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    UK Games Expo 2015

    Just recovering from a hectic weekend at the UK Games Expo. A great event absolutely jam packed with gamers. You can read more about the day on my blog here.....

    http://doggysdoings.blogspot.co.uk...
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    I have been away a while, looking forward to...

    I have been away a while, looking forward to catching up properly with everyones WIPs.....your Green Knight mate.....bloody brilliant!!! Striking colours.

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    Thanks STefan!!! Hopefully some of this will...

    Thanks STefan!!! Hopefully some of this will translate across to my mini painting!! Especially NMM and light sourcing!!! I have been so busy in Newquay, you know drinking cider and lazing on the...
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    my latest work, based on a mini called "Along...

    my latest work, based on a mini called "Along Came A Spider" diorama by Iguazzu, www.coolminiornot.com/329429


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  5. That is customer service. CMON needs to learn to...

    That is customer service. CMON needs to learn to from these guys. Saying"sorry, nothing we can do" is not customer service.

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  6. I have no issues with wait times, our games group...

    I have no issues with wait times, our games group has more than enough games to keep us occupied. I do have an issue with being told i cant have something I pledged for though. Whilst you can shout...
  7. Yeah, I would get your money back while you can,...

    Yeah, I would get your money back while you can, if you can, it will mean you dont have to deal with any crap when it all goes wrong. Buy it in the shop to save hassle.

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  8. Yeah I think I'm done with Kickstarter and I...

    Yeah I think I'm done with Kickstarter and I certainly won't be trusting CMON again that's for sure.
  9. Cool, just don't let CMON publish it under their...

    Cool, just don't let CMON publish it under their wing and do the Kickstarter for it....

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  10. Thanks Crystella. It is generally too expensive...

    Thanks Crystella. It is generally too expensive to buy on Ebay. Maybe I will sculpt my own one day lol. I am very disappointed in CMON.
  11. I dont feel its an over reaction at all. I am...

    I dont feel its an over reaction at all. I am being refused a product when I am able to provide proof I ordered it. They are not out of stock, they have said no such thing to me. The product is not...
  12. I was going to snap up Season 3, but not now....

    I was going to snap up Season 3, but not now. Arguing over $35 of product has just lost them $150 of business from me. Shame, the game is good. But never have I received such shabby treatment.

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  13. ZOMBICIDE Kickstarter MASSIVE dissapointment......

    It really disheartens me to have to write a post of complaint concerning CMON when I like the site and the success it has had and the excellent community here.

    I supported the Season 2 Zombicide...
  14. Well glad you made good on that Facebook comment...

    Well glad you made good on that Facebook comment to come back mate!! Anyway, whatever you decide to put in that "Bigarizer" machine/stolen alien tech of yours, I'm sure we are going to be watching...
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    I love going away and coming back a few weeks...

    I love going away and coming back a few weeks later to see all this crazy stuff going on from everyone. I really like the bowl idea - brilliant!! Look forward to see what the mini is to, I am betting...
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    Sorry that link although it kind of worked looked...

    Sorry that link although it kind of worked looked a little screwy.... edited it.

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    UK Games Expo 2014

    Did a little write up of my experience of the UK Games Expo event held at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham over the weekend - with plenty of photos of course. Some miniatures tournaments were held...
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    I am really impressed with this fine display of...

    I am really impressed with this fine display of nmm, really good job Andy! It is a brilliant mini must say, saw Tim Cook (tidoco) do it in one of the CMON annuals with normal metallics and was blown...
  19. Looks good! Love Paul Bonners art. How many other...

    Looks good! Love Paul Bonners art. How many other pieces are planned?

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    Oh shiny new awesome WIP thread - some great...

    Oh shiny new awesome WIP thread - some great stuff in here mate, love it all. I have that elf to do at some stage, oh and I have a dreadnought to.....

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    You will be the perfect person to show this off....

    You will be the perfect person to show this off. AFter trying to go light on some dark layers and it not working some time ago, I was thinking "Just use the same technique as is used in watercolour,...
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    Really realistic effect with the stubble 10 Ball,...

    Really realistic effect with the stubble 10 Ball, love it!! Going to be looking forward to see the next batch of photos!

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    I'd like to paint them, but I am literally just...

    I'd like to paint them, but I am literally just starting back into painting minis for the first time in a year. Starting my Games Day entry. We shall see. They are small so I could do something...
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    Yeah if I don't sell them of course lol. But I...

    Yeah if I don't sell them of course lol. But I will be bringing whatever art I have done to show. I will be staying at the hotel this year and we will be running a lot more games I think. Will be...
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    Here are a few more pictures. 3.5"x 2.5", marker...

    Here are a few more pictures. 3.5"x 2.5", marker pen. Slaine from 2000AD beginning the throws of his Warp Spasm...included a WIP shot as well.

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    great thread, watching with interest. I do have a...

    great thread, watching with interest. I do have a box of tir na bor rackham dwarves (genuine) but I'm gonna keep them I think.

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    Made me lol Finn! I remember we had a kid in our...

    Made me lol Finn! I remember we had a kid in our art class who was drawing better than I can now at age 13 lol. These people are the providers of much eye candy though!!!

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    Ten Ball has great tips. dfb

    Ten Ball has great tips.

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  29. Looks good. I'm currently doing mainly 2D work...

    Looks good. I'm currently doing mainly 2D work but I am starting to get back into sculpting and painting gradually. When I have something done I'll happily join up.

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    Man, I am so sorry about your little doggy. I am...

    Man, I am so sorry about your little doggy. I am absolutely dreading the day when my little Penny has to go. Remember the good times and have a damn good cry to let it out. As much as the bad times...
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    Thanks. They are small mate so easy to motivate...

    Thanks. They are small mate so easy to motivate myself to do them. Sometimes they can take a while, the troll didn't but the pencil ones did! I'm planning on sitting down to start my Games Day entry...
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    Latest ACEO (2.5"x3.5") piece is just a troll....

    Latest ACEO (2.5"x3.5") piece is just a troll. Grim Gnaw. A mate has started painting Troll bloods from Hordes. Some of those minis are pretty awesome so I decided to draw a troll in blue. The...
  33. I was gonna say that I was touched by the...

    I was gonna say that I was touched by the tentacles of chaos once, but that sounds wrong. So anyway, Chaos is bad, mmmmmnnnnkkkayyy!!!!

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    Got quite a few more little ACEO art sized...

    Got quite a few more little ACEO art sized (2.5"X3.5") pieces done of late. My copics and pencils have been my only art items at my house for a few months now, so this is what I have mainly been...
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    Everything is really popping nicely...

    Everything is really popping nicely mate,impressive!

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  36. My lucky Jelly Bean. Daren't eat it, it's so old...

    My lucky Jelly Bean. Daren't eat it, it's so old I don't reckon I would be lucky enough to escape gut ache.

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    Too true...

    Too true...
  38. An interesting story, guess his career is out the...

    An interesting story, guess his career is out the window.

    Talking of Kickstarters and as you are here Chern, when can Europe expect delivery of the next wave of ZOmbicide 2 products to be shipped?...
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    Well done everyone who won and thanks to you...

    Well done everyone who won and thanks to you Chris for running the competition, very generous and good fun to!

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    Adult movie tissue monkey. I get all the best...

    Adult movie tissue monkey. I get all the best jobs :(
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    The way you twisted the leg looks great, the...

    The way you twisted the leg looks great, the torso and the right arm are a bit stiffer and I think bending the arm and having the sword falling out of his hand into the water would have given you...
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    Loving it!!!!! dfb

    Loving it!!!!!

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    It looks like an expensive book and the internet...

    It looks like an expensive book and the internet offers free googling!!! To be honest I would rather wave that £80/£100 under the nose of Adrian Smith or whoever you like and see if that is enough to...
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    Calling Talisman Fans!!!

    I am a ma-hoo-sive fan of Talisman. Probably mentioned that before, but there it is again anyway. My mate has been involved with Talisman for a very long time, run one of the best Talisman sites...
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    This is a great bust and I look forward to seeing...

    This is a great bust and I look forward to seeing the finished piece mate!! I got a few busts due to be delivered soon, looking forward to them and getting back into the swing of mini painting.

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    Very good!! Made me chuckle. dfb

    Very good!! Made me chuckle.

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    Nice job mate, going to vote now.... dfb

    Nice job mate, going to vote now....

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    Thanks Digganob, got a long way to go yet before...

    Thanks Digganob, got a long way to go yet before I am anywhere near some of the guys on here lol, but I think it will come one day! Back into the swing of it all in a month or so when I move as all...
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    This is really coming together now - looking...

    This is really coming together now - looking great Stefan!!!

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    Some great prizes Chris!! dfb

    Some great prizes Chris!!

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    Sounds great fun! I hope all goes well. I hate...

    Sounds great fun! I hope all goes well. I hate drawing something new in front of other people, if i have it down and am shading and know where I am going with it, I am more relaxed!

    No idea on...
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    Next card is up on ebay. ...

    Next card is up on ebay.

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161224803040

    I have a load more in progress, they will appear in due course in here. Going to do some series of...
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    I just bought Descent by FFG. You don't have to...

    I just bought Descent by FFG. You don't have to wait a year, there are absolutely loads of expansions. You can just buy minis to suit the monsters in the game, although some of the FFG sculpts are...
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    Thank you DR, there are so many devices and...

    Thank you DR, there are so many devices and browsers, to check. Not like I can do anything if it doesn't look good in any case, its a simple html 5 web design suite. Suits my needs, and I dont wish...
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    The website for my artcards is all done. It is...

    The website for my artcards is all done. It is quite simple and done using the Wix free hosting. I thought just having Ebay auctions was a bit lame and wanted to be able to blog a little alongside...
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    Thanks guys. It has had some white highlights...

    Thanks guys. It has had some white highlights added here and there after this photo using one of those gel pens. So it looks a little better irl. But pleased with how it turned out. Got to think what...
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    Here is Maugrim all finished. Made a few final...

    Here is Maugrim all finished. Made a few final adjustments with white pen, but this shows off the finished piece well enough. When i get an A3 scanner I will take it digital and do some further...
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    For 17,000 credits I will take you and the kid to...

    For 17,000 credits I will take you and the kid to Alderaan....
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    You know me Stefan!!! When I say "mentioned", the...

    You know me Stefan!!! When I say "mentioned", the reality was probably closer to "slated" matter of factly that GW's new naming of the paints was shit!

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  60. Love the GW plastics, I would like to think that...

    Love the GW plastics, I would like to think that MAXXxxx is right!! Surely something as ugly and obvious as those lines would not have been accepted by the quality control guys where expensive moulds...
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    That is the best steel NMM I have seen mate,...

    That is the best steel NMM I have seen mate, fantastic job!!! The sword isn't looking as good as the armour, but as I said, it is the best I have seen! The freehand looks great as well and does not...
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    Looking awesome Sproket!!!! Btw is it just me...

    Looking awesome Sproket!!!!

    Btw is it just me or does anyone else get annoyed by the stupid names of the GW paints. I am seriously considering ditching them totally (except maybe foundations and...
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    Yeah I been there to! Problem is, at one stage I...

    Yeah I been there to! Problem is, at one stage I was visiting a lot of forums and decided it was taking too much time following them all, hunting for good WIP threads to watch. so now I keep my...
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    I would have to echo these questions also. I...

    I would have to echo these questions also. I really cannot get my head around the logic on what they have done. If they think offering a magazine that people have to come in the store for will get...
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    Thanks mate. There is a page 2 that you may have...

    Thanks mate. There is a page 2 that you may have missed....

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/126604

    There he is.....

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    Yeah I would agree about the size, very difficult...

    Yeah I would agree about the size, very difficult to work with. But there is some nice stuff and some good pieces go for a fair bit of money. I am happy to potter about just as a way to get doing...
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    Looks nifty. I have one of these fellas in my...

    Looks nifty. I have one of these fellas in my gallery to. I enjoyed making fine, although there is a lot I would do different now lol. Have fun finishing him off, makes me want to have another go at...
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    Art Cards

    Going to be trying my hand at "ACEO Cards" - art cards - editions and originals. Trading card size miniature artworks basically that people trade or sell. The pieces of art are all 3.5x2.5 inches,...
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    Not really interested in either to be honest. I...

    Not really interested in either to be honest. I get ImagineFX fantasy art mag which is full of inspiration and the internet, watching you fellas work your magic, advert and hard sell free.....

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  70. LOL, still have Golden Heroes RPG books. There in...

    LOL, still have Golden Heroes RPG books. There in my pile of stuff to get rid of in my house move....

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    Yep, im up for some fun. Great idea Chris!!! ...

    Yep, im up for some fun. Great idea Chris!!!

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  72. Hmmm, plenty of talented and knowledgeable people...

    Hmmm, plenty of talented and knowledgeable people here to apply for that.

    I wouldn't mind doing card art for FFG one day. Got a lot of work to do before I get to that standard though.

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    liking the everything about it! I like the...

    liking the everything about it! I like the stripey clothes. I think the sculpt could do with more hair to make it more in your face, it already is quite an attention grabber with the pose. Everybody...
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    Heheh forgot to put the link in......doh.... ...

    Heheh forgot to put the link in......doh....

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    Adrian Smith HATE busts

    Just picked up a sweet deal for some busts based on Adrian Smiths work -- £100 for all 4 of his character pieces, sculpted by the awesome Cyril Roquelaine.
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  76. This ^^^^ is best for everyone.....Those who hate...

    This ^^^^ is best for everyone.....Those who hate can continue to hate, no problem, those who love don't lose out because the guys in suits dont have a clue. I don't love their business practices....
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    This beastie is very interesting to look at I...

    This beastie is very interesting to look at I must say, lots of colours going on. Its going to be fricking awesome when it's it completed!!!

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    LoL. I will send you a sculpt of something don't...

    LoL. I will send you a sculpt of something don't worry. Just let me get myself together and I shall get to work. 2D is easier to pick up and put down, but hopefully I can translate some stuff across...
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    Yep, you'll have to email them as I dont believe...

    Yep, you'll have to email them as I dont believe their resin casting services are advertised on their site.

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    Thanks mate. Some more progress on...

    Thanks mate.

    Some more progress on Maugrim.....

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    Grey Matter Figures are great, they are UK based...

    Grey Matter Figures are great, they are UK based however, but the quality of the casts was spot on. Couldnt see mould lines very easily on some of the busts they did for me!

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  82. Well I bought most of my models a while back and...

    Well I bought most of my models a while back and have so much to paint I cant pretty much say that GW are not getting much of my money this year. My purchases from GW last year were £0 and in 2012...
  83. Prostitutes and jelly beans. On a serious...

    Prostitutes and jelly beans.

    On a serious note, prostitutes and jelly beans.

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    Here is the start of a character from The Lion...

    Here is the start of a character from The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe - Maugrim, Chief of the Secret Police. Long live the queen!

    Wanted to go for a more wolf/human look as I don't like the...
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    Maybe you should consider having a go at these...

    Maybe you should consider having a go at these bad boys one day.......http://www.hate-industries.com/360degree-step_by_step.php?show=SLAVE

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    Jesus I just got neck ache!!! But looks great...

    Jesus I just got neck ache!!! But looks great Andy and worth straining my neck for!

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    Awesome, I bought season 2 and I am excited to...

    Awesome, I bought season 2 and I am excited to paint the minis, when they are done, I will be doing a board for them to. Yours is absolutely fantastic!!!

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    You should get something easy this year looking...

    You should get something easy this year looking through your thread mate. I didn't meet you at GD 2012 as I spent my time looking around at the event and taking pictures and I think you said you...
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    errr, I wasn't rubbing anything in, just saying...

    errr, I wasn't rubbing anything in, just saying they name their pieces after metal songs really.... which wasnt mentioned previously.
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    Yes faery is Grey Matters. They name a lot of...

    Yes faery is Grey Matters. They name a lot of their fantasy pieces after heavy metal songs if you take a look!!!!

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    Getting back to the Orks Skel??? I love the other...

    Getting back to the Orks Skel??? I love the other ones you did, all of them so seeing some more will only make me drool over my laptop and sketchpad!

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    Awesome mate. Anthony is a really awesome...

    Awesome mate. Anthony is a really awesome sculptor. Big fan of his stuff. Have fun painting them mate.

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    Next one up is an Uruk Hai. LOTR has been on a...

    Next one up is an Uruk Hai. LOTR has been on a lot lately, so thought I'd do one. Obviously you can see a big fat mistake on the helmet crest there. But I carried on with it. The object of my quick...
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    Nice brush work matey - liking it!!!!! dfb

    Nice brush work matey - liking it!!!!!

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    Next up is a character I doodled "The Master"....

    Next up is a character I doodled "The Master". Done obviously in Copics on Morrisons glossy or silk photo paper. Can't remember which is a shame as the paper is very nice to work on. Used 4 colours...
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    Happy birthday DR!!!!! Make sure you celebrate in...

    Happy birthday DR!!!!! Make sure you celebrate in style!!!

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  97. Well, have a go at something less ambitious...

    Well, have a go at something less ambitious maybe, you may surprise yourself! Try a wormlike small dragon first with little legs and no wings and work up in scale and grandeur!

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  98. Nice, but cheaper to sculpt your own version........

    Nice, but cheaper to sculpt your own version.....

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    I have a standard angle poise lamp and a daylight...

    I have a standard angle poise lamp and a daylight bulb in it. It has worked fine for me, but I havent tried a variety of methods so whether it is the best option I couldn't tell you!!

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  100. Thanks mate, I will have a fiddle when I have...

    Thanks mate, I will have a fiddle when I have finished moving all my stuff. Moving from a 4 bedroom to a single room involves a lot of packing and throwing stuff out. So it will be a few weeks before...
  101. right I have no idea what I'm doing regarding...

    right I have no idea what I'm doing regarding setting the psi to be honest. at first i thought there would be a guage for the tank and a guage for the max psi setting you select and then the dual...
  102. well its not bad, but my mum watches tv...

    well its not bad, but my mum watches tv downstairs. Without the TV on it can be heard and would probably be annoying. Will have to experiment with the TV on also lol. I am confused as to why the tank...
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    Very nice mate!! dfb

    Very nice mate!!

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    Awesome works Ten Ball!! My eyes are popping out...

    Awesome works Ten Ball!! My eyes are popping out on stalks, really a pleasure! And almost better than tits. Almost.

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  105. I dont think they make hoses that long do they...

    I dont think they make hoses that long do they lol? I have no outside power unfortunately. I have little space for a extractor booth, although I could set one up in the loft I suppose just above the...
  106. Okay, thanks guys! Luckily I havent started using...

    Okay, thanks guys! Luckily I havent started using mine yet. I have only used Copic Marker airbrush (alcohol based ink) indoors. The compressor is pretty noisy so I think I may well be thrown outside...
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    Good sketch book DR!! It's a question of being a...

    Good sketch book DR!! It's a question of being a "show off tart". What is the point of doing work and not showing it to people? What you've done should always be shared with family and friends in my...
  108. I got me an airbrush compressor this xmas to,...

    I got me an airbrush compressor this xmas to, mainly for basecoating models, general modeling projects and for my copic markers. Have a question....do you need one of those extraction booths really...
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    They should just create their own game, call it...

    They should just create their own game, call it "Quest of Heroes", produce it without all the hassle and bingo. They have a legal product. Their miniatures are awesome.

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    Hell, I'm not sure I should be posting in this...

    Hell, I'm not sure I should be posting in this thread tbh, given that 2013 was most definately shittest year in my life hands down. I'm gonna start with the lows....

    Lows
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    1.My nan died...
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    Well if they do not have any kind of rights, even...

    Well if they do not have any kind of rights, even in Spain even like someone was saying and I was lead to believe, then whatever fundraiser they attempt is on fragile ground. I have not played the...
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    If they hold the rights to it in Spain, they are...

    If they hold the rights to it in Spain, they are doing the right thing. It is perfectly legal if they hold rights to it. To be honest I am not sure - if there is still a large fanbase for this game,...
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    Thanks mate! Hopefully I will have some actual...

    Thanks mate! Hopefully I will have some actual proper art done with them to show you at the next local convention mate!! Take it easy, have a good xmas!

    dfb
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    Thanks Chrispy. The colour quality of the Copic...

    Thanks Chrispy. The colour quality of the Copic ink is awesome. IRL this drawing has way brighter colours than the photo conveys! They are very bright and after you have layed flat colour down in...
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    Copic Marker Art

    In my quest to get back into the seat with my artistic pursuits (Yeah, yeah the minis and sculpting will be coming) I have been investigating marker pens. Copic markers are the leading brand, made in...
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    Merry xmas to all the CMONer's here there and...

    Merry xmas to all the CMONer's here there and everywhere from myself. I don't have time to worry about it all this year to be honest. My mums off to Austria for xmas and I shall be moving in to her...
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    Cool. They look tricky to paint. I will be doing...

    Cool. They look tricky to paint. I will be doing the Relic busts at some stage but not the Talisman sets. As I have all expansions that is way too many too paint. And I want to ZOmbicide in any case...
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    I think the oldest (not sure whether its rare) is...

    I think the oldest (not sure whether its rare) is an old, old old Throne of Sauron, minus Sauron unfortunately. However, possibly this is old enough that it should be made of lead. I think the one I...
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    Oh I know mate. Derwent make a full range of...

    Oh I know mate. Derwent make a full range of products, I was just saying I have their pastel pencils in a tin. Quite nice but I havent played with them much. Faber Castell had good reviews for the ...
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    Halloween Is Upon US!!

    This time of year I am always getting pretty excited to see what projects Uber Sculptor Ray Villafane has up his sleeve! He did some stuff in Hong Kong which has been preserved in tanks. Pretty...
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    Thanks DR. I do have some Derwent pastel pencils....

    Thanks DR. I do have some Derwent pastel pencils. Not that I am a fan of them for my own use, pastels are nice, but not me lol. I bought them a very long time ago though. Next step will be to save up...
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    Literally water colours in a pencil. See the...

    Literally water colours in a pencil. See the veins in the forehead, drawn with the watercolour as a pencil This drawing is quite small in real life, so easy to do with a sharp point. Means the whole...
  123. If Boardgame Geek does that you may have a tough...

    If Boardgame Geek does that you may have a tough time competing with it. I would suggest you simply check out boardgame geeks features on this, match them and then add in what you don't see that you...
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    Done an oriental wizard sketch in my new Albrecht...

    Done an oriental wizard sketch in my new Albrecht Durer watercolour pencils. Pretty impressed. Never imagined water colour pencils were actual any good.

    dfb
  125. We have a Facebook group for our local games. One...

    We have a Facebook group for our local games. One of us will write a report/photos etc. I am not sure I would use something like what you have created to be honest, simply becaise everyone in our...
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    sounds good! I have the weekend before hand off...

    sounds good! I have the weekend before hand off lol, and its a local geek convention in Plymouth.

    I have had an impromtu painting session with Tommy when I popped up to Manchester once and poked...
  127. Looks like a beautiful product, but after...

    Looks like a beautiful product, but after supporting Zombicide Season 2 I wont be able to afford it :(. I hope one day you can release the Pilgrims and the monsters seperately, individually as...
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    Nomad Games have posted an update that they are...

    Nomad Games have posted an update that they are testing online in the offices and I therefore guess it will be up and running very shortly indeed. Nomad have also posted on their Facebook page a link...
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    Well turns out it's £11.99 - still a good price...

    Well turns out it's £11.99 - still a good price for a game that is £40+ in boardgame form. Has the bonus of allowing play across the world of course which is great!! I completed my first game across...
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    Yep, this is a concern. If it gets moved into...

    Yep, this is a concern. If it gets moved into diorama catergory and you already have an entry in it...you are screwed and even if you don't it will be potentially weaker than other entries. I think...
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    Golden Demon QUestion

    Just wondering if the catergory for Vehicle allows any kind of scenic elements to be added to its base. Or is it just literally the vehicle on a standard base. It kind of seems like it might be a...
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    Okay here is a link to the official "Early...

    Okay here is a link to the official "Early Release" page, what features are active, what is being worked on and apparantly if you take part in this Early Access test you will receive a free copy of...
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    To clarify Talsiman Digital Edition is being...

    To clarify Talsiman Digital Edition is being released around November officially and this is "Early Access" - play for free testing. The new Ridge Racer game is also on "Steam Early Access" and its...
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    Yeah, been waiting for Talisman for a long time....

    Yeah, been waiting for Talisman for a long time. Got a little annoyed when Capcom canned it for xbox! PC gaming seems very Steam focused these days, but the Nomad games team got the Greenlight from...
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    I think if you add it to your "wishlist" you get...

    I think if you add it to your "wishlist" you get to play it early for free! So I have heard from one of the testers. They were going to do beta testing for it but that didnt happen for some reason!...
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    Cheers mate. Yeah, I don't know why, I wanted a...

    Cheers mate. Yeah, I don't know why, I wanted a shiny skinned orc. I done quite a bit of textured skins on some of my Goblins etc so smooth and shiny it was! As to the NMM, I aint sure on the shiny...
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    Talisman Digital Edition is Coming!!

    At last we have some online Talisman multiplayer gaming coming our way!!! Games Workshop's Talisman has always been my favourite boardgame, when you have all the expansions is a very well rounded...
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    Figone Orc Bust Drawing

    I really liked this bust so I decided to use Avicenna's paintjob as an inspiration for this drawing done on the Wii U Art Academy Sketchpad app. Turned out pretty good. Originally I wanted to copy...
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    I believe you mean Artur, although it looks like...

    I believe you mean Artur, although it looks like he changed his avatar...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/artist/Artur

    dfb
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    Halloween Blog Update

    Put up a new entry on my blog featuring Mr Ray Villafanes ever amazing pumpkins as Halloween is coming up.....click the sig banner to see them.

    dfb
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    Thats a good idea for a search option, although...

    Thats a good idea for a search option, although there is already a french site totally dedicated to listing winners and photos of the winning models.

    dfb
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    I really like the orc bust by Figone that...

    I really like the orc bust by Figone that Avicenna painted a while back, so I started to paint it on the Wii U. Here is some progress. I have done some more on it, but still a way to go. Should be...
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    I'm colour blind!!! Seriously. Which one is...

    I'm colour blind!!! Seriously.

    Which one is blue again?

    Luckliy I only have trouble with certain colours. Some of the colours on the wii u drawing app, I couldn't tell you if it was dark...
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    Those are brilliant 10 ball - really love all of...

    Those are brilliant 10 ball - really love all of them - well done on the finalist pins!

    dfb
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    Well done with your wins and the Slayer Sword was...

    Well done with your wins and the Slayer Sword was certainly deserved -- I knew you'd do it!!

    dfb
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    Holy crap man!!! What a klutz! I would have run...

    Holy crap man!!! What a klutz! I would have run up to him and hoofed him in the nuts! "Sorry Alan! My foot slipped in my haste to run over and pick up my diorama that you just dropped!"

    dfb
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    Thanks mate, but I am still a long way off...

    Thanks mate, but I am still a long way off awesome, still learning the ropes. concentrating on comic book kind of style to keep it simple for the moment. Teaching yourself can be tough going,...
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    here is mr mickey mouse! dfb

    here is mr mickey mouse!

    dfb
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    www.masterminis.net should have some, I have seen...

    www.masterminis.net should have some, I have seen some of Zaphods photos on Facebook this afternoon.

    dfb
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    Thor is all finished at last. dfb

    Thor is all finished at last.

    dfb
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    Bit more progress with Thor all finished. Time to...

    Bit more progress with Thor all finished. Time to work the background, and I hate doing backgrounds....there will be more lightning to put in though which is fun to do.

    dfb
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    Not this year. Unfortunately. I would like to and...

    Not this year. Unfortunately. I would like to and I have the weekend off as well. Nothing to enter. Would like to meet up with people, it was fun last year!

    dfb
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    That is quite true DR, the fall is more likely to...

    That is quite true DR, the fall is more likely to do the damage than the blow itself. The weakest part of the skull is on the underside at the back, so yep a hard fall can be fatal.

    I had a mate...
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    This is the best real scrap in a public place I...

    This is the best real scrap in a public place I have ever come across....and includes a couple of nasty moves that would give cause for concern DR..

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1cgredPGMA
    ...
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    I'd have to disagree there DR. This is a standard...

    I'd have to disagree there DR. This is a standard type of kick you'd see in any MMA event, or karate competition. This kick would kill nobody. I have dished them out like this myself, in training and...
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    Here is a Thor in progress.... first attempt...

    Here is a Thor in progress.... first attempt since I was a schoolkid at a superhero that I remember doing anyway....
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    Awesome figures as always and love the picture -...

    Awesome figures as always and love the picture - gymnastic, musician, artist cyclists! I am sure there is a circus act in there somewhere.

    dfb
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    My Giant character. Inspired by the Ogre of...

    My Giant character. Inspired by the Ogre of Gormley keep from A flight of Dragons. Started off as a quick sketch, turned into a full picture. Stubble took a while to highlight and draw!!

    "Fee Fi...
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    Yep it works fine, but it is simple at the...

    Yep it works fine, but it is simple at the moment. no layers or anything fancy. and the eraser tool is quite chunky even using the decent zoom (that face for example can fill the whole screen of the...
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    WII U Art - Using Art Academy

    Trying out the new drawing app - Art Academy on the Wii U and its pretty good fun to! The software is actually only half finished but I am glad they released it early rather than wait. Only pencils,...
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    Welcome and yes as MIJ said you can learn a lot...

    Welcome and yes as MIJ said you can learn a lot from simple observation alone if you pay attention. I know as I have taken a few tips and tricks back to my work after painting breaks and seen the...
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    I got this book when it came out and must say it...

    I got this book when it came out and must say it is good.

    dfb
  163. if you use fimo or super sculpey you can line in...

    if you use fimo or super sculpey you can line in the pattern with a needle tool and use a clay shaper to carefully push back against your marked line and it should give you a filigree pattern. I can...
  164. Ahh that's a shame because they can do more with...

    Ahh that's a shame because they can do more with this competition if they put some thought into it.

    dfb
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    My next tip would be to eliminate the shadows...

    My next tip would be to eliminate the shadows from your photos. In all honesty really cannot see a lot at the moment. Head over to this thread and look at the photo......
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    Looking brilliant mate, plenty of interesting...

    Looking brilliant mate, plenty of interesting colours! I love ogres.

    dfb
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    Or...............Steal the Slayer Sword and run...

    Or...............Steal the Slayer Sword and run amok slashing anyone who gets in the way or who's face you don't like the look of. This Games Day will go down in history forever and when John Cleese...
  168. Games Workshop Games Day Art Competition

    Anyone ever done this? Some details on the format would be good to if anyone can offer some sort of overview of it. I wouldnt mind having a go next year as well as the Golden Demon.

    dfb
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    Hey look forward to seeing your models painted...

    Hey look forward to seeing your models painted up. When stuff is in progress people just usually attach photos directly in here for viewing. If you use the "Advanced Mode" to make your post you can...
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    That Bureau sounds pretty awesome Ischa lol!! ...

    That Bureau sounds pretty awesome Ischa lol!!

    dfb
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    The Drawer of Despair is good Andy, yep. dfb

    The Drawer of Despair is good Andy, yep.

    dfb
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    "The Shelf of Death" I like that. I have Boxes of...

    "The Shelf of Death" I like that. I have Boxes of Doom myself but "Shelf of Death" sounds better!

    dfb
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    YELLOW for the win!!!!! UK GD was great for...

    YELLOW for the win!!!!!

    UK GD was great for looking at everyones entries and all the design studio greens, 3 ups, the illustrators, the guys sculpting and looking at some of the awesome...
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    A little more work... Posting photos helps me...

    A little more work...

    Posting photos helps me see things that I strangely miss when its right in front of me lol. The nose is off in the picture now. I will continue with it despite the fact that...
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    Looks like Grom lol!! Orcs all look the same dont...

    Looks like Grom lol!! Orcs all look the same dont they lol. Can't tell em apart when they are as basic as this. The only two orcs I can tell apart are the big white skinned fella in LOTR Return of...
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    Here is your bog standard orc warrior. Going for...

    Here is your bog standard orc warrior. Going for a final greyish skin tone with a pinch of yellow. Maybe some vibrant armour, maybe not....undecided at the moment.

    dfb2206922070
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    try your phone, most have good cameras these days...

    try your phone, most have good cameras these days and my phone can take better pics than my old fuji camera!! And it was a good camera in its day. Just make sure your lighting is even and as natural...
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    Yep that ^^^^, welcome! dfb

    Yep that ^^^^, welcome!

    dfb
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    Hey! Where's my invite! dfb

    Hey! Where's my invite!

    dfb
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    Rothskin makes a good point. Lots of work here,...

    Rothskin makes a good point. Lots of work here, which is great. Most pro artists will tell you to get good you have to do it everyday when you ask them for tips, I have only recently taken their...
  181. Don't matter if it's Nurgle does it....? dfb

    Don't matter if it's Nurgle does it....?

    dfb
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    good, but live action thai girls are always...

    good, but live action thai girls are always better mate!!!

    Fie dollar!!!

    dfb
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    Lure you in and let you down, it's what I do...

    Lure you in and let you down, it's what I do best...

    dfb
  184. Dont forget the trip to the beach mate either.......

    Dont forget the trip to the beach mate either.... or, if you dont have a beach nearby, a building site....

    dfb
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    Happy Ending

    We all like a happy Ending...

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

    dfb
  186. Errmmm, why buy it then? Go to the beach, have a...

    Errmmm, why buy it then? Go to the beach, have a great day with your kids and pick up some free sand while you are there!!

    So long as people support their crazy product pricing they will continue...
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    Ahh I thought I pasted the link in, obviously...

    Ahh I thought I pasted the link in, obviously not, so here it is...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RH3Qg_OvRk4

    dfb
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    No worries mate. These are ambitious models to...

    No worries mate. These are ambitious models to start on, very cool though. In some respects the size may help you, but it will also test your blending skills a lot more than something smaller. Here...
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    I would say for a first mini great job and better...

    I would say for a first mini great job and better than my initial attempts!! There are a great many people here who will offer good advice, you have come to the right place. Good that you have found...
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    lovely concept and will be very interested to see...

    lovely concept and will be very interested to see it all sculpted up!

    dfb
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    Great painting as usual mate, and your daughters...

    Great painting as usual mate, and your daughters are very talented sure kicks the ass of my awful painting skills as a kid. Feel bad about not being able to come up to GD to hang out and meet peeps...
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    I would agree with the thought that the event...

    I would agree with the thought that the event needs improving. After going just once I think the event in itself would not draw me. The time I went they had Relic on show, as a big Talisman boardgame...
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    Here's another. This was a quick one. An exercise...

    Here's another. This was a quick one. An exercise in some nmm gold mainly. I dont particularly like it at all but the lower mouth is interesting as it was all about removing the paint that was there...
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    Great thread! Nice painting, lovely sculpting and...

    Great thread! Nice painting, lovely sculpting and drawing to! My kind of stuff. keep it going.

    dfb
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    Yeah Sprocket, awesome work !!! You'll be...

    Yeah Sprocket, awesome work !!! You'll be bringing it at GD for sure with this entry. All those uber talented foreign competitors will be tasting some British Steel! They don't like it up them sir!!...
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    Check out the Blog if you want to see some...

    Check out the Blog if you want to see some awesome art by a Swedish guy I came across this morning.

    dfb
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    Here is a quick shot of a WIP on the goblin head...

    Here is a quick shot of a WIP on the goblin head sketches. Done on the supposedly sunny shores of Newquay beach inside a cave as it started to rain the moment I arrived. Although these are "quick...
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    Thanks Moetle. Copying the art of others and...

    Thanks Moetle. Copying the art of others and changing it up a bit is really speeding up my process and allowing me to get on with learning the painting. I have nearly finished an undead warrior...
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    Thanks mate. Yep, the original drawing by Gary...

    Thanks mate. Yep, the original drawing by Gary lippincott is very characterful and featured the horns as part of his head, but I wanted to do something to change it a little. I'm pleased with this...
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    LIFE - "Here be Dragons...."

    LIFE - "Here be Dragons...."
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