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    You've all been admiring Andy's virtuoso...

    You've all been admiring Andy's virtuoso treatment of the rust on this model, why not head over to ToadChapel and learn how he did it?

    Thanks, Andy!
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    Head on over to ToadChapel for our latest...

    Head on over to ToadChapel for our latest tutorial, a must-see breakdown of the technique AndyG used to produce the gnarly NMM rust on his wonderful new Black Crow Wraith.
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    Haha, that’s obviously what he’s on about! ...

    Haha, that’s obviously what he’s on about!

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    Mushrumps added.
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    The warm/cold contrast really jumps out at you...

    The warm/cold contrast really jumps out at you due to the extremely limited color scheme. I’d say you hit the mark on that, given what you wanted to pull off. The only thing I’d change about the...
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    I think your solution has improved upon the...

    I think your solution has improved upon the original design. The image I have of him essentially tangled/bound in a web of pipes, cords, chains, wires, etc is great. It will help fill the large space...
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    Thanks, bud. Always love to get your feedback. ...

    Thanks, bud. Always love to get your feedback.

    Here’s more in the way of plants. I painted the moss and added grass & flowers. I’m not sure if this is as far as I’ll go or not. Probably have room...
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    The hands need work. Astounding painting,...

    The hands need work.

    Astounding painting, Bailey. I think you’ve got this whole light placement pretty well down. Is this guy going into a huge pirate orc diorama at some point? Because I seem to...
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    That’s better. Somewhere between the Shire &...

    That’s better. Somewhere between the Shire & Mirkwood, ecologically speaking. More plant life to come.

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  9. Really cool idea with the painter. Stealable even.

    Really cool idea with the painter. Stealable even.
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    Thanks, as always, for the feedback & support. ...

    Thanks, as always, for the feedback & support.

    I’ve not been entirely idle these last few weeks. Elvis Brandybuck (Thanks Kuribo) is moving onto a base all to himself. I’ve just attached him this...
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    A glove, or even a plastic bag over your hand...

    A glove, or even a plastic bag over your hand will help with that, there, bud. Unless you just took a job in a coal mine, in which case congratulations.
    Base looks nice & compliments the figure well.
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    I’m eager to see your larger project unfold.

    I’m eager to see your larger project unfold.
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    Welcome. I’d say it looks great, except for those...

    Welcome. I’d say it looks great, except for those filthy T’au climbing all over it.
    Do you plan more of this sort of project?
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    Looking good. These are good projects to get a...

    Looking good. These are good projects to get a lot of practice in working to a (self-imposed) timeline.
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    Looking great! could you cast the cog and put...

    Looking great!
    could you cast the cog and put one on each side, then retain your original idea of having the chain coming out of them?
  16. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    You always achieve such great personality in your...

    You always achieve such great personality in your critters. Keep up the fantastic work!
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    Happy birthday, BaM! Hope Janet’s taking you out...

    Happy birthday, BaM! Hope Janet’s taking you out somewhere special.
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    Lots of cool projects lately. I particularly like...

    Lots of cool projects lately. I particularly like that fellow with the book a few posts back.
  19. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    ​Completely kick ass.

    ​Completely kick ass.
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    Absolutely hideous!

    Absolutely hideous!
  21. Thread: The Bunker

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    ​That looks very cool. The choice of colors is...

    ​That looks very cool. The choice of colors is great.
  22. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Sweet project. I think a bit more highlighting...

    Sweet project. I think a bit more highlighting would help things stand out a more clearly.
  23. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    Looking good. Cold metallics look very sharp...

    Looking good. Cold metallics look very sharp against that warm skin tone.
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    ​Horribly good. Love those google eyes.

    ​Horribly good. Love those google eyes.
  25. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    ​I agree with BaM, your duels are fantastic. The...

    ​I agree with BaM, your duels are fantastic. The satiny red looks great.
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    All aspects of this model are out of sight. The...

    All aspects of this model are out of sight. The metals are stupendous, and the drab colors set off his little ornaments perfectly. The shield is wonderfully restrained. I love it.
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    Awesome idea. The backpack, in particular, looks...

    Awesome idea. The backpack, in particular, looks great!
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    Extremely grimdark! Love the idea.

    Extremely grimdark! Love the idea.
  29. Haha, lost in the Warp!

    Haha, lost in the Warp!
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    Congrats, bud! You know, it might be...

    Congrats, bud! You know, it might be 12”x12”x12”... I think you could go second level and fit a few more in there!
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    Thanks Eki. I hit him with a few fleshtone glazes...

    Thanks Eki. I hit him with a few fleshtone glazes to address the purple tint. And yeah, there’s purple on there!
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    Wow, that’s tough. I won’t try to parse the...

    Wow, that’s tough. I won’t try to parse the result, but a silver medal does an injustice to your work. It’s easy to say that the award isn’t important, or that the true reward of the effort is...
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    Well, I ended up repainting more or less the...

    Well, I ended up repainting more or less the whole face. I’m not sure if I’ve improved it any, but I think perhaps he looks a little more hobbit. It’s not perfect, but neither am I. I’ll put a few...
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    Stallar painting & modeling, Hairster. I love the...

    Stallar painting & modeling, Hairster. I love the little dribbles of ooze which tie the monster to the base. The purple chitin stands out beautifully. I very much wish I could hold this one and...
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    Yeah, let’s see these other views. That’s a...

    Yeah, let’s see these other views. That’s a complex project!
  36. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Great conversion & excellent choice of beaches....

    Great conversion & excellent choice of beaches. Can’t wait to see your inspired next project. Glad the Muse was whispering in your ear as you soaked up the sunshine!
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    Thanks for the feedback, guys. I love to hear...

    Thanks for the feedback, guys. I love to hear from you.
    Gino, yes, that’s a big part of the attitude, trying to incorporate mistakes in the process rather than fear them as disasters from which...
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    Thanks for the tip. I had a look through their...

    Thanks for the tip. I had a look through their range and it looks pretty great. I love dwarves, too! I’m trying to discipline myself to paint the minis I already have, or I’d blow up the budget over...
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    Thanks for the kind words. This guy took a while...

    Thanks for the kind words. This guy took a while to lift off, but he’s coming along pretty well. Here is a shot with the metallic sections complete & a nifty little jewel in his scabbard. You can...
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    Seems like he’s a popular mini again. I’ve...

    Seems like he’s a popular mini again. I’ve painted two and really enjoyed it both times. I really like your version, especially the armor! Good luck in the competition.
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    I really love your ODD. The veins on the hand are...

    I really love your ODD. The veins on the hand are wonderful. He’s a very personal creation, but one that all can admire.
    I’ll be interested to watch that dwarf come along. I’ve never heard of Durgin...
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    I think you should do an ‘Ogre Battle...

    I think you should do an ‘Ogre Battle’ duel as a tribute.
  43. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    So with Sister Amalia finished, will you be able...

    So with Sister Amalia finished, will you be able to work on anything? Maybe not painting, but some thing else perhaps, while your finger heals? Hope you’re doing well!
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    Looking nice & nurgly. Especially for a 10 year...

    Looking nice & nurgly. Especially for a 10 year hiatus. The pale skin with the purple bruising is very effective.
  45. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Must have been some very stiff competition. Your...

    Must have been some very stiff competition. Your piece was very impressive, both the model itself and the basing. Glad you had fun.
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    Glad the article had been helpful. Your version...

    Glad the article had been helpful. Your version of that great mini is coming along nicely. That combination of all the secondary colors is my favorite!
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    Sorry, can’t help you with the resin. But the...

    Sorry, can’t help you with the resin. But the tree & butterflies look great!
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    Very nice start, bud. I’d just say to be sure to...

    Very nice start, bud. I’d just say to be sure to desaturate some of your colors. If that cloak stays along the lines it’s going, that will be a good thing.
    I like the little red gemstones. They pop...
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    That's a great​ idea!

    That's a great​ idea!
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    Textiles & leather on my hobbit adventurer are...

    Textiles & leather on my hobbit adventurer are getting along.

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    Hope everyone’s having a happy & hobby-filled weekend.
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    Looking great, BaM-man. As you clean them up it...

    Looking great, BaM-man. As you clean them up it actually makes the gore stand out more starkly.
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    If I had to be rent limb from limb by an enormous...

    If I had to be rent limb from limb by an enormous bugoid monster, I would definitely choose this lovely critter to do the job.

    Fabulous job. You’re a master of paint blobbing.
  53. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Maybe instead of a metal rod they can use a...

    Maybe instead of a metal rod they can use a wooden rod with little hairs at the end.
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    ​He’s like an art professor, this guy!

    ​He’s like an art professor, this guy!
  55. Looks like it did th trick, Eki. If I can give a...

    Looks like it did th trick, Eki.
    If I can give a bit of advice for when you attack the real base, I’d suggest you wrinkle some of the straight lines, avoid right angles against the pedestal, vary...
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    Thanks a lot, guys. I always appreciate feedback...

    Thanks a lot, guys. I always appreciate feedback & support.

    And thanks to all you folks who have checked out the great new tutorials on ToadChapel!
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    A big forest of those trees will look great. And...

    A big forest of those trees will look great. And make for some terrific glamour shots of your LotR minis!
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    Love that color you’ve chosen for the armor. And...

    Love that color you’ve chosen for the armor. And you’ve got a nice mix of smooth blending and roughed up surface, which I know you favor.
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    Can’t wait to see the whole critter put together!

    Can’t wait to see the whole critter put together!
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    Hobbit Elvis!

    I’ve also been busy working on my own project, hobbit Elvis:

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    I’ve been wrestling with him a bit, but still having fun.
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    Flattery? I love flattery! Just for that,...

    Flattery? I love flattery! Just for that, here's a tutorial by 10Ball on how he makes the amazingly expressive trees you've seen in his work, including his latest spooky masterpiece!

    Seriously,...
  62. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Wait, did he say he wrote a tutorial on the...

    Wait, did he say he wrote a tutorial on the creation of that awesome skull tree?

    You're damn right he did!

    The skelly ain't too shabby, either, bud!
  63. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    You’ve done a great job distinguishing all the...

    You’ve done a great job distinguishing all the many separate nubbins & pieces of armor using essentially a monochrome palette.

    I hope your finger doesn’t hold you back!
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    Don’t know what you’re talking about! Thanks,...

    Don’t know what you’re talking about!

    Thanks, I fixed it.
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    What if the man who painted that amazing orc bust...

    What if the man who painted that amazing orc bust had written a tutorial to help guys like you & me get our highlights looking just right? Bailey discusses that and more on ToadChapel, where you can...
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    Ok friends, you've all been drooling over...

    Ok friends, you've all been drooling over Bailey's incredible new orc bust. You should be, that thing's insane! RUSTO himself just awarded it Editor's Choice on P&P. But...

    What you don't know is...
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    Thanks, guys. I assure you Yarry is not trying...

    Thanks, guys.
    I assure you Yarry is not trying to get to NOVA. I primed him four times (poor cleaning/too many fails on the eyes/strange lump/got it). But I think I finally got him underway for real!
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    I really cannot stop looking at it. You nailed it.

    I really cannot stop looking at it. You nailed it.
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    Now that is a root with personality! Reminds me...

    Now that is a root with personality! Reminds me of that caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland somehow.

    Are you using real moss in there? What is that stuff?
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    ​I agree, it looks more like she’s wearing it and...

    ​I agree, it looks more like she’s wearing it and less like she’s riding in it. More articulation. A subtle but marked change for the better.
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    Hey fellas. Eki, it’s Yarry, Light Feet from...

    Hey fellas. Eki, it’s Yarry, Light Feet from Enigma. I’m not sure if Enigma itself is still afloat, but Yarry is definitely a challenge to find. I actually bought it off CMoN back when he was in...
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    Thanks a lot, guys. You all know how much the...

    Thanks a lot, guys. You all know how much the support means! I’m really glad you like him. And Eki, thanks for your understanding!

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    This will be the next project. I sort of hate him at the...
  73. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Nice start on the Sister. Good luck getting her...

    Nice start on the Sister. Good luck getting her done in time!
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    Both projects look great. And Graishak is...

    Both projects look great. And Graishak is certainly right. A first pass of paint and that thing looks like it came from GW. Or maybe Forge World!
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    Super classy, my man. Very precise with the gore...

    Super classy, my man. Very precise with the gore (even if there’s a lot of the stuff!) and the cleaner than usual metals look great. The verdigris was a great choice to offset the overwhelmingly red...
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    Thanks, guys. Eki, I decided to go with BaM’s...

    Thanks, guys. Eki, I decided to go with BaM’s suggestion instead of yours. Hope you’re not offended!

    Anyway, here is a shot of the final version of this trusty friend. It will feel odd starting an...
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    Welcome. Glad you’ve found the hobby & the site....

    Welcome. Glad you’ve found the hobby & the site.
    My first piece of advice for you would be to use multiple thin layers of paint to get a smooth basecoat. Once you’ve got that down, it will be easier...
  78. She’s Malifaux, right? I won some in a painting...

    She’s Malifaux, right? I won some in a painting contest, demoed the game at that convention, and bought a bunch more, thinking the models were cool and the game was cool, so why not?
    Long story...
  79. Looking really cool. I love the pastel tones...

    Looking really cool. I love the pastel tones you’ve chosen on this one. That’s something I may try myself at some point.
    You should be proud of this one!
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    Thanks a lot, fellas. Appreciate the support. ...

    Thanks a lot, fellas. Appreciate the support.

    Here’s the next step in the process. I think I may stop here, excepting little tune-ups. I had thought about flowers, but I’m not sure where I’d work...
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    Wait, you didn’t know? That’s how I keep my beard...

    Wait, you didn’t know? That’s how I keep my beard strong. Skulls for the skull throne, blood for the beard god.
  82. Thread: The Bunker

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    Hellafied special effects.

    Hellafied special effects.
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    I love this woodland groove you’re in. Good stuff...

    I love this woodland groove you’re in. Good stuff & good sculpting.
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    Like everybody else on here I’m dying to see the...

    Like everybody else on here I’m dying to see the Fire Raptor all painted up.
  85. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    ​That’s really looking terrific. Shiny black on...

    ​That’s really looking terrific. Shiny black on the legs is really great.
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    Ah, you turkey! I was so hoping not to have to...

    Ah, you turkey! I was so hoping not to have to use those enamels!

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    I’ve resolved not to cut any corners, though, so I really appreciate your feedback. I added them on and it looks better...
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    Here’s another step forward on the base for my...

    Here’s another step forward on the base for my Random Encounter.

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    Let me know what you think.
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    My favorite is definitely the barefoot, big beard...

    My favorite is definitely the barefoot, big beard hippy. Definitely the most fun to hang out with.

    Looking great! Each update pushes them higher. Love that bronze you’ve done.
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    Thanks, friends. I am enjoying the basing for...

    Thanks, friends. I am enjoying the basing for sure. Especially because it goes so much faster than the painting!

    Here’s a little peek behind our hero so you can see what’s happening. Still plenty...
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    Our good buddy g0rb is the latest to add his name...

    Our good buddy g0rb is the latest to add his name to ToadChapel's growing list of guest writers. I asked his to share some reflections on his passion for papermodeling. Even if you're not a cereal...
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    Ok friends, I've got another fabulous guest...

    Ok friends, I've got another fabulous guest tutorial for you to check out. This one comes from our man g0rb. In it he breaks down some of the design principles that guide his papermodeling. It's...
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    Finding my way into this base. 74494

    Finding my way into this base.

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  93. Thread: The Bunker

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    Looking bizarre & cool. Excellent use of the...

    Looking bizarre & cool. Excellent use of the fluoros.
  94. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    ​That skin will look really cool. He is super...

    ​That skin will look really cool. He is super gross!
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    Welcome back! Great looking base and a fine mini...

    Welcome back! Great looking base and a fine mini to start with.
    You’ll hear over and over again to push the contrast in your painting. BaM just wrote this piece on my website explaining five ways he...
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    Thanks for your feedback, Eki. I took your advice...

    Thanks for your feedback, Eki. I took your advice and think it looks more interesting & realistic.

    The plinth I bought at the MFCA show in Philly.

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    You can check out a few more angles...
  97. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Nice start. Greaves, in particular, look great.

    Nice start. Greaves, in particular, look great.
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    As I start zeroing in on the Random Encounter,...

    As I start zeroing in on the Random Encounter, I’ve started work on a base. I decided to put him on a path beside a wall. He’s not utterly out in the wild (he just looks a little too clean & dapper...
  99. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    Looking really good! You know you’re going to...

    Looking really good! You know you’re going to hear this, but push the contrast. Especially on the hair, to give it a glossy look. Nice blends!
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    Looking terrific, bud. Agree about the contrast....

    Looking terrific, bud. Agree about the contrast. I’d probably not use the sepia shade, as the warm/cool contrast you have working is really eye-catching and I think you want to reinforce that if you...
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    BaM has written another outstanding tutorial...

    BaM has written another outstanding tutorial for ToadChapel, this one on his technique for adding rust patches to armor. This is your chance to watch the King of Weathering at work.
    Show us some...
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    OK, turkeys, more good stuff for you! You know...

    OK, turkeys, more good stuff for you! You know how you've always wanted to know how BaM gets that disgusting rust on models like his incredible Deathguard? Of course you have. Now you can find out...
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    What’s up, Kuribo. My best advice for prepping...

    What’s up, Kuribo. My best advice for prepping metal minis (all the RBG figures are metal) is to polish them with the finest steel wool you can find after you’re done with files & blades. I have 0000...
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    Haven’t entirely given up the paintbrushes. Been...

    Haven’t entirely given up the paintbrushes. Been trying to advance the display piece I’ve been stabbing at since, oh I don’t know, maybe some time last year. This guy:

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    My current focus is...
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    I’m - wait for it - buggin out at how cool this...

    I’m - wait for it - buggin out at how cool this is. Love the colors, bud!
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    ​100% pure BaM. I love the new fellow with the...

    ​100% pure BaM. I love the new fellow with the beard. Now that's a bitchin' crumb catcher.
  107. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    ​Keep cranking them out, my man! You’re on a...

    ​Keep cranking them out, my man! You’re on a serious roll with these Necromunda fellows.
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    ​He has a slight Easter Island vibe to him, which...

    ​He has a slight Easter Island vibe to him, which makes sense. Cool.
  109. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Love that yellow/orange armor on the Necromunda...

    Love that yellow/orange armor on the Necromunda fellow. It really stands out.
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    ​Excellent taste in models.

    ​Excellent taste in models.
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    There are some lovely color/light experiments...

    There are some lovely color/light experiments going on here.
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    It’s got the luminous Hairster look. Beautiful...

    It’s got the luminous Hairster look. Beautiful tones!
  113. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    ​I agree! Despite your lukewarm feelings, I think...

    ​I agree! Despite your lukewarm feelings, I think you knocked these out of the park.
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    See, now this is what I wanted. But no, BaM had...

    See, now this is what I wanted. But no, BaM had to go and tart it all up.
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    BaMites, you know you want to read John’s killer...

    BaMites, you know you want to read John’s killer tutorial over on ToadChapel. What are you waiting for?!
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    Ok gang, another can’t-miss tutorial...

    Ok gang, another can’t-miss tutorial has hit the Chap. This time it’s our good buddy BaM who’s given us his thoughts on the use of contrast in figure painting. Enjoy! Comment! Follow!
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    Love me some terrain! Looks great! I’ll bet a...

    Love me some terrain! Looks great! I’ll bet a hobbit could hide behind there quite well.
  118. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    I like that rapid transition from light to dark...

    I like that rapid transition from light to dark on that nighthaunt. Not easy!
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    Both pieces are fantastic but the tree man just...

    Both pieces are fantastic but the tree man just knocked me out. Textures, personality, volumes, everything.
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    Dude, I am so eager to see that Raptor painted...

    Dude, I am so eager to see that Raptor painted up.

    The astronaut looks like it will be equally impressive. I hope so, anyway!
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    Thanks. It’s all pens. I’m getting some time to...

    Thanks. It’s all pens. I’m getting some time to work on it here during Father’s Day. Hope the rest of you dads are relaxing a bit, too!

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  122. Thread: Canny's Wip

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    Love that skeleton. Glowing pink eyes are super...

    Love that skeleton. Glowing pink eyes are super fun. And I’m really liking what you’re doing with Harald! Good looking palette so far.
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    I think your paint job really reinforces the...

    I think your paint job really reinforces the dynamism of the mini. Nice job!
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    Great job, bud. Awesome to be recognized for...

    Great job, bud. Awesome to be recognized for doing exactly what you want to do.
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    Looks like you have some cool & ambitious plans...

    Looks like you have some cool & ambitious plans for Cerberus. I’ll be watching with interest.
  126. Coming along nicely. Her back looks very good.

    Coming along nicely. Her back looks very good.
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    Defector!

    Thanks, guys. And thanks again to Hairster. It really is an incredible technique. The way he combines just about every medium known to miniature painters is impressive, but you can see in his...
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    ​Hey BaM, you should try a little blood on that...

    ​Hey BaM, you should try a little blood on that shirtless fellow.
  129. Thread: Canny's Wip

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    ​Harald is looking good already. Fix those milky...

    ​Harald is looking good already. Fix those milky eyes, though. They’re creeping me out!
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    1) Congrats on your win. That’s great! 2)...

    1) Congrats on your win. That’s great!

    2) armor looks terrific! He looks just the type to spend a lot of time polishing his armor... or ordering some underling to do it for him!
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    Wow, nice. I really like this bizarre little...

    Wow, nice. I really like this bizarre little fellow. The red-blue color scheme on the head reminds me of (the much missed) FlunkUtron’s work. You’ve ably taken a weird mini and made it even weirder.
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    Love the lobsterman! Your use of contrast, while...

    Love the lobsterman! Your use of contrast, while still a central feature of your style, has gotten so much more subtle and confident.
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    Just wanted to let Hairster’s admirers know that...

    Just wanted to let Hairster’s admirers know that he’s written a detailed tutorial on his fantastic oxidation technique, which we saw on full display on his recent Necron warship. It’s a three-parter,...
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    Ok friends, I promised you something special...

    Ok friends, I promised you something special and... well, Phil delivered! Hairster has written a fantastic three-part tutorial on his corrosion technique. It’s a signature move of his, and now you...
  135. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    Hey, Kretcher! Never said it, but the...

    Hey, Kretcher!
    Never said it, but the abomination looks great. And the shiny green armor on the fantasy dudes is lovely.
  136. Looking good. I think the face just needs some...

    Looking good. I think the face just needs some color to bring it to life.
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    Love the way you’re mixing pastel colors with...

    Love the way you’re mixing pastel colors with your patented super saturation on the bug. Great start!
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    New warg rider is great but I think I like Bilbo...

    New warg rider is great but I think I like Bilbo even more. Nice tight color scheme. But the warg rider is​ really nice!
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    Thanks guys, much appreciated. The hairline hero...

    Thanks guys, much appreciated. The hairline hero used to have a grenade in his hand, then a chainsword, then finally the auspex, but I still like the resulting kitbash. And I do like the way his hair...
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    ​They look terrific with the dirt you’ve got on...

    ​They look terrific with the dirt you’ve got on the vehicles. Perfect match.
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    I’m intrigued by this ink technique you’re using....

    I’m intrigued by this ink technique you’re using. Do tell!
    Conversion came out rockin, by the way!
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    Great start on the bases! Very trench-y. What are...

    Great start on the bases! Very trench-y. What are you using for the actual dirt?
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    Great painting and great conversation going on in...

    Great painting and great conversation going on in this thread. Your attitude is a healthy one.
  144. Thread: Graishak WIP

    by SaintToad
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    ​Looking cool. I like that blue.

    ​Looking cool. I like that blue.
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    Freaky looking! I like it.

    Freaky looking! I like it.
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    I just want to be on page 500. Ok, ok, the...

    I just want to be on page 500.



    Ok, ok, the damn genestealers look nice, too.
  147. I love that expression you achieved with the...

    I love that expression you achieved with the eyebrow. In the Malifaux vernacular I think you could call it ‘saucy’!
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    Love that gold glass on the moon man.

    Love that gold glass on the moon man.
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    Looking cool!

    Looking cool!
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    Big improvement with the face surgery. They do...

    Big improvement with the face surgery. They do that a lot in L.A.?
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    Surprised or not, you should be real proud of...

    Surprised or not, you should be real proud of that bottle. That’s some good looking goblin moonshine!
  152. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    ​Sweet old school terrain!

    ​Sweet old school terrain!
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    Been busy on a few fronts lately, but I’ve been...

    Been busy on a few fronts lately, but I’ve been plugging away at my kill team. Here’s one I just finished.
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    This guy’s got one hell of a hairline! More pics on ToadChapel.
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    Congratulations! Both your pieces are outstanding!

    Congratulations! Both your pieces are outstanding!
  155. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Congratulations, 10. Glad you had a good time...

    Congratulations, 10. Glad you had a good time despite some bittersweetness.
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    ​Incredible!

    ​Incredible!
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    Best of luck! My only question is whether you get...

    Best of luck! My only question is whether you get one award or two. I’ll go with... two!
    Seriously, both pieces are superb, whatever the result. Have a blast!
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    This is such a cool project. I can’t wait to see...

    This is such a cool project. I can’t wait to see what’s coming out of your imagination next!
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    Fine work there. Before you put them in the...

    Fine work there.
    Before you put them in the raptor you’re going to take a ‘Last Supper’ shot around a table, right?
  160. Thread: Graishak WIP

    by SaintToad
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    Cool looking magic tornado thing! I’d be tempted...

    Cool looking magic tornado thing! I’d be tempted to add some fluorescents to the magic vortex.
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    Ultra crisp damage on the armor. Really...

    Ultra crisp damage on the armor. Really impressive!
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    Killer work, Andy. Love the base!

    Killer work, Andy. Love the base!
  163. Eager to see some Malifaux figures come across...

    Eager to see some Malifaux figures come across your desk. I think they’re awesome, though I couldn’t get into the painting when I tried. Soooooo delicate!
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    Looking awesome so far. The chrome effect is...

    Looking awesome so far. The chrome effect is great.
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    ​Great looking motocross team!

    ​Great looking motocross team!
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    Great looking project. I really love this one....

    Great looking project. I really love this one. The head is a really clever bit of modeling that adds a lot to the Tzeentch theme.

    When can we expect the Nurgle, Khorne, and Slaanesh mini-titans?
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    Thanks for the feedback, gents. I really...

    Thanks for the feedback, gents. I really appreciate your help. I’ve gone over the cloak with two thin glazes of VMC Smoke. Let me know if you think I’ve done enough.
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  168. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    That’s funny you mention about W&N lately. My...

    That’s funny you mention about W&N lately. My last two have worn out very quickly and never felt quite right even when brand new. I thought it was just a few bad ones.
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    Ok, how do we like the cape? I’m aiming for a...

    Ok, how do we like the cape? I’m aiming for a heavily weathered and highly textured looked like this.

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  170. ​Welcome! Marines look cool & unusual.

    ​Welcome! Marines look cool & unusual.
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    ​Welcome. I'm looking forward to this big...

    ​Welcome. I'm looking forward to this big project.
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    Welcome! Probably the easiest way to start...

    Welcome! Probably the easiest way to start chipping, and I think it would work well on those figures, would be to use a piece of foam from a blister pack and judiciously use it to dab on some dark...
  173. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    I second what BaM said.

    I second what BaM said.
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    ​Very fly!

    ​Very fly!
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    Love the ones with the yellow goggles. Keep up...

    Love the ones with the yellow goggles. Keep up the good work, my man.
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    Amazing! I’m not the world’s biggest fan of...

    Amazing! I’m not the world’s biggest fan of banners, but that is awesome!
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    Interesting and unusual take on the cultist. I...

    Interesting and unusual take on the cultist. I really like it. The nice base will set him off well, too!
  178. ​Good luck & have fun!

    ​Good luck & have fun!
  179. Thread: Graishak WIP

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    Your table full of gitz looks great. I’m...

    Your table full of gitz looks great. I’m impressed by your stamina!
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    ​Raptor looks amazing!

    ​Raptor looks amazing!
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    All your projects are looking good. To me the...

    All your projects are looking good. To me the robot looks like he’s leaning a bit, though.
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    ​Nice tight color scheme.

    ​Nice tight color scheme.
  183. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    You’re really catching the Polish look with these...

    You’re really catching the Polish look with these Crimson Slaughter. I love it. Keep it up!
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    ​Coming along nicely, Andy. I like that hand.

    ​Coming along nicely, Andy. I like that hand.
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    Thanks a bunch, guys. You all know how much the...

    Thanks a bunch, guys. You all know how much the support means.

    Eki, you’re right about the transition. I’ll try to sort it out next time I have the flesh tones out.

    The paints on the shirt are...
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    Love the heavy grime on the tires. It really...

    Love the heavy grime on the tires. It really gives these bikes a sense of place. Good storytelling.
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    Thanks, Eki. I’ve added more depth in the shadows...

    Thanks, Eki. I’ve added more depth in the shadows of the shirt. See what you think of the face from this angle. Better picture on ToadChapel if you care to look.

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    Great job. Love the base!

    Great job. Love the base!
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    Thanks, guys. Hairster, I followed both of your...

    Thanks, guys. Hairster, I followed both of your suggestions. I think things are looking better as a result.
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    I’ve also redone the shirt as a cool white rather than a warm one. It probably...
  190. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Nice figures. The cracks remind me of Artur's...

    Nice figures. The cracks remind me of Artur's Nurgle versions of those same Dark Vengeance fellows.
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    Great little project! Tzeentch offers a nice...

    Great little project! Tzeentch offers a nice canvas for your vibrant colors. I'm looking forward to watching this one come together.
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    The machine's getting revved up again! These...

    The machine's getting revved up again! These look like some good models for your patented grime & gore.
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    Thanks, fellas. Gives me a place to aim for...

    Thanks, fellas. Gives me a place to aim for improvement.
    Speaking of which, I’m still eager for feedback on this fellow. KB, at normal viewing distance it seems noticeable, but I’m ok with where...
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    Thanks, guys. Appreciate the support. Feeling...

    Thanks, guys. Appreciate the support.
    Feeling inspired by the pieces at MFCA, I finally got back into this fellow, working on his skin for a couple of hours. Please hit me with that feedback!
    I’m...
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    Dwarf looks great!

    Dwarf looks great!
  196. Thread: Zero's WIP

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    As others already said, the shine on that denim...

    As others already said, the shine on that denim is really nice.
  197. What’s the consistency like on the liquitex? ...

    What’s the consistency like on the liquitex?

    I’d say do some rock & earth, as the mushrooms might not do to well in a lava pit!
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    Thanks, Hairster. I always appreciate your...

    Thanks, Hairster. I always appreciate your stopping by the Chap!
    I’m back from MFCA, having earned two bronze medals for my entries. Considering the quality of some of the works on display, I’m...
  199. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    ​That's a cool model and I like the direction...

    ​That's a cool model and I like the direction you're going. The bright colors will definitely look awesome if you can pull it off.
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    You're a very harsh critic of your work, but hey,...

    You're a very harsh critic of your work, but hey, it's working for you. The tone on the metals is very believable. That little bit of green gives it a sense of reflecting something else rather than...
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