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    Raphael 8404s firstly as a workhorse for me as...

    Raphael 8404s firstly as a workhorse for me as they are the right combination of quality and price. W&Ns I find “were” great brushes but not so much anymore. For the finest and most detailed work I...
  2. I have a mini holder but rarely use it. I find it...

    I have a mini holder but rarely use it. I find it easy to get a pack of short .5 cm thick balsa wood or dowels and use Bondic to adhere them to a contact point on the figure. Just give it a twist...
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    The skin keeps looking better and better with...

    The skin keeps looking better and better with each miniature you paint. The striations on the muscles give them much more definition. Can’t wait to see the weapons all painted up.
  4. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    The skin on the boar’s face looks fantastic and...

    The skin on the boar’s face looks fantastic and the red armour isn’t too bad either. Red is my favourite colour to paint. The red and yellow armour will look contrast well with each other.
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    A Very Happy Very belated Birthday. Hope Mrs BaM...

    A Very Happy Very belated Birthday. Hope Mrs BaM got you a stack of figures and painting supplies. I’m officially your senior at 48 so respect your elders my friend. ;) Nice work recently too.
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    I’m not too sure about the plain primer however...

    I’m not too sure about the plain primer however it could be an all round primer formulated for a wide variety of surfaces. The plastic primer would be formulated specifically to etch onto or...
  7. I’m afraid I’m not going to be of much help...

    I’m afraid I’m not going to be of much help regarding the turbo dork paints but I have used the Greenstuff World chameleon paints. I find I have to use a larger needle in my airbrush and crank the...
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    The bruising and colour nuances on your...

    The bruising and colour nuances on your plaguebearers is awesome. It works well as blood pooling on their undead bodies. I also really like the intestines. Your take on rust is also well done. I’m...
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    Your grot tanks are the best I’ve ever seen. The...

    Your grot tanks are the best I’ve ever seen. The weathering...the muddy, greasy goodness all over the tracks and running gear would make any military armour painter envious.
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    Your beholder is going to look awesome when...

    Your beholder is going to look awesome when finished.
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    Yarry kinda looks like a hairy Elvis impersonator.

    Yarry kinda looks like a hairy Elvis impersonator.
  12. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    I agree with gorb about the hair. It looks...

    I agree with gorb about the hair. It looks exactly like the hair of a Sister of Battle should....in my mind at least. A whitish blonde is very fitting.
  13. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    “So far I only undercoated the parts.” Sounds...

    “So far I only undercoated the parts.” Sounds like the story of my entire painting life. Your idea of using the interference paints sounds interesting. Should look fantastic in real life where you...
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    Custodes are actually a really good option to...

    Custodes are actually a really good option to improve your skills when starting out. They can look great with a simple base coat and a wash...then branch your skills out from there. Your deathguard...
  15. If you REALLY want to make your joins watertight...

    If you REALLY want to make your joins watertight for resin pours then consider getting a cheap caulking gun and a tube of bathroom silicone. If you aren’t using plastic that can be melted then a hot...
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    Changed my favourite again. Now it’s Mexican...

    Changed my favourite again. Now it’s Mexican wrestler dude.
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    The snakeskin pattern on the cobra tail is off...

    The snakeskin pattern on the cobra tail is off the charts.
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    The blue W&N Cottman synthetic watercolour...

    The blue W&N Cottman synthetic watercolour brushes are a great buy. Most of the ones I had held up as good as the Kolinsky sable brushes...if not longer. On average they last me a few years and are...
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    Your latest base is wonderful. It doesn’t detract...

    Your latest base is wonderful. It doesn’t detract from the figure but holds its own. Moss looks good.
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    I’ve changed my favourite.....again. I really...

    I’ve changed my favourite.....again. I really like the dude with the flowing black beard. Looks kinda piratey. Outta curiosity BAM, what do you use to paint inside your mini mouths? It’s my...
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    Your stormbird is really coming along Gorb. The...

    Your stormbird is really coming along Gorb. The red is looking good. Every time I airbrush something mechanical I always plan on making masks etc. but I seem to be too damn lazy. The Panzer Girl will...
  22. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    The armour on your SOB is freaking awesome. Good...

    The armour on your SOB is freaking awesome. Good job. You painting skills are really coming along.
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    You could also place the wing straight into a...

    You could also place the wing straight into a bowl of iced water as soon as you have positioned it. Just leave it in there for a few minutes. If it still drops down it might be something you are...
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    At the risk of sounding monotonous I have to...

    At the risk of sounding monotonous I have to agree that Cerberus is nicely painted. It looks like a mutated pissed off doberman. I really like the way the ship maiden is coming along too.
  25. Man, the ridiculously small scale deserves extra...

    Man, the ridiculously small scale deserves extra points. I have a stack of gremlins I just look at cross eyed and never start. Really nice skin ekipage but the purple skirt takes the cake.
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    Wanted - Garfio bust

    As the title says, I’m after a copy of the resin pirate bust Garfio from Spira miribilis. I wasn’t fast enough to catch a copy of this limited run and would still like to get hold of one. Would also...
  27. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    The skin tones on your satyr are nicely done so...

    The skin tones on your satyr are nicely done so far. The wood elves show that paint can make an average sculpt better.
  28. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    The Nighthaunts look really good. I especially...

    The Nighthaunts look really good. I especially like the blue on the smoky tendrils.
  29. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    The advance in your painting skills over such a...

    The advance in your painting skills over such a short time is phenomenal. I can’t see the infinity minis properly they are so small so I can’t believe how well you paint them. Small surface area but...
  30. Thread: Canny's Wip

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    The skin on Harald looks super nice. The way you...

    The skin on Harald looks super nice. The way you have added the nuances to the skin, such as the red nose, really gives him some individuality.
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    Can’t wait to read your deathguard tute but your...

    Can’t wait to read your deathguard tute but your Khorne dudes are beginning to really take shape. The skin on Mr. Skullmask is looking fantastic and the Khorne branding on the chest of the guy...
  32. I have to agree with ekipage on the Badger...

    I have to agree with ekipage on the Badger Stynylrez. It has never let me down shot through the airbrush but I’ve applied it numerous time with a brush and shows no brush strokes at all. Easily as...
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    That sounds like a really good idea for a diorama...

    That sounds like a really good idea for a diorama DaBeebs. You should give it a go. If you don’t think you can pull it off successfully then adapt it to what you can. Although you’d probably be...
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    Really nice work. Extreme weathering is top...

    Really nice work. Extreme weathering is top notch. Baldy looks like he has two goggle eyes on the ground underneath him looking up his loincloth. Now that I’ve seen it I can’t unsee it. Sorry John.
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    I usually like to err on the side of caution when...

    I usually like to err on the side of caution when heating resin by boiling a kettle then pouring the water into a container. The few seconds it takes to do this then dropping the part in takes away...
  36. Search up some of the naval modelling sites....

    Search up some of the naval modelling sites. Modelwarships.com has a great forum I used a few years back and every person I asked a question was more than happy to help out.

    As far as actual...
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    Oh your poor suffering wife!

    Oh your poor suffering wife!
  38. I agree with your post. Rankings are a false...

    I agree with your post. Rankings are a false sense of true placing in polls that compare products and why you should take ALL of them with a grain of salt. Sometimes it comes down to dumb luck....
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    The NMM work is absolutely epic and works so well...

    The NMM work is absolutely epic and works so well with the red girly skirt ;). Is going to look sweet on the Darkstar plinth. Best thing about the plinths is that you don’t have to waste time on base...
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    Man, Janet’s eyes are better than mine and I’ve...

    Man, Janet’s eyes are better than mine and I’ve been painting since I was 16. ( I’m not going to mention that’s 32 years ago.)
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    In addition to Immortan’s suggestion of using a...

    In addition to Immortan’s suggestion of using a decal softener I’d also advise using a setting solution too. Used in combination they will assist in softening the decal up and improving the adhesion...
  42. Most importantly....does it work still? Edit :...

    Most importantly....does it work still?

    Edit : I use a Badger Krome myself but I imagine that all regulator caps for all airbrushes serve the same purpose and that is to protect the needle. I...
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    Top notch weathering as per usual. I don’t think...

    Top notch weathering as per usual. I don’t think any of those guys will be running anybody down. They all look pretty (h)armless to me.
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    Put a pledge in on Kickstarter for a couple of...

    Put a pledge in on Kickstarter for a couple of busts and this will be one of them.
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    If you keep the details a similar colour to the...

    If you keep the details a similar colour to the ship you can add a decent amount of said details. Wood and dull metals will allow the miniature to really jump out at viewers. The eye will instantly...
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    Since I bought the Scale75 paints both...

    Since I bought the Scale75 paints both Scalecolour, fantasy and the War paint range they make (not too sure of its exact name) I have found a product that cuts down on problems with the paint...
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    The duel diorama looks fantastic. Loving the blue...

    The duel diorama looks fantastic. Loving the blue armour and the colour change on the staff. I feel out of place offering my thoughts on constructive criticism to such a good painter but the tire on...
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    Your titanicus look great. The ouroboros busts...

    Your titanicus look great. The ouroboros busts look good. The nocturna flesh set has given a fantastic finish to your skin work. A glow emanating from the cracks on Fractured would look good when...
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    The wash you have put on seems to have knocked...

    The wash you have put on seems to have knocked the gloss back to more of a satin and the piece looks better for it. Gloss is great for knocked around gaming pieces but not so much for a display....
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    The best advice to give if you are worried about...

    The best advice to give if you are worried about using the washes is to at first stick to the same colour as your paint. Slightly darker will yield best results. When you get the hang of that then...
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    This is where washes come into good use. One of...

    This is where washes come into good use. One of the dark green citadel washes could be used to delineate where the green meets the great rock. Darker browns and black will give you shade on the rocks...
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    The dead skin on the brains eater looks awesome....

    The dead skin on the brains eater looks awesome. Really like the eyes with the gloss varnish. Painting of the bikes is fantastic but the sculpts themselves remind me of the plastic little kiddy...
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    It’s obviously not do it yourself but Figone sell...

    It’s obviously not do it yourself but Figone sell a few broken column pieces from various manufacturers. If you are thinking of making several dioramas then consider getting silicone molds and a big...
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    You would be better off getting the Series7 as...

    You would be better off getting the Series7 as the fuller belly can hold more paint and doesn’t dry out as easily....or they do with me anyways. I do find the miniature brushes I bought by mistake...
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    I too have never heard of the Talens Amsterdam...

    I too have never heard of the Talens Amsterdam paints but I have found that some of the cheaper craft paints tend to slide around on the mini rather than paint smoothly. They also have more chances...
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    I have a badger Krome but I can say that they are...

    I have a badger Krome but I can say that they are nice airbrushes. Very well balanced in the hand. Not sure how many models the feature of the small floating spray tip is on but to me it’s a slightly...
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    Insane in the brain.

    Insane in the brain.
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    If you are looking for basing tutorials you can’t...

    If you are looking for basing tutorials you can’t go past Honourguard.
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    Fantastic base. I really like the cut out with...

    Fantastic base. I really like the cut out with the skulls. No wonder your mini has purple skin....I mean all that exposed skin and snow.
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    Really liking your loon boss although he looks...

    Really liking your loon boss although he looks like he could do with a improving his personal hygiene practices and maybe a can of Rexona. Toadstools look like something I had a conversation with one...
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    Adding the brighter congealed blood on the base...

    Adding the brighter congealed blood on the base certainly improved things. Looks great. Before it didn’t look right that the colour of blood on his axe and the ground were different when they both...
  62. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Not being able to find the arm for something...

    Not being able to find the arm for something mechanical isn’t a problem. It’s what military armour modellers call “battle damage”. It hides a multitude of sins.
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    Came. Saw. Voted. Commented.

    Came. Saw. Voted. Commented.
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    Frankie and the mushie man are fantastic. It...

    Frankie and the mushie man are fantastic. It would be great to have a few different kinds of mushrooms and toadstools. You have to pick up the paintbrush again and paint them up. Let their story run...
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    Great Gellerpox squad. Looks really cohesive as a...

    Great Gellerpox squad. Looks really cohesive as a squad. Just still not as good as Janet’s minis. ;)
  66. That blue looks sublime....how did you paint it?...

    That blue looks sublime....how did you paint it? Painting the horns as a natural thing and not metallic might make it look better. My eyes are crap so I hope you’ve painted them metallic. Also, I...
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    The executioner’s block is looking really good...

    The executioner’s block is looking really good trimmed down and rotated. Will look excellent all painted up.
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    Or paint a detail that is repeated over each base...

    Or paint a detail that is repeated over each base each colour. A blue or purple etc skull or pile of skulls would look good. Maybe even OSL in each colour emanating from eyes or another detail. With...
  69. @Ghool.... isn’t the bust breaking into three a...

    @Ghool.... isn’t the bust breaking into three a good thing? Can’t you charge extra for having painted more pieces?

    Dragonsreach has made an excellent comment. Even if you do make it to your goal...
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    I also think your scores are around what I’d...

    I also think your scores are around what I’d expect. Yxalitis has pretty much said it. No one will learn if honest scores and critiques aren’t given. I’d like to think that most people here ARE...
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    Good to hear that it doesn’t sound too serious....

    Good to hear that it doesn’t sound too serious. Hopefully as you say, it’s just a day or two in hospital to make sure all is ok. I’ll be sending good wishes his way.
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    Another publication I’ve found useful is the...

    Another publication I’ve found useful is the downloadable Figure Painter magazine. The issues are hit and miss as to what you are looking for but there are a few good articles. They are only a few...
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    Many of the reference books I have are more...

    Many of the reference books I have are more military and historical related however the principles can be applied across most genres.

    Some of the military figure painting books are good for step...
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    Best thing about the Bones is that your 6yr old...

    Best thing about the Bones is that your 6yr old isn’t going to care about the quality of the paint job. All he is going to care about is the fact Dad took time to paint them for his games. And that...
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    Can’t believe how much your painting is...

    Can’t believe how much your painting is improving. But NOOOOO! Don’t get rid of your old metal minis unless you just want to sell a few painted ones. I did this a few years back and ditched many of...
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    I agree that the Evolution is a pretty decent...

    I agree that the Evolution is a pretty decent airbrush. I’d suggest starting out with the larger sized needle and mastering that first due to the smaller needles being harder to get used to. I’m...
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    Death guard and anything Nurgle are some of my...

    Death guard and anything Nurgle are some of my favourite miniatures. I really like the metal and the shading of them. The colour scheme you have chosen looks good.

    Just a thought though. If you...
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    Coming from Australia I’m not totally familiar...

    Coming from Australia I’m not totally familiar with any more than a few German retailers but I can give you my ten cents worth which is don’t believe the hype. I have a run of the mill Delta...
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    That’s one thing I like about your photos....they...

    That’s one thing I like about your photos....they aren’t photoshopped to within an inch of their lives. We get to see it warts and all. Well warts and vomit and pus and other assorted bodily fluids....
  80. Muddy or dusty wooden trenches will look awesome...

    Muddy or dusty wooden trenches will look awesome with your DKoK army so I’m looking forward to your progress. A few of your Tau pics look rather ‘unfortunate’. Have a look at the area between the...
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    The NMM visor on the helmet is brilliantly done....

    The NMM visor on the helmet is brilliantly done. It looks like real brushed metal. If the rest of the figure is as well done it I can’t wait to see it.
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    The helmet is really sweet although I’d sharpen...

    The helmet is really sweet although I’d sharpen up the edges on the rectangular cresty thingy ( technical term ) on his head. The green stuff on the chest looks good but looks a bit bulky. Could do...
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    I just want to start off by saying I think 90...

    I just want to start off by saying I think 90 percent of the tree sculpts on the market are totally cringeworthy. Don’t like em. Wouldn’t paint em. Especially GW ones. Out of all the minis I’ve...
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    @ekipage......I wasn’t talking about the Vallejo...

    @ekipage......I wasn’t talking about the Vallejo Metal Colours. There are alcohol based metallics by them too. They aren’t new products and I tend to find them in overseas online modelling or art...
  85. Try some of the military modelling products. They...

    Try some of the military modelling products. They are used to recreate very realistic effects on models. If you want to recreate grimy oily metals then think about a grease or fuel stain product....
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    You already know I think your gang is fantastic,...

    You already know I think your gang is fantastic, but damn BaM, mr tentacle appendage looks super sublime. The way you have painted the tentacles and used varnishes to enhance the sliminess is some of...
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    I could have used that stuff before I shook a...

    I could have used that stuff before I shook a highly pigmented Vally orange/red for close to half an hour. Then squeezed and squeezed it only to blow the dropper off at high speed, covering myself,...
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    You might be right about the cheaper baking...

    You might be right about the cheaper baking papers ekipage. I know the one I used was one of the more expensive papers. Not only did it last for weeks, I could literally have it floating on a thin...
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    It depends on what you want to use them for. For...

    It depends on what you want to use them for. For historical or fantasy figures Printer’s Inks give a nice finish although I’ve been starting to use the Abteilung 502 metallics as well as the AK...
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    Before I bought myself a proper wet palette I too...

    Before I bought myself a proper wet palette I too used an old plastic plate, kitchen roll towels and baking paper. I’m not sure if it’s greaseproof paper or something different. Never had issues with...
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    I think your minis are getting better and better....

    I think your minis are getting better and better. So much so that I’d love to paint a few figures but sadly I don’t play the games and just like to paint. Been trying to find a spare Oni of Blood but...
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    MAXXxxx has pretty much summed it up but I just...

    MAXXxxx has pretty much summed it up but I just wanted to reiterate how important it is for tighter highlights, especially on shiny armour. Also different metals will have different properties. There...
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    Stonking good job Bud. Gobbos look like a...

    Stonking good job Bud. Gobbos look like a cohesive unit but my favourites are still the squiggies. Stippling looks great. Keep that one in your ever expanding bag of tricks. I’m trying it on the...
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    I think Zab meant it as a joke, but on that...

    I think Zab meant it as a joke, but on that note...... mice and rat baits are made out of ground glass and a blood thinner so they bleed to death internally. If you get a little to close to the...
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    The teeth on the squigs are awesomesauce. They...

    The teeth on the squigs are awesomesauce. They look almost like they are made out of white metal. Very Marilyn Mansonesque metal grills.
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    Sometimes I apply the paint to the palette and...

    Sometimes I apply the paint to the palette and use a bottle with a superfine spray to mist over the top of my paint. Just enough to form a small moat of water around it will do. I then drag the tip...
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    I found that the best rule of thumb was to not...

    I found that the best rule of thumb was to not change the consistency of the water. It should be tinted not thickened. It may take you a dozen passes to begin to build colour.
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    Your brother laid the ring in his girlfriend’s...

    Your brother laid the ring in his girlfriend’s WHAT!? You really gotta be finishing your sentences there Mr. BaM.
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    Is KIMERA models still in business

    I placed an order with Kimera models a few months back and as yet am still waiting to receive my goods. Even allowing for Christmas it’s more than late. Ordinarily this wouldn’t bother me but it was...
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    Your bronze back is very well converted. The new...

    Your bronze back is very well converted. The new pose looks much more dynamic.
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    The richness of colour in the red above is simply...

    The richness of colour in the red above is simply outstanding.
  102. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Your grasp of NMM is well above average and the...

    Your grasp of NMM is well above average and the silver metals are really nice. The way you have aged the leatherwork such as the scabbard looks great too. All the little scratches and texturing works.
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    All three of the grot tanks are nice but the...

    All three of the grot tanks are nice but the yellow Bad Moon tank is something else. Like the blending of the yellows plus the awesome bad moon freehand really sets it off.

    Edit: I agree about the...
  104. Zarbag’s bloated eye is looking great. Looks very...

    Zarbag’s bloated eye is looking great. Looks very jaundiced too as if he’s been hitting the night gobbo booze a little too much. Want to see him finished but I understand as I suffer from the next...
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    The muscular definition you have painted into...

    The muscular definition you have painted into Captain America looks really good.
  106. Thread: Sigmar3's WIP

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    The KD white lion looks pretty sweet. Noice...

    The KD white lion looks pretty sweet. Noice colour choices and well blended. Glad I don’t meet him down a dark alley at night. Skellies look good too. Really liking the way you have painted the bones.
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    Make the most of your time alone. You can love...

    Make the most of your time alone. You can love your family to within an inch of their lives but oh boy is it nice to just sit there and know you can paint and scratch yourself till your heart’s...
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    Your Gellerpox and big hunky dudes are looking...

    Your Gellerpox and big hunky dudes are looking awesome. I like the process of seeing these minis evolve. The layers of grime and dirt really add depth to the overall paint job. I’m glad they don’t...
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    The royal blues have been painted perfectly and...

    The royal blues have been painted perfectly and so smoothly blended. So nice to see a good looking severed head too. Usually they look fake but the way you have added the blood seems to add more...
  110. Thread: Baz' WIP

    by bullfrog
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    Your bust is looking great. I really like the way...

    Your bust is looking great. I really like the way you have painted the shirt and the weathering on the binoculars.
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    You should string the bows of your gobbos with...

    You should string the bows of your gobbos with aircraft or ship wiring thread. Might be a bit fiddly but if you can work it would look great. The fabric texture you have painted in look real nice.
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    Both filters and washes are very similar. Washes...

    Both filters and washes are very similar. Washes are designed to settle in the recesses more such as panel lines and around raised detail. Filters are much more dilute in colour and are designed to...
  113. Now THATS what I call a goblin. No silly smile on...

    Now THATS what I call a goblin. No silly smile on him. He looks like he’d slit your throat and step over you to get a slice of your grandma. Any point on the miniature sculpt to paint continuum is...
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    I’m talking painting skills although the...

    I’m talking painting skills although the tutorials are much sleeker too.
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    Watched the last half dozen YouTube vids and have...

    Watched the last half dozen YouTube vids and have been impressed with your level of tutorials. The skin tone guides really show just how far your skill has progressed.
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    What pinks do you use for the tongues? Sorry if...

    What pinks do you use for the tongues? Sorry if you’ve already covered this. I have the mind of a goldfish at the moment. However my stomach remembers and begins to bubble as soon as my eyes see your...
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    Great work on the stone golems. I can imagine the...

    Great work on the stone golems. I can imagine the decorative scrollwork just oozing glow in the dark OSL.
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    I was wondering if and when you were going to...

    I was wondering if and when you were going to start on the other two big boys. Just give me a vomit warning next time will ya when you get that far?
  119. Just send me a private message when on here.

    Just send me a private message when on here.
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    Can’t give you anymore praise than I’m about to...

    Can’t give you anymore praise than I’m about to give you but I studied your latest posts. The more I looked at mr bitey belly’s vomit additions the queasier I felt. I eventually had to shuffle as...
  121. The colouring on the elephant is one of the best...

    The colouring on the elephant is one of the best I’ve seen around here. How did you go about painting the gold shield if I may ask?
  122. I don’t really mind if it’s a bust or full...

    I don’t really mind if it’s a bust or full figure. Depends on what appeals to me at the time. I like full figures because I like the feeling of completion with a full figure but if the detail on a...
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    Nice work you are putting out. I really like your...

    Nice work you are putting out. I really like your dark NMM. Gives the figure a real sense of atmosphere.
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    Just looking at Mr. Corpulent bitey belly reminds...

    Just looking at Mr. Corpulent bitey belly reminds me of the last few weeks with his sickly green vomit. The gloss varnish on the mouths makes him look all the more realistic.
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    Your work on the reds is simply superb especially...

    Your work on the reds is simply superb especially on the back where I can see the shine.
  126. For those who view this as art it’s the same as...

    For those who view this as art it’s the same as buying a painting because it appeals to you. I have never commissioned anyone before but would because I like their particular take on something and...
  127. You have some pretty sweet looking orcs and...

    You have some pretty sweet looking orcs and gobbos. I have just bought a couple of the larger figures and can’t wait to rip the packaging off when they arrive. Only one gobbo was available so I’ll...
  128. Thread: Some faces

    by bullfrog
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    You are joking in your other posts aren’t you?...

    You are joking in your other posts aren’t you? Nah, just kidding. You can paint really well for someone starting out. You might want to think about going in around the moustache with a dark colour on...
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    Ooooooh oooh. Did you say eyes? You know my weak...

    Ooooooh oooh. Did you say eyes? You know my weak spot. Gotta hang around to see those. Not that recent work ain’t that bad.
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    eyes are a matter of try and try again until you...

    eyes are a matter of try and try again until you get it right. There isnt much of a short cut. IF all else fails then Archer sell eyeball decals. Never used them myself so I cant give you a review....
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    they look fantastic BAM.

    they look fantastic BAM.
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    Don't have pics but another good choice of fluo...

    Don't have pics but another good choice of fluo green is P3's Necrotite Green. Can be further highlighted with white paint or yellow ink. Shade with green ink or paint. Doesn't alter when varnished...
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    There is no point in spending a lot of money on...

    There is no point in spending a lot of money on an airbrush and compressor when you are starting out and not really sure it's the way you want to go. I don't believe a great tool can make an average...
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    Once Everything is finished and placed on a...

    Once Everything is finished and placed on a decorative base I find the skin almost needs to be vibrant to still pop. I don't find your orks cartoonish but rather brightly coloured just as a chameleon...
  135. Thread: Kretcher WIP

    by bullfrog
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    That coat is simply sublime. Gold threads take it...

    That coat is simply sublime. Gold threads take it to a higher level.
  136. As much as it hurts it's often best to ditch the...

    As much as it hurts it's often best to ditch the paints that have required extensive work to bring them back. They may look good in the pot but really interfere with getting a top finish.
    I don't...
  137. I wish I had a fraction of the scratch build...

    I wish I had a fraction of the scratch build skills you have Blackadder. Although if I had the talent I certainly don't have the patience to pull something like this off so methodically. I thought...
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    The rusty blade looks quite realistic for old...

    The rusty blade looks quite realistic for old weathered metal. Good range of differently aged areas. Not just straight out brown or orange. Hard to tell if you have used them or not, but if you...
  139. Thread: Werner''s WIP

    by bullfrog
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    The leather on your Eddard is something special.

    The leather on your Eddard is something special.
  140. Thread: The Bunker

    by bullfrog
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    Don't ever change your style to what you think...

    Don't ever change your style to what you think everyone wants to see. Always paint true to yourself. Everything else will eventually fall into line. I feel that if you fall into the trap of painting...
  141. I'm not going to rehash the technical side of...

    I'm not going to rehash the technical side of things.....this is just my ten cents worth. I too mostly use water to thin my paints because I paint by layering with dilute paint for my colour...
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    Ooooooooooh!!! Eyeballs!!!

    Ooooooooooh!!! Eyeballs!!!
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    The steel on the Minotaur is something sweet.

    The steel on the Minotaur is something sweet.
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    If you are worried about the filters interacting...

    If you are worried about the filters interacting with the extreme metals just shoot a coat of satin or gloss acrylic varnish over your piece of work. It will act as a barrier between the two and you...
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    The flowing robes look like they are going to be...

    The flowing robes look like they are going to be pretty impressive. I'm a crap sculptor myself so I'll be following your WIP with a view to improving said skills. I could be wrong but the original...
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    It's great that Janet has caught the painting...

    It's great that Janet has caught the painting bug. This artistic pursuit called mini and figure painting needs more like her to even up the gene pool a little. At least she has a decent tutor. The...
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    Nah....reminds me of a glove snapping doctor just...

    Nah....reminds me of a glove snapping doctor just before a prostate exam.
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    Those Shadespire skellies look great. The darker...

    Those Shadespire skellies look great. The darker freshly dug up looking bone is nice but I have to hand it to all that weathered, rusted metal.
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    Only just got my hands on a couple of bottles but...

    Only just got my hands on a couple of bottles but mainly as testers before I splash any more cash. I've only tested them on 54mm and military armour or larger at this point but when I've had to...
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    I'm liking the reds on your Khorne. It seems...

    I'm liking the reds on your Khorne. It seems almost luminous.
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    I really like the work you have done on the...

    I really like the work you have done on the base....a fitting one for Mr Snappychops. The rocks and small details like the skull are very realistically painted and each brushstroke is perfectly...
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    Damn BaM. I like coming by here when it's been a...

    Damn BaM. I like coming by here when it's been a while between drinks. I get surprised with heaps of new orky goodness. It will be interesting to see where you end up with the Rackham greenskin trio....
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    You are quickly becoming the king of painting big...

    You are quickly becoming the king of painting big ugly bloodshot eyes. Maybe had too much real life experience of looking at similar ones in the mirror first thing in the morning?
  154. Welcome to the forums. The list of paints you...

    Welcome to the forums.

    The list of paints you have posted is relatively comprehensive for the purpose you want them for. We all paint differently and often arrive at the same result using...
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    I really like your choice of colours for the red...

    I really like your choice of colours for the red oni skin. Just that perfect red fleshtone.
  156. Yes, matte may taste waaaay better and satin...

    Yes, matte may taste waaaay better and satin tangier, but gloss slides down the back of the throats like a teflon oyster.
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    Paint mixing is NOT fun. It just leads to...

    Paint mixing is NOT fun. It just leads to heartache and broken dreams.
  158. I've been painting minis for three decades now...

    I've been painting minis for three decades now and I haven't noticed any difference in wear between the minis I have now and the few I still have from years ago. Old minis were protected with gloss...
  159. I know it's a time consuming pain in the behind...

    I know it's a time consuming pain in the behind but that's why I both put a dab of paint in the little indentation in the top of the cap and paint a small swatch of paint on a card when I buy my...
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    Hey BAM. Nice work as always. Very Nurgley....if...

    Hey BAM. Nice work as always. Very Nurgley....if that's a word. The Dark Messiah plinth you have on your vampire...been meaning to buy a handful for a while now but haven't due to sizing etc when...
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    Thanks Maxxx and Shaun. That will save me having...

    Thanks Maxxx and Shaun. That will save me having to get two lots of postage. It's much cheaper ordering the lot from the Scale75 site than from eBay or resellers who are charging up to $145 Aussie...
  162. Thread: Airbrushes

    by bullfrog
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    A more expensive airbrush can be a waste of money...

    A more expensive airbrush can be a waste of money if you end up deciding airbrushing just isn't you. My first airbrush was a run of the mill Delta. Cost me about $100AU. It's not a brilliant airbrush...
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    Contents of Scale75 paints box sets

    I know. I know! The Scale 75 paint topic has been done to death but I'm going to give them a try and have one question. When I will get them I'll get the entire range, both Scalecolour and Fantasy....
  164. Problems with Vallejo Kolinsky Sable brushes

    A few years back I bought several boxes of Vallejo Kolinsky Sable brushes due to my LGS ceasing to sell them. I'd used them almost exclusively for ages and never had a single problem. Due to...
  165. Man I got ripped off! My Cotman cost me $23.00...

    Man I got ripped off! My Cotman cost me $23.00 from an art supplies store, although there in Aust. I do want to second that they are great brushes. Good results. Work on for ages.
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    The green flesh of the orc is really nice. Could...

    The green flesh of the orc is really nice. Could be my own rapidly deteriorating eyesight but the eyes look like they are looking in slightly different directions.
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    Post this in the WIP forum. Everyone there is...

    Post this in the WIP forum. Everyone there is extremely helpful in giving good advice.
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    I was just about to write try some pigments to...

    I was just about to write try some pigments to weather the stone with but you beat me to it. At least the nuances the pigments will give the stone should break up the blocks of colour a little. I...
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    Skellies look amazing. I really like the fissures...

    Skellies look amazing. I really like the fissures between the bone plates. Shame about only just reading you were thinking of putting traffic cones down. I was going to send some your way but didn't...
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    When trying to get into finicky places I use mini...

    When trying to get into finicky places I use mini files but if it's ultra small detail I use different grades of sandpaper I've superglued to the end of a toothpick. I cut small thin triangles about...
  171. Thread: Vortex Mixer

    by bullfrog
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    Thanks for the info. $45 is pretty good...

    Thanks for the info. $45 is pretty good considering I've seen them for sale many times more money.
  172. VGC Hot Orange is a pretty close match. ...

    VGC Hot Orange is a pretty close match.


    Edit: there isn't much difference at all between my two bottles. If the Secret Weapon stuff is similar all I can say is ouch that's gonna be bright. Mini...
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    Photo etch on 1/72? Your eyesight must be better...

    Photo etch on 1/72? Your eyesight must be better than mine MAXXxxx! If you are having trouble with photoetch Adam Wilder's Working with Photoetch is a good book. I think he deals mainly with 1/35th...
  174. Thread: Canny's Wip

    by bullfrog
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    Such smooth transitions on the SM armour. Wet...

    Such smooth transitions on the SM armour. Wet pallet looks well loved.
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    Nice work. The red cape looks good as it is. The...

    Nice work. The red cape looks good as it is. The slight shine makes it look a little like velvet. I like the fur pelt too.
  176. Thread: 10 balls WIP

    by bullfrog
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    The blue armour is sublime. Great contrast.

    The blue armour is sublime. Great contrast.
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    Such clean, neat painting. I hate to say I can...

    Such clean, neat painting. I hate to say I can actually remember when the first blood angels space marine in your pic was released....and I got some.
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    Cobwebs are just right. Not overdone and really...

    Cobwebs are just right. Not overdone and really adds atmosphere to the figure.
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    Will look great once all painted and put...

    Will look great once all painted and put together. Personally I'd be worried about BAM digging your 'stiff'. Maybe it has a different meaning in his country!;).
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    Not bad for having had a break recently.nice...

    Not bad for having had a break recently.nice shading on the blue.
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    Vampie's face has really come alive, (or as much...

    Vampie's face has really come alive, (or as much as an undead dude's skin can). Painting skills have come a long way. Gives me hope;).
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    I usually do military armour and deal with mud...

    I usually do military armour and deal with mud etc. one of two ways depending on what I feel like on the day and my finances. One way is to use actual mud from my backyard. It works and many military...
  183. Lil'Ned happens to be my fave. Looks very dark...

    Lil'Ned happens to be my fave. Looks very dark and menacing although some of that could be due to the black background. The horns are cool.
  184. Thread: NMM Feedback

    by bullfrog
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    I don't have any advice to give you but I have...

    I don't have any advice to give you but I have some feedback on your ancient. The darker gold actually looks great because it looks like a very old gold. It feels more in keeping with the mini than a...
  185. They do differ slightly and that's the reason why...

    They do differ slightly and that's the reason why I bought both. You wouldn't notice once you have applied them and compare both together. The Vallejo pigments seem to be a little bit coarser than...
  186. Nice work, especially on the dwarf agent. The...

    Nice work, especially on the dwarf agent. The skin and beard works well.
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    I only drill down half a cm if it's easy to do so...

    I only drill down half a cm if it's easy to do so like up a leg or through a torso etc. If I can I'll try using a toothpick so I don't have to use superglue. I'll drill a larger hole then force the...
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    I've had my ten dollar shaker for almost three...

    I've had my ten dollar shaker for almost three years now and it's used on a daily basis. The only difference I've seen is that it does take a little longer but not significantly so.
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    You have worked nice colour into your greenskin....

    You have worked nice colour into your greenskin. Have you finished the skin or are you thinking of working another highlight into areas like the finger joints etc?
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    A satin finish is about half way between a flat...

    A satin finish is about half way between a flat and gloss. The problem is that if it is wet it will be shiny regardless unless it is absorbent material. Although I do know what you are saying. Just...
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    If you don't want to splash the cash on a Vortex...

    If you don't want to splash the cash on a Vortex you can get shakers designed for agitating nail polish bottles of eBay for ten bucks. Still does the job perfectly. You might have to run it a minute...
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    What brand of superglue do you use? I've pinned...

    What brand of superglue do you use? I've pinned mini joints for years and never had a problem until my local store switched glue brands to another well known brand. I've found it totally useless and...
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    That base looks mighty sweet. Fits in perfectly...

    That base looks mighty sweet. Fits in perfectly with the horny old goat. Been wondering what paint pots are in the background of your pics? P3? Coat d'arms? My eyes aren't that crash hot at the best...
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    The musculature you have painted onto the back of...

    The musculature you have painted onto the back of the neck looks really good.
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    Do you have the pics loaded anywhere other than...

    Do you have the pics loaded anywhere other than photobucket? I keep getting a parse error on every single photo.
  196. Thread: At My Dad’s

    by bullfrog
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    I had to laugh out loud when you mentioned your...

    I had to laugh out loud when you mentioned your dad's walking aid and his attitude towards it. I know that fight. I know it very well. My mum had several falls requiring numerous staples to her...
  197. They obviously don't look human but the way they...

    They obviously don't look human but the way they are configured makes them look like they are still organic. Made like coral.
  198. I think constructing this in your sleep WOULD be...

    I think constructing this in your sleep WOULD be the next logical step. Make us mere mortals who look at a piece of plasticard and it stuffs up quake in fear.
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    I used to vote on few minis and usually only the...

    I used to vote on few minis and usually only the ones that caught my eye in the top posts section. I often just searched for miniatures I was about to paint for inspiration. Somewhere along the way...
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    This is going to look fantastic when finished.

    This is going to look fantastic when finished.
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