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1:16 Airborne Miniatures Special Forces figure


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So this is my first time attempting to paint a miniature. I usually build spaceships and planes, but I wanted to try something different to develop my painting skills. Hoo boy...

 

I was going to attempt a forest Multicam camo pattern but I've changed my mind and I think I'm going to go with a desert Multicam. I may change my mind again.

 

Not a whole lot of progress so far. I'll try to document my work better than I usually do. 

 

The parts. Some have been cleaned up, others have not. 

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Partially assembled

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Black primer, then gray primer sprayed from above to accentuate shadows and highlights

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Starting on the face

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Not a whole lot of progress to report, I'm afraid. I'm having a hell of a time getting the camo pattern on the helmet. I've already stripped it off twice. I did find a camo guide that may be helpful. At the moment I'm waiting on two paint colors I had to order that I couldn't find locally. 

 

In the meantime I finished up the face and shoes. Again, apologies for pictures, I only have my phone to use. 

 

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