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    If I were to identify my obstacles it'd come down...

    If I were to identify my obstacles it'd come down to two issues.

    1. I don't produce a lot of stuff these days to show off.

    2. High scores often go to elaborate miniatures either in conversion,...
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    Article: Resin 30mm Zombies at Eolith

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?5650-resin-30mm-zombies-at-eolith
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    I wonder... are you generally sanding your bases...

    I wonder... are you generally sanding your bases before adding the mini? Really you should glue the miniature to the base and then add the sand around the feet. Otherwise, even if you pin the figure...
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    The figure isn't plastic, it's resin which is...

    The figure isn't plastic, it's resin which is generally a higher quality material for casting miniatures. Obviously it's not great that it's not advertised as being resin. There's a thread on the...
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    It's neat and tidy and the eyes have a bit of...

    It's neat and tidy and the eyes have a bit of character. No masterpiece by any stretch but I don't think 4.5 is in anyway overrated.
  6. Thread: new gw paint pots

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    Believe me, exactly the opposite. The hinge lock...

    Believe me, exactly the opposite. The hinge lock was a terrible thing. Kept making the paint leak down the back of the pot. Better to just flip the lid for a second to transfer to your palette. Not a...
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    It's not so much about being allowed to show more...

    It's not so much about being allowed to show more (I asked permission to show this and haven't asked about more). I just don't think this figure is ideal for teaching sculpting. Plus my process tends...
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    Spyglass Asylum sculpting tips: armatures

    As some of you may already know I recently started a blog, Spyglass Asylum. It's for a lot of my random thoughts regarding miniatures in one way or another. As I often get people asking about my...
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    Favourite CMON memory? Probably the middle of...

    Favourite CMON memory? Probably the middle of 2003 when CMON decided to open it's online store. Might seem strange except for a newly starting up mini company selling it's first figures through them...
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    I would think this would be fine. The main point...

    I would think this would be fine. The main point is that the figures be removable from the display base on gaming bases. A bit missing from one shouldn't cause the judges any concern any more than it...
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    'tis okay, and understandable oversight (and, had...

    'tis okay, and understandable oversight (and, had you checked the Eolith main site, she isn't on there as the first 50 of her edition have sold and I haven't cast the other 50 yet). But you've found...
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    Here you go. Available on this very site :) ...

    Here you go. Available on this very site :)

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/shop/miniatures/eolith-miniatures/kaylee-ltd-to-100.html
  13. Thread: Why Miniatures?

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    Oi! You take that back. Not nearly enough half...

    Oi! You take that back. Not nearly enough half naked maids down here (or at least the ones that are half naked are the ones you really wish that they'd cover up...).
  14. Article: Painted Eolith and Spyglass studio figs for sale

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4183-painted-eolith-and-spyglass-studio-figs-for-sale&
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    Article: SJB Studios and Coolminiornot

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2464-sjb-studios-and-coolminiornot&
  16. Might I suggest registered votes only and either...

    Might I suggest registered votes only and either public results or at least logged who voted what.
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    Article: Spyglass New Releases

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2347-spyglass-new-releases
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    Article: Eolith releases Zzzz!

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3789-eolith-releases-zzzz!
  19. Article: New Eolith Preorder - 54mm Lady Grigoryan

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4142-new-eolith-preorder-54mm-lady-grigoryan
  20. Article: 54mm Dracula + LTD spyglass re-releases up for Pre-Order!

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4090-54mm-dracula-ltd-spyglass-re-releases-up-for-pre-order!
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    Article: New Eolith releases now shipping.

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4109-new-eolith-releases-now-shipping.
  22. Article: Eolith New Releases + Spyglass Sale

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3873-eolith-new-releases-spyglass-sale
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    Article: Eolith new releases now shipping!

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4029-eolith-new-releases-now-shipping!
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    Article: Spyglass Pre-orders now shipping!

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3419-spyglass-pre-orders-now-shipping!
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    Article: 54mm Shae now available at Eolith

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3936-54mm-shae-now-available-at-eolith
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    Article: New Eolith Pre-orders for June

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3994-new-eolith-pre-orders-for-june
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    Article: Spyglass launches 54mm fantasy

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2374-spyglass-launches-54mm-fantasy
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    Article: Eolith Miniatures Launches!

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3741-eolith-miniatures-launches!
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    Article: New Spyglass Pre-orders

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3405-new-spyglass-pre-orders
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    Article: New Eolith Pre-orders

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4306-new-eolith-pre-orders
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    Article: Spyglass New Releases

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3301-spyglass-new-releases
  32. Article: Painted Spyglass Studio figs for sale

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3989-painted-spyglass-studio-figs-for-sale
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    Article: Spyglass Miniatures Returns!!!

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3166-spyglass-miniatures-returns!!!
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    Article: New Spyglass Releases

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3252-new-spyglass-releases
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    Article: Eolith December Sale

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4328-eolith-december-sale
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    Careful Elly, it's Dwarf Flesh, not Dark Flesh. I...

    Careful Elly, it's Dwarf Flesh, not Dark Flesh. I know it sounds even more counter-intuitive but it really works.

    And thanks everyone :)
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    Okay, requests for the cloth on the Greatsword. ...

    Okay, requests for the cloth on the Greatsword.

    White. Started with a mix of Codex Grey, Chaos Black and Snakebite Leather to create a warm dark grey and then was highlighted by just adding more...
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    Steves UK Golden Demon entries

    I went back to Golden Demon UK yesterday for the first time in five years. I thought I'd share some pics of the entries I did and give links to their entries in the gallery (with multiple views and...
  39. Witchwater, you're not going to need to purchase...

    Witchwater, you're not going to need to purchase anything extra. I know there are divx upgrades for Quicktime that are free to download but your best bet is to get VLC media player.
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    There are a small number of people who can get...

    There are a small number of people who can get away with painting as a living (or a lucrative sideline) in countries where the exchange rate/cost of living doesn't work in their favour but they are...
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    I am indeed using Safari. Have just tried Firefox...

    I am indeed using Safari. Have just tried Firefox to no avail and also via google, also to no avail.
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    I've not been able to get there for a couple of...

    I've not been able to get there for a couple of days now.
  43. Tis worth checking this trailer out. Really a...

    Tis worth checking this trailer out. Really a different vibe to previous video game adaptation. Kind of a martial arts movie crossed with Se7en.
  44. It's not a video game trailer. A director has...

    It's not a video game trailer. A director has made this short as a proof of concept for a new Mortal Kombat movie that he is pitching to the studio. Personally I think it's pretty awesome and I hope...
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    I may take a set of masters of these guys and...

    I may take a set of masters of these guys and modernise them as it wouldn't be a huge undertaking.
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    They're going to be metal (I'd have to charge a...

    They're going to be metal (I'd have to charge a fortune to customers for resin). The second guy is holding a hatchet rather awkwardly.
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    Eolith 28mm Zombies

    Recently finished the first few figures in my planned 28mm range for Eolith. I normally don't do previews as many of you know but I've ended up sculpting in a very different style to usual so I'm...
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    Yes, they did ask. Oh, and woohoo, I'm in!

    Yes, they did ask.

    Oh, and woohoo, I'm in!
  49. I know who sculpted it :D And, no that's not a...

    I know who sculpted it :D

    And, no that's not a veiled hint that it was me...
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    All the armour was painted with regular...

    All the armour was painted with regular metallics. Boltgun Metal shaded with Chaos Black and highlighted through Boltgun, chainmail and a little mithril.

    The cloak was sculpted by flattening out...
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    My latest Eolith mini: 28mm Sir Godric

    My latest sculpt/paintjob for Eolith. Had this guy on my sculpting desk for ages, not getting around to finishing him due to other commitments. You can even see that I ran out of Procreate at one...
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    Congrats Shaz. Your little 'un has a bit of the...

    Congrats Shaz. Your little 'un has a bit of the 2001 going on in that pic ;)

    Anyway, a pic. Okay, here's me looking serious (ly stupid).
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    In case Tre doesn't get back here quickly. The...

    In case Tre doesn't get back here quickly. The polymer clay he's using is called Cernit. Apparently it's a very firm clay which suits him. I've got a couple of blocks on order to give it a try too.
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    She's up on pre-order now. Will be in stock in a...

    She's up on pre-order now. Will be in stock in a week or two. www.eolithminiatures.com

    Glad she's well liked :)
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    My latest Eolith sculpt - 54mm Rose

    Finally got decent pics of my latest 54mm sculpt that I'm releasing through Eolith. So, she gets to go in my gallery for your viewing pleasure/mockery...
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    One of the reasons I stopped Spyglass was because...

    One of the reasons I stopped Spyglass was because I just wasn't getting enough sales from 28mm fantasy. My style is quite simple so people tend to balk at paying out top dollar for them.

    I can't...
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    Eolith Minis - Resin versus metal...

    Here at Eolith, I'm looking for your thoughts once more...

    I've been singing the praises of resin over the last year or so, and it's still my favourite casting medium but, I'm wondering if I...
  58. Thread: BPI WIP

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    It's a figure from Warzone. They did a bunch of...

    It's a figure from Warzone. They did a bunch of plastics. You can see them here on an old ebay listing
    ...
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    That elongated, look got complained about way...

    That elongated, look got complained about way back when so I kind of switched to a more solid style. Guess I should learn never to listen to people...

    Lady Grigoryan does sell pretty well....
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    54mm Eolith versus Spyglass.. your opinions.

    Okay, I'm after some opinions. Not long before I started the Eolith endevour I asked around a bit regarding my 54mm figures. At the time that was mostly Anastasia and Shae and I was wondering how...
  61. Thread: Need ID on mini

    by SJB
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    This was produced by Coolminiornot for it's...

    This was produced by Coolminiornot for it's second painting contest a number of years ago. It was limited edition (if memory serves it was available for a certain time rather than a certain number)....
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    Nice piece of sculpting but GW are going to drop...

    Nice piece of sculpting but GW are going to drop on you like a ton of bricks unless you have licensed the Tau and Imperial Guard from them.
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    Green eyes here.

    Green eyes here.
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    Everybody goes on about Titanic but Gone with the...

    Everybody goes on about Titanic but Gone with the Wind is the highest grossing movie ever and Star Wars: A New Hope is second. Got to take inflation into account. The big deal is how many people went...
  65. Thread: It's Christmas!

    by SJB
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    Have a good one. It's still Christmas Eve...

    Have a good one.

    It's still Christmas Eve morning here in icy Blighty. Got to go do some last minute shopping later (gifts and cards are done, just need some supplies...)
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    Ah well, the auction is over. Didn't go as well...

    Ah well, the auction is over. Didn't go as well as hoped but I got a decent enough sum. Ended up going to a guy in the states so I got postage costs (so far even Ebay haven't insisted on free...
  67. Thread: Need ProCreate...

    by SJB
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    Seriously, I can't afford to keep myself, let...

    Seriously, I can't afford to keep myself, let alone a little one too.... plus I lack an other-half which makes it problematic ;)
  68. Thread: Need ProCreate...

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    Thanks Mick

    Thanks Mick
  69. Thread: Need ProCreate...

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    Need ProCreate...

    Well, I'm put of Procreate putty and need more. Now, I can't stand the new, darker formula. I understand that Kraftmark are going back to the lighter colour but it'll take a while to get it into...
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    Well, I'm on .co.uk here. Yes, there are...

    Well, I'm on .co.uk here.

    Yes, there are alternatives to Ebay but unfortunately they're all so fringe that you're just not going to get much money out of it. Need the big guns to come out and set...
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    Thrice damned ebay!!!

    Grumble... Just listed a film poster on Ebay and I find that I'm not allowed to charge anything for postage on it because Ebay doesn't think I should. What the hell is wrong with these people? I...
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    Eolith December Sale

    Well, we home in on the end of Eolith's first year. I have had a significant rise in my casting costs recently and will soon get another slight bump due to the VAT rates jumping in the new year....
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    I have a spare of Bathorii (who I sculpted way...

    I have a spare of Bathorii (who I sculpted way back when). The figs do tend to go for a fair bit though. Only Bathorii on Ebay's completed history went for £70 plus postage and this seems fairly...
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    Hmmm... I wonder if we could get our heads...

    Hmmm... I wonder if we could get our heads together and invent Star Trek style transporters. That'd solve lots of problems and be gosh, darn useful :D
  75. Thread: Oh Lizcam Dear....

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    Blimey.... I mean... blimey. I mean... ...

    Blimey.... I mean... blimey.

    I mean...

    Congratulations!

    Finally the General Forum gets that marriage proposal that it's been advertising for all these years :)
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    Well, I mentioned it on the Forum of Doom...

    Well, I mentioned it on the Forum of Doom yesterday as we have a fairly long Doctor Who thread at this point.

    46 years though. Coming up on the half century with a decent chance of being on the...
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    Just letting you all know that all pre-orders of...

    Just letting you all know that all pre-orders of Layla and the Evil Warrior Bust have now shipped and everything is in stock for immediate shipping.

    If people want more busts it's a good time to...
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    Worst rain for 1000 years? How on earth would...

    Worst rain for 1000 years? How on earth would they know? Have they been reading King Harold's diary where he included accurate meteorological data?
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    Have a great time. In your honour I will sculpt...

    Have a great time. In your honour I will sculpt an entire dragon in the meantime, post loads of pics on here, and delete them just before you come back... and destroy the original green ;)
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    Always was part of GW.

    Always was part of GW.
  81. Thread: Ironhand Straken

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    Sick, sick, sick, sick... ... pauses, catches...

    Sick, sick, sick, sick...

    ... pauses, catches breath and composes himself...

    ... sick, sick, sick, sick...
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    New Eolith Pre-orders

    New Eolith Pre-releases are available from today.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/EONovNews.jpg

    First up is Layla the Sorceress in 30mm scale (35mm to the top of her head),...
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    Thought it might be when I read your post :)

    Thought it might be when I read your post :)
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    Here's Lonewolf's awesome TCR red tutorial ...

    Here's Lonewolf's awesome TCR red tutorial

    http://www.throneofskulls.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=20
  85. 'does the monkey dance'

    'does the monkey dance'
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    Sticky: Canon Ixus 950IS Printed blue gradient and two...

    Canon Ixus 950IS

    Printed blue gradient and two daylight flourescents.

    No tripod or remotes for the extra danger :D
  87. Thread: Custom titles....

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    Awesomeness. I think mine is appropriate for one...

    Awesomeness. I think mine is appropriate for one of the longest serving members of the forum....
  88. Thread: Big Battlesuit v2

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    I'll be most dissapointed after all this if all...

    I'll be most dissapointed after all this if all you've done is spray black and drybrush boltgun ;)
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    Seriously, that's awesome :D

    Seriously, that's awesome :D
  90. Thread: 30

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    Congrats to you both. Have a great day and many...

    Congrats to you both. Have a great day and many more :)
  91. There's a drop down menu at the bottom of the...

    There's a drop down menu at the bottom of the page with various colours to choose from. I've gone with the default style which is blue/grey.
  92. It was a good year. Just six measly years before...

    It was a good year. Just six measly years before I was born ;)
  93. Yep, definitely liking the new software. I always...

    Yep, definitely liking the new software. I always thought the old cmon forums were clunky. I think I'll be around more than I used to be :)
  94. Thread: New forums

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    Much prefer the new forum software. Nice to have...

    Much prefer the new forum software. Nice to have the 'new posts' option :)
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    And, indeed, Warcrack hasn\'t exactly helped them...

    And, indeed, Warcrack hasn\'t exactly helped them either. But the LotR bubble was the major thing...
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    Around 2000ish GW stocks were in the toilet so...

    Around 2000ish GW stocks were in the toilet so badly they were in danger of buyout. Before then they\'d been half decent.

    At the time they\'d been targeting VERY young kids and it worked int he...
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    I\'ve seen a couple of the sculpting ones and...

    I\'ve seen a couple of the sculpting ones and thought they were very well done and extremely informative. I had downloads rather than dvds but I can\'t imagine there\'d be much dfference...
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    African characteristics? Yeah, could be...

    African characteristics? Yeah, could be interesting. Was very intrigued by JAG\'s new sculpt for Studio McVey. Not easy to get racial characteristics into a 35mm face without resorting to caricature...
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    Righty, one advantage of my still being too...

    Righty, one advantage of my still being too paranoid to bake him is that I\'ve been able to easily make the odd revision...

    So, here he is again. I\'ve tweaked the eyes to a more realistic shape...
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    Hi Scott Yes, the demon chick is still...

    Hi Scott

    Yes, the demon chick is still available. She\'s a ltd edition figure so I can\'t guarantee she\'ll be available in the long term but I don\'t think she\'ll sell out in the short term.
    ...
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    Well, I\'ll be releasing this guy at some point...

    Well, I\'ll be releasing this guy at some point and I\'d like to do more. A lot will depend on how much he costs to cast up. I think, for small busts like this, I need an attractive pricepoint but...
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    Regarding the forehead, it\'s very much a...

    Regarding the forehead, it\'s very much a stylistic thing. He was planned as a demon and ended up looking somewhat vampiric (so I left the horns off). I know real foreheads don\'t go like that.
    ...
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    I\'m very much enjoying the polymer clay. Mainly...

    I\'m very much enjoying the polymer clay. Mainly that I can tweak the sculpt as I wish an infinite number of times. I haven\'t had to alter my technique a great deal really. The major change is not...
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    SJB\'s latest sculpt...

    Decided to try a couple of new things...

    1. Sculpting a bust.

    2. Using polymer clay instead of epoxy putty.

    This guy is the result.
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  105. Hmm... greatest moment... okay, I screwed up...

    Hmm... greatest moment...

    okay, I screwed up the paintjob on a Rat Ogre that was part of a Golden Demon entry back in 1999. Doesn\'t sound like much does it?

    Well, stripping the figure to start...
  106. Thread: Your Home Town

    by SJB
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    First image for Truro on Google images... ...

    First image for Truro on Google images...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/Cornwall_-_Truro_c_Simon_Lewis_2006.jpg

    I can tell you it gets bloody windy walking up that road past...
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    Pretty sure that the Pirate would be a sculpt....

    Pretty sure that the Pirate would be a sculpt. Mike Anderson, who produced the diorama, is one of the Citadel sculptors.
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    That\'s awesome Chern. No excuse for all those...

    That\'s awesome Chern. No excuse for all those people who post 10 different images of the same figure...
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    Best of luck to all of you. Unhappy that I\'ll be...

    Best of luck to all of you. Unhappy that I\'ll be missing it again but here\'s hoping for next year.

    Hope to see some brilliant pieces over the next few days :)
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    Usually, I plan far ahead. Then dump all plans...

    Usually, I plan far ahead. Then dump all plans and start something completely new a week before the event. Most of my GD figs have gone that way. I think my sculpted Ogre was about a week and a half...
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    Not having luck finding a pic but what you need...

    Not having luck finding a pic but what you need to look at is the back view of a metal GW Chaos Knight (the ones that were recently replaced by plastic ones) as they all have cloaks and the...
  112. Replies
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    why not? I\'m sure he\'s got a tesco bag or...

    why not? I\'m sure he\'s got a tesco bag or something he can carry it in...

    ... or a small lorry :cool:
  113. Replies
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    Blimey! And, technically I\'m pretty sure you...

    Blimey!

    And, technically I\'m pretty sure you \'can\' enter that in 40k vehicle. It\'s 40k scaled and it\'s a vehicle. People often enter warhound titans (and probably the odd reaver this year)....
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    Wanted guy didn\'t direct it either. They...

    Wanted guy didn\'t direct it either. They plastered Tim Burton and Wanted guy\'s (Timur something) names all over the promotion but it was directed by a guy called Shane Acker who made the short the...
  115. Painted Eolith and Spyglass studio figs for sale

    Selling off a few more studio paintjobs from Eolith and Spyglass. All three are painted by me (also the sculptor).

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/figssale.jpg

    32mm L\'Nissa...
  116. Thread: Cheese or Meat?

    by SJB
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    2,522

    Can\'t eat cheese, so it\'d be meat. Couldn\'t...

    Can\'t eat cheese, so it\'d be meat. Couldn\'t live without chicken, turkey and fish (mainly because of the ridiculous amount of things I can\'t eat)...
  117. Thread: Spyglass Barbarian

    by SJB
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    That\'s awesome. I love to see people do crazy...

    That\'s awesome. I love to see people do crazy things with my minis. Completely bonkers colour scheme but it\'s uniformly crazy across the mini and keeps it working.

    And an excellent blend on the...
  118. Replies
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    I remember I was sculpting Orcs for Kenzer. I...

    I remember I was sculpting Orcs for Kenzer. I switched off the DVD I was watching and it was on the news.
  119. Blimey, that\'s a beautiful paintjob on my little...

    Blimey, that\'s a beautiful paintjob on my little Lyn. I\'m gobsmacked...

    Army Brat is lovely too, of course, but Lyn\'s one of mine so it\'s extra special :)
  120. Article: CMON Shop Update: New Studio Paintjobs from Jen Haley

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4163-cmon-shop-update-new-studio-paintjobs-from-jen-haley
  121. Replies
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    I almost exclusively use GW paints. Regular,...

    I almost exclusively use GW paints. Regular, foundations and washes. They\'re good quality, thin nicely and are fairly matt. Plus, I see what the eavy metallers can do with them and it reinforces...
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    Why thank you :)

    Why thank you :)
  123. Replies
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    I make and sell toy soldiers.

    I make and sell toy soldiers.
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    Well, this is me, taken recently... ...

    Well, this is me, taken recently...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/stevepicnew.jpg

    but I prefer this one...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/stevatar2.jpg
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    And I should like to apologise for linking a pic...

    And I should like to apologise for linking a pic that\'s too wide and screwing up the front page...
  126. Article: New Eolith Preorder - 54mm Lady Grigoryan

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?4142-new-eolith-preorder-54mm-lady-grigoryan
  127. Replies
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    New Eolith Preorder - 54mm Lady Grigoryan

    Latest Eolith 54mm release is now up for pre-order. She\'s Lady Grigoryan: Vampire Hunter. 52mm to the top of her head and cast in three pieces of high quality resin.
    ...
  128. Thread: tit for tat...

    by SJB
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    There are hands in that photo? I stared and...

    There are hands in that photo? I stared and stared, but never noticed any...
  129. Thread: Movie quotes!

    by SJB
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    3,511

    I just googled 7. I really should have got that...

    I just googled 7. I really should have got that one right...

    As for 41, I\'m not that familiar with the dialogue in the film but I\'m a massive trailer junkie and that line is in the trailer :cool:
  130. Thread: Movie quotes!

    by SJB
    Replies
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    3,511

    1. Terminator 2. Jaws 3. Ferris Beuler\'s...

    1. Terminator

    2. Jaws

    3. Ferris Beuler\'s Day Off

    4. Independence Day (or was it Men in Black, definitely Wil Smith)

    5. X Men
  131. Replies
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    Looks to me like it\'s a genuine painted...

    Looks to me like it\'s a genuine painted miniature but that he\'s gone over all the blends and smoothed them out in photoshop. For me the clue is that the blended sections have no photo grain and...
  132. Replies
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    Yes, I have news... it\'s tomorrow lol

    Yes, I have news...

    it\'s tomorrow lol
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    New Eolith releases now shipping.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/eolithjuly400.jpg

    54mm Dracula and the rest of my new Eolith releases are now shipping. All pre-orders have been sent.

    Now... onto more...
  134. Thread: Cornwall

    by SJB
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    Well I\'m from, and in, Cornwall. Doesn\'t help...

    Well I\'m from, and in, Cornwall. Doesn\'t help that it\'s almost like a different country down here. No matter where you travel to it feels like half the journey is getting out of Cornwall...

    ......
  135. 54mm Dracula + LTD spyglass re-releases up for Pre-Order!

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/eolithjuly400.jpg

    People have been asking when they’ll be able to order my 54mm Dracula, well today is the day. He’s up right now for Pre-order....
  136. Thread: eolith dracula

    by SJB
    Replies
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    Crap! Meant to say 1 piece with a separate base...

    Crap! Meant to say 1 piece with a separate base...
  137. Thread: eolith dracula

    by SJB
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    Yep, it\'s entirely possible to snarl and raise...

    Yep, it\'s entirely possible to snarl and raise the eyebrow on the same size. I can do it too.

    He\'s basically a one-piece figure. Only the base is separate.
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    Good to see you\'re up and running :)

    Good to see you\'re up and running :)
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    I did very well out of it. Very happy with how it...

    I did very well out of it. Very happy with how it all worked out.
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    Well, I have now accepted an offer on the figure...

    Well, I have now accepted an offer on the figure and he\'s been sold.
  141. Replies
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    Yes, it\'s a resin master copy and the original...

    Yes, it\'s a resin master copy and the original green was converted into the final version so there isn\'t even a version of this figure as a green anymore. This resin is the only one left.

    I\'m...
  142. Replies
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    Something that has come up in some of the emails...

    Something that has come up in some of the emails regarding this figure...

    The figure is being sold as a collector\'s piece and with no production rights. The figure was converted into GW\'s...
  143. Replies
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    Rare unreleased Blood Bowl Vampire for sale

    Hi all

    In a bit of a cash-flow crisis and am thinking that I would part with my unreleased alternate Blood Bowl Vampire Lord. Well, as long as it\'s for enough money to make it worthwhile.
    ...
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    Think he means the white. Looks like Kommando...

    Think he means the white.

    Looks like Kommando Khaki up to Skull White. Might be a little extra shading...
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    Go one further. I keep greenstuff in the freezer...

    Go one further. I keep greenstuff in the freezer and just break off small amounts to last me a week or so.
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    Eolith New releases now shipping!

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/frankienews400.jpg

    Just to let everyone know, both 54mm Frankenstein’s Monster and 54mm Anastasia are both in stock and shipping. All pre-orders...
  147. Replies
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    I checked the Codex and Nobz mobs are minimum of...

    I checked the Codex and Nobz mobs are minimum of 3 figures so 4 shouldn\'t be a problem.

    Technically a Warboss is an independant character but if anyone worries you can always just say he\'s a...
  148. Replies
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    Basically a legal squad from the codex. A...

    Basically a legal squad from the codex. A character plus retinue is legal.

    Warboss + Nobz is perfectly legal. As to whether you need four or five nobz it comes down to the book. I can\'t imagine...
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    New Eolith Pre-orders for June

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/frankienews400.jpg

    Pre-orders are now up at Eolith for my latest releases

    54mm Frankenstein\'s Monster

    54mm Anastasia

    Stocks of both are...
  150. Replies
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    And they\'re all gone now. Probably some more...

    And they\'re all gone now. Probably some more soon.
  151. Article: Painted Spyglass Studio figs for sale

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?3989-painted-spyglass-studio-figs-for-sale
  152. Replies
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    Painted Spyglass Studio figs for sale

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/paintsalesweb.jpg

    I\'ve setup a page on the Eolith Miniatures website where I am advertising painted miniatures for sale. At present these are all...
  153. Thread: casting plinths

    by SJB
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    1,019

    Where did you order them from? I\'m interested. ...

    Where did you order them from? I\'m interested.

    I\'m afraid I\'m not a big authority on casting though. I get others to do so on my behalf...
  154. Replies
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    Well, I\'ve a few ideas. I\'d like to do the...

    Well, I\'ve a few ideas. I\'d like to do the Bride of Frankenstein, Van Helsing, the Wolfman, Brides of Dracula, The Mummy... I could probably think of more but don\'t want to get ahead of myself.
  155. Replies
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    No, there\'s just the hook hand. I like the look...

    No, there\'s just the hook hand. I like the look of it, plus the terminal would need to be resculpted to accommodate.
  156. Replies
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    Yes, this is for Eolith :)

    Yes, this is for Eolith :)
  157. Replies
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    Frankenstein\'s Monster by SJB

    Hi guys, just finished my latest sculpt. I\'ve had the idea in my head for years now to do a small range of 54mm gothic horror pieces, mostly based on the classic icons though re-imagined in my own...
  158. Thread: This is my pain!!!

    by SJB
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    A wonderful, emotive piece of work. Definitely...

    A wonderful, emotive piece of work. Definitely conveys the pain and is technically great as well.

    ... oh and those wings are from a Greater Daemon of Tzeentch :)
  159. Replies
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    54mm Shae now available at Eolith

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/spy004news.jpg

    After a fair while of good intentions, I’ve finally got 54mm Shae released in the Spyglass section of the Eolith site. Now in...
  160. Replies
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    I\'ll admit it could be a little clearer in those...

    I\'ll admit it could be a little clearer in those auctions.

    And congrats by the way :)
  161. Replies
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    If I were to be sent an Eldar Wraithlord I...

    If I were to be sent an Eldar Wraithlord I wouldn\'t be worried about getting it clipped off the sprue but I would be expecting all the pieces, options and whatever. Everything that is on that sprue....
  162. Replies
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    I don\'t see a problem (beyond the guy using a...

    I don\'t see a problem (beyond the guy using a pic of 10 spider riders to sell 5). The options for condition are new or used. If they are unassembled and painted then they don\'t really seem to be...
  163. Replies
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    What spares are we talking about here? The Skull...

    What spares are we talking about here? The Skull pass and Black Reach figures don\'t have any. Okay, there\'s a few random pieces of scenery in skull pass and there\'s a few half buried skulls and...
  164. Replies
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    If you sculpt it straight on to the blister...

    If you sculpt it straight on to the blister plastic you can just peel it off once it\'s cured. Greenstuff will stick to plastic enough to stay put but it can be pulled away fairly easily.
  165. Yes, it\'s tough unless you don\'t mind losing...

    Yes, it\'s tough unless you don\'t mind losing the head. Best way is with a drill. I find the easiest technique is to drill into the face with a fine drill bit and then drill into that hole with...
  166. Replies
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    I think that one\'s worth rather a lot as it\'s...

    I think that one\'s worth rather a lot as it\'s one of the few genuinely ltd GW figures. Plus it\'s a really nice one. But I\'m sure someone will be along in a few minutes with better details.
  167. I\'ve spent a LOT of money over the years on...

    I\'ve spent a LOT of money over the years on minis (not so much these days though). Cool thing is that I\'ve spent the last 10 years making minis my livelihood and have earned more money out of minis...
  168. Replies
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    And yet more reasons to get your coolmini ltd...

    And yet more reasons to get your coolmini ltd editions while you can :D
  169. Replies
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    New Eolth releases + Spyglass Sale

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/Eorelease500.jpg

    Well, it’s new release time again at Eolith and, after a number of delays, I’m proud to present Autumn, my latest 54mm fantasy...
  170. Replies
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    The scary thing is that a figure that hits all...

    The scary thing is that a figure that hits all those cliches at once is practically a license to print money :(

    The blank canvas approach isn\'t exactly making me a millionaire...
  171. Replies
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    Great work Matt, well observed :) I used to go...

    Great work Matt, well observed :)

    I used to go to a local life drawing studio (might go again when I get the cash together). Did \'some\' painting but mostly worked in a sketchbook.

    Here\'s one...
  172. Replies
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    Eolith releases Zzzz!

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/EOM-001painted.jpg

    Well, I’m a little behind schedule with my next 54mm sculpt (though the extra time she’s taking is really paying off in my...
  173. Replies
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    Last here. I find that I paint the eyes to fit...

    Last here. I find that I paint the eyes to fit the face and try to enhance the character. Harder to do if you paint them first.
  174. Replies
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    I\'d probably eat a lot of Gluten containing...

    I\'d probably eat a lot of Gluten containing foods. Proper deep pan pizza, chocolate buns, lots of toast...

    My gluten reaction is normally delayed by about 24 hours sooo... ideal!
  175. Ten demons and no formal art training at all....

    Ten demons and no formal art training at all. Okay, I have an art GCSE. I got a C.
  176. Replies
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    If I put aside my business stock as it\'s not...

    If I put aside my business stock as it\'s not really my personal stuff....

    ... then my Cadian Commissar. Not the best thing I\'ve ever painted but probably my favourite.
    ...
  177. Replies
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    1,567

    I haven\'t even freaked yet...

    I haven\'t even freaked yet...
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    As much as I\'d like to say it\'s all skill,...

    As much as I\'d like to say it\'s all skill, it\'s a trick of the light.
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    It\'s something I\'ve had in the back of my head...

    It\'s something I\'ve had in the back of my head for a while now so it might happen if I start more 30mm stuff at some point.
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    No probs, glad ya like \'em.

    No probs, glad ya like \'em.
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    Yay, all four just got sniped :D Someone out...

    Yay, all four just got sniped :D

    Someone out there really thinks I matter :cool:
  182. Replies
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    Nope, no Salute for me. My annoying long-term...

    Nope, no Salute for me. My annoying long-term illness is manageable to the point where it doesn\'t effect my ability to run the business but long journey\'s are still out.

    Well, I\'m sure the figs...
  183. Replies
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    Nothing to stop you buying them :)

    Nothing to stop you buying them :)
  184. Replies
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    1,401

    I\'ll look forward to seeing what you do with...

    I\'ll look forward to seeing what you do with them :)
  185. Replies
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    SJB\'s latest. Eolith Miniatures

    Already posted a press release in the news section (that should turn up on the front page later on).

    But here\'s my latest sculpts and paintjobs

    54mm Selene
    ...
  186. Replies
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    Eolith Miniatures Launches

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/PalainHurkweb.jpg

    I am proud to announce that I have finally launched Eolith Miniatures. Eolith’s initial plan is to produce 54mm fantasy...
  187. Replies
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    And here\'s the updated version. Hand and feet...

    And here\'s the updated version. Hand and feet refined a bit.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v480/grasientus/40mmzomb.jpg

    Pretty pleased now :)
  188. Replies
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    My new range is nothing like this. But I\'ll be...

    My new range is nothing like this. But I\'ll be releasing this guy anyway and might do a few more when time permits (lots, if they\'re popular, but I\'m not really expecting that).
  189. Replies
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    The hand has been duly updated and is looking...

    The hand has been duly updated and is looking better. Pics soon. The feet are a bit simple compared to the rest of the sculpt. Probably due to his not being planned ahead of sculpting. The feet were...
  190. Replies
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    Okay, might be off base here as I know nothing of...

    Okay, might be off base here as I know nothing of Amharic.

    Wet Palette Tutorial

    Phrase - Fiqir Bandnuht

    Now translating is tough. Don\'t seem to have any luck with online translations and...
  191. Replies
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    1,025

    Silly zombie sculpt

    I saw Spacemunkie\'s Yoda figure on Saturday. This one...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/viewthread.php?tid=30749

    Got all inspired as the fig was mighty cool. So, I thought I\'d sculpt...
  192. Replies
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    349

    Spyglass Closing Down Sale ending soon

    Hi guys

    Sorry I haven\'t brought this up sooner. I\'ve decided to shut down Spyglass Miniatures and start over in the new year with a different business model. The long version of that statement...
  193. Thread: Thanks Steve..

    by SJB
    Replies
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    517

    No probs. There\'s some sort of bonus in all the...

    No probs. There\'s some sort of bonus in all the packages.
  194. Replies
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    Wight Lord bust by SJB

    Recently I had the opportunity to paint something rather different than the 28mm stuff I\'m known for. I painted up a 1:6th scale bust of a Wight Lord as sculpted by my good friend Neil Roberts (Ash...
  195. Thread: What is this?

    by SJB
    Replies
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    516

    If it\'s a Skink, watch out. There maybe a...

    If it\'s a Skink, watch out. There maybe a Kroxigor hiding nearby...

    ;)
  196. Thread: Guitar strings.

    by SJB
    Replies
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    A great plan. The Dragonforge ones are really...

    A great plan. The Dragonforge ones are really useful.
  197. Thread: Little Big Planet

    by SJB
    Replies
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    751

    Got it yesterday. Awesome stuff. And Stephen Fry...

    Got it yesterday. Awesome stuff. And Stephen Fry may indeed... be God.
  198. Okay, took another look. The Temple Guard are on...

    Okay, took another look. The Temple Guard are on the pages too. I must have not noticed first time round...
  199. Don\'t think there are horned one riders (but...

    Don\'t think there are horned one riders (but could be I suppose).

    But there\'s definitely only three new figs shown in the catalogue. Only new stuff that\'s in the catalogue itself, rather than a...
  200. There\'s not much in there. Just the pics of the...

    There\'s not much in there. Just the pics of the Steg that have already been seen plus a Terradon and a Kroxigor. An unpainted version of the Kroxigor can be found on Warseer anyway...
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