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    Kickstarter: The Art of Trudvang

    Hello all. I hope it's not an imposition to haul out of inactivity to post this. There's a KS campaign to print an art book about the Trudvang game setting, featuring work by Paul Bonner, Justin...
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    "The tool was on silicon dragon I think but the...

    "The tool was on silicon dragon I think but the site has gone."

    Good.
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    No love for poly cement, from anyone else...?

    No love for poly cement, from anyone else...?
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    I keep a few big creepy crawlies myself, and I...

    I keep a few big creepy crawlies myself, and I have a wee bit of experience of when they pop their clogs.

    Big meaty bugs like that can easily start to rot before they dry out. I'd say get it...
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    There's another place to ask, if you get no...

    There's another place to ask, if you get no joy... :glasses-nerdy:
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    I'm not entirely fond of VGC though. :P Are...

    I'm not entirely fond of VGC though. :P Are there any other alternatives?

    Though I might've exaggerated a bit, myself. I miss the little speck of variety it adds to my paintier (I have a thing...
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    :thinking: Any indication at all that they're...

    :thinking: Any indication at all that they're not the full 12ml printed on the label? Like has been printed on the label since they went down from 18ml?



    Whut?!



    Welcome to the wacky...
  8. Well that narrows it down.

    Well that narrows it down.
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    You know when you read an HP Lovecraft story, and...

    You know when you read an HP Lovecraft story, and the characters catch a glimpse of some cyclopean lost city or many-tentacled elder thing, and go insane from the mind-numbing scale and impossibility...
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    Well this is embarassing. Two entries slipped...

    Well this is embarassing.

    Two entries slipped under my radar. I'd blame the esoteric email software I'm using with the forum, but I can't really bring myself to do that. I've edited the poll,...
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    Mini Sculpture competition - voting

    The Mini Sculpture competition has just ended and the finished entries are up and ready for voting. Click here to have a look at them.

    EDIT: Thanks to SMF's stellar design, I checked the specific...
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    2nd Annual Mini Sculpture Competition

    http://minisculpture.co.uk/MScomp2012.jpg

    Mini Sculpture's second annual competition starts today! You've all got two months - until the 30th of April - to crack open the putty and clay and have...
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    It strikes me that there's a very simple solution...

    It strikes me that there's a very simple solution to this.
  14. This is a very specific, pedantic complaint, but...

    This is a very specific, pedantic complaint, but one thing that annoyed me about Ultraforge minis was something that still annoys me about other companies and sculptors: you don't have a clue what...
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    At this particular point of progress in my...

    At this particular point of progress in my painting expertise, I'm more interested in the ultrasonic cleaner...

    http://www.lidl.co.uk/cps/rde/xchg/lidl_uk/hs.xsl/index_27143.htm
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    I have to back up Einion and say that, while...

    I have to back up Einion and say that, while milliput just has the edge in my personal preference, magic sculp is the better overall product. :) Although I still usually mix a bit of GS in with it...
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    This reply is very late. and I know this is...

    This reply is very late.

    and

    I know this is not what QuietiManes means.

    and

    It's moot since you're looking at Instant Mold anyway.
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    Article: Mini Sculpture Competition

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?5785-mini-sculp-compo
  19. In addition, I don't think there's any problem...

    In addition, I don't think there's any problem with sticking on green stuff after the clay's baked. I've seen it before, and in my experience it'd be easier to press and shape the putty against a...
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    IIRC fimo contains kaolin clay, which would...

    IIRC fimo contains kaolin clay, which would absorb a certain amount of water and is probably the reason for those results.

    Can't remember where I heard that, but here's another mention of it.
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    Good idea. :) In my experience too much water...

    Good idea. :) In my experience too much water running over the putty is as bad or worse than having no lube at all, and even small droplets on the tool can run around the putty to the underside. ...
  22. Article: Minisculpture sculptalong - Monster Hunters

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4680-minisculpture-sculptalong-monster-hunters
  23. Thread: SW Lord wip

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    Meh, little things. The fur on the neck,...

    Meh, little things. The fur on the neck, particularly the left side, doesn't look quite so furry as the fur on the flanks and legs. Also, so far I don't think I've seen anyone sculpt wolves (or...
  24. Thread: SW Lord wip

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    Couple of niggly bits on the juggerwolf, IMO, but...

    Couple of niggly bits on the juggerwolf, IMO, but I think it's still better than most of the 'professional' not-thunderwolves (and the is-thunderwolf) being hocked to the public. :P
  25. Thread: Trings WIP log

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    Nice work! Very smooth and precise. I...

    Nice work! Very smooth and precise. I particularly like it for that - 'controlled' mutation and rot looks much better than trying to let accidental marks and rough putty do the job for you, IMO.
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    I like. I think the turquoise complements the...

    I like. I think the turquoise complements the rest nicely, without looking too garish. I also like the fact the rust effects are relatively subtle, too. :)

    Rergarding the focus: tried a narrower...
  27. Phew! I have a tendency to blather and I'm...

    Phew! I have a tendency to blather and I'm always concerned about sounding patronising, so thanks back atcha.

    Nice warboss. Harks back to the older power armour/mega armour orks, but still...
  28. I'm in the same boat as you, but I'll throw in my...

    I'm in the same boat as you, but I'll throw in my 2p anyway.



    Agree 100%. although I still have trouble figuring out cloth, meself...



    In my experience green stuff mixes well with a lot...
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    Nice conversion! I always thought 40K needed...

    Nice conversion! I always thought 40K needed more 'brain in a bot' servitors besides the 'lobotomy in a romper suit' type. Painting's looking good too, particularly the metals.
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    Ah, not quite. Epoxy is the technical term....

    Ah, not quite. Epoxy is the technical term. (after looking at the wikipedia article, that's as technical as I want to be) Apoxie is the brand name of some of Aves Studio's two-part products, like...
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    Thanks Atgill. :) Much appreciated. I...

    Thanks Atgill. :) Much appreciated.



    I get the same feeling from apoxie sculpt sometimes, which seems to resemble the texture of the unmixed and cured Suprabond stuff a little (including the...
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    This is the kind of thing I like to blather about...

    This is the kind of thing I like to blather about - new and different sculpting materials. And I think it is different to brown stuff and milliput. Much too light for brown stuff (which tends to be...
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    And TIE Fighter before it. :D Speaking from a...

    And TIE Fighter before it. :D Speaking from a more Imperial perspective, the Y-wings were great. They just needed a few extra shots to get through the shields and armour. A-wings were worse. Too...
  34. Thread: Gladiator

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    That gore\'s unsettlingly realistic from some...

    That gore\'s unsettlingly realistic from some angles. Great work. :)
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    Nice. :) Particularly like the nmm style on the...

    Nice. :) Particularly like the nmm style on the helmets.
  36. Thread: I HATE Epoxy!

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    I might love it once I manage to make a dent in...

    I might love it once I manage to make a dent in the big tubs of apoxie I got years ago. :P



    Ah... That\'s interesting. I admit I\'m going by first-hand experience with the ribbon format (same...
  37. Thread: I HATE Epoxy!

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    Recently changed to whatnow? I know that...

    Recently changed to whatnow?


    I know that feeling. My own fix was to lightly wet a piece of blister foam and dab the tool on that. There\'s nothing to stop you using water if you\'re set on it,...
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    Oh yeah. To echo Einion: google images is your...

    Oh yeah. To echo Einion: google images is your friend at a pinch. But get yourself to your nearest Bargain Books, or other remaindered/second-hand bookshop. I\'d be surprised if you can\'t find at...
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    Links! First one is that bugger Ebob making...

    Links! First one is that bugger Ebob making things look easy.

    http://www.ebobminiatures.com/greenroom/greenroom.htm
    http://boiseartmuseum.org/education/horsesculpting.php...
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    I think he means the paintjobs featured in White...

    I think he means the paintjobs featured in White Dwarf. That guide\'s pretty basic and doesn\'t give the same results.

    Who painted \'em anyway? I see Anja Wettergren\'s name attached to the...
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    I\'m fine with CDA inks meself, but that\'s...

    I\'m fine with CDA inks meself, but that\'s partly because they\'re different. More subtle and matt than GW\'s last ink formulation, IMO.
    It\'s not good enough for a lot of people over on Warseer,...
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    Reading your posts, I\'d personally say your...

    Reading your posts, I\'d personally say your problem is a white SM with black wash. :) I can\'t easily imagine sharply defined black panel lines with a minimum of mess over the white. It\'d show up...
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    Excellent. I\'m put off by the jarring pink...

    Excellent. I\'m put off by the jarring pink patches and the owl/puppy-dog eyes, though.
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    I kinda agree about the GW flesh colours. ...

    I kinda agree about the GW flesh colours. They\'re a little ruddy for my tastes, most of the time. Foundation Tallarn Flesh is quite good, though.

    From other brands, I like VMC cork...
  45. Decent shields here: ...

    Decent shields here:

    http://www.hasslefreeminiatures.co.uk/pack.php?pack=863
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    Hullo Dribble Joy. I just saw this over on...

    Hullo Dribble Joy. I just saw this over on Warseer. ;) Top work. The neatness and highlighting does indeed do it credit.
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    Daym. As as big fan of various prehistoric...

    Daym.

    As as big fan of various prehistoric creatures, I\'m in awe. I may have to point this thread out on other forums while jumping up and down and squeaking \"Look! Look!\", if you don\'t mind.
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    Again, I agree. Something that might be useful:...

    Again, I agree.
    Something that might be useful: I have a cheap \'n\' cheerful little write-up here on a few different types of putty. Milliput\'s on page 3.

    It\'s modified slightly from a...
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    Yup, I can\'t knock Matt\'s method for hands. :)...

    Yup, I can\'t knock Matt\'s method for hands. :)

    I haven\'t sculpted free fingers myself, yet. But Ebob has a frankly frightening bit about hand armatures here.



    Paper embossing tools...
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    Firstly, good job on your first sculpt! Not too...

    Firstly, good job on your first sculpt! Not too bad for a beginner. :) And first piece of advice - keep sculpting! I think a quote from someone at the GW studio went something like \'Your 30th...
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    Ditto. Reminds me, I have all the different...

    Ditto.

    Reminds me, I have all the different types here to try out. I\'d better get round to it.
  52. Thread: corax

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    I know I\'m in the belly of the beast (so to...

    I know I\'m in the belly of the beast (so to speak), but Scibor doesn\'t actually sculpt all that well. Maybe he can, but he doesn\'t. He\'s your go-to guy for machined reliefs and press-moulded...
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    Flippin\' luvly. Not so sure about the choice of...

    Flippin\' luvly. Not so sure about the choice of red on the sword but it is very well done.
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    Woah! :o I don\'t know if it\'s paint particles...

    Woah! :o I don\'t know if it\'s paint particles or not but something\'s making your putty very flakey. Is it just GS or is there another putty in there? How old or fresh is the GS?

    Apart from...
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    Um... It\'s easier to remove bits of too much...

    Um...

    It\'s easier to remove bits of too much GS than adding uncured to too little uncured and trying to blend them. Or than waiting until the first lot\'s cured.

    Leftover putty can also be...
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    It might sound odd but what about very...

    It might sound odd but what about very pale/silvery gold? Like the swatch for P3 radiant platinum, or something similar.
    I saw a dancer on a worldwide showcase of those \'[X country\'s] got...
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    The scale makes my mind go blank, in some...

    The scale makes my mind go blank, in some Lovecraftian way. I\'m watching with interest, but I\'m happy with whatever pointers you come up with yourself.

    Oh, wait. It\'s clearing. Roughly how...
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    Very clean! It almost looks computer generated....

    Very clean! It almost looks computer generated.

    I think the boots could use a little more bulk, at least in comparison with regular SMs, and he definitely says \'cloak\' to me.
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    Bah, my terrible joke\'s been pre-empted. Twice....

    Bah, my terrible joke\'s been pre-empted. Twice.

    Otherwise: sometimes a paint pot weighed dow with schrapnel, but usually just a temporary base. The latter\'s pretty rough on fingers though...
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    I haven\'t seen anything like that, and see where...

    I haven\'t seen anything like that, and see where I live. :o

    Excellent resource, though. Good lighting.
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    I gave the humbrol acrylic spray a quick try. ...

    I gave the humbrol acrylic spray a quick try. Having few good experiences with matt spray varnish (plenty of bad ones), I was pretty impressed. Killed shine and no white.
    There is a slight sheen...
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    I need a good dead-matt varnish myself, and the...

    I need a good dead-matt varnish myself, and the new Humbrol stuff would be very convenient. Can I ask if you\'ve tested it yet, Donga?
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    Excellent choice of palette and application. ...

    Excellent choice of palette and application. I\'m fond of subdued colours too, though the bright green on the armour and sword \'ping\' nicely.
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    My nids are shadow grey so I\'ve done a bit of...

    My nids are shadow grey so I\'ve done a bit of searching on this topic myself.
    If you\'re looking for a straight-up lighter version of shadow grey, Miniature Paints blue grey is pretty much spot-on,...
  65. Thread: Heresy goblins

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    Ta. :) Next update won\'t take too long,...

    Ta. :) Next update won\'t take too long, hopefully, but it\'s slow progress.
  66. Thread: what ink now?

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    Which one? Sepia? Skin wash?

    Which one? Sepia? Skin wash?
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    Er, yowzah! I don\'t think I\'ve seen...

    Er, yowzah!

    I don\'t think I\'ve seen reflective highlights done quite like this. Very effective. I\'ll have to file it away under \'great stuff to copy later\'.
  68. Thread: pumpkin

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    Ah, well, okay then. :D It\'s quite bright...

    Ah, well, okay then. :D

    It\'s quite bright outside. I\'m thinking of taking a couple of kitchen knives into the garden and waving them about a bit. Hopefully the neighbours won\'t give the...
  69. Thread: what ink now?

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    Stockpiling fuel, food... and chestnut ink. lol

    Stockpiling fuel, food... and chestnut ink. lol
  70. Thread: what ink now?

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    Funny, I thought that\'s mostly what a magic wash...

    Funny, I thought that\'s mostly what a magic wash did.

    I\'ve seen the panic over chestnut ink elsewhere, and I don\'t completely get it. I\'ve only tried CDA chestnut myself, but there\'s also...
  71. Thread: Heresy goblins

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    Heresy goblins

    I finally feel confident enough to post something here...

    http://www.cheddarmongers.org/prod/gallery2/d/14123-2/Gobbos+WIP1.jpg

    Skintones done on the first run of Heresy\'s goblins. I think...
  72. Thread: pumpkin

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    Great work so far (particularly like the natural...

    Great work so far (particularly like the natural colours and striations), but I think the colours of the SENMM don\'t fit so well. Makes it look like it\'s standing in a brightly lit desert.
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    Thanks again. Einion: er... I took \'water...

    Thanks again.

    Einion: er... I took \'water soluble\' to mean \'water miscable when wet\', and \'water-resistant\' when it\'s dry. Perils of translation, I think.
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    I\'m fairly paranoid about toxic materials, and...

    I\'m fairly paranoid about toxic materials, and Dettol didn\'t impress me after two or three tries - the paint started to come off, then turned into a sticky goop that wouldn\'t come off. (+...
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    Ta! I\'ll check out the multi paints some...

    Ta!

    I\'ll check out the multi paints some more, although it looks like the shop only sells some of the range (chain store with bored young staff = not much chance of requests or orders, maybe);...
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    American craft paints?

    A craft shop I regularly visit sells Anita\'s paints. I\'ve bought a few, and they have their uses, but the consistency and transparency can be a problem.
    Also, I\'ve recently heard Anita\'s...
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    I haven\'t tried plaster moulds myself, but I...

    I haven\'t tried plaster moulds myself, but I don\'t think there should be many problems with it, and it shouldn\'t be too hard to experiment with little bits and amounts. Just avoid any kind of...
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    Took the words right out of my mouth. :)

    Took the words right out of my mouth. :)
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    David Niven looks different.

    David Niven looks different.
  80. Thread: P3 chart?

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    Ah. Key word is equivalency. P3 equivalents to...

    Ah. Key word is equivalency. P3 equivalents to Citadel. ;) Sorry.

    Like I said elsewhere, I want to get a couple of P3 pots to test, but I don\'t want to pick up duplicates (or near-as-dammit)...
  81. Thread: P3 chart?

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    Thanks, Ardyer. Appreciated. :) Although I\'m...

    Thanks, Ardyer. Appreciated. :)

    Although I\'m now thinking I should ask for a Citadel (or otherwise) equivalency chart. :redface:
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    Nice test! That\'s coming along nicely. But if...

    Nice test! That\'s coming along nicely. But if I had to be pedantic, I\'d suggest an extra quick highlight. Not too much.



    Maybe use a carnifex for the base of the second? It could create...
  83. Thread: P3 chart?

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    P3 chart?

    I\'ve had a look at some online store listings, but each I\'ve looked at is missing at least some colour swatches. I can\'t even get an approximation of what certain colours are meant to be.

    Can...
  84. Thread: Miliput

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    Yup. Milliput takes details better, but is more...

    Yup. Milliput takes details better, but is more \'friable\' when uncured, especially since it\'s slightly water soluble and too much water over a thin piece can cause havoc. When it\'s cured, it\'s...
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    Thanks very much, Wren. :) Unfortunately Reaper...

    Thanks very much, Wren. :) Unfortunately Reaper paints aren\'t too common over here. Maybe I can find - or mix - decent substitutes.
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    I got my last shipment of Gamecraft Mini Paints...

    I got my last shipment of Gamecraft Mini Paints this morning; so most of my Citadel paints (and a few Vallejo and Coat D\'arms) will be getting the heave-ho sometime soon, apart from a handful of...
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    lol You either have to know it or don\'t want to...

    lol You either have to know it or don\'t want to know it...



    I use MP primers myself. Good stuff. They dry slightly glossy, but then they get covered up. ;)
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    I like the contrast a lot. Creates a certain......

    I like the contrast a lot. Creates a certain... dynamism, I guess. But I can see where it might have lost you a few brownie points with GD judges.
    Don\'t change it, though. ;)
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    Stunning. Beautiful. Very characterful. and I...

    Stunning. Beautiful. Very characterful. and I kind of agree about the cheesecake thing. :)

    If there\'s one thing I beg for - as a noob shuffling on his knees - it\'s hints about the colours...
  90. Thread: SM chap

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    Sorry, still a tad too dark from where I\'m...

    Sorry, still a tad too dark from where I\'m sitting.
    In my experience darker minis tend to photograph better against a dark background. A piece of black or dark grey card, perhaps.
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    I wasn\'t aware of that. Thanks. Although...

    I wasn\'t aware of that. Thanks. Although Partha paints were a bit before my time.
    I\'m not so discouraged though, thanks to that, and the fact that I have few problems with almost fully switching...
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    Mental note - whinge to CMoN admin for putting a...

    Mental note - whinge to CMoN admin for putting a \'new topic\' button in a confusing and misleading place.

    Hullo again, Tinweasel. I\'d like to repay some of the help in that Warseer topic, but...
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    Ah! Interesting colour. I was almost sure...

    Ah! Interesting colour. I was almost sure yellow ink was involved somewhere.

    And of course, everything else looks good too. ;)
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    Beeootiful browns (I have a thing about browns). ...

    Beeootiful browns (I have a thing about browns). The glowing staff is spot on too.

    Is the shading on one side of his tunic folds cooler than the other? Or is it an effect of the photo?
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    I remember a tutorial somewhere... but where? ...

    I remember a tutorial somewhere... but where? Don\'t have a clue. Anyway.
    It involved rolling out some milliput superfine white, letting it cure, then breaking the edges off with pliers or...
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    That\'s pretty nice looking gold. Can I ask your...

    That\'s pretty nice looking gold. Can I ask your method?
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    Thanks Wren. Although, using it to test Citadel...

    Thanks Wren. Although, using it to test Citadel against Gamecraft MPs (as I\'ve been doing IRL), I can\'t say I agree with many of the comparisons. When I can get any.
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    They are a disease! :D Or, a little more...

    They are a disease! :D Or, a little more precisely: tyranid organisms range from the familiar hive ships and ground forces to the microscopic. Background states that huge clouds of such things are...
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    Thanks Breadhead. Just what I\'m looking for. ;)

    Thanks Breadhead. Just what I\'m looking for. ;)
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    Sorry, I should have said - I know they\'re the...

    Sorry, I should have said - I know they\'re the old GW colours. I have a few and I\'m very pleased with them. The ones I\'m curious about are the old old GW colours - they ones they don\'t produce...
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    Coat D\'arms devotees wanted...

    ... to rattle on about Coat D\'arms paints. Specifically, the colours in the fantasy range that GW doesn\'t produce versions of, or doesn\'t produce any more.
    I\'m curious, but I can\'t check them...
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    Bah. Teach me to look more carefully.

    Bah. Teach me to look more carefully.
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    Magic Sculp\'s available from EM4...

    Magic Sculp\'s available from EM4. As far as I can tell it\'s like Apoxie Sculpt, and I can tell you that\'s like a more user-friendly Milliput.
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    I saw the head and shoulders, wondered where the...

    I saw the head and shoulders, wondered where the shading was, then scrolled down and saw it was shaded. Very nice. :)
  105. ??? I don\'t think I could be that... erm......

    ???

    I don\'t think I could be that... erm... ordered about things. And I\'m not over fond of dropper bottles anyway.
  106. An old citadel basecoat brush. The bristles are...

    An old citadel basecoat brush. The bristles are so frayed I don\'t even use it for basecoasting any more.
    A few half-brushfuls, then dip in water, knock off excess drops, and mix to desired...
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    If you don\'t mind me asking: which brushes did...

    If you don\'t mind me asking: which brushes did y\'all go for?
  108. Thread: Needle files

    by Verm1s
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    A guy who doesn\'t sell them? :innocent: They...

    A guy who doesn\'t sell them? :innocent:

    They seem okay to me. They scratch a little when you start filing something, but it soon smooths out again.
  109. Thread: Needle files

    by Verm1s
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    I second the Heresy files...

    I second the Heresy files, specifically the diamond files. They\'re teeny wee things but at least twice as efficient as the files I was using.
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    Nope, definitely superior to most. And I\'m...

    Nope, definitely superior to most. And I\'m choosy about me dragons.
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    I don\'t. It would be useful if the image, menu...

    I don\'t. It would be useful if the image, menu and text all fitted in the window.
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    Nice work as always, Navarro. :) Makes me think...

    Nice work as always, Navarro. :) Makes me think I should start doing something with nids again.

    BTW, have you seen the Heresy hellmites? They look fairly similar to your concept.
    The main...
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    My 2p: if you\'re using liquitex, you\'re using...

    My 2p: if you\'re using liquitex, you\'re using the \'economy\' stuff. I use Daler-Rowney matt medium and I haven\'t noticed many problems; though it has to be said that I only use a little at a...
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    Ditto! Very realistic. I like the rest of the...

    Ditto! Very realistic.

    I like the rest of the paintjob too. I\'m fond of muted colours and here, the colours + application create a good impression of ancient, weathered and tarnished power(ed)...
  115. Thread: Mosiac Bases

    by Verm1s
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    Hmm. I\'m going to have to be a pedant and say...

    Hmm. I\'m going to have to be a pedant and say that while it\'s an interesting effect, it\'s not really mosaic. Each piece of tile should be a single colour, like vincegamer\'s example.
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    Holy frijoles. Lookit that detail! :o That\'s...

    Holy frijoles. Lookit that detail! :o That\'s some of the most amazing work I\'ve seen.
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    The pose may be a little generic, but I don\'t...

    The pose may be a little generic, but I don\'t think it\'s possible to say that the two are completely unrelated, especially in light of the photos Gibbon sent.

    To some degree, I know how you feel.
  118. Thread: Ash

    by Verm1s
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    This?...

    This? Maybe a bit bulky, and might need some work, but I think the general stance and expression are close.
    And you need to wait for it to be cast...
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    Hmm. My 2p: as far as I can tell, the picture...

    Hmm. My 2p: as far as I can tell, the picture was a depiction of the Madonna and Child?
    There\'s the thing, I think. While there are analogies between Jesus and the Emperor, AFAIK the Emperor...
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    I\'m glad I ordered a bottle. Now I just have to...

    I\'m glad I ordered a bottle. Now I just have to wait a couple of weeks for TFT to send it... :S
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    Urk... bulking up with little skill or effort...

    Urk... bulking up with little skill or effort would not help it look better, I feel.

    I commented on this thread on Warseer. The engine construct looks good, and admittedly it looks a little less...
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    Yeah, but the cheap-o plastic dinosaurs look...

    Yeah, but the cheap-o plastic dinosaurs look really cheap-o. :(

    My advice would be to go for one of the Tamiya dinosaur kits; Invicta toys, which have better details and proportions than most dino...
  123. Thread: Vallejo brown?

    by Verm1s
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    Well, yeah. But there\'s brown and then there\'s...

    Well, yeah. But there\'s brown and then there\'s brown.

    Besides, what I pick might turn out to be anything. It all looks black on the vallejo charts. ;)
  124. Thread: Vallejo brown?

    by Verm1s
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    Spacemunkie, are you havin\' a laugh? If the...

    Spacemunkie, are you havin\' a laugh? If the official vallejo charts were any good I wouldn\'t have to trawl the net and bother people with over-detailed questions about obscure paints.

    (Anyway,...
  125. Thread: Vallejo brown?

    by Verm1s
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    Hmm. Thanks, but I\'d need to buy a yellow ochre...

    Hmm. Thanks, but I\'d need to buy a yellow ochre to mix. ;)

    Does anyone have any suggestions? I want to order a few VMCs in a few days (a couple of paintjobs I have are stalled until I get them)...
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    I don\'t care for the human minis, from what I...

    I don\'t care for the human minis, from what I can see of them - it seems you get what you pay for, and IMHO GW \'tat\' looks a lot better.
    However, some of those mechs look excellent, and I\'ll...
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    Not surprising. I can\'t find anything about it...

    Not surprising. I can\'t find anything about it on GW UK. Here\'s something at the Wargame Store, although it doesn\'t show you the effect it creates. I can\'t find any pics that show it. :(
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    I had thought of spraying my Epic stands with...

    I had thought of spraying my Epic stands with citadel roughcoat. If that\'s of any help or interest.
  129. Thread: Vallejo brown?

    by Verm1s
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    Hmm. Okay. Well, think of it this way: burnt...

    Hmm. Okay.

    Well, think of it this way: burnt umber is to raw umber as Citadel scorched brown is to VMC...? ;)

    It doesn\'t have to be exactly like any brand of raw umber, but the name is a ...
  130. Thread: Vallejo brown?

    by Verm1s
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    Vallejo brown?

    For anyone who uses a lot of VMC: which corresponds most to Raw Umber? Or are there - as I suspect - a few browns that are so similar that it makes little difference?

    Thanks.
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    I\'ve got started on this now... Humour in BL...

    I\'ve got started on this now... Humour in BL books. Sometimes it\'s all right, but it gets very annoying and intrusive the rest of the time. Especially when 99% of it is so tongue in cheek that...
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    I agree with most of the suggestions, but to add...

    I agree with most of the suggestions, but to add my 2p on Caiaphas Cain:

    I don\'t like the books. A huge disappointment after the excellent Inferno! stories, I feel. Too many cliches and too...
  133. Thread: Medium!

    by Verm1s
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    I had a nice post typed out, but this luverly...

    I had a nice post typed out, but this luverly site ate it (:flame: ), so here\'s a condensed version.

    Wash = colours for recesses, mostly shading
    Glaze = colours for any part, mostly to tint; to...
  134. Thread: Lizardman bits

    by Verm1s
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    Thanks! Though... Winsor & Newton matt varnish...

    Thanks! Though... Winsor & Newton matt varnish maybe, but not dullcote. ;)
  135. Thread: Lizardman bits

    by Verm1s
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    Lizardman bits

    I had these done ages ago, but I\'ve only just got a digital camera to take pics of them. The pics themselves... heh. Don\'t worry, I know what I\'m doing wrong. I\'m just a little too eager to...
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