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  1. I haven't done it before but all I can suggest is...

    I haven't done it before but all I can suggest is to take GW elf flesh and add a very small amount of mauve, (I don't know if GW does mauve, it's a light lavender colour) See how it looks on the...
  2. The minis I buy the most are reaper, they have...

    The minis I buy the most are reaper, they have lots of different types of minis. I'm mostly interested in fantasy minis because I like to paint humans and elves, reaper minis have a lot of...
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    I also started out using black, I was okay with...

    I also started out using black, I was okay with black but I found that the colours were dull and it made it harder to see the details on the minis while I was painting it. I tried out GW white primer...
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    I consider myself an artist. Instead of just...

    I consider myself an artist. Instead of just drawing fantasy scenes I create them in 3d with minis and terrain, all fully rendered. It's like a creating painting you can move around and view from all...
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    great skin tones, I like the shadows it looks...

    great skin tones, I like the shadows it looks very realistic. great job
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    This is a job for a small amount of dishwashing...

    This is a job for a small amount of dishwashing liquid, it breaks the surface tension and stops it from pooling vertically and flats it out against the model surface. I also have my own magic wash...
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    I do this with used sauce bottles (the squeezy...

    I do this with used sauce bottles (the squeezy plastic ketchup ones) they have the twisty top lids, great for pouring.
  8. some of the more basic brushes from GW can be...

    some of the more basic brushes from GW can be really horrible, I've never bought them because they're overpriced and have no point at all. I suggest getting simple red sable brushes from a local art...
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    When I first saw the SDE minis (before they...

    When I first saw the SDE minis (before they announced the box set) I couldn't afford to get all the ones I wanted by buying them seperately cuz there was just so many sculpts I liked. The boxed set...
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    I've done this before with my this barman mini I...

    I've done this before with my this barman mini I painted, it looked good. After a few months it flaked off though, I should have used more glue, but I don't think you'll have this problem.

    I...
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    Poll: rugby for sure, IMO there's no need to wear...

    rugby for sure, IMO there's no need to wear armour, sure there can be injuries but most of the time being tackled by someone doesn't hurt that much. I think armour would cause more injuries because...
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    http://theminiaturespage.com/workbench/921575/

    http://theminiaturespage.com/workbench/921575/
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    I like the banner on the first one lol kinky,...

    I like the banner on the first one lol kinky, just like slaanesh should be. I too was pretty annoyed when i first put some pics up for voting because they got lower scores than i thought they...
  14. http://www.coolminiornot.com/shop/miniatures/anima...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/shop/miniatures/anima-tactics/lilian-virgil-light-faction.html
    already been said, but yeah i think this is the one ur looking for. i wanna paint this mini =)
  15. a few years ago I bought some resin bases from...

    a few years ago I bought some resin bases from back-2-base-ix: http://www.back2base-ix.com/ They have a good range and they're cheaper than other premade base brands i've seen. I just like that I...
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    looks awesome for a second mini. I'm surprised...

    looks awesome for a second mini. I'm surprised you have put so much work into the base, most new painters don't base at all, good job.
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    I use Red sable brushes (usually sizes 00, 1,...

    I use Red sable brushes (usually sizes 00, 1, 2,5) they are cheap from a good art store (usually like $4-7) when you buy them make sure they have a good sharp point, and good body.(don't buy one with...
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    I use one of those flat sponge cloths and a...

    I use one of those flat sponge cloths and a smaller square of wax paper sitting in water in a flat tupperware lid,and ive never had any mould growing, but i dont store mine sealed, i just let the...
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    the colours i use the most are probably: black,...

    the colours i use the most are probably: black, white, boltgun metal, chainmail, mithril silver, scorched brown, bestial brown, elf flesh, flesh base coat (gw foundation paint), codex grey, fortress...
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    In australia future floor wash is called "pledge...

    In australia future floor wash is called "pledge one go" it is exactly the same, i don't know if you have that in italy. hope this helps
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    Thin washes of your \"recesses\" colour over the...

    Thin washes of your \"recesses\" colour over the base metal colour until the recesses are as dark as you want them, then highlight with thinned metalic colours, and if you mess the highlighting you...
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    I stopped using my wet pallete, it was too much...

    I stopped using my wet pallete, it was too much trouble and my paints were drying up anyway, i find it easier to use on of those pallettes with hemispherical cups in it, just keep it wet ...and you...
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    that happened to me with GW white primer, i had...

    that happened to me with GW white primer, i had to strip the mini, actually that one never quite recovered it\'s still sitting in dettol
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    that\'s a really nice sculpt :D good proportions

    that\'s a really nice sculpt :D good proportions
  25. ever wanted to build a little town for your minis?

    i\'m not sure why but i want to make a little town for my minis, cuz they look so out of place on the shelf, has anybody done this before?
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    hmmm what would i say to myself?....well i\'m 18,...

    hmmm what would i say to myself?....well i\'m 18, so i haven\'t changed much since then.
    but i would tell myself to get a haircut and wear better clothes.
    i would say \"just because you refuse...
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    oh wow, that is awesome, that must have taken...

    oh wow, that is awesome, that must have taken forever. i know when i\'m building that even small things take ages.
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    i use silicone moldmaking rubber RTV to make the...

    i use silicone moldmaking rubber RTV to make the molds, its expensive and i was thinking of using polurethane rubber instead.....
    for casting i use polyurethane resin, it\'s the one that sets an...
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    i found some at the hobby shop a few big chunks...

    i found some at the hobby shop a few big chunks of it in a bag, for about 30AUD, HEKI was the brand, i think its a german brand or something, idk, from them i also bought some small cork chunks...
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    you could buy a cheap laptop and download a...

    you could buy a cheap laptop and download a program that does that, for cheaper, (or get someone to make you the program).
    then just hang the laptop on the wall, people will think it\'s a novelty...
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    awesome! the tree does look a bit smooth, but...

    awesome! the tree does look a bit smooth, but seeing as i can\'t paint anywhere near that well i would be proud of a tree like taht!
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    teenagers who say \"what will we need algebra for...

    teenagers who say \"what will we need algebra for in the real world anyways?\"

    or

    \"i\'ll never be good at [insert subject here] so i just won\'t try\"
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    i used to paint the mini first, holding onto the...

    i used to paint the mini first, holding onto the tab with something and when i\'m finished cut off the tab and stick it to a base... but i\'ve found that it is really easy to scratch your mini or...
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    i like her, i dont think just because she has a...

    i like her, i dont think just because she has a similar accent that she is copying lily allen. but if she\'s putting the accent on then she is copying...
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    awesome, i hope it isnt as dull as LOTR, it seems...

    awesome, i hope it isnt as dull as LOTR, it seems like everyone was waering green , brown or grey. lotr was good but seeing as each movie was 3 hrs long they might as well have made them 4 with an...
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    the IT crowd is awesome! its a shame there are so...

    the IT crowd is awesome! its a shame there are so few of them (there\'s only like 7 episode right? correct me if i\'m wrong), i hope the mighty boosh season 3 reaches the ABC TV in Australia sometime...
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    i hate pc, i will generalize if i want to...

    i hate pc, i will generalize if i want to dammit!.... you should see some of the crap that pre-school and kindy workers have to put up with... you can\'t say \"no\" to a child even if they are about...
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    lol thats sexy

    lol thats sexy
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    morrowind and oblivion, although oblivion didnt...

    morrowind and oblivion, although oblivion didnt have as much content, less play time, and hardly any legendary items,,,, and daedric items were way to easy to get... apart from that they are the best...
  40. yeh i get a banner up the top, its got a pic of...

    yeh i get a banner up the top, its got a pic of some old dude and a young chick, and next to it is like a dowload thing in french, using explorer
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    yeh plaster of paris is waaaaay to fragile, i...

    yeh plaster of paris is waaaaay to fragile, i tried to make plaster copies of some LOTR chess peices i had (to use as statues), and their heads wouldn\'t even survive coming out of the mould, the...
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    lol, that was really well done lol

    lol, that was really well done lol
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    i play computer games when i have a good one, or...

    i play computer games when i have a good one, or i watch dvds or surf the net, where i live is pretty isolated, so my mate who lives pretty close isn\'t actually within walking distance or cycling...
  44. Thread: Taxxis

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    i bought taxxis a few weeks ago but haven\'t been...

    i bought taxxis a few weeks ago but haven\'t been able to get started on it because im waiting on some skull bases i ordered (they havent even been sent yet!!!!!! :flame: :cussing: )

    i figured it ...
  45. that is cool, expensive though

    that is cool, expensive though
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    cool, these look great! :D

    cool, these look great! :D
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    i\'ve got this stuff called \"texture paste\"...

    i\'ve got this stuff called \"texture paste\" (Brand:Jo sonjas, i got it from an art store) its a smooth paste that dries clear, i stipple it to get a nice textured effect.it does tend to be hard to...
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    yeh i did a nmm model recently and it looked good...

    yeh i did a nmm model recently and it looked good and all so i decided to finish it up , anyway turns out i should have shaded it more than leaving the darkest colour as codex grey. because i\'ve...
  49. yeh i\'ve noticed since i\'ve doing a bit more...

    yeh i\'ve noticed since i\'ve doing a bit more i\'ve not been as sore, even after work. just dont try to paint straight after working out, you\'ll be too shaky
  50. i work 2 days a week in the family business,...

    i work 2 days a week in the family business, which is at home, .. i dont earn much in a week cuz i finish all my work too fast, i dont have my license yet so i\'m stuck at home (Stuck at work) and i...
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    this is me dressed up for my formal (prom) , its...

    this is me dressed up for my formal (prom) , its sort of a costume...

    http://i185.photobucket.com/albums/x29/tomusannonymous/Pictureofformal004.jpg
  52. kool, but don\'t try to turn invisible without...

    kool, but don\'t try to turn invisible without reading the book! it\'ll only end in tears.. trust me...lol
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    yeh humidity, we have lots of that :D

    yeh humidity, we have lots of that :D
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    mix and match, see wat looks good, what could...

    mix and match, see wat looks good, what could work together... i\'d try not to stick to the \"elements\" theme (eg. fire, death, light wizard etc.)... i had a lot of trouble painting these cuz they...
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    if i start getting little dots where its more...

    if i start getting little dots where its more glossy than the rest does that mean i\'ve sprayed too much or not shaken it up enough???
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    hey! i\'m painting her at the moment! did you...

    hey! i\'m painting her at the moment! did you have trouble with the original knife being too weak and bendy? i\'m having a bit of trouble with her just due to lack of inspiration, painting leather...
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    thanx for the help guys! i think i found a good...

    thanx for the help guys! i think i found a good place to get em

    http://www.fortressfigures.com/cgi-local/fortstore/commerce.cgi?cart_id=1188905600.4544&product=Accessories&pid=33
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    skulls and things??

    I\'m looking for little skulls and things that i can decorate a base with. i\'d prefer to buy more than one at a time, probably need about 10. i\'ve looked at a few bitz shops and i know i can get a...
  59. i\'ve only used GW so far, i would like to test...

    i\'ve only used GW so far, i would like to test out some of the other brands but i would have to order them over the net, and i\'m not sure i want to if i dont know how good they\'ll be or if...
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    ^i wouldn\'t say \"port\" is from qld, the only...

    ^i wouldn\'t say \"port\" is from qld, the only person i\'ve ever heard that call it a port was from new zealand

    heres some of mine:
    crack a shit: get angry
    crock o shit: something someone says...
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    i try to make it look good but i don\'t spend...

    i try to make it look good but i don\'t spend hours on one single part. i do tend to rush towards the end, so my minis tend to have craply painted boots and belts
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    i agree with ritual, time and a place for...

    i agree with ritual, time and a place for everything, ... i hate pc , ppl telling you you must say stuff without offending anyone or being specific in any way,i\'ll generalise if i want to dammit! or...
  63. ordered! that is awesome, i\'m gettingthe...

    ordered! that is awesome, i\'m gettingthe helmetless one, it has character!... dark elf female, that would be awesome :)
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    yeh the storyline in wow, or lack thereof is...

    yeh the storyline in wow, or lack thereof is really depressing. you do all this stuff and it means nothing, it has no effect on the world around you, i dont know if it all comes together in the end...
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    i played wow for a while, it was fun starting...

    i played wow for a while, it was fun starting out, i especially liked the crafting things (not that they were really worth anything to a new player) a couple of my mates played but they either tended...
  66. it\'s only insulting if its true

    it\'s only insulting if its true
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    i like them, they dry up pretty quickly though,...

    i like them, they dry up pretty quickly though, and can sometimes be lumpy, but that can be fixed of course. the skin colour is really good, its a great base colour without too many coats... :) , the...
  68. i think a lot of ppl don\'t believe in...

    i think a lot of ppl don\'t believe in creationism because then they are responsible for what they do in there life. they don\'t have to \"own up\" for anything or behave themselves with...
  69. yeh i got my copy today, i\'ve been waiting for...

    yeh i got my copy today, i\'ve been waiting for ages for it, me and my sisters are reading and we\'ve all promised not to spoil it for eachother
    ,
    when i was reading the half blood prince i was in...
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    I\'ve been to see these guys at one of their...

    I\'ve been to see these guys at one of their concerts, they sing other funny songs too, really good live, i like yonni (the bald weird looking one), they were pretty big when they were on this sketch...
  71. wanted: limited edition malus darkblade on foot

    preferably NIB or close to it.

    I will buy second hand!
    i dont mind if its undercoated/painted badly/assembled. but it has to be in good condition (not damaged or altered)

    if it is painted I...
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    i tried it out a little while ago, it works well,...

    i tried it out a little while ago, it works well, a tiny bit on the brush and u only have to touch the paint and it instantly spreads out, its pretty neat. as for applying it i find it helps to keeps...
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    im tom, im 18 from brisbane australia, i work for...

    im tom, im 18 from brisbane australia, i work for my dad in the family business, which sells biological products to break down waste in domestic and industrial grease traps. i paint minis because i...
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    thats me,simpson one is better, although i do...

    thats me,simpson one is better, although i do look a bit weird

    http://i185.photobucket.com/albums/x29/tomusannonymous/avatars.jpg
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    i prefer fantasy stuff, although with regards to...

    i prefer fantasy stuff, although with regards to terrain building and basing it is a bit restricting (i.e. not being \"allowed\" to have anything that looks too modern otherwise it will look out of...
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    it was ok, story was quite interesting but climax...

    it was ok, story was quite interesting but climax seemed to drag on and on, overall i\'d give it a 7/10 .. not too shabby
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    i dont care if this is a spoof im gunna buy heaps...

    i dont care if this is a spoof im gunna buy heaps of it anyways lol
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    Eregon was a really good book (although you could...

    Eregon was a really good book (although you could tell what his inspiration was, lotr, warcraft etc.)
    but the movie stunk, it was rushed and they missed a lot of the story, the actors didn\'t look...
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    omg, i love IRN BRU and the army im painting is...

    omg, i love IRN BRU and the army im painting is going to be mostly red.. awesome
  80. Thread: HDPS

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    i would drive to the hardware store , but i...

    i would drive to the hardware store , but i can\'t drive...and its hard to organize ppl in my family (btw im getting my liscence soon ) i\'ll certainly have a look next time i\'m near a...
  81. Thread: HDPS

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    i\'m more looking for foam board, you know the...

    i\'m more looking for foam board, you know the pink/blue stuff GW use for terrain building. i know hobby one well, lol i\'ve been there many times but i dont think they have extruded polystyrene (not...
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    lol is that harry potter bottom right!!!!!!!!!! ...

    lol is that harry potter bottom right!!!!!!!!!!

    i can hardly complain, i work at home, i get 2 days off a week usually, i can sleep in if i want to... the only problems are that the guy i work...
  83. Thread: HDPS

    by tomusannonymous
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    HDPS

    does anyone know a website that i can buy high density polystyrene from? .....
    i found some at www.kelvin.com but they dont use paypal, and i need to pay using paypal. basically i need it to be...
  84. it was so cold in brissy today, cold with cold...

    it was so cold in brissy today, cold with cold wind and lots of clouds.
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    matisse derivan paints

    hey
    does anyone use matisse flow paints?

    http://www.matisse.com.au/pages/flow.htm

    a lady at the craft shop recommended them to me, cuz she paints minis and uses this paint, i have bought a...
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    im scared of being humiliated, thats about it...

    im scared of being humiliated, thats about it really, or snakes cuz i walk around at night through long grass a lot
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    welcome all girls yeh i wanna see this shirt

    welcome all girls

    yeh i wanna see this shirt
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    lol scientology gets STONEY LOGIC sorry to...

    lol scientology gets

    STONEY LOGIC

    sorry to all u scietologists out there, but ur logic is stoney lol jks...
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    lol i got a few AUTUMNS MONSOON ANUS SUMMON...

    lol i got a few

    AUTUMNS MONSOON
    ANUS SUMMON ONTO
    ANUS MONO MOUNTS
    TAU SUMMONS NOON
    A MOONS SMUT NOUN
    A MOUNT MOOS NUNS
    MA MOONS UNTO SUN
    MASS MOOT NOUN NU
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    my second would be rocky isaac, meh its better...

    my second would be rocky isaac, meh its better than before lol
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    phhhhhh thats nothing i heard F**K and S**t on...

    phhhhhh thats nothing
    i heard F**K and S**t on the radio at 9 Oclock this morning! lol and they\'re worried about the name of some bird, honestly, aussie censorship is almost nonexistant, lets keep...
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    mac white

    mac white
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    Yeh i\'d just gotten into the IT crowd and after...

    Yeh i\'d just gotten into the IT crowd and after seeing like 3 episodes it stopped !!!!1, its written buy the same guy that wrote black books, hence the angry Irish bloke
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    yeh guitar hero is heaps of fun, i\'ve got a lot...

    yeh guitar hero is heaps of fun, i\'ve got a lot of things that distract me from painting, .. internet, GH2, books, psp, parents, ... does anyone find that time goes really fast when they are...
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    there was a thing on the news about ness last...

    there was a thing on the news about ness last night, it showed a vid of a long dark shadow in the water, really quite convincing
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    i personally prefer nmm, its a lot more work, but...

    i personally prefer nmm, its a lot more work, but it doesn\'t leave your mini\'s weapons all sparkly, looking like rough metal.. lately i have hardly touched the metallic paints :|~
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    yeh i sometimes get those little wiggly bits on...

    yeh i sometimes get those little wiggly bits on the end of my fine detail brushes, and when i paint eyes the paint dries on it before i can even put it to the mini...then i swear abit, rinse off and...
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    dark elves, yay or nay

    i\'m thinking of putting together a dark elf army (GW), and i was wondering what ppl who have actually played them think..???
  99. i think abortion is wrong, if the parents just...

    i think abortion is wrong, if the parents just didn\'t use protection then they should wear the consequences, if they did its just bad luck, or good luck... i\'ve heard ppl say that its just killing...
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    i have a little set up with a round slotta base...

    i have a little set up with a round slotta base stuck into the end of a cardboard tube (from a roll of glad bags), the tube is then stuck through the bottom of a plastic cup (so i can put it down...
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    mag thing

    i found something in crazy clarks (a cheap shop) the other day, it was like a stand with a magnifying glass and two arms with alligator clip on them, it had no light on it though, it was about $5,...
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    thats really good, nice work :wow:

    thats really good, nice work :wow:
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    glow in the dark paints

    after i saw these glow in the dark pigments and paint u can get,

    http://www.hobbyglow.com/

    i was wondering how it would look on a mini as a trim on armour or something,
    it would look very...
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    i agree with aidan k , a good varnish shouldn\'t...

    i agree with aidan k , a good varnish shouldn\'t change the paint job, i dont want my painting wrecked if i spray a bit too much
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