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    This is like he man and skeletor all over again

    This is like he man and skeletor all over again
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    Not to mention they aren't arrogant about it...

    Not to mention they aren't arrogant about it either, that was certainly interesting to read, can understand "master painter" as a job title, but that didn't describe the skill level shown at all
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    Nobody likes being told they're bad at what...

    Nobody likes being told they're bad at what they're doing business by shutting off from people trying to help you're severely hampering yourself. I think in this hobby nobody particularly wants to...
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    Perhaps something like that might have worked for...

    Perhaps something like that might have worked for a forced perspective kind of scene but doubtful since you would still most likely see all the details that weren't painted. I'm all for people...
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    An interesting read to be sure, it was before my...

    An interesting read to be sure, it was before my cmon time and obviously back then standards wouldnt perhaps be as high as they are today (for example see golden demon winners from back then compared...
  6. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Thanks bailey, I checked your blog but went to...

    Thanks bailey, I checked your blog but went to the article on skin tones you did oops! I can to the conclusion of a more neutral brown too, I've ordered a bust coming ouroboros which is an Asian girl...
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    I have a size 1 and 2 I use for busts but when it...

    I have a size 1 and 2 I use for busts but when it comes to find tuning the blends it was back to the 00 to have a limited amount of paint on the brush

    I like that version of Zayna, quite striking...
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    Oh yeah lovely and sharp and I had a quick dry...

    Oh yeah lovely and sharp and I had a quick dry test on my hand and it seems to keep its shape well. I like the brushes with no big belly for precise glazing on details but I think I should start...
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    @coyote and anyone else considering broken toad...

    @coyote and anyone else considering broken toad brushes, they appear to be smaller than w+n sizes, mine arrived just now, can't wait to try them but here's a pic to show the BT size 0 is about the...
  10. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    This is fantastic mate, definitely a unique...

    This is fantastic mate, definitely a unique version of the mini, love the colours, conversions and the freehand. I've also been digging through your thread specifically for the samurai you did a few...
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    Looking great man, been watching quietly on...

    Looking great man, been watching quietly on instagram, if you're looking for some inspiration these kind of remind me of xhaan from farscape, not sure how many bald female busts there are out there...
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    Thanks guys, I only left my brush so long because...

    Thanks guys, I only left my brush so long because I wanted to try broken toad next, they had some supply issues for making them and then the shop I ordered from had a delay too. The GW brush is...
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    Theyre pretty good and you may be compensated for...

    Theyre pretty good and you may be compensated for the delay if it wasn't your fault, I ended up getting a bonus mini and one of the sculpted bases for glory for free (I had ordered glory without the...
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    I was a backer and mine got lost, they replaced...

    I was a backer and mine got lost, they replaced it and all was well for me but there are people left that have been getting more and more annoyed for the last few months. I feel sorry for Dameon...
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    I've got bigger w+n brushes still in tact but I'd...

    I've got bigger w+n brushes still in tact but I'd make a mess, I had to go buy an emergency £2 gw brush lol, I'm hoping the proper new brushes come soon but for now at least the gw one is good enough...
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    Really like the look of these, I've not had great...

    Really like the look of these, I've not had great experiences with Kickstarter so I tend to avoid it these days but I'll most likely end up getting some steam girls if they go to retail
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    Already asked for mine :) still trying to work out what the bit on her side/stomach is, I'm settling on random robotic looking thing
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    Yeah except I don't have any of the required...

    Yeah except I don't have any of the required stuff lol, I'll be googling Yakuza tattoos to keep the FBI guy inspecting my search history on his toes
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    Haven't seen it myself but it seems like it'll be...

    Haven't seen it myself but it seems like it'll be too packed with main characters, already read some spoilers but I think we can safely assume things won't stay the way the film supposedly ended for...
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    Thanks guys, chaotic youll have to wait a while...

    Thanks guys, chaotic youll have to wait a while til the whole thing is finished lol but hopefully kharn won't be much longer, haven't been able to paint much because my brush is wrecked, tried to sit...
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    I'll try to describe it, here's a pic of the back...

    I'll try to describe it, here's a pic of the back of the bunny ears which shows the earlier stages
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    I don't know if this technique is what bam calls juicing, it's kind of like bleed blending...
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    Cheers guys, gotta wait until Monday to find out...

    Cheers guys, gotta wait until Monday to find out the categories, not sure if it's a big enough competition for seperate bust categories, in the mean time I'm chipping away at kharn, hard to find time...
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    Yes, they've just shared this, first casts have...

    Yes, they've just shared this, first casts have arrived but it shows the sword is a seperate piece (2 in fact) in another pic they've showed the hands are also a seperate piece and they slot into the...
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    When in doubt, paint something with boobs :). ...

    When in doubt, paint something with boobs :). Also thanks Mr m, glad you like

    Unfortunately no time to do anything today, I have found all the bits for the KD ninja at least, I'm not particularly...
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    Who put money Inthe jukebox again lol Cheers...

    Who put money Inthe jukebox again lol

    Cheers guys, not done anything else been too busy keeping an eye on the competition rules, as it stands right now I'll probably dust off some old wip's, the...
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    Only if it's the big boobed kind

    Only if it's the big boobed kind
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    I thought that about the belly button too but...

    I thought that about the belly button too but when I zoomed in it looks like a ribbed tube, of course my tablet apparently does potato quality screen grabs. It got quite criticized for the blade...
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    If I could get paid £150 per model in my best...

    If I could get paid £150 per model in my best work instead of £4 per model painting like an 8 year old I might enjoy commissions a lot more haha great work mate and it's nice to see some orks again,...
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    Looks like the rules are changing this year, last...

    Looks like the rules are changing this year, last year it had to be a brand new project but this year looks like they are allowing previously started or finished minis, it's a bit off putting really...
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    That's pretty much what I did lol, I read I may...

    That's pretty much what I did lol, I read I may have pigeon holed myself into painting pretty ladies but I enjoy it anyway lol, plenty of stuff I still struggle with but give me a scantily clad lady...
  31. Thread: Brian's WIP

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    That turned out good! I must admit I wasn't...

    That turned out good! I must admit I wasn't expecting you to be at this level when you joined up
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    I think it's a double edged sword tbh. I think a...

    I think it's a double edged sword tbh. I think a lot of possibilities have opened since they can design on computer now and zoom right in to fix tiny details compared to doing it by hand in...
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    Cheers mate, the lower legs are the closest to...

    Cheers mate, the lower legs are the closest to being finished lol everything else is still pretty rough but I think it'll be easier to work on the gold when it's all together

    On closer inspection...
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    Cheers foxy. The trouble with these chaos dudes...

    Cheers foxy. The trouble with these chaos dudes is they tend to sprout new pi!be unexpectedly

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    My current plan is to get all the reds finished off and all the other parts stuck on...
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    Bams autocorrect versions of my username never...

    Bams autocorrect versions of my username never cease to amuse me haha I agree with him though, this is next level stuff right here, keep on plugging away at it
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    Wow well done mate :) I need to keep an eye out...

    Wow well done mate :) I need to keep an eye out for if my nearest gw ever does a competition,judging by the minis they show in the window I think I'd slay a local comp there :D

    I'm no fan of the...
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    Btw I forgot to mention in my critique before...

    Btw I forgot to mention in my critique before that it's really an outstanding piece of work mate, I forgot the bread in the poop sandwich my bad! Also I think you should name the new guy Snikt :D
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    Thanks everybody, krule I'm glad you like the...

    Thanks everybody, krule I'm glad you like the heat stress bits,I was a bit wary because it meant adding purple to the mini which isn't anywhere else at the moment but maybe a hint of purple to the...
  39. Thread: Canny's Wip

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    That shield is looking fantastic mate. I fear...

    That shield is looking fantastic mate. I fear the chaplain is edging towards dark silver more than black though
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    Something else I've just thought of which might...

    Something else I've just thought of which might be making it look off, I think it doesn't match the motion of the rest of the mini, helooks like he's running/jumping up that stone bit or at the very...
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    Looks great so far, not sure what you could do...

    Looks great so far, not sure what you could do for the cloth, maybe incorporate the colour of the beak so it maybe guides the eyes upwards towards the face?
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    Looking great mate, sounds like you're going in...

    Looking great mate, sounds like you're going in for quite a challenge going for the weathering award with infantry, maybe incorporate some rusty metals somewhere like on the base maybe? Not sure...
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    Very nice mate, my nitpick would be the drip drop...

    Very nice mate, my nitpick would be the drip drop off the blade too, I think a little translucence on the droplet would have looked great but might not be possible with the paint you're using,...
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    And now the overall tones of red are set, time...

    And now the overall tones of red are set, time for blending and some of those shades need to go deeper
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    I remember thinking there might be an issue with...

    I remember thinking there might be an issue with my camera, but it looks pretty close to how my eyes see it :p I did a rotation video of Zayna for Instagram but maybe that shows its the paint work...
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    Thanks guys, I didn't get alot done yesterday...

    Thanks guys, I didn't get alot done yesterday because I ended up getting a migraine but I hope to get more done today

    @guawol there's 2 possible explanations for that. First since ipretty much...
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    That nmm is looking fantastic on the helmet, just...

    That nmm is looking fantastic on the helmet, just when I think I'm getting to grips with it it turns out Ive got a long way to go, napoleonic soldier is looking great too
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    Great news mate :) glad he's ok

    Great news mate :) glad he's ok
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    Nice classic mini right there, as much as I love...

    Nice classic mini right there, as much as I love BB I think they've missed the mark with the new versions of star players, although the new Zug is one of the better ones I'm just not feeling it for...
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    Looks great mate, makes me thing I'm overthinking...

    Looks great mate, makes me thing I'm overthinking my nmm approach haha
  51. Thread: The Bunker

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    Congrats on getting gold and new and notable...

    Congrats on getting gold and new and notable mate, when my boob goblin was there the votes soared through the roof and it stays in the top submissions bit for 2 weeks or so, she's had almost twice as...
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    Voted :) nice little scene there

    Voted :) nice little scene there
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    Cheers guys, I was going to wait for more...

    Cheers guys, I was going to wait for more progress until I posted again but I ran into a problem, there's quite a big gap where the main body attached to the legs which I'll need to greenstuff and...
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    Looking good mate but he's no competition for...

    Looking good mate but he's no competition for Zayna's massive assets ;)
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    Thanks guys, I've been doing a bit of research on...

    Thanks guys, I've been doing a bit of research on that second circle and my conclusion is that it's just there to make it look right, I found some diagrams of real guns which have a similar circle...
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    Thanks mate,yeah I think the glow is done unless...

    Thanks mate,yeah I think the glow is done unless I slip with another colour lol, I might change the bit around the eyes of the skull though so it's more subtle and then do the actual eye as black...
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    Picture time, for some reason the gun pics came...

    Picture time, for some reason the gun pics came out sideways, I'm using a combination of glazes and stippling on the chains trying to get a dulled metal look, on the gun I've worked more on the skull...
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    Cheers guys, you're all keeping me going, really...

    Cheers guys, you're all keeping me going, really want to get on to the main body but I got obsessed with getting the pistol right haha so far every part has been stripped at least once which is...
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    I'm aiming for next year, it's pretty costly...

    I'm aiming for next year, it's pretty costly getting a bus or train up there plus I'm so slow at painting lol, I'm hoping to have multiple entries too so I'm giving myself plenty of time
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    I've been quietly watching here :) I'm not a big...

    I've been quietly watching here :) I'm not a big fan of orcs so I've refrained from posting but the orc looks great with the goblin, looking forward to the farseer too, always been curious about...
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    Cheers guys, I really need to work on the body...

    Cheers guys, I really need to work on the body now so I can start gluing bits together :D
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    I saw that chrome marine too, it was pretty cool...

    I saw that chrome marine too, it was pretty cool but it looks weird reflecting real world objects instead of what would be on the battlefield, like on the table it's going to be reflecting the...
  63. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Congratulations Lee, deserved more but still more...

    Congratulations Lee, deserved more but still more trophies for the cabinet
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    Thanks mate, I spent some more time doing the...

    Thanks mate, I spent some more time doing the heat stressed metal on the panels of the barrel, I've also done a rough glow to start off with, I need to finish the skull before I can properly tweak it...
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    Ah I see, I was thinking like coffee mug stains...

    Ah I see, I was thinking like coffee mug stains where the pigment seems to gather around the edge of the wet spot, tide marks might be the correct term for what you meant though :D that's a nice...
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    Well I might as well forget about an aos squad...

    Well I might as well forget about an aos squad entry for GD lol awesome stuff
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    What are you using to make glazes? I use lahmian...

    What are you using to make glazes? I use lahmian medium which rarely if ever leaves tide marks, it's one of the main reasons I use it, I tried water on its own but that left tide marks much easier
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    All I really plan is a blue glaze along the power...

    All I really plan is a blue glaze along the power line thing under the coils and the skull bit right next to the coils, I think stripping it helped, I think the recesses had become too clogged in...
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    After about an hour's work here's where we are,...

    After about an hour's work here's where we are, experimented with a bone handle but didn't like it so I'll probably paint it black, aiming for a brushed metal look this time, the plates around the...
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    I only have one vma metallic but it's lovely,...

    I only have one vma metallic but it's lovely, great coverage and nice and thin straight out of a bottle, the scale 75 ones are nice but I find coverage to be an issue for base coating, after that the...
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    And here's me giving up on my knight after a...

    And here's me giving up on my knight after a month or less lol
  72. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Looking great mate, coincidentally I have that...

    Looking great mate, coincidentally I have that same talent for putting my finger in green stuff that's not dry yet, seems silly when we're used to avoiding wet paint while painting but I've also had...
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    Missed the response before but yes I have the...

    Missed the response before but yes I have the same trouble with scale 75, maybe a side effect of using them with brush instead of airbrush but it can take forever to get a solid colour with the...
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    Looking great, those claws have come outside lot...

    Looking great, those claws have come outside lot nicer than I was picturing in my head
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    Perhaps I'm overthinking it but I do plan to take...

    Perhaps I'm overthinking it but I do plan to take it to GD next year, i was surprised to find my Mrs quite supportive of the idea despite her being left with 3 kids for a day or two. So aside from...
  76. I've heard that after a certain amount of votes...

    I've heard that after a certain amount of votes the system tries to remove some that might be spammed, usually I hear it about people voting 1 just to drag scores down but it might work for too many...
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    Trouble is that makes the blue go in the recesses...

    Trouble is that makes the blue go in the recesses which is the opposite of what I want, I've started with white and as carefully as I could painted the coils blue but its easy for the blue to get in...
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    If I had some white ink it would be 10x easier...

    If I had some white ink it would be 10x easier but oh well, it's looking a bit better now I think, also the artwork I'm referencing had the eyes in the skull as vents too so I've started on that, I...
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    Thanks mate, think the glow needs a bit of...

    Thanks mate, think the glow needs a bit of smoothing on the edges but overall I'm pleased, think I'm going to have to suck it up and basically freehand the coil lines in, tried watery white paint but...
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    You'll find yourself doing that more and more,...

    You'll find yourself doing that more and more, cloth is pretty straight forward, metal can be more difficult, if you look up zenithal priming some people do that to give a guide of how things should...
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    Photos are really unforgiving but I'm struggling...

    Photos are really unforgiving but I'm struggling a bit to get the paint to cooperate, what I'm trying to do is paint the coils blue and the gaps between them white but it's proving difficult to get...
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    That's more or less how I paint lol,glazing most...

    That's more or less how I paint lol,glazing most of the way, I do start off with thicker glazes though to sketch out highlights faster, labour of love accurately describes the process :D
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    I would say forest base but limit the greens on...

    I would say forest base but limit the greens on it, he's already going to be quite green without the base so I think more along the lines of dirt and maybe tree roots or a fallen branch, a simple...
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    Some more work done on the pistol today, mostly...

    Some more work done on the pistol today, mostly trying to make the coils and gun metal look better, also added a place holder shine on the gold partstoo
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    When you click on the shop section it changes to...

    When you click on the shop section it changes to the Https secure site but I can't claim I know anything about hacking, I assume it's safe, the only thing that might be reason for concern is that the...
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    Hmm turns out I have to push a button to see that...

    Hmm turns out I have to push a button to see that on my tablet, don't know what it means though


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    Haven't had any warnings like that myself, have...

    Haven't had any warnings like that myself, have you had any internet problems lately? Sometimes my internet starts playing up and I get warnings like that for every site I try to open
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    All obey hypno-boobs

    All obey hypno-boobs
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    It's hard to even believe that's nmm so good job!

    It's hard to even believe that's nmm so good job!
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    I did give a very thin barely there glaze of the...

    I did give a very thin barely there glaze of the darkest red over all the red parts which hasn't changed it much but did tone it down enough that it should be a little darker than higher up red...
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    Love that trick myself lol, always that one...

    Love that trick myself lol, always that one little bugger hiding away somewhere
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    Cheers guys, I tried leaving it a dark grey/black...

    Cheers guys, I tried leaving it a dark grey/black and stippling some lighter colours on it but it just looked messy and hard to see what was actually going on, by that point the chains were getting...
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    Hey I think I know that girl!

    Hey I think I know that girl!
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    From what I can see it looks pretty good but I'd...

    From what I can see it looks pretty good but I'd suggest adding a part with a blank background to make it a little easier to read the mini
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    So I'm pretty stuck with these chains, here's...

    So I'm pretty stuck with these chains, here's where I've tried sketching in some colours to see if it helps
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    It's not been much help though, I don't want them to be too shiny and they're...
  96. Thread: The Bunker

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    Gotta say you completely nailed it mate, the skin...

    Gotta say you completely nailed it mate, the skin totally took me by surprise in a good way! See what happens when you free yourself from chasing someone else's styles and abilities!
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    The skin looks lovely to me, I like the subtle...

    The skin looks lovely to me, I like the subtle tone variations in it. As for the nails how about bone/ivory with browning towards where they meet the skin? Will tie in a bit with the gold and be a...
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    Same here just took the earliest me I still had...

    Same here just took the earliest me I still had pictures of which at the time I was really pleased with but you can see how dated it is now
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    Thanks s+s :) I started up a thread hoping to...

    Thanks s+s :) I started up a thread hoping to demonstrate my point in your thread...
  100. Post the first mini you painted followed by the most recent

    Or the earliest one you have or still have pictures of, the point of this exercise is hopefully as a demonstration that no matter where you are on the path now we all started out at roughly the same...
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    Thanks mate, yeah there'll be weathering later,...

    Thanks mate, yeah there'll be weathering later, currently the plan is paint it clean and weather later,I don't have anything to build the base on right now so I'm sort of waiting til I know exactly...
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    It's off to a good start mate, don't worry...

    It's off to a good start mate, don't worry yourself too much, when youre watching youtube or DVDs these people have painted for hundreds or thousands of hours so it's bound to look easy but pick any...
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    Quick picture update, almost there, that foot...

    Quick picture update, almost there, that foot touching the floor need some attention, first pic is roughly the view from the front if he were on a base
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  104. Thread: The Bunker

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    The green tint looks cool, the metal work is...

    The green tint looks cool, the metal work is lovely too, nice contrast to the clean shiny style I've seen on other versions
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    Voted and commented, good job! The nurgle squad...

    Voted and commented, good job! The nurgle squad looks great all togethertoo
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    I love the vibrant colours flameon uses and his...

    I love the vibrant colours flameon uses and his nmm is off the charts (although a little over the top for my tastes but well executed) hopefully soon kharn will come together once more pieces are...
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    Looking good but that sounds like a lot of time...

    Looking good but that sounds like a lot of time for a base coat to me, maybe paint is a little too thin? Something I do when I'm base coating lighter colours is to first paint it white, painting for...
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    Oh yeah that cloth looks awesome now mate

    Oh yeah that cloth looks awesome now mate
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    Thanks for the feedback mate, you might be right...

    Thanks for the feedback mate, you might be right but it's something I can evaluate later, the back of the legs stay accessible after the body is attached, it's mainly the front of them that becomes...
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    I agree bam, I'm always in awe at stuff using...

    I agree bam, I'm always in awe at stuff using more desaturated colours or more realistic styles too but there's just something that draws me in with these super vibrant colours.

    Foxy I'd like to...
  111. Thread: The Bunker

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    I don't think it needs freehand but if anything...

    I don't think it needs freehand but if anything I'd try and incorporate that pattern on the body armour somewhere else, maybe the cloak or shoulder pads

    Also I agree with you on the second part,...
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    Cheers tee, I just need to continue this standard...

    Cheers tee, I just need to continue this standard across the whole mini and at least 5 more, way right? Lol

    Joce: yeah you're right, I've read a few different tricks, using some flesh colours and...
  113. Thread: The Bunker

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    Love the little goblin mate and I'm looking...

    Love the little goblin mate and I'm looking forward to seeing that bust painted, she's a beauty
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    Cheers guys, reds are hard when you try to...

    Cheers guys, reds are hard when you try to highlight towards white, I've read about using a bit of yellow and white mixed in with red but I didn't like it when I tried it, luckily in this case I...
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    You guys are all golden! No idea what I do that...

    You guys are all golden! No idea what I do that gives me the style it just sort of happens, I've been working on the reds this morning thinking it'll help with the nmm illusion and blocked in some of...
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    Thanks mate, still plugging away at it, the front...

    Thanks mate, still plugging away at it, the front still looks rough but it's bed time so maybe after a sleep I'll have a better idea of what I'm trying to do

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  117. Thread: Brian's WIP

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    My girlfriend fell into that trap, she was very...

    My girlfriend fell into that trap, she was very excited that she managed to find about 6 75mm models for £40 for all of them which immediately set alarm bells ringing, sure enough a bunch of recasts...
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    Looking good mate, my only suggestion is to try...

    Looking good mate, my only suggestion is to try and blend the darker blood spots with the lighter parts of posible, otherwise it's great
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    Lol krule, you don't want to know how long it...

    Lol krule, you don't want to know how long it took me to notice I had a dynamic reference right in front of me all along :D

    Quick update on the foot, mainly working the gold for now, the front...
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    Here comes mister angry! I'm taking it slow, one...

    Here comes mister angry! I'm taking it slow, one leg at a time, perhaps choosing nmm on something I hope will be a competition piece was foolish, perhaps it was genius, we shall see!

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    Hope all goes well with your bro mate

    Hope all goes well with your bro mate
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    I just planted a seed, you're the one who pulled...

    I just planted a seed, you're the one who pulled an awesome freehand out of it, kudos for having the bravery to get rid of what already looked awesome and more kudos for making it even better this...
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    So I don't have any progress to show just a short...

    So I don't have any progress to show just a short disaster story of the evening's events. Kharn arrived today so I did some planning, got myself a small shopping list of the other marines I wanted...
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    Agree with Mr Jim, there's no big secret, it's...

    Agree with Mr Jim, there's no big secret, it's just patience and perepersever. I don't consciously black line but due to my painting method it happens naturally from all the glazing in most cases,...
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    In addition to what bam said about blending,when...

    In addition to what bam said about blending,when I first started learning the technique I would layer colours down first then use juicing or glazing to blend them together, it can be helpful to still...
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    Awesome work, perhaps to go along with the...

    Awesome work, perhaps to go along with the symbols you could go with a cthulu skull which hopefully not need too much modifying, lots of references on google for them
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    My internet is playing up again today so I'm just...

    My internet is playing up again today so I'm just posting while it's working, no pic update yet though

    Frzn that chaos guy looks cool, I got the basic idea of loaded brush but it's just not...
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    That chaos guy is nice, the nmm looks good and...

    That chaos guy is nice, the nmm looks good and impressive use of loaded brush
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    I love hasslefree minis but they are tiny...

    I love hasslefree minis but they are tiny compared to most other companies, I have a load of them I bought way before I was ready for the size difference lol. The reaper but looks to be a bit...
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    You're off to a good start, from what I've been...

    You're off to a good start, from what I've been seeing in my research the pieces that come down on the side of the face could use more contrast, using the blade as a reference for the light source...
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    I like it, always liked Tyranids but don't think...

    I like it, always liked Tyranids but don't think I ever painted one, they're not a good army choice for those who get bored of painting similar minis in similar colours lol might have to pick...
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    Haven't even been brave enough to try loaded...

    Haven't even been brave enough to try loaded brush, in theory it sounds simple but I'd rather stick with what I know for now to get the desired effect, I probably won't do more painting tonight, I...
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    Really like that style of nmm, it's an end goal...

    Really like that style of nmm, it's an end goal but for now I'll stick to the basics lol, I saw a video with Tommy Soule talking about his thoughts on nmm, it was both not helpful and helpful at the...
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    I normally bypass the front page and come...

    I normally bypass the front page and come straight to the forum but I noticed Zayna got an extra 10 or more votes out of nowhere since this morning, I'm pretty pleased about this (it's a first for...
  135. Thread: The Bunker

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    Honestly this looks great to me far superior to...

    Honestly this looks great to me far superior to anything I could do at that scale
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    I've been hanging my head against a wall with it...

    I've been hanging my head against a wall with it lol, I watched the painting Buddha video with the stormcast again and stuff started to click, mainly the actual colour choices (don't use grey!) And...
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    Yeah I see it a lot around here, there's certain...

    Yeah I see it a lot around here, there's certain members like yourself, tenball, Andyg and bailey, sproket skeletette etc. etc. who seem to have a great understanding of almost every technique or at...
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    I can be a bit thick skilled about stuff, I can...

    I can be a bit thick skilled about stuff, I can be told or read about stuff a hundred times but until it clicks in my head it doesn't stick lol (metals are a prime example, I must've researched and...
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    Nice SBS mate, that's basically how I do all my...

    Nice SBS mate, that's basically how I do all my blending, the only difference being I don't use thinned washes and usually layer or basic wet blend the stuff first, glaze to smooth out, works like a...
  140. Thread: Canny's Wip

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    Papa smurf and co. are only blue on the outside,...

    Papa smurf and co. are only blue on the outside, blood for the blood god! RaaaarrRaaaaaa gghhh
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    Thanks guys it's good to know I was on the right...

    Thanks guys it's good to know I was on the right path at least,if I'd sorted the blends out I probably would have been surprised with myself. I've been looking around a bit and it seems like my...
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    Trying again on a different one, here's how far...

    Trying again on a different one, here's how far I've got then I realised one arm goes right across the chest blocking most light, tried to add a bit of reflective colour but I'm still not seeing the...
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    Looks good to me, I don't think it looks too...

    Looks good to me, I don't think it looks too blocky in the gradients, gives a more natural looking cloth to my eyes
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    I like the cloth colour but for the effect you...

    I like the cloth colour but for the effect you want I think using your fade colour as the highlight for the bluish part and maybe have it coming from the sides too? Glazing the cream colour you have...
  145. Thread: The Bunker

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    I know the feeling lol, don't even have a...

    I know the feeling lol, don't even have a computer so I had to download an app just to do that to post here and it doesn't have very many options
  146. Thread: Mally's WIP

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    Lol I think it's just getting slow around here,...

    Lol I think it's just getting slow around here, facebook and Instagram get quicker responses generally, I'm sure he'll poke his head in at some point, he's painting a bust at the moment which is the...
  147. Thread: The Bunker

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    I'm not able to vote yet on p+p but good on this...

    I'm not able to vote yet on p+p but good on this one mate, checked your gallery here too light its not up yet
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    He's ok, I'm in a group chat with him and some...

    He's ok, I'm in a group chat with him and some others from here on Facebook, he doesn't seem to post here much anymore but as far as I know he's doing ok, working nights at the moment too and him and...
  149. Thread: The Bunker

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    A wraith lord is about 2x the size of a lord, if...

    A wraith lord is about 2x the size of a lord, if you Google wraith lord size theres a picture with both of them stood next to each other but my tablet is not letting me save the picture to post it,...
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    So maybe the above gives an insight into my...

    So maybe the above gives an insight into my project planning, although that particular project is taking more thought than usual, normally I have a lot more freedom with my only restrictions being is...
  151. Thread: Brian's WIP

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    To me the hair looks good as it is but if you...

    To me the hair looks good as it is but if you wanted to instead of changing the highlights add a shine effect (like on shampoo adverts)
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    The rat is looking really good mate, as for the...

    The rat is looking really good mate, as for the idoneth keep guys I think they look silly as gaming minis because they're going to never be in water but you could make some nice display pieces with...
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    Spit balling is good, I put all the ideas in the...

    Spit balling is good, I put all the ideas in the melting pot until I come up with an idea, a sunset might work but I'm not sure how easy it would be to convey that's what's going on, the eye of...
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    Thanks mate. With the Dio I basically see...

    Thanks mate.

    With the Dio I basically see everything made of wraith bone, I know they make weapons and armour from it too so it makes sense that simple stuff like paths and steps would be made of...
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    My kharn project is being delayed because of my...

    My kharn project is being delayed because of my order, ordered a flat black from s75 with him which the site said was in stock but theres apparently some kind of delay with their supplier, I've...
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    Maybe try trading groups on facebook? I'm pretty...

    Maybe try trading groups on facebook? I'm pretty much in the same boat, once painted my stuff gets put away on a shelf just to get it out of the way
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    Excellent news glad to hear that mate

    Excellent news glad to hear that mate
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    But computer games are also good for inspiration!...

    But computer games are also good for inspiration! I get a lot of ideas from them, of course most don't end up getting done because of lack of models available
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    https://www.richardgraycreations.com He does...

    https://www.richardgraycreations.com

    He does phenomenal freehand work
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    God damnit I knew I was forgetting something when...

    God damnit I knew I was forgetting something when I put my last order in, keep meaning to get fluorescent paint but always forget about it when it comes to ordering, nice little sbs here mate
  161. Thread: The Bunker

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    That looks great, if I didn't know it was made of...

    That looks great, if I didn't know it was made of resin I would think it was an unpainted metal model
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    Welcome aboard, I must say you've really thrown...

    Welcome aboard, I must say you've really thrown your self in at the deep end with hasslefree, they're beautiful models but they are "true scale" which basically means they have the correct...
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    Good points there, I think another point that...

    Good points there, I think another point that bailey made in bams thread is we are doing this as a hobby, there are professional mini painters out there of course (but I don't think anyone here is...
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    I'll let you in on a little secret, nothing I've...

    I'll let you in on a little secret, nothing I've ever painted looks like how I imagined it would before I started. Sometimes my ideas I had while waiting for things to arrive simply didn't work or...
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    Thanks for the votes and comments guys,...

    Thanks for the votes and comments guys, appreciate it, my mind is now sorting through the kharn ideas and the more I think about it the more I really hope I can do the project well and get to take it...
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    Love these little chibi guys, something I've...

    Love these little chibi guys, something I've never tried myself but I'm seriously tempted by the scale 75 smog riders
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    My thoughts are with you mate, hoping it's...

    My thoughts are with you mate, hoping it's nothing too serious, I'm just a pm away if you need to vent
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    65217 Darth Vader with the truth bombs

    65217

    Darth Vader with the truth bombs
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    Thanks mate, I'd put it between an 8 or 9, I went...

    Thanks mate, I'd put it between an 8 or 9, I went back and forth on the fur a lot but much of the texture got lost in glazes but I could spend forever working on the fur, fought it would be better to...
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    Thanks all, for the first time in ages I've put...

    Thanks all, for the first time in ages I've put something on my gallery, even joined the p+p crowd. Onwards and upwards!

    http://www.puttyandpaint.com/projects/17084...
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    Photo update, ready to call her finished, I'd...

    Photo update, ready to call her finished, I'd like to get better pictures but my lightbox seems to wash the colours out a bit, not sure if it's my tablet camera or if it's too small of a lightbox or...
  172. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Ahriman is coming along nicely, the reds are...

    Ahriman is coming along nicely, the reds are looking lovely
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    I won't weigh in on the show anxiety stuff...

    I won't weigh in on the show anxiety stuff because I have no experience with it but it's clear you're very passionate about the hobby which is something that boosts your patience and ability to paint...
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    That looks great to me, definitely reads as...

    That looks great to me, definitely reads as white, good job!
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    Thanks guys :) she's all but finished, hopefully...

    Thanks guys :) she's all but finished, hopefully she'll be finished tonight but might not have time to wrestle my lightbox for good photos too :)

    In the mean time all this crystal brush talk and...
  176. Thread: Brian's WIP

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    Ah yes I can see from the new pics it was the...

    Ah yes I can see from the new pics it was the lighting causing me problems, nice work on the metals :) I like the splash of hreen in the hair too
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    Looking good mate, I think everyone is over...

    Looking good mate, I think everyone is over critical of their own work so don't sweat it, it's usually why I post so many pics lol, those tiny things that I know aren't quite how I'd like them no one...
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    As others have said you're at a decent starter...

    As others have said you're at a decent starter point, i think you could use more contrast to make it pop a bit more. For thinning I just use mainly GW lahmian medium and sometimes a little water...
  179. Thread: Brian's WIP

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    Great start to this and welcome aboard, I didn't...

    Great start to this and welcome aboard, I didn't see you mention if you were going to do more blending but the stand out problem for me is the step between the shade on the top left of her face and...
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    Agree on gw quality, I'm not a huge fan of their...

    Agree on gw quality, I'm not a huge fan of their stuff at the moment but I think that's partly due to it being over familiar, for a long time they were the only miniatures I ever saw (pre-internet)...
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    I like the faint glowing effect there, hate to...

    I like the faint glowing effect there, hate to say it though but I think the little rats could use a bit of colour just to set them apart from the stones. Although it could be that the green on them...
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    NMM isn't my forte but you can start to see it...

    NMM isn't my forte but you can start to see it work here, perhaps without the time pressure of being in a class with a time limit you could get even better results
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    That's looking like it's heading in the right...

    That's looking like it's heading in the right direction, much better :)
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    So this has spurred me on to the idea of a new...

    So this has spurred me on to the idea of a new project, planning to try to make something in preparation for GD next year, chances are I won't be able to go anyway but it will be a good exercise plus...
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    I don't know a whole lot about sea elves but I...

    I don't know a whole lot about sea elves but I know they're not high elves, they're more like a working class elf that the high elves look down on. When I first saw the release news I thought a)...
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    I agree with this, how can you be impartial with...

    I agree with this, how can you be impartial with judging something you're competing in? It would be like having the referee in a sports match also be playing for one of the teams
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    Ah I thought that was you in the dark age bit but...

    Ah I thought that was you in the dark age bit but didn't have my sound on at that point, congrats again :)
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    Someone was doing a live stream on Facebook,...

    Someone was doing a live stream on Facebook, congrats on the silver mate and nice victory shouts lol
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    That was a major issue with the pictures of most...

    That was a major issue with the pictures of most of the squad/group entries, thrones that put a big display stand too became lost in the photos, there were a few like yours where not having put a...
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    The green is looking lovely, hopefully you can...

    The green is looking lovely, hopefully you can sort the apron out but I quite like the colour it already is too
  191. Thread: CyAniDe's WIPs

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    Lovely work, fyi if it's not a gaming mini and...

    Lovely work, fyi if it's not a gaming mini and won't be handled a lot then varnish is optional (primer too) they give a more hard wearing paint job for stuff that's going to get touched a lot but if...
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    Loving shovelly Joe!

    Loving shovelly Joe!
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    Think the skin is pretty much done, I want to...

    Think the skin is pretty much done, I want to narrow the shines on the hair and there's still some fix up to do where there's brown spots, also the fur around that one shoulder has got a lot of green...
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    Thought I didn't see many of yours, some stuff...

    Thought I didn't see many of yours, some stuff competition there though, the chibi category seems to not have as many high quality entries compared to others, that star wars one blew me away with...
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    There's some room on the floor to sit and paint?...

    There's some room on the floor to sit and paint? Good luck finding any paints though lol
  196. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Beautiful job on Mr froggy, bet you could...

    Beautiful job on Mr froggy, bet you could convince people it was a real frog if they didn't know better
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    Been seeing pics here and there and keeping in...

    Been seeing pics here and there and keeping in mind all the different factors, haven't seen any pics of yours pop up but there is a primaris space marine that helps me make a point. It's covered in...
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    Take this with a grain of salt because I've only...

    Take this with a grain of salt because I've only ever tried osl once or twice but I think I understand it in theory. Firstly the light source should always be brighter than the glow it's creating,...
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    Cheers guys, I kinda miss the tiny pin up tattoo...

    Cheers guys, I kinda miss the tiny pin up tattoo but it's ok, I have plans for a future project.

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    This was the mini given to me for free (but I have the metal version) its based on Matt...
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    65111 That stuff looks awesome, I'm going to...

    65111

    That stuff looks awesome, I'm going to need some of that along with the ak interactive Matt varnish I saw on another thread, I'm a fan of matte paint :)
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