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  1. Article: Reference photos of Knights for NMM and Sculptors

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1699-reference-photos-of-knights-for-nmm-and-sculptors&
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    that is just increadible, and inspirational too!

    that is just increadible, and inspirational too!
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    heres a picture to show the scale. the dragon is...

    heres a picture to show the scale. the dragon is pretty heavy now as the body is pretty much solid greenstuff and it does weigh a surprising amount...
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    looking really good so far, it might be nice to...

    looking really good so far, it might be nice to have ome sort of water effect like a murky muddy puddle that hes splashing through
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    another update :) the armour plates on the top...

    another update :) the armour plates on the top half of the neck are a different colour as theyve been cut and filed to shape them, the lower ones are still uncured so ill have to wait before i can...
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    i have a freind who is having the same problem...

    i have a freind who is having the same problem with ebay. paypal is still not paying her her money when she has sold things even though shes got 100% buyers feedback for years, just beause of that...
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    thanks for the comments guys another update,...

    thanks for the comments guys

    another update, ive done quite a bit of work since the last update though theres still a hell of a lot to do. im still contemplating whether to give him wings or not...
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    awesome work

    awesome work
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    Scratchbuilt land dragon wip

    Hi guys
    i thought id start a wip thread of my current project, the first dragon im making for Necromancer graphix. its in its very early stages yet. im not intending to give him wings.
    those of you...
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    this is looking fantastic

    this is looking fantastic
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    lol nothing bad i hope :p thanks for the...

    lol nothing bad i hope :p

    thanks for the feedback guys, looks like it will be the second one that gets developed...though im tempted to make the horse for the first one anyway just because i like...
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    vampire concept

    hi guys
    i know its been a while since ive been on the forums but university has been eating my life.
    Im working on a project for necromancer graphix however about a mounted vampire character model...
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    Tamaya black is very dark but unfortunately its...

    Tamaya black is very dark but unfortunately its also glossy
  14. its only a u bend.....its not like your having to...

    its only a u bend.....its not like your having to lance 500yards of sewerage drains that had been blocked and backing up for several years because the drainage people wouldnt go down the...
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    personally ive found milliput brilliant for...

    personally ive found milliput brilliant for sculpting the basic underlying structure of muscles on larger creatures like dragons and then using procreate or green stuff over the top. it can be used...
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    my feet are the same size as my dad and...

    my feet are the same size as my dad and boyfreinds feet :p they are both better at doing the washing up then me too.
  17. another terror bird sculpt (wip)

    hi guys
    after i finished my first terror bird (which is hopefully going to be released for sale within the next few weeks) i was contacted by Hydra miniatures who wanted me to sculpt the terror bird...
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    when im at my local warhammer club i sometimes...

    when im at my local warhammer club i sometimes paint minis for people if im bored. they are basic enough to only get a 6 or a 7 ax and yet the guys at the club are amazed...though one of the did ask...
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    thanks :) hes an arab i think...

    thanks :) hes an arab i think http://the-other1.deviantart.com/art/Sherif-trot-95185138 thats the photo hes based on.

    hes on hold for a bit whilst i finish a new terror bird cimmision though
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    ah thats a familiar sight lol, the grey is just...

    ah thats a familiar sight lol, the grey is just like it was when i sent you the original. cant wait to see this painted
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    yet another update. its not as good as id like...

    yet another update.
    its not as good as id like yet but its starting to get there, ive worked on one side a lot more then the other. he still needs to be a bit fatter to be able to have the average...
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    slight bit of an update so far, ive worked on the...

    slight bit of an update so far, ive worked on the face and some of the muscles in places

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/horsewip4.jpg...
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    horse sculpt wip

    ive always drawn horses in my career as an artist so its only been a matter of time before i tried to sculpt one lol.
    heres a wip of it so far, i think its going to be roughly the same size as the...
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    Mounts

    ok so heres a question guys (and gals)
    what sort of mounts would you like to see more of in general? it can be anything from dragons and gryphons to weird and whacky monsters to just even normal...
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    greenstuff doesnt like acetone, it starts lifting...

    greenstuff doesnt like acetone, it starts lifting away and goes all weird and loses all its strength. i dont think ive found a GS freindly way of stripping yet
    not tried it with others though
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    oh another one/ a fillet of salmon a piece of...

    oh another one/

    a fillet of salmon
    a piece of white bread torn into bread crumbs
    mixed herbs
    a crushed clove of garlic
    butter.

    it depends how much salmon you have for this how much butter...
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    im a veggie but i do make pretty good stuffed...

    im a veggie but i do make pretty good stuffed aubergines. i am aware that a lot of these vegetables have different names in america so you might have to do some research but here goes.

    1 large...
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    ive got a winged hive tyrant from Forgworld and...

    ive got a winged hive tyrant from Forgworld and it had some hellish flash, enough that ive had to pretty much resculpt half of its jaw. there were some pretty bad mould lines too.
    i guess you get...
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    get yourself a clay shaper, (prefereably a size 0...

    get yourself a clay shaper, (prefereably a size 0 ) they are an absolute godsend for smoothing putty.
    if you are sculpting with green stuff it does shrink back a bit and you need to keep...
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    im confused now, theres a place called Katy? lol...

    im confused now, theres a place called Katy? lol


    Katy
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    ive always been told im too trusting...besides...

    ive always been told im too trusting...besides you were there for the cmon meeting and people were already starting to gather lol
  32. as an addition to my previous posts, not all...

    as an addition to my previous posts, not all women are physically weaker then men, i am not the most feminine of women, im 5ft 8 and pretty heavily built. i find it interesting that this actually...
  33. actually in lower paid jobs women still get less...

    actually in lower paid jobs women still get less a lot of the time for the same amount of work which in my opinion sucks as a lot of these women still have to go home and do the endless amount of...
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    great photo of this one, it was a beautiful mini....

    great photo of this one, it was a beautiful mini.

    did you happen to get a photo of the one with the carnosaur?
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    Winged Hive Tyrant wip

    at GDUK this year i got myself a forgeworld winged hive tyrant. i had to do a lot of cleaning up as it had a lot of sprue affecting it so i decided to have a go at customising it into a more...
  36. i think she might have been behind me...which is...

    i think she might have been behind me...which is probably why nobody can see her lol.

    so far nobody has posted any photos of my entries but im not surprised as they didnt even make first cut, ah...
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    alas my feet were hurting so much by the end of...

    alas my feet were hurting so much by the end of the day that i couldnt actually hobble into the main theature to watch the awards ceremony....so i spoke to some of the eavy metal team instead who...
  38. some nice pics there. i was way to the front of...

    some nice pics there. i was way to the front of the queue but i cant spot myself in those photos as its too small in this resolution lol. i couldnt believe the size of the queue when we looked back...
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    well its 3 in the afternoon on monday and im...

    well its 3 in the afternoon on monday and im finally home...ive not seen a bed since thursday night and 3 nights combined of trying to sleep in a tent, on a bus and then on a freinds floor with my...
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    well ive got my regiment finished...sort of. its...

    well ive got my regiment finished...sort of. its still got a few things id like to touch up on one or two of the minis but im running out of time now. still its not looking too shabby.
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    thanks for the offer but im camping out on a...

    thanks for the offer but im camping out on a medieval battlefield in scotland not anywhere near birmingham, trying to keep my minis safe there is going to be a nightmare, i guess im just going to...
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    i have just realised that im going to be sleeping...

    i have just realised that im going to be sleeping in a tent on friday night with my minis...how on earth am i going to avoid damaging them? ???

    i guess i could always ask if they can go in...
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    lol the Glasgow people are at least 4 hours...

    lol the Glasgow people are at least 4 hours closer then the Aberdeen people :p
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    im not sure how early our coach gets there, it...

    im not sure how early our coach gets there, it sets off from Aberdeen at 9pm on saturday so theres a chance it could get there early but i guess it depends on traffic and how many stops there are on...
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    hah, its not the male hunks you want to be...

    hah, its not the male hunks you want to be worried about, never underestimate the women.:twisted:
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    haha so true, Conflict scotland did have a fairly...

    haha so true, Conflict scotland did have a fairly good amount of women there though and it was a woman who won two golds as well.

    i even get weird looks from most of the kids in the games workshop...
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    someone may have to find me and drag me to the...

    someone may have to find me and drag me to the tables as i can be increadibly shy about meeting people for the first time, especially if theres a lot of them.
    ill probably be wearing black with a...
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    i had loads of bizarre nightmares about painting...

    i had loads of bizarre nightmares about painting minis coming up to Conflict Scotland. i got really worked up and stressed about it then was really knocked back when i didnt get bronze by a single...
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    ive only really got my dogs now and two...

    ive only really got my dogs now and two lovebirds.
    heres the older dog whos more my mums then mine
    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/Dannyflowerssml.jpg

    heres my little hound of...
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    the one that got me was the scrubs one damnit but...

    the one that got me was the scrubs one damnit but thats just because i love the evil janitor guy.
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    im hopefully going to have a regiment finished in...

    im hopefully going to have a regiment finished in time and possible a 40k mini though whether ill have a chance with either is debateable, im just going to go enjoy myself and not get as worked up...
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    depending on whether i can be bothered to cook or...

    depending on whether i can be bothered to cook or not its either going to be something followed by bramble crumble or nothing. i need to raid the cuboards and fridge
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    a full set of mens clothing and something to bind...

    a full set of mens clothing and something to bind my chest flat with as lets face it, 1000 years ago womens lives sucked, at least as a man id stand a better chance.
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    what was the silly price for the Chicken dragon?...

    what was the silly price for the Chicken dragon? (dying of envy inside)
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    a good buy

    i got a good buy on ebay the other day.

    ive been looking for the old version of Teclis for a while now but it seems to be pretty popular...even damaged ones with the sword missing have been going...
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    100+ hours? England last year got 300% of its...

    100+ hours? England last year got 300% of its normal yearly rainfall...that takes some beating. the flood damage was terrible.
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    my fiance does medieval re-enacting with iron...

    my fiance does medieval re-enacting with iron longswords and arming swords, the only difference between those and real ones are the ones they get allowed on the field with are blunts...can you...
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    looking really good, cant wait to see the finish

    looking really good, cant wait to see the finish
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    thanks i dont particularly think its that daring...

    thanks
    i dont particularly think its that daring but some people have complained or been shocked before, best to be on the safe side. i guess thats probably because im more used to the obsessive...
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    in the uk we are going into a recession but thats...

    in the uk we are going into a recession but thats caused by the price of fuel which is in turn rising the cost of food and travel and pretty much everything else. its not just claiming here...people...
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    lol ill post a link to it on deviantart...

    lol ill post a link to it on deviantart http://rewston.deviantart.com/art/a-different-side-of-me-62210916
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    i dont think i could get away with posting my...

    i dont think i could get away with posting my favourate photo as ive had some say its a bit daring and its a family forum so ill settle for this...
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    i found this problem too when i was painting...

    i found this problem too when i was painting metal figures, the paint just kept rubbing off on raised edges and details.
    what i found helped was to paint/spray the primer on and then spray on a...
  64. ive no idea what happens at a playboy party, the...

    ive no idea what happens at a playboy party, the only thing i know about playboy is that theres the playboy bunny symbol.

    the only one i know of is a \'tarts and tramps\' party...all the men have...
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    thanks :) ive only got one entry done and i dont...

    thanks :)
    ive only got one entry done and i dont stand a chance but itll be nice to meet people
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    oil paints

    ive seen one or two really nicely done minis painted with oils and im tempted to try it..
    it doesnt seem like a common thing to so but i can see why they could be useful to use. oils dry so slowly...
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    for all we know we could be living in an alien...

    for all we know we could be living in an alien version of a giant ant farm. nobody knows. the theory of evolution is as good a theory as any.

    just look at pedigree dogs...thats natural or...
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    everyone knows the world is flat and carried on...

    everyone knows the world is flat and carried on the back of 4 giant elephants who stand on the back of a giant space turtle.....oh wait thats the Diskworld
  69. gorgeous mini, one of the best horses ive seen

    gorgeous mini, one of the best horses ive seen
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    demon wip for a contest

    hi guys
    this is a wip of my entry for the sculpting contest going over at Heresy miniatures forum of doom
    still got a bit of work to go yet but i have no idea what to do for clothes with this...
  71. a question on pricing for sculpting commisions

    hi guys
    as ive been asked about this several times recently, what is the average commision/sales price for minis?
    i need to know the average prices people would charge from human scale up to dragon...
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    lol he looks like a giant version of my dog what...

    lol he looks like a giant version of my dog what a cutie
  73. right i think its finally finished now, i need to...

    right i think its finally finished now, i need to get some decent photos tommorow so i can submit it for voting but anyway here it is. im surprised how well its turned out....bearing in mind its...
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    http://www.greatart.co.uk/ try here, ive got some...

    http://www.greatart.co.uk/ try here, ive got some stuff from them before and they are really good
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    looking really nice, i love the shading on the...

    looking really nice, i love the shading on the skin, what colours did you use?
  76. its too early to say the cost of it yet until...

    its too early to say the cost of it yet until casting and bases and packaging have been sorted out but ill announce it when i do know :)
  77. http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/terr...

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/terrorbirdwip13.jpg
    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/terrorbirdwip14.jpg

    wow thanks for the feedback guys, its really nice to know that...
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    ive been using it to make the terror bird in the...

    ive been using it to make the terror bird in the wip forum.

    it is a truly lovely putty to work with, it is a bit sticky before you mix it and a little on the pricy side but its far superior to...
  79. http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/terr...

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/terrorbirdwip11.jpg
    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/terrorbirdwip12.jpg
    heres another update, hes getting there slowly. all i need to do...
  80. yes i have noticed that with greenstuff too....

    yes i have noticed that with greenstuff too. however procreate has different properties and it handled the drill fine when i used it to drill a hole in the back of the head for the wire armature....
  81. lol not as long as you might think but they are...

    lol not as long as you might think but they are time consuming...that patch of feathers over the back took about an hour or two. they are pressed down into the basic shape with a sculpting tool and...
  82. a bit of an update, got some more work done...

    a bit of an update, got some more work done today. im thinking of adding some plume feathers like those on a secretary bird but im still not entirely sure how to achieve those...i was thinking of...
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    happy birthday!

    happy birthday!
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    lol thats the same with art students i just...

    lol thats the same with art students

    i just got my tickets....no last minute painting for me ive got the battle of harlaw re-enactment to be the official photographer for on the saturday and then...
  85. thanks :) its going to have little wings i think,...

    thanks :) its going to have little wings i think, maybe with a finger like....damn i forget the bird but its got little finger style claws on its wings to climb through branches in the rainforest
  86. Terror bird project thread-update finished

    hi guys
    ive decided to post some wips of a mini im working on. This started when i left some procreate putty too long and it cured in the shape of an upper beak. originally it was going to be a...
  87. What sort of minis do you like best?

    hi guys
    out of curiousity, what sort of miniatures do you like best?
    Demons, angels, monsters, dragons, gryphons/hippogryphs, fighters, mages, cavelry, sci fi figures?
    if its the humanoid figures...
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    this is looking fantastic so far, cant wait to...

    this is looking fantastic so far, cant wait to see it done
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    this is pretty damn amazing :o

    this is pretty damn amazing :o
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    looking really nice so far, my only hint would be...

    looking really nice so far, my only hint would be try and do something about the line where the two halves of the horse body meet in the middle of the chest, but otherwise its looking good.
    im...
  91. hahahaha this made me laugh, thanks for cheering...

    hahahaha this made me laugh, thanks for cheering me up.
    Always good to see people get whats coming to them.
    if you dig yourself a deep hole, dont be the one to complain when you fall in...
  92. i use a random tapestry thread box thats had the...

    i use a random tapestry thread box thats had the legs taken off it that i was given by a freind clearing out her garage, it could do with a bit more room now my paint collection has expanded but its...
  93. looking really good, i like it :) i dont know...

    looking really good, i like it :) i dont know enough about forklifts to make any constructive critisism though
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    im loving the face, really nice GS work

    im loving the face, really nice GS work
  95. http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/drag...

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/dragonwip9.jpg
    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/dragonwip10.jpg
    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/dragonwip11.jpg...
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    its not quite the one i was told about but its...

    its not quite the one i was told about but its similar, thanks :)
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    Emporer dragon anyone?

    hi guys
    does anyone know where to find a picture of the old GW emporer dragon? someone has been trying to describe the model to me but neither of us can find a picture of it and the GW stores dont...
  98. marking them out one by one with a sculpting tool...

    marking them out one by one with a sculpting tool lol
  99. http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/drag...

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/dragonwip7.jpg
    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/dragonwip8.jpg
    yet another update, ive started working on the sails and done some work to...
  100. right ive done some dragonish dentistry today :)...

    right ive done some dragonish dentistry today :)
    i made the teeth yesterday and left them to cure overnight then pushed them into fresh greenstuff that i had put a line of as gums. it was quite...
  101. finally a bit of an update on this dragon. ive...

    finally a bit of an update on this dragon.
    ive sculpted the other side of its face and decided to make it look more like the new GW high elf dragon by adding more to the back of the skull.
    its had...
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    congratulations!

    congratulations!
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    Practising my sculpting

    hi guys
    had a bit of greenstuff left from pinning a mini the other day and messed around a bit, came up with this. ive only ever sculpted one person before, this was my second attempt at a human...
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    i love Brettonians, need to finish my own army at...

    i love Brettonians, need to finish my own army at some point.

    these are looking great, ill be watching
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    thanks for the comment, yeah i do really like...

    thanks for the comment, yeah i do really like sculpting, ill have to do some more, i just lack in confidence really.

    actually the new washes leave a very matte apperance, the shine in this is...
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    i just got some today and ive been trying them...

    i just got some today and ive been trying them out....in my opinion they are a hell of a lot better. they go on smoother, its easier to build up layers without leaving tide marks and they behave in a...
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    thanks for the suggestions guys :D i got a bit...

    thanks for the suggestions guys :D
    i got a bit distracted from the banshees today when my new set of washes arrived and ive been trying them out on a farseer...
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    basing tips

    hey guys
    ive been looking at some of the minis and ive been really impressed with some of the wooden display bases that ive seen. do people make these or do they buy them?
    i have seen some that...
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    i did see a really good one on conceptart.org (i...

    i did see a really good one on conceptart.org (i think) but i cant remember the link for it...im curious about this one too though :)
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    eldar banshees

    hey guys
    my partner has a load of old eldar that needs updating so i decided to have a go at the banshees. they need a lot of work doing to them but ive decided to take some wip pics.
    the one on...
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    i think i am in love with this mini....this is...

    i think i am in love with this mini....this is one of the best minis i think i have ever seen...you have set the standard i would love to get to but probably never will lol.
    fabulous work
  112. technically more people could learn how to make...

    technically more people could learn how to make leather then flak jackets i suppose, its from a more primitive culture
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    i hate cities too. i may only be 22, but ive...

    i hate cities too.

    i may only be 22, but ive been through some pretty weird stuff relationship wise.

    If you love her and you think you have a future then i think you are doing the right thing...
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    thanks for the replies guys! :D some...

    thanks for the replies guys! :D
    some interesting minis on the lists here, might look at some of them.
    well i got more then i expected due to generosity from my gran so turns out i have enough for...
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    birthday list

    hi guys
    its my birthday today (im 22) and ive been contemplating what to spend my birthday money on.
    Im highly tempted to get some Andrea minis or the reaper centaurs.
    im also looking for...
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    ot of curiousity how much will it be and where...

    ot of curiousity how much will it be and where will it be on sale?
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    i havent tried the GW tools apart from the files,...

    i havent tried the GW tools apart from the files, pin vice and the sculpting tool....the pin vice is pretty good but i wouldnt recommend the sculpting tool. the metal it is made of is too soft and it...
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    where yould you get one of those magnifying lamps...

    where yould you get one of those magnifying lamps in the uk? just curious as my vision is terrible (i can see 5 inches from my face without my glasses on and thats it)
  119. Ah thank you, ill do that :D

    Ah thank you, ill do that :D
  120. how do i sculpt a scything talon?

    hi guys
    someone gave me a Hive Tyrant mini but unfortunately its missing one of its scything talons...my partner has a similar Hive tyrant.....which is also missing the same talon.
    i want to try...
  121. i think we just travel overnight...probably...

    i think we just travel overnight...probably setting off at about 9pm. its about 8 hours by car or more to get down there...i am going to be so tired when i get back from that one lol.
  122. go :) im going (hopefully) even though it means...

    go :)
    im going (hopefully) even though it means an overnight bus journey from the store in Aberdeen. ive never been to one before, the closest was conflict scotland but i was so tired at that one...
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    Rescuing minis

    Theres a small electrical supplies shop in a town near me which seems to be doing a reasonable amount of business from selling warhammer products. Theres no Games workshop for 55 mile and they have...
  124. it depends upon what else im doing at the time....

    it depends upon what else im doing at the time. uni work has to take priority unfortunately.
    i paint whenever the urge takes me, though currently im trying to strip a load of Eldar...so many of my...
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    i did take commisions when i was below 18 for pet...

    i did take commisions when i was below 18 for pet portraits...not a lot but i still did...and this was through an art gallery too although i never had a written contract with them. it was more a...
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    didnt games workshop used to have a skeleton...

    didnt games workshop used to have a skeleton model called a tanglebones that had weird bones all over the place?
    ive never seen it but it has been described to me.

    haha, in an addition to the...
  127. Right thats sorted it, i went through every...

    Right thats sorted it, i went through every single image and changed it to a link from photobucket and changed the font colour, hopefully it will work now lol
  128. i used the insert image feature that comes with...

    i used the insert image feature that comes with the article page where it uploads them to somewhere and links them O.o
    if i can edit it ill upload them to photobucket instead

    also the background...
  129. Reference pictures of knights article

    i posted my article http://www.coolminiornot.com/article/aid/699

    only trouble is im not seeing any of the photos at the moment O.o im assuming somethings gone wrong in the acceptance process as it...
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    the trouble with biodiesel is that it requires...

    the trouble with biodiesel is that it requires fieldspace....which is going to push the price of food up because of farmers using more land to grow crops for biodiesel. i think we are going to have...
  131. Well its finally submitted, i hope it gets...

    Well its finally submitted, i hope it gets accepted. it crashed twice but 3rd time lucky i hope....still not sure if i managed to get it to seperate the pages properly though
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    finally the US is paying a similar amount to the...

    finally the US is paying a similar amount to the uk...we are spending about £4.85 per US gallon, though we pay in litres here. current exchange rates put that at about $9.59
    i can remember when...
  133. i do have firefox for some things but i happened...

    i do have firefox for some things but i happened to load this up in I.E, unfortunately i couldnt save it in word as it was mostly pictures and im not sure if it will save pictures copied in from...
  134. argh, curse you internet explorer

    :cussing: i was just up ALL NIGHT doing an article of reference pictures of knights in armour and because of some stupid error of my browser not opening a new tab and using that one i lost the entire...
  135. lol she could just have thought you were a pet...

    lol
    she could just have thought you were a pet food taster...i saw one on the news once....apparently its good money.


    saying that my next door neighbour used to eat cat biscuits because she...
  136. they have to be blunts to fight in a public space...

    they have to be blunts to fight in a public space with them or we cant get the insurance for it, the guys who run the group do have a lot of sharps though. they are used for the history of the sword...
  137. yeah im going to try and get some reference...

    yeah im going to try and get some reference photos of the arming swords and longswords the guys at my re-enactment group use. quite a few of the guys are properly trained in medieval syle...
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    its a Golden pheasant :p might be an escapee but...

    its a Golden pheasant :p might be an escapee but one of my gamekeeper freinds from back where i used to live in Yorkshire says theres a thriving wild population of them in one of the woods there so...
  139. its all your fault coolminiornot ;__;

    a:( oh coolminiornot....what have you done to me.....a few months ago i was content at being the best painter in my warhammer club. i looked at my minis and i was happy with them.....now i look at...
  140. i went to the royal armouries years ago and i...

    i went to the royal armouries years ago and i wish i had been older so i could appreciate it more. i didnt realise they have closed bits of it off now.
    also it depends where you get the re-enactment...
  141. Harness plate was used in the field. it may have...

    Harness plate was used in the field. it may have been heavy but its damn hard to get through it and its the sort of thing that could save your life on the field.
    there are two knights in my...
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    i found this after a few more attempts...i found...

    i found this after a few more attempts...i found artists turpentine in a rag seems to get this off quite well however it might have affected the surface of the plastic as the waveserpant i was...
  143. yes...they certainly do the thinking with one of...

    yes...they certainly do the thinking with one of their heads :p

    lol actually theres a good reason that women think with their hearts...my fiance did explain it to me but its very scientific and...
  144. i havent got anything for vampire counts style...

    i havent got anything for vampire counts style but i do have some thats more brettonian style from a jousting event i went to. unfortunately they were using knitted maille and it wasnt real armour...
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    wow thats beautiful, one of the best hydras ive...

    wow thats beautiful, one of the best hydras ive seen, i usually dont like that model. the bases are really nice too
  146. people like him deserve their own private hell....

    people like him deserve their own private hell. death would be a punishment too kind for him
  147. Reference pictures of knights and armour

    hi guys
    out of curiousity is anyone interested in me uploading some photos of the knights from my medieval re-enactment group? i took some reference photos specifically to help me with NMN last...
  148. i have always refused to start playing WoW, ive...

    i have always refused to start playing WoW, ive seen it destroy people.
    theres a man in the town where i live who is so addicted to it that his wife left him and he lost his job. all he does is sit...
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    sorry about that, i tried to update the image...

    sorry about that, i tried to update the image after squidders said about the white making it look harsh and then had to upload a new one instead so the link is broken, heres the new version with the...
  150. i use a halogen desk lamp which is so close to...

    i use a halogen desk lamp which is so close to daylight my boyfreind thought it was daytime when he woke up in the middle of the night when i was painting.
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    well i tried Dettol and it does work very...

    well i tried Dettol and it does work very well...im not keen on the slimeyness it leaves on the model but i think ive managed to get rid of that with washing up liquid. ive nearly finished stripping...
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    Cheers :D ill get some tommorow as nothing else i...

    Cheers :D ill get some tommorow as nothing else i have in the cuboards is having any luck
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    thanks, i will look for it but the only dettol i...

    thanks, i will look for it but the only dettol i remember seeing is a type of spray on disinfectant, is this dettol a type of cleaner rather then a disinfectant?
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    Experiments in stripping

    well....stripping plastic models anyway lol

    i tried looking for Mr Muscle foaming oven cleaner that ive heard mentioned but the shop i was in didnt have any and the only one it did have said not...
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    im sorry for you loss, its a tragic story :(

    im sorry for you loss, its a tragic story :(
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    Giant updated

    hi guys
    slightly confused as to why my giant (after i updated it and it only just missed Bronze at the Conflict scotland this year) got a lower score then the original lol, even after about 14 hours...
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    they had a preview of the new inks at conflict...

    they had a preview of the new inks at conflict scotland on sunday. one of the guys said they have changed the formula of them so that the inks go on smoother and dont gather into pools as much. i...
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    i was having a similar problem. something ive...

    i was having a similar problem. something ive found with the games workshop paints is that you can get a relatively good effect by using your hand as a palette. i dilute the colours with water on my...
  159. thanks :D yeah i do post on Deviantart. i go by...

    thanks :D yeah i do post on Deviantart. i go by the username rewston there http://rewston.deviantart.com
    the wire and field grass whiskers sound like a good idea, though the field grass might be a...
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    awwww thats such a lovely story, so lovely to see...

    awwww thats such a lovely story, so lovely to see it from both perspectives too. i love reading stories like that, its always such a feelgood factor.

    hmm you asked for stories of how people met...
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    actually at Conflict they could get very close to...

    actually at Conflict they could get very close to the models, they were permitted to lean over the table though not to touch at least and there was always a guy standing guarding the models. They...
  162. never put a coffee cup next to your paint water...

    never put a coffee cup next to your paint water as you will put the brush in the coffee no matter how much you remind yourself not to
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    ahhhh so close

    i juust missed out on bronze at Conflict Scotland\'s golden griffon contest. I got to meet Jervis Johnson and Jez Goodwin at least and when i asked what i could do to improve my entry Jervis Johnson...
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    thanks for your advice guys, after some...

    thanks for your advice guys, after some consideration ive decided to try and add some cowering people trying to hide under the rocks, ive made some wire armatures for them but ive never tried to...
  165. http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/Azac...

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/Azacar3wip.jpg
    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y148/rewston/dragonfightsmlfda.jpg
    heres some of my dragons...though still a little unfinished....as...
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    36DD lol, nothing like a good bust size

    36DD lol, nothing like a good bust size
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    Glasgow Conflict anyone?

    is anyone going to Conflict in Glasgow next weekend?
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    you get a similar bird with different markings,...

    you get a similar bird with different markings, this is a european robin
    lol they do like to nest in cheeky places, there was one nesting in a flower pot at a garden centre where my mum worked.
  169. wow this is looking fantastic....i have a...

    wow this is looking fantastic....i have a question though, is Fimo an air drying putty or is it an oven baked one? ive seen tutorials with people putting sculpy over milliput before and i wondered if...
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    airbrush freindly paint?

    hi guys
    last year i bought an Aztec airbrush...im not sure what model it is but ive had some nice effects with it with watercolours (before for whatever reason the compressor got left on by someone,...
  171. thanks for you comment :) im not really working...

    thanks for you comment :) im not really working from any design at all, hes just evolving. i was originally trying to make him look like a dragon from the warhammer world but i keep getting so...
  172. Dragon built from scratch wip (updated)

    hi guys
    thought id post some wip photos of a dragon im making. hes nowhere near finished yet and im in the process of filing back the milliput and thining down his claws on his forefeet. ive...
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    im tulefel girdlefanny lol

    im tulefel girdlefanny lol
  174. sorry that was a typo, chavs or neds are a...

    sorry that was a typo, chavs or neds are a cultural group in the uk, generally described as the kids going around with the baseball caps, tracksuits or hooded sweaters causing havoc in the streets. i...
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    try walking around in Scotland after heavy...

    try walking around in Scotland after heavy rain...its better to walk on the rocks because if you walk on softer ground the chances are its a bog and you\'ll sink :P maybe they are painting characters...
  176. anyone know how to remove superglue...?

    hi guys
    i need to find a good way to remove superglue from a veneered table.
    i had a pot of \'Grip\' superglue in my flat in student halls and it got accidentally knocked over and the lid doesnt...
  177. id say artist...im an artist by trade anyway...

    id say artist...im an artist by trade anyway although i am something of a collector too. i buy models because i like them, im not really into the gaming side.
  178. it isnt only emos that have depression and cut...

    it isnt only emos that have depression and cut themselves, its surprising how many people do it these days. depression is growing more and more widespread.
    i dont think its right that people should...
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    thanks for your reply. the reason the base is as...

    thanks for your reply. the reason the base is as big as it is is because it is made for more of a diorama piece then anything else, a giant on his way home from a raid.

    i know the skin tone is...
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    what can i do to improve this

    ok guys, just submitted my first piece as im not getting much feedback on it in the wip forum. i know theres a couple of things that need touching up such as the plates on his arms but what else can...
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    hmm well one of the happiest days of my life was...

    hmm well one of the happiest days of my life was last year at Lanark medieval festival which is when i first started going out with my boyfreind/fiance. we got there really late and he was waiting...
  182. its just a tool although its a tool id like to...

    its just a tool although its a tool id like to learn how to use properly as ive used my airbrush to do a pet portrait commision and its really not as easy as it looks.
    i dont really see how its any...
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    its looking nice from what i can see but a less...

    its looking nice from what i can see but a less blurry photo would be helpful, i like the colour scheme.
  184. wow these are some pretty impressive models,...

    wow these are some pretty impressive models, really nice works
  185. its a really nice job, the head looks really...

    its a really nice job, the head looks really good. my only concern with it would be that the hindquarters appear to be a little weak and could do with fleshing out a bit but all in all its a good job...
  186. Chaos spawn and a giant (pic heavy)

    hi guys, my first post here.
    ill show two of the projects im currently working on, one is a huge chaos spawn for a chaos diorama (which is going to involve a changer of ways, a tree with eyeballs...
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    one thing ive never tried myself but have seen...

    one thing ive never tried myself but have seen used to great effect in someone elses work was tissue paper that had been soaked in glue. (PVA or wood glue, i forget which) there were a few layers of...
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