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#91 MikeGolfJ3

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Posted 04 September 2015 - 01:41 PM


Harrek,
If you are able to make them, I will add them to the swatches.


I can make them. I'll have to see what was new from the last ReaperCon. I will assume the CAV KS paints will be in swatches on the website as they will be production paints. And I don't have them yet (of course) to make swatches anyhow!

I've got all the KickStarters covered from the campaign pages. Just need the special edition swatches.
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#92 Harrek

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Posted 04 September 2015 - 07:39 PM

This may be overkill for a color swatch (or just the right kind of killing?). But I'm almost in the mood to buy myself an X-Rite color checker and take color corrected pictures of all of my paints.

 

It'll be far from being the whole MSP collection. But it's still several scores of bottles (mostly Bones 1-2, LTPB kit).

 

That is EXACTLY how I make the swatches.  I have it to profile my photo printers already and use it to do the swatches I paint.


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Posted 07 September 2015 - 07:20 PM

I know this is near impossible, but I have a couple of samples and want to try to figure out what color they are or are supposed to be.  I know some are "mistakes" but i cannot imagine Anne's "mistakes being that far off the mark.  Any ideas how to make a good "guesstimate".  



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Posted 08 September 2015 - 07:48 AM

I think that relatively few are true mistakes where a batch of paint was messed up. I believe that most of the samples are actually Anne experimenting with colors as she zeros in on a specific color in which case all you can really do is lump it into a general category. I would even hazard to guess that most of the samples are variations of theme colors that didn't quite hit the color that Anne wanted.


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Posted 17 September 2015 - 11:02 AM

Would it be possible to get a COLOR family revision? 

 

Additionally, I the idea of taking the color family tree and putting the ENTIRE thing on one side a 11x17. Would it be possible to get this? I can print 11x17 here at work. :)


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Posted 18 September 2015 - 10:00 AM

There have been several asking for this one. I'll work on it in the next few weeks. As far as printing on one 11x17 page, I'm not sure if that would be feasible. Once I get the color families setup, I'll experiment with that. It may not get released until Harrek gets the swatches made (if he has time).

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Posted 13 April 2016 - 10:58 AM

added the current HD and Bones swatches to the top post.


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#98 Harrek

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Posted 13 April 2016 - 12:48 PM

Bryan, any chance to do a swatch file for the "special" paints?  I realize this is not official and they are not available other than at special times. But it would be cool if it was complete.

 

And thank you for the update!  As well as the mention to get them to be more accurate as well!  I know it find it easier to reference something like this to get an idea of what color to use, then I can go to my paint case to look at the color first hand.


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Posted 13 April 2016 - 12:56 PM

Bryan, any chance to do a swatch file for the "special" paints?  I realize this is not official and they are not available other than at special times. But it would be cool if it was complete.

 

And thank you for the update!  As well as the mention to get them to be more accurate as well!  I know it find it easier to reference something like this to get an idea of what color to use, then I can go to my paint case to look at the color first hand.

I have no plan to develop swatches for any of the limited promotional paints. The process is not easy or painless enough for it to be something I wouldn't have to specifically schedule work time for. Neither do I have a good deal of confidence that we would be able to complete every promotional swatch and miss zero.

I made this PDF for internal reasons, and as such limited it to paints that are in production and not licensed (you will note the lack of MSP Heavy Gear swatches - not an intentional slight, but merely unnecessary for the purpose of the document). These promotional swatches do not and would not serve this internal purpose.


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Posted 13 April 2016 - 12:58 PM

Thank you for the lightning fast update Bryan.  I understand the business logic completely, but I always like to ask knowing the answer could well be No and am fine with that.  But you don't know unless you ask of course.


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Posted 22 May 2016 - 05:36 PM

Anyone else notice something odd in the latest PDF file?  It's 7 pages.  And the last 2 pages seems to be the Core Swatches repeated again but horizontal instead of vertical and also chopped off on each page?


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