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Made in us
Storm Trooper with Maglight





Seattle, WA USA

You have a lot of great Ideas !

The only poorly painted miniature is the one that is not painted. 
   
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Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Thanks !! I appreciate the encouragement.

Here's a few pieces together.


Still working on detailing them out of course, but you can get an idea how they'll go together.

   
Made in us
Blood Angel Terminator with Lightning Claws





New Jersey

Never played necromunda, but seeing your terrain makes me want to get into it

   
Made in au
Dipping With Wood Stain






OMG a post in the blog, where you can see earlier posts in the same blog. Blog inception! How deep can the layers get?




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Also good work on the walkways and stairs, more avenues of movement should make the action move all over your terrain. Otherwise some areas would be hard to get to with little reward.

As always keep us posted =)

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Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Two Spartan wrote:OMG a post in the blog, where you can see earlier posts in the same blog. Blog inception! How deep can the layers get?


Huh ?

I took that photo last night.

   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Some other scratch built stuff of mine, I just stumbled across the pictures for












   
Made in ru
Rogue Grot Kannon Gunna





Russia, Saint-Petersburg

Funny car you need a drive-by grot team for it )
Thanks for the link!

"No pain - no gain!"
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Made in au
Dipping With Wood Stain






Huh ?

I took that photo last night.

I just thought it was funny that you could see your blog in a pic in your blog.

Those ork builds look pretty good dude, have you got pictures of them painted?
I like the heli's the best, most inventive parts used =)

 
   
Made in za
Thunderhawk Pilot Dropping From Orbit





South Africa

I like what you have made the terrain out off!

Shadow Legion's lost warmachine http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/382008.page

2750 point - Space marine
750 point - Ork
1250 point - Wood Elves
750 point Brettonia
 
   
Made in us
Nurgle Veteran Marine with the Flu





Las Vegas

I really like the log, the terrain looks good.

@ adamsouza: Could you post more pics of the Metal Dreadnought you have in that last set of pics? Also, what is it? I've only seen a dreadnought like that back in one of the old OOP Gorkamorka rule sets.

If I had a dollar for every dollar I spent I'd have all my money back.
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Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Stuff I toyed with yesterday.



Two Spartan wrote:
I just thought it was funny that you could see your blog in a pic in your blog.


LOL

I totally wasn't getting it before. I just sorta blocked out the background, since it's something I see everytday.


: Could you post more pics of the Metal Dreadnought you have in that last set of pics? Also, what is it? I've only seen a dreadnought like that back in one of the old OOP Gorkamorka rule sets.


Sure. I'll take a few pics of it for you.


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Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Splashed some paint




   
Made in au
Dipping With Wood Stain






Hey looking good, you planning to make all rusty and dirty?

 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

That's what I'm shooting for. The flash from my camera made that look way shinier and brighter than it looks in person

   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut






This is excellent work. I always respect seeing modelers that can take their household recycling bin and turn it into functional wargame terrain.

I especially like the "futuristic" look that is above and beyond the "industrial" look. Paint is going to tie all of this together. Looking forward to seeing that.

The Dread conversion is fantastic! I loved going through the random bitz and remembering where they all came from.

Subbed and will be back for more.

 
   
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Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Thank you for the kind words and encouragement.

That Dread was a lot of work, but worth it.

The standard Necromunda terrain looks good with the bulkheads, but without them those same shapes are pretty lackluster. I wanted to do something unique, that didn't rely on using hundreds of dollars worth of GW models in the process.


   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut






Oh, you mean like what I'm doing? Ha.

Luckily the majority of my stuff came 2nd hand and only cost me... uh... hundreds of dollars. But compared to what it would have all cost retail... I'm ok w/ it.

 
   
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Krazy Grot Kutta Driva





Hong Kong

The straws are nice I really like how it turned out!

3500

Check out my Orks WIP blog 'ere http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/451845.page
Painting, and modeling models, not armies.
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/528744.page 
   
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Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Skalk Bloodaxe wrote:Oh, you mean like what I'm doing? Ha.

Luckily the majority of my stuff came 2nd hand and only cost me... uh... hundreds of dollars. But compared to what it would have all cost retail... I'm ok w/ it.


Your stuff looks fantastic. If I still had bulk heads I would have used them myself.

My gripe is more about the hobby in general. I watched a bunch of Youtube video on 40K terrain just before starting this project, and while many of them looked great, they all relied on using GW terrain and model kits. I got interested in 40K back inthe RT Era when you had to build everything yourself, and I just kind of miss that.

Heck, I remember casting plaster bunkers in a bucket of sand.

Maybe I'm getting old and I'm looking for something to complain about these kids today have it to easy


   
Made in gb
Aspirant Tech-Adept






I agree! The city of death bits are great but I'd rather do without, for the most part. Besides, I don't think they are suitable for the underhive which I've always thought of as a more of a run down industrial looking place without so many gothic trappings.

BTW I posted a few pics of that spray paint I was on about in my blog, used it on the legs of my overpass.

 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






adamsouza wrote:My gripe is more about the hobby in general. I watched a bunch of Youtube video on 40K terrain just before starting this project, and while many of them looked great, they all relied on using GW terrain and model kits. I got interested in 40K back inthe RT Era when you had to build everything yourself, and I just kind of miss that.


I agree that the novice modeler has an overwhelming amount of pre-fab options available nowadays, but we can't really blame them for taking advantage of that opportunity. I know for sure I would have. GW changed everything with Necromunda terrain (plastic bulkheads and card stock that was not horrible) and since then has evolved into the incredibly detailed and durable terrain / scenery like CoD (etc) and other companies like Pegasus Hobbies (my personal favorite) provide equally amazing pre-fab greatness w/ various designs.

adamsouza wrote:Heck, I remember casting plaster bunkers in a bucket of sand.


That brought back a few memories- like when I used plaster in a sand castle mold to make a fortress bunker, or when made random indentations in the kid's sand box and poured plaster into that (ala "bigfoot cast" style) and painted it up for terrain. Both are great examples of trial and ERROR. Ha.

As far as the DYI aspect of things, I know it is still alive and well. While I doubt many people are still sand-casting, I know people are still making the same sorts of things we were, they are just using better (and much more easily acquired) materials, and the amount of information available to them to actually do it right the first or 2nd time (opposed to... how many casts did you throw away in your lifetime so far?) is staggering.

adamsouza wrote:Maybe I'm getting old and I'm looking for something to complain about these kids today have it to easy


Yeah, probably.





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Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Added some rivets and some more paint.


   
Made in us
Posts with Authority





Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Given the economy, money woes, and the general overall shift of the hobby from vast armies down to skirmish-level games, DiY terrain, frankly, RULES. I, too, am from the RT era, and I think your terrain is ACES.

Totally SUB-Scribed.

--B.

PS: Expect an influx of like-minded terrain makers, and check everyone's sigs for their plogs. You'll find you're in good company, here.

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut







OMG! Man you're stuf is just fething amazing! If my blog inspired you why didn't you say anything? I love it when something I do inspires others to build stuff!
You are creating a "style" here, a cohesive"look" and it's really badass man!

"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 Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

adamsouza wrote:Actually, seeing his blog the other day is what inspired me to start mine.


Well, technically I did

Didn't want to post in your thread and come across as just an attempt to promote mine.

You're thread made me instantly nostalgic for Necromunda. I had this in in the back of mind for years to do, but seeing how well yours turned out gave me the final push I needed to start my own.

Thank you for sharing your awesome Necromunda Terrain with us !

   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut







Shameless self-promotion is not only allowed, but encouraged!!


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"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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Pyg Bushwacker




Italy

Everything looks so great *_*
I was just about to start to work on something like this and you can't even imagine how much inspiration you gave me.
Thanks and keep up with this super good work
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

hello adam... got drawn to this thread from dave by skalk... your stuff looks really good! and i just love the way you use all this commonly available stuff for your creations! and like the other said... your terrain pieces have a very unique look! that is something i really like!

and you even added rivets... which is a plus on everything whichever way you turn it^^

cheers, vik...< follows you from now on

   
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Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Bruticus wrote: BTW I posted a few pics of that spray paint I was on about in my blog, used it on the legs of my overpass.


Can you post an up close pic here of that.

I've been keeping up with your blog, but I'm not really certain what pictures you're refering to. I think I might, but I'm not certain.

Briancj wrote:Given the economy, money woes, and the general overall shift of the hobby from vast armies down to skirmish-level games, DiY terrain, frankly, RULES. I, too, am from the RT era, and I think your terrain is ACES.


Well sir, you are indeed the bees knees.

You are right. With the economy the way it is, it makes much more sense to play skirmish level games, that don't cost an arm and a leg, just a hand maybe

I've been checking out the other plogs, but work censors a lot, so I see mostly threads with no pics. The ones I can see, have been the ones I'm more active in. It's not really fair to the individual artists, but life isn't really fair either.

dsteingass wrote:Shameless self-promotion is not only allowed, but encouraged!!


I'll keep that in mind

Launets wrote:Everything looks so great *_*
I was just about to start to work on something like this and you can't even imagine how much inspiration you gave me.
Thanks and keep up with this super good work


I can't tell you how nice it is to hear that. It really helps motivate me to continue what I'm doing when I receive encouragement like that.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

Viktor von Domm wrote: your stuff looks really good! and i just love the way you use all this commonly available stuff for your creations! and like the other said... your terrain pieces have a very unique look! that is something i really like!


Thanks !

As I've probably said before, I did want to do somehting different. Every Hive World is different, so some different styles of architechture were probably bound to show up.

Viktor von Domm wrote:
and you even added rivets... which is a plus on everything whichever way you turn it^^


Rivets are like a guilty vice. It's pain staking to add tons of them, but they look sooooo good afterwards it's worth it.

Seriously though, I need to add more rivets to my terrain...

   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

well i couldn´t say otherwise... rivets added add so much riveting look to everything^^ yet you do have design a very techy look... somehow reminds me a bit of tau stuff too... which quite subtle underlines your idea of each world their own remarkably style...

and the more rivets you add the more you get closer to that state of rivet- zen... you will feel it once you have reached that hidden modlers valley^^ after that you just feel mellow while riveting stuff^^

   
 
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