What did you do today.

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Re: What did you do today.

Postby The Other Dave on Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:49 pm

@Prim, I'd say those Marines look quite good! I'm more of a fan of the brighter blue on Ultramarines anyway. And I suddenly wish I'd done up my Scythes with Heresy-era style squad markings. (If you have any extra Mk III heads lying around, too, let me know.)
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby kojibear on Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:46 am

YellowStreak wrote:
The Other Dave wrote: The sort of odd thing about Vallejo is that their regular paints are (intentionally) so thick that their Air range is actually just about right for painting with a brush,

I didn't know that, so have never tried the air range. Thanks for the tip!


I very much agree with this.

Otsukaresama Prim! On target to meet your painting challenge targets. :) The Mark III power armour does have a more menacing and aggressive look about it.

Thanks for the historical right up to go along with the pictures of the Bretons! :)
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby YellowStreak on Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:55 am

Founds these today, now I want them all: https://www.studiominiatures.com/shop/m ... ayhem.html
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Bolt Action Narvik Army
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Zombicide base set (so many zombies!)
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Rangers of Shadow Deep Rangers+Monsters
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby The Other Dave on Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:40 pm

@YS, those are awesome!

Finished up Stormsire's Cursebreakers, my latest Shadespire warband, this evening:

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Just the Nighthaunt to go, but before I get to them I'm going to work through some more Blackstone, I think.

I also finished up the final models for my 1000-point let's-AoS Stormcast army, but the basing isn't done yet - I'll probably share them on the morrow.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Primarch on Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:20 pm

@ToD - Nice work. I like the purple hair and flame effect on the middle guy.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby job on Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:04 pm

@ Y-S: Very cool, but no rabbit?
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby The Other Dave on Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:19 pm

Primarch wrote:@ToD - Nice work. I like the purple hair and flame effect on the middle guy.

Thanks - in retrospect, I might have made the crystal on his staff purple too, to really tie the purple magic thing together, but I had already committed to red crystals on magic staves for this army, so my hands are tied! :D

As promised, here's a shot of my whole, now street-legal Stormcast army:

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That's about 1250 points or so, just right for small learning games - I have one more unit to paint up (a second unit of gryph-charger riders) to get them to 1500, and I have a few ideas of how to expand them up to 2000 which will depend on getting a better feel for how the game works. As soon as I pick up the new goblins army book, I'll probably break them out again too - the new plastic mangler squigs look pretty sweet.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby Miguelsan on Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:32 am

Photos weeee!

Quality levels are years behind ToD's stuff above, main problem is that I don't dilute the paints adequately, and my photo skills are :lol: but I guess it will do. All the figures below are from the Warpath KS.
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From top to bottom. Pathfinder sergeant, Blaine in power armor, and Lt Roca with the face gs into a mask.

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PD: OFC she is missing her base but she will get it when I finish her unit.
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Re: What did you do today.

Postby The Other Dave on Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:45 am

I need to look in to Warpath, some cool designs there!

At the risk of clogging up the thread with "Dave on a painting roll" updates, I finished up my first Explorer for Blackstone, Man of Iron UR-025. I painted him up in my AdMech colors, because it looks cool, I want to use him with my AdMech Kill Team, and I didn't want to figure out how to do the "institution green / tank interior green" the official model is painted up in.

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Re: What did you do today.

Postby kojibear on Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:57 am

Miguelsan wrote:Photos weeee!

Quality levels are years behind ToD's stuff above, main problem is that I don't dilute the paints adequately


Nice work Miguel! Aye, diluting is a pain. That is why I like some of the vallejo airbrush paints used straight from the brush. Still, even those need diluting a little usually.

Great stuff ToD. That Man of Iron looks a lot more imposing in metal. I mean in teal he may just be mistaken for a 1950's Chevrolet Bel Air. :D
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