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Let's Get Motivated - April 2018

Discussion in 'The Vault' started by Crowsfoot, Mar 29, 2018.

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  1. Chicken Lips
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    Chicken Lips Well-Known Member

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    Y'all need to stop talking and get to painting!
     
  2. Lord-Marcus
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    I plan to do so tonight after work
     
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  3. NIGHTBRINGER
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    Brush strokes over post counts!
     
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  4. Chicken Lips
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  5. NIGHTBRINGER
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  6. tom ndege
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    That makes more models in the last few days than since I joined this board till this year! Good job!
     
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  7. Aginor
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    I almost finished the base coat on my Black Knights last night.
     
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  8. Crowsfoot
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    Crowsfoot Guardian of Paints Staff Member

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    Finished basing and lacquered 110 Legions of Nagash models which consists off,

    60 Skeleton warriors
    20 Grave guard
    10 Hex wraiths
    10 Black knights
    9 Spirit hosts
    1 Wight King with black axe
     
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  9. Aginor
    Slann

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    Sounds like you are making nice progress.
    I am still slow. Hard to get into the painting routine again. Really weird feeling, right now I stop having fun after around half an hour to an hour of painting and then just watch TV or play a PC game.
     
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  10. Crowsfoot
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    Crowsfoot Guardian of Paints Staff Member

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    That's a natural progression in this hobby

    You go flat out at the beginning and see fast improvements in your work then you reach a steady ground where your work feels like it's not getting any better and you start to lose interest.

    Take a single model, one you really want to make a good job on and paint it using a new technique while you paint other stuff, only paint one section of the new model in each painting session and only after you have spent some time on the other models, you might find yourself wanting to paint again.

    It works for me and you will find you improve more in quality and speed.
     
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  11. Aginor
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    I feel that the six weeks being sick really kicked me back a bit. I lost the flow.
     
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  12. Chicken Lips
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    I nearly completed my Stonehorn last night. Just a few finishing touches and it should be done. Hopefully, I'll be able to do that tonight and take some good pics.
     
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  13. Lord-Marcus
    Slann

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    Go watch Austin powers and find your mojo
     
  14. Aginor
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    No. I really hate Austin Powers.
     
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  15. Lord-Marcus
    Slann

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    Well I tried to help.

    Almost at 150 Miniatures or equivalency painted year to date
     
  16. NIGHTBRINGER
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    I'm up to 3!

    Spary varnish or brush on?

    TV and video games.... they are seductive mistresses!
     
  17. Crowsfoot
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    Testors spray it's the only one I trust now after disasters with GW and Army painter.
     
  18. NIGHTBRINGER
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    That sucks... I actually picked up some Army Painter stuff off of what was your suggestion a while back. :p
     
  19. Crowsfoot
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    It's ok but not as good as testors.

    With testors you can apply 2 coats quickly, with army painter you have to let it dry between coats and make sure the can is shaken for a good while.
     
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  20. Lord-Marcus
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    I use krylon
     
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