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Veteran Inquisitorial Tyranid Xenokiller





Va

Ok so its been awhile. Seven months since I last posted. While that may lead you to believe I have been out of the hobby, nothing could be further from the truth. I have been gaming almost non stop, which while fun, has simply taken up much of my painting time. I have been on the craziest warmachine kick known to man. Its one of my favorite games of all times, but to be honest, the models do not inspire me to paint that much. The rules are top of the line... models... ehhh...

That being said, I have gotten back into 40k a little bit with all the deathwatch / genestealer / kill team/ board games that have been going on. GW is starting to impress me. Ive also been converting up and slowly painting models for the game This is Not a Test. I will be giving that its first try in a few weeks. Anyways, enough yammering. ON to the pictures.

So I made my own Deathwatch Kill Team. I have TONS of blood angels lying about, but I wanted to use these exclusively for kill team games, so I took my first shot at true scale marines. Its cliché, but I like them and think marines look like they should this way. My FLGS is taking part if GW's kill team campaign coming up soon, so I have some motivation.

Its hard to see the shoulder pads, but I tried to go non cliché. For example, the Librarian looking guy has a crimson fist shoulder pad, and the guy with the assault jump pack is an ultra marine. The guy with the flame thrower is a salamander... can't win em all.





And one for scale with an inquisitorial henchman I kit bashed.



Next is just a simple head swap conversion. This guy is super generic and can be used as a lot of things. Main purpose now will be for This is not a Test.





And finally, my attempt at a Chaos Spawn. This is very early WIP, so don't judge too harshly...



So I'm going to try to start keeping back up with this blog more. At least once a week. I don't have it in me to paint as fast as Paradigm and Thraxis, but I'm gonna at least try to get back to a steady pace as quite frankly, I've missed being on Dakka and keeping up with everyone's blogs like I used to. As always guys, thanks for stopping by and feel free to comment.

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UK

Welcome back! Those are some awesome Deathwatch builds, the 2-swords guy especially! Is he a Dark Angel, or is the hood just for mysterious mystery?

I like that Skitarii/Bretonnian (Bretonii? Skitonnian? ) henchmen as well, I'm noting that one down in the mental inspiration folder!

   
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Va

 Paradigm wrote:
Welcome back! Those are some awesome Deathwatch builds, the 2-swords guy especially! Is he a Dark Angel, or is the hood just for mysterious mystery?

I like that Skitarii/Bretonnian (Bretonii? Skitonnian? ) henchmen as well, I'm noting that one down in the mental inspiration folder!


He is a crimson fist psyker. Just to be different, no other reason. I'm going to paint the cloak the dark red of their color scheme and I think that will look cool with the black power armor.

Bretonnian bits are the best for 40k conversions.


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Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






Welcome back Squall!! 7 Months is far too long, at least you have been busy.

Warmachine miniatures are very much Marmite, but most systems are.

I love the mix of the Deathwatch bodies and Grey Knight Terminator(I assume?) legs, it adds a real presence to them. The Inquisitorial henchmen and TNT kit bash are excellent as well.

Have you laid any paint on the Sector Imperialis bases yet? They do look a little shallow.

Anyway great to have you back, everyone should paint at their own pace. It is your hobby after all.

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Va

Thraxis, they are Grey Knight Termie legs. I just bought the bases for this projects. They are the same cheaper plastic they use in their newer terrain, but they are not bad TBH. I feel like they will look good with paint. We shall see soon!

So one more photo dump for the night. Built a little bit more and did some more painting.

Put a few more layers on this guy.



This was my 1st attempt at a true scale deathwatch marine. I have not shown him yet. He is pretty close to done, but I need to pick out a few more details.



Added this guy to my kill team as well. Got the model for 5$ so I sacrificed him to the kit bashing alter. I like him.



Next, some Sisters of Silence



Finally, got some early paint on the Crimson Fist Librarian.



And that's about it. Thanks for looking guys!

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Pittsburgh

Ooooohhhh! Subbed fir sure. Looking forward to seeing more!

I am now accepting commissions for any hobby project! I've been in the hobby since '92. Specializing in traditional brush methods, creating a gritty dark aesthetic. From single character models to entire armies. From individual terrain pieces to entire table tops. From tabletop level to masterclass level painting. From purchasing and assembly to leveling up your assembled armies paint job. If it has to do with the hobby I can do it! Hit me up and let's chat about your project! 
   
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Va

Thanks Genom! Glad you like it here.

So I finished up two of the deathwatch marines this evening. I also am super close to finishing up the spawn but he is not quite done. I will post more pictures once he is.

Now I just need to think up some cool fluff for these guys.











And that's it for now. I want to get a squad of ten made, come up with some fluff, and then play some kill team with them. Maybe even do a mini campaign like I saw on mini wargaming recently. Or just do an inquisimunda type campaign and come up with some awesome enemies for these guys to face.


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Va

So I spent the last 6 days up in Wisconsin, so that's my excuse for not posting in a week or so. I have some painting going on but nothing really worth showing yet. While I was letting stuff dry I built some true scale Chaos Marines so my Death Watch would have some appropriate bad guys to fight. I have made 4 so far and have the parts to make one more. I wanted to paint some differ color schemes so I made them all from different legions.

Black Legion





World Eaters





Death Guard





1k Sons





So the Thousand Son is my least favorite. His staff is kind of position oddly, but that's the only way I could make it work. The World eater is my favorite. He is made up from five different kits. I will have some more painted Death Watch up soon, then will get to work on these as well.

I have one more marine to make. Any suggestions for the legion? I'm down for anything but Iron warriors as I already have some of those. Thanks for looking guys and feel free to comment.

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Va

And another addition to the Deathwatch done. A Black Templar this time.





More to come soon. Painting away over here. Thanks for looking guys and feel free to comment.


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UK

More awesome Marines!

Can't wait to see the World Eater done, that's a great build!

   
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Va

Thanks, Para. Going to finish up the Deathwatch and then start painting the bad guys.

That being said, I did finish up the Chaos Spawn I started. I am pretty pleased with how he came out. Definitely very "nurgly" looking, which is what I was going for.







And that's that. He is from the Chaos war alter kit. Added a little bit of green stuff where I needed but pretty simple, really. Thanks for looking and feel free to comment.

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Delta, BC, Canada

Your true scale marines look quite skinny at the waist. That could do with some bulking out.
   
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Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






The BlackTemplar looks great, and excellent work on the Black Legion as well. I love a good kit bash where your eyes are drawn to it again and again with the lightbulb of ",oh, that bit is from that kit, and that bit is from that kit". Cracking stuff.

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Va

Thanks T.O.T. I have been having a lot of fun building these guys.

Built a few more marines. The first is going with the rest of the Deathwatch. He is a Flesh Tearer. I'm not really a fan of him. I tried to make him in an action pose running forward... and instead he look's like he is just about to fall over. But here he is, dammit!



And here is an Iron Hand I showed earlier that I finished up.







Last up is another model I just built. Forgot to take a picture before I started painting. I decided to paint this guy as a Dark Angel instead of a Death watch, just so I had a little variety depending on what I was trying to do. Not every Inquisitor is gonna have a pack of Deathwatch marines in tow. Anyways, this is very early WIP and just some blocking going on.. But I need some help. I wanto to make this guy look dirty. Some hard weathering. What is the best way to do this besides just slinging some GW texture paint on him? I have struggled iin the past maki8ng weathering look natural. Thoughts?



And that's it for today, guys and gals. I Hope everyone has a good Thanksgiving and thanks for looking!


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Va

So I finished off the true scale Dark Angel. I couldn't think of a good way to weather him so I just kept him clean. He came out really well in my opinion.







And got another of the Deathwatch members done. I think this guy will be the leader. Not sure if this model is even game legal or not, but he looks pretty cool!







And that's what I've gotten done today. Going to try to finish off the kill team soon and then get to work on the Chaos marines. Thanks for looking and feel free to comment!


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Illinois

You've done some sweet marines lately, and that spawn is creeptastic.

 
   
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Va

Thanks, Grim!

Still working on models for my kill team and the Chaos marines, but nothing to show. I also picked op a copy of Blood Bowl yesterday from my FLGS. Everyone wants to play Orks and Skaven so I figured I would give the human team a go. Here is my test model. Pretty happy with how he came out, and I think I'm gonna stick with this scheme. Now I just have to learn how to play...







Not sure how the numbering system and positions and all that work yet, so I'm not going to paint any numbers or anything until I figure it out. Will add that stuff once I get a handle on the game.


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Nice work on the Blood Bowl stuff. Looking really spiffing.

EDC
   
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Nice job, I really like that colour scheme. Natural and realistic tones suitable for any real world sport.

The rest of the humans next or will we see an Orc in the near future?

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Illinois

Yeah he looks solid, nice work.

 
   
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Va

Im going to try to complete the human team, then start on the orc team. Im out of town until Thursday but will get back to painting then.

Thanks for the comments all!


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Va

So Blood Bowl kind of fell by the wayside in my area, so I have gone back to playing warmachine heavily. Good times, but not much to show off. While at my FLGS this weekend I stumbled across 7 original Delaque gang members from Necromunda for 30 bucks, including two heavy weapons. This rekindled my excitement for Necromunda, which while I don't play often, I love modelling and painting figures for. That led to a flurry of activity over the last few days, including this Van Saar gang I made out of the new Genestealer Neophyte kit with some head swaps and a few arm swaps. Pretty basic but they get the job done. Let me know what you think.

First up, three gangers with autoguns. Still need to finish the bases on these guys but they are done enough.





These two will be juves. They don't look small enough, but at least they don't have facial hair like the rest of the gang. That will have to do.



The guy on the right will be the leader. On the left, another ganger.



Another ganger and a heavy.



A ganger with a flamer and I'm not sure what the guy on the right will be. Just liked the parts.



And a WIP juve.



Like I said, these are pretty simple conversions, but its obvious what they are supposed to be which is what counts. Thanks for looking guys and feel free to comment.


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UK

Awesome stuff, I've been planning to do some Inq28/Necromunda stuff with the GSC box for a while now, so it's good to see how well it works. Painted guys look great too!

   
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There is a lot to like here. The GSCs make surprisingly effective Van Saars.
   
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Va

So painted a couple new recruits to the gang tonight. Nothing too crazy, and stuck with the same basic scheme. I figured Van Saars would be the most uniform of the gangs in Necromunda. Anyways, on to the pics.

Group shot of the three new guys.



Some individual shots.













And a few shots of the whole gang thus far.







And that's it for tonight. Thanks for stopping by and feel free to comment.


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UK

Nice work, some cool characters there!

   
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Va

So its been about two years since Ive posted on here. Not quite but close. Just so happens I have a kid about the same age. He has taken up a lot of my time and while I have still been painting and gaming, I haven't been keeping up with this blog. I am going to try to do a better job of that. So back when I last posted I was converting a Van Saar gang prior to the announcement of N17. Well they are finished up. And since I never cut the genestealer iconography off they have been getting double duty in games of Kill Team as legit GSC. First pics are the original gang then the extra models I used to make a GSC.







And now the legit GSC models.









The light is washing some of the color out. I have moved to a new place so am going to have to learn to take pictures in the new space so bare with me. Anyways, welcome back. This blog has always been a bit all over the place and to be honest will continue to be that way. I have been painting and playing quite a bit during my hiatus so have quite a bit of content coming. Thanks for looking and feel free to comment.


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Va

A few other models I have painted up for Kill Team. Got half of them done. Played through the campaign with them and they feel very underpowered compared to the Gellarpox. I still had fun, but didn't feel very effective using them.






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Juves = no facial hair is a good design choice! I like that bretonnian lasgunner in the pot helm further up the page, and the Van Saar conversions. I was wondering what genestealer cult to regular human would look like.
   
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Va

Thanks, Kestral. I started the Van Saars before the new Necromunda was announced but I have found plenty of use for them.

While I have been playing Necromunda and Kill Team I have also had a blast playing Shadespire. Here are a couple of my painted warbands to go along with the orks I posted earlier.





I was able to win a shadeglass with the dwarves. I have also won one with the Thorns and will be posting them soon!


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