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Da Head Honcho Boss Grot




New Jersey, State of Perfection

So in light of the leaked Necrons, I've decided to get my butt into gear and get some painting done, so I don't feel like crap when I (inevitably re)start a Necron army. I have tons of unfinished projects, as my friends can attest to, including (but not limited to):

A 2000+ point Flames of War Fallschirmjaeger force still sitting in the shipping container
A largish Tau army of indeterminate size that is in varying states of completion ranging from nearly finished to unassembled
A Tyranid Shrike spam army currently sitting at about 3000 points. Only one model has been painted, and its getting stripped since I decided to change up the theme a bit. Almost every model requires some sort of additional assembly/conversion
A roughly 50 point Khador force almost entirely untouched by paint
A half finished Uncarted Seas Ralgard starter box
Approximately 4000 points of Ogre Kingdoms, like the Tyranids next to nothing is painted, and almost everything requires conversion/assembly work.
A largish Chaos Daemons force, I'd guess about 2500 points. It's mostly painted, but I'm going to be stripping and repainting about half of that eventually.
A mostly assembled but entirely unpainted (actually it is painted, but its all getting stripped since it was acquired in a trade) Vostroyan force. I have enough minis for 6 vet squads and 2 command squads
And the initial focus of our thread here: A largish Eldar army of 3000+ points

The focus of this blog is initially going to be roughly 4/5 of the Eldar army, with the rest to follow later. This consists of:
20 Dire Avengers
30 Warp Spiders
10 Fire Dragons
5 Dark Reapers
10 Wraithguard
Autarch (counts as Yriel)
6 Wave Serpents

Currently the entire army is at least primed black. One Wave Serpent is near completion. The Autarch has been basecoated in red to yellow gradient via airbrush. The Wraithguard have all been basecoated and have had minor details picked out, and one tester mini has been completed:





I am very pleased with the way the paintjob (and the conversion) came out. In fact I'm liking it so much I am fighting the urge to make another 10 or 20 of the little bastards, but I'm also vaguely recollecting how much of a pain it was to carve off all the leaves from the Dryad minis... I'm hoping to complete the rest of the squad by the end of this week, but I will not be completing the basing, as I only have enough of the wraithstone bases on hand for 5 minis + this guy. I'll be posting army shots, etc. later. Please comment, criticize and encourage away!

Also note, that the Wraithguard's color scheme is effectively the reverse of the rest of the armies: Blue Soulstones/gems and a fiery gradient from red to yellow/white.

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2011/10/18 02:27:36


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Sympathy for the Devil, or: The Project Log from Hell

Ma55ter_fett wrote:It reads like the ramblings of a Nigerian lobotomized Shakespeare typed into a cellphone with a very aggressive autocomplete function.
 
   
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Scotland

Very cool, more please!

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Oregon

Looks pretty cool.

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Moore, Ok.

Looks amazing!

"But i'm more than just a little curious, how you're planning to go about making your amends, to the dead?" -The Noose-APC

"Little angel go away
Come again some other day
The devil has my ear today
I'll never hear a word you say" Weak and Powerless - APC

 
   
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Kelne



Lost

A load a stuff to paint. It makes me feel like I am being lazy with my 20pt Cryx and 1500pt Cyborks.

Keep em' comin'.
   
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In Firenze kicking Templar arse.

COOL!

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Arizona

Yes I'm quite eager to see how it goes It's an interesting choice using earth elementals for your models, it will give the eldar a very organic look (kinda like the aliens in Battle LA I think...)

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New Jersey, State of Perfection

Haven't seen that film unfortunately.

Unfortunately progress has been slow, I've only got 3.5 out of the 10 wraithguard done so far. I'm thinking of switching gears and doing the rest of the army first. The plan is to airbrush them in a basecoat pattern similar to this autarch (counts as yriel for my purposes) shown below:

After basecoating I would hit the minis with a wash of indeterminate color to shade the recessed areas, pick out gemstones and eyes in blue, paint in a few other details, and I should be done fairly quickly. Much more quickly than the wraithguard minis that are covered in gemstones just asking for me to go crazy with glowing effects etc.

Below is my unfinished wave serpent test pattern. Looks way better in person.

This ain't no pansy GW Armor, son - Digital Sculpting Plog, Now with Heavy Weapon Platforms!
Sympathy for the Devil, or: The Project Log from Hell

Ma55ter_fett wrote:It reads like the ramblings of a Nigerian lobotomized Shakespeare typed into a cellphone with a very aggressive autocomplete function.
 
   
 
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