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    Thank you guys, I've been hoarding this for ever...

    Thank you guys, I've been hoarding this for ever and was happy to finally get around to painting him.
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    Armorcast Reaver Titan on Ebay

    Still working on cleaning out my wargame closet. Now up on Ebay just in time for the holidays my painted Armorcast Titan http://coolminiornot.com/238639 Bidding starts at $199 and buy it now for...
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    Cleaning out my game closet MTG, Minis

    I thought some of you might be interested.

    I\'m currently listing some of my old MTG (beta, Legends, Arabian, the Dark) cards on ebay, some more MTG and minis from GW, Armorcast (titan), and...
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    Rare Games Day Figures

    I\'m purging some of my unpainted mini\'s and I have a 2002 Games Day Chaos Champion and a 2000 Games Day Black Orc up on E-bay

    Here are the links if you want to take a look
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    There\'s another in the related list where the...

    There\'s another in the related list where the Tiny Bubble orchestra is covering The Velvet Underground Venus in Furs. So, does that mean they supported heroine use too?
    LOL

    Garyo
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    Think about this... For the 456 billion dollars...

    Think about this... For the 456 billion dollars spent so far in Iraq and Afghanistan, we could have equipped the bottom third of homeowners in America with their own wind or solar power plant....
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    You can also find it in the form of Mountains in...

    You can also find it in the form of Mountains in Minutes at your local hobby shop. It\'s a two part foam that expands as it cures. It takes a bit of experimentation to get explosions with the spray...
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    I\'d lay odds they are Heartbreakers, which I...

    I\'d lay odds they are Heartbreakers, which I believe was lead by a former GW sculptor in the 90\'s. Tim Prow if I recall correctly... Not sure if he sculpted those however.

    Garyo
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    Actually I think it\'s a loose interpretation of...

    Actually I think it\'s a loose interpretation of a T-72 the soldiers are mostly in WW2 Garb The spats had been dropped and the helmets changed by Vietnam. Add that with Maiden\'s fondness for WW2...
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    With cold pressed you don\'t have the canvas...

    With cold pressed you don\'t have the canvas texture to deal with. Before I figured out cold pressed I used to gesso and then sand the heck out of a canvas to make a flat smooth thirsty surface to...
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    I\'d say somebody really needs to look into solar...

    I\'d say somebody really needs to look into solar panels....
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    Actualy they probably stole the idea from the...

    Actualy they probably stole the idea from the French film Amelie with Audrey Tautou. She steals her fathers garden Gnome and gives it to her flight attendant girlfriend. Who takes pictures of the...
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    That\'s easy. Get a chunk of blue insulation...

    That\'s easy. Get a chunk of blue insulation foam. with a sharp exacto cut it into a general rock shape glue it with PVA or Sobo white glue to the base. Carve lightly around the edges to create the...
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    Hey Larre you shouldn\'t stress on cmon ratings....

    Hey Larre you shouldn\'t stress on cmon ratings. Your sculpts show promise, but need to come much further still. Take a look in SBJ, Freeman, Gael, and Quadrille\'s galleries and compare them to what...
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    Updated the thread pic with a better face shot....

    Updated the thread pic with a better face shot. I\'ll probably do some castings in resin at the very least. My first attempt at a metal run left a bad taste in my mouth, so I need to find a new...
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    I\'ll see if I can fool my camera into doing some...

    I\'ll see if I can fool my camera into doing some closer shots of her face. I fiddled with the shutter speed and fstop on the last shots for a better depth of field, which I got, but at the loss of...
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    Well got her finished up tonight. Fixed the leg...

    Well got her finished up tonight. Fixed the leg on the cannonballs and added a few final details like a dagger in her boot, a necklace, as well some filigree work on her skirt. Posted her for voting...
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    Well got a bunch done on her this week. I\'d say...

    Well got a bunch done on her this week. I\'d say I\'m 99% there. Let me know what you guys think.


    http://www.chiselandmold.com/Art/Pirate%20Lass%2099.jpg

    Garyo
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    More boobies indeed LOL She\'s 35mm scale based...

    More boobies indeed LOL She\'s 35mm scale based on the great size chart from Prophet Miniatures. Her head is correctly scaled, but the chin and jawline were not correct, so I\'ve added to correct...
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    Arrr! I be de-lurkin\'

    I know I don\'t speak out as much as I used to over here, but I started a little project over at conceptart.org that I thought you guys would dig seeing. We are doing pirates and I\'m doing a lusty...
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    As wonderful as the model is, GW most definitely will come calling with a cease and desist order...
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    Yes the back wheels are off the Ork truck series....

    Yes the back wheels are off the Ork truck series. Yes on the flamer ends also. The radar and the Sat com dish are also GW oop, but I\'ve seen them in the bitz bin at Games day The cupola on the up...
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    Ah, clearly you missed that the paint job is...

    Ah, clearly you missed that the paint job is changing to a color that any good ork can appreciate... Bloody Rose, which is Red with black and white trim.

    Gary
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    Thanks Shawn I was thinking about doing that and...

    Thanks Shawn I was thinking about doing that and adding a bit of green stuff to give a bit of side wall bulge too. I really haven\'t decided on a base yet so I\'ve been holding off on doing anything...
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    Sisters of Battle Hummer

    Yes that\'s what I said. Now stop the sniggering. I\'ve been going back to some old overdue projects on my bench. Many years ago I made the first Sisters Hum-vee out of the plastic Marine landspeeder...
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    Excellent painting as always Shawn. The one thing...

    Excellent painting as always Shawn. The one thing that bothers me is the orks axe hand. The way the hand is rotated his wrist would have to be broken. Try to rotate your own hand that way and...
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    Ask and Youtube provides.... Sad horny japanese...

    Ask and Youtube provides....
    Sad horny japanese men:wow:


    Garyo
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    Started painting in 1976 with those groovy Aurora...

    Started painting in 1976 with those groovy Aurora figure kits, then D&D figs, Tamyia, GW, garage kits and now I make my own, so I guess that puts me a little behind Dragonsreach at 31 years. :beer: ...
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    His hair is perfect, but the scene could use a...

    His hair is perfect, but the scene could use a little old lady to put it over the top.

    Ah-woooo :)

    Garyo
  30. Thread: sculpting!

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    Don\'t know if they are my best, but they are my...

    Don\'t know if they are my best, but they are my latest...

    Lt. Jones and Sarge

    Garyo
  31. Thread: Music Videos

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    Morringwood you can\'t beat it... :innocent: ...

    Morringwood you can\'t beat it... :innocent:

    Morningwood
    My current favorite band.

    Garyo
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    Your best bet is to take a look at the articles...

    Your best bet is to take a look at the articles Section here at CMON Lookie here and take a look at joining the 1ListSculpting list over at Yahoo and then read the great FAQs we have there Lookie...
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    Oooo! I have to agree with many of the great...

    Oooo! I have to agree with many of the great choices already presented. I\'m still a huge Sendak and Dr. Seuss fan. I\'m going to add a shameless plug... I\'ve been sculpting tiny chicken props for...
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    I would recommend stepping up to the 850 it\'s...

    I would recommend stepping up to the 850 it\'s auto shut off feature is well worth it in extending the compressors life and the noise stress on you and your neighbors ears. If you can afford it...
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    Well you have to start by sculpting a human skull...

    Well you have to start by sculpting a human skull that you can take from there or start a new project. As far as age range visit the folks at complete sculptor and talk to them ;)

    Garyo
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    Hey Sparky, Go down to \"The Complete Sculptor\"...

    Hey Sparky,
    Go down to \"The Complete Sculptor\" On Vandam between Verick and Grenwich and talk to them about Carter Jones\' class. You\'ll get a great teacher.

    Garyo
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    But their spending habbits really break the...

    But their spending habbits really break the vault. lol

    Garyo
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    For all you PC users of iPods go dl EphPod. It\'s...

    For all you PC users of iPods go dl EphPod. It\'s not the slickest prg, but when my hard drive died and lost my 200+ cd\'s ripped onto the computer EphPod reclaimed them from the iPod and I haven\'t...
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    Sticky: For the last 8 months, a Nikon D50 with a Tamron...

    For the last 8 months, a Nikon D50 with a Tamron 28-75mm lens that has a great macro focal built in. Before that I was using a Casio 3000EX.

    Garyo
  40. You could use any clay to do that provided the...

    You could use any clay to do that provided the object you are molding has ZERO undercuts. So a bais relief molding, yes, a space knight, no. The durability of this kind of mold is only going to be...
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    @Ogrebane - I hadn\'t thought about them in GW...

    @Ogrebane - I hadn\'t thought about them in GW mini proportions. They certainly run on the big headed size. Not that there is anything wrong with that. A GW fig is usally about 2 to 2 1/4 heads wide...
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    By a bit off I\'m not sure what you mean? If you...

    By a bit off I\'m not sure what you mean? If you want to nail me down on mini anatomy Lt Jones has some issues with her hips and her spindally bow legs... or maybe she just gets around. LOL I feel...
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    Pimpin\' my new mini\'s

    It\'s been forever, but I just posted two newly painted greens. Well actually they are resins, as I\'ve made a mold of them and cast a few. Both are 35mm full sculpts. I hope to add a third to the...
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    Not to detract from the heroic events of D-Day,...

    Not to detract from the heroic events of D-Day, but I really don\'t understand what all the fuss is for Non Swedes to make such a deal out of Swedish Flag day. :D

    Garyo

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  45. Thread: GW Employees

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    Should I be worried that the GW store I visit is...

    Should I be worried that the GW store I visit is on a street prodominantly known for selling platform shoes and vinyl clothing? When they ask me what army I collect I tell them House Steiner. The...
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    Garyo Spring cleaning too

    Well no mini\'s up at this point, but lots of cool model kits. They take up more space and I need to take back my tiny studio apartment. So look here http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZgaryohQQhtZ-1
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    Well not only do you get the groovy cutaway...

    Well not only do you get the groovy cutaway handle with the bs, but it\'s machined to a higher tollerance and in theory with mucho practice you should be able to paint a finer line. I use my HP-C all...
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    I really dug it. Ms. Portman I felt did a great...

    I really dug it. Ms. Portman I felt did a great job in the acting department. It can be slow in a few spots and I could have done without a few video montages. That aside, I did feel the urge to put...
  49. Thread: My shop is open

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    My shop is open

    Hey CMON gang! I happy to say I just opened my web store for business. Pretty cool no? Currently I have two models for sale. They are The Dread Space Pirate Roberta which I did last year for VIP 9...
  50. Thread: Dinner Tonight?

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    Living in Hell\'s Kitchen NYC I must have 100...

    Living in Hell\'s Kitchen NYC I must have 100 resturant\'s to choose from in a three block radius. I often find it hard not to want to go out and eat and if the weather sucks most of them deliver....
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    Spoon! I can\'t believe nobody mentioned The...

    Spoon! I can\'t believe nobody mentioned The Tick. I also loved Empty Vee\'s Liquid televisions The Maxx and and mind warping Aeon Flux won\'t see the live action version and you can\'t make me. :P...
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    How about this...

    How about this? It\'s more work than the panorama. I set up the mini or in this case mini\'s on a turntable take a series of at least 16 shots and dump them into Flash. You can take more if you like...
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    I love the movie too! Oddly enough I know they...

    I love the movie too! Oddly enough I know they guy that has the licence to produce 12\" figs. He\'s done some great sculpts of the Diva, Leloo (multipazz) Dallas, Oldman with the red button gun and a...
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    A 2% er... Yellow screwdriver.:D But I\'ve...

    A 2% er... Yellow screwdriver.:D

    But I\'ve always know I was different.

    Garyo
  55. Thread: Imperial Guard

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    Hey guys only 6 hours left on this and no bids....

    Hey guys only 6 hours left on this and no bids. At $85 it\'s less than half you would pay GW retail for.

    Garyo
  56. Thread: Imperial Guard

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    Imperial Guard

    Hey guys I have a lot of painted Imperial Guard up for sale on E-bay. A great starter for anyone wanting to field guard or re-enforcements if you want to expand your current forces. So take a look...
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    Hmmm, I love any of the classics from the sci-fi...

    Hmmm, I love any of the classics from the sci-fi golden age... Heinlein, Clark, Nivven, Bradbury, Voght, Sturgeon... More than Human by Sturgeon is great if you\'d like to see where Marvel stole the...
  58. Thread: 54mm Sci-fi

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    There isn\'t much out there, I have seen a 54mm...

    There isn\'t much out there, I have seen a 54mm T-800/Arnie, Robo Cop, and \"Alien\'s\" Colonial Marines, but they seem to be the hardest to find. Oh and I should have an annoucement soon that may...
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    There is allot of anicdotal stuff being posted...

    There is allot of anicdotal stuff being posted here. So far nobody has posted that is an actual eye surgeon as far as I can tell... Here is a link to the kind of eye surgeon you should look for. From...
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    I had it done 7 years ago when it was still very...

    I had it done 7 years ago when it was still very expensive. I did alot of reasearch into it and being in New York I did have the advantage of finding one of the pioneers of LK here in the states....
  61. Thread: Sci-fi bases

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    Mrteal- You could try the Rider\'s in Flint. I...

    Mrteal- You could try the Rider\'s in Flint. I know that one is still there and has lots of sheets, just talk to the train guys.

    Garyo
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    I just saw a commercial, it re-airs on Thursday...

    I just saw a commercial, it re-airs on Thursday at 9pm easter time.
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    Fringeworthy was my first RPG. Imagine the tv...

    Fringeworthy was my first RPG. Imagine the tv show Stargate as an RPG without the silly mythological god stuff. Lots of fun and good game mechanics. Then I found Traveler and got the ever classic...
  64. Thread: Resin Casting

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    I use Tinsil 70-25 or Silicone Inc GI-1000 and...

    I use Tinsil 70-25 or Silicone Inc GI-1000 and cure them under pressure 40-50psi works pretty well. They both have a good shelf life. I also have used OOMO 30 from Smooth-On, it\'s easy to mix 50/50...
  65. Thread: Resin Casting

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    Try making the rubber mold using the pressure pot...

    Try making the rubber mold using the pressure pot as well as the resin cast. Unless you are really airating your rubber when you mix it this should fix the bubbles in the mold problem and you don\'t...
  66. Thread: Resin Casting

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    I\'ll add my experince here... Klute are you...

    I\'ll add my experince here... Klute are you dusting your mold with talc? I find this helps break surface tension for areas that are problematic for venting. If you are not going to do the presure...
  67. I used to pull cards at random for my Gen-con...

    I used to pull cards at random for my Gen-con Dragon Storm games back when Gen-con was still where it should be in Milwaukee and be ready to go in under 15 min :) People always told me they had a...
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    I\'d like to play. I\'ll ship anywhere. Garyo

    I\'d like to play. I\'ll ship anywhere.

    Garyo
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    I always loved Traveler, the version in the...

    I always loved Traveler, the version in the little books. Now I like Dragon Storm, easy rules and I can step up as GM with an evenings worth of adventuring in the time it take the players to put...
  70. The Lord ROCKS! or should that be woods? Makes me...

    The Lord ROCKS! or should that be woods? Makes me wanna go and sculpt my own evil tree. I like the other designs you are working on too. Good luck with your designs.

    Garyo
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    @ DTC It\'s in the Uni\'s description, but I\'m...

    @ DTC
    It\'s in the Uni\'s description, but I\'m firmly in the Iwata camp. I use an HP-C, I\'ve used just about every brand available and keep comming back to my Iwata every time.:innocent:

    Garyo
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    What Equus said... The key is letting it the...

    What Equus said... The key is letting it the latex dry clear before you start. I\'ll touch up the edges with a color shaper somtimes if I got a little out of bounds. And last remove the mask as...
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    Airbrushing mini\'s

    As Yoda once said \"Size matter\'s not! Judge me by my size do you?\" My litle unicorn is one from Rafm mini line and true 25mm. In the picture you are seeing him at is about 225% larger than the...
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    LOL You have my icon as Gin\'s now and somehow my...

    LOL You have my icon as Gin\'s now and somehow my cmon id is Airhead, but I am in the right spot :)
  75. Thread: PYP II

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    Funny I didn\'t know I was doing a min of Margo...

    Funny I didn\'t know I was doing a min of Margo when I started...


    http://www.chiselandmold.com/SWpics/Lt%20Margrette%20S%20Jones/Lt%20S%20Jones%204%20shot%20greens.jpg
    :D
  76. I use Jeff Valent Studios...

    I use Jeff Valent Studios He does nice work and is the place all the VIP mini\'s are done up at.

    Garyo
  77. Thread: Scale Preference

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    As a sculptor I like bigger. My fine art stuff...

    As a sculptor I like bigger. My fine art stuff tends to come in around 1/4 scale, but I also enjoy 54mm and 35mm. I tend to have a bit of scale creap at 28-35mm. Nothing beats 1 to 1 though ;)
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    Not a very hi-res image, but Angkor Wat: 13 25...

    Not a very hi-res image, but Angkor Wat:

    13 25 13.26N
    103 51 53.71E




    Garyo
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    Hey you can put me in the town so nice they named...

    Hey you can put me in the town so nice they named it twice NY, NY on 49th street between 9th and 10 avenue right across the street from the basket ball courts. :)
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    What I liked the most about the astrology link...

    What I liked the most about the astrology link posted is sharing my birthday with David Lynch and Fellini how cool and perverse is that. \"Buzz\" Aldrin is pretty cool too, but not perverse :D
    ...
  81. GW and the IP laws

    Having gone through this myself already when I sculpted and attempted to sell 54mm versions of my Sister sculpt. Now I\'ll admit my fig steps much more firmly on the UK IP laws that protect GW the...
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    I know this may shock some people, but GW did not...

    I know this may shock some people, but GW did not invent toy soldiers. They\'ve been around since the bronze age. Painting them since the middle ages and at an art form level since the napolianic...
  83. Thread: how to do a boat

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    YeeeArrggg! Ships Ahoy.

    I based my waterline Pi-rat Junks off of the Foundry article, but I cut hull shapes out of 1x4 s. Very druable, but a bit heavy to lug about. Then used bass wood to plank them and various model ship...
  84. Nope Nina is from Colorado and apparently very...

    Nope Nina is from Colorado and apparently very well know around there. The last few years she has taken to touring outside the state.

    Garyo
  85. Went to see this amazing woman play a couple of...

    Went to see this amazing woman play a couple of weeks ago. Her name is Nina Storey and her performance gives chills.

    Nina Storey site

    Garyo
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    Got Sisters?

    Hi Doc Mack,
    Witch Hunters as already stated are not a easy starter army. They can be a bit tricky to play strategically and you are stuck to buying mostly pewter figs and lots of them. With that...
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    If the parts line up tightly and the parts are...

    If the parts line up tightly and the parts are beefy enough I drill right through from the outside and cap the hole, once pined and glued, with a bit of green stuff. Makes for a super tight and...
  88. Thread: AIRBRUSH

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    Mmmm Paint tastes funny

    The Iwata that Finn posted is a bargan. It would be excellent for doing minis. I recommend you get the crown to go with it that is noted further down in the post. If you can stand the noise the...
  89. Thread: AIRBRUSH

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    Airbrush 28mm? Yes you can.

    It\'s not easy and you\'re not going to be able to do it overnight, but with practice and good masking tecniques you can do some fabulous stuff. Forget the Turbo its way to hard to master and...
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    Tamiya is great, I\'ve been using it for decades....

    Tamiya is great, I\'ve been using it for decades. It really starts to shine as you get to larger scales, but can achieve some nice effects at 30mm too. Its like buttah in your airbrush. It has a...
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    Ummm, Crispy maybe you should read the tread...

    Ummm, Crispy maybe you should read the tread again ;) Rent one of the Conan DVD\'s with Arnold and use it for reference as his is the kind of chest I think you are loking for... this picture has the...
  92. Thread: HELL OF A NIGHT

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    Been drinking all night?:o Before you hit the...

    Been drinking all night?:o
    Before you hit the sack... One asprin, one full 12 oz. glass of water.
    When you get up One asprin, one full 12 oz. glass of water, a protein rich meal (like an omlette...
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    I have Andrea\'s El Caballero Oscuro being a Dark...

    I have Andrea\'s El Caballero Oscuro being a Dark Night fan. Very nice figure, great mood and action, my only complaint is the seam formed between the cape and the cowl could have been done better....
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    Saw it

    Well I liked it better than 3 but not as much as Resurection. Good things: they didn\'t break and major Alien or Preditor mythos. Bad thing: The plot is largly derivitive of the Aliens plot. Tuff...
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    Could be rabbit, could be...

    Well I already confessed to being a sculptor in the yearbook thread. I showed my latest life study there too, but here is something entirely different...

    ...
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    Mini Hats!

    Ok not me and just one hat and two masks. But you have to admit silly and cute....

    http://www.chiselandmold.com/The Amazing Chicknack.jpg

    :D
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    Thanks! Tammy, Supervike, Zaphod, anyone one else...

    Thanks! Tammy, Supervike, Zaphod, anyone one else I may have missed. Yes, I\'m Artman! Mild mannered IT consultant by day and crime fighting artist by night. Seriously its this hobby of toy soldiers...
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    Ok, I\'ll play too... ...

    Ok, I\'ll play too...

    http://www.chiselandmold.com/Franchesco.JPG


    Garyo
  99. Thread: King Arthur

    by Garyo
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    Yes, I know the Romans were capable of some...

    Yes, I know the Romans were capable of some wonderful architectural feats, but remember this is the frontier. The roman ruins I\'ve seen in england around Cornwall didn\'t have that level of...
  100. Thread: King Arthur

    by Garyo
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    Well for a movie claiming to be histerically...

    Well for a movie claiming to be histerically accurate. Merlin must have given them the power of time travel. According to the synopsis it\'s set ~5th century AD. The trailers however clearly show...
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    Official Play a new game month!

    Exactly! You guys want to hurt GW teach your friends a new game! Confrontation, and Warmachine both can be just as much fun as GW games, some might argue more fun... Has everyone forgotten what fun...
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    When I want to make multiples of a relief type...

    When I want to make multiples of a relief type object that I sculpted with no serious undercuts. I don\'t use green stuff as the basis of the press mold, I use sculpy. Much more economical. On a...
  103. Thread: Inspiration!

    by Garyo
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    I go there all the time. I have yet to actually...

    I go there all the time. I have yet to actually visit the entire museum, because I spend so much time in the Medieval, Eygptian and sculpture gallerys.

    Garyo
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    Funny you should pick Zeus. One of the ancient...

    Funny you should pick Zeus. One of the ancient wonders of the world, while no longer around was the temple of Zeus. What did remain were drawings of the temple and the statue of Zeus himself. Which...
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    Kaos Lard indeed! I\'ll have you know I know...

    Kaos Lard indeed! I\'ll have you know I know where everything important is on my desk.:D

    Garyo
  106. Thread: Warhound Titan

    by Garyo
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    Warhound Titan

    Hey Cats,
    I\'m making room in my place and that means some things have to go.... So I\'m selling off my old Armorcast 40k scale Titan. :o So check him out if you are inerested....
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    Nelson- The top heavyness you see is a a...

    Nelson- The top heavyness you see is a a distortion of the picture stitching I did. The unit is too big to fit into one picture. I assure you the desk is very square and quite stable.

    Calavera-...
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    Airhead\'s vice idea is how I did this RAFM...

    Airhead\'s vice idea is how I did this RAFM Unicorn except I hot glued him to a dowel instead of padding the jaws. You need the Iwata in one hand and the free hand mask in the other. The mask I made...
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    Good ole thread revival!

    Blame Finn ;) I had intended to post this long ago. Complete with tonnes of finished and unfinished models, Compressor, lots of drawers for paint, tools, bits... 300 watts of lighting and original...
  110. He, he! I ordered mine!!!:D

    He, he! I ordered mine!!!:D
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    While not in 25-28mm range I know many of the...

    While not in 25-28mm range I know many of the Harryhausen characters are available as larger figures. GEOmetric has a fantastic Medusa figure. And I seem to remember a really nice Titan that somebody...
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    In my best Pete Puma voice... Ooooooh threee...

    In my best Pete Puma voice...
    Ooooooh threee oor four, now hand over the little buunny raaabit. Heeeeeee.:P
  113. Thread: whats this mini?

    by Garyo
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    Yes, he is the old Boneripper. I have him painted...

    Yes, he is the old Boneripper. I have him painted up as an albino otherwise known as \"Pinky\"

    Garyo

    Snarf! Hic.
    Now where did I put my rubber underpants?
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    Bad Santa :D

    Bad Santa :D
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    I\'ve said it before and I\'ll say it again the...

    I\'ve said it before and I\'ll say it again the problem with Golden Demon is the judging. It\'s completely arbitrary as it is now. The contest has gotten big enough that they need to start a scoring...
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    Arn\'t these guys a little small to be...

    Arn\'t these guys a little small to be stormtroopers? Seriously they look like 28mm sized bodies, but have 54mm sized weapons. Oh and what\'s the red and yellow stuff?

    Garyo
  117. Thread: Freehand

    by Garyo
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    Stop this I can\'t draw crap! Go get this book....

    Stop this I can\'t draw crap! Go get this book. Anyone and I mean anyone can learn to draw. Just like mini painting it\'s technique and practice. So quit you\'re whining and get practicing.

    Garyo
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    Let see if you are going for a \"heroic\" type...

    Let see if you are going for a \"heroic\" type male. In addition to what Finn already pointed out...
    Thighs and Waist too thin
    Neck too long, your neck is approximatly 1/2 of the height of your...
  119. Thread: Plasticard

    by Garyo
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    Do a search for Evergreen plastic or Plastruct...

    Do a search for Evergreen plastic or Plastruct and you should find lots online and locally at your nearest model train shop...

    Garyo
  120. Thread: GD Prizes?

    by Garyo
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    I\'ve seen the swords up close and I\'d say they...

    I\'ve seen the swords up close and I\'d say they are closer to 150 than 1500. Still not bad considering the minis that usally win cost only around 15 not including paint and time.

    Garyo
  121. Thread: Monster Zen

    by Garyo
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    Mecha lecha hi, mecha lecha hiney ho! lol ...

    Mecha lecha hi, mecha lecha hiney ho! lol

    Couldn\'t restist.

    Garyo
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    It really depends on a lot of factors, bur most...

    It really depends on a lot of factors, bur most companies that do pewter cast in a two part spin mold. This means the figure should be in relatively flat plans. The CMON amazon is a good example of...
  123. Thread: Monster Zen

    by Garyo
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    Weird yet strangely informative Steelcult......

    Weird yet strangely informative Steelcult...
    :wow:
  124. Thread: Monster Zen

    by Garyo
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    Monster Zen

    Everybody liked Batzilla so much I was inspired to sculpt my own tiny Zilla. Very much inspired by the Mike Park Zillas mine is with a zen twist. I hope he makes you smile as much as he makes me. :D...
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    I use a wire at least half the size of my thinest...

    I use a wire at least half the size of my thinest point that I need to support and the length is 5 times the final height. I then bend it in half and twist it for the head. Then use Da Vinci\'s...
  126. Dynamic drapery in green stuff... Flamer Sister...

    Dynamic drapery in green stuff...
    Flamer Sister
    and
    Sister Superior
    If you caught the rotating bikers I posted in flash on another tread you can see it in 28mm too. You can do dynamic folds in...
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    I\'ve been using the W&N 300 series Sceptre Gold...

    I\'ve been using the W&N 300 series Sceptre Gold and W&N 200 series Cotman brushes for years. Never had to spend more than $4 to $5 for the most expensive brush at a retail art stores. They have very...
  128. Thread: cool mini pic...

    by Garyo
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    HA!

    I can beat them both! Unfortunately I don\'t think Flash can be embeded correctly here. Chern Ann? Take a look at this link:cool:... Bloody Rose Biker Babes Warning it might take a few minutes on a...
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    IKEA that

    Well Supervike might I introduce you too IKEA While you might have not been aware of these fiendish furniture superstores In your neck of the woods they are big in mine and the deliver all over the...
  130. Thread: Too Thin?

    by Garyo
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    Thin?

    Like skim milk for Airbrush :)

    Like non-dairy creamer for brush painting ;)

    Like clotted cream to create lumpy texture... :|~
  131. Thread: transfers?

    by Garyo
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    I had a model with transfers actually make it to...

    I had a model with transfers actually make it to the almost ran shelf in GD Baltimore... When I asked for a critique from Robin Lews he told me my decals were too thick. LOL I looked him straight in...
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    Sisters have always rocked. From Rogue Trader...

    Sisters have always rocked. From Rogue Trader when they really were Female Space Marines. Then second edition where they started to get a real fiction behind them. That\'s when I started an army of...
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    They are nice mini\'s, but shouldn\'t the leader...

    They are nice mini\'s, but shouldn\'t the leader have the initals J.R.R.? lol
    I never could resist a bad pun.
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    The Inquisitor Teminator is Jaq Draco from the GW...

    The Inquisitor Teminator is Jaq Draco from the GW novel by Ian Watson.
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    What they really need to do is adopt scoring...

    What they really need to do is adopt scoring standards. Then they would actually know who to call up and award the posthumus Demon to when someone is caught cheating. It would probably improve the...
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    I did see them in person, but you don\'t need to...

    I did see them in person, but you don\'t need to see them in person. In the photo the seams in the barrels that he should have filled are clearly visible in the picture posted:o. Thats just basic...
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    GD is badly in need of standards. These are the...

    GD is badly in need of standards. These are the Baltimore 40k Squad winners. If there were standards in place the first place squad would have never made it in. While I think it is nicely painted...
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    I really like Armory Matte Sealer in combination...

    I really like Armory Matte Sealer in combination with Testors Dull Coat if I want a really flat finnish. Armory is a really flexible tough clear coat, but it comes out as more of a semi gloss....
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    There is no Physisist / Rockstar / Brain surgeon...

    There is no Physisist / Rockstar / Brain surgeon catagory...
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    Thanks guys, I have been thinking about putting...

    Thanks guys, I have been thinking about putting an Imperial or Inquisitor symbol on the large expanse of robe on his back side. Maybe this help will finnally bust me out of \'we are thinking about...
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    Games Day submission

    Hey everyone, I\'m looking to get some feedback on my 40k single figure entry from Golden Demon this year. Chainsword Preacher I felt pretty strong about him, but wanted to know what you guys...
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    I second the \'think not\'

    It would probably get your school account shut down and some kind of displinary action too.
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    PSI industries...

    PSI industriesSells 36\" of Kneadite (greenstuff) online for 12.50 + S&H That\'s more than 4 times as much for less than the price of two packs of GWs ;) For long term storage keep you epoxy putty in...
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    Strip her and scrub her down with a brass...

    Strip her and scrub her down with a brass bristled tooth brush ;)
  145. Thread: Books

    by Garyo
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    Kalmbach makes a couple of books on doing...

    Kalmbach makes a couple of books on doing Historical figures that are worth looking at. How to paint realistic military figures and How to build dioramas. Nobody has really done a good book on...
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    The 54mm Sisters of Battle I did both took over...

    The 54mm Sisters of Battle I did both took over 20 hours each. Part of the time is the wait for the green stuff to harden enough to add more to the figure and spreads the total working time out where...
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    Hey Temperance I agree with Airhead The Scorp II...

    Hey Temperance I agree with Airhead The Scorp II looks adequate and is actually better than the Smartjet... I\'m sticking with having a compressor with an airtank still. Having sprayed from cans, to...
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    Under presure

    Hey Temperance,
    The Custom Micron brushes are sweet, but unless you are already experinced with airbrushing you probably won\'t notice the extra $100 cost over the HP-C check out the unicorn I did...
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    International Playboy, Space Cowboy and Gangster of...

    Oh, wait this is the Which hobbyist discussion. I am obviously a sculpter first. Painter second. Gamer third. Artist always, but then so are most of us here on this site :D
  150. Thread: Making Rules

    by Garyo
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    RULES BY RAL!

    The link that Steelcult posted are also know as \"Rules by Ral\". A very excellent rule set. If you do some digging around the net you might find the additional magic rules... These rules are also...
  151. Thread: Lead cancer/rot

    by Garyo
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    Late 70s is old enough. Most of the major mini...

    Late 70s is old enough. Most of the major mini companies have stopped using lead by the early 90s.
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    Film

    I would recomend shooting a roll with your appature cranked down as far as you lens goes and experiment with different shutter speeds. I\'d say the problem lies with you over exposing a bit and the...
  153. Thread: Lead cancer/rot

    by Garyo
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    Oxidation

    Older hi-lead content minis have a tendency to do this. I recommend a good scrubbing with a brass brush and a mixture of 50% water and 50% viniger. The viniger is supposed to get the deeper...
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    Mmmm BOLOs!

    Mmmm BOLOs!
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    All of the green parts are made out of a two part...

    All of the green parts are made out of a two part epoxy putty. You can find it here. Kneadatite is what many professional sculptors use to do the prototypes for many of the mini\'s we all love. :)...
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    Nothing like a millitant catholic school girl. :)...

    Nothing like a millitant catholic school girl. :)
    I do a couple of things to cut plastic card. Razor saw, a jig, a metal square, and sanding. To quote a wise Rastfarian \' measure twice, cut once...
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    My New =][= Green

    Hey cats!
    I\'ve posted a green of my latest Inquisitor scale sculpting attempts. Check out Sister Mary Louise here and tell me what you think. She is actually the first Sister figure I did in 54mm,...
  158. Thread: Naming Mini\'s

    by Garyo
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    Chrispy, your example of surrealism is weak....

    Chrispy, your example of surrealism is weak. Dali\'s painting indeed fits that title and not a random titling occurance. A truly surreal title for a mini would be more like \'Transrotonic Bioloid...
  159. Mmmmm Airbrush

    Take a look at http://www.coolminiornot.com/index.php?id=6970
    30mm and http://www.coolminiornot.com/index.php?id=11074 54mm. Someone posted a really basic article on CMON about airbrushing. Also...
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    E-bay and

    For an individual I find E-bay is very slow to respond to my request to kill somebody elses auction that is violating copyright. I had a few auctions that somebody nicked my posted pictures and then...
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    Jewlers tend to use an even harder modeling wax. ...

    Jewlers tend to use an even harder modeling wax. Castaline is somewhere between modeling wax and polymer-clay. If you are really interested in sculpting models... pick up a sculpting life study...
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    Professional sculpting

    Look for a product called Castaline (sp?) You can find find it online at \"The Complete Sculptor\". Many of the toy sculptors are using this wax based product to do their prototypes. You can leave it...
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    Airbrush mini\'s!

    Airbrushed 25mm Unicorn is one of my pieces. Don\'t listen if you are told it can\'t be done . Might not be cost effective if you don\'t already own the equipment or plan to, however. I did very...
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    Airbrush the magic paint wand!

    Having been airbrushing for some time now and met the resistance I understand your pain. I think many assume by the speed and effortless appearance that painting with an airbrush has. That the user...
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    Actually the cost of resin figure production is...

    Actually the cost of resin figure production is about twice that of pewter. Having done some casting most of the cost is tied to the cost of the resin. The molds don\'t last long so it favors short...
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    Go to my website...

    Go to my website http://www.users.cloud9.net/~garyo and check out how I did my sister bikers...

    Garyo
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    Thanks Wightzombie, Your observation on...

    Thanks Wightzombie,
    Your observation on what he\'s doing behind the rock made me laugh :D As I mentioned in my previous post I prefer to be subutle with my highlight and shading and have no...
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    Thanks for the compliment. I like to be more...

    Thanks for the compliment. I like to be more subtle with my shadows and highlights. Making the mini look great in person, but I don\'t think they photograph as well. I should have gotten a better...
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    All Orky with lovelyness

    Hey gang! I put up My first Conforntation mini
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/index.php?id=8437
    I was hoping to get some feedback on my work. I\'m really pleased with the way he turned out and while...
  170. Orks is what I got...

    You are going to laugh I have a whole mob of those guys still sitting in unopened blisters. The prize of the lot... Larry, Moe and Curly. Two Minderz holding up a Wierdboy. I need to quit my day job...
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    Do yourself a favor and go to the art store and...

    Do yourself a favor and go to the art store and pick up a retarder for acrylic paint. This slows drying time and keeps your tounge from turning funny colors.

    Yuck!
    Garyo
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    Scroll to the bottom of the article page. Find...

    Scroll to the bottom of the article page. Find the box, type in your comment and click submit... :)

    Garyo
  173. Chrispy, take it with a grain of salt... After...

    Chrispy, take it with a grain of salt... After seeing your Airbrush article I decided to post this Unicorn http://www.coolminiornot.com/pics/img3d460bfb5b6df.jpg I had painted a while ago with my...
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    I know for a fact Errex votes better than 8\'s on...

    I know for a fact Errex votes better than 8\'s on 54mm figs. :D It\'s pretty clear to me that you shouldn\'t put too much weight on what people vote for you posted mini\'s. Two of my postings made...
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    Check out the stuff that RAFM did for Dream Pod...

    Check out the stuff that RAFM did for
    Dream Pod 9\'s Jovian Chronicles. They have
    some Mecha that might meet your requirements...

    Garyo
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