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Offline Daargrim

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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #30 on: November 16, 2009, 08:12:09 AM »
Daargrim -

I'm sure everyone who can't paint very well (line forms behind me) would like to know if you do comissions and if so how much per fig

Man, I never thought about doing that.  Thanks, what a great complement! 

The truth is that I barely have the time to churn out the figures for my own collection.  I'm too busy chasing around 2 kids most of my free time. I'm not a very fast painter either.  So I will have to politely decline.

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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #31 on: November 16, 2009, 08:22:57 AM »
1)  Thank you for taking the time to make your pics so clear.  I love to look at the color palette you have used on your models and your ability to take good clear photos helps me see the detail so much better.  Good job!  Only thing is, I wish I could take better pics so my models would be as clear.  I think after the holidays I'll experiment in getting more quality pics up in the old project log.

I have a decent mid-range digital camera (Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3).  After much experimentation, here's what I do.  I use black poster board as a background (not sure if this helps or not but gives a uniform background).  I use plenty of lighting (usually two desk lamps from 2 different directions).  I also turn off the flash on the camera...flash=bad when it comes to mini pictures.  And that's about it.  I usually have to take 3-4 shots of the same pose and keep the best one.  Sometimes its a struggle to get it to focus in on such small detail, but I just move the camera around a bit 'til it locks in.

2)  I really like what you have done to the "gold" areas of the minis.  Can you tell us how you went about doing that and what colors you used to get that "gold" look.  Also, what colors did you use for the Vulture Clan Crossbowmen's gloves and capes?  That looks like something I could use on some Wood Elves.

I use almost exclusively vallejo paints.  I have the "suitcases" of both their Game Colors and Model colors.  The green on the vulture's cloaks and gloves are an Olive Drab undercoat with Reflective Green highlighting (I rarely use more than 2 colors to provide depth).  The gold metal on the swords and armor of the vultures is a base of German Cam Black Brown with a drybrush/light highlight of Old Gold.  If you are talking about their shoulder pads and armor covering their chest, its 3 colors.  Base of Earth, a wash of German Cam Black Brown to get in the small cracks, and some Old Gold highlights on the edges.


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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #32 on: November 18, 2009, 11:53:55 AM »
 Very nice Dwarves.Love the full unit of Crossbowmen.

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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #33 on: November 20, 2009, 01:46:36 PM »
They put mine to shame.  Nicely done.
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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #34 on: January 10, 2010, 09:31:28 AM »
The Dark-Tusked Raider from my old dwarven army. Painted 1999/2000 with Revell colours.
The Rider and a Blood Totem is the rest of my old army. The another figures selled ~2001.

In my new dwarven army project i integrated the old paint jobs with new bases. I have too many respect for my "ancients" works. ;)




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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #35 on: January 10, 2010, 10:27:03 AM »
 Nice addition to the Dwarf gallery.I have mine based and undercoated ready to go.

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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #36 on: January 11, 2010, 04:42:24 AM »
Great work!
Always look out for number one, but don't step in number two.
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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #37 on: January 11, 2010, 06:18:02 PM »
Nice work Coki.  I can't wait to finally paint mine as I have always loved that sculpt.  Come to think of it, I think that boar would look better as a Razogor (with a little green stuff, of course) for the new Beastmen from  :o ...<shuffles away quietly>


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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #38 on: January 16, 2010, 09:06:32 AM »
Here is my Dark Tusk Blood Totem.

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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #39 on: January 16, 2010, 11:09:14 AM »
Cool base too!

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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #40 on: January 16, 2010, 01:04:23 PM »
Now that is a model to be proud of...well done Cirith!  8)
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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #41 on: January 18, 2010, 06:09:48 AM »
Great work! Love the base also.
Always look out for number one, but don't step in number two.
What do you mean Flash Gordon approaching? OPEN FIRE!
The entire Capitol Army.
Don't ever say anything but a 20 before rolling the dice.

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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #42 on: February 05, 2010, 09:23:20 PM »
Vulture Talon Lord...used same green accents as my Vulture Crossbowmen:




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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #43 on: February 06, 2010, 10:16:28 AM »
Great job. Again, love the bases.
Always look out for number one, but don't step in number two.
What do you mean Flash Gordon approaching? OPEN FIRE!
The entire Capitol Army.
Don't ever say anything but a 20 before rolling the dice.

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Re: Dwarf Pics (All Clans)
« Reply #44 on: February 13, 2010, 12:14:38 AM »
New painted figures from my dwarven army ;)

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