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  1. Thread: At My Dad’s

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    I hope he makes a speedy recovery :)

    I hope he makes a speedy recovery :)
  2. Thread: Sound off!

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    I think I'm around here somewhere... Still...

    I think I'm around here somewhere...
    Still painting, but mostly armies these days.
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    Great effect!

    Great effect!
  4. Thread: Halloween

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    Awesome :)

    Awesome :)
  5. @ Dragonsreach Yes, I'm still about. I have...

    @ Dragonsreach
    Yes, I'm still about. I have little time to paint competition pieces these days, but I really should get to Euro next year, I've still never been!

    @ Bloodfather
    :D
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    I have a copy I would be willing to part with,...

    I have a copy I would be willing to part with, I'm in the UK.
  7. Awesome, thanks DR :D

    Awesome, thanks DR :D
  8. I cannot get the ranking signature right - help!

    Look at the mess of my signature, nothing I do seems to work...
  9. Try using a blue grey colour for your...

    Try using a blue grey colour for your highlighting. Or you can use a normal grey and glaze with blue.
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    I want one too! But is this sculpted by Denis as...

    I want one too! But is this sculpted by Denis as a one off?
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    I use washes a lot, to the extent that I have...

    I use washes a lot, to the extent that I have painted entire minis with just washes. They are great for armies very quick easy shading, but for display they need to be used more carefully.
    The new...
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    The variability in response is possibly due to...

    The variability in response is possibly due to your undercoat. If this is not well adhered, then the varnish will be less effective.
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    I 2nd the less thinning, 1:1 is too much. I...

    I 2nd the less thinning, 1:1 is too much. I usually would only add 20-30% water, less sometimes.

    Edit: Or try Vallejo model air, they can be used straight out of the bottle.
  14. Looks great. One thing that might give it that...

    Looks great.
    One thing that might give it that final 'pop' would be to highlight and blend the ends of the legs into the yellow of the abdomen.
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    Back in the 80s a wash was diluted paint or an...

    Back in the 80s a wash was diluted paint or an ink liberally applied over one area or even the whole mini that would significantly change the colour, a glaze was a very very diluted 'wash' over a...
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    You can glaze the shadows in. If your...

    You can glaze the shadows in.

    If your transitions are too stark when layering, then try more watered down paint, and/or a smaller change in colour, i.e. closer to the colour you are painting...
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    If you like steampunk, check out Sebastian...

    If you like steampunk, check out Sebastian Archer's Guild of Harmony and Twisted miniatures. http://guildofharmony.com/
    A small, but growing range from a little company in Australia.
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    Awesome, thanks!

    Awesome, thanks!
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    RTV silicon and polyurethane resin

    Can anyone recommend a UK supplier?
    Thanks :)
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    So I have had a chance to have a quick go with...

    So I have had a chance to have a quick go with the copper Iwas sent.

    The colour is incredible, it really is just like new copper pipe. Not just in colour, but in lustre, it looks like real metal....
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    It is from paint drying on the bristles near the...

    It is from paint drying on the bristles near the ferrule as you paint. If you have dry paint here, as you paint the bristles bend and the dry paint makes the bristles fray.
    To help reduce this:
    1)...
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    Try posting this in the Painting and Conversions...

    Try posting this in the Painting and Conversions section, you will get a lot more replies.
    Maybe a Mod can move?

    If you search the forums here, there are tips for wet pallets.
  23. I like them. I have the ones from the first...

    I like them. I have the ones from the first kickstarter, the two ended ones, Pro I think. I now cannot paint without a two headed brush, if I use a one headed one, I keep flipping it to use the...
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    I like these, they water down to be like normal...

    I like these, they water down to be like normal paint, so effectively more paint for the same money. Also they drybrush well, if you ever use that for scenery etc.
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    This looks great, I don't believe you are a...

    This looks great, I don't believe you are a beginner! ;)
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    It is not the same. The typhus has small grains...

    It is not the same. The typhus has small grains of sand in it and gives a texture that the smoke does not. The colour is pretty similar though.
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    I backed Guilds of Cadwallon, no complaints about...

    I backed Guilds of Cadwallon, no complaints about any of it, shipped to the UK fine, a great little game I even got my girlfriend to play.



    Based on various different manufacturers...
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    Vallejo matt varnish works well for me for...

    Vallejo matt varnish works well for me for thinning GW washes.
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    Yeah I like it. Tempted to get one.

    Yeah I like it. Tempted to get one.
  30. Slo-dry or retarder can be very useful in hot/dry...

    Slo-dry or retarder can be very useful in hot/dry climates. Otherwise, it depends upon what works for you. I've tried various additives and usually just end up using water (mostly because I forget to...
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    As has already been said, VGC are not great....

    As has already been said, VGC are not great. Pretty much any of the main alternatives should be OK (VMC, Games Workshop, Scale 75, Reaper Master, P3), BUT which is best for you depends upon how you...
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    I like the white glaze. Firstly it is not really...

    I like the white glaze. Firstly it is not really a glaze (at least as it comes out of the bottle). What I use it for is in place of white/off-white to lighten my colours for highlighting. Because of...
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    At some points the rules stated that the base...

    At some points the rules stated that the base would not be considered in the judging, this would fit with that ruling.
    The model looks technically excellent, even blown up big (although the silver...
  34. Grab some cheap plastic miniatures off ebay to...

    Grab some cheap plastic miniatures off ebay to practise on. These can be stripped by soaking in Fairy power spray (if they have that in France) and brush the old paint off with an old toothbrush.
  35. Thread: Contrast Help

    by Trevor
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    looking good. The light patch on his back between...

    looking good. The light patch on his back between his shoulders is the sort of level you should be aiming for. Do that on the top of the shoulders and on some of the edges of the folds towards the...
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    I would say definitely not thicker paint. One way...

    I would say definitely not thicker paint. One way would be less paint on the brush and a slightly beaten up brush and 'wet brush' (like dry brush, but with thinner wetter paint), this should leave...
  37. Thread: Contrast Help

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    If you are losing the highlights, then you are...

    If you are losing the highlights, then you are covering them with the glaze, when you should not be. To remedy this you can go back and add in some highlights. Various options for this, you could try...
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    The 'Eavy Metal team are still about and do some...

    The 'Eavy Metal team are still about and do some great paint jobs (albeit in the GW style). White dwarf is OK, it now includes rules, which was a common complaint; but it is more expensive and you...
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    Use a drill bit, 2mm should do. That way you...

    Use a drill bit, 2mm should do. That way you actually cut out and remove what is blocking it. Also, shake the paint thoroughly to mix it up so it flows better before you try to squirt any out.
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    Washing an area with your verdigris colour and...

    Washing an area with your verdigris colour and then wiping off excess (using kitchen towel or similar - something that won't leave little fibres behind) works well. Also you can use a darker...
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    For many things a light undercoat and a wash will...

    For many things a light undercoat and a wash will look pretty good (I'm currently painting Imperial guard with just basecoat and wash for pretty much everything and they look great for table top)....
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    Have you checked out Neef and Franchville...

    Have you checked out Neef and Franchville brushes? That is what I used to use when I lived in Oz. My local art shop in Sydney had them, they were cheap and to me every bit as good as the WN7, if not...
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    I agree, after you hasve mastered the basics of...

    I agree, after you hasve mastered the basics of being neat and tidy and colour choice (i.e. a colour scheme that works well), it is all about contrast. Most advanced technicques come from that.
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    What Ritual said. Back in the day before...

    What Ritual said. Back in the day before companies made specific washes, wash referred to using an ink neat (or watered down) and flooding the area; the glaze was very very watered down ink, applied...
  45. Actually, I think the problem with the armour is...

    Actually, I think the problem with the armour is not that the transitions are too stark, it is that the edge highlighting is too thick. The front panel where the wing is looks much better, because...
  46. That is very nice...

    That is very nice...
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    I was envisioning a joint that was largely...

    I was envisioning a joint that was largely hidden, so paint rubbing off would be a non-issue, but yes, a problem if the joint is visible.
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    You can get spherical magnets...

    You can get spherical magnets http://e-magnetsuk.com/magnet_products/neodymium_magnets/spheres.aspx?gclid=CIrUxpnm_bwCFQXlwgodPZsABg
    then all you would need would be a metal socket half sphere for a...
  49. What Airhead said. Also, if you use a hair dryer...

    What Airhead said. Also, if you use a hair dryer on warm setting, that helps spray varnish dry matt, just be careful not to melt your mini!
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    New White Dwarf and Warhammer Visions

    Just got my copies and I'm disappointed. These could have been great, something like Rackhams Cry Havoc, but instead it is a step backward.
    Visions is basically just lots of pictures, which would...
  51. Thread: Ice for bases

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    Resin, slightly coloured with ink and salt...

    Resin, slightly coloured with ink and salt crystals, like these here http://www.coolminiornot.com/215984?browseid=7790292
  52. Forgeworld event only and Space marines, battlefleet gothic on ebay

    Added some more stuff, including Forgeworld, OOP/LE Games Workshop.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/trevortolhurst1/m.html?item=281235883003&ssPageName=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562
  53. More E-bay GW LE/oop and Magic the Gathering (Eurolands, Dual lands, Force of Will)

    More stuff up on ebay, happy to ship internationally.
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/trevortolhurst1/m.html?item=281235876945&ssPageName=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562
  54. E-bay various GW oop and Magic the Gathering (Eurolands, Dual lands, Force of Will)

    Various stuff up on ebay.
    GW A5 rule books, Black Templars, oop standard bearers and other stuff.
    Magic the Gathering, eurolands, force of will and underground sea dual land. I'll be putting up...
  55. Thread: Brush Sizes

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    I think you only need 3 brushes. 1 synthetic or...

    I think you only need 3 brushes. 1 synthetic or cheap sable, size 2-3 for rough work (drybrushing, bases etc). Then , two good quality sable brushes. The size of these depends on the manufacturer, so...
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    How many minis are in the seer council?

    How many minis are in the seer council?
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    Halloo! Good to have you here :)

    Halloo! Good to have you here :)
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    If you can get it in Oz, fairy power spray is...

    If you can get it in Oz, fairy power spray is awesome (better than dettol in my opinion). Works great on plastic minis, BUT I've not tried it on resin yet, so test on a scrap piece first.
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    The Mantic plastics are fine, no problems. The...

    The Mantic plastics are fine, no problems. The Restic stuff on the other hand is a right pain to clean up. The minis themselves are great, but it is much harder to clean off mold lines, and I've...
  60. That Emmanuel Nouaillier stuff is totally amazing!

    That Emmanuel Nouaillier stuff is totally amazing!
  61. Last lot of Black Library Audio dramas up on Ebay

    Last lot of audio dramas up on ebay here http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/trevortolhurst1/m.html?item=281179883808&ssPageName=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562 located in UK, but happy to ship...
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    The P3 metallic are a bit weird. They look really...

    The P3 metallic are a bit weird. They look really odd going on, like they are not covering and sort of gel like, but they dry to quite a nice finish. I'm still struggling to use them though.
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    Huh, there were a bunch on a couple weeks ago,...

    Huh, there were a bunch on a couple weeks ago, but currently none! Put the ridge on the model join somewhere, not the magnet.
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    You can get testors in the UK on ebay pretty...

    You can get testors in the UK on ebay pretty easily. An alternative is Humbrol matt spray varnish. For the magnets, I don't find swivelling to be too much of a problem. With a stronger (or larger)...
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    I got a finalist medal, very happy about that...

    I got a finalist medal, very happy about that seeing as my mini had been sat on my desk for 2 years half done and I just finished it this summer as a way of getting back into some painting. I was...
  66. More stuff on ebay dark elves, LE orc skaven and dark elf standard bearer audio drama

    The clear out continues, more stuff up, dark elfs, orc, skaven and dark elf limited edition standard bearers and Black Library audio dramas. ...
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    Golden Demon 2013 UK

    Anyone going? Not heard any chatter about this.
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    I had a similar problem with the old washes, if I...

    I had a similar problem with the old washes, if I added any water to them they went very glossy, not what I was looking for. Basically, don't add ANY water to them, don't even use a wet brush.
  69. Thread: new release 2

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    I like them, but the price... £18 for a single,...

    I like them, but the price... £18 for a single, one pose, plastic mini. It makes Forgeworld look cheap.
  70. Thread: new realease

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    I quite like them.

    I quite like them.
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    I hate the Vallejo Liquid Gold & Silver...

    I hate the Vallejo Liquid Gold & Silver :curl-lip:, dried too fast, difficult to mix with other paints. All they were good for was to do a solid basecoat, but I generally use translucency to get my...
  72. On ebay Black library audio dramas and warhammer minis

    I have some Black library Audio Dramas up for sale, as well as some oop warhammer minis including dark elf army standard, kaleb dark and dragons....
  73. Thread: Dissatisfied!

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    For me the green is too bright. Either use a...

    For me the green is too bright. Either use a different green, or wash with black or brown (the GW washes would be good for this). Then the base to too 'busy' simplify it, try to stick to using 2 main...
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    Whilst that is a correct definition of a wash,...

    Whilst that is a correct definition of a wash, the commercially available washes are more than just watered down paints. They have different properties, with things like flow improvers in them to...
  75. Various OOP, rare or limited edition Warhammer on ebay (Dragons, Kaleb Dark + more)

    Various minis up on ebay, including Kaleb Dark, Tom Meier dragons, limited dark elf standard bearer, Games Day limited Black Library book and other stuff.
    ...
  76. (ebay) Bloodbowl, bonesinger, LE Dark Angel Chapter Master

    Clearing out some stuff, including Blood Bowl minis and a couple of limited edition minis. UK based, but will ship worldwide. ...
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    I have some, will have to dig them out to see...

    I have some, will have to dig them out to see exactly what I have. I'm in the UK.
  78. I'm still here. What have I been doing? Working,...

    I'm still here. What have I been doing? Working, working a bit more, doing some more work and working. When not working I have been slowly renovating the old house I moved into last October. So, I am...
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    Humbrol do good spray varnishes.

    Humbrol do good spray varnishes.
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    What jonp said for stripping minis, although you...

    What jonp said for stripping minis, although you can leave plastic minis in the fairy power spray for days with no ill effects.
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    Fairy power spray is your friend here, it will...

    Fairy power spray is your friend here, it will strip metal and plastic minis no trouble (well with a bit of scrubbing with an old toothbrush).

    Also, don't feel you have to use other paints, GW...
  82. I have one, PM incoming.

    I have one, PM incoming.
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    I was thinking about number of coats the other...

    I was thinking about number of coats the other day. It has somehow become engrained that the more layers you do the better. I think this is rubbish. Lots of coats does not equal an excellently...
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    More detail on the minis. Access hatches, armour...

    More detail on the minis. Access hatches, armour plates, engines etc.
    The bases look like 25mm round and they have more detail than the minis.
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    I have my ticket, just need to work out how I'm...

    I have my ticket, just need to work out how I'm getting there...
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    All good to know. I'll give dettol a try. I don't...

    All good to know. I'll give dettol a try. I don't care if the mini dies, so may have a go with some harsher stuff as well.
  87. Yeah, Cyril should be in there, you know you are...

    Yeah, Cyril should be in there, you know you are influencing when people talk about 'Cyril style' space marines with glowing eyes.
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    Stripping rackham plastic pre-paints

    I want to strip one of these for re-painting. I've tried using Fairy power spray, which usually gets rid of anything, but it is having no effect. Has anyone had any success getting the paint off of...
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    I've only used leadbelcher, which I think is the...

    I've only used leadbelcher, which I think is the new boltgun metal and it seems to be slightly better, certainly no worse, than boltgun.
    Another vote for VMA, although the golds seem to lack...
  90. There were a couple of painters in the late 80s...

    There were a couple of painters in the late 80s that featured in WD that were amazing (for the time). I forget their names, Fraser Nicols was one maybe? Anyway, they were the first time I saw...
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    Actually, the following works well: Undercoat...

    Actually, the following works well:
    Undercoat white, wash with a dark brown or black (the GW washes are good), then start on your colours. The wash makes it easier to see the detail and where one...
  92. Interested in these Missionary Jacobus ...

    Interested in these


    Missionary Jacobus



    Confessor Kyrinov
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    What you describe happening should not happen on...

    What you describe happening should not happen on a decent brush, at least not until it has had a good bit of use. The odd stray bristle, maybe.
    I also agree you are cleaning it too much. A simple...
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    Very tempting. I don't have the funds for all...

    Very tempting.
    I don't have the funds for all of them, but how much for these 2?
    S’Erum, Ophidian Sydion Novel Box set
    Ophidian Warrior
  95. And if that falls through, I'll have the Vol 2.

    And if that falls through, I'll have the Vol 2.
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    Make up a travelling painting set, small hard...

    Make up a travelling painting set, small hard case with the bare essentials - a few paints, couple brushes, and a few minis.
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    Excellent tabletop painting, but the customers...

    Excellent tabletop painting, but the customers colour choice is shocking, the grey and blue simply don't work very well together.
  98. Thread: Memories. . . .

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    And I was being born, thanks for making me feel...

    And I was being born, thanks for making me feel younger again :)
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    Great, will take those as well, pm me total...

    Great, will take those as well, pm me total including postage.
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    Must... resist... nope, I'll have these please...

    Must... resist... nope, I'll have these please
    Spellsinger, Masque, Emperors champion

    Also, which inquisitor and commissar are they?
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    I'm all over this, the minis look great, there...

    I'm all over this, the minis look great, there are some painted versions up here already.
    The computer design means that they have already changed some of the sculpts after backer feeedback.
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    They look great to me for gaming minatures. ...

    They look great to me for gaming minatures.
    But, if you really want to make them pop, extreme edge highlights. So, very thin, very limited, very light coloured highlights on some of the raised...
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    No worries, I hope you are feeling better now.

    No worries, I hope you are feeling better now.
  104. I did start painting something, but didn't finish...

    I did start painting something, but didn't finish (got side tracked feeling bleergh with a cold). Should be able to finish this week and post him up.
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    I don't agree with that, all of the W7N series 7...

    I don't agree with that, all of the W7N series 7 I have had, have been good, but not awesome. Probably the best brush I've had is a Neef, which was about 1/4 the price of the W&N. I've also had a lot...
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    Double ended brush - great for blending and for...

    Double ended brush - great for blending and for 'modification'. I currently use 2 brushes, one has the paint, the other is just damp and used to remove/move paint as needed. Having the ability to do...
  107. Once you find a black and a white you like, get a...

    Once you find a black and a white you like, get a couple of bottles of these, they tend to get used up quicker than the other colours.
    Get some better brushes, the best thing to do if you can is go...
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    Great, will grab those then, PM me payment...

    Great, will grab those then, PM me payment details.
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    If they are not on ebay yet, I want the rohan...

    If they are not on ebay yet, I want the rohan commanders and the harlequins.
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    Interested in the keratis warriors and Cypher...

    Interested in the keratis warriors and Cypher Lukhan, is he first or second incarnation?
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    I just had a look at your website. I remember...

    I just had a look at your website. I remember having a look at the kickstarter, but didn't get involved, I'm thinking now I should have. The comparison shot of one of your storm troopers next to a GW...
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    A friend put me onto Fairy power spray. I've...

    A friend put me onto Fairy power spray.
    I've tried various things in the past, including acetone and I would say the fairy power is about the same at stripping, but with the added advantage of 1)...
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    I found these a complete pain to work with...

    I found these a complete pain to work with (although this was in hot summer temperatures). About the only thing I found them good for was getting an opaque basecoat down in one layer.
    Like Einion,...
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    The shoulder pads on the marine are excellent,...

    The shoulder pads on the marine are excellent, you just need a final bright edge highlight at the top. In fact a final selective edge highlight on key areas, combined with some darklining would...
  115. Yes, which is why Rick has final say. So, he can...

    Yes, which is why Rick has final say. So, he can cherry pick the best fan suggestions/material and incorporate it and the rest remains as 'house rules'.
    It is actually starting to look pretty cool,...
  116. Great idea, not sure if I'll be able to do it...

    Great idea, not sure if I'll be able to do it seeing as I paint at speeds that make a glacier look fast! But, I have a little 'Nature' mini I've been meaning to paint for a decade, so you might just...
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    The type of resin you use will have an effect as...

    The type of resin you use will have an effect as well as how you mix it.
    From what you have said, you are introducing small bubbles when mixing, this could be due to too vigourous mixing and the...
  118. Words fail me. Really GW, get a life.

    Words fail me. Really GW, get a life.
  119. Beyond the Gates of Antares - Rick Priestly's new Sci-Fi game Kickstarter

    Not seen anyone talking about this on here.
    This is a bit different to other kickstarters, in that they really need the money to get the project off the ground. But it looks interesting and as well...
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    Nothing painted yet and I need to save some dosh...

    Nothing painted yet and I need to save some dosh to make it worthwhile going, but if I do, I'll be there.
  121. Some of the pics are too big and you lose the...

    Some of the pics are too big and you lose the effect. I'd realluy like to see karadras scaled more to actual size, he looks really good, even so 'blown up'.
  122. Wow, I need one of those...

    Wow, I need one of those...
  123. GWs LGS is sandable, I used it on a plastic wight...

    GWs LGS is sandable, I used it on a plastic wight king to smooth over a join line in a cloak.
  124. Thread: Hobbit

    by Trevor
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    I liked it, saw it in normal 3D, gonna go back...

    I liked it, saw it in normal 3D, gonna go back and see the 48 version.
    I think 3D does add something, in some cases, I really like it when something flies out the screen at you, it makes me jump or...
  125. I bought the box set :D It is actually very...

    I bought the box set :D
    It is actually very nice. I can certainly believe that they needed a new machine to get all the fine detail. These minis are far better than the old LOTR 1-2 piece plastics....
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    Where are you located?

    Where are you located?
  127. I like the look of escape from goblin town. I...

    I like the look of escape from goblin town. I also like the look of the new goblins. So I will probably get that.
    But... (hehe you knew that was coming)
    It is the single mini prices that are...
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    If you split I'd like all the Dirz, including the...

    If you split I'd like all the Dirz, including the cadwallon Dirz, probably all of the Griffin and some of the other cadwallon and some cry havocs.
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    Interested in getting some issues to complete my...

    Interested in getting some issues to complete my collection, in particular I want the issue with the first Legion of the Damned article in it, No. 95 or 98 I think, need to check what I have (which...
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    Cool, might have to get this one.

    Cool, might have to get this one.
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    Paint something quick and easy, I find finishing...

    Paint something quick and easy, I find finishing something helps.
  132. Clearout - various GW warhammer and 40k including some OOP

    Up on ebay UK here http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/trevortolhurst/m.html?item=280982547506&sspagename=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649&_trksid=p4340.l2562
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    I'll be there, might even have a couple of...

    I'll be there, might even have a couple of entries finished!
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    Custom foam cases for isle of blood

    Anyone know if any companies make custom foam trays for isle of blood minis (and assault on black reach)?
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    Painting - epic fails

    So I've managed to pick up a brush again recently, but managed an epic fail.
    I had a half painted mini I wanted to add some gold base coat to. Open up the Vallejo model air gold, go to squeeze some...
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    My Dad had this, after a sucessful operation is...

    My Dad had this, after a sucessful operation is fine now. I hope your treatment goes well.
  137. Thread: 1000 post

    by Trevor
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    Welcome to the world of the Freak!

    Welcome to the world of the Freak!
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    A solid paintjob. I agree with previous...

    A solid paintjob.
    I agree with previous comments. Now to be hyper-critical (as the judges will be).
    The NMM is not convincing, you might be better using the same technique, but with metals.
    It...
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    I can't believe the 'video'. If GW actually paid...

    I can't believe the 'video'. If GW actually paid someone to do that, then I'm speechless. If not, then someone wasted 20 minutes they will never get back...

    As for the paints, I'm very...
  140. I've used UV reactive, it depends upon what you...

    I've used UV reactive, it depends upon what you mean by 'sucess'. I normal daylight, they give a... well, more fluorescent appearance, if you use a black light, they GLOW!
    I used UV paints I got...
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    It has been shown that if you exercise in the...

    It has been shown that if you exercise in the morning, it helps you sleep and you get 75% more REM sleep.
  142. Thread: Dreadfleet

    by Trevor
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    I would say not being able to play space hulk has...

    I would say not being able to play space hulk has more to do with the fact its not available - new guy asks 'ooh that is cool where can I get it?' GW 'Sorry no longer available...'
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    If you paint silver and then wash with a green...

    If you paint silver and then wash with a green ink it will be metallic green, you can then go over those bits you want gold with the gold.
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    Yes, if you're taking models to shows and meets...

    Yes, if you're taking models to shows and meets and giving them to people to look at a plinth is really handy (excuse the pun) for poeple to have something easy to hold the mini without chipping...
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    Article: New at Forgeworld

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2426-new-at-forgeworld
  146. Thread: Stuck in a rut

    by Trevor
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    What black dagger said. LOTR minis are hard to...

    What black dagger said. LOTR minis are hard to paint well, they are so small. I would try a more 'fantasy proportioned' mini, giving you more space to try new things.
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    That wasn't what I heard, his reply was that they...

    That wasn't what I heard, his reply was that they might do the odd one, but unlikely to do very many because of cost versus return, so not an absolute no...
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    Yeah, highlight for me was forgeworld and...

    Yeah, highlight for me was forgeworld and warhammer forge. Waiting until 3pm for the queue to go down a bit I still managed to pick up the show only runtbot and a free poster and the seminar was...
  149. Thread: Rust?

    by Trevor
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    Lighter fuel works as well. If its the last...

    Lighter fuel works as well.
    If its the last thing you do, no need for any fixer, just dust it on and it should stick fine (unless the surface is gloss or semi-gloss).
  150. Thread: No avail....

    by Trevor
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    Great, look forward to seeing the WIP :)

    Great, look forward to seeing the WIP :)
  151. Replies
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    @ Sanjay - It was my feeling that there were less...

    @ Sanjay - It was my feeling that there were less entries and less good entries than last year, but there were still plenty of awesome minis to fight it oput for the top spots.

    It appears that...
  152. Replies
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    Warhammer Forge - CHAOS DWARFS!!!! and nurgle...

    Warhammer Forge - CHAOS DWARFS!!!! and nurgle stuff to start, looks pretty good.
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    Wow, you're painting is really coming on!. The...

    Wow, you're painting is really coming on!. The boots look a little flat to me, but otherwise great stuff.
  154. Replies
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    Because I have some assault marines without jump...

    Because I have some assault marines without jump packs... :)
  155. Thread: No avail....

    by Trevor
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    I would forget trying to blend and go for a...

    I would forget trying to blend and go for a layering technique, it will allow you to practise brush control.
    GW paints are great, absolutely nothing wrong with them and I prefer them to vallejo. ...
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    Like Avelorn I've found myself combining...

    Like Avelorn I've found myself combining different techniques when the paint doesn't do exactly what I was wanting - overbrushing, feathering, blending etc, depending upon what the paint is doing....
  157. Replies
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    Sometimes the tide mark can be useful, for...

    Sometimes the tide mark can be useful, for example in getting a very thin line inside a hard edge like a sword blade, works with the GW washes which don't run like inks do.
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    Good start. To me the skin is looking a little...

    Good start. To me the skin is looking a little orange, you can knock this back with some washes of ogryn flesh or devlan mud, remember you don't have to wash the whole area (although in this case I...
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    Question about blood angels

    Can blood angel assault squads replace their jump packs with a rhino?
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    Harbinger miniatures

    I have a few of the Harbringer miniatures that came with the magazine I don't want, is there any demand for them? Does anyone have any idea how much they are worth?
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    GW miniature clearout - various

    Finally got my miniatures out of storage, and sorting through them to sell those I don't want. More will be added later.

    Prices are UK pounds, postage + packing £3, free on orders of £30 or more...
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    I actually did some painting yesterday, so might...

    I actually did some painting yesterday, so might have a finished entry, shame its a bit pants...
  163. Thread: My latest mini

    by Trevor
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    Congratulations :)

    Congratulations :)
  164. Replies
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    I have a ticket, but nothing finished painting...

    I have a ticket, but nothing finished painting yet...
  165. Thread: Poor Rob Green

    by Trevor
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    What gets me is that if a striker messes up a...

    What gets me is that if a striker messes up a strike people have 3 seconds of 'oh no he missed' then forget about it. If a goaly messes up he's villified. If Rob Green is going to be shot down for...
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    That I'm alive and well, and that whilst there...

    That I'm alive and well, and that whilst there are some truly awful people out there, there are those that will stand by you and be there for you no matter what.
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    So sorry. I can never understand why, as a...

    So sorry.

    I can never understand why, as a society, we seem so unbothered about road safety, so many of these deaths are preventable or avoidable.
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    Quite a discrepancy between registered and not...

    Quite a discrepancy between registered and not registered going on as well. Having the competitions based only on registered votes would go a long way to solving this.
  169. Thread: Is it just me..

    by Trevor
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    Looks new to me...

    Looks new to me...
  170. Thread: Just wonder....

    by Trevor
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    Ancient figurines, our ancestors Gods or merely...

    Ancient figurines, our ancestors Gods or merely offerings?

    In a recent discovery, archaeologists have uncovered a perfectly preserved household shrine to the Gods of early 21st centuary man. The...
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    I'm definitely getting old, I got socks, a...

    I'm definitely getting old, I got socks, a jumper, and some tools...
  172. Replies
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    oh dear...

    oh dear...
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    Nice job on both sculpting and painting, good to...

    Nice job on both sculpting and painting, good to see you back.
  174. Replies
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    Its great, love it.

    Its great, love it.
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    Great stuff, very evocative.

    Great stuff, very evocative.
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    A few cm's snow here. What I don't get is why we...

    A few cm's snow here. What I don't get is why we are so useless at dealing with snow in the UK? A few cm's of snow and everything grinds to a halt, yet in many countries they have heaps more snow and...
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    'F*$k you Simon, I won't do what you tell me' ...

    'F*$k you Simon, I won't do what you tell me'

    ;)
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    I'm working my way through the discworld novels...

    I'm working my way through the discworld novels by Terry Pratchet again, I just finished The Fifth Elephant. I also have a couple of Horus Heresy novels and I'm waiting on some more Judge Dredd...
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    It goes green if I look in the middle, stays pink...

    It goes green if I look in the middle, stays pink if I try to follow it, but what's it supposed to show?
  180. I like it, I would do a light dry brush on the...

    I like it, I would do a light dry brush on the very raised bits of the base to make it 'pop' a bit more.
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    It's pretty good. I would suggest you paint the...

    It's pretty good. I would suggest you paint the sand on the base, I find that helps set a mini off better.
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    Just watch using the cheap stuff, it often...

    Just watch using the cheap stuff, it often doesn't stick as well and is weaker.
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    Great stuff, particularly like the elf, cool base.

    Great stuff, particularly like the elf, cool base.
  184. Replies
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    Cool stuff :)

    Cool stuff :)
  185. Replies
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    Congratulaions! :D

    Congratulaions! :D
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    mmmm that does sound good :)

    mmmm that does sound good :)
  187. Of course not, no-one has ever blown the bar...

    Of course not, no-one has ever blown the bar up... ahem...

    :beerwave:
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    Nothings been going on and I certainly wasn't...

    Nothings been going on and I certainly wasn't there and had nothing to do with it.
    Honestly.

    :D
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    How to win a Golden Demon

    Well, it has now been revealed how to get that extra zing to a minature and win a Golden Demon trophy...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACXwLgoU3pM

    go Kyle!
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    I'd have loved that category, I like doing old...

    I'd have loved that category, I like doing old stuff.
  191. What's this doing down here?

    What's this doing down here?
  192. Thread: Rank

    by Trevor
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    Bison!!!! WTF!?! m reply has to be 10n...

    Bison!!!!
    WTF!?! m reply has to be 10n characters? Commie nazis from hell!!
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    Sorry, I don't beleive, I'm too much of a...

    Sorry, I don't beleive, I'm too much of a sceptic!
  194. Thread: Three on the go

    by Trevor
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    yeah, I really like your stuff, make sure you...

    yeah, I really like your stuff, make sure you actually finish these! :)
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    I hope the 2 of you have a great time :)

    I hope the 2 of you have a great time :)
  196. Thread: GW rant time?

    by Trevor
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    I think its a bit silly GW don't just release...

    I think its a bit silly GW don't just release their own figures for the missing SP's, but meh, whatever. I can see the sense in just removing them from the game (why should GW enable another company...
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    Welcome to the madhouse, enjoy your stay :)

    Welcome to the madhouse, enjoy your stay :)
  198. Thread: back from OZ!!!

    by Trevor
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    Only 350? :)

    Only 350? :)
  199. Thread: Insomnia

    by Trevor
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    Melatonin is the chemical your body releases to...

    Melatonin is the chemical your body releases to get you to sleep. I never had nightmares when I used it, was great for sorting out jet lag.
  200. Thread: Milliput type?

    by Trevor
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    Milliput yellow -grey is great for making...

    Milliput yellow -grey is great for making textured bases, the way it 'breaks' when you move a knife over it makes good looking stone/soil texture.
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