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    artverso:

Mike Mignola - Witchfinder 

    artverso:

    Mike Mignola - Witchfinder 

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    DC:Wonder Woman is too difficult to find a movie audience for-
    Marvel:YO YOU LIKE BLACK WIDOW? HERE SHE IS IN THE NEXT CAPTAIN AMERICA MOVIE WITH A TON OF SCREENTIME AND MAJOR ASSKICKING SKILLS
    DC:We can't allow the lesbians in Batwoman to get married in the comic, sorry.
    Marvel:HEY GUESS WHAT WE'RE GONNA FEATURE A GAY WEDDING ON THE COVER OF AN X-MEN ISSUE
    DC:The new direction for storytelling needs to be dark, gritty, mature and cynical.
    Marvel:DUDE CHECK IT OUT LOKI GOES SPEED DATING IS THAT NOT THE BEST SHIT EVER
    DC:After years of rumors, the Superman/Batman movie is finally coming, but with a new actor and suit for Batman and MAYBE a cameo from Wonder Woman.
    Marvel:PHASE 2 MOTHERFUCKERS EVERYONE IS IN EVERYONE'S MOVIE AND THERE AIN'T NO STOPPIN US NOW
    DC:We can try to add maybe one or two 'people of color' to our lineup...maybe...
    Marvel:NEW MS MARVEL THAT'S MUSLIM AMERICAN, BITCHES.
    DC:We feel no problem with Batman's vengeful personality being like wet cardboard.
    Marvel:NEW LATINA GHOST RIDER WHO SEEKS VENGEANCE WHILE TAKING HIS SWEET LIL BRO FOR ICE CREAM
    DC:We can't mention any superhero titles in our movies, that's ridiculous.
    Marvel:FUCK YEAH YOU WANT A RACOON VOICED BY BRADLEY COOPER WITH A GIANT GUN? YOU WANT VIN DIESEL PLAYING A TREE? AMY FUCKING POND PLAYING A SEXY BALD SPACE PIRATE? HERE YOU FUCKERS GO
    DC:Our fanbase is mostly white males, I'm sure our focus is-
    Marvel:NEW SHE HULK LINE WHERE SHE GOES TO COURT THEN SAVES NEW YORK
    DC:Wait-
    Marvel:NEW FEMALE THOR
    DC:I didn't-
    Marvel:NEW BLACK CAPTAIN AMERICA
    Marvel:TAKE ALL THIS COOL SHIT MARVEL BE OUTIE
    Marvel:PEACE
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    "This is why the zombie apocalypse analogy is such a dangerous one. If we cannot imagine a future in which we survive our encounter with the other, our likely response is to hide and hoard, to hunker down, as Robert Putnam describes, in the most extreme (and heavily armed) ways possible."

    Ethan Zuckerman at My Heart’s in Accra. Summer Reading: Dan Drenzner’s Theories  of International Politics and Zombies, Cson Whitehead’s Zone One

    Theories of International Politics and Zombies

    Zone One

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Armored Octopus Tank- custom order sculpture by Mitchell Grafton https://www.facebook.com/graftonpottery

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    Armored Octopus Tank- custom order sculpture by Mitchell Grafton https://www.facebook.com/graftonpottery

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Transverse enumerater finished up. Now to permanently weld her to the nearest reductor

What are you using to base and shade the bronze? It looks great and makes the green really pop.

the metals are just a base coat of Citadel Runelord brass, which i then give it a brown wash, and once that’s dry I go through and retouch the edges in a bright brass

Beautiful work!

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    goldstepstuff:

    drosswraith:

    Transverse enumerater finished up. Now to permanently weld her to the nearest reductor

    What are you using to base and shade the bronze? It looks great and makes the green really pop.

    the metals are just a base coat of Citadel Runelord brass, which i then give it a brown wash, and once that’s dry I go through and retouch the edges in a bright brass


    Beautiful work!

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    steampunktendencies:

    The Interval at the Long Now

    A bar, cafe, museum, and the home of The Long Now Foundation. Located in San Francisco’s historic Fort Mason Center within sight of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.

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    Don’t mess with Gimli

    They picked the right guy to play a Dwarf

    This is fantastic. There is another one of these interviews where they mention that the stunt people were actively scared of Viggo because he got so into it that he would hit them during the fights.

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    — 5 days ago with 224290 notes

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    Sha’un – Ram Tribe Warrior

    Eyyo! here’s one of my latest pieces, Sha’un the Ram Tribe Warrior from Forged Monkey I’ve always really liked Bestmen in general and knew I had to get one of these as soon as I saw it! I’ve been painting a couple busts lately, more than I have in the past and I’m really enjoying the level of detail it allows you to paint the model in.

    Before getting out my paints and stuff I started off by going through the Liber Chaotica books from Games Workshop and let all the awesome sketches and artwork (mostly by Adrian Smith I do believe) really set the mood before I started painting.

    I figure that a ram would probably bash into his opponents during a fight using his head as a weapon alongside whatever blunt axe or mace or whatever he could get his hands on. (or maybe even block attacks with his horns!?) Either way I added more scratches and minor wounds to his face for that reason, mostly to the left side of his face where there’s already a sculpted wound over his mouth.

    I also decided to make him blind in one eye, the left side of his face looks more slack than the right and I pictured him being wounded by some magical weapon or spell, maybe ambushing a lonely wanderer traveling along an old overgrown forest path only to realize (after the left side of his face was engulfed in blue flames) it was indeed a powerful wizard out foraging for mystical herbs or something… I don’t know!? Either way I worked in a bit of purple on the left side of his face, by adding several thin glazes of Druchii Violet mixed with a bit of Khorne Red. I did this both to be able to add an extra color to make it a bit more interesting but also to hint that the past altercation that left him blind was no normal wound. The other eye is still working fine though and by the snarl plastered over that side of his face he doesn’t like what he’s seeing (whatever that is) :P

    I converted part of the necklace, swapping out the original pendant for a crude jagged rock that I painted to look like a piece of wyrdstone (for all you Mordheim fans out there) or just a pretty jewell (if you’re not in to Warhammer :P) The main reason behind this was that I, first of all, knew that I wanted to paint whatever was going to be hanging from the necklace in a saturated complementary color that would add that little something extra to the mini and break up what is otherwise a pretty monochrome color-scheme. I wanted something a little larger hanging from the necklace too so the spot-color really got a chance to do it’s job properly ;)

    It was really fun to paint, going in to detail working on the different leather textures, I found a lot of great reference photos of rams too and made sure the eye, horns and skin/fur looked right.

    The armor plates were also a lot of fun, I played around with the new Scale 75 metal colors a little bit (mostly for the final highlights) but it’s 95% Citadel metallics here, Leadbeclher, Mithril Silver and old Black and Brown Citadel Ink. I really tried to work on the metal, with these large surfaces it’s important to get some more contrast in there to make sure it doesn’t just look like big flat slabs of grey. Using nmm theory I shaded and highlighted every plate and then started weathering and adding rust with watered down Mournfang Brown and similar orangy-red browns.

    Super fun, and pretty quick to paint, I finished this just a couple days before Stresa and the World Model Expo. I think it turned out pretty ok, and since it was part of my display that won a Silver in Fantasy Master Painting I guess everyone else thinks so too! :P

    Fore more pics check it out on coolminiornot, or visit us on facebook!

    Thanks for taking the time to check this out, if you have any questions or comments, don’t hesitate to post them! :)

    Max

    Whoooooa.

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