My Reaper Bones II Kickstarter arrived today. It was definitely a lift on an otherwise snowy dreary day. This Kickstarter had problems. First they had to redesign the molds for a few of the figures, mostly the larger dragons. Second, they had manufacturing time slippage in China. And third, the shipments were caught up in… Continue reading OH MR. BONES!
Well it has turned cold again here in the Dallas area & that means I can't spray any matte sealer to finish the miniatures I've been painting. I thought I'd go ahead and show them even though I still need to add model railroad ballast to the bases for texture & need to seal the… Continue reading Oh, Mr. Bones! – Part 4
The figures are primed and ready for me to begin painting. I always like to start with the skin. So in this step, I've painted the skin. The next step will be hair, eyes, lips, nipples, & any other dangly bits of anatomy. I do need to make one minor correction. In the preparation post… Continue reading Oh, Mr. Bones! – Part 3
The first steps are to prepare the miniatures for painting. As with almost all Reaper figures, there is very little flash on the 2 metal figures & there is no flash at all on the Bones figures. I then used Aleen's Tacky Glue, which is a white glue, to attach the miniatures to 25mm round… Continue reading Oh, Mr. Bones! – Part 2
I recently bought some figures from Reaper's "Bones" line. These figures are made of a white polymer. They are not as stiff or rigid as polystyrene (hard plastic) or resin, nor are they as "bendy" as the 1/72 plastic miniatures from IMEX or the old Airfix lines. They are, however, much cheaper than their metal… Continue reading Oh, Mr. Bones!