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    Thank you ekipage! I would really encourage you...

    Thank you ekipage! I would really encourage you to try it. If you use index card (which is just slightly thicker than regular printer paper) and cardboard from cereal boxes, there is really no heavy...
  2. Thread: Sik’s WIP

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    Loving that color combination you are using on...

    Loving that color combination you are using on the orcs, looks great!
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    Nice update Dexter, all of it looks great! Love...

    Nice update Dexter, all of it looks great!
    Love the bust work you are doing, and the dragon head looks like an awesomely fun project.

    The last man standing dio looks super cool. I hear what you...
  4. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Wow Arkaan, this is dripping awesome!

    Wow Arkaan, this is dripping awesome!
  5. Despite the broken cloth, the figure looks...

    Despite the broken cloth, the figure looks awesome Clouds! Sorry to hear about your troubles, hang in there mate. Stay safe and healthy please.
  6. Voted! Well done mate, well done. Congratulations...

    Voted! Well done mate, well done. Congratulations on finishing this model, and doing it with such style! She looks awesome.
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    +1 what everybody else said: the shields look...

    +1 what everybody else said: the shields look awesome. Such a nice addition to the lads. Everything is coming into focus again BaM ;)
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    This looks gorgeous Andy!

    This looks gorgeous Andy!
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    Thank you kindly Hairster! Thanks Clouds,...

    Thank you kindly Hairster!



    Thanks Clouds, very kind of you!


    I've been off painting & modeling for a bit: we have an annual international trade show every April, and work starts to get...
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    Wow! This looks fabulous! I love that metallic...

    Wow! This looks fabulous! I love that metallic red, it is beautifully painted, and looks so great agains the rough blue skin of the Dinos.
  11. Thread: Sik’s WIP

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    This looks great Sik! Can't wait to see the whole...

    This looks great Sik! Can't wait to see the whole thing come together!
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    Wow, Dexter! Wow! That diorama looks super cool!...

    Wow, Dexter! Wow!
    That diorama looks super cool! I am absolutely floored by it.

    Can't wait to see what you do with the V1 diorama you are building.
    And I'm jealous about that 3d printer :)...
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    Drogor looks fantastic, and that is a great start...

    Drogor looks fantastic, and that is a great start on that Death Dealer!
  14. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Great work as always Arkaan! Doom guy looks sweet...

    Great work as always Arkaan! Doom guy looks sweet as, the eyes look tremendous, and the knights are amazing.
    That ork takes the cake though, such rich red + green!
  15. Eki, this looks amazing. I love the base, the...

    Eki, this looks amazing. I love the base, the cool grey and the green goes well with her outfit. Well done!
  16. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    This guy looks awesome SaintToad! Those eyes are...

    This guy looks awesome SaintToad! Those eyes are great!
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    Hey Tee! This looks fantastic mate. Sorry about...

    Hey Tee! This looks fantastic mate. Sorry about the tape + paint rip, that sucks! May I ask what kind of tape you are using?
  18. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    This looks fantastic Graishak!

    This looks fantastic Graishak!
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    Amazing work BaM!

    Amazing work BaM!
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    Love that red dress!

    Love that red dress!
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    Thanks eki, I'm feeling a bit better but still on...

    Thanks eki, I'm feeling a bit better but still on antibiotics. Work has picked up quite a bit, so I haven't touched the project in a couple of days :(
    The treads are cast resin, that's why they look...
  22. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    This looks super cool Graishak!

    This looks super cool Graishak!
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    I press thumbs you get the birch back together...

    I press thumbs you get the birch back together again - it is a beautiful tree you made there.
    And the diorama looks great!!! I love the water effects, the whole thing just looks so lush and cool.
    ...
  24. That looks good ekipage! The dark holster will...

    That looks good ekipage! The dark holster will fit great, and the NMM you plan should make it pop.
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    I like it! The face looks great, and I don't...

    I like it! The face looks great, and I don't think an orc ever stops to clean his armor :)
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    Congratulations again Hairster, well done!

    Congratulations again Hairster, well done!
  27. Thread: Rowwwsdower's WIP

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    The fire looks great all around! The phoenix is...

    The fire looks great all around! The phoenix is looking awesome, especially that cloak.
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    Looks good! Can't wait to see it all primed up.

    Looks good! Can't wait to see it all primed up.
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    Got some more work done on the Sabre Strike tank....

    Got some more work done on the Sabre Strike tank. I have a serious cold right now, not feeling much like painting.
    The thoughtless application of knife to paper is much better suited to getting my...
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    Nice metallics!

    Nice metallics!
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    What ekipage says. I have had a good...

    What ekipage says.

    I have had a good experience with Vallejo premium matt varnish through my airbrush. The guy at the store told me to only put thin layers on, he was of the opinion that a thick...
  32. I like the blue. Can't comment on the color...

    I like the blue. Can't comment on the color choice though - bit hard to tell how it is going to look like in context with the figure.
  33. What Dexter said! Also, what Coyotebreaks said!...

    What Dexter said! Also, what Coyotebreaks said! :) +1

    The chaos dude looks very cool, I like the saturated red cloak and especially the fur on the shoulders.
    Keep going with him, I reckon if you...
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    Welcome! First of all the pics are fine, not too...

    Welcome! First of all the pics are fine, not too big, just right.
    Second, these minis look fantastic! You've got some nice shading in there, and like Coyotebreaks says the paint job is nice and...
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    Why thanks Doc, that is an extremely nice thing...

    Why thanks Doc, that is an extremely nice thing for you to say! I am honored, and I am glad you enjoy the project as much as I did.




    Ha, this thing is tiny, it looks like a little baby next...
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    Yeah, the water effects really add something,...

    Yeah, the water effects really add something, once you have some ripples in there it'll look even more awesome!
    The bust looks cool too, and I dig the mushrooms.
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    Yeah, I like the green stones too, kinda like a...

    Yeah, I like the green stones too, kinda like a light obsidian or a dark jade, especially with the facets.
  38. Thread: A dwarf W.I.P

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    Cool little guy you have there, nice work!

    Cool little guy you have there, nice work!
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    And just because I can't stand having just one...

    And just because I can't stand having just one project going at a time, here is another one I started last weekend: a scratchbuilt Sabre Strike Tank.

    I aim to finish this one as quick as I can,...
  40. This looks cool! Love the plasma glow and the way...

    This looks cool! Love the plasma glow and the way you stippled the blue.
    I don't like painting any kind of white either, straight out of the bottle it is too thick, and thinned down it is always too...
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    Looking good there Tee! Can't wait to see the...

    Looking good there Tee! Can't wait to see the whole thing put together!
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    Looks great Dexter, the diorama is beautiful....

    Looks great Dexter, the diorama is beautiful. Can't wait to see it with the water effects.
    The bust looks great too, dig the freehand tattoos!
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    I love the old crusty bloodstains on pighead's...

    I love the old crusty bloodstains on pighead's helmet, these guys are looking great!
  44. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    I dig Sauron's mushroom! And that's a nice start...

    I dig Sauron's mushroom! And that's a nice start on the Mollog figure.
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    That armor looks great! You've got nice contrast...

    That armor looks great! You've got nice contrast between the dark and lit areas!
  46. Almost there mate! I also can't wait to see the...

    Almost there mate! I also can't wait to see the whole thing put together, she looks great!
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    Love what you are doing with the horses +...

    Love what you are doing with the horses + pastels. And the bones mini came out looking good. I don't have any experience with their line of minis, but from the looks of it they are pretty chunky,...
  48. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Awesome work Arkaan! I love the devil dog gang....

    Awesome work Arkaan! I love the devil dog gang. You keep combining the reds and the blues in different ways, and it keeps working.
    The bases look amazing too, with the cracks of evil light showing...
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    Thanks Dex, that tutorial was super fun to do. It...

    Thanks Dex, that tutorial was super fun to do. It went super quick as well: I guess since there is not much to do wrong, there is no excuse not to do it :)

    I'll be taking my time with the...
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    That base looks sweet! And the orc bomba is...

    That base looks sweet! And the orc bomba is awesome. Love the weathering.
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    Haha! Let's just say I took a couple of photos of...

    Haha! Let's just say I took a couple of photos of the cloche while visiting Ikea once. With a ruler held up next to it :D
    So yes, guilty as charged your honor - this one was premeditated.
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    Welcome! Nice work on those Marvel figures. And...

    Welcome! Nice work on those Marvel figures. And the Mistweaver Saih looks great! Especially with her hair, I think you've got highlights in all the right places there.
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    Thanks Dexter! Yeah I was playing with painting...

    Thanks Dexter! Yeah I was playing with painting this up in a detailed way, but I always kept coming back to the two color starkly lit osl job, I just think it tells a much more focused story.
    ...
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    Thank you very much Coyotebreaks! Thanks...

    Thank you very much Coyotebreaks!



    Thanks ekipage! Yeah, I agree with you. Hindsight is 20-20...
    I did add a link to the artstation page for the bird, but yeah a proper photo would have been...
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    Mate, that looks great! Well worth the effort....

    Mate, that looks great! Well worth the effort. I'd love to take a class like that sometime.
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    That is a very deep insight, I'll have to think...

    That is a very deep insight, I'll have to think that one over carefully. I have the typical procrastination problem, where I don't want to start painting until I'm "ready", because I'm afraid of...
  57. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Love the fur on Zodd, and the metallics on the...

    Love the fur on Zodd, and the metallics on the skull knight is looking awesome!
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    Nice, I'm excited to see where you take this one!

    Nice, I'm excited to see where you take this one!
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    The leaves on the tree look fantastic Dexter,...

    The leaves on the tree look fantastic Dexter, great job!
  60. Looks good ekipage! I really love the black boots...

    Looks good ekipage! I really love the black boots and gloves with the green sheen, kinda reminds me of the skin of an Alien.
  61. Thread: Sik’s WIP

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    Those necrons look amazing!

    Those necrons look amazing!
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    Thanks as always BlookASmedium! I have now...

    Thanks as always BlookASmedium!

    I have now taken the final set of photos and put her up for voting:
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/445358

    There are some more photos up on my artstation page:...
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    Thanks for the link mate, I'll put it on my...

    Thanks for the link mate, I'll put it on my reading list!
  64. Congrats ekipage! Always good to get a win out of...

    Congrats ekipage! Always good to get a win out of it, a little wind in your sails :)
    I think that Infinity girl looks great, I like the base you put her on.
  65. Hey Clouds, sorry to hear about your...

    Hey Clouds, sorry to hear about your frustration... If you have room for one more piece of advice: I have heard it said that you should always try to finish a model (or drawing, or whatever) before...
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    Nice work on this! You gotta wonder though - who...

    Nice work on this! You gotta wonder though - who came up with the idea "let's hang an old sock on his belt!"
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    Thank you Clouds, I appreciate it! Like Saint...

    Thank you Clouds, I appreciate it! Like Saint Toad points out, almost everything I do is scratchbuilt, including some of the figures.

    I do own a couple of bits of GW plastic, mostly space marines...
  68. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    The skin on the elephant is phenomenal!

    The skin on the elephant is phenomenal!
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    That base looks great! Love the pastel effects....

    That base looks great! Love the pastel effects. I'll have to play with those a bit.
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    Thank you very much Graishak! Thanks...

    Thank you very much Graishak!



    Thanks ekipage, much appreciated!



    Thank you SaintToad, always encouraging to hear such kind words. And thanks for letting me use your site as a platform...
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    Thanks Clouds! I used a very thin line brush,...

    Thanks Clouds! I used a very thin line brush, braced every muscle in my body, and stopped breathing for 5 minutes and 42 seconds, but I got some straight lines out of it so pretty happy.

    The Fire...
  72. She is looking great ekipage! I agree with Arkaan...

    She is looking great ekipage! I agree with Arkaan too: your gold blend is really smooth and contrasty, definitely no problems there, but that glint will make it pop off the charts.
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    Dexter, that looks fantastic mate! It is going to...

    Dexter, that looks fantastic mate! It is going to fit really well on the base, strewn with brown leaves as it is. I can't wait to see what else you come up with!
  74. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    That net looks great Graishak!

    That net looks great Graishak!
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    Thank you so much Clouds! I'm happy to know I've...

    Thank you so much Clouds! I'm happy to know I've shared something useful. I think I've gotten over my fear of doing freehand by lots of planning; drawing the design I want on paper using a pencil,...
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    Well done on this chainsaw girl! She looks...

    Well done on this chainsaw girl! She looks fabulous.
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    Haha, now we're talking! That blood looks...

    Haha, now we're talking! That blood looks awesome, the rich red really contrasts with the desaturated ashen tree + skulls.
  78. That's a gruesome model :) Looking good, nice...

    That's a gruesome model :)
    Looking good, nice job on the red cloth!
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    Thank you so much BaM & Dexter, always a pleasure...

    Thank you so much BaM & Dexter, always a pleasure having you stop by!

    Last night I finished the racing stripes with the Bloodraven chapter symbols on the sides.
    They are freehand, I've done a...
  80. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Wow, Eyros looks fantastic Arkaan! Again, you...

    Wow, Eyros looks fantastic Arkaan!
    Again, you with the texture + metals, you've got what 3 different metals there? and they all look amazing. Then the leather and the cloak... very nice!
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    That's very kind of you ekipage, thanks for...

    That's very kind of you ekipage, thanks for stopping by! I also like how the raven came out, as you can tell from my previous posts I was very apprehensive - I had this big idea in my head but when...
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    I love seeing all this work laid out together in...

    I love seeing all this work laid out together in one spot. So much eye candy!
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    Mmmm I think that should be your next sculpt...

    Mmmm I think that should be your next sculpt Chaos. A barbarian with a big bowie knife who goes by name of The Dentist.
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    Loving the colors you chose. And the textures on...

    Loving the colors you chose. And the textures on his arms and shoulders look great!
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    I dig that base for the barbarian, the skull tree...

    I dig that base for the barbarian, the skull tree is super cool.
    First time I hear about Frazetta's use of triangles, I'll be looking at his stuff with new eyes now, thanks!
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    Finished up the freehand raven last night. Pretty...

    Finished up the freehand raven last night. Pretty happy with it!
    The last two pics show the ripped off bandaids I mean masking fluid. These leave the weathering underneath showing through, pretty...
  87. Love that subtle green on the boots, I think you...

    Love that subtle green on the boots, I think you nailed it!
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    Nice work! That tongue looks wicked. Some gold on...

    Nice work! That tongue looks wicked. Some gold on your instagram as well.
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    Made some progress last night, putting down a...

    Made some progress last night, putting down a silhouette basecoat of dark grey on the outline of the raven.
    Then started on one wing, using a reference to start filling in the basic shapes of the...
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    Ah, what a great excuse to go and pay a visit to...

    Ah, what a great excuse to go and pay a visit to my dentist :D
    Have fun with the "new" set of tools!
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    Thank you very much SaintToad! You are absolutely...

    Thank you very much SaintToad! You are absolutely right, I did it once and I can do it again, and if I can't it becomes damage :)



    Thanks 10Ball!



    Thank you for the encouragement...
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    Cheers LoneLemming! I finished the ball...

    Cheers LoneLemming!

    I finished the ball turrets last night, the last pieces were the sensor lenses above the gun barrels.

    https://i.imgur.com/IukYIMw.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/bC8KmZg.jpg

    ...
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    Fantastic work mate!

    Fantastic work mate!
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    This looks outstanding Hairster! The colors are...

    This looks outstanding Hairster! The colors are so subtle but so sharp. I love the desaturated pink on the tongue, and the sharp highlights on the scales. The sculpt is very well done too, congrats...
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    I guess if you go over it too quickly it ruins...

    I guess if you go over it too quickly it ruins the effect?
    Do you put it under a fan to speed drying time at all?
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    Thanks BloodASmedium, you rock! Thank you...

    Thanks BloodASmedium, you rock!



    Thank you very much ekipage! :)



    Thanks Coyotebreaks, much appreciated! Yeah I really focused hard on the mood on this, so if that message comes across...
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    The skin on the troggoth really does look...

    The skin on the troggoth really does look amazing. Glad to see you are still at it!
  98. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Arkaan, these are amazing! I love your color...

    Arkaan, these are amazing! I love your color choices, and the chunky style combined with the smooth blends suit these models so well.
  99. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Very nice tutorial you wrote for toadchapel! I am...

    Very nice tutorial you wrote for toadchapel! I am definitely going to (ab)use this :)
  100. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Congrats on the two new tutorials SaintToad, your...

    Congrats on the two new tutorials SaintToad, your site is becoming a good source of very useful techniques and inspiration.
  101. This is looking awesome ekipage! Good luck with...

    This is looking awesome ekipage! Good luck with the rings on her hands, I hope you work it out - because I would love to see the whole thing come together!
  102. That is a great looking robe!

    That is a great looking robe!
  103. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Love the yellow! Really pulls everything together.

    Love the yellow! Really pulls everything together.
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    Thanks Clouds and olivin! The Thunderbird is...

    Thanks Clouds and olivin!
    The Thunderbird is technically called a Fire Raptor (I know, but yeah it is based on an official Forge World model you can go out and buy)



    Thank you kindly...
  105. Thread: Werewolves minis!

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    Gruesome idea, I love it :)

    Gruesome idea, I love it :)
  106. Thread: Rowwwsdower's WIP

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    Great! I'm happy if I gave you advice that worked...

    Great! I'm happy if I gave you advice that worked for you :)
    Can't wait to see your progress on this.
    The new mini looks cool, what is it?
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    Yeah, I agree with Rowwwsdower, the blending is...

    Yeah, I agree with Rowwwsdower, the blending is phenomenal. And not just the red, the black part has the right depth to it too.
    I'm going to have to hang on to these photos for future reference! :)
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    I would love to see you realize that chainsaw...

    I would love to see you realize that chainsaw toting girl!
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    Nice work BaM, and I look forward to that...

    Nice work BaM, and I look forward to that tutorial!
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    Dexter, this looks fantastic! I'm in Utah at the...

    Dexter, this looks fantastic! I'm in Utah at the moment, and there are lots of birches around. Your tree looks almost too real :) !
  111. Thread: Werewolves minis!

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    I've dabbled a bit in traditional sculpting, but...

    I've dabbled a bit in traditional sculpting, but have never really gotten into digital sculpting. I think I like the tactile feeling and response of the putty / clay too much :)
    It's interesting to...
  112. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Looking good! I don't see the problem with mixing...

    Looking good! I don't see the problem with mixing any of those, but then again I'm no purist :)
    Looking forward to the tutorial write up too!
  113. Thread: Goblin ver.2.0

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    Love it! Where is the reference sketch from?

    Love it! Where is the reference sketch from?
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    Thanks Dexter, much appreciated! We are out of...

    Thanks Dexter, much appreciated! We are out of town for the week, so I won't get anything more done.
    But I'll be keeping an eye on all you riff raff from here :p
  115. Thread: Werewolves minis!

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    Welcome to the forum. That drawing is excellent!...

    Welcome to the forum.
    That drawing is excellent!
    Your insta is full of sculpts already, they all look pretty amazing. Do you sculpt them digitally, or traditionally?
  116. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Stunning work SaintToad! Who is going to go into...

    Stunning work SaintToad! Who is going to go into this beautiful little scene?
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    Wow, the birch looks fantastic! Love the SBS in...

    Wow, the birch looks fantastic! Love the SBS in how you go from a blank generic tree to this beautiful recognizable tree.
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    Doing all the fiddly bits before I seal it up and...

    Doing all the fiddly bits before I seal it up and do some freehand work.

    This includes the cables on the outside & the lenses on the sensor unit. Still todo before I continue are the cage lights...
  119. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    That's one down, and he looks great! Keep going,...

    That's one down, and he looks great! Keep going, you'll finish them!
  120. These guys look super sharp, love the armor and...

    These guys look super sharp, love the armor and the leather work too.
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    Don't overthink it :) If you glaze over entirely...

    Don't overthink it :) If you glaze over entirely with a green it'll pull all the colors (shades and tones) towards it, so it'll reduce contrast too.
    If you use a lighter green, everything becomes...
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    Awesome work on this, so smooth and clean!

    Awesome work on this, so smooth and clean!
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    Thanks SaintToad! Yeah, I find that good silicone...

    Thanks SaintToad! Yeah, I find that good silicone molds are the gifts that keep on giving. I love how I can still use the molds I made for my Land Raider on current projects. And a corollary to that...
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    Nice work! Yeah I think you are right about the...

    Nice work! Yeah I think you are right about the glaze, it should knock the yellow back down a bit if you need it to.
  125. You are not alone mate, everyone I know (except...

    You are not alone mate, everyone I know (except maybe for BaM :) ) has this problem: my models will look good through my head magnifier, but then I take a photo and WHAM they look like crap. Some...
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    After a loooong procrastination, I finally...

    After a loooong procrastination, I finally started weathering the underside of the bird.

    Lots of sponge work, lots of little nicks and scratches. I figure that since it is a ground attack craft,...
  127. Maybe if you tighten up the highlights a bit on...

    Maybe if you tighten up the highlights a bit on the upper part a tad, make them sharper (ie. less fuzzy?) and smaller.
    To me this looks great though, this girl is rad.
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    Wow, beautiful work!

    Wow, beautiful work!
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    I'm going to make a note of this recipe, the...

    I'm going to make a note of this recipe, the final result you get looks great!

    And that philosophy is spot on :)
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    Finally managed to put the Space Hulk Duel on...

    Finally managed to put the Space Hulk Duel on putty&paint, after a long battle trying to get the post up.
    Here's the link, in case you want to go vote for it:
    ...
  131. I think it looks awesome! And man the back of...

    I think it looks awesome!
    And man the back of that dress looks super good.
  132. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Nice solution for the nets! And yeah, that's what...

    Nice solution for the nets! And yeah, that's what scratchbuilders always seem to have lots of: heaps of stuff that have actual uses for other people :)
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    Oooo! I'm excited! Your trees are always so...

    Oooo! I'm excited! Your trees are always so awesome, I'm glad to see you are going to use one on this base.
    That's a neat idea, making a double for the base...

    And that airbush... I'm jealous.
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    This is starting to look fantastic mate! The...

    This is starting to look fantastic mate! The colors you've got going on the bones and teeth are great, and the muscles on the face are looking super nice. Plus that blind eye pulls the attention.
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    Vote is in :)

    Vote is in :)
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    Voted! Love the color choices you made. The...

    Voted! Love the color choices you made. The orange and deep grey blue work together very well against the dark brown of her skin.
  137. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    I third that, that little branch with shrooms...

    I third that, that little branch with shrooms look awesome. Looking forward to that tutorial!
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    I dig the one with the fists up. "Come at me...

    I dig the one with the fists up.
    "Come at me bro!"
  139. Thread: Sik’s WIP

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    Congratulations to you and your wife Sik! The...

    Congratulations to you and your wife Sik!
    The baby is beautiful, and the nurgle dude is ugly as all hell. So I say Great Work! :)
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    The darker skin came out looking great! That new...

    The darker skin came out looking great!
    That new sketch also looks good, looking forward to what you do with it!
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    Thanks Lem, much appreciated!

    Thanks Lem, much appreciated!
  142. Looks great! Now if I were you, I would just push...

    Looks great! Now if I were you, I would just push the contrast a bit more, maybe a deep black and lighter yellow with some white glints on the most raised corners?
  143. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    By netgitz, I presume you mean the little barbed...

    By netgitz, I presume you mean the little barbed nets that these guys can use? Sorry I don't play, so my ignorance is showing :)
    I'm thinking you could try and use a little bit of rough nettting,...
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    Wow Hairster, just wow. This looks incredible!

    Wow Hairster, just wow. This looks incredible!
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    Thank you to everyone that has voted on this so...

    Thank you to everyone that has voted on this so far, I appreciate it greatly!



    Thanks John, that is very kind of you!



    Thank you very much Sigmar!
  146. Yep, definitely moving in the right direction, I...

    Yep, definitely moving in the right direction, I think you are almost there already!!!
    This last photo shows off the contrasts between the skin on her legs and the blue + purple cloth really well....
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    These look amazing BaM! I love the transition...

    These look amazing BaM! I love the transition from the darkest moss at the bottom through to the lighter stone on top.
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    Super cool. The weathered metal looks great, as...

    Super cool. The weathered metal looks great, as does his cloak and the skulls!
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    Finish him!

    All right, I'm calling it. Here is the final thing, some better photos!

    Please vote for it here: http://www.coolminiornot.com/444348

    https://i.imgur.com/7bTtHY0.jpg...
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    Thanks Dexter! I had thought about adding some...

    Thanks Dexter! I had thought about adding some splashes, at the start I also wanted to have some of the grill on the vent "explode" outward, as if the genestealer was hiding behind the grill and...
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    Yeah, great start! I like the contrasting colors...

    Yeah, great start! I like the contrasting colors you chose for her.
  152. NMM is not my forte, so take this with a grain of...

    NMM is not my forte, so take this with a grain of salt:

    If I squint, it looks like gold. So you are on the right track. Now you just have to bump the contrast I think :)
    Also, gold can have...
  153. Thread: Korkki's WIP Log.

    by gorb
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    I dig the way you shaded the skin + recesses....

    I dig the way you shaded the skin + recesses. He's got some cool pants too.
  154. Thread: Kretcher WIP

    by gorb
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    Geez, I must have missed this, that base is...

    Geez, I must have missed this, that base is awesome! Love the little bits of snow stuck in the grass.
    The figures look great too, well done!
  155. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Nice work Graishak, that is quite a little army...

    Nice work Graishak, that is quite a little army you're painting!
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    Thanks a lot Rowwwsdower, appreciate the kind...

    Thanks a lot Rowwwsdower, appreciate the kind words!

    I did some weathering on the terminator and spent some time on the tyranid's skin last night.
    It is looking ok so far, but I think I need to...
  157. Happy new year to you too ekipage! I'm happy to...

    Happy new year to you too ekipage!
    I'm happy to see the little lady in action again, looking forward to the photos!
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    Only if you assume that you are paying a high...

    Only if you assume that you are paying a high price for quality, and not just for a brand name :p
  159. Thread: Rowwwsdower's WIP

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    I think that if you take a look at the photos you...

    I think that if you take a look at the photos you attached, you can see a similar problem there: In the top image the white is almost too white, it looks washed out. In fact, the top image flame and...
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    Thanks Tee! I managed to squeeze in some paint...

    Thanks Tee!

    I managed to squeeze in some paint time last night.
    It was a bit of a battle. For some reason I wanted to paint the termy armor a bone white, and shade it with burnt umber, but the...
  161. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    This is pure awesomeness StToad! I am a huge...

    This is pure awesomeness StToad!

    I am a huge Asterix fan, this resonates with me :)
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    > The shoulder pads are always going to come out...

    > The shoulder pads are always going to come out odd because they cut it in half strange.

    I guess the sculpt is pretty detailed and intricate from all angles, ie. there is no pure 2d plane through...
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    Welcome (back)! That plague marine is very...

    Welcome (back)!
    That plague marine is very cool, no tremor in sight! The glowing lens draws my attention, it is very well painted.
    The two poxwalkers also look great!
  164. Thread: Rowwwsdower's WIP

    by gorb
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    Love the shading on the figure, it is looking...

    Love the shading on the figure, it is looking better and better with each update!
    The transition between the warm glow and the cold shadow is pretty much perfect.

    About the only comment I have is...
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    Thanks for the vote Dexter, appreciate it! Yeah,...

    Thanks for the vote Dexter, appreciate it!
    Yeah, I'm having fun with this build. Lots of weathering all around :)



    Thank you so much Korkki! If I manage to pass the itch to scratchbuild on to...
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    Thank you Kallfa. It is just a start, I'm...

    Thank you Kallfa. It is just a start, I'm refining the shading with a brush now, plus I plan to add some texture to the armor and shine to the alien skin.



    Thanks Sik! Very kind of you. I'm...
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    Congrats man, another awesome sculpt!

    Congrats man, another awesome sculpt!
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    That shield looks super awesome mate!

    That shield looks super awesome mate!
  169. Thread: Kallfa's WIP

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    Love the teeth on the ork, they are super well...

    Love the teeth on the ork, they are super well defined. Can't wait to see where you take the boar.
  170. Thread: Sik’s WIP

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    He is looking pretty bad, in a great way :)...

    He is looking pretty bad, in a great way :)
    Reminds me of the cockroach character from the first MIB, who wore the guy's skin until it basically rotted off.
    That head you chose really does the...
  171. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    That is awesome Graishak! Love the creativity and...

    That is awesome Graishak! Love the creativity and passion you bring on!
  172. Thread: Korkki's WIP Log.

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    Wow, what a find! The guy you chose is an awesome...

    Wow, what a find! The guy you chose is an awesome sculpt. Nice work on the NMM!
  173. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Awesome work on this SaintToad! Lots of...

    Awesome work on this SaintToad! Lots of character, and lots of characters!
    The building and surrounds are very well done, I love the roof tiles and the cobble stones.
    The graffiti is a nice touch...
  174. Great paintjob on this little guy ekipage! ...

    Great paintjob on this little guy ekipage!
    Sorry about not winning, but then again he is looking mighty fine so definitely a personal win for you.
    I would still love to see him stuck inside a...
  175. Thread: Sigmar3's WIP

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    I did a double take on this too "are those hands...

    I did a double take on this too "are those hands coming out of the bird's @ss?" :)
    But then again there is a face inside the beak. Go figure, Kingdom Death is pretty bizarre.
    Nicely painted though!
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    This is looking great, I also love all the extras...

    This is looking great, I also love all the extras you are adding.
    So with the magnets I take it you plan to have the canopy removable?
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    Fantastic looking sculpt there Chaos! I'm loving...

    Fantastic looking sculpt there Chaos! I'm loving the lace work on the dress and the detail on the glove.
    Her face is top-notch, as is usual from you.

    BTW I want you to put a skull in her hand :)
  178. Thread: Sik’s WIP

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    Nurgle dude is looking fantastic, I told you it...

    Nurgle dude is looking fantastic, I told you it makes a world of difference once there is some primer on there :)
    The trick is to see the forest for the trees while sculpting... :D

    The infinity...
  179. Thread: Rowwwsdower's WIP

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    Good job on sticking with it, this looks awesome!

    Good job on sticking with it, this looks awesome!
  180. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    These look fantastic Arkaan! Ortruum 8-8 reminds...

    These look fantastic Arkaan! Ortruum 8-8 reminds me of Baron Harkonnen.
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    Added the Grey Knight Terminator and the Tech...

    Added the Grey Knight Terminator and the Tech Priest to my gallery, votes and C&C are very welcome!

    Grey Knight Terminator:
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/444055

    Tech Priest:...
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    Thank you kindly ekipage! Much...

    Thank you kindly ekipage!



    Much appreciated Saint Toad!



    :) Thanks BaM, very kind of you!
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    Ah, I see what you mean: the eyes weren't showing...

    Ah, I see what you mean: the eyes weren't showing enough white. Took me a moment to realize.
    Great progress!
  184. That's a good point, the model may bring its own...

    That's a good point, the model may bring its own impurities, especially because you may have fingerprints (basically, sweat & body oil and bacteria) on there. So a good idea to maybe wash the model...
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    Shame about the LEDs, it would have been a cool...

    Shame about the LEDs, it would have been a cool direction to take the build. I know scale model people like to use fiberglass to route the light where they want it, especially in tight spaces. That...
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    The base looks awesome! Love the moss you added...

    The base looks awesome! Love the moss you added to the collapsed rubble at the bottom.
    And the finished ogre looks great!
    Good luck with that sword...
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    Thank you very much ekipage! I very much like...

    Thank you very much ekipage!
    I very much like the way it came out, and I am very happy you guys motivated me to take the scary (to me) step of Just Doing It.
    I learned a very important lesson:...
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    Good Omens is one of my alltime favourite books....

    Good Omens is one of my alltime favourite books. I think I fell off a chair once laughing so hard while reading it.
    I am biased though, because Terry Pratchett (rip) is one my other favourite...
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    Sorry to hear BaM, hope your brother gets well...

    Sorry to hear BaM, hope your brother gets well soon!
    That Queen barbarian is going to rock!
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    Wow, those folds look spectacular. Love the eyes...

    Wow, those folds look spectacular. Love the eyes too, they have a haunting look.
  191. Thread: Kallfa's WIP

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    Thirded! That army looks awesome!

    Thirded! That army looks awesome!
  192. Thread: Rowwwsdower's WIP

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    Smoking! This looks great! Contrast, like BaM...

    Smoking! This looks great! Contrast, like BaM says :)
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    Glad to see you're back! I agree, the shadow...

    Glad to see you're back!
    I agree, the shadow tone binds things nicely, and the reddish tone of the shade contrasts well with the blue. Someone once explained to me that ambient light will "fill in"...
  194. Glad to see your test went well! Interesting...

    Glad to see your test went well!
    Interesting about the glycerin and alcohol. Keep in mind alcohol will strip almost all paint, although a couple of drops should not do any harm like you say.
    Is it...
  195. Thread: Sigmar3's WIP

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    Hey Sig, started following you on instagram. I...

    Hey Sig, started following you on instagram. I like the sharing format there, but I always come back here for discussions. It's much harder to have a proper conversation on a phone keyboard, and...
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    Thank you very much guys! You have given me super...

    Thank you very much guys! You have given me super helpful advice, I don't think I would have tried any of this without your encouragement and comments.

    I definitely learned a lot from this...
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    The NMM on the armor & blade is looking sharp!

    The NMM on the armor & blade is looking sharp!
  198. Coming along nicely ekipage! I didn't realise...

    Coming along nicely ekipage! I didn't realise those were grenades, that is very funny :)
    How is the guy handling the drink? Did any paint react to being immersed?


    Congratulations on getting the...
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    I agree, our visual system is so finely tuned to...

    I agree, our visual system is so finely tuned to picking out and recognizing faces, so even the smallest touch to a face like this can change it completely. Mine usually goes in other direction...
  200. Thread: Kallfa's WIP

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    This looks amazing Kallfa, well done!

    This looks amazing Kallfa, well done!
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