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    Did you add a lot of colour to the base mix? The...

    Did you add a lot of colour to the base mix? The shot glass doesn't look as intense a red as the base does green: could be the paint/pigment messing it up.
  2. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    Man, loving the effect on the PHR fleet, looks...

    Man, loving the effect on the PHR fleet, looks superb! Really wish I could find the Dropfleet range out here - fancy me some honking great spaceships.

    Like what you did with the colour swap on...
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    Thanks BAM. Yeah, I'm probably going to end up...

    Thanks BAM. Yeah, I'm probably going to end up gluing it shut - it's meant for tabletop and I can't see one of these things striding the battlefield with it's vulnerable pilot exposed. Still, it's a...
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    Redemptor Dreadnought

    Gah, need more time to paint!

    Made some progress on the Redemptor - he's a big fella and takes a bit to paint. I've been doing him in sub assemblies and have finished the sarcophagus. Sadly,...
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    Yeah, the acrylic stuff has to be poured super...

    Yeah, the acrylic stuff has to be poured super thin over large areas in my experience - which is okay as it set reasonably quickly.

    Anyway, that base looks amazing painted: it's going to be a...
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    Which water effects are you using? If it's...

    Which water effects are you using?

    If it's acrylic (which I think it is) it looks like it's being poured too deep.
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    Looking ambitious Tee, I like it! Always nice to...

    Looking ambitious Tee, I like it! Always nice to see a fallen knight well converted. Just as a heads up, you will probably want to enlarge the carapace's exhaust housings slightly or they'll scrape...
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    Welcome back Cassar, great to see you active...

    Welcome back Cassar, great to see you active again. Dave looks pretty good, and it will be interesting to see the other bits you're working on.
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    I hear you on the dedicated painting desk (though...

    I hear you on the dedicated painting desk (though I really need to clear some stuff off of mine - kinda backlogged), makes a BIG difference to the painting experience.

    Had a look at the Xiphon,...
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    Some nice work here Krule, impressed with how...

    Some nice work here Krule, impressed with how these Bones miniatures scrub up: if I still had an rp group I think I'd be tempted to invest in some.
    As for painting with little helpers, it can be...
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    Great looking work Fox! An yeah, I've been using...

    Great looking work Fox! An yeah, I've been using the Vallejo basing stuff for a few years now (back before it got coloured and was just called Sandy Paste) and it's pretty great - so versatile and so...
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    Size isn't everything...

    Thanks for the kind words guys!

    @Meph: Yeah, the sarcophagus can be exposed (the white plate in the below picture is designed to articulate), but following a quick test the fit is so snug that it...
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    Thanks Meph. And yeah, the dread is huge: he's...

    Thanks Meph. And yeah, the dread is huge: he's over twice the height of a Primaris marine and comes up to the chin of an Imperial Knight. I'll try and snap some comparison shots later so you can...
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    Tempest Guard - Intercessor Squad 1, Redemptor Dreadnought (RedDred)

    @Foxtail: Yeah, matte varnish may well be the route I go down. I've just done another batch of figures with the same pot and it seems to be adhering better this time around: made no changes to how it...
  15. Thread: Know No Fear

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    Yeah, of the two the Imperial Fist is by far the...

    Yeah, of the two the Imperial Fist is by far the more striking. The yellow comes through without becoming comic bookish or cartoony - a really nice paint job.
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    Hey Fox, I'm using the black primer through an...

    Hey Fox, I'm using the black primer through an airbrush usually (occasionally I brush on, depending on the size of the job). With the Primaris I left them a full 24 hours before going over with the...
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    Yeah, they're both water based. The Mig's are the...

    Yeah, they're both water based. The Mig's are the only thing I've changed to using recently, but i think it more likely just a bad batch of primer. Oh well, guess that one goes in the bin and I hope...
  18. Looking good. Maybe some edge highlights on the...

    Looking good. Maybe some edge highlights on the armoured pads, perhaps a very thin final highlight to the tops of the cloth, and a little bit brighter on the top of the head.

    Bases look good and...
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    Welcome back to the hobby and welcome to the...

    Welcome back to the hobby and welcome to the forums!

    Looks like a good squad, especially if it's going for sale. I personally agree with lateyourbananas in preferring the more subtle highlights on...
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    This is just looking great - that sail is spot on...

    This is just looking great - that sail is spot on and the cow is a great touch!

    I'm not sure if the sail needs the addition of the snottling icon - maybe as a pennant or flag flying from the top...
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    The Blackadder is truly an international phenomena.
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    Tempest Guard - Intercessor squad 1

    Made a start on the first of the Primaris Intercessor squads today. Where as the others were primarily painted using a brush, I'm doing the principal work on the squads with an airbrush:

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    Looking pretty good as always BAM - I feel like...

    Looking pretty good as always BAM - I feel like collectively we're running out of superlatives in some of these threads recently. They're going to look amazing once finished I'm sure.
  24. Amazing work as always Blackadder - those...

    Amazing work as always Blackadder - those galleries are going to look amazing once they're fully detailed. As for the design practicality of the machine: yeah, bipedal war machines are a terrible...
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    Tempest Guard

    @Meph: Gosh darn, are all the names taken! Still, I was drifting towards Tempest Guard anyway so no great problem (until someone tells me THEY already exist).

    @SaintToad: Thanks. I think the fact...
  26. Well, that's a thing. Seriously, what else is...

    Well, that's a thing. Seriously, what else is there to say? I agree with what everyone else has said: the free hand is absolutely stunning and has a very 40K vibe to it, it could have been lifted...
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    I agree with Replica: thought that it looked...

    I agree with Replica: thought that it looked quite good and could of worked with a little more fiddling. Too late now! I always have issues with wings too, so it'll be nice to see how you handle them...
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    Looking good Meph - that Primaris LT is a really...

    Looking good Meph - that Primaris LT is a really nice addition and the squads look great, love the poses you have going on there! One thing that did leap out at me was the tiny golden hair hanging...
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    I think he looks fine: the texture does show...

    I think he looks fine: the texture does show through in some places but I don't think it's terrible. Last time I did a fine cast model I nearly lost my temper with it too - was a dark period in GW...
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    Great work Replica, turning into a really classy...

    Great work Replica, turning into a really classy unit. The colouring of the shoulder pads from one direction though does detract a tiny bit from the overall effect, but it's a minor thing. Like the...
  31. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Beautiful piece 10. Best of luck with it!

    Beautiful piece 10. Best of luck with it!
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    Huh, those are pretty cool. Though I'm trying to...

    Huh, those are pretty cool. Though I'm trying to move away from the whole "ooohhh, look at us, we're soooo mysterious..." schtick that a lot of chapters seem to have acquired these days. My guys are...
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    Thanks guys, I've made a little more progress but...

    Thanks guys, I've made a little more progress but nothing worth posting. Also, @Foxtail, I wasn't aware the Storm Wardens were an already established chapter, guess I should do some due diligence...
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    Looks likes a great start (I see the rest of the...

    Looks likes a great start (I see the rest of the horde in the background). And welcome the WiP section!
  35. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    *sigh* It's almost depressing how easy you make...

    *sigh* It's almost depressing how easy you make all this look. Another fantastic piece; even if I'm not a fan of the figure itself you paint job really brings it to life.
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    Love the design of this. Reminds me of the old...

    Love the design of this. Reminds me of the old days of Warhammer, before it became a little too grim dark and still maintained a healthy dose of irreverent humour.
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    Ouch! That's got to smart! Still, seems like...

    Ouch! That's got to smart! Still, seems like you're taking it in your stride which is good: too many give in at the first sign of hardship. Love the colours on the Mawcrusher's head - can't wait to...
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    Storm Wardens

    Ahh! Summer is a pain in the neck! Was hoping I would have some time to really dig into to some projects, but alas it's not to be. So, in the mean time I manged to steal a few hours over the past...
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    @Maenas - It's possible that a chemical reaction...

    @Maenas - It's possible that a chemical reaction is upsetting it (maybe someone more knowledgeable could wade in on that), but it looks very similar to the spoil I had. Seems that it looses volume as...
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    Yeah, the Vallejo stuff is acrylic i believe....

    Yeah, the Vallejo stuff is acrylic i believe. They're great for shallow pours but go too deep and it does that. I ended up using the gel and filling the gaps only, scraping excess away with a card as...
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    Looking great so far, and I empathise with the...

    Looking great so far, and I empathise with the water. Was it the acrylic stuff? Had it happen once to me and I used some water texture gel to fill the cracks. Took a while but seemed to work okay.
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    Aleguzzler

    Well, dug into my next project (have plenty on the go, but can seem to tie myself to anything at present) and made a start on the skin of this handsome fellow:

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    With the whole Age of...
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    So, been a while...

    Wow, how time flies - seems like forever since I lasted visited this site (indeed, seems it's been about 2 years - yikes!) but life takes it's toll i suppose. I've been unable to invest any real...
  44. Thread: Epic's WIPs

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    Love the dreadnaught Epic but I agree with BAM...

    Love the dreadnaught Epic but I agree with BAM that you could have probably pushed the contrast a little bit more on the panels and head. It's a wonderfully painted figure, but some extra depth in...
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    Bloab Rotspawn

    Well, been a crazy holiday so far: lots of family events and meals with friends to celebrate the new year.

    Still, managed to get a little bit of work done on the Maggoth, not as much as I'd like...
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    Bloab Rotspawn

    Wow time slips bye fast!

    Well, it's Spring Festival now over here in merry old China so that means plenty of painting time - minus of course the family get together's and other general merriment....
  47. Thread: Epic's WIPs

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    Hey Epic, the Nob is coming along nicely though I...

    Hey Epic, the Nob is coming along nicely though I would say that perhaps his clothes look a little too clean for an Ork; also (I feel) the trousers could do with some shading underneath.

    Also,...
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    Looking good so far; love the house especially...

    Looking good so far; love the house especially and that palm tree! Wish I had the space to make myself a board.
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    Hey guys, thanks for all of the advice! I'm...

    Hey guys, thanks for all of the advice! I'm hoping to get some brush time tonight to make changes, hopefully I'll get the beard done.

    Teronus: Thanks for that, so simple - I've got to find a tray...
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    Yeah, I'm trying to do a white beard from blonde...

    Yeah, I'm trying to do a white beard from blonde rather than grey and I'm struggling to add depth at the moment. Don't want to make it too yellow.
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    I think they get plenty of submissions every...

    I think they get plenty of submissions every month, the trouble is that the quality of the photo's are below what is acceptable for the magazine. They put out a reminder and some photo guidelines...
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    The White Dwarf

    Not much more done in the way of painting but I have finally got my main camera back up and running so thought I'd get a few pics that show the colours closer to 'life' and not adjusted by the phone....
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    For me it feels a little too clean for the state...

    For me it feels a little too clean for the state of disrepair it's in. Maybe some discolouration where the iron bars are sticking out from and some more dust/dirt in the crevasses. It may just but...
  54. Thread: Epic's WIPs

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    It's a nicely painted piece - even though I'm not...

    It's a nicely painted piece - even though I'm not a great fan of rusty Necrons. For me, the green sections on the barge don't come across as shielding but rather decorative elements, or sections made...
  55. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I remember those days well, but I think just...

    I remember those days well, but I think just about everything was brighter back then (have to love the Orks from that era). I think as a whole the industry of fantasy and sci-fi has been moving...
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    Thanks for the comments and suggestions all: I'll...

    Thanks for the comments and suggestions all: I'll be enacting them when I get a chance to paint - works keeping me nice and busy at the moment.
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    That is looking pretty good at the moment - what...

    That is looking pretty good at the moment - what kind of sand did you use? Do you have any plans for additional place-able terrain pieces?
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    The White Dwarf

    So, spent about an hour this morning on the base - most of it pondering what to do. In the end I settled for marble with inset copper. Rather than do just a single colour I decided to have a go with...
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    Hmm, didn't know that. Well, I'll have a look and...

    Hmm, didn't know that. Well, I'll have a look and see if I can pick something up. How's the board coming along?
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    I actually like a lot of the GW miniatures, but...

    I actually like a lot of the GW miniatures, but sometimes they do bring out the odd dud and the odd mini that just doesn't appeal (as do all companies). However, I think their quality and appeal over...
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    Thanks BAM, think I'll try a dark red to bring...

    Thanks BAM, think I'll try a dark red to bring some more colour to the piece. Hope to get some more work done on it today.

    Epic: Yep, it's great to have people like BAM around to give advice on...
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    Geez, I've never been a fan of Blood Angels, and...

    Geez, I've never been a fan of Blood Angels, and wasn't particularly taken with this model but your work is rapidly changing my opinion. I love the red of the armour especially: so rich and the...
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    Tenacity and patience - awesome work as always. I...

    Tenacity and patience - awesome work as always. I know it comes from experience but you make this stuff look ridiculously easy - can't wait to see where this goes.
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    Pretty damn awesome looking project so far - I...

    Pretty damn awesome looking project so far - I love these alternate WW2 mechs and am tempted to pick one up. What's the quality of the plastic like on them? I have some other FFG models (Descent 2nd)...
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    The Brown (White) Dwarf

    Got a little bit more done today, not much as most of the day was spent assembling/disassembling furniture for my offspring's room. Regardless, managed to get the gems on his beard done, as well as...
  66. Thread: Ork WIP

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    Those are some good looking metals mate. In fact,...

    Those are some good looking metals mate. In fact, the whole model is really starting to come together nicely. I would perhaps apply some weathering and scratching to the rockets on the gun and maybe...
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    Well that's a characterful piece, I love the pig...

    Well that's a characterful piece, I love the pig and the pose. For me, the piece feels a little too 'clean' - maybe add some mud to the pig's feet and some stains on the orc's(?) vest. Also, if you...
  68. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Though I have some reservations with regards to...

    Though I have some reservations with regards to such vibrant and crisp colours being used on this particular figure the application of those same said hues is nothing short of breathtaking. It truly...
  69. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Looking good 10Ball. Just one comment: his jaw...

    Looking good 10Ball. Just one comment: his jaw looks a little off where it recedes into the hair. As others have mentioned it's a sculpt issue, but from this angle we should be able to see the jaw...
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    The Brown (White) Dwarf

    Managed to grab a couple of minutes before heading off for work this morning and made another pass at the highlights. Mixed some Vallejo Hemp with a tiny drop of Vallejo Game Color Elf Flesh and made...
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    Thanks again BAM and Ter, good thing I didn't...

    Thanks again BAM and Ter, good thing I didn't order those brushes. Had a look on Taobao (a giant shopping website a bit like Amazon Marketplace) and managed to find some Winsor & Newton Series 7, but...
  72. Thread: Ork WIP

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    Wow, really nice progress and a great...

    Wow, really nice progress and a great transformation on the skin! Keep up the good work, can't wait to see it finished!
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    While I have people's ears, a quick question...

    While I have people's ears, a quick question about brushes: does anyone have experience with Rosemary & Co art brushes? I've found a place that sells them in a variety of sizes (unlike the Raphael...
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    The Brown (White) Dwarf

    Thanks for the comments and advice everyone, it really is appreciated! I had ten minutes before work this morning so made a start introducing some different shades into the coat and hat using some...
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    Hi Teronus: the colour palette is deliberately...

    Hi Teronus: the colour palette is deliberately limited as I was trying out a load of new (surprise surprise) brown paints - I hope to offset the dearth with the model's companion piece (if you've...
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    The White Dwarf

    Made a little bit more progress - finished off the leather on the boots and started on the stake - still have to tackle the beard though and all the metal elements.

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    The White Dwarf

    Thanks GreenOne, but boy do I feel silly. All of my pins were occupied but i'd quite forgotten about my pin drill - problem solved! Started work on the other leather bits, and am starting to feel...
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    The White Dwarf

    Managed to get a bit more work on the coat done - much prefer the brown, I think it suits the character far better. Also added some highlights to the gloves as well as a little bit of wear.
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    The White Dwarf

    Haven't had much time to paint, so not much progress. Decided that the black wasn't working for me so I started to redo his coat and hat in dark brown. It's not done yet (have some smoothing and...
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    Thanks for the tip 10Ball, I'll try it on my next...

    Thanks for the tip 10Ball, I'll try it on my next project! I think I rushed into painting this one a little bit - was just amazed to find a finecast model that wasn't a misshapen mass of resin. What...
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    The White Dwarf

    Made some progress on this figure. Got the black of his long coat done and have blocked in the hat and metals. The gloves are about halfway done: some more shadows and highlights to add.
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    The White Dwarf

    Kinda stalled on the Chariot for now, not sure how I'm going to approach the steeds: should I go colourful old school style or keep to the more muted modern schemes? In the meantime I made a start on...
  83. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Geez man, you make it look effortless. I can...

    Geez man, you make it look effortless. I can never do the cartoony look, never seems to work, but I do enjoy seeing it - especially when executed so well.
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    Looks like a solid start there. I never know what...

    Looks like a solid start there. I never know what to do with tyranids, even though I quite like a few of the models. You may want to work a darker, near black, blue into the recesses between the...
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    Yeah, this is the first time that I've had the...

    Yeah, this is the first time that I've had the primer go funny on me. I'm using Vallejo surface primer and it has been good to me for the past few years - not sure what happened this time. Oh well,...
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    Hi Darkfenix and welcome! I'm not sure if it's...

    Hi Darkfenix and welcome! I'm not sure if it's just me, but the pictures aren't showing.
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    Exalted Seeker Chariot

    Most of my time has been spent assembling the chariot itself, which was reasonably painful due to the absurd wheels.

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    Other than that, made a start on the champion daemonettes. I'm doing...
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    Exalted Seeker Chariot

    Thanks DMcc, I'm enjoying painting them far more than I thought I was going to. I've not made much progress on the Daemonette herself as I spent most of the time painting one of her sisters to see...
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    Exalted Seeker Chariot

    Continued work on the Daemonette and managed to get the claws and feet blocked in, though I'm not quite sure what colour(s) to use for the highlights. Got the basic metals in place as well and the...
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    Exalted Seeker Chariot

    A quick post before bed of some work I did on one of the Daemonette riders for the Exalted Seeker Chariot. The camera seems to have flattened the contrast a little as the shadows look a little deeper...
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    2014 Completion

    Well, a year and a few days since my last post - that's quite the break! Had a moderately successful year in terms of painting and managed to finish quite a few models to varying degrees of skill...
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    Hi Zab: The snake lady is the Bloodwrack Medusa...

    Hi Zab: The snake lady is the Bloodwrack Medusa from the GW Cauldron of Blood kit. It's a real shame you can't get her separately as she's actually quite a nice figure.
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    Well, a belated Merry Christmas and Happy New...

    Well, a belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

    So, no progress since last time on Festus, but this is largely due to a winter season influx of distractions. All models are being done...
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    Looking good Zab! I feel your pain over the batch...

    Looking good Zab! I feel your pain over the batch painting business: I've managed to complete one cultist squad from the DV box set and the rest has been slowly inching its way towards my cupboard of...
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    In the past for marble I've pointed people to...

    In the past for marble I've pointed people to this tutorial: http://chestofcolors.com/how-to-paint-marble-bases/

    As you want a darker colour you'll probably have to play around quite a lot but it...
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    Looking awesome Blackadder (as always). Do you...

    Looking awesome Blackadder (as always). Do you have any plans to add cowls to them similar to the Praetor AAL or would that cause complications with the traversing mechanism? Either way these new...
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    Doesn't have to be much. An easy fix is not to...

    Doesn't have to be much. An easy fix is not to take the picture with the camera facing a strong light source but instead have that light source behind the camera (but not blocked by it). With the...
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    Those are looking really good, but it is a little...

    Those are looking really good, but it is a little difficult to tell in most of the pictures as the models are very dark compared to the background and they are getting overpowered. The latest shot is...
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    Nearly finished the flesh - had a blast doing his...

    Nearly finished the flesh - had a blast doing his legs - and feel that he's coming together quite nicely!

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    Pictures are a little overblown, but that's what you get for using a mobile...
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    *sigh* It's a shame they don't make films like...

    *sigh* It's a shame they don't make films like that anymore :) I think something like this would look amazing with this particular piece: when I first saw it this is the kind of imagery I had in my...
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    Awesome so far. Just to throw my hat in the ring,...

    Awesome so far. Just to throw my hat in the ring, i think that a non-ruined temple would look awesome; something to suggest that the creature is worshiped by some local culture perhaps? Some grand...
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    Managed to get some more time and have nearly...

    Managed to get some more time and have nearly finished the arms and have started a little work on the legs. Not sure at the moment what colour to do the staff; guess I'm going to have to do some...
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    Managed to snatch a little more time to work on...

    Managed to snatch a little more time to work on Festus. I'm still really enjoying this model: lots of details but not an overwhelming amount and a suprising amount of variety when you take into...
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    Something gruesome this way comes

    Well while the tac's have come along okay (5 done, 5 to go - work is a pain) I felt I needed to do something a little different for a while (power armour is a bit of a drag). So here comes my current...
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    Congratulations Skel! Always admired your work...

    Congratulations Skel! Always admired your work and I'm glad to see the effort you put in pay off in a big way. As Trystan said: don't sell yourself short. Wish you all the best luck in your future...
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    Paint Station

    Well, just thought I'd dump a quick snapshot of my paint station here to show what pieces I'm working on at the moment. True to my last post I've made a start on some more Dark Vengeance minis: I've...
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    Well, I managed to finish off the chaplain today....

    Well, I managed to finish off the chaplain today. I'm quite happy with how he turned out - admittedly not my best work but for a tabletop mini I think it's come out quite well:

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    It's...
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    Had a chance to grab the brushes and made good...

    Had a chance to grab the brushes and made good progress on the chaplain: happy with how he's turning out at present. Should be able to finish him quite soon with any luck!
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    Thanks Zab! It was one of those things I was...

    Thanks Zab! It was one of those things I was dreading doing because I didn't really know how to approach it. Turned out to be far, far easier than I had anticipated and I'm actually quite happy with...
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    Made a little bit more progress on the chaplain...

    Made a little bit more progress on the chaplain (apologies for the mobile phone camera pics) and am generally happy with how things are going at the moment. Might be able to get some more paint time...
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    Tempus fugit

    Well, how time flies when you're working! Can't believe it's been 10 or so months since my last post in this thread, but as I'm sure many can relate work sometimes leaves little time to pick up the...
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    I think as others have pointed out without an...

    I think as others have pointed out without an army or two of miniatures it's hard to get a decent sense of just how big this titan is. Also, the lack of anything but primer doesn't help (*cough* get...
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    Awesome work Blackadder, amazing to see what...

    Awesome work Blackadder, amazing to see what people can do with styrene and some time (and a lot of skill of course!). I've also been following your Warlord titan build, and that to is simply...
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    If you're keeping him purely to the Heresy...

    If you're keeping him purely to the Heresy period, perhaps something from the Purge of Nuceria might provide some inspiration - a two on one fight between the Word Bearers, World Eaters, and a...
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    The £120 package is for three Contemptors (2...

    The £120 package is for three Contemptors (2 normal, 1 relic) plus six arms. The standard one only(!) costs £46 with arms (£54 with the cyclone missile launcher). Not cheap admittedly but not too...
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    Try this one: ...

    Try this one:

    http://chestofcolors.com/how-to-paint-marble-bases/

    I used it when I wanted to do a marble effect on a base a while back and found it to give quite good results.
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    Dark Vengeance: Helbrute

    Well, hit a bit of a stumbling block with the loyalist marines. You see, I use Dheneb Stone as the base for the cream coloured sections of their armour and as we all know GW no longer produces that...
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    Could be a few reasons. As far as I know all...

    Could be a few reasons. As far as I know all helicopter pilots have to practice rolling take-offs and landings as that manner is easier on a chopper mechanically than the vertical counterpart. It...
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    Dark Vengeance: SM Bikers

    Made a start on these guys last night and managed to get the base-coat and the metal on the engines/exhaust sorted. Also started work on the handlebar assembly and attached arms.

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  120. Thread: Wish me luck!

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    Many, many congratulations mate! Best of luck and...

    Many, many congratulations mate! Best of luck and say goodbye to any painting for the next year or so ;D

    Hope all goes well!
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    Dark Vengeance: Chaos Cultists

    Well, after a short break due to work, managed to get the cultists finished! I think it's the first unit I've completed in about 12 years :D Better pics will follow once I've set up some kind of...
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    Adjustments

    Very quickly played with the light (at work!) to try and get more natural colours.

    Looks great, wish I had one :(

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    Dark Vengeance

    Another one done. Done to about tabletop quality (I hope!). Better pictures will be forthcoming once I get the last five from the squad done.

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    Another fun mini to paint; looking at the...
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    *Hangs head in shame* Doh! Yes, having looked in...

    *Hangs head in shame* Doh! Yes, having looked in the right book *ahem* I see the one you're on about. Looks quite good, will give it a go; thanks for the suggestion.
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    Dark Vengeance Sprue

    To those wondering about the DV sprue and how convertible the models are; I've taken a snap shot of part of the Dark Angels sprue. Hope it sheds some light on the shoulder pads.
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    Hmm, I'm trying to keep the bronze colours to the...

    Hmm, I'm trying to keep the bronze colours to the chaos forces, but a cleaner bronze may work, or maybe even a bright copper sort of colour. As for the terminator captain, which Codex are you...
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    Cheers again for the advice Boubi! The pics are...

    Cheers again for the advice Boubi! The pics are bad this time I know - I really need to setup a lighting rig of some kind. I'll post better pictures once the others have been completed. Plus, not...
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    Traitor Guard

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    Well, put the finishing touches to these guys last night. I really wish I hadn't as I made a lot of sloppy brush strokes in the poor light and the metals have turned out far worse than I had...
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    @Runebrush: Same here, I'd love one of these for...

    @Runebrush: Same here, I'd love one of these for my collection, but I have the feeling that the missus would brain me if I went ahead and committed the cash to it. Ah well, maybe someday in the far...
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    As you can see from the pics, the librarian and...

    As you can see from the pics, the librarian and the chaplain have some pretty obvious DA iconography. The tac marines are still on the sprue at the moment, but they would be a little harder to...
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    @Pirexian: Hey Pirexian, thanks for the...

    @Pirexian: Hey Pirexian, thanks for the compliment. As for the minis, the captain isn't too bad - his shoulder pad is largely unadorned other than for the front wing. The librarian has a large winged...
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    Traitor Guard

    Made a little bit of progress with these fella's, though not had much time to paint. Personally I like the way they're going, but I think maybe I could do with increasing the contrast; what do others...
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    Welcome!

    First off; welcome to the forums.

    Though I have no experience with sculpting, I am sure that someone will post some advice. As for painting, as I said on your daemon prince submission, I'm not...
  134. Thread: Boubi WIP

    by Quiarcus
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    You're not kidding about Taobao - I purchase...

    You're not kidding about Taobao - I purchase nearly everything off of there; would buy my groceries too if I didn't have such a good market nearby. Thanks for the reply by the way; I'm currently...
  135. Thread: Boubi WIP

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    Loving the work so far, especially on the Nurgle...

    Loving the work so far, especially on the Nurgle lord - the metal effect is very effective and the base looks interesting. Out of interest where did you get the materials for the base? I can't find...
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    Dark Vengeance

    Well, received my copy of Dark Vengeance. Have to say, for plastics they are pretty impressive and easy to work with.

    I've finished one figure to a table top standard and have started work on one...
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    Well, first off a little disappointed that they...

    Well, first off a little disappointed that they didn't take the opportunity to re-do the CSM's themselves - the ones from the Dark Vengeance box had my hopes up but no, same old same old.
    The...
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    Nearly forgot; I managed to finish Archaon, well,...

    Nearly forgot; I managed to finish Archaon, well, for the time being at least. He has a temporary base until such time as I can get hold of some materials to make something more scenic. Would love to...
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    Ok, wow, been a while. Work has sadly kept me...

    Ok, wow, been a while. Work has sadly kept me from painting as much as I'd like, but I thought that perhaps I should update this thread with my current works in progress. So, here we go:

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    Hehe, that what we're here for! Nice mini's so...

    Hehe, that what we're here for! Nice mini's so far, looking forward to seeing them progress.
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    Looking good. A deep purple may work if you don't...

    Looking good. A deep purple may work if you don't want to go with black.
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    @BPI Kommando Khaki...now why on earth did i...

    @BPI

    Kommando Khaki...now why on earth did i not think of that? You're right, it has to be the weakest paint I've ever come across, but would be ideal for adding the worn look...thanks!
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    Not that I've noticed (yet!), but then I haven't...

    Not that I've noticed (yet!), but then I haven't gamed with or transported any of the pieces. Certainly it seems to hold up well during painting duties.
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    Just as a slight aside to the topic, but...

    Just as a slight aside to the topic, but following on the discussion of fumes and negative effects; I would highly recommend the use of limonine cement for gluing plastics. I've just started using it...
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    Well, back at work now but have made progress on...

    Well, back at work now but have made progress on a few minis. I'll post more of Archaon once I have the basing materials through from my supplier, suffice to say he's nearly done short of a few...
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    I have to agree with Spoontoes, I've been looking...

    I have to agree with Spoontoes, I've been looking over the forgeworld shots and the shield doesn't appear to feature in any of them. My guess would be one of the arms, as there's no obvious mounting...
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    Thanks for the comments guys. I wanted the helmet...

    Thanks for the comments guys. I wanted the helmet to look different from everything else on the model, as in the fluff it's pointed out that Archaon is but the latest in a long line of owners. With...
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    Remarkable work Meph (not that I should expect...

    Remarkable work Meph (not that I should expect anything less from you, what with the warship and cruiseliner on SciFi Meshes), love both this and your FW Marine. In your reply to Roninjr you mention...
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    Hey Boubi, thanks again for the comments and...

    Hey Boubi, thanks again for the comments and Happy Year of the Dragon to you too! Yes, I'm living in Beijing at the moment and get most of my mini's off of Taobao (shop called Play & Show - they seem...
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    Well, on holiday for a week to celebrate the new...

    Well, on holiday for a week to celebrate the new year, so with any luck I'll be able to get on with some serious painting (family allowing of course!). I've made some progress on Archaon and have got...
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    Well, hands finally back to some semblance of...

    Well, hands finally back to some semblance of working order so I've jumped back into painting...turns out that's not such a good thing :D Hands movement is still a little limited, but I've made some...
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    Hi Boubi, thanks for the tip, I'll be sure to...

    Hi Boubi, thanks for the tip, I'll be sure to give it a go! Love the effect on the cannon though it's a little more red than I was after - may substitute out the dark flesh for another colour, see...
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    Hey, thanks for the comments Meph. Sadly work has...

    Hey, thanks for the comments Meph. Sadly work has come to a halt as I've gone injured my hand, making painting difficult. Luckily it's nothing major and should be back to normal in a few days. While...
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    Thanks for the replies both. I wasn't terribly...

    Thanks for the replies both. I wasn't terribly happy with the NMM as it stood, and yeah, I was going for a gold effect but ended up with bone - I think the highlights were too broad. Anyway, had a...
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    Made a bit of progress today, mainly trying to...

    Made a bit of progress today, mainly trying to improve my NMM skills. Have to say not terribly happy with the results so far:

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    Any advice would be appreciated at this point, though I feel...
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    Quiarcus's WiP

    Well, after being a long term lurker I thought it was finally time to start a WIP thread on this new fangled internets. Been painting for quite a while but took a very long sabatical due to moving...
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    Cadians = Americans (modern era) Catachans =...

    Cadians = Americans (modern era)
    Catachans = Americans (vietnam)
    Mordian Iron Guard = Germans
    Steel Legion = WWI/II trench combatants
    Tallarn = Middle eastern
    Space Marines = Similar to knights...
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    Beastmen = Germanic hordes Elves/Dark Elves =...

    Beastmen = Germanic hordes
    Elves/Dark Elves = Similar to the roman empire when it fractured
    Wood Elves = Strong Celtic/pre-christian britain influence, Wodes and Picts maybe
    Bretonians =...
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    I seem to remember they did a Leman Russ figure a...

    I seem to remember they did a Leman Russ figure a long time ago. He came with two wolves and was...well...a little weedy for a primarch. As for the topic in hand, it IS expensive just to get the...
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    If you go here...

    If you go here http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/shadowint.htm it has some pictures with the relevant locations of the parts your after. Hope that helps
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