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14 hours ago, Barb Bliss said:

My 4 spartan minis arrived.  That's a lot of assembly.  I may have to outsource that part...

Are they pretty complex?

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Started using my new DMG mini painter holder tonight.  First mini is my Great Pumpkin doggie in honor of my brother @tgpumpkin.  I modeled the dog after a puppy that was on "The Incredible Dr. Pol" while I was painting.  I like how the leather turned out!

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9 hours ago, Barb Bliss said:

Started using my new DMG mini painter holder tonight.  First mini is my Great Pumpkin doggie in honor of my brother @tgpumpkin.  I modeled the dog after a puppy that was on "The Incredible Dr. Pol" while I was painting.  I like how the leather turned out!

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This is magnificent.  I’m honored.  Not only am I carrying the ancient transcripts of DMG holding all its secrets and mysteries for future generations, but clearly I am well equipped with flasks filled with ales and other delicious liquids :D 

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The @Zoe Mage and @tgpumpkin doggies are done!  I would have liked a second crack at the whisky barrel, but no.  On to the next dogs.

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I made the assumption that anyone that short would have a muddy cloak...

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I bought some paints/washes from Miniature Market, and was about $20 sort of the free shipping.  So I decided to get some accessory minis for future RPGs to get me to free shipping.  Turns out they were about a 1-2 on the quality scale (1-10).  Or in other words, pieces of crap.  I decided to just fix the easiest stuff and not worry too much to make them look good.  They're just accessories after all.  They will look much better than a drawn rectangle or oval.  I finished the pieces of crap barrels tonight, and got about 80% done with the pieces of crap beds.  If you see these online, just know they are pieces of crap.  Cameo appearances of my DMG mini painters.  Note: wanted them freed up so I could get cats on them.

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In  process really pieces of crap beds

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Speaking of cats (cats and catacombs), how do they expect us to paint some of the undercarriages?  SMH  I may just have to jam some dark grey in those spots and call it close enough.

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12 hours ago, Barb Bliss said:

I bought some paints/washes from Miniature Market, and was about $20 sort of the free shipping.  So I decided to get some accessory minis for future RPGs to get me to free shipping.  Turns out they were about a 1-2 on the quality scale (1-10).  Or in other words, pieces of crap.  I decided to just fix the easiest stuff and not worry too much to make them look good.  They're just accessories after all.  They will look much better than a drawn rectangle or oval.  I finished the pieces of crap barrels tonight, and got about 80% done with the pieces of crap beds.  If you see these online, just know they are pieces of crap.  Cameo appearances of my DMG mini painters.  Note: wanted them freed up so I could get cats on them.

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In  process really pieces of crap beds

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The beds look amazing - wow! 

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On 3/11/2020 at 9:29 PM, Barb Bliss said:

I bought some paints/washes from Miniature Market, and was about $20 sort of the free shipping.  So I decided to get some accessory minis for future RPGs to get me to free shipping.  Turns out they were about a 1-2 on the quality scale (1-10).  Or in other words, pieces of crap.  I decided to just fix the easiest stuff and not worry too much to make them look good.  They're just accessories after all.  They will look much better than a drawn rectangle or oval.  I finished the pieces of crap barrels tonight, and got about 80% done with the pieces of crap beds.  If you see these online, just know they are pieces of crap.  Cameo appearances of my DMG mini painters.  Note: wanted them freed up so I could get cats on them.

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In  process really pieces of crap beds

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Barrels, bed, and mimic are now complete.  I didn't take take anymore pictures except for the completed mimic.  I kinda like how the floor turned out.

 

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7 hours ago, Barb Bliss said:

Barrels, bed, and mimic are now complete.  I didn't take take anymore pictures except for the completed mimic.  I kinda like how the floor turned out.

 

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That is a cool mimic. I really need to get some painting done.

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I've cleaned and did some green stuff on the next mini I plan to paint (a dracolisk Bones mini). Still contemplating what color to make him.

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1 hour ago, WxCougar said:

I've cleaned and did some green stuff on the next mini I plan to paint (a dracolisk Bones mini). Still contemplating what color to make him.

Looking forward to pictures...

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I still haven't progressed from base painting my dracolisk.  I got side tracked with a diamond painting I am trying to get done for my sister's birthday. It's in June, but this thing is not small either. I am halfway done (started in December).

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1 hour ago, WxCougar said:

I still haven't progressed from base painting my dracolisk.  I got side tracked with a diamond painting I am trying to get done for my sister's birthday. It's in June, but this thing is not small either. I am halfway done (started in December).

What's a diamond painting?  A painting of a diamond or is it a technique or type of paint?

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53 minutes ago, Barb Bliss said:

What's a diamond painting?  A painting of a diamond or is it a technique or type of paint?

You have little rhinestone like "diamonds" that you attach to a sticky surface kind of like a paint with numbers. 

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10 minutes ago, WxCougar said:

You have little rhinestone like "diamonds" that you attach to a sticky surface kind of like a paint with numbers. 

Probably not for me then.  I pretty much stopped anything involving beading.  My hands just don't work like they used to.

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My first cat is done.  Varnish is still a little tacky.  I had a issue where I missed some gloss varnish "froth".  Drives me nuts...  But I really like how the fur turned out.

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I wanted to ask how can I sell my miniature paintings and portraits online? I've been searching on Google and the closest resources I've been able to find are in this Guide. I wanna know if there are other websites as well? Perhaps if anyone has sold their paintings anywhere I would like to know how you did it.

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