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    Only hundreds of untainted projects? Beginner....

    Only hundreds of untainted projects?

    Beginner.

    At the last count I had 1800 untainted miniatures. And that was 3years ago...
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    Shoot First, Unmask Later!

    My Unofficial Diorama of Doom entry for 2012. Yes i know its 13 months late.. but i got there in the end

    Needs some better pictures but I hope you all like this.

    I came up with a name for this...
  3. Well I won. So I'm pretty chuffed. Still...

    Well I won.

    So I'm pretty chuffed.

    Still not breaking that 8 barrier here though.
  4. This depends on the nozzle size you are using....

    This depends on the nozzle size you are using. You'll get away with it on the larger sizes I suspect but at 0.2mm it will clog. At least in my experience it does.
  5. Thread: Paint racks

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    Like you I'm looking for a vertical wall hanging...

    Like you I'm looking for a vertical wall hanging solution. I'd not seen a couple that you linked to. But I'm in the UK.

    However I have circa 250 paints. Mostly foundry (flip top lid) and they...
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    I bought a cheap airbrush. Hated it. Then my...

    I bought a cheap airbrush. Hated it.
    Then my wife bought me a a harder and Steinbeck infinity, and now I wouldnt even sell it. Quality really does matter.
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    Hi Chrispy and thanks for your reply. However...

    Hi Chrispy and thanks for your reply. However when I said 'butchered fingers' I meant the figure's fingers not mine!
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    Next step up - advice needed

    Hi guys,

    Long time, but very infrequent painter and poster here.

    I'm looking to up my game a bit from tone-mid-highlight but good standard tabletop quality, to making a couple of good display...
  9. Thanks freakinacage. A selection of extra...

    Thanks freakinacage.

    A selection of extra pictures below to help with the story...

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    And a couple of close ups...
  10. Diorama of doom ( or Episode VII - The Last Pedestrian )

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/347764

    Episode VII - The Last Pedestrian.


    A week last Tuesday, not far from a certain forest moon...

    The Emperor is dead. The once mighty galactic empire is in...
  11. Still plugging away incredibly slowly... ...

    Still plugging away incredibly slowly...

    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-VnEIwYWR8bE/UT3jV2oWMiI/AAAAAAAADqU/zVRdOmyV-jo/s530/Velma01.jpg...
  12. Very slooow progress... ...

    Very slooow progress...

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-i-pIyg2npLE/ULudUDXxEXI/AAAAAAAADlU/QOHVWfKRA4I/s400/Picture+005.jpg
  13. Finally ... 17176 Still needs touching up,...

    Finally ...
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    Still needs touching up, black lining and stuff... But progress has been resumed.
  14. Next up Daphne (Felicity) ...

    Next up Daphne (Felicity)

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-9-E7oERU8m0/UIKpoWXARVI/AAAAAAAADkA/TN1uL2Hch-g/s320/Daphne01.jpg ...
  15. The masking I used left a residue on the model...

    The masking I used left a residue on the model and the blue went on a bit thick and didn't stick. So trying to remove the residue removed the blue paint too.

    I decided to start again... :(
  16. Mystery Machine disaster...

    Mystery Machine disaster
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-hgggEdbY4KY/UHqVwF2q-XI/AAAAAAAADiM/oNNSVLXthIk/s400/disaster.jpg

    But some other progress...
  17. A little more progress today, and the first time...

    A little more progress today, and the first time you can see the centrepiece...

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-KXo4i7Mpz88/UHGdLc4laqI/AAAAAAAADh4/EJ8s1YlBm8c/s400/scooby10.JPG

    I'm about to put the...
  18. Err did you read the main post? Also I put in...

    Err did you read the main post? Also I put in many links to the various sites, forums, and miniatures... Just click to see.

    Thank you for the compliment on the painting.
  19. err... thank you for positive comment mr limited...

    err... thank you for positive comment mr limited freedom freak, i think.

    Im rarely on frothers... perhaps i should post progress there instead of here though
  20. Brandlins Unofficial Diorama of Doom 2012 WIP thread

    Those Nice folks over at The Forum of Doom are having a new painting competition. The Unofficial Diorama of Doom 2012 is being organised by my good friend Inso on behalf of the forum.

    The last...
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    Paint comparison tools

    Hi

    I used to have a link to a paint colour conversion tool that would take a digital Hex colour value and give you the nearest colours in a range of paints, citadel, Vallejo, reaper, foundry,...
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    Me three. I have all those heresy figures ...

    Me three. I have all those heresy figures ...
  23. Thread: Air brush

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    I use a three gallon compressor tank bought for...

    I use a three gallon compressor tank bought for £30. I charge it during the day and can paint for 2+ hours during the evening on one tank.
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    http://photo.blogpressapp.com/photos/11/06/12/s_45...

    http://photo.blogpressapp.com/photos/11/06/12/s_4573.jpg
    more details here... http://brandlin.blogspot.com/2011/06/not-on-my-battlefield-ii.html
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    Not on MY Battlefield!

    This is the start of a diorama that I had the idea for when I did the "Do you think he'll notice?" diorama wayyyyy back in 2009.

    Anyway the working title for this Diorama is ...

    "Not on MY...
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    Superb! Except the Spindles aren't straight.

    Superb!

    Except the Spindles aren't straight.
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    If you are looking for items that are "common"...

    If you are looking for items that are "common" then you can do worse than look at dolls house manufacturers.

    Dolls house terminology differs to other scale modelling in it's nomenclature. One...
  28. Thread: Welding?

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    IF I decide to use LEDs then I was thinking of...

    IF I decide to use LEDs then I was thinking of using this...
    http://www.micromark.com/Arc-Welder-Circuit-with-Sound,8879.html
    http://www.micromark.com/RS/SR/Product/83914_R.jpg

    ... And then...
  29. Thread: Welding?

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    Thanks for the responses and pictures guys. I do...

    Thanks for the responses and pictures guys. I do know what the welding light looks like, what I'm trying to decide is whether to paint the effect or put in LEDs. And if I paint it HOW will I do it?
    ...
  30. Thread: Welding?

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    Welding?

    I'm thinking of making a diorama that will include someone arc welding.

    I'm wondering how to do the arc welding effect? I'm guessing it would be a VERY aggressive OSL effect in brilliant whit/blue...
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    No. I may make sic fi in the future, but it...

    No.

    I may make sic fi in the future, but it won't be gothic!

    Thanks for the positive comments on the current kits though.
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    Thank you freakinacage! Cheers supervise ......

    Thank you freakinacage!

    Cheers supervise ... Ok for a first attempt I think.


    Now go buy the kits :)
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    Salute 2011 game board and building kits

    Wow it's almost been a year since i was here!

    Following on from old threads such as this one and this one.
    I thought I'd share a picture or two of the gaming board that i created for Salute 2011...
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    not been around in a loooong while, but i see i'm...

    not been around in a loooong while, but i see i'm blamed for everything! :)

    i like that - its cute...!
  35. You say that like its a bad thing! Gapow - if...

    You say that like its a bad thing!

    Gapow - if you buy 'em you can do what you like with them :) however I am trying to provide simple but high quality models without lots of adornment. If the user...
  36. Now that I finished the watchtower i have sorted...

    Now that I finished the watchtower i have sorted the bridge to match it.


    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_RRKBhA-2I4w/TDRsUTIdglI/AAAAAAAAC4g/MbguWnbeC2Q/s400/Tew-Fah+Bridge.jpg

    Will be a single A4...
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    and an animated view

    http://brandlin.blogspot.com/2010/07/benan-wattchtower-3d-view.html
  38. I've spent a half hour or so making a mock-up of...

    I've spent a half hour or so making a mock-up of the base of the Benan Wtachtower. I dont normally do this on the models - the first time there is a phsical assembly is when i put together the test...
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    Accurately cutting styrene rod and tube?

    HI guys

    I'm looking for a very accurate way to cut styrene tube that creates a square end, but also enables repeatable lengths to be cut.
    I'm cutting rod from 1.2mm diamter up to 3.2, and hollow...
  40. Benan Watchtower - Laser cut styrene building kit

    Work is progressing on the third of my Laser Cut styrene building kits, with the 3D model for the Benan Watchtower almost complete.

    Like the other models, this is based on a household rubbish...
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    Stockade and Watchtower concepts

    I'm working on some stockade fortifications and watchtowers as the next releases in my kits. Some teaser pictures here, but a LOT more on my blog

    These are the initial concept sketches and...
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    The Haft-Oob Stables kit is now available for...

    The Haft-Oob Stables kit is now available for pre-order

    http://lh6.ggpht.com/_RRKBhA-2I4w/TA4Vu76Qh5I/AAAAAAAACq4/wGOxvNf-E8c/StablesPromo.jpg

    In addition I have laser cut shingle kits and...
  43. Thread: Buildings

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    yup, well now ya do... so no excuses for not...

    yup, well now ya do... so no excuses for not buying seven ! :) ;)
  44. Thread: Buildings

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    Buildings

    Some of you may have seen the individual threads I have posted in the Work in progress logs for my Laser Cut Styrene Building Kits. As I now have a small number of these kits either in production or...
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    I completed the paint job on the display model...

    I completed the paint job on the display model and took the promotional pictures this morning

    Voting link
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    Thank you Pate and Solun Decius. In case you...

    Thank you Pate and Solun Decius.

    In case you weren't aware this is the second model in the range. The first is available to buy, and you can see the effect of the grain everywhere on the demo...
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    Just a teaser picture of the paint job on the...

    Just a teaser picture of the paint job on the roof of the new stables kit. The rest of the model is painted, just the grain on the extensive amount of woodwork to go!
    ...
  48. Laser Cut Buildings - Painting and Finishing Guide.

    Whilst at Salute 2010 I was asked a number of times about the paint job I had used on the Pryn-Gul Tower. I've always thought of myself as a competent painter rather than a good one or a...
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    Update on the prototype build of my second kit is...

    Update on the prototype build of my second kit is now on my blogl

    sample picture
    http://lh4.ggpht.com/_RRKBhA-2I4w/TAO5W7Ap6pI/AAAAAAAACn0/93chApaQ46s/stables%205.jpg
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    I should have given you one of the empty tubes i...

    I should have given you one of the empty tubes i carried home from salute 2010.

    The good news is the next kit is a ben and jerry's ice cream tub...
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    thanks Mr Inacage. its patience and planning...

    thanks Mr Inacage.

    its patience and planning to get the geometry right - i'm a little annoyed with myself that bothe the height of the door and the number of steps are wrong - I should have sorted...
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    Laser cut building kits - KIT 2 stables.

    Along with all the Pryn-Gul Tower kits I've just started selling on ebay I also had a couple of sets of prototype kits for TWF-02 codenamed "Stables" cut, and I couldn't resist starting to put them...
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    Thank you for all the positive comments and...

    Thank you for all the positive comments and suggestions that have been left on this thread, and helped me to get this small venture up and running.

    I can now announce that the first batch of my...
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    nag nag nag... maybe... but not yet... ...

    nag nag nag...

    maybe... but not yet...

    tempt me - what did you have in mind supervike?
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    I'm waiting for the first production batch of...

    I'm waiting for the first production batch of building kits to be cut and turned my attention to the Assembly Instructions. I've tried to make these detailed and complete (click the link for the full...
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    LOL.. Enuks are ridable bipedal beasts in the...

    LOL.. Enuks are ridable bipedal beasts in the twilight setting. just like this one here. (not my paint job - it belongs to ben brownlie)....
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    Whilst working out costings for the PrynGul Tower...

    Whilst working out costings for the PrynGul Tower and shingles kits I finalised the composition of the the next Kit in the range.

    This is a stables/barracks. The idea being the double doors on...
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    Last update for today... lots of people at...

    Last update for today...

    lots of people at salute suggested kits of building components and the slates/shingles drew a lot of positive comment so i'm going to make bits too, starting with complete...
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    I had this request by Private Message, and I've...

    I had this request by Private Message, and I've had a few similar over the last few weeks, so I thought it might make sense to answer it here rather than repeat myself



    Firstly, I'm no expert....
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    DannyBoy2k - i refer you to my earlier comments...

    DannyBoy2k - i refer you to my earlier comments about sci-fi and 40k.



    I spoke to a number of women @ salute - note to self buy a shirt with BRANDLIN written across it so people can introduce...
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    Thank You boristfrog - did i speak to you? so...

    Thank You boristfrog - did i speak to you? so hard to remember all the faces.

    Thank You DannyBoy2k - i hope over the coming few weeks and months to offer a small range of modular buildings in a...
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    Thanks No Such Agency. That was mentioned to me...

    Thanks No Such Agency. That was mentioned to me at Salute but i was a bit dismissive, you and a couple of others have said it again so perhaps i should take it more seriously? I also thought of...
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    Response at Salute 2010 was very good (either...

    Response at Salute 2010 was very good (either that or people were humouring me?) so I am going ahead with getting the tower kit into production.

    I also had lots of requests for generic building...
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    Thank you Supervike, PegaZus, Wyrmypops, cheelfy...

    Thank you Supervike, PegaZus, Wyrmypops, cheelfy and freakinacage for your positive comments - nice to hear.

    I did start out with this idea for sci-fi, though not buildings initially. Have a look...
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    Lasercut styrene buildings

    I've taken the plunge into Lasercutting components to make building kits to complement the Twilight Fantasy Miniatures game sold by Hasslefree Miniatures

    This is my first complete effort, designed...
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    Awesome work, simply awesome. I've always...

    Awesome work, simply awesome.

    I've always liked the idea of a lizardman army but never been enamoured of the GW range - i prefer the old rafm reptiliads en masse. However I always thought that...
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    Avienna - dont worry about hijacking the...

    Avienna - dont worry about hijacking the thread... I was trying to highlight the FOD competition, not jus my entry.

    Just realised i had meant to post on the FoD that i'd used your's and toosh's...
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    just for BPI ...

    just for BPI

    http://brandlin.blogspot.com/search/label/FW%20Dwarf
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    It's an appalling model and indicative of what is...

    It's an appalling model and indicative of what is wrong with GW at the moment. Its poorly proportioned and cartoon-like. Now I know there are some people (perhaps even many people) that like that....
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    hmm odd it is for me and many others this is...

    hmm odd it is for me and many others


    this is the url.... http://forum-of-doom.com/index.php?board=60.0
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    Thank you dor all the positive comments on my...

    Thank you dor all the positive comments on my entry in this thread. Much appreciated!

    Competition entries are now all in. closing date was midnight gmt on 31st october

    please stop by the Forum...
  72. Thread: SOAP!

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    Brief details on how i did the soap are on my...

    Brief details on how i did the soap are on my blog....

    link in signature.
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    Click the link!

    Click the link!
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    Thanks for the positive comments guys. I know...

    Thanks for the positive comments guys.

    I know a few people here are on the FoD also, but it doesn't hurt to get a wider audience for the guys at Hasslefree and Heresy et al...
  75. Thread: SOAP!

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    This is what I wanted the soap for......

    This is what I wanted the soap for...

    voting link

    Thanks to all those that submitted suggestions.
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    Now finished!...

    Now finished!

    voting link
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    Do you think he'll notice...?

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_RRKBhA-2I4w/SujCgpHBEtI/AAAAAAAABuc/dgPTrRUkyW4/s1600/000final.jpg

    Link to VOTE.

    The Forum of Doom (FoD) runs a diorama competition each year called the Diorama of...
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    My first competition entry!

    I\'ve been working on a submission to the Forum of Doom\'s Diorama of Doom competition.

    And somehow I\'ve managed to finish it before the deadline of the 31st October!

    I can\'t publish finished...
  79. Thread: SOAP!

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    Ordered - Thanks Chrome

    Ordered - Thanks Chrome
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    thanks chrome. I\'ll have a hunt in my local...

    thanks chrome. I\'ll have a hunt in my local hobby craft tomorrow and if no luck then i\'ll put in an order



    I\'ve looked at the vallejo snow and foam but it dries to an opaque finish and i...
  81. Thread: SOAP!

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    EXACTLY what I am looking for. If only they were...

    EXACTLY what I am looking for. If only they were in the UK...

    I don\'t mind ordering from the states but i want these pretty quick and i\'ve had customs delay parcels in the last couple of months.
  82. Thread: SOAP!

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    Thanks for the ideas guys. I\'ve tried mixes...

    Thanks for the ideas guys.

    I\'ve tried mixes of acrylic and enamel paint on things before and never been impressed so i might give that a miss.

    I\'m not averse to painting every single bubble...
  83. Thread: SOAP!

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    SOAP!

    Anyone have any ideas how I can paint or model this effect?

    http://www.cityofcalabasas.com/enews/2008/September%202008/carwash.jpg
    or
    http://motorfixmechanic.com.au/images/carWash.jpg

    I can...
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    Grymn, schoolgirls, centaur and stuff...

    Not been here for a while, some of you may remember my yellow fungus monsters based on VOR Growlers from a couple of years back.

    Anyway I\'ve not been very prolific for the last couple of years,...
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    For the sake of completeness i thought i would...

    For the sake of completeness i thought i would post the other members of the tribe...

    The storyline for these monsters is that they escaped and destroyed a ship (called the Lucky Drake) in the...
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    Yup! I knew someone would ask how many there...

    Yup!
    I knew someone would ask how many there were!
    Took about an hour and a half to do each coat of paint on them - most tedious boring paint i\'ve ever done, but glad i did it. I hate to think how...
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    Thanks for the comments guys. How do i get the...

    Thanks for the comments guys.

    How do i get the yellow so smooth? - About 12 coats of paint - thinned way down. These figures are layered not blended, and the trick seems to be not to make the...
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    The Yellow Thread

    Well, everyone else is doing it so i thought i\'d start my own thread dedicated to the WIP of yellow mushroom monsters that made an occassional and erratic appearance on the old wip threads.

    First...
  89. Thread: WIP V

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    Thanks... My yellow ink arrived today - Yay just...

    Thanks... My yellow ink arrived today - Yay just 48 hours after ordering it...so i\'m playing about. I now wish i\'d painter some of the smaller models first to \'get the hang of it\' before having...
  90. Thread: WIP V

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    The minis are Growlers from Vor: The Maelstrom...

    The minis are Growlers from Vor: The Maelstrom from FASA which apparently folded in about 2000/1. I have 37 of the 40 somehing growlers that were sculpted... I picked up all of mine from ebay. But...
  91. Thread: WIP V

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    Yellow SPICE

    WARNING Topless shots!! :o

    I thought all the other yellow guys needed a mother figure ... So welcome SPICE.

    http://www.seedwiki.com/Accounts/phillipson_alan_7649/spice1.jpg...
  92. Thread: WIP V

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    SPONGE !!

    Number 4 in a series of (a rather daunting 37!) ... slow but stead progress ... once more into the yellow...

    http://www.seedwiki.com/Accounts/phillipson_alan_7649/sponge1.jpg
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    You can attach the cabling with tiny magnets....

    You can attach the cabling with tiny magnets. I\'ve used heat shrink tubing (available from a good electrical store and which shrinkys inder a hair drier) to connect small magnets to the end of...
  94. Thread: WIP V

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    I think if you paint the lens on the \'relay...

    I think if you paint the lens on the \'relay thing\' as though its an eye then it\'ll be cool!!!
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    Mine will be in a coal mine.... as i undercoat...

    Mine will be in a coal mine.... as i undercoat black mostly!
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    I would flatten the grot and put it on the foot...

    I would flatten the grot and put it on the foot of the gargant, but make sure to have a grot shaped impression in the footprint itself as well!

    Brandlin
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    I think the reason the head of your model looks...

    I think the reason the head of your model looks different to the artwork is that the teeth are rotated through 90 degrees.

    I may be wrong, but it looks as though the teeth in the artwork lie along...
  98. Thread: SPITE

    by Brandlin
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    The Heresies of Yellow.

    Thank you to everyone for their positive comments ...

    I think the big secret to painting yellow is... \"dont realise how much fear it holds over other painters before you start\".

    Seriously. If...
  99. Thread: SPITE

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    mmm lorraine kelly... well perhaps i\'m showing...

    mmm lorraine kelly... well perhaps i\'m showing my age lol!



    err, thanx i think... who is Brandon Szachowski??

    To everyone else who commented and said nice things - THANK YOU!!

    more to...
  100. Thread: SPITE

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    SPITE

    Some of you may already have seen him over on the WIP thread... but i\'d still love to have your scores and comments!

    More yellow monser madness to come soon...
    ...
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    errr wow!

    errr wow!
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    Gale Force 9 custom shields?

    Does anyone have any experience of using the gale force 9 laser carved custom shelds?

    LINK - click on the \"webpage\" link for full details.

    I have a dwavern army with a colour scheme running...
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    I\'m always amazed at the inventive ways that...

    I\'m always amazed at the inventive ways that people try to remove paint. I always just drop them in PAINT STRIPPER... and hey presto, 30 mins later (max) nice clean metal mini...

    I really dont...
  104. Thread: WIP V

    by Brandlin
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    Cool Shawn - drop me a line off CMON at alan DOT...

    Cool Shawn - drop me a line off CMON at alan DOT phillipson AT btinternet DOT com and we\'ll see if we can come to an arrangement.... You are popainting your yellow i presume ?;)
  105. Thread: WIP V

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    just because no-one responded to your offensive...

    just because no-one responded to your offensive language and comments on here doesn\'t mean nobody reported the post.
  106. Thread: WIP V

    by Brandlin
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    Red is a nightmare to paint with (IMHO) the...

    Red is a nightmare to paint with (IMHO) the pigments are often poor, and it takes many coats to get good coverage. Yellow (as i am discovering above is almost as bad!!).

    Highlighting red can be a...
  107. Thread: WIP V

    by Brandlin
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    yellow yellow everywhere and not a drop to drink

    Wow, two mini\'s in a week - am on a roll now lol...

    A lot of the shading and highlighting on the skin turned out to be too subtle on this one, but i am personally pleased with the way the...
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    ral partha still sell the call of cuthullu range...

    ral partha still sell the call of cuthullu range of three stage characers in ever increasing insanity - i bet you\'d fin something suitable in HERE
  109. Thread: WIP V

    by Brandlin
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    LOL - i feeel the need to get some greenstuff and...

    LOL - i feeel the need to get some greenstuff and some flesh and purple paint out...

    Thank you.
    You are right shawn, and thanks to a few months checking up on ebay i believe i now have a complete...
  110. Thread: WIP V

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    Cartoony? CARTOONY... its a 12 foot tall, yellow...

    Cartoony? CARTOONY... its a 12 foot tall, yellow mushroom monster - what the hell is cartoony about that ???? lol

    Thanx for the comments ritual... i agree more highlighting to be done...
  111. Thread: WIP V

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    More yellow...mmm

    Those of you with long memories might remember that at the end of last year i started out on painting a large number of giant yellow mushroom monsters... 5 months in, here\'s progress on number 2!
    ...
  112. use a bigger drill bit... i apologise if my...

    use a bigger drill bit...

    i apologise if my earlier comments appeared \'dismissive\' or \'impolite\', that was not my intention. I am lucky enough to have a pretty well equipped workshop as my...
  113. thats all a bit difficult isn\'t it? I just...

    thats all a bit difficult isn\'t it?

    I just take a 25mm forstner bit put it in the pillar drill and drill out nice round suare bootomed blind holes in the 6mm mdf sheet i\'m using as the display...
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    goblin war giant....

    Super vike.... was also one of my \'holy grail\' figures....

    go get him HERE look under fantasy and then goblins....
  115. Thread: BALROGS FIRE

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    Err.... thats not true. Well, let me be precise,...

    Err.... thats not true. Well, let me be precise, it may be true for a lighter but not for all hot objects. The blue in a lighter flame is because of the ration of oxygen to flamable liquid/gas.
    ...
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    more yellowness...

    http://www.seedwiki.com/accounts/Phillipson_Alan_7649/aspringer1.jpg
    http://www.seedwiki.com/accounts/Phillipson_Alan_7649/aspringer2.jpg

    I think this one lacks definition because its nothing but...
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    http://www.seedwiki.com/accounts/Phillipson_Alan_7...

    http://www.seedwiki.com/accounts/Phillipson_Alan_7649/aspawn4.jpg


    http://www.seedwiki.com/accounts/Phillipson_Alan_7649/aspawn5.jpg

    ...
  118. Thread: SPAWN....

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    guys thank you for all your positive comments. ...

    guys
    thank you for all your positive comments.

    i have 50 to do but about 25 of them are 28mm scale pups...

    i hope to include boat wreckage on all the bases of some description so thanks for...
  119. Thread: SPAWN....

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    thank you, thank you ...

    ... for all the nice comments. The pic is a little more washed out than the actual figure still to master my digita camera completely. I agree with darkeneing the gap between fingers...

    The figure...
  120. Thread: SPAWN....

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    SPAWN....

    further yellow mushroom monsters... (dont ask)

    hands are drilled to receive a mast and torn sail in one and chain and anchor in the other to act as makeshift club and flail.

    the \'lcky drake\'...
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    not seen em but the new GW tau vespids have bat...

    not seen em but the new GW tau vespids have bat like wings
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    I posted most of this in another thread, but...

    I posted most of this in another thread, but belatedly relised i should have put it in this WIP thread. Thanx foryour patience...

    The trials and tribulations of YELLOW!

    Ok, I\'ve mebarked on a...
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    Thanx for the initial help guys. Now here\'s...

    Thanx for the initial help guys.

    Now here\'s the pic i forgot to add! Doh!


    http://www.seedwiki.com/accounts/Phillipson_Alan_7649/Spawn wip 01.jpg

    dunno whether that helps with the...
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    The trials and tribulations of YELLOW!

    Ok, I\'ve mebarked on a bit of an odd project. I\'m painting a Vor-Growler \'army\' for use as monsters in a rpg i play. Thanx to ebay i have 50+ of these criters (of various sizes)!

    So, I\'ve...
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    THANK YOU

    Thanx guys - dunnoy why, but i\'d not seen the farmer maggot pieces befroe (probably because i don\'t play LotR)...
    The orion dogs are a bit shaggy for what i\'m looking for, and i bet they\'re a...
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    Nice doggie...

    Just found and ordered a couple of these

    Nice Doggie...

    (you can buy the dog separate from the silly bloke on the cow/moose/elk)

    I\'ve been looking for a small range of dogs, and this looks...
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    WOW

    WOW
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    Thanx for your replies guys, however i\'m looking...

    Thanx for your replies guys, however i\'m looking for specifically the boxes like those used by Chessex or something VERY similar. I want to be able to use them as small display boxes as well as for...
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    looking for boxes...

    I want to buy a range of figure boxes - ones that match... not so much for storage but also for display.

    I hit on the idea of using dice boxes - you know, the ones they ship chessex dice in......
  130. Well i guess it takes all sorts - i spend most of...

    Well i guess it takes all sorts - i spend most of my time preparing figures to paint by snipping and filing skulls off the figures...
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    Thanks Ebonbuddha. I know what i am looking...

    Thanks Ebonbuddha.

    I know what i am looking for is a very long shot - but i thought where better to ask than here.

    Your link does not seem to work... it goes here... ...
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    Err, thanx for your reply, but you obviously...

    Err, thanx for your reply, but you obviously didn\'t read the whole thing as all the figures i listed and linked too ARE from Hasslefree..

    Sadly my sculpting is not good enough to make the long...
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    There are FOURTEEN in the one i got for xmas... ...

    There are FOURTEEN in the one i got for xmas...

    And on a personal level Grenadier (and now mirliton) made far better miniatures (to my eye) than GW at the time so to put GW goblins on the base...
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    Desperately seeking tubby...

    In an PBeM game i play, there is a group of St Trinians type school girls. As a present for one of the players I have started to model and paint them.

    Nothing wierd here, this is all above...
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    the best thing to come out of the 70\'s ...

    the best thing to come out of the 70\'s

    http://www.tunepix.com/graphics4/debbie_harry_be323.jpg
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    Looking for a mail order bride...

    Well, not quite like THAT.

    For an RPG i referee i am looking for a figure of a bride... one of the charcters is a runaway bride in a kind of victorian/modern setting. admttedly she\'s taken to...
  137. Thread: Desdemone

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    bumping this to the top - is there anyone out...

    bumping this to the top - is there anyone out there that can help with this figure please?
  138. Thread: Desdemone

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    Desdemone

    Help

    I\'m looking forTHIS figure

    I finally decided to take the plunge and spend a whole load of money at starplayer to get it, and then found out they have none of this limited edition left......
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    Whilst i agree with your sentiment technically...

    Whilst i agree with your sentiment technically you are incorrect. In most countries it all belongs to the head of state. the notes and coins are their promise to you to pay you the amount written on...
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    I put a magnetic base on the bottom of the...

    I put a magnetic base on the bottom of the figure. The pack comes with a metal sheet which i then cut to size and glue in the bottom of a movement tray.

    Plastic figures are then as stable as...
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    http://www.gf9.com/store/default.php?cPath=38&osCs...

    http://www.gf9.com/store/default.php?cPath=38&osCsid=f88e5954899d98372d6480b0b0e41fbd
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    I use thin steel wire or brass rod bent to shape...

    I use thin steel wire or brass rod bent to shape then with even thinner copper (electrical) cable wrapped round it. Then i drill two small holes where the ends need to go and glue them in - much...
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    Where did you get this? Is it a new release not...

    Where did you get this? Is it a new release not yet abailable in the UK? I can\'t find it on any of my usual internet mini suppliers...

    Oh and by the way i think your figure is excellent - i love...
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    try here...

    try here http://www.swannysmodels.com/TheCompleteFuture.html
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    hi and thanx for the comments on \"future\" - it...

    hi and thanx for the comments on \"future\" - it is indeed called \"Klear\" here in the Uk, and the sad thing is i already use it in my painting water...

    I just don\'t seem to be able to get the...
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    Urgh - ugly woman...

    Tidocco - thats impressive!

    this is my latest - almost finished but i can\'t get the face right at all :-( have painted it four times now... any suggestions other than \"get some talent\" greatly...
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    In my case in reverse...

    In my case in reverse...
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    thanx

    Tony - i\'m only thinking of using them on vehicles at the moment (Tau hammerhead and Devilfish APC\'s for example), as to the thickness of the paint - that can\'t be a real problem as they are...
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    Help - HAIR!

    @ tony...lol best looking 40k fig i ever saw - honestly (i\'ve never liked w40k!)

    latest WIP - an RPG character of a friend -some bits i like.... others i dont! The lyre on her back came out well,...
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    Interference paint - any experience?

    Hi all,

    I\'m interested in using Interference paint on some w40k vehicles i\'ve recently aquired.

    Does anyone have experience of working with these paints?

    Does anyone know of a source in...
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    reaper in the UK

    Wargriffon i always use Spirit Games for buying Reaper in the UK. Their customer service is AWESOME!

    What i find amazing and really bad business practice from reaper is that you can\'t order from...
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    Gravity assistance

    use thinned PVA glue (so it isn\'t too thick n sticky) shove the static grass on, but allow it to dry with the mini upside down! - seriosuly - thats what I do.
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    THANK YOU

    thanx to everyone for their help...

    I now have a ranking and .... err... WOW

    I was expecting to be at 2000+ or something but it looks like i came in at under 1200!!!

    watch out EricJ and...
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    returning the favour

    well eric is always nice enough to vote on stuff i submit so i have returned the favour.

    Although after seeing this, expect to see all my paints and brushes on ebay in the near future.......
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    thank you guys for your very speedy responses...

    thank you guys for your very speedy responses :wow:

    some of my more recent stuff has better pics (which show more errors!) so over time i\'m sure i\'ll slowly get better...

    As it is my ranking...
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    just three votes needed for a ranking

    ...as it says above...

    please help

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/97482

    thanx in advance for your help! (unless you gave me a stinky score - in which case ya boo sucks to you - :mad:)
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    Hi in the model digger thats on this list i...

    Hi

    in the model digger thats on this list i think you will find that the hinge is very similar in design to a normal door hinge mounted vertically.

    Alternatively it may simply be a flat...
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    if you are in the Uk...

    ...then i THOROUGHLY recommend this outfit

    4D Model Shop

    they are a supply shop for professional/industrial model makers but also offer exceptionally good service to small timers like us...
    ...
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    WOW...

    ...that fur looks AWESOME - just like you could reach out and stroke it...

    ... I don\'t know how you do it ... !

    :D
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    Thank you - only a few more votes needed!

    Nope - all of my posts were this year! and with these pics the average score has dropped 0.5 to1.0 points... odd - i\'m betting that what on t dull and blurry pic looked well blended is in fact show...
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    No problem Itchy - glad to be of help! It was...

    No problem Itchy - glad to be of help!

    It was like a revelation to me when i sorted out my own photo\'s... now just watch as your scores plummet because now everyone can see your imperfections!!
    ...
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    Hi Itchy I suffered from not so great photo\'s...

    Hi Itchy

    I suffered from not so great photo\'s so i can empathise with you - But i spent some time learning how to fix them. I dont use photshop - i use photimpact but the theory is the same.
    ...
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    Shameless plug - A few votes needed

    Hi guys,

    I took some better pictures of some of my figures which were up before, and ... the scores have dropped :-(
    What gives?

    Even so, I\'d appreciate some votes to get them over 50, and...
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    boy? hmmmm is 37 still a boy? i\'m in the...

    boy? hmmmm

    is 37 still a boy?

    i\'m in the county town itself ...
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    Duende... thanks but thats only the score for one...

    Duende... thanks but thats only the score for one mini.

    I was looking for a way to get my average for ALL my mini\'s

    I think i may have misunderstood...

    is the average of all my scores...
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    Galante & Dark arts... thanks... but that wasn\'t...

    Galante & Dark arts... thanks... but that wasn\'t what i asked.

    I want to get my average CMON score, NOT my ranking.

    See the script i cut from someone elses sig block above... i just can\'t...
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    CMoN script help

    I\'ve seen a few people with their overall average CMoN scores in their signatures.

    The html seems to be...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/score.php?id=xxxxx

    Where xxxxx is the users ID.
    ...
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    Orb - i use blue coated daylight bulbs too - and...

    Orb - i use blue coated daylight bulbs too - and the biggest problem i have is that 2 100watt bulbs produce a LOT of heat... enough to effect the drying time of the paint!

    where did you get the...
  171. I would avoid ANY directional lighting on a model...

    I would avoid ANY directional lighting on a model that large. Especially as its a competition piece, its going to be viewed by a large number of people from a very wide number of angles, under...
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    Spyglass - Inge the sorceress

    medved & tidocco - for very early stages both of those minis look great - mine never look that nea and idy at any stage!

    Itchy - i\'m using softare to alter the colour balance as i don\'t have a...
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    Reaper Gargoyle/demon thing and slaughterman again

    Latest work is a reaper gargoyle which was crying out for greenstuff horns!

    I\'ve finished the skin tone (i think) the rest is just basecoated.

    The figure is resting on a kind of upthrust of...
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    red things = tassles?

    red things = tassles?
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    DRake, Louis - thank you for your comments and...

    DRake, Louis - thank you for your comments and best wishes.
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    Wow praise from ericj.... what a great early...

    Wow praise from ericj.... what a great early birthsday present for tomorrow!!

    I was trying to make the inside of the coat look like yellow/gold silk/satin ... the coat overall like a wax jacket or...
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    Thanks Sanjay! Yes, they are Rackham figs....

    Thanks Sanjay!

    Yes, they are Rackham figs.
    The \'man\' is a Griffin Darkness hunter with weapons and a few other things removed and added.
    The \'mini-me\' fig is also rackham - its one of the...
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    Starfyre: that is awesome... you have a great...

    Starfyre: that is awesome... you have a great attitude to your endeavours... i love the \"i\'ve never done it, i don\'t know how to do it and I aint got much time - but i\'m damned well gonna do it...
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    TheSlaughterman

    Just finished up this that i posted before on the WIP page.

    http://www.seedwiki.com/accounts/Phillipson_Alan_7649/tsm%20009.jpg

    Please vote and comment

    your comments for improvement and your...
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    The Slaughterman and Mini-Me

    This is a PBM character i play nicknamed the slaughterman (he\'s the kind of good doctor the baddie wheels in with a tray of pointy things whenhe wants the hero to talk! - think Avon from blakes...
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    Prince Ulther\'s Dragon Company

    Welcome back me...

    Was ill for a large part of the start of the year, so have only just managed to finish this unit I started at Christmas.
    ...
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    arrrrgh missed out - just as well???

    Sorry guys i have been manic-busy last few weeks - changed jobs and all that kinda stuff - so i missed out on th ME4... just as well as i haven\'t finished painting what i received in ME3... Sigh......
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    What most people have missed is that he has NOT...

    What most people have missed is that he has NOT bought the manchester united football team. He HAS bought Manchester United plc (the company) because he wants to make money out of the business....
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    good innit

    with any luck he\'ll asset strip them and turn them into leeds united...

    alan (liverpool fan)
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    even if it was YOUR big sword? ... :innocent:

    even if it was YOUR big sword? ... :innocent:
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    Big winged thing and friends...

    Ooohhhhh look what i got...
    Me likey big wingy things....


    http://www.seedwiki.com/Accounts/Phillipson_Alan_7649/big thing and friends.jpg

    Reaper Gargoyle
    and two unknown gigures on right...
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    look in the bottom of the box...!

    @ duende Errr ... i put a short letter with explanation in the packaging... dont tell me you threw that away???? I thought i put it in the top of the box, but... if you opened it upside down....?
    ...
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    Thank you

    Thanx for all the quick responses...

    @Mosch : thanx for the nylon idea... i\'ll give it a try. to give you a sense of scale the blood will be dripping from a rose stem held in the hand of the...
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    Blood blood glorious blood...!

    Hmmm you know, i\'ve never painted a pool of blood before.... never been into the whole blood and gore look, but now for a friend i\'m painting an RPG mini holding a tiny rose dripping blood onto...
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    Thanx!

    HI Gin,

    Thanx for your generosity! I have a heavy work week next week, so hopefully they will arrive for me to paint next weekend... now what am i going to paint this weekend while my wife is...
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    http://www.sidingstamworth.freeserve.co.uk/framese...

    http://www.sidingstamworth.freeserve.co.uk/frameset.htm

    click on detailing products then on floquil paints and scroll to very bottom of screen... ta-daaa!

    Someone on here pointed me at this...
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    Article: Painting Sci-Fi Urban Camo

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1341-painting-sci-fi-urban-camo&
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    this is a note from Heresy on their yahoo...

    this is a note from Heresy on their yahoo group....

    ----------------------------------------
    Hi all!

    Bad news first then - the Forum of Doom got hacked again, this time
    not a worm, it was...
  194. Thread: Willard Wigan

    by Brandlin
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    Research scientists hardly ever work on...

    Research scientists hardly ever work on government funds. Its private organisations (often defence, transport and pharmaceutical companies) that pay grants. although in the case of the defence...
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    nick change

    FF - just to let you know i\'ve just changed my nick from aphillipsonuk to this one...

    Ahhh this skin seems much more comfortable... :D
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    Oooops - sorry i missed the saints name off......

    Oooops - sorry i missed the saints name off... yes NSA - you\'re right!

    (ps new nick.... my long time dwarf rpg character and wargames general...)
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    Engineering / Management Consultant. Great...

    Engineering / Management Consultant.

    Great living - crap hours, doesn\'t help family life at all... hence so little time for anything else.

    Alan
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