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These are from way back when the first Harlequin boxed set appeared. Due to the brightness of the paintjobs, sunglasses are optional!
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Deadshot Weapon Moderati

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Ah man i'm so jelly, they look like awesome models. nice painting too.

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I absolutely hate Eldar, mostly because my friend used to run an Aspect list, and those Harlequins just brought back some memories... the repressed bad kind. Great. Now I need to make another therapy appointment.

All kidding aside, it's really cool to see old models show up on Dakka, especially with awesome paint jobs. Thanks for sharing them.

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Thanks. The hardest part was coming up with colour/pattern schemes. In the end I decided to go with the flow and see what happened! I have about 40 and it nearly drove me bonkers ensuring none of them looked remotely alike.

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Disgusting Nurgling

Nice painting. I really love those old Harlequins, I have a box of them and some jetbikers waiting to get painted up.

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Armored Iron Breaker

Utah, U.S.

oh wow! gotta love the old school stuff. Paint work looks good too.

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Slipstream wrote:These are from way back when the first Harlequin boxed set appeared. Due to the brightness of the paintjobs, sunglasses are optional!

It all works for me, generally a great job, except that last one, I just can't do a big pink sword, yeouch. (Checks are awesome though).
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Gargantuan Grotesque With Gnarskin

It seems like in some places the paint is a bit thick. Is this just the old models? Besides this I like the painting.

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Anti-Armour Swiss Guard

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Nice. Garish like "killer clowns from outer space" should be.

I've got 15 of these buggers - found them recently.

The best part is that Jes Goodwin sculpted both old and new.

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Napoleonics Obsesser

WOW. Look at how much better they look now!

Really cool!, good job!

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Crafty Bray Shaman

Those would not make that bad Necromunda brats..

Nice checkerboard BTW

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nice work. The last picture is my favorite model. I really like the checkered pants color scheme.

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A Black Ram wrote:Those would not make that bad Necromunda brats..

Or a counts as escher gang


Id do it but I just dont think I could paint harlies, either old or new, well enough to do them justice.

Ona side note...for anyone who wants some there are a ton of these on ebay...some still unpainted. One auction had like 20 of them. Prices seem to be pretty good too.

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Deadly Dire Avenger

Seattle, WA

Whoa... just... WOAH. This is way old school (for me at least, but that's not saying much)- love the paintjob!

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Thanks for the comments. The reason that some of the weapons look odd is that I took the view that Harlequins would have an almost 'chaotic' approach to design. Almost like how the most dangerous animals in the world tend to have the most bright colours. And may I say that the sword is not pink! Its Polish Crimson obviously!! Paint looking thick: no idea. It might be the gloss varnish I used, it was daler rowney, then it was matted.

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Hmm, got one of those old harlies languishing in my unused models box!

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Sunderland, UK

I had a few of the minis you've posted; only have 2 left now, the bottom one (no pink sword tho!), and this one -

- which I repainted for the MotM. Might post a pic of the other one, but it's got a pretty gruesome paintjob, so it depends if I can muster up the courage!

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Gargantuan Grotesque With Gnarskin

I like the bright colors, suits the models. I like checkers the best but only because I'm obsessed with checker designs.

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Jovial Plaguebearer of Nurgle

SF Bay Area, California

Ugh, I remember those. I feel old.

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