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Gitzkrieg Kommanda






Madison, WI

Looking fantastic Damo. I think the "dirtying" should do the trick nicely.

   
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Robot Cat






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If you wanted more details, you could add some yellow lines or dashes down the middle of the roads, and maybe some metalics on the storm drains and man hole covers. Some oily water effects in the deeper craters might work as well.
   
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Wight Lord with the Sword of Kings




Melbourne .au

Weathering powders mixed with water/medium and some matt varnish can be applied in the gutters and craters, etc for a nice effect as well. Once it dries, it's matt but leaves a great look.

   
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Green Bay, Wisconson

And to add to the suggestions.. darken the roads a bit more to provide an additional level of contrast. ( ie. dirty them even more than the rest. )

Love the leaflets!

 
   
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Nasty Nob on a Boar





Scotland

Agreed make it dirty............... being THE Nerdy, you know dirty pretty good.

Also never underestimate plant life. Please forgive me putting this rubbish here but in the vain a picture says a thousand words......
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Also think about street lamps adding variety.

It looks amazing as it is already bud, and to be honest must remember its a playing surface not a dio, so ignore me by all means.

   
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Started doing some more dirtying up and added some rough road markings to give it a bit of Ooomph

used some powders and washed and brushed them in areas, it's starting to come together now, I also dry brushed some metal onto the grates and such, looks like a pretty bad neighborhood I for one wouldn't buy here......








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"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Gitzkrieg Kommanda






Madison, WI

Looks great Damo. The leaflets, the lines on the roads, the slight variation in tone between the streets and the building slabs. All adds up to a wonderful effect!

   
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Looks great, even more so with some terrain on it!
   
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Wight Lord with the Sword of Kings




Melbourne .au

Yep, looking great!

   
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Nasty Nob on a Boar





Scotland

Brilliant work, really adding depth to it now.

   
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Very nice Damo, have you considered some street furniture? Fire hydrants , vending machines , street lamps etc etc ?

   
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I have a bunch of street lamps I'm going to paint up from the CoD box so they'll be scatter type terrain, and I'm then going to work on some buildings and terrain to get that all done ready for gaming!

it seems that since the decision was made to part ways with my FleshEaters my blood is running a shade of green again....... I can feel the need to paint Ork Boyz tugging strongly, since I finally got them on a shelf all together and I see them as a force I love them crazy fools! :-)

and any ideas for Imperial Fists i'd love too please! how to get a distinct feel and flavor to them, any models I can convert that are different or would look cool

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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Have you considered a IF 30k force? They usually are playable in 40k too, and you can get some fun, fluffy units in there.
   
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 whalemusic360 wrote:
Have you considered a IF 30k force? They usually are playable in 40k too, and you can get some fun, fluffy units in there.


You mean like breachers as assault squads or similar? they do have some beautiful models for 30k which I would love to be able to use?

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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Nasty Nob on a Boar





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Not sure if this is a fuzzy memory gone wrong, but back in the day many years ago, playing Epic, my friend (yes I used to have them) Had a vast SM army. Blood Angels where always assault based and Imperial Fist where always Devastator based, so as a theme make them a long range shoot bunch, just a thought! You know bunch of Scout snipers, Units of Devs and Predators all Lasgun'd to the hilt.

   
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Vienna, Austria

It looks great. All those posters and propaganda flyers are a great touch I also really like the way you used colour on this board.

   
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 nerdfest09 wrote:
 whalemusic360 wrote:
Have you considered a IF 30k force? They usually are playable in 40k too, and you can get some fun, fluffy units in there.


You mean like breachers as assault squads or similar? they do have some beautiful models for 30k which I would love to be able to use?


Breaches yes, with other siege style forces. Their assaulty stuff comes from Templar brothern which gets some nice blacks in with the yellows.
   
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Camkierhi wrote:Not sure if this is a fuzzy memory gone wrong, but back in the day many years ago, playing Epic, my friend (yes I used to have them) Had a vast SM army. Blood Angels where always assault based and Imperial Fist where always Devastator based, so as a theme make them a long range shoot bunch, just a thought! You know bunch of Scout snipers, Units of Devs and Predators all Lasgun'd to the hilt.


That's what I remember too and what i'd planned

Sigur wrote:It looks great. All those posters and propaganda flyers are a great touch I also really like the way you used colour on this board.


thanks mate, happy you like it, any other colours you think would help?

whalemusic360 wrote:
 nerdfest09 wrote:
 whalemusic360 wrote:
Have you considered a IF 30k force? They usually are playable in 40k too, and you can get some fun, fluffy units in there.


You mean like breachers as assault squads or similar? they do have some beautiful models for 30k which I would love to be able to use?


Breaches yes, with other siege style forces. Their assaulty stuff comes from Templar brothern which gets some nice blacks in with the yellows.


O.k then lets start small and begin by getting some FW IF models next time you get some stuff and i'll shoot you some coins or you could just give me some as a pressie

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"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Vienna, Austria

I think It looks rather splendid as it is.

   
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Hello good people! I have nearly got my new improved Nerd lair's (yes that's right Lair's plural!) done, just some more organising and shifting around of bits and bobs and they'll be good to go again for my painting room I got a new painting desk that has a sweet inbuilt drawer to store all my often used tools so they're not cluttering my work space, it's also a bit smaller and higher which is nice to work on

Also got a new desk lamp from China that's actually pretty damn nice bolts onto the side and has a swinging arm and white light that you can adjust the brightness of also helps with the wip photo's like the next project on my desk 32 Ork Boyz each one with some kind of conversion with head, arm & torso swaps!











Now the next work space is my gaming table and terrain cave I moved my old desk out there with the help of 'Betty, She-Hulk-NerdWench' and along with my old shelves made a nice little area where I can store all my gaming stuff for playing (if I ever play....) and work on terrain buildings and messier projects

I did a little more on the table so its nearly done, just one area I need input on I know it all sort of looks the same but trust me guys I've done...stuff







This piece of the flatter heavily cracked board is where I'm having trouble to make it look better?




So there we go for now guys, I hope that gets you as keen as I am for painting again



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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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UK

Some really nice individuals in that Ork mob, I look forward to seeing them all painted up (by some time next week, knowing your pace! ). Cityscape looks superb.

   
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Gitzkrieg Kommanda






Madison, WI

Beautiful spaces you have there Damo. Did you get that lamp locally or on the internet? However... the little heart picture frame on the table... shouldn't a picture of your WIFE be in there?? *sigh*


   
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Man, that lamp looks sweet! you wouldn't happen to have a link where you got it from?

IceAngel wrote:I must say Knightley, I am very envious of your squiggle ability. I mean, if squiggles were a tactical squad, you'd be the sergeant. If squiggles were an HQ, you'd be the special character. If squiggles were a way of life, you'd be Doctor Phil...
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I really need to pick up something like that lamp. Where do you live, again? I'll be right over.

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Paradigm wrote:Some really nice individuals in that Ork mob, I look forward to seeing them all painted up (by some time next week, knowing your pace! ). Cityscape looks superb.


Thanks para, Orks will be done soon but not quite that soon I know it's a stretch but I had to give them all a little individual personality to keep me interested over the many many i'd be painting

Gitsplitta wrote:Beautiful spaces you have there Damo. Did you get that lamp locally or on the internet? However... the little heart picture frame on the table... shouldn't a picture of your WIFE be in there?? *sigh*



I don't know what on earth you're talking about Gits who should I have in the frame? my Wife? she was the one who put the picture of Issabella in it

the light on the other hand was from ebay

Knightley wrote:Man, that lamp looks sweet! you wouldn't happen to have a link where you got it from?


I may have a link http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/161883584495?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&var=460850600391&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Briancj wrote:I really need to pick up something like that lamp. Where do you live, again? I'll be right over.


Yes the lamp is awesome! very nice light and for the price it's impressive! feel free to come over and check it out

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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Noooooooo, doesn't ship to NZ bugger bugger bugger

IceAngel wrote:I must say Knightley, I am very envious of your squiggle ability. I mean, if squiggles were a tactical squad, you'd be the sergeant. If squiggles were an HQ, you'd be the special character. If squiggles were a way of life, you'd be Doctor Phil...
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Gitsplitta wrote:I am but a pretender... you are... the father of all squiggles. .
 
   
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Nice Nerd Lair! Really liking the painting desk and the display shelves behind you. I see you still have your BA army! Thought you sold that off by now?

   
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Oh mate, Little H now wants a wargames room "EXACTLY like that nice man's on Dakka" !!!

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 Big H wrote:
Oh mate, Little H now wants a wargames room "EXACTLY like that nice man's on Dakka" !!!


That's what you get for showing him Gitsplitta's game room! Oh wait, you mean.....
   
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Oh Lord... my room... you don't even want to see what my game room looks like at the moment...

   
 
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