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Offline dodge

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« on: September 07, 2007, 08:25:39 PM »
Hi all

Have had an interesting time reading your posts. Thought I'd join in and say Hi.

Used to game Warhammer 40K but discovered Back of Beyond.

Currently painting Chinese Warlord Army with varying degrees of success especially faces and eyes! Any tips greatly appreciated especially on doing eyes!   :?

Dodge

Offline Hammers

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Re: Newbie
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2007, 07:03:44 AM »
Quote from: "dodge"
Currently painting Chinese Warlord Army with varying degrees of success especially faces and eyes! Any tips greatly appreciated especially on doing eyes!   :?

Dodge


I find that when I'm painting asiatc eyes (i.e. eyes without the caucasian fold on the eyelid) it is better to paint no eyeballs at all. Just make sure you hilite the eyelids properly and put a dark umbre shadow below it.

Offline Malamute

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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2007, 07:23:36 AM »
Welcome on board. :)

I go with Hammershield about the eyes  :)
"These creatures do not die like the bee after the first sting, but go on age after age, feeding on the blood of the living"  - Abraham Van Helsing

Offline dodge

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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2007, 09:48:02 AM »
Thanks for your replies I'll give it your ideas a go.

looking forward to chatting to you guys.

What are you painting at the moment?

 :)

Offline Malamute

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Re: Thanks
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2007, 10:08:58 AM »
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What are you painting at the moment?

 :)


Victorian adventurers for Gothic Horror/VSF games  and Post apocalypse/Mad Max figures. :)

Offline Prof.Witchheimer

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Re: Thanks
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2007, 11:47:37 AM »
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What are you painting at the moment?

 :)


my Lead Painters League Team  :wink:

Offline Malamute

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Re: Thanks
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2007, 12:10:05 PM »
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Quote from: "dodge"


What are you painting at the moment?

 :)


Victorian adventurers for Gothic Horror/VSF games  and Post apocalypse/Mad Max figures. :)


Guess I have just given away my  Lead painters league team entries :lol:

Offline dodge

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Re: Thanks
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2007, 01:26:22 PM »
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What are you painting at the moment?

 :)


my Lead Painters League Team  :wink:


What sort of miniatures does that contain?
 :)

Offline dodge

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Re: Thanks
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2007, 01:29:00 PM »
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Quote from: "dodge"


What are you painting at the moment?

 :)


Victorian adventurers for Gothic Horror/VSF games  and Post apocalypse/Mad Max figures. :)


Guess I have just given away my  Lead painters league team entries :lol:


Sounds like fun. I think I'm on to my White Terror force next. Found some good uniform colours through the Back of Beyond threads. :)

Offline Malamute

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« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2007, 01:32:19 PM »
Post some photos if you can.It would be nice to see some of your figures. :)

Offline dodge

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« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2007, 01:44:38 PM »
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Post some photos if you can.It would be nice to see some of your figures. :)



Hope to one day. Still trying to settle on a style after a long break from painting and gaming. Found Kevin Dallimores book very good and very inspiring. My style  and the quality took a huge leap after reading through that.

I'll have a crack at the eye's technique that you mentioned and then post some photo's.

 :)

Offline Prof.Witchheimer

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Re: Thanks
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2007, 12:41:31 PM »
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Quote from: "Prof.Witchheimer"
Quote from: "dodge"
What are you painting at the moment?

 :)


my Lead Painters League Team  :wink:


What sort of miniatures does that contain?
 :)


you will have to wait until 17th  :mrgreen:

Offline demi_morgana

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« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2007, 01:31:59 PM »
welcome aboard!
about the eyey - I'm afraid the main tip is the patience :wink:

Offline dodge

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« Reply #13 on: September 09, 2007, 05:07:04 PM »
Hi all,
Was wondering if you could let me know how I put my photos into a message?

Many thanks

Dodge :oops: [/url]

Offline Prof.Witchheimer

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« Reply #14 on: September 09, 2007, 05:14:26 PM »
our forum doesn't have any upload feature, so you should have uploaded the photo to an external server and link it to the forum in your message with the IMG button

Another possibility were to send the pic to me - [email protected]