What did you do today.

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Re: What did you do today.

Postby me_in_japan on Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:38 pm

Psst! Orangey brown bits!
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby The Other Dave on Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:20 am

me_in_japan wrote:Psst! Orangey brown bits!

I'm thinking! :lol: I actually kind of like the cool palette, even if it's not very good color-theory-wise - I'm gonna give the haft and head of the axe, and the bit where the blade of the sword is attached to the hilt, another darker pin-shading hit with smoke, but nothing orangey-er than that prrrooobably.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Primarch on Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:32 pm

The Other Dave wrote:The base isn't done (I really hate plastic scenic bases), but the rest of him is - Hakka, the first member of the orc warband for Shadespire, is done:

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I decided to go blue like my goblins, mostly just to be contrary. :D Aside from that, I was going for something as Black Orc-y as I could manage.


Smurf + Orc = Smurc? :D

Nice colour scheme, I think it works really well.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Konrad on Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:04 am

Blue is beautiful. I'd hate to be Gargamel if that is Hakka Smurf.
ps. Blue's complimentary color is orange :mrgreen:
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Primarch on Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:56 am

So, after suffering from a bit of the old hobby-block over the past week or so, I took some minis outside to prime after work yesterday. When they were dry, I had a sudden urge to have a go at them with a paintbrush and so spent about 4 hours painting last night. There's just something tempting about minis which aren't yet half-painted and shoved off to one side. :lol:
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby The Other Dave on Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:08 pm

Primarch wrote:Smurf + Orc = Smurc? :D

Gesundheit!

Primarch wrote:Nice colour scheme, I think it works really well.
Thanks! It hits that pleasant medium between easy-to-paint and good-looking, with just a little touch of "I've been doing this for 25 years and will give my orcs whatever color skin I want to, thank you very much." :lol:
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby YellowStreak on Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:00 pm

@Jehan Nice shark ship!

I got back from Vietnam yesterday and got my Tyranid Codex today. Looking forward to getting the space bugs on the table!
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby The Other Dave on Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:28 am

Yesterday I picked up a box of Passive-Aggressors for my Marines ("Nice boltgun. I used to have one just like it when I was a Scout."), so now the goal is to get them painted by next weekend and get them on the table.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby The Other Dave on Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:27 am

But while I wait for good priming conditions, more Ironjaw Orruks!

...er, Black Orcs!

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There's half of Ironskull's Boyz, Bonekutta on the left ("Why's he called Bonekutta?" "He cuts bones, Avi.") and Hacka on the right. Just Basha and the boss to go.
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