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Image Uploads

Discussion in 'General Figure Talk' started by gordy, Aug 22, 2003.

  1. gordy Well-Known Member

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    United-States
    I've arranged for some storage to facilitate the uploading of images to the forum.

    :D

    please note max upload size is 250K, large image files can be "web-optimized" so they are smaller (file-size) and still be of high-quality..
  2. LCoote New Member

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    Australia
    Hey gordy ,how do I upload the file? :unsure:

    Leigh
  3. gordy Well-Known Member

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    there should be a "browse" button near the bottom of where you type your message..
  4. LCoote New Member

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    Australia
    gordy ,sorry to waste your time .

    Yep, I managed that much but there's usually an upload button after you select the file.
    The image didn't appear when I previewed the post.
  5. gordy Well-Known Member

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    United-States
  6. gordy Well-Known Member

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    United-States
    it doesn't show in the preview, for what ever reason, also you have to "browse" again after clicking preview since it clears the input area
  7. LCoote New Member

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    Australia
  8. LCoote New Member

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    Australia
    Ahha, there it is thanks gordy :D
  9. gordy Well-Known Member

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    United-States
    very, nice indeed! now to share some step by steps! ;)
  10. LCoote New Member

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    Australia
    Thanks!

    I use a wire armature with some basic plastic body shapes and then milliput. While the putty is wet I'll get the drapery etc as close as I can without worrying about the finish too much. Then I'll carve and refine the creases etc after the putty's hard, it takes me 2 or 3 applications of putty to get the finished result in some areas.
    The one thing i find to be a real pain is having to seperate the arms and head afterwards and then clean up the mating surfaces. I much prefer the one off figures any day.

    Leigh
  11. gordy Well-Known Member

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    United-States
    nice :)
    that's similar to the process I use...
    I have to agree, engineering for a kit breakdown is much more tedious than a one piece!
  12. LCoote New Member

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    Australia
    Yeh, I've seen your work in progress, I think we work along similar lines but I certainly can't carve hands the way you do :)
    Are you still using Milliput or are you changing over to Magic sculpt for certain bits? I've only ever used Milliput, it's what you get used to I suppose, but I like it's carvability.
  13. gordy Well-Known Member

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    United-States
    i'm still using milliput, i've tried experimenting with Apoxy but have had mixed results... i find Apoxy difficult to "read" and yes carve as well, i do like how soft it is though (almost like chewed bubble gum) apparently the type i bought was a more translucent color which made it hard to see fine detail/nuances for the price it wasnt too bad like $20 for 4 lbs. so i'm keeping it on hand for any large scale projects ;)
  14. LCoote New Member

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    Australia
    So that was Apoxie that you used for the dead jerry ? I have some of that here but haven't tried sculpting with it , only used it for groundwork, it's not sticky like milliput
  15. John Long Active Member

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    United-States
    Great work Leigh.

    Gordy, the new upload for images is just the ticket. Thanks
  16. LCoote New Member

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    Australia
    Thanks John!

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