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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/12 21:43:29


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Welcome to my P&M blog, such as it is.

Here is the 'full' squad. Not much of a showing for 40K at almost 750 points, but it's all I've got so far.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/12 23:07:53


Post by: ZergSmasher


I like the weapon skins thing. Are you doing that across your whole army?


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/13 01:00:10


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


The skins turned out pretty good, so maybe. It was an idea that just hit me and I already have about half of my army finished.

Perhaps I'll go back through and add some skins over time.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/27 17:55:17


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I started working on a unit of suppressors. Their Accelerator Autocannons are pretty fierce. I sent some of these pictures to a friend of mine and he said that anything that can carry a gun that big and still fly has to be taken seriously.

Couldn't agree more.

I decided to paint their guns with different skins, sort of like camo skins from a Call of Duty multiplayer game.

I obviously still need to work on the bases, but I'm pretty happy so far.

Let me know your thoughts if you want to.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/28 22:09:24


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I've spent a lot of this quarantine painting. I'm trying to field a semi-decent Space Marines army, but don't have a lot of liquid capital to commit to it right now. That's left me with buying some starter kits and some used models, and not the power that I want. However, I'm almost at 1,000 points, so that's something. I'll but some WIP photos of the various squads here.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/28 22:23:52


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Here are the final based pictures of those suppressors.

Since they're flying above their bases, it seemed like a good opportunity to make them a little more complicated. I made some bigger rocks out of foam.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/28 22:41:54


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I bought the First Strike kit, which was a bad idea for several reasons, but now I don't have a full squad of Reivers or Intercessors. But I did get some pox walkers to cut up at peoples' feet.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/28 22:45:31


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I painted the sergeant on St. Patrick's Day, so that's why he's an Irish lad. But the Adeptus Astartes recruits from all over the universe, so any ethnic group is fair game, right?

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/28 22:58:39


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I decided not to spend the time to do the same level of detail on the Infiltrators, but then I ended up doing most of the detail anyway.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/28 23:19:48


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


And finally, the Terminator Squad. These are some of the models I've spent the most time on. The sergeant is my submission for the Dakka monthly paint competition.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/29 06:00:15


Post by: Viterbi


Nice and steady work on your Space Marines! Love the Intercessor sarge, made me immediately think of Cpt. Carrot from Discworld


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/03/29 19:53:38


Post by: MacPhail


You're on a roll! I like your decisions on those bases... keeping them on the darker side makes the red armor pop.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 0383/03/31 23:55:10


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


 Viterbi wrote:
Nice and steady work on your Space Marines! Love the Intercessor sarge, made me immediately think of Cpt. Carrot from Discworld


I love Discworld. Terry Pratchett was a genius, and will forever live in my heart. I'm gonna call that sergeant Carrot and probably roll with a little flavor text while I'm gaming next. Whenever that gets to be.

McPhail - Thanks. I was looking back at my basing and thinking it was all garbage. I have a Lieutenant in Phobos Armor and an Eliminator squad to finish still, so I probably won't take as drastic a change as I was considering for the bases. Then, I have that Space Marine unit I bought on eBay to strip and repaint still.

I've been kicking the idea around in my head to scratch build a dreadnought of some sort so I can implement some heavy fire. I've only recently started with Warhammer so I don't have the stash of little fiddly-bits to really make it look legit (My massive MTG collection doesn't really cross over). Might have to take a page from Syro_'s blog and just mad sculpt everything. Of course, if I make one dreadnought . . . I'm a bit worried about floodgates.



DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/09 19:06:12


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Working on my Vanguard Lieutenant. His left foot is up on some rubble, there's even a piece of rebar sticking out. I decided that this was too cool of a detail to leave in so simple a state. It felt like sticking him on a plain base, even with a few rocks and shrubs, was underwhelming. So I built a bigger, badder base out of foam and matchsticks.

I sprinkled some sand on and tapped into the corners, then, taking a page from MacPhail 's bag and used an eyedropper to squirt in some PVA glue/water mixture. I have to practice it a bit, propbably have the wrong mixture or wrong technique, because it mostly washed out the sand. I had to reapply.

Anyway, here are some WIP pics. Final shot to come.





Next edition: Eliminators, my first crack at a conversion, and what I hope to be some cool active cammo.


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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/11 01:24:19


Post by: MacPhail


I love this base! Glad to hear the PVA/water mix was workable. Mine is usually roughly 50/50 with a few drops of dish soap to help it flow, and I've seen it wash the sand away and also draw it in to the bead of glue and redistribute it that way... weird physics. Did you craft the spiral texture onto the rebar? It looks awesome, and 2-tone paint scheme on the base makes the contrasting textures pop. The big question... save it for badass characters, or put that much into everyone?


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/11 07:55:32


Post by: Viterbi


Great work on the Lt.'s base, really makes a difference and blends flawlessly with the GW rubble.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/13 18:59:28


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


MacPhail wrote:I love this base! Glad to hear the PVA/water mix was workable. Mine is usually roughly 50/50 with a few drops of dish soap to help it flow, and I've seen it wash the sand away and also draw it in to the bead of glue and redistribute it that way... weird physics. Did you craft the spiral texture onto the rebar? It looks awesome, and 2-tone paint scheme on the base makes the contrasting textures pop. The big question... save it for badass characters, or put that much into everyone?


I didn't do the dish soap, though I now remember you writing that somewhere . . .

The rebar was another bit of GW rubble. I think it was "supposed" to be on one of the suppressor bases. But, I made those up from pink foam too. So I got another piece of rebar to throw in. I'll pop in another photo pre primer that will show the difference between GW and DJ rubble.

For rhe paint scheme on the base, he's one of the last figures that I even own, so save it for badass characters. I'm going to do some for my eliminators, too, and then I'm all out of plastic.



Viterbi wrote:Great work on the Lt.'s base, really makes a difference and blends flawlessly with the GW rubble.


Thanks.




DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/15 21:22:33


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


The Lieutenant is finished. I think. Of course, it's only after I noticed and then touched up a few things in the last set of pictures I took that I can even say that.

Anyway, here are some final shots.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/16 01:41:33


Post by: tzurk


G'day mate, really enjoying watching the journey so far. Echoing the praise for the base of the lieutenant, it really brings the mini together - and the mud on his boots is a great touch. Nice free hand on the scroll too - always admire people with steady hands. I think he needs another knife or two though

Love the toxic green blood on the other guys too, nice contrast with the red scheme.

I often find that taking photos is a great way to notice things you need to fix too - I should probably start taking photos before I pack up the paint station instead of after! Look forward to more


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/19 20:18:18


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


 tzurk wrote:
I think he needs another knife or two though


I want a knife here, here and here. You can never find a knife when you're mad.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/22 19:27:39


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I want to start with a massive shout out to MacPhail.
He dropped off a 40K care package on my porch the other day. Some terrain stuff, some Catachan Guardsmen, some Space Marines, and a kick ass little goblin bagpiper.
I wanted to start with some of those Rambo looking guys, but since I've entered my eliminators into the monthly painting challenge, I told myself to focus on that first.

Update Re: Eliminators

I liked the way the Lt's base turned out, and I got some positive feedback on it. Which I appreciate tremendously.
I wanted to do something similar with the eliminators, and I wanted a bit more rubble. It didn't make sense to me to have them sitting out in the middle of nowhere; snipers. seemingly, would seek out cover.
I don't want to imply a cover bonus, because I know they can't get it from their own base, but I ended up going all out on it.

I also went for a darker color to their armor. Bright red armor with a camo cloak seemed like an unreasonable combination. There are also lots of access points under the cloaks that I wouldn't be able to get to once assembled. The argument could be made that you won't be able to see them either, but in my heart I would know the details were missing from his belt pouch on his back under the cloak. Besides, if someone picked him up, turned him upside down, and looked real close at just the right angle, you might be able to see the corner of it.

Alright, so a rundown of the process and then some pictures:

I got them as part of the Start Collecting Vanguard kit. There are two sets of eliminator squads out there in plastic sprue land. The one that comes separately has a sergeant and two snipers, with a total of three poses.
-The sergeant standing
-A sniper kneeling and holding his rifle two-handed
-A sniper kneeling, one hand on the rifle, other hand digging in a pouch for something.

My set, from the vanguard kit, has two poses:
-The sergeant standing
-Both snipers kneeling and holding the rifle

Now, I don't think that multiple models with the same pose necessarily ruins the unit. I didn't do any conversions to my infiltrators or suppressors, for example.
But, seeing the differences in the two kits struck me as a grave injustice.

So, with some newly purchased green stuff in hand, and a sense of what's-the-worst-that-could-happen-? in my mind, I set about to remedy the situation.

I cut the rifle off from the shoulder and cut the hand off the rifle. Using green stuff I reattached it at a different angle. Then, repaired the hand and made a clip out of green stuff so he is in the process of reloading.

The two poses aren't dramatically different, but enough that they have a little unique character. They also were each kneeling on an identical little bit of rubble that added to their sameness, so I cut that off, too. I figured I'd be sculpting most of the rubble out of pink foam anyway. I did like the bit once I got them off, a little piece of an I beam, so I ended up using one of them on the sergeant's base.

McPhail asked a question about some rebar earlier and I wanted to make some to put sticking out of the junk. Floral wire was too thick for the scale, but I found some 8lb test fishing line sitting around that seemed to do the trick. The only trouble was trying to get it to stick to the stick. PVA glue wasn't going to cut the mustard and I knew I'd get CNA all over my fingers. So I settled somewhere in between with some foam/craft glue I got at Walmart.

Then while that was drying I snapped some more pics.

This morning I cut some lengths from the rebar. The line unravelled in a lot of places, so the glue wasn't the best plan. Might have to CNA the out of my hand after all.

Next up:
-Another stab at gluing sand to foam
-An attempt at active/holographic camouflage
-Some other minor details like giving them heads
-Finish painting



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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/23 18:18:46


Post by: Captain Brown


 DJJazzyJeff wrote:

-Another stab at gluing sand to foam


Some nice scout conversions there DJJazzy.

As to gluing sand to foam, it works best when the foam is painted so the flue has a sold surface to grab. You can also use epoxy as it is thick enough to hold the foam and the sand can be poured onto it and left to dry...it also will not shrink like PVA does as it dries.

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/23 23:44:09


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Captain Brown wrote:

Some nice scout conversions there DJJazzy.



Thanks, Captain.

Captain Brown wrote:

As to gluing sand to foam, it works best when the foam is painted so the flue has a sold surface to grab. You can also use epoxy as it is thick enough to hold the foam and the sand can be poured onto it and left to dry...it also will not shrink like PVA does as it dries.



And thanks, Captain.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/27 19:39:51


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Some custom COVID themed objective markers.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/04/30 22:47:46


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


A first stab at some holographic camo. I didn't want to just paint some camo blotches. I found a post from another site where someone did a really cool cam like what I attempted here.

Here are his: https://imgur.com/gallery/TpiO06t

and here are mine:

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/01 13:42:32


Post by: amazingturtles


There's some really neat things all throughout this thread! I'm enjoying all the things you do with you bases, it's nice to see such a variety.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/01 13:59:45


Post by: monkeytroll


Really like the active camo effect


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/01 14:17:17


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Some updated shots of the Eliminators. Got the scope lenses painted, the purity seals written, and some rank insignia on the sergeant. It stands out as more of a target, but they are still Space Marines. And if you don't have your regiment and rank insignia, then what's the point?

I'm not sure if I like what I added to the camo effect. Sometimes I do, and sometimes I think I ruined the whole model.

Oh, well.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/02 02:49:47


Post by: MacPhail


I love these guys. I've seen the active camo effect before, mostly on assassin bodygloves, but only ever in paint. Doing it with texture here is the next level... it's super effective. Also a huge fan of both the detailed bases and the painstaking conversions, especially the removed magazine. It's the little things, man... nice work!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/02 04:35:05


Post by: tzurk


Those cloaks look great - like MacPhail said, the texture really pulls it off. Looks like it'd give you a headache if you stared too long at it, like one of those holographic find-the-dolphin pictures. Really visually interesting effect!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/02 06:42:43


Post by: Honingtomaten


Nice basing man. Was scrolling through your blog, was really laughing with the covid bases.
Keep up the good work!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/02 14:59:24


Post by: Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll


Those holographic cloaks are amazing. Using the texture on them really hammers down that they're HOLOGRAPHIC, not merely mimicking the environment but becoming it!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/04 01:05:53


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Woohoo! I made it to the second page of my blog! I never thought it would happen.

I've been working on a new bench in my garage, which is going to be sweet in about 72 hours when the last of the coats of resin are finished and have a bit to set.

I've got some WIP pictures.



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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/07 15:27:43


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


The bench is done, but I haven't set it up with my kit and tools in the garage yet. I'm writing a paper for a class I'm taking, and working three jobs.
The pandemic shut-down stuff has left Mrs. DjJazzyJeff and me in a bit of a financial situation. Plus an accident totaled my truck, and insurance is us around over the settlement.

Anyway, despite all of that, my hobby urges have been tingling. So, a few $0.94 Hot Wheels cars later, I have a new Gaslands project. Got the rules on an Amazon ebook download for $1.99. Seems like someone is getting robbed somewhere, but there you go. Having never played it, I'm not sure about weapon load-outs. But, drywall tape makes pretty good cargo netting. And if you're going to get involved in some post-apocalyptic, televised death races, you don't want a bunch of glass flying around.

I should be working on this:

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/08 00:37:25


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


And the new workbench is complete!
My paper is done and I’m ready to make some stuff!
Although, a few celebratory beers later, I may not get to anything productive tonight. And it’s my son’s 18th birthday tomorrow, so I don’t know how much I’ll get done tomorrow either.

But, with all the epoxy I poured into this door it’s going to be pretty darn near bomb proof.
This weekend is going to see some Gaslands cars. I’m thinking about the bootleggers because I like the idea of extra stuff in trailers and everybody being drunk all the time. Also, Beverly, because I like the idea of ghost riders driver through every one to stack up health and audience votes. Plus, if I made my main car a war rig, I would win every death match ever. Though, probably not too many races.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/08 05:02:59


Post by: Arakasi


That's a nice bench! Did you fill in the panels with resin?


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/08 05:14:04


Post by: Viterbi


New hobby space is looking good, nice use of the door.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/08 12:08:16


Post by: MacPhail


Mmm, bench envy. That's a nice space, plus you've got natural light so I'm super jealous. Theres about six weeks twice a year I can work with the garage door up, otherwise it's too hot or too cold. If I'd known what you were up to I'd have sent you a bag of bits and old models to seal into the resin. Anyway, cheers on the new space... Just think how many unfinished projects you fit on that thing!

Inmygravenimage is the guy to watch for around here when it comes to Gaslands. Theres a few people who play and build tables, but graven's blog is the most extensive one I've seen (plus he paints a bunch of awesome collector sets and board games).


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/08 12:32:31


Post by: tinfoil


Love the bench. But, is it difficult doing all your hobbying upside down?


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/08 17:26:18


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Arakasi wrote:That's a nice bench! Did you fill in the panels with resin?


Arakasi: Thank you, and yes I did. Two gallons of epoxy resin. Should withstand a nuclear holocaust.

Viterbi wrote:New hobby space is looking good, nice use of the door.


Thank you, Viterbi.

MacPhail wrote:Mmm, bench envy. That's a nice space, plus you've got natural light so I'm super jealous. Theres about six weeks twice a year I can work with the garage door up, otherwise it's too hot or too cold. If I'd known what you were up to I'd have sent you a bag of bits and old models to seal into the resin. Anyway, cheers on the new space... Just think how many unfinished projects you fit on that thing!

Inmygravenimage is the guy to watch for around here when it comes to Gaslands. Theres a few people who play and build tables, but graven's blog is the most extensive one I've seen (plus he paints a bunch of awesome collector sets and board games).


I thought about sealing things into it. I had a whole pile of stuff ready to go in, but at the last minute decided to just leave it as the bare wood. Though a little mosquito did land in one of the layers, so there is that in there.
And oh yeah, tons of unfinished stuff coming up. And in the garage, as opposed to the basement, the cats won't be batting my little fiddly bits around. And, Mrs. DJJazzyJeff won't complain about the clutter. Maybe.


tinfoil wrote:Love the bench. But, is it difficult doing all your hobbying upside down?


I just tuck my feet under the bar at the bottom. The toughest part is dropping stuff down/up to the floor.
Also, I fixed the picture.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/09 17:14:31


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


The first project of the new bench:

Magnetizing Terminator Heavy Weapons.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/09 18:39:13


Post by: Captain Brown


Always a worthwhile effort to get your models as close to WYSIWYG as possible. Makes things easier for both your and your opponent.

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/11 21:05:09


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I'm throwing my hat into the ring for the 32nd round of the League of Extraordinary Riveters Terrain Competition.
This round's theme is "Honor Our First Responders"

So, naturally, I'm building some Gaslands terrain. What is a better way to honor first responders than post-apocalyptic, televised vehicular mayhem!
Also, I like saying that.

I'm going to try to put photos as spoilers, because, why not? I'm trying to learn how to do new things.

Spoiler:



Not sure if this is going to work.



I'm attempting to list in different ways to see which works. Links to the gallery, embedding, etc. Also attempting to post them and have more text in between. I've seen people doing it.



Here's to stuff working!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/11 21:09:57


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Ok, the spoiler part worked, but not the images. Is there a forum for how to post pictures mid-thread? Or can someone who knows give me a quick rundown?

Here are the pics I tried to post of my competition work so far.


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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/12 02:07:39


Post by: Arakasi


Choose the size you want, then just copy the Forums link directly underneath into your post. Wrap with spoilers to taste.
Spoiler:
Of course, it doesn't want to work if I use the {code] tag

Should look like (replacing { with [):
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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/12 05:29:40


Post by: Viterbi


Interesting start on the terrain, eager to see more of what you will build.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/12 18:30:08


Post by: Captain Brown


DJJazzyJeff,

What is that black grating right beside and parallel to the Amazon box?

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/12 19:16:39


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


 Captain Brown wrote:


What is that black grating right beside and parallel to the Amazon box?



My wife bought some flowers from Home Depot. A bunch of the little ones that come in the individual cups. That grating is a tray that holds those cups during shipping and while being stored/displayed on the shelves. She brought a couple of trays home. Then, I went back there and there was a whole cart piled with the stuff. I don't know if they were intended for the garbage, some sort of recycling, or if they were meant to be sent back to the warehouse and reused. But, the stoned kid watering flowers in the Garden Department told me to help myself, so I did.

The grating, when cut from the bottom of the tray, is what I'm using on those wall pieces.


The other stack of black grating is Walmart's version of the same. The patter is not as compelling, but I have more of them. Once cut up properly, I think it will make some good scaffolding.

I want to make a wall all the way around the arena I'm making. There is a rule in Gaslands that if your car or movement template goes off the edge of the play area it gets DQ'ed. I'm not sure how to reconcile that in the 'story' of the game, so I'm looking at making walls to crash into instead. I am going to have to go back to Home Depot and get some more of the trays because I don't think I have enough.

Although, I don't really know how big I should be making the arena in the first place.
Anyone play Gaslands?


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/12 22:12:50


Post by: MacPhail


Those look awesome! Talk about good return on investment, plus you kept it from the recycle bin. Upcycling! I think that texture will paint up really nicely. Are you going to paint and weather the layers together or separately? It looks like you've got enough to enclose a pretty big space, and maybe some islands as well?


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/13 01:08:39


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I was thinking I would paint them separately, but do some weathering together at the end. Never tackled a project like this, so I’ll be doing a lot of browsing through other blogs for ideas.

I have so many ideas crawling through my head, my ADD is kicking up bad. My beautiful, new, clean desk is already covered in half started terrain projects. Working on some scaffolding, some razor wire (which I don’t like so far), some piping, some spiky bits, and who knows what all else.

I’m uploading from my phone, or I’d try some of the tips y’all sent along. Appreciate it.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/14 17:38:38


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I should be working on my terrain for the LoER competition, or my submission for the Dakka competition, but instead, I'm working on some cars. I made some gs crew members and a spiky ram for the truck. I'm going to assemble a turret-mounted minigun in the bed of the truck. The crew looks like deformed Tusken Raiders more than people, but some more gs sculpting of features will hopefully flush that out. I saw a sticker in the background of someone's YouTube video that said, "Miniaturists work as little as possible". It's true with this project, for sure.

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Haha! It worked! Thank you, Arakasi, for the tips.



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Well, their faces are still a little messed up. Okay, quite a bit messed up.



But, their hair looks pretty good.



That's supposed to be a shotgun in the guy riding shotgun's hands.

The dude manning the minigun looks better.

Maybe I'll have to plaster a metal sheet over the windshield, though I've used the build slots for this vehicle on armaments, so I can't use a build slot for armor plating.

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Anyway, for a first crack at a car conversion, I'm not horribly disappointed.





DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/15 11:39:27


Post by: Syro_


I dig your new bench, and like your space marines. I don't recognize the color scheme on the space marines. Is it a custom chapter, or just one I don't recognize?


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/15 16:48:08


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


It is a custom chapter, Adeptus Brisonius.
I bought some space marines and started painting them red because I like red. Then, found out McPhail played 40K and started talking to him about it. He loaned me the codex and told me about Dakka. It was only after that that I learned there even were established space marine chapters. At one point I almost repainted everything, but then decided to create a chapter based on me. It's red because I like red. It uses my family crest and motto as its insignia because I like them, too.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/16 06:05:10


Post by: Viterbi


The faces of the gasland drivers aren't messed up, they are just mutant drivers. You always just need a positive spin But looking good so far, modeling is something where I lack even the most basic.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/18 05:01:07


Post by: MacPhail


I salute your ambition, freehand sculpting with green stuff on a tiny scale for an enclosed space... that's no joke. Maybe they're horribly burned from some fiery wreck?


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/18 20:06:15


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Viterbi wrote:The faces of the gasland drivers aren't messed up, they are just mutant drivers. You always just need a positive spin But looking good so far, modeling is something where I lack even the most basic.


MacPhail wrote:I salute your ambition, freehand sculpting with green stuff on a tiny scale for an enclosed space... that's no joke. Maybe they're horribly burned from some fiery wreck?


I appreciate the optimism. I'm not sure what, if any, fluff story I'll go with. However, I removed the caltrops dropper, as a truck like this is likely to not spend too much time in the front of the pack. That way I can get some armor plating on the truck and you won't even be able to see them, except for through the slits in the armor. The gunner has goggles and a scarf wrapped around his face to protect from dust, dirt, and smoke. And to protect me from having to make a face for him.



The minigun is also almost finished. It's my third or so attempt at one. And so far, the only one I haven't thrown in frustration or glued to my fingers, at least not for very long.



And there is a cow-catcher sort of ram on the front of this jeep. Not sure what else, but I don't think I'll be scratch building any more miniguns. Have the start of a big engine intake on the hood.



And some more cars lined up to join the fray. I have to figure out a source of guns. Looking around for a site that sells weaponry at a good price and/or large quantity/selection.






DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/19 15:51:56


Post by: Captain Brown


Cannot help on a site that does small weapons. Best source I can think of would be an Ork sprue as they have loads of Dakka weapons that can be trimmed down.

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/19 16:22:06


Post by: monkeytroll


Cowcatcher looks good. Kudos for even attempting to sculpt figures - the fact they're inside vehicles helps to hide a multitude of sins, and it's all good practice

Chopping up and combining 28mms scale weapons should provide a few, add in some thin plastic and brass tubes for more variety. Do they do weapon sprues for the smaller Adeptus Titanicus guys (around and the like) - I remember using those on Dark Future cars.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/19 20:20:27


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I had to get through the honey-do list before I dug into my hobbying today. It should have been pretty straightforward, plant a lavender bush and clean up the garage. Most of the latter was building a shelf and organizing my hobby supplies. So, I reap the benefits of that one, too. But, then I hit a sprinkler line with the shovel and all those plans went out the window.

Fortunately, I have the tools. parts, and know-how to fix a sprinkler line. Unfortunately, I have all those because this is not the first time I've hit one.

Anyway, by the time I got the line dug up and fixed and buried again, plus repaired another sprinkler head that I broke the other day by dropping a garden box on it, it was hotter than hades outside. So, I built the shelf and picked up some of my crap, but then the garage was so hot, and I was sweaty and tired, so I came inside. I've got to get my final assignments graded and posted, so I suppose I'll stop procrastinating and go do that. Maybe when it cools off this evening I'll find some motivation.

I have a lot sitting on my desk right now, it would be nice to get to dive into it.



DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/24 22:53:28


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


A productive session today.

I've got a heavy machine gun installed on the roof of the jeep, and the engine manifold finished. Is that what it's called? Never been a car guy, more of a book guy. Also, a trailer carved out of foam. It looks more like a kiln or a stove, but it's going to house a still.



I made some more tanks, from a beer and white claw can.





And I got the various tanks primed.



Some propane tanks waiting in the wings. Anything you can run into that expoldes, is better than anything you can run into that doesn't explode.



And another section of junk fence started. Just some sprue and wood glued together.



Onward and upward!





DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/26 23:16:25


Post by: Syro_


I'm glad you stuck with your custom chapter, I like it.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/27 01:41:06


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


 Syro_ wrote:
I'm glad you stuck with your custom chapter, I like it.


Thank you, Syro. I bought another starter kit once GW opened, so I have a few more to go. Going to keep the red/chapter going.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/27 01:46:29


Post by: Captain Brown


DJJazzyJeff,

Excited about your terrain build. Looks like a very large piece.

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/27 06:01:47


Post by: Viterbi


Nice Gaslands update, if I ever get around to do my stuff for the game, I may steal your method for the tanks.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/27 13:35:53


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Captain Brown wrote:DJJazzyJeff,

Excited about your terrain build. Looks like a very large piece.

Cheers,

CB


I'm trying to build a whole table worth of terrain. I don't have anywhere to play except on the kitchen or dining room table, and Mrs. DJJazzyJeff doesn't really like that.
Plus, not being able to go anywhere and play with anyone, I'm trying to build my own set up.


Viterbi wrote:Nice Gaslands update, if I ever get around to do my stuff for the game, I may steal your method for the tanks.


Go for it! It's not stealing if you have permission. A lot of stuff I found online, anyway.



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I have my first Gaslands vehicle painted and ready. I did it as part of Mad Doc Grosnik's Drunken Master Challenge, so it could be a little wobbly. I know I was.













DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/28 16:46:42


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Not much new to report, but I'm trying to get to 100 posts.

Base layered my entry for the monthly painting challenge. I really have to put the gas down on this one.



I have some more materials arriving in the mail. Some wood pieces to cut into Gaslands movement templates that should be here this weekend.
And some aquarium gravel filters to turn into walkways and bridges that won't get here until the end of June or beginning of July. Really? I guess they are a really non-essential item.

Going to spend some time today, so I'll post a real update later.



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Scratch that, I just got a shipping notice. The gravel trays shipped today and will arrive between July 14 and August 4.

My guess is they handed them to a wandering hobo and he's walking them to me on foot.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/28 19:29:18


Post by: monkeytroll


Nice to see the terrain growing. You'll need some destroyed tanks for after the crashes....


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/28 20:25:41


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I think the mechanic in the game is that exploded wrecks are removed from the table. I’ll have to go back and reread. I’m pretty sure the wrecked hills of cars in game are removed once hit, but terrain pieces that explode could be another matter.

It’s a good idea, though. Make some craters with bits of rubble sticking out. A jagged edge of tank here, an odd bit of pipe there.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/29 20:59:24


Post by: Captain Brown


Hurry up DJJazzyJeff.

The closing bell will ring soon.

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/29 21:16:20


Post by: Don Qui Hotep


Great work on the Gaslands car. I'm really impressed that you were able to scratch build three humans and a dang-on minigun. I've been watching and re-watching Fury Road the past week (if you can watch the Black and Chrome version, it's George Miller's favorite version of the movie and it really adds a whole new dimension to it) and all this Gaslands content is making me want to ride shiny and chrome.


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Also that little bagpipe player has always been one of my favorite goblin models. Nice to see him get some love here.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/29 21:51:34


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Captain Brown wrote:Hurry up DJJazzyJeff.

The closing bell will ring soon.

Cheers,

CB


Well, if you wait to do it until the last minute, it only takes a minute.

Don Qui Hotep wrote:
Also that little bagpipe player has always been one of my favorite goblin models. Nice to see him get some love here.


I really like him, and he's the only old school mini I have. Well, almost. I do have some Catachan fighters and a few old space marines. I've said it before, but thanks again to MacPhail. I've always been an MTG player, and he's been super generous helping me get into the new hobby. Both of the aforementioned squads and the bagpiper were donations from him.

Anyway, progress has been made. I'm pretty happy with the bagpiper, just need to base him and I'm done.




The tartan is not perfect, but I think it's pretty good. I may touch it up later, but it's gonna have to be good enough for now.




I want a bright, meadow-like grass for him to be marching in. I'm picturing the Scottish Highlands. The only grass stuff I have right now is dry and brownish. I'll have to improvise. How does sawdust work as flocking/basing material? No idea what I'm doing here.




DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/05/31 22:33:25


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Got my goblin bagpiper done. Just in time for the monthly painting competition.
I'm planning to start next months before the very end, but the best laid plans of mice and men . . .






DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/01 04:40:29


Post by: MacPhail


He's fabulous. Your green skin tone has great depth, the detail work on the eyes and kilt are excellent, and the base came out really well. He's a holdover from the days when this game didn't take itself quite as seriously, and you've done him justice. Nice job!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/01 15:27:51


Post by: monkeytroll


Nice job on the piper


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/01 17:22:08


Post by: Theophony


Great work so far.

Also with making terrain out of the soda cans you can always tear/ cut up some cans to have the exploded versions and the metal will look like a proper gauge steel


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/01 19:27:23


Post by: Viterbi


That tartan is gorgeous and he‘s looking so happy playing his bagpipes.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/01 20:42:10


Post by: BigJim


That’s really good goblin skin. I’m loving the idea of Gaslands more and more, keep eyeing my kids Hotwheels.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/01 21:32:29


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


MacPhail wrote:He's fabulous. Your green skin tone has great depth, the detail work on the eyes and kilt are excellent, and the base came out really well. He's a holdover from the days when this game didn't take itself quite as seriously, and you've done him justice. Nice job!


Thank you. I worked really hard on him. That sounds weird to say, but it's true. Spent a lot of time hunched over my magnifying lens with a pointy brush in my hand.

monkeytroll wrote: Nice job on the piper


Thank you

Theophony wrote:Great work so far.

Also with making terrain out of the soda cans you can always tear/ cut up some cans to have the exploded versions and the metal will look like a proper gauge steel


Thanks. And exploded versions are a cool idea, but one that isn't really allowed in the rules. I reread them. If a collision occurs with a destructible obstacle, the obstacle is removed after the collision is resolved. A collision with an obstacle always counts as Head On, and the obstacle always "declares" a smash attack. Then, if it explodes, there is an additional attack against all vehicles within range. Then it's removed and the obstacle can't be collided with again.

Of course, the main rule that resolves all disputes is the Rule of Carnage. When in doubt, do the thing that will result in the most carnage for the greatest number of players. It's what the audience wants to see! So I suppose exploded wrecks of tanks as additional obstacles would be another level of carnage. Or a crater or blast radius could at the very least count as hazardous terrain.
Who needs rules anyway!

Viterbi wrote:That tartan is gorgeous and he‘s looking so happy playing his bagpipes.


Thank you. I wasn't at all happy with the tartan at first, but it's growing on me.

BigJim wrote:That’s really good goblin skin. I’m loving the idea of Gaslands more and more, keep eyeing my kids Hotwheels.


Thanks. I'm now looking through all the hotwheels cars whenever I go into a store. The trouble I'm having is armaments. There are websites out there where you can purchase scale guns, I just haven't pulled the trigger yet. The minigun I made is made of the insulation from an old coaxial television cable and some small strips of plastic. Also, a fair amount of superglue and a couple layers of skin off my fingertips.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/01 21:40:58


Post by: Theophony


Yeah, removing the terrain is just the easy way around it, great way to get beginners into a game. To me it's easy to house rule it though with the first explosion/collision doing full damage and any subsequent one doing less damage, but maybe a chance to catch fire. I love Gaslands. Now that I have my printer and more filament I can start printing containers/ gates and weapons.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/12 19:29:56


Post by: Wirecat


That's one determined goblin... You have crammed a lot of nice and characterful details into this fellow, a definite thumbs up!

Gaslands vehicles are not bad either, although I'd have stayed with sheet material for modifications. Balancing between durability for game and staying believably true to scale on these small things is very had. Congratulations!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/13 13:34:02


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I've purchased a couple of start collecting sets from GW, as the price is pretty nice for the number of models. As such, I have developed a growing pile of chaos spawn.

I don't want a chaos army. I've never been one who likes the bad guys. Even the popular villains like Darth Vader, The Decepticons, Khan, even characters like Freddy Kruger. I've never been into them.
I fight for the users.

So, I decided to chop off some of their arms, etc. Some of the earlier pictures on this blog show severed limbs at the feet of my marines.

I'm taking it one step further with my Space Marine Captain. I want to make a diorama of scattered, defeated chaos corpses at his feet. But, I also want to play with him in my army. So I'm designing a removable 50mm base as part of the design. I'll also try and submit this to the June Dakka painting competition. As the pox walkers will be part of the base of the unit, I'm thinking they will literally be supporting him, therefore, in a supporting role.

The base still needs work, but this is a dry fit practice run at the idea:



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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/14 14:12:41


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Here is a question for the good of the order:

GW would frown, and insist it was against the rules, but what do you think about having a female Space Marines Librarian? Is there a code somewhere that doesn't allow it?


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/14 14:26:41


Post by: amazingturtles


Well, i'm one of those in favor of breaking all of the rules, especially that one, so i say go for it.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/14 19:05:06


Post by: Don Qui Hotep


Hobby is hobby; do as thou wilt shall be the whole of thy law.

Especially with the female Stormcasts and new plastic Sisters power armor, you've got a lot of badass women to use as a basis without having to rely on third-party models (that in my opinion tend to stray a little too far on the cheesecake side of the spectrum, though to each their own).


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/16 02:46:30


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I have a single plastic battle sister. I was thinking I’d clip off her holstered pistol, hang a force axe off her belt, and make her my librarian. I already have a whole fluff story about an aging librarian master taking pity on a young orphan girl and discovering a strong psychic ability in her. Plus I think my custom chapter red will look good on the Adeptus Sororitas armour.

Also, Amazing Turtles, I found this mini in an old Board game and thought of you. Not sure what I’m going to do with it.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/16 06:46:19


Post by: Viterbi


Already excited for the female librarian, go for it! A friend of mine has a small chaos space marines kill team entirely made out of women... the scandal!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/16 15:12:17


Post by: youwashock


The bear is adorable. As far as the female librarian, galaxy's a big place. Anything can happen.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/16 17:30:25


Post by: Captain Brown


DJJazzyJeff,

Exalted the musician.

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/17 14:23:16


Post by: Syro_


Seeing that bear in the picture while I began reading about you converting a battle sister really had my imagination running wild
As for the bear, here are a few ideas:
1. If you have any interest in getting into D&D or other fantasy miniature games the bear could come in handy.
2. Start a small rogue trader attachment? I could totally see one of them having a bear in their retinue of bodyguards. You might want to convert it to have some bionics in that case.
3. Just save it while waiting for inspiration, give it to a friend, research where it's from, sell it, etc.
4. Go with what I originally thought you were doing. Take a plastic sister of battle and convert her into a bear rider


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/26 01:55:28


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


I'm heading out of town to visit the in-laws. It's their 60th wedding anniversary on July 2nd. They said they only want the family to all get together. So, the wife, the youngest kid and I are bundling into the car for a road trip.
Not a whole lot of progress to report, but I have some things in the works so I thought I'd post an update. Give you all some idea of the projects that are piling up on my bench. In addition to what you see here, I glued together 13 other space marines, and am considering arm and weapons options for my Sister Librarian.

I'm not taking my hobby stuff, but will spend the next couple of weeks fishing, kayaking, boating, swimming, and drinking on a river up near the Great Lakes. Cheers, everyone.


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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/26 09:36:48


Post by: Viterbi


Looks like you will be using the hobby break well with the other activities. Have fun!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/06/26 23:35:38


Post by: Don Qui Hotep


Enjoy the hobby break. Looks like you've got a lot of cool projects on the shelves for when you get back. Try not to spend too much time thinking about all the unpainted models. Try not to let it get under your skin and... oh god, I have more models to paint than I have days remaining in my life


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/01 05:10:06


Post by: Captain Brown


Stay safe on your trip and have a good time your parents DJJazzyJeff.

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/21 21:57:17


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Well, I'm back, but the return didn't go as smoothly as I planned. Not going to go into all the gory details, but I haven't had as much hobby time as I would have liked.

But, have done some work on my LoER entry. Captain Brown says i can only submit one piece. rules.


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Part of it is going to be a wrecked ambulance. It's a Hot Wheels car that I cut open and modified. It'll have a flickering LED on the inside so it looks like it is still burning a little.

Here are some bullet holes in the windows and blood on the seat.




And some charring from smoke coming out of the windows.


And a billboard to be behind the wreckage, I have some rusting bolts that I've put on the structure of it.


I made a digital image to put on the billboard, but that's going to be a real spoiler for the competition.


Then, I was cutting some foam and both my knife blade and my hot wire cutter snapped.



So, I was "forced" to work on a squad of Hellblasters, and they at least, are coming along nicely. I still have some osl to do on the guns and the eyes of the helmets.





I also have the rest of the No Fear box set lined up and waiting for some paint. I wanted to spring for the Indomitus set, but teachers don't get paid much in this country. And, Mrs. Jazzy wouldn't really appreciate me dropping the $200 to get one on preorder.


Onwards and upwards!



DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/22 21:33:48


Post by: Captain Brown


DJJazzyJeff,

Welcome back.

LoER entry looks quite nice.

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/23 01:08:17


Post by: Don Qui Hotep


Welcome back to the world. RIP wire cutter, RIP hobby knife. Whatever that foam is, step on its head before it can breed. We can't let this go back to the wild and contaminate the rest of our foam stock.

Nice brush control on those Hellblasters. Nice, even coats.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/23 11:00:32


Post by: Syro_


Wow that foam seems like bad news, I hope you have spare blades for you knife. I broke my wand hot wire cutter very quickly when I had one.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/23 19:33:18


Post by: youwashock


Welcome back! Hellblasters look very good so far. Bummer about the tool malfunctions.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/24 06:04:44


Post by: Viterbi


The Foam of pure Evil strikes! But as the others said, welcome back and great work on the Hellblaster squad, love the blue purity seals.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/28 17:09:27


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Touched up my Eliminators. I stepped the cloaks back to their original form. I think it looks better without the patches of camouflage. I also added a little more of a brighter red highlight on the cloaks. It ties them closer to the rest of the army without making them super bright. It didn’t make sense to have a camp cloak and bright red armor.


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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/28 17:40:11


Post by: Don Qui Hotep


Nicely done! Really good job on that decloaking effect.


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/28 23:28:00


Post by: Captain Brown


 DJJazzyJeff wrote:
But, have done some work on my LoER entry. Captain Brown says i can only submit one piece. rules.


That is why you take a large piece of chip board, you spray it with several ground based ground cover colours, place all you items on it and take photos from several angles. One terrain piece entered.

Cheers,

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/07/29 02:58:35


Post by: DJJazzyJeff


Rest easy, the foam has been properly punished and destroyed. Thanks for all the welcome backs.


Don Qui Hotep wrote:Nicely done! Really good job on that decloaking effect.


Thanks, Don.

Captain Brown wrote:That is why you take a large piece of chip board, you spray it with several ground based ground cover colours, place all you items on it and take photos from several angles. One terrain piece entered.


I like it. So, with that in mind, here are some wip photos. With only three days left, I have to really grind. Got some nice rust effects on some towers, especially for a first time trying it.

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DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/08/01 13:47:04


Post by: Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll


Is that rust sponged? It looks great!


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/08/01 17:45:16


Post by: Captain Brown


Some very nice rust effects DJJazzyJeff.

CB


DJ's P&M Adventures - Blotting out Heresy, one sword swing at a time @ 2020/08/02 05:44:45


Post by: Viterbi


Gotta echo Captain Brown, that silo looks like it will disintegrate any minute