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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Painting the interior walls of the caboose black*, will help with the light blocking greatly!

--B.

*I see a red hack and I want to paint it blaaaaaack.

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Madison, WI

 Briancj wrote:
*I see a red hack and I want to paint it blaaaaaack.


Nice. Good advice too. I'll probably start with that as a light blocker then go with something more prototypical as I "decorate" the interior. Lots of photos of wood caboose interiors out there.

   
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Nice work on the tank car. Good rustiness.


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Not where I should be

Love what you are doing here. great work.




 
   
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Madison, WI

Thanks guys. More to come... PLUS I think I'm ready to dive back into gaming stuff. Keep a weather-eye out... I have been rejuvinated!!

   
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Gaming stuff? gaming stuff as in 40k or gaming stuff as in Bushido? or gaming stuff as in Canasta?

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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

 nerdfest09 wrote:
Gaming stuff? gaming stuff as in 40k or gaming stuff as in Bushido? or gaming stuff as in Canasta?


Go fish

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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Mostly, on my phone.

I'm so excited to see more Gitsplitta goodness.

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

Well, bushido for sure... but I'm kinda thinking I might play around with some 40k stuff as well. Just for nostalgia's sake.

   
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Nostalgia says 'YES'

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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Surprise!


   
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Cutting stuff up and bunging it back together in new and interesting ways.






Under the couch

Nice, clean gradient

   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Thank you. Actually it was part of an airbrushing lesson for a friend. You'll note the back of the rhino is missing in an odd way. I was happy to get a decent blend with someone else's airbrush after so long a time not using my own.

I also discovered that if you airbrush Vallejo's "blue" over black primer... you get a really deep violet color, not blue. You need to add white to the mix to bring it up to a recognizable blue.

   
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Madison, WI

The spark came back two days ago. Here's what I've been up to. Getting ready for Adepticon by cranking out objectives for the six boards I'm bringing.

First, the "small" objectives. Been working on my granite... think it's coming along pretty well.








Here's the whole group of six sets of small objectives.




Quick and dirty 4" area-of-control objective to go on a lava (grey stone) board. I just HAD to put some foliage on there... but I made sure it was all dead first. I figure some pioneer grasses and dead leaves blown in by the wind is OK.




Lastly, I got an idea for an extra set of objectives... paper lanterns on poles next to a path. The log on the ground is actually filling in the slot for the base, but it'll make for a nice separation of the background and the path (in grey). These are far from done.



   
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Affton, MO. USA

Nice job on the objectives . I’ve placed another order now that the newest wave is available. It should have the newest Minimoto Clan and the last two (non-exclusive) ninjas in the order.

Where are the paper lanterns from? I was trying to create some of my own but those look far better.

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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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Looking forward to the mysterious smurf tank. And lovely work on the objectives too.

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

Thanks guys!

@Theo: I'll be getting the Tengu spear babe as her sculpt is just kickin'! Also the little crabs for my pirates. (Pirates with crabs, who'd believe it?)

Paper lanterns are from Master Crafted Miniatures in the UK. He's got a bunch of other great stuff too.
https://mastercrafted.co.uk/shop/scenery/japanese-paper-lantern-x2/?fbclid=IwAR3Jk-75eFGJRiMtI6tNhwg1_2tyFmR-832PtToLMkk3Vzo7Wmk0aXGO9mE

@graven: Not sure there's going to any more on the rhino, at least for a while. It was just an airbrushing lesson after all.

   
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Long time no see. It is going to be a pain to catch up on this thread. I have been gone since you first started on the ad mechs when they first came out.

Working on Imperial guard Kill Team. And a Nightlords 40k army. 
   
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Oh, that is lovely stone.

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Madison, WI

Stonelessword wrote:Long time no see. It is going to be a pain to catch up on this thread. I have been gone since you first started on the ad mechs when they first came out.


Nice to see you again Stonelessword! I'm no where near as productive as I used to be... and now scattered across a bunch of hobby things. But I hope you'll still find interesting things to look at.

Anvildude wrote:Oh, that is lovely stone.


Thanks! (though if you're talking about the green marble tabletop... that's real... belonged to my grandmother, circa early 1900s)


I will definitely have progress to show tonight. Going to throw myself at those lantern objectives & the 4" wood discs I use as the base for my area-of-control objectives came in yesterday... so I'll be busy with those as well.

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So cool Gits! I really like those lanterns, what a cool idea but that rhino just screams Night lords to me! great job on it even though it's a practice piece :-)

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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

I love how much you've gone 'all-in' on Bushido.

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Madison, WI

Adepticon prep continues.

New set of 4" area-control objectives. Here you see the direct application of my model railroading diversion applied to a gaming application (powders used to weather the vinyl bricks).


Posts for the paper lanterns are done.



Also putting together the tables I'm responsible for bringing so I can make sure they are complete and well designed. Have 3 finished and the other three nearly so. The tables below are all finished except for the lava table which needs the crystals painted. The tables are in the orientation that you would play on them.








I'm working on some interesting stuff right now, but there's a lot of "hurry up and wait" and there's a lot of drying time involved for glue, flocking and washes. I need to remind myself that Adepticon is NOT next week... but still a few weeks away. If I keep working steadily, I should be way ahead of the game.


Update... finished a public announcement sign. I managed to get all 3 types of Japanese writing on here... which isn't good for a period piece... however, it'll do for now.


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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Is there any form of height advantage in Bushido? I'm concerned the first table provides both a higher level of terrain, and a place to 'hide' starting miniatures. Seems very biased toward that 'far' side.

Otherwise, gorgeous! Frankly, the 'harbour' table is amaze-balls.

--Brian


Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Madison, WI

Hey Brian. Thanks for your thoughtful comments. No, none what so ever.

   
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USA

Wow those table set ups are gorgeous. How many people have you converted to Bushido because of the stuff you make? Have a great time in Adepticon

   
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Good job on the objectives.

and nice table layouts.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Madison, WI

@Syro_: Well, not sure... but I might have influenced a couple of people a smidge.

@Dr H: Thank you!


One more table down. Kind of a sylvan/conifer forest theme going on here. Color is all wrong on the photo but you get the idea.




   
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Madison, WI

Latest round of frenzied activity...

New scatter terrain.



Close-ups of the trees.












Finally some cut hay area-of-control objectives for one of the farm boards.

   
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Affton, MO. USA

Are the trees made from chimney cleaner brushes? They look like that model railroad trick . Also how did you do the hay/straw objective markers, they look ace.

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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