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  1. Thread: Flunk WIP

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    I think the readability is good. My attention is...

    I think the readability is good. My attention is mainly drawn to the face however if you highlighted it slightly more it would be drawn there more. The pink tones from the weapon and top of his...
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    Thank you for your continual sharing of these...

    Thank you for your continual sharing of these video's, good stuff in them and you explain it very well.
  3. Thread: Airbrushes

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    It says you're in the UK in your profile so I'll...

    It says you're in the UK in your profile so I'll assume you are and base my links on that.

    Honestly, avoid the cheapy airbrushes, they are cheap for a reason.

    I have used an Iwata HP-B for 32...
  4. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Looks incredible. I've not been on the forum...

    Looks incredible.

    I've not been on the forum for a while, I saw your grots at GD, they were so cool but were high up and I didn't get a very good pic of them (not that I got a very good pic of...
  5. Thanks for the comments Wobbly Modeler. I missed...

    Thanks for the comments Wobbly Modeler. I missed loads and the lighting was next to useless but I'm glad I got the shot to document the day.
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    Loving the bike, Before I read what you'd put...

    Loving the bike,

    Before I read what you'd put I thought Akira because of the red, looks real good.

    Sorry, I don't know the conversion rate for Calgary where you are but Photoshop and Lightroom...
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    These are cool. I wonder if they'd work better in...

    These are cool. I wonder if they'd work better in the designer toy market than in the mini market ? Either way, super cool, love the style !!!
  8. Golden Demon Classic 2017 entry cabinet photos

    Hi all, I went along to the Classic Golden Demon (Warhammer Fest) in Coventry, I did my best to capture what was entered. Personally I wanted to enter the Eldar category but unfortunately messed up...
  9. Thread: Warhammer Fest

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    The lighting was horrendous, I haven't been for...

    The lighting was horrendous, I haven't been for 18 years or so and took my camera to capture the entrants, I miss the days when they photographed everything and put out a book about it. Anyway,...
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    The first pic looks like White Dwarf's old...

    The first pic looks like White Dwarf's old cartoon Thrud the Barbarian with a head swap ? The body and boots definitely look like Thrud.

    Agree with MAXX about the 4 legged Eldar Knight from Epic...
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    Personally I like the red but I think you are...

    Personally I like the red but I think you are correct, paint the blade first and see what it looks like for balance of colours.
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    I think you misinterpreted my badly worded reply...

    I think you misinterpreted my badly worded reply Dragonsreach.

    I meant airbrush primers are quite thin and don't brush so well as that what the original question was referring to. I've not tried...
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    Love how bright that is.

    Love how bright that is.
  14. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    I don't know how you can paint so well on such a...

    I don't know how you can paint so well on such a small scale, brilliant piece ! And the base at that small scale, so cool.
  15. Thread: Flunk WIP

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    Stunning. All those extra colours you've...

    Stunning. All those extra colours you've introduced make it more interesting to look at.
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    That leather is amazing, looks so real and a...

    That leather is amazing, looks so real and a perfect contrast (no pun intended) to the NMM on the legs.
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    Incredible work.

    Incredible work.
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    Sorry to hi-jack your thread moetle... Zab - if...

    Sorry to hi-jack your thread moetle... Zab - if you're airbrushing Candy paints and have the ability to spray thinners/solvent based paints you'll get much better results than with water based.
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    If you want colours as opposed to standard grey,...

    If you want colours as opposed to standard grey, white or black primers you can get Montana or other graffiti type aerosols cheaper than GW sprays, good paint, sticks well.
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    What are you waiting for then ? Make some stuff,...

    What are you waiting for then ? Make some stuff, 3D print it up. Cast in resin, then you have your own completely unique scenary !



    That would be hilarious. Most 40k scenes are far too serious.
  21. I'm sure someone will pipe in here with an...

    I'm sure someone will pipe in here with an intelligent answer but have you thought about cutting up a Citadel mini blister back, you could mould it with heat to make it into a shape then paint the...
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    Thanks, I abandoned my hobby entirely when I...

    Thanks, I abandoned my hobby entirely when I started my business in 1999/2000 as I just didn't have the time (plus I had a new girlfriend). Stopped the business after 10 years but missed it so did...
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    I just skimmed through it quick but it looks...

    I just skimmed through it quick but it looks really detailed and very comprehensive. Book marked !

    Thanks for sharing.
  24. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    That makes sense about the fixing of the skull...

    That makes sense about the fixing of the skull and using the texture.

    I remember when you bought this piece into GW Southampton, it was stunning then and still is now. So bright too.

    Excellent...
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    I was looking for base suppliers myself, you...

    I was looking for base suppliers myself, you might find some of these useful ?

    https://www.facebook.com/Bespoke-Bases-662018770574361/

    This company who are incredibly helpful and will make one...
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    Low pressure won't always help as if you are...

    Low pressure won't always help as if you are using a higher pressure it's likely to pull through thicker paint, lower pressure not so much.

    I don't like leaving anything to soak in the airbrush...
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    Have you considered making your own ? You could...

    Have you considered making your own ? You could make small batches from resin. I don't know what you do or if you have any makes who could help you out but 3D Printing has really come a long way in...
  28. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Looking incredible. My only thing and I wonder if...

    Looking incredible. My only thing and I wonder if this is a photo / screen issue. The rope/binding that ties the skull onto the armour looks very much the same colour as the skull. However perhaps...
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    I'm not one for making resolutions and like ten I...

    I'm not one for making resolutions and like ten I am starting a new job soon. Something I've not done in my previous jobs is made time for myself though and for that reason I'm sorting out my hobby...
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    I've seen the HP films and can take or leave...

    I've seen the HP films and can take or leave them, however Mad Eye Moody did always stand out as a character and this looks cool, perhaps the pose is a little static but it still looks cool, it's got...
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    AWESOME !!! Love this, and the base is perfect...

    AWESOME !!! Love this, and the base is perfect with all those skulls. Incredible amount of work in all of it.
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    Personally I don't know of anyone doing it but...

    Personally I don't know of anyone doing it but have you tried looking for Infinity Scenery ? That's the sort of thing it would go with, I saw accessories way back but I'm sorry I can't remember who...
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    You can get get really cheap jigs off amazon to...

    You can get get really cheap jigs off amazon to cut wood at set angles like, 30º, 45º, 60º & 90º. They're really cheap...
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    Has it worked ? You might need to get a brush and...

    Has it worked ? You might need to get a brush and make sure it's completely clear. If you hold it up to the light you should be able to see if it's clear or not?
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    If you're using too much primer, hold the can...

    If you're using too much primer, hold the can further away from the mini and do less passes, you can always add more if you need to.
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    It sounds like your nozzle is okay as you are...

    It sounds like your nozzle is okay as you are getting the spray pattern initially and then it's going. So either you have something in the airbrush like a hair from your cleaning brush or there are...
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    The airbrush primers are quite thin and don't...

    The airbrush primers are quite thin and don't paint so well. Can you not use aerosol cans ? That will stick better being a solvent based product but you'd need to do it outside or in a garage or...
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    I think ROTTEN FACTORY has explained it well, I...

    I think ROTTEN FACTORY has explained it well, I can add to this, if you pour the resin from a great height and do it as a tiny thin continuous stream or resin you will get less air bubbles.

    You...
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    Looks Vile ! (In an awesomely painted way :D)

    Looks Vile ! (In an awesomely painted way :D)
  40. Have you seen a piece with hair like this that...

    Have you seen a piece with hair like this that you yourself like ? My initial reaction to reading it was are you trying to over detail it ?

    As an example if you made a spider mini and then painted...
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    I understand what supervike is saying,...

    I understand what supervike is saying, photography can seem like a lot of effort but you will get clearer images from an SLR than a phone and if you can set it up it is worth doing.

    Photography is...
  42. :laugh::laugh::laugh:

    :laugh::laugh::laugh:
  43. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Looking awesome, water effect is spot on. Hope...

    Looking awesome, water effect is spot on.

    Hope your new jobs has started well today !
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    Stunning piece.

    Stunning piece.
  45. Same, space not working with Chrome if I put a...

    Same, space not working with Chrome if I put a quote. Had to cut the quote, cancel the post, then hit reply again, type out my entire reply, paste in the quote and then post it.
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    Personally I don't rate those Foldio light boxes...

    Personally I don't rate those Foldio light boxes or actually any other sort of light tent, they flatten images off. You're better off just curving a large piece of white paper up against something to...
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    I've seen people buying kitchen tidy's from Ikea...

    I've seen people buying kitchen tidy's from Ikea and using them. Might be worth a look through the kitchen part of their site to see if you can find anything.
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    If you have an airbrush Vallejo do a primer...

    If you have an airbrush Vallejo do a primer that's water based and decent in White, Grey or Black. It smells like emulsion paint, goes through the airbrush well and you can do it indoors without it...
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    Incredible colour, is that a transparent red over...

    Incredible colour, is that a transparent red over a silver or gold base ?
  50. Thread: Gesso priming?

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    I've not seen the Badger one in the UK... Not...

    I've not seen the Badger one in the UK... Not sure if it's available over here. I'd like to try it.

    Yep £4.50 per bottle, that's reasonable....
  51. Thread: Gesso priming?

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    I like the Vallejo airbrush one, no more fumes...

    I like the Vallejo airbrush one, no more fumes than the smell of emulsion paint. Can do it in the house at a low pressure to avoid over spray and as long as you're work area or at least spray area is...
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    Welcome to the forum. The photography is quite...

    Welcome to the forum. The photography is quite dark so and not all in focus. Maybe if you could post one mini from a couple of views it would help. The black doesn't look like it's highlighted ? But...
  53. Thread: Camouflage

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    I think you missed my meaning. When I said edge...

    I think you missed my meaning. When I said edge highlighting I was purely talking about the edges of the panels, I don't think it needs it although I do think a darker colour between each panel to...
  54. Thread: Camouflage

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    The idea of highlighting and shading a miniature...

    The idea of highlighting and shading a miniature is to accentuate the lines and shapes as the pieces are so small they don't cast their own light so obviously.

    By comparison your tank is quite a...
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    I've tried the AK interactive thinners with their...

    I've tried the AK interactive thinners with their paints and washes and effects and it seems fine to me.
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    No worries, glad I could help.

    No worries, glad I could help.
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    Thanks Splurch. I'll get a little particle mask I...

    Thanks Splurch. I'll get a little particle mask I can wear and do it in the garage.
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    That's incredible ! Love the subtle shading on...

    That's incredible ! Love the subtle shading on the black and white cloth looks soft.
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    I think Bolt Action is what you're looking for. ...

    I think Bolt Action is what you're looking for.

    http://www.boltaction.us/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

    https://store.warlordgames.com/collections/bolt-action
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    Thanks for the heads up. I learned how to paint...

    Thanks for the heads up. I learned how to paint from airbrushing and always work over white unless it's a black mini. I'll have to try this.
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    The image is so close I can't really tell what's...

    The image is so close I can't really tell what's going on, it looks to me like you're getting a reaction though ? I can't be sure but if it is that then one of your paints / thinners / base coats /...
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    Thanks for the heads up BloodASmedium. I wasn't...

    Thanks for the heads up BloodASmedium. I wasn't aware it was poisonous when filing ? I've just bought a few pieces to work with before I get myself onto the new plastics. Just to get my eye back into...
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    Nice illustration. Nice Zbrush model. Would...

    Nice illustration. Nice Zbrush model.

    Would be interested to see the physical piece that comes from this. 3D Printed I presume and then reproduced how ?
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    Looks cool. Nice blending. Can I ask ? - With...

    Looks cool. Nice blending.

    Can I ask ? - With such a bright blue, why did you work over black ? Would it not have been easier to work over white and go from light to dark ?
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    The gloss coat you're applying them over ? Is...

    The gloss coat you're applying them over ? Is this also a thinners based paint ? Or is it a water based ? Ideally you need to get your piece to a sort of finished state and then clear it with a...
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    I'm new back into the hobby and finecast is alien...

    I'm new back into the hobby and finecast is alien to me, I've worked with both Metal and Resin and don't have an issue with either. I've done a little bit of casting with resin too which was really...
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    In all honesty I don't know how many needles I've...

    In all honesty I don't know how many needles I've bought for my Iwata in the 30 years I've owned it. 3 or 4 maybe. Probably a similar amount of nozzles. They're not really an item I've found that...
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    It is a thought but maybe too expensive for the...

    It is a thought but maybe too expensive for the average broke airbrush artist to afford :rolleyes::disapointed:
  69. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    Hey, I've not critiqued anyones work on here...

    Hey, I've not critiqued anyones work on here before so I hope you don't mind me doing this with yours.

    Before I saw anything about your painting I just want to say on my screen your photo's seemed...
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    Have you seen "Tanker Magazine" ?...

    Have you seen "Tanker Magazine" ? http://www.tankermagazine.com/

    Issue 5 is all about adding mud to models and bases. Well worth looking at that to help you. It is all about selling their...
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    They're all showing in the thread now :good: ...

    They're all showing in the thread now :good:

    Loving that bio-dome shape. Nicely done.
  72. Are you using reference to help you ? Look up...

    Are you using reference to help you ? Look up damaged surfaces, it doesn't have to be what you're painting, so it doesn't have to be a tank or a hat or a shoe but look up anything that has difference...
  73. If you're using Milliputt or probably more...

    If you're using Milliputt or probably more appropriately any sort of Sculpey product, baby wipes used really really really gently across the surface will give you a super smooth finish. OR you can...
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    And I don't think any needles are made from soft...

    And I don't think any needles are made from soft metal... It's more the fine-ness (is that a word?) that causes them to bend. If you can make an "unbendable airbrush needle" you'll sell millions....
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    The bend in the tip will cause the splattering...

    The bend in the tip will cause the splattering for sure. However, you can straighten these out. I've done it a few times. You need a piece of glass (an old mirror will do) and an scalpel blade, new...
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    Hi MagosSpiffy, I'm not familiar with Imgur but...

    Hi MagosSpiffy, I'm not familiar with Imgur but it looks like photo bucket, you should be able to wrap [img] tags either end of your code to get your pictures to display directly on your thread...
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    Did you ever get this sorted ? I know it's in the...

    Did you ever get this sorted ? I know it's in the UK and you aren't but you can order them here. - https://www.everythingairbrush.com/airbrush-spares/badger-renegade-spares.html

    There must be a...
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    This looks good. I'm with the above comments...

    This looks good. I'm with the above comments though about the scratches, my reasoning for it is slightly different though. They are all very uniform and a lot of them look like an "X" rather than a...
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    Curing times for primers are to let them "vent"...

    Curing times for primers are to let them "vent" this it to let the thinners that are in them come out so as not to affect the paints put on afterwards. You should be using so little on a mini no more...
  80. Thread: White Wash

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    The inks I mentioned above are generally very...

    The inks I mentioned above are generally very thin, I mentioned them because if you want to thin white I've found it better than using water as they still keep the whiteness without loosing too much...
  81. Thread: White Wash

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    If you can find Vallejo Model paints their white...

    If you can find Vallejo Model paints their white Airbrush paint is perfect for thinning normal white and it brushes out real well.

    Otherwise White Ink's are available, I use them for airbrushing;...
  82. Thread: Boubi WIP

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    Looking incredible, the colours you've got into...

    Looking incredible, the colours you've got into that armour work perfectly.
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    That's awesome, not just the paint but the...

    That's awesome, not just the paint but the photography is perfect too. Love the shading on the marine. How are you going to base him ? Something opposite to make him stand out ?
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    Randomly I saw your thread earlier, and then...

    Randomly I saw your thread earlier, and then spotted this by complete chance.

    http://www.figone.fr/en/the-horde/

    I wasn't sure what to make of the film either but when I finally saw it last...
  85. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Stunning work again Mr Sproket sir. The subtle...

    Stunning work again Mr Sproket sir. The subtle conversion, perfect posing and stunning paint along with that base, another incredible piece.

    So, will you be trying to take a sword per category...
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    I spoke to my dentist and asked if he could get...

    I spoke to my dentist and asked if he could get me some sculpting tools, he let me borrow a catalogue and just picked out what I needed. Essentially I've found the "Number 5 wax carver" the most...
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    Just discovered your thread, it's both incredible...

    Just discovered your thread, it's both incredible and inspiring. Awesome work !
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    The infinity pieces look nice but the fire on...

    The infinity pieces look nice but the fire on that last picture is real good !
  89. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    If you have some wire mesh ( like you'd get from...

    If you have some wire mesh ( like you'd get from a car repair/body shop ) you can make a small rack to put the models on. Then they don't need to touch the dettol. Put some in the base of the...
  90. Thread: Nikon D5300

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    The 18-55mm is the standard kit lens, for this...

    The 18-55mm is the standard kit lens, for this it’s actually a really good choice. Angel Giraldez used it to take most of the images in his book Miniature Painting A to Z, it will focus quite close,...
  91. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    If that changes at any time I'd love to know so I...

    If that changes at any time I'd love to know so I can go up and take a look in person having missed the GD. I saw Borgossa at Salute and that was incredible.
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    Thanks for the heads up Spacemunkie ! Real...

    Thanks for the heads up Spacemunkie ! Real useful. I normally use 60W daylight bulbs in the angle poise. What sort of power are you using ? They look like they put out a load of light and I wondered...
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    Tamiya primer is possibly the best I've ever...

    Tamiya primer is possibly the best I've ever used. More expensive than normal car aerosol primer and for a smaller tin but never the less it's the best I've used. However if you're doing units the...
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    @Sicks, thanks. I might look into that for the...

    @Sicks, thanks. I might look into that for the light alone, I've used magnifiers before and they distort when I'm putting my brush so I'm not sure it's the best route to go for me although with my...
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    Thanks for the heads up. Portable isn't something...

    Thanks for the heads up. Portable isn't something I need as they'll be fixed within my working area. I'm not sure they have the sort of movement I want as they're only 320mm tall but they're cheap so...
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    Light to paint by

    I've trawled through the forum for a little while looking for anyone suggesting the best lights you can get to paint by.

    I currently use daylight bulbs in angle poise lights, these have been fine...
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    I completely agree with MAXXxxx. The Tamiya ones...

    I completely agree with MAXXxxx. The Tamiya ones are much finer and therefore shouldn't obscure or fill in any fine detail.
  98. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Hi David, do you know if you will be displaying...

    Hi David, do you know if you will be displaying Gutrot Spume in your local GW ? I'd love to pop up there and see it first hand.

    Nice to see you doing the Orc (or whatever they're called these...
  99. It does seem to dilute the prestige of the slayer...

    It does seem to dilute the prestige of the slayer sword. It's a shame they can't make an individual statue or something for those events and just leave the layer sword for the main classis demon.
  100. GW announce Golden Demon Events up until May 2017

    So, it seems we are getting a few GD event's each year now.

    Some dates to be confirmed still but:

    GD: Warhammer August 13th 2016

    GD: Enemies of the Imperium November 2016

    GD: Horus Heresy...
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    I had some delicate stuff sent to me recently. It...

    I had some delicate stuff sent to me recently. It was packed in a box within a box. I had to ask the sender what they had used to pack it with. Toy stuffing as in what you put inside soft plush toys...
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    Thanks for sharing these, I wasn't able to make...

    Thanks for sharing these, I wasn't able to make it and it's good to see all the entries.
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    You can get matte paper if the matte varnish...

    You can get matte paper if the matte varnish doesn't work.
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    I've not seen it Andy but you could create the...

    I've not seen it Andy but you could create the same effect with some smooth white card and an airbrush. I know it's time out of your day to do it but it's not difficult stuff to do. Or you could try...
  105. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    :rotfl::good: Very good sir, very good !

    :rotfl::good: Very good sir, very good !
  106. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Such an amazing piece. The echo's of colour...

    Such an amazing piece. The echo's of colour between the tentacle and Nurgling are great. I presume the Nurgling is scratch built ?

    That little drop of water on the tentacle is incredible, great...
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    Shaun, if you are purely painting for display...

    Shaun, if you are purely painting for display undercoating isn't as important. Firstly you can easily obscure detail. Secondly for mini's that are handled a lot it's good to give the paint something...
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    Totally agree with Webmonkey's comments above. ...

    Totally agree with Webmonkey's comments above.

    The ebay stuff should be put into a different area or category that can be filtered out and ignored. Similarly I guess the people that are looking to...
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    ^^^ :rotfl: @dragonsreach - best answer ever...

    ^^^ :rotfl: @dragonsreach - best answer ever :good::worship!:
  110. Thread: Chalky Paint

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    Perhaps it would be easier to start with your...

    Perhaps it would be easier to start with your lightest brightest colour ( the highlight ) and work back from that with darker and darker shades as you've already mentioned darker seems to work better...
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    Making the larger Tyranid models in Epic scale is...

    Making the larger Tyranid models in Epic scale is an awesome idea ! That's the perfect thing to do. Also as they're organic they'll probably be a bit easier to get right than a hard edges Terminator.
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    Whatever people tell you, especially the sales...

    Whatever people tell you, especially the sales stuff, paint, is paint. As long as your models are cleaned first so there is no release agent or grease from your fingers it will adhere just fine....
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    I've used Liquitex but only the ones in the pots....

    I've used Liquitex but only the ones in the pots. I use it for illustration, it paints beautifully and also can be thinned to go through the airbrush very well. Aside that, I've not used the cans at...
  114. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Sprocket - I was trying to send you some more...

    Sprocket - I was trying to send you some more specific info about the photography. I didn't want to clutter your thread with a long post so was trying to PM you but it won't go through ? Is your...
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    I completely agree with this. People are proud of...

    I completely agree with this. People are proud of their work whatever standard the rest of us may think it is and therefore even if it could be made better some praise is always welcome with any...
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    ^^^^ What Tystan has said above, that one thing....

    ^^^^ What Tystan has said above, that one thing. Always keep that in mind. I did it with my last 2 jobs and now I really dislike them and it's messed my hobbies up for me. Not mini painting but other...
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    I've sculpted parts for conversions on 28mm...

    I've sculpted parts for conversions on 28mm pieces and tried a few of my own mini's but that's crazy sculpting in that size. I don't think the originals would have been made that size, they would...
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    Sent you another PM Dragonsreach. Worked fine to...

    Sent you another PM Dragonsreach. Worked fine to you but still can't send to Sprocket... ?
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    Seems to be resolved now as I have managed to...

    Seems to be resolved now as I have managed to send you a message. Thanks
  120. I'm not 100% and don't have time to trawl back...

    I'm not 100% and don't have time to trawl back through all my old WD's but I thought one of the Space Marine scouts was when it was first released, so we're talking 1998 - 1999 ?
  121. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    This looks amazing already !

    This looks amazing already !
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    Can't send Private messages ?

    I'm having trouble sending a PM / DM to someone. Is there something wrong with the system at the moment ?

    My machine is an Apple, running chrome brower ? Are there known issues with this ? Can a...
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    What has already been said above makes perfect...

    What has already been said above makes perfect sense.

    If you want to save it as a Jpeg for specifically using it on the web you should be able to save it via the "Save for web & Devices" function...
  124. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I'll just have to somehow I make it to the GD and...

    I'll just have to somehow I make it to the GD and see it there for myself then.

    250 hours is an incredible amount of dedication to this. That's like 6 weeks work at a normal job. It looks...
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    Amazing work, love the detail.

    Amazing work, love the detail.
  126. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    This is stunning, incredible amount of work and...

    This is stunning, incredible amount of work and the subtle extra details to make it more nurgle are so well done you don't even notice the conversion. Perfect work sir !

    I need to see this in the...
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    I've not heard the ice cream term used before....

    I've not heard the ice cream term used before. You need it like Milk, imagine if you spilt milk on a coloured surface you could just see that colour through it, that's what you want to aim for....
  128. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I understand what you mean. Mini's have to really...

    I understand what you mean. Mini's have to really appeal to put the amount of hours in that you do. It's a pity as I think you'd absolutely do the bright colour blending justice ! I remember you...
  129. Thread: Age of Sigmar

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    The thing is with all of this, they've done it,...

    The thing is with all of this, they've done it, it's too late to change now as it's already out, if people don't like it, don't buy it but GW are there to make money and bring new blood into the...
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    A true candy is a clear lacquer you put over a...

    A true candy is a clear lacquer you put over a metallic, the transparency lets the metallic shine through. That's the definition I'm used to from custom painting cars and bikes.

    For the one you've...
  131. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Actually for your use of colour I'd love to see...

    Actually for your use of colour I'd love to see you do something Tzeentch but perhaps I'm thinking more of your old quite bright work from the late 90's and it's swaying my view ? You seem to have...
  132. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    The Dwarf looks awesome ! Good idea about the...

    The Dwarf looks awesome ! Good idea about the green reflections but will be really difficult to get the right shade.

    I haven't painted any Orc's for a long time so can't comment on any greens and...
  133. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I would genuinely love to see what you came up...

    I would genuinely love to see what you came up with today with the new techniques your using as well as your sculpting skill, those Dr Who pieces in your gallery are incredibly for someone who isn't...
  134. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Thanks for sharing the pics. Good to see the...

    Thanks for sharing the pics. Good to see the Nurgle Predator still looking as stunning as it did 23 years ago. As mentioned above I need to win a demon so I can see these things first hand... Best...
  135. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    This is just mind blowing. The level of detail...

    This is just mind blowing. The level of detail you achieve and how you balance it out is always stunning. I've seen your work for so long and always think, how can he possibly better that... then you...
  136. Thread: Gold Help...

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    If you can put down your lightest gold colour as...

    If you can put down your lightest gold colour as a base then you can go over that with transparents to darken it, inks will work best for this as they will retain transulency and allow the gold to...
  137. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Looks good so far, the orange goes well with the...

    Looks good so far, the orange goes well with the blue as it is but it depends how it looks when it's finished as has already been said. Another incredibly piece in the making though !
  138. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Sprockets idea of the snotlings around his ankles...

    Sprockets idea of the snotlings around his ankles is good in the sense it brings more narrative to the scene. However I think Maenas has a point in that it could distract from the main character.
    ...
  139. Blender is open source software so it's always...

    Blender is open source software so it's always been free - http://www.blender.org/

    Zbrush is an amazing program but also fairly costly, however they do a free cut down version called Sculptris -...
  140. It's nice when people restore your faith in human...

    It's nice when people restore your faith in human kindness. I've not been on here a month yet but have read a lot of your posts and it's nice to see you're getting something back from the community...
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    I can't really add a lot more to what's already...

    I can't really add a lot more to what's already been said, good advice all round really.

    The only thing perhaps to consider is each coat try and do in a different direction. I paint for pleasure...
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    I'm only going to answer the primer question...

    I'm only going to answer the primer question here. If you're getting a rough texture it could be two things. Firstly, when you're doing this are you working in a clean environment ? If not it could...
  143. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Are you heading back to Project Nurgle - Gutrot...

    Are you heading back to Project Nurgle - Gutrot Spume now ? Or something else in the pipeline ?

    Did you buy many enticing mini's at Salute ?
  144. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Well deserved win fella and absolutely stunning...

    Well deserved win fella and absolutely stunning work, every little detail you got into Mole with all the texturing makes him incredible. Only wish I could have got there and seen him in the flesh.
  145. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Again, thank you for the comprehensive reply. Am...

    Again, thank you for the comprehensive reply. Am gutted I won't be at Salute this weekend as attending another show the other side of London and can't make both. Next year I'll make sure I'm there....
  146. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Thanks for the reply sir, very comprehensive. ...

    Thanks for the reply sir, very comprehensive.

    Mole's base is looking awesome ! How did you do that neat lettering ? Masked and airbrushed ?

    Gutted I won't be able to make it Salute, at Toy con...
  147. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Thanks for the reply, I'm an illustrator by trade...

    Thanks for the reply, I'm an illustrator by trade so could see the skill in your work then, trying to replicate it was impossible for me, shading a shoulder pad's insignia on a space marine is still...
  148. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    The Tartan is incredible on Sherlock ! And the...

    The Tartan is incredible on Sherlock ! And the detailing on the Elf is too. Nice work !
  149. Thread: Matte Varnish

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    Before I begin I need to tell you I have no...

    Before I begin I need to tell you I have no experience with the actual product you are using.

    However I had my own custom paint business for over 10 years and found any Matte type varnish would do...
  150. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    I'm just getting back into mini's after a 14 year...

    I'm just getting back into mini's after a 14 year break and was pleased to find this thread. Stunning work all the way through Mr Soper ! I first saw your work in GW Southampton in about 1988 ?...
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    I've still got in the region of 300 copies of...

    I've still got in the region of 300 copies of White Dwarf dating back to when I first got into the hobby in about 1986. They're on shelves and would takes me days to go through to find and scan the...
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