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For small things like eyes or writing on purity seals I use a .2mm Micron Pen. they are only like $4 and can be found at most hobby stores
 

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how to do eyes on 100+ infantry?, easy, say they all blink at the exact same time and don't, its not really worth it for guard and you'll never see it on the board unless you play 2 inches away.
 

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Agree with Stell and Horus... I've tried it and I either end up with them looking terrified or with a great big mess.... Mostly the mess... On a few, I've just put a blue dot in thier eyes... but it really dosen't add anything to the overall effect... IMO.

For example, I had actually did this guys eyes and you can't tell... so after that, I said the hell with it and removed a process step.

 

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probably bit late to the party, but i find the easiest way to do eyes is thusly -

1. paint the eye socket black
2. paint a dot of white on each side of the eye socket

i find this easier than painting black pupils onto white [they always go squinty], and it mostly turns out pretty nicely...
 

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how to do eyes on 100+ infantry?, easy, say they all blink at the exact same time and don't, its not really worth it for guard and you'll never see it on the board unless you play 2 inches away.
What Stella said. Don't bother unless they're a centre piece.
 

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I too do not do eyes. But i really only paint to a rough tabletop standard. Eye lenses is about as detailed as i get.
 

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Bother or not bother, I guess it really depends on whether you want to do it or not. In most cases the eyes wont stand out, but even so, you know yourself that your minis are painted to a high standard which should make you feel good. If you really aren't that bothered about it, then Stella is right - dont bother.

Regarding the actual technique, what I do is take the thinnest brush you got (one for real fine details) and then cut off its hairs, leaving only 2 or 3 left. Then with that, and a steady hand, get some black paint and go for the centre! :)
 
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