I have finally gotten some painting in this week. I haven’t had a chance to work on any hobby stuff since I made my post on cleaning Shapeways models.
SHAPEWAYS "SMOOTHEST FINE DETAIL"
As first time game developers we are lucky to live in these times of bountiful information and helpful posts on how to bring a game to life. In our research we came across this very helpful article from Gate Keeper Games about how to get miniatures made. This led us down the path to Shapeways for our first prototype miniatures and the suggestion to use the material called "Frosted Ultra High Detail" which - at the time of this writing - they now call "Smoothest Fine Detail Plastic". With this material we are able to get prototypes made at 28mm scale for less than $10/model which is a fantastic deal for a pretty good level of detail.
But it is not perfect: