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    Default Re: Stadden Napoleonics

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnybach View Post
    Hi,Mirof - When doing this kind of thing, I always draw out an idea of what I'm trying to get to, at the same scale, and sometimes quite often, on paper - but I don't actually make a stencil. Most of my finished work is drawn to scale on paper - quite a few times at first - for my brain to get used to what my hand is about to do.

    I then usually have a go at what I'm going to do with paint - as a scale paint-job on a piece of white plastic (margarine tub lid), just to see how it looks.

    When I'm eventually satisfied - I just go for it - and paint things quite spontaneously - in freehand, on the painted figure. That's how I did all of these - and it seems to work for me. If I occasionally make an error - I know that I can always overpaint it all - and try again later. jb
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