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11-20-2007, 01:56 PM
Miniature Dipping - the art of painting a lot of miniatures to an acceptable level in very little time. Dipping refers to painting a miniature to an acceptable level with minimal highlights, mostly block painting and then dipping the entire miniature into a translucent dark solution.
Miniature Dipping, ~17 Meg (http://www.dark-age.com/articles/dado111907.pdf)
Article by DA_Grafter.
11-23-2007, 12:46 PM
Thank you Grafter for taking this one seriously and doing a fantastic walk through on it. I have heard about this technic many times but have a problem with the "just dip it, shake it around and let it dry" that so many people say.
11-23-2007, 11:36 PM
I agree, a very good write up. So often you hear about dipping and people just sneer about it, like only the most awful subhuman would do it
11-24-2007, 12:58 AM
Well, you can dip and still paint over it. Like for example, I am doing aircaste army soon and I will do the dark color and dip it, matt it and then redo the whites, as white does not dip well.
Another thing is I will take a dry brush or dipped force anyday than not painted. There is nothing worse than a silver surfer army. Dark Age forces are very small, there is no excuse for not painting it.
I kid you not, I was attending GAMA in March, and I was standing, yes, standing in BJ's garage, and I painted my 750 point Forsaken army right there for the staff tournament.
It is just a lot more fun when you have some terrain and painted minis. I dig it.
And thanks for the kind words :)
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