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Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP21 Jun 2019 1:43 p.m. PST

Utter drivel I know. I finished the red ones today and the brown ones in 2011. Have I improved, stayed the same, or gotten worse?

Considerations:
1) I personally prefer the brown "uniform" to the red one
2) Though the bodies are the same most of the heads are different.

Here's the captain as a starter:

picture

And here is the full gallery of comparisons with notes:
link

So which over all is preferable to you – the red unit or the brown one?

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP21 Jun 2019 3:11 p.m. PST

I like the older style better because they look like vets. The newer ones appear to be a more civilized town militia. Both play their part well however, so nice job.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Jun 2019 4:49 p.m. PST

I honestly think they are about the same. It's hard to judge because the camera can lie, but my take is you need to thin your paint more? It just looks very thick. Especially the yellow trim.

Secondly, when you edge highlight, go smaller. Some of the edges, like on ammo pouches, look too thick. Narrow those down a bit.

Nice looking figures either way, but you did ask.

Caveat: I don't like super-contrast on minis.

Desert Fox22 Jun 2019 11:42 a.m. PST

They both look great!

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2019 3:01 p.m. PST

Thanks gents!

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