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PHGamer09 Jan 2020 4:00 p.m. PST

I don't know how many times now this has come up, I complement a painted army to a pained response of, "I had them painted by XXX".

My eyesight isn't what it used to be, and my time was at a premium, and so I finally decided to have an army painted. I picked Japanese, because I have always wanted one. But frankly, the Samurai army in L' Art de la Guerre does not play the same as they do in Warrior. So I was leery, but went for it anyway.

This article is a detailed accounting of how to go about getting your figures painted by a 3rd party service around the world. It is not a litany of complaints, it is simply step by step instructions, and revealing quite a number of misconceptions I, and I suspect most of us will have if we go down this road.

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Enjoy

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2020 5:16 p.m. PST

I had to look again at the numbers… somehow $380. USD turned into $610 USD! Excellent detail. Thank you!

PHGamer09 Jan 2020 5:55 p.m. PST

$380 USD was the cost of the painting. Other costs include the price of the lead, shipping, stands, and money conversion.

Plessiez10 Jan 2020 7:57 p.m. PST

Very useful, thanks

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