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[Miniatures] Painting tips and progress reports (with pics!)

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Amazing work. Great job! Now you can play the game.
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hentzau wrote: Fri Mar 12, 2021 4:22 pm Amazing work. Great job! Now you can play the game.
Yeah, I think that's tonight game, in fact. And of course, someone on BGG suggested white washing the transparent ghosts and orange washing the flames. That (should I think it's a good idea) wouldn't take long.
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Yeah, that's an amazing accomplishment. Awesome job.
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I also pushed through as I got my notice that Marvel United is on its way. I have a bunch of chibi superheroes in my near future....
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Oh neat, Greenbrier games just announced a Kickstarter for Folklore 2, which apparently is better than the original in every way with all new miniatures that you use instead of the ones in the original game.
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wonderpug wrote: Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:35 pm Oh neat, Greenbrier games just announced a Kickstarter for Folklore 2, which apparently is better than the original in every way with all new miniatures that you use instead of the ones in the original game.
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I just backed it. Greenbrier Games is on a roll!
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Tonight’s work…

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I love that first one. What are these from?
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Malificent wrote:I love that first one. What are these from?
Pulp Alley minis.
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They also do great Bond villains.
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Tonight’s work…

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Tonight’s work…

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Tonight’s work…

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First of the Marvel United heroes. Hulk came out...fine? First time trying to paint in a comic book exaggerated style (ala Epic Duck). It looks fine on the tabletop and was good for a first shot but I have a lot of room to improve. Going to try doing Adam Warlock in a more traditional way (zenithal priming, for example, as versus the pure white for Hulk) and see how I feel afterwards. I'm feeling uncomfortable, so it probably means I'm pushing myself the correct amount.

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More Marvel United. I'm going to back their X-Men kickstarter simply because I'm having so much fan painting these minis.

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Tonight’s work…

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Black Widow...

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Tonight’s work…

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Looks like Captain Nemo!
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AWS260 wrote:Looks like Captain Nemo!
His name is Ramjeet, and he’s sidekick and right-hand man to Minerva (of Minerva’s Mercenaries fame.)

Maybe I’ll try and get to Minerva tonight.
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hentzau wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:35 am
AWS260 wrote:Looks like Captain Nemo!
His name is Ramjeet, and he’s sidekick and right-hand man to Minerva (of Minerva’s Mercenaries fame.)

Maybe I’ll try and get to Minerva tonight.
Is the gal with the scimitar flipping someone off?
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Fardaza wrote:
hentzau wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:35 am
AWS260 wrote:Looks like Captain Nemo!
His name is Ramjeet, and he’s sidekick and right-hand man to Minerva (of Minerva’s Mercenaries fame.)

Maybe I’ll try and get to Minerva tonight.
Is the gal with the scimitar flipping someone off?
No, she’s doing a Neo gesture with only 2 fingers.
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Just wanted to say I love the color schemes that you've chosen for these minis.
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Malificent wrote:Just wanted to say I love the color schemes that you've chosen for these minis.
Thanks. I always struggle with color choice/theory.
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This looks better on the table than it does in pictures, but I think it looks pretty decent even in pictures. Continuing to love painting these. I painted this with an underlayer of metallics on all pieces, then colored over with some thin colors, then black ink for the separation. Feels weird not using washes, but good practice.

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He looks great!
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I’ve gotten some great results with contrast paints over metallics. Like peanut butter and chocolate.
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So I did some speed priming of my core Zombicide figs yesterday, taking advantage of the weather (today is colder and rain is expected). For kicks and fun I decided to try zenithal spray priming on the survivor figs since there were only 13 or so of them vs a ridiculous number of zombies. I'd like to get your opinions on dipping vs brushing the quickshade on the zombies. I bought a can of Army Painter strong tone quickshade since I have expansions to eventually wash along with the huge Zombicide reboot box. Dipping would obviously be quick but I don't mind spending a little more time brushing the quickshade varnish on since that's pretty mindless. I'll probably do a comparison myself but I do enjoy reading the opinion of folks on the forum. I liked my first foray into zenithal priming even though I got some inconsistent results the first time around. I chalk that up to just starting out and I could always touch up some of the figs, or not since they're good enough to play with. Also I could start to talk myself into looking at airbrushes but that way lies madness...(for now). I think for the expansion sets, I'm going to try doing zenithal priming on the Abominations since I think that can really make them pop and it's fun to experiment. Here's a pic of the primed figs. The good thing about having primer on the Survivors and Zombies is that I can paint them in the future. Instead of going all in and doing a complete paint job on the Survivors I may just paint the weapons to have that extra detail standing out and catching your eye.

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Isgrimnur wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:51 am Forbidden hors d'oeuvres
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Tonight’s work…

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