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Focused Fire Warrior

I just recently finished this as an exercise with my airbrush.
the only thing done the old fashioned way is the lines on the warrior skulls, the eyes/noses of the burning skulls, and touchup on the nightbringer's stomach.

Advice always appreciated.

Edit: larger pictures are in my gallery


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O H I am in the Webway...

HOLY #@*$

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Regular Dakkanaut

Melton Mowbray, UK

Wow!! Is that computer animated?

If not.. even more wow!



This is insanity at it's finest. 
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Sure Space Wolves Land Raider Pilot

WOW!!!! is all I can say and welcome I wish I could airbrush, to be honest I have no criticisms! just simply awesome!
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Swift Swooping Hawk

Calgary, AB

Now that, my friends, is a hell of a tank.

Brilliant. I'm almost speechless.

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Legendary Dogfighter

Colorado Springs, CO

awesome work. looks so good it almost doesn't look real!!
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Storm Trooper with Maglight

York or London, UK

Unreal model created by unreal airbrush skills! What does the portal in one side of the monolith look like though?

To quote the Channel 4 show, Peep Show: "I'm cancelling out of shame, like my subscription to White Dwarf"

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Elite Tyranid Warrior

Tutorial Please!!!!!

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Sure Space Wolves Land Raider Pilot

Incidentally how long did this take you to airbrush?
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Sagitarius with a Big F'in Gun

Grass Valley CA

words can not describe this
wow man

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Focused Fire Warrior

The portal inside was not glued inside, sorry. I wanted maximum surface area so I could practice various techniques.
When people ask for tutorials and such, on what part. the fire the heads what. Frankly this thing took over 80hrs to paint(being my first time and im not painting another one) But as stated it was practice for various techniques on a "canvas" that was easier than my typical tau tanks(read flatter and bigger)

Ive started an airbrush guide/tutorial but I need some direction to focus what I bother to make up subtutorials on.

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Freelance Soldier

Excuse me as I recover my jaw from the floor...

I would appreciate a tut on how you go about highlighting and the glowing effects.
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Bexhill, UK

That's really impressive. It looks like it's made of glowsticks. I do enjoy seeing a new take on tired models.

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Regular Dakkanaut

The "Real" flames at the bottom are nearly perfect. I'm seeing a lot of stencil work, that said, your technique is pretty much spot on. I'm curious if you used any of the Craig Frasier line or did you make your own?

Another question is: What kind of Gun and Paint were you using? I find vallejo cut with windex sprays pretty well but I'm always curious to what other artists use.

Oh and very nice piece
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Enigmatic Sorcerer of Chaos

Buena Park, CA

ummmmmmmmmmm... Holy hell
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Fresh-Faced New User

Very very nice. Kinda makes me feel bad about my airbrushed tank lol. Then again I've only had my airbrush a week or two. I used the GW paints with rubbing alcohol and wasn't impressed. I ordered some Vallejo game color Sunday so hopefully their here soon.

Is their anything about Windex that makes it better as a paint thinner? I was afraid the color in Windex might alter the paint. I figured rubbing alcohol would be do the same thing. Might have to try the Windex though.
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Fireknife Shas'el

Reedsburg, WI

It is very surreal. The colors are so bright that it almost looks photoshoped. So I have to give you real props.

I will be getting a airbrush soon. But I am a beginner. Any tips on what to buy? I don't want something too elementary that I can't grow with it. But at the same time I don't want something too complex either.

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Crazed Cultist of Khorne


Truely stunning work, bravo.
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Focused Fire Warrior

This was mostly painted with GW and reaper paints cut with windex. Some createx was used for the green and violet but the rest was GW and reaper.
I made all my stencils because trying to find stencils at this scale is maddening.

Stencils were designed and used to get the warrior head sillouets, the eclipse circle, the flame edges, the lightning, the cloud edges, and the pulsed power rods. I spent a lot of time and research designing stencils for this. Except the flame stencils. those I photo reduced.

And I wrote an airbrushing tutorial that is now posted in the painting guide section. Refer to that for general questions about airbrushes, paints, flow, stencils etc.
I will be expanding it as time, projects, daughter, and attention span permits

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Enigmatic Sorcerer of Chaos

Buena Park, CA

I need to see the restof ur army lol
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Focused Fire Warrior

As this is the most recent thing ive painted it will outshine the rest of my army.
But hopefully the standards for my army will rise as a result. Im working on a skyray thats turning out a little better than I thought it would. The monolith is so much easier to paint (whine)

Ive loaded most of my army into the gallery so you can see this is by far the best ive done so far.

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Drop Trooper with Demo Charge


That's a whole bunch of not bad. I guess if you like you models to look all unique and good n stuff. Who wants that though.

Awesome, dude.

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It looks like it should be centre stage at a heavy metal concert.

Very cool.

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Your true flame looks great, I've been playing at it on auto body panels, but at this scale I'm sure it's maddening. Great work!


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Regular Dakkanaut

Can we get soem close up pics please.

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Yellin' Yoof on a Scooter

It looks wonderful. Please take this kindly, but it SO reminds me of 1978 and the mini-vans painted with fantasy art craze! Wowzers!
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That is.........................................................
Holy Bat S**t Amazing
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Wolf Guard Bodyguard in Terminator Armor

I love it.

Absolutely stunning

Please post more/larger pics

by far the best monolith paint job I have ever seen

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Blood Angel Neophyte Undergoing Surgeries

wow... please please put up a tutorial on how you did these affects,

this is awesome work, well done!

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