Gar Shatterkeel and Water Priest Assembly Guide

With all resin models there is a small amount of preparation before painting can begin. For this you will need a few essential tools, glue and equipment to get you started. Whether you have a dedicated room or are a kitchen table evening painter, you need to get comfortable. Painting figures does require many hours of sitting in the same position, so make sure your chair and table are the right height for you. Lighting I recommend that you do not use a normal tungsten bulb as they cast a yellow light, but use a blue daylight hobby bulb. This gives a consistent bright colour balance over the whole table. Hobby knife This is the most important tool on your desk. You’ll need a knife with interchangeable blades as they dull quickly. My workhorse is the Swann & Morton scalpel with an extra wide handle. Another useful knife is an X-acto style, with interchangeable blades. Side cutters and tweezers What you are looking for, are the outside edge of the blades to be flush ...

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Aerisi Kalinoth and Air Priest Assembly Guide

Aerisi Kalinoth and Air Priest assembly guide

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Behir Assembly Guide

   Haven't bought your Behir model yet? Click here to find the Behir in our store... With so many parts to this monster, the resin pieces have shrunk at slightly different rates causing small gaps, this is normal with resin production and can be resolved with a little filling, and for this you will need a few tools and putty. A sharp knife with a changeable blade is essential for cleaning any mould lines and flash; this is part of the production process and is unfortunately unavoidable. Using the blade sideways to scrape any imperfections is a quick way of smoothing curved surfaces. Side cutters are another essential tool for removing the miniature from the mould sprue. ...

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Lolth, Demon Queen of Spiders Assembly Guide

 Haven't bought your Loth yet? Click here to find her in our store... I have just assembled one of these lovely, spider Lolth models. Here are some notes and a guide to put it together. We have tried to achieve a delicate look with the legs, with a solid locator hidden underneath. Just to get rid of any unwanted residue from the casting process, give your sprues a clean in warm soapy water. This will help the primer. The body parts are given a tidy-up with a scalpel and fine grade wet and dry paper. With resin kits there is sometimes a fine split line and feed points, which will need removing. If you are having trouble seeing them, give your model a mist-coat of primer. This will bring out the fine detail. You can always apply a proper coat of primer later, when the model is ready for painting. If ther ...

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