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I'm liking the eldar. It's like you are doing a gem technique on each armor plate. Should look pretty cool when done.

Looks like Ferris is going a different way then the one you did for me. Interested to see how he comes out.
   
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Those Eldar are coming along very nicely! The almost impressionist styling to the armour really sells the alien, otherwordly feel and keeps the eye-catching contrast even with the monochromatic schemes. The Scorpions are the highlight, that softer green is super, but the whole lot together are going to be a beautiful and unique army!

And Ferrus just means more pics of your top-class metallic work, so hell yes!

Best of luck taking the steps back into gaming, having someone willing to help you out should make a world of difference.

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They look great man. Congrats on the Ferrus commission too. Love the metal effect you use on him

   
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The color on those Eldar is just radiant. Fantastic tones.
   
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I felt like bringing a start to my Howling Griffons so what better place to start than my Captain, so I got some advice and built up a fine impression of a captain sporting a jump pack, a power sword and a plasma pistol standing regally on a rock as he should be.

I used a mix of bits, sternguard legs, a palantine blade, DC jump pack BA torso and while it may look a bit gak at the moment especially with a stand in bare head



I also started to build him in his revered Terminator armour, thinking of the name Howling Griffons and the knightly feel to the history of the chapter I used a spare Huron arm and trimmed the blades off and then filed the lion head and started the basic re sculpting of a beak to make it into a Griffon head yes I know it's a stellar idea



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"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Yeah, that's the stuff, right there. That is an EPIC power claw! Perfect.

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Excellent job so far Nerdy.

   
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Thanks dudes! I am myself pretty please with how the Termie version is shaping up, I think in the Chapter Scheme it will look really cool! that fist works so well and resembles a Griffon's Talon ( Huh!, aaaand there's it's name! lol) and hopefully I can sharpen the beak up a bit but it's a bit fiddly at the moment and I don't want to ruin it!

I ordered a left handed storm bolter off a DA command terminator to use with him so I'm pretty keen to get it and start painting him :-)

and on a random note, I had a discussion with my best mate about how many many many years ago ( about 20 to be exact) when we had a heated debate about Eldar and we were arguing about the shape of their helmets if it meant that they had heads like the Coneheads or if it was to secure their hair in a topknot :-)


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And I need guidance on the colour of the tabards, my original thought was black or bone, but i'm really considering a nice red as well? personally i'm between the red and bone?

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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Your reds are so good nerdy... hard to argue with them.

   
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In regards to the Eldar question its all to do with the hair

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I have just spent the last couple of days painting up Ferrus manus! and he's done, I tried a few different washes and even used brown paint as a wash in between layers to see what happened, turns out it works well and mutes the metals without making them flat. Still the final result is similar to the original one I painted up and recognisable as black iron armour

I still really like this FW model even if he's a bitch to assemble! he has a regal face and in my opinion looks exactly like he should!





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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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He looks awesome, really like the hands. I have yet to get to Ferrus, but am definitely looking forward to having a go myself. Although all those small bits....

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I love the color palette Nerdy. Brilliant!

   
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I dont post much here but I look all the time, Ferrus is so so good Nerdy had to go back and forth over the model to see all those well painted bitz.
   
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Great work on Manus, and the Eldar are looking very cool.

   
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Manus looks fantastic! That’s a lot of metal, and yet you’ve kept it from looking monotonous. Love the muted purples as well, and as always you’ve painted the face so well!

   
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Can't wait to see the Eldar finished up.

 
   
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Thanks fellas, I finished the Mino's Deredeo this morning, not great pics but I just struggled to get the reds to show up correctly now just the assault guys to go!





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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Nailed it! Lovely work.

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Very striking work nerdy. Reds are vibrant, metals very ancient looking. Nicely done.

   
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Sweet baby cats, your scratched up metals + rich af red continue to amaze <3

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Lovely. Well, terrifying...but you know what I mean. Specially like the red on the top plates

   
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After spending the last hour admiring these stunning, jaw-dropping pieces of art, I can safely say this is the kind of stuff the belongs in a museum. the coating, detailing, weathering, shading, and all other parts of your art portray what a true mastery of the craft looks like. in other words: hot DAUM those look good.
   
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Beautiful work.

   
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What the hell am I meant to do? now postimage.org is having issues and I have once again find myself losing all my images and ruining another blog. I can't afford the ridiculous amount some ask per month to host them :-( I struggle with the more technical aspects on some sites and only wanted a basic upload and then copy paste onto Dakka.

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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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I have only ever used Dakka itself, never had an issue, dead easy. But not sure about it for other sites. Hope someone can help you out here.

   
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I don't understand why you don't use dakka's own gallery. It's never failed me.

   
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Dakka's gallery is just too long winded to work quickly for me, if you could just upload and not have to go through the checking of boxes and sorting into galleries etc I would use it as all I'm after is a simple site to upload into one gallery then link to my blog.

I'm now going to have to re do my entire blog from scratch which will once again put people off and lose some who may miss it. yes I sound annoyed and I am, i'm already having trouble feeling like i'm giving Dakka what I believe it deserves and especially considering I use it as my special place where I always feel like i'm home among friends.


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Just trying another site.

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" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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To be honest, if you're just going to use the Dakka gallery to host images, you can skip a lot of that. Having stuff in its own gallery folder is nice, but if you're mainly looking for a place to dump pics so you can post them here (rather than actually caring about the votes or anything, which is something of an exercise in futility at times), you don't really need to worry about folders or disabling voting or ticking all the right boxes.

Heck, you can just upload directly to a post and Dakka will shove the pics into the gallery for you, though they can get a bit compressed if you do it that way (though clicking the image gives you the uncompressed version).

Paradigm's Hobby Blog: last update: 19/04: Goliath test paint and more Escher

Available for Commission Work. Click the banner for details.
Minis painted in 2018: 25
Minis bought in 2018: 32 
   
 
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