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Fresh-Faced New User





Clinton, TN

My buddy plays a Chaos marine army using the Marine Codex, as he thinks it is more 'chaosy' (he reasons this as they just went traitor the day before). With the arrival of the new IG codex he was going to do something similar. Not to sound conceded, but I am one of the better painters where I normally play. My friends asked a favor and he is a pretty good friend so I agreed to paint a pair of chimeras. I finished them for him in a few weeks, and he has yet to finish the rest of his army and has yet to play it! I figured I would get some feedback on them. Enjoy!

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This message was edited 2 times. Last update was at 2009/10/26 21:19:57


 
   
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Trigger-Happy Baal Predator Pilot






To be completely honest... it just looks like a red chimera. There's nothing that indicates chaos at all. I would start by using some washes to make it dirty as well as add some spikey stuff and glue or paint on some chaos emblems.
   
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Fresh-Faced New User





Clinton, TN

alright thank you very much
   
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Lord of the Fleet






London

Needs spikes, spikes and more spikes and blood effects and stuff.

A typical Chaos vehicle is about 50% salvaged Imperial vehicle, 40% spikes and 10% random symbols and cool stuff.

   
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Alluring Sorcerer of Slaanesh





Union, Kentucky United States

Valkyrie wrote:

A typical Chaos vehicle is about 50% salvaged Imperial vehicle, 40% spikes and 10% random symbols and cool stuff.



AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH spikes evil

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[MOD]
Making Stuff






Under the couch

I have no problem with spikeless Chaos, but at present it does look a little flat.


Running a black or Devlan Mud wash over all the silver bits would be a good start... would give them back some definition.

Drilling out the heavy bolter barrel would help finish it off, as well.

 
   
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Morphing Obliterator





rAdelaide

Reds a hard colour to paint, but your coat looks solid & even. I would look to tracing out some devlan mud on the details as suggested by insaniak, you would be amazed by the additional depth you get to a model.
   
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Clinton, TN

Thank you all very much with all your advice. I'm going to see if I can get them back from him and implament some of your advice.
   
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Sword-Wielding Bloodletter of Khorne





Sheboygan

I agree with Darkkt and Insaniak, the model is very flat. putting a black or brown wash over the metal and a Baal red wash over the red will really add some needed depth to the model. and allow you to highlight with whatever color you used to paint them

   
 
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