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  1. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I had a brilliant day yesterday! In fact I can...

    I had a brilliant day yesterday! In fact I can safely say this has been my favorite Warhammer Fest to date. As usual the day sped by in no time at all. But I managed to catch up with, and chat to a...
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    Over the last year or so I've started to include...

    Over the last year or so I've started to include a hint of blue in most of my flesh tones, it adds a touch of realism.
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    Thanks guys! A little bit of an update on the...

    Thanks guys!
    A little bit of an update on the poxwalker. I've started to incorporate some microbeads & slime. I used to do this as an add on once all the painting was finished but I now preffer to...
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    Oh dear, I've badly neglected the forum in recent...

    Oh dear, I've badly neglected the forum in recent months! I find that, since I retired from work, I'm spending less time online - make of that what you will. Anyway it's time to blow the dust off...
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    I get far more from this hobby than I ever give!...

    I get far more from this hobby than I ever give! I consider myself blessed to have a hobby in which I can use my talents to achieve such success and I get to do so in the great company of my fellow...
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    I'll be there.

    I'll be there.
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    Dark Magic!;) It would be an interesting...

    Dark Magic!;)


    It would be an interesting project for sure, although I've done quite a lot of black recently with my Farseer, Megaboss and now Akito so im a bit off black at the moment.

    Time...
  8. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Great stuff Lee! A brilliantly painted and...

    Great stuff Lee! A brilliantly painted and characterfull mini that has a really nice narative element to it!
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    In the case of the Death guard it's all...

    In the case of the Death guard it's all stippling. I will sometimes glaze on top of stippling to enhance the graduation. Stippling is a highly variable technique and you can play with dot size,...
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    Sir, yes sir! 6099460995609966099760998 ...

    Sir, yes sir!

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    It's actually much closer to my Tomb King in terms of colour but, like the Dark Eldar dio, it's one of my more desaturated palettes. I felt I'd done a...
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    It's been a while! The funny thing is that now I...

    It's been a while! The funny thing is that now I have all this 'free' time I'm spending less time online - I am no longer stuck at a desk with nothing to do but go online to kill the boredom! My...
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    Looking good - very, very good! I love the...

    Looking good - very, very good! I love the natralistic aproach you are taking, it's working really well. My only crit, of sorts, is that the scales on the leg look a bit too orange to me. I think...
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    I love that feeling of having just finished a...

    I love that feeling of having just finished a project! It's high time too as this year, although very busy and achieving plenty, I've not actually finished very much at all! But the Abyssal Warlord...
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    I haven't done a tutorial as such because the...

    I haven't done a tutorial as such because the warlord was painted for one of my workshops. However, the metals use the same method and palette as my Megaboss and although it's not a 'tutorial' I put...
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    Time for an Abyssal Warlord update. I had...

    Time for an Abyssal Warlord update. I had considered keeping him as a WIP demo model for my workshops but I'm having too good a time painting him to do that! I've made steady progress and will soon...
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    Top work on all the contrasts - colour,...

    Top work on all the contrasts - colour, saturation and tone are spot on! I think this might be my favorite of all the tings you've painted - I especially love the orange shadows! :laugh:
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    I think you've done a fantastic job with the NMM...

    I think you've done a fantastic job with the NMM Andy! The subtle warm/cool contrasts totally sell the effect. The overall colour palette is quite restrained and that give the mini great realism...
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    It's almost entirely stippling. some of the...

    It's almost entirely stippling. some of the orange tones are glazed but that's all.


    I can recomend it, it's a lovely model to paint.
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    I've been making steady progress on the warlord....

    I've been making steady progress on the warlord. I still can't get over how much faster it is to paint larger scale pieces!

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    I'm busy, busy, busy! I've put Akito on the back...

    I'm busy, busy, busy! I've put Akito on the back burner as I'm now prepairing for my next workshop. For that I'm painting the Abyssal Warlord from Scale75. I've had my eye on this model for some time...
  21. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    'Dred Arrowz' gets my vote too! This is looking...

    'Dred Arrowz' gets my vote too!
    This is looking fantastic - you've really run with what was admitedly a genius idea and made it into a great dio!
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    Well it looks like my love affair with...

    Well it looks like my love affair with bicarbonate of soda as a texture medium has come to an abrupt end!

    While getting my minis ready for tomorrow’s showcase at GW Southampton I noticed a dusty...
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    VERY nicely done I like it! The colours work...

    VERY nicely done I like it! The colours work really well.
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    Looks like It’s time for me to step out of my...

    Looks like It’s time for me to step out of my comfort zone and push myself by painting a new (for me) type of subject. I'm starting a new project - C- Girl Akito by Neko Galaxy. ...
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    I figured out the size & shape of the plinth I...

    I figured out the size & shape of the plinth I wanted for my Megaboss but was unsure how to go about getting one made up. Then my partner suggested that one of his colleagues, a woodworking teacher,...
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    The Megaboss is finished ... done ... finito!...

    The Megaboss is finished ... done ... finito!
    I'm holding back on showing the entire thing untill it's on a plinth but as I've tweaked the blood effects since my last posting here are a few pics of...
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    I'm keeping an overall view underwraps untill he...

    I'm keeping an overall view underwraps untill he is mounted on a plynth but for the time being the Megaboss is done! So here are some views of the amended base. I may tweak the blood a little as I'm...
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    There is a bit of new & extra info on the GD...

    There is a bit of new & extra info on the GD categories and base sizes.

    https://warhammerworld.games-workshop.com/golden-demon-classic/
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    Thanks Guys! That's sort of it although it's...

    Thanks Guys!


    That's sort of it although it's more of a barely there glazing approach mixed with a miniscule dot by dot approach. I just keep at it untill I'm happy with the result.

    Speaking...
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    Finishing off the Megaboss is proving to be a...

    Finishing off the Megaboss is proving to be a hard slog! There's a lot of work to do in order to get the base how I want it. But I'm not going to cut corners now the end is in sight. I've attached...
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    It shows that you are enjoying this mini - I...

    It shows that you are enjoying this mini - I think it's your best work yet!
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    You said it! I find it hard to believe that I'm...

    You said it! I find it hard to believe that I'm competing at the Golden Demons 27 years on from when I won with my Predator! Not even in my wildest hobby dreams could I have forseen that.
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    At least your trip won't be a complete waste of...

    At least your trip won't be a complete waste of time!:laugh:
  34. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Good choice to go with the pink metalics!

    Good choice to go with the pink metalics!
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    I remember that conversion! Mike painted his wood...

    I remember that conversion! Mike painted his wood elves with a Native American inspired theme.



    Thanks! But it's 6 pages ... just saying:arrogant:
    I met up with Dan Harding last Summer and...
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    This is a (sort of) current project. I'm...

    This is a (sort of) current project.
    I'm currently doing the FaceBook 7 Day Art Challenge and as a part of that I've just repaired and restored a formerly lost project from the early 1990s. I...
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    I hadn't realised quite how small he is! :shock:...

    I hadn't realised quite how small he is! :shock:

    The mini that is, not Lee.
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    One again thanks for all your comments guys -...

    One again thanks for all your comments guys - they are much apreceated!



    It's almost impossible to see the inside of the armour "collar", however, that is of course no reason not to paint it....
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    Quick update - although there's not too much...

    Quick update - although there's not too much progress to show.

    I had hoped to get a load of painting done over the holls but unfortunately I started to feel a bit rough in the week after Christmas...
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    I really like how this one is going Andy! I love...

    I really like how this one is going Andy! I love the colour contrasts and the diferent textures you have created are impressive. I think this guy might well turn out to be your best yet.
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    It's a great idea to start something fresh when...

    It's a great idea to start something fresh when your mojo fails! The only reason I managed to complete a unit of plaguebearers was that I worked on them between other projects.

    The new mini looks...
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    Thanks for the comments Guys! It comes with...

    Thanks for the comments Guys!

    It comes with the kit. The outrageous skulls on the armour were a big part of what atracted me to this mini.
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    I've slowed up a bit on account of pre-Christmas...

    I've slowed up a bit on account of pre-Christmas busyness and a pre-Christmas cold but I'm making a bit of progress.

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  44. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Fantastic work! I love the bold colour contrasts...

    Fantastic work! I love the bold colour contrasts and I agree with Andy, you are getting even better!
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    I really like what you've done with the foating...

    I really like what you've done with the foating diamonds! I think you're onto something special with those.
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    Thanks so much guys! I'm sorry so many of you are...

    Thanks so much guys! I'm sorry so many of you are feeling poorly :laugh:



    It's always a nice little touch to pick out the teeth on a skull in a different colour or tone. The enamel will age...
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    I've finished the black armour so, as a reward, I...

    I've finished the black armour so, as a reward, I get to have all the fun of painting the big skull!

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    Beautifull paint job on the Toad King Andy! I...

    Beautifull paint job on the Toad King Andy! I love the colours you've worked into your palette especially the orange/gold tones in the green flesh!
    I was wondering (for no particular reason...
  49. Thread: coming soon

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    Your sculpting is just so very good! I love how...

    Your sculpting is just so very good! I love how dynamic and characterfull they are. I wish I was a better at sculpting myself because then I might have the proper volcabulary to give them the praise...
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    I'm nothing without Lee:rotfl:! I LOVE the...

    I'm nothing without Lee:rotfl:!



    I LOVE the floating diamonds!. Its a great touch that adds to the paint job and lifts the project up another level! Brilliant stuff!!
    I must copy this so I can...
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    Excellent work on the Harlequin Lee! The unit is...

    Excellent work on the Harlequin Lee! The unit is going to be spectacular - if the freehand doesn't drive you mad first!!
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    Thanks Guys! I'm glad I tried the black base...

    Thanks Guys!


    I'm glad I tried the black base colour as you say it looks more moody and aggressive. I think it gives me a whole new range of colour & atmosphere to play with.

    Speaking of using...
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    In your dreams! I am in no way getting a creepy...

    In your dreams!
    I am in no way getting a creepy stalker vibe off that remark. Although I'm sure that a truly desperate person (I name no names) would stop at nothing to get his hands on a Slayer...
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    Thanks so much Guys! It's still sinking in as,...

    Thanks so much Guys!
    It's still sinking in as, although I hoped for a trophy and hoped that trophy would be gold, I thought the sword was out of my reach this time.

    My exact thought during the...
  55. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    The Farseer is finished ready for Saturday. ...

    The Farseer is finished ready for Saturday.

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  56. Thread: Tim's WIP's

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    Beautifully done, I love how the colour ties it...

    Beautifully done, I love how the colour ties it all together!
    I've got this bust myself and seeing how well you've painted yours inspires me.
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    Thanks for all your comments guys! I've...

    Thanks for all your comments guys!



    I've thought about your comments on the jewell but I've decided to stick with how it is. My thought was that as the crest begins to light up with the energy...
  58. Thread: Nakatan`s WIPs

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    Fabulous! I love the colours and the contrast...

    Fabulous! I love the colours and the contrast between the smoothness & textures.
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    Thanks guys! It's been an interesting...

    Thanks guys!


    It's been an interesting experience to go back to using black after all these years and as you say the difference shows. I wanted a moodier feel to the colour scheme on my farseer...
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    Right, it's time for the reveal of 'Project...

    Right, it's time for the reveal of 'Project Farseer'. In total I had seven weeks for this project including conversion and painting and things seem to be on schedule. The mini is at quite and...
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    Time for another teaser (a bit of a giveaway...

    Time for another teaser (a bit of a giveaway really) on my current project. Things are going very well although I'm finding that the days go by incredibly quickly now I'm doing something I love all...
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    Based on my experiences with resin I would say...

    Based on my experiences with resin I would say thay primer is probably a good idea. It varies between diferent brands but paint is less likeley to adhere to unprimed resin and far more prone to rub...
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    Time for an overdue update I think! I've made a...

    Time for an overdue update I think! I've made a little more progress on the Mega Boss but I've put him on the back burner. I've tweaked my painting plans to due to changed circumstances.
    ...
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    The Baby Wipes are a neat tip I will have to give...

    The Baby Wipes are a neat tip I will have to give that a go on my Dracoth. The fibres from a cotton bud can also be used in the same way.
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    I think you have surpassed yourself with this one...

    I think you have surpassed yourself with this one Andy! There is so much to like about the colours and textures you've created. Best of all is the soulful expression, and that is no mean trick when...
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    What a great little project! I especially like...

    What a great little project! I especially like the colours you've incorporated into the skintones.
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    The bust is looking fantastic! You're doing some...

    The bust is looking fantastic! You're doing some great work with it.
    I agree with Lee go with bronze.
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    Brilliant stuff, it's already looking awesome!

    Brilliant stuff, it's already looking awesome!
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    The texture on the robe is fantastic and really...

    The texture on the robe is fantastic and really filthy looking. He looks like you'd smell him before you saw him!
    I think the beard & hair still need to look dirtier with some streaks of brown &...
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    The first base was nice(ish) but the new base is...

    The first base was nice(ish) but the new base is epic! It makes a huge difference and all of it for the better! It sets the mini off perfectly.
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    Lightweights the lot of you! :rotfl: I was there...

    Lightweights the lot of you! :rotfl: I was there in 1987 for the first ever Demons (I didn't get past the local heats:crying:).
    The Demons turn 30 next year I wonder if GW will do anything special...
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    Yes, yes another one has succumbed to the dark...

    Yes, yes another one has succumbed to the dark seductive power of stippling!
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    I use a light box and a tripod. My 2 lights (the...

    I use a light box and a tripod. My 2 lights (the same ones I paint under) are to the front and either side of the mini. My camera is about 20cm from the mini If I get too close it won't focus...
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    I don't use primer it's just another layer of...

    I don't use primer it's just another layer of paint between me & the mini.

    I use GW's foundation paints to lay down a base coat. I dilute the paint and apply multiple thin coats. The first few...
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    51871 I'm pretty sure that hideous green thing...

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    I'm pretty sure that hideous green thing is some sort of troll.
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    I believe this is called teaching your...

    I believe this is called teaching your Grandmother to suck eggs!:rolleyes:

    I'm not planning to add saliva to the megaboss but the severed Dracoth head on the base will have a fair bit of drool....
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    Update on the Megaboss. 51797517985179951800

    Update on the Megaboss.

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    Note to self: Don't stand next to tall slim...

    Note to self: Don't stand next to tall slim people, and throw that awful shirt in the bin!
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    The metals are looking fantastic! I really like...

    The metals are looking fantastic! I really like the overall colour palette and the way the cool armor contrasts with the warm flesh tones. I think this could be your best mini yet!

    My only...
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    Well lets face it 50 is pretty decrepit, probably...

    Well lets face it 50 is pretty decrepit, probably best to just quietly fade away!
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    Alan's retirement is a pretty big deal he's been...

    Alan's retirement is a pretty big deal he's been a huge influence on the hobby. As Lee says ' times r a changing'.
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    You know all joking aside if you keep practicing...

    You know all joking aside if you keep practicing your sculpting skills you might be able to sculpt to this standard one day!

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    Nicely 'gaffled' there! I always dilute my...

    Nicely 'gaffled' there!

    I always dilute my paint - even when drybushing! If you don't dilute your paint when stippling you can build up a rough texture. In itself that's quite a useful trick but I...
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    Thank you! I find stippling a faster way of...

    Thank you!

    I find stippling a faster way of painting than layering. It takes practice but the stipple action is quite speedy and can build up the colour fairly rapidly.

    I've used stippling for...
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    Very nice looking set of minis. The icy base...

    Very nice looking set of minis. The icy base theme sets them off perfectly!
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    That came out of the blue at very short notice!...

    That came out of the blue at very short notice! But it looks like a change of policy and hopefully the return of Non UK Demons.
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    It's worth bearing in mind that I tend to use...

    It's worth bearing in mind that I tend to use terminology in my own 'distintive' :silly!:way. That's probably the result of all those years I spent painting under a rock!

    My basecoat is whatever...
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    A brush, in this case a series seven sable as it...

    A brush, in this case a series seven sable as it give a very fine textured stipple.
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    The Megaboss is truly a joy to paint! I'm not...

    The Megaboss is truly a joy to paint!
    I'm not at all surprised that several impressive versions have already turned up in the most recent Golden Demon comps or that the Slayer Sword went to a...
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    Don't think it didn't (briefly) cross my mind....

    Don't think it didn't (briefly) cross my mind. Then again in all the world there's only one person who would want to steal that banner so it's not like I could get away with it! :handcuffs:
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    That explains the improvement in his...

    That explains the improvement in his painting!:claply:
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    You're really not ready for these advanced...

    You're really not ready for these advanced techniques yet Lee. You should just stick to your usual dip.:brushwave:
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    The rumor that GW had to call Warhammer World...

    The rumor that GW had to call Warhammer World security to come and pull me off this banner were greatly exaggerated. For the record I (eventually) went quite willingly and didn't really scream all...
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    You should take something for that nasty cough...

    You should take something for that nasty cough mate!
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    So far the Megaboss has been a joy to work on and...

    So far the Megaboss has been a joy to work on and that’s helped me get back into the swing of a regular painting schedule.
    I’m going to be painting the armour for a while, but it’s not proving to be...
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    Awesome Gobo - love everything about it!!

    Awesome Gobo - love everything about it!!
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    I'm back - it's been a while! I'll post an...

    I'm back - it's been a while!
    I'll post an update on the Megaboss tomorow after I take some pics tonight but in the meantime...

    Gutrot Spume and his pals are packed and ready for a little holiday...
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    Congratulations - job well done!

    Congratulations - job well done!
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    51408 Well done my young apprentice!

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    Well done my young apprentice!
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    I said it before and I'll say it again - I love...

    I said it before and I'll say it again - I love the colours on the skele!
    The choice of colours is quite masterful. The strong contrast between the desaturated warm grey browns and the saturated...
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    The cleaning & prep on this mini is daunting!...

    The cleaning & prep on this mini is daunting! There are a lot of parts and many of them are very delicate. I'm going to take my time with it and get that part of the job started while I'm painting...
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    I love the strong colour scheme and how that...

    I love the strong colour scheme and how that little touch of blue/green on the broach sets off the red & vice versa. Tip Top all round!
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    That thought has occurred to me! Alarielle is...

    That thought has occurred to me! Alarielle is going to be a substantial project but I thought it would be good to have something of a challenge to kick off my 'retirement' with.


    Yes retirement,...
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    I'm not getting much time to paint at the moment...

    I'm not getting much time to paint at the moment as I've at lot (all good) on my plate with my forthcomming holidays, workshops and retirement. So I probably won't get back to a regular painting...
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    Cracking stuff Lee. I love the colours you're...

    Cracking stuff Lee. I love the colours you're using on both models. The verdegris is beautifully done and the knight is shaping up to be something special!
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    Awsome! I really like the contrast of the strong...

    Awsome! I really like the contrast of the strong colours against the grimy armour.
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    That's an interesting question. All sorts of...

    That's an interesting question.

    All sorts of things inspire me not least seeing a mini that grabs my attention and makes me want to paint it. Other painters and their work inspire me. It may be a...
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    Yes, I may well do something about that!

    Yes, I may well do something about that!
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    I haven't been in much of a painting mood...

    I haven't been in much of a painting mood recently, so I decided to focus on building a base for the Megaboss instead.

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    I'll be putting together a more detailed...

    I'll be putting together a more detailed description for my blog in the next week or so but for the meantime here are the colours:
    Base - GW Death World Forest & Rakarth Flesh mix

    Shadows -...
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    Thanks Guys! I think the Megaboss is going to be...

    Thanks Guys! I think the Megaboss is going to be a fun project and I hope to suprise a few people with what I've got planned for him!

    The plaguebearers are now posted on my coolmini gallery:
    ...
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    It feels very good to be starting up a new...

    It feels very good to be starting up a new project and most refreshing for it not to be Nurgle. Although I'm painting green skin again!

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    Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
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    More pics up in the Cool mini gallery this time....

    More pics up in the Cool mini gallery this time. I hadn't realised how far behind I was with getting them posted!

    Gutrot Spume: www.coolminiornot.com/398656?browseid=15197466

    Abalam: ...
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    'Cat that got the cream' or, more accurately,...

    'Cat that got the cream' or, more accurately, Smug doesn't even come close!



    Yes exactly this ............. In my mind
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    The first of my (many) updates is ready. I've...

    The first of my (many) updates is ready. I've posted some large pics of Gutrot over on Putty&Paint:

    http://www.puttyandpaint.com/projects/9763
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    Thanks again Guys! I greatly appreciate all the...

    Thanks again Guys! I greatly appreciate all the support and comments I get here. There are so many instances where a comment or sugestion on this very forum has helped me to push a paint job that bit...
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    Thanks for the congratulations! Needless to say...

    Thanks for the congratulations! Needless to say I'm one very happy painter.
    I was more than a little distracted during the run up to GD as, in the first instance, the basing for my unit did not go...
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    Yep, it's painted. How does that shoe taste?

    Yep, it's painted. How does that shoe taste?
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    Something Wicked This Way Comes ... 48921

    Something Wicked This Way Comes ...

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    Hang on in there Andy & best wishes to you all at...

    Hang on in there Andy & best wishes to you all at this difficult time.
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    So much to do ... so little time:nailbiting!: But...

    So much to do ... so little time:nailbiting!: But am I panicking ... you bet I am!

    Focusing on the positive the standard bearer is done! There are a few tiny tweaks I want to make. But I'll do...
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    Yes, it's a double distraction! First you...

    Yes, it's a double distraction! First you distract me with your 'Painting a new version of your first ever project' then I distract myself from that by looking at the shiny new Orruks! :silly!:
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    Painting a new version of your first ever mini is...

    Painting a new version of your first ever mini is a great idea for a project!
    I haven't painted an Orc for decades so I went so far as to browse ebay to see if my first mini (FTO11* Orc Chief with...
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    I really like that skeleton! The base is also a...

    I really like that skeleton! The base is also a nice piece in it's own right but put it together with the skeleton and you get great little scene with a clear narrative! BRAVO!
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    Thanks Guys! With Salute over & done I went...

    Thanks Guys!

    With Salute over & done I went into a bit of a painting frenzy and clocked up a few late night/early morning painting sessions. The result ... the mother of all...
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    The extra contrast & saturation is really doing...

    The extra contrast & saturation is really doing the trick for the gobo! Had you thought about giving him a bit of a freckly nose?
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    [QUOTE=ten ball;813135]The special forces of...

    [QUOTE=ten ball;813135]The special forces of painting -
    Stefan (skelettes), Mark, David (sproket), John (Megazord Man), AndyG

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    If I'd known John was going to do better than me in the...
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    It was very good day but over so quicky as time...

    It was very good day but over so quicky as time always goes fast at Salute. Borgossa got second in the large scale category!
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    I could always change my mind though :mean:

    I could always change my mind though :mean:
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    I'm keeping Gutrot back for Golden Demon. The...

    I'm keeping Gutrot back for Golden Demon. The only model I'm taking to Salute this year is Borgossa.
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    The Gobo is a great mini and you're doing a great...

    The Gobo is a great mini and you're doing a great job on him! I agree with KruleBear the base looks dead right for him.

    I hesitate to ask, but as you're painting so fast these days, is he for...
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    Thanks for the opinions Guys. That seems to to...

    Thanks for the opinions Guys. That seems to to pretty clear as to which bust to take!
    Borgossa was my first choice but then I over thought the hole thing and confused myself. There is a lot to be...
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    I'm currently balancing on the horns of a...

    I'm currently balancing on the horns of a dilemma! I haven't yet been able to decide which bust to enter at Salute this weekend Borgossa or Abalam?
    Any thoughts?

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    I'm surprised myself about the lack of 'regiment...

    I'm surprised myself about the lack of 'regiment sickness'. I think it helped a great deal that I took a break to paint Borgossa & Abalam mid way through the Unit. I guess it's also a factor that...
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    I've had a productive weekend and made a good...

    I've had a productive weekend and made a good start on the bannerbearer's flesh. First I used glazes to build up the flesh tones and define the main colour and shade.

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    With that...
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    I should be OK just so long as there are no more...

    I should be OK just so long as there are no more delays!:fingers-crossed::sweat::nailbiting!:
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    With great care - it's a fiddly job, apart from...

    With great care - it's a fiddly job, apart from that there is no special secret! I found some good reference of iridescent insect eyes that helped give me the confidence to give it a go.

    The most...
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    Vorag still has my attention ... because he is...

    Vorag still has my attention ... because he is freaking awesome!
    A beautiful paint job (your best to date I think) and a stunning base they come together to make something quite special.

    Oh, and...
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    Amazon. They are under craft materials & Beauty...

    Amazon. They are under craft materials & Beauty as they are used for Nail art!
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    Oh dear Lord, I blinked and you painted another...

    Oh dear Lord, I blinked and you painted another mini! The NMM is really effective - the armor looks great.
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    Sweet, I love the finished Barrow Wight! How...

    Sweet, I love the finished Barrow Wight!
    How did you do the candle lights - cotton wool? I'm considering doing something similar on my Plague bearer standard.
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    The Plaguebearer champion is finished! Once the...

    The Plaguebearer champion is finished! Once the severed heads were painted it was a matter of adding the finishing touches to pull everything together. In addition to a little dripping green slime, I...
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    I'm finding it a hard slog to get back up to...

    I'm finding it a hard slog to get back up to speed but I'm making some progress on the champion.

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    Very nice indeed - you have my attention!

    Very nice indeed - you have my attention!
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    I wasn't sure how the Axis of Chaos unit would...

    I wasn't sure how the Axis of Chaos unit would hold together visually but they have turned out just great! They have tremondous impact and contrast but look like they bellong together. Arwen looks...
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    Thanks Guys, Flu is the pitts but it's getting...

    Thanks Guys, Flu is the pitts but it's getting better. The asthma is the real problem now as I don't get more than three hours sleep a night.



    I agree, I need to revisit the tentacles and...
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    I've not been too great for the last couple of...

    I've not been too great for the last couple of weeks. I was off work all last week with flu and now I'm signed off work this week because the flue has triggered a bad flare up of my asthma! I've been...
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    Thanks Guys! I've finished off another plague...

    Thanks Guys!
    I've finished off another plague bearer and made a start on the champion.

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    Great choice of flesh tones, they contrast and...

    Great choice of flesh tones, they contrast and compliment the armour colour perfectly!
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    As well as starting a new Plaguebearer I finished...

    As well as starting a new Plaguebearer I finished off Abalam.

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    Yes, how shocking!

    Yes, how shocking!
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    With the Golden Demon painting competition on the...

    With the Golden Demon painting competition on the horizon I’ve dusted off my plans to paint a unit of plague bearers.

    At first I planned to make the Unit's champion stand out through giving him a...
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    I like the photoshopped glow effect very much! I...

    I like the photoshopped glow effect very much! I think it makes the eyes stand out even better and looks more realistic.
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    Abalam is just about done - I just need to sort...

    Abalam is just about done - I just need to sort out a plinth.

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    Finally! I'd begun to wonder if it was ever going...

    Finally! I'd begun to wonder if it was ever going to happen. Just booked the Hotel - now all I have to do is paint the minis!
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    I've painted the sash in a light cool grey as...

    I've painted the sash in a light cool grey as white was too bright against the rest of the colours. With the bulk of the painting done, I’ve finally glued Abalam’s head onto the bust so I can better...
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    I got to see some samurai armor up close when I...

    I got to see some samurai armor up close when I was beginning this project and decided to chicken out of doing lots of extra detail. I'll leave the mind blowing freehands to you ;)
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    That's some mighty fine painting!

    That's some mighty fine painting!
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    I'd be nothing without your...

    I'd be nothing without your input.:worship!::worship!::worship!:
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    Now that is a very good idea - a little flash of...

    Now that is a very good idea - a little flash of contrast & drama in the colour palette. I'm thinking white.
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    Beautiful red on the Khorne Lord! This is turning...

    Beautiful red on the Khorne Lord! This is turning out to be a really striking set of minis.
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    I've made a bit more progress on the shoulders....

    I've made a bit more progress on the shoulders. I'm a lot happier with the green.

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    Yes, I'll be taking one of the busts - I haven't...

    Yes, I'll be taking one of the busts - I haven't decided which one yet.
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    I had quite a productive weekend and as a result...

    I had quite a productive weekend and as a result the colour scheme has come together. I'm very happy with the overall red/green balance although the green needs some fine tuning. I'm finding that I...
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    I felt that I was getting bogged down with the...

    I felt that I was getting bogged down with the stitching details on Abalam’s helmet last week and as a result the project started to run out of steam!
    So, I’ve decided to spend some time working on...
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    I like the red/rose horns. Maybe you could...

    I like the red/rose horns. Maybe you could lighten them up a touch with a highlight - just a little gleam as they catch the light on the upper surface.
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    The new face and horns are a massive improvement!...

    The new face and horns are a massive improvement! Top job!!
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    Abalam’s crest is just about done. I thought I’d...

    Abalam’s crest is just about done. I thought I’d use less green in the finished thing but it’s grown on me and I think it will play a useful part in the finished colour scheme by balancing out the...
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    I've no idea what the scale is! The face is about...

    I've no idea what the scale is! The face is about 2cm in height.
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    First I paint & highlight the gold. The green is...

    First I paint & highlight the gold.
    The green is a combination of glazes, sponging and stippling.
    The brown splotches are done using washes (by secret weapon). I apply a blob of wash (slightly...
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    I had a very odd reaction to it, a real case of...

    I had a very odd reaction to it, a real case of the head and the heart not agreeing. On one level I can see that the face isn't a total disaster but I really hate it! I've a bit of history with...
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    OK, so keeping a long story short. I finished...

    OK, so keeping a long story short. I finished Abalam’s face and I’m really pleased with it. The metallics are getting there although the gold needs more work – it’s too green at the moment and I want...
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    That's debatable after the mess I got into over...

    That's debatable after the mess I got into over Christmas! The face on Abalam's helmet was a total disaster and after much (5 mins) deliberation I removed the entire crest so I could re-work it sans...
  175. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Fantastic work all round on the pirate & samurai...

    Fantastic work all round on the pirate & samurai - so inspiring!
  176. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    I love the colours you've blended together on the...

    I love the colours you've blended together on the robe it looks very Tzeentchian (is that even a word?) but the dominance of the green makes it stand out from the usual blue/pink you so often see.
  177. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Great result with the loaded brush! Ben has been...

    Great result with the loaded brush!
    Ben has been a huge influence on my painting (for the better) over the last few years. I've been meaning to try the loaded brush myself - I might give it a go...
  178. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    The head & helmet are cast in one piece. The...

    The head & helmet are cast in one piece. The un-helmeted head is even more reptillian and has a bony crest of ridges across the top.
    You can see it HERE
  179. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I've started a new project to work on over the...

    I've started a new project to work on over the Christmas /New Year holiday although I'm sure it'll take longer than that. Spent a few hours on it so far and made a good start but there is a lot of...
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    Looking awesome! I love the contrast between the...

    Looking awesome!
    I love the contrast between the blue armour and all the weathering.
  181. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I'm not sure this is the appropriate place for...

    I'm not sure this is the appropriate place for that tutorial! There are probably more 'specialist' forums for that sort of thing.

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    I started off fairly desaturated with a Baneblade...
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    Woah! I totally missed the earlier stages of...

    Woah! I totally missed the earlier stages of your work on this guy, he's looking really good. I agree with Saint Toad about the damage on the front. What about a line of bullet marks across the...
  183. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    At the moment it's looking like it will be a...

    At the moment it's looking like it will be a close thing as to what arrives first - the leather tutorial or Santa!
  184. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Thanks for the comments guys! I really enjoyed...

    Thanks for the comments guys! I really enjoyed painting Borgossa so I'm going to stick with busts and paint another one over Christmas/New year.

    For those who like to vote there are some slightly...
  185. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I've been quietly painting away at a fairly...

    I've been quietly painting away at a fairly relaxed pace over the last few weeks. As a result Borgossa is finished!

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    I've been making good progress on Borgossa and I...

    I've been making good progress on Borgossa and I am really enjoying the change of scale. It's especially good to have (almost) all the parts assembled so I can work across the whole piece.
    I was...
  187. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I'm toying with the idea but I think it might be...

    I'm toying with the idea but I think it might be a bit over the top! I'd have to make the hairs quite long to enable them to be seen. It might be better to do them as a sort of Easter egg in that you...
  188. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Thanks Guys. I'm planning to do a tutorial...

    Thanks Guys.



    I'm planning to do a tutorial but to do it properly I will need to setup & take some step-by-step photos. the process is deceptively simple, at it's core it just involves a...
  189. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    It's varnish. There are also some simple painted...

    It's varnish. There are also some simple painted highlights but the gloss gives a very nice 'sparkle' to the eyes. I've also used it to make the blind eye look a bit weepy.
  190. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Wow, I think this is your best work yet! The...

    Wow, I think this is your best work yet! The colours and the contrast look spot on and the overall finish is beautifully crisp & clear.
  191. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    OK ... this conversation has gone to a very...

    OK ... this conversation has gone to a very strange place!

    Moving on to something more normal I've shortened the ear hairs but alas they won't hold a curl (when I said more normal I meant more...
  192. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Thanks for all the feedback Guys. Every now and...

    Thanks for all the feedback Guys.
    Every now and again this hobby gives me reason to pause for thought and consider just how surreal it can get! ... So now I'm about to try and put a bit of a curl...
  193. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Seeing how this mini is coming together has made...

    Seeing how this mini is coming together has made me think about the base. What about a finish line on the ground with a flag pole/finish flag. The whole thing has a bit of an Alice in Wonderland feel...
  194. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    A few more WIP pics taken with my phone so not...

    A few more WIP pics taken with my phone so not the best but OK to give an idea of how things are going. I'm not sure about the ears yet, the hairs are subtle but are they in keeping with the rest of...
  195. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    I think the blue/gold is a perfect choice!

    I think the blue/gold is a perfect choice!
  196. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    The reigns work really well! They pull the snail...

    The reigns work really well! They pull the snail & hare together into a cohesive unit and add a new level to the narative of the piece. I love how nuts this mini is but the reigns make some sense...
  197. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Thanks Guys, glad you like him, I'm really having...

    Thanks Guys, glad you like him, I'm really having a good time painting him so far! I thought I was in danger of getting a bit complacent over all the Nurgle stuff I've been painting and needed a...
  198. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I've made a bit more progress on Commodore...

    I've made a bit more progress on Commodore Borgossa. The hat is only roughly blocked in but the face is getting there.

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    Congratulations on your well deserved wins!

    Congratulations on your well deserved wins!
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    Bingo! It's Commodore Borgossa a really beautiful...

    Bingo! It's Commodore Borgossa a really beautiful sculpt and the cast is near flawless. I've had this bust for over a year now and I'm really looking forward to getting stuck in. I'm going to see if...
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