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Old 01-11-2005, 08:37 PM   #10
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Default Re: How to protect paint jobs on miniatures??

Originally Posted by Firestorm

It is during the painting phase that I notice that the paint sometimes rubs off the corners, edges, and other protruding surfaces that I may hold as I am painting other parts of the miniature.
If the figures have bases, you can use the kind of putty used to hang posters on the wall, sometimes called blue-tack and stick the figure to an old paint bottle, or anything else easy to hold onto. This makes it much easier to hold and paint and prevents rubbing off paint from one section when painting another.

Here are some painting tips from the paintersguild that might help:
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