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Longtime Dakkanaut






Nice work, Nev. Especially considering the turn time. That little dab of green goes a long way.
   
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Hey man.

Glad to see you have your hobby space sorted and the flyrant is looking swell to kick things off

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AngryAngel80 wrote:
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 Eonfuzz wrote:


I would much rather everyone have a half ass than no ass.


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Madison, WI

That's a fine job Nev. Well done.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
Made in ca
Discriminating Deathmark Assassin






Gorgeous work with a short turnaround time. Something to be proud of!

See what's on my painting table Now painting: Idoneth Deepkin Namarti Thralls 
   
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Upstate, New York



Soon to be terrorizing the airspace over the battlefield. Need to get some gargs built so it’s not alone in the sky. Not that it gets character protection, but it’s the principle of the thing.

   
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Upstate, New York



So I was waffeling about what to do next. Decided to start building the last big bug and get some paint on the bikes. New bikes are just as irritating as the old bikes. That squad will probably be a background project on the monster handle while I do other things. They probably should have been left in parts to paint, but then the join lines would be really bad. Going to be hard to get a brush places. But I do kinda want to get them on the field, so that should help.

   
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Upstate, New York



Eat or shoot? That is the question. Didn’t magnetize this guy. Head might just be swapped with some sticky tack. Or I might fill and sink some magnets. Done for now. Glued on the smaller front arms. I built the big claws, but they seemed too much for the shooty bug, and redundant on the giant maw. While not pure WYSWYG, it’s close enough. When he’s got the giant hunger going on, what you see is something you don’t want to get close too, and what you get is a CC machine.

But off to the to be primed pile for now.

In other news I turned in my keys for the old place. Done with moving. Still not settled in fully yet, but that’s going to take time.

   
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Upstate, New York

Fly my pretties!



Little Sunday morning assembly. While small with little fragile bits, I’m enjoying putting these guys together.

   
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Upstate, New York

Nothing too exciting. Just putting together little flappy bugs, straight out of the box.



I was quite fond of the kit for most of this. The body halves meshed together nice, wings slotted in no problem. Then the guns. They do NOT want to play nice. 5 more to go.

And then I need to decide what I want to do for the bases. Right now they are just dry fit on the stems. I could sink magnets in there, or just let them go like that. Or work out another option. Not a huge rush.

No painting progress. Need to get back to that bike.

   
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Surrey, BC - Canada

Very nice Winged Hive Tyrant Nevelon.

Cheers,

CB

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Upstate, New York

Thanks. Quite pleased with how it came out.

Quick progress, got some more basecoats down on the bike.


Also cleaned some more mold lines from the gargs. 5 more heads and then to assemble the last 5 guys.

Need to figure out what to do for next month. From ages past is the comp. In-game, so Dire Avengers would fit; warriors of an ancient race. IRL I could slap some paint on some more RT era stuff.

Thoughts?

Time to go to work...

   
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My vote for the comp would be RT stuff, always nice to see the classics get a fresh coat.

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Upstate, New York

 Inevitable_Faith wrote:
My vote for the comp would be RT stuff, always nice to see the classics get a fresh coat.




Captain (because I need more), Veteran, Assault Marine. The vet was always one of my favorites when he wore BA colors. Hope I can do him up as well in blue.


And paint:


So much cleanup needed. I forget how much I dislike painting bikes. They should be good on the table. And there are only 3 of them. I got this.

Also in the news I finished building the gargoyles. Barring whatever I do with the bases. Just fitting on the pegs for now. I should break out and clean up the metals while I’m at it, or build something else. Like more marines.

   
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Madison, WI

I have those old models, I love them!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Made in ca
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Oh man those are awesome Nev. It's actually really cool to see those models and then directly below them is one of GW newest models. The contrast of where they came from to where they are now is really cool.

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Saw the classics in the comp thread. Came here to say how excited I am to see them painted.
   
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Lovely old RT marines. Are the backpacks metal, as well?

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The marine on the right is the one I'm most excited for. Those are sideburns modelled on, right? It's really fun to see the evolution over a few decades.
   
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Upstate, New York

GW has come a long way. I love the character and feel of the old ones, but sometimes the tech limits of the time and materials show though. Just solid chunks of metal undercuts, or filler detail so it could be one piece. But you can see the hand of the artist, and each one of full of personality. I also love the clean sharp detail of modern plastics. Both are good, just different.

Backpacks are plastic. I don’t know if I have any normal metal backpacks. I did try to use era correct ones, although one still needs to be primed. I think I had poached his for another RT guy a little bit ago.

I’ll have to check for sideburns. I think I’m painting it as part of the helmet. One issue with the old sculpts is what’s what can get a little fuzzy.

Put the first blues down yesterday.

Finished getting the grill set up and ran some food across it yesterday as well. That and the first prime of the year are the official hallmarks of Spring. One thing I missed a LOT living in an apartment. I should prime some of the other stuff I’ve built so I can start running them across my workbench. And build more. Sort of in a decision paralysis mode on what to do next there. Plus I need to finish setting up my workstations. Decide if I’m going to move the paint over to the big table, which I should do. Just a bit of work, and I’ve got sprues all over it right now.

Hope everyone enjoys the rest of your weekends.

--Nev

   
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Upstate, New York



Quick paint from the morning. Progress, one day at a time.

   
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Upstate, New York



So not a lot of progress over the week. But hopefully I can get some work done this weekend. Nothing else planned, although I’m sure there are things I should be doing.

Have a great weekend everyone. Don’t forget to do something nice for the moms in your life.

   
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You're making me want to read old White Dwarfs, Nev. Hope you can get some more paint down today.
   
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I feel you on the slow week thing. Still, what you did get down is looking good, and if its not feeling fun right now, its a hobby, we set our own pace. Hopefully you do get some progress over the weekend.
   
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The oldtimers and their new shiny bike friend are coming along nicely! As Vejut has said, we set the pace, not the minis
   
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Upstate, New York



Not as much as I would have liked. But put the washes down this morning. So mostly cleanup left. I should freehand the captain’s shoulder heraldry. I need to force myself to the bench. I’ve at least been doing drive-bys and dropping a layer down once and a while. But they need quality time with a steady brush for cleanup now. Hopefully a game this weekend with The Boy. Might spark the fire a little bit. I should also rearrange my space and get everything settled. Things still feel temporary.


Random personal stuff:
Spoiler:

Fully vaccinated +2 weeks now. Trying to get out and be social again. Set up a profile on a dating site, but unsure if it’s worth subscribing (which seems required to get any use out of it). It’s been 4+ years. I’m a hermit by nature, but the solitude is growing weary and things aren’t getting better. Again, with the major shifts in life, and I’m not done recovering from the move yet. But I need to change from the status quo, as it’s not healthy for me. But peopleing is VERY draining, as it’s not my comfort zone. Which is explains the lack of motivation at the paintbench. It’s taking most of what I have just to keep plowing ahead in life and work.

   
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I get where you are coming from, Nev. Hope you can get some positives from your efforts.
   
 
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