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Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

In the Journey Books scenario "The Flight to the Ford" you can play with either the book or film version.

I want to play the book version with Glorfindel - This means that Frodo starts on Asfaloth, while Glorfindel follows on foot.

So - I took an Arwen/Frodo model and chopped Arwen off!



I went with merging Frodo's cloak into what was left of Arwen's so it looks like a giant riding cloak - Hopefully it will look okay once painted

   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Nice work on the Arwen-ectomy, merging the cloaks works well.

Also great job with the death corp of Kreig dudes.

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 
   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

Cheers, Theophony!

I made a start on building river sections last night, will get some pics up soon.

   
Made in au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Great stuff, mate. I love the custom ferry, and the Arwen-ectomy is pretty cool as well. I don't think I'd be quite as dedicated for a single-scenario model as you have here, but I'm sure it'll also make for a very nice display model as well.

Death Corps guys look great. I've got a small number of them myself but too much on the go to even consider digging them out right now, but very cool to see yours up here. I really like the dirty-dusty combo of green and dark khaki that you've used as well. Very effective.

   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

I seem to have got a bit OCD on the LOTR stuff - I even have a spreadsheet showing all the models and terrain I need to get through all the Journey Book scenarios...

I was going to add a final squad of DKOK grenadiers, but FW have stopped making them, and wouldn't say that they would ever be back, so I got some Scions instead - I will be painting them in the same colour scheme, just not decided yet what to do with the various borders on their armour.


Automatically Appended Next Post:
5 Merries done now!

Rohan Armour, Fellowship, With Elven Cloak, being abducted by an Uruk Hai:


Ready to ride on Treebeard:


And some close-ups:



This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2017/09/22 10:13:45


   
Made in eu
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

How is getting ocd about hobby a bad thing cloaked Merry is especially good.

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.
 
   
Made in jp
Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

That's a lot of Merries. They look great. The Treebeard-rider version in particular looks great.

Now showing Frostgrave Barbarians and Shieldmaiden archers!

Painting total as of 12/06/2018: 207 plus three sets of Osgiliath ruins and Great Cthulhu and a Japanese peasant farmhouse and a rice paddy and a whole bunch of resin Frostgrave terrain.
Painting total for 2017: 267 plus two SF buildings and two specimen tanks and two Treemen and two chariots and lots of Frostgrave ruins and an evil tree, six mythos monsters, two GF9 swamps and fifteen pieces of scatter terrain.

 
   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

inmygravenimage wrote:How is getting ocd about hobby a bad thing cloaked Merry is especially good.


JoshInJapan wrote:That's a lot of Merries. They look great. The Treebeard-rider version in particular looks great.


Thanks!

My mission to finish my Imperial Guard / get them "8th-ready" continues, with an extra HQ choice, a Primaris Psyker:



   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

I've made some progress on the river sections:



Still got to fill in the gaps in the foam from where it was bent around to follow the shape, then I can get on with getting some sand on the banks, spraying and painting!

Oh, and do the other 2 sections, I suppose

   
Made in ch
Warning From Magnus? Not Listening!





Holy Terra.

Cool idea! I haven't built any terrain in a long time, but this is super inspiring.

   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

Today I have Tom Bombadil and Goldberry to show:




I've got some Scions underway (slowly)...

My 2017 score is now 134, which is amazing by my standards

   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Excellent job on my least favourite Tolkien character Goldberry lovely also, but is the lighting slightly overexposed on the cloth? Looks like it's very well toned but tricky to see exactly.

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.
 
   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

Probably, yes :( I took 3 pictures, and that was the best of a bad bunch...

   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Great job on Bombadil and Goldberry . What will you used for the water effect?

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 
   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

 Theophony wrote:
Great job on Bombadil and Goldberry . What will you used for the water effect?


Cheers!

The filler is supposed to be shaped into water-like patterns, then I've got a painting guide in the LOTR journey book that uses a variety of greens and blues, then streaks of white at the end. Hopefully it will end up looking okay

   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

 Slinky wrote:
 Theophony wrote:
Great job on Bombadil and Goldberry . What will you used for the water effect?


Cheers!

The filler is supposed to be shaped into water-like patterns, then I've got a painting guide in the LOTR journey book that uses a variety of greens and blues, then streaks of white at the end. Hopefully it will end up looking okay

Cool, I’ve been watching so many YouTube videos to see how people are doing water effects. I’ll keep an eye on yours.

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 
   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

The ForgeWorld Amon Sul comes with a small stand-alone piece.

I have painted that up as a test for my planned colour scheme. I think it looks okay... Any suggestions for improvements?




I used the newish GW"Creeping Vines" and plan to add them sparingly to the rest of the terrain too.

   
Made in au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Looks really nice. The only addition I'd recommend would be a bit of weathering powder to "natural" it up.

   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

Sounds good - any specific brand/colour? And are they easy to apply - Not something I have tried before...

   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

Today I have the first 5 Scions to show:



Not totally happy - I used the same colours as on my DKOK, and it just hasn't worked quite as well. Plus the spray varnish frosted horribly - It was most noticeable on the black of the guns, so I had to repaint over those. Might be getting to the time of year to leave everything until spring to be varnished?

Not bad, though. Next they will be getting their Taurox painted, then their 5 buddies.

   
Made in au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

 Slinky wrote:
Sounds good - any specific brand/colour? And are they easy to apply - Not something I have tried before...


Probably some black and brown. They're pretty much of a muchness - I've got some from Kromlech, Vallejo and MIG (and someone else) with slightly different colours. There are different ways to apply and fix them, including isopropyl, but I've been mixing them with matte varnish and a small amount of water. with good results. Youtube is a good resource for that sort of thing.

I'm at work atm so I can't easily link individual pics, but some scenery I've used them with slightly different effects are in these posts:

https://azazelx.com/2017/04/17/more-rackham-confrontation-walls/

https://azazelx.com/2015/02/22/confrontation-starter-set-scenery-hill-ruins-temperate-scheme/

https://azazelx.com/2014/09/26/confrontation-starter-set-scenery-hill-ruins-desert-scheme/

   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

 Azazelx wrote:
 Slinky wrote:
Sounds good - any specific brand/colour? And are they easy to apply - Not something I have tried before...


Probably some black and brown. They're pretty much of a muchness - I've got some from Kromlech, Vallejo and MIG (and someone else) with slightly different colours. There are different ways to apply and fix them, including isopropyl, but I've been mixing them with matte varnish and a small amount of water. with good results. Youtube is a good resource for that sort of thing.

I'm at work atm so I can't easily link individual pics, but some scenery I've used them with slightly different effects are in these posts:

https://azazelx.com/2017/04/17/more-rackham-confrontation-walls/

https://azazelx.com/2015/02/22/confrontation-starter-set-scenery-hill-ruins-temperate-scheme/

https://azazelx.com/2014/09/26/confrontation-starter-set-scenery-hill-ruins-desert-scheme/


Thanks very much for that, I will do some reading, some shopping and then have a bash

I have made a bit more progress on my river sections:


   
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Japan

Those rivers are shaping up well. Are you planning to add some water effects of some sort?

Now showing Frostgrave Barbarians and Shieldmaiden archers!

Painting total as of 12/06/2018: 207 plus three sets of Osgiliath ruins and Great Cthulhu and a Japanese peasant farmhouse and a rice paddy and a whole bunch of resin Frostgrave terrain.
Painting total for 2017: 267 plus two SF buildings and two specimen tanks and two Treemen and two chariots and lots of Frostgrave ruins and an evil tree, six mythos monsters, two GF9 swamps and fifteen pieces of scatter terrain.

 
   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

 JoshInJapan wrote:
Those rivers are shaping up well. Are you planning to add some water effects of some sort?


Thanks, Josh.

I wasn't planning to, no, just a good thick coat of gloss varnish as per the directions in the book

   
Made in au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Rivers are coming along nicely, mate. If you haven't already maybe give them a dark blue-green wash before adding the gloss?

   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

 Azazelx wrote:
Rivers are coming along nicely, mate. If you haven't already maybe give them a dark blue-green wash before adding the gloss?


Thanks for the advice - Sadly I had already applied 2 more highlights before I read it, so I have left it alone.

The rivers are now done:



And I have a Taurox Prime well underway for my Scions to ride in

   
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Jinking Ravenwing Land Speeder Pilot





Pittsburgh PA, USA

Late to the party, but you scions look great brother

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Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

 Master Azalle wrote:
Late to the party, but you scions look great brother


Welcome - And cheers!

Your P&M link in your signature doesn't work, by the way...

   
Made in jp
Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

That river turned out nicely. Is the water textured, or just painted that way?

Now showing Frostgrave Barbarians and Shieldmaiden archers!

Painting total as of 12/06/2018: 207 plus three sets of Osgiliath ruins and Great Cthulhu and a Japanese peasant farmhouse and a rice paddy and a whole bunch of resin Frostgrave terrain.
Painting total for 2017: 267 plus two SF buildings and two specimen tanks and two Treemen and two chariots and lots of Frostgrave ruins and an evil tree, six mythos monsters, two GF9 swamps and fifteen pieces of scatter terrain.

 
   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

 JoshInJapan wrote:
That river turned out nicely. Is the water textured, or just painted that way?


Thanks! Yes, it's textured - There's a layer of filler on the wooden base, "carefully" crafted into water-like shapes with the back of a spoon

   
 
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