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Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

After swiftly realising that the level of sculpted detail on the Visarch is insane, and a lot of it very, very fine, I admitted to myself that I wouldn't be able to work in my usual technique of highlighting up with thin layers. So he sat on a shelf for a few days (okay, a week) whilst I sulked. I was actually working on other things, so it wasn't as if I was just sulking.

The Plan B hit me! Hurrah!

I'd re-basecoat him with Scab red (old paint, yes I still have some of those), but carefully so as to not obscure any of that sculpted detail, then wash the hell out of him with Badab Black. He's re-basecoated now and in a heroic measure of restraint, I've given him a wash of Druchii Purple to start with instead of going straight in with the black. I think I'll go in with the black next but only on certain areas to really give the shadows some punch. Then, judicious highlighting... I might even be tempted to do some dry brushing, but I'm hesitant to do that as it's not the smoothest of highlighting techniques. Pics to follow!


‎"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







Sometimes the roughness of dry-brushing can be used to the advantage in giving something some texture. Maybe not in this case, but sometimes.

I await pictures.


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!  
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

Drybrushing done. Not entirely happy with it, but I'm not sure I had much choice. Hopefully I can go to town with blending with the other two minis. I'll probably tone down some of the brighter highlights here and there, and once other colours and details go on it'll hopefully come together.
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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, you might not be quite sold on him but he looks awesome to me!

Whats the next steps?

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 Y

next steps:
get the gem casings done in gold and then wash them with Gryph's Sepia and highlight them back up.
While I'm using the gold I might as well get the weapon hilts done as well.

Straps a rich, dark brown I think.

Gems - cool blues and greens to contrast against the armour and reds and oranges for the ones in the feathers.

Eyes - nice, bright green, with a bit of a glow around them.

Bladey things on his knee and wrist... dunno, but I need to do something with them.


‎"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
Regular Dakkanaut





The drybrushing looks great! I love how that dark red you've got on the armour- its definitely got me more enthused about tackling him myself.
   
Made in gb
Steady Space Marine Vet Sergeant





Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

You have nothing to beat yourself up over. He looks incredible so far!

   
Made in gb
Agile Revenant Titan






Sounds like a plan can't wait to see you put a little more detail onto him

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
Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Dry-brushing came out well. Once the rest is done it'll all be good.


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!  
   
Made in us
Jinking Ravenwing Land Speeder Pilot





Pittsburgh PA, USA

Looks fantastic so far, can't wait to see him finished!

Angels of Vengeance P&M Blog

A Tale of 5 Gamers!

Blood Knights Kill Team P&M

Crusade of Vengeance - A Tale of Sacrifce and Brotherhood
www..com/dakkaforum/posts/list/545145.page 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

I'm back, and hopefully going to get back into this. It's been a long time, but I think I'm ready again.
I might bite off more than I can chew, but I have my Revenant Titan I want to have a go at, and try kit-bashing a Bright Stallion together... we'll see.


‎"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 au
Ragin' Ork Dreadnought






Perth, Australia

Welcome back!

   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Tyrant of Badab






HATE Club, East London

That cloak is wonderful, and complements the armour perfectly.

Though my guards may sleep and my ships may lay at anchor, our foes know full well that big guns never tire. 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

Day 1 of kitbashing together a Bright Stallion - going fairly well I think. Still need to tidy up the forelegs a bit with greenstuff, and the hind quarters too. Need to figure out how I’m going to attach and blend in the torso.
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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 au
Chaplain with Hate to Spare






Hey man! good to see you back :-) can't wait to see your 3,4555 layers of blending make people hang up their brushes!

Flesh Eaters 4,500 points


" 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 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

34,555 layers? You mean I'm going to be doing a rush-job?
; )
Good to see you man


‎"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
Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Well that looks like it'll be fun.

And welcome back!

cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

Some progress : )
One of the legs on and I’m mostly happy with the positioning. Greenstuffing continues to smooth out some of the transitions between pieces that are held in place by wishful thinking and probably not enough glue lol
Bright Lance arm done and ready to go on.
Not entirely sure whether to do shoulder-mounted weapons or not - thoughts?
And a sketch of what it will hopefully look like!
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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

All legs on : )
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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 us
Longtime Dakkanaut






That's awesome. Great idea.
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Nice. I'm thinking shoulder weapons might be too much.

Maybe some...err..leg guards...? Hip covers? Not-shoulder pads? Something to cover the hip joints is where I'm going. Might not work, may not need them, it just looks a little...bare?...around there.

cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
Made in us
Jinking Ravenwing Land Speeder Pilot





Pittsburgh PA, USA

Holy gak balls, this is fantastic work!

Angels of Vengeance P&M Blog

A Tale of 5 Gamers!

Blood Knights Kill Team P&M

Crusade of Vengeance - A Tale of Sacrifce and Brotherhood
www..com/dakkaforum/posts/list/545145.page 
   
Made in au
Chaplain with Hate to Spare






I'm just patiently waiting for paint.

Flesh Eaters 4,500 points


" 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 
   
Made in be
Fresh-Faced New User






Top notch stuff here!
   
Made in gb
Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Nice build, Fin'. Good to see you back.


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!  
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

Wow thats looking amazing!

   
 
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