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Made in gb
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Mostly, on my phone.

Are you aware you now have a {YouTube} block at the start of pg1?

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Fixed. Thanks graven.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Green Bay, Wisconson

 Gitsplitta wrote:
Gave a thought to upcoming projects and I have a plan...

Project #1: Paint bad moon decorations & decal storm boyz & ork characters and vehicles that I just got back.
Project #2: Build and paint 10 AdMech infiltrators to fill out my two squads and effectively finish my AdMech army.
Project #3: Build and paint 2 Armiger Moirax, completing my knight 2k build. I do have 2 Helvorins and one "spare" knight chassy that I'll eventually use to add either a third Moirax or Helvorin.
Project #4: Order 40mm bases for my 10 old-school wraith guard and get them re-based and painted... officially beginning the Iyanden project.


#4.. Looking forward to this.. bout time!

 
   
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Madison, WI

Thanks SL. Yeah... project #4 has been a long time coming.

Slightly Amended:

1. Decorations on ork infantry only.
2. Build 10 skitarii rangers and a few remaining old, metal, really cool orks & send to Damo for painting.
3. Build and paint 10 skitarii infiltrators.
4. Re-base & paint 10 wraithguard.

The Moirax project is unfortunately on hold until I can get the weapons I want for them. Time will tell (or I can just magnetize, but I'm dropping this from the list for now).

The idea is to finish one project per week (on average). So in the next month I hope to have all of this completed.

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Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Apparently over the years... I've managed to collect a lot of blue orks. Not sure how or why... it just happened. Recently, an old friend of mine gave me his ork army, also blue... along with some scattered eldar. I thought then, that I'd show them off by way of saying thanks to Ryan for his generosity.

I'm calling these my "Blue Moons" indicating their membership in the Bad Moon clan. The models with the light blue checkers and white bases are from Ryan. Others I've bought or painted myself to fit a theme.

I have the following...

4x 10 boyz w/ PK nobs (20 of which have red skulls painted on their faces so are occasionally used as kommandos)
1 battle wagon
1 trukk
2 deff dreads
2x 5 bikes w/ PK nob
8 nob bikers
8 lootas
warboss on bike
big mek w/ SAG
wierdboy

I'll probably run the nob bikers as just regular bikers for the time being. I'll re-base the white based models so they fit in with the rest. Sorry for the low-quality pic... just wanted to give you an idea of what I had.




Also a quick shot of a couple of classic orks that I'll be sending to Nerdy for special treatment!


Have a Crusade game tonight that I'm really looking forward to. Made a really odd but fun AdMech list that I'm looking forward to trotting out. Different crusade from the last one so no special abilities for anyone yet.

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Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Mostly, on my phone.

That's a surprisingly big waaagh by accident. Love the classic orks!

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.
2021 Painted model tally: 766 
   
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Calculating Commissar






Reading, Berks

That's a really nice looking waaagh there. Those classic orks were always ones I wanted to own, but never got around to before they vanished. I am Jealous!

   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Made some good progress on getting the details painted on the ork models Nerdfest09 painted for me. Black triangles, copper, horns/bone, etc. Of course there's no end to how much detail I *could* paint... but I'll keep it to a dull roar. Just wanted to make them look a little less generic. Have a few more details to pick out and basing. Might put a few small spots of red here-or-there just for contrast... but just a touch.









Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Ragin' Ork Dreadnought






Albany, Australia

Nice to see the Orks back in rotation.

   
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Wisconsin

Nice looking force Gitz, dont think I have ever seen that nob/boss bike before. Is it a conversion?
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Thanks Yorkright. Nope. Forge World.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Finally getting some things done. Let's start with the pain boy and a few meks. I must admit to being pretty pleased with the mek builds. They're all basically the same but with some different heads and fiddling around with the gun positions I managed to give each a bit of unique character (not even mentioning Nerdfest's brilliant paint jobs), and it was nice adding a few painting touches/details on my own. Just gives me a bit of ownership, you know?




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Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in gb
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Mostly, on my phone.

There's an impressive, subtle variety there. They look top notch.

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.
2021 Painted model tally: 766 
   
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Not where I should be

Orks, orks, orks, orks! Orks, orks, orks, orks! Beautiful orkses! They all look beautiful.

Look like they need a Morkanaut to me! Or you could ask Nerdy if he still has the motor pool I sent him years ago.




 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Thanks!


You know how things sometimes backfire?? Well my latest little project kind of backfired. I had some plastic ork nobs lying around that I got in a bulk purchase years ago. Probably only used them a few times and that was a looooong time ago. So I thought I might sell them. They were decently painted, but very simply and very darkly... so none of the details of the model stood out and they were pretty unremarkable. So I figured I'd just add a few simple details to make them pop and hopefully get a better price for them.

Now that I'm done... I'm not sure I want to let them go! However, if I was going to keep them I'd have to yellow up their armor. The biggest draw-back is that I really don't like the dark green ork skin. It just hides too much detail (and I refuse to do an entire skin re-paint)... which is probably what will be the deciding factor in the end.



Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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I mean, the dark green will give better contrast with the yellow, and it also sort of fits the idea of them being older and 'greener' than non-nobs.

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Fixture of Dakka





Surrey, BC - Canada

Nice Gitsplitta.

Cheers,

CB

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Thanks guys! Here's something a little higher quality. Some stormboyz painted by Nerdfest09, then "decorated" by me! This is all one squad. The distortion from the camera (obvious on the right side of the photos) is pretty wild.




Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Ragin' Ork Dreadnought






Albany, Australia

Old Skool one is looking a bit weedy amongst his newer brethren. All looking good though.

   
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Madison, WI

@Arakasi: Perhaps, but he has mountains of charm!


Next batch of models. All done by Nerdy. Kept my grubby hands off of them except for the basing.










Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Madison, WI

Today's painting update. Finally finished with the nob-on-warbike from Forgeworld. Another spectacular paint job by Nerdfest with a very few touches/details by me. Mainly the black triangular Bad Moon markings & basing. I did some effects in the big engine exhaust at the back, but nothing worth a special photograph. Thanks Nerdy! Fantastic job!




Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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love that bike thin king of getting one as in stock again
   
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You make painting with yellow look easy. Still one of the best threads on the net.
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

@MeatShield: Well, keep in mind it was Nerdfest09 who actually did the real work, I just added a few details over the top. But yeah... I can paint yellow... as can Nerdy!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut




Wisconsin

Lovely looking yellows and overall dingyness, they look very orky. I like the green cloak on the inquisitor it looks like nerdy used dots of paint to build up the highlights.
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

I've seen that technique used before by another professional painter... also on a green cloak. Very effective.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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44.328850 / -73.110190

Of all the awesome that I just saw (didn't dig too far back), what caught my attention was the dirt on the floor at the wall edge.



Honestly at first I thought I was looking at a 1:1 scale Ork and then duhhhh realized it was 28mm (32? GW Heroic?) but then even more amazed at the weathering. I know, terrain guy, I can't help it. Did you use weathering powders? Very high quality results regardless of technique.

And the Ork is ok I guess.


 Gitsplitta wrote:
That's.... dirt... Skalk. Actual dust. (09/08/2021)
 
   
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Green Bay, Wisconson

Nice job on the new additions. Ready to get Stuck in.

 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

 Skalk Bloodaxe wrote:
Of all the awesome that I just saw (didn't dig too far back), what caught my attention was the dirt on the floor at the wall edge.



Honestly at first I thought I was looking at a 1:1 scale Ork and then duhhhh realized it was 28mm (32? GW Heroic?) but then even more amazed at the weathering. I know, terrain guy, I can't help it. Did you use weathering powders? Very high quality results regardless of technique.

And the Ork is ok I guess.


That's.... dirt... Skalk. Actual dust. I used my finger to wipe the dust off the terrain piece and must have missed the edges along the walls. I'm glad you like it though!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Upstate, New York

You were just using RealTime (tm) weathering techniques with all natural weathering powders.

All the stuff is looking great.

   
 
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