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    I didn\'t read the whole thread yet, so I don\'t...

    I didn\'t read the whole thread yet, so I don\'t know if anyone else has commented on the eyes you\'ve been doing lately. Really, really great work. Not just the pupil and iris, either. The whole...
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    Crackin\' job! You\'ve a really distinctive...

    Crackin\' job!

    You\'ve a really distinctive style. I always enjoy seeing your work.
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    Dang, girl! I\'m pretty sure this is my...

    Dang, girl!

    I\'m pretty sure this is my favorite piece that you\'ve done. I haven\'t seen cloth or skin like that in your other works. Damn fine work.

    Love it! Voted!
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    Wow... sick. The Fleur de lys on the bottom of...

    Wow... sick.

    The Fleur de lys on the bottom of the skirt and the base are amazing. The purity on the curl of that sash she\'s mounted on is jaw-dropping.
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    Brilliant! No excuses for anyone in our gaming...

    Brilliant!

    No excuses for anyone in our gaming group not to have a representative mini for campaigns. =P
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    Clean... nice palette. People already...

    Clean... nice palette.

    People already mentioned pushing the contrast a bit. There are a couple other things I\'d suggest.

    The metals seem pretty flat. Looks like a black wash over Bolt Gun with...
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    Stunning! Great work, Keith. What a daunting...

    Stunning!

    Great work, Keith. What a daunting project.

    Voted: 10!
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    Brilliant! Your lighting effects are truly...

    Brilliant!

    Your lighting effects are truly inspirational, Shawn.

    Thank you for sharing your work! =)
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    Been trying to think what to say about this post...

    Been trying to think what to say about this post all day. I still don\'t have it.

    I\'m so sorry to hear that your Mother\'s in a bad way. I\'m at the point in my life (pushing 40) where my...
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    It\'s a thick, sticky paint. That said, it...

    It\'s a thick, sticky paint. That said, it usually finds it\'s way onto every mini I paint.

    I do find that I need to add water to the pot every couple weeks. I go through Bleached Bone and Skull...
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    Like Ritual mentioned... I usually do this to...

    Like Ritual mentioned... I usually do this to myself when I brush stroke over a layer of paint that hasn\'t yet dried.
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    The dog is definitely my favorite part of the...

    The dog is definitely my favorite part of the piece. The whole thing is impressive though.

    So smooth... wow.
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    Beautiful, Kevin. I also really like the way...

    Beautiful, Kevin.

    I also really like the way you\'ve put the photos all together. I need to try that with my photos. You\'ve really shown of a superb model very, very well.

    How much did you mod...
  14. Hey, thanks for the comments gang. The SM pose...

    Hey, thanks for the comments gang.

    The SM pose was really tough. If I had it to do all over again, I think I would have switched them around and lowered the orc down. Maybe as much as a half inch....
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    Great thread. Love this place. Probably...

    Great thread.

    Love this place. Probably wouldn\'t be painting anymore without the support, advice and encouragement that I get from the CMON crowd.
  16. Still have a couple more shots that need cropping...

    Still have a couple more shots that need cropping before posting. There\'s a new one in the original post that shows the Space Marine much, much better.
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    Yeah... sweet job on that cape. I\'m not sure...

    Yeah... sweet job on that cape.

    I\'m not sure about the blue swirls on the shield. They\'re such a small accent but the introduction of the color really grabs your eye. Lovely paint work though...
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    Thing of Beauty!

    Thing
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  19. Updated! New Pics: Space Marine vs Orc Warboss Duel - GD Baltimore 09

    This is my entry for this year\'s Games Day in Baltimore and my first demon.

    I\'m amazingly stoked to have taken the bronze demon in diorama but there is so much I need to figure out and...
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    Was a pleasure to see these in real life. This...

    Was a pleasure to see these in real life. This was a tough category, too. Huge grats on the gold!

    Voted.
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    Stunning piece. This is probably always the...

    Stunning piece.

    This is probably always the case, but the photos don\'t do your avatar justice. The contrast doesn\'t quite come through and you can\'t really see the incredibly fine brush detail...
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    Looks sharp! I hope you had a chance to talk...

    Looks sharp!

    I hope you had a chance to talk to some of the judges after the comp. I know my conversations with them after last year\'s GD contributed tons toward my entry and performance this...
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    This unit was staggering to see in person. Simply...

    This unit was staggering to see in person. Simply amazing work.

    There were a lot of unbelieveable minis this year. I\'m SO glad I went. Even if just to see everyone pull out all the stops. And......
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    Games Day this year was a blast. Feels awesome to...

    Games Day this year was a blast. Feels awesome to have won a demon of my own, too!

    It was actually the diorama of the orc fighting the space marine that was mine. That troll was fantastic, tho.
    ...
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    Wow... I\'m not much of a SM fan, but you...

    Wow...

    I\'m not much of a SM fan, but you better be charging this guy a couple grand.

    Fantastic stuff! Does your client intend to actually play with them?
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    Looking at her hands, you can see how tiny this...

    Looking at her hands, you can see how tiny this piece must really be.

    Great work as always, Ritual. I love your work and second the request for a close up of the face. I\'m guessing it deserves to...
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    Been waiting to see this one finished. The green...

    Been waiting to see this one finished. The green was fantastically impressive. I like the finished effect!

    I was expecting something more infected/diseased looking for those swollen growths on his...
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    Just got into VA. Getting my son settled at my...

    Just got into VA. Getting my son settled at my sister\'s place. =)

    Really looking forward to seeing everyone on Saturday. I managed to finish my entry (one... not the four I had planned) and I\'m...
  29. The thought of someone doing that to my son makes...

    The thought of someone doing that to my son makes me sick to my stomach.
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    Yawp! He\'ll be there. We\'ll probably skip...

    Yawp! He\'ll be there.

    We\'ll probably skip out midday for a couple hours and then come back for the wrap up.
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    Ack! Double post...

    Ack! Double post...
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    You gotta be there for the WAAAGH! rush at the...

    You gotta be there for the WAAAGH! rush at the beginning, Steve!?! That\'s half the fun. =)

    I\'m still trying to hammer out my schedule. I\'m really hoping to be able to go out after the show....
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    I got bounces too, but it looks like my files...

    I got bounces too, but it looks like my files went through to the fotogirl address.

    Would appreciate a confirmation of some kind. Hopefully everything went to plan!
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    Borg? You mind/prefer if the files are zipped?

    Borg?

    You mind/prefer if the files are zipped?
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    I just booked my flight, too. I was hoping to...

    I just booked my flight, too.

    I was hoping to have three or four entries but (like most people, it seems) I think I\'ll be lucky to finish one. It\'ll be much better than my rush job last year,...
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    I always love seeing your stuff. Have a huge soft...

    I always love seeing your stuff. Have a huge soft spot for space orcs...

    Really, really well done.
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    Looks sharp. I like the metallics on the shield...

    Looks sharp. I like the metallics on the shield most.
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    Grats on the win! =)

    Grats on the win! =)
  39. It\'s nice, but I\'m sure the Forge World one...

    It\'s nice, but I\'m sure the Forge World one will be cooler.
  40. Thread: Blending

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    I think it is good advice to shade down with...

    I think it is good advice to shade down with browns. You can add some purple glazes to the deepest shadows once you are done.
  41. Thread: Aleman 1940

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    Brilliant!

    Brilliant!
  42. Yah. I love my dremel. It saves time, sure. More...

    Yah. I love my dremel. It saves time, sure. More than that, though... my pin vices always seem to have unfinished minis pinned into the ends. =P

    And, yah. Pin everything. If it\'s too small to...
  43. Thread: Aleman 1940

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    I\'m not much of a historical mini buff but...

    I\'m not much of a historical mini buff but personally, I love the sculpts and style.

    It makes me think of Asterix & Obelix comics.

    Come to think of it... those characters would make a really...
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    Not sure you pulled off \'simple\'. You nailed...

    Not sure you pulled off \'simple\'. You nailed \'eye-catching\', though! =)
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    That\'s pretty much how I do it, too. For...

    That\'s pretty much how I do it, too.

    For tabletop minis (the majority of the stuff I paint) I pick 3-5 pots of paint and that\'s pretty much all the minis get. I might add in an extra color or...
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    Happy BDay, Baz!

    Happy BDay, Baz!
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    OMG! ...

    OMG!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rw8gE3lnpLQ&feature=related

    teehee...
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    How cool must that job be? I wonder if the...

    How cool must that job be?

    I wonder if the Onion is taking job apps...
  49. Thread: funny vid

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    The clorox and break fluid one is a goody. =P

    The clorox and break fluid one is a goody. =P
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    Awesome! Thanks, guys. I got some good responses...

    Awesome! Thanks, guys. I got some good responses in the painting forum, too. Sounds like Crimson Fists and Black Templars are the most commonly mentioned. Just about every chapter seems to have some...
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    Wow! So it sounds like there are a bunch of...

    Wow!

    So it sounds like there are a bunch of options. I\'ll take a look at a couple of these factions and see which one will work best stylistically. Sounds like just about everyone has had a...
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    Blast! I was hoping for anything other than...

    Blast!

    I was hoping for anything other than Ultra Marines or the Wolf guys. I thought maybe it would be someone a little less common.
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    SM vs Orcs question

    This is kinduva game fluff question for you 40k guys out there, but it will actually effect some painting decisions for a project I\'m working on. I asked in the painting forum but this might be a...
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    SM vs Orcs question

    This is kinduva game fluff question for you 40k guys out there, but it will actually effect some painting decisions for a project I\'m working on.

    Can anyone tell me which SM chapter has the most...
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    Pimp away proudly, Shawn. =) In fact... let me...

    Pimp away proudly, Shawn. =)

    In fact... let me help. I bought some of your muzzle flashes last night. Can\'t wait to get them in!

    More on target:
    Hirst Arts has a grave mold. Could come up...
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    I thought it was 27-23, Steelers. /puzzled

    I thought it was 27-23, Steelers. /puzzled
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    I LOVE this sculpt. Mine\'s sitting unassembled...

    I LOVE this sculpt. Mine\'s sitting unassembled in the blister still. Just waiting for that mythical time when I have no painting deadlines looming.

    Top notch job on a wonderful sculpt. I have a...
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    Given that I\'m Alaskan, I just crack the window...

    Given that I\'m Alaskan, I just crack the window and yell \"Oh look! Russia!\"
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    I don\'t much care for most of their stuff and I...

    I don\'t much care for most of their stuff and I can\'t remember the last time I saw a music video. However, that was an awesome idea for a video.
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    The photography looks great, GP.

    The photography looks great, GP.
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    My favorite scene in that movie is at his...

    My favorite scene in that movie is at his father\'s funeral when the young Murron gives him a flower. The exchange is really how adults should regard each other. Sappy, sure... but touching.
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    Hmm... how come we don\'t have a CMoN vent...

    Hmm... how come we don\'t have a CMoN vent server? Could be fun to chat while painting. It\'d give my Firefly and LoTR DVDs a well deserved break.
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    I\'m just hoping that my rank doesn\'t re-take my...

    I\'m just hoping that my rank doesn\'t re-take my post count! =S

    I\'d prefer that to be a one way trend.

    @Shawn: I Google imaged my # and got a bunch of planes and pistols. Not sure what that...
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    Happy Birthday, DaN! =)

    Happy Birthday, DaN! =)
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    You could just pull their arms off. Kinda like...

    You could just pull their arms off. Kinda like wings with flies. I think the psyche profile stays the same.
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    Ok... THAT sucks! As an employer, I can say...

    Ok... THAT sucks!

    As an employer, I can say that your company\'s management is probably having their worst imaginable days as well. Still doesn\'t make your situation suck any less.

    Employee...
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    Doogie Houser was high school era for me. I just...

    Doogie Houser was high school era for me. I just never watched it.

    The guild is pretty funny. \'Specially if you have any experience with an MMO. WoW in particular.

    Link to the first one on...
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    Well, huh...

    My post count just passed my painter ranking.

    That\'s gotta be some kind of milestone in the life of a CMoN painter, eh?
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    The lines I drool over most are probably Enigma...

    The lines I drool over most are probably Enigma and Helldorado.

    I also love the larger scale stuff from Andrea. I really hope to try some of those at some point.

    I\'m still thoroughly smitten...
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    Loved these. The music is clever, of course. I...

    Loved these. The music is clever, of course. I mean... it\'s Joss Whedon. It\'s also surprisingly well done.

    I\'d never really seen NPH in anything before. I\'m a fan.

    Did anyone see The Guild?...
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    Beautifully done. Simple but sharp battle damage....

    Beautifully done. Simple but sharp battle damage.

    Love it... and I really don\'t much care for marines, usually.

    I think the face sells me on the mini. Top notch.
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    Yawp! That\'s one gnarly-lookin\' chaos shin....

    Yawp! That\'s one gnarly-lookin\' chaos shin. Very cool idea and you pulled it off wonderfully. Looking forward to seeing him (it?) painted.
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    Mine\'s gotta be Miller\'s Crossing. The scene...

    Mine\'s gotta be Miller\'s Crossing. The scene when Albert Finney foils an assassination attempt by Johnny Casper to the tune Ol\' Danny Boy.

    MAGIC!
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    I agree, the tentacles are very cool. However, I...

    I agree, the tentacles are very cool. However, I want to see what\'s going on with his right (our left) knee!

    Are those little gems glinting there?
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    What article are you refering to? Links man. Give...

    What article are you refering to? Links man. Give us links! =)

    @ PrawnPower: Are you using Smoke to get the gloss on the lower part of the base? The gloss near the bottom is subtle but really nice.
  76. Thread: FireDragons

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    Sharp and clean. The little touch of green worked...

    Sharp and clean. The little touch of green worked into each unit is a nice accent.

    Normally, I would expect and perhaps even suggest a little in the way of bright white highlights. The muted look...
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    Very cool. I dig that the bottoms of the feet...

    Very cool.

    I dig that the bottoms of the feet are pale. Very nice touch.
  78. Thread: Rastaman

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    Stop touching Liz\'s mop boy!

    Stop touching Liz\'s mop boy!
  79. Thread: Rust

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    I think this is the way to go if you truly do...

    I think this is the way to go if you truly do want to do rust effects quickly.

    Paint your metallics (either true metallics or NMM) and then stipple colors. The paints DR suggested are perfect. If...
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    I think you\'ve got the best suggestions you...

    I think you\'ve got the best suggestions you could hope for already. I would just echo:

    1) Try for an uneven teardrop kinda shape
    2) bring the highlights up and high crests of the waves/ripples...
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    Heh... simultaneous post. =) Keep at the gym...

    Heh... simultaneous post. =)

    Keep at the gym too, Matt. I\'m a rock climbing nut (now that I can\'t surf anymore /cry ). My mantra is: Alcohol is a gateway drug to staying up late. Staying up late...
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    Good for you Beelzebrush. I\'m not much one for...

    Good for you Beelzebrush. I\'m not much one for resolutions but if the new year motivated you to make that commitment, I\'m all for it.

    Stick with in, bud. You are doing yourself and everyone who...
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    That mini by Franciuus is astounding. Yeah,...

    That mini by Franciuus is astounding.

    Yeah, wow...
  84. Thread: Too Old!

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    Damn straight! Same goes for dice if you also...

    Damn straight!

    Same goes for dice if you also enjoy tabletop/roleplay games with your minis.

    Granded, those of us in my gaming group with kids and grandkids do need to call it a night a little...
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    qft

    qft
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    I bumped into the tower with the removable top a...

    I bumped into the tower with the removable top a while back. Very impressive and I voted it up. I hadn\'t seen their other stuff, though. Thanks for the links.

    Wow! I didn\'t realize that they...
  87. Thread: New pres!

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    Love him or hate him, he\'s our for the next...

    Love him or hate him, he\'s our for the next four-eight years. I wish the man wisdom, patience, and as good luck as the fates can manage.

    PS: Supervike... that Cheney pic nearly made me spray...
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    Morning? Who gets up in the morning?!?

    Morning? Who gets up in the morning?!?
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    I generally avoid horror. There is absolutely NO...

    I generally avoid horror. There is absolutely NO place in my life for the stuff that romanticizes the most base sides of human potential. Torture Porn. I like that description. Although, it may do a...
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    Word were not made for situations like this. ...

    Word were not made for situations like this.

    My two year old is my entire world. I am in tears for this little girl\'s family and all who loved her.

    Prayers and heartbroken condolences,
    ...
  91. I preferred the old pots with the white lids....

    I preferred the old pots with the white lids. Would be nice to have access to some.

    I bought some dropper bottles to try them out but don\'t much care for them. I get a crust around the tip and...
  92. Thread: dark shaman

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    ... and unsettling.

    ... and unsettling.
  93. Sad news. =\\

    Sad news. =\\
  94. Menoth is pleased... Better be careful, Jah....

    Menoth is pleased...

    Better be careful, Jah. Someone might try to recruit you to paint professionally! =)

    Spankin\' work.
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    Cool highlighting effect on the lacquered part of...

    Cool highlighting effect on the lacquered part of the armor plates. I like the jagged reflections. They really work well with the overall \'feel\' of the mini.

    Voted.
  96. Thread: dark shaman

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    Spectacular lighting! I LOVE the double...

    Spectacular lighting!

    I LOVE the double highlight on the black pearls.
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    Yup... that\'s the way to do it. I like the...

    Yup... that\'s the way to do it.

    I like the gem method for goggle-type glasses and the SENMM way for glasses and sunglasses.
  98. Thread: The Crow

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    I love that mini. =)

    I love that mini. =)
  99. Striking! I\'d love to see a pic of the scales...

    Striking!

    I\'d love to see a pic of the scales underneath the chest and tail. Great colors, too.
  100. Thanks for the tip, Einion. Just ordered my...

    Thanks for the tip, Einion.

    Just ordered my first Raphael brush. Three, actually! =)
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    The contrast on the skin looks wonderful. You...

    The contrast on the skin looks wonderful. You might consider working some purple or a dark red color into some of the shadows. I\'ve found that gives a lot of life to greenskins.

    Very clean. Voted!
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    My favorite parts are the damage on the legs and...

    My favorite parts are the damage on the legs and the corrosion streaming down the base.

    Very dark and dramatic!
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    Wow. Your girl at the time had an impressive set...

    Wow. Your girl at the time had an impressive set of... weapons at her disposal! lol

    Great work for \'05. It\'s cool to see the leaps of improvement since \'01 as you post year to year.

    Keep...
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    Hey, thanks guys! =) I really like the way the...

    Hey, thanks guys! =)

    I really like the way the white turned out. I was not very happy with how the first warjack turned out. This is much closer to what I saw in my head.

    I\'m not, however,...
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    Thanks! Yah... PoM is a blast to play, in...

    Thanks!

    Yah... PoM is a blast to play, in general. Right now I\'m seriously suffering from buying pewter faster than I can paint it but who knows? Maybe someday I\'ll be able to slap down a force...
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    I posted in the other tread, but great work...

    I posted in the other tread, but great work Shawn. Your mind is a strange and wonderful playland full of gears, coal-fired furnaces and mushrooms. =)

    I\'d love to see a pic of this guy next to a...
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    Wish I loosened up like that. /grumble I also...

    Wish I loosened up like that. /grumble

    I also like the eyes. They really look very alive.

    I read a magazine a while back that had an article on painting eyes using double highlights. An upper...
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    I really like these guys! It\'s a fantastic...

    I really like these guys!

    It\'s a fantastic idea and I think you pulled it off wonderfully.

    As for the scales being backward... just say that they are designed to drop in from orbit. If the...
  109. You know, of course, that Suki is going to stick...

    You know, of course, that Suki is going to stick those wings onto some crazy goblin death glider...

    Brilliant, Shawn!
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    That\'s awesome. Very cool project and it turned...

    That\'s awesome. Very cool project and it turned out great. =)
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    Nice clean job. I\'m a big fan of orcs and love...

    Nice clean job. I\'m a big fan of orcs and love the colors. The red ones go faster. =)

    Only thing I\'m not sure of is the blue on the pipes. It seems a little mismatched with the rest of the...
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    Thanks for both the pics and the comments! ...

    Thanks for both the pics and the comments!

    @Jah: That battle group looks stunning but I especially like the way the TFG look with that primary red. I don\'t know if you play Warmachine, but I bet...
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    That\'s really impressive. So smooth and I love...

    That\'s really impressive. So smooth and I love the little stars.

    Voted...
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    Protectorate of Menoth Revenger Warjack

    I think I\'ve dialed in the color scheme for these guys. I pushed the contrast down a bit on the shadows and all the way up to white on the highlights. I like the black and white feel more than the...
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    Grats on landing a very sweet gig. What a...

    Grats on landing a very sweet gig. What a fantastic opportunity!
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    I feel like a school boy at \'72. =) Woohoo!...

    I feel like a school boy at \'72. =)

    Woohoo! I\'m off to play dodge ball for recess!!!
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    I\'ve done a fair bit with dental plaster. I...

    I\'ve done a fair bit with dental plaster. I wouldn\'t use plaster of paris or hydrocal again.

    The dental plaster mixes better and casts cleaner. It\'s certainly hard but if you\'re casting molds...
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    They\'d packed their suitcases full of sunglasses...

    They\'d packed their suitcases full of sunglasses and fruit. Personally, I\'d don\'t think you\'d need more than a thong and a toothbrush, but I\'d likely be headed out with women about 40 years...
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    I finished another warjack tonight. I think I...

    I finished another warjack tonight. I think I dialed in the colors a bit. I upped the contrast and added another color into the mix and I think I might be there. I\'ll take pics and start another...
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    Me too. Me too! Fried and on toast this...

    Me too. Me too!

    Fried and on toast this morning. Yummers!
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    Huh... looks like I may be alone in liking this...

    Huh... looks like I may be alone in liking this sculpt. Of course, look at my gallery. I obviously have a thing for Rackham dwarfs. =)

    I do agree that the skin on her doesn\'t meet your usual...
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    I really like your freehand on the new base.

    I really like your freehand on the new base.
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    You should try Gemmel, though. His stuff is...

    You should try Gemmel, though. His stuff is really an impressive representation of the genre. Shame he\'s passed on. =(
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    Good on ya for the lack of a broadcast TV, mate....

    Good on ya for the lack of a broadcast TV, mate. I killed ours when FOX eviscerated Firefly and replaced it with Joe Millionaire. WTF?!?

    As the proud father of a three year old, I can happily say...
  125. If all titans wore a bowler, 40k would be a...

    If all titans wore a bowler, 40k would be a happier universe. Just imagine the love... and the suave!?!
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    Oh good lord, YUCK! Raw eggs... well, Ok. But...

    Oh good lord, YUCK!

    Raw eggs... well, Ok. But Redbull?!? That\'s gotta have a pucker factor of what? 9.7?
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    Ever since they pulled the US publication out of...

    Ever since they pulled the US publication out of DC I think it\'s gone downhill. I\'m biased, of course, \'cause I\'m friends with the previous editor (thanks for putting me up for Balitimore GDs,...
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    Happy B-Day from the great northern wastelands! =)

    Happy B-Day from the great northern wastelands! =)
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    -14 again... Weather.com says it\'s 74 in...

    -14 again...

    Weather.com says it\'s 74 in Hanalei right now. Why, oh why did I move back to AK? /sigh

    Hope the travel is going well and I\'m looking forward to seeing more pics!
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    Woohoo! The more Warmachine players out there,...

    Woohoo!

    The more Warmachine players out there, the better. Get to painting!

    PS: And post WIPS. =)
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    Ooo... I forgot the Taltos stuff. Brust knows how...

    Ooo... I forgot the Taltos stuff. Brust knows how to write an assassin. Fun books.
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    Over easy with grilled veggies or hard-boiled and...

    Over easy with grilled veggies or hard-boiled and sliced up in a salad.

    Mmmmmm... eggs.
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    Fantasy has to be my fiction of choice. I don\'t...

    Fantasy has to be my fiction of choice. I don\'t really like cheesy, high-fantasy stuff. I used to be a straight up, low-fantasy, sword and sorcery guy. For me David Gemmel is the best author in that...
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    Oh! And in response to the \'set in space\' and...

    Oh! And in response to the \'set in space\' and 40k comments, David Webber\'s stuff is pretty impressive space opera. It can get a little heavy on the romance every other book or so but the space...
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    Funny, I\'m the exact opposite. I\'m pretty...

    Funny, I\'m the exact opposite. I\'m pretty forgiving with fantasy (although there is certainly a lot of crap out there to sift through) but I\'m pretty harsh when in comes to Sci-Fi.

    I think my...
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    Sounds like you have your metal recipe. =) One...

    Sounds like you have your metal recipe. =)

    One thing you may want to try if you\'re worried about how dark they are going to be is:

    1) Use a wash other than black on the boltgun. Blue, red,...
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    Protectorate of Menoth Choir Priest ...

    Protectorate of Menoth Choir Priest

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/pics/pics13/img49619d43e8fa3.jpg

    Voting link...
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    Protectorate of Menoth Choir Acolyte ...

    Protectorate of Menoth Choir Acolyte

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/pics/pics13/img49619db761f34.jpg

    Voting link...
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    Protectorate of Menoth Full Choir ...

    Protectorate of Menoth Full Choir

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/pics/pics13/img49619e411b808.jpg

    Voting link...
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    Protectorate of Menoth Repenter ...

    Protectorate of Menoth Repenter

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/pics/pics13/img49619f8cd87b9.jpg

    Voting link...
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    Protectorate of Menoth Army WIP ...

    Protectorate of Menoth Army WIP

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/pics/pics13/img49619ff8eb4d4.jpg

    Voting link...
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    Protectorate of Menoth Army (pic heavy)

    I\'ve been working on a Protectorate of Menoth army for Warmachine. I love the scale of the Privateer Press models and the sculpts are fantastic.

    I started painting with one warjack and one unit....
  143. Voted! Both way cool. If I had it in me to...

    Voted!

    Both way cool. If I had it in me to paint so many figs, I\'d have both space orc and fantasy battle orc armies.

    Love those wagons, guys. =)
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    Oh... PS: It\'s 14 below today. I can only...

    Oh...

    PS: It\'s 14 below today. I can only imagine what it must be in Fairbanks today. Good timing on the move, bud. =P
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    Ok. NOW we\'re talking. Nice job on the jack. ...

    Ok. NOW we\'re talking. Nice job on the jack.

    I\'ve been working on a PoM army. Makes me think I need to get off my butt and take some pics.

    On another note, I\'m insanely jealous that you got...
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    Like it! Voted! It\'s a very nice looking...

    Like it! Voted!

    It\'s a very nice looking sculpt. I think you might have been able to push the highlights up some more. The cloak in particular has a ton of volume from the sculpt. You could...
  147. Thread: My latest

    by arogers907
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    Oooooo! You finished the wraith. VERY cool...

    Oooooo! You finished the wraith. VERY cool effect.

    I love the Rackham mini, too. Nice to see you posting pics, Dan! =)
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    Sharp stuff, bud. Do you have an army from this...

    Sharp stuff, bud. Do you have an army from this theme? I think this scheme would translate really well to an army on the table top.
  149. Those look awesome, Shawn. When I\'ve seen them...

    Those look awesome, Shawn. When I\'ve seen them individually before I feel like they\'re cool but they may not translate well to the table top. Looking at those all together is impressive, though.
    ...
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    Lucky git... =) I\'m off to St. Thomas to sail...

    Lucky git... =)

    I\'m off to St. Thomas to sail around the British Virgin Islands tomorrow. That\'s only for 8 or 9 days though. Then... back to the snow.

    I\'m looking forward to seeing more of...
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    You leave AK, Jah? Head south for the winter or...

    You leave AK, Jah? Head south for the winter or are you outta here for good?

    I spent last winter on Kauai... this time last year I was surfing in Hanalei. /sigh

    This year I\'ve shoveled the...
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    Woohoo! Glad to see some of your work, Jah. If...

    Woohoo!

    Glad to see some of your work, Jah. If this is from \'01, I\'d love to see some of the stuff you\'re doing now.

    And I hear ya on the photography. I loathe getting out the camera and the...
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    Beautiful work, Seb. Inspirational as always. ...

    Beautiful work, Seb. Inspirational as always.

    BTW: I haven\'t yet read your new tutorial. I\'m really looking forward to it!
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    I\'m not an SM fan, but yeah... what I\'ve said...

    I\'m not an SM fan, but yeah... what I\'ve said about your other work. Impressively done.

    This guy has a few too many colors going on for my tastes. The contrast and the freehand work is...
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    Wap... you never cease to amaze me. You get so...

    Wap... you never cease to amaze me.

    You get so much character into so many projects and you do it SO quickly.

    It\'s a little scary, honestly. And I thank you for it.

    -Andy

    PS: I always...
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    I think \"The Pick of Destiny\" makes up for...

    I think \"The Pick of Destiny\" makes up for anything lacking.

    Genius!

    -Andy
  157. Here\'s a shot of the complete group so far. The...

    Here\'s a shot of the complete group so far. The site only allows for 600 pixels wide. I\'ll have to find some other way to do a group shot when I get the next few done.

    Anyway, I thought it\'d be...
  158. Two new Rackham dwarfs for my Mordheim warband

    Hey gang,

    I\'ve been focusing on terrain lately so character painting has been going pretty slow. I did manage to get a couple more dwarfs painted, though. I\'ll post pics of each below with a...
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    Nice work on a sweet sculpt. I love those Rackham...

    Nice work on a sweet sculpt. I love those Rackham goblins. All three of the ball and chain guys are awesome. Great job on yours. I particularly like the way the eyes turned out.
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    @Theomar Plus: Hehe... Not all of us have your...

    @Theomar Plus: Hehe... Not all of us have your talent, Jeff. For us mere mortals, there are Hirst blocks! =)

    I mostly just followed instructions on this one. The Inn I\'m working on now is going...
  161. Damn... orcs are just about cool enough to...

    Damn... orcs are just about cool enough to convince me to play 40k.

    That\'s awesome, Shawn.
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    Ruiner Tower Mordheim Terrain

    Hey again,

    Here\'s a ruined tower built for Mordheim. I love the way this turned out. It\'s my first time using cast blocks to build a terrain feature and I have to confess that I\'m addicted.
    ...
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    Modular Terrain Boards

    Heya gang,

    This terrain is scratch built using 1 and 2 inch thick foam board. It\'s built to allow the tiles to be oriented any direction so our gaming group can get a good variety of set ups. Now...
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    I can\'t even imagine how long it would take me...

    I can\'t even imagine how long it would take me to paint a bust like that.

    Wonderfully sculpted, however.
  165. Replies
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    A public forum probably isn\'t the proper, erm......

    A public forum probably isn\'t the proper, erm... forum for requesting salary info. If you\'re serious, contact GW\'s HR folks and express your interest. There are a lot of factors that go into...
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    Brilliant!

    Brilliant!
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    !!! Meg?!? We were all supposed to be doing...

    !!!

    Meg?!? We were all supposed to be doing our clever carebear theme with the GD marines. :evil:

    I guess I\'ll have to find something other that pastel rainbows and daisies to paint on mine,...
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    I don\'t get the pure win reference. =\\ Must...

    I don\'t get the pure win reference. =\\

    Must be showing either my age or my web illiteracy.
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    That\'s just sick. I serious! You have an...

    That\'s just sick. I serious! You have an illness.

    ... an illness I want.

    /salute
  170. Hmm... apparently our governor is too hot for...

    Hmm... apparently our governor is too hot for governorating.

    http://egan.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/08/29/ms-alaska/
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    Wow... you\'ve got so many recommendations here...

    Wow... you\'ve got so many recommendations here already. I\'ll keep my list short. If you see any of them and like the gist, I can recommend more of the same.


    1) Miller\'s Crossing - My favorite...
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    http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/stories/20...

    http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/stories/2008/08/18/daily39.html

    It\'s tied up in court for the moment but it appears that this is the Plazma Rifle in the 40 Watt range that Conan is gonna...
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    15. Move back to Kauai with my wife and son and...

    15. Move back to Kauai with my wife and son and live the quiet life on the beach until hospital-bound or coffin-confined.
  174. As a general stance... I\'m not down with cancer....

    As a general stance... I\'m not down with cancer. In fact, I\'m pretty much against it.

    /voted

    I\'d love to pitch in. Will also happily pre-contribute for a guarantee of some donation provided...
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    Oh my...

    Oh my...
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    Game trailers are getting better and better and...

    Game trailers are getting better and better and better. I think we can expect great things from the next animated sci-fi feature film.

    Here\'s hoping we get one some day soon.
  177. Thread: Sports

    by arogers907
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    Watch: American Football and NBA (but really only...

    Watch: American Football and NBA (but really only for the finals)

    Participate: CrossFit, Alpine Skiing, Surfing, and Yoga. I also do a lot of hiking/hunting/camping with the family and our dogs.
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    That Gandalf plays strong \"D\".

    That Gandalf plays strong \"D\".
  179. Thread: Dwarfs

    by arogers907
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    Sweet! Keep them coming. A couple quick...

    Sweet! Keep them coming.

    A couple quick suggestions, if you\'re interested...

    Try highlighting your bronze with mythril silver. It will keep the metallic shine while providing a bit of...
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    I always have more (and more frequent) touch up...

    I always have more (and more frequent) touch up work on metal models as opposed to plastics. I don\'t put any sort of varnish or finish on my models. Even the ones I use for gaming. But I do end up...
  181. Thread: Dwarfs

    by arogers907
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    Green and white look really sharp ranked up. I...

    Green and white look really sharp ranked up. I favor low saturation greens but a deep forest green works with true metallics and white accents just as well. It\'s a pretty forgiving color to work...
  182. Thread: WHAT A DAY!

    by arogers907
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    Woohoo! You\'ve got something new for the 15...

    Woohoo! You\'ve got something new for the 15 minutes of fame thread now, too. ;-)

    Glad he was cool about meeting you guys.
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    Speaking of photography... did you ever get your...

    Speaking of photography... did you ever get your swanky new camera sorted, Liz?
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    I was going to make the pandora.com comment but...

    I was going to make the pandora.com comment but looks like Matt already pointed you that direction.

    I currently have Jack Johnson, Michael Buble, and Nine Inch Nails stations going. Love \'em!
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    Hard to believe that the Queen can put up with...

    Hard to believe that the Queen can put up with him yet our own head of state managed to offend her in just a few short moments. /grumble
  186. It\'s good to be king, I guess. I\'ll have to...

    It\'s good to be king, I guess.

    I\'ll have to say though, and all politics aside... our governor is hotter than your governor.
  187. Thread: GD a?

    by arogers907
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    Anyway. That\'d be a tough rule to enforce....

    Anyway. That\'d be a tough rule to enforce. They\'d end up having to pull a bunch of demons retroactively.

    I mean... at Baltimore this past spring some nimrod entered an Ali McVey painted mini...
  188. Yah. The menus and subtitles aren\'t set up...

    Yah. The menus and subtitles aren\'t set up correctly on my copy. That\'s the only big deal. Disc One and Disc Two are labeled backward but that\'s no big deal.
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    They are beautiful, Wappellious! And I don\'t...

    They are beautiful, Wappellious!

    And I don\'t even like space marines...

    The scenic base is a staggeringly good idea.

    Awesome!
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    Here\'s a pic the warband so far. Three down,...

    Here\'s a pic the warband so far. Three down, nine to go! =)

    Voting link, for all three together...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/pics/pics13/img4898d76b31300.jpg
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    Rackham\'s Tir-Na-Bor Dwarf with Sword

    Hey gang!

    Here is the third dwarf for my Mordhiem band. This one was a fairly simple piece and painted up pretty quick. He\'s mostly skin and beard. I did a bit of conversion work on him, though....
  192. Thread: Photosynth

    by arogers907
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    That is seriously cool technology. The amount of...

    That is seriously cool technology. The amount of photo work needed is pretty staggering, but wow...
  193. Good write up! I liked the tutorial as well....

    Good write up!

    I liked the tutorial as well. I\'ve learned something from each of the Miniature Mentor DVDs, actually. There are certainly some things that I wish they\'d do a little differently....
  194. Thanks for the pics, Liz. I\'m jealous!

    Thanks for the pics, Liz. I\'m jealous!
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    You\'ve already got great advice from some of the...

    You\'ve already got great advice from some of the best painters. I\'d throw in one more tip (or encouragement maybe?), though.

    Dive in and do a finish a couple minis with it. Don\'t stress over it...
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    Oh hey there! Welcome aboard. I think you\'re...

    Oh hey there!

    Welcome aboard. I think you\'re gonna love it here. Well... I\'ve not yet been here for a full year, but everybody seems nice enough.

    Could be that they\'re all just that way...
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    =P Heh... probably as true as it is prophetic....

    =P

    Heh... probably as true as it is prophetic. =)
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    I was reading through this thread thinking that...

    I was reading through this thread thinking that I\'d post my hot tea mishaps. Sounds like I\'m not the only one. I\'m sure I\'ve killed months of brush-life with good fresh mug of hot tea. =(

    PS:...
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    Oh, it\'s wonderful! Fabulous photo, too. It...

    Oh, it\'s wonderful!

    Fabulous photo, too. It looks like it could be a still from a movie.

    If I had to dig for a criticism, I\'d suggest glazing a bit of color onto the scars on his back. That...
  200. Hey... you hang around enough dark alleys you\'ll...

    Hey... you hang around enough dark alleys you\'ll meet all sorts of trolls. ;-P

    Thanks for the comments, guys!
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