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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

Hark, mine angels hath descended upon me and whispered their tales of gantry and lust! My mind, weak and addled from to much caffeine the living soul trapped in the body, succumbed to these thoughts and were subjected to hours of torture at the hands of a filthy half pound of plastics and acrylic! Oh, woe is me, to have befallen such a fate as this! Woe is me!

But wait. What light from yonder flashbulb breaks? Could it be the fruits of my labors? Lo, tis the beauty I hath slaved upon for more than a sun cycle upon this most auspicious of days!

Perchance, the misanthropes and deviants of the so cleverly named board (OnomonopiaOnomonopia) could give this poor muse some slight help on my quest to beautify my small miniatures?

Gander at the Dreadnaught of Contempt! Give feedback so that I, Soupskull, may yet gain the archaic knowledge to the powers of the professionals!

TL;DR!
Spoiler:
Hi. Here's a WIP Contemptor Dreadnaught for Space Wolves. C&C Welcome.

And yes, every post shall look like this. Not responses, because that's annoyingly silly.


These photos were taken with my phone, so escuse the crappy quality. The camera's out of batteries.

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Front (No Flash)

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Left (No Flash)

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Left Legs (No Flash)

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Right Side (No Flash)

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Legs Front (No Flash)

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Back of Legs (No Flash)

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Front (Flash)

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Left (Flash)

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Back (Flash)

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Right (Flash)

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DCCW (No Flash) First attempt at the whole gradual lighting thing.

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Plasma Cannon (No Flash) Second Attempt at Gradual Lighting.

This message was edited 3 times. Last update was at 2012/05/04 02:59:54


 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
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Arch Magos of Vanaheim






Bristol University

Pretty cool soup! Its about time i actually saw one of your minis!

Like the claws, very nice effect.

I do think a sepia wash on the gold would work wonders though


 
   
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Scuttling Genestealer





Somewhere cold...

Agreed wash would help. Love the pose for it though, always wanted a contempator


Help him grow please :3 
   
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Trustworthy Shas'vre





Cruising in my CRASSUS ARMORED ASSAULT TRANSPORT

The primer seems a bit thick and chunky, and some of the paint is messy. You did a great job at assembling the model, though.

I guarantee you that I'm not really as smart as the test says:

Test Your IQ 
   
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A Crystal Tree in the Dome of the Seers






I like the claws best. Is the base one of the new GW texture paints?

 
   
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Welcome To Aria Company

It even has 2 ears 0.o


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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

n0t_u wrote:I like the claws best. Is the base one of the new GW texture paints?

The base was made from the hunk of sprue the body of the Contemptor came on, some LGS, and 3/4 of white texture paint to get the snow.

LGS was used to fill in the gaps between the mound and the base, and the snow was liberally applied.

LunaHound wrote:It even has 2 ears 0.o

Those are just two small holes on either side, Luna. I wish they were ears, though,

BloodGenisis wrote: Agreed wash would help. Love the pose for it though, always wanted a contempator

Thanks!

Yeah, I only got around to washing the gun and parts of the leg.

killykavekommando wrote:The primer seems a bit thick and chunky, and some of the paint is messy. You did a great job at assembling the model, though.

Thanks, Killy!

The primer seems chunky because it's a little glossy. the light reflects of it well, obscuring detail and giving it a chunky look. It's a trick of the eye.

Also, the cameraphone doesn't help.

Vitruvian XVII wrote:Pretty cool soup! Its about time i actually saw one of your minis!

Like the claws, very nice effect.

I do think a sepia wash on the gold would work wonders though

You da man, Vit!

And agreed on the gold wash.

Hopefully, I'll be in the final stages of making this bad-boy tonight.

 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
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Welcome To Aria Company

Chowderhead wrote:
Those are just two small holes on either side, Luna. I wish they were ears, though,


Cant deny it looks like this!


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A Crystal Tree in the Dome of the Seers






So just paint the ears on?

 
   
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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

I don't think ears on a Bjorn Counts-As would look that great.

 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
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Well done the green could use a wee bit more bit thats just me.

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Blood Falcon's!!!
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/445832.page#4205771The blog is up! Check it out!!! 
   
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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

@ Lys: Agreed. It's still very much a WIP, and I'll have the good camera tonight. I'll try to touch up the green, do some washing, and paint the head.

 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

The language is getting ridiculous. So I'z stopped that.

Here's day 2 WIP's. I need to finish the OSL on the back reactor, and brighten ut the Plasma Cannon. And do some OSL on the vents at the front of the gun. I've also made a carnifex head to go into the DCCW hand of the Contemptor.

I also taught myself how to drybrush by accident. Yay me!

(TBH, this is my second painted model ever. I'm lucky it looks TTS! )

C&C are mandatory. And please no "You have to thin your paints", I know that. I'm going to do it from now on. But it requires effort, something I'm not really up to right now.



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Claws o' Doom!

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WIP OSL reactor.

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Plasma Cannon. I need to brighten it up.

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Washes! I love thee!

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"Snow Shoes? HERESY!"

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A better shot of the WIP OSL.

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Current progress on the Carnifex Head.

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Temporary Palette (I thought it was cool...)

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Bucket of Paints. Yay.


 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
Made in ca
Avatar of the Bloody-Handed God





Welcome To Aria Company

sigh there goes the nice wolf head from before T-T


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Hey, that update looks much better! You scared me for a second. I will be following your work.

   
Made in au
A Crystal Tree in the Dome of the Seers






"You have to thin your paints"



But, it's starting to come together nicely now, even though no wolf ears. Trying OSL on second painted model? Turning that learning curve up.

 
   
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Arch Magos of Vanaheim






Bristol University

The OSL looks surprisingly effective! And the washes make a real difference. Looking good chowdah!

If youre looking for a palette, why not try a wet palette? They can be easily made and make painting so much easier, stopping paints from drying out.


 
   
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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

Vitruvian XVII wrote:The OSL looks surprisingly effective! And the washes make a real difference. Looking good chowdah!

If youre looking for a palette, why not try a wet palette? They can be easily made and make painting so much easier, stopping paints from drying out.

I have a wet palette. I spilled paintwater all over my manilla folder.

I have a small (See: big) collection of unused tile sitting at my house, which is what I usually use. I have small bits of water on there a lot.

LunaHound wrote:sigh there goes the nice wolf head from before T-T

Sorry, Luna!

Radiation wrote:Hey, that update looks much better! You scared me for a second. I will be following your work.

Yay!!- Wait. I scared you? What the heck did I do?

n0t_u wrote:
"You have to thin your paints"



But, it's starting to come together nicely now, even though no wolf ears. Trying OSL on second painted model? Turning that learning curve up.

Yeah, it's my second fully painted model. I've been fething around a lot, and have a few quarter to half painted models. I also have an airbrush which I usually use for OSL, but I figure I need to do everything b brush before I move on to my Badger.

 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
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Chowderhead wrote:
Radiation wrote:Hey, that update looks much better! You scared me for a second. I will be following your work.

Yay!!- Wait. I scared you? What the heck did I do?

n0t_u wrote:"You have to thin your paints"




You didn't use washes on your first post. It scared me for a second. Thin paint, use washes, keep layering with thin paint, use more washes, etc. Your second post with the washes looks good. I look forward to more! Keep your paints thin. The force be with you.

   
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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

Bleh. Well, the lettering (Something I taught myself around 20 minutes ago) on the Skallagrim (The Dread) is taking longer than I thought. In the meantime, watching Miyazaki is a great way to spend time painting.

Sorry for the delay, folks!

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 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

It's done. All I can say is that I have you all for making me do this.

I have paint in my goddamn eye (Don't ask me how, FFS, blame Vallejo bottles) and I also think I'm going to taste acrylic for a while (Paint Cup mishaps are fuuun), but it's done.

Does anyone know what the best Matte Finish is, as well? I ask because I do not own foam for my miniatures. I should probably fix that soon.
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"Skallagrim" in Nordic. Almost used Dragontounge, but it was too confusing.

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Left side of Skallagrim

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"Burn Wolves", the name of the Company I made for him.

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You see all those little holes with green? I painted each little hole with a fine detail brush. I hate myself sometimes.

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Updated Claw and Right Side

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"Burn the Earth" in Nordic.

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The lettering on the back of his base. It came out well. Achieved with a Micron Pen.

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IMPOSING ANGLED SHOT.

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Finished front. The eyes aren't really visible, but they are there,

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SAGA OF SKALLAGRIM! The Grinx attacks the capitol of Kitchen VII!

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The foe approaches, but the Plasma Cannon holds it off!

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The Grynx strikes first! It only glances, however, and Skalla passes his 5++ save.

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Skalla strikes back! He wins combat! He moves his D6 inches onto the slain corpse and strikes a pose of victory! FOR RUSS AND THE ALLFATHER!


 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
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Arch Magos of Vanaheim






Bristol University

Hahahaha you got paint in your eye! And then you ate it! Wtf bro, wtf.

You definitely need to practice more

As to the model, looks really nice. The runes came out great, as did the metallic areas. You should be proud of this one chowdah.


 
   
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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

Vitruvian XVII wrote:Hahahaha you got paint in your eye! And then you ate it! Wtf bro, wtf.

Well, Drank the paint. My cup I was using for paintwater and my cup I was drinking out of were both filled with green toxins (One was paint water, the other was a Lemon-Lime Soda).

The paint in my eye was from a ill placed dropper bottle and a handsmash for emphasis.

There's also paint on my cheek from... feth If I know where that's from.

 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
Made in gb
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Arch Magos of Vanaheim






Bristol University

Oh dear.

Wait, you handsmashed a dropper bottle into your eye? You blind now?

Ive done the old 2 glasses next each other mistake many a time, its a good thing gw paints arent toxic.


 
   
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Papa Nurgle's Favorite Son





Marblehead MA, U.S.A.

Congrats on your second fully painted mode.

Current Armies: Chaos Space Marines(Building), Orks(Completed), Vanilla Marines(Near Completion), Trollbloods(Completed), Axony (Building)

"Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more."
George S. Patton

“Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.”
― Napoleon Bonaparte 
   
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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing






On a boat, Trying not to die.

No updates today. Work was too Hectic.

Instead, here's my cat. Also: Codename: Thunder Comes is in the mail... Any guesses on what it is?


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 Snrub wrote:
Had a flick through some of his old posts. He seems to really like boats. A lot.
 kronk wrote:
Wait, are you the dude that goes out in the ocean on the little sail boats? Were you lost at sea ala Tom Hanks and that volleyball? Got pics of the volleyball? Did you get scurvy?
 
   
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Arch Magos of Vanaheim






Bristol University

How very hipster of you chowdah! Video blogging now huh

You have quite a pleasing voice to listen to, well done.


 
   
 
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