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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Sat down to paint miniatures for the first time in...a while. I mean, really paint.

Motivation provided by Kestral's campaign, and Dysartes' Twitch feed. I have to tell you, painting while watching a Twitch feed is ALMOST as good as painting with peeps iRL, and I'm going to continue to add these to my toolbox. I highly suggest checking out feeds of people painting, to expand your community and monkeyspheres!

--

I am so glad I installed a spraybooth into my work area.



Spent a couple of nights knocking out some penal legion characters, some "priests", a "Primaris Psyker" and repaired some Ogryns.



Play 'spot the Last Chancers and Tanith First and Only'...

Got the grey fatigues and started the green armor. Background for these guys is they're on a suicide mission (naturally) and have been given bottom-of-the-barrel leftovers. In this case, Cadian-pattern flak armor and weapons. Some of the troopers...okay, all the of the troopers, have acquired additional 'kit'. Now, forces Imperial have attached some...motivation...to the troopers in the form of Eviscerator Servitors (Ministorum Priests). For backup, the Electro-Priest (Primaris Psyker) has been assigned a group of Ogryns. the question is, who has enough "pull" to put a mission like this together?



I was able to lay down cream primer, the grey fatigues basetones, and the start of the Cadian green armor basetones. Hopefully, after a break, I'll get the green basetones onto the Ogryns.

Click to zoom in!

Progress!

--B.


Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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USA

Looking good Brian! I hope you and kestral both post pics of the campaign

   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Awesome. It's really nice to see folk get their groove on after a slump.

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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Madison, WI

That Skullz set is wonderful. Have always lusted after it.

   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Blocked out the rest of the greens, including the armour pieces on the Ogryns. Next up, I need to power-paint all the various fleshtones. Going to work on making these a lot more diverse than my previous efforts, as part of the whole "The Imperium Isn't White" concept.



--B.


Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Surrey, BC - Canada

Wow Briancj, that is an ambitious plan painting all those models as a group.

Good luck.

Cheers,

CB


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Affton, MO. USA

 Briancj wrote:
Blocked out the rest of the greens, including the armour pieces on the Ogryns. Next up, I need to power-paint all the various fleshtones. Going to work on making these a lot more diverse than my previous efforts, as part of the whole "The Imperium Isn't White" concept.



--B.


theImperium is after all a beacon of diversity .

“We don’t care what color you are as long as your not filthy xenos scum

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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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Fleshtones down, and all weapons basecoated. After much internal debate, I went with the lazy metallic approach.



--Brian

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Lukin’ Good’r .

Keep up the progress and your platoon will be done in no time.

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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Eastern edge

Drop force is looking like a good thing. Keep up the good work!

"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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Bristol!

Nice! Makes me wish I hadn't released my Shaffer's set back into the wild (eBay).

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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Today, we have an interlude. I have been collecting "In World" props and such for Warhammer 40K, and here's a doozy I picked up for, basically, original price. It is the collector's edition of the Deathwatch RPG manual, from Fantasy Flight Games, made under license.

Spoiler:


Larger and heavier than I expected.



Chain, chain, chaaaaaain...



Key to my...heart? (The key is held on the side with magnets.)



Unlocked!



Revealed!





The purity seal/parchment is removable. The book is lovely, faux-leather, nicely bound. I am most likely going to remove the purty seal/parchment and frame it (after casting the seals...) and then use the box as a cosplay item, see what interesting relic would be appropriate for the box. MAYBE I could find/craft "The Emperor's Tarot"...

I hope you enjoyed this piece of Warhammer 40K history!

--Brian






Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Bristol!

Holy crap that's nuts. I would use it to store crisps (sorry 'chips').

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AlexHolker wrote:At this stage, I'm starting to think GW's CEO was just getting ready for the Rapture
 
   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

 RandyMcStab wrote:
Holy crap that's nuts. I would use it to store crisps (sorry 'chips').


I'm sorry, but I will only allow ketchup-flavoured crisps to be stored within this most holy sepulcher.

--Brian

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Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Klaatu, barata, nic(cough cough cough). There! I said the words, just like they're supposed to be!

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Bristol!

Ketchup would be acceptable. I was thinking pickled onion Monster Munch but that's probably a Brit thing.

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AlexHolker wrote:At this stage, I'm starting to think GW's CEO was just getting ready for the Rapture
 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Is it deep enough for a bottle of holy “water” (vodka, gin, scotch, whisky, everclear......adult beverage of your choice?)

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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Great stuff - that is a delightful prop, and I love those penal legion. With 40K coming to TV, I bet we'll see more of that kind of thing.
   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

 RandyMcStab wrote:
Ketchup would be acceptable. I was thinking pickled onion Monster Munch but that's probably a Brit thing.


Yeah, we can't really get that kind of lovely crisp here in the US.

Yes, the opening could fit a bottle of 'adult beverage'.

--Brian


Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Bristol!

I will post you some, if you like?

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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

 RandyMcStab wrote:
I will post you some, if you like?


I will never say 'no' to foreign crisps.

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Green Bay, Wisconson

Took a long time to get caught up. Amazing stuff from the Epic to the Minotaurs, Nice to see your Imperial knight, Joining us next year at Adepticon? Running KF as a an event as well as a Warden get together.

Keep up the inspiring work.!

 
   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

 Solar_lion wrote:
Took a long time to get caught up. Amazing stuff from the Epic to the Minotaurs, Nice to see your Imperial knight, Joining us next year at Adepticon? Running KF as a an event as well as a Warden get together.

Keep up the inspiring work.!


I dunno, that's a good question. If I can get my cosplay act together, that would be a good event to hit. Plus, you know, Wardens!

--Brian

ps: I still have my shirt.

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Because they need to be yellow. They're sky cranes.



I also removed the front heavy bolter from the nose turret, and will magnetize in some swaps, so I can run these as 100% civilian vehicles.

-B.


Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Maine

 RandyMcStab wrote:
Holy crap that's nuts. I would use it to store crisps (sorry 'chips').


Same here, if crisps came in .30 Mauser.


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 Briancj wrote:
Because they need to be yellow. They're sky cranes.



I also removed the front heavy bolter from the nose turret, and will magnetize in some swaps, so I can run these as 100% civilian vehicles.

-B.



I'm totally jazzed that we could have a table with three Sky Talons on it. And containers! Need more containers!


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Good yellow too

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Affton, MO. USA

Wow that’s a bright yellow . It would be hard not too see those, but I guess that’s what safety yellow is for.

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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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

It's Rustoleum's 2x "Sun Yellow" with a topcoat of airbrush-applied Badger Air-Opaque Yellow.

SAFETY FIRST.

--B.

ps: Yes, hazard stripes incoming.

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Houston, TX

I can’t wait to see those Sky Talons in a game. That would be a first for me.

-Rids

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Project log and campaign featuring Orks, Imperial Guard, Marines, Tyranids: http://www.xhorikwar.blogspot.com/
Currently focused on our Horus Heresy campaign with White Scars, Death Guard and Imperial Militia.  
   
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Eastern edge

Hmmm, Bright yellow! this will be interesting to see them finished and marked.

"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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London

Valks look great in yellow at the moment. How weathered are you going?



Relapse wrote:
Baron, don't forget to talk about the SEALs and Marines you habitually beat up on 2 and 3 at a time, as you PM'd me about.
nareik wrote:
Perhaps it is a lube issue, seems obvious now.
 
   
 
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