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    Ah, but don't forget the hours spent looking at...

    Ah, but don't forget the hours spent looking at your accomplishments then looking over at the can of sealant...LOL.

    Hmmm....should I test spray it, just spray the mini, or contemplate some more...
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    I'm going to have to agree with the last few...

    I'm going to have to agree with the last few people who posted. People who enter GD are known to spend many many hours painting the model, but they will spend many hours to get the model prepared and...
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    goodness gracious.....SWEET looking so far. The...

    goodness gracious.....SWEET looking so far. The spine and the eyes really pop for me and I can't stop staring at those two things. Are the things on his sides suppose to be his ribs? Whatever they...
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    Nice work. I love the dark tone much better than...

    Nice work. I love the dark tone much better than your first painted model. I really love the yellow eyes too! Care to share how you do them :)
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    well all seems to be heading the right direction...

    well all seems to be heading the right direction :) and that's getting better! I would say the best model to date so far that I like is the ork boss. I would say to add a few more washes in certain...
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    Sorry to go off topic, but that's starcraft 2, is...

    Sorry to go off topic, but that's starcraft 2, is it an expansion or what? I don't remember seeing a screen like that where you can upgrade your lings or roaches...

    anyways, for your question, I...
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    I have a couple of ideas, but not sure if I'm...

    I have a couple of ideas, but not sure if I'm going to go ahead with them. Whenever GW releases new models, I seem to end up changing my mind over and over again. But will definitely enter next year....
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    Just a thought, instead of the jetbike running...

    Just a thought, instead of the jetbike running away, you could also have it kind of going perpendicular to the scorpion. As if it is just trying to get to the objective and the scorpion comes out of...
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    Sorry to hear that you missed the entry by just a...

    Sorry to hear that you missed the entry by just a hair Kath. Well since you burnt out all of your bad luck this year, maybe next year you'll have a ton of good luck...a demon or two might make up for...
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    So after coming back from Games Day and seeing...

    So after coming back from Games Day and seeing all the awesome models that were painted for both the Golden Demons and AoP, I got excited about coming back home and painting again. I didn't start...
  11. Thread: Khavor's WIPs

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    this has such drama and sorrow to it. the...

    this has such drama and sorrow to it. the painting on the models are also superb.
  12. Thread: Elly's WIP

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    Hey Elly, saw you at the convention but didn't...

    Hey Elly, saw you at the convention but didn't get a chance to stop by and say hi. Was busy running around with friends getting some games and speed painting in :)

    I'm with you on the same boat....
  13. Minotaur chapter color is like a bronze color. ...

    Minotaur chapter color is like a bronze color.

    I would prefer to work off of white primer. I guess it could be done with black or red primer, but I'm thinking that the white primer will help...
  14. Great seeing everyone this year! Congrats to all...

    Great seeing everyone this year! Congrats to all those who entered and won, but to those that also made first cut. I can see that many people have come back excited and encouraged to work on stuff...
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    I'm liking it so far. The model is huge compared...

    I'm liking it so far. The model is huge compared to the jetbike. Either NMM or true metallics, this will be a joy to watch.
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    It was good meeting up with you again this year....

    It was good meeting up with you again this year. And congrats on the demon win! Model looked gorgeous in person, the pictures definitely don't do it justice. Can't wait to see what you have planned...
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    are you going to have conversions similar to this...

    are you going to have conversions similar to this throughout the army? The start of it looks good.

    It almost looks as if the traitor was saying I surrender and come in peace...then BAM he's dead...
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    Yea if the pics were all the same size as the...

    Yea if the pics were all the same size as the first one, I'd love to see all the details. Looks great though, can't wait to see them in person.
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    Wow! Beautiful work! the expression is totally...

    Wow! Beautiful work! the expression is totally amazing. I wish I had a moth mixing up my paints up for me XD

    Can't wait to see the end result.
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    Looking good. How much of the top of the stones...

    Looking good. How much of the top of the stones are you going to have exposed if you do snow? Gonna love seeing it at GD.
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    So I worked a bit more on the skin, but I think I...

    So I worked a bit more on the skin, but I think I need more to it. I also tried highlighting the green armor a bit. Not totally done, but just thought I'd post this up to see your thoughts on the...
  22. It's a shame that the lounge will not take place...

    It's a shame that the lounge will not take place this year. As a competitive painter, I've looked forward to going to GD just for the lounge to pick everyone's brain about how to do certain...
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    Wow. Love the flesh tone and the contrast you...

    Wow. Love the flesh tone and the contrast you gave it. I'm sure the model looks 10x better in person than in a picture. Can't wait to see the finish model.
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    Well this thread has been dead for awhile now,...

    Well this thread has been dead for awhile now, but I guess I'll post up what I'm working on now. Thanks to MightyChad's incredible Daemon Prince he is painting for Chicago GD this year, it inspired...
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    Not sure about Khorne. I haven't even started yet...

    Not sure about Khorne. I haven't even started yet if I wanted to bring something...unless I take a model already somewhat done and re-finish it lol.

    What category are you entering, 40k Large or...
  26. I'll be going this year, but not sure if I'm...

    I'll be going this year, but not sure if I'm going to be entering anything. Some personal stuff since last year plus having a baby and all...kinda takes up most of my time between taking care of a...
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    Well damn Chad, looking really awesome. I haven't...

    Well damn Chad, looking really awesome. I haven't been around due to some personal stuff this past year, but I'm glad to see you what you're bringing this year. Can't wait to see it!
  28. Thread: TempleCon 2012

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    Just a noob question, but I might as well ask so...

    Just a noob question, but I might as well ask so I know.

    In order to participate in the Crystal Brush competition in Chicago, do you have to get an invite by qualifying at other events or can you...
  29. WOW...I must say that the pics make me drool...

    WOW...I must say that the pics make me drool looking at all the details. It just never ends, there is always something look at in awe! I can only image what it looks like in person......thank you for...
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    wow....that's awesome! Those barrels really came...

    wow....that's awesome! Those barrels really came out nice. I love the way the model is coming together, such ingenuity (if that's how you spell it) :)
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    So I have been on a painting binge for awhile now...

    So I have been on a painting binge for awhile now after Games Day....I know I know.... I came back all ready to paint up a thousand minis and get one done for next year, but honestly I was just...
  32. Thread: Elly's WIP

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    I have to admit...I think I hate him too...he...

    I have to admit...I think I hate him too...he paints so freakin' well and so quickly too. And the detailing that gets done is just crazy. He may not be satan, but he must have made a deal of some...
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    O.O He's a titan! gorgeous work as always by...

    O.O He's a titan! gorgeous work as always by Cass.
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    awesome looking stuff...btw are you planning on...

    awesome looking stuff...btw are you planning on building a second one of the turbines or are you planning on moulding and casting it? If you mould and cast it, could you do a step by step with some...
  35. Thread: Matt's WIP 2.0

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    Yea I love the woven look...care to share your...

    Yea I love the woven look...care to share your secrets :)
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    Says you need a password since it is a private...

    Says you need a password since it is a private album.
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    I'm amazed at how jaw dropping those models...

    I'm amazed at how jaw dropping those models are....I thought about going to a UK GD sometime, but after seeing that, it makes me crawl back into my hole. Guess I need more practice painting lol.
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  38. Thread: TomasP WIP

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    wow. that face is looking awefully...

    wow. that face is looking awefully realistic...are you sure it's a mini? It looks almost photoshoped in.
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    omg that's alot of pieces lol.

    omg that's alot of pieces lol.
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    Looking very cool. I've always wanted to tackle...

    Looking very cool. I've always wanted to tackle scratch building a marine about 10" or taller. Now I have a tutorial to follow :)
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    Thanks for the relpies (or multiple yes and no...

    Thanks for the relpies (or multiple yes and no replies :P) everyone. I just thought I'd ask since I thought it would have scored a bit higher. But it doesn't bother me as much since I can wave a...
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    Well it doesn't quite show it on the mini, but I...

    Well it doesn't quite show it on the mini, but I was discussing the mini with the painting judges and one of them mentioned how he loved that the models faded into each other....but I see what you...
  43. Thread: Elly's WIP

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    That's pretty insane. I so wished that you could...

    That's pretty insane. I so wished that you could have finished him for GD this year. I would have loved to see him in person. Looks awesome!
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    This is going to be an awesome project to keep an...

    This is going to be an awesome project to keep an eye on. And whatever the rest of you guys have planned so far is going to make this journey that much more interesting. Next year is going to be...
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    LOL....I was thinking the same thing. I have...

    LOL....I was thinking the same thing.

    I have to say though, Chad did have a great idea...I might have to steal that idea as well. I guess you're planning on entering all the intense categories,...
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    2011 GD 40K Large Entry

    Just thought I'd put up this post to see what you're thoughts were on improving for next year.

    Vote thing: http://www.coolminiornot.com/284464

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    First off, let me start this by saying...

    First off, let me start this by saying congratulations. You young bloods are some stiff competition for even us non-young bloods. I really do love the piece you did, but like Beamo was saying....the...
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    Thanks. I used the sponging technique to get the...

    Thanks. I used the sponging technique to get the battle damage. I basically used an old blister pack foam and shredded it up and used some irregular edges to blot them on the mini. Then I went back...
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    Official GW golden demon winning entries are...

    Official GW golden demon winning entries are up... http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/content/article.jsp?categoryId=&pIndex=1&aId=17700019a&multiPageMode=true&start=2

    Here is a photo of my...
  50. I thought that nurgle marine was amazing. The...

    I thought that nurgle marine was amazing. The free hand on the banner was just sick.

    Again, congrats to all the winners and even all the participants who joined or even won a demon. It takes alot...
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    Yea I like how the robe came out also. Seems like...

    Yea I like how the robe came out also. Seems like there is a bit of a yellow. What's your recipe?
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    I hear you....even after painting non-stop for...

    I hear you....even after painting non-stop for the last couple of days before entering, I thought that I would be burned out. But instead I came back more energized and ready for next year. I've got...
  53. Chad, one of my favorite models out of the many...

    Chad, one of my favorite models out of the many that were there at GD this year. I'm just surprised that you still didn't place, but then and again, the competition this year was very tough,...
  54. Congrats on the slayer sword...you're piece was...

    Congrats on the slayer sword...you're piece was just jaw dropping. I didn't even notice the bug in the teeth lol. must be cause of the bad lighting we had.

    BTW, the commissar yarrick in the 4th...
  55. Yes the Master of Ordnance was done by Chris...

    Yes the Master of Ordnance was done by Chris Borer and it was part of the massive Steel Legion Army for the 'Heroes of Armageddon' project. Gorgeous model.

    I didn't realize that I didn't even get...
  56. I agree, the lighting was terrible and the cases...

    I agree, the lighting was terrible and the cases to display all the mini's had scratches all over them. The only good cases were the ones that they put the first cuts' and finalists' in. But then the...
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    Yea definately. I'm glad you were also able to...

    Yea definately. I'm glad you were also able to stop by the 'Heroes of Armageddon' table and check out the massive project that we did. Hopefully I will be called upon again next year if they do...
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    Same here. I picked one up also and I didn't take...

    Same here. I picked one up also and I didn't take Jeff's class either, but I'm gonna give NMM a shot on this guy. But I'm not sure when I'll get to painting this beast of a model.
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    It was some tough competition, but I thought you...

    It was some tough competition, but I thought you did a great job. I really thought that you should have placed. I guess the judges look for particular things that seem to be different every year. But...
  60. Thread: Wraithlord WIP

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    Wow...just speechless. Blending is beautifully...

    Wow...just speechless. Blending is beautifully done. Scroll work is fantastic. Keep it up. I'll be eyeing this thread to see the outcome.
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    Thanks guys. I do have to say that I was...

    Thanks guys. I do have to say that I was pleasantly surprised that I placed silver. The categories this year seemed really tough and I didn't think I would place. I now have a clear vision and...
  62. I had a blast this year. It was my first at...

    I had a blast this year. It was my first at Chicago and I do have to agree that the lighting was horrible. It was awesome meeting the people that I did this year. Kind of nice putting some faces to...
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    Looking really good. I love the NNM looks. My...

    Looking really good. I love the NNM looks. My only thing is that where the shaft of the sword meets his arm guard, shouldn't there be a bit more shadow on the shaft part? The shadow should be over...
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    What do you use to sculpt with? Is it...

    What do you use to sculpt with? Is it apoxie-scuplt? fimo?
  65. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    So menacing looking....it's GREAT! And the quote...

    So menacing looking....it's GREAT! And the quote makes it that much more awe inspiring cause it draws me into the story telling of the model. jaw dropper!
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    Ok so I'll work on blending in some more shadows...

    Ok so I'll work on blending in some more shadows into the spikes on the top of the head. and a bit more highlights on the collar. As for the OSL around the eyes, I was kind of thinking the same thing...
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    Awesome work! I love the ork and all the damage....

    Awesome work! I love the ork and all the damage. I especially love his mask, it really grabs your attention. And the banner is awesome too! I wish you guys well in the competition. Good thing I am...
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    I put on a couple layers of transpartent raw...

    I put on a couple layers of transpartent raw sienna from liquitex and re-blended some of the bone back into the horns. At this point, I'm really just too tired to go back and fix it lol. You'll also...
  69. Thread: Elly's WIP

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    Oh my goodness! Hope your wife's friend is OK....

    Oh my goodness! Hope your wife's friend is OK. Pretty crazy stuff. I can't imagine being focused to paint after hearing news like that.

    The model on the other hand is so amazing to look at. I...
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    Got some work done on the blade. Still going to...

    Got some work done on the blade. Still going to darken it a bit more, but still debating if I want to keep it at a cool blue for the contrast and allow the weapon to pop, or if I should do some other...
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    Poll: Good thing you didn't drop him in the paint pot!...

    Good thing you didn't drop him in the paint pot! What is the metallic technique that you were talking about copying? I might have to copy it too :) Looks really good.
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    Having distinct layers between the shading and...

    Having distinct layers between the shading and highlights and basecoat means that you probably need to mix another layer for in between, or water down the paint even more an do a few more stages of...
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    Ok, so I added a couple more chipped areas around...

    Ok, so I added a couple more chipped areas around the foot and knee area. I also put some on the metal areas as well. I gave the metal a wash of green/blue mix in certain areas (very lightly so I...
  74. Thread: Elly's WIP

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    I think I have to change my underpants after...

    I think I have to change my underpants after seeing this!

    I will most definately by eavesdropping on your NMM presentation as well. I guess there will be a fairly large gathering :)
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    So I decided last minute that I was going to ruin...

    So I decided last minute that I was going to ruin my model....by that I mean paint chipping, weathering effect. This is my first real attempt on such an important piece, but I figured regardless of...
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    Both mini's look like a fairly good start....

    Both mini's look like a fairly good start. Especially the highlights and freehand on the globe. My first mini's that I painted (Ultras), were horrible. The models were so thick of paint and not clean...
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    Thanks for the tips again guys. I do plan on...

    Thanks for the tips again guys. I do plan on going to the store to pick up some beefy looking chain to put on the base. Most likely from mid way on the top plate working its way down the back end...
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    I hate this humidity right now. I tried to matte...

    I hate this humidity right now. I tried to matte varnish a test piece last night before I sprayed my entry just to see and it fogged up. I ended up using some liquid matte varnish and painted over...
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    I took another pic of the bloodletter rider with...

    I took another pic of the bloodletter rider with some of the gold/brass painted on and some of the horns highlighted and shaded. I still haven't highlighted the skin with another layer yet, but so...
  80. Thread: Elly's WIP

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    How in the heck do you get your NMM done so...

    How in the heck do you get your NMM done so quickly and so amazing looking? What's your secret and what colors do you use?
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    Thanks for the comments and help guys. As for the...

    Thanks for the comments and help guys. As for the inks, I'm kind of layering them like as if I were using just paints. Really watered down though. The ink dries so fast (faster than GW inks, but...
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    Wow. The NMM looks so amazing. I really do like...

    Wow. The NMM looks so amazing. I really do like the one on the left alot better than the one on the right, but I will have to wait and see once you're done with more of the plating. But so far I'm...
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    Ok so I started to work on the rider. I've got...

    Ok so I started to work on the rider. I've got the base coat, highlight and shading done. I may do another layer of highlight, but let me know if you think it needs more extreme highlighting or just...
  84. Thread: Matt's WIP 2.0

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    The LOC looks awesome! It's definately a magnet...

    The LOC looks awesome! It's definately a magnet for people to stop and stare at it. Great work!

    The Grey knights are looking good too. I like the Dreadnought especially. Looking down the barrel of...
  85. Thread: Elly's WIP

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    I wish I could make a deal with the warp....I...

    I wish I could make a deal with the warp....I would be pumping out figures left and right....and winning demons too! *Sigh*
  86. Thread: Elly's WIP

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    This makes me sick to my stomach...I hate you for...

    This makes me sick to my stomach...I hate you for being able to pull this off in time for GD given the timeframe in which you had to start and finish this. I wish I can paint this well that fast....
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    wow. really good. I can't wait to see the...

    wow. really good. I can't wait to see the finished model.
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    @ Stewsayer: Yea I really do enjoy using the...

    @ Stewsayer: Yea I really do enjoy using the inks. I've been play testing with them even more and like you said, mixing the ink in with some GW paints makes it a bit dull, but still would need an...
  89. The painting is actually pretty good. But like...

    The painting is actually pretty good. But like Noddwyr said, try to thin the paints down just a bit more. You should mix the paint and water to a consistency of something like milk. It is far more...
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    I think that was just a lighting issue. I ended...

    I think that was just a lighting issue. I ended up using some Liquitex inks to bring out the red a bit and to darken the black. The only problem is that it dries somewhat glossy so when I took the...
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    It might be the angle that I took the pic at, but...

    It might be the angle that I took the pic at, but I think you're referring to the boltgun and mithril silver highlights on the plates. If you look at the previous pics that I posted you might get a...
  92. Thread: fast attack

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    Just jaw dropping... the paint job is fantastic...

    Just jaw dropping... the paint job is fantastic and inspiring, wish I had the courage to take on a project of this magnitude.
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    Here are the pics...FYI the lighting is pretty...

    Here are the pics...FYI the lighting is pretty much the same. I use 2 Ott-lites for painting and pics for WIP so you can clearly see a big difference in color 'pop'.

    Let me know what you think. I...
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    Has anyone tried using liquitex inks? I bought a...

    Has anyone tried using liquitex inks? I bought a couple of the reds because I felt like I needed more contrast since blending blood red + white was turning pink. I tried blending in a mix of blood...
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    These are some great looking pieces. I really do...

    These are some great looking pieces. I really do think that you will do well this year. I can't wait to see them in person....and drool on it :P
  96. Thread: War0827 WIP

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    Here are some more pictures. I threw on some...

    Here are some more pictures. I threw on some watered down hawk turquoise and warlock purple on the metal areas. Then I blended back with boltgun and mithril. Hopefully the pictures show the colors...
  97. Thread: War0827 WIP

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    The 'Heroes of Armageddon' project was...

    The 'Heroes of Armageddon' project was spearheaded by John Dickerman and Mike from Santa Cruz Warhammer (blogger) and a bunch of painters collaberating together to build and paint four armies to be...
  98. Thread: War0827 WIP

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    @ MightyChad: I was going to do a squad for 40K,...

    @ MightyChad: I was going to do a squad for 40K, but the amount of work needed will be almost impossible to finish, esp. with my work schedule of working 6 days a week :( So I might just enter it in...
  99. Thread: War0827 WIP

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    Sorry for the blurry pic, but how's the contrast...

    Sorry for the blurry pic, but how's the contrast between the gold and red look now...better than before? I've also added some black between the red and the gold around the symbol as well. Should I...
  100. Thread: War0827 WIP

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    @ MightyChad: This is for GD. It was like a last...

    @ MightyChad: This is for GD. It was like a last minute decision to paint it since there was hardly any time left. I started it after I was finished with painting up the 'Heroes of Armageddon'...
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    @MightChad- I'm doing nnm with metallics? lol....

    @MightChad- I'm doing nnm with metallics? lol. beats me. I was just trying to paint with metallics and then shade a bit with scorched brown and scorched brown + black mix. Now that I look at it, it...
  102. Thread: Elly's WIP

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    This is crazy....you started your entry with...

    This is crazy....you started your entry with about 2 weeks to go! How do you even finish a model of that caliber that quickly?

    BTW, entries are suppose to be in by 8-11am (i think), and GW...
  103. Thread: War0827 WIP

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    War0827 WIP

    So I had started a thread on the painting & conversions tab a couple of days ago and have got some good feedback and opinions on making my model better. I just decided that I might as well throw it...
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    @kathrynloch - No airbrush. It's all using paint...

    @kathrynloch - No airbrush. It's all using paint strokes. I use W&N series 7 and I also use Kolinsky size 0 for the most part.

    @Wyrmypops - I hear you on the Scorch Brown + Chaos Black. I tried...
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    Highlighting and Shadowing Red

    So I've been painting for awhile now and have always had trouble trying to get red to look good and have that 'POP' factor. Here is a WIP of a Bloodcrusher that I'm doing right now and I've gone...
  106. I'll be there. I will most likely hang out around...

    I'll be there. I will most likely hang out around the demon lounge learning how to paint from the pros and to improve my painting skills. Always a pleasure to be able to learn from past and current...
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    Will you be giving any lessons/critiques at the...

    Will you be giving any lessons/critiques at the lounge in which we can bring figures to paint along side of you?
  108. Does anybody know if GW will be doing a Demon...

    Does anybody know if GW will be doing a Demon Lounge again this year? I thought that was a fantastic idea last year. Especially since I get to pick apart all of the great painters' brains :)
  109. I can't believe that there is only one GD this...

    I can't believe that there is only one GD this year. I too better get started on my entries. I was a little upset last year that I didn't win anything, but atleast I made it up to the final cut. If I...
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    Hey everyone. I know I don\'t post up on CMON...

    Hey everyone. I know I don\'t post up on CMON very often, but I just wanted to say that IMO that this year was much better than last year. It didn\'t feel as cramped and food was great :D

    GD was...
  111. :o painting looks amazing so far. the color...

    :o painting looks amazing so far. the color blending is gorgeous. I\'m betting it looks a hell of a lot better in person than in the photos. It\'s really hard to tell the fine detail work you do with...
  112. Thread: WIP High Elves

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    really tough to tell if the cloth is highlighted...

    really tough to tell if the cloth is highlighted properly cause of the lighting. The way it\'s looking right now, it definately needs some more white highlightling like wilks said.

    I like the...
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    Small Update

    Got the 2 squads of Bloodletters built, primed, and base coated (atleast for me it\'s basecoat to see details) and Skull Taker is almost done being built.
    ...
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    Sorry for the lack of update recently. Been very...

    Sorry for the lack of update recently. Been very busy with work this past week and didn\'t get much done. Plus the mini\'s taking really long time to paint each. I will be going away tomorrow for the...
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    is the main video a collection of all the other...

    is the main video a collection of all the other videos put together or are they all seperate. I\'m planning on waiting for the dvd as well, but i don\'t know if i should pick up the other tutorials...
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    @Bauhaus86- well i went back and re-touched up...

    @Bauhaus86- well i went back and re-touched up the horns and wpn like mattsterbenz mentioned (pics to come soon). I got a second model pretty much almost done, just need to do eyes, sword, and nmm. I...
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    I must say that I too love the color scheme of...

    I must say that I too love the color scheme of the men at arms. The mounted yeomen looks good too. I\'m mostly impressed with the speed and quality in which you paint these models. It takes me a long...
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    very cool. I\'ve always wanted to get better with...

    very cool. I\'ve always wanted to get better with sculpting. What size is the mini? What is that you are using? Procreate?
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    WIP Daemon Army

    Hey everybody. It\'s been quite a long time since I last posted on CMON and thought I would come back to it. I haven\'t painted for my own army in a while, but thought that I should change that also...
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    Looking good so far. How are the dragons looking....

    Looking good so far. How are the dragons looking. Your test model seemed great. Did you get to finish at least one model for us to see?
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    I\'m glad you like, I wasn\'t sure if you would...

    I\'m glad you like, I wasn\'t sure if you would like it or not. Post them up when you paint them. I also got my package from Titan. I like the figs. Nice variety. Especially the pink cadillac....lol....
  122. Thread: War0827\'s WIP

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    Here is a close up of the Tau with some more work...

    Here is a close up of the Tau with some more work done to it. Sorry for the poor photos. I kind of rushed the images and I didn\'t use a photo booth thing.
    ...
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    I like the conversion with the dread.....very...

    I like the conversion with the dread.....very interesting story you got going there.
    The lord looks ok. I think the head is a little too low. There\'s a gap from the top of his head to the top of...
  124. Thread: War0827\'s WIP

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    Now that I look at it, it does look like bone. It...

    Now that I look at it, it does look like bone. It must be the way the camera took the picture, because I haven\'t touched the NMM gold....???

    Or maybe it\'s cause I used a different camera with no...
  125. Thread: War0827\'s WIP

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    Just another mini I\'m working on. I\'m thinking...

    Just another mini I\'m working on. I\'m thinking about doing a unit of 12 and then selling it. Or even entering it at GD if you guys think it can do well. Let me know what you think.

    ...
  126. Thread: War0827\'s WIP

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    Well, I haven\'t really had the urge to finish...

    Well, I haven\'t really had the urge to finish the mini, but I did progress somewhat....very slowly though. I haven\'t had the time or energy to paint recently, and beside, there are other mini\'s...
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    I think he has a highlight already. Try to...

    I think he has a highlight already. Try to waterdown brown ink and lay a glaze of it on the brown. It will darken the brown and highlight a tad and show the light areas and shadows at the same time....
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    I have a BA army and I think I can help you out a...

    I have a BA army and I think I can help you out a bit. A warning though....what I tell you is just for tabletop gaming, not spectacular looking mini\'s (I can\'t paint that well anyway...lol)

    1....
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    I got PM from titan136 and told him where to send...

    I got PM from titan136 and told him where to send it, but where is he? I haven\'t seen him on this thread recently. Hope he sent it, I\'m anxiously waiting....

    AinuLainour, let me know when you...
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    CLICKY...

    CLICKY

    Atleast on this auction he put the red dot on the mini\'s and the pic. lol
  131. Thread: PS3

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    I would buy a PS3, but not to play, I would sell...

    I would buy a PS3, but not to play, I would sell it. It\'s actually a really good investment because the damn thing is going to sell before christmas. And it\'ll sell for alot of $$$. Right now,...
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    AinuLainour, your mini\'s have set off on their...

    AinuLainour, your mini\'s have set off on their journey, hope you like.
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    My mini\'s are all packaged up and ready for...

    My mini\'s are all packaged up and ready for their vacation. They\'re outbound this afternoon.
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    :o A whole army......OMG! How much are you...

    :o A whole army......OMG!

    How much are you going to sell it for....:twisted: (j/k)
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    I actually like the way the banner is. Maybe a...

    I actually like the way the banner is. Maybe a little too much damage, but it flows with the damage done to the bike and marine. The sculpted head looks good. I can\'t believe there\'s gonna be a...
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    I can\'t believe you\'re going to do another army...

    I can\'t believe you\'re going to do another army in a month. You\'re crazy, but if the commission pays well, then I\'d say you should be working on it even now, not sleeping....:D
    Compared to the...
  137. I have a kroot merc. army also. I didn\'t convert...

    I have a kroot merc. army also. I didn\'t convert any of them....there are so many lol

    I like the idea with the blood stalker. Don\'t forget that kroot hounds are nasty as you can have i believe...
  138. Thread: equipment

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    Personally, i can\'t use magnifier\'s...i get...

    Personally, i can\'t use magnifier\'s...i get dizzy when I use them. I dunno why, but I like to paint just using my good old two eyes.

    As far as for intricate freehanding, I have never personally...
  139. Thread: Commissions

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    Bill, also remember that it takes time for you to...

    Bill, also remember that it takes time for you to paint these mini\'s. And there are people out there that are willing to pay for anything. Regardless if it\'s for tabltop, showcase, gift, or for...
  140. Yea, I wanna know also. Because then I don\'t...

    Yea, I wanna know also. Because then I don\'t have to waste money on primer and just sprinkle black paint with a toothbrush or something. The end result is all that matters, so share your secret! :D
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    did you freehand draw on the banner before...

    did you freehand draw on the banner before painting it? it\'s so symetrical and beautiful colors. I think my favorite is the Termy....it\'s got such great flow and action with the addition of the...
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    I love all the models. They all have a unique...

    I love all the models. They all have a unique painting style. The NMM is pretty good. Maybe it\'s a bit yellow because there\'s not enough light...;)
  143. Thread: My WiP dude

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    6??? Personally I think if the mini is entirely...

    6??? Personally I think if the mini is entirely painted like the second picture, then it should receive an 8 with ease. I wish I could get a rating that high. :(
  144. The model needs a little bit of sanding on some...

    The model needs a little bit of sanding on some rough spots. The ideas you have a great, but I don\'t think he\'s very anemic vampire....:]
  145. Thread: Making Boxes

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    Nice tutorial and WIP pictures, but you should...

    Nice tutorial and WIP pictures, but you should post this up in the Article section. :drunk:
  146. Thread: My WiP dude

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    i thought the same thing. I thought it was a...

    i thought the same thing. I thought it was a reflection of the light on the camera, but after staring at it for awhile, you can see the blends. Great work on the NMM.
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    Looks great so far. I would like to see some more...

    Looks great so far. I would like to see some more close up pictures, but from those pics so far, the blending looks fabulous. Keep us updated...:beer:
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    Replied to sender and message sent to receiver.

    Replied to sender and message sent to receiver.
  149. wow. it\'s coming along nicely. Love the wings....

    wow. it\'s coming along nicely. Love the wings. They make him look so much taller than he should. He puts fear into the spearman.lol
  150. Thread: Grimgor WIP

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    i like it the way it is. It\'s different from...

    i like it the way it is. It\'s different from always seeing a green orc. It\'s nice to see some originallity along with good painting...:D
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    i think the coolest was the chair. He rolled him...

    i think the coolest was the chair. He rolled him out the window....lol

    Then he just picked up a stool to sit on.
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    It\'s understandable if the item being sold was...

    It\'s understandable if the item being sold was still shrink wrapped and using GW pictures, but selling painted mini\'s??? He should get his neck rung.
  153. I just ordered the BT Dreadnought. I want to get...

    I just ordered the BT Dreadnought. I want to get the GUO so bad, but my wallet is spitting out flies. I\'ll have to wait on that one.

    I\'m with Ogrebane, you have to show us some pics. I\'ll be...
  154. Thread: Sculpey

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    I just go to a local craft store(Michael\'s) and...

    I just go to a local craft store(Michael\'s) and pick up sculpty or super sculpty.

    I\'m acutally working on a marine figure myself using super sculpty. I was inspired by the forgeworld imperial...
  155. Now that you mention it, he does look alot like...

    Now that you mention it, he does look alot like Majin Bu when he was skinny....he must be yelling and screaming to focus his energy....lol.
    Good work so far, keep us posted. :beer:
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    Is he a painting machine or a love machine ??? ...

    Is he a painting machine or a love machine ???

    You know what, I don\'t want to know anymore. Let\'s just focus on the beautiful painted mini, not the love machine lol
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    What\'s great about nurgle is that you can mix...

    What\'s great about nurgle is that you can mix all the dirty looking or colors you would never use together and it will look very nice. So throw some liche purple, pink, desert yellow, vomit brown,...
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    WOW. Great idea with the orks looking...

    WOW. Great idea with the orks looking more...ummmm...modern???

    How many are you making total?
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    I think the sculpting work is great, but a tad...

    I think the sculpting work is great, but a tad too large for the bodies. But I guess midgets have big heads and small bodies, right? :D
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    :o I hope that when the list is made, that...

    :o I hope that when the list is made, that you\'re not my sender.....I don\'t wanna see a homeless naked guy and his wang....lol
  161. IMO, the thighs look way too big....if you want...

    IMO, the thighs look way too big....if you want to keep the thighs that big, you\'re going to have to bulk up the abdominal area into the upper torso on the sides. the front looks fine, but since...
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    are those replicas? did you cut and paste them,...

    are those replicas? did you cut and paste them, because they look exactly alike? j/k. The models look absolutely gorgeous. I love the the way the eyes are done. Not over-powering, but you know that...
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    Aren\'t we all lazy here.....:rolleyes:

    Aren\'t we all lazy here.....:rolleyes:
  164. the start of it looks good. I think with the...

    the start of it looks good. I think with the stance of the mini you have going, you should bring the wings down so it looks like he\'s taking off in flight.
  165. IMO, I think if the drybrushing is done with...

    IMO, I think if the drybrushing is done with care, it will look fine. Depends on how much you rush the drybrushing though. Once you drybrush it, you can always go back and touch up with scale to...
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    The whole scene looks great. Love the brick and...

    The whole scene looks great. Love the brick and stone work. which way is the street lamp lighting from? the right side?

    @ Shawn: Sorry I haven\'t been able to put up any more WIP recently. Been...
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    Making the legs straight isn\'t that hard...just...

    Making the legs straight isn\'t that hard...just do what Shawn said. Making the feet straight is a differenct story though. You can either just cut the foot off and reposition it so that it is...
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    i took metalsmithing class and it\'s so much...

    i took metalsmithing class and it\'s so much fun....annealing is the best part....but i\'ve never worked on anything that small before.....do you think it\'s easier or harder?

    you definately have...
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    http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/acatalog/QUATERMASTERS...

    http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/acatalog/QUATERMASTERS_STORE_WARHAMMER_MONSTERS_1.html
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    nice converstion work. it must have taken a long...

    nice converstion work. it must have taken a long time to file or dremel all the icons off. any other ideas for the model?

    Is the model going to be a commander or aspiring champion?
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    I can\'t wait for a complete unit to be done. It...

    I can\'t wait for a complete unit to be done. It would be awesome if you did an ogre samurai riding a rinox...:o
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    Gotta admit, very original and funny. I love the...

    Gotta admit, very original and funny. I love the ogre chic also. She\'s one mean barrel swinging machine....lol

    The dwarf ogre is also great. Now you just have to covert a giant for it to go after.
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    I love the blue on the model. Makes it look like...

    I love the blue on the model. Makes it look like a nuclear reactor at work, plus it breaks up the colors a bit.... and the pipes does look very clean and perfect. It actually might be the best part...
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    Not only is this a great WIP, but it\'s also a...

    Not only is this a great WIP, but it\'s also a great tutorial. Thanks for the many tips. Keep them Ogres coming. I wanna see more pics.....lol.

    How many total samuri\'s are you going to do?
  175. Thread: milb\'s wips

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    The model is looking sweet. Have you gotten any...

    The model is looking sweet. Have you gotten any further along with the first model you posted?
  176. Thread: Paranormal?

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    How about this one:...

    How about this one:
    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3499192737558161132&q=alien&hl=en
  177. Thread: Paranormal?

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    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4244263791...

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4244263791355199817&hl=en
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    So are the pieces warped?

    So are the pieces warped?
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    Looks fantastic. I still haven\'t picked up any...

    Looks fantastic. I still haven\'t picked up any of the new eldar models :(

    I love your technique with the shading in after base-coating. I usually go from dark to light, but you did the opposite....
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    SImply amazing!!! I think this is the best bike...

    SImply amazing!!! I think this is the best bike I\'ve ever seen. So many little details. Were you going to put something on the top of the gas tank? It looks like it with the arrow you painted.
    ...
  181. I agree. The checkered marks are very smooth and...

    I agree. The checkered marks are very smooth and clean. But is the pole the grot holding a really really long pipe gun? I looks like the bottom is the stock...how about some pictures of the back?
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    which way are you going to put the weapon? Is it...

    which way are you going to put the weapon? Is it going to be in front of the model with a two handes grip?
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    At first I didn\'t realize the first picture was...

    At first I didn\'t realize the first picture was just the base...lol...I thought that was the actual mini...

    I want a gobbo holding a mushroom now.

    For the actual figure, I think you can a...
  184. It\'s looking very good so far. What color\'s did...

    It\'s looking very good so far. What color\'s did you use for blending?

    Definately need a bit more contrast like the other two said.

    Love the head.
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    I wasn\'t complaining about why people don\'t...

    I wasn\'t complaining about why people don\'t comment or leave feedback or anything for me. I was just telling Jake that there are some people like me, who don\'t have many comments or feedbacks left...
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    Hey Jake, don\'t feel so jealous....I only get...

    Hey Jake, don\'t feel so jealous....I only get like 2 comments, not even a page...lol

    One thing I have to point out that I\'ve noticed is that there are alot of mini\'s on this forum that go...
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    http://coolminiornot.com/137563...

    http://coolminiornot.com/137563
    http://coolminiornot.com/137793
    http://coolminiornot.com/137832
    http://coolminiornot.com/137823
    http://coolminiornot.com/137774
  188. The only thing I gotta say is to highlight the...

    The only thing I gotta say is to highlight the skin a bit more, but all in all, looks great. For table top purpose, this model is more than enough. But is it me or the phote, the left arm looks a...
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    Personally, I don\'t think watered down Flesh...

    Personally, I don\'t think watered down Flesh Wash will work....it\'ll be too light. I think if you watered down either Brown Ink or Chestnut Ink over your gold, it\'ll help. But it\'s up to you,...
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    WOW.....I love the \"stone\" look of the...

    WOW.....I love the \"stone\" look of the crozious....the helment looks awesome. Especially with the eye glowing....Nice work.
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    the rust effect on the gobbo is very nice. the...

    the rust effect on the gobbo is very nice. the skin tone is perfect for orcs. My only complaint is that the gobbo looks a little too bright around the face area. My favorite is the staff of the...
  192. Thread: detail pen

    by war0827
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    I like to use a sharpie pen to paint my mini. I...

    I like to use a sharpie pen to paint my mini. I make sure that the model is nice an black by the time I get done. And with all the new colors in the sharpie range, I\'m starting to experiment and do...
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    since I decided to join in on this exchange, also...

    since I decided to join in on this exchange, also being my first time, I have a few questions.....

    1. Is there a price range that the mini\'s should be? (I know some people will send something...
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    I agree. Most people who buy armies from...

    I agree. Most people who buy armies from commission work are either looking to pay the big bucks to have a eye popping army or figure, while others try save money and have a decent tabletop army or...
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    looks good. I like the camo patterns. what\'s...

    looks good. I like the camo patterns. what\'s next?
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    Well it seems like you really need to touch up...

    Well it seems like you really need to touch up the helmet. Esp. the eye area since the red is abit streaky...Then armor parts that are done look great. I love the chipped paint on the armor. I\'m...
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    This sounds fun. First time...count me in. ...

    This sounds fun. First time...count me in.

    Mike - United States - ship anywhere
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    :o:o:o HOLY ----! Blending is perfect. I love...

    :o:o:o HOLY ----!

    Blending is perfect. I love the tatooing on the model...I love the color choice for the blue mini and also how all three are tied together with the blue tats.....very inspiring....
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    Any Great Video Games

    Just wondering, how what other video games are out now a days that are really really worth buying and playing.

    I like playing all system flatforms. Personally, I like to play FPS and RTS games on...
  200. Thread: GD 2007 stuff

    by war0827
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    I am starting on a few minis for GD now. This...

    I am starting on a few minis for GD now. This will be my first entry in a GD competition and I hope that I\'ll do well.

    Just for some ideas, do some mini\'s have a better chance than others? For...
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