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DeathorGlory
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:33 am    Post subject: Help the New Guys

Idea I am only a so-so painter, but some of you guys are really good. Why don't you set up a day and time for new guys to be shown how to do washes and dry brushing, to bring out the detail. The techniques some of you use are really nice and I am sure we would all like to see your techniques you use. I would like to be a better painter!!!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2006 9:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

Is there a particular time or day that works out well for you
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2006 6:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

i am in agreement with DeathorGlory

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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2006 7:16 am    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

I'm in the same boat. If anyone sets up a "painting clinic" I would definitely attend.
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2006 8:41 am    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

There are some great painting tips on www.classicbattletech.com 's forum. Its for Battletech, but the methods mentioned can be used for anything. A mini is a mini right. They also have things on basing and terrain building. Also hints for kit-bashing minis as well.


On a side note, I think a painting section on here would be cool. Also feel free to email me and I would be glad to give advice. I am a decent-good painter and would be more than happy to help!

BTW: flndr79 @ yahoo.com is the email.

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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2006 2:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

I try to show up on wednesdays to paint down at merlyns, I am pretty good but not a top notch painter. I would be happy to give out some tips and help if anyone is interested. This wednesday I will be down there all evening doing stuff if anyone wanted to show up.

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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2006 3:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

I didn't realise we could use the store for painting too. n00b! I myself am an average painter, with a +1 bonus on green, from a orc/ork/dark angel/wood elf background

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PostPosted: Tue May 23, 2006 8:50 am    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

I'm a somewhat of a decent painter. If anyone comes down during a WM night, I'll give them tips Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 29, 2006 7:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

i can show how to do some stuff but i cant come down very often

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2006 8:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

Yo.

I'm told that my painting is pretty good, though I am loathe to believe it myself. However, I am down here between 1 and close on both Saturdays and Sundays and would be more than willing to give you some advise.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 2:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

i am just starting to play games where painting is included and my paint jobs are what you call below average, i would die for some help. tell me if you guys are going to do something, i would be happy to come and learn.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 6:19 am    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

I hope to get back in the habit of running games again. When I do I would be glad to help out anyone with painting questions

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2007 2:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

You guys have sent me links that have really helped. THANKS!

My first mini was "okay" but my second got some ooohs and ahs from both gamers and non-gamers alike. I'm getting pretty confident, but I'm too impatient for this sort of thing. I just can't crank 'em out like the rest of you guys. In the end, that's what impresses me the most. Your armies multiply like rabbits. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:12 am    Post subject: Re: Help the New Guys

One of the greatest miniature painting resources is CMON www.coolminiornot.com you can learn so much just browsing that site, also it's populated by multiple Golden Daemon winners (and winners of multiple Golden Daemons!)
Any site that Jeremie Bonamant Tebout posts work in progresses and gives tips, in addition to tons of other very helpful pro's (and members of 'Eavy Metal) is pretty handy!

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