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Grey Knight Psionic Stormraven Pilot





Sacramento, CA

Greetings,

I am just getting into 40K. I am playing Dark Angels, focusing on the Deathwing. Here is the model I have completed so far. Any suggestions? I'm not sure what I am going to do on the base. Thanks for any advice.
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Deathwing Front

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Deathwing Right Side

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Close Up Crux Terminatus

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Deathwing Left Side

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Not a bad looking termie

I think some highlights on your reds, greens and the bleached bone would improve on what you have already done.

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That is fantastic! That is a difficult color to do also!

Base? no idea... If I was going to do marines, I have wanted to do industrial bases. Also if you are not inspired, I can recommend pre-made resin bases. Some of them are really nice and can really make a good figure look better.

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Thats awesome. Hopefully mine will look that nice, keep the good work.

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In da big swirly fing

looks great. Just a little more highlights and it would look awesome. about bases you can do industrial and marines climbing over rubble and kneeling while shooting

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Sheffield, England

New to painting my arse. Looks great to me.

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Sweet, this is really persinal prefrence, but I like to thin my paints. Say about 4 drops of clean water. I think it looks alot more 'clean'. but its all persinal preferance.
   
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Portsmouth UK

great start - just needs basing

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Nice job man, but I do agree with bubber.

 
   
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Have you painted mini's before? If not, than you are on the right path... you seem to have some natural talent.

Very nice!
   
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San Diego.

Try hitting it with the new GW washes. A single light application of Gryphon Sepia on the bone white would give you some nice depth.

   
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Grey Knight Psionic Stormraven Pilot





Sacramento, CA

Hey, thanks for all the advice. Yeah, I'm new. Never painted any models before. I did use some of the GW washes. Mainly the black and green. I'll try adding a wash over the body. Thanks again.


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Grey Knight Psionic Stormraven Pilot





Sacramento, CA

Well, I took a lot of the advice that was given here. My buddy sent me a Brother-Captain Stern figure. He looked so cool, I just had to try and paint him. I'm not quite done yet. But I figured I would post him here, and get some more adivce, since what you all gave me already was so helpful. I can't believe how much detail they put into this figure. I keep finding new stuff to detail. Anyway, here are the pics.
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Brother-Captain Stern Front

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Brother-Captain Stern Right

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Brother-Captain Stern Back

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Brother-Captain Stern Left

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Brother-Captain Stern Front Down the Barrel

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Brother-Captain Stern Up Close

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South Lakes

basing? i geuss it really depends what terrain you most frequently play/ what all your gaming buddies use. i use allsorts, mainly a mix of static sand and grass but when you develop a bitz box you'll have loads of interesting little items to put on the bases. hooray! :þ

 
   
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Grey Knight Psionic Stormraven Pilot





Sacramento, CA

Okay, I finished this model. I did some basing on him. Overall I'm pretty happy, but I was looking for some suggestions. Thanks.
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Front

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Right Side

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Back

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Left Side

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Top Left

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i love the crest you added onto him looks great, good job and if this really is your first crack at painting all i have to say is i hate you lol keep it up
   
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Mobile, AL

OK.....does anyone else buy the "first time painting" statement??

Dude, if that is truely the case, then I guess in a couple years people will start vying for Golden Ixlars.

Heck, my first model looked like a Rorschac Test on SpacWolf Gray, with yellow distractions.

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Grey Knight Psionic Stormraven Pilot





Sacramento, CA

Thank you. It really is my first time painting. It took me a while to paint this figure. I had to figure out how to make the cloak look right, and work on the shading. But I sure had a lot of fun. I also got a lot of good advice here on the boards.


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