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  1. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi Ten Ball :) There is a teensy bit of...

    Hi Ten Ball :)


    There is a teensy bit of slime (clear rubbery glue) under the snail but I was pushing the deadline and didn't dare smear Uhu over it in case I cocked the whole thing up! Also,...
  2. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi guys & gals, over Christmas Frothers had a...

    Hi guys & gals, over Christmas Frothers had a painting comp with a Snail Duel theme, inspired by this article from The Smithsonian,

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    Hi Demilich, further to 10 Ball's answer, working...

    Hi Demilich, further to 10 Ball's answer, working on your neatness will swiftly improve the look of your minis without having to learn bundles of new techniques.


    Simple example, the tall...
  4. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks very much guys :) I'll pop back if...

    Thanks very much guys :)


    I'll pop back if anything else is painted to completion.


    Wyrmy & Skel, the system wouldn't let me give you Rep. despite my not having been about much!? Oh well, I'm...
  5. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi guys and gals, happy new year to you all. A...

    Hi guys and gals, happy new year to you all. A quickie on an oldie over the break...



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  6. Thread: Bpi?

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    Hi guys, I live! Been in touch with a couple of...

    Hi guys, I live! Been in touch with a couple of folk via PM but that's all. Still painting and modelling though fewer hours a week but get far more done without stopping to take photos ;) (and...
  7. John Blanche's chaos minotaur with Mona Lisa...

    John Blanche's chaos minotaur with Mona Lisa banner for me. My image of toy soldiers as flat coated in enamel tin toys or Brittan plastic pre-paint cowboys & indians was blown away by that little bit...
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    Hi Mike, sorry to hear your body is being a pain...

    Hi Mike, sorry to hear your body is being a pain in the arse. Good luck with the treatment :good: Glad to hear it hasn't got you down.

    Cheers, Barnaby.
  9. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi guys, one I painted on Saturday just in time...

    Hi guys, one I painted on Saturday just in time for deadline of the Frothers quarterly comp...

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    I use EMA Plastic Weld Cement... ...

    I use EMA Plastic Weld Cement...


    http://www.modelhobbies.co.uk/shop/57ml-plastic-weld-cement-p-26493.html


    ...it's a watery consistency and I apply it with an old brush that's no longer fit...
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    Future Floor Polish to keep clear plastic shiney...

    Future Floor Polish to keep clear plastic shiney and clear, rather than any varnish...


    http://www.swannysmodels.com/TheCompleteFuture.html


    "...when applied to both side of a piece of clear...
  12. Thread: Alien tufts?

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    I forgot about teddy bear fur thatch (for the...

    I forgot about teddy bear fur thatch (for the rooves of cottages), get appropriate coloured old cuddly toy from charity shop, cut it up, apply PVA, then brush/comb/poke swirls and shapes to get an...
  13. Thread: Alien tufts?

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    Hi Wyrmy, mention to mates (dog walking types are...

    Hi Wyrmy, mention to mates (dog walking types are good) to be on the lookout for odds and ends of plant matter to stick in their pockets for you (I'm guessing you don't have a big garden given your...
  14. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Here's a couple of other things I've been...

    Here's a couple of other things I've been fiddling with lately:

    Gale Force Nine - Battlefield In A Box - Blood Crystals
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  15. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi DunErwit, I considered more wear and tear but...

    Hi DunErwit, I considered more wear and tear but it fitted into the same bracket as putting rubber track marks on the floor, more effort than I was prepared to put in ;) So we're left with a robot...
  16. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks for looking folks :good: For those of...

    Thanks for looking folks :good:


    For those of you in the UK, hope you enjoy the long weekend! Cheers, B.
  17. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi guys, hope that you're all well :good: ...

    Hi guys, hope that you're all well :good:

    Picked up a blister of Copplestone Evil Geniuses at Triples, couple of figures looked great with a rather boring looking robot in the mix which I assumed...
  18. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Classic mini there 10-Ball, one I've never owned...

    Classic mini there 10-Ball, one I've never owned but always liked. Looks smashing so far, keep up the good work :D B.
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    Grind through the dark days DFB, you'll get...

    Grind through the dark days DFB, you'll get there. Best of luck with it all :good: Cheers, B.
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    Only issue I've had with inks is that they can...

    Only issue I've had with inks is that they can lift when working over them too vigorously, a particular pain when brush varnishing! Whether mixing with paint would mitigate that I don't know but I...
  21. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi MD, yep, the full team will be done in time,...

    Hi MD, yep, the full team will be done in time, possibly pick up the not-Scooby gang from Hasslefree at some point to tag along. I'm thinking of using Calculus as a stand in for the evil Brit leader...
  22. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thank heavens we have minis and games to distract...

    Thank heavens we have minis and games to distract us from the less pleasant aspects of real life :D
  23. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Despite not being a particularly foody person, I...

    Despite not being a particularly foody person, I have to confess that sounds rather good :drool: Recently caught a couple of episodes of cheap TV called Man Vs Food that, despite the presenter being...
  24. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Right then, back to Lead Adventure... ...

    Right then, back to Lead Adventure...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20painted%20by%20BPI/SoTRWIP23.jpg

    :D

    Cheers, B.
  25. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Kath, hope you enjoy the ice-cream! You...

    Thanks Kath, hope you enjoy the ice-cream! You certainly seem to have an interesting mix of minis on the go at the mo, fun to see, I hope all is on course for ReaperCon :)

    Hi Bloodhowl, well that...
  26. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks guys :good: I think they're all a bit...

    Thanks guys :good: I think they're all a bit rough Skel, I'm still trying to refine my definitions but at the moment I'm using a Wargaming/Painting split on minis. Wargaming 28mm metal costs me £1 to...
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    Nice Tribute Romain :good: Such a shame so...

    Nice Tribute Romain :good: Such a shame so little of his work is available in English. One of those giants of the BD world I know more through reputation than actually reading their books,...
  28. Thread: 1 year

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    Happy anniversary 10 Ball! :party:

    Happy anniversary 10 Ball! :party:
  29. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Greetings all, seemingly endless basecoating was...

    Greetings all, seemingly endless basecoating was grinding me down a bit (along with life being a bit of a pain in the bum currently) so I pushed on and finished one...

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  30. Thread: BPI WIP

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    He's looking rougher than I'd like but it's early...

    He's looking rougher than I'd like but it's early days...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/SoTRWIP21.jpg

    ...a Werewolf from the Citadel...
  31. Hi Judgex, I thought I'd have a go to see how...

    Hi Judgex, I thought I'd have a go to see how those colours actually work, money meets mouth and all that...
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  32. This one yes? ...

    This one yes?


    http://www.games-workshop.com/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m2002695a_60030110002_NecronCodexENG_873x627.jpg


    Games Workshop wise looks as though a Gretchin Green foundation or...
  33. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Happy birthday! Hope you had a smashing day...

    Happy birthday! Hope you had a smashing day :party:

    Cheers, B.
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    This one from the Mordheim range? ...

    This one from the Mordheim range?


    http://www.games-workshop.com/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m1251099_99061102004_MordFreelanceKnightMain_873x627.jpg


    Got him at home, might get around to...
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    Look good Warpy, bit chunky to go with the recent...

    Look good Warpy, bit chunky to go with the recent lord Of The Rings ones but should sit nicely with the Citadel C Series, old LoTR and Harlequin/Black Tree ones I've got.


    Bigger pics! And...
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    I like that Scott, nice limited pallette :good: I...

    I like that Scott, nice limited pallette :good: I know I've harped on before and don't want to be too tiresome but I particularly like the brown tone of the base, feels like forever you've been using...
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    For units Mantic Games or Studio Miniatures do...

    For units Mantic Games or Studio Miniatures do plastics. Hasslefree and Heresy and Otherworld have some great metal.

    In fact Heresy have a special deal on random Zombies, £1 a pop!
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    Scratch that, I've just dug out my Reaper P-65...

    Scratch that, I've just dug out my Reaper P-65 Dire Wolves and sat them next to a GW plastic Chaos Knight sprue. They're not big enough. I can't imagine the Otherworld will be much bigger either. You...
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    Otherworld Miniatures and Reaper both do Dire...

    Otherworld Miniatures and Reaper both do Dire Wolves, might be worth casting about for some exact size information? Cheers, B.
  40. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi Mud Duck, I do think they riff off their...

    Hi Mud Duck, I do think they riff off their inspiration nicely. Snowy or Calculus next :D

    That strap has been wrestled with, is it strap or lapel? The way I have it at the moment the shoulder...
  41. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Tee :) Bit of shading done on the metal...

    Thanks Tee :) Bit of shading done on the metal and other odds and ends...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/LeadAdventureWIP03.jpg

    ...and...
  42. Thread: BPI WIP

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    For helmet markings I'd considered a rear quarter...

    For helmet markings I'd considered a rear quarter section of the Union flag or the like to easily identity officers but again, it's for after they're table top ready. Possibility of transfers too, I...
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    Hi Jeff, presentation still needs a polish...

    Hi Jeff, presentation still needs a polish methinks. Simple montage that means you can ditch all the black fill, instructions in my post here...

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  44. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi 10-Ball, once the gun team are highlighted...

    Hi 10-Ball, once the gun team are highlighted properly they should look more interesting. I did try a scratch on one of the helmets of the command squad, looked okay but lost impact after varnishing...
  45. Thread: BPI WIP

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    He's a fun one isn't he, sinister but with the...

    He's a fun one isn't he, sinister but with the lean forward and bobble-head, rather endearing :D

    Finally got the machine gun team stuck to the base over the weekend so that I can finish the...
  46. Thread: BPI WIP

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    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Mi...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20painted%20by%20BPI/DrWhoAdvSilenceA.jpg

    Another bendy, soft plastic cover-mount from a recent Doctor Who Adventures magazine. This one...
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    If you're going to manufacture a piece as...

    If you're going to manufacture a piece as provocative (deliberately offensive) as this, presumably the intention is advertising through notoriety. Why then not employ a decent painter for the studio...
  48. Thread: first kroot

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    Hi Fragnar, assuming you've got a unit of these...

    Hi Fragnar, assuming you've got a unit of these to get through, put in the eyes. The amount of impact you get from painting such a small area is well worth the time :)

    If you've time, go back with...
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    Tweaked C&P from another thread... Colour...

    Tweaked C&P from another thread...

    Colour balance and crop each photo (sizes may vary but keep X/Y ratios consistent for simplicity).
    Save pics as 1.jpg, 2.jpg, etc.
    Download IrfanView for free...
  50. Thread: New guy!

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    Hi Alex :) Nottingham eh? Good choice, it's...

    Hi Alex :)

    Nottingham eh? Good choice, it's the centre of the UK mini scene afterall ;)

    For anyone unfamiliar with Warpy's work, this is the one on my shopping list...
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  51. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Ah, but it would be designed to only fit the...

    Ah, but it would be designed to only fit the official Finecast beer stein, which if as well designed as their legendary water pot will have the handle on the bottom and so many skulls it leaves your...
  52. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Aha! I just found phone pics of the game last...

    Aha! I just found phone pics of the game last night in my inbox...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/SoTRWIP17.jpg

    ...my little bits of...
  53. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Various bits of paint on Brits but no photos yet,...

    Various bits of paint on Brits but no photos yet, played a 25 point game last night as we continue to blunder through the rules, I had 22 minis on the table with 3 colours on at least!

    I have...
  54. Nice to see you here Alex! Get a WIP thread...

    Nice to see you here Alex! Get a WIP thread going, your sculpt updates are always interesting and I love the old school 1980's Citadel sense of character in your minis, at modern day sculpting...
  55. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    He's looking lovely Skel, really enjoy you...

    He's looking lovely Skel, really enjoy you working at this scale, gives your style more room to breath :)

    Cheers, B.
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    I only see it when I turn the computer on and...

    I only see it when I turn the computer on and off, rest of the time there are programs open on top :D Has been the same image for years though, much like the pictures hanging on my walls, I stopped...
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    Here we go... ...

    Here we go...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Misc%20not%20minis/desktop.jpg

    ...make of that what you will :) B.
  58. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi Wyrmy, the Warzone guy in the Gallery was my...

    Hi Wyrmy, the Warzone guy in the Gallery was my quick Space Wolf colour test for a demo...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/246033?browseid=394247

    ...probably as close as I'm going to get. Have...
  59. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Freak :D Started on Colonel Marbles the...

    Thanks Freak :D

    Started on Colonel Marbles the other night...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/ColMarb01.jpg

    ...and just threw some...
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    He's coming along really nicely Meph, keep it up...

    He's coming along really nicely Meph, keep it up :good:
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    Welcome Kasual, hope you enjoy tickling that...

    Welcome Kasual, hope you enjoy tickling that Wight King with the hairy stick :D

    Cheers, B.
  62. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Typically nice brushwork Skel and I'm enjoying...

    Typically nice brushwork Skel and I'm enjoying how light he is, your work tends to darken up toward completion (says my memory).

    Keep it up :good:

    Cheers, B.
  63. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Tee, they saw the table this evening :) ...

    Thanks Tee, they saw the table this evening :)

    Well, first games played. My Brit rifle unit managed to take out the sniper team but only after losing both officers so each fire team was operating...
  64. Thread: Quiarcus's WiP

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    Chuck a bit of Kommando Khaki in to desaturate....

    Chuck a bit of Kommando Khaki in to desaturate. If the pot I've got is normal then it's really thin paint that's rubbish for basecoating but great for mixing in :) Cheers, B.
  65. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Done... ...

    Done...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/SoTRWIP15.jpg

    ...not the best of pics but you get the gist :)

    Cheers, B.
  66. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    He's come out very nicely 10 Ball, well done...

    He's come out very nicely 10 Ball, well done :good:

    I put your last picture through GIMP and used the auto-level, I think it came out a bit clearer and would be worth a try before submitting to...
  67. Thread: BPI WIP

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    There we go... ...

    There we go...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/SoTRWIP14.jpg

    ...see if I can get them based tomorrow :)

    Cheers, B.
  68. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Tee, I've three more to do this wekend to...

    Thanks Tee, I've three more to do this wekend to have a simple ten man unit ready for my first game on Monday night. A WMC only twenty minutes walk away does tables for a pound! Lots of 40K and WHFB...
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    Aha, 3-D printing, nice find :D I'll be...

    Aha, 3-D printing, nice find :D I'll be interested to see the project once the weaponry arrives :good: Cheers, B.
  70. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Trick that I think both Wyrmypops and...

    Trick that I think both Wyrmypops and Mattsterbenz have covered is to not worry about orange/pink. Highlight it up and then it's the final glaze over that will set the colour. I like inks for glazing...
  71. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Looking good 10-Ball, your NMM has developed very...

    Looking good 10-Ball, your NMM has developed very nicely. Take care with the high contrast on other areas so that you maintain difference in texture/surface. The guy's hair and metal are already very...
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    Nothing detailed enough on this page but the top...

    Nothing detailed enough on this page but the top entry amused me enough to post a link...

    http://www.action-figure-supplies.co.uk/shop.asp?catparentid=48&catid=16&CurPage=3

    ...site may be worth...
  73. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Next... ...

    Next...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/SoTRWIP13.jpg

    :) B.
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    Well better that than realising the little...

    Well better that than realising the little blighter's actually severely deformed in the hand department. A quid a piece for metal minis seems to involve the odd compromise here and there! :D
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  75. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Just thinking that if you've got a rhino skull...

    Just thinking that if you've got a rhino skull then there's room for him to be conducting a ritual to raise it back to a life. As a mate? Room for symbols on the floor or melty candles, oh and...
  76. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Summoning/necromancy ritual?

    Summoning/necromancy ritual?
  77. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Meph :) And another one... ...

    Thanks Meph :)

    And another one...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/SoTRWIP12.jpg

    Cheers, B.
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    I wonder if there are any weapons from things...

    I wonder if there are any weapons from things like McFarlane Toys that might suit? I can't see anything on their site but if you hunt about there may be an after-market bits service out there?
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  79. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Nice Rhino there Skel, is he much bigger than the...

    Nice Rhino there Skel, is he much bigger than the elephant-man you painted a while back?

    Oh, and those skeletons are looking very good too :good:

    Cheers, B.
  80. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks 10 Ball, I'm getting there. Still a bit...

    Thanks 10 Ball, I'm getting there. Still a bit too hesitant I think! Glad the highlights look okay, large expanses of flatly coloured cloth are a bit of a bugbear of mine.

    Whilst I haven't spent...
  81. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Three more... ...

    Three more...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/SoTRWIP11.jpg

    Cheers, B.
  82. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Skel, the flat eyepieces are a bit of a...

    Thanks Skel, the flat eyepieces are a bit of a blessing really for squeezing some character in. Though I suspect you'll all tire as I post ever more pics of troops in the same colours ;) The bayonet...
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    Thanks GreenOne :good: Might have been nice to...

    Thanks GreenOne :good: Might have been nice to actually finish some of them though. Oh well, ever onward!

    Got a couple done through the week, well, apart from the bases but close enough :)
    ...
  84. Reaper paint, from what I've read is just...

    Reaper paint, from what I've read is just re-branded something or other (same as P3?) and is a perfectly reasonable brand to pick up some pots of. P3, Coat D'Arms, GW, Vallejo all being used...
  85. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi 10-Ball, it's looking a bit daunting I confess...

    Hi 10-Ball, it's looking a bit daunting I confess but enthusiasm is still high so I'll make the most of it!
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    Excellent! Always nice to see old lead being...

    Excellent! Always nice to see old lead being shown some bristley love :D

    This chap here has been working on his older undead minis for a while, might serve as inspiration...
    ...
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    Are you using silicon clay shapers? I think...

    Are you using silicon clay shapers? I think they're pretty standard for smoothing, eg

    http://www.sculpt.com/catalog_98/CLAYTOOLS/clayshapers.htm

    After that, I don't know :D B.
  88. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Hi 10 Ball, my wet pallette used to look a lot...

    Hi 10 Ball, my wet pallette used to look a lot like yours. Now it's upside down though. I found reaching into the tub a pain in the backside so put the sponge & baking paper on the inside of the lid...
  89. Well the sword looks like an 'EM job to me :good:...

    Well the sword looks like an 'EM job to me :good: Very good! B.
  90. Thread: DemonQUEST 2012

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    Smashing unit of Centigors there Chad, grey/white...

    Smashing unit of Centigors there Chad, grey/white fur gives a satisfyingly dramatic effect, very good :good:

    Cheers, B.
  91. His eyes look really good Shakes, very neatly...

    His eyes look really good Shakes, very neatly done :good: Silver on the helm may need a little more shading but until the gold & gem are put in it'll be hard to tell properly. Nice to see metallics...
  92. Hi GreenOne, glad to hear this year is looking...

    Hi GreenOne, glad to hear this year is looking steadier for you than last. Nice mini to get going again with :good:

    Cheers, B.
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    Try these... ...

    Try these...

    http://www.hfminis.co.uk/shop?category=armoury~fantasy

    ...Dwarf and Goblin look as though they'd be okay but I didn't check the rest ;)

    Cheers, B.
  94. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi all, hope you're having a pleasant New Year so...

    Hi all, hope you're having a pleasant New Year so far :good:

    Not much painting done in the last month but I have put together over 100 troops for Secrets Of The Third Reich, along with some...
  95. I like it, and a unit of five should look very...

    I like it, and a unit of five should look very nice indeed. I'm not convinced the green in the background paper is doing you any favours and personally I'd gloss the green on the base to help define...
  96. Thread: Skeletor

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    I think it's just that NSA is a rather good...

    I think it's just that NSA is a rather good painter ;)

    I think he looks fun, painted up one of the HQ Zombies myself the other year and he went quite well. Seems to be a few folk lurking about the...
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    Verdigris will be the biggest clue that it's not...

    Verdigris will be the biggest clue that it's not gold. Tricky if you want everything to look clean & well maintained. Try glazing tiny touches of green on after the metallic work is done (I'd use...
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    Perhaps worth starting here... ...

    Perhaps worth starting here...

    http://www.audiobooksforfree.com/screen_main.asp

    ... I've not used it for ages and the free version quality is pretty low, depends if that bugs you or not I guess...
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    Lately I've been working through the Collings &...

    Lately I've been working through the Collings & Herrin podcast as well as Richard Herrings AIOTM (AIOTM!) http://www.comedy.co.uk/podcasts/collingsherrin/

    Have been through The Shield DVD box set,...
  100. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi Banana, yep, they're the Tyrannids from the...

    Hi Banana, yep, they're the Tyrannids from the Tyrannids Attack (?) game. Or at least the three I have left, the others were sold many years ago. No plans to paint them though, just used a few weeks...
  101. Thread: BPI WIP

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    I ain't dead yet! Some progress has been...

    I ain't dead yet! Some progress has been achieved, basic Brit force is now glued together bar HMG & Mortar...
    ...
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    Hans is on my shopping list, nice inspirational...

    Hans is on my shopping list, nice inspirational paintjob there for when I eventually get to paint him, nice one :good:
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    I'll second Zombies. Good fun and have played it...

    I'll second Zombies. Good fun and have played it with non-wargamers and all had a laugh. Numerous expansions are by no means essential but make for useful follow up Birthday/Christmas gifts ;) Who...
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    I like the glowy eyes on the giant squigs :good:...

    I like the glowy eyes on the giant squigs :good:

    So far you've made all of these recent models look better than the GW promo shots, well done ;) Not that I'm sold on any though. Interesting to see...
  105. Thread: Tee's Official WIP

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    Aha, so no need to look out then :D I still...

    Aha, so no need to look out then :D

    I still can't get my head around them being mushrooms, so being hardwired to a walking dustbin makes as much sense as anything else :)
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    Not working as well for me as for most others it...

    Not working as well for me as for most others it seems :( It looks very flat, at first glance I thought it was a WIP that was at basecoated and washed stage. Spending more time with it I can see that...
  107. Thread: Tee's Official WIP

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    Liking it so far Tee, that salt weathering has...

    Liking it so far Tee, that salt weathering has worked really nicely. I think it does need a break from the red and had assumed that the arms would deal with that but tweaking the shoulder/s sounds...
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    I like the snow cat too :good: What most caught...

    I like the snow cat too :good: What most caught my eye was how well it works despite having so few stripes. I'm sure I would have tried to stuff more in and it just wouldn't have worked as well as...
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    Aha, this one's closest to the top! Nice to see...

    Aha, this one's closest to the top! Nice to see you back MouseKiller :good:

    I like the latest Ogre, green on the Gnoblar with the gems over his thighs works well. Might be nice to see it from the...
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    If I'd seeen this as an anonymous entry Scott, I...

    If I'd seeen this as an anonymous entry Scott, I don't think I would have guessed it was yours first time, which I suspect I would've with other recent entries. So the experimentation has paid off to...
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    I'm assuming our current vote totals are for...

    I'm assuming our current vote totals are for entries that are still extant in the Gallery? IE where picture hosts have vanished or peoples accounts have filled up and the Gallery entries are lost, I...
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    You guys just made me feel better about my paltry...

    You guys just made me feel better about my paltry 5455 of 165087! :)

    Good move CA :good:

    Cheers, B.
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    I find this one a peculiar 50:50 mix. Though I'm...

    I find this one a peculiar 50:50 mix. Though I'm not in the market for big models so am not a prospective purchaser.

    I like the bull shape and I don't mind the pose, it's fun. I'm particularly...
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    I've had a go at freehand designs a couple of...

    I've had a go at freehand designs a couple of times, always come out better than I anticipated, Red Orcs in my Gallery being easiest examples to find. Just dive in and start painting. My preference...
  115. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Tee! Pretty much going off the paintjobs...

    Thanks Tee! Pretty much going off the paintjobs done for West Wind with these, combined with various military sounding VMC paints :D I'm pleased with the effect, they need something to give them some...
  116. Thread: Goodbye CMON :(

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    If you're going to self-medicate Montka I...

    If you're going to self-medicate Montka I wouldn't recommend a psychotropic. But then I wouldn't advise self medicating anyway. Been there, not worth learning for yourself. Get your drugs from a...
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    I'll have a second bat... ...

    I'll have a second bat...

    http://www.statuesqueminiatures.co.uk/_/rsrc/1315002327577/online-store/emilia-foxwell/Foxymain.jpg

    Emilia "Foxy" Foxwell sculpted by Andrew Rae for his new venture...
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    I'd suggest trying something wildly different to...

    I'd suggest trying something wildly different to GW rather than as similar as AoW. For example, the Hasslefree stuff, they can look so simple in comparison but are a refreshing change to paint. Easy...
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    I like the pic with the white background at the...

    I like the pic with the white background at the top of post #259 best :)
    Are you not going to reblack the base edges?
    Don't think you have anything to worry about with your speed painting either ;)...
  120. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks guys :) I don't have any spray varnish....

    Thanks guys :) I don't have any spray varnish. Intend to get at some point but there are many things on the desire list ;) At the moment I'm doing two coats of VMC Matt with an undercoat of GW gloss...
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    As they are finer and retain a superior point I'd...

    As they are finer and retain a superior point I'd certainly say a No. 2 was worth a punt. You may well find that you don't need to resort to the 0s very much at all for general work. But if budget...
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    Roughly equate to... GW Standard = No. 1 GW...

    Roughly equate to...

    GW Standard = No. 1
    GW Detail = No. 0
    GW Fine Detail = No. 00 (aka 2/0)

    :) B.
  123. Thread: BPI WIP

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    British mortar team spotter, pretty much done,...

    British mortar team spotter, pretty much done, need to reblack the base and varnish...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/SoTRWIP03.jpg
    ...
  124. Thread: Goodbye CMON :(

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    Hang in there Montka :good: B.

    Hang in there Montka :good: B.
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    Sounds pretty remote Tercha! What are you working...

    Sounds pretty remote Tercha! What are you working on out there?

    Good luck with it fella :good:

    Cheers, B.
  126. Thread: BPI WIP

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    I decided the floor colour first :D Had thought...

    I decided the floor colour first :D Had thought to paint his coat and trousers camo and then have the throwover as a hospital curtain he'd slung over himself. Changes of mind led to slightly...
  127. Nice one Iacton, good to see PB spreading its...

    Nice one Iacton, good to see PB spreading its wings :good:

    LINKY: http://platoonbritannica.com/index.php?forums/best-of-british.46/ ;)

    I think we get a fair mix of indie manufacturers from...
  128. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks guys :good: I've never blown my toys...

    Thanks guys :good:

    I've never blown my toys up! Far too precioussssssssssss :)

    Freak, they are a touch rough in places but I'm thoroughly enjoying evading at least a portion of the Fantasy Tax...
  129. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Had a go at painting the first sniper on Thursday...

    Had a go at painting the first sniper on Thursday evening. Got him basecoated and then had my first go at camo. It didn't go well :D So stripped him on Friday night and got the basics redone, then...
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    A Trollcast version of this mini is now going to...

    A Trollcast version of this mini is now going to be produced so more minis available for those who thought they'd missed out...
    ...
  131. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi Kath, progress doesn't feel so swift from this...

    Hi Kath, progress doesn't feel so swift from this end ;) Still, put together the second German Sniper yesterday evening before heading off to games night which means, along with the US unit, I have...
  132. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi all, some bits done, a unit of US Armored...

    Hi all, some bits done, a unit of US Armored Infantry ready for spraying. Some things learnt there, the sprue of guns looks the same but the hands are in different positions. Took me a while to...
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    Oops :D At least I didn't hit you with a wall of...

    Oops :D At least I didn't hit you with a wall of text! I guess there's a balance somewhere between incomprehensibly terse and tediously verbose, perhaps one day I'll find it ;)

    I do like your...
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    Very nice TBS, I like the limited, desaturated...

    Very nice TBS, I like the limited, desaturated pallet whilst maintaining tight definition of the pieces :good:

    Cheers, B.
  135. Thread: daemon prince

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    With so much neatly painted red on display it...

    With so much neatly painted red on display it seems silly to mention, but I really like the base! That washed out green works really nicely and is that a bit of flattened out Lichen at the front? The...
  136. Thread: Thundertusk

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    Hi Kath, sorry score isn't where you'd hoped, I...

    Hi Kath, sorry score isn't where you'd hoped, I really don't think your pics are helping here. Too much out of focus and the montage is dark and visually cluttered. I'm a stickler for at least one...
  137. Thread: Sculptor questions

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    Start on this page of the thread... ...

    Start on this page of the thread...

    http://www.frothersunite.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=11325&start=60

    ...and work your way back :)

    Cheers, B.
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    Hi Kath, the hunchback mini there is Quasimarti,...

    Hi Kath, the hunchback mini there is Quasimarti, Dwarf Hunchback Assistant, from Heresy...

    http://www.heresyminiatures.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_9_35&products_id=42

    ...a...
  139. Thread: WIP's

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    Hi Greensam, nice blending on the NMM but it's...

    Hi Greensam, nice blending on the NMM but it's not working for me as metal. Now I don't have much experience with this and accurate light reflections are hardly my strong point but I think the issue...
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    It's all just ideas Marj, throw 'em out there and...

    It's all just ideas Marj, throw 'em out there and see what comes of it :) I've found it quite easy to get distracted by peoples comments and lose track on a mini. Stick to what you want first and...
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    Looking good Marj :good: Will the finishing...

    Looking good Marj :good:

    Will the finishing touches include highlighting up the mount more?

    I think there's room to highlight up the varying fleshtones and greens a bit more to further the...
  142. Experiences vary :) Last few brushes I've had...

    Experiences vary :)

    Last few brushes I've had have been gifts purchased by people who asked for them at the counter and then paid for them without looking. And they've been fine. Others have been...
  143. Hi Wouter, size 000 does equal 3/0, had to learn...

    Hi Wouter, size 000 does equal 3/0, had to learn that one myself recently :)

    My default for standard brushes was always a 1, a 0 and a 00 but better quality ones (and my trying to force myself to...
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    Nice seeing them all again Iacton, there's some...

    Nice seeing them all again Iacton, there's some quality work there :good:

    I think Ray's still my fave too, pondering as to why and I think it's because I'm so used to thinking of that model as a...
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    I like the purple Cold One, it's come out well...

    I like the purple Cold One, it's come out well :good:

    Might just be the top photo but I'd like to see more difference between the purple on the lizards scales and that of the riders clothes....
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    Unlucky with the frosting Meph :( I've only...

    Unlucky with the frosting Meph :(

    I've only recently started using spray primer and undercoat, haven't dared with a varnish yet, though I guess that time is nearing.

    Hope the brush on gloss...
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    Nice idea :good: And looks well put into...

    Nice idea :good:

    And looks well put into practice to me. Slight bright spot on his belly to the right of his belly button. Hair in paint, casting flaw, weird photography thing?

    Nice colour...
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    I like the chicken Kath, come out very nicely...

    I like the chicken Kath, come out very nicely :good:

    I have a shelf full of GW plastic box sets next to my desk and the extra danglies that come with the core definately influenced my purchasing....
  149. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Kath, I'm just waiting on a Westwind order...

    Thanks Kath, I'm just waiting on a Westwind order with the other bits in to show up now :) I seem to have got my gaming group enthuised for it at least, as a change of pace from our weekly D&D...
  150. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi guys, I have done a little bit of painting but...

    Hi guys, I have done a little bit of painting but mostly prepping, spraying and testing colours...
    ...
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    Kath's pointed you toward the pair I'd have...

    Kath's pointed you toward the pair I'd have suggested :D

    Cheers, B.
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    It's normally just volume of posters combined...

    It's normally just volume of posters combined with number of voters. The former keeps going up faster than the latter ;)

    I confess I've barely touched the Gallery since it changed format. Fuzzy,...
  153. Thread: Tee's Official WIP

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    Rivets work well Tee, they're a nice size :good:...

    Rivets work well Tee, they're a nice size :good: Just need Delta to drop in for some hints for his mechs legs! My limited modeling skills recently stretched to plasticard sheets with rivets impressed...
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    Hi DFB, nothing major! I think it's just I spent...

    Hi DFB, nothing major! I think it's just I spent so much time looking at the images I got a bit picky :)

    For example, spot of brown on right bicep. Carpet fibre needs tweezering off butt of gun....
  155. Thread: Broke's Wip Log

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    Hell yes! :D That's a paintjob that umpty million...

    Hell yes! :D That's a paintjob that umpty million of those plastic Nurgle fellas will never receive as they stand in the doldrums of dull greens and browns. Shame.

    I really like it, hurry up and...
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    I like that bottom shot of him casually sat back...

    I like that bottom shot of him casually sat back Delta :D

    I agree with the guys on the rivets. I was wondering about something more on the back too but I guess there's room for lots of weathering...
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    Aha, it's hair not cloth! Necron Abyss dark blue...

    Aha, it's hair not cloth! Necron Abyss dark blue colour for shade, Regal Blue for general highlights then put a sheen rather than edge highlight over the top with Regal Blue/Rotting Flesh. Push to...
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    For greeny flesh, mix in flesh colours! So...

    For greeny flesh, mix in flesh colours! So instead of highlighting your green by mixing in Bleached bone or Rotting Flesh, try using the Dwarf Flesh, Elf Flesh or perhaps a bit of the rather custardy...
  159. Thread: Basing Miniatures

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    Hi SnowWulf, that comment would have been nicer...

    Hi SnowWulf, that comment would have been nicer to read witth a couple of friendly smileys in it but some folks can be a bit bluff with their crits, so be it :)

    I spent years leaving slottas...
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    Hi DFB, I do think the pattern needs a glaze as...

    Hi DFB, I do think the pattern needs a glaze as it's a little too stark at the moment. Whether to actually shade it though I'm unsure, will it lose too much definition?

    At the moment you have the...
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    Oops, I see, the top down view in post #146 shows...

    Oops, I see, the top down view in post #146 shows them :D The flat black and white at the end of the shaded cloth, combined with the angle of the photo completely threw me there!

    Cheers, B.
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    Hope that priming went well given the catalogue...

    Hope that priming went well given the catalogue of disaster that preceded! ;)

    Ork's looking nice, metals are top-notch. What's with the white triangles at the bottom tips of the yellow cloth?...
  163. Welcome Scalpel & Finance, fun stuff there, bit...

    Welcome Scalpel & Finance, fun stuff there, bit of dust on that Eldar War walker thingy, be sure to get them clean before repainting! (Fairy Power Spray from the supermarket is great for stripping...
  164. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Shame the oils interfered with progress on the...

    Shame the oils interfered with progress on the hunchback Skel, though he looks great in that last batch of pics, clearer than with your display swirly background in place. I'd get those pics bunged...
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    Hi Bloodhowl, for his nails just regular flesh...

    Hi Bloodhowl, for his nails just regular flesh tone lightened a dab, so bung in a bit of Kommando Khaki for example. Looks to be steady progress with no major issues jumping out at me, keep up the...
  166. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks guys :) here's a closer look at one of the...

    Thanks guys :) here's a closer look at one of the bombers...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/GGBomberzombie01.jpg

    ...just that bit of...
  167. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Thanks Meph, geometric patterns aren't something...

    Thanks Meph, geometric patterns aren't something I've practised much for freehand so I'm rather pleased with how it's turned out :) Bit more weathering to go once it's mounted and I may even have a...
  168. Thread: Still alive.

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    Congrats on the promotion Nauk :good: Now get...

    Congrats on the promotion Nauk :good:

    Now get some painting done! :D

    Cheers, B.
  169. Thread: Some stuff

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    Nice stuff Freak :good: Not too keen on the...

    Nice stuff Freak :good:

    Not too keen on the brightness of the green on the snipers, it's not too natural looking, particularly next to the scrubby bits. Perhaps a bit too much yellow in it? Bit of...
  170. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Took advantage of the nice weather over the...

    Took advantage of the nice weather over the weekend to get a bit more sprayed, a pair of Bomberzombies (Grindhouse Games - Incursion) and a British Steel Suit (Westwind - Secrets Of The Third...
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    Sticky: Not seen that Dwarf catapult before, very cool...

    Not seen that Dwarf catapult before, very cool mini :good: Don't know who made it though :(

    Cheers, B.
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    Congratulations guys :good: Cheers, B.

    Congratulations guys :good:

    Cheers, B.
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    Ongoing folk horror project here... ...

    Ongoing folk horror project here...

    http://www.frothersunite.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=35666&start=0

    ....you can post as a guest if you've any questions.

    Cheers, B.
  174. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Little bit more done, these two are closest to...

    Little bit more done, these two are closest to being called complete...

    http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab179/BPIBPI/Miniatures%20not%20yet%20painted%20by%20B/WWZeds02.jpg

    ...with the rest...
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    I've only bought Red Box from CMON too, they came...

    I've only bought Red Box from CMON too, they came blistered but I get plenty of stuff in ziplocs from other companies, eg. Hasslefree and Heresy, but they're then bubblewrapped and boxed. I once had...
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    I'm currently ussing the Halfords stuff too (grey...

    I'm currently ussing the Halfords stuff too (grey can with coloured top). The metal primer in red/white/black all are fine though I oversprayed with the red and it all got a bit too rough and toothy...
  177. Thread: why! and 'really'!

    by BPI
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    Not to worry Nick, a strop on the internet is a...

    Not to worry Nick, a strop on the internet is a common thing to throw, suspect we've all been there at some point ;)

    Thanks for drawing my arttention to what I assume is the only mini in the...
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    Fallout 3 was great fun, tried starting it again...

    Fallout 3 was great fun, tried starting it again and quickly got bored so make the most of that first go through. Last month I lost many painting hours to Battle For Wesnoth, for a freebie it...
  179. Thread: Dreadfleet

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    Thanks for the mat info guys :good: Cheers, B.

    Thanks for the mat info guys :good:

    Cheers, B.
  180. Thread: Dreadfleet

    by BPI
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    People who've bought it, answer me...

    People who've bought it, answer me this......what's the mat made of? With it being refered to as a gaming mat earlier on I'd assumed a vinyl mat which can be rolled up and then lays flat as soon as...
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    Too much flat beige and green with mostly natural...

    Too much flat beige and green with mostly natural shadows (just to emphasize points made and acknowledged above).

    Tufts on base look too plasticky and uniformally coloured. Wash & drybrush is your...
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    Following on from Einion, improved blending....

    Following on from Einion, improved blending. Simplest way to put it that I can think of is that I should be able to look at your work and not see any brushstrokes. At the moment they're visible. I...
  183. Thread: BPI WIP

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    Hi Wyrmy :D Kroot is salvagable but boring, just...

    Hi Wyrmy :D Kroot is salvagable but boring, just too big. Back to neat little 25-28mm metal for me. Though some of the newer 15-20mm fantasy out there is starting to look nice to paint as well as...
  184. Thread: BPI WIP

    by BPI
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    Hi guys, I dropped the Kroot again and this time,...

    Hi guys, I dropped the Kroot again and this time, as well as snapping off the base, he ended up drenched in tea along with all of my brushes. Not particularly enthused by him anymore, so another mini...
  185. Thread: 500th post

    by BPI
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    Hi Inch, hope all is well over in Germany :good:...

    Hi Inch, hope all is well over in Germany :good: B.
  186. Thread: SkelettetS wip

    by BPI
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    Wow, nice one Skel, feels like ages since I saw a...

    Wow, nice one Skel, feels like ages since I saw a GW mini that I didn't already know. Almost tempted but the GW site just told me he costs £18.50 (admittedly at an unhelpful 54mm). Think I'll save my...
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    Thanks for the pics DR, nice clear shots :good: ...

    Thanks for the pics DR, nice clear shots :good:

    Can't work out how to link it but the woman stood in front of the cross (3rd pic in 2nd post) is lovely. My pic of the bunch :)

    Cheers, B.
  188. Thread: SkelettetS wip

    by BPI
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    That's a GW mini? I assumed it was Enigma or some...

    That's a GW mini? I assumed it was Enigma or some such! What's it called Skel?

    Looking good :good:

    Cheers, B.
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    Hi Koldsweat, where are you based? From here in...

    Hi Koldsweat, where are you based? From here in the UK a Google search for...
    miniatures magic wash
    ...brings up umpty thousand results, every one of which on the first page is appropriate?

    Here...
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    Congrats on the pin :good: Whiskers!?! Good...

    Congrats on the pin :good:

    Whiskers!?! Good man!

    Cheers, B.
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    Hi Koldsweat, GW hasn't sold ink for many years...

    Hi Koldsweat, GW hasn't sold ink for many years now. Do you mean their current range of washes? If so, do a search for "magic wash" recepies and you should find plenty of pointers. Their old range of...
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    Fighting Fantasy all the way for me as a kid,...

    Fighting Fantasy all the way for me as a kid, many happy hours spent mapping them out. Never did finish House Of Horrors. Didn't try any Lone Wolf, just a TSR pair that were rubbish.

    Thought the...
  193. Thread: GDUK Entries

    by BPI
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    Nice work Alex, congrats on the finalist placing...

    Nice work Alex, congrats on the finalist placing :good:

    Tried to be picky but keep ending up placing the fault with the plastic not the paint :D I particularly like the top guy, great face, neat...
  194. Thread: Noddwyr's WIP

    by BPI
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    Nice work Noddwyr, I certainly know that feeling...

    Nice work Noddwyr, I certainly know that feeling when I've had enough of a mini, at least you managed to get this one completely covered! I particularly like the sword in the top photo, lovely...
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    Congratulations 10 Ball :good: I guess next...

    Congratulations 10 Ball :good:

    I guess next year will be last chance for LotR single as after that it'll be Hobbity stuff.

    Cheers, B.
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    Sticky: Hi Thryth, I don't recognise him but looks to be...

    Hi Thryth, I don't recognise him but looks to be fairly crisp so let's assume Ral Partha or Grenadier catalogues to browse through first. Were both swords loose pieces? What shape was the cauliflower...
  197. Thread: BPI WIP

    by BPI
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    Hi Meph, I wasn't sure there was enough progress...

    Hi Meph, I wasn't sure there was enough progress to justify bigger pics :D It's a huge figure though, I keep forgetting how much larger the 40K stuff is then WHFB, takes forever to paint! I'll show...
  198. Thread: BPI WIP

    by BPI
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    Hi guys, thanks for the comments :) I thought I...

    Hi guys, thanks for the comments :) I thought I was going to post another pic (and therefore reply) sooner! Little bit more done...
    ...
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    I'm just hoping that'll turn out to be a faked...

    I'm just hoping that'll turn out to be a faked page Freak, having us all on. It might make the nausea subside at least ;) B.
  200. Thread: SkelettetS wip

    by BPI
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    Aha! New Tamiya Clears eh? Should see some...

    Aha! New Tamiya Clears eh? Should see some exciting new gribbliness from you this year then :D

    My reading of him being dead had far more to do with the fact that it's a decapitated head than with...
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