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How do you deal with a bad painted model?
Do you even care?
Are you upset?
Do you go over it again?
Luckily my High Elves look pretty good apart from their white skirts which look like s*** but appart from that its good.
Depends what model it is, I always care what my models look like though. If it's a regular trooper, i'd try and do my best to fix it up. Unless it's really bad eg. it looks like I spilt paint on it. Then only will I resort to stripping and re-doing it.
Most of the time my models look good, but it's me that's the problem. I'm always finding flaws in my work and dwelling on them. I found it's best to just forget about the model for the time being and next time you re-visit it, you will realise how insignifigant the problem was.
Playing games also helps when you are feeling unhappy with your models. Seeing your army together at one time is a huge morale boost whether you win your game or not. It makes you feel proud that you created what is in front of you all by yourself.
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Almost every model i paint i find tiny flaws in. I think im quite a good painter but i have learned oh so many times that the first time you paint a model should be the only time you paint that model. Going back over mistakes and stuff almost always results in ruining the model (well for me it does).
Meh there not too bad I just would like better but I'lle live with it .
As I agree, models should be painted at once, and after that you shouldnt go over it to do tweaks as It ends up being a massively new piantjob and can wreck the whole structure of the model. Plus to be honest I always like playing against someone who has a patheticly painted army compared to me. Sure it sounds cruel but gives you a better feeling that your not the worst painter ever. I've only been in the GW Hobby for 11 months so far and from my first model I have came so far I've leant how to drybrush, overbrush, water down my paints, highlight, base the list goes on! But the main point im trying to get too you really shouldnt be too hard on yourself even because I bash myself up on little things like the paint being too thick and yet nobody ever mentions and says hey that looks a little thick. Especially starting the GW hobby at a young age.[ Like 11 Darksun, wasnt that a smart idea, have bad painted models compared to these random 15 year olds :'( ] Anywho Im just about to add some Enchanted blue to them!
It happens once in awhile, for me i wont make a big deal about it. I will just place the model in the back of the unit or replace it later on.
Badly painted model? Me? NEVER!
Well, it depends on whether 'I' painted it and whether it is a standard troop or a special mini.
If I didn't paint it, then I'd never include it in may army until it had been stripped and repainted. If I did paint it, and it is a troop choice, I'd leave it prolly.
If it was a special figure, then I'd get it as good as I can and move on getting better as I go.
Cervantes: In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
It's not a badly painted model if it's not finished. It's a work in progress instead. :3
if its the whole model i,d strip it, but if was only a little bit done badly I'd leave it to show how good my next one looks compared to the original. this only applies to rank and file troops, as you only have one or 2 special characters.