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Matt12z

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PostSubject: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeTue Sep 17, 2013 3:15 am

Hey all,

So its time for the next prisoner exchange! I need to start thinking and converting. Last year's event really helped me to better explore my skills, and so I want to build on that. Perhaps even do a little more greenstuff sculpting? 

Let's see where it leads!

Matt
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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeTue Sep 17, 2013 3:25 am

Looking forward to seeing what you do with this!
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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeTue Sep 17, 2013 7:52 am

thanks narcissus! I'm looking forward to it as well.
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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeWed Sep 18, 2013 2:11 am

Greenstuff is for winners! Plus, the more you practice the better you get.

Any ideas on the subject?

Laney

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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeWed Sep 18, 2013 8:27 am

I'm thinking an imperial officer. Specifically, a hero, striding forward, sword outstretched, fearless, brave, looking like he's just stepped off the pages of an Imperial propaganda poster.Charm? He has it. Wit? Of course. Boldness? In buckets. An individual who inspires and encourages. And of course, will probably be the first to be shot and captured...

I've made a beginning on the model, so will try to get some pics up this evening. 

Matt
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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeThu Sep 19, 2013 1:07 pm

Hey all, 

Sorry for the delay in getting the pics up last night - as is the way, I didn't get chance to grab the iphone. But I have had chance this afternoon! I'm taking up an idea that Narcissus suggested about just using whats already in your bits box. So heres the (very rough) start of my prisoner. I'm thinking of possibly making him an astropath...I don't know yet. What I am hooked on is the idea of an action shot. For those wondering, I used the legs from a DV cultist, the torso from an Empire spearman, the arm from a cadian and the back icon from the SM command squad.

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So yeah, let me know what you think!

Matt
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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeThu Sep 19, 2013 2:06 pm

A cool start Matt. Nice mix of bits (quite a bit of greenstuff work to do!). I like the propaganda poster boy idea.

Cheers Laney Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeThu Sep 19, 2013 3:02 pm

Looks indeed like a good start! Nice combination of bitz used!
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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeSun Sep 22, 2013 3:57 am

Thanks all! Yeah, I know there needs to be quite a bit of greenstuff work doing, but isn't that what the prisoner exchange is about? Pushing yourself, so that you move out of your comfort zone and try new things. 

Matt
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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeSun Oct 06, 2013 10:24 am

Just a quick note - I've not forgotten this project, but Real Life has swerved into the way. I will resume this hopefully within the next week or two. 

Sorry for the lack of updates, but watch this space! I will make the deadline!
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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeSun Oct 06, 2013 4:47 pm

Ah that happens to all of us,I'm in the final phase of my movement to a new home so hopefully I'll be able to get out my hobby gear soon! Smile
Hope to see more of your work soon!
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PostSubject: Re: Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013   Matt12z's prisoner exchange blog 2013 I_icon_minitimeMon Oct 21, 2013 1:33 pm

Hey all, 

I'm really sorry, but I'm going to have to pull out of this - theres no way I'm currently able to give the prisoner the attention it deserves, nor do I want to send someone something I'm not proud of. So please accept my apologies for this. 

Matt
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