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  1. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Yet another Slayer Sword winning model to be....

    Yet another Slayer Sword winning model to be. :cute:
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    Darkage Painting

    Does anyone know who the main painter is for CMON's DarkAge stuff?
  3. Best Resin Water and a few other things to get before traveling? Need some advice :D

    Hello all!

    I'm in the UK for about 5 days so I thought I'd stock up on a few bits and bobs to take back to the desert with me! I'd really like to hear suggestions on which is the easiest curing...
  4. Thread: Nikon D5300

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    Heya, Thanks for the reply. It does help a...

    Heya,

    Thanks for the reply. It does help a little, I guess I just need to keep practicing with it. The only pictures I have really are ones that were taken using the Fujifilm bridge camera and not...
  5. Thread: Nikon D5300

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    Nikon D5300

    Hello all,

    Up until now I've always used my trusted Fujifilm Finepix bridge camera to take pictures of my miniatures but recently I've had access to a Nikon D5300. Now I know the Nikon is the...
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    Oooh - I paint on Twitch when ever I can - how'd...

    Oooh - I paint on Twitch when ever I can - how'd I get into the group :D
  7. Relocation - Selling Stuff - Check it out! :)

    Hello Everyone!

    First up, I hope this post finds you well and that you’re all enjoying some great hobby goodness time!

    I’m writing this post as I shall over the next few months be re-locating ...
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    Thank you :)

    Thank you :)
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    Ok cool, thanks for the info. I'll be finding out...

    Ok cool, thanks for the info. I'll be finding out about package offers soon I think, so I'll need to weigh up my options. I would think that I'd need to ship stuff like my extractor, airbrush kit /...
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    Ok cool - I may be heading out that way so I was...

    Ok cool - I may be heading out that way so I was wondering what the painter's scene was like, how easy it is to get hold of mini's, paints etc :)
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    Any painters in the UAE?

    Hello!

    As the title suggests, I was just wondering if there are any painters out in the UAE and if so which part? :)

    Peace!
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    Grey Knights - Selling!

    Hello!

    I just wanted to say that I'm selling the following:

    x4 Squads of Grey Knights assembled but not painted (20 models) - selling @ £15.00 per squad

    x1 Squad Grey Knights brand new in...
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    Happy Belated Birthday wishes to you man :)

    Happy Belated Birthday wishes to you man :)
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    I guess I'll just keep playing around with it...

    I guess I'll just keep playing around with it until I get it right.
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    I should have clarified, there was no excess...

    I should have clarified, there was no excess water ontop and the paint was just straight from the dropper bottle, no added water.
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    So I gave it another go today, and I placed four...

    So I gave it another go today, and I placed four dots of different colored paints on the paper (I'm using P3 Wet Pallet Paper, which has had all around very good reviews) and as you can see, after an...
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    I've heard about people using paper towels...

    I've heard about people using paper towels instead of or with sponge, my only issue with that is the bits of paper towel fibre that will end up mixing with your paint.
  18. Remember if you air brush invest in a good...

    Remember if you air brush invest in a good organic vapor mask and if money allows an extractor too. Your health is worth it.
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    I've never managed to get a wet palette to work...

    I've never managed to get a wet palette to work for me, the paint always dries out or the paints run and mix into each other.
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    Yeh, the general consensus on the inter webs is...

    Yeh, the general consensus on the inter webs is that I just have the obstructed parts black or a a dark shadow and learn from it for the future. I guess I just have to put my perfectionist frame of...
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    Need some help...

    Here's a question...Has anyone ever glued models together using plastic glue (plastic models) then realized they need to be painted without the arms on in order to get to the chest details.


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    Mine as of a minute or so ago :D ...

    Mine as of a minute or so ago :D


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    I like the community here, but sniping and how...

    I like the community here, but sniping and how easy it is to manipulate the vote system is why I don't upload pictures for voting here anymore. I'd love it if they were to adopt the same system as...
  24. Oh yeh definitely, the red has pretty much just...

    Oh yeh definitely, the red has pretty much just been blocked in. It'll be glazed over now with muted redish browns and the greens will be taken all the way down to blacks for the darkest points. Work...
  25. Next step - added the 3rd colour shift before...

    Next step - added the 3rd colour shift before real blending & glazing begins : )


    http://www.miniature-studio.com/2015/01/colour-numero-three.html

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  26. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Looking great man! :D

    Looking great man! :D
  27. Thanks man - Blocked in some more shadows, happy...

    Thanks man - Blocked in some more shadows, happy with progress :D


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  28. Progress picked back up on King Maulg, working on...

    Progress picked back up on King Maulg, working on the textured loin cloth atm.


    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-T4pG0me5lA0/VMAne3cQJnI/AAAAAAAAAUE/Owgxv6ltf8k/w381-h441-no/maulg.jpg
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    Blood Angel Praetor

    http://www.puttyandpaint.com/projects/6517

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=34398&stc=1
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    Not that I ever sent paint to people but YAY! :D

    Not that I ever sent paint to people but YAY! :D
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    If it's gone into recovery mode (showing you a...

    If it's gone into recovery mode (showing you a black screen with the Apple iTunes Logo on it and a wire pointing up to it) then unfortunately you won't be able to recover any data, unless of course...
  32. Well here he is all finished! Let me know what...

    Well here he is all finished! Let me know what you think :)

    Putty & Paint Link: http://www.puttyandpaint.com/projects/6437
    Cool Mini Or Not Link: http://www.coolminiornot.com/371558


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  33. Skraaal's 2015's Wip & Finished Works Thread.

    Here's the last WIP shot of Sapo before he's finished! :)

    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-gXMl9yTnfUU/VK1UrYRnbTI/AAAAAAAAARQ/uBMnh-vQkcY/w264-h518-no/sapo%2Bwip.jpg
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    Happy New Year Chaps! :)

    Happy New Year Chaps! :)
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    Merry Christmas Everyone! :)

    Merry Christmas Everyone! :)
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    I've just paid for a place on the NMM day,...

    I've just paid for a place on the NMM day, looking forward to it :)
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    Looks good man!

    Looks good man!
  38. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Thanks for the reply! ;p

    Thanks for the reply! ;p
  39. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Well done on the bronze! Outstanding for two...

    Well done on the bronze! Outstanding for two weeks. If you don't mind me asking, how do apply your paint to un primed plastic? The one time I tried, I found it didn't want to adhere to where I was...
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    Lovely work man! :)

    Lovely work man! :)
  41. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Lovely set of miniatures there man, all the best!...

    Lovely set of miniatures there man, all the best! ;)
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    Here's another long on-going project. ...

    Here's another long on-going project.


    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-IAWs5eMnfh8/VDV0V5GOrrI/AAAAAAAAAOk/PWfNn_tSvp4/s1600/DSCF1909.JPG
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    To have a change from looking at Maulg, I went on...

    To have a change from looking at Maulg, I went on to do some more with Sapo! Starting to add some depth to the materials - do I do checks on the shirt or not?


    So many questions!...
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    Glad you like it so far man. The checks and...

    Glad you like it so far man. The checks and tattoos were both done on a whim, but I think they work - happy with the added detail it brings. :)
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    Did a little on his base last night too - I'd...

    Did a little on his base last night too - I'd love some feed back!


    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-oK697UrC2N8/VDE23q8pi3I/AAAAAAAAAN0/_KghnlFCbso/w566-h855-no/DSCF1905.JPG
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    Progress! ;) ...

    Progress! ;)


    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-rdMTJN-Vw4Y/VDBcXbvXeSI/AAAAAAAAANI/1v1b5YbvWeE/w1067-h814-no/DSCF1903.JPG
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    Little done to the axe... ...

    Little done to the axe...


    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-iz21LLaO5-s/VDAOfojttEI/AAAAAAAAAMQ/2G64dhK0qtI/w679-h669-no/Maulg%2B2014.jpg
  48. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Am I the only one that thinks the model has...

    Am I the only one that thinks the model has rather over sized feet?
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    Found it! Still not sure who the artist is...

    Found it! Still not sure who the artist is though.

    http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/ab/16/68/ab1668e71584deb52ea4541a3467290d.jpg
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    Contraversial Ultramarine Terminator GD

    Heya,

    I'm trying to find out who painted and also links with pictures, the Ultramarine Terminator that won a GD a few years back.

    It was controversial as the base wasn't painted at all, but...
  51. Selling Paints - Very Good Condition - Job lot.

    Hey guys n gals, hope your all well!


    I'm selling my entire paint collection. I have approximately 40 color paints, 6 metallic paints, 8 washes and 14 base paints (older better coverage ones ...
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    Update! ;) ...

    Update! ;)

    http://static.squarespace.com/static/52b9d862e4b08858cf51af94/t/53a1fd2ae4b074255904ef3d/1403125036019/?format=750w
  53. Thread: Jamal Bust

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    Thanks! I wouldn't call it amazing, but I'm glad...

    Thanks! I wouldn't call it amazing, but I'm glad you like it :)
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    I want a theme I think, just not sure what yet....

    I want a theme I think, just not sure what yet. The first goal is to get all the proportions correct then decide what to do. Tbh though I'm leaning towards a Sci-Fi bust as it will mean I can do...
  55. Thread: Jamal Bust

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    Jamal Bust

    Quick break from sculpting and King Maulg, spent the evening working on this guy - not finished yet but got a fair bit done :)

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    Spent roughly another 30 min on him today... ...

    Spent roughly another 30 min on him today...

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    First time sculpting...

    So I thought I'd try sculpting for the first time...after 30 min or so here's where I'm at. Just done from my imagination.

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    Here you go, more to read on my blog. 28484 ...

    Here you go, more to read on my blog.

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    I'll post more pictures once I've worked on him a...

    I'll post more pictures once I've worked on him a little more ;)
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    I've done a bit more on the King, wrote a tad...

    I've done a bit more on the King, wrote a tad more on the blog as well.

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    Glad you like the works of far :)

    Glad you like the works of far :)
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    Started on the NMM areas. 28105

    Started on the NMM areas.

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    Here you go:...

    Here you go: http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?showtopic=32050

    I'm painting King Maulg using this technique atm, hope you find that article useful.
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    I wrote a basic NMM thread how to over on my...

    I wrote a basic NMM thread how to over on my website: http://www.miniature-studio.com/non-metallic-metals/

    I'm sure Andy won't mind me posting that here as he and 10 ball both have the site in...
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    I've managed to do a little painting today, here...

    I've managed to do a little painting today, here are the picture updates. I've written a little bit about how I'm using colour on this piece over on my blog if anyone wants to read it :) ...
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    First touch of colour on him :) 27750

    First touch of colour on him :)

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    Wip Wip Wip - She said...

    Here's my latest WIP!

    There's the full story of it over on the blog if anyone wants a short read: http://www.miniature-studio.com/blog/2014/5/13/king-maulg-post-apocolyptic-setting

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    Griffin Exorcist Base: Step By Step

    I've just updated the website with a nice step by step basing article by Andy "AndyG" Gillaspy, I don't want to re-post the article here and re-size / upload the photos again, so here is a link to...
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    Next up is my Averlonian Bust produced by Figone....

    Next up is my Averlonian Bust produced by Figone. I painted this last year. It's painted to a display standard and would make a nice piece for any collection.

    eBay:...
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    Savage Ork Big Boss

    Hello!

    I am currently moving house, so to fund the move and set a few things up I have decided to sell a few of my painted miniatures. First up is my Savage Ork Big Boss, he's a nice looking ...
  71. Thread: Skraaal's Sapo

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    Update! 25999

    Update!

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  72. Thread: Skraaal's Sapo

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    Update! 25858

    Update!

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  73. Thread: Skraaal's Sapo

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    Skraaal's Sapo

    Got him today, spent about an hour or so thus far. From here on in it'll be done by glazing...

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    More info on how I'm approaching this project on...

    More info on how I'm approaching this project on my blog :)

    www.miniature-studio.com

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    Wamp Studio McVey Contest Entry

    Heya,

    Here's the start to my entry for the Studio McVey contest over on Wamp! :)

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  76. I live in the UK. When it gets really cold I...

    I live in the UK. When it gets really cold I usually soak the spray can in a sink filled with warm not hot, water. Works wonders. :)
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    Thanks guys, glad you like him :)

    Thanks guys, glad you like him :)
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    Savage Ork Warboos! Waaah!

    My latest finished piece. Went for a rustic paint job so to speak, tried to be more arty with it! I hope you like it!

    Voting link if you like it enough to be so inclined:...
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    Very tired, so I'm just linking to my blog post....

    Very tired, so I'm just linking to my blog post. Long story short, I've managed to do some work to the base - let me know what you think! http://www.platoonbritannica.com/styles/smilies/wink.png
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    http://www.miniature-studio.com/blog/2014/1/23/fir...

    http://www.miniature-studio.com/blog/2014/1/23/first-lights-on-gandalf

    First lights etc :)

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    http://www.miniature-studio.com/blog/2014/1/21/wiz...

    http://www.miniature-studio.com/blog/2014/1/21/wizards-in-murkwood

    It's Hobbit time...

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  82. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    All looking good skel

    All looking good skel
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    Started painting up a two colour marine over the...

    Started painting up a two colour marine over the weekend. Here's where he's at after two days of painting.

    More info, better pictures, blogs and tutorials can be found over on my website too if...
  84. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Much better with the added height from the tree.

    Much better with the added height from the tree.
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    Glad you guys like it - I hope you enjoy all the...

    Glad you guys like it - I hope you enjoy all the future posts too :)
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    http://www.miniature-studio.com/blog/2014/1/11/som...

    http://www.miniature-studio.com/blog/2014/1/11/something-different :)
  87. Thread: Lighting

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    This is probably the single best lamp for...

    This is probably the single best lamp for painting with: http://uk.daylightcompany.com/product/daylight-triple-bright-lamp-32500/ Lots of miniature painters world wide use it. I was silly enough to...
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    Haha that's fine ;)

    Haha that's fine ;)
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    Thanks guys! Yeh I think that when they start...

    Thanks guys!

    Yeh I think that when they start to post things on the blog too it'll really be a nice collection of articles for people to read and for us to keep each other motivated :)
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    I've got a new blog and site :)

    Heya!

    For anyone interested I thought I'd just mention that I have a new Blog and website up and running now. The site includes a section with tutorials that will be added too as well as the blog...
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    Good stuff! Keep drawing and happy new year to...

    Good stuff! Keep drawing and happy new year to you! ;)
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    Looking good man - happy new year! :)

    Looking good man - happy new year! :)
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    The reason I got the extraction unit is because...

    The reason I got the extraction unit is because it means I can spray in-doors now and it completely eliminates the need for any type of mask based respirator. The guys at BenchVent really know their...
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    I live in sunny England, due to this I haven't...

    I live in sunny England, due to this I haven't really been able to use the airbrush I bought myself over the summer as the weather did not permit it.

    Luckily and very nice of him to do so, Santa...
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    Thank you guys :)

    Thank you guys :)
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    Selling a few things.

    Selling two of my miniatures:


    Games-Workshop Necromancer - http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=261338956549


    Battle worn Salamander Dreadnaught - ...
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    I used it the other day on a miniature I'm doing...

    I used it the other day on a miniature I'm doing for fun to test it out and it was fine. Sounds like you got a poor batch OR there was something else wrong with the painting / undercoat / primer /...
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    Averlonian Bust

    Righto all finished I think:

    Cool Mini Or Not Link - http://www.coolminiornot.com/340604

    Putty & Paint Link - http://www.puttyandpaint.com/projects/2778 (Larger Images)

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  99. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Never regret, you can only get better.

    Never regret, you can only get better.
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    Getting there:

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    Some quick photos taken on my phone to show...

    Some quick photos taken on my phone to show progress:

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    Haven't painted anything in a fair few weeks, so...

    Haven't painted anything in a fair few weeks, so I thought I'd spend 10 minutes tweaking the fabric of this busts tunic tonight:

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    Just starting a Grey Knights army, here's my HQ....

    Just starting a Grey Knights army, here's my HQ. I'd say he's pretty much done now. Maybe I'll define the hammer haft a little more, maybe not. The pictures don't really do it justice :(

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    Heya man, Your more than welcome to join us,...

    Heya man,

    Your more than welcome to join us, as Morbie pointed out though we are coming to the end of week one now - so you would need to get a fair bit done to your Warboss over the weekend!...
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    Right with the Monk pretty much done, I thought...

    Right with the Monk pretty much done, I thought I'd push on and do some more painting before going for a swim, so I've updated and made progress on the bust I was painting up. Here he is so far!
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    Nice painting man, loving the colors! :)

    Nice painting man, loving the colors! :)
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    Ok, here he is on the base. A few more touch ups...

    Ok, here he is on the base. A few more touch ups and I'll call him done.

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    More progress, he should be finished today. ...

    More progress, he should be finished today.

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    Finally found a miniature to fit a base I made a...

    Finally found a miniature to fit a base I made a while ago, started him today, here's my progress on him:

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    I've had a re-shuffle of my desk today and here's...

    I've had a re-shuffle of my desk today and here's the end result (iPhone Panorama mode):

    http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/9391/img0261bz.jpg
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    Good stuff! I'll PM you so that we can set up a...

    Good stuff! I'll PM you so that we can set up a start date etc ;p
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    Starting a new army!

    Heya,


    I'm plan on getting back into 40k, the gaming side of it that is. Now I don't know anyone near me that is doing the same, or even that games for that matter, so I thought I'd ask on the...
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    My weekend workshop review is now up on my blog...

    My weekend workshop review is now up on my blog for any that would like to read it! http://www.miniature-studio.com/apps/blog
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    Lovely painting! :)

    Lovely painting! :)
  115. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Looking really nice man, all the best for Salute!...

    Looking really nice man, all the best for Salute! :)
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    Heya, Over the weekend I attended my first...

    Heya,

    Over the weekend I attended my first ever painting workshop hosted by Darkmessiah. The tutor was none other than Volomir, an awesome miniature painter and an equally awesome guy.

    Here is...
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    Glad you like him, and I may make him grimy to...

    Glad you like him, and I may make him grimy to fit in with his clothes but yeh he is still very much wip
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    Bust update! 19499

    Bust update!


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  119. They're looking good. Just my personal opinion...

    They're looking good. Just my personal opinion but I think they would look even better if you upped the depth of the white a little more by increasing the shadows. A wash with brown oils would work...
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    Here's a little more work done to the skin,...

    Here's a little more work done to the skin, started to smooth over some of the transitions. Just a quick note, these are quite close up shots!

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    Soooo all the commissions I had going are now...

    Soooo all the commissions I had going are now finished and I can get back to painting my own things! yay!


    As a nice start I thought I'd first do the Averlonian Bust that I ordered just before...
  122. Have to agree, these questions have been covered...

    Have to agree, these questions have been covered so many times over the last few weeks let alone the last few years. A little searching of the forums will give you all the answers you could ever want...
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    Wraithseer WIP; 19184

    Wraithseer WIP;

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  124. Cheap Space Marines - get them while they're here!

    I'm selling a box of Assault Marines for £10.00 thats half the price of their retail value. I'm also selling a box of Sanguinary Guard for £10.00 again half the RRP.

    Both boxes have been opened...
  125. No prize 10 Ball bar those mentioned above! :)...

    No prize 10 Ball bar those mentioned above! :) I'll get a post written up about the first week and have your picture moved to the site/blog later today! Thanks for painting :)

    This week's theme...
  126. I'm really happy people like the idea, it's all...

    I'm really happy people like the idea, it's all about encouraging our community to grow and bringing together multiple forums through one endeavor, as well as progressing on an individual level. So...
  127. The first week and theme has been announced -...

    The first week and theme has been announced - have fun! :)

    P.S - When you submit your photos, it would be cool if you would write a brief description as to how and why you chose the miniature you...
  128. There's no need to be sorry about not taking part...

    There's no need to be sorry about not taking part DR. I don't quite agree with you in regards to the burnout, but then thats an individual thing, different people will feel differently about painting...
  129. ** Reserved for Week Themes / Miniature...

    ** Reserved for Week Themes / Miniature announcements! **
  130. * Reserved for Week Themes / Miniature...

    * Reserved for Week Themes / Miniature announcements! *

    Format

    <Week Number> - <Theme/Miniature Announcement> - <Week and Photo Submission Date>

    Let it begin!

    Week One! - Theme: Nature...
  131. Miniature Paint Along Event - Weekly From This Point Onwards! Hosted by Skraaal.

    I think it's time for a paint along;

    Here's the idea!

    I'm always trying to get people to push themselves and improve their painting. Lot's of people do it themselves, others need a little push...
  132. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Nice miniatures man. I do think the pictures that...

    Nice miniatures man. I do think the pictures that you've posted of them in your gallery are far too small though, they really do need to be bigger as at that size you can't make out the quality of...
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    So I was having a cup of tea one day and decided...

    So I was having a cup of tea one day and decided to tip the mug to my lips and drink...it was only when the hot liquid hit my lap did I realize that the mug was about 2 inches from my face when i...
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    More work on the Barbarian, progress on his face;...

    More work on the Barbarian, progress on his face;

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    Sorry man, I didn't jot the colors down at the...

    Sorry man, I didn't jot the colors down at the time. My best advice would be to play around with colors on a test model and to see what works for you.

    On another note, here's the start of a Hero...
  136. Thread: Brush care!

    by skraaal
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    Yeh that's pretty much the gist of it, I meant...

    Yeh that's pretty much the gist of it, I meant that people ought to test the brush out in general before buying. :)
  137. Thread: Brush care!

    by skraaal
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    Brush care!

    Boubi posted asking how people look after their brushes, so instead of writing a short reply to his post I thought I'd make a blog post about it on my website, detailing how I clean my brushes and my...
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    I've had my W&N Series 7's now for over a year...

    I've had my W&N Series 7's now for over a year and they are still brilliant. I've just written up an article on how I take care of my brushes on my blog, check it out!:...
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    Not sure he doesn't have it yet! I'll be shipping...

    Not sure he doesn't have it yet! I'll be shipping it over the weekend for him. From the photo's I've sent him though he seems to be happy with what he's seen. ;)
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    Corsair Prince Commission.

    Here's a few photo's of a Corsair Prince I was asked to paint. He's been given a light spray of varnish as he's going to be used in games, hence the slight shine in the pictures - I did use dull coat...
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    The steps look a little too large if it's aimed...

    The steps look a little too large if it's aimed at 28 mm-32 mm miniatures. What scale are you going for? The design is nice though :)
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    * Try a similar shade from the GW range. *...

    * Try a similar shade from the GW range.
    * Remember that just like using a brush, many thin layers will give you the best uniform and consistent results and coverage.
    * Thin your paints to a...
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    Started to shade the hammer head and add test...

    Started to shade the hammer head and add test scratches / shading to the model.



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    Update: 18008

    Update:

    18008
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    Bit more progress; using painting him as a way to...

    Bit more progress; using painting him as a way to relax whilst checking / editing my essay thats due in tomorrow! ;)






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    Well what do you know, he's gone a tad yellow! ...

    Well what do you know, he's gone a tad yellow!






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    Very nice work! :)

    Very nice work! :)
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    Here's the start of another personal project to...

    Here's the start of another personal project to work on between commissions;



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    Looking good! :)

    Looking good! :)
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    Hey guys n gals! Here's a little bit of an update...

    Hey guys n gals! Here's a little bit of an update on the Eldar Corsair commission that I've been working on - this time the Warp Hunter! Here's the initial shading / coloration done, I'm quite happy...
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    Oh my....O_o

    Oh my....O_o
  152. Thread: 10 balls WIP

    by skraaal
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    Looking good man, although I still think that...

    Looking good man, although I still think that there are areas that need to be smoothed out a fair bit more. I've edited the image to show you the main places that I think will benefit. The contrast...
  153. Thread: Chalky Paints?

    by skraaal
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    To save you googling too much, there are 3 main...

    To save you googling too much, there are 3 main reasons for chalky looking painting;

    * You have have not created a smooth transition. For example if your shading from blue to black, you'll need...
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    Aye, Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to...

    Aye, Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to everyone! Happy painting! :)
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    It is yes! ;)

    It is yes! ;)
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    Here's the other Corsair Prince that was started...

    Here's the other Corsair Prince that was started first, cast on this guy was terrible it shows through the painting unfortunately but here's where its at atm: I made the image a tad smaller than I...
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    I've got rid of the hair and paint bubble that...

    I've got rid of the hair and paint bubble that were pointed out, as well as now having started to define areas more with shadows and pushed the odd highlight here and there.



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    Aye cookies work, I'll send you my address :)...

    Aye cookies work, I'll send you my address :) Welcome back man.
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    The trick with washes is to place them where you...

    The trick with washes is to place them where you want the shadows and then remove excess with a damp brush immediately rather than just washing the entire figure. Remember, place them where you want...
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    Aye I saw them once the pics were up, I'll...

    Aye I saw them once the pics were up, I'll correct them - thanks for the shout! :)
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    Here's another piece I'm working on for a client...

    Here's another piece I'm working on for a client atm. Check out my blog for more info on him! :)

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  162. Thread: 10 balls WIP

    by skraaal
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    Looks better mate, could do with some more mid...

    Looks better mate, could do with some more mid tone still though I think - regarding the ball, I don't like it as is, smooth the blends some more especially where the paper clips? meet the ball and...
  163. Thread: 10 balls WIP

    by skraaal
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    Looking good mate. Atm though the blue looks as...

    Looking good mate. Atm though the blue looks as if it's made up of shadow and highlight, impo it needs some more definitive mid tone to make the transition smoother. Loving the face, robes and keys -...
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    All looking nice. I think the chaos circle could...

    All looking nice. I think the chaos circle could look great if the middle spikes were removed entirely and you turned it into a portal through which the DE are emerging. Eldar use portals all the...
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    :pwp: I think this emoticon sums up my thoughts...

    :pwp: I think this emoticon sums up my thoughts on this nicely! :)
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    Quick sale needed - bid

    Hey guys,

    I don't want to but ATM I'm strapped for cash, so I'm putting up for sale my last Flower Knight by Kingdom Death. The model is brand new in box and has not been touched.

    I'll be...
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    Wow - lovely! Some great work there, it must have...

    Wow - lovely! Some great work there, it must have been an amazing experience for you both. Very nice work Jeremie - all the best. :)
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    I bought myself the Sparmax twin cylinder TC-620...

    I bought myself the Sparmax twin cylinder TC-620 recently and I have to say it's a stunning bit of kit. Super quiet, which for me is important as I live in shared university accommodation. I also...
  169. Thread: SkelettetS wip

    by skraaal
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    Scaly Green is impossible to find these days,...

    Scaly Green is impossible to find these days, I've been after a 2nd pot for AGES. I'll check in town today if a LGS has Scorched Brown still for you / Blood Red etc
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    Personal Computer Windows 7 OS Opera Web...

    Personal Computer
    Windows 7 OS
    Opera Web Browser

    If I click the navigational buttons things seem to respond slightly jerkily, if thats the right phrase. The swipe feature seems to work well...
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    I agree entirely, primer needs to go on in nice...

    I agree entirely, primer needs to go on in nice thin coats, I suppose its just because of the previous bad experiences with automotive primers that I've had that I stay away from them. Might give the...
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    I've always just used the Black and White Citadel...

    I've always just used the Black and White Citadel Spray, never had a problem with it. The issue I have with Automotive primers is that they aren't made with intricate details in mind and a lot of...
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    I've been in Wonderland for a while now...it's...

    I've been in Wonderland for a while now...it's awesome here.
  174. Thread: 10 balls WIP

    by skraaal
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    Very nice work, like it a lot! :)

    Very nice work, like it a lot! :)
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    Hi, I'm lost. Which way to the nearest exit?...

    Hi, I'm lost. Which way to the nearest exit? Whoa...whose touching my leg? O.o
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    Thread Updated.

    Thread Updated.
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    Looks great so far, love the orange color! Quick...

    Looks great so far, love the orange color! Quick question, whats the average PSI you spray at for general base coating and spraying?
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    Quick sale needed for a couple of items!

    Hey guys,


    I'm in need of a fast sale just for a bit of quick cash, I'm selling a Grey knight Nemesis Dreadnaught. The box's cellophane has been taken off as I had intended to paint the kit...
  179. Thread: 10 balls WIP

    by skraaal
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    Looking very nice! :)

    Looking very nice! :)
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    The top miniature is by...

    The top miniature is by http://www.industriamechanika.com
  181. Fixed! :) Ty.

    Fixed! :) Ty.
  182. Quick post aimed at beginners to the hobby!

    I've just typed out a few words that ought to be of use to anyone new to the hobby. You can find the article on my Blog - thanks for reading and if theres anything in particular that people would...
  183. Here are a few pointers; * Prepping the...

    Here are a few pointers;

    * Prepping the miniature for painting and ensuring that the model is smooth and clean is possibly the most important step you'll do whilst building / painting a model - if...
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    So far so good, I'm not sure if I like the orange...

    So far so good, I'm not sure if I like the orange yet or not atm its a bit jarring with the other colours you've used. Personally I think it'd be better going for a more beige type of orange, more...
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    Very cool! Lovely atmosphere, great attention to...

    Very cool! Lovely atmosphere, great attention to detail and an awesome paint job. :)
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    Nice looking toads! I'm also going to pick up a...

    Nice looking toads! I'm also going to pick up a DV box at the end of the month. Btw where do you get your cork from?
  187. Thread: SkelettetS wip

    by skraaal
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    I wouldn't go with chipping but a few long thin...

    I wouldn't go with chipping but a few long thin scratches across it would work I think - looking good man.
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    Some nice sculpting, I'm getting more interested...

    Some nice sculpting, I'm getting more interested in sculpting atm so its always nice to see inspiring work.
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    You need to try and experiment for yourself. What...

    You need to try and experiment for yourself. What others are comfortable using may not work as well for you and vice versa. Pretty much anything can be put through an airbrush without too much...
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    If anyone is interested I talk a little bit more...

    If anyone is interested I talk a little bit more about Mr.Nurgle on my blog and my ideas about painting this miniature! Check it out! :)
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    As they do, as they do! :)

    As they do, as they do! :)
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    Ok, so whilst having some spare time I thought I...

    Ok, so whilst having some spare time I thought I would tinker with some colour theory, what better way to do it than with another quick Nurgle Marine. So here he is so far, Mr. Nurgle Marine v2 aka...
  193. Thread: 10 balls WIP

    by skraaal
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    This is definitely your best work to date....

    This is definitely your best work to date. Tranitions on the NMM are very nice, his left arm cloth area looks like it needs a few more glazes though as well as the area around his bare knuckles. :)
  194. Thread: Nemetis

    by skraaal
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    Very, very cool. As Garshnak pointed out, the...

    Very, very cool. As Garshnak pointed out, the depth you've achieved is brilliant. Happy Painting! :)
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    Righto, I really want to get back into the gaming...

    Righto, I really want to get back into the gaming side of 40k, last time I gamed was back in 4th ED - so things have changed a little but I'm looking forward to it. I've decided that I want to play a...
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    O.o Wyrd...

    O.o Wyrd...
  197. Hey man, Thanks for taking the time to reply...

    Hey man,

    Thanks for taking the time to reply and comment about my site. It's all a big help in the learning curve. I agree with what you guys have written, especially about the HTML5, for me atm...
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    Hehe - he does look a bit like Usain Bolt...

    Hehe - he does look a bit like Usain Bolt striking a pose! :)

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    More done on the Eldar. Unfortunately this model...

    More done on the Eldar. Unfortunately this model came primed and built. Tired to clean up as much flash and mold lines as possible but the primer was put on so thick, tis really making trying to get...
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    Very nice! Lovely painting! :)

    Very nice! Lovely painting! :)
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