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The curse of getting better

Discussion in 'Painting and Converting' started by Captaniser, May 5, 2018.

  1. Captaniser
    Stegadon

    Captaniser Well-Known Member

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    Ever looked at some of your earlier miniatures and just go "what am i even looking at?" I have begun painting a lot as of late, and i am getting visibly better and better, but now that i look at some of my earlier mini's, i think that they are a bit of an eye sore. I've been thinking about re-painting them, but it would just take so long. Anybody ever been in a similar situation at some point?
     
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  2. Aginor
    Slann

    Aginor Fifth Spawning

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    I have been there at least twice.
    If they don't look too dire I leave them though. It is nice to see where you came from.

    Edit: I also prefer something new instead of repainting something old.
     
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  3. Warden
    Skar-Veteran

    Warden Well-Known Member

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    I can't claim to be a painting expert, but some of my old stuff is starting to look... old. :facepalm:
     
  4. Lord-Marcus
    Slann

    Lord-Marcus Sixth Spawning

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    I have. I keep them as a badge of pride. "Look how far I've come"
     
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    Slann

    NIGHTBRINGER Second Spawning

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    I have a couple of Lizardmen that I feel that way about. I really just can't pin down a paint scheme I like.
     
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    Slann

    Crowsfoot Guardian of Paints Staff Member

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    It’s progress and you should be proud of your early work no matter how bad you feel it is.

    I look at mine and think that could be better but I won’t repaint old stuff unless it’s a model I love.
     
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    Chameleon Skink

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    I also use them as waypoints to see the progress over...well...a lot of years...
     
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  8. Acrocanth
    Chameleon Skink

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    Voice of descent, shame box till they can be repainted and or sold off :p
     

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