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Made in nz
Nurgle Chosen Marine on a Palanquin






Whangarei , New Zealand

Ok so I thought I would upload some WIPs a bit earlier than expected

First up is the marine I am starting for Tony_Nids_10, wanted to see how much movement I could get without resorting to an assault marine's legs and figured that by giving him some uneven terrain and having him balance on it while aiming I might get the movement I wanted.



He need shortening at the waist and the left arm may get tucked closer to the torso, and of course the GS work on the gun arm is only a third done but you get the idea



Next is the marine I am building for Gitsplitta..and he needs a bit of explanation.
I've been a real fan of Git's two blogs since he started them and his "Doom Eagle Odyssey" blog has given me much hope that I may eventually have a son interested in the hobby (or failing that perhaps my daughter will get into it, she already helps daddy paint by tipping my paint jars on the desk and finger painting the walls..why blazing orange? why?) Anyhoo I have been tempted to build my version of a mantis warrior for a while and send it to splitta but this project has given me the perfect excuse to send my regards without stepping on his toes by hijacking his chapter!

So without further waffling I present to you

"Leads-the-Pride"...



Why is his hand waving around like that? is he just happy to see us?

No, he is waving on his two young charges, brave young warriors who have been chosen to join the ranks of the Sabre Legion and fight for the rest of their lives in the unending wars of the Imperium...



I built a decorative base for the three figures but the all pop out as you can see....



I probably should have waited till I had a paint job on the young warriors that showed them off better but hey it's late and I have been working on them all day I want to get some feedback


Cheers,

BLackhand

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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
I tend to glue metal models with a combination of BSI cyanoacrylate and my tears of frustration.
 
   
Made in au
Slippery Scout Biker





OZ

The marine in the first picture looks like hes hanging off the rock at a wierd angle... i think he might need a bit more work on the stance.
The rest of the model looks great though and i like the other guy and his young freinds lol

Sons of Draconis 1500pts and climbing

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Made in us
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






Indianapolis

I love the idea behind the marine and his "pups". Very fitting for Git. Great job Blackhand.

   
Made in us
Krazed Killa Kan






Columbus, Oh

Thanks to whalemusic, I should be able to paint up a couple (2) Get of Freki marines, and I have one Omega Marine at the moment to paint..

So, anyone who might be up for a marine swap with me, let me know!

2+2=5 for sufficiently large values of 2.

Order of St Ursula (Sisters of Battle): W-2, L-1, T-1
Get of Freki (Space Wolves): W-3, L-1, T-1
Hive Fleet Portentosa (Nids/Stealers): W-6, L-4, T-0
Omega Marines (vanilla Space Marine): W-1, L-6, T-2
Waagh Magshak (Orks): W-4, L-0, T-1
A.V.P.D.W.: W-0, L-2, T-0

www.40korigins.com
bringing 40k Events to Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Oh. Ask me for more info! 
   
Made in us
[SWAP SHOP MOD]
Robot Cat






T-county

For tony's I think the neck is a bit high, looks just a tad off. Very nice gs'ing, your leagues ahead of my ability to use the stuff.
Gits looks Very cool, I love the idea of the "cubs" (pups are dogs IA). They will make very cool scouts! Whats a Native Amarican word for "thing 1" and "thing 2"?
   
Made in us
Boom! Leman Russ Commander






really like those marines blackhand.

"Reality is, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away"
-Philip K. Dick
My BA Fluff: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325218.page
Turok 142nd=2000pts
Catachin 10th=1000pts
Sons of Luther SM=1000pts
Sky-Wardens=WIP
Deathskull orks=2000pts 
   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut






USA, Indiana

Black hand the first one looks a bit awkward, but the second one looks great!

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Dont worry, Be happy
Play:
Flames of War 
   
Made in us
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






Indianapolis

Here is my WIP for my swap with Whalemusic. This is Veteran Sergeant Kadakrazz.




   
Made in us
[SWAP SHOP MOD]
Robot Cat






T-county

Looks good! Did you want a Plasma Pistol on yours? I can switch the Bolt Pistol if you do.
And just to let everyone know, I suck at coming up with names. So if you really want I can follow my naming convention, but I doubt "Brother 3-5-3" will strike fear into anyone thats not an accountant.
   
Made in us
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






Indianapolis

whalemusic360 wrote:Looks good! Did you want a Plasma Pistol on yours? I can switch the Bolt Pistol if you do.
And just to let everyone know, I suck at coming up with names. So if you really want I can follow my naming convention, but I doubt "Brother 3-5-3" will strike fear into anyone thats not an accountant.


lmao, if you come up with a name for your guy I'll write a little story about him, if not then I'll name him and write a story about him, lol. I don't particularly want a plasma pistol, I just found this cool death company bit that I forgot I had so I put it on your guy. It has one of those blood vials on it and I've always loved the look of the plasma weapons.

   
Made in us
[SWAP SHOP MOD]
Robot Cat






T-county

How about Brother Evrard (strong as a wild boar in Germanic)? Googling "germanic names" was easier then I thought, lol.
I'll call Blackhands Brother Ermanno (means man in the army) assuming he wants a name for him.
   
Made in us
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






Indianapolis

Sounds good to me. Brother Evrard it is.

   
Made in au
Boosting Black Templar Biker






Australia, NSW, Blue Mountains

Thats quite a dramatic pose you have there IceAngel, love it.

DOUBLE RAINBOW ALL THE WAY ACROSS THE SKY!! WHAT DOES IT MEAN?!  
   
Made in us
Krazed Killa Kan






Columbus, Oh

OK.. by the weekend, I should have some Get of Freki marines done, and 2 Omega Marines.. the Omegas will be bolter armed, and stock pose, as they are already built..

The Get have will be Grey Hunter armed, pistols, bolters, and molded on combat blades.. and I will have one "long fang" guy with a missile launcher as well. I can either do my standard basing or leave them blank.. depends on the swap-mate.

I would prefer to swap the Missile Launcher marine for one with something Assault.. ideally a combi-melta.. (I can hope) or an Assault Marine with jump pack..

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2+2=5 for sufficiently large values of 2.

Order of St Ursula (Sisters of Battle): W-2, L-1, T-1
Get of Freki (Space Wolves): W-3, L-1, T-1
Hive Fleet Portentosa (Nids/Stealers): W-6, L-4, T-0
Omega Marines (vanilla Space Marine): W-1, L-6, T-2
Waagh Magshak (Orks): W-4, L-0, T-1
A.V.P.D.W.: W-0, L-2, T-0

www.40korigins.com
bringing 40k Events to Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Oh. Ask me for more info! 
   
Made in us
Boom! Leman Russ Commander






love the marine iceangel

"Reality is, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away"
-Philip K. Dick
My BA Fluff: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325218.page
Turok 142nd=2000pts
Catachin 10th=1000pts
Sons of Luther SM=1000pts
Sky-Wardens=WIP
Deathskull orks=2000pts 
   
Made in eu
Khorne Chosen Marine Riding a Juggernaut





Glasgow

I could do this with somebody in the UK? I'm not sure though, but I'd consider it, if someone else were up for it. Do they need to be painted?

Also, check out my P&M Blog for an example of my work. Shameless self promotion, I know
   
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[SWAP SHOP MOD]
Robot Cat






T-county

Yes, they need to be painted, its kinda the point.
Self promotion is ok here, as long as it is relevent to swaping little plastic dudes.
   
Made in eu
Khorne Chosen Marine Riding a Juggernaut





Glasgow

Ah, I see. Is there a Minimum Painting Standard, then?
   
Made in us
[SWAP SHOP MOD]
Robot Cat






T-county

Well, not really, but you should be trying to showcase your marines as best you can, so that the people you trade with feel that their efforts were reflected in what they got from the other person. If I spent and hour modeling and 3-4 painting so that you were proud to field/display it and got a Marine with glue all over and a single coat of Ultramarine Blue, I would be an unhappy ardavark. And If someone tells me that this happend to them, rather then getting their name after yours on the master list, its getting a big ol DO NOT TRADE WITH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! after it.
   
Made in eu
Khorne Chosen Marine Riding a Juggernaut





Glasgow

Oh, I'll try my hardest, and I'm a pretty handy Modeller. But Painting just isn't my Forte. Maybe this sort of thing isn't for me.
   
Made in nz
Nurgle Chosen Marine on a Palanquin






Whangarei , New Zealand

Hey Popsicle, I find myself in the same boat TBH, I love the modelling and converting but I need a lot of work on my painting!

Try to see the GMS as a way to stretch your painting skills, I personally am treating it like I am doing a commision peice for a customer as this is something I hope to do in the furture and its good to get feedback from dakkites and the people who are receiving the models.

That said, the usual advice of multiple thin coats, washes and a simple edge highlight really does do the trick and idoesn't require the skills of a migsula or Sons of Orar

Sorry for the wall of text but I worry about my painting too

 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
I tend to glue metal models with a combination of BSI cyanoacrylate and my tears of frustration.
 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Wall of text???!!!

No, that's 4 sentences.

Go back and read the first 5 pages of my Mantis Warrior blog... THAT'S a wall of text!


And I agree whole-heartedly with blackhand... it's not how many marines I can trade, it's how far I can push my own skills to give the other person something that is truly unique & an example of my best work, however good that is... at least it's my best effort.

   
Made in us
[SWAP SHOP MOD]
Robot Cat






T-county

I am admitidly taking on ALOT of trades, but as its kinda my blog I felt I needed to set an example. Trust me when I say they will be my best work and I will not rush them. This project will probally make my actual army progress slower then normal, which is pretty slow anyways, but my armies will just have to chill where they are now untill I've taken care of at least the obligations I have now. I have found that everyone is very patient, even allowing for personal projects and whatnot, probally because they are in the same boat. Sorry if we come off as abrupt and rude but I think you will find these feelings echoed by all involved.
Also the distance wouldn't be an issue if you didn't want it to be, BLACKHAND has several people lined up and hes in NZ. All about the effort man.
Theres your wall of text right there!
   
Made in us
Never Forget Isstvan!





Green Bay, Wisconson

Well meet!

To Echo WM, though it is a trade I think of it as a gift. So I want to do the best of my ability. I think of myself as a decent painter, but I'm always working on getting better, these blogs have helped out tremendously. This GMS blog helps motivate me to do better. I like the personal challenge.

 
   
Made in us
Boom! Leman Russ Commander






here are the two space marine chapters i have. one which is a P&M thread based off knights, the other is the chapter i am painting up for my gf. they are both nameless at the moment, thou i think for my yellow chapter i may be naming them sons of Luther, on the basis that they are a DA chapter which wish to redeem the memory of luther but im unsure if that would cause too many fluff probs with people so dont have a name yet haha.

here are pics


my yellow (maybe sons of luther chapter)



and the chapter for my gf



for the people im painting marines for just tell me which army you want me to paint.

thanks!

"Reality is, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away"
-Philip K. Dick
My BA Fluff: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325218.page
Turok 142nd=2000pts
Catachin 10th=1000pts
Sons of Luther SM=1000pts
Sky-Wardens=WIP
Deathskull orks=2000pts 
   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut






USA, Indiana

like both but look cool.

Dont worry, Be happy
Play:
Flames of War 
   
Made in us
Yellin' Yoof on a Scooter




CA, USA

BLACKHAND wrote:Sounds like fun, and could be a good way for me to get back to my Sabre Legion Marines

They look a little lke this....



Pm if you are interested

Just wanted to take the time to say
Holy crap that's ridiculously awesome

- Yes
Just because it's a box doesn't mean it's a 600 ton killing-machine Brissiling with lascannons
GRAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
BLOOD WILL RAIN FROM THE SKIES TAINTING THE INNOCENT AS I STAND UPON A HILL UNHOLY LIGHT PIERCING MY HEART AS I"M LIFTED INTO THE SKY UPON A CHARIOT OF FIRE THE SOULS OF MY UNBORN ENEMIES WILL RISE FROM THE VERY GROUND YOU STAND ON AND DRAG DOWN THOSE OF UNJUST PURPOSE!!!!!!
aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhh nice to get that outta' my system......... sorry about the Nerd-Rage annnnnnndddddd just go ahead and ignore that
Warriors of Chaos 1300 pts  
   
Made in us
Boom! Leman Russ Commander






thank you

"Reality is, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away"
-Philip K. Dick
My BA Fluff: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325218.page
Turok 142nd=2000pts
Catachin 10th=1000pts
Sons of Luther SM=1000pts
Sky-Wardens=WIP
Deathskull orks=2000pts 
   
Made in us
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






Indianapolis

Whalemusic_360 Kadakrazz is ready to be shipped! I hope you like.



   
Made in nz
Nurgle Chosen Marine on a Palanquin






Whangarei , New Zealand

Thanks Other Guy!

That colour scheme is sweet Iceangel, nice contrast between the black and blue

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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
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