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Melbourne

Hello all.

I'm back.
Again.

Sorry for the sudden silence. We had an issue with our internet provider but it's fixed now thankfully. (I mean I could have posted off my phone I guess, but I don't like phone-posting. It's awkward and clunky.)


Picking up where we left off...
@insaniak - Thanks for the tip off. I went out an purchased one the same night, as your last post. Nabbed the last one in the store. It's a fantastic lamp and well worth the moolah.
@ghostmaker - Thanks bud!
@zahnib - Yeah, mines a screw in too. Maybe i'm thinking of another brand having specific lightglobes..


Moving on...
So I may have made a substantial purchase and hidden the invoice from my missus.



Pre-ordered Blackstone fortress from my crack dealer because I actually needed to get my hands on those traitor guardsmen. Then thought "feth it, lets get Dark Imperium and the DA codex too!". Then as I was about to click the complete order button my hand slipped and I somehow ordered the DA upgrade frame too! But like the boob I am I got the Primaris upgrade instead of the regular upgrade... Oh well I'll still use just about all of it anyway.

And with the black friday sales I bought a few minis from Brother Vinni which i've been meaning to buy for some time and ordered some random gak from Anvil Industries. So yay, that can just get dumped in the rapidly expanding pile.

So where does this leave me?
With a feth-ton of minis to paint for one.
But it means now with the the traitor guardsmen + beastmen form BSF and the pox walkers form DI I know how a reasonable horde of Lost and Damned. Chuck in a few cultists from Dark Vengeance and maybe some Chaos space marines to lead them and it'll be looking like a proper army!
Also means I've now got enough deathguard marines to begin work on a chaos army i've had ideas for rattling around in my head for a while.
Some cool character models to play around with.
And a bunch of limp-wristed canon-wrecking primaris marines to deal with. I mean... I don't hate the intercessor/hellblaster models per-se. But the inceptors are gak and gravis marines just don't do it for me. May sell em. May just let them languish. Undecided yet. You won't find any nu-marines in my DAs at any rate.
But all that good stuff's for later.

For now Dark Angels! With the sunny weather we've had recently I got out and sprayed a few marines. So I've got some tacticals on the way.
I've made some progress on the Knight. Manged to actually get the leg posed how I want it. Just need to glue it all together and hope it works. So i'll have an update on him too at some point.
Finished converting the ETB pox walkers so i'll get some piccies up of them too.


Anyways, thanks for sticking with me (if you are) and I hope to having some proper progress for you soon.

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Nice haul there man, if you are open to a thought you could do with your Primaris what I did with mine, use them as Deathwatch (greyshields). I have Relictors and various radical Inq. types and it seemed the best fit, though I haven't been able to find anyone to take over my Inceptors or gravis :(

And Yes, pics or didn't happen!

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That’s definitely a hide from the missus pile. If you know you aren’t going to get to parts of it for a while, you could wrap them and put them under the tree. Santa brings the good stuff this year, it’s a Christmas miracle!

If you do go Deathwatch for the primaris, (Which seems the best use of them, barring changes in CA) the inceptors are good to toss into squads to let them fall back and shoot.

The primaris shoulderpads should fit normal marines. Well, the ones for the normal primaris will. The agressors/inceptors use the same pads as terminators.

If you do decide to add them to your DA, I hear there are some nice plasma ticks you can pull there...

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@ Ingtear/Nev - Honestly, if I were going to utilize primaris marines, it'd probably be as Deathwatch. Some major kitbashing would be in order though. Can't stand the samey samey helmets and those bolt rilfes would get replaced with regular old bolters for starters. But that'd sort of upset the plans I already have in place for a Deathwatch army. So as of yet i'm undecided.


PROGRESS!
So here's Tactical Sergeant Boreas about 60ish% complete I think.



He still needs...
-Squad markings
-Chamber on the pistol
-Eyes
-Highlights on sword, pistol, plastron icon
-Random highlights around legs adjusted.
-Back pack attached
-Basing.

And some mutant rabble.



So I may have been a bit premature when I said the ETB pox walkers are finished. They were finished. But then I decided the smiling heads were to similar.
Changes to come...
Far left - Done. I like him the way he is. He's largely unmuted and boil free, so he'll probably get promoted to cultist.
Second left - Took his head off. Gonna file down the neck socket and convert a big ol' face onto his chest/stomach.
Middle back - I'm thinking of cutting his head off and gluing it to his chest and then putting another tentacle on the neck stump.
Middle front - Done. I like him how he is too. Cutting the spiny gak off his back left him with a large crater in his shoulder, so I filled it in and attempted to fuse his arm with his head via a fleshy mass. (See pic below.)
Inner right - Fat body is getting a headectomy. I'll find a suitable head to replace it. He's otherwise doneish.
Far right - Done. I didn't touch this guy at all. Only question now is whether I paint the boils up as boils or as a gak-ton of eyes.






That's all for now. Cheers!

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@Nev - To expand on my response to you, which I left only half covered; Hiding em under the tree hoping they go unnoticed would in fact be a massive red flag for my missus. I'm not a very Christmassy person (current avatar not withstanding ) and she knows it! So it'd be like waving the invoice in her face going "nope, didn't buy nuffin."
The primaris bits will get used though for sure. Sculpted pauldrons and dangly gubbins are always welcome. And one can never have enough power swords.


PROGRESS!

Brother-Sergeant Boreas leads the 2nd Tactical squad of 5th Company. Like many Dark Angel squad leaders he has chosen to go to battle with a plasma pistol and power sword. These fearsome weapons, relics and rarities in many other chapters, their usage oft reserved for officers and captains, are relatively common-place among the ranks of the Unforgiven.


I had difficulty getting good lighting on this guy. Everything was either casting shadows or got too washed out. For a better look click the image to go to the gallery.
Inspired by Painting_with_Phil and his knack for free-handing, i've tried to emulate the winged dagger on Boreas' pauldron. For a first attempt i'm not unhappy with it, but like everything I do, there is room for improvement.
The squad number on the other pauldron came out little more then a squiggle, but that's a fairly easy fix for later. (That'll teach me to paint while tired)

Anyway, i'm off to bed. Thanks for looking!

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Progress! Looks cool. Hard to go wrong with the plasma/sword combo.
   
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Melbourne

Ok, yes. I suck and I know it. I'm terrible at updating this thing.

I blame it on long hours at work and an unexpected re-addiction to Darkest Dungeon.
The current weather trend of 30*+ isn't helping either...


But I haven't been totally idle though. FInished another 4 members of squad Boreas with a 5th almost done and I'm currently building a lightbox so that I can (hopefully) start taking better pictures. I've got the unit itself built, I just need to get some white fabric as a backing piece.

Here's a gak shot of the demi squad as it stands.


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Crisp job on a nice lot of marines there.

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Looking good. The kneepads are a nice touch. Digging the lascannon.
   
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Excuse me while I slink back into my own thread like it's something I'm actually trying to have be a productive and on-going thing...


Right.

So I've got nearly feth all painting done recently. It's been far too hot. I don't like heat. It's not at all conducive to productivity.
But, I did scratch another thing of my list of things to do instead. I knocked up a light box. Yay me.


My MkII Ghetto lightbox.


It's a box.
It has holes cut in it.
It has baking paper thumbtacked over said holes.
It has some weird fabric in it as a back drop.

It still hasn't helped my photography skills none.

As you can see below, the centre of the model is still very dark.



My current thought are the I either A) Should get a third lamp to illuminate the front of the model, rather then just two on either side. B) The black base might not be reflecting any light up at the inner leg/crotch area. C) It's a dark paint job and it's always going to be more shadowed then something with lighter colours on it.
Can anyone with more lightbox knowledge then me... *ahem*... shed some light on the issue for me?


So to help keep myself motivated, I've given myself a tough, but not unachievable goal. I want to have the following painted by Jan 15th.


-15 Tactical Marines
-6 Scouts

That will then round me out to 5 full tactical squads, 1 full assault squad 1 full combined veteran/command squad, 1 captain and 1 dreadnought for 5th company. Plus auxiliaries from 1st, 2nd and 10th company.
After that I'll feel less crappy about moving on to something else.


So, tomorrow, I will have an update. I will have painted something. Otherwise i'm going to be quite disappointed in myself.

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So a light box is, as far as I can tell, about saturating the miniature with diffuse light, the primary purpose being to remove the shadows that one or two light sources create and allowing you to light from all sides. I suspect you just need more (and/or stronger) lamps Good luck with the goal!

   
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With my light box I still have the side lamps farther forward on the sides then the mini to make sure his front is illuminated.

And don’t think you can step away from this project before you have a full company looking back at you.

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From what I understand (and you can judge my level on knowledge from my photos... for good or ill) you do need some more light from the front, as you said.

Also, you are close with what you say about a dark mini' on a light background:
This is to do with how cameras cope with contrast when automated (e.g. it can be fixed in-camera with the correct settings), A dark subject will look very dark when most of what the camera "sees" is light background.
Equally, a light subject will look like it's glowing when in front of a dark background.
These can be fixed in 3 ways;
1. as mentioned getting the right settings. I can't help, I only use a phone and settings are limited there.
2. Fix it on the computer later, adjusting dark levels, colour temperature, and contrast. Not always possible if the photos is too far off from reality.
3. use a darker background for dark models, and a light background for light models.

I use a combination of 2 and 3, and 2 mostly (just the basic Windows 10 photo program)


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Melbourne

Ok, light from the front it is. I've got another lamp, luckily, but it has a much more yellow light then the two I used. Might be fine though. I will also try moving the mini forward a bit, see what sort of a difference that makes. I also use a phone for taking photos, as I don't have a camera. It's not ideal but it's functional. But I will grab some black fabric to see what sort of impact that has on it.
All round thanks, lads!

@Nev - Damn you! I was hoping no one would say that. If I complete the whole company, it'll be the WHOLE company. Including motor-pool. (It's the goal eventually, but maybe not right now. )



Ok, so this photo isn't worth the time it took to upload, but it's proof of progress. Basecoats are done for these blokes. Green, black, brown and grey. Can move onto layers and washes next. Woohoo.




I'm going to try a bit of battle damage on one in particular, which is something i've shied away from in the past (although the reasonable application of damage on the predator did give me a confidence boost when it came to deliberately wrecking my paintjobs), but i'm going to do it because it suits his role within the unit and the emerging overarching backstory i've had developing for my angels.

I'm also giving batch painting a go too. I normally paint one or two guys at a time, because it helps me maintain focus. But with this, i'm trying to cut down on paint wastage.
So far, so good I guess. Lets see how well I can maintain it though.

Thanks for looking. Until next time!

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Melbourne

PROGRESS!

10 tactical marines almost done.
The bodies themselves are done, just need some finishing touches in the way of squad iconography. Then it's only backpacks and weapons to go before I can move on to the next 5.


And some closer individual shots.

The last four marines for Squad Boreas.



And the first five for Squad Amanael.



I made myself a suit of MkV armour.


And the first suit of MkIII.
I've really enjoyed painting the MkIII so far. He's come out a lot brighter looking then my normal marines, but I'm guessing that's because he has a lot more highlights then MkVII armour. Need to break up all that green though. I'm tossing up between a silver face plate or a big block of checkers somewhere.




OTHER STUFF
I'm setting myself some 2019 goals. Not something i've done before, but i'm it's all part of my effort to keep myself motivated and doing stuff.



Some are bit more nebulous and vague then others and I don't expect to get all of them achieved, but i'm gonna take a fair whack at them.
8 should really be "paint something not GW related".

Alright, thanks for looking folks. Catch ya next time.

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Nice! I like the inclusion of the various armor marks. Good luck on your goals!
   
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Australia

Looking good mate! I'm liking that MkIII especially! With your light box how are you currently lighting it? Two lamps either side and maybe one on top should be enough. Are you using daylight bulbs as well?

 
   
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Melbourne

So I dropped off the radar for a bit there, my apologies to those of you who still follow me.


PROGRESS!
It's only a month late, but here it is.
All the tacticals are finished, as are the 6 scouts. Bases on the tacticals are yet to be done, but i'm working on that! I have an idea.
I actually almost made my deadline with these guys. Finished them on the 20th of last month. So 5 days behind what I wanted. I just hadn't got around to putting them up yet.

5th Company, 2nd Tactical, Squad Boreas.

The four marines I painted recently.


The whole squad together.

5th Company, 3rd Tactical, Squad Amanael





*Notably, the sergeant himself is missing. He had a uh... accident. That is to say I dropped him after doing some fiddly conversion work and he shattered into about a dozen parts.*

And the Scouts
10th Company, 1st Close Support, Squad Volcus


The scouts were a bit of a departure for me, in that they had a lot more skin on show then the rest of my marines. Took the opportunity though to try some other skin tones, the black guy (on the right) i'm pretty happy with but the guy on the left, not so much. He was supposed to look middle eastern, but he turned out dusty brown instead of really darkly tanned like I wanted.
They're also a bit less "poppy". I went for a dull, darker metal instead of the brighter style on the tacticals. Also left the chest eagles green instead of bone. The fatigues are also heavily black washed. Makes them very dark and muddy overall, but on the flip side, the faces really stand out.

I will put up some individual shots of each marine, but there's a lot to upload.
As always, check out the gallery for big shots where you might actually see some details!


OTHER PROGRESS!
So after a moment of inspiration the yesterday, I got some work done on the Knight! Yay knights.
With the leg reposed to be standing atop the crashed Aquila, it was causing a dependency in the length of the hydraulic struts around the foot.
Rather then do the sensible thing like go out and get my hands on some appropriate sized plastic rod/tubing, I decided to make my own.

So I got some spruce, glued it together, and sanded it down until it was the right size.

My genius idea.

Cut the ball of the short strut

Cut off and glue in an appropriately sized piece of sanded down sprue.

While I was at it I added a bit to the end of the battle cannon barrel. It looked wrong without the muzzlebreak/shrouding/whatever it is.



WHAT'S NEXT?
Now that i've finished my current lot of green marines (barring the basing), I feel like moving on to something else for a bit. I'm thinking something less power armoured and a bit more squishy.
So that leaves me with a couple of choices.

On the left we have traitor guardsmen out of the BSF game for my burgeoning Lost and the Damned army. Genestealer cultists (with a Mechanicus twist) for my Cult of the Ever Evolving Machine, or Deep-sea diving suited Imperial Guardsmen which will be a re-worked and heavily converted version of my old Imperial Guard army.
Would people be interested in seeing one of those? (Or I could you know, finish a knight or something.... ) Let me know if you have a preference.


So thanks for looking, and sticking with me.
Should hopefully have an update on the knight later tonight or maybe tomorrow since that's all starting to come together in my head.

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Nice work, glad to see you hobbying again! Perhaps we should fire the motivation thread once more?

On your next project I would vote for GSC, especially if you are getting some of the new funky vehicles/bikes. Here is a wild idea though mate, you could always finish your knight first!

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Welcome back Progress is progress, but good progress is even better. I'm conflicted about the Knight - but that's only because it is reminding me of my lack of progress...

I'll do my strut mods with plasticard rod so that we can compare
Battlecannon muzzle is different - yet to form an opinion on that...

   
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@Ingtaer - First off, congrats promotion you poor luckless bastard. Enjoy having to put up with everyone's nonsense if an official capacity.
Yeah, the motivation thread. I kinda dropped out of that when I started this blog. Might be good to get it up and swinging again.
RE: the GSC. My ideas are a bit more nebulous for them at the moment. I've got a general idea of what I want them to look like, which basically boils down to leaving a cultist sprue and a skitarii sprue in the corner and hoping they have a sprue baby while i'm not looking. Simply put, cultists who live and work on a production line, rather then in a mine. The vehicles, for as gorgeous as they are, don't really fit with that theme.

@Arakasi - Ah, hello my fellow Knight procrastinator. Doing the hydraulic struts with the appropriate sized plasticard rod (2.75mm to be exact (thank you vernier calipers)) will look infinitely better. I really only bodged it the way I did because it's going to be mostly hidden by the shin armour on the inside of the leg. Were it more visible then it is, i'd have gone to the extra effort.
The battle cannon muzzle is a little off looking, i'll admit that. I keep looking at it going "hmm that's not quite right", but one the whole weapon is assembled and attached to the knight it looks more right. I'll take a mock up shot for you tomorrow.

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Nice job polishing off the Marines! I vote for more work on the Knight. Maybe split your time between that and the IG divers. Those guys look pretty cool. And I like the addition to the battle cannon.
   
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@Ingtaer - First off, congrats promotion you poor luckless bastard. Enjoy having to put up with everyone's nonsense if an official capacity.
Yeah, the motivation thread. I kinda dropped out of that when I started this blog. Might be good to get it up and swinging again.
RE: the GSC. My ideas are a bit more nebulous for them at the moment. I've got a general idea of what I want them to look like, which basically boils down to leaving a cultist sprue and a skitarii sprue in the corner and hoping they have a sprue baby while i'm not looking. Simply put, cultists who live and work on a production line, rather then in a mine. The vehicles, for as gorgeous as they are, don't really fit with that theme.


Um, thanks?!

If you are keen I will start up the motivation thread again next week and we can see if we can keep it motivated! (The beatings will continue until morale improves!)

I can see why your GSC project stalled... I suppose you could think up some sort of justification for the bikes and that if you really wanted (overseers, pallet movers etc.) but yeah a bit of a stretch. I would say do some of each, but that way lies madness and a nose dive in actually getting stuff done!

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I second youwashock! Some progress on the Knight would be sweet but those IG divers look very cool! Would love to see more on them!

 
   
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@YWS/Zahnib - Oh alright. I guess I could do some work on the Kngiht.
@Ingtaer - My apologies, that comment probably came off a little more crass then I intended. Genuine congrats on your promotion to moderator.
If you take the time to start up the motivation thread again, then I'll take the time to post in it! I'll even try to put in the extra effort to help keep others motivated. And i'm all for repeated beatings. The GSC project didn't so much stall, as much as it just hasn't begun yet! I've only put together one cultist so far, just to see how they are. While I don't have any ideas of how to incorporate bikes into the army, I do have something involving Sydonian Dragoons and genestealers that's gaining a bit of traction on the the grey matter.



PROGRESS!
Ok, I've done a bit of work, but haven't snapped any pics, so here's just a quick shot of a deconstructed Knight and an explanation to go along with it.


So, what's been done?
- Pretty much everything is ready to go. Everything that can be assembled without hampering painting has been glued together.
- The hydraulic struts on the raised leg have all been adjusted to the correct length so that the leg sits on the right angle.
- I've cut two of the twos on the raised leg and bent them a little simulate them hanging off the edge of the crashed lander. Also added platicard pads to the bottom of the toes so that you cant see that they're hollow.
- Also added plasticard to the other foot, but to help correct a height discrepancy rather then hide voids.
- Greenstuffing has begun. I've filled in the cuts made on the toes. Also added some to the hydraulic struts to hide some joins and such.

What's next?
- Greenstuffing to begin on the soft armour at the hip joint.
- I'll be painting the whole thing in 3 separate stages; The metal skeleton (in two parts: Legs and Torso), the armour plates and the base.

I've found something that I think will make for a good colour scheme for a Knight house. A dirty, not-quite-off-white with metal trim and green and cream heraldry. Should lend itself well to hairspray weathering which i've been interested in trying.


Anyway, that's it for now, will update when I have something.

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Color scheme sounds good, and I look forward to seeing you work with the weathering.
   
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Snrub, its all good mate I didn't take your comment as being crass and thanks! I will do my best...
Okay Monday it is for motivation thread mkII, the reckoning... Your GSC plan sounds like it stalled, my Undead army I started for WHFB 5thed is still sat in boxes in the cupboard... stalled.

Nice work on the knight mate and I like the sound of your colour scheme, similar to HH Deathguard?
Look forward to seeing your progress!

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So regarding the colour scheme.

This is what i'm basing it off. I snagged it out of a thread off another site. I don't know where it's from but i'm pinching it.



So what i'm thinking is start with a grey basecoat, apply salt weathering, build up a solid coat of white, remove salt, then sponge weather brown around the edges. Then silver for the edging and fancy bits.
The green/cream will go anywhere heraldry would go. (Shoulders, shield, knee, etc.)


A BIT MORE PROGRESS!


Got the hip joint started and mostly finished. Just have to add a bit more to the back side of it where it meets the existing soft armour.
The extended struts are glued in now. As well as a rather messy, but largely unseen, ball of putty where the ball-ankle is. (Which I had forgotten about until I glued the struts in )

One problem i've noticed is that now with the hydraulic struts all at different angles, the shin armour no long fits as it should. So i'm going to soak the guard in hot water for a bit and see if I can't gently bend it out a bit do that it fits around.


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Note to self - cover bottom of exposed hollow toes (as appropriate), double check fit of all Armour plates.
These kits can be very tricksy to modify and not introduce unexpected consequences! Keep up the good work (and trailblazing for us slackers...)

   
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Dirty white and green? That’s just a quick step away from Deathguard, plague marines and nurgle.

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