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    Just came across your thread today Sigur and I...

    Just came across your thread today Sigur and I have to say it's amazing! Fantastic work which you rarely see applied to a whole army. I'm sure your client will love the army.
  2. I've actually never seen the white primer at my...

    I've actually never seen the white primer at my local Canadian Tire. However, I'm almost positive the P3 Primer from privateer press is a rebranded Duplicolor and I can get the white P3 primer at my...
  3. Tossing in a nomination for this recently...

    Tossing in a nomination for this recently released hideous sculpt sold by Miniwargaming: http://store.miniwargaming.com/product/epic-duck-eyebot.html.

    The MWG store is a great place to buy stuff...
  4. Increasing the DPI won't really matter since all...

    Increasing the DPI won't really matter since all screens are at 72dpi. Bumping up the DPI only makes the image larger which could be your problem. Normally, for screen only media, put the dpi at 72...
  5. Nice conversions. Reminds me of Einsenhorn and...

    Nice conversions. Reminds me of Einsenhorn and Cherbaul (sp?) from the Einsenhorn book series from Dan Abnett. How did you do the daemon? I think I recognized the head from the Khorne Lord on...
  6. I wouldn't try and learn techniques based on a...

    I wouldn't try and learn techniques based on a particular type of paint. Just because your RMS paints comes in triads doesn't mean you have to find tutorials that use triads. Build up your techniques...
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    Hey Haze! Good to see another person from...

    Hey Haze! Good to see another person from Vancouver on these boards. I'm not sure about the local painting scene as I haven't heard of any well known local paint comps. Looking forward to seeing your...
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    My process is usually assemble as many parts as I...

    My process is usually assemble as many parts as I can without having areas with unreachable sections. This means if there's an arm with a shield that gets attached to a torso and attaching it to the...
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    I find that working from the highlight colour...

    I find that working from the highlight colour down to the shadows works best as it's always easier to darken an area than highlight it. If you can't avoid it, then when you're doing your highlights,...
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    Started in the mini painting hobby about 2 years...

    Started in the mini painting hobby about 2 years ago. Back then I rationalized all my purchases by saying "I'm not playing the games so I don't need to spend millions of dollars on actual armies....
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    I've been listening to 40k radio on and off for...

    I've been listening to 40k radio on and off for about 2 months now. Their show has seen a decline in quality recently which seems to be caused by personal responsibilities on the show hosts...
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    Ah I'm actually from Vancouver and do manage to...

    Ah I'm actually from Vancouver and do manage to make it out to Imperial Hobbies about once a month. They seem like one of the best hobby shops around the GVRD. I'll remember to take a look in their...
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    Check in the Painting & Conversion section....

    Check in the Painting & Conversion section. Here's the most recent thread about them: http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/showthread.php?36291-Miniature-Mentor-Subscription , do a search and you'll...
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    There is no login. You will be emailed a url that...

    There is no login. You will be emailed a url that takes you to another page with a list of their videos. You'll get a chance to enter a subscriber's "Code" next to the purchase option for each video....
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    Well they said sometime this year in an earlier...

    Well they said sometime this year in an earlier newletter but I'd never trust their release time lines. Some of their stuff has been in "Coming Soon" status for months. One of the reason I cancelled...
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    I had the MM subscription so I had a chance to...

    I had the MM subscription so I had a chance to get all of them. The Basic video for the sword and shield is VERY basic and if you're looking to create an actual mini, I'd avoid it. Overall, the video...
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    Magus Damien Sperling

    Hey guys,

    Just wanted to post my latest mini that I finished off here and get some comments.

    Mini is here: http://www.coolminiornot.com/242746

    I realized after taking the closeup pics that...
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    You can use a peice of paper and just cut out a...

    You can use a peice of paper and just cut out a curvy wave and then hold it up to the model and spray to create the camo pattern. Check this link for more details:
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  19. I agree with Einion on the fact that airbrushing...

    I agree with Einion on the fact that airbrushing 6mm is really not that practical. The amount of time you'd spend changing paint in an airbrush would remove any efficiency benefits of using it in the...
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    Download for me. I think some of the videos they...

    Download for me. I think some of the videos they offer don't even have DVD options and if you get a subscription, it's all downloads unless you pay more.

    This day and age, downloads are way...
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    Thanks for the feedback guys. I did cancel my sub...

    Thanks for the feedback guys. I did cancel my sub a few days ago just before the renewal date. Since subscribing and signing up for their newsletter, I've had no email communications. Even if they...
  22. Photoshop 4 should be enough for just scaling...

    Photoshop 4 should be enough for just scaling images. Make sure when you're scaling the unit is in pixels and that maintain aspect ratio is on. Since your image is quite high, just work with the...
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    Wow that's a lot of painting. This is why I'll...

    Wow that's a lot of painting. This is why I'll never actually play any of the table top games. My attention span never lasts long enough for me to do a whole squad, not to mention an army so I'm...
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    He looks awesome. Love the base concept/character...

    He looks awesome. Love the base concept/character pose and you've pulled it off beautifully. Excellent freehand skull on the banner too! Rated 10!
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    Sticky: Yup, I use a Canon Rebel XSi which I found out...

    Yup, I use a Canon Rebel XSi which I found out recently during a trip to asia that it's called a EOS 450D there. Also, the exact same model is called a Kiss Digital in japan. Guess only North...
  26. Thread: Chaos Marauder

    by Eggroll
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    The right arm's bicep needs to be bigger and...

    The right arm's bicep needs to be bigger and stick out more. Right now it's concave at the spot where it meets the shoulder muscle. The tricep muscle can be toned down a bit and there's a strip of...
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    ooo the visors are nice...reminds me of master...

    ooo the visors are nice...reminds me of master chief from Halo
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    Miniature Mentor Subscription

    Just wanted to get a quick opinion of current subscribers to the miniature mentor video tutorials. I took the plunge and paid the 70 bucks for the subscription, downloaded all the videos and am now...
  29. Thread: Tharanduil

    by Eggroll
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    Looks great and I love the water effects. I'm...

    Looks great and I love the water effects. I'm sure your sister and brother in law will love this as a gift.

    I couldn't really read the script at the bottom though, the font is not very readable...
  30. Thread: Ventilation

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    Hey! congrats on getting the airbrush. What kind...

    Hey! congrats on getting the airbrush. What kind did of airbrush/compressor did you get? I bought myself one too this boxing day (Iwata Revolution BR and a 3 gal tank/compressor). Like you said, it's...
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    You should kill 3 birds with one stone by...

    You should kill 3 birds with one stone by blasting your stereo while chasing your wife around the bedroom shooting your pistol? :)

    For me I haven't set any resolutions and won't be since I never...
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    Just curious, when you prime with an airbrush, do...

    Just curious, when you prime with an airbrush, do you load it with a special airbrush primer paint or do you simply use normal acrylics?
  33. Thread: Waaaaaagh!

    by Eggroll
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    Nice orc Greenone! I always fine orcs and goblins...

    Nice orc Greenone! I always fine orcs and goblins fun to paint as a way to "warmup" since they're a bit more forgiving. I agree about the paint on the base and think you should clean that up a bit...
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    Dusting will preserve maximum detail in the model...

    Dusting will preserve maximum detail in the model while still giving the paint something to adhere to. Thin coats are fine too but 'thin coat' is all relative to the actual painter and it all boils...
  35. First result that google returns for searching...

    First result that google returns for searching the term 'Lord on Daemonic Steed'
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    I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that with oil...

    I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that with oil based lubrication, there's a chance of having oil contaminants in your line. This can be fixed by using a filter/moisture trap. Reason i say I read is...
  37. Well I think the biggest issue would be do you...

    Well I think the biggest issue would be do you look foreign or threatening? Those "random" spot checks don't always seem very random. Anyway, just to be safe, I'd just check everything except maybe...
  38. Thread: hello

    by Eggroll
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    Hello robinhood and welcome to the forums. I'm...

    Hello robinhood and welcome to the forums. I'm new here too. Anyway, about the selling of painted minis, I think most people just put their painted mini up on ebay and then when they post pics of it,...
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    Holy crap! Is that a bit box on your desk? If so...

    Holy crap! Is that a bit box on your desk? If so that's an insane amount.
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    @Cog : Heh, don't worry, that's an old brush I...

    @Cog : Heh, don't worry, that's an old brush I use to get the paint out from my GW pots and onto my palette. I take good care of my WNS7 brushes

    @Chrome: Thanks! I'm actually in the process of...
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    Hello CMON members! Here's my first post and a...

    Hello CMON members! Here's my first post and a shot of my workspace for my computer work and painting. I generally keep things pretty neat and tidy since I have a hard time working with clutter.
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