What did you do today.

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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Primarch on Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:49 pm

@M_i_J - Nice work as usual. The eyes look fine to me, but if you think your own eyesight is getting a bit weak, go get your eyes tested. Better that than straining your eyes and making things worse in the long run.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Primarch on Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:00 am

I spent most of my free time yesterday and this evening painting flesh tones on some Saxons. Still more to do before they are finished though.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby jehan-reznor on Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:17 pm

@MIJ nice team, the first one needs a bug on the stone, looks likes she is backing away or about to squash a bug ;)

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And but together all my Mealstrom's edge miniatures
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Konrad on Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:01 am

The Other Dave wrote:Thanks, guys. Believe me, nobody is more surprised than I about the recent turn of events vis a vis "Dave getting back into 40K and painting up an army," heh. (My last marine army was white, so I'm used to a much slower and curse-filled painting process. The speed with which it's possible to do a mostly-black army, especially with my laughably lazy edge highlighting technique, is a very welcome change.)

@MiJ - Awesome work as per usual! I wouldn't say the eyes look particularly googly at all! They look heavy on the eye shadow, which is perfectly appropriate for the minis, but I wouldn't have noticed anything particularly out of whack. I really like how the metal's turning out as well.

2nd that awesome metal work too.
I hear your eyestrain pain. I started painting with grand-dad specs a few years back and now...well...I just wear grand dad specs all day and paint with a x5 magnifier strapped to my forehead on top of those...... You are not getting any younger my friend. Get your eyes checked!
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby YellowStreak on Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:44 am

Konrad wrote:
The Other Dave wrote:Thanks, guys. Believe me, nobody is more surprised than I about the recent turn of events vis a vis "Dave getting back into 40K and painting up an army," heh. (My last marine army was white, so I'm used to a much slower and curse-filled painting process. The speed with which it's possible to do a mostly-black army, especially with my laughably lazy edge highlighting technique, is a very welcome change.)

@MiJ - Awesome work as per usual! I wouldn't say the eyes look particularly googly at all! They look heavy on the eye shadow, which is perfectly appropriate for the minis, but I wouldn't have noticed anything particularly out of whack. I really like how the metal's turning out as well.

2nd that awesome metal work too.
I hear your eyestrain pain. I started painting with grand-dad specs a few years back and now...well...I just wear grand dad specs all day and paint with a x5 magnifier strapped to my forehead on top of those...... You are not getting any younger my friend. Get your eyes checked!

Fully agree re: your eyes. My eyes have always been bad, but I think one of the best hobby investments I've made is a desktop magnifying glass with built-in light. It took a little getting used to at first, but now I wouldn't want to paint without it!
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Mike the Pike on Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:50 am

The Viking horde of Jarl Barrison has landed. Death to the Saxon scum! :lol:

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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Primarch on Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:40 am

Mike the Pike wrote:The Viking horde of Jarl Barrison has landed. Death to the Saxon scum! :lol:

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Link fixed! :geek:


Nice work mate!
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby YellowStreak on Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:01 am

Mike the Pike wrote:The Viking horde of Jarl Barrison has landed. Death to the Saxon scum! :lol:

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Link fixed! :geek:

Looking good! I've got some work to do to catch up!
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby The Other Dave on Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:43 am

Nice! That reminds me that I should probably base up the rest of my own vikings.

This morning I finished up this fella:

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...which finishes up my half of the Dark Imperium box for reals. I couldn't tell for sure until I glued the banner on, but I'd been hoping / thinking that the bigness of the banner would temper the ridiculous hugeness of his ostentatious headgear - and it did! Props also to the Gundam Marker for making the lettering that much easier; not perfect, but a far sight better than I could've done with a brush. If you don't have one, and find lettering a PITA, go ahead and pick one up. 200 yen well spent!

Now I guess I'll do that basing, and get to work on the genestealer hybrids to round out my ASC set.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Primarch on Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:02 am

@ToD - Nice, the heraldry at the bottom of the banner is a great touch!
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