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  1. Amazing, very inspirational! Thanks for sharing!
  2. Sweet altar! I'm painting one myself now and was thinking of adding some moss to it. Nice to see it works very well, thanks!
  3. Oh my. So 25 days to get some extra money to back this up... Although I'm a bit worried that the international shipping costs will prevent me from backing this time... =/
  4. What a great idea! Lovin' it! Be sure to show it off when painted =).
  5. Looking at those miniatures, my first choice would be to just file off some pointy parts and then paint the upper body as clothing. BUT I really want to encourage sculpting, as it's so much fun! Frustrating though, but fun =). And I totally agree with the use of vaseline. I started with water as a lubricant, do not go there...
  6. Oh, what a beautiful work of art this is shaping to be.... Thank you very much for sharing this!
  7. Lot's of really good paint jobs here, but I'm really digging that female samurai! I'm certainly not a fan of golden metallics, but you nailed it!
  8. Looking good so far! I got my sculpts a LOT smoother when I started using vaseline. I don't have those clay shapers so I smooth with just a regular sculpting tool.
  9. Thanks a lot! I've been distracted from this project not only because of other projects, but also as I went blind on that picture. You know, been looking it too long, and don't see the mistakes and so on. It's good to have some suggestions so I can see again =). I have another project that has taken my time, but I think I can visit this one again next week, and I'll look more into your suggestions then, thank again! I think you could add a few drops of water to the bottle and bring it back, I've done that with my own bottle. I heard you could do that, but it didn't save my bottle...
  10. It's my WIP thread where I plan to paint a dragon and a little horde of other miniatures, and place them digitally in to the castle and make a painting of it in my wall =). The project is just lagging behind right now 'cause I have to finish a whole lot of other miniatures for my game... And thanks to everyone still finding their way to look at this one! I don't actually feel that sad anymore of the models fate as now so many people have seen and enjoyed it!
  11. I also recommend not diving to a human miniature first =). I started with simple weapon conversions, like stripping the blade of a spear and putting a hammer in there instead. That was a good and easy way to get familiar with Green Stuff, as it's not so easy material to work with. I failed miserably in all of my attempts until started using vaseline instead of water. It made all the difference to me as the vaseline doesn't destroy the Green Stuff like water does... Anyway, I actually find doing capes on existing miniatures pretty hard, but it's great exercise. I made my first one just by cutting a thin piece of green stuff and tried to apply that to a miniature. Didn't work 'cause it was impossible for me to work with that thin sheet... Next one I placed a thin piece of plasticard I had cut in shape where the cape should go. That was a lot easier as there was something hard to press the green stuff against. After those experiments I was confident enough to start sculpting a monster, my centipede. My advice there is to work in small parts, not the entire miniature at a time. I tackled a lot bigger portion of my first sculpt, and when it failed, I started to do little at a time - tail first, then let it cure and work my way up to a torso etc. It's a lot easier to focus on a small part at a time, and you can always add to a cured green stuff later. Good luck and have fun!
  12. Wow, thanks! I'm just winging it, using these helpful people here in the forums as my tutors =).
  13. Why oh why didn't I get this one when pledging... Awesome paint job, great NMM.
  14. My goal is to have an Amazon collection of (24) figures that are currently on the market and that I like...the problem is that some of these can only be found on foreign markets/from foreign firms and I do not deal with foreign markets/firms...I deal only with firms that are location in the USA...so I may never realize my goal of (24) figures. Oh, I hope you find some local store/company then which might import those foreign figures for you!
  15. Oh, Marvel comic heroes/villains and miniatures, what's here not to like? Lovin' it! I really like how you blended that juggernaut's colors.
  16. Thanks all! That Green Stuff is really intimidating stuff, at first it's just sticky and doesn't co-operate at all, but through patience even I can make something out of it! I have a huge respect for all the real sculptors after this experience. Of course always respected the work done in a miniature, but now I have a little more insight to how much work it actually needs... But yeah, can't wait to throw this at my players next week in our Pathfinder game. They may giggle and laugh a bit at first, but not for long! =). Now, on to the next one, so much to do, so little time...
  17. Oh, those kobolds are awesome. I got mine primed and searching for some courage to start slapping some paint on 'em... And your rats, those are great. Really good texture and color in them!
  18. I like! You have a very nice collection here, any idea how big of an army this will be, or is this an ongoing collection where the sky is the limit?
  19. Thanks! Yup, those eyes, there's nothing like a centipede in sun glasses! =)
  20. Just a quick one, the first one is painted here: http://www.reapermini.com/forum/index.php?/topic/51332-giant-centipede/ I'll try to get some work done with the second one also tonight.
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