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    Wow, I've just noticed that I haven't posted on...

    Wow, I've just noticed that I haven't posted on here this year yet!

    I hope everyone's doing well! I've been ridiculously busy at work, but I've promised myself that I'd dedicate some time to...
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    I'd be very interested to see how effective this...

    I'd be very interested to see how effective this might be
  3. Jake Droid Workshop - Zombicide Season 1

    Hi Folks,

    This year, one of my hobby goals is to paint the Zombicide Season 1 boxed game. I'm under no illusions of how tricky that will be for me, as there are 64 zombies in the box along with...
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    Cheers mate! Had a hectic couple of weeks so...

    Cheers mate!

    Had a hectic couple of weeks so haven't done a fat lot, however, I did put the finishing touches to Samwise:

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    Hi Gorb, This one is about 10cm / 4inches in...

    Hi Gorb,

    This one is about 10cm / 4inches in length.

    Compared to a British penny (and a bit of a thumb):
    https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4890/45093326315_454ac22896_b_d.jpg
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    Cheers guys I've had a couple of busy weeks...

    Cheers guys

    I've had a couple of busy weeks but I have been painting. A little work on Samwise, crap pic, from my phone:

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    http://www.coolminiornot.com/431002And finished!...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/431002And finished!

    https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1935/45263506792_4c72b8acda_z_d.jpg

    Available for rating at: http://www.coolminiornot.com/

    Quite a fun model to...
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    Tonight I mostly tried to repair last nights...

    Tonight I mostly tried to repair last nights damage to Pippins face haha
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    Little more tonight
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    Cheers foxtail, I'll give that a try next time. ...

    Cheers foxtail, I'll give that a try next time. Really this ones only had a shadow-mid tone-highlight so three layers, so more mod tones sound like something to try next cheers :brushwave::brushwave:
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    A little more work on Pippin this morning. Since...

    A little more work on Pippin this morning. Since these photos were taken, I've applied a few glazes to the jacket and the cloak to make the highlights less stark. I've not taken any extra photos as...
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    Cheers mate! little bit of paint removal...

    Cheers mate!

    little bit of paint removal tonight
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    I’m not sure when teenage me wished to “spend Saturday nights watching a bunch of models strip bare” that this was quite what he had in...
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    Cheers, lol yeah he's really got a bit of a gurn...

    Cheers, lol yeah he's really got a bit of a gurn / grimace doesn't he haha

    I've had a tough week or so at work and not much free time, but last weekend I finished off Merry:...
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    Cheers mate! Tonight, just a few glazes here...

    Cheers mate!

    Tonight, just a few glazes here and there to remove some of the chalkiness of the highlights. Also added more of a reddish tint to the cheeks. Still need to sort out the skin on his...
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    Thanks Graishak, I seem to find it hard to get...

    Thanks Graishak, I seem to find it hard to get scores, but I guess that's a problem many have. I think I'm going to make a conscious effort to rate more miniatures to help as there are a lot I've...
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    Next model on the painting table... Merry of the...

    Next model on the painting table... Merry of the Fellowship of the Ring.

    I've accrued a little collection of Lord of the Rings character models, but I've really chickened out of working on them,...
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    Jaw dropping mate, it's like it's a diorama that...

    Jaw dropping mate, it's like it's a diorama that comes straight out of the background artwork. Incredible :beerwave:
  18. Brilliant skin tones on the Genestealers, and...

    Brilliant skin tones on the Genestealers, and that Nurgle unit is incredible mate
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    It's great watching the progress of the...

    It's great watching the progress of the gladiator. I particularly like the contrast between the metallics against the smoothness of the of the skin and the cloth, I really get a feeling of texture...
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    I really like the colour choices for the...

    I really like the colour choices for the skintones, very nice
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    Necromunda Goliath Ganger

    Hi everyone,

    Latest completed model, I really like the quality of these new Goliath sculpts for Necromunda

    https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1889/44642201751_549eaa4fe0_c_d.jpg

    This guys now in...
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    Cheers guys! Broken the 7/10 barrier (so far at...

    Cheers guys! Broken the 7/10 barrier (so far at least!!!)
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    Cheers Foxtail! I don't pay much heed to the...

    Cheers Foxtail! I don't pay much heed to the scoring, I'm pleased to have broken the 7/10 barrier which was a hobby goal for this year (at least he is for now anyway!)

    Finished the Goliath off...
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    Classic Games Workshop Minotaur

    Hi Everyone,

    Latest completed model, and in my opinion the best I've ever completed.

    https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1856/43850882304_44ee2eef61_z_d.jpg

    Gallery link:...
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    Cheers guys! I tidied up the minotaurs feet...

    Cheers guys!

    I tidied up the minotaurs feet this morning, and I'm calling him done.

    I feel like I've learned quite a lot from this model - it's the biggest miniature I've ever actually painted...
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    Cheers Krule, I wanted a splash of different...

    Cheers Krule, I wanted a splash of different colour on him to contrast with the deep red.

    A little more progress over the last week on a couple of models:

    The Minotaur now has a base. I've...
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    Cheers mate! I've had a busy couple of weeks...

    Cheers mate!

    I've had a busy couple of weeks (an awesome "big cat keeper" experience day at Dartmoor zoo, and a family wedding amongst the usual work commitments), but I have been painting on and...
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    Cheers guys. I'm at that stage with him where...

    Cheers guys. I'm at that stage with him where it's a bit of a grind just deciding how to finish off various parts, so to keep things ticking over, I've been having some fun painting something a...
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    The square base is only temporary, and I'll be...

    The square base is only temporary, and I'll be replacing with a round one. I'm not quite sure what to do with the base, so I need to have a bit of a think (I never have much of a plan!), so any...
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    Cheers guys! I haven't painted as much as I...

    Cheers guys!

    I haven't painted as much as I intended over the past two weeks - I had expected to paint every day, but I've been too relaxed and took the chance to see friends, go for walks, watch...
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    Also just because all the detail work feels a...

    Also just because all the detail work feels a little constraining, I thought I'd also start working on something else, that I could use a looser technique with broader strokes on

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    Cheers dudes! Antibiotics are done (as is the...

    Cheers dudes! Antibiotics are done (as is the World Cup), so I'm back to normal.

    I've not painted this guy this week which is a shame, so I've rushed in a bit this evening and blocked in the...
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    Thanks Ten Ball! although I don't put too much...

    Thanks Ten Ball!

    although I don't put too much stock in the ratings themselves, I've set myself the target just as a little challenge to myself as I thought it'd be fun.

    I'm not certain, but I...
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    Cheers folks, I appreciate the positive comments,...

    Cheers folks, I appreciate the positive comments, I'm really trying to push myself on this one, and in my opinion it's a step above what I've done before. I've set myself a target to achieve a 7/10...
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    @Foxtail - cheers mate, I think the ideas...

    @Foxtail - cheers mate, I think the ideas alright, just I'm not convinced by my execution of it! Oh well, gotta try eh?

    @KruleBear - ta - I wish I could say that was intentional haha

    I'm...
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    Awesome base :brushlick:

    Awesome base :brushlick:
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    Loving those Orcs, they're really great, I could...

    Loving those Orcs, they're really great, I could look at these for ages
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    Thanks everyone, I'm quite pleased with the...

    Thanks everyone, I'm quite pleased with the sculpting particularly as it's only just to hide the messed up gap filling haha.

    I'm a little "meh" about the leopard skin to be honest, but I'm going...
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    Cheers guys, I think it came out quite well...

    Cheers guys, I think it came out quite well considering.

    Went for a run tonight so painting time has been limited, but having basecoated the fur yesterday, I had a random idea to try something a...
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    @ChaoticCreations: haha yeah stripping the thing...

    @ChaoticCreations: haha yeah stripping the thing would have been a bit extreme - that was my frustration at not preparing the mini as well as I could (again) and just jumping straight in with a...
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    Bit of painting on Thursday evening and this...

    Bit of painting on Thursday evening and this morning. Smoothed the skin tone transitions on the bicep. I also added some additional shading in the deeper areas.

    I had planned to paint a little...
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    Cheers dudes, I'm really happy with how it's...

    Cheers dudes, I'm really happy with how it's developing.

    One again, painted after work, between World Cup games, so just a short session. It's kind of fun to limit myself to only 30 minute...
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    Cheers guys! I've got 3 old school minotaurs...

    Cheers guys!

    I've got 3 old school minotaurs in my unpainted collection, one is the old "Doombull" version who's a little bigger and they've all got loads of character.

    Despite being distracted...
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    Hahaha cheers! Only a quick update tonight of...

    Hahaha cheers!

    Only a quick update tonight of some highlights done after work in 30 mins of painting before England kick off in the World Cup...
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    Added some highlights to the Minotaur skin this...

    Added some highlights to the Minotaur skin this morning. I've taken a few shots from various distances away to give an overall feel, and closer in to help spot what needs correcting:
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    Thanks for the tip, I definitely agree with the...

    Thanks for the tip, I definitely agree with the need for a mid tone glaze, for sure. This part is one of the things I find challenging, but I think as long as I take my time and focus on a small...
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    Had a quick go on the Minotaur skin this morning...

    Had a quick go on the Minotaur skin this morning

    https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1723/42113146814_8d3dcfdf42_b_d.jpg

    The plan on this one is to really take my time, focusing on keeping the layers...
  48. Loads of great work in this thread, very inspiring

    Loads of great work in this thread, very inspiring
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    Coming along nicely. I like the rust effects on...

    Coming along nicely. I like the rust effects on the feet
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    The skin tones on the latest piece are coming...

    The skin tones on the latest piece are coming along great - I like the contrast particularly on the left leg
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    Well done on the competition win mate, well...

    Well done on the competition win mate, well deserved.

    I'm liking the look of the green lass, looks like a fun model to paint
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    Cheers guys. Yesterday, I varnished and...

    Cheers guys.

    Yesterday, I varnished and applied some decals to the A-Wing, as I wanted to finish that one off as it's been sitting around for a while.

    I've been trying to take photographs...
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    I'm off work this week, so I decided I'd pop to...

    I'm off work this week, so I decided I'd pop to Warhammer World in Nottingham, returning with a bucket load of photos, 3 primarchs (would have been 4 but no Angrons), and Imperial Knight Renegade, as...
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    I've had 3 weeks of parrot sitting stopping me...

    I've had 3 weeks of parrot sitting stopping me getting any hobbying done. I did open the bitz box to cannabilise some parts, but within 30 seconds......
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    Apologies for the photos - happened to check them...

    Apologies for the photos - happened to check them on my iPad and the white balance looks well off - they seem very yellow, totally different to the laptop I used to post! Oh well!
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    Cheers for the comments guys, helps keep the...

    Cheers for the comments guys, helps keep the motivation.

    CC - Thanks for the offer mate, that's really kind, and appreciated, but I'm going to persevere them as they are - I'm trying to view it as...
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    Thanks guys! Basecoated and added a few layers...

    Thanks guys!

    Basecoated and added a few layers to other parts of the Ork Boyz today. I'm not sold on the copper coloured guns, I think that's a poor colour choice, so I'm going to switch these...
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    Awesome, congrats on first place, great work

    Awesome, congrats on first place, great work
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    Cheers folks I'm trying to take advantage of a...

    Cheers folks

    I'm trying to take advantage of a sudden flurry in positive motivation and cracking on with these little green dudes. I'm not ashamed to admit I'm terrible with a camera, be it a...
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    Amazing and the fact it's the first thing you've ever sculpted too? Really great work mate
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    Looks great, the work you've done on his face...

    Looks great, the work you've done on his face really reinforces the character of this guy
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    Cheers guys. I've started painting a few 40k...

    Cheers guys.

    I've started painting a few 40k Orks in the past week or so, just production lining a bunch to get my eye, hand and brush back in order given I've not done that much since the New...
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    Finally bothered to get my finger out to do a bit...

    Finally bothered to get my finger out to do a bit of painting this morning

    Think I'm going to call him done and move on to the next thing
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    Cheers guys! Small amount of progress tonight,...

    Cheers guys!

    Small amount of progress tonight, just the faintest hint of highlights and shadows. The reds a little brighter now than it was - probably a step to far to be honest, but it looks...
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    Hi everyone. It's been almost two months since...

    Hi everyone.

    It's been almost two months since I last painted and posted - work has been mental, and I've been juggling so my projects at work my heads been in a spin, so my free time has all been...
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    Really good work on the troll mate, it's come out...

    Really good work on the troll mate, it's come out very well :brushwave:
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    That's looking really good, I particularly like...

    That's looking really good, I particularly like the white micro detailing on the blue carapace
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    Oh yeah, it's going to get weathering - if only...

    Oh yeah, it's going to get weathering - if only to hide the ropey finish, and the couple of places that have less neat panel lines.

    Todays efforts were on cleaning up the overspray and missed...
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    Cheers folks! I'm nearly up to date on GOT -...

    Cheers folks! I'm nearly up to date on GOT - finished season 6 last night and have bought season 7. There's only 7 episodes I believe so i might have this all finished by the end of next week lol
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    What a busy start to 2018! Work has been manic,...

    What a busy start to 2018! Work has been manic, and I've been trying to do a few more things over weekends, so my free time has been limited and it's been losing out to watching Game of Thrones!
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    @Chaotic Creations - haha not harsh at all! I'm...

    @Chaotic Creations - haha not harsh at all! I'm not sensitive in the slightest when it comes to feedback, I genuinely appreciate any comments and suggestions. I know exactly what you mean when you...
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    Superb - incredible textures on cloth and skin. I...

    Superb - incredible textures on cloth and skin. I could look at the details for ages on this one, and will have another proper look again when I have some free time. Really inspiring
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    Space Wolves Blood Claw

    New model completed today.

    Tried a few techniques I've not attempted before, including free-handing an icon. I'm quite happy with how it's ended up. There's plenty of room for improvement on the...
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    Also think I've pretty much finished this guy...

    Also think I've pretty much finished this guy now.

    Mostly painting the base today. Tried a few different techniques on the base, as I normally seem to end up with either something that doesn't...
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    First of all, an update on the A-Wing. Added...

    First of all, an update on the A-Wing.

    Added first layers to the pilot, and painted the cockpit (be warned, blurred photos incoming!):...
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    Haha what a characterful miniature, he looks a...

    Haha what a characterful miniature, he looks a right lunatic, I like the colour choices so far
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    Cool idea, looking forward to seeing how this...

    Cool idea, looking forward to seeing how this turns out
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    Merry Belated Christmas! Cheers for the...

    Merry Belated Christmas!

    Cheers for the comments everyone.

    Despite having time off, as its Christmas I've done very little hobby work as I've been spending time with my family at my parents and...
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    Great work mate

    Great work mate
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    Love it, the colour transitions are very smooth...

    Love it, the colour transitions are very smooth and the little dinks and chips really give it character. Great work already
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    I've not managed to get much painting done this...

    I've not managed to get much painting done this week, it's been busy at work, and my hobby / home office room is the coldest room in the house (the double glazing is terrible), and with the...
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    That base is looking great mate, big thumbs up...

    That base is looking great mate, big thumbs up from me
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    Cheers guys! I've got loads of Star Wars...

    Cheers guys!

    I've got loads of Star Wars models to work through - the original trilogy Star Wars models from the movie are basically THE reason I'm into models I guess.

    Tonight I moved back on...
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    Thanks Clarke! Put some finishing touches to...

    Thanks Clarke!

    Put some finishing touches to the x-wing today, not much really, but I know the difference hahaha. Also airbrushed the base black as it was a little overly shiny as bare plastic,...
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    Cheers dudes! A little progress tonight on the...

    Cheers dudes!

    A little progress tonight on the blood claws weapons. Building up some layers on the red casings to come through as highlights. Not too obvious, but they're there!

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    Dude, the detail and blending on his neck is...

    Dude, the detail and blending on his neck is mint! Really well done
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    Brilliant. So much character on these, I'm gonna...

    Brilliant. So much character on these, I'm gonna be keeping my eye on this thread to watch this progress. Really inspiring
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    The metal armour plating is outstanding, it's so...

    The metal armour plating is outstanding, it's so realistic. Awesome
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    Keeping my eye on this one! Coming along well,...

    Keeping my eye on this one! Coming along well, the cloak is very nice
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    Wow looks great, particularly love the base
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    Oh yeah I bet it's all that Black Friday / cyber...

    Oh yeah I bet it's all that Black Friday / cyber Monday bollocks! Considering it's constantly rammed down everyone's throat it's a surprise I didn't put 2 and 2 together

    Decided to redo the...
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    Haha yeah, the purple is one of my classic failed...

    Haha yeah, the purple is one of my classic failed experiments. Never mind I shall persevere then decide to try using a deep blue instead

    I'm having trouble uploading pictures at the moment on...
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    I think the skin is looking great mate,...

    I think the skin is looking great mate, particularly the face. I think the sword arm needs further highlighting (at least from this photo angle), but he's definitely coming along nicely. Makes me...
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    Well that didn't go to plan! Had a bit of a...

    Well that didn't go to plan!

    Had a bit of a 'mare today, it started with airbrush clogs, followed by excessively thin paint too close and heavy handed resulting in spidering that had to be cleaned...
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    Airbrush basecoats done. Aiming for a reasonably...

    Airbrush basecoats done. Aiming for a reasonably smooth coat to start with.

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    Pictures done one with my iPad so I don't have to mess about with setting up and wrestling...
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    I'm not quite sure exactly of the "official" SW...

    I'm not quite sure exactly of the "official" SW colour scheme now or then! If I remember correctly, in the old school days the guides used to say basecoat shadow grey, highlight space wolf grey, but...
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    Busy week at work, busiest for a while, so I've...

    Busy week at work, busiest for a while, so I've not been too hobby active... Though I have a big necromunda pre order coming soon that may excite me into action again.

    in the meantime, I've got...
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    No painting so far this week, but a little bit of...

    No painting so far this week, but a little bit of a hint towards what I'm planning to be working on next

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    Hi, welcome! youll find loads of inspiration...

    Hi, welcome! youll find loads of inspiration from the gallery and loads of tips from the forums
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    I could look at these models for hours. It's the...

    I could look at these models for hours. It's the little details like the beaten leather of the book on the grey knight that I like the most. Great work
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    Old School Dwarf Slayer

    My most recent completed model: http://www.coolminiornot.com/419911

    Scores, comments and criticisms all welcome.

    Thanks
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    @Chaotic Creations: Thanks mate, I am pleased...

    @Chaotic Creations: Thanks mate, I am pleased with how's come out to be fair. I reckon my best yet. Not sure what I'm going to go for next, but I'll probably mix it up and do something a little...
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    @Chaotic Creations & @Clarke: Cheers dudes! I'm...

    @Chaotic Creations & @Clarke: Cheers dudes! I'm really quite happy with the way the stripes came out, particularly on the back. Looking at it now, it definitely needed it as otherwise the it would...
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    Looking good, a great start

    Looking good, a great start
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    That ork is looking really good mate. The extra...

    That ork is looking really good mate. The extra detail on the neck particularly works well, but generally the skin tones look brill, hats off!
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    Looking very good Coyotebreaks, I really like the...

    Looking very good Coyotebreaks, I really like the green skin on the back, and the way the highlighted scales on the shoulder stand out. It's a shame his foot fell off, but I'm sure when you...
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    @Chaotic Creations: Cheers! Quick update from...

    @Chaotic Creations: Cheers!

    Quick update from this morning's work (arse view):
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    Redid the trousers a little to make the shadows less stark. I think the grey paints I'm trying to use...
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    @Lone Lemming: Cheers, I've bought one anyway...

    @Lone Lemming: Cheers, I've bought one anyway after all and tried it out. I think I need to spend some time understanding my camera a little and playing around with the settings more! Thanks for...
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    Looking good mate. I really like the face, the...

    Looking good mate. I really like the face, the colour of the lips brings a lot of life to him. I'd echo the comments from Coyotebreaks regarding the loincloth. I'd think if it were a different...
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    welcome Dethos

    welcome Dethos
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    @Coyotebreaks: I think I'm going to have to a...

    @Coyotebreaks: I think I'm going to have to a fair few more layers on the wood effect to get it the way I want it - I've probably made the lines a lot thicker than I need in order to sell the effect...
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    I've only really picked up a brush again myself...

    I've only really picked up a brush again myself recently, so I'm very much at the stage your at. Paint consistency was always a challenge for me, but I've found it a lot easier since moving to a wet...
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    That's a really good effect, it breaks up the...

    That's a really good effect, it breaks up the stone colour nicely, looking good
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    Ah that was my concern. Although my office /...

    Ah that was my concern. Although my office / hobby room has two desks, one has my computer, and the painting desk is already pretty cramped. At the moment, I'm using the airbrush spray booth for...
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    It's been a bit of a gash week for hobbying for...

    It's been a bit of a gash week for hobbying for me, work has been hectic, and there's been a bunch of other things that have got in the way of getting paint on mini.

    all I've really done is make a...
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    The knight on the previous page is incredible! ...

    The knight on the previous page is incredible! Just wow. Really great to see how you approached the freehand griffin on the chest
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    @Chaotic Creations: Thanks for the comments. ...

    @Chaotic Creations: Thanks for the comments. Angry is definitely the look I was going for - the sculpt of the face just screams it doesn't it! It's been really great painting a miniature with a...
  118. Ah that's familiar! Better to try though then...

    Ah that's familiar! Better to try though then get caught up in what I like to call "the fear" - where you get so far with a model and then sort of stutter and stall and never finish it because you...
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    @Coyotebreaks: cheers I'm really quite happy with...

    @Coyotebreaks: cheers I'm really quite happy with how this ones progressing

    @Torn Blue Sky: cheers, and yeah completely agree with you on approaching the hair. I think when I first looked at it...
  120. Woah. This is so cool, it's crazy. It's all so...

    Woah. This is so cool, it's crazy. It's all so precise, it's really awesome
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    The skin on the face and the shoulder looks...

    The skin on the face and the shoulder looks really good, both neat and vibrant, good job.

    If you're inspired to try your hand at some freehand, I'd say go for it! It is a small space, but pushing...
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    That's a deep and intense yellow mate. Yellow...

    That's a deep and intense yellow mate. Yellow can be a right bitch to just get smooth and even
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    Love the nurse mate, good work. The basecoat on...

    Love the nurse mate, good work. The basecoat on the troll is really smooth, a strong start :good:
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    @Chaotic Creations: cheers mate, I'm having a lot...

    @Chaotic Creations: cheers mate, I'm having a lot of fun painting this one
    @Torn Blue Sky: cheers, it's funny you've dug out this guy too. I defo recommend slapping some paint on him!...
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    Quick update as I've had a busy day (despite...

    Quick update as I've had a busy day (despite being on holiday from work)

    Added further highlights to the face (perhaps covered too much of previous layers highlights?). He looks like he may have...
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    Looks a good start mate, I'd love to try...

    Looks a good start mate, I'd love to try something like this someday. What kind of modelling putty are you using?
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    @Hairster: that's definitely what I'd like to try...

    @Hairster: that's definitely what I'd like to try with this one, I've seen some great dwarf skin examples that I'm going to try my best to replicate! It seems dilution is the key, I think I've just...
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    A quick update as not much time spent hobbying...

    A quick update as not much time spent hobbying the past two days I've got a bucket load of projects to manage at work, and I'm trying to do a bit of fitness training too - all a bit hectic

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    Thats one really detailed model isn't it? You're...

    Thats one really detailed model isn't it? You're doing a really good job, it's coming along really nicely. The second photo of the last post there looks really neat and tidy. I particularly like...
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    That's creeping me out! Coming along nicely

    That's creeping me out! Coming along nicely
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    Yeah this ones got a lot of character to it, even...

    Yeah this ones got a lot of character to it, even if the pose is the traditional two dimensional cast style. It has a lot of charm to it though.

    Stripped a few old models this morning (an Ork...
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    I didn't paint or do any hobbying yesterday, and...

    I didn't paint or do any hobbying yesterday, and there's not a lot of progress to talk about today either, but started preparing the next model.

    After finishing the Mordor Orc, I wanted to move on...
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    Really, really cool! I must be lacking sleep...

    Really, really cool! I must be lacking sleep because all I can think of saying for a title is: "Limes for the Lime God"
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    Cheers for the comments and suggestions folks. ...

    Cheers for the comments and suggestions folks.

    @TBS - Thanks for the comments. I think your quite right. I think colour mixing and paint consistency are the trickiest things I'm finding so far...
  135. Thread: New User

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    Hi B, welcome! I'm pretty new here myself...

    Hi B, welcome!

    I'm pretty new here myself (although I signed up in 2013, that's literally all I did), but I can already vouch that the forums are a great source of inspiration and tips
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    Cheers folks, I appreciate the tips and...

    Cheers folks, I appreciate the tips and suggestions. I must admit just snooping round the forums is really handy, there's so much that I've picked up from other threads and the galleries, I think...
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    Quick update for today after a weekend of no...

    Quick update for today after a weekend of no painting due to pet sitting, and let's just put it this way, a cockatiel is way too curious to risk doing anything potential messy! Having said that, I...
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    Back to the Orc, as usual just a little bit of...

    Back to the Orc, as usual just a little bit of progress...

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    Added a few highlights, and a few shadows. Tried to glaze in some shadows to the bow, following Coyotebreaks suggestion, which...
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    Cheers for the feedback, I'll give it some darker...

    Cheers for the feedback, I'll give it some darker glazes a go and see how I get on. I've always struggled a little with shadows, so maybe that's something I should try and work on on this fellow. ...
  140. The skin tone on this is particularly attention...

    The skin tone on this is particularly attention grabbing and interesting. Well done :good:
  141. That's a really cool conversion. When I first...

    That's a really cool conversion. When I first read the Horus Heresy novel that talks a little about Titans and Imperial Knights (think it was "Mechanicum"), this was what pretty much what I saw in...
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    Thanks for the welcome! I've got to say...

    Thanks for the welcome!

    I've got to say finding the time to paint is one of the biggest challenges I've got. It's one of those things though that if you want to do it, you've got to make time.
    ...
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    the pilots head is not quite to my taste, but the...

    the pilots head is not quite to my taste, but the weathering on the brass vents and particularly the skulls on the back there I think works really well
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    Jake's (DroidWorkshop) WIPs

    Hi folks,

    I thought I'd start one of these myself to try and keep me motivated.

    Although I painted as a teenager, I stopped for a long time, and now in my thirties, I'm giving it another go. I...
  145. Thread: Hello!

    by droidworkshop
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    Still better than the travellodges I normally...

    Still better than the travellodges I normally have to stay in :silly!:
  146. Thread: Hello!

    by droidworkshop
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    Cheers! Haha yeah sounds like a plan

    Cheers!

    Haha yeah sounds like a plan
  147. Thread: Hello!

    by droidworkshop
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    Hello!

    Hi folks

    I've viewed the CMON gallery for years out of interest, even going so far as registering an account to vote on the great models people here have produced, but I've never quite got as...
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