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  1. I'd say Cyberpunk is a hot trend now. There is a...

    I'd say Cyberpunk is a hot trend now. There is a lot to explore in that genre.
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    Yeah! Cheers!

    Yeah! Cheers!
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    My friend Anders does something at least in the...

    My friend Anders does something at least in the vicinity. Check his Nurgle stuff. I think he might have done a write up in comments. But I know he uses Vallejo fluorescent paint to a large extent.
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    Yeah, I actually use P3 when I want that more old...

    Yeah, I actually use P3 when I want that more old school satin look. Smells similar and same manufacturer (HMG) but both good coverage and good for blending. The one I still haven't found a good...
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    That's the thing though my feed now is mainly...

    That's the thing though my feed now is mainly miniatures as that's the groups I am in and that's what I engage with. So compared with a few years back I do get much more from it. However there is...
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    Hey! :) Nice to see you back! I think Facebook...

    Hey! :) Nice to see you back! I think Facebook groups are really where the discussions happen mostly right now (and Instagram for showing your work). But it's unfortunate as while knowledge is abound...
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    Cool! :) Nice painting, i especially like the...

    Cool! :) Nice painting, i especially like the pumpkin bust!
  8. Thread: New member

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    Nice work! :D We actually met last GD at the...

    Nice work! :D

    We actually met last GD at the hotel, right? In the Bar/restaurant. We said we we should show each other miniatures but it never happened.
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    Happy to see you back on it! :)

    Happy to see you back on it! :)
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    More pictures... ;)

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    Thanks! :D Yes, now we're officially married both...

    Thanks! :D Yes, now we're officially married both in Sweden and Japan. But we're having the parties and more traditional ceremonies next year both in Sweden and Japan.

    She's very supportive of the...
  12. Thread: Ooops

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    With a dragonspeech? I'll grab my coat...

    With a dragonspeech?

    I'll grab my coat...
  13. There are some good trading groups on Facebook...

    There are some good trading groups on Facebook like The Oldhammer Trading Company and the Middlehammer Trading Outpost
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    Good wishes, hope he recuperates quickly. My...

    Good wishes, hope he recuperates quickly.

    My mom is sick now but should be fine. That chill you get in your stomach, not knowing how severe it is.
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    I've used Sandy Paste and Black Lava and out of...

    I've used Sandy Paste and Black Lava and out of those two I think I prefer Black Lava. A bit more random and more textured. I haven't tried Desert Sand so can't help with that.
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    I started reading the first chapter that was free...

    I started reading the first chapter that was free and I'm intrigued! :) Really good start. I'll have to put it on my reading list even if I mainly do audiobooks now.

    You should record it! :D
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    Wow! Nice! :D Best of luck with the release.

    Wow! Nice! :D Best of luck with the release.
  18. Yeah, it's like this hobby never completely...

    Yeah, it's like this hobby never completely leaves you! :) Welcome back!
  19. I agree they are different. It was a neat...

    I agree they are different. It was a neat definition of contemporary art and it serves my point.

    That I might have another, far less idealistic, definition of art is almost of besides the point,...
  20. Do you think your favourite fantasy illustrators...

    Do you think your favourite fantasy illustrators are skilled and creative? Do you consider their work art? If you answer yes on both, why is almost none them ever displayed in a proper art gallery? I...
  21. Again I don't think it has much to do with skill...

    Again I don't think it has much to do with skill or creativity if something is art. Most of my favourite illustrators have nothing to do with the art mainstream. They'd be closer to art displaying...
  22. @MAXXxxx If you mean coverage even Heavy body...

    @MAXXxxx If you mean coverage even Heavy body titanium white is good diluted as it is such an opaque pigment.
  23. Well there are more drawbacks than that. There is...

    Well there are more drawbacks than that. There is a reason why you don't find some of these pigments in hobby paint and I also presume you mean the fluid versions and not Heavy body paints which most...
  24. Yes we might have different definitions, art it's...

    Yes we might have different definitions, art it's not about something being "good enough", art for me is not a standard of excellence. Most of our favourite fantasy illustrators are are not part of...
  25. Thread: Freakinacage

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    Yep! Congrats man! :D

    Yep! Congrats man! :D
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    Hey welcome! :)

    Hey welcome! :)
  27. Which ones? If one would use a time machine and...

    Which ones? If one would use a time machine and go back 200 years, sure. But as contemporary art goes I can't think of anything really that would show up in an art gallery from the kind of commercial...
  28. Maybe I'm missing something in the language here...

    Maybe I'm missing something in the language here but otherwise I think the most skilled button-on-boxes people, the ones who call themselves button-on-box artists might say: "Craft? When I hear craft...
  29. I don't think it's art and I don't want it to be...

    I don't think it's art and I don't want it to be art. No amount of words (albeit some people have tried) can convince me with words that a miniature is well painted when it isn't.

    It's a craft. A...
  30. Well if we go by Chinese zodiac signs I'm a water...

    Well if we go by Chinese zodiac signs I'm a water boar... or pig depending on translations. But I don't need a zodiac to tell me that! ;)
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    Ah! Thanks for finding these. Haha. This is the...

    Ah! Thanks for finding these. Haha. This is the Coolmini I love and remember. Zero bullshit.
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    Yeah, it was like that "Master Painter". Alex? I...

    Yeah, it was like that "Master Painter". Alex? I mean he wasn't bad but the attitude made you that more critical.

    Googled RLobinske and I found some of his new work, space stuff. Seems like he...
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    Shame that this was before my time, I never got...

    Shame that this was before my time, I never got to see the art of RLobinske.
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    It's because it's not using https:// ie the...

    It's because it's not using https:// ie the communication is not encrypted
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    Sorry this was caught in the spam filter! Nice...

    Sorry this was caught in the spam filter!

    Nice work btw! :)
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    Dice Men: Games Workshop 1975 to 1985

    I just supported this and I think some here might find it interesting:

    https://unbound.com/books/games-workshop/
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    It would be hard work because compact cameras...

    It would be hard work because compact cameras usually don't go below f8-F11. Because diffraction does matter. That's why lenses usually don't go below f/22, except macros. My Tamron being a shining...
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    You posted two shots of cameras with big sensors...

    You posted two shots of cameras with big sensors though. :)

    I don't disagree that much with you on SLR, if the lens you use is sharp that is. Talking SLR lenses I've used my Sigma 50mm macro down...
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    Nice work! :) You can also remove some of the...

    Nice work! :) You can also remove some of the harshness of the drybrushing with washes or glazes.
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    Lots of good advice but F16 and smaller is not a...

    Lots of good advice but F16 and smaller is not a good choice for a small sensor camera. Even a good lens on an SLR starts struggling at smaller openings. If you need more parts of the mini in focus...
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    Not really tbh. Most miniature photography is not...

    Not really tbh. Most miniature photography is not really macro photography per se if you don't want a super-close up of a head or something. Y

    However a good lens might be fun to use for other...
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    Some lovely ones there! :)

    Some lovely ones there! :)
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    Thanks for the pictures! Maybe just put them in a...

    Thanks for the pictures! Maybe just put them in a gallery somewhere and link?

    Will there be an official coverage with pictures and winners? :)
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    Ah yeah. Did my commissar ever get sold? I think...

    Ah yeah. Did my commissar ever get sold? I think it was quite badly damaged by the shipping.
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    Thanks! I bought it! :)

    Thanks! I bought it! :)
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    Passed this on to Chern Ann.

    Passed this on to Chern Ann.
  47. Thread: Sound off!

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    Yeah and other ones get quite long-winded...

    Yeah and other ones get quite long-winded...
  48. Thread: Sound off!

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    Those rumours might be widely exaggerated, I mean...

    Those rumours might be widely exaggerated, I mean you have to actually post something for us to know if you still got it...
  49. Thread: Sound off!

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    @Spacemunkie: Nice work! :) I really like the...

    @Spacemunkie: Nice work! :) I really like the colours on the nurgle folks.
  50. Thread: Sound off!

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    Ritual (Swedish Jack Skellington) is seen...

    Ritual (Swedish Jack Skellington) is seen sometimes, Spacemunkie also. Reverend changed name to Infidel Castro I think and haven't seen him for a long long time, not Klute either. Finn had a...
  51. Thread: Sound off!

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    I'm still here! And to me you're forum n00bs!

    I'm still here! And to me you're forum n00bs!
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    Basically either the image is rotated as it is or...

    Basically either the image is rotated as it is or there is metadata telling the viewer "I should be rotated". So things can go wrong in sites or apps that don't account for both and the cmon site is...
  53. Thread: I'm back!!!!

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    Hey! :D Long time! How are you? Still writing? ...

    Hey! :D Long time! How are you? Still writing?

    Maybe we could help getting your own account back in some way if you've lost the password?
  54. Thanks! The Ilyad barbarians are of course...

    Thanks!

    The Ilyad barbarians are of course popular and I have received some generous offers but yet to get the price suggestions (based on ebay).

    So see the prices in the spreadsheet as "buy...
  55. For sale: NIB Ilyad, Rackham, Studio McVey etc.

    Prices are suggestions

    Spreadsheet:
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1iL7zfCh91z8obSAFMEQJAJkDEUlr3lLlR-Fc9m66-mM/edit?usp=sharing

    Images of the miniatures ( most of them at least - I...
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    Paintwork is quite excellent! :)

    Paintwork is quite excellent! :)
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    It helps me a lot. :) I think I am really in a...

    It helps me a lot. :) I think I am really in a positive upward spiral now and that has me super excited about miniatures again which adds to the upward spiral. It's just so relaxing and fulfilling to...
  58. Thread: NMM Celestine

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    Nice one! :)

    Nice one! :)
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    Thanks for the tip. Are you using Spotify? :) I...

    Thanks for the tip. Are you using Spotify? :) I find their "Discover weekly" and "Release Radar" playlist to be very nice places to find new music as it's based on what you have listened to before.
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    Well, might be for content but also just that if...

    Well, might be for content but also just that if you hosted the image somewhere else and the link was temporarily broken. We moderate it manually and put it back if it seems ok and delete if not....
  61. Thread: Warhammer Fest

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    No worries! :) I hope we have time to chat more...

    No worries! :) I hope we have time to chat more next time.

    One guess would be that it created reflections in the cabinets so it became hard to see. But yeah natural light would have been awesome.
  62. Thread: Warhammer Fest

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    He knows it, me and many others mentioned it...

    He knows it, me and many others mentioned it there and then and there's a "feedback" thread on his FB.

    He wasn't happy but they were rented.
  63. Thread: Warhammer Fest

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    Not sure about the parking but I'll be there! :)...

    Not sure about the parking but I'll be there! :) The title was vague so I'm hijacking the thread slightly to a show of hands! :D

    The queues worked smoothly IIRC the last time I went (2014). All in...
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    Enigma has some really nice ones ...

    Enigma has some really nice ones

    https://www.coolminiornot.com/shop/enigma-miniatures
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    Mike, I think our welcome to new users are...

    Mike, I think our welcome to new users are getting more and more...odd...

    Welcome indeed good Rhino!
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    Yes, as Spacemunkie says. Never use digital...

    Yes, as Spacemunkie says. Never use digital zoom... It's no zoom at all. :) If you go closer the camera will have an easier time to adjust the colours.
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    What camera are you using? You should try...

    What camera are you using? You should try adjusting the white balance on it, but I can help you with more settings if you give me the model of the camera.
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    I think there was so many good entries so all the...

    I think there was so many good entries so all the votes of 10 made the judges have a bigger impact... :P and they can see stuff up close in flesh. :) It was not my favourite either but it was in my...
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    Voted yesterday no problems. Way to spout...

    Voted yesterday no problems.

    Way to spout conspiracy theories.
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    Must be something wrong.

    Must be something wrong.
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    If there are spam posts in a less visited forum,...

    If there are spam posts in a less visited forum, please report as we might miss that. :)
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    Hah! I've been deleting loads. I've PM'd Chern...

    Hah! I've been deleting loads.

    I've PM'd Chern and he has in turn contacted the anti-spam service this forum uses.
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    Sticky: Hope I can make it! Great initiative and follow...

    Hope I can make it! Great initiative and follow through, was so sad to see it go.
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    The gallery / forum part of the site quite simply...

    The gallery / forum part of the site quite simply hasn't been updated since forever unfortunately. It would need a large overhaul, but it demands time and money I guess.
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    Become a subscriber!

    Become a subscriber!
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    Awesome! :D

    Awesome! :D
  77. Thread: Hey guys!

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    Hey welcome! :)

    Hey welcome! :)
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    I'm not saying opinions doesn't matter but lets...

    I'm not saying opinions doesn't matter but lets not get too personal now, right? I've discussed a lot of the Internet and it is very hard getting through to people, even more so if you insult them....
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    What is a real Christian, theLost & Webmonkey? ...

    What is a real Christian, theLost & Webmonkey?

    Can we perhaps lower the testosterone level in this debate?

    In comment to the discussion I'm going to quote Reaper's Gale by Steven Erikson
    ...
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    Not on sale yet, the tickets go on sale the 10th...

    Not on sale yet, the tickets go on sale the 10th of February.
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    KruleBear, Yes I think the centre periphery...

    KruleBear, Yes I think the centre periphery aspects of the U.S. elections are constantly overlooked by people outside U.S. and to europeans I would compare it somewhat to what people feel towards...
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    Thanks! :) I will be going most likely!

    Thanks! :) I will be going most likely!
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    :) Maybe I will!

    :) Maybe I will!
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    Became a HP fan as an adult! Very excited by...

    Became a HP fan as an adult! Very excited by this! :) Can't wait for Snape! Hope the casting is good.
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    No resolutions! but for the first time in a long...

    No resolutions! but for the first time in a long time I am painting /sculpting regularly again. :)
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    Hard to pick but this one is the one I want to...

    Hard to pick but this one is the one I want to paint the most right now. https://www.games-workshop.com/en-US/Ulrik-The-Slayer
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    :( Sad news! Is there any way one could help? I...

    :( Sad news! Is there any way one could help? I was meaning to go next year as I actually have stuff to enter.

    It's been quite an institution.
  88. Thread: Hello

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    Test them though. I don't buy W&N series 7 online...

    Test them though. I don't buy W&N series 7 online anymore, they sometimes produce duds which is really bad considering the price. If you get a good one, they're great.
  89. Thread: need advice

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    Generally new posters with vague posts are...

    Generally new posters with vague posts are spammers.
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    Looks great! :) I think you could make the...

    Looks great! :)

    I think you could make the light underneath the scratches thinner on the leather. Also, some more shading on the area around the eyes and mouth. A final darker shadow underneath...
  91. You get the score in parenthesis right next to...

    You get the score in parenthesis right next to the regular one. As you are a premium member you should see it when you are logged in.
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    Sticky: @Gilfalas Elaandrin I think that might have...

    @Gilfalas Elaandrin

    I think that might have been spam as it contained a suspicious link, removed it. They're getting more and more sophisticated.
  93. Thread: Playing about

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    Nice! I don't have the procreate app ( we have an...

    Nice! I don't have the procreate app ( we have an iPad pro at work) I've tried the Adobe sketch app and I thought the watercolor was really fun to use. Simulates bleeding and pools as well.
  94. I might do this within a reasonable future as...

    I might do this within a reasonable future as I've wanted to do it for a long time and now have a miniature where it suits. I let you know if I come up with anything great. :)
  95. I don't think you can really over thin the paint...

    I don't think you can really over thin the paint on the brush (only problem is that it can separate). I think it looks like you have too much paint on the brush. Another thing you can do that helps a...
  96. Nice! Just wished they would keep the Slayer...

    Nice! Just wished they would keep the Slayer Sword to the main event. Slayer axe maybe? :)
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    Wonderful initiative! :)

    Wonderful initiative! :)
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    Best of luck! :)

    Best of luck! :)
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    I don't think it's possible anymore. There use to...

    I don't think it's possible anymore. There use to be a link on the old user account preferences, way back, but as it is tied to the forum I haven't seen a way.

    Can't do it for you unfortunately...
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    I think something like Magmatrax is still...

    I think something like Magmatrax is still possible if you want awards. Ie putting in insane amount of work on one mini, carefully studying techniques etc. and being very deliberate when practicing....
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    You do not need to put in that many hours I...

    You do not need to put in that many hours I think. It's not the hours per se it's what you learn. I find that I become a better painter sometimes by not painting. I just observe stuff and not...
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    I also find that blue tac works pretty great. The...

    I also find that blue tac works pretty great. The only damages I have had is if the miniature itself breaks from the base or if some part of it breaks off. I actually doubt that I will do a white...
  103. This. Overall winner is a big deal in any of...

    This.

    Overall winner is a big deal in any of these competitions I think.

    Shame they cheapened the Slayer Sword, it used to be a very nice sword.
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    Nice job! :)

    Nice job! :)
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    I might go. It's at Ricoh arena again which was a...

    I might go. It's at Ricoh arena again which was a nice venue. Overall a relaxed and fun event. We'll see if I manage to get something painted. :)
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    I have had some one a tank for a couple of years....

    I have had some one a tank for a couple of years. hehe Maybe I'll take it off this weekend and tell you the result. ;)

    Removing it I use rubber gloves, applying it I use an old brush for the...
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    I think the effect looks cool for the giant....

    I think the effect looks cool for the giant. Looks like a texturing step getting the skin to look more real and imperfect for a beast. Especially the first one looks like a rash. Work with it! Get...
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    That one is painted by Chris Clayton. Awesome...

    That one is painted by Chris Clayton. Awesome painter and modeller. Silver in UK Golden Deamon 2009 WFB Single miniature category.
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    Lovely stuff Mike! :)

    Lovely stuff Mike! :)
  110. Good to hear he's recovering. Hope you have a...

    Good to hear he's recovering. Hope you have a happy holidays!
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    Felt like a remake to me. But they can't do that...

    Felt like a remake to me. But they can't do that again I suppose and I too liked Rey so I feel hopeful for the upcoming films.
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    Shame. I do have to remind about some of the GD's...

    Shame. I do have to remind about some of the GD's that were around the world with little participation. So far the quality has been pretty nice from these smaller GD's. I'm just holding out for a...
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    I presume you get Hotel and spa?

    I presume you get Hotel and spa?
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    In case there are none, Hasslefree have some nice...

    In case there are none, Hasslefree have some nice kids. Thought about this kit http://www.hfminis.co.uk/shop?product=village-kiddies~hfv008&category=fantasy-%26%0D%0Asteampunk~fantasy-villagers. Not...
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    Cool! Some very nice pieces in there. ...and...

    Cool! Some very nice pieces in there.

    ...and when I say pieces I mean the plinths. Voted all 1's like the rest. ;)

    No seriously I love you being so prolific as well. Apart from the flower...
  116. Well how many miniatures do you want to produce?...

    Well how many miniatures do you want to produce? If you are referring to plastic injection molding that would be expensive compared to for example casting it in resin which most people do for limited...
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    Got a ticket already as well! :) Trying hard to...

    Got a ticket already as well! :) Trying hard to be realistic with my expectations.
  118. Really nice one!

    Really nice one!
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    :) I don't know. It seems nicely sculpted but the...

    :) I don't know. It seems nicely sculpted but the pose... not sure what that dragon is doing really.
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    Yep. top shelf work!

    Yep. top shelf work!
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    Very cool! Suitable detailed and the atmospheric...

    Very cool! Suitable detailed and the atmospheric photo is nice.
  122. Thread: Dark Eldar HQ

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    Yeah looks like it could be a really nice army! :)

    Yeah looks like it could be a really nice army! :)
  123. Thread: Golden demon

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    Instead of cynisim if you posit the hypothesis...

    Instead of cynisim if you posit the hypothesis that judges of Golden Deamon UK prefer (in general not always) the Eavy metal style executed to perfection the reasons why certain miniatures gets...
  124. Thread: Wow

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    Top notch!

    Top notch!
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    They are supposedly pretty aggressive, so...

    They are supposedly pretty aggressive, so difficult to shave. Not sure if all are trapped or if some are farmed as well though. The Kolinsky ban in U.S. was directed towards the Chinese variants IIRC.
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    It's easy enough. There are 17 sickles in a...

    It's easy enough. There are 17 sickles in a galleon and 29 knuts in a sickle so that makes 493 knuts to a galleon.

    Hope it helps!
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    I got a bunch of Rosemary series 33 from a...

    I got a bunch of Rosemary series 33 from a competition but I don't think they got enough spring. At least not in the smaller sizes I have.
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    Interesting! If I find synthetics that are as...

    Interesting! If I find synthetics that are as good, or at least almost as good as my W&N I would switch in a heartbeat.

    The ones I've tried so far haven't been very durable but I haven't tried...
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    Fire breathers captured

    https://vimeo.com/132024990

    Apart from being a cool vid I think this is a great ref for explosions and fire because you can see the shape and form of it in a way that I, at least, haven't seen...
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    Nice to see some entries. :) Well done with all...

    Nice to see some entries. :) Well done with all the medals as well guys!
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    Sad to hear Mike, what happened? :(

    Sad to hear Mike, what happened? :(
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    Try burst mode, snapping several images with only...

    Try burst mode, snapping several images with only one trigger squeeze. I used it with some success at Euromilitaire for example. The shake from pressing the trigger is noticeable but it's gone in the...
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    Come live with me in Minas Tirith!

    You know you want to! ;)

    http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/a-group-of-architects-want-to-build-minas-tirith-from-lord-of-the-rings-in-england-10452158.html
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    But the full event is likely coming so I'm...

    But the full event is likely coming so I'm holding out for that one.
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    Well depends on the competition and also the...

    Well depends on the competition and also the techniques you prefer. Play to your strengths.
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    Usually it happens when the image is broken. Do...

    Usually it happens when the image is broken. Do you have an example?
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    Thanks for the tips! :)

    Thanks for the tips! :)
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    LOTR miniatures wanted

    Hey

    I am looking for lotr stuff in general. I already have quite some but the collectors devil has taken a hold of me and I want more... ;)

    Anything from the books or film is of interest if...
  139. Thread: Age of Sigmar

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    I suggest you compare the poseability of the...

    I suggest you compare the poseability of the starter set to the old starter sets.

    This is how their ordinary box sets looks. http://www.games-workshop.com/en-SE/Skybolt-Hailstorm...
  140. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Do you use Trello (https://trello.com/)? :)

    Do you use Trello? :)
  141. Thread: 10 balls WIP

    by Avelorn
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    The centaur is beautiful! :) I think the Orc...

    The centaur is beautiful! :) I think the Orc looks nice but maybe the shadows of the skin could get some glazes of another colour to break up the green a bit.
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    Just lovely! :) Well done, mate!

    Just lovely! :) Well done, mate!
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    If it's in the same place as last time I'm very...

    If it's in the same place as last time I'm very tempted at going. A definite step-up from 2008 when I was there last time and given the reports from NIA a giant leap from that one before. Hopefully...
  144. Thread: Age of Sigmar

    by Avelorn
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    The Ben Komets one did have me warm a bit to the...

    The Ben Komets one did have me warm a bit to the Sigmarines I have to say. :)
  145. Thread: Age of Sigmar

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    Read through the rules now. Wildly unbalanced,...

    Read through the rules now. Wildly unbalanced, extraordinary unbalanced really (why would you even want cheap infantry?). But it seems fun. :) The reports from my friends who have played it says the...
  146. Nice, looks fun! :) But lower the music even...

    Nice, looks fun! :) But lower the music even further I think. Especially for the post match thing
  147. Thread: Age of Sigmar

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    A few ideas, I think the orangey gold makes...

    A few ideas,

    I think the orangey gold makes too stark of a contrast to the blue. For that kind of glowing gold I'd probably do a purple.

    Though if I'd do them gold I would probably change the...
  148. Thread: Age of Sigmar

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    Maybe we should have one positive "getting...

    Maybe we should have one positive "getting psyched" thread and one negative "rubbish" thread for every new thread about releases by GW. The negativity is a bit draining. I would probably comment in...
  149. Thread: Age of Sigmar

    by Avelorn
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    Not into the sigmarines, except maybe for 40k...

    Not into the sigmarines, except maybe for 40k conversion potential, but the Khorne stuff looks better than what was released for the end times.
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    I suggest you guys take a look at the latest...

    I suggest you guys take a look at the latest Vision #16 where you can see my Galadriel and others next to present and former Eavy Metal painters in the Golden Deamon Coverage. A friend of my...
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    Yep...

    Yep http://volomir.blogspot.com.es/2015/05/games-workshop-officially-confirms.html
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    Maybe we should throw up an annoying alert box,...

    Maybe we should throw up an annoying alert box, are you sure you're going to leave this page without voting?... hurr hurr.:devil: ;)
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    :) It entirely depends on the project. For the...

    :) It entirely depends on the project. For the one that they were doing when I asked they got around one to two days for an infantry miniature. They paint around 6 hours a day, rest is meetings etc....
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    Of course the masterclasses are going to be...

    Of course the masterclasses are going to be awesome. :D At least some of them that were penned by the best painters... but it is not representative of the overall quality. I chucked out some WD's...
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    If this is just another category so to speak,...

    If this is just another category so to speak, lifted out of the primary GD, I don't mind at all. :) Let's hope it is like that.

    About the EM team.

    1. Lot of crap being talked about their work,...
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    I had hopes, I attended last year for the first...

    I had hopes, I attended last year for the first time since 2008 and liked that format a lot. Much more relaxed.

    This is just... well. crap.
  157. Well earned, mate. :)

    Well earned, mate. :)
  158. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I think everything looks good, except the back of...

    I think everything looks good, except the back of his hand/arm. Not sure if it's the image but it seems to be rougher than the rest.
  159. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Lovely work so far! :)

    Lovely work so far! :)
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    Cheers, quickly uploaded some images now! :) Not...

    Cheers, quickly uploaded some images now! :) Not too late I guess.
  161. Sorry the spam filter caught your posts. This one...

    Sorry the spam filter caught your posts. This one is perhaps most to the point.
  162. Mike, source?

    Mike, source?
  163. Thread: great tut

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    I don't think the representation of the mini is...

    I don't think the representation of the mini is very honest if it is only lit softly from above, otherwise decent tut.
  164. I think it looks very nice so far! :) Welcome to...

    I think it looks very nice so far! :) Welcome to the forums.
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    I think some tones became a little stark now...

    I think some tones became a little stark now around the eyes, I really love the subtle work in the first picture.
  166. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    oh, that is some sweet bases. :)

    oh, that is some sweet bases. :)
  167. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Love the new sword! :)

    Love the new sword! :)
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    Kirill's one is pretty decent... pretty...

    Kirill's one is pretty decent... pretty decent.......
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    Congrats! :) When the time comes I will...

    Congrats! :)

    When the time comes I will probably have my hobby room as a separate apartment. ;)
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    Yeah looking swell! Love that the scales don't...

    Yeah looking swell! Love that the scales don't all have the same colour.
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    Nice! :) I've started building together a Teknes...

    Nice! :) I've started building together a Teknes army and by GF a Shael Han one. Positively surprised by the detail level I have to say and most fitting was pretty clever.

    You're not the old...
  172. :) Sounds nice, but the thing is that the hotel...

    :) Sounds nice, but the thing is that the hotel that is close to the venue is excellent for socializing in that regard.
  173. I will most probably go there as well with my GF.

    I will most probably go there as well with my GF.
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    Sad day. Shame I never got the chance to shake...

    Sad day. Shame I never got the chance to shake the Terry's hand and tell him how much he has meant to me.
  175. I don't think it's only Sweden, but yeah. From...

    I don't think it's only Sweden, but yeah. From left to right, really annoying.
  176. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Love it! :) Really suits your style.

    Love it! :) Really suits your style.
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    Beautiful version.

    Beautiful version.
  178. I think this thread is very offensive! Think of...

    I think this thread is very offensive! Think of all the other forums and people that don't get these kind of compliments!

    Heartless bastard.
  179. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    First I saw them I hated them, but now I only...

    First I saw them I hated them, but now I only dislike them. As per usual with GW I will refrain from judging fully until I have them in my hand but after the wonderful Blithkings it feels kind of a...
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    Much better! :D

    Much better! :D
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    Well done! Blood, I think the one you are...

    Well done!

    Blood, I think the one you are thinking of is a short NMM article by Darren Latham. I don't know if they have carry idea in general. A lot of the time they seem more to try to more in...
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    Nice work and the final set of pics looks pro,...

    Nice work and the final set of pics looks pro, well lit and in focus.
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    Lovely start! :)

    Lovely start! :)
  184. Thread: Women in Minis

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    More examples:...

    More examples: http://news.yale.edu/2012/09/24/scientists-not-immune-gender-bias-yale-study-shows

    There was a study (and also the same thing on a TV-program IIRC) in Sweden where the same person...
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    What is it you want to do? If you upload images...

    What is it you want to do? If you upload images to the forum you need to upload them in the right size and do all editing in beforehand.

    You can however also post thumbnails and link to the...
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    The detail level of the plastic of Wyrd, and...

    The detail level of the plastic of Wyrd, and assume also KD, is really nice. But at least Wyrd (never seen KD live) can take some lessons from GW when it comes to putting their kits together.
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    Yeah those are neat. The painting on the second...

    Yeah those are neat. The painting on the second is more how I picture harlequins.
  188. Thread: Flameon WIP's

    by Avelorn
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    Nice to see a WIP from you! :) Well done so far...

    Nice to see a WIP from you! :) Well done so far on the Space Marines.
  189. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Or rather too much paint on the brush. Large,...

    Or rather too much paint on the brush. Large, flat, surfaces can be quickly done with wet blending as well.
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    Oh my! That skintone! :) Jawdropping stuff that...

    Oh my! That skintone! :) Jawdropping stuff that becomes better and better for every update.

    Be sure to allow for some dynamism in the shadows as well, it feels slightly as they clip at a certain...
  191. Thread: Women in Minis

    by Avelorn
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    @Lemmingbot: I am not holding this opinion to...

    @Lemmingbot:

    I am not holding this opinion to shield your "fragile" soul, I don't think you need to be protected. It's not about censorship but representation. If there were no scantily clad women...
  192. Thread: 10 balls WIP

    by Avelorn
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    Nicely done! I think you are improving the NMM...

    Nicely done! I think you are improving the NMM for every new picture I see.
  193. Thread: Sproket's WIP

    by Avelorn
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    That looks amazing, man. Will you be entering...

    That looks amazing, man. Will you be entering this one in wfb in GD2015? :)
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    Love the sculpting! Really well done! :) The...

    Love the sculpting! Really well done! :)

    The painting is also pretty nice but lacks definition and it looks like you could have spent more hours on it actually even if I am sure you feel like...
  195. Thread: Old School

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    Lovely painting and idea. But yeah, maybe tone...

    Lovely painting and idea. But yeah, maybe tone done the base a bit it has a very different atmosphere than the mini. I also think the skin tone has a bit too much red in it. Otherwise another...
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    I think you can work somewhat with the...

    I think you can work somewhat with the consistency of the diamonds, having them more equal in shape. But good job trying out something that challenge you! Otherwise a fine looking bunch!
  197. Thread: SkelettetS wip

    by Avelorn
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    I'd probably go with one being loose, a bit in...

    I'd probably go with one being loose, a bit in front of the pack. Sniffing blood. Slanting base as suggested.
  198. Thread: SkelettetS wip

    by Avelorn
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    Wonderful I like the subtle difference between...

    Wonderful I like the subtle difference between the dogs! :) Yeah posing is essential.
  199. Thread: Sproket's WIP

    by Avelorn
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    Very nice work so far on the base. I think you...

    Very nice work so far on the base. I think you can keep the rail as low as possible without looking silly so it doesn't impact viewing the mini. :) If you make the...er floor(?) lower on the back end...
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    Thanks! Yeah adding gore was the plan all along....

    Thanks! Yeah adding gore was the plan all along. Tamiya is nice for colder schemes but looks like Jam on some minis I find. I will probably use Blood for The Blood God, glue, old chestnut, red and...
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