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    Sounds like a plan.

    Sounds like a plan.
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    As far as societies go, there is the IPMS and...

    As far as societies go, there is the IPMS and BMSS (as far as the later goes I can ask Robert if he has any suggestions re contacts)
    But there is also the flat figure society ...

    That's the only...
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    Wow, it's been a long long time since I posted...

    Wow, it's been a long long time since I posted anything, shame it has to be about such sad news ...

    A quick historic note, Euro was set up with the help of Ray Lamb as a figure show with armour...
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    Thanks, it's certainly helped by the sculpt...

    Thanks, it's certainly helped by the sculpt
    Chris did a great job on the face detail

    There were a couple of folds in the skin around the eyes I thought were a bit deep
    But thats a matter of...
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    The Ogre has been progressing slowly. Initially...

    The Ogre has been progressing slowly. Initially I was doing some more work on the sides of the face, forehead and other skin details but then felt I needed to properly block in some colour on the...
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    Glad you liked the write up and the sketch,...

    Glad you liked the write up and the sketch, trying to get the patterns to match up across the front and go from mostly light to mostly dark was hard work :) And I don't mind the vidoe link at all, I...
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    Well, I haven't posted in this thread for far too...

    Well, I haven't posted in this thread for far too long ...


    With the new year getting close I felt I needed to get back to painting and start work on my projects for Adepticon. Though as I’m...
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    Thanks for the kind words, it was a fun...

    Thanks for the kind words, it was a fun experiment and certainly gave me a lot of pointers to whatever vehicle I paint next
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    This left the turret as the last main area...

    This left the turret as the last main area requiring basic work. It had to be kept separate from the body of the tank because I knew it would be too unwieldy to paint easily if attached. As such it...
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    Grot Tank: Dazzle

    I wanted to post some details about the Grot Tank I did for the French GD (http://www.coolminiornot.com/320968?browseid=3800737) covering the concept and the work in progress. This was originally...
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    I never actually saw the orginal necorns Great...

    I never actually saw the orginal necorns
    Great clean painting and I love the design of the gun :)
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    And a quick word about the main purpose of Figure...

    And a quick word about the main purpose of Figure World
    The displays ....
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    You should try and make it along :)

    You should try and make it along :)
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    And some more news on the Traders

    And some more news on the Traders
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    Second Info Dump Just to confirm we are planning...

    Second Info Dump
    Just to confirm we are planning stuff for the Sunday as well ... ... ...
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    FigureWorld 2012 - England - July 2012

    The Basement’s FigureWorld 2012

    Yes, it’s on again – Same place, same time of year, same people running it.

    So, not that we’re blowing our own trumpet too much, but it’s going to be...
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    Those are definately one of the best displays at...

    Those are definately one of the best displays at the show

    Also just uploaded a few more pics to The Basement
    http://www.tbforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=7197&page=2
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    Thanks for the links I haven't got access to...

    Thanks for the links


    I haven't got access to my normal upload at Montreux
    So I've loaded a few pics directly to The Basement
    You might need to register, but they are there if anyone is...
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    Article: Blending Fantasy Flesh Tones

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?5810-blending-fantasy-flesh-tones
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    I know the photography issue has been brought up...

    I know the photography issue has been brought up elsewhere, but felt I should just add another name to that list. Due to a very hectic weekend I did not have time to work through all the entries,...
  21. Article: Display Base - Cliff with bridge and water

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1780-display-base-cliff-with-bridge-and-water&
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    Just noticed the deadline is tomorrow . . . . ...

    Just noticed the deadline is tomorrow . . . .

    Arghhhhhh . . . . .
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    Checking the email request they sent they...

    Checking the email request they sent they requested 300dpi for the images. If that picture is going to be half the page width (3 or 4 inches) it will need to be about 900 to 1200 pixels across,...
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    Don't shock me like this, I almost had a heart...

    Don't shock me like this, I almost had a heart attack :)

    Thanks for the heads up
    Good to hear it's almost done
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    Hiya :) Assuming you mean the pink haired one...

    Hiya :)

    Assuming you mean the pink haired one it's an old GW Necromunda piece
    Dave Heathfield (MrScream) did it so he'll know more about which one it is
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    Another nice piece Great use of colour as always...

    Another nice piece
    Great use of colour as always

    The weathering on the tank/helmet/belt is very different, especially on he tank
    Interesting to see a different way of getting a familiar concept...
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    When you get back to the face you may want to...

    When you get back to the face you may want to consider reworking the forehaed as the creases for the area either side of the nose aren't really working. Also that area is sloightly unbalanced...
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    Thanks, but just to be clear, I was only a...

    Thanks, but just to be clear, I was only a finalist

    Also I would have liked to have done the beam with a transparent rod
    Some lighting could have worked well I think
    But the weight was an issue
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    And some larger pics of larger pieces ...

    And some larger pics of larger pieces

    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gduk2009/91.jpg

    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gduk2009/92.jpg
    ...
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    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gdu...

    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gduk2009/30.jpg

    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gduk2009/31.jpg

    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gduk2009/32.jpg
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    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gdu...

    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gduk2009/20.jpg

    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gduk2009/21.jpg

    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gduk2009/22.jpg
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    And some pics from the day itself No real order...

    And some pics from the day itself
    No real order to these
    But I didn\'t scrum to get to the front of 40k single
    So no pics of those

    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/events/gduk2009/10.jpg...
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    Time for a couple of pics Had a nice meet-up...

    Time for a couple of pics

    Had a nice meet-up with Julien, Jeff, kyle and Mathieu on the Saturday
    Also some of the Spanish painters were at Warhammer World as well
    Got to look at several nice...
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    That was juliens :) I\'ll try and get a couple...

    That was juliens :)

    I\'ll try and get a couple dozen pics sorted this evening from the event and the day before.
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    Something smaller !! Actually I started last...

    Something smaller !!

    Actually I started last night
    A mini face off style vingette
    I\'m going to call it Black v White, a sort of Spy vSpy inspired thingy

    Might do a step by step on the base...
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    The chaos ship is over 10 cm long The overall...

    The chaos ship is over 10 cm long
    The overall the piece is 25 cm (10 inches) or so tall
    Too tall for my cabinet :)

    And glad you think it\'s fairly original
    Don\'t think I\'ll be doing any other...
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    By YS Masterpieces Steve Kirtley stocks it...

    By YS Masterpieces
    Steve Kirtley stocks it
    http://www.skminiatures.co.uk/#/in-the-woods/4535341821
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    Part 4: I’d played EVE-Online for a few years...

    Part 4:

    I’d played EVE-Online for a few years so I knew just where to go to et some inspiration for the base. Just a hint of a planet and some nice colourful nebula clouds to give a scenic...
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    Part 3: Painting started with the Tau vessel,...

    Part 3:

    Painting started with the Tau vessel, going for a relatively standard blue look (I forget the specific sect name) with a rather general lighting approach. So the painting was more to...
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    Part 2: With that out of the way it was time...

    Part 2:

    With that out of the way it was time to focus on the second ship and joining them together. After the PB meet I visited my parents where my dad actually helped me knock a small wooden...
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    Sacrifice

    I expect it’s time to show some pics of my duel entry. I have to admit that I’m quite happy to have completed it as it’s an idea I’ve had for a couple of years now and I wasn’t sure I could actually...
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    Not till I\'ve forced you to have a good look...

    Not till I\'ve forced you to have a good look over my duel entry
    You may have escaped at Euro but you will not be so lucky twice . . . . .:D
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    Great pictures Nick Was nice to meet you The...

    Great pictures Nick
    Was nice to meet you

    The Imperial General was good
    As was the Imperial Guard not quite a tank thing
    (See, my specialist knowledge knows no bounds :) )
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    It was great to see you Adrian (All 30 seconds of...

    It was great to see you Adrian (All 30 seconds of it :D )
    Looking forward to the GD meet up
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    Yeah . . . sorry if that conversation was a bit...

    Yeah . . . sorry if that conversation was a bit unintelligible :)
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    Afraid I didn\'t have much time to take any...

    Afraid I didn\'t have much time to take any step-by-step pics while making the Tau base. I\'ll try and find the time to write a few notes after Euro.
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    Have a safe trip I\'ll see you in Folkestone

    Have a safe trip
    I\'ll see you in Folkestone
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    Thanks for the feedback Have to agree with you...

    Thanks for the feedback

    Have to agree with you on the LotR piece

    The Tau is actually a little brighter than the pics
    But got time to tweak him before
    Hopefully get some good advice from...
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    Anyway, made some progress on the pilot and the...

    Anyway, made some progress on the pilot and the base
    Still a fair amount of tweaking to do
    The OSL is half way at the moment
    Fairly tempted to remove it from the pilot actually
    I\'m thinking I...
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    Added the final touches to my duel entry today...

    Added the final touches to my duel entry today
    Only issue with getting my 40k single piece done will be Euro

    Maybe if I get some feedback at Euro I\'ll have some more final adjustments to my duel...
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    It\'s all rush rush rush Added the final...

    It\'s all rush rush rush

    Added the final tweaks to my duel entry today
    (Pics after Euro/GD)

    Tidied a couple of bits on the LotR piece
    Like a couple of red bits on the fur

    Then was thinking...
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    It is nicely done I do wonder how many of the...

    It is nicely done

    I do wonder how many of the new Space Hulk terminator figures will make it to GD . . .
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    I can\'t see the images you linked in this post,...

    I can\'t see the images you linked in this post, but I checked your gallery and the German Officer bust looks very good. Excellent flesh tones with a good degree of warmth (pink/red) to them, and...
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    Yes, definitely bring it to GD I want to look too

    Yes, definitely bring it to GD
    I want to look too
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    Not a problem On the orignal pic you can see...

    Not a problem

    On the orignal pic you can see the issue with the edge of the base as the raised area comes to a stop. This is why I bulked up the front and re-sanded it.



    Almost complete now...
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    Yes it is a horrible sculpt If I had the sense I...

    Yes it is a horrible sculpt
    If I had the sense I was born with I\'d have chucked it :)


    And you right about the base
    Built-up with milliput
    Roughened to a texture
    Painted and then pastels
    ...
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    That\'s a shame Matt Would have been good to...

    That\'s a shame Matt
    Would have been good to catch up on stuff


    Maybe next year I\'ll make it across to Europe . . .
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    A little more progress Some initial...

    A little more progress

    Some initial highlighting and shading on the fur trim
    Some work on the breastplate and greaves, now more of a grey/blue
    Some green and red shading on the chain to make it...
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    That\'s a wonderful piece with some great detail...

    That\'s a wonderful piece with some great detail
    Even the hatching on the inside of the cloak looks spot on

    But the gems do look a little flat
    Certainly in the pics they seems almost identical...
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    In a change to normal figure painting I\'m...

    In a change to normal figure painting I\'m re-sculpting bits of my LotR entry as I go along. And just in-case this confuses anyone, I really don\'t recommend it unless you can be as stubborn and...
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    I did an entry for Euro I suppose if I get a...

    I did an entry for Euro

    I suppose if I get a second name plate and attach a note saying \"I sculpted this myself it\'s not a commercial piece honest !!\" I could enter it in open as a bust of an...
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    Remember to take a pen Hopefully I will . . . .

    Remember to take a pen
    Hopefully I will . . . .
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    The squad looks nice The first marine you posted...

    The squad looks nice
    The first marine you posted seemed to have a slightly purple tone to the shadows on the white. I was wondering if that was just a picture issue as it doesn\'t seem to be...
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    Well, you should be able to get a real good look...

    Well, you should be able to get a real good look at Euro
    If you find me on Friday you can have a look then



    And straight on to the next piece
    I\'ve re-sculpted the back of the cloak a bit...
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    I\'ll admit to taking some artistic licence with...

    I\'ll admit to taking some artistic licence with the inner shirt
    I didn\'t want anything too pale
    So maybe a shiny silk ?



    This is all the bulk work done
    I\'ll probably tweak a few bits...
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    Well, I\'ve tweaked the left eye Need to touch...

    Well, I\'ve tweaked the left eye
    Need to touch up a dark mark just underneath
    Just about noticeable with a magnifying glass :)

    Also shaded the jacket
    Came out the nice dark red I was looking...
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    There can be a bit of a queue But nothing like...

    There can be a bit of a queue
    But nothing like games day

    Also I think early entry would only really be necessary to get to the traders
    Cause no-one would have entered any pieces yet :)
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    Another evening gone and another step closer to...

    Another evening gone and another step closer to completion. I\'ve done the eyes because I just didn\'t think I could do much else on the face without them, and I also added some more red tone with a...
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    Thanks Tim I\'m doing the eyes this evening...

    Thanks Tim

    I\'m doing the eyes this evening
    And adding some more red tones around them as well
    A mix of Scorched Brown and Red Gore seems to work nicely for tinting the skin
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    Bit of a short painting evening after playing a...

    Bit of a short painting evening after playing a bit of badminton and recovering (The recovering probably took longer). Used some GW Scorched Brown and some terracotta to add a bit of life to the...
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    Good to hear you have a room Looking forward to...

    Good to hear you have a room
    Looking forward to a nice sit down chat and drink
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    Well, time for some progress on the Landsknecht...

    Well, time for some progress on the Landsknecht bust. Only the 2nd bust I\'ve ever done, so feel free with the tips on how to paint faces properly and I\'ll try and get some better pictures along...
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    And just to add some more Read this on The...

    And just to add some more
    Read this on The Basement a couple of minutes ago about Military Modelling/Hobby Store
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    I was too lazy to pre-order I\'ll just be...

    I was too lazy to pre-order
    I\'ll just be picking them up at the event
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    Yes, the Southcliff bar is within staggering...

    Yes, the Southcliff bar is within staggering distance of the Clifton :drunk: :drunk: :drunk:
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    It\'s been a long time since I\'ve done any work...

    It\'s been a long time since I\'ve done any work in progress stuff. The squad for Salute didn\'t leave any time, and I\'ve only done some gaming pieces and some Chick Challenge stuff since.


    My...
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    Good to hear Found the box with your paints in...

    Good to hear
    Found the box with your paints in then :)
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    I\'ll be staying at the Southcliff Hotel It\'s a...

    I\'ll be staying at the Southcliff Hotel
    It\'s a whole extra 100m to the event :)

    Last couple of years a few of the guys from The Basement have spent a very pleasant evening sitting around in the...
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    I need to get my main GDUK project finished asap...

    I need to get my main GDUK project finished asap so I can get something new done for Euro.

    So many ideas
    So little time
    Must stop chewing my brushes . . . .
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    Well I\'ve just started painting the 2nd half of...

    Well I\'ve just started painting the 2nd half of my duel entry. And I\'ve got the base idea planned out, so it should see reality with enough time left for me to do something else for GD and Euro.
    ...
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    Between you, Nigel and everyone else heading to...

    Between you, Nigel and everyone else heading to duel I think I\'ll bring a white flag along with my entry :) I hope to have a couple of other pieces beside my duel entry, but I would also like to...
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    Couple of updates to this There are now dates...

    Couple of updates to this

    There are now dates for the event
    The dates are 19,20,21 August

    And there is a website up with a couple of basic details about Montreux
    http://www.we2011.com/
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    Me too ! Definates: Ritual Orb Vincenti...

    Me too !

    Definates:
    Ritual
    Orb
    Vincenti
    PrawnPower


    Maybe:
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    Good to hear I\'ll keep a look out for it

    Good to hear
    I\'ll keep a look out for it
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    mispost

    mispost
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    Just a quick addition to this thread I made some...

    Just a quick addition to this thread
    I made some slight adjustments to the face before Salute

    Added some mid tones around the upper cheek areas
    Some more oxford blue and dark browns to stubble...
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    Forget this post , brain now working . . .

    Forget this post , brain now working . . .
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    Was a great event, wonderful to meet everyone,...

    Was a great event, wonderful to meet everyone, and the quality of the competition was really good. So that will teach me for feeling smug about entering the sci-fi squad category :)

    The Smart Max...
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    Euro is at Folkstone Was great to meet...

    Euro is at Folkstone

    Was great to meet everyone
    And the Smart Max pieces are fantastic
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    I was going to mention the thread length as well,...

    I was going to mention the thread length as well, on the skull, but also the scroll work and the top left shield. That said, it does look very effective and gives the impression you were aiming for....
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    I\'m floating on my clothes Just don\'t ask how...

    I\'m floating on my clothes
    Just don\'t ask how much starch I used !!

    I have seen a couple of vignettes/duel pieces where the floating/flying figure actually works, but most of the time,...
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    I meant Euro, my bad :) Now going back up to...

    I meant Euro, my bad :)

    Now going back up to read the post . . .
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    You have definitely got a good consistent look to...

    You have definitely got a good consistent look to the weathering, and the burnt umber gives a great old look to the whites. I\'m looking forward to seeing how things will look once the details start...
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    1pm? After figures have to in for the comp then....

    1pm? After figures have to in for the comp then.
    Just checking so i know what order to do things in :D

    I\'ll try to make sure I bring some extra stuff
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    One of the best ways I\'ve found for shading red...

    One of the best ways I\'ve found for shading red is to use thin glazes of a dark green, or to add a little dark green to the red. This uses the colour wheel idea of opposite colours which should...
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    Don\'t know if this would be any use I did this...

    Don\'t know if this would be any use
    I did this step by step for my own marble base

    Again it uses a sponge to get a rough pattern
    Always a good starting point
    ...
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    I got some of the Vallejo crackle medium ages ago...

    I got some of the Vallejo crackle medium ages ago
    Never found anything to use it on

    Might have to try harder to find an excuse now
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    German Officer

    It\'s been a while since I\'ve posted any pics of stuff. It\'s not that I\'ve stopped painting, but the new stuff I\'m keeping under wraps a bit till Salute, and I just didn\'t have time to properly...
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    All looking very nice I notice you got a very...

    All looking very nice

    I notice you got a very good weathered line on the central ridge of the elbow panel on the right arm. Did you specifically make an effort to mark that area or was it just...
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    From what I have heard GD is on the 27th Which...

    From what I have heard GD is on the 27th
    Which would put it the week after Euro this year

    And you could enter more than one thing at Euro . . . .
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    Well, I was hoping to see it at Euro this year...

    Well, I was hoping to see it at Euro this year
    Still, if it\'s finished by the end of March, maybe Salute :)
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    Nice to see the painting has started Adding the...

    Nice to see the painting has started
    Adding the eyes in makes such a difference
    They look really good

    Some interesting ideas from Avelorn
    Are you intending to do any discolouration around the...
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    Good to see you got things up and running They...

    Good to see you got things up and running
    They both look great to me

    I might have to pick up Hurk just for more textured leather practice
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    Having thought about it for a while, I just wish...

    Having thought about it for a while, I just wish you had placed the gaming base upside down. It could still have been removable, but with the slope of the sides inverted the groundwork could have...
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    I\'d never have thought the nose started blue...

    I\'d never have thought the nose started blue
    Certainly helped it stay a different colour from the rest of the skin
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    @arogers907 The article is here, there was a...

    @arogers907
    The article is here, there was a link with the comment on the figure
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/article/aid/780

    @supervike
    I think it\'s just the pictures
    I don\'t recall it...
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    Gronk Charge !!

    I posted an article last week on a display base I had made
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/article/aid/780


    I now have some pictures of the base with the figure.



    It would take a big dumb...
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    Time for another update Made some progress...

    Time for another update


    Made some progress on the base, the paving is painted, and the tarmac mostly done. I used some MIG pigments Russian Earth on this one and I\'ve started to add some water...
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    Some pictures of the initial work on the face ...

    Some pictures of the initial work on the face

    Had some issues with the left eye and right cheek
    Also need to tweak the cap badge to get the red central
    But it is mostly done
    ...
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    I\'ve done the second Eowyn figure, and a step by...

    I\'ve done the second Eowyn figure, and a step by step article on base building since I finished the jester, so hopefully I\'ll have some pics of the those some point soon. So while we wait it\'s...
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    I hope to be going next year The 2008 painting...

    I hope to be going next year

    The 2008 painting comp was much better than 2007
    So hopefully 2009 will be better still
    And it\'s a great opportunity to pick up some good figures


    As for the...
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    Hi Chris, great to see the stages one if your...

    Hi Chris, great to see the stages one if your creations goes through
    Nothing to add, I\'ll just enjoy watching

    Will it be making an apperance at Euro next year?
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    Seems that the event has been set to May...

    Seems that the event has been set to May
    http://www.laguerradelanillo.com/content/view/466/1/

    Here\'s a google translate of the post
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    This is the most news I found ...

    This is the most news I found

    http://volomir.blogspot.com/2008/11/final-date-for-golden-demon-spain-2009.html
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    No problem, to some extent I agree with you and I...

    No problem, to some extent I agree with you and I was thinking of giving the dark side of the face a touch of GW Scaly Green to tweak things slightly. Though I do not think the carpet is so...
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    Jester in Green

    Finally finished


    I have to say that the detail on this was excellent, lots of little touches like the wear on the belt and all the little dotted markings along the seams, even if I didn\'t do...
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    Cork tile for walls eh ? I\'ll have to add that...

    Cork tile for walls eh ?
    I\'ll have to add that one to my basing options
    I have some cork tile lying about

    Having done a couple of base step by steps I\'d suggest you try one
    I think they\'re a...
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    Reflect is probably the wrong word. I decided to...

    Reflect is probably the wrong word. I decided to try this as a test in using a single colour (In this case green) across the entire figure. So I will continue the use of greens onto the base....
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    I\'ll definitely be tweaking some of the figure...

    I\'ll definitely be tweaking some of the figure as it progresses. Sharpening some highlights, softening others, and I agree that some variation in overall lightness between some parts does need to...
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    Well, done some work on face, as you can see the...

    Well, done some work on face, as you can see the dark side / light side idea stayed. Actually used a touch of red for the pupils . . .

    Did a little work on the hat hair and metallics as well. ...
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    For the curved lines on the second Eowyn base I...

    For the curved lines on the second Eowyn base I used a compas. You can generally get them with a 2nd metal nib so I marked the lines in with that. And for the straight lines I started those with a...
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    Well, made a little progress on the jester. Not...

    Well, made a little progress on the jester. Not much but got the base colours done and the main highlighting and shading for the body/shoulders/legs. Still quite a bit to do, I\'ll probably focus...
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    Was asked that on the OZ forums as well . . . ...

    Was asked that on the OZ forums as well . . .


    It\'s just more of that \"Hard\" plaster I use, same as the first Eowyn base
    The main point is to get a high grade plaster that sets hard enough...
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    Well I\'ve finally managed to undercoat figures...

    Well I\'ve finally managed to undercoat figures and start painting again
    Meanwhile I\'ve done the base for the 2nd Eowyn figure
    The idea was to have a floating sections similar to the last one
    And...
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    There\'s a new thread over on the Spanish forums...

    There\'s a new thread over on the Spanish forums
    Seems like it may be on 15th March at Leganes (Near Madrid)

    Doesn\'t seem to be 100% confirmed yet though
    ...
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    Well I\'m slowly starting up again (Warhammer...

    Well I\'m slowly starting up again
    (Warhammer online does not help . . . )
    Got some initial ideas sketched out
    And starting on the base work

    So here\'s the state of the first one
    The sketch,...
  127. I feel the pain . . .

    I feel the pain . . .
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    DKoK Renegade Rider

    Well, I\'ve finally got some pictures, not great, but I\'m not going to waste any longer at it for the moment. The new camera, new software, and different light tent (The figures just too damn tall)...
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    you should be up to season three by now . . . ...

    you should be up to season three by now . . .

    Anyway, just to agree with everyone else that it looked excellent in the cabinets at GDUK, Nice to get a view of the back of the figure with the...
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    I\'d like to go Not much of a soloist though...

    I\'d like to go

    Not much of a soloist though
    So if I can tag along with a group I\'d me much happier :)
  131. Thread: Eowyn

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    Some paints used Hope this helps Mr Freaky :) ...

    Some paints used
    Hope this helps Mr Freaky :)

    Jerkin
    Start with a based with VMC Saddle Brown
    Highlighted up with VMC Orange Brown, VMC Pale Sand, VMC Ivory
    Glaze with VMC Orange Brown
    Shade...
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    Thanks Sven, I certainly agree that the shading...

    Thanks Sven, I certainly agree that the shading of the pale blue could have been pushed quite a bit further.

    I\'ll have to see what I can do with my new camera for showing the detail on the...
  133. Thread: Eowyn

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    Thanks again Sven I agree with some bits not...

    Thanks again Sven

    I agree with some bits not being as smooth as they could be. I have actually been using space wolf grey for quite a lot of my blue highlighting and have been having some issues....
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    That would be by Pegasso I think they released...

    That would be by Pegasso
    I think they released it at the world expo
  135. Thread: Eowyn

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    Eowyn

    This is the first of my two GDUK projects
    The rider needs me to get my larger light tent out . . .


    The figure was kindly provided by rob (DemonHerald) and was very nice to paint. Very...
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    Don Hernandez

    Well, I didn\'t get to do much of a work in progress about this one, but I did get him finished in time for Euro.

    It\'s a wonderful figure, Degra manages to fit some excellent detail onto his...
  137. Thread: euro 08

    by PrawnPower
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    And next up is the Best of Show...

    And next up is the Best of Show
    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/pics/articles/euro2008/17.jpg


    My \"civilian\" entry got to share the category with Ruina\'s new cowboy piece...
  138. Thread: euro 08

    by PrawnPower
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    Also in September is a small little costal event...

    Also in September is a small little costal event called Euro Militaire
    It\'s held in the quaint town of Folkstone over two days so no-one has to rush :)

    First order of business is to take some...
  139. Thread: euro 08

    by PrawnPower
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    Hopefully get a few up tomorrow

    Hopefully get a few up tomorrow
  140. Thread: euro 08

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    Well, euro was great Sandwiches weren\'t seven...

    Well, euro was great

    Sandwiches weren\'t seven quid
    But you could get some real, nice fish and chips for that . . .

    Rob (Orb) got a silver
    Adrian got 3 golds, 2 fantasy and 1 historic
    And I...
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    You could also try these guys...

    You could also try these guys
    http://www.elgrecominiatures.co.uk/
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    I\'ll be going Gives me a chance to visit...

    I\'ll be going

    Gives me a chance to visit family in the South West
    And The Basement have a display so get to meet the guys from there

    Fraid I can\'t provide transport though
  143. Thread: euro 08

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    Just need to find a cheap flight to Norwich that...

    Just need to find a cheap flight to Norwich that arrives in under 6 hours :)
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    Spoken like a true professional (Too skint to ....

    Spoken like a true professional
    (Too skint to . . . .)
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    That is coming along very nicely I think you...

    That is coming along very nicely

    I think you have convinced me to do mine
    Time for some more textured leather :)
  146. Thread: euro 08

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    I am I believe Adrian (Vincenti) will be there ...

    I am
    I believe Adrian (Vincenti) will be there

    I know quite a few of the guys from \"The Basement\" will too
    http://www.tbforum.co.uk/
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    That is one scary smile . . . Anyway,...

    That is one scary smile . . .

    Anyway, congrats to all the winners and finalists
    It was a great day, fantastic meet-up
    Was really good to meet Sven for the first time
    And Ben and Mat are...
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    Well, the rider and Eowyn finished, obviously...

    Well, the rider and Eowyn finished, obviously cause I entered them at GD yesterday . . .

    I\'ll try and get some pictures up after Euro
    But Ive got to finish another piece for that which is next...
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    I like the way you have done some initial work on...

    I like the way you have done some initial work on the area around the face early on. The black visor, brown collar and the initial work on the breastplate. I do need to concentrate on doing the...
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    Thats about it Smoothing in the edges of the...

    Thats about it
    Smoothing in the edges of the shading with some mid tones
    Re-tweak the highlights for some extra impact
    Re-touch the shading where it\'s been subdued too much
    Check the mid tones...
  151. Thread: UK GD 2008

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    Well I\'ll try and remember to get to the meet at...

    Well I\'ll try and remember to get to the meet at 1 this year

    I\'ll only have the two entries for the event, but I\'ll bring a couple of other bits along in case anyone wants to have a look.
    ...
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    With GDUK fast approaching these are getting...

    With GDUK fast approaching these are getting close to completion
    The banners been put aside to await some extra glyphs
    Meanwhile I\'ve spent this evening working on Eowyn\'s base
    Still not 100%...
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    I wasn\'t having any nightmares before reading...

    I wasn\'t having any nightmares before reading this thread . . . .
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    The jerkin was based with VMC Saddle Brown...

    The jerkin was based with VMC Saddle Brown
    Highlighted up with VMC Orange Brown and VMC Pale Sand
    And a little VMC Ivory

    Followed with a glaze or two of VMC Orange Brown
    A thin glaze of GW...
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    Well, while I ponder some final tweaks to the...

    Well, while I ponder some final tweaks to the rider and his banner I decided to carry on with Eowyn. Now I don\'t normally do more than one piece at a time, but with the GDUK deadline fast...
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    Probably the last wip for the rider A not quite...

    Probably the last wip for the rider
    A not quite complete standard

    No fancy freehand here, it has a great embossed symbol through the middle. Could probably have done a border of small chaos...
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    Thats part of why I\'m wondering about adding...

    Thats part of why I\'m wondering about adding snow to the base. Wondering if a pale base would detract from that


    Anyway, while adding some bits to the banner I had a started Eowyn. Having done...
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    Thats ok, Rob got me one :) The scars/symbols...

    Thats ok, Rob got me one :)

    The scars/symbols are freehand

    And I will be trying to enhance the edges a bit more
    And making a couple of other slight tweaks
    Maybe some blues or greens on the...
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    Well this is fairly up to date The red where the...

    Well this is fairly up to date
    The red where the cables fit into the horse need toning down a bit
    And now I have to finish tweaking the banner and get it painted
    ...
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    Thanks for the feedback guys @Avelorn I...

    Thanks for the feedback guys

    @Avelorn
    I understand what you mean about the overall look of things. I must admit that in part this has a lot to do with the initial problems I had getting a colour...
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    Well, noting puts you off posting pics like being...

    Well, noting puts you off posting pics like being a bit disappointed with how things are working out. Still, these show the main work finished, and I\'m definitely happier with it now than I was. ...
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    Just about right on all counts I think there :) ...

    Just about right on all counts I think there :)

    Sorted most of the colour scheme out last night . . finally

    Hopefully I\'ll get most of the basic work done over the weekend
    After that I can...
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    Have to say that I\'ve had quite a bit of trouble...

    Have to say that I\'ve had quite a bit of trouble getting the colours sorted for the renegade so progress has been a bit slower than I\'d hoped. Especially had problems trying to get a weathered...
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    This is the progress on the Krieg Renegade And...

    This is the progress on the Krieg Renegade
    And also the start of the original Eowyn figure (I\'ll make this a general WiP thread)
    Very interested in opinions on Eowyn\'s base
    Or anything else to...
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    In addition to weight there can be issues with...

    In addition to weight there can be issues with shrinkage with metal figures as the alloy cools, so it is best not to use it for too large a piece.
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    Thanks The left arm is a bit limited in...

    Thanks


    The left arm is a bit limited in it\'s options without extensive work. It can\'t really be lowered much further because of the pipe arrangement on the mounts neck, although I may cut the...
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    PrawnPower\'s WiP : Euro & GDUK 2009 : Pg. 3

    Well, time to get back to some GW figures

    Hopefully Demonherald is sending me the original Eowyn figure so I can attempt it for GDUK
    While I\'m waiting it\'s renegade rider conversion time
    Bit...
  168. Thread: Yarry

    by PrawnPower
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    Well I don\'t want to start a whole extra thread...

    Well I don\'t want to start a whole extra thread for the finished figure, so a quick thanks to everyone for their feedback. Especially Anders (Ritual) for a couple of extra pointers.

    You can see...
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    The scary young guy is voiceofthewarp (Probably...

    The scary young guy is voiceofthewarp (Probably has a real name, possibly . . . )

    http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z47/RogerB74/003.jpg




    Has some stuff on the OZ Painters site...
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    Good to see somone remembered to use their camera...

    Good to see somone remembered to use their camera :)

    Excellent event
    Great to meet some people again
    Great to meet others for the first time
    And I really wish my car had air-con !!!
  171. Thread: Yarry

    by PrawnPower
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    Here\'s a few pics of him almost finished and the...

    Here\'s a few pics of him almost finished and the base just stated with basic colours in place. It was actually at this point a couple of days ago, but my upload machine was out of action and I...
  172. Thread: Yarry

    by PrawnPower
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    A little progress The left lip and cheek area...

    A little progress

    The left lip and cheek area still need a bit of work
    Should be possible to just blend any issues at this point

    The shirt is mostly done
    The metallics have their initial...
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    Just to add that I think you\'ve done a great job...

    Just to add that I think you\'ve done a great job of shading the patterned area. Always rather tricky to get the balance between the two.
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    To nick an idea from demonherald . . . If...

    To nick an idea from demonherald . . .

    If anyone has a spare of the original GW Eowyn figure available
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/index/whatm/GW/id/175672

    I\'d be very interested in getting...
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    Just to confirm I should be there Probably with...

    Just to confirm I should be there
    Probably with the lads from \"The Basement\"

    May have Yarry finished
    But lots of RL stuff between now and then

    Might bring some painting stuff along as well...
  176. Thread: Yarry

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    Hmm, people do seem to hate it or love it As...

    Hmm, people do seem to hate it or love it

    As for the lip, it\'s a groove in the mold where the line runs down from the nose. I\'ve tried to deal with it a bit more, and it\'s not too much of an...
  177. Thread: Yarry

    by PrawnPower
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    Thanks for the comments guys @mattsterbenz I...

    Thanks for the comments guys

    @mattsterbenz
    I think I\'m going to try and keep with a general green/red tone. So I may do the trousers a dark reddish brown, but I will need to be careful they...
  178. Thread: Yarry

    by PrawnPower
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    Yarry

    Just for fun . . . and cause I have no idea about GW projects at the moment
    Yarry from Enigma

    I started this at the World Expo as part of a workshop run by JMPN. It\'s got a couple of issues...
  179. Good to see you carrying on with the halberd guy...

    Good to see you carrying on with the halberd guy :)
  180. You forgot the bit where Adrian explained how...

    You forgot the bit where Adrian explained how they had their fingers broken :D

    And speaking of Mr Bay, (What a nice chap) must get in touch . . .
  181. All too true :( :(

    All too true :( :(
  182. A couple of pics of the event It\'s never...

    A couple of pics of the event


    It\'s never too late for Seb to tweak his entry
    http://www.prawnpower.fightsevil.org.uk/pics/events/we2008/03.JPG

    And it\'s never too early to look at Seb\'s...
  183. Thread: UK GD 2008

    by PrawnPower
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    I\'d started a couple of pieces before the world...

    I\'d started a couple of pieces before the world expo, cleaning them up, bit of conversion work. Even some base work and some initial shading on one, but having seen what was at the expo, I think...
  184. I can appreciate the point Luke, but I have to...

    I can appreciate the point Luke, but I have to say I was really grateful people bought stuff that had been used in other competitions. It gave me and many others the chance to see some of the very...
  185. I\'ll try and get some pics of the event (Not...

    I\'ll try and get some pics of the event (Not figures) up tomorrow
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    Navy Captain in Dress Uniform

    I did this Navy Captain for the Black Scorpion painting competition. And actually I was quite pleased with my effort overall. I\'d originally wanted to do their Chef figure, but couldn\'t work out...
  187. Thread: UK GD 2008

    by PrawnPower
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    Aren\'t you ??? :o ??? :o ???

    Aren\'t you ??? :o ??? :o ???
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    Ubertek got those smaller pics up while waiting...

    Ubertek got those smaller pics up while waiting to get the proper ones available. From what I gathjer he ain\'t in charge of the website though . . .
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    It\'s been a awefully long time since I\'ve done...

    It\'s been a awefully long time since I\'ve done contract law :)

    Seems to me though that when they realised they had a pricing issue, they should have either offered a refund or allowed the...
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    Actually I disagree, when you\'ve been crossed...

    Actually I disagree, when you\'ve been crossed it\'s well worth crippling yourself to make sure the other guy doesn\'t win either. But yes, it\'s not the money that counts, the principle is...
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    Just to say I hope to make it along Either...

    Just to say I hope to make it along

    Either with some guys from \"The Basement\"
    Or some of the yocals from Norwich :D
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    I\'m sorry I missed meeting you as well. Seems...

    I\'m sorry I missed meeting you as well. Seems like we were at some other coffe place :(

    Luckilly I managed to meet up with the platoon Britanica crowd later, hopefuilly I\'ll manage to make it...
  193. Thread: UK events

    by PrawnPower
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    There was a painting competition at Game\'07 in...

    There was a painting competition at Game\'07 in Manchester last year. And I believe they intend to do another one this year, although I think the event has been moved to November.

    Admittedly the...
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    Well, no pics from me But was great to see...

    Well, no pics from me

    But was great to see people and chat
    And some of the figures entered were excellent.

    Adrian Walters placed with his Horthak and I think the Hasslefree Samurai Woman, but...
  195. Thread: JMD Demon

    by PrawnPower
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    I look forward to seeing it on Saturday ...

    I look forward to seeing it on Saturday

    Definately seem to have improved the shading
    And the face has a lot more contrast and focus

    Personally I\'d try and smooth the blending of the...
  196. Thread: UK GD 2008

    by PrawnPower
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    I\'d seen the 14th as a date in a US figure mag...

    I\'d seen the 14th as a date in a US figure mag with the US GD dates, wasn\'t sure if it was definate though given rumours of issues with booking problems.

    Looks like it\'s different to Euro then...
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    @Jakob Hopefully I\'ll get a chance to meet you,...

    @Jakob
    Hopefully I\'ll get a chance to meet you, it would be great to have an opportunity to talk to you about painting. I noticed one of you r recent work area pics had the winged helmet chaos...
  198. Well part of becoming active and posting stuff in...

    Well part of becoming active and posting stuff in these forums was to say which events I was going to so . . . .

    Time off from work booked
    Hotel booked (2nd to 7th)
    Flight should be booked this...
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    I shall have to visit the cabinet and enact my...

    I shall have to visit the cabinet and enact my Revenge for his beating my Wolfen last year :D
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    Thanks guys As for different ilyad minotaurs...

    Thanks guys

    As for different ilyad minotaurs
    The one with his fist on the ground is the larger one
    And I\'m not aware of a third
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