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


397 votes were cast by total voters.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
read wargamers' blogs to see how they do it
5
1%
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regularly stop and clean the brush
47
12%
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remember that on the table, they'll be viewed at arms' length
41
10%
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research your subject to give you inspiration, proper colours and proper paints
28
7%
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Simple Green is your best friend (if you have to strip the paint and start over)
7
2%
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some figures aren't meant to be beautiful
7
2%
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some form of shading is the essential distinction between a believable miniature and a toy
21
5%
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someone else's personal preference is not a Golden Rule
60
15%
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start painting terrain first
0
0%
 
start with simple techiques
47
12%
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store your brushes sensibly
9
2%
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study two-dimensional illustrations and paintings
3
1%
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take care of your brushes
58
15%
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take time to appreciate your efforts
18
5%
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thoroughly mix your paint (this means stir it)
30
8%
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try as many techniques as you can
13
3%
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other (explain)
0
0%
 
none of these/no opinion
3
1%
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this is ridiculous
0
0%
 
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.