A compiled list of many useful hobby links.
PAINTING GUIDES * Non-Metallic Metal (NMM)
http://www.warhammer-empire.com/workshop/nmm-pire.php * Illumination techniques (source lighting, object source lighting)
http://www.miniaturespace.net/illumination_gallery.htm CONVERTING/ CONVERTING GUIDES * Greenstuff reliefs
http://www.sciborminiatures.com/en_,sculpting.php?id=571 * ‘Casting’ greenstuff
http://www.drunkdwarves.com/pages/artttgttccasting.html Scibors Gallery (all the sculpting inspiration you need)! Casting resin and mould making
Making Your Own Molds | Hirst Arts * Metal casting (casting machine)
http://cart.themouldmaker.com/index.php?p=page&page_id=Articles Sculpting blog (very realistic sculpting) Loads of articles on painting/ sculpting/ converting etc
http://thunderboltmountain.com/serendipity/ CASTING/ MOULD MAKING FORUMS http://princeaugust.proboards25.com/index.cgi
Frothers Unite! UK Homepage
[TMP] Moldmaking and Casting Message Board GENERAL ARTICLES
http://www.coolminiornot.com/article ’CELEBRITY’ WEBSITES * Jakob Nielson (GD Winner)
http://www.jrn-works.dk/ * Victoria Lamb’s site ('Eavy Metal)
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http://www.bugmansbrewery.com/forum/A-Toturial-In-How-To-Take-A-Good-Picture-Of-Your-Miniatures-t19633.html SUPPLIERS * A list of all suppliers of Dwarf miniatures
http://www.stunties.com/wiki/index.php/Manufacturers * The mould maker. A contract caster (send him greens and get minis).
NOTE: Might just be me, but he’s never replied to an email at that address * Terrain, Hobby supplies, Warhammer/ 40k at 10% off
http://www.wargamesworkshop.com/CategoryHome.aspx?CatID=5 All the casting/ mouldmaking equipment you would ever need (resin, metal, plaster) (UK) Prince August casting metals
http://www.princeaugust.ie/metal/index.html * Suppliers and links to many hobby materials, terrain and accessories.
http://www.barrule.com/Workshop/products.html * Sylmasta. Mould making, metal and resin suppliers.
http://www.sylmasta.com/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Casting___Mould_Making_75.html * 4D Model Shop. Suppliers of just about everything (including pink foam).
yellowcatshop.co.uk * Wooden Bases - Suppliers of display bases of loads of sizes and shapes
http://www.woodenbases.co.uk/round_bases.php * Tichy Train Group - Cheap plastic rivets and other train stuff.
http://www.tichytraingroup.com/index.php?page=view_category.php&category=NBW+%26+Rivets&offset=0 If people find suitable links, just reply to this thread and they will be copied into this first post.
28 March 2007 03:49
This is the ulti link for painting and modeling tutorials:
9 August 2007 02:13
After Grim posted about that amazing sculptor, scibor, I found this tutorial on his website:
24 October 2007 06:28
hey may I ask where I could get a good guide to taking photos of minis? All of my attempts end up like a little black blob… and i’m using macro and i’ve tried using other peoples cameras.
I have updated this with loads of links from my favourites.��I have some somewhere on how to sculpt faces specifically, but that will need some searching.
I’ve added one on this
24 January 2008 03:34
dude sweet this info will help me make an army worth 1000000x ??? slaves
Add this beast to your list of suppliers:
18 June 2008 01:21
A friend of mine is looking to start sculpting, he has just started and has had not instruction before, what would be a good starter website for me to email to him, I ask for I have no idea about sculpting AT ALL.
He asked me if I knew of any site and I said I would ask here at CDO as it is flooded with talent! :hat off
how had I not seen this post before!? I
really want to learn NMM! Thanks Grimmy, those links look awesome (if I weren’t still at work, I’d try them out now. sigh)
i told some of my friends at my local gw (in square one) and they loved it because of them my friend moe won a bronze deamon at this years games day
glowing fist o’ power!!! so cool, must learn to do and integrate somehow…
http://www.ironhalo.net/lighting.htm this guy has some amazing work on his site, and has a couple other in his tips section
Hey All I found a great website (and the cheapest one i found) with all the supplies you need to mold and cast what ever.
just go down the page, there is silicon for molding (1:1 silicons and 10:1)
and resins for casting (also has metals for casting in metal Happy ) http://www.michtoy.com/MTSCnewSite/suppl...tingx.html there ya all go Happy
catbarf: http://www.michtoy.com/MTSCnewSite/suppl...tingx.html Mosk
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Edit: I see, it condensed the url. Here is the real one:
Put those in one line.
If anyone wants terrain or buildings and they aren’t afraid of using plaster to cast, check out;
http://www.theterrainstore.com/ They have loads of molds available for nearly every type of building. I found this store after purchasing a set of components on ebay and being linked to this page for the assembly instructions. Well worth a look. :cheers
Good for cheaper models:
21 December 2008 01:07
Borador: http://www.wargamesworkshop.com/GroupList.aspx?CatID=1&DivID=45 (Have a look around it!) Hashut's Blessing
Look at fantasy Scenics ( Alters, Ruins, Castles, etc. ) and then take a look at the dwarf guntower with cannon. That might just look like an earthshaker after a lil' converting won't it?