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Made in gb
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Another update, another pair of finished minis.

First there is the Herald (from Reaper):-



All those new tentacles I added didn't half make the base hard to paint!
Not too sure if I like this one or not, it just seems to be missing something.

And Mr. Stinky, the goalpost from my Farmers Guild set (Guild Ball):-



He's so cute!

Got some new stuff on the desk, there's an Iron Priest (GW):-



I may have already got carried away with the colours on this one.
I've also got two more members of the Hunters Guild (Guild Ball) on the go, Snow the Wolf and Skatha:-



Early days on these two.

   
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The Herald looks very cool. The patina on the mask is well done.
The Guild Ball minis have a lot of personality. The wolf is an especially cool figure. Looking forward to seeing your take on them.
   
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Thanks!


Not at lot of painting going on at the moment, slowly nibbling away at the ones on my desk.
Snow is finished:-



She'll get a better picture when I've finished the other two.

Skatha is about 50% done:-



Fighting with her hair has taken up a lot of time.

The Iron Priest is also about 50% done:-



So many little bits to paint! I'm quite the fan of GW's detail heavy approach to sculpting, but even I think they got a little carried away on this one.

   
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They are all looking quite good. Striking color on the Iron Priest.
   
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 youwashock wrote:
They are all looking quite good. Striking color on the Iron Priest.


Thanks! I was worried he'd end up too colourful, but it seems to be working at the moment.


With Skatha finished that's another two Hunters Guild (Guildball) members painted!

Skatha:-



Snow:-



Still not that happy with Skathas hair, but the rest of her turned out okay.
Snow continues to be surprisingly hard to photograph.


On the work in progress front, the Iron Priest is almost there:-



Just the fancy backpack to go.
Also, Mrs. Silence has returned to the table:-



Still needs a head.

   
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Great job on Skatha's face. The expression is amazing. And glad to see Mrs. S back.
   
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Skatha came out beautifully. I agree with youwashock, her face an expression are perfectly accomplished. I feel your pain on the struggles of photographing really bright or near-white models, it's a huge struggle.

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youwashock wrote:Great job on Skatha's face. The expression is amazing. And glad to see Mrs. S back.


Inevitable_Faith wrote:Skatha came out beautifully. I agree with youwashock, her face an expression are perfectly accomplished. I feel your pain on the struggles of photographing really bright or near-white models, it's a huge struggle.


Thanks guys! It helps that her face was really well sculpted in the first place.


Another mini down, my Iron Priest is done:-




He was a lot of fun to paint, and ended up not looking anywhere near as busy as I feared.

Mrs Silence is still work in progress:-



I had hoped to finish her too, but I used too much glaze medium on her hair so it's taking an age to dry!
Also on the work in progress front, I've got a couple Guild Ball bits on the go, Ulfr from the Hunters Guild:-



He's super heavy for his size.
And a bit of terrain from the Farmers Guild:-



It's got some mold lines I can't get to, but it's looking good so far.

   
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And with a final bit of basing the female half of my Silence duo (Kingdom Death) is finished:-






Despite the troubles I had with her, I'm very pleased with the end result!

The Guild Ball stuff is coming along nicely too.



Ulfr has a fully painted head.



And the millstone has sacks of grain.

   
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Great attention to details and amazing blues and purples - definitely eye-catching. Subscribed (ashamedly for not doing so sooner).

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She came out looking beautiful. You are really getting to show off your skin chops on that big guy, too. Looking great so far.
   
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Very nice work on the KD:M models. I don't play the game and won't be buying the models anytime soon, so I enjoy seeing what good painters can do with them.

Speaking of never playing, how is Guild Ball as a game?

Now showing Abyssals for Vanguard!




Painting total as of 8/17/2019: 99 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 36 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain and three fly holes and three farm buildings and a fire pit.


 
   
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Truly excellent work- it is a pleasure to see updates on what you have accomplished!

"He fears his fate too much, or his desserts are small, who will not put it to a single touch; to win- or lose- it all."

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Wirecat wrote:Great attention to details and amazing blues and purples - definitely eye-catching. Subscribed (ashamedly for not doing so sooner).


Thanks, and welcome to the thread!

youwashock wrote:She came out looking beautiful. You are really getting to show off your skin chops on that big guy, too. Looking great so far.


Thanks!
I'm still not too sure about his lips, it's not a body part I paint too often.

JoshInJapan wrote:Very nice work on the KD:M models. I don't play the game and won't be buying the models anytime soon, so I enjoy seeing what good painters can do with them.

Speaking of never playing, how is Guild Ball as a game?


Thanks!

I don't play Guild Ball (I don't play much of anything), I just really like their minis for some reason.

Meer_Cat wrote:Truly excellent work- it is a pleasure to see updates on what you have accomplished!


Thanks!



Finished my bit of Farmers Guild (Guild Ball) terrain:-



Not quite sure what I'm going to do with it, or the other bits I've got to paint.

Haven't been doing a whole lot of painting lately, but Ulfr has pants now:-



Still a lot to do though.

Most of my hobby time the last few days has gone to assembling this guy:-



It's Slimux and Mulch!


   
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Rolling mill looks fabulous!

Pledge 2017:
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Pledge 2018:
Infinity - Ariadna (11/10) : Hordes - Circle Orboros (11/10) : Alkemy - various (11/10) : Burrows-n-badgers (11/10) : KoW and misc fantasy (11/10) : Deadzone and misc Sci-Fi (11/10) : Warmachine - Convergence of Cyriss (14/0)

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Wirecat wrote:
Rolling mill looks fabulous!


Thanks!


Bit more progress, finished Ulfr (Guild Ball):-




Glad to have this one finished, he was fun to paint but surprisingly heavy, and was a real killer on my poor wrists!
This also completes my 'Heralds of the Winters Moon' Hunters Guild set:-



Yay!

On the work in progress front, Mulch has a shell, and I've started on his skin:-



You can also see a partially complete Slimex in the background.

I've also dug back into my Kingdom Death pile and come up with Paul the Survivor:-



Just starting on his skin.

And I'm continuing with my Farmers Guild with Millstone:-



Again, just started the skin.

Kinda stuck at the moment though, my last decent brush died getting into Mulchs nooks and crannies, so no painting until I can get some new ones.

   
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That shell is positively vivid. I love it. The Guild group turned out great, too.
   
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The Guild group shot is great! Very nice shading on the snail shell- I'm noting down ideas for when I start working on my Eldar paint schemes.

"He fears his fate too much, or his desserts are small, who will not put it to a single touch; to win- or lose- it all."

Montrose Toast



 
   
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Thanks guys!
The blue ink and satin varnish worked wonders on Mulchs shell.


Finished another mini, this time it's Millstone (Guild Ball):-



Wasn't too happy with this one when I started, the details of her face are rather soft, but from the neck down it's a pretty decent PVC mini.
Still wish they had stuck to making metal ones though.


Still nibbling away at Paul the Survivor:-



Struggling with this one at the moment, for a Kingdom Death mini he's quite meh in both sculpt and casting, and I don't have much enthusiasm to work on him.

Also working on Slimux and Mulch:-



Spent way too much time faffing about with their skin.

   
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Poor Millstone, no one is interested in muscular farm-girls...


Had a break from the stuff on my desk, though still very firmly stuck in the world of Guild Ball, and painted up Grace and Benediction:-



Grace




Benediction





I was quite intimidated by that rather ornate armour they're both wearing, but I think I did a decent job on it.

   
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Still working on Guild Ball stuff, this time it's Vileswarm, one of the Mortician Guilds mascots:-



No one of my best paint jobs, but there's not much you can do with a pile of rats.

I've also got a Storm Knight (Kingdom Death) on the go:-



This is the second one I've painted (I did the resin version a couple of years ago), hopefully I'll take a better picture next time.

And more Guild Ball, Farris the Blacksmith:-



Just her head painted so far.
I'm liking how the more Guild Ball stuff I paint, the less it looks like a range of fantasy football minis.

   
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Grace and Benediction turned out quite cool. I am also very interested in seeing how the Storm Knight turns out.
   
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If I'm interpreting those photos correctly, you do a wash/glaze over a white basecoat before you start painting? I don't think I've seen that before.

Now showing Abyssals for Vanguard!




Painting total as of 8/17/2019: 99 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 36 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain and three fly holes and three farm buildings and a fire pit.


 
   
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youwashock wrote:Grace and Benediction turned out quite cool. I am also very interested in seeing how the Storm Knight turns out.


Thanks! I'm having fun with the Storm Knight, I think I chose a better colour scheme this time around.

JoshInJapan wrote:If I'm interpreting those photos correctly, you do a wash/glaze over a white basecoat before you start painting? I don't think I've seen that before.


Yeah, now I'm back to priming in white I like to give my minis a quick brown wash just to make the details a little easier to see.


Nothing to show off this update, the warm weather is making it too uncomfortable to paint for any decent length of time, and after messing up the Storm Knights cape by rushing things I've decided to take a bit of a break.
I'll be back in a couple of months when, hopefully, it's a bit cooler.

   
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Back sooner than expected, I got bored (I need a summer hobby).

Braved the heat and finished a mini that was on my Shelf of Shame (it's actually more of a cabinet), Sowerberry from Twisted:-




Had fun painting all his clocks, but I don't think I'll bother making any more stamped greenstuff bases, I just can't make them look decent.

Next up, on the work in progress front, there's something new:-



Sir George the Gangelly!
I found a box of old school-style Chaos Warriors while tidying up, I expect they came from some random Kickstarter, prepare to see more in the future.

I also finally finished assembling the rest of my Kingdom Death armour kits, and I've started slowly painting them up while waiting for other stuff to dry:-



This batch is Lantern Armour Dude, Leather Armour Dude, Phoenix Armour Dudette and Dragon Armour Dude.
Not putting a huge amount of effort in to these, they're just too hit and miss sculpting-wise, but they're still too nice to just bin them.

   
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Yay, more Kingdom Death! Always nice to see what you do with those guys.
   
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 youwashock wrote:
Yay, more Kingdom Death! Always nice to see what you do with those guys.


Thanks! Not going to work too hard on these ones though, they're going to be speed-paints (or as close as I get to speed-painting).


Finished a couple of minis.
First there's Sir George the Gangly:-



Still not entire sure where this guy is from, but he was fun to paint.

Also finished the first of my little band of Kingdom Death Survivors, the guy with the fancy hair:-



He ended up looking pretty good, but he is the least complicated of the four.


On the work in progress front, along with the remaining three Survivors, I now have:-



The Gentlefolk Highwaywoman (Twisted) on the table.

   
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That Highwaywoman is an amazing mini. Fabulous details.
   
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I love your style - really reminds me of the vibe when I first got into the hobby.

Thanks for sharing



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youwashock wrote:That Highwaywoman is an amazing mini. Fabulous details.


Yeah, the Twisted range has some really nice minis.

IGtR= wrote:I love your style - really reminds me of the vibe when I first got into the hobby.

Thanks for sharing


Thanks!


Finished another of my little group of Kingdom Death Survivors:-



This time it's Lantern Armour Dude with his impractically large weapon.
Another simple yet fun to paint mini, got the complicated pair to do now though.

In a related hobby project, I also finally finished assembling the organiser I brought for my Kingdom Death Monster game:-





It's very snazzy, but it makes an already heavy box even heavier.

On the work in progress front, the Highwaywoman is getting there slowly:-



I'm particularly pleased with her leather coat, it looks rather good in hand.

   
 
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