Paint the models as required. I would suggest using acrylic paint, but really anything will work. Once the paint dries be sure to finish with 1 or 2 clear coats. This step is very important to keep the paint from flaking off over time. After the clear coat dries you can finish any detailing to the models. We used heads off from sewing pins for the eyes. On one model we also used flocking and faux fur to give it the look/feel we needed. (Note: to apply flocking dilute some elmer's glue with water, paint it on, and then liberally cover with flocking )
Finally, CAREFULLY mark and drill 1/4" holes into the models matching the dowel spacing on the stands. Glue in the dowels and you are done!
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