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Personal logo khurasanminiatures Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 7:48 p.m. PST

If so I have something for you. grin. Please let me see samples of your work --

khurasanminiatures at yahoo dot com

It's also important that you be able to photograph your work well. Thank you!

Imperial Guard Miniatures Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 7:55 p.m. PST

I paint 6mm 1/285 miniatures to a very good standard. Usually Vietnam, Napoleonics, ACW, Modern, 1/2400 GHQ ships, sci-fi, 6mm scenery….etc. PM me if interested and I can email you some samples. Also, what do you have in mind? Thanks

Legion 421 Jan 2013 10:23 p.m. PST

All I paint is 6mm Sci-fi … link But I don't need any more to paint !!! huh?

Personal logo Maj Diz Aster Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 10:48 p.m. PST

6mm sci-fi minis are on my workbench quite often

link

my camera isn't the best though. I'd have to use the wife's camera for better photos

maj.dizaster at gmail dot com

Failure1622 Jan 2013 6:47 a.m. PST

Well, there is always someone better out there, but here is a small selection of photos I've taken in the past. They are several years old, but you get the idea…

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Nandalf22 Jan 2013 10:53 a.m. PST

Mr Khurasan: are we talking Infantry or Vehicles? Or can't you say? [for picture references]

Ben.

Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2013 11:16 p.m. PST

Painting 6mm Infantry is easy if they are in full armor like Space Marines or Eldar.

Just line up the spues and get the can of spray paint.

Spray one side wait until dry and paint the other side.

Then just add some minor touches like shouder pads for marines and helmuts for the Eldar.

Plus do the guns.

Angel Barracks23 Jan 2013 7:31 a.m. PST

Painting 6mm Infantry is easy if they are in full armor like Space Marines or Eldar.

Just line up the spues and get the can of spray paint.

Spray one side wait until dry and paint the other side.

Then just add some minor touches like shouder pads for marines and helmuts for the Eldar.

Plus do the guns.


And then shade and highlight and pick out details like belts and ammo clips and lights and…

;)


Like this:

coolminiornot.com/320827

moocifer23 Jan 2013 7:55 a.m. PST

I know who I'd vote for .. ;)

Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2013 7:40 p.m. PST

Angel,

Yup that is about it.

Can be real quick as well.

I painted up several hundred doing the above.

The Aspect Warriors take longer though.

Nandalf24 Jan 2013 1:04 p.m. PST

Mithmee, let me know where you got the magic spray paint that made that terminator look so good :D

Ben.

Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP24 Jan 2013 6:01 p.m. PST

Sorry, when it come to painting 6mm I believe in fast and quick.

That Terminator was painted by someone who really has far too much time to waste.

Now if he did a full company of them painted to the same standard.

Then he really does have far too much time to waste.

Legion 425 Jan 2013 9:30 a.m. PST

See the link I posted … I have a lot of time on my hands … evil grin And yes, 6mm troops in Power Armor(SMs, Eldar, Hammer's Slammers, etc.) are quicker and easier to paint. But painting basic infantry with exposed skin like IG, Orks, Squats, etc. takes much longer … if you want to "do it right", so to speak. I'm painting all my 6mm Ork now … "gonna' take a long time" !

grambo27 Jan 2013 4:38 a.m. PST

6mm figures are my speciality, please see my galleries on my blog here. warartist.blogspot.co.uk

Having said that I'm unable to accept new customers for the next two to three months at least due to workload, but you might like to bear me in mind for the future maybe?

Some examples from my gallery below, in my opinion painting 6mm figures requires a special touch and approach to bring out the best in them.

Cheers,
Lee.

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Clays Russians02 Feb 2013 6:44 a.m. PST

how do you do that, i tried 10mm, miserable failure

Edwulf11 Jul 2013 9:07 p.m. PST

I paint 6mm. No where near this standard. I only go for very simple detail.

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