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    Incredibly smooth. Well done

    Incredibly smooth. Well done
  2. Thank you. It's definitely difficult to get some...

    Thank you. It's definitely difficult to get some emotion from that figure. Such an odd pose
  3. Hey guys, So after working on this guy...

    Hey guys,


    So after working on this guy forever, I have him finally finished.


    http://www.coolminiornot.com/439514


    Vote too if you don't mind!
  4. I didn't sculpt that cape unfortunately, I bought...

    I didn't sculpt that cape unfortunately, I bought it.
    For conversions, I am not very good at all, so I think that's out of the question.

    With that being said, I just got some Last Sword...
  5. So, for a while, I have been looking for suitable...

    So, for a while, I have been looking for suitable versions of Gondolin soldiers, in order to represent the 12 houses of the Gondolodhrim. Also, while looking for other versions, I wanted to find...
  6. they look disgustingly awesome

    they look disgustingly awesome
  7. For him, he's applying water to the specific...

    For him, he's applying water to the specific area, before applying the paint. Thus allowing a smooth blend to occur when he goes back and feathers. I think that's what makes this stand out from...
  8. His tutorials are amazing. Very well in depth

    His tutorials are amazing. Very well in depth
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    I've gotten that same frustration before. Just...

    I've gotten that same frustration before. Just keep pushing and see where you've come from. Will help a lot
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    that's such a cool color scheme.

    that's such a cool color scheme.
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    Blue pops out nicely. Well done

    Blue pops out nicely. Well done
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    Those bases look awesome

    Those bases look awesome
  13. It's from Glazed O's (Gareth Nicholas')...

    It's from Glazed O's (Gareth Nicholas') tutorials. He goes to talk about it in great depth in his Adeptus Custodes tutorial. Far better description than I could explain.
  14. So, I started to pick things up again a few weeks...

    So, I started to pick things up again a few weeks ago, and I literally jumped into it.


    Started a new blending technique, and have been loving it so far. It's been allowing me to blend...
  15. yeah, i watched some painting vids and they look...

    yeah, i watched some painting vids and they look quite a bit larger. Unfortunately.
  16. Song of Ice and Fire miniatures comparison to other miniatures

    Hey all,

    I just saw that CMON has some interesting looking miniatures for their Song of Ice and Fire series. I cannot find anywhere the millimeter measurement, so I figured i'd post it here.
    ...
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    Painting Purple

    Hey guys,

    I'm looking to paint purple similar to this picture provided below.

    https://mathiaarkoniel.deviantart.com/art/silmarillion-Curufin-and-Celegorm-522065181

    I was already thinking of...
  18. Thanks, yeah, perhaps I need to extend some...

    Thanks, yeah, perhaps I need to extend some highlights over some edges of the armor. But there are white "hot" spots as well. Hard to see perhaps.
  19. Hey guys, so the forum is not letting me post any...

    Hey guys, so the forum is not letting me post any pictures for some reason. Says that I am posting spam.

    Anyways, here is my latest work. The link is a second re-upload, w/ what I think to be...
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    http://www.coolminiornot.com/424710 I...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/424710

    I re-uploaded another set of pictures, w/ the light coming from both the left and right of the mini. The original one only had light coming from the left.
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    Thanks! In response to your points. 1. The...

    Thanks!

    In response to your points.
    1. The sash. I agree, although the photo does diminish the highlights, it could be added to a little bit. I basecoated w/ a dark blue, and highlighted up to...
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    Elf warrior of the house of fëanor

    Hey guys. Link below is my most recent submission. It's currently standing at a "7.2." I know not to take too much from the voting, but tbh, a 7.2 is wayyyy lower than I think it should be. I'm...
  23. Thanks guys, yeah, I ended up going w/ something...

    Thanks guys, yeah, I ended up going w/ something similar to the 2nd one. Pics will be coming soon
  24. https://s14.postimg.org/70uqllrgh/IMG_0411.jpg...

    https://s14.postimg.org/70uqllrgh/IMG_0411.jpg




    Tell me what you guys think of these three different gold looks.
  25. https://s14.postimg.org/f6csjqsk1/IMG_0401.jpg...

    https://s14.postimg.org/f6csjqsk1/IMG_0401.jpg
  26. Since this forum thinks me posting multiple pics...

    Since this forum thinks me posting multiple pics is "spam," i'm going to post the next two pictures with two more replies.

    So i've been trying out different NMM gold recipes. I'm trying to find...
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    Jesus man, you have a great imagination. ...

    Jesus man, you have a great imagination. Impressive stuff.
  28. I literally bought that tutorial two days ago...

    I literally bought that tutorial two days ago haha. Yeah, I see what you mean, and I'm continuing to get that I need to add even more contrast.

    Thanks
  29. Thanks Mally. Looking at the latest mini, you...

    Thanks Mally. Looking at the latest mini, you have a point saying that it looks a little flat. Which areas in specific do you think need more contrast?

    For the NMM silver, I tried to keep the...
  30. Hey guys, Just recently submitted my latest...

    Hey guys,

    Just recently submitted my latest elven paint job. You can vote for it here:
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/422331

    My question for you guys is this. I am always trying to improve...
  31. Today I tried to push my NMM even further. More...

    Today I tried to push my NMM even further. More specifically, i'm trying to make it look more realistic, w/ light bouncing off of the metal surfaces, etc...

    Here's some work I did. (The one I...
  32. Thanks Mally. I ended up thinning the paints a...

    Thanks Mally. I ended up thinning the paints a tad more and that seemed to do the trick.

    So I worked on some freehand. I quite like how this came out. I'm going to step away from this and now...
  33. Alright, so the prototype for Finrod's people's...

    Alright, so the prototype for Finrod's people's is done.


    I will admit this. I am not particularly happy w/ the end result. A small part has to be due to the poor sculpt of these mini's. They...
  34. There is more mid tone than the pic makes it out...

    There is more mid tone than the pic makes it out to be. Pic is making the sword super contrasty.
  35. https://s14.postimg.org/knqts9lgx/IMG_0296.jpg...

    https://s14.postimg.org/knqts9lgx/IMG_0296.jpg

    A NMM silver sword I painted up today.
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    Incredible work Mally as usual. Also, my god,...

    Incredible work Mally as usual.

    Also, my god, I'm amazed how you got Sean Connery to dress up as a Knight Templar

    :D
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    Looking great! That blue really makes the...

    Looking great! That blue really makes the miniature pop! May I ask what colors you used to paint it?

    Thanks
  38. yep, gonna plan on using some gold on the trim of...

    yep, gonna plan on using some gold on the trim of the undergarment!
  39. Now moving onto Finrod's people. Here's the...

    Now moving onto Finrod's people.

    Here's the first trials on the armor. I did not do the chest pieces underneath the left hand b/c I am still not sure how to properly shade/highlight those areas...
  40. Bad quality miniatures? or is it just me?

    Hey guys,

    So I recently got an order of Elf warriors from Norba miniatures.
    http://norbaminiatures.com/en/the-battle-of-the-ring/118-guerreros-elfos.html


    Now this is not aimed directly at...
  41. How the heck do I contact CMON for the shop?

    Hey guys,

    So I ordered two DVD's around 11 days ago and I still haven't received any confirmation email that they said they would email me once it has been shipped out. I have attempted to call...
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    Jesus Mally, that figure is a monstrosity. And I...

    Jesus Mally, that figure is a monstrosity. And I mean that in a positive manner haha
  43. Thank you sir. I agree as well, glazing even a...

    Thank you sir. I agree as well, glazing even a little bit of blue into the shadows would add a very nice effect.

    The one thing with NMM that I have been trying to wrap my head around is the...
  44. I moved onto Fingolfin's house Here is a video...

    I moved onto Fingolfin's house

    Here is a video as well.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2zcNSOEn9U

    https://s17.postimg.org/5w1vm0zv3/IMG_0237.jpg

    ...
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    did the other side now, upped the contrast and...

    did the other side now, upped the contrast and just stuck with VMC Grey Blue for the basecolor.

    https://s17.postimg.org/9tquci2db/IMG_0197.jpg
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    ok, I tried out using VMC Grey Blue and VMC...

    ok, I tried out using VMC Grey Blue and VMC Valido Green Grey. I mixed the two, added white for the highlights and going down to pure Grey Blue for the shadows. I glazed VMC Dark Blue into the...
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    Color thoughts?

    Greetings guys,

    As someone daring to test my NMM skills, I need a little help figuring out the possible colors it may take to create a NMM effect shown by the picture below.
    ...
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    cool, thanks for that!

    cool, thanks for that!
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    beautifully done. May I ask what colors you used...

    beautifully done. May I ask what colors you used to paint the blue cloth on the third girl farthest from the right?
  50. thank you sir. The more I look at it, the more...

    thank you sir. The more I look at it, the more happy I am with it. I do agree I need to blend things a bit more, but now that I know what I'm doing with all of the colors, that will be easy.
  51. So I had a go at Copper NMM. I followed Flameon's...

    So I had a go at Copper NMM. I followed Flameon's (a really good Polish NMM painter) copper tutorial from his patreon page.

    This was my result after my first attempt. ...
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    I wish I had the funds to get a proper camera...

    I wish I had the funds to get a proper camera haha. Thanks for the help though.
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    Do you use daylight bulbs? And from what angle is...

    Do you use daylight bulbs? And from what angle is your light source coming from?
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    Thanks! Ok, I have one questions for you after...

    Thanks!

    Ok, I have one questions for you after reading your replies.
    1. What kind of black background are you using behind your minis? Black piece of paper?

    I'm going to look into this...
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    Thanks for the reply guys. I invested in a...

    Thanks for the reply guys.

    I invested in a cheap electric turntable, and decided to make a few video's. I might actually just make a video, instead of multiple pictures.

    Anyways, here are two...
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    hmm, very interesting. I'll try it next time I...

    hmm, very interesting. I'll try it next time I take some pictures. Thanks!
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    I don't think it's the camera necessarily, I...

    I don't think it's the camera necessarily, I think it may just be my setup. Looking at the first picture, are the lights in the right spots? I was thinking I should have one right in front of the...
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    I used my iphone 6 to take these pictures. But I...

    I used my iphone 6 to take these pictures. But I do have a digital camera as well. It's a Panasonic DMC-TS3.
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    Light Comparison Photos

    Hey guys, so I was fiddling around with my lights today, and I wanted to get your guy's opinions on these pictures.

    Here is my setup: ...
  60. Anyways, this prototype is basically done, I...

    Anyways, this prototype is basically done, I didn't do the inner cloak, boots or hands because I already knew how it would look like.
    ...
  61. Thanks Mally, I literally just started painting...

    Thanks Mally, I literally just started painting again a week ago after taking a year hiatus, and it's crazy that my painting is this decent haha
  62. Thanks for that Erunion. Just got the Victoria...

    Thanks for that Erunion.

    Just got the Victoria Miniatures cloaks. They look nice, but I think I won't be needing them anyways.


    So, onto the Elven Silmarillion painting update.

    Next up is...
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    Jesus man, that looks crazy realistic. Awesome...

    Jesus man, that looks crazy realistic. Awesome job, it's gonna look great all together.
  64. So, tried to paint up a "colder" NMM gold, here's...

    So, tried to paint up a "colder" NMM gold, here's how it came out.

    http://i911.photobucket.com/albums/ac315/feanorthenoldor/IMG_2598_zpsje341k2n.jpg

    Other than the small harsh highlight at the...
  65. So, after more than a year off of painting, this...

    So, after more than a year off of painting, this is what I conjured up this evening. Of course it is....NMM haha

    Basecoat: 1:1 Calthan Brown: Snaketbite Leather

    Highlights: Add in Bleached...
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    Scale Color 75 Comparison Chart

    So I'm gonna get a few bottles of Scale color's paints to try them out. I've heard great things about them.

    The only thing is, I can't find any charts comparing these paints to VMC, GW, etc...
    ...
  67. So, now that I have one factions color scheme...

    So, now that I have one factions color scheme down, I've decided to move on to another one.

    Drumroll please..........

    Maglor's House!

    So, I did a lot of research of text and pictures to see...
  68. I just finished the last part of this warrior of...

    I just finished the last part of this warrior of Nargothrond prototype. The last part was obviously the helmet. I went for a golden cheek plate because I wanted some yellow or gold in this overall...
  69. So I'm basically finished with this guy. The...

    So I'm basically finished with this guy. The only thing left is the helmet. I didn't paint it yet because I am thinking of adding a little bit of gold NMM for the cheek plates. The people of...
  70. Slowly but surely guys, he's coming along ...

    Slowly but surely guys, he's coming along

    http://i911.photobucket.com/albums/ac315/feanorthenoldor/IMG_1931_zpsl0ke436o.jpg

    Just the sword hilt, the leather boots/straps and the rest of the...
  71. Mally, I haven't yet seen that article, I'll look...

    Mally, I haven't yet seen that article, I'll look for it right now. Hopefully It'll give me some insight how to take better pics.

    Thanks.
  72. Now that you mention it Max, I do see what you...

    Now that you mention it Max, I do see what you mean. My transitions to my highlights are ok, but the shading can be better. I had two shading colors that I wet blended into the "shaded areas" and...
  73. So I finished the undergarment, hair and large...

    So I finished the undergarment, hair and large cloak. All that is left is to do the rest of the NMM, the boots, the face, the hands and the sword haha.

    TBH, I am extremely disappointed with the...
  74. Thanks guys, been working more on the mini, I...

    Thanks guys, been working more on the mini, I have the undergarment finished and now the hair.
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    I really like the nice contrast of colors...

    I really like the nice contrast of colors comparing the scales of the underbelly and the rest of the red body. Having that nice contrast will make him pop even more, nice job.
  76. Thanks Dorthonion. And yeah, it's nice to have a...

    Thanks Dorthonion. And yeah, it's nice to have a suitable work space like mine. :)

    Anyways, onto the update.

    As I said a few posts ago, I was going to start focusing on certain elven factions,...
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    wow, that is awesome. Especially the weathered...

    wow, that is awesome. Especially the weathered look you gave on the cloak. Great stuff.
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    sweet, thanks guys

    sweet, thanks guys
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    beautiful freehand, might have to try this one out

    beautiful freehand, might have to try this one out
  80. Gotcha, thanks mally.

    Gotcha, thanks mally.
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    How would you....

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    hey guys, I would like to paint some clothing similar to the third figure on the right. More specifically, the green turquoise color.

    Does anyone have any recommendations on how I...
  82. Just tried a different NMM Gold, this one...

    Just tried a different NMM Gold, this one actually came from Gandalf the Grey from his NMM Gold tutorial on his blog.
    ...
  83. Thanks mally, will make the adjustments on the...

    Thanks mally, will make the adjustments on the shield as you recommended.

    For the overall color scheme and look of the figure, I am pretty pleased with the color combinations. The two things that...
  84. Alright, so it's safe to say I'm finally finished...

    Alright, so it's safe to say I'm finally finished with this guy.

    I just spent about 3 hours or so doing freehand work on the shield. This was my first time seriously attempting freehand, so tell...
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    awesome, thanks for that

    awesome, thanks for that
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    Gorgeous work in this thread bailey. May I ask...

    Gorgeous work in this thread bailey. May I ask what colors you used for the white on the knight on the previous page? Sorry if you already answered, but I couldn't find it if you did.

    thanks
  87. Ok guys, here you go. This one is basically...

    Ok guys, here you go. This one is basically finished, except the middle sash, which i'm still contemplating on a color to use. I was thinking a yellow color, will try it out tomorrow.
    ...
  88. Alright, just did some NMM gold. Also, I'm...

    Alright, just did some NMM gold.

    Also, I'm trying a color scheme that depicts Feanor's fellow noldor. According to most artwork of Feanor, the common colors include reds, blacks, golds and...
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    the black looks good. The only thing is that the...

    the black looks good. The only thing is that the highlights may be too close to a codex grey like color. Maybe tone down the final highlight color?
  90. thanks. i forgot to mention to ignore the NMM,...

    thanks. i forgot to mention to ignore the NMM, haha. That was NMM done like last year lol.
  91. Ok, so I just came back from a 5 week vacation,...

    Ok, so I just came back from a 5 week vacation, and I decided to try out wet blending straight away. I got a lot of my ideas on wet blending on the painting buddha videos from youtube. I highly...
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    Into de choppa

    Into de choppa
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    I wonder how scale 75 paints compare to VMC...

    I wonder how scale 75 paints compare to VMC paints. I have heard that the new scale 75 paints are really good, but I am accustomed to the VMC colors that I do have. In the next month or so, I will...
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    great stuff gandalf. For the blue flame, I've...

    great stuff gandalf. For the blue flame, I've never really seen anyone painting something like it, but by looking at it, the only things that seems to be "lacking" is some starker highlights on the...
  95. Question for you guys with experience doing NMM. ...

    Question for you guys with experience doing NMM. For priming purposes, do you prefer priming in black, or white? I have mainly primed my miniatures in white, but seeing the painting buddha...
  96. thank guys. I am definitely considering...

    thank guys.

    I am definitely considering getting an airbrush in the future, but right now, I think that I like using a brush.

    Also, when I get back home from vacation, I am raring to try the...
  97. Silmarillion 1st aged Elven Themed Armies

    Greetings everyone,

    So, my fellow One Ring community member Gandalf the Grey proposed that I consider creating my own WIP here on CMON, mainly for the great feedback it provides.

    Without...
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    Yeah, I've always loved CMON for the quality of...

    Yeah, I've always loved CMON for the quality of miniatures it displays, and yeah, I agree with you about the OR forums.

    Now that I'm thinking about it, maybe I'll create another WIP thread of my...
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    hey gandalf lol Funny I found your "other...

    hey gandalf lol

    Funny I found your "other half" forum
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    hey awaken realm, I just viewed your advanced...

    hey awaken realm, I just viewed your advanced tutorial: painting NMM red. Really great stuff, but if you were to use the same technique to paint White armor, what colors would you choose?

    This...
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    VMC Gunmetal Blue

    hey guys, been getting interested in trying out a blue metallic color for some elves I have.

    Has anyone used this color before?

    If so, did you like or dislike the outcome?

    Lastly, when it...
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    GW base paints glossy

    hey guys, started getting into painting again.

    Just a quick question.

    When I was basecoating a cloak on a mini, I basecoated it with one of GW's blue base paints, forgot the name tbh. But it...
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    Feanorthenoldor's WIp thread

    hey all, i am starting one.

    update timmmeeeee, yayaya


    here it is..i did the eyes, the hair, and i'm almost done with a NMM section, all i need to do for it is to the crucial highlights, :D...
  104. so, i'm guessing no one knows huh?

    so, i'm guessing no one knows huh?
  105. Where (if I can) get Jeremie Bonamant's DVD!

    as the title says, does anyone know where to get a copy of this DVD set.

    I am dieing to get my hands on it.

    thanks
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    very interesting cape, I hope you didn't...

    very interesting cape, I hope you didn't individually paint in those lines on the cloak..

    that would just drive me crazy, :D
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    hey elly, nice work on gamling.. I was...

    hey elly, nice work on gamling..

    I was wondering what is the consistency for the paint you use on your skin tones. I have been working on some skin and I think I need to add a bit of water, so...
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    i think it is time for me to reveal some of...

    i think it is time for me to reveal some of elly's secret's,

    I have been pming him for some time and he sent this back to me trying to explain his blending method for NMM.

    "Heya! I don't have...
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    lol, ummmmm, I'm very slowly working on it, I'm...

    lol, ummmmm, I'm very slowly working on it, I'm currently waiting for elly3438 to send me a pm giving an in-depth description of his blending (no pressure elly):))

    thanks for being concerned i'm...
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    i was trying to paint on some of my basecoats and...

    i was trying to paint on some of my basecoats and it was taking me a long time, even with a 1:1 mixture, I just kept seeing black.

    ok, so i guess my question is what is the best way to strip...
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    primer over primer

    hey all, I have a small problem.

    I have been working on my mini's and while I was tediously working on my basecoats, I realized something.

    My mini's are primed with chaos black spray from GW, I...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Wv50HPF8Cc&playnex...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Wv50HPF8Cc&playnext=1&list=PLFD6C9FCACCCA5588
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    hi elly3438, its me the NMM guy, umm, i'm still...

    hi elly3438, its me the NMM guy, umm, i'm still working on the NMM, getting better, but I know you quickly told me in a pm about how you blend, but could you give a detailed explanation on how you...
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    here's a small update with my NMM...

    here's a small update with my NMM
    http://i911.photobucket.com/albums/ac315/feanorthenoldor/091.jpg

    comments plz.

    feanorthenoldor
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    is GIMP a separate software than Photoshop?

    is GIMP a separate software than Photoshop?
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    New to photoshop

    Ok, I have been painting my mini's and I want them to look really good when I post em up on the web.

    So, can you guys just tell me the basics of photoshop? Do you have to pay for it? What's the...
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    Jereimie Bonaments DVD

    I know I can get it from Kraken, but is this place a reliable source?

    if you guys know anywhere else plz tell

    thx
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    wow Elly nice stuff!!! i really like the NMM...

    wow Elly nice stuff!!!

    i really like the NMM sword on the easterling....hehehe

    keep up the good work!
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    I am clapping right now....

    I am clapping right now....
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    wow, honestly that is really really good, you...

    wow, honestly that is really really good, you really pushed the contrast with the dark and light, exactly what you need for realistic metal!

    keep up the good work
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    wow that is really good, especially the sword. ...

    wow that is really good, especially the sword.

    To me the gold could use some more contrast, maybe darken the shadows a bit more and in some areas have some spots of white for reflection.

    Other...
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    ok I have a question... what kind of blending...

    ok I have a question...

    what kind of blending do you guys use for your NMM work?

    thanks
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    you need to bring up the contrast in the darker...

    you need to bring up the contrast in the darker areas and the lighter areas or you'll get that dreaded concrete look, it looks like concrete because there is not a large transition between the light...
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    ok, this morning I did some more experimenting......

    ok, this morning I did some more experimenting...

    I looked to see if there was a good opening in the bottles and there was. Then I tried to glaze. I am used to GW paints, and I was happy being...
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    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/showthread.php...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/showthread.php?44329-Matt-s-NMM-and-Blending-Article&p=594669#post594669

    this is the "circle blending". I kind of made up the phrase, but it is how you blend.
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    when i was painting today I made some assumptions...

    when i was painting today I made some assumptions after my session: idk if their right though, lol

    I tried two types of blending, glazing and the circle blending(mastterbenz), I think I found out...
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    i think the problem was that, i had a separate...

    i think the problem was that, i had a separate dropper with like 20:1 water:flo improver, then I would add a small brush load of flo improver again.

    i probably used to much.

    thanks
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    the colors were Tausept Ocre, and Light Grey. ...

    the colors were Tausept Ocre, and Light Grey.

    For my flo improver, i use Liquitex, and i usually add a small brush load.

    ok, i've been wondering about how to use matte medium, let's say I use 1...
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    Vallejo model color

    ok, i just bought some new VMC colors today, I bought them because I've heard that they are probably the best ones in the market.

    so, I started to paint today, and when I tried to thin down the a...
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    ok guys, I have moved my concentration from the...

    ok guys, I have moved my concentration from the curved parts of the armor to the chainmail, which I think is the harder part of the armor.

    Any kind of blending I use, whether it would be glazing,...
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    do you guys think it looks pretty realistic for...

    do you guys think it looks pretty realistic for the curving shape or should I make the reflection look more like an "I."

    thanks
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    anyway past these past couple of days I've been...

    anyway past these past couple of days I've been working on this

    http://i911.photobucket.com/albums/ac315/feanorthenoldor/002-9.jpg

    what do you guys think? I think I am getting better..

    Oh,...
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    hey all, I have been contemplating a little...

    hey all,

    I have been contemplating a little bit of what I really want my armor to look like.

    I want it to be pure silver, not steel..

    I was thinking this because I tried recipes with blues...
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    basically any model that has lots of armor on...

    basically any model that has lots of armor on it....

    one word of advice, I am going through the crazy path of NMM right now, i'm almost there...

    so if you every feel really frustrated, like I...
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    http://i911.photobucket.com/albums/ac315/feanorthe...

    http://i911.photobucket.com/albums/ac315/feanorthenoldor/058.jpg

    here is something i just recently worked on

    COmments plzzz
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    ya, thanks a lot guys for the support, I had a...

    ya, thanks a lot guys for the support, I had a good nights sleep and I feel better!

    @dragonsreach, thanks, yes, I've seen that article, but since the thought is up, do you guys think or know for...
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    I give up... I am seriously really frustrated...

    I give up...

    I am seriously really frustrated with NMM-silver. I just can't get it right, I have tried every kind of way in blending you can imagine...I have used every formula with greys...
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    hey elly3438 I tried to send you a pm but for...

    hey elly3438 I tried to send you a pm but for some reason it would not accept it, it said that you need to delete some pm's cause you have to many...

    so here's my question, heck, maybe someone...
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    also, how to you paint your NMM-silver without...

    also, how to you paint your NMM-silver without getting the dreaded concrete like look???
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    ya, i looked everywhere, if any one knows...

    ya, i looked everywhere, if any one knows something that is close plzzz tell

    thanks
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    hey all, whats the GW equivalent to VMC's...

    hey all, whats the GW equivalent to VMC's intermediate blue???

    thanks
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    Ya, I started with a basecoat of a little bit of...

    Ya, I started with a basecoat of a little bit of black added with Codex Grey, I didn't want it to dark, then I jumped to codex grey, maybe that was it, I usually use at least a 3:1 mix of water to...
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    oh, this is the helmet I've been working on....

    oh, this is the helmet I've been working on.
    http://i911.photobucket.com/albums/ac315/feanorthenoldor/002-8.jpg
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    Blending-NMM

    Hey, as many of you may know I am working very hard on my NMM-silver, I have a good understanding and capability to shadow/highlight, but the trouble I am having is with the curved areas of armor on...
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    Ahhhhhhhh

    hey all, sry for the crazy title, lol...

    anyway, I was looking through this article about NMM
    http://www.necrotales.com/necroTutorials/tut_streak_painting_01.php

    he says he uses VMC German...
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    ok guys i've gotten down the thought of NMM. I...

    ok guys i've gotten down the thought of NMM.

    I tried it on a sword, I did a basecoat of several thin layers of codex grey, no shine, so this means base coat is good.
    Then I started the shadows,...
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    hey all, I have been working along on my mini...

    hey all, I have been working along on my mini using NMM, one of my only problems is the chainmail under the scales, how could I paint that using a silver NMM technique.

    thanks
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    Miniature Mentor

    hey all, I was looking for a mini painting dvd when I found this.
    http://www.miniaturementor.com/painting_tutorials.html

    THe complete miniature series....

    Is this a good buy, I really want to...
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    lol, actually its my fourth, I just didn't post...

    lol, actually its my fourth, I just didn't post pics, hehe.

    but thanks I was thinking that the light from 70 degrees above hitting the model would hit some parts of the armor, so i didn't go to...
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    ok guys i have finally rapped my head around the...

    ok guys i have finally rapped my head around the NMM idea after reading about a million and one articles on it.lol

    THe two different models I'm showing you guys have only the left(when your...
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    thanks, I decided not to get the slow dry because...

    thanks, I decided not to get the slow dry because I want my thinned paint to dry very fast, thought of that right before I bought them. Thank God!!
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    I use just water from a bottle, and I heard that...

    I use just water from a bottle, and I heard that because of the chemicals it can effect how you paint. I'm going to go and get some slow-dri and Flow improver from liquitex and some distilled water...
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    Flo improver

    hey all, I have been working on some NMM, I notice that it is difficult to blend well, I mean I can get it, but it takes a lot of brush strokes. I use just water from a bottle, i.e. Ice Mountain. ...
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    ok, here is my first ever attempt, ya its pretty...

    ok, here is my first ever attempt, ya its pretty bad
    http://i911.photobucket.com/albums/ac315/feanorthenoldor/004-4.jpg

    I only did the upper portion of the armor, as you can see, this was my...
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    Taking on the challenge-NMM

    hey all, I have realized something about what I am expecting my miniatures to look like, specifically the armor, I want to see specific parts of it to shine and others to not, so I have decided to...
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    i'll take a pic when I do it again, thanks a lot.

    i'll take a pic when I do it again, thanks a lot.
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    for some reason whenever I use the wash with...

    for some reason whenever I use the wash with Chaos Black it gets splotchy, do you guys experience this??

    If you do what do you guys do to fix it?

    thanks
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    when shading the armor down with Chaos Black, do...

    when shading the armor down with Chaos Black, do you have to do at least a couple of layers with the heavily thinned down Black? I have only done one, and it doesn't look good, but I've never tried...
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    Silver armor, what do you guys think?

    http://i911.photobucket.com/albums/ac315/feanorthenoldor/004-3.jpg

    This picture is from the Battlehosts book from GW, I really liked how they painted this armor, what do you guys think, by looking...
  160. My nearest hobby store has Testors varnishes, I...

    My nearest hobby store has Testors varnishes, I was wondering is this stuff reliable? If any of you have used it what is the best way to apply it? Thinned down, etc...
  161. Brush on Gloss and Matte varnishes

    I live in the U.S. and I need Brush on Gloss and Matte Varnish. What are some good companies? I heard Testors is good. Also for the gloss do I just use it for armor or for everywhere(including...
  162. Thread: Inks

    by feanorthenoldor
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    Inks

    I have been looking at several articles, and they say that they use black ink, is this equivalent to GW's Badab black or is it a thinned down version of Chaos Black?

    If it is neither, what's the...
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    Light and armor reflection

    hey all, I'm painting some Galadhrim for War of the Ring.

    I'm painting their armor like steel.

    THis is my process that i'm working on to master
    1. Base coat of Boltgun metal.
    2. Blackline...
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    Blacklining Galadhrim

    heyall, I've seen in the War of the Ring battlehosts book a pic of a Galadhrim archer with silver armor, and white cloaks.

    I noticed also, that they have very distinctive black lines between the...
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    Tamiya primers

    hey all, I was just in my local hobby store when I came across a shelf full of Tamiya spray paints, they aren't as big as GW's, probably about half of the size.

    Anyway, I was wondering, are these...
  166. thanks Einion i just got the W&N brush cleaner...

    thanks Einion

    i just got the W&N brush cleaner and restorer liquid and the tool you use to hold the brushes in mid-air.

    How many times should I use this stuff, I paint almost everyday, so...
  167. thanks guys, I use W&N series 7 kolinsky, or in...

    thanks guys, I use W&N series 7 kolinsky, or in other words the best, I have a 000, a 00, and a 1, I mainly use the 000 and the 00.

    the main reason I asked my question was that my 000 has a little...
  168. Winsor and Newton Brush cleaner and restorer

    hey all

    I recently got 3 W&N brushes during the Holidays, I paint with GW metallics and my 000, is starting to flay a little bit. I use the Masters brush cleaner after every session, but for some...
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