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|Cerdic||22 Nov 2020 6:57 a.m. PST|
Well, I've read the explanation on the link.
Two things came to mind.
First, my painting skills are nowhere near good enough to do this.
And second, how will I ever complete Napoleon's Grande Armee if I have to do this on every figure…?
|General Kirchner||22 Nov 2020 7:42 a.m. PST|
| brass1 ||22 Nov 2020 8:51 a.m. PST|
|Shagnasty ||22 Nov 2020 7:23 p.m. PST|
|SeattleGamer||22 Nov 2020 9:23 p.m. PST|
I understand what it is, but have never used it, and never will. It makes so little sense to invest that much time in a new technique that takes more time, and produces almost no visual difference.
Sure, the example looked fine, when it was 8" tall on my monitor. Post a picture of that model at 1.5" tall that cannot be expanded … so that people see it as they would on a tabletop, and it was pretty much pointless.
Golden Demon entries … by all means. Some fancy diorama. Fine. But for tabletop gaming, I consider it a wasted effort, and my mountain of minis that need paint is already enough to choke an elephant. Why take even longer, if nobody is going to notice the difference?
|farnox||23 Nov 2020 8:54 a.m. PST|
+1 Seattle Gamer, it's a good approach for a painting contest but like you, I have too many unpainted troops that need paint to see the tabletop. Paint to a table top standard.
|Sgt Slag||24 Nov 2020 8:29 a.m. PST|
I paint to a GEtGW standard, pretty much every time. I have over 1,000 painted mini's, comprising more than nine armies, along with more than three Human armies. I have more in the painting queue.
I hope to play with my toys, painted, before I die. I'm working, when possible, to paint more. What is the point of having mini's you can't enjoy a game with? To each their own. Me? I want to play… Cheers!