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Nasty Nob






Gardner, MA

All the basing details arent complate yet. I wont do the whole army with mushroom bases but wanted a few inter-mingled. Id like to hear your thoughts on them.
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Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

very newyears eve...looks like firecrackers^^
no seriously why did you came up with that idea? looks hilarious but your orcs are rather serious looking...so waht will you do to match both bases and orcs up ? thats no critizism here you just made me curious...

vik

and by the way, how did you do the actual mushrooms?

   
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Nasty Nob






Gardner, MA

I didnt make them but had them made. Youre right about them not blending well with the serious looking orks - I was afraid of that... uggg.

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Courageous Silver Helm





Portsmouth, UK

They look delicious, but I think they might be a bit bright for the orks around them. :(

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Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

if you feared that i wouzld suggest to make it blend by adding some jokish details on the orcs rather than get rid of thr `chrooms...
could get funny and as i recall orcs are more funny than serious anyway...

vik

   
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If the bases aren't finished, what are the pictures of them doing in Painting & Modeling Showcase?

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Krazy Grot Kutta Driva





Chiba, Japan

It'd work better if the bases were more forest/jungly. Don't often get mushrooms in deserts.

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Longtime Dakkanaut






Los Angeles

jackanory wrote:It'd work better if the bases were more forest/jungly. Don't often get mushrooms in deserts.


That is a great point. If it won't screw up your army's composition perhaps darkening the soil of your bases and adding more woodland growth might help sell the mushroom idea.

   
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Sheppey, England

Maybe the mushrooms are actually new Orks and the desert's the site of an earlier battle?

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Love the mushrooms! Don't quite work with the orks I'm afraid... but love the mushrooms! You might try playing with different cap colors... that might help.

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Noble of the Alter Kindred




United Kingdom

The idea is fun but am finding the red too much.
A little red goes a long way when surrounded by green, greys and sand. It is too distracting imho and maybe needs toning down or a more neutral colour used/bigger white spots?

My other concern is that a bunch of Waaaghing orks would soon trample the fungi to bitz

 
   
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They look cool

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Crazed Spirit of the Defiler





Portland OR USA

I alway pictured ork shrooms being green and surrounded by mold and spores. I think you need some other plants, or lichen to blend them in.

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Nasty Nob






Gardner, MA

I can add a layer of Devlan Mud to tone them down again.


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What kind of colors do you think would work well with these orks? And yes - they are spores from a previous battle growing into full-sized orks.

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Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'






I love the red, but then I've always been a fan of the more ridiculous aspects of the Orks.

I've got some painted up in a more muted, natural colour scheme. I'll try to get pics up this weekend so you can check it out.

   
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Nasty Nob






Gardner, MA

Cant wait to see them - and thank you for your handy work HungryP. The mushrooms came out fantastic.

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Thanks! Again, I'm glad you're happy with them.

   
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Beast of Nurgle




England

Great looking Orks. Great looking mushrooms.

I personally like the look. But if you're going for something a little more serious, why not just do the mushrooms brown instead of red?

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Been Around the Block





Da werk shop

I really like them! But honestly there is just a few too many for my taste.. I would have perhaps just put them on two or three ork bases, and then created a terrain donut/inner with a mushroom field as part of your possible play board.

 
   
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Nasty Nob






Gardner, MA

Im keeping them - these models represent about 10% of the army so it wont be so concentrated on the field.

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Stealthy Dark Angels Scout with Shotgun





Australia

I remeber years ago seeing some fluf I think form the ork version of necromunda... gorkamoka that was it! anywho it had this life cycle of an ork and if i remebr correctly it had a section showing how orks spread through spores and grew underground in the shade like fungi. so anyway i like you could say they are in an ork day care facility...


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Nasty Nob






Gardner, MA

The mushrooms are orks in gustation I added a layer of Devlan Mud to the bright red - they're a bit more earthy now. I have about 3 or 4 in each mob of 30 now with mushrooms. The bigger Orks pretty much all have them.

I also made OBJ markers with lots of mushrooms on them.

I have a jungle terrain table and Ill be adding mushrooms to the table terrain as well.

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Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'






So, as I said, I painted up a batch of these guys in a more natural scheme. For comparison's sake:



And some close-ups for detail:



If you do a table with the mushroom theme, I can't wait to see pics


   
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loving those shrooms they're magic.


 
   
 
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