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Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-08-13, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Carsen
I've tried out the medium now for a few times and...

I've tried out the medium now for a few times and even though the result is nice, it's not quite what I was expecting. I imagined by diluting the paint with the medium I would get the same thinnes as...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-01-13, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,586
Posted By Carsen
Thanx :) good explanation.

Thanx :) good explanation.
Forum: Project Logs   03-30-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Did a mini for a friend of mine ...

Did a mini for a friend of mine

http://www.ninjin.se/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Wh40k-25yAnAll.jpg
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-30-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,586
Posted By Carsen
Thank guys. Then I guess I know how to use it....

Thank guys. Then I guess I know how to use it. It's good to know you still think it's worth using it. I have a few bigger projects in mind at the moment so I hope it will make some difference in the...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-28-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,586
Posted By Carsen
Lahmian medium - how to use it?

So I finally decided to buy myself a bottle of Lahmian Medium to thin my paints. I have however used a thinner before but water. If I understood the description correctly it thins and makes the paint...
Forum: Project Logs   01-16-13, 05:02 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 48,643
Posted By Carsen
Painting I finally started with something...

Painting
I finally started with something that's been laying on my desk for a while.

http://www.ninjin.se/40kImages/20130116-GKWIP.jpg
Forum: Project Logs   01-15-13, 05:14 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 48,643
Posted By Carsen
Painting. This night I started painting an...

Painting.
This night I started painting an eldar sniper (see my WIP) and washing a GK (who at the moment looks like a steel statue). Hopefully I'll have some wip pics of it tomorrow.
Forum: Project Logs   01-15-13, 04:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Thanx guys. Good tips, but I decided to leave it...

Thanx guys. Good tips, but I decided to leave it be and go for my next model.
This is only a work in progress where the backpack and base is missing. I'll also need to do some brush ups and...
Forum: Project Logs   01-07-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
I painted up a 'normal' mini without to much...

I painted up a 'normal' mini without to much details on it. It was quite fun... much green on this one.

The only thing I wanted to do was adding some high grass to add the feeling of cover... but...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-21-12, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By Carsen
True.. true... I looked at the Hormagaunts and...

True.. true... I looked at the Hormagaunts and the parts looks promising. The multi part kits of the SM Tactical or Terminator squad seems to make the trick as well....

The wyches are nice as...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-20-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By Carsen
Is there a possibility for you to post a...

Is there a possibility for you to post a with/without pictures?
I've never varnished any of my minis... yet...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-20-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By Carsen
Minis with dynamic poses?

I'm thinking of building my first small diaorama with two guys fighting each other. As I'm not very good at green stuffing big or complicated things I would like to do this as little as possible on...
Forum: Project Logs   12-18-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Thanks guys for the tips and praises. The brushes...

Thanks guys for the tips and praises. The brushes have arrived and are still in their tubes... I'm almost afraid trying them out... but will tonight.

I have however finished the marine and here...
Forum: Project Logs   12-08-12, 05:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Nothing much new except a wip. On this one I...

Nothing much new except a wip.
On this one I have some problem not making it look abit dirty with all the shades and highlights.

Tips?
...
Forum: Project Logs   12-03-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Sounds good.. :) Midge, Can I ask you a few...

Sounds good.. :)
Midge, Can I ask you a few questions of how to keep them good as long as possible? Never owned a pair of high quality pencils before. Yes or no will suffice.. ;)

1. Mixing paint...
Forum: Project Logs   12-03-12, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,953
Posted By Carsen
Quality time... when the family is out.....

Quality time... when the family is out.. :biggrin:
I'd love to see this painted.. Keep it up.
Forum: Project Logs   12-03-12, 06:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
I jsut ordered a few pieces of Winsor & Newton...

I jsut ordered a few pieces of Winsor & Newton Sable Watercolour Brushes Series 7 sizes 1 to 00. Anyone having some experience with those?
Forum: Project Logs   11-29-12, 04:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Guys... I learned something today... well... to...

Guys... I learned something today... well... to be honest... tonight....
Painting late late in the middle (or in the end of the night) does not help much when trying to detailing you minis....=/
Forum: Project Logs   11-27-12, 03:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Thanks guys. The way I try to paint is to...

Thanks guys.

The way I try to paint is to use deep and clear contrasts to my shades. I almost never dry brush and therefor every layer is clear to see if you zoom in. I just don't get it how to...
Forum: Project Logs   11-25-12, 11:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
It's been like.. ages... since I painted...

It's been like.. ages... since I painted anything.
Family business like hating your job... changing job (I got the coolest job ever... as a maintenance flight simulator engineer)... got a new...
Forum: Project Logs   12-22-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 70,001
Posted By Carsen
To much Xmas... All I saw in the post was '12...

To much Xmas... All I saw in the post was '12 raindeers'.....:biggrin:

Nice work btw.. =)

How's your thunder wolf coming out? Started painting it yet?
Forum: Project Logs   12-09-11, 06:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Thank you. It's a good advice... I'll take it and...

Thank you. It's a good advice... I'll take it and try something out.. :ok:

Midge: Well... It was two small table lights and their for a bit black.
However with proper light sources I don't have...
Forum: Project Logs   12-09-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Guys... I just wanted to share something not SW...

Guys... I just wanted to share something not SW related.

I just bought the new IPhone 4S and tried out the camera.
The result is... good.

So you guys thinking on buying a good camera to photo...
Forum: Project Logs   11-12-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Tnx. I will try to do this (if I can loosen him...

Tnx. I will try to do this (if I can loosen him up and away from the base.. :ok:

The rest.. Thanx for the support..:)

Ok.. minor update again, and then I won't bother you with the wolves until...
Forum: Project Logs   11-08-11, 06:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Minor update: Now it's only the detailing left....

Minor update:
Now it's only the detailing left. But the result will be ok i believe.
The blue tone is nice with the rest of the SW Marines but still stand out.
...
Forum: Project Logs   11-08-11, 05:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Carsen
Nice work Midge. :so_happy: Isn't that...

Nice work Midge. :so_happy:



Isn't that what it's all about?? Beeing cool and stuff?? :grin:
But seriously, It will look good on the table and will stand out among others as I think it should.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-07-11, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By Carsen
Thanx guys. I ended up with the following...

Thanx guys.

I ended up with the following painting scheme. (The tail as experiment)

1. Black coat
2. Devlin Wash
3. 1:1 Black - Dark grey - Painting each strand of the fur.
4. Fenris Grey on...
Forum: Project Logs   11-07-11, 05:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Finally back from Japan and the Jet lag is gone....

Finally back from Japan and the Jet lag is gone. :training:

I sat down for the first time in a month yesterday and started working some more on the wolves.

My first idea was to paint the...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-05-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By Carsen
ThunderWolves - I'd like some tips and your thoughs.

Hi Guys.

I've finally greens stuffed my wolves from hell (nurgel hell) and am about to paint them.

My though is paint one of the wolves (the leader) black.
Now... black is not one of my best...
Forum: Project Logs   11-03-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Carsen
That's one nice model.... look forward to the end...

That's one nice model.... look forward to the end result. :)
Forum: Project Logs   10-13-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
I could not help my self starting to paint a...

I could not help my self starting to paint a 'test' wolf.

I started out with a white base and added the sepia wash to get the darker shades. After this I dry brushed it with bleached bones and...
Forum: Project Logs   10-12-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Thanx guys.. :) Small update. I have put...

Thanx guys.. :)

Small update.
I have put some GS om the wolves. Before I paint them I'm gonna get me a bottle of GS and see if it can solve the hole-problem. (they have soooo many holes from air...
Forum: Project Logs   10-08-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Hey Guys. Well... I got some time on my hands...

Hey Guys.
Well... I got some time on my hands this weekend.... not much, but enough to more or less complete Ulrik.

First I though it would be a rather simple one to paint... But hey was I wrong....
Forum: General 40k   10-02-11, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By Carsen
Only the gods know... I have however manage to...

Only the gods know...
I have however manage to 'save' that one... more or less.
The ears are GS'ed and so are the worst holes and such. The smaller (except the smallest) are fixed with some glue......
Forum: General 40k   10-02-11, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By Carsen
Hi Guys. I got replacements... They were...

Hi Guys.

I got replacements...
They were indeed better, but not as good as I hoped.

But with files, glue, GS and some painting they will look good enough.
So I can't complain now as I have...
Forum: Project Logs   10-01-11, 07:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Hey Guys... I would like your thoughts on my...

Hey Guys...
I would like your thoughts on my color choice.
A pure SW blue is something I want to avoid as I'd like to keep the models interesting and not only one color...

How about this?
SW...
Forum: Project Logs   09-26-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Thanx. They will look awesome when painted I...

Thanx. They will look awesome when painted I believe.. =)

I have tried to fix one of the wolves that looked the worst... The big holes are fixable, but the small ones are just soooo many......
Forum: Project Logs   09-26-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Update.... Freehanding... is not really my...

Update....

Freehanding... is not really my shit it appears......
Some day I might be good... but for now, that wolf will be removed by a new layer of grey.
...
Forum: Project Logs   09-26-11, 02:37 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 70,001
Posted By Carsen
Oh I love that axe.... :) Two minor things...

Oh I love that axe.... :)

Two minor things popped up in my head.
1. The handle is in the way of the flamer when fired.
2. I would also liked to see a bit of sharpness on the top of the axe...
Forum: Project Logs   09-25-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Seriously guys... getting this praise from you...

Seriously guys... getting this praise from you guys (drooling at your work, guys...) means a lot to me. Thanx.

Hopefully I'll get the interior a little bit more crisp.
How the outside goes......
Forum: Project Logs   09-25-11, 06:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Well... We've all been there.... drunk, asking...

Well... We've all been there.... drunk, asking your self why drink so much... and getting older.....
Happy birthday then.. :yahoo:

I spend last night painting something else but marines. I don't...
Forum: Project Logs   09-22-11, 06:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Last weekend and days had (again) little time as...

Last weekend and days had (again) little time as I've been training the whole weekend and later sick with fever (bad idea to train with a cold).... My hand have shivered to much to do all the...
Forum: Project Logs   09-22-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Sweet. Looking forward to it. (Did I miss them?) ...

Sweet. Looking forward to it. (Did I miss them?)



Can't say I know more of modeling than you.. so I guess it's a good idea here and there. :so_happy:
Forum: Tutorial Requests   09-22-11, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,490
Posted By Carsen
I read somewhere (and uses it regularly when...

I read somewhere (and uses it regularly when painting white) that you don't need to use white as white. I usually take white and mix it with either some codex grey or bleached bone. This way you can...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   09-19-11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,844
Posted By Carsen
Guys. I was on my way of building a station of...

Guys.
I was on my way of building a station of my own, but found this in the barn close to where I spend a few weeks this summer.

It's very alike yours but ready for me to use right away.
...
Forum: Project Logs   09-16-11, 01:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Thanx man. :) I'm not sure yet if I need to...

Thanx man. :)

I'm not sure yet if I need to send them back.. But I don't think so. Must be more expensive to send them back than molding new onces I believe. It's not like they can sell/use...
Forum: Project Logs   09-16-11, 10:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
Ohh.. sorry to hear that. If the cleaning takes...

Ohh.. sorry to hear that. If the cleaning takes too long then it just don't feel right. You got any pictures of them? I was thinking of eventually buying them as well.

Hopefully will the ones I'll...
Forum: Project Logs   09-15-11, 06:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,650
Posted By Carsen
This weekend was not about having much of any...

This weekend was not about having much of any free time.. :wild:
I did however manage to buy a couple of old models with missile launchers from a guy down at the local GW store. The models must had...
Forum: General 40k   09-14-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Carsen
Oh man... Talk about my memory served me...

Oh man... Talk about my memory served me baaaaaad.... You are of course absolutely right...
I could have sworn that it was blue...:don-t_mention:

Well... then all it back to good. :)
Forum: General 40k   09-14-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Carsen
Que? :dunno:

Que? :dunno:
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