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Made in us
[DCM]
it called me decrepit







Nice can tanks!

"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
 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

that looks like a good start...

   
Made in ar
Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot





By the foot of the Andes

@dsteingass: Thanks.
@Viktor: Thanks.

Working on this piece somewhat faster than usual, as to get to advance on the comp entry as well...



Thanks for dropping by.

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Berlin Germany

I am about to make a tank for a flyer base myself atm... how did you do the railings and the ladders? and specially...did you glue or solder?

   
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By the foot of the Andes

@Viktor: Just welded wire mesh:



Top left, 1 and 1,5 cm square mesh; .75 and 1 mm Ø.
Top right: Cut and cropped for Ladder (Above) and Railings (Below)
Below: Railings and ladder.

Drilled pilot holes where the railing or the ladder's supports attach to the building and fixed with a drop of superglue.

This message was edited 4 times. Last update was at 2013/08/30 02:02:24


 
   
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By the foot of the Andes

Finished touching up the tanks:







 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Nice work, I would have gone with a little more weathering, i.e. some rusty streaks, here and there. But having said that, who is to say how long they have been stood around without a lick of paint. They look great as is, and I for one would be very happy with them. Nice work.

   
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Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot





By the foot of the Andes

@Camkierhi: You might be right, maybe some stronger effects woul be in order, rust or leaks. Might give it a try and see how t goes.

Meanwhile, I started painting the gun emplacement (aiming, by the way, at a harder weathered look in this one)





Ideas and suggestions are always welcomed.

Cheers.

 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Brilliant work.

Love the colour choices. They look awesome. You will have to put some hazard strips on that as they will stand out amazingly. Great start.

   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

The finished tank terrain looks lovely! Specially the freehanded letters. Then ... Of course the wire mesh ladders I should have known.
As for the big gun I think paintscheme wise you'll have to obscure the cloth pegs better... Maybe hazard strips there? The rust and the blue main color look very good already.

   
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By the foot of the Andes

@Camkierhi: Noted, hazard stripes will be there then, will give a good contrast. Thanks for the input.

 
   
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By the foot of the Andes

Not much of an advance lately; gave the sentinels their bases:





And managed to take better picts of the heavy weapons teams:





On another note, I got third place with my power generator in Briancj's Discarded treasure comp!

Thanks for reading.

 
   
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By the foot of the Andes

Making up for the lack of current updates, I digged up some WIP and took the finished pics of a more classic cardboard ruin.







Cheers.

 
   
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By the foot of the Andes

Moving (slowly) forward:



Cheers

 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Nice work all round.

   
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By the foot of the Andes

A few more pics of progress so far:



And close-up:



C&C are always welcome.

Thanks for reading.

 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

You have a very good finish on it, I don't mean it's finished, I mean it looks real.

   
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By the foot of the Andes

@Camkierhi: Appreciated, thanks (And properly understood too, it does still have a long way to go before called done!)

I’m now in the process of toning down the cannon itself; the metallic paint looks too shiny as of now:



Then, coming up with the colours for the door, pippings and power cables, and more weathering and detailing (And figuring out where the hazard stripes should go, of course!)

Cheers

 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Pipping = white, power cables = red, door = imperial green. (see Dave's thread)

I am probably way off, but that's the colours I would choose. The white nice and rusty looking, would blend in a bit, the red would pop, and the door, just because Dave does his doors green. LOL.

   
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By the foot of the Andes

White (Rusted and dirty, of course, following along the ongoing line), and red sound good. Will give the door some more thought, while checking Dave's thread for suggestions (Meaning, of course, a probable rip off!)

Again, thanks for the input.

Cheers

 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

the gun would look so cool with a nice OSL effect to it...
the rust and all those sweet details like the kill count are brilliant!

   
Made in ar
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By the foot of the Andes

Thanks. Indeed, it would most certainly look good - and it'd be a great way to make use of the shapes and recesses on the cannon. On the other hand, I´m not sure of the way to go, if either a worn out, decommissioned look, or to try out something like OSL for a still operational appearance...

(And on a more realistic basis, I'm not actually sure I could pull off a decent lighting effect, either)


 
   
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Berlin Germany

I think you could get away with both even... tho I too have t say I always shy away for anything glowy...I am not that good...

   
Made in us
[DCM]
it called me decrepit







Looks fantastic! I LOVE the weathering. The orange rust looks great on the blue!

"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
 
   
Made in ar
Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot





By the foot of the Andes

Thanks.

Details coming next, probably white, red and green (just because Dave does his doors green!)

 Camkierhi wrote:
Pipping = white, power cables = red, door = imperial green. (see Dave's thread)

I am probably way off, but that's the colours I would choose. The white nice and rusty looking, would blend in a bit, the red would pop, and the door, just because Dave does his doors green. LOL.


If one is going to copy, he'd better copy from the experts!

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Made in gb
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Don't put yourself down, that painting you have demonstrated so far is brilliant.

   
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By the foot of the Andes

While slowly dabbling paint some more on the gun emplacement and browsing tutorials on OSD (It's too early yet to decide if thanks or something else are due to Viktor for that suggestion!), I gave in to hobbyist's ADD.

New supplies:



(For reference, the grey speckles in the middle are a Leman Russ tank and a cadian officer)

I received some designs from Hyenajoe a couple weeks back, hope I can do them justice.

Updates to follow.

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Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

ah.... that looks like a healthy suply drop of plasticcard!!!
the first time i got me that much fresh PC i was like a kid in a candy shop... i couldn´t decide what to do with it and instead i did nothing...then i build a giant tank...and didn´t finish it ever since

hobby ADD... scourge of creativity^^

   
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Eastern edge

Littletower, I am liking all of this! is like Vik in some ways, but different. you two scrap recyclers are like two peas in a pod for the amazing use of stuff that would otherwise be seen as throw away materials by others.

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
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By the foot of the Andes

@shasolenzabi: Thanks, and welcome. I enjoy the building or making of things, and using - as you put it - throw away materials gives it an extra twist. Problem is, you start seeing interesting or potentially useful shapes and pieces in everything, and stuff piles up much faster than it can be converted!

@Victor: Let's just say I was more in the mood (need almost!) for some cutting and chopping, so I took the afternoon off and got to this so far:



Will keep on it some more yet...

 
   
 
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