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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/03 17:53:16


Post by: Yorkright


[img] Hello Dakka bloggers, Gitz has been after me to start a blog for some time so here goes. A little general information about me, I have been gaming since my teens (Ogre, D&D during the Gygax era) when I started painting some fantasy figures. When Space Hulk first came out I picked up the game and a few of my friends and I started playing. We loved the whole Alien feel about the game and decided to try some 40k when Rogue Trader was available.

I started playing Eldar and my brother collected Blood Angels, a few of our other friends played Space Wolves, Orcs and Genestealers. Our group played for about a year then broke apart from most of them moving away. I continued to pick up a few models and the boxed set from 2nd or 3rd edition, but really did not play again till the start of 6th edition. Pretty sure that is when I met Gitz and the rest of the boyz that I game with to this day.

Here is a few pictures of what I have been working on this year, I dont consider myself a artist but really enjoy the painting aspect of the game.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/03 19:44:08


Post by: Gitsplitta


Subscribed!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/03 22:25:47


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks Gitz. Here is my first WIP. Build is done, plan is for a henchman of my Inquisitor.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/03 22:45:33


Post by: GiraffeX


Its good to see you starting a blog Yorkright, I'll be following for sure.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/03 22:47:16


Post by: Gitsplitta


Don't forget to drill the barrel! (man, it's like I'm talking to a 10-year-old).


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/04 01:38:00


Post by: RiTides


Wow, that's some really lovely eldar! What army is the henchman marine for, I guess with 40k these days he and the inquisitor he goes with could be for your eldar



Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/04 02:19:59


Post by: Gitsplitta


Yorkright and I have this long standing campaign going on between our armies. Originally, it was his Blood Angels vs my Mantis Warriors with an Inquisitor as the catalyst. Now it's expanded well beyond that. There's no telling which inquisitor this marine is intended for or what nefarious plot they will be hatching against our heroes... the noble Mantis Warriors!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/04 11:10:42


Post by: RiTides


Hahaha I have a feeling his view on which side are the "heroes" differs a bit!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/04 17:37:04


Post by: Yorkright


@ Giraffex and Ritides thanks for checking out the blog.

@ Gitz pretty sure the inquisition knows who is the good guys

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/04 18:44:37


Post by: Gitsplitta


His head is purple...


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/07 04:34:37


Post by: Yorkright


Progress update: Was not happy with the red hammer, still not enthused but will go with the way it is now. Worked up the flesh tones, the reason I went with the purple was an attempt to make skin look warm. The armor is supposed to look battle damaged, does anyone have some pointers for that?

Thanks for looking.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/07 13:01:54


Post by: Gitsplitta


I like what you've done with the battle damage... it may be a bit too subtle though. Perhaps a bit of sponge-chipping to get the idea across in a more obvious manner?

Head looks really good by-the-way. Always something I struggle with.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/07 16:11:38


Post by: r3n3g8b0y


Howdy, the henchman is looking grizzled and diligent.... however..... THAT IS A CHAOS POWER PACK! I believe the Inquisition would have a word with you, my good sir...


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/07 21:48:18


Post by: Yorkright


The inquistion will use any means possible...


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/08 00:25:01


Post by: r3n3g8b0y


Does that not present an alarming hypocrisy? Where is the stake to burn at around here?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/08 01:18:05


Post by: Gitsplitta


See, this is what I've been saying the whole time. And why my Mantis Warriors have been fighting against Yorkright's inquisitors this whole campaign. There's somepin' fishiny goin' on over there...


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/08 05:21:07


Post by: Yorkright


First time trying out chipping and battle damage. CC welcome.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/08 08:13:08


Post by: r3n3g8b0y


Very nice weathering! I like that you went for a drybrush approach rather than line highlighting, as it makes for a more believeable result IMHO. Have you any plans for basing yet?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/08 11:35:08


Post by: Gitsplitta


I think it looks really good Yorkright. Not too dense and concentrated in the forward-facing areas that are likely to take the most abuse.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/08 14:54:14


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks for the encouraging words guys. For basing I am leaning 2 ways, first is to base him as my other Inquisitor models the other is I have a box of the GW industrial bases. Going with the GW bases would mean changing over the others, most of those are metal and would be a pain to do.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/08 18:40:16


Post by: Camkierhi


Great work, like the weathering. Subbed.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/08 18:45:27


Post by: endtransmission


Great weathering. If he is going with your other inquisition models, then I'd personally stick with the basing scheme


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/08 20:17:51


Post by: WarbossDakka


I love sponge chipping, minimal effort for a great effect. Looking forward to what you have in store here Yorkright!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/09 10:41:08


Post by: inmygravenimage


Great to see you here in the flesh at last! Great weathering and love the Harley jet bike thing.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/09 10:56:06


Post by: evildrcheese


Nice Inquisitor, dude.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/10 02:48:07


Post by: Yorkright


My triumvirate of Eldar goodness.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/10 06:20:26


Post by: inmygravenimage


Big and pretty.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/10 11:31:31


Post by: Gitsplitta


Beautifully done!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/10 13:53:15


Post by: WarbossDakka


Very nice indeed! The Yvraine has been done particularly well.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/11 02:50:54


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks for the comments fellows. Here is the first of my Inquisitors deathwatch, they do not wear the normal silver shoulder pads or adorn themselves with alot of Inquisitor bling. The story is the group introduced themselves to Jaxeena committing themselves to her cause, all their normal chapter markings have been covered up or scratched off. Most of the armor they wear is quite old and some have had to "find" replacement parts of dubious origin.

Looking through my rather large collection I found a few more old models that will be added to the Band. Will post after I rebase them.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/11 12:39:16


Post by: Gitsplitta


I think he turned out really well Yorkright. Too bad about what's going to happen to him though... guess we can't all be heroes.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/11 19:36:22


Post by: GiraffeX


He looks really cool, I can just imagine a Mantis Warrior under that hammer


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/11 20:42:47


Post by: Yorkright


@GiraffeX lol, yeah he cant wait to swat a mantis warrior.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/11 22:39:50


Post by: Gitsplitta


 GiraffeX wrote:
He looks really cool, I can just imagine a Mantis Warrior under that hammer

Hey now... watch it! Dem's fightin' words!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/12 03:24:45


Post by: Yorkright


Some random shots from my last game. Played my Ynarri against a friends orks, got to turn five when I had to concede. Last photo is the only one I have of playing against Gitz with da boyz. At the farside of the board you can make out his siccaran, da boyz clobbered his EC too.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/12 16:08:14


Post by: JustaerinAtTheWall


Ooh, a brutal game! Good stuff here York, really like those inquisitor minions, TH is always a fun weapon to paint/play as well.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/12 19:09:44


Post by: GiraffeX


 Gitsplitta wrote:
 GiraffeX wrote:
He looks really cool, I can just imagine a Mantis Warrior under that hammer

Hey now... watch it! Dem's fightin' words!


If you weren't so far away I would challenge you to prove your Mantis Warriors loyalty to the Emperor!!!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/13 00:37:46


Post by: Yorkright


Next on the docket a combiplasma gunner. Plus some new members of the Inquisitional band.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/13 06:29:33


Post by: CommissarKhaine


That's one old-school assassin . Is the guy on the right a navigator or something?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/13 12:07:05


Post by: Yorkright


I believe so, but I am using him as a sanctioned psyker.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/13 12:35:24


Post by: Gitsplitta


Metrosexual Fashionista more likely...

Looking great Yorkright...as we've come to expect!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/14 07:36:52


Post by: Camkierhi


The psyker definitely has a look about him. can just see him saying to Git's Badmoons, "Well that yellow does not go well with your complexion boys!"

Fantastic work they look great, the Batrep shots are great too, you have a nice looking army.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/14 08:01:39


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Yorkright wrote:
I believe so, but I am using him as a sanctioned psyker.


I like these old models, they have loads of character, and your paintjob really brings them to life!



Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/14 12:45:08


Post by: Yorkright


Quick update pics.

Thanks for the compliments on those old models, I think they were painted about 20 years ago...

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/14 13:46:58


Post by: Gitsplitta


Looks good man. I like the black/red/copper combination.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/14 13:49:17


Post by: WarbossDakka


Nice combo Yorkright. Nice to see some not black Deathwatch.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/14 17:23:14


Post by: JustaerinAtTheWall


Fine work here York, those are some colorful characters indeed! I really like the marine as well, kinda reminds me of the Dusk Raiders original scheme, though it's not meant to be that.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/16 05:52:44


Post by: Yorkright


Some shots from our local tournament, ITC event, 26 players and very competitive. I went 0-3 each game was close, lost by 2 pts each time.
Had a good time non withstanding, big plus we had a catered lunch by one of our local gamers who owns a lunch truck.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/16 06:23:05


Post by: Camkierhi


Fantastic pics, thank you. Looks like a serious amount of fun.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/16 17:01:28


Post by: Gitsplitta


Not just a lunch truck... BBQ!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/18 02:20:35


Post by: Yorkright


A few shots of the next deathwatch member before I do some chipping and weathering. I know my freehand is not that good but I am going to continue trying to improve. Any CC is welcome.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/18 05:56:41


Post by: evildrcheese


Nice stuff. Everything is looking great. I really like your Eldark, the work on the triumvirate is particularly awesome.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/18 10:50:07


Post by: Gitsplitta


I think he looks great Yorkright. Can't wait to see him on the table!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/18 10:59:11


Post by: WarbossDakka


The freehand looks fine to me, especially the symbol on the right shoulderpad. Well done Yorkright!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/18 16:50:32


Post by: CommissarKhaine


That's some very nice free hand work, don't sweat it! What do you dislike about it?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/18 18:42:13


Post by: Yorkright


The problem I have with it is the paint is a bit thick and the symbol looks a bit clunky, now that I have added some battle damage and turned him into a black shield it doesn't look so bad. I also showed the mark to see if anyone would react to the Chapter it represents :-). Should have an updated photo soon.

@EDC thanks for the compliment on the Eldark and triumvirate they were fun to paint and worth all the extra time I put into them.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/18 19:20:40


Post by: CommissarKhaine


The problem I have with it is the paint is a bit thick and the symbol looks a bit clunky, now that I have added some battle damage and turned him into a black shield it doesn't look so bad. I also showed the mark to see if anyone would react to the Chapter it represents :-). Should have an updated photo soon.


Thinning your paint might help, and for small symbols, working 'inside out' allows you to correct with the next layer of paint. As for the chapter: my smurf lore is rather limited I'm afraid


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/18 20:38:01


Post by: inmygravenimage


Nice job - I look forward to the weathering!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/19 03:11:42


Post by: Yorkright


2nd Marine finished, thanks for looking!

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/19 04:30:06


Post by: Camkierhi


Really like the scheme you have going on these. Great work.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/19 14:57:51


Post by: WarbossDakka


I have a thing for red bolters now. They look so much better than black ones to me now.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/19 19:57:23


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Marine's looking good!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/20 03:54:03


Post by: Yorkright


3rd marine fall in! This is my attempt at building an infernos hvy bolter, what do you think?

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/20 05:55:13


Post by: evildrcheese


Looks good.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/20 15:37:09


Post by: JustaerinAtTheWall


Very nice! the Infernus bolter works very nicely as a Heresy substitute.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/20 16:33:02


Post by: gummyofallbears


Looks awesome!

After having done weathering on my MKIII Word Bearers, I think you did a bit of a better job


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/20 18:19:55


Post by: DaemonJellybaby


Sterling stuff, its nice to see the return of the red bolter casing.
How are you doing the combat blades? They look quite different to the default ones in Calth and Prospero.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/20 19:11:07


Post by: Yorkright


@ EDC and Justerin thanks for the input, greatly appreciated. I almost tore the whole thing apart last night thinking it did not look quite right. Will post a pic soon of how the painting is coming along.

@Gummy my weathering is mostly sponge chipping with light wash of Agrax Earthshade. I took a look at your weathering and thought it looked great.

@Daemonjellybaby the combat blade is a small conversion using the blade from the Aspiring Champion and then gluing it to the hilt of the combat blade in the Calth box. Wish I had more of them to convert with.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/20 20:28:54


Post by: CommissarKhaine


I like the old-school flamer nozzle on that marine. Nice find


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/20 21:39:39


Post by: DaemonJellybaby


Ah ok, thanks for that.
I think the DE executioner kit has some similar curved blades if you're looking for more.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/20 22:22:27


Post by: WarbossDakka


Looks fine to me. Just add a gas container to make it extra obvious it is a flamer.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/21 18:08:00


Post by: Yorkright


Update on my 3rd deathwatch member.
@Warboss Dakka there is a small canister attached, last picture it may have been hard to see.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/21 20:23:07


Post by: Gitsplitta


That's seriously beefy armor.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/21 20:35:33


Post by: CommissarKhaine


That guy's looking massive, quite suitable for a heavy


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/22 05:34:09


Post by: Yorkright


3rd DW done, ready to roast some Xenos. Can you feel the burn?

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/22 05:58:07


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Nice and clean . I'd suggest some scorching around the flamer nozzle - or some more if you already did . Does the kneepad make him an iron warrior?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/22 19:30:25


Post by: WarbossDakka


Ahh, I see the canister now. That's one beefy dude, looks awesome! The weathering is great, well done Yorkright.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/23 10:54:33


Post by: Gitsplitta


Looks great Yorkright. Just the right amount of damage & weathering.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/23 19:55:19


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks guys, working on the next marine. @Commissar do I need to give it a blue wash?

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/24 12:36:33


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Thanks guys, working on the next marine. @Commissar do I need to give it a blue wash?


Blue wash, then a black/brone drybrush for the nozzle does wonders. If you have weathering powders, does are also brilliant for adding a nice burnt crust



Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/24 13:13:07


Post by: Gitsplitta


He has a... "NOW what are they doing?!" kind of look.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/24 18:03:55


Post by: Yorkright


@ Commissar, how does this look?

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/24 19:59:30


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Looks a lot better to me Maybe a teensie bit of blue wash near the back, but that's me nitpicking. Lovely work!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/24 20:10:10


Post by: WarbossDakka


It's easier to show burn marks on a bronze nozzle. Blues and purples are good for heat damage.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/24 21:21:01


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks guys for the CC very helpful! It does look much better hopefully I will remember it when I paint up my next flame thrower.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/25 17:06:06


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Thanks guys for the CC very helpful! It does look much better hopefully I will remember it when I paint up my next flame thrower.


You're welcome . It's one of the strengths of dakka to me: constructive feedback and good suggestions. Try and get MajorTom11 in your thread, he's tremendous help when it comes to learning new techniques.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/26 04:02:58


Post by: Yorkright


4th Marine done, really like how the sword turned out, tried a few new things with his face. Purple base then built up the flesh tones went back with a purple wash then some reiksland flesh wash to finish. CC always appreciated. Next up is the last Deathwatch member, will post up some pics of him soon.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/26 04:06:54


Post by: Warboss_Waaazag


That's a really nice blend on the sword.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/26 06:21:55


Post by: inmygravenimage


Looks great. I see he brought his angry eyes!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/26 16:13:01


Post by: Yorkright


@ Warboss_Waaazag thank you, it was airbrushed using a metallic blue then blending up to the silver.

@Graven, lol he does look angry, or as Gitz said a bit surprised!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/26 16:19:27


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Looking good! The effect on the sword is very subtle, well done!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/26 19:02:00


Post by: WarbossDakka


Very nice on the sword. Looks evil and aptly Xenosy. Well done!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 03:37:33


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks guys. Here is the last member of my kill team, primed with a little bit of zenithal airbrushing. Having a hard time deciding which legion he is from, first choice was world eaters but I have enough CC for now. How about some input? Has to be from one of the traitor legions other than Deathguard, Iron Warriors, T sons or Emperors Children.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 05:53:17


Post by: evildrcheese


I was going to say Iron Warriors, but actually since he's got the brush thing on his head I'might leaning towards Emperor's Children.

EDC and


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 07:31:29


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Maybe an astral claw? Or does he have to be 30K-ish? In that case a word bearer might fit in nicely?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 14:24:03


Post by: Gitsplitta


"legions" are strictly 30k.

Alpha Legion.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 14:37:17


Post by: Dysartes


 Gitsplitta wrote:
Alpha Legion.


I'm not sure that helps, Gits, depending on who they're infiltrating...


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 14:58:08


Post by: Tactical_Spam


Make him a World Eater


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 15:22:01


Post by: JustaerinAtTheWall


I'm thinking Either Alpha like Gits said, or Sons of Horus might do nicely as well.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 15:49:15


Post by: Camkierhi


(*showing blatant ignorance of the subject)

Could be a Mantis Warrior maybe?

But seriously, he does look awesome, is it World Bearers that are white with blue trim? Though he looks very awesome in black.

My excuse is they is all just tinned food for me Waagh! Don't care what brand they be, they all dies the same....


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 17:43:36


Post by: Yorkright


Got quite a few options so far, will wait till after 9 my time and see how the votes turn out. Astral Claws is not a bad choice but I am going with the traitor legions, of course we know that the Mantis Warriors have a bit of a "reputation" but will leave them out of this group.

Here is an updated picture, got quite a bit of the grav gun done and blocked in some of the metallics.

Thanks again for the input!

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 17:51:39


Post by: Gitsplitta


Well, several chapters, including the Mantis Warriors were called "Legions" early on in 40k history... before GW codified the term "legion" to have a specific meaning referring to the original founding of SMs..


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/27 23:31:32


Post by: Yorkright


Lets go with 30k traitor legions.

@ Cam if we were closer I would love to take on your Orkses.
Going with Alpha legion.




Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/28 18:02:47


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Alpha Legion it is then . What colour will you do the helmet crest?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/28 18:15:40


Post by: Yorkright


I am thinking blue and white for the crests. Here is a pic of his shoulder pad, silver base with a blue glaze.
CC welcome as always.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/28 18:23:19


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Ooh nice! Wouldn't red and white be more striking for the crest??


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/28 21:43:47


Post by: Gitsplitta


Red, so it matches the gun casing.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/28 23:20:58


Post by: Yorkright


Here's an update on his crest.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/28 23:41:29


Post by: complex57


Well done.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/29 01:06:34


Post by: Gitsplitta


Boom!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/29 04:59:10


Post by: Yorkright


Presenting the last member of the DeathWatch team, big thank you to all for your suggestions and input.

Also included is 2 group photos, first is the Watch members of Squad Mortem, and the last with her ladyship Inquisitor Jaxeena.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/29 08:05:59


Post by: Camkierhi


He looks awesome, and the squad are amazing together, they look grizzled, well done sir.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/29 09:42:55


Post by: inmygravenimage


Lovely, very unified, love the brass.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/29 17:23:56


Post by: WarbossDakka


Fantastic squad my friend, just what a DW Kill Team should look like - a bit of everything. Great job Yorkright, I'm looking forward to what else you have in store!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/30 04:15:34


Post by: Gitsplitta


"Her Ladyship" is an ice cube in the Mantis Warrior's Mint Julep at the moment....


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/30 17:32:02


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Red and white definitely works on the crest. Nice looking unit, and I like how the inquisitor fits right in.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/30 18:58:16


Post by: Yorkright


Next up is something new for my Inquisitors band, I have already finished one but since Gitz has reminded me of my loss... Another assassin is in order.

Again thanks for following along.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/04/30 22:25:44


Post by: Gitsplitta


Cucumber-head!!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/01 18:49:12


Post by: Yorkright


Primed Eversor.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/01 18:52:15


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Isn't that an Eversor? Culexus is looking good!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/01 19:24:05


Post by: Yorkright


Yes he is a eversor, you posted before I could fix it, lol. That Culexus is one of my favorite models, for a cucumber head.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/02 12:31:58


Post by: Yorkright


Update pictures of the Eversor.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/02 13:04:20


Post by: Solar_lion


Your Kill team looks great. The Culexus turned out especially well. All you need on your kill team is a Reaver Titan. All bases covered then.

Nice work and you can see your skills improving in just a mere 5 pages.


Subbed!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/02 14:52:23


Post by: Gitsplitta


You're doing such a good job on these Yorkright. I'm really impressed.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/02 16:51:33


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Yes he is a eversor, you posted before I could fix it, lol.


Sneaky grot is sneaky

Eversor is looking good! I like the blue-ish highlight (instead of grey) you chose.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/03 18:14:39


Post by: Yorkright


Here is my finished Eversor. Tried a few different things on this model, wanted to make it look like the light source was coming from the right side of the model plus some more blending on this suit.

@Solar-Lion, thanks for the compliment on the death watch. I do have a Reaver Titan, will have to get him out and post a pic.
@Gits, big thank you for pushing me.
@ Commissar thank you too for your input also.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/03 18:27:43


Post by: CommissarKhaine


That's one suprised-looking homunculus . Is it the lighting (or maybe the angle of the pics), or did you tone down the blue on the bodysuit?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/03 19:28:32


Post by: Gitsplitta


Outstanding work Yorkright. All I do is give you a nudge (as others have done for me)... the hard work is all you... the improvement is all you...I just get to revel in the amazing models you've been turning out.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/03 20:09:42


Post by: Yorkright


@ Commissar, I think the photo with homonculus looks darker because of the lighting.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/03 21:21:51


Post by: Camkierhi


Stunning work, really good stuff sir. Establishing a very high bar to follow here!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/04 00:01:18


Post by: youwashock


Awesome job on the Eversor. Plenty of color in the highlights without taking away from the black.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/04 12:09:44


Post by: Yorkright


Some photos from last nights 30k battle. Horus and his boys took the Blood Angels to town and did not buy them dinner. My opponent Lee has a great looking army and is always fun to play against.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/04 13:03:45


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Looks interesting, and some nicely painted armies and board, always adds a lot of feeling!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/04 13:26:35


Post by: Gitsplitta


Nice bases on those assault marines!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/06 03:28:56


Post by: Yorkright


Trying my hand with the wolf lord from the prospero box. He is more gray blue than the picture shows, lots of details to pick out.
Thanks for following along.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/06 03:37:53


Post by: Gitsplitta


Should be a fun project.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/06 04:31:52


Post by: Camkierhi


Oooo...looking forward to this.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/06 06:26:43


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Seconding Camkhieri. This should be interesting


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/07 18:25:19


Post by: Yorkright


Updated picture. Not getting much done this weekend weather is to nice to paint.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/07 19:07:30


Post by: Gitsplitta


Good progress!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/08 05:15:03


Post by: Yorkright


Close but still needs some clean up.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/08 05:45:34


Post by: evildrcheese


Soon many great updates. Top work on the assassins and the Wolf Lord is looking wicked so far.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/08 12:49:54


Post by: Gitsplitta


That's really good Yorkright, I think you've captured his essence perfectly!.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/08 17:59:02


Post by: WarbossDakka


Well done, I particularly like the effect on the claw Yorkright. The face has also been painted very well, looks realistic IMO!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/08 19:42:13


Post by: GiraffeX


The wolf lord is looking really nice.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/08 21:15:23


Post by: Solar_lion


Excellent Progress. Wolf Lord looks great. Good Job on the face.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/09 04:37:44


Post by: Yorkright


Here is Fell-Hand painted and ready for delivery. He is going to one of our local gamers who is starting a 30k wolves army, this way he will see the tabletop.

Thank you all for the kind compliments, I hope you enjoy the finished model.

Apologies for the last picture it came out a bit blurry.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/09 12:46:50


Post by: Gitsplitta


Excellent work Yorkright, I think those orks are in for a scrape.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/09 17:32:54


Post by: JustaerinAtTheWall


Nice work there Yorkright! The Cucumber Killer looks great and i'm lovin' the blue on your BoP Wolf Lord.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/12 03:00:04


Post by: Yorkright


Trying to finish up some models before 8th hits. Warp spider Exarch that I started several months ago, going for just enough detail to put him on the table. I am hoping someday they redo them in plastic.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/12 13:41:05


Post by: Gitsplitta


Looks great Yorkright!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/13 00:28:16


Post by: Ynneadwraith


Looking good dude

I'm with you on the plastic Aspects. Can't think of anything I would bankrupt myself on faster to be honest...


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/13 18:22:19


Post by: GiraffeX


Fell-Hand looks really nice, good shade of grey for him.

The exarch is looking good as well, there are some impressive alternative Warp Spiders out there that are quite nice as well.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/13 18:49:29


Post by: WarbossDakka


Yep, personally I'd have rather have had plastic aspects than the Jetbikes in all honesty, they were more desperate for it. Nice paintjob anyway Yorkright!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/13 21:37:26


Post by: Camkierhi


Funny I did an army back in the day for a friend, was 80% metal. Never really bothered me.

Great start on the exarch, love that model.

Wolfy looks amazing. Stunning work.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/15 02:36:07


Post by: Yorkright


Finished up the Exarch, on to the next project!
Thanks for following along guys.

@Cam, the majority of my Eldar are metal, my Avatar is considered a deadly weapon if thrown.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/15 03:09:46


Post by: Gitsplitta


Very nice work. I really like the red to muted green fade on the blades.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/15 03:23:35


Post by: Camkierhi


Lovely blending. Looking really great.

I suppose it is nice to game with out the fear of flying lead. Was once hit by an angry Trollslayer. Blooming hurt.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/15 05:46:43


Post by: evildrcheese


Nice job on the Exarch.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/15 06:08:12


Post by: inmygravenimage


Nice, muted yet sinister.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/16 18:14:26


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks all for the compliments really appreciate it, CC is of course always welcome too.
Painting a Succubus that I put together with bitz leftover from other projects. Introducing the Mistress of Agony, Sineetha.


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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/17 17:50:12


Post by: Gitsplitta


Nice build!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/20 05:27:12


Post by: Yorkright


A few WIP shots. Pun intended

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/20 06:05:48


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Looking good . I like the hair, it adds a lot of movement.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/20 12:48:22


Post by: Gitsplitta


Very cool Yorkright!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/20 15:13:48


Post by: goblinpaladin


Really enjoying those colours.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/21 00:04:25


Post by: Yorkright


Succubus done, hoping 8th edition will make my DE army a bit more viable. It is mostly a smattering of this and that never been much of a min max type of player.

@CK thanks I think her hair is the best part of the mini.
@ Gitz thank you
@Goblin Paladin, thanks I tried some of pink and purple on this model, a bit different from the rest of my Wyches.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/21 06:09:28


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Some nice work! One minor point of criticism: I think the helmet could with a red accent, or the red on the belt toned down. Right now, the eye is drawn more to the belt wings, while the head should the focal point. Especially with the pretty hair


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/21 07:10:43


Post by: Camkierhi


Really great dynamic piece. Brilliant colour choice.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/21 18:43:38


Post by: GiraffeX


She looks very nice


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/21 21:01:44


Post by: inmygravenimage


Love the dynamic flow you've got going on there.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/21 21:46:22


Post by: youwashock


She's very cool. Nice combination of parts and sweet painting. Really digging the purple feathers in her hair.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/21 23:42:44


Post by: Ynneadwraith


Very nice! The hair definitely lends dynamism to the model. She looks like she's just landed from a leap


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/22 03:15:58


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks guys for noting the movement of the model, was trying to make her look like she was going in for the kill. After looking at her from Yneads view she does look like she just landed.
Commissar I went back and toned down the red and brightened up the red around the eyes. I posted up an updated picture below.

My next project is a unit of 30k blood angels I started n November... must keep motivated to finish!

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/22 05:15:03


Post by: evildrcheese


Woo Blood Angels are the best!

Looking good buddy!

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/22 12:33:48


Post by: Solar_lion


Nice reds indeed!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/22 14:59:05


Post by: Dr H


Good stuff throughout.

See, I said I'd pop in.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/22 17:46:55


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Red is looking very nice and smooth. And I think the succubus is looking a lot better for the changes you made, your eye is automatically drawn to the face now.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/22 18:16:39


Post by: Gitsplitta


Beautiful!

Are there "min" players??


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/22 19:54:21


Post by: Warboss_Waaazag


I love the variety of projects on this blog. The tactical squad is looking quite nice and the succubus is markedly improved.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/23 20:35:49


Post by: Yorkright


Done but for basing and emblems.

@EDC got to love me some BA
@Gitz "min"? I feel foolish asking but..
@ Warboss I do have too many armies and am always adding something to one or the other. Maybe I will post some pics of all my Armies someday
@Dr H, thanks for dropping by!
@ Solar Lion, thank you

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/23 21:57:20


Post by: Camkierhi


They look brilliant bud, excellent smooth work. And quick too.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/24 01:28:52


Post by: Gitsplitta


Yorkright wrote:
Succubus done, hoping 8th edition will make my DE army a bit more viable. It is mostly a smattering of this and that never been much of a min max type of player.

You said it... I was just asking for clarification. I'd never heard of a "min" player before...


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/24 01:48:21


Post by: Yorkright


My bad Gitz, the meaning is minimum amount of troops and maxing out on the best or over powered units.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/24 05:57:45


Post by: evildrcheese


Lovely work on the BA. How are you going to Base them?

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/24 14:06:12


Post by: Yorkright


My basing is pretty much the same across the majority of my armies. Black base with some tundra grass, black grit and maybe some small rocks.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/25 15:46:44


Post by: JustaerinAtTheWall


Fine work indeed, everything's looking streamlined and clean. Hyped for their completion!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/26 04:33:27


Post by: Yorkright


Tactical squad finished for now. I need to get new transfers and find a good tutorial on how to make them lay flat on a curved surface. Will post up some pics of the rest of my 30k army this weekend. My thoughts are to do a support squad armed with heavy bolters next or a primos medicae.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/26 07:05:37


Post by: Warboss_Waaazag


Very nice!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/27 21:45:48


Post by: Yorkright


Building primus medicae and heavy bolter squad.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/28 05:14:07


Post by: CommissarKhaine


Nice. I like the 30k aesthetic a lot, almost makes me collect marines. Almost


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/28 17:21:12


Post by: Gitsplitta


I like heavy bolters... very much looking forward to this.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/29 04:51:23


Post by: Yorkright


Thank you for the kind words gentlemen. Here is a updated picture of the devastator squad, decided to paint up an apothecary using parts from my bitz box. CC welcome.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/29 18:10:14


Post by: Gitsplitta


OK, I'll play "bad cop"... I mean Tom...

I think the figures would be much more dynamic if there was more contrast in your red. Darks much darker, and a brighter up-shade. Don't get me wrong, they look nice now... but the armor is pretty flat-looking. Would be a lot more exciting with darker darks and lighter lights.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/30 04:18:27


Post by: Yorkright


@ Gitz, hah your not a bad cop at all, I understand where you want me to go. Here is some updated pics of the apothecary tried to bring the reds up, it looks a bit chalky up close.
Thanks for the input.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/30 07:25:45


Post by: evildrcheese


Looking good. Really like how that apothecary is shaping up.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/31 12:16:25


Post by: Meer_Cat


Hi Yorkright!

So much win here- and lots for me to attempt to emulate. I very much like your use of color- especially with the Eldar (I've recently started picking up Eldar units with an eye towards building a 1250 point force- I've never played them before). I'm like you in that I play the game to have the opportunity to kitbash, convert and paint. I'm having a ball trying out new techniques on vehicles at the moment, but your use of shading and highlight have me itching to try to improve my skills on figures. Terrific work all around, with excellent attention to detail.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/31 15:31:33


Post by: Moltar


Really liking how that apothecary is coming together. He should look quite striking with those devs.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/05/31 15:52:01


Post by: Yorkright


@EDC thank you, looks like Blood Angels are going to be good in 8th edition may have to run the apothecary as a Sanguinary Priest too.

@Meercat thanks for stopping by, I have been playing Eldar for decades and they were my first army you will enjoy them as most of their units are good. Stopped over on your blog and must say you are quite the converter really good stuff there.

@Moltar thank you, might be trying out the Devastators tonight in a 30k game along with the Apothecary.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/10 03:18:19


Post by: Yorkright


Have not had time for any updates lately. Life gets busy sometimes. There is a tournament coming up soon, 2000 pts 8th edition rules. Digging out my deathcompany and some that I bought from one of our local gamers. My old beakies need some chainswords added, plus I have to re base the new models. Here is a WIP pic of them, once I decide on my full list will toss out a picture of the army.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/10 22:32:18


Post by: WarbossDakka


That's a LOT of DC. Full armies of them are fantastic to look at and great fun to play against. I'm sure they'll look lovely once they are done.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/12 08:11:31


Post by: Camkierhi


DC looks cool, which are yours? I am guessing the stoney bases and the greens are from your friend.

The red marines are looking great, that Apothacary is looking sweet, could do with some pics...hint hint.

Totally personal thing here, but I don't mind the slightly flatter red you have going, it is a bit different to all the deep reds that are about, and adds a nice muted tone more in keeping with military styles than bright eye popping colours that yell, "here I am!" But if you want to follow the crowd, then Gits is spot on, some deeper shadows and a few crisp highlights. It is all looking great, you have a great style of painting, really good work.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/12 12:33:35


Post by: Solar_lion


You have the 8th edition rules already? Hummmm... from the internet? I ordered the day it went live and should arrive on the 17th?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/12 13:41:50


Post by: Gitsplitta


They're all over the internet.... have been for weeks.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/12 17:34:07


Post by: Yorkright


Hey guys,

@WarbossDakka , Yeah they should be alot of fun to play, who doesnt like half crazed steroid fueled madmen with chainaxes!

@Cam Thank you I like the flat red too, did bring up the reds and darkened up the shadows, I shall try and get some photos of him up soon. Been busy with the DC so the Apothecary and Heavy Bolters are on the back burner.

@Solar Lion I have been using the online rules, the FLGS owner and I are good friends so he has let me know how the Blood Angels work. The stormraven is a beast so if you have 2 of those they do alot of work.
https://webapplications-webroster.rhcloud.com/rc/web/#!/rosterCreator this website may help.

@Gitz, Hey! ;-)



Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/12 18:47:41


Post by: Solar_lion


Yeah . Gits got me on the same page.. Just thought they wouldn't release the new rules till the launch date of the 17th.

yep.. I'm slow.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/13 19:43:24


Post by: Yorkright


Pictures of my 8th edition tournament army plus a few for Cam of my apothecary.
Army consists of 2 Vangaurd Detachments and one Assassin detachment.
Dante, Sanguinor, Mephiston and Sanguinary Priest as HQs
5 man unit of jump pack d/c with 1 thunderhammer, 1 with power sword and 1 with plasma pistol.
5 man unit of jump pack d/c with 1 power sword and 1 plasma pistol.
5 man unit of jump pack d/c with 1 power sword.
5 man unit of d/c with one power axe.
5 man unit of d/c with 1 power fist.
4 man unit of sanguinary guard, one with plasma pistol and one with power fist.
1 Storm Raven with assault cannons, multi meltas and hurricane bolters.
2 Rhino Transports with extra stormbolters.
1 Eversor Assassin.

Not sure how it will perform, but should be fun to play. Mephiston is in so I can try out some psychic abilities plus he is a beast in CC. Hoping to give it a try on this Wednesday night as our local FLGS has a copy of the rules.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/13 20:42:06


Post by: Gitsplitta


I love that apothecary!


You're going to die like bleeding dogs. Lucky for you your armor is already red so no one will notice.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/13 21:18:34


Post by: Camkierhi


All looking brilliant, army looks scary and fairly awesome. Apothecary is fantastic, really nice work, Said this on knightleys thread, that left hand is damn scary, bugger letting him anywhere near my war wounds.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/14 16:38:14


Post by: Dr H


Nice work. Good looking army.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/14 19:26:21


Post by: Solar_lion


Good luck. Let us know how it all turns out.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/26 04:23:06


Post by: Yorkright


I could not make the tournament this weekend, Saturday got filled with work and fixing the deck. Did pop open the new boxed set of 8th edition and put together some of the PM's. Then stayed up till 2 basecoating and painting, Sunday was a bit of a drag. Here is a few pictures my progress.
In case you were wondering the tournament was won with a Tzeentch army, brimstones, heralds, flamers, LOC and a Knight. He went 3 and 0, second place went a dark Eldar player.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/26 09:26:25


Post by: inmygravenimage


Love your rich nasty dark green.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/06/26 12:59:23


Post by: Gitsplitta


They look good Yorkright. Nice work on a weekend that gave you plenty of other things to do.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/07/31 03:41:58


Post by: Yorkright


Hey guys, life has been busy and I am still working on those Plague Marines. Went and hunted thru some of my older armies and thought I would post up some pics of my Ultramarines. Built this detachment to ally with my blood angels as they had no access to grav at the time, they have only seen the tabletop twice since I painted them. If there is some interest I could post up some pics of my other "boxed"armies.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/07/31 05:17:25


Post by: inmygravenimage


Really pretty. Like the slightly muted blue.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/07/31 05:46:23


Post by: evildrcheese


Really cool Ultras. I'd be interested in seeing the aforementioned Blood Angels too. Everyone loves Blood Angels.

You planning on adding to the Ultras, or are you just going to leave them as a small discrete force? At least they fit into a Patrol Detachment as they are.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/07/31 13:02:02


Post by: Gitsplitta


I think those a smashing Yorkright. You should get them out and about more often! I also like the muted blue.... almost space-wolfy...nice change from the candy-blue I usually see for the ultras.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/01 12:22:34


Post by: Yorkright


@ EDC here is the majority of my BA. Some of these were painted years ago so they are not a very uniform group, but I think they look pretty good on the tabletop.
The Ultramarines will stay as is for awhile, still getting my head wrapped around 8th edition.


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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/01 12:52:25


Post by: Gitsplitta


I've fought them several times. Quite a formidable force. (pretty too!)


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/01 22:35:47


Post by: Dr H


Nice Ultras' and crikey! Blood angels (photos like this remind me of how small my army is).


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/01 23:12:04


Post by: youwashock


There's some real classics in those BA shots. Great stuff.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/02 06:01:36


Post by: evildrcheese


That's a lovely BA force. Very impressive.

Thanks for sharing.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/03 13:16:52


Post by: Solar_lion


Cool and rewarding to see the whole force together. You should feel good that you made so much progress.



Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/03 17:00:08


Post by: warboss


An impressive collection going back to the days of RT and 2nd edition and up to the modern era... congrats!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/04 07:10:23


Post by: inmygravenimage


That's one mighty host. I sometimes wish I'd had the commitment to stick with a 40k force.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/04 16:45:44


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks for the compliments, this army has been one of my favorites over the years of collecting. Someday I would love to use them all at the same time, points wise I think it is close to 8K.
Maybe I can talk Gitz into a mega battle some time...


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/04 20:28:17


Post by: inmygravenimage


A mega battle with mega nobz, no less.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/04 21:37:01


Post by: Gitsplitta


I'd like that!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/05 01:35:07


Post by: Camkierhi


You know it is funny, I always bang on about the silly space marines in their "shoot me!" bright armour. Even got a camo marine thing going, then I see a bunch of pics like this, just really awe-inspiring, and in particular the 3rd from last pic, you can't make out individuals, just a red tide of badassary descending upon you, fantastic.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/05 15:27:35


Post by: Yorkright


Finally finished the Death Guard.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/05 16:00:49


Post by: Camkierhi


They are wonderful.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/05 16:13:59


Post by: inmygravenimage


Very bold. Like em a lot.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/07 12:52:24


Post by: Gitsplitta


Top notch my friend!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/07 12:54:38


Post by: Solar_lion


Excellent work.. I've not seen too many folks painting the new Death Guard models. Good to see some fine examples.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/07 17:39:31


Post by: sennacherib


Nice work. Papa Nurgle will be proud.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/08 15:31:42


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks for checking in on my work keeps me motivated even if I don't have time to paint. Put together Papa Nurgles latest delivery drone, get ready for some incoming dysentery.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/08 16:37:14


Post by: Solar_lion


Cool. Looks like a fun model to paint.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/08 22:43:55


Post by: Dr H


Good job on the Plague marines. How'd you find painting them?

I'm saving the drone until last as I did with the helbrute from DV.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/09 03:09:40


Post by: Yorkright


@Solar, I am looking forward to painting the drone should be fun to try out some of the techniques I used on the Death Guard.

@Dr. H, they were not too bad to paint. Though they are busy with a lot details I tried to keep things simple and stuck with GW's color scheme. My favorite part to paint was their plague knives I probably put more work into some of those than other details. Definitely looking forward to seeing yours painted.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/09 05:54:28


Post by: evildrcheese


Death Guard are looking superb. Can't wait to see what you do with the drone.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/09 16:43:11


Post by: Theophony


I love the look of the blight drones, but after seeing two broken ones at two different shops I worry about sturdiness. Keep up the great paint work, they are looking fantastically nasty.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/10 05:41:56


Post by: Yorkright


Updated picture of the drone. Got a few hours of airbrushing done tonight along with some regular brush work, model has been fun to paint thus far. Hearing that Mortarion will be released soon makes me want to get these new models done so I can have a working army.

Theo I will try and keep the drone in one piece.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/10 05:45:08


Post by: evildrcheese


Looking swish so far dude.

EDC


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/10 07:33:16


Post by: inmygravenimage


Dat ass Looking great bud.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/14 20:20:05


Post by: Yorkright


Finished Drone, I would like to add something to the base any help would be appreciated.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/14 20:25:28


Post by: Gitsplitta


Beautiful. How did you do the basing? Is that one of their technicals or did you hand-paint that?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/14 20:26:41


Post by: inmygravenimage


Love the trail of pus for starters. A fallen brick wall maybe? A section of aegis?


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/14 20:32:42


Post by: Yorkright


The base is one of the texture paints from GW, Agrellan earth, and the pus is several layers of the Nurgles Rot technical paint. I will have to look thru my parts and see if I have any scenery I could use.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/16 04:32:15


Post by: Yorkright


Up next is the poxwalkers, saw that someone had used shades and inks to paint them so, I am going to give it a go. Started with a black primer then did some zenithal painting using a light gray, then finished with some white sprayed from directly above. The walkers with the great coats and mallets will probably get a bit more attention.
Again thanks for checking in.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/16 10:44:17


Post by: Camkierhi


Really beautiful work on the Papa Nurgle stuff, inspiring, going that way soon myself maybe.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/16 10:49:47


Post by: Theophony


Nice work on the plague drone. I like the idea of a little busted brick wall. You could also possibly do just the hand of a skeleton coming out of the pus(or that's what's left as it's being dissolved by the pus). But only a tiny piece as I really think less is more with these nurgle guys as they are super detailed and a clean base would be such a great contrast.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/16 11:33:36


Post by: Gitsplitta


Yorkright wrote:
Up next is the poxwalkers, saw that someone had used shades and inks to paint them so, I am going to give it a go. Started with a black primer then did some zenithal painting using a light gray, then finished with some white sprayed from directly above. The walkers with the great coats and mallets will probably get a bit more attention.
Again thanks for checking in.

They're grey....


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/16 22:18:24


Post by: Yorkright


@ Cam, thanks looking forward to your take on the Deathguard.
@ Theo, I am inclined to agree with you they have so much detail less may mean more. Not sure I have any skeleton bitz around other than some skulls.
@ Gitz,yes they are grey... but here is shot of my test model. Took me approximately one hour to shade, paint and base.

What do you guys think?

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/16 22:28:14


Post by: Theophony


Looks great, especially for only an hour of work time. Skulls could work too on the bases, possibly coat them with the nurgle rot technical paint to make it look like they have been dissolved by some nasty weapon. It could also explain the lack of vegetation as it all wilted and dissolved.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/16 22:48:49


Post by: Gitsplitta


That's lovely. Really Yorkright... nicely done.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/17 15:24:55


Post by: Dr H


Good job on the drone.
Only thing I can think to add to the base would be dying plants (as that's the idea I have to do on my plague models).
Maybe some metal things rusting away...

Great affect on the latest chap. Very effective.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/26 04:39:17


Post by: Yorkright


I know its been awhile since I posted anything but have not had much time to sit and really paint for extended periods of time. Finally finished with the first poxies, the lighting is not too good but I am tired and its late. Any CC is welcome, still looking for something to add to the bases. If you want some different pics let me know and I will take a few more.

Thanks again for following along.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/26 07:18:54


Post by: Camkierhi


They are looking spectacular bud, really great work, I mean it.

To keep it simple why not just add damp patches where they have been!, a few darkned foot prints, a scrape or or two of blood/pus, a few drips under them, kinda make it look like they are leaking wet pus all over the place, would only need a few dribbles of paint and a coat of varnish on the specific bits, would animate them, and just add that bit of interest. I think it would look cool with the dry bases you have, which are looking brilliant BTW.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/26 08:27:23


Post by: Ynneadwraith


Those look fantastic! They've come out really, really nicely


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/26 11:31:58


Post by: Moltar


Pox walkers lookin nice and nurgly


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/26 16:05:02


Post by: Gitsplitta


Lovely.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/26 16:21:07


Post by: Meer_Cat


Howdy Yorkright- I don't game these critters but I don't have to to recognize the skill that went into articulating, painting and basing these! Great work!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/27 04:57:30


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks all for the compliments. Gone back and worked on the bases, took Cams advise and added some nurgles rot and purple wash around their feet. On the drone I added the skull in a puddle of rot. (Thanks Theo and Graven :-), does it look like its dissolved?).

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/27 12:29:02


Post by: sennacherib


A technique I have used which I feel works great is to pool wood glue on your base and then while it's still wet, drip a few drops of super glue on top. It will make the surface wrinkle up. Looks like some really serious sludge. Great for dissolved bodies.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/27 12:33:19


Post by: inmygravenimage


^ That's a genius idea, stolen!
And yeah, looks great my absolute go to for any kind of goo or weathering is... paint water. I kid you not. 90% of the time it's an ultra thin greybrown wash, effectively. Great for streaks and stains.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/27 12:48:28


Post by: Theophony


Looks sweet...we'll as sweet as dissolved flesh can look . I always underestimate a purple wash. I hear people use it all the time, but my natural reaction is black or brown.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/28 19:21:18


Post by: Yorkright


@ Senna will have to try that out.
@ Graven I am a modeling plagiarizer.
@ Theo, I do like the purple wash, makes for some great bruised effects, also it works well with purple cloaks.

Here is a quick pic of the plague caster. Why did they have to make his face look
like he is blowing bubbles?

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/28 19:46:42


Post by: shasolenzabi


need good washes to look dirty, slimey and weathered.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/28 22:21:44


Post by: Dr H


Nice work on the walkers and subtle additions to the bases.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/08/30 12:56:35


Post by: Gitsplitta


Nice start Yorkright. In answer to your question... they are plague-bubbles of course!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/06 04:07:58


Post by: Yorkright


Been getting a few hours of fun work in, Plaguecaster finished and next set of Poxwalkers started. Not real happy with the caster, broke one of his sashes and cracked one of his horns when I dropped him. At my current speed I should have Deathguard done by the nod of September.
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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/06 06:11:19


Post by: inmygravenimage


Looking rank, vile and pustulent. I approve!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/06 12:07:25


Post by: Gitsplitta


Really good work Yorkright. Looking forward to seeing them on the table in the not-too-distant-future!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/06 18:44:22


Post by: Theophony


Sorcerer is looking great with his smokey blast and I definitely don't want to meet the poxwalker in a park anytime.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/09 21:28:41


Post by: Dr H


Nice work, York'.

I have significant changes planned for the plaguecaster, dunno what yet.
But seeing your's I can now see what GW was going for with the smoke and fat (blowing) face... will still need to change it somehow.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/12 05:08:15


Post by: Yorkright


Finally finished the next set of walkers, thought I would toss in a pic of what I have finished so far. Two more Deathguard to go, will post a WIP when I decide which one to start on.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/12 05:18:03


Post by: Camkierhi


That is some amazing work there sir. Looking absolutely fabulous. Nice colours and disgusting enough to get the point over. Great job.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/12 12:39:01


Post by: Gitsplitta


Very excited about getting a chance to play vs. these bad boys some day!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/14 20:48:16


Post by: Dr H


Looking horrible (great) together.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/15 20:47:01


Post by: Yorkright


@Cam thanks, disgusting is the latest fashion in 40k.

@Gitz wishing we could get a game in too.

@Dr H thank you :-)

Starting laying down some colors on the lord of sneezes and snuffles. The model is a bit intimidating but now that I have started getting psyched to finish him. Going with the standard GW colors but with some extra rust.
Again thanks for looking.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/16 03:56:38


Post by: Gitsplitta


Love the rich purple with the mail and pale green. Nice choice.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/16 08:46:32


Post by: Ynneadwraith


Those Poxwalkers look ace the building up of colour with shades and inks has worked an absolute treat!

Oh, and extra rust never goes amiss


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/17 05:54:11


Post by: Yorkright


Thanks a Gitz, I may need some CC on the cloak. Trying to make it look more like cloth any suggestions?

@ Ynead thank you, I really love the poxwalkers and may try to get some more. Thinking about running Typhus with a couple of large blobs.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/17 08:04:45


Post by: Camkierhi


That is looking fantastic.

I am far from someone to advise on painting, but Bebop does this thing with lots of dots that really makes it look like cloth, I tend to do a cross hatching method with the highlights, make it look like material, mind you mine probably comes out more like hessian than fine cloth. I am sure one of your fellow painters will help you out here.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/17 16:05:32


Post by: Gitsplitta


I suggest talking to graven, he's mastered cloakes.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/17 23:13:00


Post by: Ynneadwraith


Eeeew! He's looking just the right shade of sickly for a nurglite Lord

Must give Bebop's blog a look for that little dots method. The only one I've figured out so far is successive washes to make something look like leather...


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/18 06:20:19


Post by: inmygravenimage


 Gitsplitta wrote:
I suggest talking to graven, he's mastered cloakes.


You're most kind.

I dunno, man, I like your cloak a lot I think you need some softer highlights in there, maybe a thin 50/50 of your purple with decahala lilac and then blended whilst still wet up to the edges with the lilac. I'd then wash it with thinned greenshade - I'm very into using contrasting colours for washes - and a little camosahde in the deepest recesses also, and take the final highlights up again with lilac thinned with a little wolf grey or similar. I'll do an example of something similar over on my blog. Needed an excuse to start Dr Fate and Martian Manhunter

Hope that helps!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/18 18:15:52


Post by: Yorkright


Went back and redid the cloak, took out the reds and took,the highlights up to a light purple. Added a green wash of thinned warp stone green. Thanks for the tips Graven I think the cloak looks richer and has more contrast from the rusted mail.

Thanks for all the help and comments.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/18 18:57:03


Post by: Gitsplitta


Love him and am disgusted by him.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/18 19:10:34


Post by: WarbossDakka


Looks smart Yorkright, though that slime on his base... creeps me out


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/18 19:24:05


Post by: Theophony


Crusty bases are best bases . Though the slime does have its appeal too.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/18 20:00:43


Post by: inmygravenimage


Yeah man, looking good. Really works.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/19 03:47:23


Post by: Yorkright


Last of the Dark Imperium death guard, the Noxious Blightbringer. Blocked in some colors before bed, after this going to have to make some decisions how to fill out the army.

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Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/19 03:54:44


Post by: Camkierhi


Fantastic job on the cloak, the whole mini is stunning, really nice work, can't wait to get to mine now. I have no idea of list building or playing for that matter, but I bought the Nurgle Daemon Starter Box to expand on my Dark Imperium dudes. Will be doing a few conversions myself as well, a rhino etc. You have really flown through these mini's and done an amazing job too.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/19 07:32:14


Post by: shasolenzabi


Oozy Nurgly Goodness!


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/19 12:57:54


Post by: Gitsplitta


Great start Yorkright. Looking forward to seeing the details added.


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/19 13:31:24


Post by: OrlandotheTechnicoloured


Looks really good (love the pox walkers especially),

hope mine comes out as well when they're actually painted


Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/19 21:50:55


Post by: Dr H


Yorkright wrote:
Last of the Dark Imperium death guard...
Last... LAST... I've not even finished the first from the box yet.

Lordy chap looks great. Cloak turned out well, and nice job on the rusty bits (how'd you find the method, easy ain't it?)



Yorkright's blog: Bakemono and a Knight. @ 2017/09/19 22:56:48


Post by: Yorkright


@Cam thank you, I am looking forward to your DG build and all the wonderful conversions you do.
@Gitz will keep you updated on a possible game when I can get together.
@Shasolenzabi, got to love the Ooze
@Orlando after visiting your blog I think folks should check out your converted foetid blight drone it is so cool. Poxies are some of my favs to paint and pretty easy to finish and get on the table.
@Dr. H Rusty bitz? Some guy I know had some great advice you should check him out (thanks again) same with the cloak some other fella gave me some advice for that too (thanks graven). Yours are probably taking longer cause I am an out of the box, slap some paint on em gamer while you are an outside the box painter. Most of the folks on DakkaDakka seem to do a lot of conversion work and I am envious of those skills.

See you on the flippty flip.