Bravey, Nice corsair, I like the gold trim. I think what helped me become better is my single minis collection. Link in sig. Trying out different techniques is a lot of fun, especially once you get the hang of them.
Finished Chosen Squad
(I still have one to paint but I plan on posting up a step by step tutorial.)
Current Army shot
Sorry about the bad pics. I'll see if I can get a better one of the Chosen up.
Cheers, let me know what you think.