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Made in gb
Rampaging Furioso Blood Angel Dreadnought




Potters Bar, UK

You are more than welcome, i found it really informative when i watched it, not that i can paint to save my life though

Hope it helps, id love to see your Daemon Hammers done that way!

dont blame you on the painting front, why is it car troubles always take hours to get sorted?!

inmygravenimage wrote:Have courage, faith and beer, my friend - it will be done!
MeanGreenStompa wrote:Anonymity breeds aggression.
Chowderhead wrote:Just hit the "Triangle of Friendship", as I call it.
 
   
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Fixture of Dakka





dead account

EXALT +1

This is some great work! The kitbashes/mods are cool and the painting is real nice!
   
Made in nz
Strategizing Grey Knight Chapter Master





Auckland New Zealand

@Rev. Reiko - Fingers crossed I can make it look good

@Djphranq - Cheers I got a +1 exalt woot!

Update: Marine 8 done, I thought I'd try a leather look for his robes, something akin to a leather coat, not sure if I pulled it off but it was worth a shot

Squad 4 Marine 8 front


Squad 4 Marine 8 Rear


Squad 4 Marine 8 Side


Squad 4 last 2 guys WIP 2 - Just need to do the robes and these are basically done

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IceAngel wrote:I must say Knightley, I am very envious of your squiggle ability. I mean, if squiggles were a tactical squad, you'd be the sergeant. If squiggles were an HQ, you'd be the special character. If squiggles were a way of life, you'd be Doctor Phil...
The Cleanest Painting blog ever!
Gitsplitta wrote:I am but a pretender... you are... the father of all squiggles. .
 
   
Made in gb
Rampaging Furioso Blood Angel Dreadnought




Potters Bar, UK

You will, i have no doubt

Love marine 8, that leather coat is brilliant!

Ont thing, the barrel of the plasma gun looks... odd being the same colour as the rest....

inmygravenimage wrote:Have courage, faith and beer, my friend - it will be done!
MeanGreenStompa wrote:Anonymity breeds aggression.
Chowderhead wrote:Just hit the "Triangle of Friendship", as I call it.
 
   
Made in gb
Thunderhawk Pilot Dropping From Orbit






London, England

Hey Knightley, there was a chap looking for a method for purple power weapons. I re-posted your tutorial, hope that's ok.

Here's the link if you wanna add anything to it.

http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/388859.page#3181569


No trees were hurt in the making of this sig, however many electrons were disturbed.
 
   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






Harrow, Middlesex

More greatness. I think the leather turned out nicely!

All That Is Dread project ------ CSM WIP blog
KrautScientist wrote:It looks like your talent for constructing huge killing machines transcends all notions of race. How egalitarian of you!
tipios wrote: When it's finished it's gona be a missile launcher on legs
Moltar wrote:Almost everything in 40k should fall under this guideline.
 
   
Made in nz
Strategizing Grey Knight Chapter Master





Auckland New Zealand

@Rev. Reiko - Cheers, and noted about the barrel I will change that tonight when I get home, it looks totally odd having the whole thing the same color.

@Lenny - Oh wow, thanks! I wouldn't think it could get used so quickly (I assumed some one might try it in 5-6 months) Totally stoked to have it posted somewhere

@Tipios - cheers, I may try it again on another one in the future. Is there anything you would change about it? (is the highlight so light or not light enough?)

IceAngel wrote:I must say Knightley, I am very envious of your squiggle ability. I mean, if squiggles were a tactical squad, you'd be the sergeant. If squiggles were an HQ, you'd be the special character. If squiggles were a way of life, you'd be Doctor Phil...
The Cleanest Painting blog ever!
Gitsplitta wrote:I am but a pretender... you are... the father of all squiggles. .
 
   
Made in gb
Thunderhawk Pilot Dropping From Orbit






London, England

Knightley wrote:Oh wow, thanks! I wouldn't think it could get used so quickly (I assumed some one might try it in 5-6 months) Totally stoked to have it posted somewhere


You underestimate your skill and you inspirational quality methinks Sir knight


No trees were hurt in the making of this sig, however many electrons were disturbed.
 
   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






Harrow, Middlesex

I think the rear of the leather coat looks the best, the sides are too light.

All That Is Dread project ------ CSM WIP blog
KrautScientist wrote:It looks like your talent for constructing huge killing machines transcends all notions of race. How egalitarian of you!
tipios wrote: When it's finished it's gona be a missile launcher on legs
Moltar wrote:Almost everything in 40k should fall under this guideline.
 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Looking great Knightly! I don't typically like the look of the robed marines but you're making me re-think my position with all this fine work of yours.

   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Looking great indeed bud, love the sweeping dusters (also - got stuff - thanks bud!)

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 us
Automated Rubric Marine of Tzeentch





Love everything, you should enter in 2012 GD.
   
Made in nz
Strategizing Grey Knight Chapter Master





Auckland New Zealand

@Lenny - I guess its better to underestimate than just brag about how good I think I am, there is still so much I can improve on.

@Tipios - Cheers, Looking at it in natural light I'm slightly agreeing with you, I might give it a wash of devlan mud to see what that might do to it

@Gits - Thanks! I think that if you do a PA Libby you could pull off the robed look (or even a honor guard with robes) that way you could fit it in with your Mantis Warriors.

@Graven - Cheers mate, I'm not sure I get the sweeping dusters comment though (Is this an English saying?)

@CLS - Thank you, Sadly I've seen other painters out there (and on Dakka) and it might be more than a year before I could submit anything to a GD standard

Update: Marines are done! Back pack and face on the Libby are done! so much achieved today!

PA Libby Back pack back


PA Libby Back pack front


PA Libby face in place


Squad 4 marine 9 front


Squad 4 marine 9 back


Squad 4 marine 10 front


Squad 4 marine 10 back


I'll do a squad pic and hopefully post a face guide soon Thanks for reading.

IceAngel wrote:I must say Knightley, I am very envious of your squiggle ability. I mean, if squiggles were a tactical squad, you'd be the sergeant. If squiggles were an HQ, you'd be the special character. If squiggles were a way of life, you'd be Doctor Phil...
The Cleanest Painting blog ever!
Gitsplitta wrote:I am but a pretender... you are... the father of all squiggles. .
 
   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Excellent work as ever. Love the Libby, the pack detail even more so now. All I meant by sweeping dusters was the sense of them wearing full-length dusters like cowboys sweeping past and catching in the wind. Adds great energy and style to the figs.

[mutter](bloomin colonials, honestly I don't know)[/mutter]

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 us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Excellent as always!

   
Made in nz
Strategizing Grey Knight Chapter Master





Auckland New Zealand

@Graven - Ah you I see why it didn't click on my side about the dusters, we never had cowboys

@Gits - Cheers

Update: PA Libby done. Here's the bad new, I don't like him.... He's far to busy, the angle I went with on the legs makes him look off balance. If I were to do it again, less crap on him. Still happy with the color and technique I used.

Front


Left Side


Rear


Right side


Top


Ok, onto Squad 4's groups shots

First half


Second half


All 10 front on


All 10 rear shot


All 10 top down


Currently going through all my bits and taking stock of what needs to be repainted, what needs to be built and what needs to be painted - so much to do...

IceAngel wrote:I must say Knightley, I am very envious of your squiggle ability. I mean, if squiggles were a tactical squad, you'd be the sergeant. If squiggles were an HQ, you'd be the special character. If squiggles were a way of life, you'd be Doctor Phil...
The Cleanest Painting blog ever!
Gitsplitta wrote:I am but a pretender... you are... the father of all squiggles. .
 
   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Looking great mr! I kind of agree with you about the libby; maybe swap the head for a helmed one, that way there's a central uniform colour? Also, lmk if you find yourself needing more bits.

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
Longtime Dakkanaut






Harrow, Middlesex

Great group shots!!! did you do a mock up of the lbby before you glued him? He is very nicely painted, but because you mentioned it he does look like he has tripped over:(

All That Is Dread project ------ CSM WIP blog
KrautScientist wrote:It looks like your talent for constructing huge killing machines transcends all notions of race. How egalitarian of you!
tipios wrote: When it's finished it's gona be a missile launcher on legs
Moltar wrote:Almost everything in 40k should fall under this guideline.
 
   
Made in nz
Strategizing Grey Knight Chapter Master





Auckland New Zealand

@Graven - I would swap the head, however the sod is plastic glued in now and wont move unless I go at it with a blowtorch and jack hammer. I'm actually considering giving this guy away for bits so I can try make another one, reckon some one would like him? If I can get some bits, I'd do a bolt pistol with a force staff in a neutral pose with a helmet (with a scroll between his legs like this one - May need a Justicar leg set though)

@Tipios - Cheers mate, I did do a mock up, however plasticine gave him an awesome pose which I couldn't re-create once all the bits started to glue together that was my curse of trying to add more bits to him.


Update: Quick and dirty face tutorial, however looking through the pictures there is a lot of glare which hides the actual work. Feel free to comment on stages you change or how you would paint a face, I'm always open for suggestions/ideas

First Stage, base face with Tallarn Flesh and give the face a good bath of Ogryn Flesh wash


Second Stage: this is just a strait dwarf flesh layer (plenty of water) focusing on leaving recess with the Ogryn wash showing, areas such as around the eyes, around the veteran marks above the eye brow, bits beside the mouth and little bits on the nose.


Third Stage: this is a 50/50 mix of Dwarf Flesh and Elf Flesh, this stage is aimed at raising the lightness of areas where the sun would hit, so cheek bones, top of the head, bridge of the nose, eye brow region , lips, chin, the aim here is to have the first layer not totally covered up by the new mix.


Fourth Stage: This stage is just pure elf flesh, The aim here is to paint raised edges where the sun would hit it the most. This includes areas such as top of the head, bridge of the nose, eye brows and cheeks.


Fifth Stage: Eyes, teeth and scar were done at this point, using a 000 brush I did the teeth first then the eyes. Using a 00 brush added purple wash to the scar above the eye and a 000 brush for the pupil of the eye.


The next face I do i'll try take better pic's.

IceAngel wrote:I must say Knightley, I am very envious of your squiggle ability. I mean, if squiggles were a tactical squad, you'd be the sergeant. If squiggles were an HQ, you'd be the special character. If squiggles were a way of life, you'd be Doctor Phil...
The Cleanest Painting blog ever!
Gitsplitta wrote:I am but a pretender... you are... the father of all squiggles. .
 
   
Made in gb
Phanobi





Gosport. UK

Better faces than I can do hands down

http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/463976.page (Space Sharks and Tau)

DJ @ http://www.rockindocradio.net
Mon, Thursday+Fri 06am - 09am EST

We refuse to take sides in this anymore. And we refuse to let you turn us against one another. We know who we are now, we can find our own way between order and chaos...

It's over because we've decided it's over. Now get the hell out of our galaxy! Both of you.

"Whoever takes purple sash is purple, and follows purple leader." I follow purple tau. Theophony
 
   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Great tutorial mate. As for the libby conundrum, I'm sure there's any number of folk would kill for one of your figs. Oh, and I might have a set of PAGK Justicar legs I can spare you - as it's you


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Oh and +1 Miss Dee, quite true, mine pale into insignificance : thumbsup:

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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.
 
   
Made in nz
Strategizing Grey Knight Chapter Master





Auckland New Zealand

@Miss Dee - Thanks, hopefully you can use my guide to help you with your marines faces?

@Graven - Fingers crossed, I'll wait for this push to mull it over (at this rate it will be Christmas with the sheer amount of vehicles/marines to paint) if some one is keen let me know though.

Update: been working on repaint of the squad 4's Rhino and 2 marines repainted for a second strike squad

Strike squad WIP 1's


First coat on the Rhino


Something extra I figure could be cool to look at. All up I have about 80 or so models with GK paint on them, not bad imo.

Painted models so far


Left to repaint

IceAngel wrote:I must say Knightley, I am very envious of your squiggle ability. I mean, if squiggles were a tactical squad, you'd be the sergeant. If squiggles were an HQ, you'd be the special character. If squiggles were a way of life, you'd be Doctor Phil...
The Cleanest Painting blog ever!
Gitsplitta wrote:I am but a pretender... you are... the father of all squiggles. .
 
   
Made in nz
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Auckland, New Zealand

Nice progress Knightely, looking minter dude!

"I have two hands, therefore, I can hold two shovels"


 
   
Made in nz
Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






Wellington, NZ

Woo! Sweet models man! You finally finished the libby, he looks fantastic. I'm looking forward to seeing what you're going to enter into golden demon come September dude, maybe we'll finally see eachother

Keep up the great work, and can I guess that you're entering the dreadknight into vehicle? Or am I wrong?

Keep it up regardless, loving every post!

LDP

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Longtime Dakkanaut






Harrow, Middlesex

Great face tut mate!!! thanks

All That Is Dread project ------ CSM WIP blog
KrautScientist wrote:It looks like your talent for constructing huge killing machines transcends all notions of race. How egalitarian of you!
tipios wrote: When it's finished it's gona be a missile launcher on legs
Moltar wrote:Almost everything in 40k should fall under this guideline.
 
   
Made in gb
Phanobi





Gosport. UK

My guys are just gonna have helms.

http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/463976.page (Space Sharks and Tau)

DJ @ http://www.rockindocradio.net
Mon, Thursday+Fri 06am - 09am EST

We refuse to take sides in this anymore. And we refuse to let you turn us against one another. We know who we are now, we can find our own way between order and chaos...

It's over because we've decided it's over. Now get the hell out of our galaxy! Both of you.

"Whoever takes purple sash is purple, and follows purple leader." I follow purple tau. Theophony
 
   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






Harrow, Middlesex

Miss Dee wrote:My guys are just gonna have helms.


Me too

All That Is Dread project ------ CSM WIP blog
KrautScientist wrote:It looks like your talent for constructing huge killing machines transcends all notions of race. How egalitarian of you!
tipios wrote: When it's finished it's gona be a missile launcher on legs
Moltar wrote:Almost everything in 40k should fall under this guideline.
 
   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

See I hate painting heads, and I actually really dislike the whole, "I am sergeant, I laugh in the face of danger, I have no need of helmet!" so I'm mixing a few into each unit. So, as I say, really appreciate this tutorial

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 nz
Strategizing Grey Knight Chapter Master





Auckland New Zealand

@Jirc - Thanks mate, your SW are coming along nicely as well!

@LDP - I think i'm going to enter the Paladin in single model, the bionic's squad for the squad choice and the ven dread as the vehicle one. I'm surprised I haven't bumped into you at the GW in silvia park to be honest.

@Tipios - feel free to post your results if you end up following it (on here is fine heh)

@Miss Dee - Fair call, before I learned how to paint faces I was doing all helmeted (which helped when all the old OOP metal GK's had helmets)

@Graven - You're going to love the next tac squad I'm making, none of them have helmets.. faces galore!

Speaking of faces galore! (I made this for another thread)


Strike Squad 2 Marine 1 front


Strike Squad 2 Marine 1 rearish


Strike Squad 2 Marine 1 Side

IceAngel wrote:I must say Knightley, I am very envious of your squiggle ability. I mean, if squiggles were a tactical squad, you'd be the sergeant. If squiggles were an HQ, you'd be the special character. If squiggles were a way of life, you'd be Doctor Phil...
The Cleanest Painting blog ever!
Gitsplitta wrote:I am but a pretender... you are... the father of all squiggles. .
 
   
Made in ca
Raging-on-the-Inside Blood Angel Sergeant





Vancouver BC

Nice job on the faces Knightley. One thing that you've left out though are the service studs on a few of the heads. They're the ones on the side temples that look like the marines have a bad case of acne. According to the fluff it's suppose to be given for years of service. I almost filed off the ones from my first few heads when I first started painting thinking that they were just flashing .

edit: Here's a link: http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Space_Marine_Honour_Badges#Service_Studs
I paint mine with just boltgun metal.

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