Converting Technique: Gap Filling
The principle behind filling gaps is laughably easy.
I have an inquisitor scale Guardsman where I've reposed his arm, leaving a hideous gap.
Right then. First step, find your gap and have a good look at it, get to know it, erm... hang on. ignore that.
Next up, make a sausage of slightly more putty than needed to cover the gap.
Now then, carefully balence the putty on the gap. The putty should be over the edges each side.
Take your modelling tool (the GW one is brilliant) and moisten it slightly. Many people have their own techniques, from dipping it in water then dabbing it on toilet paper, some people use oils.
If for any reason it looks wrong, pull off the putty, roll it back into a sausage and try again.
Now then. once you are happy with the gap filling, moisten your tool again and tke a look at your work.
If the putty simply goes too far along the model, cut it back with the sharp end of the tool.
This stage takes alot of patience and practise, but is easy enough.
for the final stage, the technique varies.
For example, i've simply pushed the tool into the putty to give the "folds" of the cloth.
And that's all there is to it.
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