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 Syro_ wrote:
On an unrelated note, you got your hands on every BFG magazine? I'd love to hear more about that.


Yup! Missing #17, still hunting that. And then, regretfully, there's easily 50+ articles in Fanatic magazines. Those I may need to hunt PDFs for. I also have Planet Killer, Invasion, and Warp Storm, as well as the main rulebook and the Armada expansion. I've been rebuilding my BFG ruleset collection because I'm a HOARDER.

--B.




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Reaper Bones 'Magic Circle' with Woodland Scenics 'realistic foliage'.



--B.


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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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Maine

Time for obscure movie reference.

It's smaller than I thought it would be.
The foliage looks good. Looks like some elves are going to pop out anytime.

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Mostly, on my phone.

^Inches.


I actually start thinking about the Eddie Izzard Stonehenge sketch:

(Everything's better when rendered in Lego)
Also, lovely moss.

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Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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 inmygravenimage wrote:

I actually start thinking about the Eddie Izzard Stonehenge sketch:
Also, lovely moss.


I assure you, I had it running while I painted it.

The moss came out very well, I'm pleased with the whole thing.

--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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Madison, WI

Love the henge Brian. Excellent combination of elements.

   
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Palitine Il

Looks really good!

I’ve considered picking it up myself but as someone who generally has more time than money it feels simple enough I should just scratch build it.
   
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 ChaoticMind wrote:
Looks really good!

I’ve considered picking it up myself but as someone who generally has more time than money it feels simple enough I should just scratch build it.


Yes, very much so. This would be a very easy project with pink/blue insulation foam, and a sharp knife.

I got it in a Reaper Bones kickstarter.

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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Been working on these with inks, washes, and the new contrast paints and primer. This was a few hours work, last night. tonight, I'll finish 'em off!

Click on the pic to see full-sized.



Need to dig out a few more minis, including an Ankheg, a group of bandits, and paint up a pile of townspeople!

--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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The miniatures for the first two locations/dungeon crawls. All Reaper Bones.







I've been using a mix of GW contrast paints, washes and technical paints. Yeah, I'm not winning awards, here, but that's not the point.

--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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Madison, WI

It's the morel from he.... ck!

   
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Surrey, BC - Canada

Briancj,

Love what you have done for the wrecked Chimera...if there is one GW model/terrain I regretted not picking up it was that one.

Cheers,

CB


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I *really* wish I'd pledged for the underdark set. Love those mushroom!


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I also really like that flying ship. Brilliant work with the lion beads. Beads are an under used resource!

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Well, let's take a look at last week's progress, shall we? Some pictures behind spoiler tags, because politeness.

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The Tree of Woe



The Henge



The D&D minis for Sunday's campaign kickoff session:



Repaired my Catalyst Labs Leviathan fleets:
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And did some heavy lifting on the train.
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Enjoy!

--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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Mostly, on my phone.

Lovely weathering on the train there.

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Thank you!

The awful part of all of this is that the 'trolleys' for the containers and such are not available separately, so I'm having to scrounge for a lot of crane kits at bargain prices. Now, to figure out what to do with the rest of the crane and tractor bitz.

--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

Craneblade? Though it's been done. Still, I know you will come up with something amazing.

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Affton, MO. USA

 Briancj wrote:
Thank you!

The awful part of all of this is that the 'trolleys' for the containers and such are not available separately, so I'm having to scrounge for a lot of crane kits at bargain prices. Now, to figure out what to do with the rest of the crane and tractor bitz.

--B.



Start building a Adeptus Titanicus repair facility of course, complete with railyard.

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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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A craneblade is on the list, FER SHURE, already have the chassis/kit ready.

More work done today...

First, the original article on the Epic-scale chimera variants...



And then the conversions, right left-to right. Chmerax, Chimedon, Chimerro.



Here's one of them in green, a Chimerro. I'm considering making all of these variant non-GW tanks a PDF, separate from my Engineers in winter camo.



Finally, a parking lot. I've been going through all of my vehicle options, working on getting them boxed up for project/organization purposes, and then painted!



Share your thoughts, comments, and ideas on the PDF forces, or anything else!

--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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I thought I would review some tools that I have. I finally got off my butt and bought some, after making do.

The first one is a simple clamp-able bench vise. I can't believe it's taken me so long. This one has soft jaws to minimize damage, and an adjustable ball-joint to allow you to set the head at an angle.



Next up, is the NorthWest Shore Line (NWSL) Chopper 2. the second in the line of chopper products, this one is much sturdier. It uses single-edged razor blades to create precise cuts. The angle-guides provided allow you to set an exact angle for the cut. This tool allows you to cut styrene, wood, cardboard, etc over and over again, ensuring the same angle, or length.

It is also a boon to making rivets.



I know, I am showing some knee here. Forgive me for my sexy, sexy faux pas.

Finally, a Wet Palette. Folks, this this is a game changer. Not only does it DE-crease the amount of paint you use, but it automatically thins out any paint you place. The photo you see here was an experiment, I left it out overnight to see how much of the paint would dry out.

The paints are still wet after 8 hours.

Wet-blending is a skill I'm just starting to learn, but the Wet Palette is just USEFUL to all painters, by extending the working time of your paints.



Seriously, buy one.

Thank you for coming to my TED talk.

--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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Mostly, on my phone.

I'm really tempted to get, or at least make, a wet palette.


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Nice legs btw

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Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Nice tools. I have the original chopper, and yours looks significantly sturdier. Mine is incredibly useful, and whilst I'm not going to shell out the big bucks to upgrade, yours looks even better.

I made my own wet palette, and can't believe what a huge difference it made to my painting, both convenience and quality.

Though my guards may sleep and my ships may lay at anchor, our foes know full well that big guns never tire. 
   
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Cairo, Egypt

Wow those are some names I've not heard in a long long time. Great stuff.

Where did you get the chasis for the 3 Chimeras? They look almost GW, but I can't remember seeing them before.

 
   
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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
Wow those are some names I've not heard in a long long time. Great stuff.

Where did you get the chassis for the 3 Chimeras? They look almost GW, but I can't remember seeing them before.


Those are the Empire of Men chassis. The smaller turret is the one they came with, with main gun replaced with some of their Hydra-stand-in autocannons.

--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

Wow....I think I'm feeling tool envy....yes.....yes that is the emotion I'm experiencing now.......

That PDF looks sweet. Nice parking lot. I originally always thought of my guard army as some crazed PDF force.

Cool TED talk!

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M always envious of your paint set up and now tools and vehicle collection. You give Jay Leno a run for his money with cool vehicles.

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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 Theophony wrote:
M always envious of your paint set up and now tools and vehicle collection. You give Jay Leno a run for his money with cool vehicles.


It's a literal arms race with Insurgency Walker...

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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By the foot of the Andes

Nice tool walk through, good and, echoing above, envied too, additions to the worshop.


 
   
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Well, it's time. 30 days of Orks, here we go!



This is Graven's fault.



My OCD in ACTION!



There's a whole 'nother paper-storage box to also work through. Let's go team contrast paints and airbrush!

--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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Mostly, on my phone.

I admit nothing. I also apologize for nothing.

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Oh you poor .
Glad i haven’t fallen for Orktober.

I just can’t see the fungus guys because of all my trees.

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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