Thought I'd do a quick post showing the Mechanical Attendant in better shape.
I've managed to get some painting done every evening this week so far. This has meant steady progress whilst having enough time away to carefully consider the next step.
As has been discussed in previous comments on this blog, yellow was perhaps not the cleverest choice for painting a charity model under time pressure. It can be very unforgiving – and has proved to be. However, perserverence and the thinning of paint to being almost water has allowed me to get through the problems and not have the model caked in acrylic.
As you can see the yellow armour is not there quite yet. I need to tidy up the final highlights and add a final wash to aid the smooth blending. I was going to do a step by step guide to painting yellow, unfortunately I don't remember how I ended up at this point – so much paint and ink has been applied. I will revisit yellow in the not too distant future and do a more controlled painting session to document it for you all.
The bits currently still black will, for the most part, be finished in my Black/Coal Black mix. The gun will be painted up in red to tie in with the rest of our little crew.
I've got a break for a couple of days now as my evenings are swallowed up by other things. With Bull coming over for a game of Malifaux on Bank Holiday Monday next week it looks like I've got a lot of painting to do this weekend.
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