Episode 065 Black/Orange Gear Bear

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Ep. 065 Black/Orange Gear Bear

This week we talk about the latest news like the Director and Blueprint Mickeys. We also go in depth about the new Monorail: Cars series. And we have a discussion with Annemarie about her custom set of Furry Friends 2 and she also gives some helpful tips to custom artists.


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Nick LoCicero

Nick LoCicero has almost 20 years experience in the media industry. He has worked on numerous Disney related media projects, most know at WDWNT for WDW News Tonight. He has been visiting Walt Disney World since 1982. After moving to Orlando in the late 90's he became a passholder, developed a fascination with the history of the vacation kingdom and has spent way too much money on park merchandise.

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Claudia Hurtado
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Claudia Hurtado

Great podcast!!!! Always enjoy listening to it!

Aaralyn
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Aaralyn

Another great podcast! Loved listening to Annemarie give her comments and customs tips. I also agree about the new mold, as an artist, it’s much easier to work with.

I am super excited about Brave, and can’t wait to see the set if one comes out!

Rust
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Rust

Another custom artist chiming in for how awesome the new mold is.

Annemarie
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Annemarie

You guys rule.

Aaralyn
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Aaralyn

By the way, Blueprint Mickey is definitely Test Track in my opinion. That circle logo in his ear, nose, foot, etc. is all over the Test Track ride and all the dummies have it also.

Rust
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Rust

Also, Anne Marie was talking about how different colors are oilier than others, but didn’t know why. Different pigments and colors require different amount of oil to balance the color out. Yellow, white and Browns will usually be thinner, while colors with a lot of pigment like Black or Red will be thicker. I also want to add to what she said that higher quality paints usually don’t require you to thin them. Cheaper acrylic paints like stuff you get at Hobby Lobby have smaller shelf lives before they expire and get thick and clumpy. Higher quality stuff like Citadel… Read more »

Annemarie
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Annemarie

Thanks for the explanation. And yes about the paint quality!

Disneyman
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Disneyman

Should the podcast be up today or tommorow?