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  1. Limited Editions, OOP's and other rare miniatures for sale

    Much to the delight of my wife I have decided to sell many of the miniatures I will never get to. Here you can find many Limited Editions, OOP's and other rare miniatures I am letting go of with a...
  2. 100+ miniatures for sale ... they want to be painted, just not by me

    Out with the old, room for the new ... much to the delight of my wife I have decided to sell many of the miniatures I will never get to.

    Please take a good look at the pictures. I am selling the...
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    Yes, that's a Summoner (Clan name) or Thor (Inner...

    Yes, that's a Summoner (Clan name) or Thor (Inner Sphere name).
    I think you can work with Goblin Green. Over a white primer it should be vibrant enough. Adding yellow for highlights should work too....
  4. Excellent work on the dark and grimy metallics...

    Excellent work on the dark and grimy metallics and the weathering in general. The moon is very cool too. I love how you have used blue to shade the yellow ... that adds a lot of contrast. And...
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    Tempting. Love the book, excellent like most of...

    Tempting. Love the book, excellent like most of Neil Gaiman's works. Sounds like an excellent option to 'read' it again :)
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    I can relate to that and never thought I could...

    I can relate to that and never thought I could get into audiobooks. I used to use the train to get to work, did a lot of reading while commuting, but since we moved I have to get to the office by...
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    Seems to be working now. Thanks :)

    Seems to be working now. Thanks :)
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    About the image zoom ...

    Wasn't there an image zoom function available after the redesign? I still get the magnifier icon on mouse-over for many pictures, but nothing happens when I click. IIRC the full size image used to...
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    Well, Android is definitely the right platform...

    Well, Android is definitely the right platform (and I recommend the HTC Desire HD) ... but how about a dedicated mobile version of CMON first before talking App? This would be platform independent...
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    You must be talking about Metale Modeles'...

    You must be talking about Metale Modeles' excellent King of Dead. I am looking forward to seeing the progress on this one as it will be sitting on my desk begging for some paint soon(ish) :)
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    To all the people complaining about the new...

    To all the people complaining about the new column view ... you can change to list view (which is very much like the old browse view) by clicking on the icon in the top right corner.
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    +1 The new look and feel is a huge...

    +1

    The new look and feel is a huge improvement. Sure there are some minor bugs, but I am sure the CMON team will fix it in no time ... and hopefully provide a dark background at least for the box...
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    Trying to post a picture the system doesn't...

    Trying to post a picture the system doesn't accept the rating I initially (try to) submit (it defaults to a 6). Also all formatting I do in the editor (e.g. line breaks) isn't outputted on the page...
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    This is the Barbarian Hero from Masquerade...

    This is the Barbarian Hero from Masquerade Miniatures. You can find it in the CMON Shop (for example):
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/shop/closeout/masquerade-miniatures/barbarian-hero.html
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    First of all I must admit that I don't like Orcs...

    First of all I must admit that I don't like Orcs very much, but there is one 1 Orc miniature I really like ... and if it appeals to me it simply has to be the best Orc miniature out there :D

    Orc...
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    Very nice work. Very interesting to see this...

    Very nice work. Very interesting to see this project take shape. I have always liked the Drop Sentinel and thanks to your fantastic work I will definitely pick one up when I get the chance :)

    One...
  17. To quote skraal's earlier post: This echoes...

    To quote skraal's earlier post:


    This echoes my thoughts. Thanks for taking your time to create such an in-depth article. As far as technique is concerned ... could you share a bit more about how...
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    I know I stated a similar approach in my op, but...

    I know I stated a similar approach in my op, but wouldn't this get me a "green tinged gold" instead of an "gold tinged green"?


    Yes, I think this is how I imagine the color. Would you use...
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    How to paint 'gold-tinged green'?

    Currently I am thinking about how to paint a 'gold-tinged green'. Should I use typical NMM gold colors with lots of green for shading? Should I use metallics mixed with green? Heck, what is...
  20. Overall I like the idea of having a gallery for...

    Overall I like the idea of having a gallery for every submission. Looking at the Crystal Brush images my main problem was with usability ... it was not very obvious how to view the images at a decent...
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    That's why she won the category she entered:...

    That's why she won the category she entered: http://crystalbrush.coolminiornot.com/cbartwork/index/id/51 Check the winners here: http://crystalbrush.coolminiornot.com/cbwinners/index (Single model or...
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    Congratulations! Three awesome miniatures - I...

    Congratulations! Three awesome miniatures - I don't envy the judges having to pick between these. But then with such high quality work it was impossible to pick the "wrong" miniature ;)
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    Yes, now it works :)

    Yes, now it works :)
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    Same here.

    Same here.
  25. Ultimately it comes down to brush control which...

    Ultimately it comes down to brush control which is a matter of practise - there is no shoddy hand control ;) There are a few other factors though.

    What size is the one brush you use? Maybe the...
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    Wow, excellent work Scott. The uniform is spot...

    Wow, excellent work Scott. The uniform is spot on. Good contrast and good blending. And thank you for posting honest pictures where it is actually possible to appreciate the miniature and your work...
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    There was a similar campaign in Germany a while...

    There was a similar campaign in Germany a while back: http://www.piss-screen.de/ The aim was to encourage you to take a Taxi when you are drunk.
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    In Germany there is - or at least once was (don't...

    In Germany there is - or at least once was (don't if it is still in effect) - a rule stating that the border of the base has to be completely visible. Under these a rules a "cut" base (assuming you...
  29. Article: Basic picture resizing and creation of multiple views

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1207-basic-picture-resizing-and-creation-of-multiple-views&
  30. http://coolminiornot.com/133358

    http://coolminiornot.com/133358
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    Yes, a separate category for team entries would...

    Yes, a separate category for team entries would be a great addition to the GD and would be a perfect outlet to showcase the awesome collaboration projects without discouraging people to enter the...
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    Trying not to let myself get distracted by...

    Trying not to let myself get distracted by Chern's tease ... (if it is a CMON convention/competion please say that it will be in Germany ... ;) ) ... must remain on topic ...

    Seriously though, in...
  33. So you are suggesting in order to improve just...

    So you are suggesting in order to improve just manipulate the pictures - smooth blends, correct mistakes, etc. - and pretend to be better than you are :eyeroll: Has it really come down to this?
    Or...
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    I hope this is the correct process as I have done...

    I hope this is the correct process as I have done the same.
  35. Meet the licenser's demands (both in terms of...

    Meet the licenser's demands (both in terms of money and product idea/quality) and getting a license most likely ain't a problem. Ultimately it probably comes down to how much you are willing to pay...
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    Thank you for the honest and valuable feedback :)...

    Thank you for the honest and valuable feedback :)

    While the Flashfire certainly isn't one of the more iconic Mechs and most definitely isn't to everyone's taste I think it is one of the better...
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    Empchild, thanks for you feedback :) I see what...

    Empchild, thanks for you feedback :) I see what you are saying and agree.

    Anyone else? Come on people, help me improve :)
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    Thanks for the kind words and feedback :) But...

    Thanks for the kind words and feedback :)

    But here is a question: This is not meant to be a rant about the score and that's why I wanted to wait for the Flashfire to reach 50 votes before bringing...
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    BattleTech: Flashfire

    I would like to here your thoughts about my latest submission, a Flashfire BattleMech from Ironwind Metals. This is my ... um ... third miniature for the year ... being a father is the most awesome...
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    Looks like you are off to a good start :) A...

    Looks like you are off to a good start :)

    A bit more transparency would be nice though ... you claim to be amongst the best painters around (and your galleries prove that you are), but who exactly...
  41. Wow, those look great. Looks like I placed my...

    Wow, those look great. Looks like I placed my order a little bit to soon. The 40mm ruined stone floor and 25mm cobblestone would have been nice additions :cool:
  42. Article: Voodooworx unveil their latest themed plinths.

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4689-voodooworx-unveil-their-latest-themed-plinths.
  43. Uhm, wow! Outstanding work, the metallics are...

    Uhm, wow! Outstanding work, the metallics are obviously masterclass. Definitely puts my version (of the first Axenarf painted a few years ago) to shame.

    I agree with jah about the tattoos, but a...
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    Have you tried to diffuse the lights? Normally...

    Have you tried to diffuse the lights? Normally this should take care of glare and light reflections. One of the easiest ways to do this is to cover the lamp with some (white) backing or parchment...
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    You have to do this yourself using a photo...

    You have to do this yourself using a photo editing software and submit a single file.

    There are some articles / threads dealing with this:...
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    Interesting idea for sure and I appreciate the...

    Interesting idea for sure and I appreciate the work you invested in this :) Overall I prefer (good quality) photos though (well, actually I prefer seeing the works in person ...). I see potential for...
  47. Thread: Hope

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    Saw this only now ... a great looking miniature...

    Saw this only now ... a great looking miniature in my opinion (this being one of my favourite sculpts doesn't hurt ;) ). I like the limited palette you used. The bone coloured blades really stand out...
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    Only had a quick look, but it looks good. Makes...

    Only had a quick look, but it looks good. Makes me want to go on a shopping spree :)

    Will come back later and take a closer look.
  49. Didn't encounter the av.exe problem, but ... ...

    Didn't encounter the av.exe problem, but ...



    Same here. Interestingly enough only at home. At the office CMON works fine. At home I am running Windows 7 with FF3, at the office it is XP and...
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    Thanks :) That's a Necron Scarab (one of...

    Thanks :)


    That's a Necron Scarab (one of those little bugs in the front).
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    Tau Air Caste Pilot

    2010 started slowly and quite busy, but I can finally present my first miniature for the year - a Tau Air Caste Pilot from Forgeworld. This is also my first experience with a resin miniature other...
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    The above link leads to the maufacturer site -...

    The above link leads to the maufacturer site - Metal Modeles.

    The sculptor is AllanC. You can find pictures of the green here:...
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    I think it has a lot to do with consistency of...

    I think it has a lot to do with consistency of the paint and how much paint is in the brush.

    To do work like this you want a brush that has a very good point, but also has some volume so it holds...
  54. Tineye (http://www.tineye.com) - the database is...

    Tineye - the database is rather small (at the time, but it is expanding), but I got a good lead on the first one. No results for the others though.
  55. For the first picture take a look at the logo in...

    For the first picture take a look at the logo in the upper left corner on this site: http://www.gobblepalooza.com/ It is the 'G'.
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    The Dwarf is nice and well painted - not exactly...

    The Dwarf is nice and well painted - not exactly my cup of tea, but your painting really helps me liking this miniature.

    The Dark Elf is truly spectacular in my opinion. The choice of colors, the...
  57. Thanks for the comments :)

    Thanks for the comments :)
  58. Female Barbarian by Freebooter Miniatures

    Let me start by saying than I'm usually not a big fan of Freebooter Miniatures. Most of the time the style is just not my cup of tea. This one is different though - I liked this sculpt from the...
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    I like Tan :) An overall darker theme would be...

    I like Tan :)

    An overall darker theme would be nice though.
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    Did you change your username at one point?...

    Did you change your username at one point? Probably has something to do with this. Could be that your current postcount is just what you posted as "Donga" and everything before that was lost in the...
  61. That\'s a tough one. Probably Mike McVey (and...

    That\'s a tough one. Probably Mike McVey (and bringing Ali along wouldn\'t hurt :) ).

    Also Cyril, Ben Komets, Automaton, Mathieu Lalain, ... the more I think about it the more names come to my...
  62. Congratulations on the Sword. Looks like a well...

    Congratulations on the Sword. Looks like a well deserved win :)


    No reason to shout ... :rolleyes: i am pretty sure coverage will pop up sooner or later. Give them a chance to sort their pictures...
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    This is fantastic - I have a soft spot for small...

    This is fantastic - I have a soft spot for small scale stuff :) I really like all the little details and special effects you have added. A very cool and unique idea!


    How big is it? I must admit...
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    I am 2m tall (6\'6\'\' bordering on 6\'7\'\') and...

    I am 2m tall (6\'6\'\' bordering on 6\'7\'\') and I feel like a giant sometimes, but compared to this poor chap my height is nothing. I can live a normal life, buy clothes (albeit with less variety)...
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    Sure, here you go:...

    Sure, here you go: http://www.rackham-store.com/boutique/liste_produits.cfm?type=848&code_lg=lg_fr&num=54
    http://www.rackham-store.com/boutique/images_produits/RACLG003_1.jpg
    That\'s the Overseer...
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    Good ideas so far, thank you very much. Some are...

    Good ideas so far, thank you very much. Some are twisted :twisted:

    Edward Scissorhands ... hadn\'t thought of that. Not exactly what I had in mind, but a unique idea :beer:

    The suburbia idea...
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    Looking for basing ideas

    How would you base this miniature: http://www.rackham-store.com/boutique/images_produits/zRACLG003_1.jpg

    I have a pretty good picture in my mind how I will paint this one, but for the base? I...
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    Well, the only place my wife and me have visited...

    Well, the only place my wife and me have visited so far where we both said we could imagine living is Stockholm. Ok, in relation to the Cot d\'Azure it is the other side of Europe, but it is a...
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    There probably is a reason for the two cookies...

    There probably is a reason for the two cookies ... but I guess only Chern could give you an answer since he developed CMON.
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    Ok, I only allowed cookies from the domain...

    Ok, I only allowed cookies from the domain coolominiornot.com and blocked all the adserver cookies and it works fine. Otherwise I wouldn\'t be able to write this.

    However CMON seems to be setting...
  71. Skiv also did the >> Bronze winner in Fantasy...

    Skiv also did the >> Bronze winner in Fantasy Single << iirc. Usually I am not a huge fan of Lizardmen stuff, but the Skink and the Coldones were awesome.
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    I am pretty sure you don\'t need these to log in...

    I am pretty sure you don\'t need these to log in (or stay logged in) - for that you only need the coolminiornot.com cookie. Most likely this is the only cookie intercting with CMON\'s own code.
    ...
  73. Yes, that\'s the Sword Winner. Impossible to get...

    Yes, that\'s the Sword Winner. Impossible to get good pictures inside the cabinet, but it really looks awesome in real life. The attention to detail is fantastic.
  74. Although I only managed to drop by for an hour or...

    Although I only managed to drop by for an hour or two I took a few pictures: http://www.darklined.com/specials/golden-demon-2009/

    Slayer Sword went to Diorama again - congratulations derwish!!!
  75. Shadzar, how do rate a miniature painted only...

    Shadzar, how do rate a miniature painted only with black and white? Just curious - should be a 1 following your standards, shouldn\'t it?

    It is a guide not a fixed set of rules!!! A guide which...
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    Lots of miniatures for sale

    My miniature mountain is growing and growing ... to make room for new stuff I have decided to sell some miniatures. Let\'s be honest - I won\'t paint them anytime time soon - but maybe you will? :)
    ...
  77. seconded I have several of the flat top...

    seconded

    I have several of the flat top mini-plinth and they are superb ... and as Dragon Forge stated himself, the shipping to Europe is very reasonable.
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    Yes, you are probably right ... but sometimes you...

    Yes, you are probably right ... but sometimes you just have time to waste ... ;)

    I work in (web)marketing and communications and since Twitter is being hyped on a corporate level atm I figured the...
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    Not the same color, but somewhat similar ... you...

    Not the same color, but somewhat similar ... you could try playing around with VMC Field Blue. I tried and this is my result: http://www.darklined.com/assets/gallery/longshot/longshot_web_8.jpg
    ...
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    Check this out:...

    Check this out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbjbbzOrCIg

    I just hope they will do a PC version too.
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    i am not sure, but i believe somewhere (either...

    i am not sure, but i believe somewhere (either one of the Rogue Squadron novels or the comics) that those Death Star symbols are to document that he participated in the destruction of two Death...
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    I have had the same problems with resin minis in...

    I have had the same problems with resin minis in the past. I was told that it could be that the primer is too thick. For resin minis you should only lightly dust the mini to get a surface with good...
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    Very nice work! The extra bits are a good fit for...

    Very nice work! The extra bits are a good fit for Night Lords.

    Congratulations on the Demon.

    It may be just the picture, but Draco looks a little small compared to the others. As he is an older...
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    If you are working with static HTML pages - no. ...

    If you are working with static HTML pages - no.

    Usually this is were a CMS (content management system) comes into play giving you methods to update and manage your website without having to adjust...
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    Print >>this

    Print >>this<< with a regular inkjet printer. That\'s what I use. You can find a few more gradients >>here<<. Or just create your own gradient with Photoshop or a similar program and print it out.
    ...
  86. Oh well, I am quite happy with Cologne even...

    Oh well, I am quite happy with Cologne even though it is not in the Top 30 :) (who put Dusseldorf in there :o )

    However the only city my wife and me have been too were we said we could imagine...
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    Yup, the cronjob (ok, ok, it is one word ...)...

    Yup, the cronjob (ok, ok, it is one word ...) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cron
    To reduce database queries (my guess) the \"browse\" pages aren\'t generated live and on-the-fly but rather...
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    That is unfortunately a huge problem right now...

    That is unfortunately a huge problem right now ... there is already a thread regarding this in the according board. I believe it has something to do with the cron job building the cached pages not...
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    I would rate these above 5 ... maybe in the 6-7...

    I would rate these above 5 ... maybe in the 6-7 range like Scott. The paintjobs are basic, yes, but they are super uber crisp and they have a little extra (a simple freehand).

    But I agree with...
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    Germany also doesn\'t work :( Either it is a...

    Germany also doesn\'t work :( Either it is a glitch in the shopping system (which I hope) or they really don\'t ship to these countries
  91. You do better work in 6-8 hours than I can manage...

    You do better work in 6-8 hours than I can manage in 60-80 hours ... :(

    Seeing her painted I find Tarika more and more appealing. For now I am holding out for the painted Beastman, but I guess I...
  92. I\'m with Dragonsreach - Batman ... easily my...

    I\'m with Dragonsreach - Batman ... easily my favorite hero. I have been following all the ongoing titles for some years now. Some of the one-shots and graphic novels are awesome too ... Arkham...
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    Shade with a blueish green, adding more and more...

    Shade with a blueish green, adding more and more black. Highlight by adding Mithril Silver to the gold.

    P3 Blighted Gold is a great color in my opinion giving a very old gold look. I find P3...
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    With a Freebooter tabletop game coming up on the...

    With a Freebooter tabletop game coming up on the horizon some fluff might be in the works.
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    *looks at the cast lying on the workbench* It is...

    *looks at the cast lying on the workbench* It is a mask.

    You might also want to check out Assassin #1. #1 is male and wearing the mask.
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    Iron Kingdoms: Draegyn

    My latest work is Draegyn from Privateer Press\' Iron Kingdoms range. I finally finished it after three unsucessful tries earlier ...

    With this miniature it is almost like a love/hate...
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    We covered quite a lot of ground ... starting in...

    We covered quite a lot of ground ... starting in Cape Town travelling along the Garden Route for a few days.
    Then we took a flight from George to Phalaborwa, visiting some game reserves before...
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    Well nowhere as good as the fantastic pictures...

    Well nowhere as good as the fantastic pictures posted so far, but here are two photos I really like (and to be fair ... the second one was taken by my wife). Both were taken during our honeymoon to...
  99. Thread: RAW?

    by GunjiNoKanrei
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    In a nutshell RAW is an image format containing...

    In a nutshell RAW is an image format containing uncompressed data. Try this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raw_image_format
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    Hurk the Noblin

    That strange thing often referred to as \"real life\" is quite stressy for me at the moment so I hardly find the time or the motivation to tackle big projects right now or to paint the miniatures I...
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    Never thought about using cork to create a wall....

    Never thought about using cork to create a wall. i may have to copy that ...

    Is that a Dragon Forge resin plint?
  102. alway too late ... :(

    alway too late ... :(
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    Amazing what is possible with such an unimposing...

    Amazing what is possible with such an unimposing miniature. I think I will have to include this model the next time I place an order just to get this as a practise piece or for demonstration...
  104. I have met him in person and he is around 220cm....

    I have met him in person and he is around 220cm. Like Ritual I am 198cm tall myself and used to being the tallest person around ... and suddenly you meet someone who has his shoulders on your eye...
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    Not a big fan of the model but your texture work...

    Not a big fan of the model but your texture work on the fabrics is spot on :)

    I am most intrigued by the purple cloth on the front. It really looks like some heavy linen material. How did you...
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    Amen to that! Nick Cave is one of the very best -...

    Amen to that! Nick Cave is one of the very best - the storyteller of music.
  107. Thread: Shazam!

    by GunjiNoKanrei
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    The Rock is the perfect fit for Black Adam. He...

    The Rock is the perfect fit for Black Adam. He should be able to pull it off.
  108. Thread: Spy Grot

    by GunjiNoKanrei
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    Nice paintjob and base :) The eye is great. Is...

    Nice paintjob and base :)

    The eye is great. Is it part of the original model or did you sculpt / freehand it?
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    I so wanted P3 to \'work\' for me, but I find the...

    I so wanted P3 to \'work\' for me, but I find the finish too glossy for my taste :( So I continue to use GW and VMC...
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    i agree with War Griffon - the wolf head is...

    i agree with War Griffon - the wolf head is fantastic, it looks alive and like a real wolf.

    But I think this is also a problem ... the wolf head looks alive, despite it being a trophy of a dead...
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    I have been waiting for the Monk since I saw the...

    I have been waiting for the Monk since I saw the green ... ordered it yesterday :)
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    Well, I got married a couple of days ago and...

    Well, I got married a couple of days ago and wanted something similar for the wedding cake. My first idea was the old couple from Hasslefree ... I even bought the miniatures but my wife was a bit...
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    You might want to take a look at >> Superfigs

    You might want to take a look at >> Superfigs << or the upcoming (and awesome looking) >> Pulp City << ranges. Both come with rules too (but I have tried neither). Reaper has some miniatures which...
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    A good alternative are the Game Color Inks (the...

    A good alternative are the Game Color Inks (the only usable Game Color paints in my opinion ...). they behave similar to the GW inks, but they dry (almost) flat. A big plus if you ask me.
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    That\'s the Red Lioness as seen here...

    That\'s the Red Lioness as seen here http://www.coolminiornot.com/3039 or here http://www.coolminiornot.com/159250

    Don\'t know if this is an alternate sculpt, an old version or a special edition...
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    Thanks :beer:

    Thanks :beer:
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    How about a BattleMech for a change

    My latest submission is an Arbalest BattleMech for the game Battletech manufactured by Iron Wind Metals. I originally painted the miniature about 1 year ago, but made some additional detailing last...
  118. And don\'t forget about Macadamia Nut Brittle ...

    And don\'t forget about Macadamia Nut Brittle :drool::drool::drool:

    If I really have to limit it down to just one choice - well nothing beats regular Vanilla
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    Reminds me of the >> Minotaur

    Reminds me of the >> Minotaur << Allan sculpted for Illyad. Maybe a conversion?
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    That\'s easy: Batman - the darker the better. ...

    That\'s easy: Batman - the darker the better.

    I also like The Spectre in the Ostrander/Mandrake incarnation.
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    Sweden, without second thought. My girlfriend and...

    Sweden, without second thought. My girlfriend and I have been to Stockholm a couple of times and we are both in love with the city and the country. Stockholm is the only place we have ever been to...
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    6\'6\" and a half

    6\'6\" and a half
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    Scavenger - a Mad Puppet miniature

    I offer my latest work for review and discussion - a Scavenger sculpted by Edgar Ramos for his own line Mad Puppet Miniatures. Sculpt and casting quality on this one were superb, a real joy to work...
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    There is also a tutorial in the articles section...

    There is also a tutorial in the articles section on creating multiple views in a single file.

    For a free image program I recommend Irfanview. It\'s free and has everything you need.
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    Well, not as old (in miniature form) as some of...

    Well, not as old (in miniature form) as some of the GW Dragons mentioned here, but I realy like some of the Darksword Dragons, especially the Dragon from Mountain Conflict by Elmore.
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    And this looks much better than a digitaly added...

    And this looks much better than a digitaly added gradient most of the time IMHO.

    Using PS or any other editing software for fixing levels, cropping and the usual stuff is ok, removing a spec of...
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    There is a topic about the winners on creafigs:...

    There is a topic about the winners on creafigs:
    http://www.creafigs.com/forums.php?m=posts&q=8419

    Looks like Joe Hill got Bronze in 40k SIngle.

    Hope pictures will be shown soon :)
  128. Personally I realy like the GW Metallics. They...

    Personally I realy like the GW Metallics. They take thinning well and provide a smooth finish. I too have tried lots of metallics but came back to GW every time with a strong dislike for the Game...
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    Ok, this thread made me go out and impulse-buy...

    Ok, this thread made me go out and impulse-buy that thing. Thanks :)

    Now I only have to find a way to tell my girlfriend that this nice device isn\'t new, but has been standing on my worktable...
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    You can easily do it yourself, try this article,...

    You can easily do it yourself, try this article, maybe it helps: http://www.coolminiornot.com/article/aid/207

    The painting looks nice, especially the book and the subtle glow radiating from it.
    I...
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    Nyss Sorceress

    I offer my latest work for discussion - the Nyss Sorceress from Privateer Press Iron Kingdoms range. This is a miniature I wanted to paint for a long time. Unfortunately she was always sold out when...
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    This is a good idea and the animation is very...

    This is a good idea and the animation is very well done :)

    Unfortunately .gif is not a good format for pictures. gif only supports 256 colors (compared to 16.7 million colors jpg supports). Due to...
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    Not sure if I should do this ... Well, I feel...

    Not sure if I should do this ... Well, I feel fairly confident (yeah, right :rolleyes: ) about this one so here is a close up of one of my latest works, one of Rackham\'s Pixie Tricksters. The whole...
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    Fantastic work! I really like how the purple adds...

    Fantastic work! I really like how the purple adds just a touch of color.

    How did you paint the sword? Next to the face this is my favorite part.
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    Depeche Mode with The Cure a close second. ...

    Depeche Mode with The Cure a close second.

    Streching New Wave a bit to include Dark Wave the best band imho (and overall my personal favorite band) is Deine Lakaien.
  136. Thread: slate

    by GunjiNoKanrei
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    Yes, check out your local garden center....

    Yes, check out your local garden center.
    Alternatively you can use Miliput. Just make some thin sheets and use pincers to break them into pieces once the putty is cured.
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    The green color is probably a result of the stick...

    The green color is probably a result of the stick beeing exposed to air. Don\'t think this is a problem though, just mix the parts very good and you should be fine.

    Be careful with (too much)...
  138. Thread: paints

    by GunjiNoKanrei
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    Do you feel comfortable with GW paints? If so,...

    Do you feel comfortable with GW paints? If so, then stick with them or at least don\'t drop them completely.

    In my opinion the whole paint thing is all about personal preferences. Just because a...
  139. Check out Irfanview (http://www.irfanview.com) it...

    Check out Irfanview it is a free programm with a lot of features. Also there is an article on CMON detailing how to combine images using Irfanview. Maybe this helps :)

    As for the mini, I really...
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    Agree with Ritual here. The Warmachine style...

    Agree with Ritual here. The Warmachine style bases *might* be ok for the Open Category but I wouldn\'t take the chance.
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    This sounds like you have to much paint on your...

    This sounds like you have to much paint on your brush. Make sure to unload the brush on a paper towel (or similar) before applying paint to the miniature.
    When painting with very thin paint you...
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    Looks great so far. Very smooth colors. You...

    Looks great so far. Very smooth colors.

    You could try adding Bleached Bone to highlight the purple. BB makes for very smooth highlights and blends well in my experience.
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    Very nice work. I have the mini myself and know...

    Very nice work. I have the mini myself and know how intimidatingly detailed the sculpt is... The red coat looks awesome :)

    I think the sword would have looked better without the two horizontal...
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    As a fan of BattleTech miniatures I really like...

    As a fan of BattleTech miniatures I really like this. One doesen\'t see well painted mechs (or similar) very often around here.
    Your attention to detail is outstanding, especially the warning...
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    Excellent choice of colors :) Purple is always a...

    Excellent choice of colors :) Purple is always a good choice.
    Maybe the gold is a bit too yellowish - stronger/darker shading might enhance the overall look.
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    Congratulations :) Good to hear everyone is all...

    Congratulations :) Good to hear everyone is all right.

    With you as parents he has to be the Chosen One - the most awesome miniature painter ever ;)
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    If there is something different than www in front...

    If there is something different than www in front of a domain name it is usualy a subdomain. One of the more common ones is forum.domain.com or forums.domain.com. Subdomains are flexible and can be...
  148. Great work all around. You are quickly becoming...

    Great work all around. You are quickly becoming one of my favorite painters :) Your style is very distinguishable.

    The mage lady is my favorite of the lot. The OSL i spot on.

    Amathor is very...
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    Thanks for the comments :)

    Thanks for the comments :)
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    Excellent work all around. The sculpts are full...

    Excellent work all around. The sculpts are full of character and your painting is spot on :)
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    Great work on the metallics. love how smooth they...

    Great work on the metallics. love how smooth they are. Excellent base too.

    Which metallic paints do you use and how do you thin them?

    The one thing I do not like (purely a matter of personal...
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    Pixie Trickster

    My first miniature for 2007 is one of Rackham\'s Pixie Tricksters - my personal favorite of the three.

    The white parts were built up using some of the new P3 colors: Hammerfall Khaki -> Menoth...
  153. Thread: Pallete?

    by GunjiNoKanrei
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    CD-Roms. My Dad had the habit to collect CD-Roms...

    CD-Roms.
    My Dad had the habit to collect CD-Roms he doesn\'t need - AOL giveaways, failed burns, the CD\'s that come with magazines, ... giving me a virtually endless supply.
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    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    My latest submission was my Christmas gift for my dad this year - the Good, the Bad and the Ugly from Artizan Designs. He is a huge fan of the movie and, well, it is one of the best movies ever,...
  155. Privateer Press Warmachine >> Nyss Hunters

    Privateer Press Warmachine >> Nyss Hunters <<.
    You might like the >> Nyss Blighted Archers << for Hordes too.

    As already mentioned by Dragon Forge Designs and Ritual they should easily be...
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    Sorry to bother you again, but I have reposted...

    Sorry to bother you again, but I have reposted the mini with what I believe to be a much better picture.

    I have edited the link above, but for your convenience here it is again:
    >> Jhureen ...
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    Thanks for the comment. While I agree with your...

    Thanks for the comment. While I agree with your assessment of the lips (actually they were a bit rushed and not sure if the vibrant blue was a good color choice...) it probably looks worse than it is...
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    Jhureen Hecatha, Satyxis Raider

    My latest work is Jhureen Hecatha, Satyxis Raider from Privateer Press\' Iron Kingdoms range.

    The choice of colors was a bit of an accident. I once saw a miniature using Tanned Skin and Blue Liner...
  159. That\'s great news! I take one. If you will...

    That\'s great news!

    I take one.
    If you will be at Crisis in Antwerp this year I could pick her up in person and save on the shipping :)

    I\'ll drop you a PM.

    -Michael
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    Hey Gerrie, nice work :) those Infinity models...

    Hey Gerrie, nice work :) those Infinity models are great and you definitely did it justice.

    I am not the biggest fan of the colorscheme but I must admit it really works :nod:

    Maybe you could...
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    Hey Gerrie :) Long time no see. Thanks for the...

    Hey Gerrie :) Long time no see. Thanks for the comment. Missed you and Jasper in Witten this year :(



    Hey Jake, thanks for the feedback :) Since I want to improve - where do you think the paint...
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    Thanks for the comments and suggestions :) Keep...

    Thanks for the comments and suggestions :) Keep em coming :cool:

    @Drake Farstrider: What would you suggest regarding the breastpalte?


    Everything cool here, I\'m not worried about the score....
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    Looking for feedback

    Here is my latest submission, the Iosan Fighter from Privateer Press\' awesome Iron Kingdoms range of miniatures. I posted this one about a week ago but since I am looking for improvement I am...
  164. All I can offer are the rules fpr the painting...

    All I can offer are the rules fpr the painting contest in english curtesy of Cyril: http://neomodel.free.fr/mix-open-en.html
    There is an eMail adress included, maybe you can just contact Ravage.
    ...
  165. I\'ll be there too :) It looks like I will...

    I\'ll be there too :)

    It looks like I will fail to finish a miniature for the painting comp though (this year is definitely not my year ... real life intefered with every painting comp this year...
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    Whew, got my stuff in barely in time (apologies...

    Whew, got my stuff in barely in time (apologies for being \'last minute\' :( ).

    Thanks for all the hard work Eric, Borg and everyone else who is involved :) This is really appreciated :)
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    I was there too. Unfortunately I failed to finish...

    I was there too. Unfortunately I failed to finish anything in time :( Still had a great time meeting with Mordred and Trovarion (who took silver in 40K single - Congrats again :) ).

    Goatman won...
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    Count me in too :)

    Count me in too :)
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    I\'ll definitely be there. Already looking...

    I\'ll definitely be there. Already looking forward to meet you, Jasper and hopefully Ming-Hua again :) and of course to meet many new faces :)

    @Sakura: Like the others have already said it is 100%...
  170. Don\'t know about the creafigs, but I am waiting...

    Don\'t know about the creafigs, but I am waiting for these too.

    Do you mean the Elephant Warrior (Harapan) from Reaper? It is available - I just bought one in my local store.
  171. Yes, it was a great day and it was great meeting...

    Yes, it was a great day and it was great meeting all of you :) I will definitely be back next year but I hope to see you all sooner (maybe at Miniaturansichten).

    @Minimaker: Sorry I didn\'t say...
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    Ok, 13.00 it is. *gulp*

    Ok, 13.00 it is.


    *gulp*
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    I\'ll be there too. I heard that Holger...

    I\'ll be there too.

    I heard that Holger Schmidt is doing a painting demo of some kind. Mordred and I agreed to meet there at 12.00.
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    No no, this is a misunderstanding. What I don\'t...

    No no, this is a misunderstanding. What I don\'t like is that the judges know the name of the painter when judging, because the labels are lying right next to the entries. Revealing the names after...
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    I absolutely agree with everything Goatman has...

    I absolutely agree with everything Goatman has said about the French coming to Germany, the booing :|~ and all that stuff.
    I for one was very happy to see all that amazing stuff by the French,...
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    This...

    This is my best work to date with metallics. But I\'m certainly not a master.

    To see real masters with metallics look at the works of Tammy Haye, Joe Hill (as mentioned above), Allan C, Cyril\'s...
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    Wooden display base is a great idea :flip: How...

    Wooden display base is a great idea :flip:

    How about carrying Ilyad Games miniatures? they are awesome (imho) and very hard to get.

    For water effects Vallejo has a (new?) product called \'Water...
  178. I\'d chose Vampire Hunter D and my favorite Comic...

    I\'d chose Vampire Hunter D and my favorite Comic book character Batman done by the Warmachine (Cryx) sculptors.
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    Since everybody is doing it...

    That\'s me visting friends in Moscow earlier this year
    http://www.painted-miniatures.de/Pics/me.jpg
    Being 2m tall it is hard to dodge the cold wind... :rolleyes:
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    Amen to that. Sorry for the misunderstanding....

    Amen to that.

    Sorry for the misunderstanding. Not being a native english speaker sometimes does that ;)

    *takes deep breath*
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    That\'s true. But you don\'t have to be a master...

    That\'s true. But you don\'t have to be a master to be able to use tube acrylics. It is just a matter of how you want to work and how you have learnt/are used to paint. Like any painting technique it...
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    I have a few Golden paints. They are quite...

    I have a few Golden paints. They are quite translucent and imho are great for glazes and weathering effects.
    I have a few of the Liquitex tube acrylic paints too, but I don\'t use them as often (but...
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    Got my copy yesterday. The subscription service...

    Got my copy yesterday. The subscription service is great - I am always amazed at the fast delivery times. Keep up the great work :)

    Thanks to Holger for the great article about Miniaturansichten...
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    I am not familiar with the Poetic Demon, but...

    I am not familiar with the Poetic Demon, but maybe some of the Foundry stuff is useful:
    http://www.wargamesfoundry.com/collections/FAVS/6/index.asp (check out the Jack the Rippers pack)...
  185. These are just my thoughts and experiences: You...

    These are just my thoughts and experiences:
    You should use a minimum of two lights - one below the camera and one over the miniature (that\'s what I currently do). Three lights is better - one over...
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    A belated Happy Birthday from me :bouncy: ...

    A belated Happy Birthday from me :bouncy:

    That\'s a great gift and I am looking forward to see your painted version of this one :)
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    \"When it\'s time to shoot, shoot don\'t talk.\"

    \"When it\'s time to shoot, shoot don\'t talk.\"
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    \"Is that Gasoline I smell?\" or form a...

    \"Is that Gasoline I smell?\"

    or form a different movie:

    \"You forgot one very important thing mate...Im Captain Jack Sparrow!\"
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    \"What\'s this?\" >\"It\'s a blue light\"...

    \"What\'s this?\"
    >\"It\'s a blue light\"
    \"What does it do?\"
    >\"It turns blue.\"
  190. I really love the French stuff. I am lost for...

    I really love the French stuff. I am lost for words when having to describe their works.


    Alexi_Z is a she by the way and she is from Moscow/Russia. But I agree - definitely awesome stuff.
  191. Yes, the picture is much better. Now one can...

    Yes, the picture is much better. Now one can really appreciate the great blending on the orange parts :)

    But I fear your only choice is to upload the new picture as a new entry. For old entries...
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    No problem :) Sorry, forgot to mention the...

    No problem :)
    Sorry, forgot to mention the manufacturer. The Purple is Vallejo Model Color, all the others are Vallejo Game Color :]
  193. Hey Scott, don\'t take the 3 too hard. The...

    Hey Scott, don\'t take the 3 too hard. The miniature looks very good to me. The face is nicely done and doing the eyes three time was worth the effort imho :) I like your choice of colors a lot. They...
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    @Supervike: I have never seen the cover, but it...

    @Supervike: I have never seen the cover, but it looks indeed very similar :wow:

    @Tooshy: The skin started with a mix of Dark Flesh, Elf Flesh and a drop or two of purple. I highlighted by adding...
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    :o Now that\'s a scary thought... Anyway, thx...

    :o Now that\'s a scary thought...

    Anyway, thx for your feedback :)
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    Yes, I added the kilt myself. One of my first...

    Yes, I added the kilt myself. One of my first humble attempts to use GreenStuff more creatively than for filling gaps or bases :]
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    Thanks for the comments and the feedback :) ...

    Thanks for the comments and the feedback :)

    @Primeval:
    Yes, the eyebrows ... let\'s just pretend there was an ... err ... accident ... in his youth ;)

    @NecroN:
    That he was a bit out of...
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    Harbinger of the North

    I have just uploaded my version of the Harbinger of the North: http://www.coolminiornot.com/58671

    Now I am looking for some feedback. What do you like? Dislike? Why? So many questions......
  199. A very good ressource in my opinion are the...

    A very good ressource in my opinion are the tutorials at Lyonstudio: http://lyonstudio.com/Sculpting/SculptingIndex.htm

    Maybe this will be helpful :)
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    Here are a few examples I find very moody:...

    Here are a few examples I find very moody:
    Babylonia\'s Bestman Gor: http://www.coolminiornot.com/33999
    Cyril\'s Nurgle Champ: http://www.coolminiornot.com/52474
    Goatman\'s Border to Chaos:...
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