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I have read articles. I don't need a link to another one.

Does anyone have any person experience with paiting SM eyeslits? A method that is simple and/or effective and relatively painless?

I have never quite grasped the methodolgy for paiting runes gems and stuff like dat.
 

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Probably wont be much help to you as these fiddly things are something you either get a feel for or dont. But if you use a black undercoat then paint a mid coloured line across the bottom half[or mor than half, basically the very top should still be black, like black lining] of the lens and then dot a light tone in one corner of each lens[prehaps even white]
 

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Try this method. Paint the entire eyepiece in the follow, or similar, colours:


FolkArt Lime Yellow
50/50 Lime Yellow/Skull White

The first colour fills the entire eyeslit, the second is just a slightly smaller line from side to side over top of the first colour. If you want a reference, take a look at the thread with my Thousand Son model, it is how I did the eyes on that one. Very very easy to do and still effective. I am one of those folks who doesn't believe in painting reflections on Marine helmet eyes because I see them as being lit from within the helmet, giving them a glowing appearance.
 

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I use a toothpick. Wooden and pointy. Just rub the end in your eyeslit color, watered down enough to not be clumpy or very runny, and just poke it straight on, then a slight back and forth til it's filled. Some people use an old destroyed brush and cut all but one bristle off.

Khaine
 
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