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  1. brush. on. primer.

    brush. on. primer.
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    1) Citadel Rakarth beastlord dark elf dragonrider...

    1) Citadel Rakarth beastlord dark elf dragonrider
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    3) Ral Partha Council of Wyrms sapphire dragon
    4) Reaper highland hill dragon
    5) Citadel Azhag the slaughterer on wyvern
    6) Ral Partha...
  3. thanks for the feedback all. in the future i will...

    thanks for the feedback all. in the future i will split up minis and give each a photo with a better background. i paint minis in groups so i photograph them that way, too. I'm pleased that people...
  4. yeah, i can totally understand that sentiment....

    yeah, i can totally understand that sentiment. for a long time i didn't really like Bob Olley's style but I enjoy it now. the Dark Mariners in general seem to be too strange for most people to...
  5. Cephalid Biomancer & Deepspawn Reaver - Deepwars

    something a little different: a frankenstein style human-robot-fish monster and its demented creator, a horrific mutated being that is more tentacle than humanoid.
    ...
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    i wasn't happy. not angry, but not inspired to...

    i wasn't happy. not angry, but not inspired to pick up the box again. take a look at the captain compared to the female trooper in the above pic. yeah. now think about how we paid $5 for each member...
  7. well, I'll play devils advocate on the...

    well, I'll play devils advocate on the Photoshopped thing. while not technically inappropriate i have noticed the current popular style of mini presentation involves photographing on a black...
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    Sticky: grenadier dragon of the month series 2 white...

    grenadier dragon of the month series 2 white dragon.
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    thanks guys! i'm amazed it came out as well as i...

    thanks guys! i'm amazed it came out as well as i think it did. :tremble:
    i really fussed over every detail, sculpting and re-sculpting. i guess when you put that much love in to a project it is...
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    i use hex cut glitter as a basing material. looks...

    i use hex cut glitter as a basing material. looks round, scales perfectly, and comes in copper, silver and gold. Apply over a form with PVA then give it some washes and you've got yourself a nifty...
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    Thanks for the encouragement everyone! just...

    Thanks for the encouragement everyone!


    just an illusion caused by how they have been temporarily attached I am afraid. The model was sculpted with the arms in place as a single piece and cut...
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    Froghemoth sculpt

    Hi everyone!
    I've been a lurker recently but I couldn't help but share my latest creation.
    one of my favorite monsters, behold: the froghemoth!
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    link: http://www.coolminiornot.com/339160...
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    agreed, i was hoping for a ...more refined rule...

    agreed, i was hoping for a ...more refined rule set. still content with the purchase, though.
  14. fantastic news!

    fantastic news!
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    i think the tokens came out fine. my boards were...

    i think the tokens came out fine. my boards were OK after the initial warping. the figures are outstanding, really - fantastic detail. the rules are a bit squishy, but very fun. be sure to check out...
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    cant wait to get mine! it's a very captivating...

    cant wait to get mine! it's a very captivating subject - undersea minis are a neglected niche, and once i started with them i knew i was hooked.
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    golden makes some excellent pearlescent products...

    golden makes some excellent pearlescent products that might be helpful. i have mixed the medium body with other colors to create a sparkly undercoat before.
  18. it is definitely a thruster (the back end of the...

    it is definitely a thruster (the back end of the thing is a huge array of jets). part of the fluff of the game is that a new power source was discovered in a hidden sea beneath the ice sheet at the...
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    Much better. Nice work.

    Much better. Nice work.
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    lol. awful advice. copying a KS run by a large...

    lol. awful advice. copying a KS run by a large established miniatures company like CMON or reaper that has existing capital and an already successful business is a recipe for disaster.

    a big...
  21. ah! now i understand the confusion. it is a...

    ah! now i understand the confusion. it is a "breaching mech," used for breaching the hull of a ship/submarine, it is not supposed to be breaching as in jumping. it is floating underwater above the...
  22. Deepwars is an underwater setting, so the stand...

    Deepwars is an underwater setting, so the stand is supposed to be the plume of bubbles from a thruster.
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    i think the hair may be contributing to the old...

    i think the hair may be contributing to the old lady effect. nice tits, though.
  24. Deepwars: Breaching Mech Construct & Scientist of the Ethers

    another speed paint; my Fortune hunters warband is growing!
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/319807
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    i apologize for the photo quality. as always i would love feedback. in particular, i'm curious...
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    i really like your color palate. it's very dark...

    i really like your color palate. it's very dark and gritty.
  26. the lines are definitely what i have seen from a...

    the lines are definitely what i have seen from a 3d printer. most minis painters and mfgs who use them usually spend the time to clean the print first, though. must have been a rush job.

    the...
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    to clarify (i don't want to come off as overly...

    to clarify (i don't want to come off as overly critical), the miniatures themselves are beautifully (!!!) sculpted, i just don't feel like i would enjoy painting or gaming with them.
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    well, i wouldn't consider what ive seen from the...

    well, i wouldn't consider what ive seen from the female figures in kingdom death to be realistically possible. barbie waist and oversized T&A (not to mention the odd hip/leg anatomy for bush...
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    i honestly don't understand why this line is so...

    i honestly don't understand why this line is so popular. :sarcastic:
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    Thanks all! I'm enjoying the good vibes I'm...

    Thanks all! I'm enjoying the good vibes I'm getting.
    Another batch is on the way! Two new minis tomorrow.
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    individual shots:...

    individual shots:
    http://www.coolminiornot.com/319011
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    http://www.coolminiornot.com/319009
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    thanks! i really appreciate the positive...

    thanks! i really appreciate the positive feedback!
    do you think they are worthy of individual shots?
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    welcome back TKP. to a degree, i agree with you....

    welcome back TKP. to a degree, i agree with you. the focus seems much more geared to selling things in the CMON store, as opposed to the balanced coverage it used to provide for many minis companies....
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    Deepwars encounter (2 day paint)

    Hi all,
    i knocked out these guys to test the Deepwars rule set. I'm really loving the setting these minis have.
    so, what do you think? is anyone else interested in underwater adventures?...
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    last day people! we are sooo close to funding it....

    last day people! we are sooo close to funding it. keep in mind that you can also get stuff from the existing Deepwars line that can ship ASAP - good chance you will get it before xmas.
    i just went...
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    its no secret that I'm a fan. scope this eye...

    its no secret that I'm a fan. scope this eye candy:
    https://s3.amazonaws.com/ksr/assets/000/245/300/cf96a6e6c5f03f437e74b77b70ab95c6_large.jpg...
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    there was an update on international shipping a...

    there was an update on international shipping a few days back - it will be much cheaper than initially anticipated.
    @ runebrush: there is a dragon king only pledge level. he is set to be sculpted...
  38. I did that this summer. I stripped everything and...

    I did that this summer. I stripped everything and made about $300. Not a great deal but recouped what I had spent ( got the army cheap) and I was glad to be rid of it. Spent the cash on models I will...
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    CSM dropped the "king of dragons" bomb today. ...

    CSM dropped the "king of dragons" bomb today. $75, retails for about $250.
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    i'm on-board. great resource for DMs in need of...

    i'm on-board. great resource for DMs in need of groups of baddies on the cheap. it is also nice that the big guys are going to actually be big! that $75 includes a pit fiend and a balor and many...
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    GW IP policy makes for an interesting read....

    GW IP policy makes for an interesting read. apparently they object to any type of third-party conversion or original work using their IP - it has to be done by the owner, or sold after the fact, but...
  42. Thread: Vitriol

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    i think its good. the technical aspects of the...

    i think its good. the technical aspects of the painting are top notch, but the subject itself is pretty uninteresting to me and the mural on the base seems like it was tacked on so you could show off...
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    i wouldnt worry too much. 17k backers represents...

    i wouldnt worry too much. 17k backers represents only a tiny fraction of their target market (mostly RPG and skirmish gamers) in a single state, much less globally. if anything can be said about...
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    i like the necrons - solid army work. the only...

    i like the necrons - solid army work. the only thing that bothers me is the big mold line on the weapons platform thing. the giant is solid, but i have never been a fan of that model. i, too, need...
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    i'm pretty stoked about the undead dragons. no...

    i'm pretty stoked about the undead dragons. no worries about the wait, either, plenty off stuff to work on in the meantime.

    as for the amount of money they have made - keep in mind that reaper is...
  46. all great games mentioned above, and the cheap...

    all great games mentioned above, and the cheap entry price means you could pick up 2 factions for 1/4 the price of a 40k army to help drum up support in your community.
    personally i avoid "army"...
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    PMed: model and shipping

    PMed: model and shipping
  48. wow, love your set. excellent coherent paint...

    wow, love your set. excellent coherent paint schemes.
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    http://www.liftoffinc.com/where-to-buy.php

    http://www.liftoffinc.com/where-to-buy.php
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    My method is very similar to KLs, except i use...

    My method is very similar to KLs, except i use Motsenbocker's Liftoff paint remover. it has a gel like consistency so, after careful application, it stays put to strip the paint.
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    nothing as horrible as spray painting a completed...

    nothing as horrible as spray painting a completed model, but i do have a nasty habit of dropping minis that Ive just finished. you know that moment when you add that last dab of paint and think "ah,...
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    ah, but thats exactly nwhat you need to have a...

    ah, but thats exactly nwhat you need to have a good kickstarter - everything ready to go so people can see what they are going to get! the recent success of sedition wars, zombicide and SDE...
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    i would advise against using the auto paint - ...

    i would advise against using the auto paint - that seems like a recipe for disaster if it goes poorly, and the simple shading would be more difficult to pull off. a sample swatch of it could be...
  54. it very fortunate that you caught it pretty early...

    it very fortunate that you caught it pretty early on, which is crucial. still sounds like you still have a rough fight ahead, so stay strong. im sure the community would be more than happy to support...
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    i smell another kickstarter....

    i smell another kickstarter....
  56. I categorically disagree, based both on...

    I categorically disagree, based both on experience and theory. The emitted light spectra of artificial lighting is nonlinear. by that fact alone any photography of a subject using artificial lighting...
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    really inspiring stuff. i just spent the better...

    really inspiring stuff. i just spent the better part of 2 hours reading your blog. i'm very happy you shared - i learned a lot.
  58. well, there is clearly an elf skeleton in that...

    well, there is clearly an elf skeleton in that cursed company regiment (2nd from the right & bottom left)....
    if it's flesh and bone, raise it!
  59. no kidding vike. i fought the urge until the...

    no kidding vike. i fought the urge until the final stretch. how could i say no to 100 minis for the price of 50? especially given the excellent quality and size of some of the models...
  60. there is no maximum length that i am aware of....

    there is no maximum length that i am aware of. there is , however, a maximum file size which may apply ("1024kb (1 meg) is the maximum file size." - FAQ)
  61. good call.

    good call.
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    BPI summarized Zombies well. i should tone down...

    BPI summarized Zombies well.
    i should tone down the enthusiasm though - "you PROBABLY wont be disappointed."
    there are some people who hate the game; some non-gamers because it requires some non...
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    By far, my absolute favorite board game for the...

    By far, my absolute favorite board game for the last few years has been "Zombies!!!" by twilight creations.
    It fits your requirements ( though it does have cards), is crazy amounts if fun, is easy...
  64. Hmmmm, bummer. If you really want it maybe we...

    Hmmmm, bummer. If you really want it maybe we could work it out.
  65. found one:...

    found one:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/HEARTBREAKER-5004-ELF-LIEUTENANT-/150650142079?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item231372bd7f
  66. terrible. as a former motorcycle rider i know...

    terrible. as a former motorcycle rider i know first hand how dangerous the roads can be because of careless drivers. my friend was killed two years ago on his bike, and i haven't looked back.
    my...
  67. lol, NSA, you are so right .....

    lol, NSA, you are so right .....
  68. great idea! i may have to get may hands on these....

    great idea! i may have to get may hands on these. do you have plans for additional sets? i think caverns are a must.
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    ok, ill post some progress on the mariners soon,...

    ok, ill post some progress on the mariners soon, but im caught up in the joy of speed painting.
    i needed to fill some space in my good warband for an upcoming con,
    so i painted this simple dog bit...
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    yeah, previously. now GW has been calling them a...

    yeah, previously. now GW has been calling them a chapter.
    i dug a bit more and got a better idea of the recent historical revisions of the GK.
    the founding members are made up of Malcador (uh,...
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    ah, your right , they are not technically part of...

    ah, your right , they are not technically part of "space marine Astartes," though fluff indicates that they predate the heresy, and that they are space marines. technical exemption =). besides,...
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    FYI, you are missing grey knights on your list ->...

    FYI, you are missing grey knights on your list -> which are most definitely a pre-heresy space marine chapter.
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    Excellent info! I didn't realize that you were...

    Excellent info! I didn't realize that you were relying so heavily on the underpainting technique, but it makes sense since it would drastically reduce shading time. Excellent. I'll give it a shot...
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    There is a fantastic tutorial on glazing metals...

    There is a fantastic tutorial on glazing metals by automaton in the articles section. As for underpainting, it goes work! If you were to compare this blade to a blade painted over red, you would...
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    hey hey hey, im back to prove your...

    hey hey hey,
    im back to prove your inspirational power!
    i knocked this fella out this evening in 2 hours. not as good as your results, in both quality and time, but im satisfied to have gotten...
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    primers are over rated - its just something to...

    primers are over rated - its just something to spend money on for a nominal "improvement," as far as im concerned. i just paint on a base coat, and get to work. i dont seal them either....
    ive never...
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    how about the second guy from the left? 7446...

    how about the second guy from the left?
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    unarmed modern minis are tough to find. are you willing to convert a mini?
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    Thanks fellas. I'm glad the varied colors went...

    Thanks fellas.
    I'm glad the varied colors went over well.
    The tentacles are proving to be a project; I'm having difficulty getting the exact look I want with the pear & interference paints....
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    i say go for the challenging conversion of ...

    i say go for the challenging conversion of Karzoug. i would make an orb suspended within an arc of fire between two outstretched hands. .... in fact you could get this guy:
    wizard
    lop off his...
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    lovin this! i too have been trying to speed paint...

    lovin this! i too have been trying to speed paint some stuff. i clearly have room for improvement, both in time and in quality.....
    it is liberating though - especially with burnout or if you have...
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    small update. ive done a lot of work on the...

    small update. ive done a lot of work on the carapace, and im just starting to work on the tentacles. i decided to give the shells of different types of mariners a slightly different color - orange,...
  82. looks like a "tomato horn worm" to me. > Manduca...

    looks like a "tomato horn worm" to me. > Manduca quinquemaculata
    the adult will be a sphinx moth.
    info:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manduca_quinquemaculata
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    Poll: You are one brave lady. I've always wanted to try...

    You are one brave lady. I've always wanted to try more complex feather patterns, but Im too chicken ( budum-bah!). I look forward to your next attempt; the technique seems very promising.As for the...
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    Because eBay profits considerably from...

    Because eBay profits considerably from counterfeit products of all types.
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    He certainly is intelligent, and calculated, but...

    He certainly is intelligent, and calculated, but that does not necessarily mean he isn't insane. Insanity doesn't necissarily mean a person is incapable of fully understanding their situation, but...
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    Afik, gencon, then online after that.

    Afik, gencon, then online after that.
  87. Thread: War0827 WIP

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    Very nice! Congrats on the win. you put in the...

    Very nice! Congrats on the win. you put in the effort and it was clearly well deserved.
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    Good! I took your advice and added some red. It...

    Good! I took your advice and added some red. It isn't eye popping, but I had a limited paint selection available. Ive got to knock out 4 more. Oi! Painting warbands as a group can be grueling.
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    Yeah, I'm a big fan of more neutral palates .......

    Yeah, I'm a big fan of more neutral palates .... Well see how it turns out. In the meantime, another update! Yup, I took my minis on the road. I've finished blacklining the whole batch and I've...
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    I looked at every negative comment from the past...

    I looked at every negative comment from the past year. There were a few " item did not arrive" comments ( not surprising, it has to come from the other side of the planet, and thousands of total...
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    Don't think I don't appreciate your feedback,...

    Don't think I don't appreciate your feedback, though. It's been very helpful thus far, and it will only become more so as these crabby patties near completion.

    With such chaotic minis, I...
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    Crazy good. CRAZY GOOD. I love the dark...

    Crazy good. CRAZY GOOD. I love the dark atmosphere all your minis have.
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    very nice. the overall effect is great. talk...

    very nice. the overall effect is great. talk about a retirement project....
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    the shells will be predominantly orange, but...

    the shells will be predominantly orange, but will also include hues of purple, pink, red, brown & green, as well as patterning in certain areas. i have a long ways to go. i havent done a genuine wip...
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    i think the scores are fair. the top one does...

    i think the scores are fair. the top one does have some neatness issues in the upper leg/knee area, though.
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    lol, they are fun - i really enjoy the totally...

    lol, they are fun - i really enjoy the totally wild nature of them, plus they're so unique. nothing on the market quite like them.
    unfortunately im feeling a little like the painting so far has been...
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    looks like you have very good brush control, so...

    looks like you have very good brush control, so thats good. most of the articles are for 28mm minis, so i would start readin. i know, dumb advice, but it really is helpful. the first think you need...
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    i agree with all of the above - for the effect...

    i agree with all of the above - for the effect youd like, id shade with grays/ blue-grays.
    but i must emphasize, do NOT base coat with a dark color! it will make your feathers look dingy, and not...
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    funny bit. they have tried the condoms thing in...

    funny bit. they have tried the condoms thing in some countries (India, i believe), but the people ended up using them for carrying water and things like that. huge cultural divide. materials are no...
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    small update, with 5 minis at a time, even a...

    small update, with 5 minis at a time, even a simple step can become intensive. ive decided that ill work on one texture type at a time, to help manage the workload. im starting with the carapace. ive...
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    yeah, i feel the same. waiting with baited breath...

    yeah, i feel the same. waiting with baited breath for some of the never before seen stuff, as well as the impossible to find treasures.
  102. Thread: War0827 WIP

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    i think it looks good. too much abuse can look...

    i think it looks good. too much abuse can look silly. im glad you were able to decipher my post - it was a late night and i could barely understand my own comments when i reread it today.
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    that reminds me, i need to post an update of the...

    that reminds me, i need to post an update of the tiles. theyre great fun, each one is like a mini diorama. cant wait to finish the next batch because i should then have enough for a small game. i was...
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    hes actually charged with two counts (one per...

    hes actually charged with two counts (one per attack), and they can hold him so lang as he is a threat (forever).
    what i dont get is why they cant charge him with 80+ murders, and 2 acts of...
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    i agree with a lot of these points - the AU and...

    i agree with a lot of these points - the AU and other third world areas around the globe need to take some responsibility, stop filling the coffers of the few, institute social reforms, and feed...
  106. Thread: BPI WIP

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    great idea for terrain pieces. taking note.

    great idea for terrain pieces. taking note.
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    agreed, i have no desire to get pissy over it....

    agreed, i have no desire to get pissy over it. her death isnt all that significant to me, but to make light or be dismissive of anyone's death - friend, enemy, celebrity - regardless of some expected...
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    i do think that these are a step in the right...

    i do think that these are a step in the right direction, though, quality wise. the fact that you can even put such a fine paint job on them seems testament to this. plastics 10 years ago would never...
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    oh, i think its very good; superior for a...

    oh, i think its very good; superior for a commission, really. i dont think its dull, its just missing something to engage viewer. it could just use something to draw the eye, like a bright splash of...
  110. Thread: War0827 WIP

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    id work on some additional weathering around...

    id work on some additional weathering around "wear points" on the model, imagine how the model moves, and in places where metal may scrape on metal, or places that see heavy abuse ( the edges of...
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    nice Pjs, but ive got to agree with kalidine -...

    nice Pjs, but ive got to agree with kalidine - they look plastic and, for the money, there are a lot more characterful pieces out there. last week i bought the complete boxed set of dirz sentinels on...
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    The painting is great; clean, good blends, and...

    The painting is great; clean, good blends, and the contrast is fine for a mini of this nature....BUT, I think you're lacKing a focal point.
  113. Thread: BPI WIP

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    interesting...do you mind my asking what your...

    interesting...do you mind my asking what your doing with those headstones, in a movement tray? the wereshark is a pretty cool mini. nice and dynamic. seems like you and i are taking the same approach...
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    um, she was a singer with a large fan base, who...

    um, she was a singer with a large fan base, who are you to pass judgment about the feelings of her fans? just because you cant relate doesn't invalidate their emotions. pretty callous.
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    it also makes it more likely that it will be an...

    it also makes it more likely that it will be an isolated event. were it international, questions about other cells would loom. this guy claims 10 other people made plans in his manifesto, though....
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    more progress last night! a few colorizing...

    more progress last night!
    a few colorizing washes, and a wash of black.
    ive started the hilighting step. ill update tonight.
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    once my wife saw the metallic tentacles, she insisted i keep...
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    do something small. very small. sculpt a tiny...

    do something small. very small. sculpt a tiny mini, that you can easily finish. keep it simple, so burnout isnt an issue, and make it fun, and not game related/specific. something you can finish in 2...
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    no one can really say if she was comfortable with...

    no one can really say if she was comfortable with herself or not, i guess, - but she claimed to be & was self confident, undoubtedly. she never seemed particularly unhappy to me.
    in retrospect,...
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    lol, misadventures in painting. so im knocking...

    lol, misadventures in painting. so im knocking out the base colors for the dark mariners, and i get the idea to mix some scaly green with a pearlescent paint i picked up, thinking it would give it a...
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    He's totally nuts, unquestionably, Especially...

    He's totally nuts, unquestionably, Especially given his " justifications" for the attack. The long term fallout will be completely, 100% the opposite of what he'd hoped to achive. He was angry about...
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    sad but true. its what she projected, but we all...

    sad but true. its what she projected, but we all know how that goes. ah well, the dead tell no tales.
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    ways have anproject under the belt, before the...

    ways have anproject under the belt, before the last one is finished.....
    my completion rate has been pretty darn good lately, in fact, if nearly emptied my WIP shelf.
    i had to remedy that, so last...
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    i personally liked her music, sux that she died...

    i personally liked her music, sux that she died before making more, but it was no great surprise.
    i believe many artists die young because the same lifestyle & personal issues that provide...
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    i, too, have been following the news of this...

    i, too, have been following the news of this senseless act of violence. targeting children. disgusting. repulsive. infuriating. im at a loss for words ...... the depravity of this man.
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    i bet it was kev. the helmeted trooper, in...

    i bet it was kev. the helmeted trooper, in particular, oozes his style.
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    as someone who has trained in martial arts off...

    as someone who has trained in martial arts off and on for almost 20 years, i can confidently say that many (if not most) experienced martial artists (not me) are superb fighters in real world...
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    i heard there was a tutorial about the cobwebs...

    i heard there was a tutorial about the cobwebs floating around (or hanging, as it were). some info on the technique would be great....
  128. yeah, the commute from ultrasmurfia would be a...

    yeah, the commute from ultrasmurfia would be a pain.
  129. change your paints. move away from gw and use...

    change your paints. move away from gw and use some reaper master series. they have far less saturated (super bright) colors, so a more muted, subtle, palate is much easier. also, try limiting your...
  130. good points. the only things ive ever glue coated...

    good points. the only things ive ever glue coated were small, or firmly attached to something that could not warp.
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    a small update, of sorts. ive been working hard...

    a small update, of sorts. ive been working hard on the snake-woman, at your request. that and my other projects are all very involved and have been soaking up my time without much in the way of...
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    yeah, sobh is great, and its been going strong...

    yeah, sobh is great, and its been going strong for a few years, with a devoted community (including me) & designer. its doing well enough that the system has been licensed a few times by others.
  133. Thread: BPI WIP

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    seriously, can i see your speed paint? 30 mins is...

    seriously, can i see your speed paint? 30 mins is ridiculous!
  134. no way would i paint a board with mini paints....

    no way would i paint a board with mini paints. talk about burning money.
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    "invalid attachment" =(

    "invalid attachment" =(
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    i know that eric from dragonblood miniatures (i...

    i know that eric from dragonblood miniatures (i think "dblood" here) is hoping to expand on a line of terrain for the game shadowsea, and hes been shopping around. may want to talk to him.
  137. use regular old pva glue (white/elmers). anything...

    use regular old pva glue (white/elmers). anything with a solvent other than h20 will melt right through (crazy glue, etc). you can use white glue to seal the foam before painting as well. dilute it...
  138. i, too, am curious about the basing and game...

    i, too, am curious about the basing and game related aspects of these releases.
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    surprisingly, no. nutmeg, sometimes... lol,...

    surprisingly, no. nutmeg, sometimes...
    lol, seriously though, i seal with pva glue and paint/stain. after that, youd never even know.
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    the best "dirt & debris" i have ever found, i...

    the best "dirt & debris" i have ever found, i found in my spice cabinet. spices come with all sorts of varying textures sizes and shapes. all of which work fabulously for creating a varied and...
  141. splintered light miniatures has a few good flying...

    splintered light miniatures has a few good flying swarms that could be assembled in a number of different ways, giving you some variety.
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    sounds like a wonderful time. congrats. you have...

    sounds like a wonderful time. congrats. you have a nice fam.
    it is kinda crazy how life sneaks up on you like that; over years, lol.
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    I like to use "under the mountain." nice big pics...

    I like to use "under the mountain." nice big pics to gaze at.http://underthemountain.wordpress.com/athenaeum/aarklash-archive/factions/
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    but vike, from my perspective, every time you...

    but vike, from my perspective, every time you wish, i do see boobies.
    viola:
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    i think you just did :wink:.

    i think you just did :wink:.
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    and confrontation minis are back, just like that.

    and confrontation minis are back, just like that.
  147. Thread: BPI WIP

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    hehe - love those guys! fantastic green eyes in...

    hehe - love those guys! fantastic green eyes in that last pic.
    never been a huge fan of the mimic, but you may have just won me over.
    really like the final result for "the silence" too, very...
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    i guess its written in stone that "plasma is...

    i guess its written in stone that "plasma is blue" and "melta is red" right?
    <cough>bullsh!t<cough>.

    Very nice. Lots of character & unique feel for a grunt.
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    holy cow! thats big news! huge! totally made my...

    holy cow! thats big news! huge! totally made my mini day.
  150. cool! cant wait to see more pics!

    cool! cant wait to see more pics!
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    i would start with only the basic colors you need...

    i would start with only the basic colors you need for the model you are working on at the moment. add one or two at a time down the line. a complete paint collection can be quite expensive, but isn't...
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    its a form of meditation. its the journey, not...

    its a form of meditation. its the journey, not the endpoint, that matters. its also a very symbolic gesture.
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    fenryll miniatures has a solid collection of...

    fenryll miniatures has a solid collection of dragons, on the cheep.
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    yeah larpings been in a few movies & on tv...

    yeah larpings been in a few movies & on tv lately. kinda becoming mainstream.
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    What mini is the top of your current WANT list?...

    What mini is the top of your current WANT list? my "want" mini changes on a daily basis. currently im shopping around for the old chaos snakemen. my eyes are peeled for a lt. ed. darksword...
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    work on smoothing those transitions. lets see...

    work on smoothing those transitions. lets see some better pics. back up, and get the model in focus so we can provide better advice.
    definitely spring for the good brush - makes all the difference...
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    Poll: hi kat. Re: Eyes nice to see the fantastic...

    hi kat.
    Re: Eyes

    nice to see the fantastic progress on that eye! now youre at the rub of it though, the highlights to make it look wet and translucent! first i would add a *very* fine mid tone...
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    i like them too, and they honestly get the bulk...

    i like them too, and they honestly get the bulk of my business, but i wouldnt really call them a one stop shop as they only really the big mfgs (reaper, privateer press, GW, mantic).
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    i dont know where you are....but....i like FRP...

    i dont know where you are....but....i like FRP games when i go the one stop shop route. they have a large selection. several ebay sellers are very good too.
  160. Thread: BPI WIP

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    A whole range. Series 2 is due out soon....

    A whole range. Series 2 is due out soon.
    http://www.bederken.com/shop.htm
  161. Poll: seconded. great pics - very big!

    seconded. great pics - very big!
  162. Poll: huh, ive got a bunch of those things and ive...

    huh, ive got a bunch of those things and ive never known what they were. nice. i like the colors you've chosen.
  163. Thread: BPI WIP

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    critter eyes can be tough, and usually do take a...

    critter eyes can be tough, and usually do take a few attempts. yellow is one of the most difficult gem colors to work with in my experience, so it'll complicate things (as kathrynloch pointed out,...
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    im glad im keeping it interesting. the variety is...

    im glad im keeping it interesting. the variety is what keeps me going.
    those spikes are indeed stalactites and stalagmites - in place now!
    a quick update shot of the terrain:
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    after using...
  165. Thread: BPI WIP

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    the key is to do both! keep the yellow eyes and...

    the key is to do both! keep the yellow eyes and do the gem technique! i do this quite often on monsters for dramatic eyes. start by painting the eye as a mid tone gem. as an optional step, ...
  166. Poll: page #1 post #2

    page #1 post #2
  167. Poll: is it just me, or did you leave out the darksword...

    is it just me, or did you leave out the darksword wiz?
  168. i was playing battletech at a recent con, and...

    i was playing battletech at a recent con, and attempted to punch a zeus (biggest mech in that game) with my stinger (smallest mech in that game). i missed, and he promptly kicked off my leg, then...
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    pics! im interested in the process as much as the...

    pics! im interested in the process as much as the final product, as a fellow board builder.
  170. Thread: BPI WIP

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    cool, i really like those dwarfs - definitely a...

    cool, i really like those dwarfs - definitely a fresh look at them. im really liking this guy; one of my favorites in this thread so far.
  171. yeah, grey knights can be done with very low...

    yeah, grey knights can be done with very low model count, though the fewer models you have the less competitive they become. the exception is the "draigo-wing," an all paladin (uber 2 wound termi)...
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    i usually do genuine wips of terrain i make, so...

    i usually do genuine wips of terrain i make, so here is an update on the modular terrain tiles im putting together. currently 9 in progress.
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    glad to see work done. keep it up, little bit at...

    glad to see work done. keep it up, little bit at a time.
  174. man that was funny. good vid. i was at the LGS...

    man that was funny. good vid.

    i was at the LGS a few days ago and i scoped some of the "finecast" and got to talking with the store owner. he was pissed. the models looked like crap, sooo much...
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    all the more reason to carry the premium skim...

    all the more reason to carry the premium skim boards - they aren't just wood planks anymore.
    sounds amazing though, im green with envy.

    > i like the copper effect in the center of the clubs....
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    well, that seals it, both you and the wife went...

    well, that seals it, both you and the wife went with the snakemen.
    unfortunately i dont have those citadel classics, ive been looking but they are HARD to find. ill get them eventually, along with...
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    of course i have a massive pile of unpainted...

    of course i have a massive pile of unpainted stuff - of which ive finished maybe 2-3%. i noticed awhile back that my "abandoned" pile of minis at some intermediate stage of paint was growing out of...
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    kinda surprised ilyad orcs haven't shown up. 6340

    kinda surprised ilyad orcs haven't shown up.
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    great reds and excellent contrast - i dig it....

    great reds and excellent contrast - i dig it.
    but whats up with the board shop - no skim boards? boo.
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    top drawer...top.....drawer. kudos to you for...

    top drawer...top.....drawer.
    kudos to you for pushing through the final steps. i tend to let them sit for a few months at that point, then i come back to them and hate them because they look dated....
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    im glad you like them :smile:. ill be adding a...

    im glad you like them :smile:.
    ill be adding a few more warbands ive nearly completed (undead), as well as a few completely new "factions" very shortly. what would you like to see next? snakemen,...
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    i agree, they are the best of the bunch so far. ...

    i agree, they are the best of the bunch so far.

    thanks for the great tips BPI! ill definitely put those to use; i have a fire elemental in que.
    here is another pic of the sorc, just for the hell...
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    thanks DFB! im glad you like my gobbos; they're...

    thanks DFB! im glad you like my gobbos; they're probably my best executed group to date. ill continue adding models to the bunch as time goes on, and i have some absolutely fantastic 90's orcs that...
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    ooooh, i like.

    ooooh, i like.
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    stock models, man, stock models w/ no pj.

    stock models, man, stock models w/ no pj.
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    unlike most, it seems, i tend to work on the...

    unlike most, it seems, i tend to work on the entire mini all at once, gradually pushing the whole thing towards completion. typically i go color by color, so i only have to mix once. and it minimizes...
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    personally ive always been a big fan of the...

    personally ive always been a big fan of the rackham orcs - very different from your typical orc fare. i recently had the pleasure of acquiring a nearly complete collection of the orcs of the behemoth...
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    i kinda like barley wine. anywhooo...ive made...

    i kinda like barley wine.

    anywhooo...ive made banners from thin plasticard before. cut out the basic style you want, then shape it with a lighter (dont burn it, just apply heat until it becomes...
  189. i wish i had known about this earlier. as it is i...

    i wish i had known about this earlier. as it is i doubt i could get an order in by the deadline, much less put paint on it.
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    as a general rule minotaurs are big; i dont think...

    as a general rule minotaurs are big; i dont think they're really minotaurs if they are not - its kinda like asking for a man sized ogre. if you want a smaller one for some reason, you will probably...
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    in a word: yes. i also think your right about the...

    in a word: yes. i also think your right about the community getting "better" as a whole too. nice.
  192. SoBH has that effect =). there are several...

    SoBH has that effect =). there are several excellent supplements for dungeoneering, model advancement & loot - GM, PVP or even solo.
    "the Stygian depths" just came out a few days ago and is geared...
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    very nice, but id have liked to see more cohesive...

    very nice, but id have liked to see more cohesive bases to tie them together.
  194. ive said it before (in the referenced thread),...

    ive said it before (in the referenced thread), and ill say it again. "Song Of Blades And Heroes" by Ganesha Games is the best minis skirmish game ive ever played. simple, fast and playable with any...
  195. Hist arts makes castle & many other molds that...

    Hist arts makes castle & many other molds that can be used for any type of casting. Most people use high grade plaster because it's cheep and easy.
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    The articles section has a great write-up on ...

    The articles section has a great write-up on painting complex gems that would apply.
  197. Thread: By Crom!

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    i miss the old sword and sorcery movies. even if...

    i miss the old sword and sorcery movies. even if it is very generic "action hero" type stuff, i look forward to it. seems like they went a little too "epic" with it though - most of conans stories...
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    i went on a lovecraft binge a while back - great...

    i went on a lovecraft binge a while back - great stories. i think my favorite is the dunwich horror.
  199. i use press molds for this kind of thing all the...

    i use press molds for this kind of thing all the time, same principal. it an be used to add texture to soft GS, then carefully removed and applied (grease the mold well), be used to apply texture...
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    the scope of my warband project has increased. i...

    the scope of my warband project has increased.
    i finished my 3'X3' shadowsea game table for the con earlier this year (ill post pics), and ive been in need of a new terrain project; keeps gaming...
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