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Made in gb
Rookie Pilot





Edinburgh



++M42.037 Augustine Crusade - Imperial fleet assets under Admiral Krenzler launched strikes against orbital defences in the Minos system among several others. The INS Victory, Rampart and Dominion participated in each of these actions.++





These are some of the oldest models in my collection. One of my goals for 2020 was to finish off and update my Imperial fleet - usually my tweaking paint jobs and tidying up odds and ends. The nice thing about this thread is it helps encourage me to do so! I have also given each of my ships a nameplate from the excellent people at Versatile Terrain. The Imperial Navy is not free from vanity it seems :p

I will continue to post the Navy as I go along, and I will include some backstory from the Augustine Crusade background that the mighty Apologist has been pioneering here. The same goes for my Imperial Guard, which I've already started doing a little of.

Thank you for looking everyone

   
Made in gb
Rookie Pilot





Edinburgh


I'll slowly be posting up my entire Imperial fleet collection, each with a little bit of fluffery for them. The nice thing about returning to Dakka is I've been able to perform a series of wee touch ups to some old paint jobs. The patient little fellas deserve as much.

When the ship exited warp space we gave thanks for three days. Primary power was out - it took the techs that long anyway to get under way. We attempted to pick up one of the Telepathica relay signals but there was nothing. Proxima Salvator. Gothrika. Flexberg. All silent. My ward did not speak for all that time - he spent the hours in the small chapel behind the bridge. I am his bolter bearer, and honoured to be such - it is not my place to question and yet he seemed deeply affected by the silence around us. The Emperor Protects.




I went through a multitude of colour schemes for a Space Marine force. Grey. Black/ purple. Red/ blue. I'm pretty sure most of us have done so during our thrashing around in the hobby!
This figure represents the culmination of what was my Brazen Guard Marine Company project, resplendent in a delightfully straightforward paint scheme that still looked good en masse. Okay okay - I discovered the GW washes and they pretty much saved the day!! You can find them in my older posts - I ended up selling all but this guy and a squad of veterans.

He was also my first attempt at true scaling a Marine model, and attempting to get some dynamic movement in what were then rather static sculpts. Some plasticard boosters in the boots and waist coupled with some hefty armored shoulders. After these pictures were taken I pimped out his base a little more - always room for improvement. Looking at him now there are things I would change but I still like him alot. He also looks like a total bampot!!!

   
Made in gb
Rookie Pilot





Edinburgh


Not everybody gets the gene boosting, the mind wipes, cybernetic enhancement and ceramite armour. Special security detachments, my friend - mucking out every infested sewer, burned out and lab and nightmare haunted asteroid you can think of!



I painted these after I plucked up the nerve to try painting white armour. It turned out okay - who doesn't like a wee homage to Imperial Stormtroopers?
The models themselves are from Heresy Miniatures and the heads are from Pig Iron. I picture them as a security team for some mad scientist or holed up Inquisitor somewhere, the poor blighters who get called in as soon as there's a security breech by something horrible breaking out of containment!

   
Made in gb
Rookie Pilot





Edinburgh


Hello everyone

I continue to photograph all the varied bits I have painted over time. What I am driving towards is posting up ALL my painted projects as a wee message in a bottle on the fickle tides of the interwebz.
While I am happier with the photographs these days I'm beginning to think a light tent and actual camera rather than my dodgy iPhone may be an idea. One day perhaps. There's clearly some issues I'm having with focusing my shots so I think a wee tripod and time delay is called for. Also lighting in general. Anyway!




Here is a cyber thief and attendant droid for all sorts of random sci fi shenanigans. The thief is cobbled together from Wargames Factory, GW and Anvil Industry parts. The droid was bodged together using Tau parts and some tow hooks for little manipulator arms underneath. Think I used some BFG antenna too.

I really enjoyed the varied colours I used for them, it encouraged me to branch out and do some more rather random chaps:



A droid from Pig Iron, a VERY random adventurer I put together using Frostgrave and Heresy Miniatures parts, a bounty hunter/ mercenary using GW, Pig Iron and Wargames Factory pieces and a smuggler sort from Heresy Miniatures. He does have a head swap though, much happier with the swap My friend Scarper very unkindly nick named him 'Fry' and now I cannot unsee the similarity!!

Again, while I do like my wargaming stuffs in regimented squads and whatnots, having the oportunity to kitbash and paint up random space opera options like this was very therapeutic. I particularly liked the Frostgrave conversion and his pose - he looks like he is questioning his life choices

OH, and here are 30 infantry I have churned out over the last few weeks for my Flexberg - I will take some nicer shots once have finished the final 12 footsoldiers and their heavy weapons!




Happy Sunday all! Be kind to each other!


   
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Slippery Scout Biker






Austria, Segmentum Solar

Great stuff in here Ragsta! Keep it coming!
I think it's an awesome idea to try and get all your painted stuff posted on here, something which I should do as well! I must say I am really inspired by the variety of your collection and the quality of the paintjobs! Looking forward to more!
   
Made in gb
Rookie Pilot





Edinburgh

 FeistyRips wrote:
Great stuff in here Ragsta! Keep it coming!
I think it's an awesome idea to try and get all your painted stuff posted on here, something which I should do as well! I must say I am really inspired by the variety of your collection and the quality of the paintjobs! Looking forward to more!


Thanks so much for your comments, Feisty! You've already got some nice threads, how much more stuff can you possibly have??
Yes, while I'm not getting many comments I am indeed enjoying cataloging my patient plastic friends. I feel like I may end up blogging these in the future when my photography and set up improve. One day!

You made my day, thanks again. I'll delve into the pile and get some more updates sorted ha.

   
 
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