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9.95
10-02-2012, 08:16 PM
I'm wanting to do a repaint of the nick Leo as a green lantern. Any advice on prepping the figure, type of paint ect.?
I've painted 20mm rpg minis before, but never a action figure.

Jester
10-02-2012, 08:25 PM
AndrewNDB had a buddy make him a GL Leo...it was NECA though. he might be able to get ya some pointers.

Discogod
10-03-2012, 02:54 AM
I'm wanting to do a repaint of the nick Leo as a green lantern. Any advice on prepping the figure, type of paint ect.?
I've painted 20mm rpg minis before, but never a action figure.

Make sure you use acrylic paint (NOT enamel!) - I prefer Citadel, although Tamiya and Testors are also good. Wash the figure in warm soapy water thoroughly beforehand (otherwise the paint won't stick properly). You'll probably want to disassemble the figure and sand down any joints, friction points etc (basically any part where 2 pieces will butt up against each other and cause paint rub). There's some great tutorials over at FigureRealm and the Fwoosh.

Most importantly, have fun! If it doesn't come out right first time, try again. Don't be afraid to experiment - even the best customizers had to start somewhere...