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The Dredd stuff just keeps getting better and at an impressive pace!

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Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Superb Owl???.......ah....took me a second

Catching back up as I’ve been lost for a bit.

Nice looking models for Hellboy. Frog demons are nasty demons .

Have fun in isolation, my wife and her teacher compatriots are doing crash courses in online teaching, and my kids will be learning online starting Monday.


LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Beyond the Beltway

A Superb Owl, but no farty owls?

You'd best get the reference. So had everybody else.

Very cool work on such a variety of things. Me gusta.

That board for Aeronautica is really nice too.


 
   
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Regular Dakkanaut






Love the denim in Mean Machine, the rest of your output is still impressive, keep up the good work!
   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Why hello lovely dakkanauts.
monkeytroll wrote:Mean looking....mean.

That's a pile of stuff to work through for now

Quite the pile indeed.

Yorkright wrote: Good luck with the kiddos I know you will do fine. Plus you have quite a bit of hobby fun in the works. Stay safe Graven.

Certainly trying to
Heretic Tom wrote:The Dredd stuff just keeps getting better and at an impressive pace!

Most kind... Death is coming...

Along with a lot of Cultists. Papa Bless!

Theophony wrote:Superb Owl???.......ah....took me a second

Catching back up as I’ve been lost for a bit.

Nice looking models for Hellboy. Frog demons are nasty demons .

Have fun in isolation, my wife and her teacher compatriots are doing crash courses in online teaching, and my kids will be learning online starting Monday.


Yeah it's funny and going to be quite the challenge. I'm fairly techno savvy so I'm not too fussed in that regard. Utterly weird though.

Red Harvest wrote:A Superb Owl, but no farty owls?

You'd best get the reference. So had everybody else.

Very cool work on such a variety of things. Me gusta.

That board for Aeronautica is really nice too.


Faulty towels? Yeah our Aeronautica board is coming along, hopefully the Mek yard is next. Here's a taster:



Viterbi wrote:Love the denim in Mean Machine, the rest of your output is still impressive, keep up the good work!

Thanks! I really like painting denim and it's been ages so that's much appreciated.

So I got a pile primed

Mostly Hellboy, but some Batman in there.

And me and the boys played the longest of the base game scenarios for Hellboy.

So, great scenario, bit crazy, definitely felt like a dungeon bash in a way that others hadn't. The board is an ever-shifting maze, which led to a couple of hairy moments as we got separated. Still very impressed by the sheer variety in the game.

All a bit on edge, but we'll settle ourselves down over the coming days... weeks... months...

As for mother's Day, well, self isolation has its perks. Judge Death Lives!

Seems fitting...


Got all my remaining Hellboy primed. And so, got the great stone guardian Enigos done


I also got the great White Wolf done

That's a 90mm base btw.

And the two side by side

So not a bad day.

I think isolation is going to help the challenge but I'm nearly at the halfway mark. Might run out at this rate

What's unbuilt? Not much, actually. BMG3, couple of DB teams, grot bombyers, MDF doors, and a few assorted nurgle bits. Astonishingly little

Hey ho
Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Great job on the Hellboy figs and judge death .

This isolation really is forcing me to get more done. I might have a 2000point army done soon .

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Loving the Wolf and Judge Death looksssss fantassssstic.
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Theophony wrote:Great job on the Hellboy figs and judge death .

This isolation really is forcing me to get more done. I might have a 2000point army done soon .

Many thanks. A foolish brag, Theo I might get all my dg done...
youwashock wrote:Loving the Wolf and Judge Death looksssss fantassssstic.

Yesssssss! Thanks, really feel I want them to do the other 3 now you complete the 2020 vibe

Btw there's lots of BMG in WIP, just nothing worth showing. Deathstroke's OTHER sword exploded

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Madison, WI

Love the white wolf. Has depth but is still white!

   
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6 foot underwater

Good job on Death, and the white wolf too.


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Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Gitsplitta wrote:Love the white wolf. Has depth but is still white!

Thanks. Very much modelled on DrH's approach.
monkeytroll wrote:Good job on Death, and the white wolf too.

Ta

So with the country now in lockdown, little miss is now at home also. Educating a 4 year old is... interesting
But we'll manage.

To... celebrate the circumstances, finished off these guys:

Here's some better pics:

The middle guy is oldhammer lich that I converted about 30 years ago, and rescued from the depths of my bits box.

I love the big hat.

I feel the Khornezerker has seen the light

They have a familiar with them. He got an extra eye. Papa bless!

I do enjoy weathering metals.

So yeah, a fun group. And whilst I had the thinned oxide out, I got the specters done for Hellboy:

Along with Henry Hood, the spectral hero


I also finally got round to sorting my broken Batgirl:


Progress, it would seem!

More DC on the go, Deathstroke's OTHER sword expoloded so that's getting repaired, Joker's nearly there, Man-bat and Gordon on the way too.

Managed to get another game of Hellboy with the boys, we played through the final, Hard scenario from the base game. Just about survived! As for what comes next, we'll see. We've decided we need a wee break from HB so we don't get bored of it. I should probably try to get the Batman stuff built. sighhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...

Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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UK

Mr Big Hat looks to me like the sort of man who might say "Ni!" to you

   
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6 foot underwater

Lovely group of culty types. Big hat is definitely the one the others refer to as a 'character'....2Dave can't walk past a hat without trying it on, thinks the antlers and the bells make him all festive...."

Ghosty ghosts look god too.

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heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
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Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
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Antler guy is the best, especially with the bells. "Hey, has anyone seen Joe?" "Wait, I can hear him..."
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Spectral group are nice

All the chaos blend nicely together, as they should blend with a former Khorne lad in there.

Little familiar with bonus eye, fair trade for having no legs .

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Wisconsin

Seems you are getting quite a lot done Graven during your isolation. Those cultists conversions look good and the spirits are ghostly good too. Does batgirl have a sign coming out of her back or is she leaning against it?
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Slinky wrote:Mr Big Hat looks to me like the sort of man who might say "Ni!" to you

You must go to the highest tree in the forest and cut it down with... A Nurgling!

monkeytroll wrote:Lovely group of culty types. Big hat is definitely the one the others refer to as a 'character'....2Dave can't walk past a hat without trying it on, thinks the antlers and the bells make him all festive...."

Ghosty ghosts look good too.

Jingle bells, emp-ror smells, tzeentchy laid an egg...

Viterbi wrote:Antler guy is the best, especially with the bells. "Hey, has anyone seen Joe?" "Wait, I can hear him..."

Be vewwy vewwy quiet, we is hunting eldar... FFS Dave

Theophony wrote:Spectral group are nice

All the chaos blend nicely together, as they should blend with a former Khorne lad in there.

Little familiar with bonus eye, fair trade for having no legs .

Well berserker's named Theo in your honour, as you've seen the light.

Yorkright wrote: Seems you are getting quite a lot done Graven during your isolation. Those cultists conversions look good and the spirits are ghostly good too. Does batgirl have a sign coming out of her back or is she leaning against it?

She's leaning. Like so many Batgirls, she'd snapped through the ankles, so I decided to give her some support.


Crazy highlights for animated.

She's done, I reckon

Talking of bats


And... Joke's on you!

Didn't add a smilex fish. Hmmm.


Plus, finished off Deathstroke


Happy with the leap, and having his foot off the ground.

Wife's off today, though being medical she may get called in. Doubt I'll get much P&M done though as she'll likely have busy work for me

Onwards, if not upwards,
Graven

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Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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UK

Top stuff, Mister J is looking especially fantastic. Going back a tad, those are some wonderfully varied and eclectic cultists you've got there!

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I really like the Joker, though his revolver barrel should be much longer to get the Keaton film look

   
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6 foot underwater

Snapped through the ankles is still a step up from bullet through the spine. Lovely grimy looking sign she chose to lounge against

Man-bat looking good. Now I'm tempted to pick him up for some chopping and cutting

Classic looking Joker, smilex fish would have been the cherry.

cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
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Madison, WI

Your productivity disgusts me.

   
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2nd that.

Seriously, though, really liking this round of bat guys.
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Paradigm wrote:Top stuff, Mister J is looking especially fantastic. Going back a tad, those are some wonderfully varied and eclectic cultists you've got there!

Why thanks kindly. It feels only right to celebrate big Papa.

Slinky wrote:I really like the Joker, though his revolver barrel should be much longer to get the Keaton film look

Lol so true. But there are a couple of comedy gun versions.

monkeytroll wrote:Snapped through the ankles is still a step up from bullet through the spine. Lovely grimy looking sign she chose to lounge against

Man-bat looking good. Now I'm tempted to pick him up for some chopping and cutting

Classic looking Joker, smilex fish would have been the cherry.

Sighhhhh... Fine...

Just for you


Gitsplitta wrote:Your productivity disgusts me.

I do love to be disgusting

youwashock wrote:2nd that.

Seriously, though, really liking this round of bat guys.

Well hope you like what's ahead
Plus, there's a lot of actual bats coming further down the line.

Today I finished off Deadshot...

Before I build the new version, classic comic

and Katana

Fun with ramped highlights


Also, figured out a way to make my infernal captain wings

It's the old tomato paste tube cloak trick!


More building has gone on - display versions of Joker, Harley and Deadshot - and just about finished prepping all my Infernal team. Got the kids sorting out their AoS stuff too (in between schoolwork, bike ride and building a complex cushion obstacle course). So more to come, y'all
Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

For me? Oh, too kind! It definitely fits in with that version of the clown Prince of crime.

Deadshot and Katana looking good, again some nice work on the red.

Nice idea on the wings, nice twist on a classic!

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heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
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Judge Death looks great!

And all the Batman stuff is coming along nicely.

   
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Really love Deadshot, nice paintjob an great sculpt. In other news, you still seem to aim to have more stuff painted in a week, then the rest of us combined
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

monkeytroll wrote:For me? Oh, too kind! It definitely fits in with that version of the clown Prince of crime.

Deadshot and Katana looking good, again some nice work on the red.

Nice idea on the wings, nice twist on a classic!

Hey, I'm easily swayed!
Thanks, I have red on the brain ATM.

aku-chan wrote:Judge Death looks great!

And all the Batman stuff is coming along nicely.

Thanks buddy! There's a lot more to come


Viterbi wrote:Really love Deadshot, nice paintjob an great sculpt. In other news, you still seem to aim to have more stuff painted in a week, then the rest of us combined

I don't know about that but it helps my mental state. Remember I do bits and bobs and spots of colour in passing, that I often don't show. Today's update is an illustration of just that.

Friday was a good day, considering we're now in lockdown. Wife and 2 of kids have signs, so we're all stuck in for at least a week. there will be blood...

Didn't actually paint much; with wife looking after little miss, got a lot of work done instead. But I DID get the Gotham cops and goons built, along with a dozen MDF dungeons doors for hellboy. Most I managed to paint from start to finish was a bookshelf:

Nice bit of extra Hellboy scatter

I finished off half a dozen militia (well 5 militia and Arkham Knight) I've been working on in dribs and drabs also.

I have painted these before in Deathstroke's Mirakuru colours from S2 arrow but sold them off. However, a bundle came up for trade and I thought, why not?

A couple have been headswapped with pig iron heads for the looks of the thing. I rather like it. Also great for generic present day gaming.

Better view of the character models

Militia are now "Soldiers of Fortune" along with Bane, so here they are with the man himself.


The lot had some other bits too, 3 more militia, plus scarecrow who is missing an arm but I'm sure I can come up with something. More importantly it had BTAS Canary and Harley, leaving only Green Arrow for me to complete that set also a regular black Canary and arsenal, which finish off my DCUMG Collection, and the other (non-promo) Arkham Knight, who I'm going to convert to be the comic Arkham Knight (Astrid Arkham, not Jason Todd) - comes with a pistol, needs a sword as well.

Also, started blocking in the reds properly on my Infernal team:

This the kind of WIP I wouldn't normally show, see?

And way more importantly, was able to have an epic game of Ultimate Dreadball with my boys:

Full of brilliant moments, like my eldest using one of the best MVPs in the game to try to take down my lowly Jack and getting slammed back into next week (and the rest of his team)

In the end the wee fella won, but only because his big brother showed him explicitly a strategem to steal a point out of turn. Genuinely massively proud of the level of sportsmanship the older one displayed, so he's earned himself a prize of a full set of doubles of his team (meaning he can run every possible permutation of them). Very well-deserved. More generally, he's tactically getting much stronger, which bodes well also.

I decided to order myself some supplies also. New brushes - because I'm tearing through them - and some odds and ends from a wee retailer, as it's more difficult than ever just now for them. So an extra set of Hellboy dice at half price, another Oop Dreadball promo, the pack of Dreadball MVPs I don't own, plus Anderson, Cadet and league of fatties for Judge Dredd. It's not a huge amount, but covers a lot of gaps.

Hey ho and on we go,
Graven

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Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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6 foot underwater

A little thing it is, but still, I like the bookcase.

Militia look good. Interested to see what you do with the Arkham Knight, although not overly familiar with either iteration.

Good to see the little gravens progressing in their game play, feel there might be a lot of opportunities for gaming in the near future.

Stay safe.

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Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
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Great job on the DC stuff, I also really like those cultists. Awesome to see the kids enjoying a game with you!

   
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Mostly, on my phone.

monkeytroll wrote:A little thing it is, but still, I like the bookcase.

Militia look good. Interested to see what you do with the Arkham Knight, although not overly familiar with either iteration.

Good to see the little gravens progressing in their game play, feel there might be a lot of opportunities for gaming in the near future.

Stay safe.

Corrupting youth is an important role.

Heretic Tom wrote:Great job on the DC stuff, I also really like those cultists. Awesome to see the kids enjoying a game with you!


They'll damn well enjoy it whether they like it or not! And thanks!

Saturday was quite quiet. Wife and I both feeling pretty grotty. Didn't really get much done, mostly priming. Did get the dungeon doors sorted.

By token logic, 12 doors is 6 things painted.

Started Arsenal

Twang.

And Arkham Knight comic version

I lost the arm. So built a new one. Needed a massive sword anyway.

And on the subject of lost arms

New arm from a joker goon I *think*, new hand from Joker (hat cut away to make a cannister), leading to...



We also had a couple of games. Finally convinced the wife to play a game of Pandemic Contagion - lots of fun, as she grudgingly admitted, even if she was slightly baffled.

And a hotdog run! First game of Dredd with the kids:
The judge failed to snag the perps. Sounds like time for a rematch.

As for head and stress and life...
Spoiler:

We're coughing and spluttering, which is not much fun. More generally, I'm not as calm as I'd hoped. I thought that my head might've cleared a bit. But I'm still pretty brittle. That being said, it's inevitable when all cooped up together. And by the same token, middle kid and I are definitely getting along better.


I'm in a building mode atm, mostly till the superglue runs out
On we go
Graven

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Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
 
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