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6 foot underwater

Obviously - there are lots of pylons and towers to avoid in dog-fights of you want maximum fun

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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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And months of sitting in a stripping bath make a model that much more ready to go to town on.

   
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monkeytroll wrote:Obviously - there are lots of pylons and towers to avoid in dog-fights of you want maximum fun

Well indeed! The boy is busily writing rules for them
DJJazzyJeff wrote:And months of sitting in a stripping bath make a model that much more ready to go to town on.

Fnar.

More heat. Nice day, but tiring. Still, a bit more work on the PBC:

It's a lot of rummaging through bits and seeing what feels right. It's really important to me that the rear end preserves the RTB1 hull shape.

Whilst rummaging, quite another idea came to me:

Da Bloody Barun is go!
Blood Axe pilot, a Kitbash Eavy Bommer with Imperial lines. Da Bloody Barun rekkuns dat you makes a plane dat looks like a hoomie one far away an by da time dey find out it's a big bommer dey is already ded.

Need to figure out how best to do the engines. The bottom of the fuselage is built from the classic exhausts harvested from the rhino above. The engines are proving more problematic, the best idea so far is the mantic orc weird guns you can see to the right hand edge of the shot, but they're a bit short. I want something with plenty of greebling; I've used the doors as wings so I can build cabling if I have too but would like to exploit existing detailing. Small light saber hilt is also a maybe, but to get a second I'd need to harvest from existing terrain - which is fine, but that brings its own issues Still, I have two other bits boxes to dig through.
Hey ho
Graven

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Outstanding! Love it graven! It works, because they believe it works...

   
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Gitsplitta wrote:Outstanding! Love it graven! It works, because they believe it works...

Dat's da way to do it!
Briancj wrote:I really hate your productivity.

--Brian

You're most kind!

Very little done today. Weather's been simply too good.
However, I figured out how I'm going to do the engines


Undercarriage


Got my metal Nightslip in

Pretty sharp, and a very good approximation of Dark Horse's Ghost. Huzzah!
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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Are those lightsaber engines? Does that mean that it will fly at lightspeed?

Not-ghost really looks great.

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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6 foot underwater

Can you add the blades for the turbo-boost

Bommer looks great, thought I'd already commented on it. The doors are a great idea for the spaces. Another one that would fit into a grot force....

Nightslip looks nice.

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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Nice job on all the things.
Liking the plane.

Job's a good'un on Belly McBell-face. Good position of the bell, looks like it's swinging.


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Excited for your Not-Ghost, haven't read much of her, but her team-up with Hellboy was pretty cool.
   
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Yeah, Masks and Monsters is one of the best Hellboy volumes. Maybe a diorama is in her future?

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May the force be with Da Bloody Barun.

Did you say you took that lightsaber out of a terrain piece?

   
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Theophony wrote:Are those lightsaber engines? Does that mean that it will fly at lightspeed?
Not-ghost really looks great.

It can do da kessel run in 12 teef!
monkeytroll wrote:Can you add the blades for the turbo-boost
Bommer looks great, thought I'd already commented on it. The doors are a great idea for the spaces. Another one that would fit into a grot force....
Nightslip looks nice.

Cheers. I'm just here to make trouble. There is now a tiny, tiny grot aboard, manning the tail gun, and I'm blaming you
Gitsplitta wrote:NEEDS MOAR DAKKA!

Doesn't everything?!
Viterbi wrote:Excited for your Not-Ghost, haven't read much of her, but her team-up with Hellboy was pretty cool.

I used to read Ghost a lot, until they retconned her origin. The early stuff with the weird mix of noir and deco art really appealed to me.
Don Qui Hotep wrote:Yeah, Masks and Monsters is one of the best Hellboy volumes. Maybe a diorama is in her future?

Possibly, but I'd need to get another Hellboy. I got her because I love the character and she's also ideal for playtesting generic supers rules (which I'm also helping a mate with).

DJJazzyJeff wrote:May the force be with Da Bloody Barun.

Did you say you took that lightsaber out of a terrain piece?

I did, I used it on my dice tower. But I can rebuild!

This unseasonable warmth is distracting. I am not really painting... shucks. I did ITRO 290 figs in lockdown, it's likely to last at least another couple of weeks, I may crack 365 by then, I may not. I'm at 442 for the year so far, I think I'm good I don't cope well with enforced painting deadlines. I'd like to get my desk clear before the end of the month - i.e. to make space for father's day and birthday toys - but I'm not going to stress. There isn't an enormous amount to do but still - no rush. I'm also approaching 350 pages here AND 10th anniversary of the blog (on 14th) so may do something to commemorate that.

One of my mates is spending Lockdown with his heavily pregnant woman. She's due at the end of the month, on my birthday no less. He's a Spidey obsessive, with no time or inclination to paint, but got hold of some old km stuff, so I'm going to do them up for him. First up, Superior Spider-Man on a custom base:

Should be fun. he's not in any rush. It's not like he's going to be gaming in the next five... Years.

Meanwhile, the PBC is just about done:

It might need some wee extra GS work, tentacles here and there.

However, DID get the pylons done

These should be decent obstacles at height 1 or 2.

And Da Bloody Barun is built and primed!

I am very happy with this indeed

And I think there is sufficient dakka. :dakkadakka: Mebbe.
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Mounting the flight stand may prove tricky but if I have to I'll attach a rod permanently. Whilst I don't have a spare AI base, Skies of Fire (Taros) is coming so I can chop and change my imperial stuff as need be. Skies of Fire box is likely the birthday haul from wife and taros campaign map/book from parents. Finally got them all trained As well as treating myself to some Dreadball bits I'm lacking, I'm getting a Hellboy themed father's day too. Raise 'em right
On we plod, or possibly plog,
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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The flown on the Pylons are ace .

The Plague Burst Crawler I started really looking like a nice go between of the PBC/Vindicator and a rhino.

The Bloody Barun is a great bash up of extra parts, great re-reuse of the lightsabers.

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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6 foot underwater

Spider looks like fun.

Crawler looking good - nice use of parts, liking the leg used as hydraulics and that stubber mount for sure.

Glowy pylons make might flying more exciting

Bloody Barun is ace, bless the wee grot.

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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Ooh, I like the baron! I like his background of sneaking up disguised as an imperial plane. Proper cruel and cunning both!

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Theophony wrote:The flown on the Pylons are ace .

The Plague Burst Crawler I started really looking like a nice go between of the PBC/Vindicator and a rhino.

The Bloody Barun is a great bash up of extra parts, great re-reuse of the lightsabers.

Thanks on all counts!
monkeytroll wrote:Spider looks like fun.

Crawler looking good - nice use of parts, liking the leg used as hydraulics and that stubber mount for sure.

Glowy pylons make might flying more exciting

Bloody Barun is ace, bless the wee grot.


Cheers buddy. Spider is NOT fun. Spider is a pain the hole
Don Qui Hotep wrote:Ooh, I like the baron! I like his background of sneaking up disguised as an imperial plane. Proper cruel and cunning both!

Indeed! Stelf bommer!
And here it is:

Yeah, pretty happy with this.

Think the back of the engines needs more filth.

But generally turned out as I envisaged.

Feel more myself than I have in ages. Long may that continue...
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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Madison, WI

Needs some yellow with a bunch of wavy, elongated black triangles on it.

   
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That's come out so well. If I hadn't seen the build (and if I didn't know waaay too much about lightsaber designs ) I'd have assumed it came straight from a couple of regular kits. Brilliant from concept to finished product

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CONSTRUCT MORE PYLONS.

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Looks great! I agree, I would have had no idea it was scratch built. I think the underwings in particular look great. Everything also fits the scale very naturally, despite coming from differently-scaled kits.

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Stelf Bommer . No one can see him because of all the smoke and fumes surrounding him .

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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6 foot underwater

St. Elf? The patron saint of Will Ferrels?

Excellent job on the bommer, turned out reet nice

Also excellent news on the mental health front

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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Mostly, on my phone.

Gitsplitta wrote:Needs some yellow with a bunch of wavy, elongated black triangles on it.

Blood Axes don't need any of your fancy flash git bad moon stuff!
Paradigm wrote:That's come out so well. If I hadn't seen the build (and if I didn't know waaay too much about lightsaber designs ) I'd have assumed it came straight from a couple of regular kits. Brilliant from concept to finished product

Most kind!
Briancj wrote:CONSTRUCT MORE PYLONS.

I do actually have other stuff for table scenics, never fear
Don Qui Hotep wrote:Looks great! I agree, I would have had no idea it was scratch built. I think the underwings in particular look great. Everything also fits the scale very naturally, despite coming from differently-scaled kits.

Really appreciate that, it was a very satisfying mish-mash:
Hot Wheels 2JetZ
Lightsaber pen lids
MEdge fans and small rectangular plates
North Star Instruments of carnage guns for nose turret (on an IG stubber mount) and treadplate
Mad Cars Trike chariot cabling
RH1N0 exhausts
Old Chimera hatch pieces (to make tail fin and parts of wing)
Chaos Rhino smoke launcher
Ork shoulder pads
Battlewagon door pieces
AI Grot Bomb pilot
AI Grot Bommer tail cut down to make tail wings
AI Marauder nose insert
AI Big Shootaz for dorsal turret
AI (!) Bombs used for actual purpose

Theophony wrote:Stelf Bommer . No one can see him because of all the smoke and fumes surrounding him .

I reckon that actually the harvested bit of Maruader nose cone transmits an imperial signal. It's an old code, but it checks out

monkeytroll wrote:St. Elf? The patron saint of Will Ferrels?
Excellent job on the bommer, turned out reet nice
Also excellent news on the mental health front

Well, it certainly sits on a throne of lies Thanks. I'm not under any delusion that it's permanent but with the little one back at nursery I can actually get on with work in the house whilst supporting the other two. Makes a massive difference.

Pootling along with work. Busy busy. Reorganising my work space also. But in the meantime, a couple of figs painted:

Reaper's Chronoscope Nighslip, who I'm using as Dark Horse's Ghost.

Trying to go for a colour scheme as close as possible to the comics, white shaded with blue.

She's teeny! 28mm I suppose, but she's actually only a wee bit smaller than Liz and I'm not fussing. Just happy to have one of my fave characters in mini form. If you've never read GHOST, the first (and tbh best) omnibus volume is free on Dark Horse's website just now - that's 300+pages of comic goodness I did shell out a princely two bucks for Ghost/Hellboy also. Shock. I'd actually forgotten how good it was, and reinforced my desire to stat her up for the game.
Tangentially, I also started reading BPRD Hell on Earth and was REALLY disappointed Never mind eh. It's not really folkloric horror though, but rather post-apoc, so to my mind doesn't gel with Hellboy. Anyway, enough rambling: more Minis.

How about a (web)blast from the past: KM Marvel figs.

I AM the Spider-Man. I am simply... Superior.

I enjoyed making the base, though had to go 40mm to get the bloody model to balance. I used a spare Killer Croc tail for The Lizard.

Spiderbots. Rubbish pic.

Particularly proud of the Spiderling in the middle, the gun arm was missing from below the bicep and so scratch built that one.

Go Team Superior!
These are for my mate cavzilla, not exactly a commission, more doing a mate a favour. I'd previously done some Freeze goons for him in Batman&Robin style, and I think there are more of hose inbound. He's not a painter at all and with a newborn on the way needs the support
The desk continues to get tidied. I have made decent progress on the shelf o' shame but new toys keep appearing don't know how that happens
Speaking of which, this wee beauty came in the post:

If not the rarest then at least the most desirable of promos, Ref Dredd for Dreadball, or rather, Dreddball. He makes the game extra nasty if you "happen" to foul lol.
Happy days,
Graven

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

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Ghost Not-Ghost looks great. I remember the title and probably have it in my horde of books somewhere. I’ll need to check out the Omnibus online.

Never saw the superior Spider-Man character, guess I was out of comics by then, but looks fantastic. I guess he had his own team like SHIELD.

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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(Not)-Ghost looks great and good tip with the Vol. 1 Omnibus, it's also free on Comixology, just downloaded it. Superior-Spiderman stuff looks amazing (pun maybe intended), have the run here, it was a very good read once you got past the weird premise.
   
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Ghost looks great. I know nothing about the character but a free omnibus does seem like a good way to fix that, so thanks for the tip!

 Theophony wrote:


Never saw the superior Spider-Man character, guess I was out of comics by then, but looks fantastic. I guess he had his own team like SHIELD.


Superior Spidey is Doc Ock's mind in Peter Parker's body, because comics. Never read it, though I've heard it's possibly better than the premise suggests.

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Thanks for the tip on the omnibus, just picked it up. Excited to learn more about Ghost when she's not hanging around with Hellboy.

Nice grab on Reff Dredd also!

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I guess I missed the omnibus, saw it on sale for $12.99 instead of $21.99. Oh well, I took too long today messing around with other stuff. It did make me remember about John Byrne’s Next Men though . I’ll have to find my copies and have a catch up.

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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