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  1. Thread: The Bunker

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    A little late to the party, but huge props for...

    A little late to the party, but huge props for making Volomir's list!!! Well deserved!!!
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    Thanks, Eki, but the credit goes to the...

    Thanks, Eki, but the credit goes to the sculptor...I just painted the texture that was there.
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    Wow, this last month has been crazy. Decided to...

    Wow, this last month has been crazy. Decided to sell our house and move back to Colorado, which hasn't afforded me much time for the hobby. Did finish the Creature Caster King of Ruin, but...
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    Happy Birthday!

    Happy Birthday!
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    Beautiful work! Where can I get a hold of that...

    Beautiful work! Where can I get a hold of that model?
  6. Thread: Sigmar3's WIP

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    Such a peculiar sculpt...great color choices!

    Such a peculiar sculpt...great color choices!
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    Thanks for all the support! Here's a quick update...

    Thanks for all the support! Here's a quick update on what I've been working on. Finished the skaven critter, and will post pics at a later date.
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    Been chugging along with the King of Ruin (credit...

    Been chugging along with the King of Ruin (credit to Lester B's YT Video for the inspiration). Also working on LGS "Battle of the Brushes" entry in between painting sessions. I'm not sure this is the...
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    Looks great! I'm intrigued to see the finished...

    Looks great! I'm intrigued to see the finished project.
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    Great first steps into the painting game! Keep at...

    Great first steps into the painting game! Keep at it!
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    Plague pack are looking great! Keep it coming!

    Plague pack are looking great!

    Keep it coming!
  12. Thread: erana's WIP

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    Welcome! Great start, but most...

    Welcome!

    Great start, but most importantly...keep 'em coming!
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    Your getting better and better with each new...

    Your getting better and better with each new project!

    Keep 'em coming!
  14. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    The giant is great, and the skelly guard has some...

    The giant is great, and the skelly guard has some great color combinations to it!
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    Any new magic happening in your work space? Miss...

    Any new magic happening in your work space? Miss looking forward to your posts!
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    Welcome! Any updates on your project?

    Welcome!

    Any updates on your project?
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    Pretty stoked...Everchosen Bronze for my 1st...

    Pretty stoked...Everchosen Bronze for my 1st competition entry! Difference of 3 votes between Gold and my entry. Kind of miffed about the “popular vote” aspect of it (I’m not one of the regulars in...
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    74884748857488674887 Wishing everyone a...

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    Wishing everyone a fantastic weekend, and best of luck for all those entering in Everchosen!

    Threw some base coats down on Mr. Nurgle tonight...tomorrow, I'll get some...
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    Beginning stages of my next endeavor...Creature...

    Beginning stages of my next endeavor...Creature Caster Lord of Ruin intended for my Death Guard Army. Wife gifted it to me in February for my birthday, and now I'm feeling confident enough in my...
  20. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Excellent work! Good luck in the comp!

    Excellent work!

    Good luck in the comp!
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    From what I was learning while researching how to...

    From what I was learning while researching how to do resin, a lot of sources recommended using a thin coat of realistic water (pick your favorite brand) to clear up the outside edges. The other...
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    Love the basing and the weathering! What are...

    Love the basing and the weathering!

    What are you using to create the corrosion? I assume Typhus Corrosion, and Nyhilak Oxide, but what are you using for the ochre tones?

    Have you considered...
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    74816748177481874819 Been working along on this...

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    Been working along on this one, getting ready for my 1st ever painting competition entry!

    Thank you to everyone for all of the above compliments!
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    7473974740 The start to my Everchosen...

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    The start to my Everchosen entry...I've been meaning to paint this guy for a while anyway, and it just felt right for this. Credit to BaM and Toad, as the tutorial on Professor BaM's...
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    Thanks to everyone for the encouragement and...

    Thanks to everyone for the encouragement and compliments. Been away on family camping vacation, so really haven't jumped into anything new...did finish repainting my Lord of Contagion. Contemplating...
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    745887458974590745917459274593 Calling this one...

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    Calling this one DONE! A lot of new concepts attempted on this piece. Learned a lot. Had a lot of fun, and a few frustrating moments, but kept on going. If I were to...
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    Man, I’m sure I’m not alone, when I say that I...

    Man, I’m sure I’m not alone, when I say that I wish I could hang out with you while you work, just so I could try to absorb some of your awesomeness!

    This thing looks amazing!
  28. I agree with BaM; it really does look good....

    I agree with BaM; it really does look good. considering the scale of the piece, I appreciation the work you put into it even more. Get it on a base, and I’m sure you’ll appreciate you’re effort more!...
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    Welcome to the addiction! Great start, and rest...

    Welcome to the addiction!
    Great start, and rest assured, if you’re willing to put in the time and effort, you’re finished pieces will get better and better! Advice from a fellow noob, is to search...
  30. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    great work on the face and hair. Unfortunate...

    great work on the face and hair. Unfortunate about the tragedy, but I'm sure you'll come back with something impressive.

    On a side note, I love your pictures; the contrast between the messy...
  31. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Excellent start on the sister!

    Excellent start on the sister!
  32. Thread: The Bunker

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    Dude! I love the static lining. Really like where...

    Dude! I love the static lining. Really like where this piece is headed.
  33. Hat off to ya, this is looking great, and the...

    Hat off to ya, this is looking great, and the size....WOW!
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    Welcome back! Great first project. You are...

    Welcome back!

    Great first project. You are certainly at the right place...guys like BaM, Hairster, Eki, and numerous others, are excellent resources for inspiration and knowledge.

    My...
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    Looking good, man!

    Looking good, man!
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    Wow, thanks everyone...but it ain't done yet, so...

    Wow, thanks everyone...but it ain't done yet, so there's always room for me to jack it up. lol

    Gorb, it's really been a mix of airbrush and brush; blocking in the gradient with the airbrush, and...
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    Thanks Hairster, it is a privilege to have you...

    Thanks Hairster, it is a privilege to have you chime in on this project.

    As I think about the project thus far, I’ve come to the realization that I’ve hit somewhat of a ceiling as far as my skill...
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    You could always paint them there...check out...

    You could always paint them there...check out Riusuke Fukahori’s Resin Art; his work blew my mind.
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    That is some mighty fine painting right there!

    That is some mighty fine painting right there!
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    74373743747437574376 Thanks guys! Tonight's...

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    Thanks guys! Tonight's work. DSLR photos...certainly show the colors better! Fan was blowing the camera, so photos are a little fuzzy. lol
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    743497435074351743527435374354 Here's some...

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    Here's some updates on the beast. Just set him upon his base to make sure I'm heading in the right direction with color harmony. Still haven't started the glazing yet;...
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    It's coming along beautifully!

    It's coming along beautifully!
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    Looks great! I have to laugh at myself;...

    Looks great!

    I have to laugh at myself; models that I would have overlooked at my local WH Store, I find myself gravitating towards, after I see what you do with them! Certainly, your work...
  44. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    I agree; the orange armor is stunning, as well...

    I agree; the orange armor is stunning, as well as, the muscle fibers really grab my attention. Great work!
  45. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Looks awesome...like a disgusting "truffle...

    Looks awesome...like a disgusting "truffle shuffle". Keep it coming!
  46. Thread: The Bunker

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    That is kickass! Even with only getting the...

    That is kickass! Even with only getting the photos you posted, the concept is easy to picture. Thanks for the update!
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    Looks fantastic!

    Looks fantastic!
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    Thank you. Im not surprised that the maiden is...

    Thank you. Im not surprised that the maiden is looking better at this point; she’s more of a speed painting approach, Cerberus is really just base coated at this point with a little bit of tone...
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    Quick update on projects...calling it a night. ...

    Quick update on projects...calling it a night.
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  50. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Wow! Amazing work on the blue body suit! The face...

    Wow! Amazing work on the blue body suit! The face is pretty damn awesome too!
  51. Thread: The Bunker

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    That is pretty strong color there! Can’t wait to...

    That is pretty strong color there! Can’t wait to see the finished product.
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    Yes. Think it’s called “ship maiden”, but can’t...

    Yes. Think it’s called “ship maiden”, but can’t remember. Trying to paint it up to look like the ethereal glowing “Davy Jones” on Spongebob lol. We’ll see how it goes.
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    Not a whole lot of work done tonight, but...

    Not a whole lot of work done tonight, but progress on the base upon which he stands. Overall, this sculpt has been a real treat; mold lines were extremely limited, gaps were manageable with an extra...
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    Way to go! Certainly agree with your work being...

    Way to go! Certainly agree with your work being showcased! Keep it coming!
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    Looks great!! What was your favorite part...

    Looks great!!

    What was your favorite part about the model? What would you do differently if you were to paint it again? Any tips for someone else attempting this model?
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    74226 Tonight's work. Airbrushed the underside...

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    Tonight's work.
    Airbrushed the underside glow starting at with dark red, then an orange, then a yellow, and finished with a yellow tinted white on the chins. Took some blue wash and...
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    Best work yet!

    Best work yet!
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    74205 Tonight's work. Advice needed; should I...

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    Tonight's work.
    Advice needed; should I start blocking in the red tone glow underneath, or start working on glazing back down the blue tones first?
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    74187 Here we go! Wish me luck on this one! Base...

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    Here we go! Wish me luck on this one! Base coat for the blue tones. After I get some more of the highlight values mapped in with a brush, I think I'll hit the underside with the red/orange...
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    Looking good, man. Comparing your previous...

    Looking good, man. Comparing your previous sculpts to this new one, there’s been a lot of progress! Keep it going!
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    I haven't tried any resin figures yet, but the...

    I haven't tried any resin figures yet, but the polymer plastic reaper/pathfinder/wizkids/etc. can handle the heat. I suggest controlled heating (ie. just the part you want to bend) vs. shoving the...
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    Here is one I've wrapped up tonight. Pretty happy...

    Here is one I've wrapped up tonight. Pretty happy with the color choices, and I enjoyed the different approach to laying down the color. With this model, I started with just the black primer. Then...
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    Voted! Great job on these!

    Voted!
    Great job on these!
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    Totally agree! Looks fantastic!

    Totally agree! Looks fantastic!
  65. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    What colors/technique did you use on the...

    What colors/technique did you use on the "rottie"? I really like the representation of the brown fur; it's noticeable, but not too loud. Same with the transition to the metal limb. How'd ya do it?
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    I agree with Gorb, the shoulder blades look fantastic!
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    Looking killer! Keep it coming!

    Looking killer!

    Keep it coming!
  68. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    Regarding the use of oil paints... What do you...

    Regarding the use of oil paints...
    What do you feel is the greatest benefit to using them instead of the normal acrylics?
    What are some of the struggles that you have had to overcome because of...
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    The textures are where this sculpt shines! Keep...

    The textures are where this sculpt shines! Keep up the great work!
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    Welcome back! Progress looks great!

    Welcome back! Progress looks great!
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    Tread forward at your own risk....but I have...

    Tread forward at your own risk....but I have successfully modified some of the wiz kids products using steam, hot water, and a hair dryer. To separate my frost giant, I briefly boiled the model in...
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    Thank you all for the compliments! I've been...

    Thank you all for the compliments! I've been extremely busy with work lately (traveling to assess operations is just a drain), so haven't been as engaged in everyone else's posts. Here are some...
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    Looks great! Enjoy the trollblood model; they are...

    Looks great! Enjoy the trollblood model; they are such a joy to paint!

    Keep it coming!
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    *drooling on myself again* Looks great!

    *drooling on myself again*

    Looks great!
  75. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Agree with eki....maybe the underside should be...

    Agree with eki....maybe the underside should be darker? I like the gradient on the back, along with the contrast with the upper part of the cloak, just think there should be more shade on the frontal...
  76. Thread: Dhdiez WIP

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    Stellar job on the textiles! Although, has...

    Stellar job on the textiles!

    Although, has anybody else noticed the resemblance to Ms. Spears (before the head shaving thing)? LOL

    Looks great! Keep it coming!
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    Excellent work on the Hobbits. Really dig the...

    Excellent work on the Hobbits. Really dig the warpainted orc. Comparing to the previous orcs, there seems to be a lot more definition to the features of the creature. The warpaint adds a very...
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    Man, you always seem to out-do yourself. These...

    Man, you always seem to out-do yourself. These really are something cool to view, and the bases certainly add to the awesomeness. Keep up the posts, and keep up the great work!
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    I applaud the first set of eyes, but I agree that...

    I applaud the first set of eyes, but I agree that the second, red evil glow, looks a lot better! Fantastic work going on here!

    Keep it coming!
  80. Thread: The Bunker

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    Some damn awesome stuff going on here! Keep us...

    Some damn awesome stuff going on here! Keep us posted on the product review...I've looked at them a couple times myself.
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    I agree with Hairster...that muscle...

    I agree with Hairster...that muscle representation is fantastic! I can't wait to see what the leg goes to!
  82. With every new post, I'm still amazed at what you...

    With every new post, I'm still amazed at what you are constructing. Great work!
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    Looks fantastic! The yellow is very commendable....

    Looks fantastic! The yellow is very commendable. I like the scarring on the face, as well.
  84. Thread: The Bunker

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    Awesome things happening here! Keep it coming!

    Awesome things happening here!

    Keep it coming!
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    David Bowie would be proud!! She's got a vinyl...

    David Bowie would be proud!! She's got a vinyl leather body suit, right?

    Joking aside...looks like a helluva start!

    Keep it coming!
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    Any updates on this? I imagine it's no easy feat...

    Any updates on this? I imagine it's no easy feat to pull off the NMM, with the environmental reflections; but you've done really well thus far.
  87. Thread: CyAniDe's WIPs

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    Man, I really admire the contrast you create with...

    Man, I really admire the contrast you create with your work. They are so sharp and detailed. Things read really well. What's your secret? What's your process?
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    Forgive the lengthy post, but every time I've...

    Forgive the lengthy post, but every time I've logged in for the last little bit, I've circled around thoughts about how to respond to your above post. The concept of not knowing you on a personal...
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    Anything new going on? I dig the reaper, and...

    Anything new going on?

    I dig the reaper, and the fun you had painting it really comes across in your posts.

    Keep it coming!
  90. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Looking great! Really inspired by your Abaddon! ...

    Looking great! Really inspired by your Abaddon!

    Keep the posts coming!
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    Really dig troll bust 1! It looks like it would...

    Really dig troll bust 1! It looks like it would be a blast to paint!
    Bust #2 is comical with the chin critter...What's the concept/story with it?

    Ball bearing as eyes; what a great tip!

    Keep...
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    My vote is for the dwarves. But then again, maybe...

    My vote is for the dwarves. But then again, maybe a change up in character features might release a surge of even more awesomeness?

    Based on your style, I think it would be interesting to see...
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    Great correction on the eye lens of the pilot!...

    Great correction on the eye lens of the pilot! The female sculpt is coming along nicely; and I keep checking back to see if you've gotten any progress done on the armor. It intrigues me to see what...
  94. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Great project you've got going on here! It's...

    Great project you've got going on here! It's gonna be cool to see the models on it to complete the portrait!

    Keep it coming!
  95. Lol 50 Shades of Malifaux? Looks great, and...

    Lol 50 Shades of Malifaux?

    Looks great, and just estimating the size you've been working with, I've got even more respect for what you've done thus far. Also, you've sparked my interest in the...
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    How'd you do the casualty? With a quick look, it...

    How'd you do the casualty? With a quick look, it looks like you either sculpted or modified the cape to flow correctly atop the figure? What was your process? I've been wanting to do something like...
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    Looking good! The little details you've added are...

    Looking good! The little details you've added are cool. I'll have to give the black ink trick a crack when I get around to painting me up some Abaddon plastic!
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    Great job on these, man! I think the stripping on...

    Great job on these, man! I think the stripping on the other models is less pronounced, as there is less real estate to see the pattern on? The quad is my favorite out of the group; and the moon-man...
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    Enjoy all of it! The comparisons between the old...

    Enjoy all of it! The comparisons between the old and new are cool to see, and the paint on the new model is really top notch! The goat guys are impressive, considering they're goats lol. Remember the...
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    Thank you for the compliments, guys. I really...

    Thank you for the compliments, guys. I really appreciate the feedback.

    I'm surprised that the bottle is being so well received, as I struggled a little bit between the logic in my head on how...
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    Been lurking for a minute, as I've been putting...

    Been lurking for a minute, as I've been putting in some long hours at work. I can't believe how many amazing projects that everyone has going. And the awards all of you keep showing off are well...
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    Beautiful work, buddy! I am just astonished with...

    Beautiful work, buddy! I am just astonished with what you can make out of empty boxes of Cap’n Crunch! Lol can’t wait to see what you’re brewing up next.
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    So I went on to the Zarbag guys... 73454 Open...

    So I went on to the Zarbag guys...
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    Then I was on to these... 73453 until I noticed...

    Then I was on to these...
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    While I was waiting for things to dry, I worked...

    While I was waiting for things to dry, I worked on this.
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    Had fun using Druchii Violet to shade, then bathed the whole thing in SecretWeapon Baby Poop (created the splotchy...
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    Well, here's some stuff that I've been up to......

    Well, here's some stuff that I've been up to...
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    I still need to take the time to sculpt and paint the rubber ducky. I was a little disappointed that the hot glue dam coupled with...
  107. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Helluva job you’ve done on this massive project! ...

    Helluva job you’ve done on this massive project!
    What are some of the high points that you’d had during this process? What were the most useful things you learned? What would you have done...
  108. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Awesome to see you’ve got these taken care of;...

    Awesome to see you’ve got these taken care of; that’s a sh!t load of goblins! After assembling my Zarbag kit last night, I have an even greater respect for what you’ve accomplished! They look sweet,...
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    First off, WELCOME!! For a first attempt,...

    First off, WELCOME!!

    For a first attempt, don't be too hard on yourself. As anyone of us will assure you, this hobby has a pretty steep learning curve, certainly if you are comparing your work...
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    732017320273203 Here's a quick shot of what I've...

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    Here's a quick shot of what I've been up to. Need some suggestions for the base, as I'm trying to come up with an idea before I get there. I'm wanting him on a square plinth at a...
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    Great job. Reminds me of the kid in the pajamas...

    Great job. Reminds me of the kid in the pajamas in the “Where the wild things are” book for some reason.
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    Amazing work you’ve got going on!

    Amazing work you’ve got going on!
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    Jaw drop, and drool. Looks amazing!

    Jaw drop, and drool. Looks amazing!
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    FNA, those look sweet. Never thought of securing...

    FNA, those look sweet. Never thought of securing heads to spruce like that, nor using a rod like that; I’ve just been drilling a tiny hole, and plopping them on a toothpick like a pike. Thanks for...
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    Hope everyone enjoyed the day with family or...

    Hope everyone enjoyed the day with family or friends. After all our family left today, and while the kids and wife took a mid afternoon nap, I busted out the green stuff to improve on the Extreme...
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    Good job on both! I really like the color combo...

    Good job on both! I really like the color combo on the genestealer; with some refined edge highlighting, I'm sure they would look really dynamic.

    Keep it coming!
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    That must be a result of the wrong type of...

    That must be a result of the wrong type of hydraulic fluid...whiskey does the same thing to me. :curl-lip:
  118. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Lol Have you been naming them as you paint them?...

    Lol Have you been naming them as you paint them? It was an amusing thought I had while checking up on your progress; you might as well name them, with the amount of time you've spent with all of...
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    Much applause on the base for the cultist; the...

    Much applause on the base for the cultist; the yellow section is phenomenal!
  120. Stellar haul! Congratulations! I concur the...

    Stellar haul! Congratulations! I concur the judges' awards!
  121. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Totally cheering you on, with the sheer effect....

    Totally cheering you on, with the sheer effect. It's way harder than I thought, so I admire you for jumping into it. Keep it coming. It's looking good!
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    73085 Nothing fancy, but another mini down. I...

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    Nothing fancy, but another mini down. I think it turned out alright, even if it was a "quick job."

    Props to Sigmar's harpie, as his color combination was a huge inspiration!
  123. Thread: Sigmar3's WIP

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    Well...what have you got cooking next? The harpy...

    Well...what have you got cooking next? The harpy turned out really good, and I can't give you enough compliments on the color combination for the wings. What colors did you use; I think I'd like to...
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    Looks awesome. The choice of purple is stellar,...

    Looks awesome. The choice of purple is stellar, along with the freehand. This is going to be another fantastic thing to see you complete!
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    I like the additions. The symmetry, IMO, works...

    I like the additions. The symmetry, IMO, works for what you've got going on. The "too clean," is something I would think could more successfully be addressed with the weathering that I imagine you...
  126. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Helluva job, man! They are way more consistent...

    Helluva job, man! They are way more consistent than I'd be doing; even through the variation of color, they all look like they belong together. Grab yourself a beverage, survey your successful...
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    Looks great! I look forward to seeing the...

    Looks great! I look forward to seeing the completed project.
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    Those are looking great. There's certainly an...

    Those are looking great. There's certainly an aesthetic that is identifiable as yours. Even as I look through P&P, I always know when I see something you've painted before I see the author listed....
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    730417304273043 Got this one to a place I'm ok...

    730417304273043
    Got this one to a place I'm ok with. Had fun painting the plastic sheet to look like granite. The bullet casings are polystyrene rod that I simply cut, glued, painted, and then...
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    Looking better. The different lighting, coupled...

    Looking better. The different lighting, coupled with the added chesnut wash help to define your character's muscle tone; it helps my old eyes differentiate what part is his shoulder vs the rest of...
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    Concerning the problem of the rough plastic or...

    Concerning the problem of the rough plastic or rough primer...I just remembered an old trick I used as a kid on car models. Has anyone ever tried massaging the primer with toothpaste? Toothpaste is a...
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    7295572956 Fourth and final attempt, as I don't...

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    Fourth and final attempt, as I don't think the resin would like another soak in paint removing chemical (the resin seems to be breaking down, as evident on the tail of the robe). This...
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    Thank you all for the encouragement, and I'm glad...

    Thank you all for the encouragement, and I'm glad that the dwarf/viking is being received as well as it has (makes me feel like I'm getting somewhere with this painting thing).

    Not going to lie,...
  134. Thread: Sigmar3's WIP

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    I really like the color choice on this one. It...

    I really like the color choice on this one. It looks really great!
  135. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Really fantastic job on this small scale. The...

    Really fantastic job on this small scale. The representation of the denim is stellar! Great job, and keep it coming!
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    72939 Third time painting her this week. Best...

    72939
    Third time painting her this week. Best results so far. I can get the flesh tone really well, but when I go to emulate a fabric over, I end up over doing the glazing. Then I try to pull back...
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    Thank you all, I appreciate the feedback. On to...

    Thank you all, I appreciate the feedback.
    On to the next little piece...Sigmar3's got me eyeballing my RagingHeroes nuns. Here's a trail map of what I'm going to try to do with this one. Progress...
  138. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Woot! Woot! Looking good, man! Keep it up!

    Woot! Woot! Looking good, man! Keep it up!
  139. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    That's crazy to hear that Tink' didn't land you...

    That's crazy to hear that Tink' didn't land you in the winners' circle...the pictures of it are amazing! Congrats on the wins though!
  140. Exciting stuff going on here. I really like the...

    Exciting stuff going on here. I really like the adventurous spirit of grabbing some crayola sculpting dough, and making such a nice looking base. What do you have planned to add to it; I see...
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    Man, every time I see the title of your thread...

    Man, every time I see the title of your thread and open it, then I laugh...there's no way you throw down paint like that, and can call yourself a beginner! lol Stormcaster looks stellar, and the...
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    Looks good. My favorite part is the very top of...

    Looks good. My favorite part is the very top of the pelt, mostly where is is highlighted, but a little lower as well. The texture on that section is really crisp, and adds a lot of dimension to that...
  143. Thread: Sigmar3's WIP

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    I really like the blue tone with the muted...

    I really like the blue tone with the muted bronze/gold...makes it look like some of the art deco stuff from the 30's. I'm thinking I'm just going to slowly fill the gap on her shoulder with layers of...
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    728727287372874728757287672877 All done. I seem...

    728727287372874728757287672877
    All done. I seem to have more fun, and accomplish a better job on these cheap reaper minis, as opposed to the high dollar models that I struggle to turn out to my...
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    Thanks for all the responses! It's funny how...

    Thanks for all the responses!

    It's funny how in-grained the mini community is to looking for, and admiring, NMM. I really wasn't shooting for NMM like the "candy apple ultramarine" in another post...
  146. Thread: The Bunker

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    Looking good! What do you use for liquid mask,...

    Looking good!

    What do you use for liquid mask, as you seem to have really good luck with it? I bought some of the achtung blue stuff, but after reading how horribly liquid mask fails, I've been...
  147. Thread: Sigmar3's WIP

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    Man, my Harpy has the same exact issue where the...

    Man, my Harpy has the same exact issue where the hair meets the shoulder on her left. Those talons were hard to distinguish from the flashing, so I can see how a quick snip turns into an "oh sh*t"...
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    Advice on the airbrush...I've always steered...

    Advice on the airbrush...I've always steered clear of Badger, as they like to thread their stuff in proprietary thread pitches (makes upgrades later a PITA, as you either have to buy everything...
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    Anything new going on with your "paper airplane"?...

    Anything new going on with your "paper airplane"? lol

    Waiting to see how it looks to see with some paint and some weathering on it.
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    Any update on this? How did the butterflies come...

    Any update on this? How did the butterflies come out?
  151. Thread: The Bunker

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    Looks great, man. Noob question time....how...

    Looks great, man.

    Noob question time....how are you painting that tattoo; is it like a super special brush with 2 squirrel nut hairs? That's ridiculously small, yet clean. Do you hit it with...
  152. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Hat's off to ya for attacking this project. I...

    Hat's off to ya for attacking this project. I can't imagine trying to paint that many of the same model, nor the disturbed person I would be at the completion of such a task.

    Keep it coming...
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    LOL, so you're the guy that all the youtube...

    LOL, so you're the guy that all the youtube videos warned me about! You know, the guy that you're not supposed to compare your painting to, for fear it will may you feel incompetent! j/k

    I admire...
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    You're style of figure is surely your own...while...

    You're style of figure is surely your own...while other's have pointed out that things may not be anatomically/proportionally correct, I think what you do with these sculpts is in someways similar to...
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    Well, I'll jump in here with ya! :cyclops: ...

    Well, I'll jump in here with ya! :cyclops:

    Let's start with the disclaimer that I don't know much about how to help you, as I am also new to painting miniatures. I will also start with saying that...
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    Dex, Thanks for the tips on the airbrush...wish I...

    Dex, Thanks for the tips on the airbrush...wish I were better at it.

    Gorb, I'm glad that I can entertain someone besides myself. As with all things, I've come to realize that the most rewarding...
  157. Thread: The Bunker

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    Coming along nicely. Curious what you are gonna...

    Coming along nicely. Curious what you are gonna do with the clothing.
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    Thank you for the compliment. These marines were...

    Thank you for the compliment. These marines were rattlecan. I have since moved to airbrush for the reasons you pointed out.
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    Well, took everyone's advice, and really dug into...

    Well, took everyone's advice, and really dug into studying how to successfully create contrast. Read a lot. Looked at a lot of minis. Took some pictures in black and gray, and boosted the contrast in...
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    72615726167261772618 Cut him off his base. Cut...

    72615726167261772618
    Cut him off his base. Cut the Uhu glue off. Took all his armor plates back to McCragga Blue. Glazed highlight to vallejo magic blue. Then glazed a mix of magic blue and army...
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    Looks good; I can't wait to see this thing start...

    Looks good; I can't wait to see this thing start coming together!
  162. Thread: The Bunker

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    Looking good! I'm still amazed at the detail of...

    Looking good! I'm still amazed at the detail of the eyes and mouth; stellar job!
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    Speechless...the textures are amazing. I'd love...

    Speechless...the textures are amazing. I'd love to be able to see this in person. Awesome job! Best of luck at The Brush!
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    Nostalgic, old fashioned? I say you're badass!...

    Nostalgic, old fashioned? I say you're badass! There are many amazing talents that have fallen prey to the ever advancing progress of technology, but there's something to be said for craftsmanship...
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    Thanks all! I agree that I lack in the contrast...

    Thanks all! I agree that I lack in the contrast department. Upon self evaluation, I've always felt that my pieces were too dark in comparison to the awesome work of others. I've been attempting to...
  166. Thread: Sigmar3's WIP

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    Really like the skin tones! Great job!

    Really like the skin tones! Great job!
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    That looks like a fun little arrangement. Looks...

    That looks like a fun little arrangement. Looks good, Lem!
  168. Thread: The Bunker

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    Looks great, man! Even adding the red tones to...

    Looks great, man! Even adding the red tones to the corners of the eyes. What size is this model, and what size brush are you using for such fine details?
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    And just for fun (really, it's the first time...

    And just for fun (really, it's the first time I've put any real effort into painting a space marine).
    726057260672607
    Standing on a generic/medium resolution 3d printed plinth.
    ...
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    Without further delay.......

    Without further delay....
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    My 2nd completion of my Deamon Prince of Nurgle.

    Took some lessons from the first attempt, also decided that being a figure destined for the...
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    Thanks for the encouragement, everyone! The...

    Thanks for the encouragement, everyone!

    The RagingHeroes stuff really caught my eye. I ordered quiet a few, but when they arrived I was disappointed in what I paid for. Sadly, the quality really...
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    Welcome, Soldier! Great starting point....

    Welcome, Soldier!
    Great starting point. Although I'm new to this hobby, I've found everyone here to be really helpful, really talented, and really engaged in the hobby.

    Here's a resource that...
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    Honestly, y'all are too nice...I really didn't...

    Honestly, y'all are too nice...I really didn't plan this out as a cohesive whole...just an exercise in distraction. I wanted to try some new things, and focus on each one individually. Purple skin...
  174. Thread: Doc Zoff's WIP

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    I agree...the enthusiasm is certainly felt on...

    I agree...the enthusiasm is certainly felt on this side of the screen!

    Keep us posted on your progress!
  175. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Weird pose..."Come on in here, and let Uncle...

    Weird pose..."Come on in here, and let Uncle Skelly give you a hug!" Heck of a paint job, though.

    I'm excited to see the final presentation of the Tinkerbell.
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    Blue butterflies...in my mind, I think the blue...

    Blue butterflies...in my mind, I think the blue butterflies would not only add the color contrast to the piece, but would also add more of a tranquil notion to the feeling of the peace. <--- see what...
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    Man, you need to figure out a way to bottle all...

    Man, you need to figure out a way to bottle all that awesome sauce; imagine you could make a pretty penny!
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    These are the best I could do...pulled out my...

    These are the best I could do...pulled out my camera, and discovered that I no longer have the cable for it, and it can't handle the newer SD cards (camera is circa 2003). LOL Anyway, built a little...
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    Got the base coats back on the "nurgle guy," but...

    Got the base coats back on the "nurgle guy," but needed to take a brief break from that project(pissed myself off, having to start over LOL).
    Here's what I've done in the meanwhile; just a fun...
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    Checking in with ya...any update on your...

    Checking in with ya...any update on your 'stealers?
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    Hat's off to ya on these...I stopped in to a...

    Hat's off to ya on these...I stopped in to a local gaming store today, and looked at these exact models. The repose/bulking up you've done on these models really does help add a dynamic presentation...
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    Coming along nicely! The touches of color to the...

    Coming along nicely! The touches of color to the character really do help the appearance of the skin tone.

    Keep it coming!
  183. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

    by DaBeebs
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    Really cool! I don't typically care for the Chaos...

    Really cool! I don't typically care for the Chaos Marines, but I like the way you've painted these.

    Keep 'em coming!
  184. Thread: Doc Zoff's WIP

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    As unfortunate as it is to hear that you and Toni...

    As unfortunate as it is to hear that you and Toni are experiencing a "trial separation," it makes sense... If you're heart isn't in it, it's just gonna end up like microwave Mac'N'Cheese; all fluff,...
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    Hey, as long as you are posting your progress,...

    Hey, as long as you are posting your progress, I'm just happy to see what you do!
  186. Thread: Graishak WIP

    by DaBeebs
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    Looks really good. I look forward to seeing the...

    Looks really good. I look forward to seeing the end result.

    Keep it coming!
  187. Really fantastic work! Keep it coming!

    Really fantastic work!

    Keep it coming!
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    Looking good, man.

    Looking good, man.
  189. Thread: The Bunker

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    Awesome. I really like the green glowing effect...

    Awesome. I really like the green glowing effect of the eyes. In addition, when you added the green hue to the armor, it almost appears as a green glow that is being reflected in the eyes (almost like...
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    7246172462724637246472465 So, this is where I...

    7246172462724637246472465
    So, this is where I was at last night...

    Tonight, he's sitting in a vat of Dettol, after the magenta/purple wash I made didn't end the way I anticipated. I thought about...
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    Thank you for the response, Dragon. As there...

    Thank you for the response, Dragon.

    As there hasn't been any feedback about this vendor, I've decided to steer clear, and shop at other merchants.

    Max, thanks for chiming in...I've been looking...
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    Noob chiming in here...bought scale color range...

    Noob chiming in here...bought scale color range last month; I love these paints. Vallejo was good for basing and some blending. GW has the washes/technicals I have enjoyed using. Recently started...
  193. Thread: The Bunker

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    Wow, learned something new... So these metals are...

    Wow, learned something new... So these metals are able to be polished/burnished? What do you use to polish them with?

    Now that I kind of understand what the buzz is about, I'm really excited to...
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    72379 Wish I were better skilled with words; I'm...

    72379
    Wish I were better skilled with words; I'm simply amazed at what you've been doing on this!
    Keep it coming!
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    I'm really excited to see the finished piece, as...

    I'm really excited to see the finished piece, as the work you've already done is just inspiring. The blends, smoothness, and vibrancy are just stellar! The commitment to the project is also something...
  196. Thread: Kretcher WIP

    by DaBeebs
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    Looking good! Be sure to update us with the...

    Looking good! Be sure to update us with the finished pieces! Good luck with the competition!
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    Hey, welcome aboard! Looks like you are off to a...

    Hey, welcome aboard! Looks like you are off to a good start; it will be exciting to see where you take your piece.

    Here's a link that someone shared with me (I'm still working on the photography...
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    Holy Hannah, those things are awesome! Only 3...

    Holy Hannah, those things are awesome! Only 3 weeks? Did you sleep, or just go on a binge of plastic, glue, and paint? LOL

    Congrats on the win, it is certainly deserved!

    Now, catch up on that...
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    From the perspective of a noob, it's really cool...

    From the perspective of a noob, it's really cool that you posted your progress through this piece. I have gained more appreciation for the sculpting of our minis, just through seeing your work, and...
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    Congrats on the awards! You earned 'em! On the...

    Congrats on the awards! You earned 'em!

    On the Blackburn piece; killer job! Did you think about weathering the ends of the barrels to make them look heat-soaked? I think it would add some flair to...
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