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    by Published on 06-09-2002 03:02 PM  Number of Views: 41629 

    Photographing minis with just one lamp

    Many people ask me how to get such pictures of the miniatures that I have. Well, these are mostly Czech people, as they usually do not browse the internet for tutorials. Anyway, you might like my pictures, so here is the guide.

    Equipment: digital camera with macro mode (I use now-already-old-and-obsolete-and-low-cost-but-three-years-ago-it-was-a-hit 1.3 Megapixel Olympus Camedia C900, also sold as D400 in some parts of the world), ...
    by Published on 06-09-2002 01:15 PM  Number of Views: 64508 

    Sky-Earth NMM

    This article was written in February 2002, so if you read it later (yes you do), some information may have changed in time (like Jen Haley not painting this technique). Anyway, here it is.

    In recent time the best painters adopted the so-called NMM-technique of painting metal surfaces. Instead of painting them with metallic colors, they paint them with normal colors, using transitions of shades to imply the impression of metallic surface. Hopefully you know many examples of NMM, just to remind you, look at anything painted by Rackham painters (for Confrontation game), or stuff painted by Bobby Wong, Jen Haley, Matt Verzani, Vaitalla and others.

    Oh yes, this way of painting metal is excellent, you just love it, don't you. Much better than metal painted normal way, just using metallic colors. BUT! There is still something more that can be done with painting metal.

    Blasphemous Heretic

    Oh, now I hear you all! How can this poor Honza criticize ...
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