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  1. Article: Making a simple showbase *FINISHED*

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1196-making-a-simple-showbase-*finished*&
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    Wow, looks like youre adding a house to your...

    Wow, looks like youre adding a house to your house! :)
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    Wow, impressive. (looks at last mini painted by...

    Wow, impressive. (looks at last mini painted by meself and start to practice some more... :rolleyes: )
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    When I first started coming here I spend almost...

    When I first started coming here I spend almost all my time in the forums and articles reading up. Now I tend to vote more (750 or so down, 21250+ to go :rolleyes: ).
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    I got mine (and very nice it is) last thursday....

    I got mine (and very nice it is) last thursday. That\'s in the Netherlands. It was send of on the 9th of september according to an email so it took 23 days in shipping (almost a dollar a day for the...
  6. Thread: WIP: Danu Warrior

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    Wow, love that. IMHO only the face could do with...

    Wow, love that. IMHO only the face could do with a bit more contrast around the eyes maybe. Love the skin on the torso. Cloak looks great too.
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    Man, I just saw that... How stupid can you get???...

    Man, I just saw that... How stupid can you get??? Now we can wait on the news of the even stupider (more stupid I mean) idiot who ignores all the \'dont do this at home\' warnings and does blow his...
  8. Thread: Good image host?

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    Dennis, you might wanna check out Calavera\'s...

    Dennis, you might wanna check out Calavera\'s link, I just realised wanadoo is in Dutch or French, I dont know if you can read one of those. They do have a UK site in english at www.freeserve.com but...
  9. Thread: Good image host?

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    Hmmm, didnt know that about lycos. I use wanadoo,...

    Hmmm, didnt know that about lycos. I use wanadoo, it\'s free, 20 MB webspace and no problem linking to images from there.

    Example:
    http://home.wanadoo.nl/daanmuller/trollhead.jpg
  10. Thread: Good image host?

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    Why dont you get a free account at something like...

    Why dont you get a free account at something like lycos? That way you have something like 20 MB of webspace. You control the compression of your images yourself using photoshop (or something similar)...
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    You might also try using your camera\'s flash,...

    You might also try using your camera\'s flash, but tape a bit of plain white paper over it. Works wonders for me.
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    Thanks! Love the new avatar! :D

    Thanks! Love the new avatar! :D
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    Hmmmm, I have seen a picture of such a rack with...

    Hmmmm, I have seen a picture of such a rack with WN no.7 brushes, let me think...
    Ooops, must have been JH :D
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    Ah, but from now on you better avoid any \'child...

    Ah, but from now on you better avoid any \'child addition\' talk, or there goes your room again... :D
  15. Wow, maybe I am spoiled, but I imagine that...

    Wow, maybe I am spoiled, but I imagine that sculpting a good 28 mm mini takes a lot of skill and certainly more than say 3 hours. Considering the skill involved to produce a really good sculpt I...
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    Personaly I do love banana\'s

    Personaly I do love banana\'s
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    I use Da Vinci maestro kolinski brushes, they are...

    I use Da Vinci maestro kolinski brushes, they are made from male winter Siberian Kolinsky Red Sable fur. These are really excellent, and not too expensive (7 euro a piece, about $7.80). I really,...
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    Yep! Are you Dutch? I think I read somewhere...

    Yep! Are you Dutch? I think I read somewhere (\'Eavy Metal onlinearchive I think) you moved to England from the Netherlands.
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    I have some Aleene\'s acrylics paint from an arts...

    I have some Aleene\'s acrylics paint from an arts and crafts store I am trying (a bit) at the moment. Sofar I think it\'s ok. It\'s rather thick so I thin it with water, but I do that anyway.
    It...
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    It sounds like youre either spraying too close...

    It sounds like youre either spraying too close too the mini, dont shake the can hard and long enough or it may be the climate.

    I use Citadel chaos black spray and while a bit expensive have found...
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    Lucky you! :) I do have my own room for now,...

    Lucky you! :)

    I do have my own room for now, but will be clearing it out soon... :( For a very good reason though, my third child. :D
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    I love \'how to\'s\', any level. So please do go...

    I love \'how to\'s\', any level. So please do go ahead. :)
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    I ordered only one time from GW mailorder, but...

    I ordered only one time from GW mailorder, but sofar I am favourably impressed.
    I ordered on the UK website on monday and the (right) bits arrived on thursday, in the Netherlands.
  24. Thread: Offensive Models

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    African origins of African-Americans

    I looked around a bit on the net for info on the african origins of african-Americans (these kind of questions always need an answer for me :) no rest till I know) and this is what I found:

    This...
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    Youre welcome! :)

    Youre welcome! :)
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    I have a few, on my right forearm some scribbling...

    I have a few, on my right forearm some scribbling I did myself when I was 13. On my back a cat hanging on with his claws. On my right upperarm a little devil with a pitchfork. On my left upperarm the...
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    This is a very good tip! I tried al kinds of...

    This is a very good tip! I tried al kinds of lighting setups and they were all to weak. With the flash all pictures were too bright and everything reflected way too much. I taped a piece of paper...
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    Thanks, but I dont think catching up with you is...

    Thanks, but I dont think catching up with you is humanly possible :D
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    I wouldnt know, the strip article is by Otter....

    I wouldnt know, the strip article is by Otter. Mine is the article about the squidracer showbase. :)
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    Finished my first article

    I just finished my first article about a little showbase I made for my squighopper. You can find it here
    Please do have a look and feel free to comment. :)

    The end result is also here:
    ...
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    Congrats Tammy! Looking forward to the rest. The...

    Congrats Tammy! Looking forward to the rest. The \'coming soon\' type left me hungry for a hamburger. :)
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    Wow that was quick!

    And they are gone... :D
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    2 Free Harbinger magazines

    Due to some unknown (to me anyway) cicumstances I am the proud owner of 3 copies of Harbinger magazine (and 2 mini\'s :D).
    Since I can only read one of them at a time I am giving away the other 2,...
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    I use \'save for web\' in photoshop. Gives a real...

    I use \'save for web\' in photoshop. Gives a real time preview of your picture quality while you can finetune the size exactly.
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    No, nice and calm. Posted a message 2 days ago,...

    No, nice and calm. Posted a message 2 days ago, that was the first message in like 2 weeks and there havent been any since.
  36. Thread: New GW paints

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    Yes, my sons do, on a daily basis. :D

    Yes, my sons do, on a daily basis. :D
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    it\'s 31/10 - 1-11 and 2-11 the website is...

    it\'s 31/10 - 1-11 and 2-11 the website is www.spellenspektakel.nl here.

    Oftwel 31 oktober en 1 en 2 november. :)
  38. Thread: New GW paints

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    I love the smell (and the taste :D) of the new GW...

    I love the smell (and the taste :D) of the new GW paints. A hint of nuts with a nice earthy aftertaste... :D
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    Hi Kat, Very colorfull! It must be the picture...

    Hi Kat,

    Very colorfull! It must be the picture I guess but the skin on the green lizzard guy (what a name :)) looks splodgy (is that a word?) like in not so neat. The others look great but I would...
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    Had a look at the (rather ugly) website of...

    Had a look at the (rather ugly) website of spellenspektakel and it looks like something my oldest son might also enjoy. Think we will be having a look around there on the sunday.
  41. Thread: Golden Demon 2003

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    There is another thread with the same name in...

    There is another thread with the same name in discuss submision. :)
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    Very cool indeed. Nice neck- and shouldergunners....

    Very cool indeed. Nice neck- and shouldergunners. :)
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    GW has a game by the name of inquisitor that uses...

    GW has a game by the name of inquisitor that uses a line of 54 mm figs. You can check them out at the site. Here is a link.
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    Jeez, after bumming around big time I started a...

    Jeez, after bumming around big time I started a graphic design company when I was 20 (also kept on bumming around the following 10 years). Still running the company, 15 years later. Although no big...
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    Thanks! Very helpfull indeed! :flip:

    Thanks! Very helpfull indeed! :flip:
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    Bedankt voor de tip! Heb me inmiddels aangemeld.

    Bedankt voor de tip! Heb me inmiddels aangemeld.
  47. that would be \'thousand bombs and grenates\' :)

    that would be \'thousand bombs and grenates\' :)
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    Congrats, I like it. Put\'s a picture in my head...

    Congrats, I like it. Put\'s a picture in my head of tiny little tankgirls (as in the comic) running riot on my desk. :)
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    Looks great, especially the blue artifact jump...

    Looks great, especially the blue artifact jump right at you. Now could you be persuaded (spelling???) to write a nice article with pictures :D
  50. Well I do like chocolate milk with rum... :D

    Well I do like chocolate milk with rum... :D
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    Mega Gaming Day in the Netherlands any fun?

    Question for the dutch and Belgian CMON\'ers, is the dutch mega gaming day any fun for someone who only paints (doesnt game)?

    Who are going november 16th?
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    I would be afraid my greying hair would give me...

    I would be afraid my greying hair would give me away... :)
  53. yoho and a bottle of rum... ???

    yoho and a bottle of rum... ???
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    I start with the face because it\'s the part I...

    I start with the face because it\'s the part I mess up most of the times. Better to mess up and start again on just the face than on the whole mini. :)
  55. Thread: blending...

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    Take a look in the articles, there is lots of...

    Take a look in the articles, there is lots of usefull info on all kind of techniques etc. in there.

    Anyway, here is a link:

    blending
  56. Thread: Too Thin?

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    I have been struggling with the same problem the...

    I have been struggling with the same problem the last few days. I find that Katie\'s tip works wonders. After dipping your brush in the paint just touch the side to a papertowel.
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    Wow, dont know the game but this looks great!!...

    Wow, dont know the game but this looks great!! (Or should I say small :))
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    You can find here site here: ...

    You can find here site here:

    http://www.wegotgame.net/jen/main.html

    it hasnt been updated in over a year, but a great site.
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    Yes, so my right hand thumb doubles as a palette...

    Yes, so my right hand thumb doubles as a palette when painting.
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    lol

    lol
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    Boy, do you get worked up about scores... :). ...

    Boy, do you get worked up about scores... :).

    Maybe it\'s me but everytime I click on one of youre examples I get a different mini, so the one were it says \'a 4 because not based\' has turned up...
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    Thanks Kat, did you do the blue lizzard guy on...

    Thanks Kat, did you do the blue lizzard guy on the 2nd finalists page on the GW-site?
  63. Thread: UK games day

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    Congrats to everyone who won, and everyone who...

    Congrats to everyone who won, and everyone who entered also.

    Just cant wait for the pics, but on the website (here) it says they will be up on monday september 16th, wont be another couple of...
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    Well I would love to give some advice, but I...

    Well I would love to give some advice, but I guess I first have to see that I can get to paint as well as you do... :D
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    Thanks for the song Tooshy! :flip: What a nice...

    Thanks for the song Tooshy! :flip:

    What a nice way to start my day at the office... :bouncy: I\'ve been getting a lot of strange looks since I started painting (\'why is he wearing multicolored...
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    Thanks, I think I will practise some more on a...

    Thanks, I think I will practise some more on a small mini or 2 and then tackle something bigger. What the heck I might even go for entering the Dutch version of GD in november... :D

    p.s. updated...
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    Well finished the squighopper. Al together quite...

    Well finished the squighopper. Al together quite happy with the end result. But I know the next one will be beter, learned some more with this one.

    He is here, please have a look:

    Squighopper
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    How do you go about voting?

    I have now voted on 70 mini\'s, some 20170 to go... :)

    How do you all vote? Check the new ones each day? Vote on the one CMON opens with and then the next, and the next till you dont feel like...
  69. Thread: UK games day

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    Good luck tomorrow y\'all! I count on seeing...

    Good luck tomorrow y\'all!

    I count on seeing some of you in the next WD holding statues and/or a sword. :)
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    Thanks for the sympathy, and the knighrider! :D ...

    Thanks for the sympathy, and the knighrider! :D

    Started over again today, here\'s a wip-picture. Skin is all done for now (just got to restrain myself here, chant: \'it\'s done, it\'s done\'....
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    Aaarghh, and so I start over again...

    Oh boy, I was so happy with how my squig hopper was turning out. Squiq all done and ok. Then I was really getting along nicely with the goblin, nice smooth skin tones, blending nicely.
    And then for...
  72. Thread: A new snotling

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    I will pass on the whole SENMM and NMM thing for...

    I will pass on the whole SENMM and NMM thing for now. Lets see if I can get some kind of blending going first.
    For now I end up screwing up a very nice blended skintone by rushing in with a much too...
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    I got a mail on the 9th that my order for the...

    I got a mail on the 9th that my order for the cmon annual had shipped. :)
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    Yes it does doesnt it, ver neat and tidy.

    Yes it does doesnt it, ver neat and tidy.
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    You should take a look overhere for flat, our...

    You should take a look overhere for flat, our highest (and only) \'mountain\' is something like 300 meters (900 feet I think). :)
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    Well to make amends for my critical mail I just...

    Well to make amends for my critical mail I just took a subscription (dont mind those miniatures either :D)
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    Just got the magazine in the mail today. Had a...

    Just got the magazine in the mail today. Had a quick look through it and I am going to enjoy reading it. Since I dont know anything about wargames the introduction to the various systems is just...
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    Hi, still waiting for the Magazine so no comments...

    Hi, still waiting for the Magazine so no comments on that (yet).

    But I wouldnt ask for CMYK files, you would want to control the conversion to CMYK (what printing inks, dot gain etc. etc.)...
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    Hi, if you google (www.google.com) for \'fantasy...

    Hi, if you google (www.google.com) for \'fantasy miniatures australia\' you should fine some.

    Here\'s one I found

    Archangel Games
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    Nice to be part of the little people for a...

    Nice to be part of the little people for a change, being 1.90 meter tall. :)

    And cool too, althoug my kids seem to think differently on that one. :D

    I think that everyone should feel free to...
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    Or maybe hayeyou.com for a more agressive...

    Or maybe hayeyou.com for a more agressive aproach... :)
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    The name of the batlle comes from the fact that...

    The name of the batlle comes from the fact that the Belgian peasants killed a lot of French knights in fancy armour and the battlefield was litterd with their golden spurs afterwards.
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    What\'s the site about?

    What\'s the site about?
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    Go for it!

    Great stuff Tuubje! Nothing beats being your own boss and making a living doing what you love to do.

    Looking forward to seeing your place next time I am in Antwerpen.
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    Welcome, I myself have just started painting...

    Welcome, I myself have just started painting again after an 18 year break, and I am having a lot of fun I must say. Not in the least because of CMON.

    Get yourself a starter kit, and then some...
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    here...

    here is another link from a supplier in the states.
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    Hey that\'s that song by the police I hope...

    Hey that\'s that song by the police

    I hope that someone finds my snotling in a bubble...? lol
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    Here...

    Here is a link on a tutorial for making a paper mache globe, maybe you can use it to make yourself a gourd... :D
  89. Thread: A new snotling

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    Thanks! I will hold of on the whole SENMM and NMM...

    Thanks! I will hold of on the whole SENMM and NMM till I get the rest of the paint where I want it though. :) Anybody ever did a ball and chain that way?

    Youre right about snotlings, I just cant...
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    ok here\'s some links the first...

    ok here\'s some links

    the first

    here are some others

    these look like the ones I got
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    I wouldnt know how to call them. But one of my...

    I wouldnt know how to call them. But one of my many other hobby\'s is collecting fossils and they use these to put like dinosaur teeth in and other little fossils. They come in a range of sizes.
  92. Thread: A new snotling

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    A new snotling

    Please have a look at my new snotling. After the advice on my 1st snotling I think there is a lot of improvement.

    The little fellow is here

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/?id=31384
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    Anyone else use these for display bases?

    http://home.wanadoo.nl/daanmuller/domes1.jpg

    Maybe everyone knows and uses these but I havent seen them yet :)

    I think they make great display bases, and they protect your mini\'s at the same...
  94. Thread: whats yer name?

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    My name is... Daan :D

    My name is... Daan :D
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    You could try a vibrating device, I have heard...

    You could try a vibrating device, I have heard those are easily available... :D
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    wow, a reply before I got the chance to at my 2...

    wow, a reply before I got the chance to at my 2 cents :)
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    Yes how long do you spay? I have been holding off...

    Yes how long do you spay? I have been holding off on sealing because I am afraid to ruin (what\'s to ruin some might think :D) my paintjob.
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    Or you can click on all those little icons just...

    Or you can click on all those little icons just above where you enter your tekst in te webform to see what they do. To insert a weblink use the little earth on a chain... :)
  99. Hmm, I thought part of the advantage of a wet...

    Hmm, I thought part of the advantage of a wet palette was to use your paints for a few days. But the paint from last night does look a bit funny, a kind of whitish layer on top of it. But I think it...
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    Kat: you can mail order a copy of the first issue...

    Kat: you can mail order a copy of the first issue from gamemart in the uk.

    The link is here
  101. Thanks, will see if I need to dry my wet palette...

    Thanks, will see if I need to dry my wet palette a bit tonight...
  102. But the palette does seem to thin the paint also....

    But the palette does seem to thin the paint also.
    Or is in that case my wet palette too wet :)
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    They got them at gamemart in the UK. The links...

    They got them at gamemart in the UK.

    The links is here
  104. How do you thin paint in combination with a wet palette?

    Question: how do you thin paints when using a wet palette?

    I just started using a wet palette, got me a refill pack of wet palette paper and a tupperware container. Sofar seems to work nicely...
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    I color correct and edit pictures for magazines...

    I color correct and edit pictures for magazines on a daily basis. If I was given picture B I would correct it to look something like A. I would at some more black to the shadows and depending on the...
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    Anyone know Andrea paints?

    Does anyone know or uses Andrea paints? They seem to come in the same bottles and same quantity (17ml) as Vallejo, are they the same? The price is very nice at 1.38 euro for a bottle.

    They can be...
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    I ordered a copy of Harbringer at gamemart in...

    I ordered a copy of Harbringer at gamemart in the UK and yesterday I received the following email from them:

    I am just writing to keep you in the picture with regards to your ordering of...
  108. Thread: freehand question

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    I used to make copies of newspaper and magazine...

    I used to make copies of newspaper and magazine prints by putting them on blank piece of paper and rubbing them with thinner on a piece of cloth, but then this would probably also take of any...
  109. Thread: New here...

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    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone. I feel...

    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone. I feel right at home... :flip:
  110. Thread: New here...

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    Thanks, I use GW paints, I am still getting to...

    Thanks, I use GW paints, I am still getting to grips with thinning the paint. On this one the highlights got all grainy.
  111. Thread: New here...

    by Daan
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    Yes, and the fact that I am very happy with my...

    Yes, and the fact that I am very happy with my girlfriend and our 2 childeren (third on the way) may have some influence on the women/bar thing also... :D
  112. Thread: New here...

    by Daan
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    Just a bit north from you, Haarlem in the...

    Just a bit north from you, Haarlem in the Netherlands.
  113. Thread: New here...

    by Daan
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    New here...

    Hi all, my name is Daan, after an 18 year break (when I was 17 I decided I couldnt care less if a pretend dwarf found an imaginary treasure in a make believe dungeon when there were real girls and...
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