For 2022's benchmark I have decided to paint the giant model from December 2021's CastnPlay release Adventurer's Guild. Using one of my goals for the year of trying to paint in different skin tones I decided to approach the model with a blue skin for Frost Giant and do something I've never done before, apply paint to a model that wasn't primer via a brand new tool in my arsenal.
Many do not realize that 3D printing is a hobby much like miniature painting. It requires time, study, determination and most importantly practice. Not all hobbyists are at the same skill set. Not all printers or materials have the same capabilities. With a large variety of programs and settings how does one approach the hobby? Should it be approached with the scientific method of trial and error of slow changes? Or is there no real "right answer" and final product resulting from your individual personal taste or rather a production of art?
The Kingdom of Thamarya continues! This installment and building creation includes two version of the Cottage Building. This status update includes trying new things such as including foam in 3d printed terrain, magnetization of FDM prints, and including Spackle for improved finish. Read more to even see about the terrible mishap with prints melting in the Sun.
In this latest project of my workbench I learned how to magnetize models for gameplay. Choosing to magnetize the Hydra Horror from the Lost Adventures Vol 1 Kickstarter. I had an absolute blast modifying and learning a whole new skill in the hobby. Curious how it works? Read more.