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Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







shasolenzabi wrote:Now to see how that Tau works out
He's mostly done (only the normal, boring Tau scheme), just doing the base then attach him and touch-up. Pic's tomo'.

inmygravenimage wrote:KDC - that's very clever. You are a silly man


hk1x1 wrote:I think the Mechanic looks great, Its a perfect example of how a great paint job brings to life great detail
Thanks hk. Glad you think so.

As I say, pictures tomorrow.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Affton, MO. USA

good idea with the KDC. I did some web searching and found a company called KDC.com, the build big buildings but from the little snippet I read they have a "safety program/mindset " that seemed right up the alley for the scientist. I'm guessing Mapp gas and oxygen for the fuel for the torches (yellow and red containers), no idea where the gun color comes from.

No cake for theo . (But I haz donuts )

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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 Theophony wrote:
good idea with the KDC. I did some web searching and found a company called KDC.com, the build big buildings but from the little snippet I read they have a "safety program/mindset " that seemed right up the alley for the scientist.
Yeah there is quite a few KDC's about the internet, some more relevant than others. But JCB was the only thing on my mind at the time.

I'm guessing Mapp gas and oxygen for the fuel for the torches (yellow and red containers),
Very close actually, as MAPP is a replacement for Acetylene, which is what I was thinking. It amused me that a rivet gun, that is likely to produce sparks, is powered by a flammable gas.

no idea where the gun color comes from.

No cake for theo . (But I haz donuts )
The letters on the welder are the clue for the guns, although I couldn't do a small enough "&", so imagine it saying B&D (I suspect that they are not as big a name outside of the UK). Think; Power-Tools. I nearly went with their older colours (turquoise/orange), but the orange/black worked better with the yellow/black.

Not to worry:
Spoiler:


Anyway, Firewarrior is done:

He could be better in places if I had done things in a different order, but that is part of the reason for doing the first of each type in a simple scheme; to learn how to do them.

I might do the Ork next if you are good little boys and girls.

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The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Progress...

Wot U Lookin' At?


Next time you see him, he should be done.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Lovely scar. Chicks dig scars.

That fire warrior is really crisp. Nice job.

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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 inmygravenimage wrote:
Lovely scar. Chicks dig scars.
I'm sure he'll be a hit with the girls.

That fire warrior is really crisp. Nice job.
Thanks. He was tricky to get used to, and then there's the dodgy moulding on the left leg (that I'm going to have to re-carve on all the others just to be happy).


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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"Chick's dig scars... glory is forever."

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Green Bay, Wisconson

' If you can dodge a wrench... " best line ever.

Ork really looks serious! good job!

 
   
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Eastern edge

Ork is looking good so far.

"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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Good work on the Ork dude! good skin, good scar, good lips! where's he going? is he a stand alone or part of a force?

Flesh Eaters 4,500 points


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Thanks Chaps.
Later than billed, but the Ork is done...

Solar_lion wrote:Ork really looks serious! good job!
That's what I'm going for. I want my orks to look real and scary, not cartoony or silly. Not that there is anything wrong with comedy orks, I just like to be different...

nerdfest09 wrote:Good work on the Ork dude! good skin, good scar, good lips!
Following in the footsteps of giants. Your ork skin gave me the realistic look I wanted to achieve with mine. Thanks.

where's he going? is he a stand alone or part of a force?
Just a basic troop. He'll be with the close combat fighters of the army (such as the recent Blood Drinker marine and the Wych).

Here he is:

I noticed as I was uploading this picture that I'd forgotten to add his number. That is now done, but I couldn't be bothered to take another 20-odd photos just for a "1" on his thigh.

Next up, I might do the Necron, should be fairly quick... might not be...


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Not where I should be

He is a "beautiful" ork matey, spot on. Great colours.

Given the Ork biology, I would expect to see a lot more orks in the Scientist's ranks, with the posiblity of conversions etc..but look forward to what ever is next, cron will be fun I think.




 
   
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 Camkierhi wrote:
He is a "beautiful" ork matey, spot on. Great colours.
Thanks Cam. I limited the colours on him (avoiding red and yellow mainly) to make the blue the main colour (other than green) and his eye and scar stand out.

Given the Ork biology, I would expect to see a lot more orks in the Scientist's ranks, with the posiblity of conversions etc..but look forward to what ever is next, cron will be fun I think.
Yeah, the Ork biology does open many doors for "improvements" from The Scientist, and I do have quite a few ideas. Although, I'm going to have to fix the posture on any future Orks (although I'm doing that for nearly every other model anyway), not really liking the squat they are modelled with.

'cron is under-way, just the basic silver/green scheme. Already only a dry-brush away from the silver being done...


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Will you be using that "buffable" paint, making him super shiny?




 
   
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Not on this one. But I will do on the next one, I've managed to pick up the "even shinier" buffable paint (Polished Aluminium to go with the Polished Steel I already had), so will make a super-shiny 'cron at some point, but have to make him a little bit special to get the special polished treatment.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Great work doc

The mechanic is excellent, nice colour scheme, plenty of details, looks great on the base. Love the KCD reference, nice touch, think the orange needs to be a bit more orange for black & dekker though.

The wych is awesome, lovely contrast work and the colour choice was spot on - great how it seems to work as a non-monochromatic piece with just the addition of the hair

Good work with the two 'basics' too, both look good, nice crisp colours on the tau and nice chipping on the ork.


Oh noes - the scientist lies about cake? The bounder.

90 days without cake - poor soul.......

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heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
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Like the scar on the head. Nicely done.

   
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monkeytroll wrote:Great work doc

The mechanic is excellent, nice colour scheme, plenty of details, looks great on the base. Love the KCD reference, nice touch, think the orange needs to be a bit more orange for black & dekker though.
Thanks MT.
Yeah, my usual orange decided to turn itself into future basing material, so I had to mix some up and this was the best I got without looking too red or yellow. Good to see you got it though.

The wych is awesome, lovely contrast work and the colour choice was spot on - great how it seems to work as a non-monochromatic piece with just the addition of the hair
Thanks. Yes, she worked out nicely. I think the hair is the only option that would have worked for that too.

Good work with the two 'basics' too, both look good, nice crisp colours on the tau and nice chipping on the ork.
Thanks. Perfectly in keeping with each race.
The only reason the Ork got the chipping (as my non-vehicle models don't tend to get weathering) was that they were modelled on and I couldn't not paint them. This is something else I may change on future Orks.


Oh noes - the scientist lies about cake? The bounder.

90 days without cake - poor soul.......
The cake is ALWAYS a lie.
"Then there will be cake... and then you will be baked..."

Gitsplitta wrote:Like the scar on the head. Nicely done.
Thanks Gits'. Was tricky to get the balance right on the scar, not too pink, not too much red, but still stand out from the green skin.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Eastern edge

And in Orky religious (as close to it as they get) he has his army blue for da luck

"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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 shasolenzabi wrote:
And in Orky religious (as close to it as they get) he has his army blue for da luck
Ja. That's why he has a head wound.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
Made in ar
Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot





By the foot of the Andes

Troopers look great

As for KDC, I'd just point out the HAL - IBM relationship has always been most strongly denied, so it is obviously just coincidental (And personally listed along some of the best all-time rebuttals, along with Han's self-defense allegations, I am not a crook, and a few others)

 
   
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 Littletower wrote:
Troopers look great

As for KDC, I'd just point out the HAL - IBM relationship has always been most strongly denied, so it is obviously just coincidental (And personally listed along some of the best all-time rebuttals, along with Han's self-defense allegations, I am not a crook, and a few others)
Thanks LT.
I know that it had been denied. Doesn't mean that it is not real can't be used for inspiration.
I did consider a few other options for that, but when I tried KDC is sounded reasonable in itself for a construction company, so kept it.

The Necron is done. Normal, boring, normal, silver and green scheme, I know. There will be more exciting schemes to come in the future.
So welcome Warrior #1, he's new here.


There is only one built model left to paint on my desk, Wych #1, I have also had an idea for Gitsplitta's Mantis Maker Competition, so I might do that first...

There's also something else I should be doing... something to do with roads... I dunno, it'll come back to me at some point...


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Umm....you need to tarmac your driveway?

Oh hai warrior one, welcome.

cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
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Eastern edge

It has been re-assigned! But the Mad Scientist can now hold his head high as he has working for him a killer robot with a deathray, all Mad Scientists need some form of Killer Robot with a Deathray! (KRwD)

"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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Very true, Shas.

I have been thinking on Gits' Mantis maker comp', and after further research the initial idea may not fit, so slight change of plan...

This is the first selection of parts that may go into the build (things may still be added or removed as the build progresses):


You will see some old parts (primed white by the previous owner) from the early '90s.
The bolter will be modified into more of a rifle with the scope. The pistol and knife are therefore backup weapons.
The helmet, legs and body are from the new kit, but chosen for the look of older marks of armour (V or VI) together with the studded shoulder pad. Also notice that the helmet (beaky as it's older, and streamlined for the White Scar reference - My previous WScar had a beaky for this reason) and legs have some studs on them.
Medal thing to show good marksmanship.
Many purity seals to show what a loyal chap he is.
Many grenades and a meltabomb (and I'm going to make another bomb of some description) to represent the sabotage side of him, together with the sniper side of the rifle.

He'll be reposed into some "jumping from cover" pose and I need to think of some way of representing "mobility" and that should be it.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Mmmm interesting, and cool. Looking forward to this.




 
   
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6 foot underwater

Is jumping from cover not mobile enough? Maybe jump-packing from cover then?

Parts all look suitable and plan sound right.

cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
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 Dr H wrote:
He'll be reposed into some "jumping from cover" pose and I need to think of some way of representing "mobility" and that should be it.


Roller-skates??

   
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6 foot underwater

Oh.....rocket powered roller skates....make it so

cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

I like the mix of parts, lots of Mk5 in there which certainly fits them (heretics!)

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

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