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Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

Cam - found it : )


‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

Resistance really was futile


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dunno what's up with the images - they're not rotated when I open them on my desktop, honest! I've tried inserting them a couple of times, but they always come out like this... odd.
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‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in gb
Agile Revenant Titan






Well! I've seen your wyches on google images but never realised there was more! Really nice work dude, and can't wait to see what you do with the Triumvirate

Check out may pan-Eldar projects http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/702683.page

Also my Rogue Trader-esque spaceport factions http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/709686.page

Oh, and I've come up with a semi-expanded Shadow War idea and need some feedback! https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/726439.page

Lastly I contribute to a blog too! http://objectivesecured.blogspot.co.uk/ Check it out! It's not just me  
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

thanks Ynneadwraith
one or two pages to look through of stuff on here lol



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As you know Dakka chums, I've been away for a while and there have been a few unsuccessful attempts at getting back into painting. Let's hope it sticks with the Ynnead minis as they cost a bloody fortune! I have to say though that they are beautiful pieces, and I know I haven't really been away that long, but the level of fine detail on these things is amazing - GW really have upped their sculpting and manufacturing processes. They also seem a lot smaller than I remember!
I've only assembled one of them so far, but he went together really easily. I took off the spikes on the top of his helmet as I thought they were a bit too much (like the feathered/furred cloak isn't! lol), and there are two or three spots I want to smooth out with greenstuff

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‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in ca
Roaring Reaver Rider






Finnan so lovely to have you back again! Your work has been so inspiring to me when I was but a fledgling Craftworld painter several years ago, I can't wait to see what you do with these models, they're a gorgeous set and I agree, GW has really outdone themselves with these three.

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Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

thank you for your kind words IF

I've done a bit of work on the Visarch today, mostly base coating and a little bit of washing. It feels good to be back in the painting saddle again, and to be doing something familiar. I'm not straying too far from my Craftworld scheme for this one and I'm starting off with some yellow to get me warmed up, and it seems to be going well so far : )


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Can anyone tell me why the images keep coming in sideways? It's not like that when I open it on my computer!
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‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

that's better!

The plan is for his armour to be a nice, burning deep red. The inside of the cloak will contrast and work with that, and there will be a couple yellow stripes on the back of the cloak too. I think the cloak is going to be a midnight blue, I'm not too sure yet. I'm having a bit of an experiment with the fur... which I don't actually think is fur. I think they're feathers. So, I'm going to paint them (or try to) like black cockerel feathers - with a sort of green iridescent/metallic sheen to them. We'll see how it works out! I base coated them using some raw copper pigment I have, mixed up with some Lahmia Medium, then gave them a couple of washes of black. I'm starting to glaze them up with green now, but it'll be slow going, so I'll try and take a shot when more of it is done. I think it's working...
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‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in gb
Agile Revenant Titan






Neat! I like him as-is if i'm perfectly honest that's just my personal painting style though, sure he'll look awesome when he's done

Love the idea of making iridescant feathers. I've given it a quick go on my winged Corsairs but i feel like i can do better. If your recipe works as you plan i might have to steal it

Check out may pan-Eldar projects http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/702683.page

Also my Rogue Trader-esque spaceport factions http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/709686.page

Oh, and I've come up with a semi-expanded Shadow War idea and need some feedback! https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/726439.page

Lastly I contribute to a blog too! http://objectivesecured.blogspot.co.uk/ Check it out! It's not just me  
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

lol thanks Ynneadwraith!
I can see how the current GW painting style could work - base, wash, highlight - on these models (and they're very drybrush-friendly), but I want to take my time on them. In my head already today I was thinking in terms of Golden Demon standard (which is probably far too ambitious at the moment, I'm far too rusty for that ).

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‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
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Jinking Ravenwing Land Speeder Pilot





Pittsburgh PA, USA

Love the start of your work so far! If I'm correct, you primed white then washed black? Did you use junk oil or make a wash out of a abbadon black?

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Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

thanks Master Azalle : )

I still have my grubby hands on some of the older paints, so I basecoated with Charadon Granite and then washed with Badab black. But white undercoat, yes.
I find that Charadon gives a nice warm base to work from.


‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in gb
Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Good start, Fin'. Like you've never been away.


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Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

thank you good Doctor ; )


‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in gb
Pious Palatine






Looking good. The black armour and the orange cloak are looking sick!

EDC
   
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Roaring Reaver Rider






Excellent work Finnan I'm really loving your progress on this. As for the photos I have that problem too sometimes, to fix it I just open the photo in MS Paint then hit the save button without modifying anything, seems to always make them sit upright for me after that.

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Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

cool, thanks for the tip! : )


‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in gb
Steady Space Marine Vet Sergeant





Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Oh come on. Really? You come back and immediately shart showing off your incredibly well painted oranges. I didn't even have time to prepare myself for feeling inadequate :(

But seriously, that orange is jelousy-inducing. Really really great. I'm excited for the rest of the mini.

Welcome back.

   
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[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Gone but not forgotten, and then back with a bang, you certainly don't look like you have lost any of your amazing skill.




 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

Zambro, Cam, thank you very much


‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

Deliberately going slow with this one as I want to do him justice (goodness knows how long the Yncarne will take then...)
The yellows a re doen I think. I might do another highlight, but I'm not sure at this point. Had to redo a lot of the back one I put the stripes in as my hand-eye coordination was not what it was! I had to go back in with white and straighten out the lines and then build the yellows back up, but I'm happy to do that for nice neat lines : )

Not sure if you can see the feathers, but I've started building up the green - this is going to take a while!

I want to do the spirit stone casings in the feathers gold (fairly standard) but I quite like the ones on his loincloth being black... will it look odd to have a mix of the two, or should I just stick to one colour throughout? (I'm leaning towards one colour)
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‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in ca
Roaring Reaver Rider






That cloak is absolutely beautiful dude, your colours are so smooth and well blended, I sit in equal parts awe and jealousy of it. That stripe on the back is a great touch that adds a lot to the model for such a simple idea. As for the Gem casings, personally I'd lean towards one colour, I think the gold would look nice.

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Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Great job on the cape.

For the stones, I'd leave them until last and then see how they might fit the final scheme.
All one colour does have a nice unity,
But different colours in different areas can also help to bring out the colours and contrasts.


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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Chaplain with Hate to Spare






Man that is beautifully done! the blending on the yellow is almost creamy it's so soft, you are an absolute master of that colour and a master of patience!

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Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

that's what I was thinking Dr H - the dark on the loincloth will look great, but it'd get lost in the feathers. I'm going to take your wise advice and wait and see

aww, Nerd, you flatterer you! ; ) Thanks buddy


‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

The level of sculpted detail on this guy is ridiculous. I honestly don't know how to paint it yet. I thought the fur/feathers were going to be a nightmare, but they were a piece of cake compared to the armour!
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‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in ca
Roaring Reaver Rider






Oddly enough I have the opposite problem, I find highly detailed models easier to paint than models with large smooth surfaces. In my mind I need to fill any smooth surface with either texture or freehand (two things I'm not particularly good at) but on detailed surfaces I just get to work on painting the details and it ends up looking alright.

Do you have a plan for the armour? Are you going to mimic the red of the canon model or do your own scheme from the ground up? By the way the fur is looking top notch.

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Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

I'm going to do the armour red, but several shades darker... so I think lay down the dark red fairly strongly first and the start highlighting up from there, but leave some of the dark shadows too


‎"Let's all embrace the future, stop pretending we care about each other, and start hoarding canned goods...
hmmm, Spam has its own key."

"Pit Crew! Take this box out back, throw in a rabid Honey Badger and SET IT ON FIRE!"

If I were an Eskimo, I'd build my igloo next to a supermarket on a tropical beach. 
   
Made in ca
Roaring Reaver Rider






That sounds like a good plan, leave the vibrancy mostly in the cloak so the armour doesn't detract too much from that. With how ancient his armour is I thought it was a bit to bright in the canon model, I think the toned down red will be really nice.

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Using Inks and Washes






Cloak is stunning.

   
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Agile Revenant Titan






Looking great finnan love the feathers, and i agree with I_F that i think the official paint scheme for both tye Visarch and the Yncarne are too bright.

Can't wait to see him progress

Check out may pan-Eldar projects http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/702683.page

Also my Rogue Trader-esque spaceport factions http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/709686.page

Oh, and I've come up with a semi-expanded Shadow War idea and need some feedback! https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/726439.page

Lastly I contribute to a blog too! http://objectivesecured.blogspot.co.uk/ Check it out! It's not just me  
   
 
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