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Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

lol very sure about my absence - I stopped when I went to Uni, or a little bit before, and I'm a youthful 36 now! I have to say that having a disposable income does make it all very much easier, although it also means that I now have unpainted models coming out of my ears as I have poor impulse control whenever I go into a Games Workshop store!

No plans for vehicles yet, I want to make sure I can get that nice, flat, crisp style down first as I don't want to mess something that big up. I'm barely restrating myself from buying a Wraithlord...


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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
Lethal Lhamean






Im stealing your blue method.. its awesome.
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

... so just for fun, I thought to myself "The Wraithlord would look kinda cool with the Walwalker's legs... why hasn't anyone else done this?", so with Xmas money in pocket, off I trotted to the GW store and loaded myself up on goodies.

Here's the initial stages of... what? Impala class Wrathlord? Orion class? Satyr class?

The legs weren't tricky as such, but the ball joint on the loins needed a little trimming to get them on (plus lots of jam-it-on-nice-and-tight-and-hope-it-stays).
I'm aiming for an impression of speed (yes, it did pass through my mind to paint it red and call it Garrick class ) . It's goiing to have twin bright lances and the sword as weapoons, and then I'll add the ribbons which will hopefully help with the speed issues... then to paint the little bugger!
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just blu-takked onto the base atm



‎"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
Mysterious Techpriest







What a glorious Eldar army! I love your style.

DQ:90S++G+M++B++I+Pw40k04+D++++A++/areWD-R+++T(M)DM+

2800pts Dark Angels
2000pts Adeptus Mechanicus
1850pts Imperial Guard
 
   
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Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

So, I needed a little break from the Guardians (squad painting, soooo dull), and gave a Wardancer a go, and ta-dah: here we are - enjoy.
I was aiming for a more natural look than than the vibrant greens GW use, and I *think* it works. Maybe a wash of green over the leathers for the next one? Still haven't quite cracked the fleshtones I think...
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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

Finished my Shadowseer (I'm putting off finishing the death Jester, don't really know why. I think I'm a little less than enthused about him to be honest. The Wardancers have caught my attention now lol)
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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

a) I do not want to go back to work tomorrow
b) I seem to have gotten a little distracted from my Eldar by the Wardancers, which might not be a bad thing. Still haven't quite got the skin right though - Elf Flesh doesn't seem to do what I want it to do! Any suggestions?
c) the Harlequin: I accidentally discovered a neat trick - do a wash of black over the white basecoat, then apply a fairly thin coat of colour over it and instant, reverse shading! Kinda cool.
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basecoat of Camo green, and the flesh is just a wash of sepia over white - I like this better than the finished flesh!

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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
Terrifying Treeman






The Fallen Realm of Umbar

Very nice, very nice indeed.
If only I could get off my ass and finish my wood elf army...

DT:90-S++G++M++B+IPw40k07+D+A+++/cWD-R+T(T)DM+
Horst wrote:This is how trolling happens. A few cheeky posts are made. Then they get more insulting. Eventually, we revert to our primal animal state, hurling feces at each other while shreeking with glee.

 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

lol yeah, I've noticed that starting an army is dead easy, but finishing it a slightly trickier task!


‎"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 se
Fresh-Faced New User





Ey! Give us more, it's been half a month mate :(
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

ask and ye shall recieve!
Only first three Guardians finished, and working on the rest. Not sure which I prefer, the white stripes, or the yellow...
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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
Terrifying Treeman






The Fallen Realm of Umbar

Is it just me or is the chainsword on the left have a paler stripe?

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Horst wrote:This is how trolling happens. A few cheeky posts are made. Then they get more insulting. Eventually, we revert to our primal animal state, hurling feces at each other while shreeking with glee.

 
   
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Ragin' Ork Dreadnought






Perth, Australia

White stripes for me - but they are all very well done!

   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

I'd actually saw that the one on the left has the deeper shadow on the stripe, but the angle of the shot isn't helping, and I think it might be because it's thinner under the lip of the helm. Plus his eyes are red too, so that might be effecting how it looks. Maybe lol
Basically I can't decide which stripe I like best, so they'll all have different ones! More on my 'They're Eldar and therefore creative and have to make their own armour and they personalise it' rationalisation ; )
I think I'm going to give the next one a dark blue stripe, see how that looks...


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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

Another Wardancer, this time I'm trying flesh the way it's described in the WE Army book.
1 - base of Dark Flesh
2 - wash of Devlan Mud
3 - (after a quick re-coat of Dark Flesh) Dwarf Flesh highlights
4 - Elf Flesh top highlights (fairly minimal)

better than the other ones?
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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 ca
Master Sergeant





Edmonton

Keeping an eye on your flesh tones. Thank you for showing and explaining what you are doing. It'll be really helpful for me soon.
   
Made in gb
Cursed by Arrow Attraction




Wow, amazing!
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

Here we go, another finished Wardancer : )
Getting better at the flesh, and the tattoos!

Thank you for the positive comments, they're very much appreciated.
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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
Swift Swooping Hawk






Scotland

Very nice work.

I'd like to see more.

I especially like your wraithlord idea.

No idea why others haven't thought of this either.

Welcome back to the hobby.

I came back around 3 -4 years ago and loved where the models have went since I used to play (end of the rogue trader days).



"Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds." - J. Robert Oppenheimer - Exterminatus had it's roots way back in history. 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

thank you : )

I'm loving my return to the fold, and I can't really remember why I left in the first place!

I've finished assembling the WraithWalker, just got to clean it up a little before I undercoat it - I'll do a shot once I've done that.


‎"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
Raging-on-the-Inside Blood Angel Sergeant




Stavromueller Beta

Yep I'm also back after a long break (came back about 8 months ago) Your work is excellent.

Too bad you guys ruined the universe for everyone by being so decadent. Otherwise I'd get some eldar

Seriously, great job!

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Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

what I did with my day
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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
Terrifying Treeman






The Fallen Realm of Umbar

WOOOOOOOD ELLLVVESSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!

DT:90-S++G++M++B+IPw40k07+D+A+++/cWD-R+T(T)DM+
Horst wrote:This is how trolling happens. A few cheeky posts are made. Then they get more insulting. Eventually, we revert to our primal animal state, hurling feces at each other while shreeking with glee.

 
   
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Twisted Trueborn with Blaster






I really love your Farseer! Not that anything else would be ugly, but that the Farseer is so unusual coloured (as are the Warlocks for the matter of fact) that it really catches the eye in a positive way!

Win/Draw/Lost statics
Space Orks: 11/1/1
Space Marines: 10/2/5
Lizardmen: 8/2/3
High Elves: 13/2/2 and one tournament victory!
Dark Eldar: 1/0/0 
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

thank you : )

Krellnus: well, it was just a matter of time before I started on the Wood Elves wasn't it lol
I'm resisting (barely) buying the Glade Riders.

nyyman: thank you - I think I posted further up that I based the warlocks on some photos of really bright, iridescent beetles. The Farseer just kinda happened, although at first I wanted him to be grey, but it just didn't look right so I started again, and I'm much happier with how he turned out!


‎"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
Terrifying Treeman






The Fallen Realm of Umbar

Buy the Wood Elf hero on 'Great Stag'!

DT:90-S++G++M++B+IPw40k07+D+A+++/cWD-R+T(T)DM+
Horst wrote:This is how trolling happens. A few cheeky posts are made. Then they get more insulting. Eventually, we revert to our primal animal state, hurling feces at each other while shreeking with glee.

 
   
Made in us
Bounding Dark Angels Assault Marine






U.S.

One the guardians I prefer a combination of white and yellow strips mixed throughout the unit. I'm liking your woodies too. On the flesh tone things I would suggest starting with Dheneb Stone as a base coat and working up from there. All together good work.
   
Made in gb
Screaming Shining Spear





Kent

cool - thanks for the tip with Dheneb Stone, I'll have to give it a go : )


‎"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

The miniatures I'd ordered recently arrived yesterday and I was more excited by them than I was by the whole of Christmas.
They're from Shpere Wars (have a look on Cool Mini Or Not, or Tor Gaming), and I thought that they'd be a pretty sweet addition to my Wood Elves as shapeshiter type guys. They're really nice models, and the photos do them no justice whatsoever, but I just wanted to show them off a little. They're just glued and cleaned up at the moment, I'll have to go in and clean up the joints with some greenstuff, then on with the painting.


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lynx guy (need to do something with the base as he's overbalanced at the moment)

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eagle guy

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owl guy

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creepy goat guy - thought he'd actually make a decent, sinister Orion

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(he's bigger than the others)

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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

Another Wardancer, so I have a nice little squad now. I'm thinking that the next five will have a more unified colour scheme... not sure. I'd like to have a go at a really light, bleached leather for the clothes.

I can now have a go at my shapeshifters though! lol Lynx guy is up first - yey!
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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. 
   
 
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