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    Hey Sam It has it all doesn't it. A great...

    Hey Sam

    It has it all doesn't it.

    A great study in true directional shading.

    Masks, grotesques, dolphins, all cleverly hidden in the design...........either that or I'm smoking the wrong...
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    Looks great, Layne. Been there, done that with...

    Looks great, Layne.

    Been there, done that with the can't slip jobs..............and I don't think I would do it again. :)

    Cheers
    Andrew
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    Beautiful hammer and I love the wood It would...

    Beautiful hammer and I love the wood

    It would look great on a .50 cal muzzleloader :) :)

    Cheers
    Andrew
  4. Question: Yes, everything you do as a novice/beginner is a...

    Yes, everything you do as a novice/beginner is a conscious effort and requires concentration with exaggerated movements.

    As I said, after a while it all becomes easier and more natural movements...
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    Let’s face it. The engraving on the gun is very...

    Let’s face it. The engraving on the gun is very basic and not particularly good. And not bad either. A very basic job at the low end of the spectrum.

    It strikes me as a gun engraved on a budget...
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    Question: Yes..............Any oil/enamel based house paint...

    Yes..............Any oil/enamel based house paint will do the trick. I use flat black.

    Avoid lacquers as they dry instantly and don't key onto the metal very well. Also avoid water based acrylic...
  7. Question: Hi Jeremy Your problem is to do with technique...

    Hi Jeremy

    Your problem is to do with technique more than anything else. That and the metal you are cutting, the shape of your graver and the graver you are using.

    Watch someone western bright...
  8. Holy Crap, Mark That's awesome!!! Oh yeah,...

    Holy Crap, Mark

    That's awesome!!!

    Oh yeah, just so you know.............Work and household chores never go away. For some strange reason they keep waiting for you to attend to them :)

    Cheers...
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    Hi Layne I've pretty much given up on the...

    Hi Layne

    I've pretty much given up on the dental burs and now just use standard jewellers burs in the micromotor.

    More variety and easier to get. I use the .3 and .2 burs with the occasional .5...
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    Hi Layne Yes, your observations are correct....

    Hi Layne

    Yes, your observations are correct. Polished graver cuts don't hold the paint/ink very well.

    My experience is that a 1200 or 600 grit for the heel gives it just enough rough surface to...
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    Hi Ken Easy Peasy.......you need an...

    Hi Ken

    Easy Peasy.......you need an ICloud/Dropbox or some other cloud storage to save files to so ProCreate can access them.

    Simply do whatever you are doing now. Save as a JPG and import the...
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    Lee, Lee, Lee You are on the slippery slope...

    Lee, Lee, Lee

    You are on the slippery slope now with technology. Looking good!! :)

    Cheers
    Andrew
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    Hi Sandy A quick fix would be to keep your...

    Hi Sandy

    A quick fix would be to keep your hand/fingers of your non drawing hand off the tablet :)
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    Hi Sam It still happens to me very...

    Hi Sam

    It still happens to me very occasionally............... I suspect it's the way I hold the tablet or use my fingers or something.

    Who would know?? :) :)

    Hey, at least the tip of the...
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    Yes, it's annoying alright. But you get used to...

    Yes, it's annoying alright. But you get used to it :)

    Hopefully one feature in future upgrades would be to have a lock on the colour wheel.

    Cheers
    Andrew
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    Oh no!!!!....Fake news and now fake engraving!!!...

    Oh no!!!!....Fake news and now fake engraving!!! Is nothing sacred??? :)

    It wasn't that long ago that you could spot CNC and laser engraving from across the room.............now you have to look a...
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    Hi Sandy Here you go :) 1. Tap the Actions...

    Hi Sandy

    Here you go :)

    1. Tap the Actions Icon (the small spanner next to Gallery)
    2. Tap Prefs (short for preferences)
    3. tap Advanced Gesture Controls (down the bottom of the box)
    4. On...
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    Hi Lee It was great visiting with you in...

    Hi Lee

    It was great visiting with you in Vegas. Always a real pleasure.

    There are two reasons that you should always check

    1. You are using the eraser.

    2. The colour wheel has turned to...
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    Impressions Of the 2017 FEGA Show

    Well, the 2017 FEGA show is done and dusted and just about everyone will be back home by now.

    From a personal perspective I have come home, tired, inspired, invigorated, recharged and motivated....
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    Love the photos thanks, Sam And it was a real...

    Love the photos thanks, Sam

    And it was a real pleasure meeting up with you again.

    Just remember, order the small fruit cocktail for breakfast, not the large one :) :)

    Cheers
    Andrew
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