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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

Excellent work on the models good luck with life. It ain't Karma though bad stuff just happens its how you cope with it that defines you.

"But me no buts! Our comrades get hurt. Our friends die. Falkenburg is a knight who swore an oath to serve the church and to defend the weak. He'd be the first to tell you to stop puling and start planning. Because what we are doing-at risk to ourselves-is what we have sworn to do. The West relies on us. It is a risk we take with pride. It is an oath we honour. Even when some soft southern burgher mutters about us, we know the reason he sleeps soft and comfortable, why his wife is able to complain about the price of cabbages as her most serious problem and why his children dare to throw dung and yell "Knot" when we pass. It's because we are what we are. For all our faults we stand for law and light.
Von Gherens This Rough Magic Lackey, Flint & Freer
Mekagorkalicious -Monkeytroll
2017 Model Count-71
 
   
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Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Azazelx wrote:Wow. I thought you were being facetious. Instead you were being real-life Springer.

The Aquila is looking good, though....

No lie, this is my weekend off coming up, and if we have another weekend like the last two I've had off then I'm requesting full weekends.

IFC_Casting wrote:I'm blood bowled over at your work.

thanks for coming in.

evildrcheese wrote:Crashed Aquila is looking good. BB Orks are coming along nicely too

EDC

I really need to finish the orcs up stupid ADHD

inmygravenimage wrote:Jings. Dramarama. Stay strong amigo. Also, nice plane wreck

Lack of sleep is my bane now, 3-4 hours a night has not been cutting it. I got 7 last night so hopefully I'll be better able to cope with the family stuff if it rears its head again .

Yorkright wrote: Loving your work Theophony, sorry to hear about your family issues. Keep plugging away, a hobby is a nice distraction it has always kept me more sane when things are a bit nutsy.

It is my saving grace the last few weeks. Something satisfying about sitting and painting while watching person of interest or some other show on Netflix.

Dr H wrote:Oh, right. I didn't quite expect it all those aspects to be so involved together (except the cat, or is the cat behind it all, they are evil after all).
Some people have a funny way of thinking sometimes.
Still. glad nobody was hurt in the end.

Good work on the crash.
For colours, a deep blue-purple would work against the yellowy armour colour. Or a deep red to contrast with the cockpit green.

I'd keep my eye on that cat, it's planning to eat your face one day.

Might try the purple, though red has been calling me so much I've been looking at blood angels.

The cat was grandmas, it was lonely living in the house by itself while nanny was in the assisted living place. We tried taking it to live with nanny there, but it was all stressed out and keeping nanny up all night. So we adopted it even though all five of us are allergic. The night of the big brewhaha nanny demanded to have the cat back at home with her, so we had to shove it in a box and take it over there. It cried and meowed all night and the next morning nanny told us to come get the damn thing again . Poor cat , it has been in our house for over a week now and has just finally jumped up onto my lap once yesterday. It is starting to approach us more and let us rub it.

Red Harvest wrote:Cat's telling you to up your game. You need to be a better pet to it. Petting a cat helps reduce stress y'know. Lowers blood pressure and all that. Maybe the cat was trying to help. Certainly it doesn't want to have to go through the effort to train another human to serve it. (Yes, I understand Cat Logic... which is why I have a dog and a couple of parrots. )

Looks like you are missing just a couple of tail fin parts. If nothing else you could scratch build them for that Aquila.

Y'all will get the family drama sorted. Sad to hear the F-in-Law decided to make things difficult for everyone.



I'm sure I'll find the tail fin parts, I just opened one of my many boxes of GW and found these in with my old imp guard stuff.

See hilarious cat story below

Llamahead wrote:Excellent work on the models good luck with life. It ain't Karma though bad stuff just happens its how you cope with it that defines you.


Yeah I don't believe in Karma, this is just my cross to carry.

Okay here's the rest of the motor pool that was in the same box as the Aquila.

I just basecoated the really busted up chimera, more to do later.

Funny cat story
Spoiler:

So grandma has always called "Smokey" a boy cat. Though some times she would slip up and call it her (she's 89, and has had many cats over her lifetime). We took the cat in and my wife was petting it and said she couldn't see a penis on it and thought it was a girl. She called the vet and they said the initial paperwork said it was a boy, but all the other visits over its 14 year life show female. so we told grandma and she was laughing hysterically. So we started calling it a girl for the last week and it has been meowing like crazy. So my wife took it to get its rabies shots updated this week. The doctor said it was definitely a boy, but it took a while to locate his penis which is up high on his chest instead of down between his legs, and he is not well endowed . So the cat is back to being back to being a boy).

I am the proud father of a transgender cat ).

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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Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

Theo has tonks? I am shocked, shocked I says!

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Illinois

Lol wierd cat is wierd. We misguessed our cat's gender initially too but we got him sorted out.

Bad business that family stuff above. Hopefully all works out.

 
   
Made in au
Terrifying Doombull





Melbourne .au

Weird Cat.
Though cats still = win. So there's that at least.

I like the IG armour you're showing there as well. Nice score!

   
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Affton, MO. USA

shasolenzabi wrote:Theo has tonks? I am shocked, shocked I says!

Oh I like tanks, not as much as you, but at one point (3rd edition I think ) I had every army in 40k. Imperial guard was going to be my main force, but I just couldn't get excited over them and I got a huge trade of marines for some of my other stuff.

GrimDork wrote:Lol wierd cat is wierd. We misguessed our cat's gender initially too but we got him sorted out.

Bad business that family stuff above. Hopefully all works out.

Cats are definitely weird, but we can't have a dog because of our yard being small, not fully fenced and right by a big road.

Azazelx wrote:Weird Cat.
Though cats still = win. So there's that at least.

I like the IG armour you're showing there as well. Nice score!

Cats are awesome and will outlive all humans except those cryogenically frozen or turned into holograms as anyone who ever watched Red Dwarf could tell you . These have been in my boxes of shame for over a decade, I had to brush layers of dust off of them before painting for them to be salvageable. Now I need to find tracks .


Well I stopped by MM this morning to grab some more Zandri Dust paint and I also checked the other things. I keep picking up packs of Dark Age figures. I think there's enough for a full game of outcasts, 7 figs, but one is a saint luke character and one is a saint mark character. The whole lot would be $25, and I'd never get to play and don't have the books. I guess they could make neat inquisitorial henchmen , but I've picked them up and put them back on at least 6 trips. I did find a pack of Dystopian wars Canadian tanks (6) Wolfe tanks for $5. I forget what the skitarii tracked guys are called, but this could be the start of a squad of counts as dudes. Or mobile heavy weapon carry bits. Picks for size and ideas.

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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Terrifying Doombull





Melbourne .au

Clearly you just need to bite the bullet and buy them for your Inq Warband next time you're there. Then you can stop staring at them!

When I was in my 20's there were a few times I wanted to buy something, but decided "nahhhhh" at the time, and then later decided I wanted them, went back (days or weeks later) and they were gone - never to be gotten again.

Marouda told me then that if I thought I was going to regret not buying a thing, then I should just get it. I've kept that bit of advice in mind ever since, and it's been rare that I've had that kind of situational regret come around again.

So buy the Dark Age models. $25 isn't a huge amount, and they'll make nice painting palette cleansers.

   
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Combat Jumping Ragik






Beyond the Beltway

Get them. Paint them. Enjoy the journey. You paint minis from so many ranges, might as well try a few from Dark Ages.

 
   
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Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Azazelx wrote:Clearly you just need to bite the bullet and buy them for your Inq Warband next time you're there. Then you can stop staring at them!

When I was in my 20's there were a few times I wanted to buy something, but decided "nahhhhh" at the time, and then later decided I wanted them, went back (days or weeks later) and they were gone - never to be gotten again.

Marouda told me then that if I thought I was going to regret not buying a thing, then I should just get it. I've kept that bit of advice in mind ever since, and it's been rare that I've had that kind of situational regret come around again.

So buy the Dark Age models. $25 isn't a huge amount, and they'll make nice painting palette cleansers.

Quite right, in fact they had old confrontation posters of wolfen for $5 forever at MM. I always was going to buy one for the basement, but kept thinking "Next time". I went in a few weeks ago and they had rearranged everything and I guess they finally pitched them .

Red Harvest wrote:Get them. Paint them. Enjoy the journey. You paint minis from so many ranges, might as well try a few from Dark Ages.

Yeah, kind of my feeling too you guys are no good for my budget

Well before I went to work yesterday I painted up one of the little tankettes.

The other 5 are all base coated and agraxed. Should be able to finish them in the A.M. Maybe before I go to MM.

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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Tank looking great in tan! I would not ever recommend painting 18+ at one time. I really like the color scheme on those orcs.

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It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
"This is the Imperium, there is no peace, there are only rivets" -Vitruvian XVII
"I think rivets are the perfect solution to almost every problem"- Rawson
More buildings for the Building God! -Shasolenzabi
 
   
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Grim Dark Angels Interrogator-Chaplain





The Rock

Holy crap, Theo! Getting stuck into the Guard stuff there. Love that tan colour .

AoV's Hobby Blog 29/04/18 The Tomb World stirs p44
How to take decent photos of your models
There's a beast in every man, and it stirs when you put a sword in his hand
Most importantly, Win or Lose, always try to have fun.
Armies Legion: Dark Angels 
   
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Illinois

Baby tank, bwahaha.

 
   
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Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

dsteingass wrote:Tank looking great in tan! I would not ever recommend painting 18+ at one time. I really like the color scheme on those orcs.

You even use an airbrush, so I'm definitely not tackling 18 with a brush. Watching a YouTube of someone doing that tan color is what got me interested In trying it out. YouTube is my enemy.

angelofvengeance wrote:Holy crap, Theo! Getting stuck into the Guard stuff there. Love that tan colour .

Yep, but I detest the guard figs, so all that's getting painted are tanks, but maybe my Eisenkern will get some love.

GrimDork wrote:Baby tank, bwahaha.

Laugh it up fuzzball . Baby tanks will be the heavy weapon carriers. I just need to make some sort of firing gimble to mount them to it.



could possibly make a gun carriage/Segway

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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Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







It's not what's between your legs (or halfway up your chest) that defines you. You go Cat, be whatever gender you want to be.

Nice work on the tanks and their "chicks".
They are a good size to be dragging those gun carriages about.


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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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Finally get time to comment.

Cat story, hilarious. Dark Age, just do it. IG. Awesome paint job so far.

Brilliant all round.

Except the family news, thinking of you and yours.




 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Dr H wrote:It's not what's between your legs (or halfway up your chest) that defines you. You go Cat, be whatever gender you want to be.

Nice work on the tanks and their "chicks".
They are a good size to be dragging those gun carriages about.

Not dragging the weapons, more like being integrated with them. See below

Camkierhi wrote:Finally get time to comment.

Cat story, hilarious. Dark Age, just do it. IG. Awesome paint job so far.

Brilliant all round.

Except the family news, thinking of you and yours.

You've been busy with Titan forging, so no worries . Appreciate the encouragement though.

Well I started playing with some plastic rod, then glue, and a bits box dig. Lots more to do on the weapon platform, but the skeleton of the lascannon segway is assembled. The precast hole on the top of the tank was the perfect size for a magnet, so the white tube base of the gun has a magnet in it as well.


I think height wise it works for both Eisenkern and catchans. The laser is an extra from some marine vehicle. I also have extra plasma cannons and assault cannons, so we might have choices.

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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Near Golden Daemon Caliber






Illinois

Looks solid, nice work.

 
   
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Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

The baby tank weapons carrier thing looks good, but I wonder if it wouldn't look better reversed? The Lascannon barrel sticks out so far that the model looks like it will tip over.

Now showing more Mantic dwarfs, and also some hills!




Painting total as of 10/17/2019: 119 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 36 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain and three fly holes and three farm buildings and a fire pit and two hills.


 
   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Looks so cute! I like it, but I would consider trying to mount it slightly further back may be?

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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

Agree with josh about reversing it especially as its magnetised.

"But me no buts! Our comrades get hurt. Our friends die. Falkenburg is a knight who swore an oath to serve the church and to defend the weak. He'd be the first to tell you to stop puling and start planning. Because what we are doing-at risk to ourselves-is what we have sworn to do. The West relies on us. It is a risk we take with pride. It is an oath we honour. Even when some soft southern burgher mutters about us, we know the reason he sleeps soft and comfortable, why his wife is able to complain about the price of cabbages as her most serious problem and why his children dare to throw dung and yell "Knot" when we pass. It's because we are what we are. For all our faults we stand for law and light.
Von Gherens This Rough Magic Lackey, Flint & Freer
Mekagorkalicious -Monkeytroll
2017 Model Count-71
 
   
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Gun carriages look brilliant, been batting a similar idea around for ages, nice find on the Dys Tanks, still envy the close proximity to MM.

Oh, had a thought, you could throw servators torsos on these, but one of my ideas for ages has been as a stretcher bearer. Not much use in game I guess, but a nice little dio of a medic running along side. I mean after all Catachans must weigh a ton with all those bulky muscles.




 
   
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Terrifying Doombull





Melbourne .au

They look pretty effective as Gun Carriages. Nice work there, Theo!

   
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Affton, MO. USA

GrimDork wrote:Looks solid, nice work.

Thanks Grim

JoshInJapan wrote:The baby tank weapons carrier thing looks good, but I wonder if it wouldn't look better reversed? The Lascannon barrel sticks out so far that the model looks like it will tip over.

I swapped it around, see below, it does look better to me.

inmygravenimage wrote:Looks so cute! I like it, but I would consider trying to mount it slightly further back may be?

I think the reversing of the gun accomplishes it, but let me know what you think.

Llamahead wrote:Agree with josh about reversing it especially as its magnetised.

Yes, it was terribly hard, but I did it without too much strain

Camkierhi wrote:Gun carriages look brilliant, been batting a similar idea around for ages, nice find on the Dys Tanks, still envy the close proximity to MM.

Oh, had a thought, you could throw servators torsos on these, but one of my ideas for ages has been as a stretcher bearer. Not much use in game I guess, but a nice little dio of a medic running along side. I mean after all Catachans must weigh a ton with all those bulky muscles.


Azazelx wrote:They look pretty effective as Gun Carriages. Nice work there, Theo!

The servitor idea was my first thought, but then I remembered everything looks better with guns .

The stretcher idea is also a good one, but the eisenkern have little walking stretchers for wounded and ammo toting, a trip through theos way back machine
Spoiler:


Reversed gun mount

I also tried out purple as an accent color on a busted chimera hull.

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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Excellent HW platforms! Brilliant, actually!

"dave you are the definition of old school..." -Viktor Von Domm My P&M Blog :
It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
"This is the Imperium, there is no peace, there are only rivets" -Vitruvian XVII
"I think rivets are the perfect solution to almost every problem"- Rawson
More buildings for the Building God! -Shasolenzabi
 
   
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Nice purple.

HWP, looks way better balanced. I wonder if a shield would add anything.

Forgot about that mules, remember seeing you do them now. Always fancied a go at similar.




 
   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Looks better but, I agree, a blast shield would balance the whole thing out.

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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Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

dsteingass wrote:Excellent HW platforms! Brilliant, actually!


Thanks Dave , I'm going to have to investigate that range for other gems to purloin.
Camkierhi wrote:Nice purple.

HWP, looks way better balanced. I wonder if a shield would add anything.

Forgot about that mules, remember seeing you do them now. Always fancied a go at similar.

Shields are a definite as I mentioned earlier. I still need to dig through bits boxes to see what might work. I believe I have some scout bike cowlings that might fit the bill.

inmygravenimage wrote:Looks better but, I agree, a blast shield would balance the whole thing out.

Will be in the works this week hopefully .

Well the Necromunda announcement has me all a flutter

Editakkadakka ate 90% of my post .

Oh well time to dust off some toys, looked through my gallery and found a pic from 7/7/2013. Probably have doubled the amount of DUST buildings I have since then. Last count on bulkheads was over 200, but I think I sent some out to someone .

Bring on the sustained fire

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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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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Necromunda is going to take everything by storm. That is a sweet collection of scenery. Think it is time to start digging out the old days.




 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

 Camkierhi wrote:
Necromunda is going to take everything by storm. That is a sweet collection of scenery. Think it is time to start digging out the old days.

Thanks cam, that's just a smattering. Urge to build more grows

Well quick stop by miniaturemarket yielded a great outcome

Hardback space marine and grey knight codex and softback chaos codex. $5 each or three for $12 yes please .

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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Looking good Theo, I wanted to say I love the little chicks and their big guns . Very happy to see that you mounted the weapons back a bit looks much better.
   
 
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