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    Does anyone know of a 54mm scale fantasy mini...

    Does anyone know of a 54mm scale fantasy mini that looks like an adventurer? preferably human, warrior/paladin type class, static pose, with a weapon on the ground, or over the shoulder. I want to...
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    That'd definitely help with the story! Good...

    That'd definitely help with the story! Good advice.
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    True that. First need to do the putty work and...

    True that. First need to do the putty work and add dirt in the stones.
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    The base building continues!! At first this base...

    The base building continues!! At first this base was going to be for a model with a static pose, but then I added the arrows in the ground, which suggested active combat. Then I found this model I...
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    Holy geez!! Great base!!! The OSL IS PERFECT!!!...

    Holy geez!! Great base!!! The OSL IS PERFECT!!! PLEASE DO A TUTORIAL!!! :worship:
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    Thanks :) It's actually all roots! I attached all...

    Thanks :) It's actually all roots! I attached all the smaller roots individually to the thick pieces of root. Not sure what diorama I'm gonna use it in, but just needed to get it done lol.
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    Been working on clearing up my shop space, and...

    Been working on clearing up my shop space, and that means getting really old projects done... like this big root tree... really happy with how it turned out! Much more work needed, but at least now...
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    Oh man that OSL is excellent!!!

    Oh man that OSL is excellent!!!
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    On a side note.. I started casting my own resin...

    On a side note.. I started casting my own resin plinths/bases... can't seem to ever find these from US vendors... once I get the process perfected, I might start selling them myself!

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    Thanks!! :D One of these days I'll get it put...

    Thanks!! :D One of these days I'll get it put together properly and attempt to paint it lol
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    Oh my "that's awesome!" or oh my, "what...

    Oh my "that's awesome!" or oh my, "what abomination is this!?" hahaha :D
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    You guys think my ork psyker kitbash would look...

    You guys think my ork psyker kitbash would look good on the floating base? I'm gonna say probably not... unless the floaty stuff was more sci-fi.... hmmmm.... ideas, ideas...

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    hahaha :D thanks! sounds like I should get...

    hahaha :D thanks! sounds like I should get started on the details!!
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    thanks for the feedback :) I think I'm gonna...

    thanks for the feedback :)

    I think I'm gonna go with the Darksword mage or the AoS guy..after some conversions! :D
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    Oh most definitely! I hate the material they use...

    Oh most definitely! I hate the material they use for bones miniatures... but I get why they do it.. those models are for gamers, not display painters.
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    Thanks Gorb! So far I'm thinking one of these: ...

    Thanks Gorb! So far I'm thinking one of these:

    Knight Evocator (most likely)
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    Male Mage from Darksword miniatures

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    or maybe Malek from Reaper Miniatures
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    Not a painting update, but another base! lol...go...

    Not a painting update, but another base! lol...go figure...

    Came across a sketch I did for a base some time ago, and had to build it... modified it as I was making it of course, and I really like...
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    Truly EPIC work!! 10/10 for each one!!

    Truly EPIC work!! 10/10 for each one!!
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    @ gorb totally get you.. I'm likely going to post...

    @ gorb totally get you.. I'm likely going to post on IG too, but won't stop posting here, as it allows for greater conversation about the hobby.

    @Mr.NoNameSoldier1977 You definitely get it!...
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    Thank you sir! Glad you're still active on here :)

    Thank you sir! Glad you're still active on here :)
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    Thanks :) I was planning on spraying webs all...

    Thanks :) I was planning on spraying webs all around the tombstone, but my web serum from Greenstuff World dried out lol... had no idea that would happen.
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    Agreed! And with that, here's the base almost...

    Agreed!

    And with that, here's the base almost finished! Pretty amazing what happens when you add foliage! Gonna paint/wash the leaves on the trees to be darker and add the airbrush web serum from...
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    I'm having the same issue on my WIP thread. I...

    I'm having the same issue on my WIP thread. I uploaded the pics directly to CMON, not through photobucket. So, not sure what the issue is.
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    oh...well that's unfortunate... BUT, I'm gonna...

    oh...well that's unfortunate...
    BUT, I'm gonna keep posting here since most people I know don't understand the hobby or scifi/fantasy stories to begin with... and don't really care in general...
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    Also, is CMON kinda dead now? doesn't seem like...

    Also, is CMON kinda dead now? doesn't seem like many people are active anymore.
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    Thanks :) I think part of the issue with the...

    Thanks :) I think part of the issue with the picture is that I'm trying to capture a dark atmosphere, so the colors aren't really gonna show that well in a picture.
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    Is anyone else having trouble viewing older...

    Is anyone else having trouble viewing older images on this or any other WIP thread? I can't see my pictures from just a few days ago.
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    Finally finished painting the base.. not happy...

    Finally finished painting the base.. not happy with it, but I don't know what I was expecting after 4 years of not painting. Still need to add grasses and maybe some webs and leaves. Photos didn't...
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    Thanks :) I do a little each day too... makes...

    Thanks :)

    I do a little each day too... makes it so my backlog is worked on! lol
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    Pushing forward with more building...

    Pushing forward with more building projects...can't wait to paint this to be honest...

    I got a 3D printed mini a little while back, and thought it was too poor quality to paint to any decent...
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    Soooo..... I know I'm supposed to be painting,...

    Soooo..... I know I'm supposed to be painting, but my Dominion box came, and I caught the converting bug over the weekend.. planning on converting a squad of five Vindictors into a squad of grim dark...
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    Much appreciated... I gotta stick with this... I...

    Much appreciated... I gotta stick with this... I know it's not gonna look great, but if I finish it, it'll be the first mini I've finished in 4 years!!
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    that is some awesome osl on the green bust!!...

    that is some awesome osl on the green bust!! how'd you do it??! It's practically perfect!!
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    Finally had a tiny amount of free time to...

    Finally had a tiny amount of free time to paint... time is so limited, and I am not practicing nearly enough, and it shows. Continuing the base painting on the duskwarden piece... painted the trees...
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    Found an okay video for the trees......

    Found an okay video for the trees... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2_Kw3KXZKw

    No plans for marble on this one...not ready to try that just yet lol :)
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    Thanks guys :) I think I'll base it with a...

    Thanks guys :)

    I think I'll base it with a dark brown-grey and uses darker washes for the shadows and lighter brown-grey mixes for the highlights... will have to avoid any really light colors.
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    need some help... how would you paint the trees...

    need some help... how would you paint the trees to look like the environment is an old/haunted forest? I'm thinking dark brown washes over some kind of grey undercoat?


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    UPDATED - items sold removed

    UPDATED - items sold removed
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    No worries :) thanks for all the info!

    No worries :) thanks for all the info!
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    Thanks!! I LOVE the base building phase :) but...

    Thanks!! I LOVE the base building phase :) but sometimes it's challenging.. with your painting skill, you'd paint some nice bases! Keep at it!
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    Thanks so much, and no problem at all!! Did you...

    Thanks so much, and no problem at all!! Did you go back and darken the shadows at all, or did the "zenithal" spray style miss the shadows?

    MY IG is kotec_ltd. Has all my woodworking stuff :)
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    Thanks! Definitely one of my favorite so far. BTW...

    Thanks! Definitely one of my favorite so far. BTW Gorb, I was admiring your OSL work on that dreadnought in the swamp piece you did... would LOVE a step-by-step or direction on how to paint that.. it...
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    Thank you!! :D Hoping to get better and better!

    Thank you!! :D Hoping to get better and better!
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    We're definitely on the same page! Base building...

    We're definitely on the same page! Base building is my absolute favorite part of the hobby... it's what tells the story, gives the mini "life," and it's what makes your copy of a mass-produced mini...
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    I wasn't supposed to post this yet, as I haven't...

    I wasn't supposed to post this yet, as I haven't finished old projects, and this project is one of my best bases so far, but whatever lol.. my best sci-fi/war-torn base so far... for a Raging Heroes...
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    That's the one! :)

    That's the one! :)
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    The Jakob one with the sword and severed zombie...

    The Jakob one with the sword and severed zombie looking head. It was a reapercon model I think.
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    The duskwarden from reaper miniatures. Skulls...

    The duskwarden from reaper miniatures. Skulls still need to be painted too.
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    Updates are coming in a little slower than I'd...

    Updates are coming in a little slower than I'd like, but I've been working 60+ hours a week lately. Started painting another old project... started with the ground work.. I'm trying "Kujo Painting's"...
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    Thanks for the compliment, and thanks for the...

    Thanks for the compliment, and thanks for the info! I think I've caught the hobby bug again :) I've been working on a sci-fi base (probably one of my best so far) even though I'm supposed to be...
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    As promised, an update! And on painting no less!!...

    As promised, an update! And on painting no less!! Here's the beginnings of a forest base for a Reaper mini. Rocks and ground work done.

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    Question: Why do my paints dry on a WET PALETTE!?!?...
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    I can relate! I have some models I bought close...

    I can relate! I have some models I bought close to 10 years ago lol... If you're talking about the knight above, it's the Mendevian Crusader (sku: 60160) from Reaper Miniatures.
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    Totally agree lol.. I love the...

    Totally agree lol.. I love the building/converting part of the hobby the most, but do want to bring some of these things to life with color.. I'm starting to watch Kujo painting on youtube, and his...
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    I'm trying to see it as a learning experience,...

    I'm trying to see it as a learning experience, but... tried painting just a rock yesterday and it looked like crap...so the motivation is really low.
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    You hit the nail on the head! That's exactly how...

    You hit the nail on the head! That's exactly how I feel about it, to be honest. I appreciate the motivational words :) hopefully I'll be able to paint a little this weekend. I got a photo box too, so...
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    Been gone for a good long while, and I really...

    Been gone for a good long while, and I really want to get back into painting. I have a hard time liking my own work, but I'm gonna try to relearn the hobby by finishing old projects. I have so many...
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    Liquidating some of my collection

    Greetings all,

    Circumstances dictate that I need to start selling off some of my collection. Here's a list of what I've got, along with some pictures. I will add additional pictures if needed. All...
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    that would actually be a really good idea!

    that would actually be a really good idea!
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    definitely! finished all the detail work last...

    definitely! finished all the detail work last night...just gotta do some last minute sanding, and then priming! I want to paint the base to look like a long deserted castle/town gate...cant figure...
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    Added some additional details...still feels like...

    Added some additional details...still feels like it's missing something (aside from plant materials)..still have to fill in some gaps

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    for sure!!

    for sure!!
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    Me too!! lol

    Me too!! lol
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    Getting old projects ready for painting...all...

    Getting old projects ready for painting...all still WIP

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    Dang man! Look at that face!! Excellent! You...

    Dang man! Look at that face!! Excellent! You really have improved!
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    @ ekipage - Thanks! Definitely gonna do one with...

    @ ekipage - Thanks! Definitely gonna do one with a peg leg and probably a hook - I'll make that one look a little more "nautical" themed. Will do one with a brace of pistols, one with a custom...
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    Swords sharpened! Still WIP of course... 80964

    Swords sharpened! Still WIP of course...
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    Thanks! I'm actually gonna convert a 5 man group...

    Thanks! I'm actually gonna convert a 5 man group into fantasy pirates lol..I caught the conversion bug! Here's another one I'm doing! Working on the swords as I type this! I felt like the swords were...
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    @ ekipage: Shaking the paints was definitely one...

    @ ekipage: Shaking the paints was definitely one of my issues..thanks!

    @Guawol: Thanks for the advice! Will have to check out the Liquitex products. Water certainly seems to thin the paint down...
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    Hey all...been trying to paint lately, and I'm...

    Hey all...been trying to paint lately, and I'm using scale 75 and reaper paints.. have a problem though... I'm using a Redgrass Games wet palette, and my paints are going on the model too grainy....
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    Thanks so much for your search! not sure about...

    Thanks so much for your search! not sure about maxytechc either...could be a reproduction... as much as I like saving money, I don't like supporting intellectual property theft lol
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    @ gorb: Thanks :) Definitely going with the...

    @ gorb: Thanks :) Definitely going with the tattered flag in the background..I like the idea :) Will allow me to design an ork "jolly roger" flag.

    @ SaintToad: haha thanks! :) big gunz seem to be...
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    Thanks! :)

    Thanks! :)
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    Thanks for the feedback so far :) I edited the...

    Thanks for the feedback so far :)

    I edited the flag out to see if I like it better, and I do. However, I feel like something needs to be added to give this guy a "freebooter" vibe. I will likely...
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    I actually found that one last night! But they...

    I actually found that one last night! But they don't ship to the US :(
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    WTB Nocturna TEUTONIC KNIGHT XIV C.

    So apparently this mini is no longer available, and I missed my opportunity to get one... I REALLY want to get one, so if you have a copy you're willing to part with, please PM me. Thanks!

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    Here's my first conversion for this contest I'm...

    Here's my first conversion for this contest I'm doing..not likely to finish in time..as always, but meh..at least it's got me building and converting some models!

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    Hey all...so I decided to join a kitbash...

    Hey all...so I decided to join a kitbash competition on IG that ends on Oct. 10..the theme is "character evolution." I decided to do a freebooter ork that progresses from a simple raider to some kind...
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    @ bullfrog - that's the idea! :) @ekipage -...

    @ bullfrog - that's the idea! :)

    @ekipage - definitely!

    @ Gorb - thanks for the input! I'm working on adding a lot of the details and will have an update soon :)
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    Right?! One of the cool things about this...

    Right?! One of the cool things about this hobby...one model can inspire a whole range of interpretations!
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    Hey all, thank for the feedback! I should have...

    Hey all, thank for the feedback!

    I should have clarified that this base is in the very early stages of building (no colors/priming yet). The center part is actually gonna be a river, and there...
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    @ Flaming Tiki - Thanks!! I think this is gonna...

    @ Flaming Tiki - Thanks!! I think this is gonna be a basing WIP log for a while lol...

    And with that, a basing question!

    Does this look like "too much" base for the miniature? Its one of the...
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    @ SaintToad - LOL...you said wapperjawed :laugh:...

    @ SaintToad - LOL...you said wapperjawed :laugh:

    Thanks all :)
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    Been inactive a little bit on here, but still...

    Been inactive a little bit on here, but still creating! Got a couple more bases done, and even started making my own plinths...best one I've made so far below! Enjoy :)

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    Damn good looking marine! And a great base!!

    Damn good looking marine! And a great base!!
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    right on, thank you both! Both youtube channels...

    right on, thank you both! Both youtube channels have a ton of stuff!
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    Hey all... does anyone know of a good resource...

    Hey all... does anyone know of a good resource (tutorial/video/article) on how to paint the "heavy metal" style? I'm considering painting my 40k army that way, but I'm not sure if it's a technique...
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    definitely! Just a matter of time :giggle:

    definitely! Just a matter of time :giggle:
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    @ gorb - thanks! Hope to start on the model soon!...

    @ gorb - thanks! Hope to start on the model soon!

    @ Dexter0015 - thanks! I didn't realize how putting projects together like that helps show you your own progress. I'm liking the improvement lol :)
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    Thanks! Tried to get a dusty finish, but wasn't...

    Thanks! Tried to get a dusty finish, but wasn't exactly on point. Will know what to do differently next time though.
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    dang man...you've gotten really good!

    dang man...you've gotten really good!
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    Started to paint a little...im ok with...

    Started to paint a little...im ok with it..lighting for the pic not that great..feedback always appreciated :)

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    Here's a group shot of my projects..

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    Thanks! :)

    Thanks! :)
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    Been a while again... lots going on in the world...

    Been a while again... lots going on in the world keeping me busy and drained... but, still making some basic bases here and there to practice painting techniques.

    Here's a small desert base I made...
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    Thanks! Pretty much painting for myself at this...

    Thanks! Pretty much painting for myself at this point, and may try my hand at some competitions that aren't as competitive as Golden Demon. But still, would rather hone my skills in a way that can...
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    WOW Thanks!!! This is gonna help a ton!!! Thank...

    WOW Thanks!!! This is gonna help a ton!!! Thank you!!!
  96. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    @ Dexter0015 - makes perfect sense. I was...

    @ Dexter0015 - makes perfect sense. I was definitely having that issue with losing the miniature in the scene because some base elements were too big or too tall. Thanks for the input!
  97. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    @ Coyotebreaks - Thanks :) I'm really liking it...

    @ Coyotebreaks - Thanks :) I'm really liking it too!

    Have a question though; Is there a good base to miniature ratio to use when deciding the size of a base compared to the mini? Some of the ideas...
  98. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    @ SaintToad - Thanks!! @Dexter0015 - hahaha...

    @ SaintToad - Thanks!!

    @Dexter0015 - hahaha you understand! :) Mini prep is always a drag too lol
  99. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    @ ten ball and gorb Thanks very much!! One or...

    @ ten ball and gorb

    Thanks very much!! One or two more to build and I'll start painting them!
  100. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    I can't seem to stop making bases... I think I'm...

    I can't seem to stop making bases... I think I'm gonna build a small batch of bases and prep models to paint together...that way I'll have some variation in projects.

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    Brilliant little base sir!

    Brilliant little base sir!
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    Looks great man! Really great improvement in your...

    Looks great man! Really great improvement in your skills!
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    Said it once, will say it again.... I LOVE the...

    Said it once, will say it again.... I LOVE the grot bomber piece! Absolutely LOVE IT!
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    The jungle base!! THE JUNGLE BASE!!!!! WOW!!!

    The jungle base!! THE JUNGLE BASE!!!!! WOW!!!
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    Loving this new base! Love how it frames both...

    Loving this new base! Love how it frames both minis and how it forces a perspective in a great way! Definitely inspiring some ideas for me!! Well done!!
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    cool, thanks

    cool, thanks
  107. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    @ Sik Willy - HAHAHAHA!! Thanks! Got me...

    @ Sik Willy - HAHAHAHA!! Thanks! Got me motivated!!

    Was playing around with some basing materials this evening, and thought I'd try an experiment with GW's Stirland mud; wanted to see what kinda...
  108. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Same..hopefully I won't end up hating it.

    Same..hopefully I won't end up hating it.
  109. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Sure does! I've been using Games Workshop's...

    Sure does! I've been using Games Workshop's primer ever since I started painting really. But, I'd like to give airbrush primers a chance, as I the think the added control you can have with the...
  110. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Another minor update: Finished basing, finally...

    Another minor update: Finished basing, finally primed it. All the little pins are to remind me where I drilled holes for plant materials :rotfl:

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    Might actually start painting...
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    Item sold; no longer available. Thanks... not...

    Item sold; no longer available. Thanks... not sure how to delete the thread.
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    WTS Warhammer 40k Chaos army

    Looking to sell a large Warhammer 40k chaos army. A lot is partially assembled/primed/painted to some degree. There are a lot of models that aren't painted or assembled too. See the breakdown and...
  113. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    @ Flaming Tiki - Thanks! I will definitely go...

    @ Flaming Tiki - Thanks! I will definitely go back to painting the knight guy. Getting this basing bug outta me first >_< :rotfl:
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    Quick update; just added rocks and dirt. Still...

    Quick update; just added rocks and dirt. Still need to add plants, rivets, and some other details if I can think of any.


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    @ Dexter0015 - Thanks! I actually am going for a...

    @ Dexter0015 - Thanks! I actually am going for a desert type vibe :giggle: but with some plants added. The colors of the environment will include browns, tans, and reds, with splashes of color here...
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    That base looks awesome!!

    That base looks awesome!!
  117. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Here's an update - extended the height of the...

    Here's an update - extended the height of the antenna, and added some curved cabling to better frame the mini. Still WIP. Let me know what you think! Thanks!
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    Thanks for the instruction/color list :)

    Thanks for the instruction/color list :)
  119. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    @ Dexter0015 - I think additional height is a...

    @ Dexter0015 - I think additional height is a good idea.

    @MAXXxxx - thanks for the suggestions.. I'll try to add additional height to the antenna.. the base in general will look more lively once I...
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    Dang man you've gotten good!! That ax head is...

    Dang man you've gotten good!! That ax head is perfect!! Would love to learn how to paint steel like that! I know you said you aren't doing a tutorial for it, but can you share the colors you used?...
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    Really liking the Tyranid diorama! Nice job so...

    Really liking the Tyranid diorama! Nice job so far!
  122. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    WOW...6 months flew by... not much hobbying in...

    WOW...6 months flew by... not much hobbying in those 6 months. Went through some projects and had to scrap a few that I have no motivation to finish. Tried to get back into it with a new project, and...
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    Hey sorry for the late response.. have been off...

    Hey sorry for the late response.. have been off CMON for a while. Thank you for the information. I thinking taking some classes on color and painting might help me, as I don't really understand how...
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    Dumbfounded by that jungle base... can't even...

    Dumbfounded by that jungle base... can't even begin to understand how to make something that epic...

    By chance do you have a background in art? What resources did you use to progress so quickly?...
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    Love the base and the background!

    Love the base and the background!
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    Base is looking great! Keep it up!

    Base is looking great! Keep it up!
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    Absolutely love that broken bridge dio that's in...

    Absolutely love that broken bridge dio that's in progress - may just have to replicate such an idea :D! The Minotaur piece is truly unique and well executed as well!
  128. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Absolutely agree! Hoping to get some painting in...

    Absolutely agree! Hoping to get some painting in on Monday... too many hobbies (not just model projects) going on at the same time lol...
  129. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Sam Lenz is far more talented than I am, that's...

    Sam Lenz is far more talented than I am, that's for sure lol.. unfortunately it looks like I won't be going. But it's all good..it'll allow me to spend some time on the model and paint it well as I...
  130. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Sik Willy and ekipage: Thanks for the luck :) So...

    Sik Willy and ekipage: Thanks for the luck :) So far, it doesn't look like I'm gonna make it to the comp, but still gonna try. All of life's little hassles keep getting the way of painting time lol....
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    Just saw pictures of your snotling pump wagon...

    Just saw pictures of your snotling pump wagon boat..hilariously genius idea!!! did you ever finish it?? would that I were as creative as you! lol
  132. Thread: The Bunker

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    that's intense!

    that's intense!
  133. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    After my blunder with the OSL wizard...

    After my blunder with the OSL wizard :disapointed:, I thought I would just paint a simple model for my upcoming competition..only about a week away!! :nailbiting!: I chose a male knight from dark...
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    Awesome, thanks!

    Awesome, thanks!
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    Excellent! Hope everything was intact. Thanks...

    Excellent! Hope everything was intact. Thanks again for the purchase!
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    Sure do! PM me if you're interested :)

    Sure do! PM me if you're interested :)
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    Demigods Evolution - High Elder has been sold.

    Demigods Evolution - High Elder has been sold.
  138. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    So complicated!! lol

    So complicated!! lol
  139. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Thanks for the tip sir! An additional question......

    Thanks for the tip sir! An additional question... do you only paint the color of the light over the grey, or do you paint the color of the stone, and then add the color of the lights? The process...
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    That'd be cool! I haven't been there in a while,...

    That'd be cool! I haven't been there in a while, so it'll be nice to go. The competition I'm hoping to enter will be the following Saturday.
  141. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    NICE!! I'm in Montrose! Did you know there's a...

    NICE!! I'm in Montrose! Did you know there's a Hobby Club in Burbank called the Los Angeles Miniaturist Society (LAMS)? They meet once a month to share hobby stuff..pretty cool :)
  142. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Thanks for the kind words :) I may redo the stone...

    Thanks for the kind words :) I may redo the stone and the step colors.. I do like the color of the dirt. Airbrushing the lights and darks is a good idea. I'm just not sure if you're supposed to color...
  143. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Thanks for the suggestion Gorb. Not sure what I'm...

    Thanks for the suggestion Gorb. Not sure what I'm gonna do:(

    Here's another progress shot... tried to brighten it up and add a little color... it's not really working out... thinking of restarting...
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    Hey sir, Likin the forest base a lot! I would...

    Hey sir,

    Likin the forest base a lot! I would recommend brass etched ferns. Those work the best for me because they can be bent into different shapes, and look real nice when painted. I got some...
  145. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Here are some pictures of what I was able to...

    Here are some pictures of what I was able to paint... didn't paint nearly as much as I was supposed to, and it didn't come out at all how I wanted... trying to get the piece to look cold, even though...
  146. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    I kept getting a "forbidden" message when I tried...

    I kept getting a "forbidden" message when I tried to post with the links. After I removed them, it worked.
  147. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Thanks :) and welcome back!! so far, the painting...

    Thanks :) and welcome back!! so far, the painting is not going too well :[
  148. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Thanks all! Hoping to get some paint on it today....

    Thanks all! Hoping to get some paint on it today.

    @ Lone Lemming.. PMed you a list of where I got the bits... apparently I can't post links on the message board.
  149. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Thanks guys! Looking forward to your feedback on...

    Thanks guys! Looking forward to your feedback on the painting!
  150. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    @ gorb: Yep! You're right on the money :) hahahah!

    @ gorb: Yep! You're right on the money :) hahahah!
  151. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Hey everyone... So it's been over two years...

    Hey everyone...

    So it's been over two years since I've posted, let alone painted anything, and I really want to jump back into miniature painting and become a better painter. I've spent the last...
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    List has been updated.

    List has been updated.
  153. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Beautiful! Especially love the tree!

    Beautiful! Especially love the tree!
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    Death is now sold.

    Death is now sold.
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    Rare minis for sale (and some kinda rare)

    Well, I've come to the point of having to start selling some of my minis...I hate that I have to sell some of the rare ones...since I can't believe I even got to own them..but oh well..my loss is...
  156. Thread: The Bunker

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    I'm trying this verdigris SBS! Really looks great...

    I'm trying this verdigris SBS! Really looks great and sounds super simple! Thanks for sharing!
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    freakin awesome! Thanks for doin this!!

    freakin awesome! Thanks for doin this!!
  158. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Not bad at all sir, not bad at all..though if I...

    Not bad at all sir, not bad at all..though if I may, I would suggest adding a bit more variation in the length of the foliage used..just a bit of course, so as to not obscure the view of the...
  159. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Sup man! been a while! Not that I'd be going...

    Sup man! been a while! Not that I'd be going (even though I'd REALLY want to!), you should do an academy class on how you painted Brom... that model amazes me every time I see it! Especially the...
  160. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Thank you good sir! Will definitely be trying it...

    Thank you good sir! Will definitely be trying it out. Hope to see you at LAMS soon! :)
  161. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Wow the weathering on the shoulder armour is...

    Wow the weathering on the shoulder armour is astounding! Did you write up a tutorial for that by chance? I would love to learn how to do that! Oh! and the beard!!
  162. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    DUDE! your rock work is amazing! I never...

    DUDE! your rock work is amazing! I never understood how you do it! so realistic! Need tutorials!
  163. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Bloody brilliant sir! You have far too much...

    Bloody brilliant sir! You have far too much talent...share some with us peasant painters won't you m'lord?? lol the mini looks great! way better than the original! And the sculpting of the horns...
  164. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    from one project butterfly to another, I totally...

    from one project butterfly to another, I totally understand! lol :D
  165. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    No doubt! But wait!! What about your pirate...

    No doubt! But wait!! What about your pirate diorama with the dwarf, monkey, and ork??
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    yep... stealing this one too!!!! Just to be...

    yep... stealing this one too!!!! Just to be clear, the blue-green and blue-violet glazes are for the shadows right?
  167. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    David, you sir, are a GENIUS!!!! Btw, those bikes...

    David, you sir, are a GENIUS!!!! Btw, those bikes are GORGEOUS!!!
  168. I think this time, I have to agree with DR to an...

    I think this time, I have to agree with DR to an extent. Not sure what the "entertainment" or "artistic" value of these models are. They are rather pornographic, especially #8-12. Personally, would...
  169. Definitely something to use in the future when I...

    Definitely something to use in the future when I actually pick up a brush again :( Thank you!
  170. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    You sir, are a model genius! Love the idea! Where...

    You sir, are a model genius! Love the idea! Where did you end up finding a dirt bike??! It almost looks military. What if instead of trophy collecting, he went scavenging for gas for the bike, so...
  171. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Looking awesome so far David! Really love the...

    Looking awesome so far David! Really love the pre-weathering and approach you took to the model. He indeed looks like a guy long out in the wild, scrounging up whatever armour he can find during his...
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    Wow amazing talent! What a comeback from being...

    Wow amazing talent! What a comeback from being away from the hobby for so long! Color me impressed!! Especially with that base! Looks like concrete that has been weathered for ages!
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    Absolutely love the new version of Slambo's base!...

    Absolutely love the new version of Slambo's base! Did you glaze the colors over the original grey base or was it some other color scheme? Care to share the recipe? Would love to try a similar effect...
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    To kind of echo what has already been said......

    To kind of echo what has already been said... Scale75, Andrea, Ares Mythologic/Draconnia, War Griffon Miniatures, Nuts Planet, Galapagos, Kabuki, Enigma (now OOP), Scibor, amongst others, all have...
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    Looking for these models!!

    Looking to finish up my collection of OOP models. If you have these and are willing to part with them, please PM me! Thanks!!

    TGB Miniatures Blacksmith Bust

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    Black Crow Miniatures...
  176. Thread: Flunk WIP

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    definitely loving your style!! Super impressed on...

    definitely loving your style!! Super impressed on how you can go from a base coat of blue to AWESOME!! :)
  177. WANTED: Bjorn the Hunter from Micro Art Studios

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    Looking for this guy Bjorn the Hunter from Micro Art Studios... should have got him when he was still around... PM me if you've got one you are willing to part with it.
  178. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    love it already!

    love it already!
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    definitely impressed with the illusion of a full...

    definitely impressed with the illusion of a full raven on the leviathan... don't think I've ever seen that before! Excellent rust effects as well!
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    lovin your progress with the painting after not...

    lovin your progress with the painting after not painting for so long! I gotta do that myself!
  181. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Like I said, truly astounding work, sir. I always...

    Like I said, truly astounding work, sir. I always admire your work! :D
  182. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Man the finish you achieve on your painting is...

    Man the finish you achieve on your painting is astounding, especially since you're using reaper paints!! Totally jealous! That's just multiple layers of thinned down paint right?
  183. Not to be a downer or anything, but I wouldn't...

    Not to be a downer or anything, but I wouldn't count on it..got one of my smaller orders that was had an item refunded..Haven't gotten my large order yet, so I guess we'll see.
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    Love the light and dark areas of the cave floor.....

    Love the light and dark areas of the cave floor.. can definitely picture a beam of light coming from the top!
  185. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    I know it's been said already, but the rust and...

    I know it's been said already, but the rust and verdigris really are stunningly well done!
  186. Straight up modeling genius going on over here! I...

    Straight up modeling genius going on over here! I applaud your skill!
  187. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Still not sure how painting like this is even...

    Still not sure how painting like this is even possible...
  188. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Damnit David stop showing us awesome new models...

    Damnit David stop showing us awesome new models to buy!! I can't afford this shit anymore!!! lol :D
  189. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    unbelievably amazing!!

    unbelievably amazing!!
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    got my order last night...very quickly too I...

    got my order last night...very quickly too I might add, with no problems..so that's a relief :)
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    thanks fluisterwoud..much of their stuff is out...

    thanks fluisterwoud..much of their stuff is out of stock though..hopefully CMON's inventory is correct...
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    ah damn... and I just put in an order....where...

    ah damn... and I just put in an order....where would you recommend getting the dark age bases then?
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    When I went to World Expo in Chicago earlier this...

    When I went to World Expo in Chicago earlier this summer I met the developers behind Scale75 and the North American vendor...let's just say I ended up buying pretty much the rest of the paint sets I...
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    WTB Dark Age Models

    Not sure what happened to the Dark Age CORE line, but I'm interested in buying the Lightbringer (1st pic) and the Raptr-7 (2) (2nd pic) sets new...or, if anyone can point me in the right direction of...
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    well, there were horrible mold lines, missing...

    well, there were horrible mold lines, missing details, many details were not crisp, and there are actual gouges in certain areas of the model (arms/claws)... first time I ever saw anything like that....
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    I bought Azrat sometime ago... one of the worst...

    I bought Azrat sometime ago... one of the worst quality copies of a mini I have ever gotten..a bit weary of these minis now
  197. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Makes perfect sense..the base has just enough on...

    Makes perfect sense..the base has just enough on it to describe the environment and does not distract from the miniature at all. In terms of composition (in addition to everything else) you're solid!
  198. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Looks great! I love the expression on his...

    Looks great! I love the expression on his face..almost like a curious child lol :)

    Just out of curiosity, is there a reason the base is so sparse in vegetation?
  199. Thread: TheLost WIP

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    Posted my wolf in gallery. Thanks for all the...

    Posted my wolf in gallery. Thanks for all the input and kind words :)
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    I know right!?!?

    I know right!?!?
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