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    Vallejo Model Colour has loads of realistic...

    Vallejo Model Colour has loads of realistic colours that would be good for this. One of them is light mud, might be good for a sandy type rock.
  2. Thread: Accidents?

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    Accidents?

    The other day I finished working on a Eldar Ranger that came out real nice. I wanted to take some pics and had a piece of grey wood behind it to make the background nice and plainfor the pic. The...
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    I use Hycote grey primer, very cheap and works...

    I use Hycote grey primer, very cheap and works great. Einion educated me about this as I too used to think that citadel spray paint was a primer. Glad I took his advice and tried it
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    One thing that I do to get my brushes clean after...

    One thing that I do to get my brushes clean after they have been used with metallics is to dip them in some X - 20A thinner. It loosens up the metallic paint caught in the bristles and makes them...
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    Using regular spray paint on resin is a gamble....

    Using regular spray paint on resin is a gamble. You can scrub a piece all day long and the paint can still flake off with the touch of a brush. I learned this the hard way and will never use GW spray...
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    I just buy empty Vallejo bottles off ebay, it is...

    I just buy empty Vallejo bottles off ebay, it is about £2 for four bottles.
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    I would suggest buying a can of Halfords primer,...

    I would suggest buying a can of Halfords primer, it is very cheap and is perfect for resin. I recently had the same problem with GW black spray paint also.I washed the pieces and the paint still...
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    Thanks for the ideas guys. I did some looking...

    Thanks for the ideas guys. I did some looking around and saw some Japanese WW2 propaganda posters. I am going to write the Japanese symbol for chaos on the poster, needed it to be simple because the...
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    any ideas????

    I am currently working on a Death Korps scene that has a destroyed building corner piece on it. I made a ripped poster out of milliput that is on the outside of the wall. Any ideas of something to...
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    Does any body have this?

    I am looking for the Death Korps of Krieg character from the autocannon team. He is kneeling and holding a pair of binoculars. Does anybody have one of these spare? Let me know if you do, cheers.
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    After staring at it for 20 minutes I have just...

    After staring at it for 20 minutes I have just cleaned up the pool of saliva on my desk, cheers. Truly amazing work my friend!
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    Thanks for the tips guys. The brass etch cant be...

    Thanks for the tips guys. The brass etch cant be sanded because it is already in place on the base I am working on, some of it is bent and destroyed making it almost impossible to sand. I will give...
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    Ignore that last post guys. I ran the can under...

    Ignore that last post guys. I ran the can under some hot water for a bit and it seems to be working a lot better now. As far as the brass etch goes, I gave a piece of it a coat with some chaos black ...
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    Problem with Hycote primer

    just got a can of grey for a piece I have just started working on. Gave it a test run on some bits today and I dont like it. It would not stick to any brass etch, just pools up and drips off. I also...
  15. Thread: GD entries

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    The sentinel is very impressive, definitely a 10.

    The sentinel is very impressive, definitely a 10.
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    Spray some Testors Dullcoat on it.

    Spray some Testors Dullcoat on it.
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    The Vallejo crackle medium worked for me but I...

    The Vallejo crackle medium worked for me but I had to give it a heavy apllication and it was done on a flat surface. I brushed some mig pigment over it once it was dry, this made the cracks more...
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    Try the vallejo crackle medium, I just used it on...

    Try the vallejo crackle medium, I just used it on a couple of models.
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    Einion, is the Hycote double acrylic grey primer...

    Einion, is the Hycote double acrylic grey primer good?
  20. Thread: SOAP!

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    the vallejo snow and foam effect might be good...

    the vallejo snow and foam effect might be good for this.
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    well you learn something new everyday! I will...

    well you learn something new everyday! I will have to try out some of that halfords primer, from what I have read on here it sounds like the best one and is a lot cheaper than the vallejo spray...
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    So GW black spray paint is not a primer???????

    So GW black spray paint is not a primer???????
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    Einion, it was GW black primer.

    Einion, it was GW black primer.
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    It worked for my forgeworld dreadnought arms . I...

    It worked for my forgeworld dreadnought arms . I scrubbed the hell out of them and the primer refused to stick, just kept flaking off. I scrubbed it twice more and the primer started to shrink off in...
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    After it has been washed and dried, spray it with...

    After it has been washed and dried, spray it with some matte varnish before priming.
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    you could try putting some weird alien lifeform...

    you could try putting some weird alien lifeform living underwater and some fungus with a glowing look here and there.
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    When I use Mig pigments I mix a bit of the...

    When I use Mig pigments I mix a bit of the powder into some paint thinner and apply it as a wash.
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    I just diluted a pot of chaos black that only had...

    I just diluted a pot of chaos black that only had a bit of paint left inside .
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    Thanks that bit of info on the roughcoat. I...

    Thanks that bit of info on the roughcoat. I thought it would be alright for bases too but after hearing that I wont even bother with it.
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    You could try spraying it with GW roughcoat spray...

    You could try spraying it with GW roughcoat spray or spread some watered down PVA over it and sprinkle a bit of very fine sand lightly over the base.
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    will this happen again?

    I just got some Humbrol matt varnish spray today, gave it a test run and it coated the piece in a white powder look. I tried it again a few more times and it seems to be working fine now. Does...
  32. MIG makes a brass etch rivet set, saw it on ebay...

    MIG makes a brass etch rivet set, saw it on ebay not too long ago.
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    http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Death_Korps_of_Kri...

    http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Death_Korps_of_Krieg

    you might find some ideas on these pages.
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    I just got some Dettol and tried it out. Strips...

    I just got some Dettol and tried it out. Strips paint off no problem, thanks for that tip Dragonsreach.
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    Really looking forward to seeing this when it is...

    Really looking forward to seeing this when it is done. I was thinking the same thing about those shoes too, maybe some feet from a krieg model would go well or even the boots from a space marine...
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    I just keep mine in the gw blister pack that it...

    I just keep mine in the gw blister pack that it comes in and keep it in a drawer on my desk. Never had any problems with it.
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    This looks insane! very nice conversion, cant...

    This looks insane! very nice conversion, cant wait to see it painted. Did you use a tin can for the parchment on the wax seals?
  38. Thanks for the feedback guys. I did some...

    Thanks for the feedback guys. I did some searching on ebay and found this.
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  39. I want to buy an airbrush and compressor.

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Spraymaster-Baby-Compressor-Airbrush-Starter-Kit_W0QQitemZ290323397179QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Crafts_DrawingSupplies_EH?hash=item43989f7a3b&_trksid=p4634.c0.m14.l1262&_trkparms=|30...
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    It is easier to use than PVA, wont kill your...

    It is easier to use than PVA, wont kill your brush and gives a more \" thick \" feel to the snow. You can also repeat the process over again on top of the dried one to pile up the snow. It can also...
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    I have been trying this stuff out. It is great...

    I have been trying this stuff out. It is great for diluting inks, makes it spread alot more even. It can also be used with mig pigments to make washes, it helps the pigments stick to the model.
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    I use it with GW snow, just sprinkle it on top...

    I use it with GW snow, just sprinkle it on top after you apply it. It might work well with Bicarbonate of soda too.
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    Acrylic paint thinner

    Just got some Tamiya acrylic paint thinner today, any tips for using it and is it o.k. to use with GW and Vallejo paints? cheers.
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    Imperial Armour Model Masterclass Book.

    Just picked it up today and I am very impressed with whats inside. I would suggest getting this if you dont already own a copy.
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    The Horus Heresy is a great series of books, I...

    The Horus Heresy is a great series of books, I have read each one twice so far and will probably read the series again some time soon. Cant wait to read the next one in July.
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    Thanks for the info guys, I am going to pick some...

    Thanks for the info guys, I am going to pick some up for my next model. If all goes well that will be a Nurgle Blight Drone.
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    Tamiya grey primer

    My hobby shop just got some in, anybody use this? is it as good as GW primer or better?
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    I had the same problem with a dreadnought weapon...

    I had the same problem with a dreadnought weapon from Forgeworld. the paint applied but it came off in flakes as soon as I touched it. I re sprayed it and then gave it a quick spray with some...
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    Love your work. The Star Wars/40k conversion has...

    Love your work. The Star Wars/40k conversion has always been on my mind, glad to see somebody do it.
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    The 00000 Dalon D77 brush by Daler-Rowney is...

    The 00000 Dalon D77 brush by Daler-Rowney is perfect for highlighting.
  51. Thread: Verlinden

    by droogie77
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    Verlinden

    http://www.verlindenonline.com/store/index.html

    This company makes some amazing stuff. Have any of you tried any of their products?
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    My lightbulb moments are. 1- Learning how to...

    My lightbulb moments are.

    1- Learning how to highlight properly
    2- using black ink for lining without ever messing up.
    3- Paying attention to every detail on the model
    4- Bases. In the past...
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    Absolutely amazing my friend. I am looking...

    Absolutely amazing my friend. I am looking forward to seeing the interior details you will come up with for the cockpit.
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    thanks for that link.

    thanks for that link.
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    Vallejo Crackle Medium.

    Anybody used it? just want to know if it actually works, thinking of getting some for a base I am working on.
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    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ss...

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=280323478028

    Is this a good wet pallet? might buy it.
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    I painted the Space Marine Veteran with a...

    I painted the Space Marine Veteran with a lightning claw. Did some light sculpting on him and made him into Blood Angel Calidus, Survivor of the Black Rage.
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    Dead Guardsmans Boots.

    I entered the painting competition at Games Workshop in Leicester today and got 1st place!I won the Dead Guardsmans Boots trophy and They are going to post a pic of it on their website. I dont have...
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    The scene from Clockwork Orange where Alex gives...

    The scene from Clockwork Orange where Alex gives his fellow Droogies an \"educational beating\" is one of my all time faves.
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    well what can I say? your skills are beyond...

    well what can I say? your skills are beyond amazing bro!
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    Look into buying the \"How To Paint Space...

    Look into buying the \"How To Paint Space Marines\" guide by Games Workshop. I also agree about the GW website. It is following in the same footsteps as White Dwarf. I used to love getting that...
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    Buy a cheap plastic pallette from an art store....

    Buy a cheap plastic pallette from an art store. This holds the paint a lot better as opposed to a flat surface and makes mixing easier. I also use a Vallejo bottle filled with water to mix the...
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    They are looking great. Cant wait to see them...

    They are looking great. Cant wait to see them painted
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    The Daler Rowney Aquafine brushes are great.

    The Daler Rowney Aquafine brushes are great.
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    The Vallejo Game colour silver is very bright .

    The Vallejo Game colour silver is very bright .
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    sorry, I just read that they wont send it outside...

    sorry, I just read that they wont send it outside the U.K.:no:
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    I found this on ebay, hope it helps. ...

    I found this on ebay, hope it helps.
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    If this gets painted as amazing as your Giant...

    If this gets painted as amazing as your Giant Killer then it will win any contest that it is entered into.
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    your work is blowing my mind away everytime you...

    your work is blowing my mind away everytime you post! The top of the banner pole would look good with a Tyranid trophy or just a simple Aquila design.
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    It looks great.

    It looks great.
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    Vallejo makes some of the best paints and the...

    Vallejo makes some of the best paints and the colour range is amazing. I recently purchased some empty bottles by Vallejo for mixing. I keep one filled with water, this really helps when diluting...
  72. Thread: MIG pigments

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    Apply the pigments after the model has been...

    Apply the pigments after the model has been sprayed with purity seal, dullcoat, etc.
  73. Thread: MIG pigments

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    I dont use a fixitive, I just drybrush them on....

    I dont use a fixitive, I just drybrush them on. It still gives a good realistic effect and unless the model is handled a lot they will stay on.
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    The bolter looks amazing! I cant wait to see this...

    The bolter looks amazing! I cant wait to see this when it is put together. What chapter will he be under?
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    Thanks for the info guys. I am going to order...

    Thanks for the info guys. I am going to order them from Dragonforge.
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    Guitar strings.

    If I use them for pipes on a space marine or a dreadnought, what size should I use? I about to order some.
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    This is going to look sick when it is finished

    This is going to look sick when it is finished
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    I am going to order some of that Pro Create putty...

    I am going to order some of that Pro Create putty and see how it is.
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    did you leave it for a about 45 mins. before...

    did you leave it for a about 45 mins. before using it? I had similar problems with it and leaving it to set for a while makes it easier to work with
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    Looks like he is saying\" Hey guys, look what I...

    Looks like he is saying\" Hey guys, look what I just found over here!\"
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    Dawn Of War 2

    Check out these 2 trailers, I could watch an entire movie of this!

    http://uk.pc.ign.com/dor/objects/14243516/warhammer-40000-dawn-of-war-ii/videos/DOW2_LEIPZIG2_081808.html

    ...
  82. Vallejo makes a nice selection of flesh tones.

    Vallejo makes a nice selection of flesh tones.
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    I like painting them with a verdigris look.

    I like painting them with a verdigris look.
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    what is juicing?

    what is juicing?
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    go to a hobby shop and see if they sell plastic...

    go to a hobby shop and see if they sell plastic or copper tubes. They come in many different sizes.
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    you could also try mixing those colours into pva...

    you could also try mixing those colours into pva glue, it might look thicker.
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    I didnt trust my sculpting skills until I gave it...

    I didnt trust my sculpting skills until I gave it a try. After a few tries you get the hang of it, just get a GW sculpting tool and some green stuff and give it a go. Keep the tool wet, this makes it...
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    Vallejo Varnish

    I love their paints, just want to know if the varnishes are just as good or better than the GW ones.
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    My Mum loves the work I do. I won a painting...

    My Mum loves the work I do. I won a painting competition at the GW Leicester store in the 40K category, she was more pleased and excited about it than I was. My younger Bro likes to check out my...
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    That is crazy work bro. The base looks insane and...

    That is crazy work bro. The base looks insane and the armour is amazing,very cool
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    Adrian Bay\'s Logan Grimnar model is amazing.

    Adrian Bay\'s
    Logan Grimnar model is amazing.
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    I paint mine and keep them in empty ice cream...

    I paint mine and keep them in empty ice cream tubs to protect them from dust( until I get my ass to Ikea and get a display cabinet) I like giving some away to my close friends because a couple of...
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    book - Horus Heresy series film - Goodfellas ...

    book - Horus Heresy series

    film - Goodfellas

    song - Curiosity Killed The Cat - Down To Earth
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    I just found a Vallejo Model Colour in my paints...

    I just found a Vallejo Model Colour in my paints called periscope blue. I am Going to mix in Royal blue for gradual highlights. I will let you all know how it goes, thanks for the tips everyone.
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    Vallejo game colour makes ghost grey, great for...

    Vallejo game colour makes ghost grey, great for highlighting
  96. Thread: Martial Arts

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    Try Jeet Kun Do, it is a great self defense...

    Try Jeet Kun Do, it is a great self defense course to study.
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    Crimson Fist\'s blue.

    Does anybody know a good paint mixture for the Crimson Fist blue armour? I use GW and Vallejo Model colour. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
  98. Thread: Mig Pigments

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    I just used mine on a desert base. I just brushed...

    I just used mine on a desert base. I just brushed the stuff directly onto the base and it came out great. Mig makes an applicator for the pigments and I was told that lighter fluid can be used for...
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    Milliput would be a good one to use, or you could...

    Milliput would be a good one to use, or you could try cutting some very thin plasticard into diamond shapes and overlapping them.
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    You could try using a picture frame, they are...

    You could try using a picture frame, they are perfect for diorama scenes
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    Not bad at all. It just needs some highlighting

    Not bad at all. It just needs some highlighting
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    Vallejo Model Colour paints are some of the best...

    Vallejo Model Colour paints are some of the best I have used. The range of colours they make is amazing
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    keep a paper towel on the desk and just dab the...

    keep a paper towel on the desk and just dab the brush a little after you load the paint on the brush. Try to keep paint from filling the entire brush, this will help the brush to last longer and...
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    Vallejo makes a good dead flesh in the game...

    Vallejo makes a good dead flesh in the game colour range.
  105. Thread: matt varnish

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    I had no idea it had been banned here, I got a...

    I had no idea it had been banned here, I got a can just before august so I got lucky. The re-formulated spray will start being shipped into the EU at the end of November( fingers crossed) I just hope...
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    You have got a great style Squig, looking forward...

    You have got a great style Squig, looking forward to seeing that Sniper when it is finished.
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    The Daler - Rowney Aquafine brush has been my...

    The Daler - Rowney Aquafine brush has been my choice lately. They last long and are perfect for doing any type of detail.
  108. Thread: matt varnish

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    I get mine on ebay. Testors Dullcoat is the best...

    I get mine on ebay. Testors Dullcoat is the best matt varnish, about £2 - £3 a can
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    I have not painted one yet, but I think the...

    I have not painted one yet, but I think the difference between The FW and GW is that the FW weapons are better detailed and a lot more original looking than the GW ones. The FW ones also look bigger...
  110. I used to live in NYC. There are quite a few...

    I used to live in NYC. There are quite a few places around the 5 boroughs that might have what you are looking for. Manhattan has about 5 shops, just google it.
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    When I paint I have a cup of clean water on the...

    When I paint I have a cup of clean water on the side for this. Use the round end on the bottom of a brush and just dip into the water. It will add a little drop each time.
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    Glad to help. Just paint the area in one go so it...

    Glad to help. Just paint the area in one go so it comes out even. Also, add a drop of water every know and then to your paint and give it a stir. This will \" wake up \" the paint and help it keep...
  113. Thread: MIG pigments

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    Will try that, thanks.

    Will try that, thanks.
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    Always paint each detail even if it is the same...

    Always paint each detail even if it is the same colour as your base coat. Use as many coats as it takes to evenly cover the black base coat with whatever colour you are using for each detail.
  115. Thread: MIG pigments

    by droogie77
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    Thanks for that info, I will buy the Mig fixitive...

    Thanks for that info, I will buy the Mig fixitive when I order the pigments.
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    One of the most original Tau I have ever seen,...

    One of the most original Tau I have ever seen, great work bro.
  117. nice work and congrats on the award.

    nice work and congrats on the award.
  118. Thread: shiny paints

    by droogie77
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    What colour are you using? To get rid of the...

    What colour are you using? To get rid of the shine use a GW matt varnish or spray it with Testors Dullcoat ( best way).
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    Make sure your paint is thinned down with some...

    Make sure your paint is thinned down with some water to a consistency similar to milk. If you want it to look good yu will have to apply at least 7 coats on a black basecoat. Also, wait a few minutes...
  120. Thread: MIG pigments

    by droogie77
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    MIG pigments

    After applying the pigments to a model, is it o.k. to use a spray varnish? I use Testors dullcoat on my models.
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