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Finally finished these guys! Really like the sculpts, glad I got to discover these through warmachine. Kind of sad that I won't need any more, but that is just an invitation for dioramas and conversions, right? Skorne totally needs to bully some of these guys into beast handler duty..

 

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Wooopsie:

 

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Any critique, feedback or hints appreciated :)

 

I'm downloading gimp right now. How do you make pictures brighter?

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Ahh, that's true! Gotta get some more, then ;) Perhaps I'll get eExerxis one day - to justify a tinkerer or two!

 

Thanks! The smoke effect is some syntetic pillow-stuffing-stuff my GF has laying around :)

Playing with photobucket the next time it is :)

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