Beginners Guide : Tips & Tricks, Ask A Question

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I’ve been using bog standard acrylic paints mixed to make the beige

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Not completely sure why it would be lumpy, i'd just say to make sure you're giving it thin coats, and perhaps prime the surface (either with a light sand or some primer) before painting it. Not sure how people deal with the joints either, perhaps a slight sand would work?

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I would suggest GW Imperial Primer, and then GW Zandri Dust, then GW Agrax Earthsade, Ushabti bone (leaving Agrax in recesses), then GW Screaming Skull on the sharpest folds + creases.
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I must have had a dodgy tube of paint or something, I used a different tube of white paint and it covered nicely

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Yes, that’s good. White’s often a sod to work with (unless you’re airbrushing). Like yellow. Weaker pigments, less coverage.
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Strange question but has anyone got a custom Gwen Cooper from Miracle Day? I know I've seen one before but I can't find it anywhere online
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Does anybody know whether it's possible to remove and reattach the Season 2 Sarah Jane Smith head?
EDIT: Never mind. Got my answer elsewhere, which is unfortunately 'No'.

After comparing and contrasting costumes, I think her Time Warrior outfit is my best bet without having to do any major alteration/additions to the basic shape of the clothing of the figure beyond adding the massive 70's collar, which I figured out a simple but effective work-around for earlier this evening.

I've already trimmed her hair and took a few mm off the bottom of the sweater to bring it closer in line with the original costume. The jacket is still a bit too short, but it's the closest I can get in terms of having the same general cut without having to build anything out with milliput, which I'm trying to avoid.

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GENIUS!
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How difficult is it to dismantle the Sarah Jane figures? I want to swap the legs and head of a School Reunion figure with a Warriors of Kudlak body for a custom...
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CharlieTheWhovian wrote:
Mon Apr 13, 2020 3:41 pm
How difficult is it to dismantle the Sarah Jane figures? I want to swap the legs and head of a School Reunion figure with a Warriors of Kudlak body for a custom...
That’ll just look like Frankenstein.

Their proportions are different and the joints won’t match. She’ll end up looking like ET.
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