dry fit.20210712_214832.thumb.jpg.987ae4485ba02af17bc2d78967dc4a58.jpg

 

Here's a comparison with the Spiders of Emrith Kul.

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And because the new interface is awful and not mobile friendly I lost my post like i do 50% of the time. Twice on this post.

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19516 Shadows of ravenhome

3 figures need assembly - not pictured instructions lost to annoying.

 

And mixed with charnel pit.

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While a smol was napping,  I glued the abdomen and primed that and the thorax (black with a dash of purple) and prined the base( black and green), and marked the legs. Tonight I glue the rest. And tomorrow a toddler will paint.

Yeah so I NEED to remove that navigation bar right above my keyboard. Some sites have it, these forums being one,  and it's making it impossible to use. I lose my posts regularly. I use mobile Firefox. What is Chrome like? Really finding the forum redesign unfriendly

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So gluing stuff

Here's a dry fit of primed base and body. Thorax and abdomen are glued.

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Here's a pic of why it's important to at least prime the seams before gluing. Very inaccessible.

 

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Igh so the amount of cutting I've had to do to get legs to fit in any way is annoying. I'm not going to have time to even glue stuff. I will spend more time assembling this than painting it. That's the wrong ratio for me.

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On 7/12/2021 at 9:27 PM, lexomatic said:

Not sure what to do with those bodies in webs on the slot. Need to go back and look at the pics to see if I should cut them or see if I have a spare slotta base to stand them up.

Looks like they're just loose... so cut and clean it will be. I just want to see if the stairs will fit assembled (sideways) in my storage before I do this. Might do it next for quick assembly.

 

And Arakoth is assembled and ready for toddler paint later ( I will prime legs and mandibles and fangs at lunch during naptime).

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Fully primed. I would paint the rear legs before gluing too. Access is bad and it will be easy to get paint onto the body where you dont want it.

Here's  3 pics because I couldn't Get it to display the right color violet.

1 auto with black background

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2 same as 1 but hue and saturation upped

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3 auto with parchment paper as background, also sitting on the base20210714_133032.thumb.jpg.dd77fc2b1b1658759e2798fecc990c35.jpg

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Someone decided to mix inks and things derailed from my plans faster than a D&D campaign

 

Pine green and light blue inks with buttermilk craft paint and matte medium which I spread around. I might revisit this idea for a water base. It feels like some sunlight refraction (Is that the right one?)

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Stopped due to toddler boredom, broken front hand/mandible/whatever, and needing to revisit my plan.

Not toooooooo far off here, but I was hoping for wet blending time. I still got to spread around and blend a bit. Paint was slopped on in a few spots, and it would have been really cool if the kid had slipped more on. Anyway... things are lighter in spots than I wanted. I will have to see what I can do to update/return to plan.

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At this point I think I'd recommend doing a basic highs and lows paint before attaching legs and finishing stuff up.

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