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    Made some good progress on the blue ribbons...

    Made some good progress on the blue ribbons tonight, I just hope I can fix the yellow lines without messing it up

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    You're crazy but I can't wait to see it

    You're crazy but I can't wait to see it
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    Sometimes you just gotta do what the Mrs says...

    Sometimes you just gotta do what the Mrs says haha,although this might be one occasion where I hope it doesn't do well or Janet will be walking round all big headed and deciding all your future...
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    I'd go with red on those little ornaments, it is...

    I'd go with red on those little ornaments, it is the complimentary colour to green so it will stand out nicely and could look like little vials of blood
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    Agree with bam, I'd worth that line in her belly,...

    Agree with bam, I'd worth that line in her belly, make it just a subtle shade imo, but she's coming along well
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    As it happens I did want to do natural nails but...

    As it happens I did want to do natural nails but I struggled to find good reference pictures, I might take another look and see what I can do. I did try to get the triangle of red spots using the gem...
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    There might be something on warhammer TV about it...

    There might be something on warhammer TV about it on YouTube, there's also someone on here called ghool who has a bunch of videos including difficult colours (I couldn't say for sure if he's done one...
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    I've been feeling a bit I'll for a few days so...

    I've been feeling a bit I'll for a few days so progress has been slow but I have managed to do little bits here and there, firstly the lightbox and camera issue,grey background worked better but it's...
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    It's good to get out of your comfort zone every...

    It's good to get out of your comfort zone every now and then, no one will be expecting you to bring this model that's for sure
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    I think part of the problem is you have to look...

    I think part of the problem is you have to look real close to see the detailed work in it, I've attached a pic of how it looks while scrolling through p+p and unless you click on it you wouldn't see...
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    That explains why you seemed to get really good...

    That explains why you seemed to get really good at freehand out of nowhere, I have practically no painting background other than my grandad was a locally famous watercolor painter and he used to...
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    I did the same thing on the bust, both the tattoo...

    I did the same thing on the bust, both the tattoo and bandana freehand were carefully sketched in pencil first, nothing too detailed but the general shapes, I don't consider myself good at drawing in...
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    I recently made a p+p account but I'm not allowed...

    I recently made a p+p account but I'm not allowed to vote yet (I think I need to uploads pictures first but I've been ill again and not feeling ready to fight with my camera and lightbox setup) you...
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    Completely agree on finecast, apparently there...

    Completely agree on finecast, apparently there are acceptable casts out there but I think you'd be more likely to win the lottery haha. Your colour choices sound good, I only have limited knowledge...
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    Very nice marble effect, and the scale inks are...

    Very nice marble effect, and the scale inks are really nice, I wish I had more colours for them (I could probably mix the inks to make what I want but I'm last :D)
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    I'm not 100% sure but I think you might like...

    I'm not 100% sure but I think you might like this, available from https://www.raulgl.com as he's a dwarf the 75mm scale one is actually 62mm according to the site but he's available in 54mm scale...
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    Thanks coyote, yes that's the exact problem I've...

    Thanks coyote, yes that's the exact problem I've been having,I think that shot was taken with +1 exposure but there just doesn't seem to be enough settings on the various apps I've tried to get the...
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    Thanks mate, read countless articles on the...

    Thanks mate, read countless articles on the subject but the only accurate pics I seem to get is on an inside out gw box with my painting light, oh well I'll have another crack tomorrow, I think one...
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    Posted on your Instagram about it but that's a...

    Posted on your Instagram about it but that's a fantastic looking banner, I'm envious of the freehanding on it
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    This isn't really a proper update but my lightbox...

    This isn't really a proper update but my lightbox arrived, I'm pretty impressed but also frustrated lol, it only cost £30 which isn't bad since it came with 2x lights a foldaway light box and choice...
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    I know the feeling, GW have been making a big...

    I know the feeling, GW have been making a big effort lately and as warhammer and 40k are probably the most popular games there's a lot of them going around, perhaps a new forum challenge might drive...
  22. Thread: BCK's WIP Stuff

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    I think he'd look good holding his sword in both...

    I think he'd look good holding his sword in both hands ready to swing it but I don't think the shoulders are in the right position for that
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    I had the same problem recently, must have been 6...

    I had the same problem recently, must have been 6 months without picking up a brush, I'm sure it'll come back but don't force it, that's more likely to push the enjoyment away imo

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    It's ok apparently I lied when I said I was done...

    It's ok apparently I lied when I said I was done haha,I've ordered a lightbox so I can get some better pictures and have already been tweaking stuff, brought the eyebrows more in line with the hair...
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    I forgot about your lamp fetish haha, I've just...

    I forgot about your lamp fetish haha, I've just invested in an a lightbox kit with extra lights and backdrops, no more cardboard box backgrounds for me, I forgot about that dark elf lady, beautiful...
  26. Thread: BCK's WIP Stuff

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    I meant to post here before but I forgot (as...

    I meant to post here before but I forgot (as usual) solid greenstuff work and your Vlad is looking better than the huge shoulder pad version
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    Amazing, I especially like how the freehand on...

    Amazing, I especially like how the freehand on the steel parts isn't obvious at first until you zoom in, it's like an extra surprise hidden in plain sight
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    Thanks everybody, you're too kind :D, still...

    Thanks everybody, you're too kind :D, still battling to bed good photos, doesn't help that I've only got one daylight lamp. digga I thought that too, very similar to gelflings although I think the...
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    I know the feeling haha, she's from...

    I know the feeling haha, she's from http://iterminiatures.bigcartel.com I think pre orders are still open up until release
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    Very nicely done mate easily above the usual...

    Very nicely done mate easily above the usual tabletop standard
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    Haha when I first saw the boob goblin I thought...

    Haha when I first saw the boob goblin I thought it was a bit weird, might be good for practicing alternative skin tones but wasn't really that into the idea, then my little brain started ticking away...
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    That's just cruel, but also awesome haha. Great...

    That's just cruel, but also awesome haha. Great work tero, an inspiration to all :)
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    Didn't get as much done as I'd hoped tonight,...

    Didn't get as much done as I'd hoped tonight, didn't get started until late and I basically started the hands and forearm over again but here's she is, I still need to do some more work to the hair...
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    Thanks guys :) I posted some newer pics up on...

    Thanks guys :) I posted some newer pics up on Instagram before I went to bed but I might as well wait until tonight before updating here as I will hopefully have more done by then :)
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    I'm not as up to date with the fluff as I used to...

    I'm not as up to date with the fluff as I used to be but some things trigger my memory (like blood bowl or kharn) I usually do a bit of fluff googling though if I have something in the post while I'm...
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    I really do love that blue colour, I despise...

    I really do love that blue colour, I despise Ultramarines but I'll let you off for having such a stunning blue on him :D
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    Looks awesome, I don't think I'd limit it to just...

    Looks awesome, I don't think I'd limit it to just Hinduism though, I'd go as far as saying it looks sharper than a person of any religion :D
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    I've never used pigments but if your worried...

    I've never used pigments but if your worried about it you could drybrush around his feet and lower leg armour with a few shades of brown (that's usually my cheap way out method anyway)
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    Also gorechild never misses, in game rule terms...

    Also gorechild never misses, in game rule terms failed dice rolls counted as wounds to friendly models to represent it, kharn is the man (I've also wanted the new mini for ages but too much stuff to...
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    Yes if I remember rightly that's his axe

    Yes if I remember rightly that's his axe
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    Now we're talking, takes me back to my youth and...

    Now we're talking, takes me back to my youth and my all berserker army, tactics be damned
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    Thanks guys :) I'm learning a lot from this and...

    Thanks guys :) I'm learning a lot from this and its making me want to do more busts but I'm also eager to get back to the kingdom death girls too :) there wasn't much progress yesterday, nurgle rot...
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    I know what you mean, I'm on 3 painting groups on...

    I know what you mean, I'm on 3 painting groups on FB (thankfully the share button works miracles) the messenger chat, Instagram, here and I tried a blog but it's all too much haha, spend more time...
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    Lol no, I just have older kids that never want to...

    Lol no, I just have older kids that never want to go to bed and younger kids that get up early, I generally get 6-7 hours of sleep :D usually check my tablet while waiting for paint to dry though so...
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    Looks great man, I think the slight shine on the...

    Looks great man, I think the slight shine on the cloak is ok as it would be made of different material, I also like the clean look, he looks more like he's about to start a fight :)
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    I like where this is going :) I too find white a...

    I like where this is going :) I too find white a pain in the rear to freehand with, getting that perfect consistency where it flows well but covers well and accurately seems much harder with white...
  47. Thread: Proteus's WIP

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    That looks stunning, can't believe it's your...

    That looks stunning, can't believe it's your first try at nmm, I am very jealous
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    *cue montage of BaM painting 100 minis in a week...

    *cue montage of BaM painting 100 minis in a week to the tune of eye of the tiger* congrats mate :)
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    Thanks gents :) don't worry krule, minime has had...

    Thanks gents :) don't worry krule, minime has had some nurgle-begone and is starting to recover, I however am still dripping nurgle ooze from the nostrils :D

    Today has been one of those "looks...
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    I don't know what you're talking..... *ERROR:...

    I don't know what you're talking..... *ERROR: INSERT MORE FLOW ENHANCER*

    Thanks everybody, Clark I actually found it easier on darker skin, many of the colour variations you would see on a...
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    Ignorance is bliss, step 1 set up account and...

    Ignorance is bliss, step 1 set up account and join painting groups step 2 ignore the rest of Facebook as much as possible :D
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    Haha thanks mate, definitely human as evidenced...

    Haha thanks mate, definitely human as evidenced by the fact in developing a cold :D. I have to say the freehand on the bandana could be sharper or neater but im very happy that I managed to do it...
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    FB is too mainstream for teenagers, so im told,...

    FB is too mainstream for teenagers, so im told, it's hard to be an edgy teen with a FB profile
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    I only have one VMA metallic (aluminium) but it...

    I only have one VMA metallic (aluminium) but it is much finer than GW metallics and still has great coverage, aside from that I've got scale 75 steel and gold sets which are great but I find they...
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    The otter is almost finished now, Massa quick...

    The otter is almost finished now, Massa quick start on the arm leather too and attempted to get a shine in the hair but in not too sure about it, I find black hair difficult and she's got a lot of it...
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    Good call on the base, something relatively...

    Good call on the base, something relatively simple, the mini has plenty going on to look at already, also sorry for derailing the thread a little, it's difficult finding magnifying solutions when you...
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    Those are the ones I got recommended, I can't...

    Those are the ones I got recommended, I can't find my exact lamp but it's basically like this one...
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    Honestly I think eyesight is my main issue, I've...

    Honestly I think eyesight is my main issue, I've had a headache for 2 days since coming the freehand tattoo on the bust be been doing, probably need new glasses. I have been recommended some of...
  59. Thread: Canny's Wip

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    Nice work on the marine, also where's that bust...

    Nice work on the marine, also where's that bust from? I find it strangely appealing
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    Thanks mate, though I have now noticed that the...

    Thanks mate, though I have now noticed that the GS fur doesn't match the model very well, hopefully I can tweak it before it sets
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    Love the colour choice on that little demon, the...

    Love the colour choice on that little demon, the nmm on piggy mcpigface is stunning too
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    If anyone around here can pull it off it's you,...

    If anyone around here can pull it off it's you, maybe one day I will be able to do such intricate freehand on a model (3x the size lol)
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    Thanks krule, the big gem still needs a little...

    Thanks krule, the big gem still needs a little work and in not sure if I'll keep the smaller green gems or make them into something else yet, I've had to cut my session short tonight because I had to...
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    The s75 set is really nice, but be prepared to...

    The s75 set is really nice, but be prepared to shake them til your arm falls off. I still base coat with gw Kislev flesh as I find it covers better in fewer coats but after that it's the s75 colours...
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    Lovely looking blues, I don't envy you having to...

    Lovely looking blues, I don't envy you having to do all of that pattern though haha
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    Thanks mate, I found a picture of a sort of...

    Thanks mate, I found a picture of a sort of tribal tattoo but it looked a bit like a sea shell in the middle, I can see a curled up alien in there though lol
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    Cheers guys, the freehand isn't stopping there oh...

    Cheers guys, the freehand isn't stopping there oh no! Mally suggested a paisley pattern for the bandana, once I finished shaking my fist menacingly and cursing him under my breath I gave it a go,...
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    Thanks mate, in really happy with the skin except...

    Thanks mate, in really happy with the skin except for maybe a few of the blends but those candidates be easily fixed, tattoo is now in place, need to rework the skin and glaze over the tattoo as well...
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    Cheers chaotic, I think the lighting helps a bit...

    Cheers chaotic, I think the lighting helps a bit but it looks good, with a dark skin tone you don't want to go too bright with the highlights imo or you start getting more of a tanned white skinned...
  70. Thread: Mally's WIP

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    That's why I ignore most of Facebook lol, I...

    That's why I ignore most of Facebook lol, I haven't seen any keyboard warriors in the painting groups, aside from that I use it to keep in touch with my parents who live quite far away, mainly just...
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    I don't have a p+p account sadly mate or id vote,...

    I don't have a p+p account sadly mate or id vote, but I wanted to chime in on the earlier discussion about FB, it's invaluable for our hobby for a number of reasons, firstly (maybe most obviously)...
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    Do it for papa nurgle!

    Do it for papa nurgle!
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    Simply marvelous painting, not much more to say...

    Simply marvelous painting, not much more to say than that
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    Some lovely comments, cheers guys :) if it helps...

    Some lovely comments, cheers guys :) if it helps here's the skin colour list

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    I try to do the work with paint before the inks, base with xv-88, shade with rhinox and highlight with zandri....
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    Thanks guys :), krule I just find female...

    Thanks guys :), krule I just find female characters more fun to paint, I blame the likes of alien and tomb raider for influencing me to strong female characters (plus they are more fun to Google...
  76. Thread: Curis' WIP Wipe

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    That's la really cool concept :D

    That's la really cool concept :D
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    Actually I was thinking more that my partner...

    Actually I was thinking more that my partner would kill me haha, films for example with mild violence Will get a lower age rating than anything that shows boobs, obviously there's a line between...
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    If his wife looks like these minis he's a very...

    If his wife looks like these minis he's a very lucky guy lol, cheers all and hairster you know my thumb gets more paint than any mini I've done haha, been a bit distracted today, only did a little...
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    I found NG+ on hard mode easier than my first...

    I found NG+ on hard mode easier than my first play through on normal, think it helps that by then I'd learned enemies and as the best available weapons but I'm nervous about ultra hard lol

    I had...
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    I did see that statue along with the collectors...

    I did see that statue along with the collectors edition statue (but that's around £200) I just finished my NG+ to prepare for ultra hard, only thing I need is that and the destroy all training dummy...
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    What a shame, there's probably a ton of games I'd...

    What a shame, there's probably a ton of games I'd love to have minis from but even one commissioned sculpt is very expensive. In theory pulling models from games sounds perfect but there's probably...
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    Did you ever find anyone able to do this? I would...

    Did you ever find anyone able to do this? I would be very interested in this kind of thing, if so what sort of price was it?
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    Lol they're surprisingly sturdy :) although I do...

    Lol they're surprisingly sturdy :) although I do wish I'd left the wrist ones off to be able to get the yellow in there easier. Trying to squeeze some painting in every day even if it's just an hour...
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    As an alternative to what chaotic said you could...

    As an alternative to what chaotic said you could also do glazes with drakenhof nightshade and then black in the deepest shadows for the steel parts, so you'd have black - blue - silver as the shades,...
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    Epic stuff tero, straight back into that tiny...

    Epic stuff tero, straight back into that tiny freehand magic
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    Cheers guys, quick update, I've been working on...

    Cheers guys, quick update, I've been working on the blues mainly and still smoothing out the ski, managed to bleed some blue into the yellow bits by mistake (yay!) But hopefully it won't be too hard...
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    Agreed with 10ball, brushes make a big...

    Agreed with 10ball, brushes make a big difference, they won't necessarily make you an amazing painter but the cheap ones tend not to behave themselves very well. Since you're brand new there's...
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    Got a good few hours in tonight,put some more GS...

    Got a good few hours in tonight,put some more GS on the tentacle to blend in the suckers on one side, once it dries I'll do the same on the other side, I'm not sure how I could go about filling the...
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    Yeah it's only a 35mm mini and a skinny one at...

    Yeah it's only a 35mm mini and a skinny one at that, I'll give it a go, still need to do a few small gap fills on her and find a way to get her on a cork or something too
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    I won't count it as a lvl up bam until it's...

    I won't count it as a lvl up bam until it's finished hehe, thx coyote, I haven't really touched it for a few day, it's been quite hectic and got distracted by a new ps4 game. I've hit a bit of a...
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    Christmas/birthday haul, hope everyone's having a...

    Christmas/birthday haul, hope everyone's having a good day
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    Thanks is guys :). No way tero was it your...

    Thanks is guys :). No way tero was it your birthday yesterday too? Happy birthday mate :D I didn't get a lot done but I did get the mini for the base built up, happy accident but she's a bit bigger...
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    Cheers mate, pretty pleased with myself haha, the...

    Cheers mate, pretty pleased with myself haha, the perfectionist particular me is a little annoyed that some of them are a bit chunky or too big/small but it's not a big deal they're mostly out of...
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    Thanks terra :) spent an hour or so finishing off...

    Thanks terra :) spent an hour or so finishing off the sucker placement tonight, once dry I'll attempt to blend them in with a thin strip of gs down the side
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    Not entirely sure but perhaps the texture of the...

    Not entirely sure but perhaps the texture of the base left air pockets underneath? Possibly fixable with a thin layer of gloss varnish maybe?
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    62777 Such a festive tree

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    Such a festive tree
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    Thanks is guys,I wish I could do weathering that...

    Thanks is guys,I wish I could do weathering that good tero lol,gladthe light beam idea is working too. Couple of things (aside from tentacles) left to do on the base, first I need to darken the...
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    Looking good mate, my only suggestion is that it...

    Looking good mate, my only suggestion is that it looks like he's posed so the shoulder on the left (as you look at it) would be further back than the other, the only part breaking the illusion is the...
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    That base looks great, think I need some of that...

    That base looks great, think I need some of that crackle paint :)
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    Stunning work all round on this mini mate,...

    Stunning work all round on this mini mate, leather, cape and metal all look great
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    Quick picture before bed, it's not much to look...

    Quick picture before bed, it's not much to look at just yet but it gives an idea

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    Oh great there's 2 of you to worry about?! The...

    Oh great there's 2 of you to worry about?! The skeletons are looking great, as is spike :D I like the skeleton shields
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    Thanks guys, for the moment I'm going to attempt...

    Thanks guys, for the moment I'm going to attempt scratch building some tentacles, looks like there's a UK online store that has wrath of kings so I'll keep that in mind flu, I've made a start on the...
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    Cheers guys, when I was making the base I did...

    Cheers guys, when I was making the base I did have a quick go of using clay around a wire to give the rough shape as a starting point but the clay is not very good for that task, I do have some...
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    Thanks flu, I don't have any tentacles yet, I...

    Thanks flu, I don't have any tentacles yet, I have a theory on how to make some but not so sure about suckers
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    Funny you should say that, I've been putting some...

    Funny you should say that, I've been putting some paint down, picture if you will a beam of sunlight coming in through a hole in the roof of the cave, at the moment the part where the water will go...
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    Thanks fox, I'm hoping to get started with paint...

    Thanks fox, I'm hoping to get started with paint either tonight or tomorrow, I've added another stalagmite so I just need to wait for that to dry, the tentacles can be added later so I will probably...
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    Here's an update, it's slow going because there's...

    Here's an update, it's slow going because there's a lot of waiting for stuff to dry but the bridge is made and added some stalagmites, not sure if I like the stalagmites but I plan to do another one...
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    You know me, full of big ideas lol,just got to...

    You know me, full of big ideas lol,just got to finish up the modelling of the base before I get distracted by something else
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    Looking sweet, if I were to add anything it would...

    Looking sweet, if I were to add anything it would be to glaze a bit of redness into the elbows and knuckles, not something I always do but it can be a nice little detail,the base is looking sweet...
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    Looking good mate but they're too clean! (I'm...

    Looking good mate but they're too clean! (I'm sure that won't last long knowing you though hehe)
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    62665 Here's what I've been up to, the figure...

    62665

    Here's what I've been up to, the figure is just for sizing (I think he's roughly the same size as kingdom death models) the wood isn't glued down yet and I'm not sure if the supports are too...
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    Not a bad idea terra, at the moment I'm a bit...

    Not a bad idea terra, at the moment I'm a bit stuck waiting for stuff, I've got a diorama in the early stages but that's quite a big project, I'm waiting for some minis to come through for that and...
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    Practice definitely makes perfect ha, I've...

    Practice definitely makes perfect ha, I've honestly not picked a brush up for a few days, with the schools coming to a close for Christmas there's been quite a few of m kids performances I've gone to...
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    Looking good mate, I bought some of those last...

    Looking good mate, I bought some of those last year for metallic practice but I never made it through a whole mini lol, not a big fan of the sigmarites
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    Thanks mate, believe it or not the nmm attempt...

    Thanks mate, believe it or not the nmm attempt made me more positive about tmm too, I feel like I learned a bit about light placement and such on metals so I know that my problem with tmm is more...
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    That's a great tip tero, I'll have to try that...

    That's a great tip tero, I'll have to try that out. Cheers bam you crazy farmer lol I had a bit of an accident and her arm came off but it's all good, the layers had built up a lot and the light...
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    Glad I could help, I try to help when I see an...

    Glad I could help, I try to help when I see an opportunity but I'm a bit rusty at the moment
  119. Thread: Tero's New WIP

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    Over the last year he's become my favourite...

    Over the last year he's become my favourite sculptor of large scale figures, this one is also excellent and if I didn't already have too much stuff I'd be buying it. You were always good at metals...
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    On that base I posted I basically had a box,...

    On that base I posted I basically had a box, padded the bottom layer in with polystyrene (just to save on materials) the whole top layer is sculpted from poly filler :)except the log and a few of the...
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    We call it poly filler in the UK but I think it's...

    We call it poly filler in the UK but I think it's called spackle elsewhere, stuff you use to fill cracks in walls, it's cheap and ride rock hard and makes it easy to make random patterns on the...
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    Right, river bases, I'll share some pics of an...

    Right, river bases, I'll share some pics of an old project to try and help explain. Mud - paint the area in shades of brown, in this pic I painted it all in dark brown and drybrush lighter brown over...
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    Great stuff mate, the base that comes to mind for...

    Great stuff mate, the base that comes to mind for me is a river but that might be too obvious?
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    Quick update, I think it's getting there, the...

    Quick update, I think it's getting there, the other side of the sword doesn't look as good yet though
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    Thanks coyote, zab I think I'm just cursed tbh,...

    Thanks coyote, zab I think I'm just cursed tbh, like I started out with the thought that I liked the more realistic style and tmm but I seem to have strayed away from that in my own painting, I've...
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    With citadel i use some of their lahmian medium...

    With citadel i use some of their lahmian medium with a small amount of the metallic to try and smooth out blends, but it's more like glittery water then, doesn't seem to keep much of the colour with...
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    You could help it out with some paint, it looks...

    You could help it out with some paint, it looks sort of like a path so you could drybrush the middle path section with a lighter colour and maybe use a darker brown on the sides, the grassy areas...
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    I think at some point I need to sit down and...

    I think at some point I need to sit down and figure out where it's going wrong for me with tmm, I've got 2x scale 75 steel metallic set and the gold one so it would be a waste to give up completely...
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    Thanks mate, that's pretty much what I try to do...

    Thanks mate, that's pretty much what I try to do with tmm but I find it harder blending metallic paints for some reason
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    Thanks mate, I've mainly been working on the...

    Thanks mate, I've mainly been working on the sword, I've always had trouble with metallic paints, I've persevered for the longest time trying to make it work but I can never get them to blend...
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    Yeah that's what I put on the birthday/Christmas...

    Yeah that's what I put on the birthday/Christmas list, in hindsight I wish I'd put all the available minis on the list but I went with the wet nurse, warrior of the sun and order knight pinups, I'll...
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    Fight fight fight fight! Looking forward to...

    Fight fight fight fight!

    Looking forward to seeing the armour bam, the face is stunningly painted although definitely a face only a mother could love lol
  133. Thread: Canny's Wip

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    Lovely work on the marine so far, I like that...

    Lovely work on the marine so far, I like that shade of blue you've chosen and the gold is lovely too
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    Thanks guys, with the pros I'm going for a...

    Thanks guys, with the pros I'm going for a uniformed but not identical look, different shades of skin and black with flame armour but not in an exact pattern like you might on other race teams. I've...
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    To be honest I always forget to check if they've...

    To be honest I always forget to check if they've updated their stock, I think I signed up for their news letter but I never seem to get one. Also because you have to order from the warehouse nearest...
  136. Thread: Tero's New WIP

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    Good luck mate, I hope your wrist is doing better...

    Good luck mate, I hope your wrist is doing better and I look forward to seeing what you come up with
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    More work done this evening, having some trouble...

    More work done this evening, having some trouble with that middle of the shirt but I'll get it eventually
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    I've asked for 3 of them, always liked the KD...

    I've asked for 3 of them, always liked the KD stuff but they can be difficult to get hold of in the uk
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    Thanks canny, I don't know how people could do a...

    Thanks canny, I don't know how people could do a whole army with check patterns haha, here's a quick shot of the 3 orcs together, middle one still needs his base done and I still haven't found the...
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    I stumbled on one of your videos completely by...

    I stumbled on one of your videos completely by chance, I've asked (hinted extremely heavily) for the kingdom death pinup warrior of the sun for my birthday and it just so happens I found one of your...
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    Creepy as hell but looks good mate

    Creepy as hell but looks good mate
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    Couldn't agree more mate, sometimes you gotta...

    Couldn't agree more mate, sometimes you gotta push yourself to try even though you know you might fail but until you start trying new things you won't start learning them :)

    Looks great btw, the...
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    Thanks, I'm still a bit sloppy but at least I'm...

    Thanks, I'm still a bit sloppy but at least I'm confident while hitting the wrong bits :D


    If you paint a mini but don't have a half painted thumb or accidentally sipped the paint water, did you...
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    Damn GW are relentlessly prodding the temptation...

    Damn GW are relentlessly prodding the temptation button with all the old specialist games returning, that Escher conversion looks pretty sweet,I had to double check the sprue pics to make sure it...
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    Maybe I should lay off the horror films and games...

    Maybe I should lay off the horror films and games for a bit :D
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    There's actually more sutures in infants, err...

    There's actually more sutures in infants, err should you need to paint an infant's skull, the forehead is made of 2 plates which fuse in the middle pretty early on, ionly know because they were...
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    In my mind it goes from "oh cool minis" to "let's...

    In my mind it goes from "oh cool minis" to "let's make a diorama the size of the living room with them!" In a frighteningly quick speed
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    Been tempted to buy some of those myself, don't...

    Been tempted to buy some of those myself, don't really have a use for them right now but you're not helping the temptations :p
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    Quick update on the orc, armour patterns down (I...

    Quick update on the orc, armour patterns down (I now have check patterns) base coated and glazed the metal bits too. Feeling back up to speed with the brush handling now
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    Thanks for the input guys, don't worry zab after...

    Thanks for the input guys, don't worry zab after this orc I'll move on to something else, got my postage email from the hasslefree kickstarter this morning so I'll probably start building a diorama...
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    Cheers guys, I based the orc but he still needs...

    Cheers guys, I based the orc but he still needs transfers when I find them, I decided to keep going while I'm on a roll and started another orc,mainly the face so far but the rest of the skin has...
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    You've been hitting the brushes hard mate, up to...

    You've been hitting the brushes hard mate, up to an excellent standard now
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    Quick photo dump, still to do: neaten up the blue...

    Quick photo dump, still to do: neaten up the blue shirt, find transfer sheet for the team symbol and make the base, I'm not 100% happy with the skin but I'm not aiming to do my very best with this...
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    Thanks mate, I'm slowly getting back in the swing...

    Thanks mate, I'm slowly getting back in the swing of things haha. With the bust a lot of my info is coming from the 30mm mini so far since I'm not allowed to open the bust to have a look until...
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    I used to do starting at dark and working up but...

    I used to do starting at dark and working up but I've found starting in the middle helps me most usually unless I'm doing very light or very dark colours (like black or white)

    Edit: although there...
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    Thanks fellas, don't worry Octavian, the dragon...

    Thanks fellas, don't worry Octavian, the dragon Huntress is still on the desk but i wanted something I could knock out fairly quickly to warm up a bit first

    I've started on the majority of...
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    Hey mate, you've come on a lot in the last 6...

    Hey mate, you've come on a lot in the last 6 months or so, don't feel confident enough to offer much advice yet though haha
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    Thanks mate, it's definitely like riding a bike...

    Thanks mate, it's definitely like riding a bike haha, it's a little frustrating at the moment because I remember how to do things but my hands aren't quite up to scratch yet. In the meantime I could...
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    Think this was the last time I visited here...

    Think this was the last time I visited here before my hiatus, all the way back on the first page, just wanted to say you've definitely made a noticeable improvement since then, the troll is coming...
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    Brush confidence coming back a bit, which is...

    Brush confidence coming back a bit, which is great because then kit design I chose when I did the thrower involved lots of freehand http://imgur.com/ARK6EHT

    Anyways here's a bit of progress,...
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    Thanks guys, it's been a rough start, but it's a...

    Thanks guys, it's been a rough start, but it's a start lol by the end of the session the muscle memory was coming back so I'm hopeful things go smoother next time, luckily I'm not too bothered about...
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    Thanks flu, been seeing your work on Instagram, I...

    Thanks flu, been seeing your work on Instagram, I think it's been my longest break so far, just wasn't feeling any excitement for painting but I can't wait til Christmas to get the awesome stuff i...
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    All the way back to page 6! I have been slacking....

    All the way back to page 6! I have been slacking. Firstly I'm not dead or anything, just a combination of life stress and over-pushing myself with painting led to me putting the brushes down for a...
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    Not too bad thanks, been a bit distracted and...

    Not too bad thanks, been a bit distracted and haven't picked a brush up in months but I hope to fix that soon :)
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    Well he's a handsome fella :D

    Well he's a handsome fella :D
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    Excellent work mate, personally I prefer it...

    Excellent work mate, personally I prefer it without the mask (the model in general) I'm no expert at yellow but on the rare occasion I try it I start with the gw base yellow (averland sunset?) Glaze...
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    Thanks mate, think I still need to get up to some...

    Thanks mate, think I still need to get up to some white spots in places
  168. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    I'd like to go to some events and stuff but I'm...

    I'd like to go to some events and stuff but I'm quite anxious around crowds, plus with 3 kids it's hard booking time away without those dagger looks from the Mrs, I'll definitely get around to it...
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    Been pretty quiet for a few days but I have been...

    Been pretty quiet for a few days but I have been trying to work on the sword, still not too good with the reflection placements on metal but here's where it's at so far
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    Thanks everybody to a warm welcome back :) I've...

    Thanks everybody to a warm welcome back :) I've had a look through everyone's threads and you're all working on some great stuff but I've run out of time to post in them lol it's good to be back,...
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    Thanks guys, yea I got a bit hyped up with too...

    Thanks guys, yea I got a bit hyped up with too many projects on the go, needed time to chill out a bit, still taking it relatively slowly but I'm making progress and looking into ways of speeding up...
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    Long time no posts! I got a bit burned out with...

    Long time no posts! I got a bit burned out with too many projects and what was meant to be a short break ended up being quite a long break, been easing myself back into painting over the last week by...
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    This is pretty much why I stuck with it, a few...

    This is pretty much why I stuck with it, a few years back I bought a space marine box and some paints on impulse but found it helped me stop feeling negative, right now I hadnt painted for about 2...
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    I'm late to the party but great sculpts here,if...

    I'm late to the party but great sculpts here,if you're low on funding have you considered kickstarter or something? Must admit I have no idea how it works or what sort of profit you might make but it...
  175. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    I thought of venatrix too but yea the pose looks...

    I thought of venatrix too but yea the pose looks weird as it is and in terms of the scene with the centaur she's leaning the wrong way, it seems nonsensical to be heading towards the opponent when...
  176. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Few more suggestions: scale75 orc might work if...

    Few more suggestions: scale75 orc might work if you can make it seem like they've just parried each others weapons or maybe weapon locked
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    These next 2 are from draconia/Ares mythological,...
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    Thanks guys, quick update time, didn't have a...

    Thanks guys, quick update time, didn't have a whole lot of time to paint today and I was reluctant to do any body paint because the skin looked so nice but I've done a few designs now, think I need...
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    The new 40k set is kind of so so, the marines are...

    The new 40k set is kind of so so, the marines are as zab said a thinly veiled attempt to increase the scale however I do find the new ones look more well proportioned and the guns don't look so bulky...
  179. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    Hope you'll be back mate, your teeny tiny...

    Hope you'll be back mate, your teeny tiny freehandwise was inspirational to many, I'm still trying to work out how you did it
  180. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    I like the snow as it is, it feels quite natural...

    I like the snow as it is, it feels quite natural to me that it's uneven
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    Thanks guys, you're too kind :) don't be fooled...

    Thanks guys, you're too kind :) don't be fooled saint, I technically had a practice run because I pretty much restarted 90% of it after the first hour or two :D luckily the paint was still thin...
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    Been a few days since update but I have been...

    Been a few days since update but I have been active, started on the 2nd necromancer which has taken me a while to get this far, I don't think I've done dark skin since the very first page here, think...
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    Even the Ultramarines don't always have all white...

    Even the Ultramarines don't always have all white apothecaries, the official scheme on the command squad apothecary just has white right shoulder pad with apothecary symbol and white helmet
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    Congrats on the finalist pin mate, i think a big...

    Congrats on the finalist pin mate, i think a big group of well painted minis like this is almost as good as one exceptionally painted mini (at least that's my hope when it comes to the diorama I'm...
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    Cheers guys, progress report time! Still plenty...

    Cheers guys, progress report time! Still plenty left to do, most notably the staff and various skulls, the hair and a ton of minute details, I kind of want black hair but I've never been good at...
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    Agree with bam (as usual) I waited a year before...

    Agree with bam (as usual) I waited a year before joining up and basically in that year all I learned was brush control and a fairly smooth pain job (as in not too thick paint) since I joined I've...
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    Thanks mate, this is my reference pic which I...

    Thanks mate, this is my reference pic which I found on Google but I've had to simplify it a bit for the sake of my sanity
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    Quick update, skin nearly done now, the plus side...

    Quick update, skin nearly done now, the plus side to the minis being so small is that they're less time consuming than a year sized mini
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    Thanks saint :) as time matches on I need to work...

    Thanks saint :) as time matches on I need to work at the comp diorama, I've got til the end of august to paint this lot and there's summer holidays during that time
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    So far I've started on a...
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    Nice to see you again arch, I often wonder where...

    Nice to see you again arch, I often wonder where you and yeti disappeared to lol

    @guawol I think it was (gw colours) troll slayer orange with flash gitz yellow towards the middle and reikland...
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    Theyre part of the orc team set, the picture is...

    Theyre part of the orc team set, the picture is deceptive because the head is at about the same height as other orcs but they're legs are more bent (see gw site for the 360 view)
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    Looking great mate, have you considered a black...

    Looking great mate, have you considered a black orc? they're pretty big, haven't built mine yet but thy look to be around Zug size maybe a bit bigger
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    Thanks both, I like that from a distance the...

    Thanks both, I like that from a distance the textured cloth on the troll just looks like normal painting from roughly arms length but the closer you get the more you see it :) I've not had alot of...
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    Excellent work mate, I saw an article on the new...

    Excellent work mate, I saw an article on the new death zone book which includes a ton of rules for star players, they've even made some new ones, I really hope they make all the star players because...
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    I'm not well practiced in nmm or cloth texture...

    I'm not well practiced in nmm or cloth texture but that looks pretty good to me, I think the sword could use some smoother blending to get that metal looking a bit better but as I say, not my forte
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    That's looking really nice, the only nitpick i...

    That's looking really nice, the only nitpick i have is that I would have done the veins a different colour, a red-purple with the skin tone glazed over but that's not necessarily a must have
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    Haha I had the same problem, read way too many...

    Haha I had the same problem, read way too many articles and stuff but it helps in the end so long as you find time to actually practice too :p
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    As others have said you're off to a solid start,...

    As others have said you're off to a solid start, I'd say the high end of tabletop quality just a few steps short of breaking towards display level. The next step is probably more contrast (and with...
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    Damn! I had the idea for my orcs of instead f a...

    Damn! I had the idea for my orcs of instead f a score counter, a kill counter but you've done both and added a sweet tactical blackboard! Great work but leave some ideas for the rest of us lol
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    I forgot they made bb2, just looked it up and...

    I forgot they made bb2, just looked it up and there's a new version being made too, bb2 legendary with all the bb2 teams + add on teams + 8 more teams (24 in total) I'll have to pick that up for ps4...
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