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    Not this fella, he is close to 60mm. Yep...

    Not this fella, he is close to 60mm. Yep Australian, live in the U.S these days though
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    Wombats Workbench. (I am Back)

    Hey all, back after a year away from life. Here is my first mini done as a part of the February paining pledge over on the infinity forums. Comments and criticism welcome.

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    Hey I live in savage and picked up a bunch of...

    Hey I live in savage and picked up a bunch of tecknes to paint, but wouldnt say no to playing.
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    Im not sold on the freehand on the back. To me it...

    Im not sold on the freehand on the back. To me it just looks a little odd that the pattern perfectly follows the creases on the cloth. Not that I could do better just something I noticed.

    Wombat
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    As someone who moved to the U.S on a fiance visa...

    As someone who moved to the U.S on a fiance visa 5 years ago, congrats. If you have any questions on the process from here shoot me a pm and I will help as much as I can.
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    Where did you get those plants from?

    Where did you get those plants from?
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    Thanks a lot all. Looking at james wappels work...

    Thanks a lot all. Looking at james wappels work it is defiantly down the path I want to tread, I think I need more prounced brush strokes to achieve what I want. Not sure the best way to do that,...
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    Trying to develop a new style.

    I feel like I want to change up my style and have been greatly impressed by the star wars clone wars animated series. For those unfamilar here is a sample:

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    While sculptural I...
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    Another thing you can do is paint something just...

    Another thing you can do is paint something just for her. Dont do this as a gift, at this point that would be bad, do it just becuase you were thinking of her. This will tie your time painting as a...
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    My wife and I like to just be around each other,...

    My wife and I like to just be around each other, my PC is in a corner of the living room, and while she watches housewives or some other show I game. We have a giant desk in the study where half is...
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    I agree I also like these guys: ...

    I agree I also like these guys:

    http://www.wargamesfactory.com/webstore/dreamforge-games
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    Congratulations. On a side note, WD 31 o.0 I have...

    Congratulations. On a side note, WD 31 o.0 I have issue 100 at home somewhere?
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    Ahh I know, just really want to do a scratch...

    Ahh I know, just really want to do a scratch build, that and I want to model the interior.
  14. WWPD have a blog ring, mainly flames but a lot of...

    WWPD have a blog ring, mainly flames but a lot of other stuff as well
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    1/56 panther demensions

    Anyone know where I could find technical drawings for a scratchbuild?
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    Looks great, please show us more.

    Looks great, please show us more.
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    My favourite 15mm painter chevallier de terre:...

    My favourite 15mm painter chevallier de terre:
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    The colors are just so smooth and well creamy. Saturated is the word im looking for it seems.
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    Getting that creamy look

    So when I look at some peoples work the paint just looks so creamy and rich, not washed out and dull like my paint jobs usually are. Any idea on how this look is done.
  19. Thread: Empire

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    I saw this but was put off by the lack of actual...

    I saw this but was put off by the lack of actual minis shown. Got any pictures of those? They look great as 3D models.
  20. Thread: Bervt WIP

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    Good start there.

    Good start there.
  21. Thread: Volch

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    Great sculpt but I find the above deeply...

    Great sculpt but I find the above deeply concerning. In bold is a Nationalistic quote from individuals associated with white supremacy, did you pull this out of the book or have I misinterpreted it?...
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    what kind of putty is that?

    what kind of putty is that?
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    Make it a rising sun and fade the ends of the...

    Make it a rising sun and fade the ends of the rays into the red:

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-FMAUqU1MB84/URJFOxTjXKI/AAAAAAAAALE/jPDa12toOvo/s1600/depositphotos_1973643-Japanese-rising-sun.jpeg
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    You cant leave us hanging like that, details

    You cant leave us hanging like that, details
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    My college offers interpersonal communication as...

    My college offers interpersonal communication as an online only course........
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    Just some more 2 cents, I assume you are...

    Just some more 2 cents, I assume you are providing minis to be painted by the collector? the problem with a ball joint moving is it will rub off all my paint work. If your just providing colored abs...
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    Wow allot of us technical types with such an...

    Wow allot of us technical types with such an artistic hobby. If only it was so easy to explain how creative what we do is.
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    Senior engineering student, both grade and age...

    Senior engineering student, both grade and age (relatively speaking) who somehow gets roped into multimillion dollar engineering work and funded research. Seems my hobby time has moved inversely...
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    If your small scale go for silicone molds and...

    If your small scale go for silicone molds and resin, cheap start but material can be costly. You can look to die injected plastic if you hit the volume levels. Your costs on quality control and...
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    Was it quick or did you need allot of layers?

    Was it quick or did you need allot of layers?
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    That's some nice cleanup, can you share your...

    That's some nice cleanup, can you share your method?
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    So just to clarify some points, you absolutely do...

    So just to clarify some points, you absolutely do need malware protection on Mac's these days. It used to be they were such a small segment of the market people wouldn't bother writing the malware...
  33. So I haven't done a kickstarter but I have been...

    So I haven't done a kickstarter but I have been involved in a product launch from an engineering point of view. It comes down to cost analysis, can you find one company to do all that at a...
  34. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    How did you do that leather texture, is it just...

    How did you do that leather texture, is it just striation that you pull of expertly?
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    Just beautiful. I love your transitions so...

    Just beautiful. I love your transitions so smooth and yet striking.
  36. Thread: Credits

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    All resolved, thanks for the great communication...

    All resolved, thanks for the great communication CMON. My only suggestion is making it easier to know where to find you next time.
  37. Go a little crazier on your high and low lights,...

    Go a little crazier on your high and low lights, try as an excerise taking them from black to white.
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    Did you rotate your mold as you poured? Looks...

    Did you rotate your mold as you poured? Looks like a huge airbuble formed in the hip, you need look at wargamessculptor post above for the solution.
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    25519 A WIP Of the marauders, pushed ahead on...

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    A WIP Of the marauders, pushed ahead on one to see how the composition was working
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    Dont mix NMM and trueMM it confuses the viewer to...

    Dont mix NMM and trueMM it confuses the viewer to whats metal and whats not.
  41. Thread: Credits

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    Credits

    Who do I talk to about credits. I purchased them and they aren't there, its been a few days.
  42. Not to shabby.

    Not to shabby.
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    Thanks so much puts it into perspective for me.

    Thanks so much puts it into perspective for me.
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    Put the Termies on ebay, update on marauders...

    Put the Termies on ebay, update on marauders coming soon.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/151224012693?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649
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    Grain is most likely a too thick undercoat. ...

    Grain is most likely a too thick undercoat. Remember an undercoat is really about something to stick too, not necessarily a nice flat color to work up from. I have found this true especially with...
  46. Great thanks for that.

    Great thanks for that.
  47. Hi, looks interesting but you mentioned laser cut...

    Hi, looks interesting but you mentioned laser cut HDF. Will you be cleaning off the scorching that occurs and must be cleaned prior to painting or is that going to be left to the consumer?
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    Looking great. It has made me look at these...

    Looking great. It has made me look at these models and they look really cool, a nice change from other companies sci fi ranges. Everyone keeps saying how small they are, just how small are they?
  49. This is the best thing I have ever heard. Those...

    This is the best thing I have ever heard. Those people who PM'd me to verbally abuse me when I said you'd be daft to buy GW stock because it was inflated HA, just HA. Seriously though GW can take...
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    Looks great. Was thinking that you need to add...

    Looks great. Was thinking that you need to add something to the base to break up the monotony a little more and something easy would be little worms crawling out of the cracks. It would suit the...
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    Loving those oranges so vibrant and dense.

    Loving those oranges so vibrant and dense.
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    Thanks, a little hot glue is all I use to hold...

    Thanks, a little hot glue is all I use to hold them in place, strong enough to resist all brush work but comes strait off with my hands. I do it to help AB, for these guys I did the skin tones on...
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    Next up some very cold marauders: 24734

    Next up some very cold marauders:

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  54. Thread: Chaos Chosen

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    Could you tell us what the experiment was? all I...

    Could you tell us what the experiment was? all I see is an amazing mini
  55. Ive been doing this in my master and have had...

    Ive been doing this in my master and have had nothing but problems, tried mixing out of cup, or using VMA and all the problems went away.
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    Ive used both and the model color likes to...

    Ive used both and the model color likes to separate and chalk way more then the model air.
  57. Pick up some Model Air, its designed to be shot...

    Pick up some Model Air, its designed to be shot directly with minimal thining so it will give you an idea of what a thinned AB paint looks like
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    Stupid question but you have your AB hooked up to...

    Stupid question but you have your AB hooked up to it when doing this? if not here is your problem, no pressure build up means there is a leak, pressure will only build up when it is a closed system.
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    Looks amazing, where do you get your casts done?

    Looks amazing, where do you get your casts done?
  60. An idea if you want to differentiate yours from...

    An idea if you want to differentiate yours from the tutorial your follwing might I suggest mixing a little red into each coat, cockroaches tend to have a red tinge anyway:
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    Looks amazing, only comment is that you should...

    Looks amazing, only comment is that you should take the shading/highlights further on the metals to make them pop as much as the rest of the mini. Looks great!
  62. Thread: Grey Knights

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    Grey Knights

    Getting slammed by bad photo's again but here are some termies:

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/348301
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    Finished the terminators, vote link: ...

    Finished the terminators, vote link:

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/348301

    Look for the tortured souls trapped in the marble.

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  64. Great piece of work. A little comedic and as an...

    Great piece of work. A little comedic and as an engineer I love it, there is a russian design maxim that says 'perfect is the enemy of just good enough'.
  65. I think its great people use 3d design, the...

    I think its great people use 3d design, the problem is that using 3d design still requires you to make protoypes and then corrections, and if you want to market it you really should paint up a...
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    Thanks all. Sadly there is no win, I had tried...

    Thanks all. Sadly there is no win, I had tried in past years to address the issue, the problem is my wife has a law firm with her dad, so if I chime up she gets screamed at work about it, then she...
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    Those flesh tones, I hate you. What model is...

    Those flesh tones, I hate you. What model is that.
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    Expat christmas blues

    Any other expats on this forum that gets the Christmas blues? I moved to the US to be with my wife and Minnesota has nothing in common with Australia, the really hard thing is my wife insists that...
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    Looks good, maybe its the photo but the paint is...

    Looks good, maybe its the photo but the paint is looking a little thick.
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    How far away from the mini are you shooting from?...

    How far away from the mini are you shooting from? could you show us an uncroped image to get an idea of how much you are zoomed in?
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    Looks great. It seems the Doctor has been...

    Looks great. It seems the Doctor has been involved in this time dilation.
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    There even metal, not the failcast crap. Great...

    There even metal, not the failcast crap. Great conversion work there cant wait to see em painted.
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    Thanks 10 ball, Yea I think that I did jump to...

    Thanks 10 ball, Yea I think that I did jump to soon, going to try something differenet on the next mini's.
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    I use this method, its quick and easy: ...

    I use this method, its quick and easy:

    http://youtu.be/67u3iA145_Q

    You can just use a brush to paint it on if you don't want to spray. Instead of patting like he does scrunch it for strong...
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    Great link there. If only they knew about zenith...

    Great link there. If only they knew about zenith highlighting :)

    EDIT: I stand corrected
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    Wombats Workbench

    Hi all, Here is a WIP so maybe I can actually finish something.

    First up some Grey Knights

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    A question, the camera added gold artifact on the brightest silver. I checked very closely...
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    How far do we let photoshopping go?

    So, im not calling anyone out here but.....
    I was looking through the top 50 artists for some TMM examples, and because i was looking very closely I noticed a small Photoshop artifact that showed...
  78. That is a great link but has me thinking, how do...

    That is a great link but has me thinking, how do you actually use blue in a red section? a glaze in the mid shadows?
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    Thanks Chrispy, the design I am working on would...

    Thanks Chrispy, the design I am working on would solve all those problems and at this stage its looking at around $1 an armature.
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    INtrest in low cost Armetures

    Hi guys,

    Working on a possible product consisting of low cost armatures. Some questions:

    1. How much detail are you looking for in an armature?
    2. What price per armature would you pay to...
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    For those that havent seen this commercial, I...

    For those that havent seen this commercial, I think of my hobby every time I see it:

    http://youtu.be/G9WpDp6DwQU

    It brings joy to me and go bugger yourself if you don't support something that...
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    That unfortunate, got some pics of the damage?

    That unfortunate, got some pics of the damage?
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    Thanks allot, I like the vision for the mini's...

    Thanks allot, I like the vision for the mini's and will defiantly be watching this grow.
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    Going forward I am just wondering about cost,$7...

    Going forward I am just wondering about cost,$7 for a 22mm miniature seems a little steep. While printing is fun for prototypes and small batch runs I would strongly suggest moving to resin casting...
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    Painting screaming faces

    Can anyone point me toward a guide on how to paint screaming faces typical in chaos space marine models. Something like the freehand faces on this:
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    Amazing work, what kind of putty do you use there?

    Amazing work, what kind of putty do you use there?
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    Welcome! first off rotating the pictures helps...

    Welcome! first off rotating the pictures helps allot :) . Technique wise the first thing you should start working on is brush control, this will come with practice but being able to put the paint...
  88. Looks great. For my own curiosity what software...

    Looks great. For my own curiosity what software package do you use to develop the models?
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    As someone who also sells what he paints for fun...

    As someone who also sells what he paints for fun I can tell you what the above guys said is absolutely true. If you try to paint whats popular but you arn't 'feeling' it you will soon have a nice...
  90. Didnt think much of that first post but WOW, that...

    Didnt think much of that first post but WOW, that second post is just amazing, its like my 16yr old sister in law's wardrobe.
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    Maybe some mandatory tutorial/instruction/FAQ on...

    Maybe some mandatory tutorial/instruction/FAQ on creating an account or uploading first pictures?
    Looks like a "cant submit untill" to me

    I can agree, but they wont get the score they want untill...
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    Except for a camera lens with a high depth of...

    Except for a camera lens with a high depth of field and the ability to adjust ISO, which most base level cameras and phones cant really do. The problem with the resolution is tricky, CMoN can do...
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    Not everyone can afford a high end camera and...

    Not everyone can afford a high end camera and lens kit with a lightbox. I can agree about the multiple posts thing but the other stuff is kinds eletists. Its CMoN, not only people with high end...
  94. Very Nice, care to share how you do the true...

    Very Nice, care to share how you do the true metallic gold?
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    whats your formula for the gold?

    whats your formula for the gold?
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    Thats the money, good work.

    Thats the money, good work.
  97. For me the lighting in the scene seems overly...

    For me the lighting in the scene seems overly disjointed. With no apparent light source in the scene itself I am looking for where the source is and i cant see it consitantly. To clarify, if we...
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    Not a problem, easiest image for me to use is...

    Not a problem, easiest image for me to use is yours:

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    What ive circled is color on a surface where it shouldn't be. Get a finer brush and really work to get all the surface of something...
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    Hi and welcome. First off, and mean this with...

    Hi and welcome. First off, and mean this with the best intentions, your quality is just at or lightly below tabletop standard. For me (heres the subjectivity) I am looking for basic highlights,...
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    I hate to agree with you, but yea it looks like...

    I hate to agree with you, but yea it looks like they are there and yours arn't because they are newer models.
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    Rather then paint things black I like to paint...

    Rather then paint things black I like to paint really dark colors. For example instead of black cloth I will often paint a dark brown cloth like this:...
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    So far im thinking some p3 for core colors, any...

    So far im thinking some p3 for core colors, any recommendations for metals?
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    Time for new paints

    Its come around for me. The paints I use often are almost all but gone and my old ones have dried up. So as I start to rebuild my paints again whats everyone's recommendations of whats good at the...
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    Hi, welcome. First step I can recommend is...

    Hi, welcome.

    First step I can recommend is take better photos. The worse thing about an online gallery is your score can only be as good as the photo shows the paintjob to be. Check the articles...
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    Nice stuff. A friendly note, if you keep using GW...

    Nice stuff. A friendly note, if you keep using GW minis in your pics, expect a cease and desist letter shortly. They dont let you use there mini's in any promotional material.
  106. Could a Simple way to avoid sniping be to hide...

    Could a Simple way to avoid sniping be to hide the score untill you have voted?
  107. On the off chance he comes back: Looking at...

    On the off chance he comes back:

    Looking at those the terminator genuinally looks better to me then the librarian. This is subjective of course but the simple neat style of the terminator is...
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    Im busy as hell but would love to join in, how...

    Im busy as hell but would love to join in, how quick you thinking of making each stage?
  109. A suggestion on the staff. Now if you paint the...

    A suggestion on the staff. Now if you paint the staff with a heavy wood grain it will look like a bent stick and not a bent pole, sticks are ussually bent and if you add a glowing elf ruin it is now...
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    I broke my closet mini painting and 'came out' so...

    I broke my closet mini painting and 'came out' so I could share this on facebook, just to powerful to leave in our little corner of the internet.
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    One thing that becomes necessary is to redo the...

    One thing that becomes necessary is to redo the highlights and lowlights a second time after you blend when doing small areas. I do i on 15mm faces so it can be done at a smaller scale. Take a...
  112. Looks like it could be really cool, cant wait to...

    Looks like it could be really cool, cant wait to see it realized
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    Wow very nice work there. Just wow.

    Wow very nice work there. Just wow.
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    Sorry I only gave you a 7. You painted it...

    Sorry I only gave you a 7. You painted it beautifully but failed to do simply prep work in filling the seems. Its not that I wanted to give you a 7, more I couldn't justify giving it a 9 given how...
  115. Thread: 3d printing

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    This is true, and the material will typically...

    This is true, and the material will typically cost you $25 a cubic inch, certantly not cheap.
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    For me it is this: when I vote I am immediately...

    For me it is this: when I vote I am immediately redirected to the next random picture, not the next picture in my search or anything like that. It adds considerable time as I know have to redo my...
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    Brake fluid does wonders and you have a few days...

    Brake fluid does wonders and you have a few days before it will soften resins/ plastics but be sure to test this for the specific plastic before you take my word for it.
  118. Too bad for them the color has been called that...

    Too bad for them the color has been called that since 1598, but cudos for them trying..........
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    Poll: Deathklok, slayer, metallica, megadeath, and some...

    Deathklok, slayer, metallica, megadeath, and some moody chello classical to break it up.
  120. See I see it as the opposite, I see a legacy...

    See I see it as the opposite, I see a legacy company (GW) going out of its way to fight anything that can be perceived as competition, not with a good product but with a legal argument, with the...
  121. Wow, really your going to down rate me because I...

    Wow, really your going to down rate me because I express an opinion different to yours? I think you can find a job with GW Legal, you seem to have the same sort of underhanded way of dealing with...
  122. First you never addressed my comment that GW does...

    First you never addressed my comment that GW does nothing to tighten security, or that by choosing to produce in china they opened themselves up. Second have you read a GW earning report latly, it...
  123. That's cute you think GW is needed for this...

    That's cute you think GW is needed for this hobby, it was around long before they showed up and will be long after they are gone, its like saying because there are cheap rollex around its the end of...
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    Can I ask if you have actually seen the 3d print,...

    Can I ask if you have actually seen the 3d print, what most people don't understand is unless you had the print done with one of the extremely expensive printers (100k+) it will have a spaghetti like...
  125. I cant wait till the Chinese knock offs start...

    I cant wait till the Chinese knock offs start hitting our shores and there will be nothing GW can do about it.
  126. Ahem to that, the good old days where there was a...

    Ahem to that, the good old days where there was a build your own terrain and table article and not a single GW product was sued, oh i mean used.
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    Any chance you remember the blend you use to do...

    Any chance you remember the blend you use to do the forest foliage on the chariot?
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    Not a fan of the weathering on the drop pod,...

    Not a fan of the weathering on the drop pod, would you go through reentry in something that rusted? otherwise a great job, especially on the razorback.
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    HA! way to funny.

    HA! way to funny.
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    When I fist looked I was like "meh" but then I...

    When I fist looked I was like "meh" but then I stared at it and I realized just how much subtle detail are in this. My only comment is the metallic don't seem to be quite up to the same standard as...
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    Painting Haiku

    Wiki here:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiku

    I lick my brushes
    An image within
    never completed

    So whats your miniature painting Haiku, doesn't have to be good, mine isn't, but give it a go.
  132. and now you will never get "you" time again.

    and now you will never get "you" time again.
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    Thanks guys, with regards to squads has anyone...

    Thanks guys, with regards to squads has anyone has success in breaking the squad up into smaller groups completed from start to finish. I feel like this would be slower but help break up monotony.
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    Staying motivated mid project

    So I have been doing some metacognition lately on my painting and the more I think about it seems the biggest block I have is keeping up motivation and finishing a project. Lets See:

    Initial...
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    So much atmosphere, i am just waiting for the...

    So much atmosphere, i am just waiting for the lightning bolt as the storm opens up.
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    The thing people don't realize is yes printer...

    The thing people don't realize is yes printer costs are coming down, but the printer was never the expensive part even when it shot out ink. The material, if you buy it bulk as I do at the school im...
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    Thanks for all the advice guys.

    Thanks for all the advice guys.
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    Master airbrushes

    Looking to get my first airbrush and wondering if anyone has tried these:...
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    Thats really to short a drying time, although it...

    Thats really to short a drying time, although it depends on pigment I like at least 3 days at 70F and up to a week for some of the other colors, thats just the nature of the beast.

    To the Op,...
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    Hey, Eionon guided me when I started with oils so...

    Hey, Eionon guided me when I started with oils so let me share some things I have learn't over my past year of use:

    1: Oils are such a different kettle of fish compared to acrylics, and often how...
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    AndyG hit it on the head, this is normal for...

    AndyG hit it on the head, this is normal for there primer and though you can try for better results save yourself and take my word that I have tried to get it to work and it just doesnt. Humbrol or...
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    Thanks for the replies guys, never even knew...

    Thanks for the replies guys, never even knew about conditioning the clay. Already seeing better results ty.
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    Super sculpey

    Super sculpey
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    Sculpting Questions

    So I am trying my hand at sculpting for the first time and am running into problems. First question: How do you get the putty on the armature? I try big pieces wrapped around and the wire just...
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    You do the most amazing contrast with the skin...

    You do the most amazing contrast with the skin tones, I love it.
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    How did you achieve the texture?

    How did you achieve the texture?
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    Lets start by saying that your work is...

    Lets start by saying that your work is technically sound, and you have all the basics sorted out. What follows is my personal opinion only, as all art is subjective take it as it is.

    1. This...
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    Ive been using oils for about 6 months now and...

    Ive been using oils for about 6 months now and will tell you this: If you are using them like acryllics or enamels you are doing it wrong. There are allot of special techniques that are exclusive...
  149. Thread: Masking Agent

    by Wombat85
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    Masking Agent

    Does anyone know of an easily available in the U.S masking fluid for use with aerosols and airbrush.
  150. Thread: non GW paints

    by Wombat85
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    If you really want to go crazy give oils a try. ...

    If you really want to go crazy give oils a try. Cleaning is a little hassle and the techniques a little different but your transitions will improve overnight, and they are cheap, as one tube will...
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    Really nice looking, great work on the osl, don't...

    Really nice looking, great work on the osl, don't listen to the little fanboys, they will grow up someday.
  152. Thread: fast attack

    by Wombat85
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    Can you explain how you attach the griffin so it...

    Can you explain how you attach the griffin so it stay like that, also how do you stop the model from falling over?
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    Brake fluid wont strip resin, and is relatively...

    Brake fluid wont strip resin, and is relatively cheap as it is reusable.
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    Ok so how thin do I want to be thinning oil...

    Ok so how thin do I want to be thinning oil paints for normal work. Like milk as for acryllics? or some other consistancy.
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    What thinner do you recommend, I understand that...

    What thinner do you recommend, I understand that all the different thinning oils have different properties, what works best for minis?
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    Ok so color selection: I'm looking for a...

    Ok so color selection:

    I'm looking for a general use white, general use black, a mid tone grey (I use grey allot so this would be better then just mixing B and W), a red, a yellow (for NMM...
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    Wow thanks for the reply's. The scale im wanting...

    Wow thanks for the reply's. The scale im wanting to start with is the 28mm area, in particular War-machine minis have caught my fancy lately. Could you go into more detail on not rinsing your...
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    Getting started with oils

    So I am interested in giving miniature painting using oils a try. Having never used oils on any medium I am looking forward to the challenge. Does anyone know any good resources for learning to...
  159. Thread: WW1 Tommy

    by Wombat85
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    I agree on the face look at this picture: ...

    I agree on the face look at this picture:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlscotland/3011972235/lightbox/

    See how deap the shadows are, especially under the eyes.
  160. I was merely stating that you did the post...

    I was merely stating that you did the post production work, not that you are lying, i'm not being malicious or anything of the sort, just stating that your Photoshop (read: not painting) work is why...
  161. Be that as it may, not cleaning a model properly...

    Be that as it may, not cleaning a model properly is an aspect of painting miniatures, other people get marked down for mold lines why shouldn't this mini? other 8s spend hours prepping the model to...
  162. While it is a nice mini i don't think it is worth...

    While it is a nice mini i don't think it is worth an 8, certainly not a 1 though. Photoshopping mold lines to boost your score is a big no-no in my opinion, if you forgot it suck up the score...
  163. Thread: Brush Curling

    by Wombat85
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    Synthetic curled, happened a week after I got it.

    Synthetic curled, happened a week after I got it.
  164. Are the roofs removable?

    Are the roofs removable?
  165. Thread: Brush Curling

    by Wombat85
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    Brush Curling

    Is there any way to fix this once it has happened?
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    Ahh the evil labor movement, those horrible folks...

    Ahh the evil labor movement, those horrible folks who gave us all the weekend. (end sarcasm).
  167. So I stripped the mini, the undercoat had gone on...

    So I stripped the mini, the undercoat had gone on a bit thick but I was hoping it wasnt noticable, guess it was. Wasnt very happy with the way the mini was turning out anyway, thanks for the input...
  168. Grand Exmplar Kreoss- Feedback needed on Metallics.

    Can I get some feedback on the gold here, sorry for the substandard picture just wont some feedback on color choice for the gold.

    5520
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    Obviously you have to suit for the customer but I...

    Obviously you have to suit for the customer but I think you could take the contrast on the white rims a little further.
  170. OK eionion this is very complex so I will...

    OK eionion this is very complex so I will simplify it as much as possible. I am not a patent attorney! nor any kind of attorney, I am however an inventor who has been involved with patents. What...
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    looks good to me. Like you said just need to add...

    looks good to me. Like you said just need to add some hyper details like boils ect. one thing I have always thought would look cool is to sculpt flies onto the skin.
  172. One final thing is whoever you hire you are...

    One final thing is whoever you hire you are REQUIRED to disclose any legal issues with anything you want them to paint as once there name goes on it they can also become entangled in any legal action.
  173. I agree with you entirely. That aside I was...

    I agree with you entirely. That aside I was talking things over with my wifes frend, who is a pattent attourney here in the states points out that although with art and in paricularly sculptuers...
  174. Can I just add that one thing your company will...

    Can I just add that one thing your company will need to make sure of in particular is that your painter uses a unique pallet for the miniatures. You are so borderline on copyright that if you then...
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    It is better but still seems kinda rough. The...

    It is better but still seems kinda rough. The highlights on the green cloak are no where near as smooth as those on the blade.
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    Just to be different, there really can be a big...

    Just to be different, there really can be a big difference. I was a krylon guy for years then on a whim I picked up some tamiya primer and let me tell you the difference in the quality of the...
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    certainly looks like it

    certainly looks like it
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    God I hope your joking, I would rather buy enron...

    God I hope your joking, I would rather buy enron then GW at this point, at least I know how far enron can fall (for the uneducated: not much futher).
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    One big issue I think you have overlooked Chern...

    One big issue I think you have overlooked Chern is player base fatigue. Quite simply GW is notorious for making gamers absolutely hate there product, having grabbed them at a young age they then...
  180. Thread: What Primer?

    by Wombat85
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    I used to use the cheap stuff then on a whim I...

    I used to use the cheap stuff then on a whim I brought a can of testers Grey primer and have never looked back, the stuff is amazing.
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    As a side note I hope those offended don't check...

    As a side note I hope those offended don't check out Santa and Sophie a little down the page.
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    12 pages of proof that this is art. Like it or...

    12 pages of proof that this is art. Like it or loath it expressing oneself through art is one of the great freedoms we can enjoy. Like all art you see in it what you want to see, dont like the...
  183. A beginner to intermediate FAQ would be nice,...

    A beginner to intermediate FAQ would be nice, stuff like:

    I thin my paint and then it runs all over the mini into places I don't want it
    you need to use some paper towel to remove excess paint.
    ...
  184. Thread: Good podcasts

    by Wombat85
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    Good podcasts

    Anyone know of any good painting/ modeling podcast worth subscribing to. Please dont recommend any GW based once like podhammer, I hate those idiots!
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    Lens selection

    Wife and I are looking to buy our first SLR as a chrissy pressy, what am I looking for in lenses for miniature photography. Cheers.
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    Look at the Left leg, there is a very thin black...

    Look at the Left leg, there is a very thin black line outlining it over the background in all shots, If you look at the close up in the op post you can see that there is a black outline around the...
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    Varnish choices

    So I have just immigrated to the usa and Im wondering if anyone can recommend some brands of varnish to use. Preferably available from Michaels but if not then let me know where I can find it. ...
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    Just to clarify the reason is that due to...

    Just to clarify the reason is that due to Copyright laws LOTR and warhammer figures cannot be mixed in anyway, the rule applies for GD as well. Quite simply no warhammer figure or part can be used...
  189. Its sad to hear how someone so young can get...

    Its sad to hear how someone so young can get treated this way. Unfortunately in my line of work (bouncer) I see this sort of thing far to often. Now I\'m not \'hard\' I know hard people and the...
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    Ty for that DBlood I have always had trouble...

    Ty for that DBlood I have always had trouble getting they first lot of clay to stick to the armature looking forward to seeing another update on this.
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    Just wanted to add that I played when the game...

    Just wanted to add that I played when the game first came out left for the same reasons as stated above and have now gone back and I love it. They have added allot of endgame PvE content that...
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    Can you go over how you actually build up the...

    Can you go over how you actually build up the fimo on the armature. I know it might sound silly but I always have problems with this stage of sculpting, what I mean is do you wrap a piece around the...
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    Ok as a history major, I feel the need to address...

    Ok as a history major, I feel the need to address some historical facts here. First, despite popular belief the atomic bomb was not what made the japs surrender. You must remember that more people...
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    Sculpting hands

    Ok so im working on my first complete miniature but I cant for the life of me figure out how to sculpt good hands, anyone care to share how they do it?
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    Ok i\'m not sure if this will cause problems so...

    Ok i\'m not sure if this will cause problems so mods edit if necessary. Check this link with regards to its similarity to gw dwarf:

    http://warhammerinfo.com/img/art-ironbreaker03.jpg

    This is...
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    Heres one of me and the missus on the great ocean...

    Heres one of me and the missus on the great ocean road in Victoria Aus

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_hITu9p01JK4/SK6TRySOAII/AAAAAAAAAE8/HwVZV6M_UUY/S220/DSC01065.JPG
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    for guides on making molds/casting try here:...

    for guides on making molds/casting try here:
    http://aldax.com.au/mould_making_tech_tips.htm#money

    As for a vibrating table, use a dryer, just sit ur mold, etc on top and turn it on use a...
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    For me same as everyone else plenty of...

    For me same as everyone else plenty of commissions, Ebay wise GW has dried up but FOW is starting to boom and there still arn\'t many people out there painting 15mm historical so its up and up for me.
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    Well for me its there marketing policy. They...

    Well for me its there marketing policy. They dont re-write the rules every 4 years to try and get game balance or release new codexs for balance, its a marketing strategy. If they change the game...
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    Dragonsreach is right, in here you a preaching to...

    Dragonsreach is right, in here you a preaching to the choir, and until the behemoth that is GW collapses, or more of the teenage fanboys grow up and realize the marketing strategies that GW employ...
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