Published at Thursday, May 03rd, 2018 - 05:18:08 AM. Action Figures. By Hillary.
One or More of the Same Statue? - Many collectors like a particular series very much and they buy two units of the same statue - one to play and one to store. The collectible action figures should be preserved carefully. The bust should not be taken "off the card" (cardboard backing). When you separate the toy from its packing you actually devalue the figure a bit. However also when you store packed action figures toys it takes more space and thus not much room is left for the display. So buying one or more units of the same figure is totally up to the collector.
After the base paint is completely dry paint on the finishing details all over the entire body and head until you get the effects you are looking for and as illustrated in your concept drawings. Be careful around the joints and points of articulation as paint can hinder movement by clogging the ball-and-socket areas of the joints. Let the painted action figure dry completely. You might consider placing the action figure in direct sunlight for faster drying. Once the paint has set and is hardened move the action figure`s parts and touch-up as needed. For the a finishing effect you may want to use a coat of varnish or a satin glaze on those parts of the action figure that you want to have more sheen.
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