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  1. Great idea :)

    Great idea :)
  2. Great vignette and a great cause! Do it people,...

    Great vignette and a great cause! Do it people, do it!
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    The NOVA Foundation does several charity armies...

    The NOVA Foundation does several charity armies each year that go to assorted charities. As Zab mentioned, this year was the Assault on Alaitoc, which pits the Sons against the Eldar. Last year...
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    Sons of Orar Chapter Master

    This is a piece I completed earlier in the summer for one of the charity armies for the NOVA Open Foundation this year. The raffle for the Sons of Orar army and the Eldar Alaitoc armies will go to...
  5. Oh and forgot to include the WIP conversion...

    Oh and forgot to include the WIP conversion picture:
  6. Venomthrope for the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation "Battle of Macragge"

    Here is my final version of the Hive Behemoth Venomthrope. This is my contribution to one of the Battle of Macragge charity armies that are being sponsored at this year’s NOVA Open coming up later...
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    Thanks, guys! Yes, it definitely has an "old...

    Thanks, guys! Yes, it definitely has an "old school" look to it :). I believe Cindy Dukino sculpted it a few years back.
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    Eastern Front Studios Ogress

    It's been a while, but here is the latest off the workbench. I had fun with the tattoos and it was my first go round with fabric texturing on the leggings based off Automaton's tutorial....
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    Article: Ork skin Tutorial

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1564-ork-skin-tutorial&
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    I was worried myself--glad to hear it is a known...

    I was worried myself--glad to hear it is a known issue and is being worked on.
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    I'll join the chorus for TCR! With regards to...

    I'll join the chorus for TCR! With regards to the splatter pattern, check out http://cgtextures.com/ under the "splatter" section for some ideas on what various splatter/smear patterns would look...
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    Heritage Uruk hai miniature

    Here is the latest off the table. It was a fun little project. A coworker found this little guy in his garage and gave a set of them to me. I did some research and found out this was cast in 1978...
  13. CAV Dragonfly, Gold in the ReaperCon \'09 Ordnance category

    This was my entry into the ReaperCon \'09 ordnance category. I was going for an organic look to the craft as I thought that would fit in well with the Adon fluff. The color scheme and marking on...
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    Delurking...

    Very good job on this one! As I mentioned in my comments, the greens and rust are great! As for critiques, I have a few. While the rust on the blade extremely well done, I would have added some...
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    Very nice job on one and all! I like the...

    Very nice job on one and all! I like the weathering of the pants especially on the HF cop.
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    Yup, Scott nailed it. I tried to add a bit of...

    Yup, Scott nailed it. I tried to add a bit of fluff to the mini. The soulstones are minerals that can hold magical energy. The interesting (and most desired) ability is that the magical energy is...
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    Wyrd Witchling

    This was my entry into the WaMP Wyrd contest. I had the good fortune of placing second. Thanks to the folks over at WaMP for putting together a very successful contest as well as Demonherald for...
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    Thanks for the replies, everyone. I really...

    Thanks for the replies, everyone. I really appreciate it.

    @Monkey--yes, the blending on the hat could be smoother.
    @GreenOne--I believe you are right as well; the lips are a bit too full.
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    Fantastic work on this little guy.

    Fantastic work on this little guy.
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    Chang, Honolulu investigator

    Here is one I finished up a while back and have just now gotten around to basing. I imagined him as a \'30\'s pulp adventurer. The pinstriping was my most extensive freehand to date. Many thanks...
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    It\'s my mum--I could have painted it with my...

    It\'s my mum--I could have painted it with my toes and blindfolded and she we have loved it. Seriously, though, she was tickled pink.
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    Snow goon diorama

    Here\'s the latest off the table and a christmas gift for mom. The elf hat, bag, and present were made from green stuff. Thanks to Vhaidra for her advice on this little endeavor.
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    Fantastic!

    Fantastic!
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    This is a tough topic. Tim did a fine piece of...

    This is a tough topic. Tim did a fine piece of work here. Aside from the professional painters working on a commission, most (if not all) of us do have a vested interest in our work. We have spent...
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    Good stuff! Mind sharing the recipe for the goo...

    Good stuff! Mind sharing the recipe for the goo on the base?
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    Happy holidays to one and all!

    Happy holidays to one and all!
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    Thanks everyone for the responses! I really...

    Thanks everyone for the responses! I really appreciate it.

    Freakinacage--yes, I\'d agree the sculpt is a bit odd; those oversized tusks don\'t do it for me. I wanted a more \"barbarian\" orc for...
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    Reaper Bull Orc

    The latest off the table. Done for a fun little project over at Reaper called the \"Beefcake Calendar\". One of the denizens over there is a HUGE orc fan and has put out a calendar the past few...
  29. Fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

    Fantastic! Thanks for sharing!
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    Plague Marine Unit

    I painted these up for a friend\'s new army. I tried to get them to a high TT standard. I won\'t be painting green for a while...As always C&C wanted.
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    Article: Twilit Skeleton Guide

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1691-twilit-skeleton-guide&
  32. Thread: EFS Ogress

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    EFS Ogress

    The latest off the table...
    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/EFSOgresscomp.jpg
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    Old school Chaos Marine

    This little guy was cast circa 1991. I got him in one of the CMoN exchanges a few years ago from War Griffon (I think). It was nice to give him a little life--he\'s waited so long to join the ranks...
  34. Article: Small Background for Photographing Models

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1633-small-background-for-photographing-models&
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    Reaper Eyebeast

    Here is the latest off the table; I really don\'t like photographing red...I was pleased with the drool, though. As always comments and critiques welcome.
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    Love it. \'Nuff said.

    Love it. \'Nuff said.
  37. All done! Thanks to everyone that commented and...

    All done! Thanks to everyone that commented and helped me out!
    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/FlayerComp.jpg
  38. Thanks for the replies, everyone! I really...

    Thanks for the replies, everyone! I really appreciate it. It did some more scouring (and begging :D ) around the \'net and then went back and tried to darken as well as lighten things up. I...
  39. WIP Reaper Bathalian--my first go at NMM gold

    And it sucks....any advice would be greatly appreciated. For those familiar with the Reaper Master Series Paints, I used the Chestnut Gold/Palomino Gold/Buckskin Pale triad as well as a 1:1...
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    Children in Need Burna Boy

    Here is the first of my burna boyz for the Children in Need Ork army paint project over at World of Minis. Comments and critiques most welcome so I can improve on the second one I am working on.
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    Children in Need Burna Boy

    Here is the first of my minis for the Children in Need project over at World of Minis. Comments and critiques most welcome and check out the project!...
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    Kidding. lol The staff shape is true to form,...

    Kidding. lol The staff shape is true to form, but I went with the wooden look instead of a solid metallic piece. Artistic interpretation and all that...
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    LOL, Vince! How did you guess on the staff? It...

    LOL, Vince! How did you guess on the staff? It is from the new release, \"The Burning Crusade\"--a +5 Staff of the Shuffleboard--it launches magical pucks that explode on contact with your target. ...
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    Xerogeny--a converted Misaki

    This was my entry into the latest Femme Fatale contest over at Wyrd. Thank you to everyone that commented on her--I really appreciate it! I have gone back and tried to bring up the highlights a...
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    Vale archer posse

    I have finally finished the group of Vale archers I have been working on. Here is the group shot; as always comments and critiques welcome!
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    Vale archer #2

    Here is the second of a three pack of Reaper Warlord elves. Hit me with the critiques, please!

    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/Valearcher2Comp.jpg

    Vote if ya wanna
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    Thanks to everyone who replied. I really...

    Thanks to everyone who replied. I really appreciate it--your thoughts were just what I was looking for. Thanks again!
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    Blood Bowl Orc

    This is my father\'s Christmas present this year. The uniform is based on his favorite college team. Comments and critiques desired, as always.
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    I\'ll keep him in my prayers--and once (;)) he...

    I\'ll keep him in my prayers--and once (;)) he gets back, we\'ll get back on track with the mini exchange!
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    Some folks will sometimes do a VERY thin wash of...

    Some folks will sometimes do a VERY thin wash of a dark brown or black over the mini to accentuate the cracks and crevasses and bring out detail. Darin Hlavaz (Whizard) did a short article on what...
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    Here...

    Here are some real patterns from various countries.
    Here is some ideas from the Battletech fans.
    Here is an article posted at CMoN.
    Here is the GW site on info camo.
    Finally, here is some...
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    Merry Christmas to everyone! Best wishes for a...

    Merry Christmas to everyone! Best wishes for a prosperous and happy new year!
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    Thanks for the reply, Katie. No need to pull...

    Thanks for the reply, Katie. No need to pull punches--this is what I am after! The bowstring is actually some 6-0 suture I...uhh...borrowed from work.

    @goblin--thank you as well for your...
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    Thanks for the reply, beowulfthehunter and...

    Thanks for the reply, beowulfthehunter and freakinacage. I know the metallics on Eowyn are poor. I had painted her a while back and the metallics are basecoated and that is about it. That is the...
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    What is needed to improve?

    I wanted to poll the community on what things I can do to try and improve my work. I was a bit frustrated with my recent score (6.3) for the Vale archer I just completed. Here he is:...
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    @Hinton--lol, yes. I\'ll post a few places to...

    @Hinton--lol, yes. I\'ll post a few places to catch some of the folks that like the smaller forums and don\'t frequent here to often.

    @Ogrebane--thanks for voting! I\'ll tweak the bow. I...
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    Vale archer

    Here is the latest off the table. It is one of a unit of 3 for the the Reaper Warlord game. Comments and critiques most welcome!...
  58. Thread: 11/11

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    Thank you to all the vets!

    Thank you to all the vets!
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    INCREDIBLE WIP--this is the most detailed one I...

    INCREDIBLE WIP--this is the most detailed one I have seen. The copperwork has been especially interesting to follow. Thank you so much!
  60. Thread: CAV Kikyu

    by Jabberwocky
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    Thanks for all the comments! Here is a bit...

    Thanks for all the comments!

    Here is a bit larger picture with a LoTR Legolas thrown in for scale.

    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/KGunshipscale.jpg
  61. Thread: CAV Kikyu

    by Jabberwocky
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    CAV Kikyu

    This was a mini for an online contest over at Mil-Net. Didn\'t place unfortunately, but it was a nice change of pace from my usual stuff. As always, comments and critiques welcome!

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    Thanks everyone for your comments!

    Thanks everyone for your comments!
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    Bjorn, Reaper Dwarf

    Hey all--it has been a while since I posted anything. Got a few coming down the pipeline, but here is the latest. A couple of firsts with this fella. My first go at a bit of battle damage; it\'s...
  64. A pair from the table--Crane Courtier and the Bloodwolf

    Here is my latest pair. Comments and critiques most welcome. Thanks!


    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/Helen/Helencomp.jpg

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    Thanks for all the comments! I tried to get...

    Thanks for all the comments!

    I tried to get some additional highlights on the fur, but it was sculpted very finely. The basecoat was black, then highlighted with VMC Royal Purple followed by VMC...
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    Reaper Phasecat

    Here is my latest effort. Hit me with the critiques!


    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/ReaperExchange/Phasecatcomp.jpg
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    Heya Sarge! Good to see you post! I voted on...

    Heya Sarge! Good to see you post! I voted on both. Nice job!
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    Thank you for the critiques, Dark Seraphim and...

    Thank you for the critiques, Dark Seraphim and Ogrebane. I really appreciate it.

    The snow is a combination of white glue, water, baking soda, and GW modeling snow. I mix the water and white glue...
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    Fulumbar Ironhammer

    Here is my latest off the table. The gem technique, snow base, and weathering on the cloak were all first time attempts. I hope you enjoy him! Comments and critiques wanted. :)
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    Jenna\'s 5th Birthday Present

    My daughter Jenna is turning 5 today and I painted Victoria, the Fairy Queen for her. I thoroughly enjoyed this one--I attempted a sheer effect on the leg, arms, and booty, but didn\'t get it as...
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    Ra\'am the Reptus

    Here is my latest, painted for an online contest called \"Something Blue\". Comments and critiques greatly appreciated!


    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/Reptuscomp.jpg
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    Baby Dragon

    Here is my latest--one of a pair of baby dragons from Reaper. I wasn\'t able to capture the highlighting as well as I would have liked. The bottom pic is the more accurate of the two. Comments and...
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    Reaper gnoll marauder

    Here is my latest--it is my first effort at a predominately white palette. I hope you enjoy him. Comments and critiques most welcome!
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  74. Looking for Mesoamerican/Aztec/Inca border

    Hey all--got a bit of an usual request. I am working on a contest mini and am doing a bit of freehand along the hemline of a piece of cloth. Does anyone have any suggestions of where I might find a...
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    My deepest condolences to his family and friends....

    My deepest condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed.
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    A new one on the table...

    Here\'s a Reaper gnoll I have been working on for quite a while...the white is going to kill me!

    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/GnollWIP2.jpg...
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    Here is a little fella I have been working on. ...

    Here is a little fella I have been working on. Unfortunately, I too have done him in metallics. I would appreciate any suggestions on him. I know it won\'t be a good as doing it in a NMM fashion,...
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    Wheee! I am working on a mini with a bit of OSL....

    Wheee! I am working on a mini with a bit of OSL. Quite fortuitously, I am largely done except for the OSL portion. Yeah!
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    Adding your sister and family to the prayer list,...

    Adding your sister and family to the prayer list, my friend.

    Jabber
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    I\'ll have to pass on this one. I am in a bit of...

    I\'ll have to pass on this one. I am in a bit of an upheaval in real life, and the post lost my package to Dragonpaint on ME #6 (I haven\'t got the next package in the mail yet, Paolo...sorry. ...
  81. It looks great! Your hard work paid off...

    It looks great! Your hard work paid off beautifully. Congrats on the engagement too!
  82. Thread: PYV

    by Jabberwocky
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    Mosch speaks better English than some Americans I...

    Mosch speaks better English than some Americans I have met...
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    It\'s been a little while, but here are a couple...

    It\'s been a little while, but here are a couple of new ones on the table.


    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/ConstructWIP1.jpg

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    Feliz cumpleanos!

    Feliz cumpleanos!
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    Happy Birthday!

    Happy Birthday!
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    Welcome! Great mini... Don\'t have much to...

    Welcome! Great mini...
    Don\'t have much to comment on. If I were to nitpick (and it took me quite a while to come up with something), the water looked a bit flat to me and I might suggest a bit...
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    Looking for a mini to convert

    Hey all--I need a little help. I am going to paint something for a friend of mine who is due with her first in May. His dad is an avid golfer, so what I had in mind was an orc (although any...
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    We have regional variation in the Kansas/Missouri...

    We have regional variation in the Kansas/Missouri area on what to call the noon meal and the evening meal.

    Noon meal: Lunch or Dinner.
    Evening meal: Dinner or Supper.

    At least in my...
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    Argh...sorry Dragonpaint! I hope you get them...

    Argh...sorry Dragonpaint! I hope you get them soon!

    Jabber
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    Today is a good day...Didn\'t get one, but two...

    Today is a good day...Didn\'t get one, but two packages! Got my shipment from Wyrd Miniatures, so now I can get my stuff off to DragonPaint and received my stash from WarGriffon. 6 great minis! ...
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    Yeah, Lurch lives in OP, as do I. :)

    Yeah, Lurch lives in OP, as do I. :)
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    Pm\'d up and down to War Griffon and DragonPaint....

    Pm\'d up and down to War Griffon and DragonPaint. Yeah, I can\'t wait to start another round!
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    First go at OSL

    Here is my latest work. I am trying a little OSL on the base. How am I doing (oh and how about the rest of the mini too lol)?

    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/BabyRedWIP1.jpg
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    Been and voted. Great work! He seems a bit...

    Been and voted. Great work! He seems a bit bright to me, but that may just be the photo.
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    Or to put another way (with regrets to The...

    Or to put another way (with regrets to The Eagles) Welcome to the Hotel CMoN. You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave...

    Welcome aboard!
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    Amazing work! I agree, the freehand is one of...

    Amazing work! I agree, the freehand is one of the best I have every laid eyes on. I like horns and skull on the skink. May I ask you for the recipe?
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    Been and voted. Your best NMM yet, no doubt.

    Been and voted. Your best NMM yet, no doubt.
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    Hmm...can\'t get to the link.

    Hmm...can\'t get to the link.
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    Very cute. I can see a hapless adventurer seeing...

    Very cute. I can see a hapless adventurer seeing one cute little wimpering critter...\"aww hello little fella...\"

    Cut to the 40 glowing red eyes behind him followed by the screams....

    I like...
  100. Thread: Warcaster

    by Jabberwocky
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    Nice rocket powered-cowgirl. Cool!

    Nice rocket powered-cowgirl. Cool!
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    Very good work, OT. I liked the base and your...

    Very good work, OT. I liked the base and your metallics especially. There were a couple of things that I would critique. It is entirely personal preference, but he has so many colors I found it a...
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    Cave Crawler

    Hey all. Here is my latest work done for a mini exchange. Hope you like him--he is the largest mini I have done to date and probably the most extensive basework I have done as well.
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    Cavern Crawler

    Here is my latest WIP. I have laid out the base roughly as well in the picture. Eventually I will greenstuff the base to match the reaper and skull pile bases. The skull with the vertebral column...
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    Finally finished the 3 waywatchers and put them...

    Finally finished the 3 waywatchers and put them in the mail today. You should get them in 2 or 3 days barring no mail gremlins. Thanks again everyone for all the time and effort!
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    I\'m in again. :) I started on my ME#5 and even...

    I\'m in again. :) I started on my ME#5 and even had hopes it would make it to the Rotten Harvest, but alas, I couldn\'t finish it in time--I am slow as molasses anyway and the 3 WoH waywatchers were...
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    Been and voted! Nice stuff--the gems are great.

    Been and voted! Nice stuff--the gems are great.
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    Awesome work, Dragonpaint and Rex! Those are...

    Awesome work, Dragonpaint and Rex! Those are both stellar work. Naukhel, it would definite take some additional work, but how about putting him in more of a diorama type setting in which you could...
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    Last Waywatcher Done!

    Ta Da! Finally got all three done! I went with some surgical thread on this last one. I like the look better, but the nylon the darn stuff didnt take the primer let alone the paint well, so...
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    Like her new hair color? It\'s Garnier Auburn No. 5.

    Here is my female Waywatcher after a trip to the salon. I took Sebastian\'s advice to heart and changed the hair color from a rather bright yellow to dark brown. Better? I think so--thank you...
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    @Sebrushworth--Not so quick really :). I painted...

    @Sebrushworth--Not so quick really :). I painted these guys (at least the basecoating) somewhat assembly line style. All I needed to do on this guy was detailing, cleaning up, highlighting/shading...
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    Last of the Waywatchers

    Here is the final waywatcher for WoH (Finally--sorry Tracy!) nearing completion. He just needs a base, bowstring, and arrow as well as any suggestions provided here :D.
    ...
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    Mark-- My prayers are with you and your family...

    Mark--
    My prayers are with you and your family during this time...
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    Good luck! Can\'t wait to see the pics :)

    Good luck! Can\'t wait to see the pics :)
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    Waywatcher WIP

    Here is the second of my waywatchers for WoH. Any last minute suggestions? The arrow is a stick pin that I clipped and put some greenstuff on the end for fletching. I left the \"arrowhead...
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    One more to go

    Here is the next Waywatcher. I have a few days off and hope to get the last one finished and the three of them off by Monday. Now if I could just get a decent photo...
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    Cool. *Begins counting my pennies*

    Cool.
    *Begins counting my pennies*
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    Now we can bid on other painters items, correct? ...

    Now we can bid on other painters items, correct? I don\'t want to get you into trouble with the shill bidding thing again....
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    Argh. Not sure why it is so grainy. The file...

    Argh. Not sure why it is so grainy. The file size is less than 100kb, and it doesn\'t look so grainy on the file on my computer. Any suggestions? I adjusted to dpi without a noticeable result. ...
  119. Thread: A new one.

    by Jabberwocky
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    Been, voted, left a comment. Well done!

    Been, voted, left a comment. Well done!
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    Works of Heart Waywatcher

    Here is the first of the band of waywatchers for the Works of Heart project. Thanks to everyone for their time, talent and effort. Comment and critiques welcome as always. Hopefully, Tracy and...
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    Here is the first of 3 waywatchers for Works of...

    Here is the first of 3 waywatchers for Works of Heart. I am nearly done--any last minute suggestions before he is off to Tracy and company? The base is more contrasted than the photo suggests. I...
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    I continue to creep along with the waywatchers. ...

    I continue to creep along with the waywatchers. Here is the latest WIP on 2 of the 3.

    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/Waywatchers/WaywatcherWIP4.jpg
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    Only 1400 or so at the moment. I\'ll go in...

    Only 1400 or so at the moment. I\'ll go in spurts where I will vote quite a bit, then will just drop down to voting on people that ask for it, either via shouts or posting in the submissions forum.
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    Holy friggin\' cow, Tim. This is why I love...

    Holy friggin\' cow, Tim. This is why I love seeing your work. Amazing. You are truly one of the best working with metallics. Is this guy going on the auction block?

    EDIT: Oops, going to WoH I...
  125. Welcome to the forums, Ainu! Good work methinks....

    Welcome to the forums, Ainu! Good work methinks. Some suggestions from my untrained eye...:D

    The base looks a bit flat to me. Perhaps some additional shading and definitely some highlighting...
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    I agree. Great work on the centaur!

    I agree. Great work on the centaur!
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    I am no expert on this, but this is how I think...

    I am no expert on this, but this is how I think it works. Your rank is based on the average of your top 5 scores. Your rank will likely fall if you don\'t do anything to raise it (i.e. keep...
  128. Thread: u2us......

    by Jabberwocky
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    First of all--Thank you Eric!! I have been...

    First of all--Thank you Eric!! I have been wondering this as well for some time.

    Gin you may have your pop up blocker on. You can either enable pop ups for this site or hit the control key at...
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    Waywatcher WIP

    I have been plodding along with my 3 waywatchers. Here is a picture of their progress.


    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/Waywatchers/WaywatchersWIP2.jpg

    ...
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    Joy Restored

    Well, I don\'t know what happened, but the gremlins fixed my computer and I can use photobucket again. Thanks to everyone for their insights!
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    Well, it seems to be a computer specific problem....

    Well, it seems to be a computer specific problem. Any suggestions on how to either work around it or at least investigate the problem from any of you web-wise painters out there?
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    Hmm. I am having the same problem Dauber. My...

    Hmm. I am having the same problem Dauber. My photobucket link is not working either.
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    @Tab--If I change the location, will I keep the...

    @Tab--If I change the location, will I keep the votes I have accumulated, or will I have to start over?
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    Photobucket down?

    Is anyone else having trouble with photobucket? It seems to be down at the moment; since this is where I have stored all my mini photos, my CMoN gallery is screwed currently...
  135. MClimbin--I am here as well. Since it takes me...

    MClimbin--I am here as well. Since it takes me months to complete a mini anyway, I am right on pace!lol

    I have several other projects in the works, so take your time Malleus.
  136. Thread: LOTR minis

    by Jabberwocky
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    I have painted a few LoTR minis, both plastic and...

    I have painted a few LoTR minis, both plastic and metal. I found both to be good quality, but they are a bit smaller than other lines of miniatures, so fine details such as the eyes can be a...
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    Welcome aboard!

    Welcome aboard!
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    Happy Birthday! May the coming year bring you...

    Happy Birthday! May the coming year bring you much happiness.
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    Ahh...my little world is a bit brighter...

    Ahh...my little world is a bit brighter again...welcome back!
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    I would say 15-18 hours, but I tend to be a...

    I would say 15-18 hours, but I tend to be a perfectionist (not that you could tell...lol). I paint for show and don\'t game with my pieces, so I try to individualize them. I also am constantly...
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    Yeah--I scored big on the horseman! Michael...

    Yeah--I scored big on the horseman! Michael (toxc) told me is was made by RAFM. I can\'t wait to get started on him, but I really need to finish my hurricane mini first for Tracy.
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    I got mine!!

    I received my minis from toxc a couple of days ago. THANK YOU! They are great. From left to right--headless horseman (my favorite of the bunch), reaper fighter girl, rackham valkyrie of alahan,...
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    Been and voted.

    Been and voted.
  144. Thread: Aragorn

    by Jabberwocky
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    Aragorn

    Hello everyone! Here is my latest effort. He is a gift for a friend of mine who recently lost her mom to pancreatic cancer. I tried to keep him as close to the movie as possible, hence the dull...
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    Very cool!

    Very cool!
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    Been and voted. I really like the smooth...

    Been and voted. I really like the smooth transitions of the red on the cloak!
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    My package to War Griffon is on its way...

    My package to War Griffon is on its way...
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    Here is my latest mini. I have a few touchups...

    Here is my latest mini. I have a few touchups left to do as well as flock the base with a bit of grass and tidy up the base. Aragorn is going to be a gift for a friend whose mother is dying of...
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    Congrats to Anatora, FireDragonStudios, and...

    Congrats to Anatora, FireDragonStudios, and Jimbob! I have PM\'d War Griffon and toxc as well. Thanks again to Markus!!
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    I thought the scene at the end of Star Wars:...

    I thought the scene at the end of Star Wars: Episode 1 between Darth Maul, Obi Wan, and Qui Gon was pretty cool. Now the rest of the movie...:rolleyes:
  151. I\'ll rate a 5 on a mini that has been basecoated...

    I\'ll rate a 5 on a mini that has been basecoated everywhere and the base is done, no matter how plainly.

    Subtract one if the base is not finished (not just done poorly).

    Subtract one if the...
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    How frequently do the rankings refresh? If I am...

    How frequently do the rankings refresh? If I am dead last, so be it, but I want to know how long after I improve myself will it be reflected in my rank lol!
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    I think I like the second orc better. Get...

    I think I like the second orc better. Get cracking! lol
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    I am in for additional assistance. Let me know...

    I am in for additional assistance. Let me know what I can do!
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    Oriental style terrain pieces

    Hey all. I am thinking about doing a diorama and am looking for something with a bit of a far eastern motif (Korean specifically, if I could be so lucky). I have looked around on the web and not...
  156. Next Step

    Ok, here\'s the robe. I got a little overzealous with the paint--I painted a few areas that were not intended to be blue. I did not do anything other than the basecoat on the breasts and the cloth...
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    I thought about doing some freehand on the cloak....

    I thought about doing some freehand on the cloak. I should just bite the bullet and do it. My hesitancy stems mostly from the fact that this is far and away my best blending to date on the cloak...
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    I\'m in again

    Sign me up. I only completed one mini fully, but got paint on 6 of my 7 from Angus. I\'m sure it goes without saying, but please remove me from the \"big prize\" list. I don\'t need another dragon...
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    Another lemming joins the leap

    I picked up WoW today. I have a friend one of the servers, but I assume one can make an alt on any other server. I\'ll whip up something for Bronzebeard. Which server are you on, Borg? Or better...
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    LoTR Elf Warrior

    Here is my effort for the ME#4. Any comments and critiques most welcome!


    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/ME4Single.jpg

    And the link if you want to vote :)
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    Drumroll please... Here is one of the LoTR...

    Drumroll please...

    Here is one of the LoTR minis from Angus finally done. I feel it was my best blending to date on the cloak and I couldn\'t bear to ruin it with freehand lol. Thanks to Angus...
  162. LOL MClimbin. I feel your pain. Please see my...

    LOL MClimbin. I feel your pain. Please see my eyepatch on Pythia....
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    I am married and have a 4 and a 5 year old. I do...

    I am married and have a 4 and a 5 year old. I do shift work and have a constantly changing schedule, so I don\'t have any particular time I paint--although I usually paint at night after the kids go...
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    @Tidoco--great Minotaur--inspirational metallics...

    @Tidoco--great Minotaur--inspirational metallics as always. Thrud is looking good...
    @Rhode--cool colors. I like the yellow and dark green.
    @Corpuscle--well done. Perhaps just a few additional...
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    Almost done (with the first of seven)

    Here you go...
    http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/Jabberwocky1169/ME4WIP4.jpg
  166. Take your time. Don\'t stress yourself out on...

    Take your time. Don\'t stress yourself out on our account. This is your class, and the fact you are doing it at all is of great benefit to us :). I understand the constraints of time, hehe. It...
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    Been and voted. Nice work! Did you get a chance...

    Been and voted. Nice work! Did you get a chance to use any of the Reaper paints on her?
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    @ Starfyre--I had just used one purple wash. I...

    @ Starfyre--I had just used one purple wash. I did some with brown too; here is a comparison pic that might show the difference better.
    ...
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    Here is the most advanced of the ME #4 elves: I...

    Here is the most advanced of the ME #4 elves: I used VMC royal purple for the shading wash on the gold instead of brown. What do you think?
    ...
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    Those two warriors are dead? I thought they were...

    Those two warriors are dead? I thought they were sharing a special moment staring up at the sky seeing what cloud shapes they could find...lol
    *Kang, do you see that cloud? That looks like a house...
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    Been and voted. Good work!

    Been and voted. Good work!
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    Very good work, young master Liam... A critique...

    Very good work, young master Liam...
    A critique or two (that\'s why you posted it, right?) :)

    You have the right idea on the edging for the armor. I might do a wash to smooth out the abrupt...
  173. Thread: Cyborg!!

    by Jabberwocky
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    Wow. Been and voted on all. Stellar work. The...

    Wow. Been and voted on all. Stellar work. The closest thing I have found to a metallic white is the metallic medium from the VMC line (I think). Just use it straight from the bottle, although I...
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    Well done! The freehand is quite good. My only...

    Well done! The freehand is quite good. My only critique would be on the mini\'s left shoulder pad. In the pic it appears a bit flat compared to the rest of the red on the mini. Probably just the...
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    Awesome.

    Awesome.
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    Spoons, good work! Been and voted. I think you...

    Spoons, good work! Been and voted. I think you have done an excellent job on the axe. The skin transitions seem a bit abrupt to me, though.
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    Congrats on earning your ranking, Orctrader! I...

    Congrats on earning your ranking, Orctrader! I have voted on all your minis and will pm you my thoughts later (not a bad thing, just the kids are tearing the house apart without my \"supervision\")...
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    Yes, I received your minis Angus (see page 11,...

    Yes, I received your minis Angus (see page 11, :D). Thanks again!
    Here is the progress I have made:
    The boys all together in various stages of WIPness.
    ...
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    I tend to paint the eyes first, after the...

    I tend to paint the eyes first, after the basecoat. I have had good luck with the micron pens. I use the 005 (or .20 mm nib). They minimize the \"cats eye\" look a brush stroke can give if you run...
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    Amazing.

    Amazing.
  181. The layering is definitely rough. The hard part...

    The layering is definitely rough. The hard part for me was just the small space I was working with; that coupled with the thinness of the paint. Each dab seemed to spread over the whole side of the...
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    Great job, Mordred. I would agree the face is...

    Great job, Mordred. I would agree the face is one of the strongpoints. Two minor critiques. The white on the base seems a bit out of place to me and the metal part of the spear looks a little...
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    Well done. I would agree with Equus the green...

    Well done. I would agree with Equus the green (particularly on the back view) is a bit bright. I especially like the base! Been and voted.
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    Wow. Amazing. I really need to invest in a...

    Wow. Amazing. I really need to invest in a thesaurus--your last three miniatures have me muttering the same words. lol
  185. Final facial highlights

    Hmmm...too rough for my liking, but I have gone over and over her and seem to just be making matters worse. Can we move on to the next step now?:rolleyes:...
  186. Next bit of highlighting

    I have added RMS Tanned Highlight to the basecoat. The lips were done with VMC flat red, shaded with flat red and VMC flat green, with a little spot of white on the lower lip. I decided to go with...
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    Looks great, Calab. Been and voted. I would...

    Looks great, Calab. Been and voted. I would agree with the other posters on the base. Not much to critique beyond that, really.
  188. Glad to have you back Malleus! Thanks again for...

    Glad to have you back Malleus! Thanks again for doing this. Here is Pythia with the basecoat (RMS Tanned skin) and the eyes done. Those eyes are small!...
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    Been and voted. Looks good!

    Been and voted. Looks good!
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    Spex--I would echo what the others have said...

    Spex--I would echo what the others have said about patience and practice. You have to remember this is a world-wide community here at CMoN. Some of the work you are seeing is the best in the WORLD;...
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    Been and voted. I like the bright colors. My...

    Been and voted. I like the bright colors. My only critique would have been to darken the tips of the fire...staff...thingie closer to black.
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    Been and voted. The others here have touched...

    Been and voted. The others here have touched upon any critiques I have. Keep up the good work!
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    @Malleus--great start! I especially like the...

    @Malleus--great start! I especially like the gemwork.
    @Tidoco--I am a metallics guy myself; I hope you don\'t go to NMM lol. It looks very good so far.
    @Awcho--Beautiful...black is so hard to...
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    The lingo can be somewhat confusing, Spex. ...

    The lingo can be somewhat confusing, Spex. \"Wash\" is generally defined as a greatly thinned down paint used to shade a mini or sometimes to smooth transitions between two adjacent colors. An ink...
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    Rowena, Barbarian Shaman

    Here is my effort for Klute\'s class. I think she is one of my best yet. Thank you so much for your time and effort, Klute! Now off for my next class...Pythia of Azel with Przemas. Comments and...
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    *Pulls up a chair to listen intently*

    *Pulls up a chair to listen intently*
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    Been and voted! Nice stuff!

    Been and voted! Nice stuff!
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    Boyzie--You might consider \"blacklining\" with a...

    Boyzie--You might consider \"blacklining\" with a dark brown instead of straight black to help cut down on the stark contrast between the black and white. The color scheme looks fine to me. Yellow...
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    Nice and dirty, NSA. I might suggest a bit...

    Nice and dirty, NSA. I might suggest a bit darker shading on the underside,eyesockets and in the mouth, but otherwise I like it. :)
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    Looks good Sebrushworth! I agree the white metal...

    Looks good Sebrushworth! I agree the white metal could use some additional shading. The recent submission of this monochrome miniature mentioned by Dragonsreach here is a great example of...
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