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POLL: 5 Painting Tips Every Newbie Should Be Told (Round 1C)


451 votes were cast by total voters.


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General Kirchner writes:

AMEN!

avoiding discouragement is the best advice to a new painter.

techniques that get it done are the best start, most painting guides turn off rather than turn on.


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VOTING RESULTS
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don't skimp on the basing
19
4%
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don't sweat getting the exact shade or color right
56
12%
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don't try to buy all your supplies at once
18
4%
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don't worry what people think about your work
46
10%
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drybrushing is your friend
38
8%
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enjoy the process
44
10%
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eyes bring life to a figure
5
1%
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figures painted by you are always better than figures not painted at all
62
14%
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find a middle ground in color, not too realistic
2
0%
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flags bend and wave; learn how to make your banners look like cloth and not a sandwich board
17
4%
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flock your bases
24
5%
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forgive yourself
33
7%
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get a decent book on painting miniatures
13
3%
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get a paint shaker
1
0%
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get paints that work for you
42
9%
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go thin
13
3%
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go to the game store's painting sessions
9
2%
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other (explain)
4
1%
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none of these/no opinion
4
1%
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this is ridiculous
1
0%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION
What are the five tips concerning painting which, in a perfect world, every new member of our hobby would be told?

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.