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Old 01 Jan 2007, 13:44   #1 (permalink)
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Well, At the Games Workshop they said that they will give me lessons on how to paint correctly.
I probably will do them because I really Suck.

Just asking has any one ever done it and did it improve them alot ?
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Old 01 Jan 2007, 14:09   #2 (permalink)
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I think the games workshop painting lessons just teach you to get the basic colours on for a tabletop paintjob and possibly also teach you highlighting and shading but I'm not sure I've never had them.
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Old 01 Jan 2007, 14:59   #3 (permalink)
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i have not either. but i guess they can teach you certain ways of painting if you just aslk for them
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Old 01 Jan 2007, 16:23   #4 (permalink)
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Ah, yeah I'm gonna go on Wednesday, They said to paint one before hand and they will teach me from there.
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Old 01 Jan 2007, 16:55   #5 (permalink)
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I was never "taught" how to paint models. I think the main problem was that my pride got in the way. I learned how to paint models correctly by myself. And I have the scars to prove it! I have an old trunk full of badly painted models, and I'm missing almost a hundred dollars from them! But now I paint really well. ^_^

If I were you I'd go to GW and get help from them. Most GW people can paint really well, and you don't want to end up with a trunk of badly painted models.
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Old 01 Jan 2007, 17:32   #6 (permalink)
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I learned from someone who'd been painting just a bit longer than me, and I never had too much trouble... the only new concept was starting with a basecoat. After that, patience and a steady hand took over (somehow, I demonstrate neither of these when I'm typing and suffering from lag).
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Old 04 Jan 2007, 23:04   #7 (permalink)
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I went to a games shop one time and learned about drybrushing.

The rest Ive learned from internet.
Post youre mini's ask for help and read tutorials. I would say I can paint really decent. If you want proof I can even show you a picture ;D ^-^ ( just kidding )

But I'm sure a lot of painters would say they just learn from the internet. Of course you can still take that class if you want, I'm just saying that if they teach you the basics there ask around on the internet.
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Old 05 Jan 2007, 00:41   #8 (permalink)
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i personally don't like paining...

but i learned from the Battle for Maccrage book ( by the way, how the heck do you pronounce Maccrage?.
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Old 05 Jan 2007, 23:52   #9 (permalink)
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One staff member really helped me out when I first started teaching me highlighting very well. After that I just read everything off the internet.
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