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  1. If you want something free, try GIMP. I used it...

    If you want something free, try GIMP. I used it before I got photoshop and it works perfectly fine for basic photography stuff.
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    Oh cool! I didn't know Forgeworld was making...

    Oh cool! I didn't know Forgeworld was making Horus Heresy stuff. I hope they don't make Corax before I get the chance to make my own!
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    Looking good so far, might I ask what the...

    Looking good so far, might I ask what the miniature is?
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    Scores getting higher?

    I've noticed since coming back on here that scores in the gallery are now often a lot higher than I remember them being. Models that would have scored a 4 or a 5 a few years ago are scoring in the...
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    I'm an art student too, (and this is my last year...

    I'm an art student too, (and this is my last year uh oh) I guess I've had a good experience as I've loved all of my classes and teachers and can't wait to get into the industry full time. Miniature...
  6. Beautiful! Raven Guard are my favorite SM...

    Beautiful! Raven Guard are my favorite SM chapter, I wish mine looked half as good!
  7. Perfect timing, I'm trying to get back into...

    Perfect timing, I'm trying to get back into painting after a long break, and I just started painting an Ork Stormboy today! This will be really helpful. Thanks!
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    Great drawings, I love those Faber-Castell...

    Great drawings, I love those Faber-Castell markers. Are you a professional illustrator by any chance? Great sculpts too!
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    Well, I played a game of 40k with my friend...

    Well, I played a game of 40k with my friend yesterday, my first in about 5 years, and I must say it was really really fun. I don't think I'll be buying any new things from GW for a while, but I'll...
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    Stopped by one of the biggest game stores in CT...

    Stopped by one of the biggest game stores in CT to check things out today, got to see basically the full range of GW products in person which was cool. Alot of the newer sculpts really don't look...
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    Wow, looks fantastic but aww man! You should...

    Wow, looks fantastic but aww man! You should totally try the OSL! I'm sure you could pull it off really well.
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    Wow, that Kingdom Death Phoenix looks amazing, GW...

    Wow, that Kingdom Death Phoenix looks amazing, GW is no where near that quality. I want one. Malifaux looks interesting, maybe I'll pick it up when I get the chance. Anyways, I organized a game of...
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    Thanks! I will check it out.

    Thanks! I will check it out.
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    A friend of mine and I have been wanting to get...

    A friend of mine and I have been wanting to get back into 40k for a little while now and have been looking into getting 7th edition stuff, but maybe we'll just keep playing 5th edition since I still...
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    I'd be happy to paint models from other...

    I'd be happy to paint models from other manufacturers, (I have and will again) but since GW started it all for me its disappointing to think that In the future I won't be getting any new great models...
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    Well damn. Ok then. That is all super...

    Well damn. Ok then. That is all super unfortunate. I will look into Mantic and Warlord though.
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    Thanks for the info, thats all very helpful if...

    Thanks for the info, thats all very helpful if disappointing. GW was the company I started out with, and I've been wanting to get back into playing Warhammer for a while now, but maybe it isn't worth...
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    Where does Games Workshop stand?

    So I've been out of the hobby for a while now, but as my attempt at a WIP thread from earlier in the summer shows, I'm trying to get back in. I used to follow GW pretty closely but over the past few...
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    Offer still stands.

    Offer still stands.
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    Soo... As you all may or may not have noticed, I...

    Soo... As you all may or may not have noticed, I ended up not really having any time to continue work over the summer. I am still determined to get back to painting at the level I was at before I...
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    Thank you! I've been wanting to collect an Alpha...

    Thank you! I've been wanting to collect an Alpha Legion army for a while, and when I saw your Aspiring Champion I decided to try out the scheme. I'm testing a quick way to do it though as I'm...
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    Sorry for the infrequent updates, I only have...

    Sorry for the infrequent updates, I only have time to work on weekends now. Here he is with a base:

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    And heres a Chaos Terminator Lord that I just started. I'm painting him...
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    Finished the first week of my internship, so I...

    Finished the first week of my internship, so I had time to finish this guy today. Now I just have to do the base.

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    Can't update for a little while. Moving into my...

    Can't update for a little while. Moving into my new apartment tomorrow, and starting an internship on Monday. Hopefully I'll be able to post some progress next weekend! I'm going to make a DIY...
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    Assembly line painting was getting a little...

    Assembly line painting was getting a little tedious so I decided to just finish up this guy. Now I just need to finish his horse and he'll be all set.
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    Thanks! One thing thats helped is that I've...

    Thanks! One thing thats helped is that I've forgone all my old GW brushes. I've been using a Utrecht mixed synthetic brush for everything, and I like it a lot more. The bristles are longer so its...
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    I posted in the trading post section, but I...

    I posted in the trading post section, but I figure I'll post here since more people will see it. If anyone is interested, I would trade a lot of these Fantasy Chaos models (unbuilt/painted) for Chaos...
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    Fantasy Chaos for 40k Chaos

    I have a vast amount of unbuilt fantasy chaos models as well as some that are built/painted. I'm wondering if anyone would want to trade me some 40k chaos space marine models for these fantasy...
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    Here's the base I made for the Chaos Lord a...

    Here's the base I made for the Chaos Lord a couple years ago. Too over the top or should I use it?

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    Thanks, I made a cool base for the Chaos Lord a...

    Thanks, I made a cool base for the Chaos Lord a while ago, so I want to try to paint it to match.

    Anyways, More work on the marauder horsemen today. They are all basecoated and washed. They're all...
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    Looking fantastic so far. Just the right amount...

    Looking fantastic so far. Just the right amount of contrast.
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    A bit more progress today, started painting a...

    A bit more progress today, started painting a banner to practice blending again (went...ok?) and did the basecoat for another marauder horseman. I also have all the Marauders and a unit of Chaos...
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    Necroghast's WIP

    So, I've been out of the hobby for about 3 years or so. Ever since I went to college, I haven't really had time to paint anything. However, I have decided that that is going to change. I'm still in...
  34. Thank you very much, this will be very useful. I...

    Thank you very much, this will be very useful. I can imagine matching browns being really difficult, I often use a mix of burnt umber and ultramarine blue as a black, and I know there's no way I've...
  35. If you happen to know good matches for yellow...

    If you happen to know good matches for yellow ochre, cerulean blue and alizarin crimson that'd be great.
  36. Sure that would be great to see a list of Vallejo...

    Sure that would be great to see a list of Vallejo matches. I was just using the Games Workshop reference as an example. Thanks!
  37. Guide to converting paints between traditional colors/GW other paint colors

    Hello, I'm curious if anyone knows of any guide or approximate guide that compares Games Workshop paint colors to more traditional paint colors. Something like this...
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    Loving what I'm seeing so far. I've been lurking...

    Loving what I'm seeing so far. I've been lurking on here for the past couple days after not looking at the site for a couple years and you're making me want to start painting again. I'm glad that...
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    Thanks for the ideas, all good sources. I'm...

    Thanks for the ideas, all good sources. I'm considering buying some out of date codexs/army books on Amazon just for the art (just a couple dollars each including shipping) but I might still buy the...
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    Thats a great source, thanks!

    Thats a great source, thanks!
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    Warhammer/Warhammer 40000 Art

    Hey guys, long time no see. I haven't been painting miniatures for a while now, as I am at art school and focusing on Illustration. I've been searching for a good compendium of Warhammer/Warhammer...
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    You could check out home decor websites for...

    You could check out home decor websites for various ideas. This is a pretty good one.
  43. Thread: Whats up?

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    Well then, sounds like I've missed a lot.

    Well then, sounds like I've missed a lot.
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    I've been listening to a lot of post rock/post...

    I've been listening to a lot of post rock/post metal stuff. The French post rock/metal scene is awesome. Really been enjoying things like Alcest, Amesoeurs, and Les Discrets.
  45. Thread: Whats up?

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    Whats up?

    Hey guys, I haven't been on here consistently in a freakishly long time. I've been incredibly busy with my first year of college and just have had absolutely no time for miniatures... However, it's...
  46. Thread: Farseer WIP

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    Purple gems would look good I think, I'd push...

    Purple gems would look good I think, I'd push them to the lighter side of purple though just so that they can stand out a bit. Blending on the robes looks great, although I feel the contrast could be...
  47. It's insulation

    It's insulation
  48. What scares me is that I'll be leaving for...

    What scares me is that I'll be leaving for college in 2 weeks... Who knows what I'll find when I come back in the winter?
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    Salamanders or Imperial Fists.

    Salamanders or Imperial Fists.
  50. How to tell if you haven't been painting enough

    Yesterday I decided to finally do some painting after a long while of not doing any. I go to open my paint drawer and this is what I find:
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    Damn mice.
  51. Thread: Hell. Yes.

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    I wish I could go to Bloodstock this year.

    I wish I could go to Bloodstock this year.
  52. Thread: Hell. Yes.

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    What band may I ask?

    What band may I ask?
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    I heard that once the 21 years is up if hes still...

    I heard that once the 21 years is up if hes still considered a threat to society the time can be extended.
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    Yeah, I guess what I mean to say is that since...

    Yeah, I guess what I mean to say is that since Norway's legal system has worked perfectly well for them in the past as it should considering their culture, this attack caught them completely off...
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    ^ That just goes to show how completely...

    ^ That just goes to show how completely unprepared they were for anything like this. Nothing like this ever happens in Norway, so the maximum sentence didn't ever need to be more than that. The last...
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    7045 7046 7047 7048 This band. Apparently...

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    This band. Apparently all their lyrics are about hating people named Ben......? There was one other album but I couldn't get the image to post. It was called "An Orgy of...
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    Norway is a country that I both respect and...

    Norway is a country that I both respect and admire to a great extent. It's so incredibly terrible to see such a wonderful and peaceful nation engulfed in such tragedy.
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    Taller than me... Anyways, congratulations and...

    Taller than me... Anyways, congratulations and best of luck!
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    Swing that Gospel Axe. Sounds like an amazing...

    Swing that Gospel Axe. Sounds like an amazing album right there. Oh and by the way, I still buy hard copies of all my music.
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    Agreed. I really love making bases. Sometimes I...

    Agreed. I really love making bases. Sometimes I even make bases before I even have something to put on them.
  61. Thread: Google+ ?

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    I think it's going to take me a little while to...

    I think it's going to take me a little while to fully figure it out. Only then will I be able to actually judge it.
  62. Thread: Google+ ?

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    Google+ ?

    So I started using Google+ today after being invited. It's confusing me a lot. Anyone else on there yet? See any future in it? I'm not really sure I see the point to it yet.
  63. Thread: Ghoul

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    Ghoul

    After not painting anything is awhile, I finally finished something. A crypt ghoul.
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    Going into it I thought I was going to be pretty rusty, but I actually felt like my skills...
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    Yes, yes, DEFINITELY go to the British Museum.

    Yes, yes, DEFINITELY go to the British Museum.
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    Funny, basing is actually one of my favorite...

    Funny, basing is actually one of my favorite parts of the whole process. Sometimes I even make bases by themselves just for the hell of it.
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    That's right, you guys are based in Atlanta...

    That's right, you guys are based in Atlanta aren't you? Do you have any kind of storefront?
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    Things to do in Atlanta GA

    I have the opportunity to go to Atlanta at the end of May, and I don't really know if I want to or not. It'd be on my birthday, so I'm looking more for cool stores (music, art, hobby, etc) and/or...
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    I think they were about half and half. Some I...

    I think they were about half and half. Some I know I started to paint up as Raven Guard.
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    Haha, I remember sending you some of these in...

    Haha, I remember sending you some of these in exchange for some tyranids when you were first asking for them. I wonder if any of the ones popping up in this thread now were originally mine?
  70. Thread: Other Art

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    That's the one. Love that dinosaur guy, the...

    That's the one.

    Love that dinosaur guy, the expression is great.
  71. Thread: Other Art

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    Thought I would resurrect this to mention that I...

    Thought I would resurrect this to mention that I just got accepted to RISD. Thanks for the all the help over the years.
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    Any chance of posting some larger pictures? It...

    Any chance of posting some larger pictures? It looks good from what I can see, but larger pictures would help.
  73. Thread: Orc stuff

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    Looking cool. Is this a new GW set? Ever since I...

    Looking cool. Is this a new GW set? Ever since I stopped getting White Dwarf I haven't really kept up with their releases.
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    I'll bump this up by mentioning that I've started...

    I'll bump this up by mentioning that I've started work on another tree sculpt if any of you remember that from February.
  75. Thread: Orc stuff

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    I'm loving the color on the troll; the way the...

    I'm loving the color on the troll; the way the light is bouncing off of him it looks like hes underwater. Maybe you could do something with that?
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    I just spent the morning making some sesame seed...

    I just spent the morning making some sesame seed garlic bagels. Turned out quite well, so I had to take some pictures:
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    They're quite delicious.
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    For sure. I invested in some higher quality...

    For sure. I invested in some higher quality earplugs for shows so that I can still hear the sound clear enough. Much better than those little orange things.
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    545454555456 Didn't attempt to blend here as I...

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    Didn't attempt to blend here as I felt like I got that down pretty well on the sword. Here I just wanted to work on the placement of the colors. It needs some neatening up, but I'm...
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    Saw Barren Earth...

    Saw Barren Earth along with Ensiferum and Finntroll last week. They were pretty awesome and have 2 former members of Amorphis.
  80. A good base color for that cloth would be GW...

    A good base color for that cloth would be GW shadow grey. Is that what you've used? Nice start, make sure to work some greens and yellows into those blues as the painter has in your example. Seems to...
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    Worked on it for an hour and a half or so:...

    Worked on it for an hour and a half or so:
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    Brown on the wings MIGHT become some gold nmm. I dunno. I've never done gold before, only silver (which I decided to do on the sword...
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    Alright, I may do that. I'm not incredibly...

    Alright, I may do that. I'm not incredibly concerned with the quality of the conversion at the moment as I'm just using it to get back into painting. But that could be a simple thing to do, I have...
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    I love making sandwiches. For dinner I took a...

    I love making sandwiches. For dinner I took a large ciabatta roll and toasted it with some Parmesan cheese. After that, I caramelized a whole sweet onion and made a pan sauce with some red wine and...
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    Here's a bit of progress: 54245425 If the...

    Here's a bit of progress:
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    If the paint looks thick it's because
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    2. I stripped the pieces so they're a little messed up.

    Wow, after only a couple months off I'm feeling...
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    Right I started base coating the eldar today,...

    Right I started base coating the eldar today, nothing significant enough to post though. More tomorrow.
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    That's a good idea. The way the eldar armor is...

    That's a good idea. The way the eldar armor is set up would make that pretty effective.
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    Necroghast's WIP stuff.

    After months away from painting miniatures due to college applications, I finally have some time in which to get back into the hobby. Instead of resurrecting old threads, I thought I'd start a new...
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    I've been thinking the same thing! I was off for...

    I've been thinking the same thing! I was off for a couple months as I was spending all my free time on college applications, but now that I'm back it seems the forums are a bit quiet.
  89. Thread: Other Art

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    Welcome back, those illustrations are really cool.

    Welcome back, those illustrations are really cool.
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    I always put knitting in the "arts and crafts"...

    I always put knitting in the "arts and crafts" category.
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    I'd like to see a pic of it from afar just to get...

    I'd like to see a pic of it from afar just to get an idea of how big it really is.
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    Twas a set of Necron warriors.

    Twas a set of Necron warriors.
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    I only use genre definitions when explaining a...

    I only use genre definitions when explaining a band. If I say to someone that a band is black metal, they'd get a better picture of the band than if I just told them it was metal. It does annoy me...
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    This reminds me of when I got my Ipod. I got the...

    This reminds me of when I got my Ipod. I got the Nano because I thought it was really cool that it had a video camera on it. I never use the camera. When this one breaks I'm going to go for the...
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    Love Bolt Thrower. One of the first metal bands I...

    Love Bolt Thrower. One of the first metal bands I ever got into actually. For anyone who's really seriously into metal, this is a good site: http://www.metal-archives.com/
    They've got info on pretty...
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    Believe it or not I'm 17 and I rarely use my...

    Believe it or not I'm 17 and I rarely use my phone. It's not because I have no life, it's just that I feel I don't always have to be connected with everyone all the time. (I just use the internet for...
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    I'm a huge metal head. I mostly listen to Black...

    I'm a huge metal head. I mostly listen to Black and Folk metal (going to see Ensiferum and Finntroll Sunday night) But recently I've been listening to a lot of Brutal Death and Tech Death metal bands...
  98. Thread: Other Art

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    Haha, thanks a lot! I really Like that...

    Haha, thanks a lot!



    I really Like that pastel portrait you have on there. The way you were able to use the texture of the paper to your advantage is great.
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    Graphite actually.

    Graphite actually.
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    Cool stuff DR, I love the fact that Santa's...

    Cool stuff DR, I love the fact that Santa's holding a paintbrush..

    I'll try to get this going again:
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  101. Thread: Other Art

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    Hey thanks for the compliments guys, and nice...

    Hey thanks for the compliments guys, and nice stuff Shawn. I especially like that second picture you posted of the building. It has a cool atmosphere to it.



    I sculpted it from clay from...
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    Hahaha, I suppose one does get seriously wrapped...

    Hahaha, I suppose one does get seriously wrapped up in their miniature work. I know I was for a while.

    As for the rediscovery of my OP, no matter. Might as well start a new thread as that one's...
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    Oh hey! I found it. It honestly was not in there...

    Oh hey! I found it. It honestly was not in there last time.
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    Yeah that's what I did and I still couldn't find...

    Yeah that's what I did and I still couldn't find it. Oh well.
  105. Thread: Other Art

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    Other Art

    I know I started a thread like this a while back, but I couldn't find it. Therefore, I thought I'd make a new one. Here you guys can share any other artwork that you do. Since my OP, I've become a...
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    I like this picture ...

    I like this picture
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    Make sure you make use of some flayed skin. That always works with Slaanesh stuff.
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    Thanks for the compliments. I've put it into...

    Thanks for the compliments. I've put it into portfolios for 3 of the schools that I'm applying to. (I've been accepted to one already, the other two I'm waiting on.) I may put it in my gallery at...
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    Alright. Not the best pictures but here you go:...

    Alright. Not the best pictures but here you go:
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    I'll compile them all together later.
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    I'm sad about the new paint pots. They don't stay...

    I'm sad about the new paint pots. They don't stay open.
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    Those Eldar aspect warriors are ridiculous. I...

    Those Eldar aspect warriors are ridiculous. I want them.
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    Alright, I added in the shadow, but I'm saving...

    Alright, I added in the shadow, but I'm saving the moon reflection for something else. I need to finish this soon if it's to go in my portfolio and I have extremely minimal time to work on it. It...
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    Yeah I'll definitely have to be practicing that...

    Yeah I'll definitely have to be practicing that one first. Thanks for the advice!
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    Wow, thanks a lot for all that advice. I hadn't...

    Wow, thanks a lot for all that advice. I hadn't even thought about the shadow so thanks for pointing that out. I like the idea of the reflection of the moon, but how would I paint that into clear...
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    Does it look like the pictured side is moonlit,...

    Does it look like the pictured side is moonlit, or just lighter? I can't decide.
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    I've also decided to make this a transition from...

    I've also decided to make this a transition from autumn to winter. That way I can have the mushrooms and have winter stuff.
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    I've decided it's going to be a night scene. For...

    I've decided it's going to be a night scene. For that reason I've photographed it on a black background and painted in some moonlight. I've also added more paint to the base and have started painting...
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    I really like the look of the blade on that first...

    I really like the look of the blade on that first guy.
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    I've painted in some texture to make it look less...

    I've painted in some texture to make it look less "clay-ey" as NSA suggested. It looks a lot neater IRL but here it is:
    48964897489848994900490149024903
    I've also added some basic colors to the...
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    Thanks B. Some paint, shininess is only due to...

    Thanks B.

    Some paint, shininess is only due to washes:

    48824883488448854886
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    Put some black grey and white primer on:...

    Put some black grey and white primer on:
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    Going to go start with some basecoats right now.
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    I think the way I'm going to go about doing it...

    I think the way I'm going to go about doing it one could interpret it as spring summer or autumn. We'll see.
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    It's procreate...

    It's procreate http://www.amazon.com/Procreate-Putty-2-5-Oz/dp/B000WBP1BA
    GREAT stuff, holds detail very well.
    Maybe I could do a tutorial, unfortunately I don't have any pictures of the armature....
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    Right then, it's been primered.

    Right then, it's been primered.
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    Sculpted some little details:...

    Sculpted some little details:
    484248434844484548464847

    And a little creature thing thats still WIP:
    4848

    Anyways, whereas winter would probably look awesome, I'm going to do spring as it will...
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    Thanks! Hopefully I'll have some more progress in...

    Thanks! Hopefully I'll have some more progress in a couple of hours.
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    Why there is a sad face next to the title, I have...

    Why there is a sad face next to the title, I have no idea.
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    Big Tree Thing.

    School was canceled today so I decided to do some sculpting... I would have worked on those orks I have going, but I need to be doing things I can put in my portfolio at the moment. Anyways, I've...
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    Hey, they look pretty good so far! Try putting a...

    Hey, they look pretty good so far! Try putting a piece of paper behind them when you take pictures though so the background isn't so distracting.
  129. Thread: Some Orks.

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    Yeah the arms definitely aren't done yet. Thanks...

    Yeah the arms definitely aren't done yet. Thanks for the compliments!
  130. Thread: Some Orks.

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    Awesome thanks. I'll probably have more updates...

    Awesome thanks. I'll probably have more updates on the weekend. I've made some more progress, but not enough to be worth posting.
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    Those should work. I just hate the pre mixed...

    Those should work. I just hate the pre mixed "skin tones" as they really don't look like skin at all. Too pink. When mixing, test the paint on your own skin to see how the color is matching up. This...
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    Mixing your own flesh tones Is a good method as...

    Mixing your own flesh tones Is a good method as well - it'll take longer but can produce much more realistic looking results.
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    Try taking your picture against a simpler...

    Try taking your picture against a simpler background.
  134. Thread: Some Orks.

    by Necroghast
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    HEY! I don't know how many people cared about...

    HEY! I don't know how many people cared about this in the first place, but my cameras fixed now so I took some more pictures. Here's where I'm at so far:
    41394140414141424143

    Again, the only...
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    Article: Nurgle Slime

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1646-nurgle-slime&
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    Looks nice! I'm sure your son will be pleased.

    Looks nice! I'm sure your son will be pleased.
  137. Thread: Some Orks.

    by Necroghast
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    Well hey. Right when I make some more progress, I...

    Well hey. Right when I make some more progress, I go and break my damn camera. I did some blending on the red armor, but pics will have to wait until my cameras fixed...
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    I have a subscription too, but it seems you're...

    I have a subscription too, but it seems you're already covered.
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    Well the exact complementary color for turquoise...

    Well the exact complementary color for turquoise would be an orangey red. That'd probably look good here as a spot color or something.
  140. Thread: Some Orks.

    by Necroghast
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    ^ Ah yeah sorry about that...

    ^ Ah yeah sorry about that...
  141. Also, when doing this, make sure to have the...

    Also, when doing this, make sure to have the paint REALLY watered down. Like 10:1 water:paint. You'll need to go over the area many times, but in the end you'll get a really nice effect.
  142. Thread: Some Orks.

    by Necroghast
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    Some Orks.

    I've been off coolmini for a while due to school. I do still want to be painting miniatures though, so I thought I'd start a WIP... Yeah I know I have other WIPs already going but.... I wanted to...
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    Assuming you're going for gold NMM, I think you...

    Assuming you're going for gold NMM, I think you need to work a little more yellow in. Also, Make sure to highlight it all the way up to white. Other than that it looks pretty good!
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    It's got to cover about half my forearm so that...

    It's got to cover about half my forearm so that probably wouldn't work :/ Thanks though!



    Will do. Thanks.
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    That's what I was thinking at first. However, it...

    That's what I was thinking at first. However, it needs to be pretty sturdy, so I was thinking that if I could get something pre made for a low price I'd go for it.
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    Velcro cuff things

    Thought I might as well ask around here..

    I'm looking for some velcro armband/cuff kind of things. Kind of like those blood pressure tester things where they wrap your arm in the velcro thing and...
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    The power sword conversion is simple yet really...

    The power sword conversion is simple yet really awesome.
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    You know I've been meaning to ask someone this...

    You know I've been meaning to ask someone this for a while, how did you get the choppy affect on the water?
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    Yay there are pictures of my ork.

    Yay there are pictures of my ork.
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    In your 3rd picture, the guy behind you is my dad.

    In your 3rd picture, the guy behind you is my dad.
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    I got first cut in 40k single with my Ork...

    I got first cut in 40k single with my Ork runtherd from last year. I had the brilliantly genius idea to touch it up a lot a couple days before the show. Still placed the same with the same model in...
  152. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Hello - sorry I didn't update this, I couldn't...

    Hello - sorry I didn't update this, I couldn't connect to coolmini for a couple days for some reason. I ended up not having enough time to finish the duel so I went to Baltimore with 3 entries: the...
  153. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Yeah its dark because when I turn on the lights,...

    Yeah its dark because when I turn on the lights, lit throws off the lighting I've already painted on to it. Once I'm totally done with it I'll position the lights so it works.

    In other news, my...
  154. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    336633673368 Not quite done but almost. It's...

    336633673368

    Not quite done but almost. It's ok... It's better than the model I got first cut with last year so...
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    I'll put my pictures in my gallery someday....

    I'll put my pictures in my gallery someday....
  156. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Seeing as I don't have a ton of time I'll leave...

    Seeing as I don't have a ton of time I'll leave his right hand as is (as that's how GW has sculpted it) Grass and leaves will definitely be coming after I paint it.
  157. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Here's the duel: 3359336033613362336333643365 ...

    Here's the duel:
    3359336033613362336333643365

    These seemed to have uploaded in a horribly random pattern. Oh well. As you can see, a little work is still needed, particularly around the ungor's...
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    \m/ \m/ ijrfgiuwrf

    \m/ \m/

    ijrfgiuwrf <---- more characters as my message was to short as it was.
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    Hahaha, orange could work I guess, but I would...

    Hahaha, orange could work I guess, but I would then see it as an Irish wave serpent :D
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    Definitely a great first mini. I echo what the...

    Definitely a great first mini. I echo what the others said, but theres one other thing I'd like to mention: the base. Perhaps its just cause I love bases so much that I notice it, but right now it's...
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    I love using complimentary colors, yet red and...

    I love using complimentary colors, yet red and green aren't my favorite. Reminds me too much of Christmas. I agree with the others, a nice violet would probably look pretty awesome.
  162. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Alright, I'm pretty much done with the...

    Alright, I'm pretty much done with the conversion. I'm charging my camera battery right now so I'll post pictures in the morning. I'm going to Providence to tour RISD tomorrow so I won't have much...
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    Are you also in fact a metal head? :D welcome

    Are you also in fact a metal head? :D welcome
  164. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    That's a schweet base. Mine's coming a long...

    That's a schweet base. Mine's coming a long pretty well - hopefully I'll get some pics of it today.



    I just hope gamesday comes back to baltimore in 2011!
  165. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Well, what I've got so far is a rocky inclined...

    Well, what I've got so far is a rocky inclined base. The ghoul is at the bottom jumping at the ungor, while the ungor, wounded, is leaning on a tree aiming his spear at the ghoul. I think as long as...
  166. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Alright, one of my other entries was going to be...

    Alright, one of my other entries was going to be a whole unit of 10. However, I don't think I'm going to have time. So I'm going to do a duel - crypt ghoul vs ungor. Opinions?
  167. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    That was helpful. I've entered the GD twice and...

    That was helpful. I've entered the GD twice and gotten through the first cut both times... hopefully I'll get something this year... If not, I'll be even better off for next year!
  168. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Unfortunately I havent been able to work on this...

    Unfortunately I havent been able to work on this too much today due to the terrible weather... its about 5 million degrees in my room and humid as hell everywhere. If I painted I'd drop the model...
  169. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Thanks for the suggestions. In terms of the skin,...

    Thanks for the suggestions. In terms of the skin, I only have a basecoat on it right now so it'll definitely be brighter. The freehand it a good idea. I might go for that.
  170. Thread: Wood Elf

    by Necroghast
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    Wood Elf

    Here's a wood elf I've been working on for golden demon. It's coming along nicely I think, but I thought I'd post it here to get some criticism. I'm hoping to finish it today or tomorrow as I still...
  171. Well it looks like a pretty good start. However,...

    Well it looks like a pretty good start. However, the silver paint appears to be applied too thickly in many areas. Try watering it down and painting it on in a couple layers rather than just...
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    Well i haven't been on here for a while as I've...

    Well i haven't been on here for a while as I've been at a pre-college program... HOWEVER I am still preparing my entries for golden demon. hopefully ill be able to stop by the demon lounge for a bit,...
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    Actually, I don't think I'm going to do a WIP for...

    Actually, I don't think I'm going to do a WIP for this as I'm going to be away for 3 weeks. I'll bump this thread up for the next one though.
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    Poll: Well if we're going to mention other shows I'm...

    Well if we're going to mention other shows I'm gonna have to go with Admiral Adama. Anyone else?
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    Poll: Picard. Durrrrr

    Picard. Durrrrr
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    One of the new beastmen minotaurs of course!!

    One of the new beastmen minotaurs of course!!
  177. Yup, we're all here too help. These are probably...

    Yup, we're all here too help. These are probably the friendliest forums I've ever used to tell you the truth.
  178. Anything with cloth is a good place to start as...

    Anything with cloth is a good place to start as it has so many folds and crevices. So any model wearing robes or something like that. After that, if you spray it black, (or white and then put a...
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    Oh, and that second link you gave is actually...

    Oh, and that second link you gave is actually basicaly what I'm trying to do for this spellsinger.
    I'll get right on pics for that soon
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    You know, I think I'll just make it removable...

    You know, I think I'll just make it removable just to be safe. Shouldn't be too hard :P
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    Yeah thats obviously not the base it came with....

    Yeah thats obviously not the base it came with. to quote Games Workshop


    "When describing what bases you may use we have used the term,
    “appropriately-sized gaming base” in some instances. The...
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    Here is the mold I made for a glacier: 2840 As...

    Here is the mold I made for a glacier:
    2840
    As you can see by the fact that theres water in it, its totally sealed. If I were to lubricate it somehow, could I pour clear resin in and be able to...
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    I think you'll have time. You still have the...

    I think you'll have time. You still have the whole summer and it looks like you've made considerable progress... MY 40k single entry on the other hand is still in the mail haha.
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    Ok great. I was thinking it could be too big. I'd...

    Ok great. I was thinking it could be too big. I'd still like a second opinion though, anyone?

    I'm currently working on a wood elf spell singer. I want it to be winter themed so I'm attempting to...
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    Well I definitely have some competition. Not that...

    Well I definitely have some competition. Not that I didn't before, but now that I see what I'm going to be up against.... gotta work harder! haha. Anyways, I cant see much of the second guy, but the...
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    Ok, so. My computer with my photo manipulation...

    Ok, so. My computer with my photo manipulation programs is broken. HOWEVER it will be fixed in 1-2 weeks. At that time I will post my pics. If I do not, you can... ban me from the forums or something...
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    WELL HEY! Schools out! I can paint again! Quick...

    WELL HEY! Schools out! I can paint again! Quick question; in terms of golden demon, is the base that this guy is on acceptable? Or is it too big to work with the rules?
    Pics of new stuff coming soon...
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    Is the big demon in the bag converted from a...

    Is the big demon in the bag converted from a tyranid model?
  189. How many languages do you know anyways? That...

    How many languages do you know anyways?

    That looks awesome. A whole army like that will be ridiculous.
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    Well all I know is that I'm going and I'm...

    Well all I know is that I'm going and I'm bringing entries. Hopefully I'll win something this year!
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    I'd say greens greys and browns... I like working...

    I'd say greens greys and browns... I like working with complementary schemes too.
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    I was just putting together an army of...

    I was just putting together an army of beastmen/mortals when GW decided I couldnt have them in the same army.... now i have an almost completely unassambled chaos battalion and too many beastmen...
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    Ohh schweet! I'm the first one actually FROM New...

    Ohh schweet! I'm the first one actually FROM New England to post!:DFirst up, even New York is not technically part of New England. In terms of stuff to do, theres lots.

    I live in Connecticut so...
  194. Well Uber, beleive it or not I too have 2 and a...

    Well Uber, beleive it or not I too have 2 and a half months off. Take that!
  195. Thread: WTF moments

    by Necroghast
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    Best promo ever? But still... WTF ...

    Best promo ever? But still... WTF

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cF4ZTcuhixc
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    OH GEEZ! I still have to post these pics!...

    OH GEEZ! I still have to post these pics! Hopefully that'll happen soon...
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    Holy crap!! That is a ridiculously awesome army!!

    Holy crap!! That is a ridiculously awesome army!!
  198. Norway? But that's too short a message to go...

    Norway?

    But that's too short a message to go through so.... AKJASGIPGWYDG
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    I'm the only one wearing a white shirt. (Hey I'm...

    I'm the only one wearing a white shirt. (Hey I'm wearing that shirt right now!)

    That was a bad place for my head to be.

    2252
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    I honestly can't figure out how he did any of...

    I honestly can't figure out how he did any of them.
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