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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian09 Jun 2021 9:22 p.m. PST

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What Color Do You Prime Your Skellies?

33% said "white"
13% said "black"
12% said "brown"

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2021 2:57 a.m. PST

They will look better if you prime black and drybrush light grey.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2021 3:06 a.m. PST


robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2021 6:30 a.m. PST

I have never primed or painted a skellie. Colors for priming and painting skeletons depends on the scale.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2021 12:11 p.m. PST

Always prime white no matter the scale 6mm to 28mm.

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2021 8:54 p.m. PST

I'm the Heretic! I took yellow plastic skeletons, 54mm tall, and I painted only the bits that were not bone. Then I applied The Dip to them, based them, and done! When possible, I take full advantage of the plastic's color, only painting the bits that should be a different color. You would not believe how fast they paint up!…

At arm's length, they look very good. I view them at arm's length, 98% of the time, so I only paint for the 98%. It speeds up my painting to Warp 9.8… "Engage!: Cheers!

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