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Made in nl
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the Netherlands

hey everybody!

im fairly new to the hobby (only started this year) and got pretty tired of painting UM and being stuck to their fluff.

i got the idea of making my own chapter, i dont actually play the game so im not too bothered by rules or anything, although i would like someone to help me out with that if possible.

anyway, i encountered the first "problem" right from the start... its not that hard to make up a colorscheme and call it your own, but without a story to back it up the chapter will be fairly useless.

i got some great help from Helsreach getting me started with some fluff... im currently still working on it, but its getting there. i will post it when im pretty much done with it.

my chapter is a salamander successor chapter... they follow the same cult and and have a lot of very skilled craftsmen. master crafted weapons and armor, flamers, melta's and thunderhammers are a common sight in this chapter

anyway, as far as the models...

a color test on a 3 part spacemarine with the color scheme (crappy pic)



this is one of my Masters of the Chapter metal models that ive painted... paint is kind of chipping off, but im planning of repainting him anyway when i get some good matte varnish spray (also, the pic isnt too good, the reds look really plain while in fact they are nicely shaded)



my most recent project, an assault marine with a chopped off xeno head on his feet...



more pics will be loaded when i finish more models...

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Made in nl
Esteemed Veteran Space Marine





the Netherlands

and its allowed to leave a messages after viewing...

comments, constructive critisizm and suggestions are all very welcome

   
Made in se
Mimetic Lasiq





Feverland

They look good, interesting colour scheme. I like the white on the hammer. Looks a little like marble.
The only thing I can really criticize is the metal on the Aquilas, it could use a wash to get some shading in there.

(I was going to comment on the red being a bit plain, but the I saw your comment on it. So I won't.)

EDIT: Oh, and about that "problem" of yours... I know how it is, coming up with fluff can be quite the challenge. But it's really fun!

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Made in nl
Esteemed Veteran Space Marine





the Netherlands

soncka wrote:They look good, interesting colour scheme. I like the white on the hammer. Looks a little like marble.
The only thing I can really criticize is the metal on the Aquilas, it could use a wash to get some shading in there.

(I was going to comment on the red being a bit plain, but the I saw your comment on it. So I won't.)

EDIT: Oh, and about that "problem" of yours... I know how it is, coming up with fluff can be quite the challenge. But it's really fun!

thanks for the reply! the red is kind of plain, i need heavier washes and more highlights to get it more interesting...
the metals should be washed more... kind of like with the assault marine... i really like his metals

im glad you noticed the marble hammer... that was what i was going for

   
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Mimetic Lasiq





Feverland

Care to share how you made the marble effect?

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Made in nl
Esteemed Veteran Space Marine





the Netherlands

sure.... ill try to make a pic based tutorial on it because i cant record like hell

   
Made in nl
Esteemed Veteran Space Marine





the Netherlands

this is gonna be my assault sergeant... as you can see still WIP. he has the death company thunder hammer and an shoulderpad that belonged to the SG. i filed off the drop of blood and the chalice because those icons dont belong in my army.

hes standing on a sort of stalagmite which points out of a lava base.

(edit: i used blue tack to put it together but i slightly chanced the pose to an more dynamic pose.. ill start painting today and ill show progress later )

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australia

Looking good, is it just the light in the picture or is the assualt seargent resin?

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Made in nl
Esteemed Veteran Space Marine





the Netherlands

Haonn wrote:Looking good, is it just the light in the picture or is the assualt seargent resin?

no i primed it white before assembly i like to paint models apart so i can reach in the hard to reach area's

   
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the Netherlands

2 update pics... one of the sergeant at 30% and one at 90%

30%


90% (i might redo some of the details though)

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Made in dk
Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot





WestCoast

I like that you experiment with different painting effects. (at least on your thunderhammers )

Post some fluff when you get something worked up!

Keep up the good work!

Cheers,
Rawson

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Made in nl
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the Netherlands

Rawson wrote:Post some fluff when you get something worked up!

haha you sure your up for that? i got 8 pages of fluff and chapter characteristics

   
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Brussels

It looks great The color scheme is a bit odd to my taste, but you're making it look very good Keep it up


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I also love the reference to Hepheastus, the god of forges, blacksmiths etc in a master forge army. Very clever

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Made in nl
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the Netherlands

BoA.Raccoon wrote:It looks great The color scheme is a bit odd to my taste, but you're making it look very good Keep it up


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I also love the reference to Hepheastus, the god of forges, blacksmiths etc in a master forge army. Very clever

not only is hepheastus god of forges blacksmiths and metallurgy, he is also the greek equivalent of Vulcan

   
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Brussels

True, I'm sorry for not thinking of that too, I don't follow Roman mythology as much

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no worries... i had to do my research

quick little update:
i ordered a bunch of bitz and some plasticard and ill be building my chaptermaster soon!

this is pretty much what he will look like:


   
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Brussels

Two words..
Bad-ass

Well, that's a conjunction..

Looking forward to it, the base is phenomenal!

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he stole it from a chaos terminator lord

   
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Brussels

Ahh, I must say I'm disappointed, I thought you made it ^^

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Man, that fella looks ready to crack some skulls. Only thing i'm not loving is the shoulder shield. It looks too massive for some reason, even on that dude. Pose is excellent tho
   
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yeah i wasnt sure about that myself... if i can mod the shoulderpad i will ditch the shield though

   
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Brussels

I think the shield looks fine :/ Maybe that's just me

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well i might file the skull off or use one of the grey knight shields, their a little bit smaller


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Ok this is my work in progress terminator... the pose is supposed to give the impression of him walking up to an enemy taking cover behind his stormshield... the base is a cork base with basing sand (fine) and will be a lava themed base... i already primed the model in citadel spray skull white

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Brussels

Very nice posing bro. I used cork for my two test dummies, it looks awesome when you paint it, trust me. 4 easy steps or less

1) Paint entirely black
2) drybrush grey
3) drybrush white on corners/edges
4) (optional) add sand/flock

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BoA.Raccoon wrote:Very nice posing bro. I used cork for my two test dummies, it looks awesome when you paint it, trust me. 4 easy steps or less

1) Paint entirely black
2) drybrush grey
3) drybrush white on corners/edges
4) (optional) add sand/flock

yeah i use this technique although i add sand first so it gets the same color as the rest of the base...

ill be posting some pics where i used natural slate and cork and sand to make some bad ass looking bases

   
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For volcanic bases that makes more sense..
I used just rock bases, so the red sand that's in the park outside fit in well, making it look like an outdoor environment, but like I said for a Volcanic base that seems to fit better..


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And I'm looking forward to your bases. I got my Tac Squad for my new Chapter and a Chaplain that I'm planning on entering in a painting (and a little modeling) contest in two weeks. It's the jet pack one, I'm going to make him flying over a rock on a lava base.


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I just noticed:
Terminator has a death-co*k

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Looking good man!

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BoA.Raccoon wrote:
And I'm looking forward to your bases. I got my Tac Squad for my new Chapter and a Chaplain that I'm planning on entering in a painting (and a little modeling) contest in two weeks. It's the jet pack one, I'm going to make him flying over a rock on a lava base.

do throw up a thread with WIP pics i'd like to see that

BoA.Raccoon wrote:
I just noticed:
Terminator has a death-co*k

hmm?? what? where?

   
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DijnsK wrote:
BoA.Raccoon wrote:It looks great The color scheme is a bit odd to my taste, but you're making it look very good Keep it up


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I also love the reference to Hepheastus, the god of forges, blacksmiths etc in a master forge army. Very clever

not only is hepheastus god of forges blacksmiths and metallurgy, he is also the greek equivalent of Vulcan


No, Vulcan is the roman equivalent of Hephestus, who is greek. He was born ugly so zues threw him off olympus cripling him. I think he has to wear freeky leg braces or something. I believe I read somewhere he is chained to the anvil or something. Good pics, Hate my friends SM( THe Pariahs he has no color sceme he just randomly paints. He has Gold Sarges though( Gold With black gold studded shoulder pads) his lack of uniform pisses me off)

 
   
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TheWildHost wrote:
No, Vulcan is the roman equivalent of Hephestus, who is greek.

if 1 is equal to 0 then 0 is equal to 1... and i believe the greek where first...

TheWildHost wrote:He was born ugly so zues threw him off olympus cripling him. I think he has to wear freeky leg braces or something.

hera, his mother, threw him out of the heavens, and he fell for 9 days and nights before hitting earth

TheWildHost wrote:I believe I read somewhere he is chained to the anvil or something.

that was Prometheus, he was chained to a rock with chains made by hephaestus though

TheWildHost wrote:Good pics, Hate my friends SM( THe Pariahs he has no color sceme he just randomly paints. He has Gold Sarges though( Gold With black gold studded shoulder pads) his lack of uniform pisses me off)


hehe ill try to be more uniform, but the are an army of crafters, so it might vary a bit...

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