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  1. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    I admit, I was a bit shocked to see you working...

    I admit, I was a bit shocked to see you working on a space marine, but the logic is sound. They are very blocky and great for practicing chiaroscuro on. That's a lot of grass for a space marine base...
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    I really love seeing your work, and this lady is...

    I really love seeing your work, and this lady is no exception. Always very vibrant with a unique style.

    What is your favorite sculpting tool if I may ask?
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    Brilliant as usual! I really like the old school...

    Brilliant as usual! I really like the old school sci-fi / rogue trader flavor of the cyber-brute. Sorry to see your mishap with the tile molds, but I suppose we learn by trail and error.
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    Thanks guys, I appreciate the comments and...

    Thanks guys, I appreciate the comments and support. I'm in a pretty creative mode right now and trying to keep my momentum up.

    One of the things that has made getting going again tough is that I...
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    Making progress! I haven't given up just yet and...

    Making progress! I haven't given up just yet and have actually finished a miniature! It's nothing spectacular, but I'm calling Space Cat done.
    He's around 45mm to the top of his head, 1/20th scale....
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    Brilliant man. I remember way back when you...

    Brilliant man. I remember way back when you started on these. It's been a long road to get here, but they look fantastic.
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    Hmm, I've toyed with the idea of getting a 3d...

    Hmm, I've toyed with the idea of getting a 3d printer, but usually come up against 'I don't have time for another new hobby'. I'm reading your experience as a cautionary (if enjoyable) tale! Looks...
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    Well you already know I like this guy... The...

    Well you already know I like this guy...
    The skull pot is a nice touch. :)
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    Yasss!!! Wonderful, can't wait to see them...

    Yasss!!! Wonderful, can't wait to see them finished.
  10. Thread: Curis' WIP Wipe

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    I absolutely love that looking through your...

    I absolutely love that looking through your thread is like cracking open an old White Dwarf from back in the day. If not for the odd beautifully painted primaris thrown in I'd think it was...
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    Thanks, you saved me having to check... I...

    Thanks, you saved me having to check...

    I agree, outstanding job with the OSL, it looks real. That's a gorgeous little diorama.
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    Yeah, good job. I like the highlights on the...

    Yeah, good job. I like the highlights on the star. Metallics definitely need some love (washes, highlights, etc.) to work well on a model. In fact I feel like the exposed cabling bits would benefit...
  13. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    Holy cow! Your desk has to be overflowing with...

    Holy cow! Your desk has to be overflowing with all of these projects right now. Great stuff all around, and congratulations on making it into WD.
  14. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Gorgeous, you're really on a roll with these.

    Gorgeous, you're really on a roll with these.
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    These are brilliant. I love the full on orky grot...

    These are brilliant. I love the full on orky grot energy the conversions have. Two suggestions - The one with the plasma cannon looks very front heavy, which is totally in character. But I'd also...
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    Good job, lots of progress. I really like the...

    Good job, lots of progress. I really like the slime coming out of the vents.
  17. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    Wonderful job on the bust Kretcher, and congrats...

    Wonderful job on the bust Kretcher, and congrats on your success on P&P. I look forward to seeing what you're working on - being all mysterious...
  18. Nice, well played response to a near disaster. ...

    Nice, well played response to a near disaster.
    You actually got me thinking - it used to be easy to remove a metal model from its base since the metal was stronger than the plastic, but much...
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    These look brutal. I love the straight on pose of...

    These look brutal. I love the straight on pose of the guy closest to the camera in the last photo. Are you really going to make your own bases too? You're a glutton for punishment.
  20. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    I really, really like this guy. Great desaturated...

    I really, really like this guy. Great desaturated colors. Nice job!
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    Nice start. I'm jealous of the space you have in...

    Nice start. I'm jealous of the space you have in your new paint area. That big stage track light has to put out a lot of light, and probably helps solve any problems with shadows. But isn't it hot?
  22. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    I'm a sucker for old horror and monster movies,...

    I'm a sucker for old horror and monster movies, and this guy definitely captures that vibe. You're off to a great start.
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    Cranking out amazing stuff at an equally amazing...

    Cranking out amazing stuff at an equally amazing rate...

    That warband is fantastic. It's been said already, but I love those shields. Nice to see you're adding a bit more freehand work to your...
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    Really amazing stuff gorb. I love that...

    Really amazing stuff gorb. I love that terminator. How many hours would you guess you had in building him?
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    This guy is amazing Andy! Very inspirational. I...

    This guy is amazing Andy! Very inspirational. I love all of the textures you've worked into him. And as everyone else has said - the hairy chest is fantastic!
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    Exceptional work, that's going to be a great...

    Exceptional work, that's going to be a great looking space marine. My favorite bit is the energy effect on the power sword, it really turned out well.

    Good luck to you in the contest. My LGS used...
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    Thanks Lone Lemming, gorb, and BAM. I appreciate...

    Thanks Lone Lemming, gorb, and BAM. I appreciate the help and encouragement.

    I'm not ready to touch Raven yet, but I painted a bit more on Space Cat - still working on his suit. It's been a...
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    Reboot

    Testing... Testing 1, 2...
    Does this thing still work?
    After much soul searching I've realized I really miss painting minis, and I also kinda miss this community. So I'm really trying to push...
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    This is fantastic, it's instantly recognizable as...

    This is fantastic, it's instantly recognizable as a birch tree. The paper peeling bark is a great idea.
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    Khorne + beard... The combination we never knew...

    Khorne + beard...
    The combination we never knew we were missing until now. It makes so much sense. GW, why so many beardless berzerkers over the years when this is a truly winning combination?...
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    I love this thread... Panzer girl's suit is...

    I love this thread...

    Panzer girl's suit is one impressive piece of work. The back totally matches the front now in level of detail. I love the use of the mesh to add texture. I feel like you...
  32. Thread: Arkaan - WIP

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    The work on the sister so far is gorgeous. You're...

    The work on the sister so far is gorgeous. You're inspiring me to go pick up a paintbrush - thanks for sharing!
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    This is really brilliant. I think my favorite...

    This is really brilliant. I think my favorite part for some reason is the wrinkles on the back of his neck, but I love the stippled texture for the highlights on his face.
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    That's gorgeous man, I love the atmosphere you've...

    That's gorgeous man, I love the atmosphere you've created. I can totally picture the capsule landing with a bang and him floating out of the wrecked pod.
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    These are awesome man, straight outta Mad Max. ...

    These are awesome man, straight outta Mad Max.

    The wrench being carried by the quad rider looks like it needs the BAM treatment. Only new looking thing in the entire squad. Then again, maybe he...
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    Yeah, the eye looks loads better with the rework....

    Yeah, the eye looks loads better with the rework. Your freehand isn't bad either.
  37. Thread: Curis' WIP Wipe

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    Wow, gorgeous work. I'm a sucker for the old...

    Wow, gorgeous work. I'm a sucker for the old beakies.

    Congratulations on the demon, those sisters are amazing. Three weeks? Really? Three weeks? Did you sleep? :)
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    Sculpting, scratch building vehicles from cereal...

    Sculpting, scratch building vehicles from cereal boxes? I love it! Man after my own heart here! One of the first really involved projects I ever did was scratch building a Thunderhawk from matte...
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    Congratulations! Gorgeous entries all around, and...

    Congratulations! Gorgeous entries all around, and I love the start on the bust.
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    Still cranking out great stuff I see! I really...

    Still cranking out great stuff I see! I really dig the bikers. A bit of Mad Max dark future in the 40k universe. I remember you were working on those tanks the last time I was around. Finish them!
  41. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    I like the Dark Angel (esp. the lovely base), but...

    I like the Dark Angel (esp. the lovely base), but that dwarf is brilliant.
  42. Brilliant! This beast is beginning to gather some...

    Brilliant! This beast is beginning to gather some monentum, but I'm a bit confused...



    And now you've added windows too! 41st millenium engineering at it's finest! ;)
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    Just wow man! The paintwork is definitely...

    Just wow man! The paintwork is definitely matching the build in quality. This is going to be amazing.



    In situations like this I like to hit the banner or whatever with a layer of clearcoat...
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    Congrats, I presume that means he'll be gracing...

    Congrats, I presume that means he'll be gracing the pages of a White Dwarf soon? ;)

    I agree, hard to tell sometimes which model will be a struggle and which will just work out right. And different...
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    It looks like the new 40k box has certainly put...

    It looks like the new 40k box has certainly put some wind in your sails Meph, you're on a roll. I couldn't tell the shoulder pad has been converted until you said something. I love the idea of using...
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    This is fantastic Hairster, full of the character...

    This is fantastic Hairster, full of the character the old GW minis used to have. I can already picture it crawling with snots. Brilliant work so far! :D
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    Thanks Toad and BAM. Green has never been a color...

    Thanks Toad and BAM. Green has never been a color I've really been comfortable with, so I'm trying to get better. I am pretty happy with how the pants turned out. I've made a little more progress,...
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    I like the piper mini, and the base fits her...

    I like the piper mini, and the base fits her nicely - wandering through the ruins playing her flute/lute (whatever that is she's got).

    And I dig the mad professor look too, I've taken to wearing...
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    The genestealers really did turn out great with...

    The genestealers really did turn out great with their super-secret scifi bases, and the primaris marine ain't lookin' too shabby either... ;)
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    These are fantastic, thanks for sharing. I love...

    These are fantastic, thanks for sharing. I love the second from the left giving us the sideways glance. :)
  51. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    This orc is still my favorite of your projects so...

    This orc is still my favorite of your projects so far, and that's saying a lot because everything you do is so wonderful. Glad I came back just in time to see him be finished up. :D
  52. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous. This is already...

    Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous. This is already amazing, can't wait to see him finished.
  53. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    I agree with clarke. I love the gobbo and the...

    I agree with clarke. I love the gobbo and the buildings, but I'm blown away by the speed you're cranking stuff out, and all of a high quality. Nice job!
  54. Thread: Stew's WIP Log

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    Gorgeous, I love the shading and verdigris on the...

    Gorgeous, I love the shading and verdigris on the armor, and the eyes really pop. I feel like the horns could have another round of highlights.
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    Making progress, not bad for one week since I'm...

    Making progress, not bad for one week since I'm usually slow as molasses.
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    Yeah, just after I posted the comment I saw a pic...

    Yeah, just after I posted the comment I saw a pic of the complete model on another page. I'll just have to be patient and see what you do with the driver. You're quick though, I imagine you'll be...
  57. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Nice! Congratulations!

    Nice! Congratulations!
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    Just gorgeous, I love the way the stippling gives...

    Just gorgeous, I love the way the stippling gives the metal that forged/hammered look.
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    Brilliantly done, as usual. I really like the new...

    Brilliantly done, as usual. I really like the new Death Roller model, much better than the old push mower style (Foxtail's pic is definitely in the spirit of the old one!). Is there a gobbo or...
  60. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Agree with everyone else, the rooster shield is...

    Agree with everyone else, the rooster shield is brilliant and well executed. This is a great looking group so far.

    Good luck to you at Origins! Bring back some pics (and maybe a trophy or two).
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    It's been a while since my last post, but in that...

    It's been a while since my last post, but in that time I've switched houses and done a six-month remodelling project. I finally got my painting desk set up again and am trying to get cracking. Wanted...
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    Yep, looks like a birch tree to me. And...

    Yep, looks like a birch tree to me.

    And another late congratulations on your success at GD. The combination of a bit of positive feedback and getting to see some really impressive work by others...
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    Nice job. I'd say you're coming back up to speed...

    Nice job. I'd say you're coming back up to speed quickly. What scale is the Joker?
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    Looks pretty amazing for a first time experiment....

    Looks pretty amazing for a first time experiment. You'd never guess he's made of finecast cheese.
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    Nicely done ... heretic ...

    Nicely done ... heretic ...
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    This is a seriously cool project you've got going...

    This is a seriously cool project you've got going on here Hairster, will have to keep my eye on it. :)

    Too late for this one, but if you sandwich a flat piece of metal between the two layers of...
  67. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Hmm, see what you've started Toad? (Although I...

    Hmm, see what you've started Toad? (Although I admit I agree). Good luck with the surgery!
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    It's awesome seeing everyone's different takes on...

    It's awesome seeing everyone's different takes on this mini. I really like the yellowish skin, and the spots are brilliant! :)
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    I second the moss idea, and I think it's a safe...

    I second the moss idea, and I think it's a safe bet that there will be blood (it is a BAM mini after all). Perhaps for added realism you should use real pigeon poop...
  70. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Yeah, I think the cloth texture worked pretty...

    Yeah, I think the cloth texture worked pretty well. It needs a coat of matte varnish or dullcoat to get rid of the shine from the glazes, since burlap would be ultra-matte. I love the hourglass,...
  71. I say ivory/white. That will make the red skin...

    I say ivory/white. That will make the red skin tones stand out and add to the 'about to burst something' look. Then you can do the vestments in a contrasting color. Purple maybe?.
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    I like it, lovely little diversion from the unit....

    I like it, lovely little diversion from the unit. And thanks for the info on the bases too, I was a bit curious. I like to make my own wooden plinths, but I'm always a bit nervous I'm going to chop...
  73. You're right, the veiny neck is awesome, and...

    You're right, the veiny neck is awesome, and welcome back!
  74. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    Wow Maxx, you've been busy. I like the cats, I...

    Wow Maxx, you've been busy. I like the cats, I need to get busy with my own. I went with one of Secret Weapon's flight deck bases.

    The last photos of bunny girl look great. Did you overcome the...
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    So smooth... Did you paint them in a clean room?...

    So smooth...
    Did you paint them in a clean room? Why is there no dust in your house!?
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    Wow, he looks great for a single afternoon mini....

    Wow, he looks great for a single afternoon mini. Klom really turned out well too, but the pics don't do you any favors by being so washed out. It's difficult to see the tones you worked so hard to...
  77. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Looking to see what I've missed the last couple...

    Looking to see what I've missed the last couple of weeks, I love your sculpting attempt with your daughter, though the price for a copy seems a bit steep. My son and I used to sit and sculpt together...
  78. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    I dig the nurgle guy. He looks a bit more...

    I dig the nurgle guy. He looks a bit more polished/controlled than the squad you did previously, which is a good thing. I hear ya on not quite having the mojo to get much done lately though, I've...
  79. Thread: Stew's WIP Log

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    Wow! This titan is going to be fantastic when...

    Wow! This titan is going to be fantastic when it's finished. You should definitely add barbed wire, there's always room for some barbed wire... :)
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    Poll: Nice work Artosh, congratulations!

    Nice work Artosh, congratulations!
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    Lovely model so far. I agree, I like the staff....

    Lovely model so far. I agree, I like the staff. It goes well with the braids, makes him seem sort of a shaman type...
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    I'm glad you're back, and your ram animal too...

    I'm glad you're back, and your ram animal too...
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    So I both did and didn't make it in time for the...

    So I both did and didn't make it in time for the contest. I put in a couple of late nights and got Haley mostly finished, but then didn't have time to create a collage or get the pics posted before...
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    Poll: Yeah, sorry. I got mine finished and took some...

    Yeah, sorry. I got mine finished and took some pics before leaving for vacation, but haven't had decent internet access since Friday to post anything. I guess I'll sit this one out. :(
    Everyone's...
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    Wow, I really like what you've done so far...

    Wow, I really like what you've done so far Hairster. This guy is looking great! I can see that most of the metallic areas are still WIP, but I love the dirty, rusty look on the plate on top of his...
  86. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    I agree w. everyone else. As Sicks said, seems...

    I agree w. everyone else. As Sicks said, seems like the purple is a natural substitute for red areas with this flesh tone. I'd save the red for the scarring just as you've done.
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    Thanks all, Captain927: Yep, that's exactly...

    Thanks all,

    Captain927: Yep, that's exactly it, although I didn't do the black for the shadows, just light gray/white for the highlights.

    KruleBear: I may have to phone the rest in. I'm...
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    So the clock is ticking pretty loudly now for the...

    So the clock is ticking pretty loudly now for the Heroes/Villains entry. I did quite a lot on Haley this weekend, finished most of her left arm and did the cloak. I've been experimenting with mixing...
  89. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    I think it was worth it, the lining looks great...

    I think it was worth it, the lining looks great and really adds a lot to the model. However I'm sure you'd like to get the other way to work. It would probably be quicker in the long run.
  90. Thread: Fisherorc

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    Lovely work! You've created a great character and...

    Lovely work! You've created a great character and all of the tiny details are fantastic. :)
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    Poll: Nice job Sicks. It looks like some of the blood...

    Nice job Sicks. It looks like some of the blood splatter made it onto the wall. :)
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    Nice, seeing these guys brings back fond memories...

    Nice, seeing these guys brings back fond memories of my own undead army. I agree w. Andy, these guys make a great unit, now add an excellent banner. :)
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    Oh awesome! I was following his sculpt-along...

    Oh awesome! I was following his sculpt-along thread. This is going to be epic!
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    Thanks! Looks great! I love a good sculpting WIP,...

    Thanks! Looks great! I love a good sculpting WIP, it's fun to see great things emerge from someone's imagination.
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    I like the splattered blood, but feel like it's...

    I like the splattered blood, but feel like it's too uniform / evenly spaced right now. Overall the space wolf is looking great. You're nearly there! (I'm a little jealous, I still have a longer way...
  96. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Your work is always amazing Bailey, but this...

    Your work is always amazing Bailey, but this black ork is one of my favorites so far. I think the light glazes will make it even better. And I absolutely love the idea of the small captain with his...
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    Ewww, those worms are disgusting :O. Love the nmm...

    Ewww, those worms are disgusting :O. Love the nmm on the oruk's axe.
  98. Thread: Flunk WIP

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    Slow and steady wins the race... ...

    Slow and steady wins the race...
    Amazing,reminds me a bit of a printed circuit board.
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    Man, once you commit to a mini you are full steam...

    Man, once you commit to a mini you are full steam ahead! The Space Wolf is looking great, and thanks for the detailed snow test info.I may have to come back to your experiments one day. I know when...
  100. Thread: Pier - Less

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    Nice job. The care and effort you've put into the...

    Nice job. The care and effort you've put into the base have really paid off, and I think it makes a nice display for the mini. I like the weathering you've done on the wood of the pier. Did you use...
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    Nice, this should be interesting.

    Nice, this should be interesting.
  102. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    That is a lot of freakin' necrons

    That is a lot of freakin' necrons
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    Poll: Hooray! I've been terrible this week at forcing...

    Hooray! I've been terrible this week at forcing myself to stay up late and paint.
  104. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    The tombstone really looks a lot better darkened....

    The tombstone really looks a lot better darkened. I'm not a huge fan of the RIP either, it seems too perfect and modern for such an ancient looking skelly. But then he does have a pocket watch, so I...
  105. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Wow, great work. I love how the tabard turned...

    Wow, great work. I love how the tabard turned out, and of course the face is terrific. Bailey gives good advice doesn't he?

    My nitpick would be that his expression doesn't quite match his pose. I...
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    Poll: Nice job on Colossus Webmonkey. He's a lot bigger...

    Nice job on Colossus Webmonkey. He's a lot bigger in comparison to the hand than I expected (or maybe the hand is smaller than I realized). I feel like he could do with another round of highlights on...
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    Poll: So here's where I am with @ a week to go. I hope...

    So here's where I am with @ a week to go. I hope to get a lot done this weekend since it's going to be nearly a hundred degrees outside.
    ...
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    C'mon! A little over a week left. You got this!...

    C'mon! A little over a week left. You got this! (Although I admit I'm in the same boat).

    http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b70/Greg503/138748683-image.jpeg
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    Like they say in Zombieland, you're at your most...

    Like they say in Zombieland, you're at your most vulnerable when you're on the toilet. Got to make the process as quick as possible... :)
  110. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    I really like the superhero lady's boots, and the...

    I really like the superhero lady's boots, and the shading/highlights on her stomach are especially nice. You're nearly done! Finishing by the end of July should be no problem (I'm afraid I'm not so...
  111. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    I really dig the marine Toad, parts are a bit...

    I really dig the marine Toad, parts are a bit rough, but I can tell you eventually found your groove with the damage. The chips on the backpack look especially nice. You've got to paint his eye...
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    Poll: I think it's safe to say Zab is first to the...

    I think it's safe to say Zab is first to the finish line...
  113. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    Wow, I don't pay attention for a few days and you...

    Wow, I don't pay attention for a few days and you finished one mini and are zooming on through the next. Nice work Tero, I may be a bit late, but headed over to give your lady a vote now!

    ** Or...
  114. YAY!! Love that Tiger. We need a great tank...

    YAY!! Love that Tiger. We need a great tank modeller around so we can pick your brain for all sorts of useful stuff. :)
    Welcome!
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    Poll: I think the magenta color fits with what I...

    I think the magenta color fits with what I remember from the comics. The edge highlights on the fingers still seem a bit harsh, you could add a mid-tone strip to blend them back to the darker color...
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    Changing minis half-way through July? Deadpool...

    Changing minis half-way through July? Deadpool approves!



    With that base you certainly will... :D
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    Great model! It looks like a little goblin who's...

    Great model! It looks like a little goblin who's been mutated into this big ugly beastie and is getting his kicks now from wandering around scaring folks. :)
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    I think this Eldar titan has been corrupted by...

    I think this Eldar titan has been corrupted by Wood Elf savages.

    Lovely work, only a couple more square meters yet to cover... :p
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    Poll: That little guy is awesome Artosh! Can't wait to...

    That little guy is awesome Artosh! Can't wait to see his mash-up.
  120. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Congratulations Bailey to you and your (growing)...

    Congratulations Bailey to you and your (growing) family!!
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    Holy cow man, you're a machine! This guy really...

    Holy cow man, you're a machine! This guy really lends himself to your painting style, lots of room to play on his armor. I keep finding new neat little areas to look at. And the transition from flesh...
  122. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Lovely work. Really outstanding. Will you add a...

    Lovely work. Really outstanding. Will you add a bit of muck to his cloak once you finish the blending work?
  123. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    My, that is one nice looking marine you've...

    My, that is one nice looking marine you've started. I've been contemplating getting an airbrush too, so I appreciate the suggestions and know-how from Zab and Size000Hero.

    I like how the...
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    Cheers guys. The challenge is still helping to...

    Cheers guys. The challenge is still helping to get me painting, a few more hours in this weekend, and I've got a decent start on Haley, plus I'm still plugging away on Raven. The problem with doing a...
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    Poll: Looks like a sentinel hand to me! That gem will...

    Looks like a sentinel hand to me! That gem will look very nice with a bit of gloss varnish I think. :)
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    Digga, that is totally wicked!!!

    Digga, that is totally wicked!!!
  127. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Not my favorite mini, but I love what you did...

    Not my favorite mini, but I love what you did with the skin and all of his little cuts and scrapes.
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    And thus the pile of lead and resin awaiting the...

    And thus the pile of lead and resin awaiting the paintbrush was diminished by one...

    Nice job! :)
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    Nice work, suitably disgusting and terrifying!...

    Nice work, suitably disgusting and terrifying! Looks like kind of a tough model to paint with lots of texture but not a lot of big areas for layering/blending.

    I know I'm late and you're probably...
  130. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    Did you varnish the marine the second time? ;) ...

    Did you varnish the marine the second time? ;)

    I really like the VE-11. Nice crisp painting, decals seamlessly applied, and definitely a good change of pace.
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    If you end up using a ribbon of green stuff as in...

    If you end up using a ribbon of green stuff as in Splurch's picture, cut out the center strip where the two colors meet before you mix them together. That will prevent the little hardened blobs in...
  132. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    You're moving fast here Toad! Love the progress...

    You're moving fast here Toad! Love the progress on the mutant. I especially like the work on his feet, nice rich color with the right amount of grime and the right amount of highlights. Really well...
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    Poll: Oh, shiny!!

    Oh, shiny!!
  134. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    So many things to love about this, the...

    So many things to love about this, the characterful face, the expertly weathered hat, the freehand heraldry... Just really nice. :)
  135. Yep, very sorry to hear about all of your...

    Yep, very sorry to hear about all of your troubles. Hope you find the time and motivation to turn that lump of clay into something special. :(
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    Damn BAM, you've been busy (as always) the last...

    Damn BAM, you've been busy (as always) the last few days. I really dig the silver and blues. I imagine finishing a fun little project like this should give you a boost to keep plugging away at the...
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    Yeah, I imagine there should be some Greek or...

    Yeah, I imagine there should be some Greek or Trojan historical models to choose from. I like your start on Medusa. Nice color choices and excellent smooth job on the skin.

    Don't get too...
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    Tero, although I kind of agree and don't like...

    Tero, although I kind of agree and don't like rushing, I need a little kick in the pants sometimes to convince me to go sit down at the desk.

    I had a productive Friday morning. Haley is standing...
  139. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    Lovely, lovely work Tero. I think Meari looks...

    Lovely, lovely work Tero. I think Meari looks awesome. The extra highlights on her upper torso do the trick. She's going to look fantastic on that base.

    I'd suggest some black or dark lining to...
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    Poll: Me too, need to attach an arm and prime. I have...

    Me too, need to attach an arm and prime. I have tomorrow off though so hope to get off to a good start.
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    Yep, very nice. I like this mini, and think...

    Yep, very nice. I like this mini, and think you've done a great job on him. The subdued colors on most of the model combined with the green OSL give it a very dark/twilight kind of feel.

    I'd like...
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    Thanks everyone, unfortunately Raven's going to...

    Thanks everyone, unfortunately Raven's going to have to be on hold for a bit while I try to get my Heroes/Villains mini put together and painted. I chose one of the heroes of the Warmachine universe:...
  143. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Yep, this last conversion is my favorite. Love...

    Yep, this last conversion is my favorite. Love the combination of the fantasy and 40k bits to get something really unique.
  144. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    I love undead done with that cool blue color...

    I love undead done with that cool blue color palette, can't wait to see more progress on this one. The bust is beautifully done too. That is one impressive hat. :)
  145. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    The previous paintjob wasn't that bad....

    The previous paintjob wasn't that bad....
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    Poll: Ready? Well, I've finally picked a mini... Epic...

    Ready? Well, I've finally picked a mini...
    Epic Haley for a bit of Warmachine hero action. Now to get her prepped. :p
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    Absolutely love seeing your work! Thanks for...

    Absolutely love seeing your work! Thanks for coming back, and keep posting. As Toad said, I'd love to see some painted and finished if you have any. :D
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    Yep,congratulations on the anniversary, and on...

    Yep,congratulations on the anniversary, and on the new house!!

    Maybe planning and setting up a cozy hobby spot in the new house will be exactly what you need to get your mojo working again. It's...
  149. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    Completely agree, you've pulled everything from...

    Completely agree, you've pulled everything from your bag tricks for this mini, and she looks great! Are you planning to add a few highlights back to the armor after the color washes?
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    Lovely model. The rust on the chainmail and sword...

    Lovely model. The rust on the chainmail and sword give him that 'just crawled from the crypt' look, and the base will complete it. The fur around his shoulders looks like it could still use a bit of...
  151. Thread: Happy voting UK

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    Hmm, looks like a good time to place a ForgeWorld...

    Hmm, looks like a good time to place a ForgeWorld order...
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    As everyone else, I'm really impressed with the...

    As everyone else, I'm really impressed with the quality of the projects you're working on. I love the dwarf rat-smasher, lovely paint-job on an awesome figure and the base really tells the story.
    ...
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    Nice, I like the color palette, and nice job on...

    Nice, I like the color palette, and nice job on the skin. I think the ooze coming from the pustules could use some variation (maybe darken it up and leave the light color toward the middle of the...
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    How does BAM finish so many models so quickly?...

    How does BAM finish so many models so quickly? Here's the answer, practice and hard work!



    I'm digging this unit, and love the idea of the wolves. This is gonna be wicked! Thanks for all of the...
  155. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Yeah, nice job. No wonder your parents kept them,...

    Yeah, nice job. No wonder your parents kept them, they're awesome! I got Poe (he was the easy one).

    I'm with you on painting green. I haven't yet found the technique to get a really nice OD green...
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    No problem man, there often comes a time when I'm...

    No problem man, there often comes a time when I'm ready to call it a day and move on to the next project too. Did you use true metallics or nmm? It's hard to tell in the pics, but you are definitely...
  157. Thread: Tim's WIP's

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    You should leave his shoes white and paint a...

    You should leave his shoes white and paint a swoosh on the side :)
  158. Thread: Tim's WIP's

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    Yep, looks like a pig to me. Something about the...

    Yep, looks like a pig to me. Something about the eye/ear may be a little off and un-pig-like, but I can't fault the paintjob.

    I'm not sure what that dragon-ogre thing is, but he's scary as hell,...
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    Wow, I love how this turned out. The chunk of...

    Wow, I love how this turned out. The chunk of wood with just the right amount of basing fits perfectly. I like what you've done with the shield, where it looks like it has a bit of a dirty/rusty...
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    Finally! A bit of progress! I spent a few hours...

    Finally! A bit of progress! I spent a few hours over the last week painting buckles. There sure are a lot of the little bastards to do, and it's a pain trying to get them to look consistent. I also...
  161. Thread: Kretcher WIP

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    Nice looking group Kretcher. My favorite is the...

    Nice looking group Kretcher. My favorite is the guy in the center, love the head/helmet. Good luck on learning the airbrush. It's on my long list of things to try one day.
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    Lovely vivid greens. There is a lot of detail to...

    Lovely vivid greens. There is a lot of detail to paint on that mini for a 'simple' box set guy.
  163. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Toad does nurgle marines? I'm intrigued... I'd...

    Toad does nurgle marines? I'm intrigued...

    I'd like to see better pics of the models to show off your conversions some! The guts of the guy in the center are convincing, but I feel like the dude...
  164. Thread: SkelettetS wip

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    Gorgeous, it looks like a canvas painting in the...

    Gorgeous, it looks like a canvas painting in the photo. Is that a GW model?
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    Cool, love what you did there with the blue in...

    Cool, love what you did there with the blue in the armor. I was worried before that you're colors were mostly in the yellow/orange/red side of the color wheel and the blue was out of place, but now...
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    Poll: Okay, I'm in. I really need a way to motivate...

    Okay, I'm in. I really need a way to motivate myself to paint more. I think a nice deadline should do it. Now, what to paint?

    Webmonkey
    gohkm
    Sicks
    oisten
    Bishop
    Yeti
    TheLost...
  167. Thread: Tim's WIP's

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    Wow, that's an incredibly impressive paint-job on...

    Wow, that's an incredibly impressive paint-job on that guy alone. I just love that red to blue transition on the face. When you get them all together on the base this will be amazing...
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    Wow, you're really cranking these guys out...

    Wow, you're really cranking these guys out quickly. Love the glowy eyes on the necromancer fellow...
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    The minis are impressive, but the work on the...

    The minis are impressive, but the work on the feet is amazing, especially like the toenails. :)
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    Slow painter! You've painted an entire Bloodbowl...

    Slow painter! You've painted an entire Bloodbowl team in the time I've been pecking away at one miniature! Nice job!
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    Love the dirty yellow with the nice crisp...

    Love the dirty yellow with the nice crisp freehand. I'm not such a big fan of the bright blue though. Dirty that $#!!T up to pull it back over to the orange/yellow side of the color wheel. (It looks...
  172. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    Love the last pics of the bust. I think if you...

    Love the last pics of the bust. I think if you added a few more highlights to her hair as Sicks suggested, especially in front on her bangs, then you probably should consider her done.

    Lots of...
  173. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    Wow! Great face! You've definitely given her a...

    Wow! Great face! You've definitely given her a creepy / non-human beauty.

    I know I'm a bit late, but I like the dots on her hair. It gives the texture of dreadlocks, which fits the scale and gives...
  174. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    I really like the look of the plinth, so it gets...

    I really like the look of the plinth, so it gets my vote. Square bases... Is there a game that still uses square bases?? ;P

    But, as others have said, still early on with both. Keep working until a...
  175. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    Yep, I agree with Zab, she has a healthy tanned...

    Yep, I agree with Zab, she has a healthy tanned skin tone. If that's what you are working toward you're doing an excellent job. I also feel like you need some additional colors in there to really...
  176. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Do you use flow-aid or some other flow-extender?...

    Do you use flow-aid or some other flow-extender? I find that when it's mixed into the paint it is more likely to lift the previous coat if it's not entirely dry. I see it more often on the palette...
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    Lovely, lovely. The work with the pigments really...

    Lovely, lovely. The work with the pigments really brought it to life. The accumulation of scratches, washes, and weathering is so convincing. :)
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    Lovely job on both. I really like the black on...

    Lovely job on both. I really like the black on the witch's cloak. I think you've got about the right level of highlight on it to keep it looking black rather than gray. It looks like you're getting...
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    So, I'm surprised you didn't choose the Magus as...

    So, I'm surprised you didn't choose the Magus as one of the 10 models for the genestealer group. I feel like he'd give them a natural leader and focal point. Just not as happy with how he turned out?
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    Nice, it may have been a while since your last...

    Nice, it may have been a while since your last post but you've certainly been busy. You're going to have a great looking team when you're done.

    As Sicks said, love the simple, unified color...
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    Awesome, love seeing the minotaur at home on his...

    Awesome, love seeing the minotaur at home on his base! I'd say he looks too clean to live in a dungeon. A little bit of dirt and grime, especially on his feet, will tie him in to the scene....
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    Googled the Defiler to see what you're plotting,...

    Googled the Defiler to see what you're plotting, then said 'Oh, he's already showed us that as part of the convention swag'. Nice model, can't wait to see him get the BAM treatment. Too bad about the...
  183. Thread: Nosebleeds WIPs

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    The bad things do always seem to come in bunches...

    The bad things do always seem to come in bunches don't they? I'm sure you'll get through it though. I've had some minor wrist problems too, nothing so far that a week or so of rest couldn't cure, but...
  184. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Hail to the king!! Congratulations on the win...

    Hail to the king!!

    Congratulations on the win with a really amazing mini, and thanks for sharing the process with us here.
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    Thanks! The base is made from left over bits from...

    Thanks! The base is made from left over bits from a 1/35 Tiger tank kit.
  186. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    Nice, he looked awesome before, but the extra...

    Nice, he looked awesome before, but the extra work makes it even better. Had to scroll back and forth a few times, but those glazes definitely added more depth and variety of color. So good :)
  187. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

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    Agree with KruleBear, adding that darker green to...

    Agree with KruleBear, adding that darker green to the shadows has really helped.
  188. Thread: Bailey03's WIP

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    Congratulations on the little one!! I actually...

    Congratulations on the little one!! I actually remember having MORE hobby time those first few months because the wife and baby spent so much time napping, but in the long run it's definitely a huge...
  189. Thread: Rohda´s WIP

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    Love what you've done on both projects so far....

    Love what you've done on both projects so far. The color choices for the column and the minotaur's shield are perfect, look just like they're pulled from a piece of old pottery. I wish the pics were...
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    My, you are a busy guy! Congratulations yet...

    My, you are a busy guy! Congratulations yet again!

    I had no idea what mfca is, so just had to do a quick google to find out. That looks like an awesome show.
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    Maxx, these guys came directly from China via...

    Maxx, these guys came directly from China via ebay. They're likely knock-offs as the price was right and there was no official packaging, but I was really surprised at how quickly they showed up. I...
  192. Thread: MAXXxxx WIPs

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    Interesting, love seeing the Macross WIP as it's...

    Interesting, love seeing the Macross WIP as it's something a bit different from what we usually see on these forums. I just recently joined the Starship Modeller group on Facebook, and have really...
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    Oh, that's just really cool! Are you going to add...

    Oh, that's just really cool! Are you going to add the door casing on the right side too?
  194. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

    by khavor
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    The duel didn't last long! What paints were you...

    The duel didn't last long! What paints were you using for the patina effect? I've had similar problems with the old GW washes where they dry and leave really light chalky deposits in the crevices...
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    Well, progress has been slow I'm afraid. I did...

    Well, progress has been slow I'm afraid. I did spend a few hours last weekend working on all of the leather areas, and finished roughing in the colors. I'm still not sure whether the last armor plate...
  196. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

    by khavor
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    Third! I think dirtying up her shoes and maybe...

    Third! I think dirtying up her shoes and maybe the bottom hem of her skirt a bit will tie her to the base. Other than that this is an awesome piece. Should do well in the gallery if you can get some...
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    Nice, this is really looking awesome. That...

    Nice, this is really looking awesome. That minotaur needs a good home after waiting 20 years. I esp. like the look of the door after you painted it, did you just use washes on the wooden parts? I...
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    I use dark flesh (which is closer to a brown) as...

    I use dark flesh (which is closer to a brown) as a basecoat for red. You could perhaps work up from that by adding some grey/white as BAM suggested and avoid pure reds altogether. I've never tried...
  199. Thread: SaintToad's WIP

    by khavor
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    Wow, had to look back through the last couple of...

    Wow, had to look back through the last couple of pages of your WIP to see what I'd missed. Alyx (?) turned out really, really nice. Everything just seems to work on this one, model choice, color...
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    Glad things are settling down for you and you've...

    Glad things are settling down for you and you've been able to relax a bit. The increased contrast on Thor really works well. It definitely makes the gold nmm more effective, but I think the...
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