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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Pretty Goff to me. Nice repose chief.

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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Liberated Grot Land Raida






Belgium

Witht he helmet, he could be a blood axe. Nice reposing!

A Squeaky Waaagh!!

Camkhieri: "And another very cool thing, my phones predictive text actually gave me chicken as an option after typing robot, how cool is that."'

Meercat: "All eyes turned to the horizon and beheld, in lonely and menacing grandeur, the silhouette of a single Grot robot chicken; a portent of evil days to come."
From 'The Plucking of Gindoo Phlem' 
   
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Thanks Graven'. Goff eh? He's not particularly large or aggressive (in this pose). Curious as to your reasoning (I like reasoning, I'm as scientist at heart).

Thanks Com'K. Blood Axe... Mercenaries. No major visible traits, unlike many of the other klans as it transpires. That means muted Earthy colours (this is why I'm trying to find him a klan, what colour am I going to paint him). It's a possibility. Other thoughts are still welcome...

Further to that, here's where he's at now. I found a few bits and pieces to add, see if this changes or solidifies your thoughts:
Also, a scale shot with Boy #1 and Tac' #3.


So yes, what klan do we think he comes from (Not Death skulls as I've already got one)?


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Very Goff!

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It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
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Two for Goff... the needle swings...

I've stuck him to his base, but as he doesn't look any different from above, no pictures. Maybe once primed.


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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

He has a very goff hat

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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Fair enough, Graven'.

Still time for people's input on his klan.

Here he is primed and black-ed. I've started on his skin so the rest of the colour scheme is still up for grabs.


Earthy colours (Blood Axe), or B/W with a touch of red (Goff), or something else?


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Skin done.
Metals part done.


Last chance to decide on his klan...


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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Looks Goffic to me!

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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Green Bay, Wisconson

Very nice greens and Metals.

Making black work is difficult. Something I need to learn to do. I hope Orks make a comeback in 8th.

 
   
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inmygravenimage wrote: Looks Goffic to me!
It doesn't matter how many times you say Goff, it still only counts as one vote for Goff. Thank you Graven'.

Thanks Solar'.
The black here is just my standard basecoat; I always work up from black, he could be any colour.

The trick with black is to not treat it any differently than any other colour. That is, the darkest areas are painted the darkest tone for the final colour (for many colours this may be black, but doesn't have to be) and then the highlight for the area is the lightest tone for the colour (e.g. pink for red, yellow for green, etc.). The middle of the area is usually the actual colour that you want to represent. This is where black and white diverge from other colours:

Say you want a nice blood red, for example.
Starting from a black basecoat (because that's how I paint things), go over it all with a brown except from the deepest cracks.
Cover all of that with a lighter brown, except the very lowest (darkest) points. The deepest shade.
Add red and continue to paint smaller and smaller areas as the paint gets nearer to pure red.
This should get you to the middle of the area you are painting at pure blood red.
Then you start adding small amounts of white (or yellow for a warmer, more orange red) and covering less and less area.
Continue until you reach the highest point with a light pink.

The whole thing is intended to represent blood red, but only the middle of the area is actually blood red.

For white, only the lightest point of the area is actually white; the middle is a light grey.
But if you don't have a large enough portion of that area white (or very near white) then the whole appears to be light grey.

For black, only the deepest shade should be black, the middle is again grey.
But, like the white, if not enough of the area is black (or very nearly black) then the whole appears to be grey.

As you expect the middle tone to be the actual colour being represented, like the red example, it's easy to end up with something looking grey instead of black or white. It's a balancing act.

Maybe, if we don't get any more votes for other klans, I'll get to show this Ork with black trousers (as Goffs appear to be mainly black and white). And we'll all see if I can put theory into practice...


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Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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That seems like soo much work to me though...mixing up from brown.....I might not have the DNA for it personally.


Goff

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"dave you are the definition of old school..." -Viktor Von Domm My P&M Blog :
It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
"This is the Imperium, there is no peace, there are only rivets" -Vitruvian XVII
"I think rivets are the perfect solution to almost every problem"- Rawson
More buildings for the Building God! -Shasolenzabi
 
   
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 dsteingass wrote:
That seems like soo much work to me though...mixing up from brown.....I might not have the DNA for it personally.
I like to build up colours from a dark base as I can leave hard to reach areas dark as they are in shadow. Each to their own though, there's no wrong way.

Goff
You also still only count as one vote.

However, counting up the votes, the 2 for Goff win. Therefore:

White T-shirt and black trousers (still need a final highlight).
Other items will add some colour in time.

And, while rummaging for things related to the project in my other blog, I came across this metal chap (see below) from 1992.
I had put him aside for future selling, but as I have problems with selling characters, and I only have one of him... he's being indoctrinated to my army.

Didn't really have a plan for him, but the pose of the body, head and legs directed me to select his weapons...

He's got an old backpack and shoulder pads (which haven't changed anyway), but a set of the newest arms. Just because.
You will notice that I did pin the arms on and that I got a bit carried away while drilling the powerfist arm.

Onwards.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

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Green Bay, Wisconson

Like the pose , however the Eldar sword doesn't do it for me. Heresy!

 
   
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 Solar_lion wrote:
...Heresy!
Good good, let the hate flow through you...
Thanks.

Here he is with shoulder pads and backpack on, and primed:

I now need to read up about the chapters that I'm missing, to decide upon a suitable one for him.

Boy now has a bit of colour on him.
Got some wooden bits on the gun,
Some leather straps basecoated,
Red not yet finished.



The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Liberated Grot Land Raida






Belgium

Boy is looking good. The Eldar sabre on the marine looks interesting, though I would either have reversed the grip or have him leaning on it.

A Squeaky Waaagh!!

Camkhieri: "And another very cool thing, my phones predictive text actually gave me chicken as an option after typing robot, how cool is that."'

Meercat: "All eyes turned to the horizon and beheld, in lonely and menacing grandeur, the silhouette of a single Grot robot chicken; a portent of evil days to come."
From 'The Plucking of Gindoo Phlem' 
   
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Lovely work, just stumbled onto this thread. Subbed.
   
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Thanks CK'. Yeah, the sword is a bit too long for him to comfortably do that, I think; the handle would be above his head. Also, wouldn't work for this pose and being metal, changing his legs would be more difficult. Maybe something to think about for the new large-marines...

Lo Yorkright. I've been lurking in your thread since Gits' gave you a plug. I'll pop in when I get a chance. Thanks.

I think I've decided on Revilers for #11's chapter. He'll be mostly grey, therefore.
They specialise in stealth and what's more sneaky than a huge sword and massive fist...
But it is a Ghostsword after all... grey, sneaky, ghost...
I costed him up yesterday and as it stands (on the brink of 8th) he's worth 54 points. If that's not in keeping with this army, I don't know what is.

Onwards with the Ork though.
Finished the reds, metal (still to do brass), leather, and a gem (no Ork is going to pass up a red piece of armour with a blue gem in)

Not sure what I'm going to paint that skull yet...

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Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Eastern edge

That Ork is looking right fancy!

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New York City

That boy looks quite nice. I like your bold use of Red, but had I been around I would've voted twice for blood axe, personally.

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Yeah, the sword is a bit too long for him to comfortably do that, I think; the handle would be above his head. Also, wouldn't work for this pose and being metal, changing his legs would be more difficult. Maybe something to think about for the new large-marines...


Fair enough, you're the one holding the model . If you want to paint the icon on the back (is that an old night gobbo shield icon?), I'd say a greyish blue, or just leave it metal.

A Squeaky Waaagh!!

Camkhieri: "And another very cool thing, my phones predictive text actually gave me chicken as an option after typing robot, how cool is that."'

Meercat: "All eyes turned to the horizon and beheld, in lonely and menacing grandeur, the silhouette of a single Grot robot chicken; a portent of evil days to come."
From 'The Plucking of Gindoo Phlem' 
   
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Not where I should be

Boy is looking fantastic, I feel he is missing some checkers, but then the good scientist may have done that deliberately. As for the skull, think I would be boring and go all bone on it, I think anything else will be too much.




 
   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

I echo Cam's sentiments. Lovely gem work.

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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A lot of work in converting and painting a simple ork boy. Great stuff though, much better when they are upright. I do like the different reds on the armour scraps.

   
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Thanks Shas'.

Thanks 'boss. What is it with you lot and voting?!
Never fear, there will be a blood axe one day.

Thanks Khaine. Always good to get opinions in here. I can't please everyone at once, and may occasionally do my own thing anyway, but everything gets considered.

Thanks Cam'. I had a plan on the checks, see below.

Thanks Graven'. The gem is gloss coated so the highlight is real, only the blue is painted.

Thanks ckig. Every member of my army gets my full attention. Every one is unique. The building is the fun part, apparently they can also be used for a game...
Yeah, after building the first Ork (as I always build the first of everything as stock) I decided that I didn't like the overly hunched pose.
Even though it's more dramatic a change for the Ork, it's not much more effort than changing the pose of any of GW's kick-me-in-the-groin poses.

Ja. Orks like red, and it's part of the Goff scheme. The Eldar piece is supposed to be a slightly different shade of red to his boots (highlighted with pink rather than orange), but as they didn't end up very different I went further afield for the Tyranid piece. He likes picking up red things, and when he saw that "lucky" blue gem in the red Eldar piece, he jumped at it.

I didn't want to add another colour to him for the skull (I'm not sure where exactly it comes from. I received it, and many other things, in a large collection of bits. I believe it is for a shield, but whose? I don't know.), and had already painted it before any of your comments. So I didn't ignore you this time. But thanks for the suggestions.


I did forget to add his number, so I'll do that in a sec'. But no need to take more photos for that.

On to tactical marine #11...


The army- ~2295 points (built).

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Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Liberated Grot Land Raida






Belgium

Looking good! Definitely from the 5th/6th ed. night gobbo multi-part set, just checked my bits box

Thanks Khaine. Always good to get opinions in here. I can't please everyone at once, and may occasionally do my own thing anyway, but everything gets considered.


As always: your model, your choice

A Squeaky Waaagh!!

Camkhieri: "And another very cool thing, my phones predictive text actually gave me chicken as an option after typing robot, how cool is that."'

Meercat: "All eyes turned to the horizon and beheld, in lonely and menacing grandeur, the silhouette of a single Grot robot chicken; a portent of evil days to come."
From 'The Plucking of Gindoo Phlem' 
   
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I love that ork mate, nicely done.

   
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Green Bay, Wisconson

Great color choices. The metals on the gun are my favorite high note. Very well done .. I'll have to think about going over my Ork weapons again

 
   
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CommissarKhaine wrote:Looking good! Definitely from the 5th/6th ed. night gobbo multi-part set, just checked my bits box ...
Thanks. Ta, nice to know. I have so many bits that I don't know where they came from it's good to get the occasional piece identified.

Thanks Gits'.

Thanks Solar'. It's a base of gunmetal, wash of an orange/brown mix (so it's not too orange), some black washes to tone down certain areas, and highlighted with silver.

#11 got a base coat of various greys while I had the airbrush set up. He's looking a bit dusty at the mo but that'll be fixed soon.

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