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    Seated Tree man painted up as a gift for a family...

    Seated Tree man painted up as a gift for a family member.
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    Cheers folks, next piece is a Troll in Monster...

    Cheers folks, next piece is a Troll in Monster clay.
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    Alien finished, quick sketch of a cyclops and a...

    Alien finished, quick sketch of a cyclops and a Chinese Dragon in Monster clay.
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    Cheers Gorb, this is definitely a strange one.Day...

    Cheers Gorb, this is definitely a strange one.Day two and clay on and nearly there already.
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    Cheers Eki, now folks a commission from the...

    Cheers Eki, now folks a commission from the illustrator of a Sci-fi mag.
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    Ha ha, it's defo Gary. Rider will be a head...

    Ha ha, it's defo Gary. Rider will be a head scratching Goblin with his map. Today was a practice day, stitches,cracks and creepy burnt alien skin.All sculpted on my clay board using Chavant NSP...
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    Second layer done,found the snail shell very hard...

    Second layer done,found the snail shell very hard work.
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    Cheers folks, It's definitely giving my brain a...

    Cheers folks, It's definitely giving my brain a workout producing this stuff. Particularly building the armatures and getting proportions right....Back to the lab and now with the toadstool layer...
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    Cheers Gorb, Next project....Goblin snail...

    Cheers Gorb, Next project....Goblin snail rider,plus a group shot of my three Tree man sculpts.
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    Seated Tree man finished,just needs a clean up...

    Seated Tree man finished,just needs a clean up and a paint job.
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    Day two on seated Tree man. Just base left to...

    Day two on seated Tree man. Just base left to detail.
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    Wacked a bit of clay on to round out day one on...

    Wacked a bit of clay on to round out day one on this sculpt.Total time three and a half hours.Still plenty of refining to do.
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    Cheers folks. For the scales check this Youtube...

    Cheers folks. For the scales check this Youtube video Monster Lab #7: Sculpting Scales in Clay Tutorial
    and for the clay board check this video FREE Mini-Lesson - Sculpture Techniques LIVE Course...
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    Couple of quick pics, Stone Giant bust knocked...

    Couple of quick pics, Stone Giant bust knocked out in a few hours and some scales practice on my clay board.
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    Thanks for the kind words gang,it's becoming an...

    Thanks for the kind words gang,it's becoming an obsession now.....Next thing is a little different though ,decided to have a go using some Chavant clay and to make a clay board which can be used to...
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    Thanks for the kind words gang. Finished off this...

    Thanks for the kind words gang. Finished off this little vignette. This one pushed me in several places .The weapons for me being the hardest thing to produce.
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    Cheers Gorb, getting on nicely with this...

    Cheers Gorb, getting on nicely with this figure.Really pleased with the overall look.
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    Cheers folks, the next sculpt is my version of a...

    Cheers folks, the next sculpt is my version of a piece of art by Mr Revenge on Instagram.
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    Day three and Tree man bust sculpt complete.

    Day three and Tree man bust sculpt complete.
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    Cheers gorb, I'll do a group shot for you...

    Cheers gorb, I'll do a group shot for you sometime.
    New Tree man bust sculpt on the go now.
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    Troll bust number two finished.

    Troll bust number two finished.
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    Cheers gang, nearly finished the Troll,ears...

    Cheers gang, nearly finished the Troll,ears sculpted over styrene sheet and horns over copper wire. On holiday for a week but then i'll be back on it. No story on the the Troll chin critter really....
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    Cheers ekipage, Troll bust sculpt number two...

    Cheers ekipage, Troll bust sculpt number two under way. Super Sculpey over tin foil.
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    Cheers Gorb,the ball bearings are perfect for...

    Cheers Gorb,the ball bearings are perfect for eyes and come in all sizes.It's a lot harder doing them from clay and trying not to lose their shape.
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    Albino Orc finished.

    Albino Orc finished.
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    My take on an Orc from Lord of the rings.Still...

    My take on an Orc from Lord of the rings.Still needs ears and fine tuning
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    Clever thinking cutting out the piece and moving...

    Clever thinking cutting out the piece and moving it, sorted it out perfectly.
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    Hey Gorb , Eye position isn't important unless...

    Hey Gorb , Eye position isn't important unless you're sculpting a human or want your monster to have human like qualities. There are standard measurements sculptors use for head sculpts which work...
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    Cheers Gorb, this was a really easy piece ,took...

    Cheers Gorb, this was a really easy piece ,took around 6-7 hours over three days.
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    Troll bust sculpted from Super Sculpey,Apoxie...

    Troll bust sculpted from Super Sculpey,Apoxie sculpt,Milliput,styrene sheet for the ears and ball bearings for the eyes.The rest is easy to see from the pics.A quick one to get me back into things.
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    Thanks folks, The texture on the mushroom cap is...

    Thanks folks, The texture on the mushroom cap is very simple to do.Using various different sizes of ball tools.You just tap all over the surface at random and it gives a lovely natural finish.It's a...
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    Cheers Gorb, next up , rock forest, Goblin head...

    Cheers Gorb, next up , rock forest, Goblin head and a my version of Frankenstein's monster....
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    Cheers Gorb, I don't know about you but since the...

    Cheers Gorb, I don't know about you but since the sculpting started , ..can't pick up a paintbrush.
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    Pics of evil mushroom after priming.

    Pics of evil mushroom after priming.
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    Evil mushroom complete.Looks a bit scrappy at the...

    Evil mushroom complete.Looks a bit scrappy at the moment so will prime it and upload some more pics.
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    Not sure Stephan, the mushroom was quite...

    Not sure Stephan, the mushroom was quite straightforward, maybe something a bit more complex for the next piece.
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    Cheers Krule, this was an easy sculpt as it's so...

    Cheers Krule, this was an easy sculpt as it's so basic.It does stand out against the others once on the shelf though.A little more work to do then he's finished.
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    Evil mushroom sculpt.

    Evil mushroom sculpt.
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    Any help you need Stephan, just ask partner. I...

    Any help you need Stephan, just ask partner. I have some Bees putty too, haven't tried it yet so be really interested to hear how you do.
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    Ogre finished for the moment, May add some extra...

    Ogre finished for the moment, May add some extra details later but at this stage it's complete.The leather covering his backside was built from rolled out Apoxie sculpt which was laid over a paper...
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    Hey Gorb, just passing through,sculpting is a...

    Hey Gorb, just passing through,sculpting is a really a great way to challenge yourself. Keep going partner ,the rewards are amazing.
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    Hey Gorb,he will have a fur or something similar...

    Hey Gorb,he will have a fur or something similar on his backside.Final work in Sculpey complete.Ears,scars and veins on hands.All the final details to be added with Apoxie sculpt.
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    Ogre sculpt continues,Head minus...

    Ogre sculpt continues,Head minus ears,boots,nipple,veins on biceps,ring through club and an extra piece of armour on the shoulder made for a more fiddly day of sculpting.This is more an exercise in...
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    Managed to get loads done today.The cracked lower...

    Managed to get loads done today.The cracked lower leg shows how brittle the clay can be once cured.This happened from me pressing to hard while pushing on new clay.Easy to fix though, it will...
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    Hi Stephan, the Tree man was made from Aves...

    Hi Stephan, the Tree man was made from Aves Apoxie sculpt which won't crack and like Milliput and Greenstuff drys by chemical reaction, the disadvantage to this clay is it's speedy drying time but...
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    Cheers Stephan, now the moment of truth.Decided...

    Cheers Stephan, now the moment of truth.Decided to add a left hand before putting him in the oven for his first baking.Hopefully no cracks ...
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    Cheers Stephan. Day two on the Ogre.A bit of...

    Cheers Stephan. Day two on the Ogre.A bit of resizing in a few places plus some skin texture added. The head is only temporary for my own amusement.
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    Now back to the serious stuff. Ogre sculpt using...

    Now back to the serious stuff. Ogre sculpt using Super Sculpey medium clay over an aluminium armature.
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    Cheers Gorb, now for a bit of light relief...

    Cheers Gorb, now for a bit of light relief decided to have a go at a custom toy.Made from the parts of four action figures.All additional details added with Apoxie sculpt.
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    Cheers Spawnster, he does have a comic book feel...

    Cheers Spawnster, he does have a comic book feel which was unintentional....my care free ,make it up as you go along attitude is to blame for that.
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    OK,Tree man sculpt finished for the moment.If it...

    OK,Tree man sculpt finished for the moment.If it gets a paint job a few more smaller details will go on, but at this stage robustness is key so people can handle it .Managed to keep full rotation of...
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    Tree man....another arm bites the dust.

    Tree man....another arm bites the dust.
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    Frost Giant finished.Really pleased with the...

    Frost Giant finished.Really pleased with the washed out look of this figure.Nice distraction from all the recent sculpting.
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    OK finally, Tree man starting to look like...

    OK finally, Tree man starting to look like something .Used a wire coat hanger and masking tape to form the armature for the left arm.Drilled the shoulder and pushed a wire through and bent this over...
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    Cheers Krulester.On with the body!...arms and...

    Cheers Krulester.On with the body!...arms and neck off,build up with tinfoil and hot glue then clay added over the top and textured.
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    Got some shape into the base using the Dremel and...

    Got some shape into the base using the Dremel and added two soft edge rocks to match the one under his right foot.The abdominal area and hips were also built up.Trimmed the top of the torso with the...
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    Cheers Hairster.The action figures are a great...

    Cheers Hairster.The action figures are a great way of saving time building armature and also save money on clay.I pick them up at boot fairs for next to nothing. I find the articulations allow me to...
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    OK ,on with the Treeman sculpt.Struggled a bit...

    OK ,on with the Treeman sculpt.Struggled a bit with direction and headed for the conversion fodder drawer to find something for the upper body. Settled on a werewolf action figure from the Dr Who...
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    Thanks for the comments gang.

    Thanks for the comments gang.
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    Nolzur's Frost Giant smashed in with a few hours...

    Nolzur's Frost Giant smashed in with a few hours break from sculpting.
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    Giant Treeman in Apoxie sculpt well under way.

    Giant Treeman in Apoxie sculpt well under way.
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    Venom to Gnasher screamer conversion...

    Venom to Gnasher screamer conversion finished.Loads of nice rotten skin texture added, plus a coat of liquid Green stuff to tie it all together.
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    I'm using Apoxie Sculpt SaintToad,apart from the...

    I'm using Apoxie Sculpt SaintToad,apart from the heart which was sculpted from Super Sculpey. Eye,eyelid,tongue,holes in shackles,heart in left hand and head morphing from right elbow added today.
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    Yep,sculpted already,just needs gluing in then...

    Yep,sculpted already,just needs gluing in then eyelids sculpting over.
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    New feet,leg shackles and base all started,found...

    New feet,leg shackles and base all started,found this to be the most taxing so far,still a little tweaking needed.
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    Cheers folks, it was the figures stance that...

    Cheers folks, it was the figures stance that hooked me in the first place.Picked up loads of figures cheap this summer to use as armatures while practicing my technique.
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    Venom conversion continues, head,rot,more teeth...

    Venom conversion continues, head,rot,more teeth and a tattered rag for the upper body. Feet still to be replaced.
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    Added tongues to the stomach area and sculpted a...

    Added tongues to the stomach area and sculpted a mouth into the left elbow.Not happy with the loincloth so re sculpted the bottom section.
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    Hey Gorb, just put some boiling water into a bowl...

    Hey Gorb, just put some boiling water into a bowl and put the figure in for three minutes .Then pull apart,sometimes I pin and glue the figure back together,this time once each bit was cleaned it was...
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    Conversion of a Venom action figure into a...

    Conversion of a Venom action figure into a Gnasher Screamer.The figure was broken up using the boil and pop method and the clay used is Apoxie sculpt.
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    Cheers gang, been cracking into the Evil Father...

    Cheers gang, been cracking into the Evil Father Christmas .....All done .... and now on to a bit more sculpting.
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    Cheers Krulester...A bit further on with the...

    Cheers Krulester...A bit further on with the Giant's bust(eyes and ears added)...plus started a conversion of an evil Father Christmas using an old Dr Who Krillitane figure with a cape added from a...
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    Decided to do a small bust of a Giant using Super...

    Decided to do a small bust of a Giant using Super Sculpey as my next project.First day taken up with getting the shape roughed in.
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    Kind words again, it's one of those things,...

    Kind words again, it's one of those things, should have started years ago but lacked the confidence as it seemed like a dark art.So many great products out there now and info on how to sculpt is...
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    Me too,has a kind of snapping turtle vibe.

    Me too,has a kind of snapping turtle vibe.
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    Here we go...two,three,four...Stone Golem two...

    Here we go...two,three,four...Stone Golem two finished.
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    Thanks for the kind words gang, next Stone Golem...

    Thanks for the kind words gang, next Stone Golem nearly finished.Super Sculpey was used for the base,then the figure was glued on allowing me to finish his feet and fingers.A little armature was...
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    Pushed on a bit with the next Stone Golem.Just...

    Pushed on a bit with the next Stone Golem.Just feet,fingers and noggin to go.
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    Thank you, Next is a little run of Stone Golem's,...

    Thank you, Next is a little run of Stone Golem's, using a large toy chimp as the armature of the first and twisted aluminium for the second.both made in apoxie sculpt.
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    Cheers Gorb,the clay used is Pebeo Gedeo air...

    Cheers Gorb,the clay used is Pebeo Gedeo air drying clay(4-5 days dry time)the skin texture was mostly worked through plastic to soften the edges of the lines.If you check my Instagram (positive...
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    Day three on the Troll bust.Only two more days...

    Day three on the Troll bust.Only two more days before the clay dries completely so adding more texture,wrinkles and lines to give it some depth as due to it's size it reflects a lot of light.The eyes...
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    Cheers Krulester, first time sculpting a bust so...

    Cheers Krulester, first time sculpting a bust so quite an intense experience.Day two and started to add some lines,wrinkles,stubble and general overall texture.
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    Thank you, pleased he's finished...now on to my...

    Thank you, pleased he's finished...now on to my Mountain troll bust...
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    Finished! reworked the teeth,tongue,horns,solar...

    Finished! reworked the teeth,tongue,horns,solar plexus and parts of the chest.Added a base with some open sores in the groundwork to tie it in with the demon.
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    Cheers Hairster, it's taught me a lot working on...

    Cheers Hairster, it's taught me a lot working on this figure, next time a sketch and plan will be used for an easier sculpt as it was all made up as it went along, which probably suited this kind of...
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    Cheers gorb,pretty much there now.Got the head...

    Cheers gorb,pretty much there now.Got the head and horns on,just needs basing and a few snags to finish off.
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    Right arm clutching entrails finished and spikes...

    Right arm clutching entrails finished and spikes added to club.
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    Thank you, it's been a very steep learning curve...

    Thank you, it's been a very steep learning curve but really enjoyable,the reason for sculpting a Great unclean one was the rotting flesh as it would be more forgiving as any flaws would be easier to...
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    Really cracked into the sculpt today, chest,belly...

    Really cracked into the sculpt today, chest,belly and left arm finished.
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    Just air dry(chemical reaction),rock hard in 24...

    Just air dry(chemical reaction),rock hard in 24 hours, if you've used milliput,magic sculpt or anything similar you'd love it.Cheap as well, 4lb for £44,although you can buy smaller amounts.
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    Thank you, it's the first time using this clay,it...

    Thank you, it's the first time using this clay,it handles beautifully and dries to a lovely finish.
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    Using Aves apoxie sculpt for the first time...

    Using Aves apoxie sculpt for the first time ,decided to built a Great unclean one.Starting off with a ball of tin foil then adding a chunk on each day.This is four days done so far.
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    Yeti finished and i'm really pleased with this...

    Yeti finished and i'm really pleased with this figure,maybe add some more touches between the gloss and matt varnish stage.. maybe not....
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    Yeti day two,fur,nails and bony protrusions...

    Yeti day two,fur,nails and bony protrusions tackled plus some extra work on the skin and altered the teeth.
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    Cheers Guawol,roughed in his pink bits, hair and...

    Cheers Guawol,roughed in his pink bits, hair and face.
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    Yeti base finished with Milliput to provide some...

    Yeti base finished with Milliput to provide some shape for the snow covering.Figure given several thin coats of liquid Green stuff to blend all the alterations together.Finally white enamel was shot...
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    Yep,just had a to finish base before...

    Yep,just had a to finish base before priming,going for a very pale skinned monster walking through snow.
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    Great work,a lot of effort and skill.

    Great work,a lot of effort and skill.
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    Finished all the sculpting on the Yeti,base needs...

    Finished all the sculpting on the Yeti,base needs more work and an overall coat of liquid Green stuff before priming.Really pleased with this gangly chap and these cheap action figures are a great...
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    New projects.Black Orcs,Gnome fighter and a Yeti...

    New projects.Black Orcs,Gnome fighter and a Yeti conversion from a cheap action figure.
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    Minotaur done,need to check over in the daylight...

    Minotaur done,need to check over in the daylight but pretty much on it now.
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    Ogre based and primed ready for action.

    Ogre based and primed ready for action.
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    Finished! Now time for beer.

    Finished! Now time for beer.
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    Day four,completely taken up with painting the...

    Day four,completely taken up with painting the furs on his back.Still a bit of tidying up needed but nearly there.
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    Cheers Krule. Day three and a bit further...

    Cheers Krule. Day three and a bit further forward.Weapon and staff nearly complete and base coats on his furs started.Lots of other little areas sorted too.
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    Cheers Foxy.Here's the results of day two on the...

    Cheers Foxy.Here's the results of day two on the Orc.Painting with not a lot of care and really pleased with the rough look.
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    As a quick painting break from the Minotaur...

    As a quick painting break from the Minotaur decided to smash into this Papo Orc.
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    Minotaur now glued and screwed to base,needed...

    Minotaur now glued and screwed to base,needed some touching up in a couple of places but now getting near to the end.
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    Nurgling painted and armour tarnished.

    Nurgling painted and armour tarnished.
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    Bit more done,really pleased with the colour...

    Bit more done,really pleased with the colour choices for this model.
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    Bit more done on the Minotaur after a break...

    Bit more done on the Minotaur after a break working on other stuff, armour still needs it's verdigris to finish.
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    Picked up this Narnia Minotaur action figure at...

    Picked up this Narnia Minotaur action figure at the boot fair for 50p and decided to keep the articulation for the right arm and the head.All other joins were covered with green stuff.Picked up the...
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    Another figure from the stash of unfinished...

    Another figure from the stash of unfinished stuff.An Eaglemoss DC Doomsday which I picked up cheap at a boot fair. Not a great figure but a monster bit of metal. Wacked it in really quick so at least...
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    Photos from iphone.

    Photos from iphone.
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    Finally finished the Hippo.After the oil paint...

    Finally finished the Hippo.After the oil paint had fully dried it was given a coat of matt varnish then the final details were added with acrylic paint.Overall i'm pleased with my first attempt at...
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    Even though there are other things to be...

    Even though there are other things to be done,couldn't resist smashing into the Ogre guard.Broke the figure up into pieces quite easily and cleaned off the mold lines with a diamond file,scalpel and...
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    Another action figure rebuild project,...

    Another action figure rebuild project, Macfarlane's Legend of the blade hunters Ogre(guard class),going to tackle this critter by fixing and sculpting all moving joints then an all over fresh paint...
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    Cheers Foxy,let's hope so....As a break from all...

    Cheers Foxy,let's hope so....As a break from all the modelling and after watching loads of Youtube videos on Dinosaur toy repaints ,This Schelich Kentrosausus which was picked up at a local garden...
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    Finished building a Reaper Bones Narthrax. The...

    Finished building a Reaper Bones Narthrax. The figure just needs a coat of primer to show any imperfections and then it'll be ready for action. To clean the mold lines a diamond file was used then...
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    New project.....Purple worm....

    New project.....Purple worm....
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    All done! a really cool figure and really...

    All done! a really cool figure and really enjoyable to paint.
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    A bit more work done,not far to go now.

    A bit more work done,not far to go now.
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    A few more in progress shots,still loads to do....

    A few more in progress shots,still loads to do....
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    Next up Scibor Miniatures Big fat Uncle model in...

    Next up Scibor Miniatures Big fat Uncle model in resin,sprayed with white enamel then pre shaded with black followed by Putrid green for the flesh and red in all the splits and sores.
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    A quick one again easily completed in a few hours...

    A quick one again easily completed in a few hours ,the Grenadier miniatures Undead giant picked up broken off Ebay for a few quid.It had a broken weapon and needed stripping but a weapon swap was in...
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    A better pic of the Hill Giant from a decent...

    A better pic of the Hill Giant from a decent camera.Fully finished with two coats of varnish.
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    T-Rex with some chocolate brown stripes added and...

    T-Rex with some chocolate brown stripes added and some subtle black shading down spine around the head and down the back of the legs.
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    With the exception of the base which needs a tidy...

    With the exception of the base which needs a tidy up once the glue is fully hardened the Reaper Hill Giant is done.Two afternoons and a morning for a quick finish.
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    Smashed into the Reaper Hill giant as a little...

    Smashed into the Reaper Hill giant as a little break from painting the bigger models.
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    The Lindberg T-Rex, cheap as chips and easy to...

    The Lindberg T-Rex, cheap as chips and easy to find,this styrene kit still makes a great piece though.
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    Troll finished,given a coat of Klear through an...

    Troll finished,given a coat of Klear through an airbrush.This provides a tough protective gloss coat then 24 hours later Matt varnish sprayed on.It's hard to get an accurate representation from the...
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    Troll is done except from some work on the upper...

    Troll is done except from some work on the upper body.The biggest problem with working on this model was handling such a large figure.It was inevitable that damage would occur no matter how carefully...
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    Nearly finished all the work on the base today...

    Nearly finished all the work on the base today which is another monster amount of detail to sort but now almost there.Bringing in all the little details and liking the way the troll and base are...
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    More skin highlighting on the Troll plus washed...

    More skin highlighting on the Troll plus washed some purple and red into the knees and elbows to add some more interest to these areas.Cracked into the base in a very rough way and will now start to...
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    Only a little more forward with the Troll, extra...

    Only a little more forward with the Troll, extra highlighting on skin,club and stump,eyes started and skulls and ropes on his animal skin.
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    Decided to use acrylic with a slow dry gel to do...

    Decided to use acrylic with a slow dry gel to do the shadows on the Troll, it's a massive figure to handle and progress is slow.
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    Got a good amount of painting done on the first...

    Got a good amount of painting done on the first day,using grey mixed with Windowlene to allow better flow through my airbrush,then blocking in some other areas with a brush.Got a bit of shape into...
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    Troll now primed with Vallejo black surface...

    Troll now primed with Vallejo black surface primer from an airbrush.
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    Troll construction now finished.Head and neck...

    Troll construction now finished.Head and neck blended and textured with Magic sculpt then the whole figure painted with liquid green stuff to unify the surface on all the areas that had been worked...
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    With the exception of the filling and completion...

    With the exception of the filling and completion of groundwork the Troll is now finished.The slate on the base has started to be blended in with Magic sculpt also there are some extra creatures on...
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    Picked up a wooden base from Hobbycraft for £2...

    Picked up a wooden base from Hobbycraft for £2 which was filled,sanded and then the edge was burnished with wire wool to get a super smooth finish.The Troll was glued and screwed to this.The hands...
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    Two sub assemblies finished just needing a bit of...

    Two sub assemblies finished just needing a bit of filling in a couple of places,the legs were glued and screwed on and then this is glued and screwed to the torso.
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    Started a couple more projects this week,a...

    Started a couple more projects this week,a Dungeons and Dragons Frost Giant and a Harry Potter Mountain Troll. The Troll stands 8 inches when complete, it was broken down into it's separate...
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    Starting to get a bit of shape into the Reaper...

    Starting to get a bit of shape into the Reaper Hill Giant.
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    Been up to all sorts over the last few weeks but...

    Been up to all sorts over the last few weeks but mainly concentrating on this pair of beasts, a Reaper bones Cloud Giant and the Massive Darkness Cyclops both done to look like a pair engaged in...
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    Took a break from painting the Hippo to finish...

    Took a break from painting the Hippo to finish off another Figone figure ,this time it's the Minotaure.....I like the soft look to the flesh on this one, painted with FW ink.
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    It's driving me insane but there is a glimmer of...

    It's driving me insane but there is a glimmer of light appearing as the skin gradually takes on a real sense of depth...
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    I'm not sure why I thought using oil paint on my...

    I'm not sure why I thought using oil paint on my Hippo was a good idea but something quite interesting is developing from the smelly mess in front of me.....
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    Decided to wash in the basic shapes of the Hippo...

    Decided to wash in the basic shapes of the Hippo with an oil and enamel paint mix,smelly but effective.
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    As a break from working on the Hippo I smashed...

    As a break from working on the Hippo I smashed into the Cyclops for a bit of easy painting..
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    Brush painted the Cyclops with Matt black enamel...

    Brush painted the Cyclops with Matt black enamel and primed the the Hippo using grey from a rattle can.
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    Next Ray Harryhausen's Cyclops from Sinbad as...

    Next Ray Harryhausen's Cyclops from Sinbad as made by Futura. He is made of a semi soft plastic and pre painted. I didn't strip him of paint just cleaned off the mold lines and then used Araldite to...
  153. Replies
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    First up a figure from Figone miniatures a mad...

    First up a figure from Figone miniatures a mad looking Hippo warrior called Haan. Based on a slice of tree picked up at Hobbycraft with slate,a bit of gnarly twig,gravel and sand of various grades...
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    And now for a Masterbox Troll....not much you can...

    And now for a Masterbox Troll....not much you can say about this one really.
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    Another boot fair find turned into a brush...

    Another boot fair find turned into a brush holder,the figure was made from a hard plastic body with soft plastic for the arms and head.It was stripped in Dettol then rebuilt and the skin textured...
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    Picked up this big fella at a boot fair for 50p...

    Picked up this big fella at a boot fair for 50p and gave him an overhaul , carved some bits off and sculpted others(using Magic sculpt). Straps were added to his shoulder armour(Green stuff) and the...
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    Now it was time to finish the Reaper Frost...

    Now it was time to finish the Reaper Frost giant...a few hours over two afternoons soon sorted out that critter...
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    After a break while pursuing other projects ,...

    After a break while pursuing other projects , decided to start movin' and doing it ....so here's whats happened...Picked up the Goblin spear man for a quid at the boot fair and was pleasantly...
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    After a break for the summer it's back to it with...

    After a break for the summer it's back to it with Mierce Miniatures Maallolvor Lumbering Mallox ....
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    I'm now soaking in Isopropanol alcohol to see if...

    I'm now soaking in Isopropanol alcohol to see if this helps....it's a pain in the arse as this is a £40 model from Mierce miniatures..
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    I think your right it's bits of silicon...There...

    I think your right it's bits of silicon...There are so many I think I will pick out the worst and leave the smaller bits and hope they don't notice unless someone has a better idea...
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    Resin treatment...

    Hi folks , picked up a resin figure which appears to have some small bits of white residue in the fur which won't scrub out ....I'm assuming it's to do with the casting process ,I have soaked the...
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    Done a little more work on Doomsday ....Worked up...

    Done a little more work on Doomsday ....Worked up the stonework with a mixture of wet and drybrushing and added a coat of chainmail to the metallic areas...
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    Did a bit more work on Doomsday ...painted the...

    Did a bit more work on Doomsday ...painted the skin with an airbrush finishing the final coats from above to capture the tops of all his features for a really quick,natural and smooth...
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    Another big figure picked up from the boot...

    Another big figure picked up from the boot fair....this time it's Doomsday from DC comics, brandishing Superman's cape hanging from his spiked fist.I cleaned the figure with Dettol then...
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    Another couple of hours today and fur was washed...

    Another couple of hours today and fur was washed ,outlined and generally jazzed up a bit ...Base coated the the bones,skulls,teeth,hair and leather and had a good stab at doing all the gold...
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    Cheers Krule!...Now with just over an hour to...

    Cheers Krule!...Now with just over an hour to spare today I crashed into the skin and fur on my Reaper Frost giant ,a bit rough at this early stage but it gives him a little shape ...
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    Ok...Heroclix Frost giant finished now...Not a...

    Ok...Heroclix Frost giant finished now...Not a lot to do but tidy up a few loose ends really...Not my best work and there are some things I would do differently next time.I could have gone further...
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    Did a bit of darting about all over the place...

    Did a bit of darting about all over the place today to give the overall figure some shape and bring him closer to finishing...Added some highlights by brush to his feet and the hand on the ice...Had...
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    Ok !....At this stage I'm really happy with his...

    Ok !....At this stage I'm really happy with his furry bits and will maybe spot wash and highlight some more at the end...blocked in the gold work and his skullcap horns and picked out the horns...
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    Started the Heroclix Frost giants fur today...A...

    Started the Heroclix Frost giants fur today...A couple of thin base coats followed by two different washes(one overall and the other more specific) and then only one highlight so far using the base...
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    Ha ha...Giant!!....not just big....The Heroclix...

    Ha ha...Giant!!....not just big....The Heroclix Frost giant is a beast and can be picked up cheap....Wicked figure!!
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    Did a bit of airbrush work today...On the Reaper...

    Did a bit of airbrush work today...On the Reaper Frost giant shot some Grey then white on to him from the front to affect the following coats...The Wizards Stone giants flesh was base coated a dark...
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    Thanks for taking time to comment Krule.....Today...

    Thanks for taking time to comment Krule.....Today I decided the Wizards Stone giant didn't cut it on the shoulder proportions(one huge ,one tiny)and the quality of the fur sculpting(very soft and...
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    Ok , got some work done on all the giants this...

    Ok , got some work done on all the giants this week...Reaper Frost giant primed,Heroclix Frost giant converted and primed and the Wizards Stone giant elder fixed to a new base....The spear for the...
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    ADE goes giant mad...

    Decided to smash into some giants ...Picked up a Wizards of the coast Stone giant Elder from the bootfair for 30p....A Reaper Resin and white metal Frost giant(Boerogg Blackrime) for Fathers day and...
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    Looks great already..

    Looks great already..
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    Finished!!!

    Finished!!!
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    Well folks hopefully this is nearly it and with...

    Well folks hopefully this is nearly it and with Father's day tomorrow and the promise of another new figure to paint I smashed into the treeman. I started by really hitting the bark up with loads of...
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    Getting close now folks...only had an hour today...

    Getting close now folks...only had an hour today so tackled the purple toadstools,fungus on left shoulder,some bark touch ups after some mold lines became apparent and were removed,grapes under his...
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    Another quick blast and the Fly Agaric fungi were...

    Another quick blast and the Fly Agaric fungi were done plus basecoated purple toadstools...Some areas of vegetation were brought up to speed ,a couple of flowers were picked out and now it has become...
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    Another two hour session whizzed by with me...

    Another two hour session whizzed by with me achieving very little....I touched in a few areas which I finally decided were bark not vegetation.Then moving on to altering the neck as I had realised it...
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    Hi Krule,Thanks for taking the time to help,...

    Hi Krule,Thanks for taking the time to help, you're right about the highlights....These will go in nearer the end as I finish up other areas .As he is so densely textured there is a lot of overlay of...
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    Only had a couple of hours today so tackled the...

    Only had a couple of hours today so tackled the straggly mess on his back plus some of the larger leaves around his back and neck....49803498044980549809
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    In one last glorious push for today I went in and...

    In one last glorious push for today I went in and tackled the vines encircling the legs and waist. Using Citadel Warpstone glow as a base coat and then adding Citadel Skarsnik green to the mix for...
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    Here we go again....and finally for the bark at...

    Here we go again....and finally for the bark at this stage a glaze of burnt umber and some of the deeper cracks darkened with Rhinox brown,black or a mix of the two....Now, I would normally do the...
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    Hi and thanks for your comment.It's on my mind to...

    Hi and thanks for your comment.It's on my mind to do something like you've suggested but as there is so much greenery on him I don't want him to disappear into a green mass and lose his shape as he...
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    Ok here we go again, still working on the...

    Ok here we go again, still working on the bark....Now adding Citadel Iyanden darksun to the Calthan brown to brighten up the edges and increase definition with two more highlights...
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    Thanks for taking the time to comment...

    Thanks for taking the time to comment...
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    Ok, started to work on the bark.Using a large...

    Ok, started to work on the bark.Using a large brush I roughly painted Citadel Calthan brown on leaving a lot of the black undercoat showing through for a high definition look.I then went over again...
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    Reaper bones ...Spirit of the forerst....

    Just started, a Reaper bones Spirit of the forest figure with Green stuff added and textured by hand with a dental probe to represent moss.The moss was carried up the legs to give a really rooted...
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