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Made in ca
One Canoptek Scarab in a Swarm






With the fancier breastplates, you could always drybrush them lightly with a brass or similar? Or simply a lighter silver to make them pop?

   
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Affton, MO. USA

 Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll wrote:
With the fancier breastplates, you could always drybrush them lightly with a brass or similar? Or simply a lighter silver to make them pop?


Thank......I’m going with G for short, hope you don’t mind as my spell check just came up with unusual replacements .

The latest pic doesn’t have good lighting, the metals are much brighter, but I will highlight with some silver and all the metals will get hit with Stormhost Silver on top as well to accentuate the sparkle .

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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One Canoptek Scarab in a Swarm






ahah, usually just Gwyn works, but whatever's easiest, not like it's my real name so *shrug*.

Yeah with the highlights than the details on the armour shouldn't go unnoticed/wasted.

   
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Affton, MO. USA

 Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll wrote:
ahah, usually just Gwyn works, but whatever's easiest, not like it's my real name so *shrug*.

Yeah with the highlights than the details on the armour shouldn't go unnoticed/wasted.


@Gwyn, here’s a better, more recent photo, under the light. Hopefully it shows off the armor details some more. Still plenty of work to do on these guys, but enough for a casual game if I get the chance today


Also started on my Skaven. This is the model that has inspired me to even get into the game. Skritch Spiteclaw, leader of his swarm. I decided to do a different color scheme than the box art. This is just the basecoat and a wash, still far to go with this.


Edit: Well 2 hours of painting done and all 5 bases for the warband are in good shape, everyone has their basic skin tone and the lurking skaven is done up to a basecoat and a wash all over.


Lots of fun painting these guys up. On the lurking skaven she base there is a small rat burrowing up between the stones. I thought it was only a dislodged brick and dirt, but it adds so much to the base.

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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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Your Skaven are looking good so far.

Yeah, the Shadspire bases are great, they really put my normal basing efforts to shame.
Although the skull-stuffed logs on the Godsworn Hunt bases are a bit much.

   
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Affton, MO. USA

 aku-chan wrote:
Your Skaven are looking good so far.

Yeah, the Shadspire bases are great, they really put my normal basing efforts to shame.
Although the skull-stuffed logs on the Godsworn Hunt bases are a bit much.


Just goes to prove that skulls do grow on trees

Thanks aka-chan

Edit: Krrk the Almost-trusted joins the warband. Seriously, that’s the figures name . He’s second in command to Skritch Spiteclaw who is my warband General, which I gues makes him Captain Krrk , so I gave him a red shirt keeping with the theme . He also has two small rats on his shoulder, because Skaven


Just two more to go, the hungering skaven and the festering skaven. Hoping to get them done today .

Edit2: well the festering skaven didn’t take long. These are still just base coats and washes, but good enough for tabletop in my opinion.


Edit3: enter the hungering, last of Skritch Spiteclaws swarm.


Had lots of fun speed painting these guys to a tabletop level. More details will get added later.

Thanks for looking in

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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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USA

I like how you interpreted Captain Krrk for your warband
All the guys are looking very nice

   
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Affton, MO. USA

 Syro_ wrote:
I like how you interpreted Captain Krrk for your warband
All the guys are looking very nice


Thanks Syro_,I am pleased with the basecoat so far, now to get a game or two in with them.

No pics , lack of sleep may have gotten me productive in assembling three more teams for Warhammer Underworlds, but it made me forget to take pictures. Besides who wants to see naked fire dwarves really? Hopefully will prime these guys today or tomorrow and get to painting them soon.

Edit: forgot to take pics of newly assembled, but really I’m not sure that’s necessary unless someone wants to see all the plastic colors GW can do now. I did a couple more hours of painting on the Skaven, I’m really happy with how they are looking right now.

Down shot of the bases to see the little rats going for a swim in the green nasty water and the brown skaven chocolates left on the stones.

Not showing up for some reason , but the runes on the helmet crest glow green.

Bases labeled for ease of tracking.

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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 
   
Made in us
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Affton, MO. USA

Decided the stormcast crew didn’t have enough color to them, so did more red on the vestments.


I have about an hour so I think I’ll start on some of the Reavers, at least some skin tones.

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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These guys (and rodents) are all looking great. The extra color on the SC was a good move.
   
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Loving the Skaven bud, looking fantastic.

The clankies are looking good too.




 
   
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Eastern edge

I cannot say anything bad about these guys! they are looking so good for their respective factions!

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Mostly, on my phone.

I love the crisp and clean skaven! I thought I'd want them mucky and grimy but they look ace.

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Fantastic work

https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/772746.page#10378083 - My progress/failblog painting blog thingy 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

youwashock wrote:These guys (and rodents) are all looking great. The extra color on the SC was a good move.

Thanks Youashock, I do agree on the more color option .

Camkierhi wrote:Loving the Skaven bud, looking fantastic.

The clankies are looking good too.

Thanks Cam, I do love my furry little rat .

shasolenzabi wrote:I cannot say anything bad about these guys! they are looking so good for their respective factions!

Thanks Shasho, just hope I can keep up the factions to these guys standards, some are less than exciting to me.

inmygravenimage wrote:I love the crisp and clean skaven! I thought I'd want them mucky and grimy but they look ace.

Well clean rats are just awesome, look at Stewart Little for instance. And the rat from ratatouille, he was a neat little fuzz ball.

Argive wrote:Fantastic work

Thanks Argive, and welcome to the merry little show of insanity I can my blog.

Tight on time this week and next with setting up two weddings and the end of school year for my kids and my wife. Only got to throw a single base layer on the reavers skin yesterday, might get a quick wash on them before I head to work myself.


Thanks for stopping in.

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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Affton, MO. USA

Targor, first of Garrek’s Reavers to be worked on, still WIP, but getting there.


Base still needs lots of work, hair and browns are just started. Think I over did the skin.....might revisit that later, but good for now.

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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Affton, MO. USA

Started on Blooded Saek, another of Garreks reavers.

Not really excited about him, but still very WIP with lots of layers to go. The first layer of his old GW dark flesh came out red, I guess I didn’t shake it enough, so this I saw the second coat applied and starting to get there.

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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That first mini is a classic GW pose, and I'm happy to see it...even if it's the Khorne Flakes version.

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Kinda like the pose on the new guy. Has a cool motion to it. Also like the darker, reddishness of the skintone. Looks cool with the skull mask.
   
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Blimey, you are really motoring through the Shadespire miniatures. It is really good to have a faction done in 4-7 odd models. The Skaven are my favourites, a classic colour choice and they look great.

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