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  1. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Ouch, I hope it heals well! Great job on the mini...

    Ouch, I hope it heals well! Great job on the mini btw, saw it on putty&paint too.
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    Ha! Thanks BaM. :) That ladder feels quite shaky...

    Ha! Thanks BaM. :)
    That ladder feels quite shaky now, I hope I don't fall off :D



    Cheers ekipage! Much appreciated. Here are some more pictures:

    Keep in mind, once the underside is also...
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    Yup, space marines can be fun to paint. And you...

    Yup, space marines can be fun to paint. And you are doing a great job in putting down neat borders between colors, something I suck at (too heavy handed with the brush). Not sure about...
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    Thank you kindly Kuribo! To be honest I don't...

    Thank you kindly Kuribo! To be honest I don't have much experience painting armor either, so this is a bit of a challenge.
    It is easier when I get encouragement from all of you though :)


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    Lovely job on the smoke! And the rusty pieces...

    Lovely job on the smoke! And the rusty pieces that peek out from the cloak look great!
  6. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    The skeleton + tree is beautiful!

    The skeleton + tree is beautiful!
  7. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Sorry to hear about your finger mate. I hope it...

    Sorry to hear about your finger mate. I hope it improves soon.

    The Sister is looking great, that base really suits her and shows off the black armor even more.
    So the dark and light pieces on the...
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    I don't know about anybody else here but this...

    I don't know about anybody else here but this thing looks exactly like a purple monster should look like to me :)
    Can't wait to see the whole thing come together with that superb base.
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    Love the trees Kuribo!

    Love the trees Kuribo!
  10. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    The hobbit :) is looking great StToad! Love...

    The hobbit :) is looking great StToad!

    Love the new content you have on your site too, very nice!
  11. That yellow does look super good in the photo......

    That yellow does look super good in the photo... Sorry about the loss of the arm. Hey, try out sculpting one with some of the various putties you have lying around, just an idea...

    The base is...
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    I am amazed at how you can get so many different...

    I am amazed at how you can get so many different variations in color (eg on the shin guards) yet still maintain a smoothly shaded highlight.
    They are looking great!
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    Thank you Hairster! Cheers StToad! Yup,...

    Thank you Hairster!



    Cheers StToad! Yup, the bottom looked a bit fat. I'm going to try adding another bit of detail below the middle back that should make it look even better.



    Thanks...
  14. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Nice! I see you kept the hair as-is?

    Nice! I see you kept the hair as-is?
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    And I thought I don't throw out much :) The...

    And I thought I don't throw out much :)

    The base looks awesome, can't wait to see the purple monster on top of it.
  16. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    This is gorgeous. The secondary lights are so...

    This is gorgeous. The secondary lights are so subtle. The highlighting on the skin is beautiful.
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    Some more surgery I wasn't really happy with...

    Some more surgery

    I wasn't really happy with the lower section of Panzer Girl's amour. This is the lower undetailed section of the bust, but still it felt too bulky and in-your-face.
    So out came...
  18. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Great start to this figure, the skin looks...

    Great start to this figure, the skin looks superb. And you nailed the eyes. I'm always worried mine will look derpy, one pupil bigger than the other and staring off into space :)
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    Thanks Graishak & St Toad, you flatter me....

    Thanks Graishak & St Toad, you flatter me. Someone on therpf.com also said I should go work for ForgeWorld. In my deepest sweetest dreams, haha :D

    I got the airbrush out again, and did a quick job...
  20. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    I like the hair! In fact I like the entire model...

    I like the hair! In fact I like the entire model :)
    I guess you could add some darker shade to the recesses of the hair, that might just make it look even brighter :D
    But from the various artworks...
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    This is a work of art BaM! Looks like you are...

    This is a work of art BaM! Looks like you are using the same gray for the five-o-clock shadows to add some shadow to the other muscles?
    That ties it all together, neat!
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    Super cool mate! Be interesting to see what you...

    Super cool mate! Be interesting to see what you do with this...
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    Thanks ekipage, BaM, your awesome support is much...

    Thanks ekipage, BaM, your awesome support is much appreciated :)

    Had a quiet night last night, no compressor going, spent some time detailing panzer girl.
    There may not be many obvious changes...
  24. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Such smooth work on the armor, and I love the...

    Such smooth work on the armor, and I love the fine edge highlighting you have on the gun.
    It is a very nice sculpt, I like the knee pads / shin guards
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    Hairster, so awesome to see more and more of this...

    Hairster, so awesome to see more and more of this purple monster revealed :)
    And thanks for reminding all of us once again to have patience... I get frustrated when I thin my paint so much and then...
  26. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    That's some smooth shading on the black armor...

    That's some smooth shading on the black armor Zero, looking good!
  27. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Yeah, he is unique Graishak, and looking very...

    Yeah, he is unique Graishak, and looking very good. I like the way you painted the reddish armor, contrasting with the darker blueish bandages. Oh, and the dirty toenails :)
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    Good luck with the leaves, I feel your pain :)...

    Good luck with the leaves, I feel your pain :)
    The butterflies are beautiful. This is an awesome diorama!
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    Thanks Dexter! Comments like yours keep me going...

    Thanks Dexter! Comments like yours keep me going :)

    Cheers Hairster! I'm chuffed that you consider me to be improving, that is great to hear!

    Thanks Khavor, I'm happy about the rear now too, it...
  30. That Apollo Norm ship looks cool, with the giant...

    That Apollo Norm ship looks cool, with the giant flight deck on the rear.
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    Congratulations DaBeebs! This piece looks...

    Congratulations DaBeebs! This piece looks phenomenal! The glow is fantastic.
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    BaM, I for one welcome each and every update, no...

    BaM, I for one welcome each and every update, no matter how small. It is very helpful and super entertaining. Keep 'em coming!
    The boys are looking pretty awesome so far. I'm still drooling over the...
  33. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Lovely piece StToad! I think your base did him...

    Lovely piece StToad! I think your base did him justice, it tells a story but does not overwhelm the figure.
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    Hi Handy! Welcome. Like DaBeebs said, just keep...

    Hi Handy! Welcome. Like DaBeebs said, just keep hanging out here :) There is much to be learned from the awesome people on this forum.
    That said, your minis look great! I'm still learning painting...
  35. She looks great eki! You have some gorgeous...

    She looks great eki! You have some gorgeous contrast there, which shows off the detail of the figure but doesn't overwhelm the pastel and skin tones.
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    I never knew there were so many shades of purple...

    I never knew there were so many shades of purple :)
    This is looking better and better Hairster!
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    That shell looks very good. You make the...

    That shell looks very good. You make the sculpting of organic shapes look so effortless and easy.
    From the positioning of the armature sticking out of the top of the snail, I presume the snail will...
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    Thanks Krulebear, bullfrog, Saint Toad! > Like...

    Thanks Krulebear, bullfrog, Saint Toad!

    > Like everybody else on here I’m dying to see the Fire Raptor all painted up.
    Patience :) At least, that's what I keep telling myself when I don't get a...
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    Gorgeous! That glimpse of the blue butterfly is...

    Gorgeous! That glimpse of the blue butterfly is awesome :)
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    Many thanks BaM, I agree it is the definitely the...

    Many thanks BaM, I agree it is the definitely the craziest :)
    I'm trying to do some hard-surface sculpting using sculpey, and this is proving to be a proper challenge.
    And then there is the...
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    I love the family photo, great way to show off...

    I love the family photo, great way to show off all your cool sculpts!
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    I second that, the tarnished bronze looks sweet,...

    I second that, the tarnished bronze looks sweet, especially with the little gibs of blood here and there.
    So thinking about it: apart from the metallic, you have blue/green and yellow/red on each...
  43. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    No mate, you cheer ME up, every time I look at...

    No mate, you cheer ME up, every time I look at this thread and see yet another awesomely painted mini.
    Keep going!
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    I like the camo too, very nicely painted.

    I like the camo too, very nicely painted.
  45. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    The mossy wall looks fantastic, in fact the...

    The mossy wall looks fantastic, in fact the entire base looks great!
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    Thanks for the opportunity Saint Toad! Very...

    Thanks for the opportunity Saint Toad! Very enjoyable, and I am honoured to join the ranks of people like BaM and Hairster :)

    Made some progress on Panzer Girl, slowly adding some detail and...
  47. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Thanks for the opportunity to write for your blog...

    Thanks for the opportunity to write for your blog Saint Toad! It was a fun experience.
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    Top-notch, as usual! I love all the little...

    Top-notch, as usual! I love all the little details you add.
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    Although I don't wish insomnia on anyone, you not...

    Although I don't wish insomnia on anyone, you not sleeping is pretty bloody awesome. Red-mask guy is looking menacing over there!
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    This looks fantastic! Love the griminess of it.

    This looks fantastic! Love the griminess of it.
  51. Thread: The Bunker

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    This looks amazing. The lines add a cool depth to...

    This looks amazing. The lines add a cool depth to the cloak. And it all looks stunning under the black light.
  52. This looks super good eki! Respect, for seeing it...

    This looks super good eki! Respect, for seeing it through to the almost-end. The result will be worth it!
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    Nice work! I like all the different little...

    Nice work! I like all the different little mushrooms he's got on and around him.
  54. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    The cloak on the dwarf, as well as his leather...

    The cloak on the dwarf, as well as his leather backpack, look amazing!
    The plinth and basing also looks awesome. Very nice work on this!
  55. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    The skin tones look awesome Zero! The warm cheeks...

    The skin tones look awesome Zero! The warm cheeks vs the brighter less-saturated highlights under the eyes look great!
    You have definitely improved.
    And don't give up, the second time around just...
  56. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Such beautiful gradients on the sister! And...

    Such beautiful gradients on the sister!

    And that potato head is already looking awesome, it is going to be interesting to see where you end up taking him.
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    You are clearly giving it some deep thought,...

    You are clearly giving it some deep thought, alright! I say, just don't get analysis paralysis :)
    If I were you, I'd choose whichever of the options you think will work best, then give it a go. You...
  58. Sounds like it would be a fantastic little dio! ...

    Sounds like it would be a fantastic little dio!

    If you are worried about the resin soaking through the base, even with PVA or the flex paste, put the base into an aluminium foil tray or something...
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    Thank you for such a wonderful tutorial BaM!...

    Thank you for such a wonderful tutorial BaM!
    SaintToad, your blog is turning into an awesome resource...

    And the Khorne mob is looking gloriously hideous already!
  60. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Nice work Zero! Geez, you work at a breakneck...

    Nice work Zero! Geez, you work at a breakneck pace...
  61. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Agent Orange looks awesome Arkaan! The little...

    Agent Orange looks awesome Arkaan! The little blue-tinted blast holes in the orange armor look super sweet.
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    Dexter, this is coming together beautifully!...

    Dexter, this is coming together beautifully! Everything is so harmonious in this build.
    I am in awe.
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    This is looking superb DaBeebs! Did you hit the...

    This is looking superb DaBeebs! Did you hit the lighter spot with an airbrush or was this brush-only work?
    As for what steps to do next, the only thing I can say is more contrast :p
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    Thanks eki, yeah I have a couple of models on my...

    Thanks eki, yeah I have a couple of models on my shelf that are also giving me the guilt-inducing evil eye :)

    Thank you Arkaan! I'm pretty happy with how the suit is shaping up too. I'm in the...
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    Looking good!

    Looking good!
  66. Yes, there is a lot of assumptions about the...

    Yes, there is a lot of assumptions about the viewer's experience in these videos.
    In general, resins come in a range of different thicknesses, the regular casting resins are very thin and flow very...
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    Thanks for the advice ekipage! I also use the...

    Thanks for the advice ekipage! I also use the various online color matching charts, but only as a rough guide.
    The problem with using online color samples is that they are far from accurate: they...
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    Nice start on these guys BaM! The pale skin and...

    Nice start on these guys BaM! The pale skin and the bright red blood is striking. Can't wait to see where you take this!
  69. I, for one, welcome our new kitbashing overlord

    I, for one, welcome our new kitbashing overlord
  70. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    I also like the Necromunda guy. The orange armor...

    I also like the Necromunda guy. The orange armor stands out, it looks awesome!
    And the bat is coming along nicely. I like the muscle fibers.
    As for the ghouls, is that the new Citadel Contrast...
  71. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    The giant looks fittingly gruesome!

    The giant looks fittingly gruesome!
  72. Good work on these fragile small arms mate. The...

    Good work on these fragile small arms mate. The girl is going to look fantastic!

    As for resin interacting with other materials, I have never had any problems.
    From what I understand you are...
  73. Thread: The Bunker

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    I don't have any experience with photographing in...

    I don't have any experience with photographing in black light, but from what I hear it never quite lives up to seeing it in person.
    All the same, this looks pretty cool!
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    Wow, that mottled white is superb! It is almost...

    Wow, that mottled white is superb! It is almost (I say almost) a shame it pulled my attention away from the beautiful blue shading underneath.
    But only for a second :)
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    I like the colors on Cerberus too!

    I like the colors on Cerberus too!
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    Thanks ekipage! Yeah the hex texture is...

    Thanks ekipage!
    Yeah the hex texture is interesting. I was looking around for ages, trying to find anything with a similar texture to that which I had in my mind: nylon surfaces have interesting...
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    Nice writeup on SaintToad's site, BaM! It is...

    Nice writeup on SaintToad's site, BaM! It is awesome to hear your explanations, and to see your work all together on one page is very impressive.
  78. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    These look amazing! Bright, vivid colors. Any...

    These look amazing! Bright, vivid colors.
    Any chance we can get some photos with a white background? The dark background makes it all look very atmospheric, and suits the paint job, but it does...
  79. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Yolanda looks great, I like the contrast you get...

    Yolanda looks great, I like the contrast you get on the red pants
  80. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Great tutorial, I love the interview-ish section...

    Great tutorial, I love the interview-ish section at the end.
    Please do more of these!
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    Stunning looking tree...

    Stunning looking tree...
  82. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Tremendous work Zero!

    Tremendous work Zero!
  83. Wow, that is teeny tiny. Good luck...

    Wow, that is teeny tiny. Good luck...
  84. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Vivid coloring!

    Vivid coloring!
  85. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    These look great Graishak! I also like the colors...

    These look great Graishak! I also like the colors you have, some nice contrast esp. on the latest one.
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    Thanks Arkaan, StToad! I am taking my time with...

    Thanks Arkaan, StToad! I am taking my time with the Raptor, mocking up some paint jobs in GIMP on desatured photos that I took of the model.
    I want to do a large freehand raven on the upperside of...
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    I love this, such a great job! I wouldn't be...

    I love this, such a great job!
    I wouldn't be surprised if his eyes keep glowing when the lights go out :o
  88. Thread: Canny's Wip

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    I like the purple shirt you did on the last one,...

    I like the purple shirt you did on the last one, looks really smooth and properly lit.
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    Well done, this is a great little sculpt!

    Well done, this is a great little sculpt!
  90. Don't stop now mate, she is looking awesome! It...

    Don't stop now mate, she is looking awesome!
    It is going to be cool to see the completed figurine with hat & arms, all based up.
    I like the textured leather boots.
  91. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    This guy looks great! Nice work on the red cloth...

    This guy looks great! Nice work on the red cloth and the skin tones.
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    Congrats on making Volomir's list, BaM! The hard...

    Congrats on making Volomir's list, BaM! The hard work and dedication is paying off.
    I'm not surprised though, you have a very unique & consistent style and the skill to pull off high quality work....
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    That underlit three-headed dog looks awesome!

    That underlit three-headed dog looks awesome!
  94. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    +1 Masterful, the shading on the blue suit looks...

    +1 Masterful, the shading on the blue suit looks awesome! I also like the face too.
  95. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Awesome work Zero. I'm also looking forward to...

    Awesome work Zero. I'm also looking forward to what you do with the KD figurine. They are awesome sculpts.
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    I love the implied violence behind that veiled...

    I love the implied violence behind that veiled smirk. Great atmosphere, and it tells a cool story too.
    Very nice!
  97. Thread: Canny's Wip

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    Wow, great start on these. The skin tones look...

    Wow, great start on these. The skin tones look amazing.

    Interesting that you are using the artist acrylics... How much can you thin them before they start losing cover?
    From what I have read, to...
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    Amazing... you've nailed the glowing eyes and...

    Amazing... you've nailed the glowing eyes and gems(?) on his chest. They look perfect!
    The armor looks amazing, and the way the skin blends between reds and blues is great.
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    My hat off to your be-hatted dwarf, sir! That is...

    My hat off to your be-hatted dwarf, sir! That is some fine sculpting there.
    Again with the hair and the face, and this time with those butt cheeks...
  100. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    The liquids and brushed metal on that new mini...

    The liquids and brushed metal on that new mini look great!
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    Great start! I love the progression photos. As...

    Great start! I love the progression photos. As usual, your textures rock!
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    The blues are striking! And the orangey leather...

    The blues are striking! And the orangey leather contrasts nicely.
    In fact, the contrast overall is great.
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    Thank you very much Lone Lemming and ekipage! ...

    Thank you very much Lone Lemming and ekipage!

    I'm photoshopping some of the photos I took, trying to get the colorscheme right.
    Very nervous and excited at the same time to jump into this fully....
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    The biker gang is spectacular! Worth every hour...

    The biker gang is spectacular! Worth every hour you put into it.
    Your definitive style shines through again!

    Lobster man looks amazing. Can't wait to see where you take this.
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    I agree with khavor, this is an awesome piece of...

    I agree with khavor, this is an awesome piece of work! I would love to be able to achieve with full motivation what you seem to be able to pull of with less than that :)
    And thanks for the tutorial...
  106. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Nice work on the tutorial you two!

    Nice work on the tutorial you two!
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    Very nicely painted so far. The graininess on the...

    Very nicely painted so far. The graininess on the metal looks cool.
    Hope you feel better soon, I am excited to see the rest of the model painted up!
  108. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    These guys look great! I love the contrast...

    These guys look great! I love the contrast between the fur and the metal on doggo. The dude also looks great, I dig his facial tones.
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    Beautiful horrifying work! Is some of it...

    Beautiful horrifying work!
    Is some of it airbrushed?
  110. The shading between her shoulder blades look...

    The shading between her shoulder blades look really great.
    It's coming together nicely, keep going!
  111. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Nice conversion!

    Nice conversion!
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    Wicked! Love the texture

    Wicked! Love the texture
  113. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    I like what you did with the shading! Just that...

    I like what you did with the shading! Just that bit of contrast makes it look great
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    Thank you very much BaM. It is such a pleasure...

    Thank you very much BaM. It is such a pleasure having you around here, the encouragement you give to all of us is precious.
    And you and your work are such an inspiration!



    Thanks Graishak, yes...
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    I also started priming the Fire Raptor....

    I also started priming the Fire Raptor. Airbrushing makes things faster, but doing "multiple thin coats" on a model this size takes for frikkin ever.

    https://i.imgur.com/ZvWQobe.jpg

    Some detail...
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    At first I was like "Why is Dexter showing us...

    At first I was like "Why is Dexter showing us views of a tree? Does he have a nice view out of his new apartment?".
    And then I re-read everything and realized they are pictures of the minotaur's...
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    Thanks for stopping by Hairster, much...

    Thanks for stopping by Hairster, much appreciated!



    Thank you kindly eki! First, I've decided I didn't like the hair, so I've redone it :)
    Second, you are right, it would be great to be able...
  118. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    That power sword looks amazing! In fact the more...

    That power sword looks amazing! In fact the more I look at it the more awesome everything looks: the folds in the cloth, the detail on his backpack, the chips and scratches on the armor, everything....
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    Thanks for the tip!

    Thanks for the tip!
  120. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    I like the effect you created, and the blending...

    I like the effect you created, and the blending is nice. Letting the cloth / tendrils / whatever they are lose saturation from the pink to the white is great.
    However, it does mean the area at the...
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    The Blightbringer looks fabulous, I like the red...

    The Blightbringer looks fabulous, I like the red cloth shading, and the bone & weathered metal look sweet.
    Also, the glowing green bits are great!
    Not sure about the nurgling on his shoulder...
  122. That is super detailed work, very well done!...

    That is super detailed work, very well done! Subtle colors and shading. The dress looks great, and the corset is top notch.
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    Looking good!

    Looking good!
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    Stunning work! One day I want to see the...

    Stunning work! One day I want to see the shelf/shelves where you keep all of these.
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    This looks delicious! The redemptor is coming...

    This looks delicious! The redemptor is coming along nicely - I dig the brushed metal effect you've got going. Although for the life of me I can't figure out how you make such accurate small lines -...
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    Pre-priming the Raptor & sculpting hair

    Thanks Kuribo, BaM, eki!

    Bit of a mixed post...

    Made some good progress on the cockpit, still not too happy with the buttons/instruments, they are just too sloppy.
    I think the beat up old...
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    Wow, amazing work! You've captured the lighting...

    Wow, amazing work! You've captured the lighting very well.
  128. This is coming together very well, awesome work...

    This is coming together very well, awesome work Blackadder.
    Do you plan on weighting the feet for some more stability?
  129. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Tremendous work Zero, I am in awe of how quickly...

    Tremendous work Zero, I am in awe of how quickly you turn out such quality pieces
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    Great Scott! Each one of these is a proper...

    Great Scott! Each one of these is a proper diorama on its own. The bases look fantastic!
    My favorite is the broken barbed wire fence.
    Very well done BaM!
  131. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Your daughter did great!

    Your daughter did great!
  132. Thread: Dhdiez WIP

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    This looks awesome! The skin tones look great.

    This looks awesome! The skin tones look great.
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    I like the barrel extension tip ;)

    I like the barrel extension tip ;)
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    The musculature and skin on that chicken leg look...

    The musculature and skin on that chicken leg look amazing!
  135. Thread: Maciejus_exe log

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    This looks awesome!

    This looks awesome!
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    Pieces of the puzzle

    These are the main sections of the bust. They need to be kept separate so I can make molds more easily later.

    Started working on filling out the helmet part. This needs a good sand, then some more...
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    Reminds me of He-Man and his Battle Cat. Nice!

    Reminds me of He-Man and his Battle Cat. Nice!
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    Thanks! I like the concept too, will have to see...

    Thanks! I like the concept too, will have to see whether I have the execution to match it though :)
    Not a lot of time to hobby this week, school's out so we are spending some time with the kids,...
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    Awesome work BaM, loving all the incremental...

    Awesome work BaM, loving all the incremental updates.
  140. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    You are a master of attention to detail. So good!

    You are a master of attention to detail. So good!
  141. Thread: Curis' WIP Wipe

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    Wonderful! I love the graffiti you put on your...

    Wonderful! I love the graffiti you put on your pieces.
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    Awesome start on the bust. I love the eyes.

    Awesome start on the bust. I love the eyes.
  143. Thread: Dhdiez WIP

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    Very nice work, I like the orc, and the shield...

    Very nice work, I like the orc, and the shield work is great!
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    What I love about your work is that there are so...

    What I love about your work is that there are so many angles to it: every different view reveals something else about the sculpture.
    Like DaBeebs says, keep it coming!
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    Thanks for the support DaBeebs! Here is where...

    Thanks for the support DaBeebs!

    Here is where I am currently at:
    https://i.imgur.com/wnhD8DA.jpg

    This is roughly posed, to get an idea for the overall shapes and relationships, before I forge...
  146. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    This came out looking great Graishak.

    This came out looking great Graishak.
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    Awesome conversions Dr Bob!

    Awesome conversions Dr Bob!
  148. Thread: Curis' WIP Wipe

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    Just dropping by to again say "keep it up!". I...

    Just dropping by to again say "keep it up!". I love your posts!
    That genestealer looks fabulous.
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    Awesome job on the cupbearer monster boss, the...

    Awesome job on the cupbearer monster boss, the colors work well together, the white teeth surrounding that dark maw just grabs the attention.
    I agree with everyone else, the nmm on the axe of the...
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    Thanks khavor! Did some more work on the bust...

    Thanks khavor!

    Did some more work on the bust armor:

    https://i.imgur.com/jOrGyXY.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/JIZ6ijU.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/7i8OlN0.jpg

    This is all still armature. I'll...
  151. Looks like you found what was bothering you :)...

    Looks like you found what was bothering you :)
    The dress looks great, and the skin and hair color work together nicely.
    Nice work on the eyes and eyebrows!
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    Thanks eki, your guidance is much appreciated!

    Thanks eki, your guidance is much appreciated!
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    Very gracious flattery BaM :) Seriously, I have...

    Very gracious flattery BaM :)
    Seriously, I have so much to learn from yourself and the other members on this forum, so I'll keep bugging all of you for critique!
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    I took another shot of the eye. It does look...

    I took another shot of the eye. It does look grey-ish, the green is very de-saturated, and the grey covers too much of the eye area:

    https://i.imgur.com/pbfEpNS.jpg

    So I cleaned it up: I...
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    I second eki, do one without the hat. But that's...

    I second eki, do one without the hat.
    But that's just because I dig the way you do hair, I haven't seen many of your hats yet :)
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    Thanks for taking the time to do such a detailed...

    Thanks for taking the time to do such a detailed explanation eki! This is awesome, it is exactly the kind of feedback I crave, very much appreciated.
    If you don't mind, I'll take some better lit...
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    Thanks for the comment eki! To be clear, you are...

    Thanks for the comment eki! To be clear, you are referring to the green eye lens, correct?
    Do you mean the outside border is too dark? I purposefully darklined it before starting on the...
  158. Thread: Curis' WIP Wipe

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    Love this thread, and the riffs on topics you...

    Love this thread, and the riffs on topics you come up with :)

    Yes, seems miniature design has come a long way. Mostly because they made them bigger!!!
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    Painting the pilot: lots of layering, trying to...

    Painting the pilot: lots of layering, trying to get the pilot up to scratch.
    Because he will be visible in the Fire Raptor, front and center, I want to make sure he looks... presentable.

    Layering...
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    Awesome work, using the metal balls (bearings?)...

    Awesome work, using the metal balls (bearings?) for the eyeballs really work well
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    That sketch looks freaking brilliant... make it!...

    That sketch looks freaking brilliant... make it! :)
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    Beautiful work BaM, so amazingly consistent as...

    Beautiful work BaM, so amazingly consistent as well.
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    Ha! I think they do :) Thanks guys, I...

    Ha! I think they do :)





    Thanks guys, I appreciate the kind words!
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    Amazing sculpt mate! I love the little details,...

    Amazing sculpt mate! I love the little details, the scrollwork on the axe, the little clasps on her clothing.
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    Looks good! love the glowing strings. I don't...

    Looks good! love the glowing strings.
    I don't know the mini, does it have anything to do with Terry Pratchett's Discworld?
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    Thank you so much khavor, good to know there are...

    Thank you so much khavor, good to know there are other cereal-box-butchers out there :)



    Thanks ADE! Yeah it worked pretty well. I got the idea while playing in GIMP with the original photo. I...
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    Thanks for stopping by tee, much appreciated!...

    Thanks for stopping by tee, much appreciated!
    Yeah the Raptor is completely scratchbuilt, don't know if it's better than a GW one. But at least I didn't have to bend it straight :)



    Hey ADE,...
  168. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    Wow, don't know where to start: the corrupted...

    Wow, don't know where to start: the corrupted flesh is spot on, the metal looks great, the yellow cloth is amazing, the rust effects are spot on.
    Sorry but no critique. Maybe the hammer head is too...
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    These guys look awesome DaBeebs. The slimers look...

    These guys look awesome DaBeebs. The slimers look vicious, and the rich colors you get on everything looks amazing. I love the effect you got on the little bottle the one dude is drinking from.
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    Nice conversion. I like the extra touches, the...

    Nice conversion. I like the extra touches, the chain and the rivets
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    That's what is so amazing about your work; you...

    That's what is so amazing about your work; you move FAST. I'd still be tinkering with the armature after three days :)
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    Bust

    Taking a break from the Fire Raptor for a bit. Sculpting a bust, I think it is about 1:7 or 1:8.
    Still work in progress, I think the eyes are too high up in the face
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    I love the hair, I think it looks amazing

    I love the hair, I think it looks amazing
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    Lookin good! I'm interested to see what you do...

    Lookin good! I'm interested to see what you do with that helmeted guy.
  175. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Great work on that dwarf, it looks excellent! I...

    Great work on that dwarf, it looks excellent! I love the color variations on his face.
    The Dark Angel also looks cool
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    Interesting tip (cough) on the gun barrels.

    Interesting tip (cough) on the gun barrels.
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    Love your work ADE! How long does it take you to...

    Love your work ADE! How long does it take you to sculpt something this size?
  178. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Congrats 10, maybe bittersweet, but your work is...

    Congrats 10, maybe bittersweet, but your work is awesome and the award is well deserved.
  179. Thread: CyAniDe's WIPs

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    I think both models look fantastic! For the...

    I think both models look fantastic!

    For the genestealer, how about instead of suppressing the pants, maybe boost the goggles or cheeks? It's the only thing I can think of :)
    The sorceress is...
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    Cheers DaBeebs, it'll be a while before I brew...

    Cheers DaBeebs, it'll be a while before I brew something else - gotta empty some cereal boxes first :)

    Thanks Dr. Bob. I'm glad you like the dimensions. They are a little off, when I compare mine...
  181. No looming heresy here, just the righteous sweet...

    No looming heresy here, just the righteous sweet wrath of the Emperor. Great work Blackadder!
  182. ok, the video show exactly what the plastic putty...

    ok, the video show exactly what the plastic putty is: kinda like PVA glue :)
    So yes you are most likely better off using just a wet brush to squeeze it into any cracks and holes, and cleaning up the...
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    Very nice. I have to look into the Agrellan...

    Very nice. I have to look into the Agrellan Earth. GW has some good effects paints, it seems...
  184. I don't have any experience with Vallejo putty,...

    I don't have any experience with Vallejo putty, but when working with anything from polymer clay, apoxie sculpt, green stuff through to beesputty, the best thing for smoothing are "clay shapers" or...
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    Congrats Hairster! Well deserved!

    Congrats Hairster! Well deserved!
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    Build complete photoshoot

    Graishak, SaintToad, Kuribo: thanks guys, very gracious of you!

    I've got a bunch of photos today, these will probably be the last before I prime. I take these to keep a record of what I've done,...
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    Nice work! The ruststalkers came out great. The...

    Nice work! The ruststalkers came out great. The bases are awesome too. What did you use for them?
  188. Great start on this, it is a fantastic looking...

    Great start on this, it is a fantastic looking sculpt
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    Good luck Hairster! Those models look super good.

    Good luck Hairster! Those models look super good.
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    Radical! Great job on the muck, so much...

    Radical! Great job on the muck, so much character.
    The photos themselves are, as usual, superb.
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    These look fantastic BaM, the layering is...

    These look fantastic BaM, the layering is awesome. There is so much going on, yet the overall look holds together really well.
    Can't wait for Janet's photos!
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    Primed the pilot, no airbubbles other than what I...

    Primed the pilot, no airbubbles other than what I had already found. But the fists / fingers needed some work, and I thought the helmet
    looked a little sparse compared with the original Fire Raptor...
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    Thanks heaps CyAniDe! This is a point...

    Thanks heaps CyAniDe!



    This is a point someone else raised in another forum, they were kind of sad/angry when I started priming my Land Raider.
    To them, I was "covering up" the work I had...
  194. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Voted; well done mate!

    Voted; well done mate!
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    Cheers BaM, love your comments! Yes, I am an...

    Cheers BaM, love your comments!
    Yes, I am an engineer, but only of software; can't claim anything more than that :)

    I cast another figure from the mold I had made previously, then chopped and...
  196. Thread: CyAniDe's WIPs

    by gorb
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    I agree with alexz3, awesome work! The contrast...

    I agree with alexz3, awesome work! The contrast you achieve is amazing. AND you get all these little scratches and details in on top of that.
    The genestealer symbol looks good to me, although I...
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    The ogre with the club looks pretty cool, I think...

    The ogre with the club looks pretty cool, I think he may be missing a bit of contrast maybe? At the moment he looks very mono-chromatic.
    The bright green on the zarbag chompers looks cool! They...
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    Thanks DaBeebs! Made up some aquilla for the...

    Thanks DaBeebs!

    Made up some aquilla for the Fire Raptor:

    https://i.imgur.com/CIochz3.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/l7OXwd2.jpg
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    Loving the small details! Keep going!

    Loving the small details! Keep going!
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    Stunning work! Well done!

    Stunning work! Well done!
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