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Made in nz
Nurgle Chosen Marine on a Palanquin






Whangarei , New Zealand

TBH I only ever use a devlan mud wash anyways,the old 2 foot rule is enough for me, if you can't see the detail at that point then you are usually your wasting time...then again I have never won a golden demon

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Death-Dealing Devastator





This to me depends on whether or not you will use the grey knights codex. If you do then your a noob, no offense but they are so overpowered it is not even funny. if not then they are epic and i love them.

we may be few, but even though we are near destruction. we the shadow wolves survive and move on to get our vengence on the tyrinids!  
   
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Papa Squiggles





Auckland New Zealand

@Blackhand - too right eh? I could just base them grey and be done with it. I would do this if I was a gamer, at this point i've only played 1 game with these guys and got a draw. but yeah might give that servitor a wash tonight and see what it looks like.

@zxwarrior - I've brought the GK codex as well as the SM codex however, not being such an avid gamer I've not really committed to running the army in a set way, there are bits of the force I could never use in the GK list (bikes, thunderfire cannon etc) yet theres no real normal SM option for kick ass marines and terminators so if I could offer a fence sit and say I'm allowing myself to do both armies.

Update: sgt done - I tried bionic arms on this guy as well also tried the new power sword method.

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Open to advice

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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. .
 
   
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Been Around the Block






Is that me - he looks a bit ging.


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I'm sure with counselling you will come to forgive me. 
   
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Papa Squiggles





Auckland New Zealand

Hahah, it's supposed to be light brown...

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. .
 
   
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Ghastly Grave Guard





The cold reaches of space

Sgt looks great... one small thing just that would definitely add to the finished product- drill the barrels.

 
   
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Papa Squiggles





Auckland New Zealand

@HF Izanagi - fair point, I'll need to invest in a sharper drill bit, all the bolters are the metal deathwatch ones so will require some patience and determination.

Update: working on special weapons trooper and on the side the next hover bike.


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Update Special weapons troops completed. there are some bits I'll need to go back over (forearm, eye ball, inscription) however pretty much done him

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Working on hover bike now

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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. .
 
   
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Been Around the Block






Looks good man - you're really getting your head around the skin tones. Love that. On the trooper I think you went a bit overboard with the script on his hand. Dial that back a bit will improve the look.

Loving the spot colours of the blues in the plasma too

I'm sure with counselling you will come to forgive me. 
   
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Long-Range Ultramarine Land Speeder Pilot





North Carolina, US

Only problem with the special weapons man- where's the flamer? But still, cool work on him and it's always great to see a motourbird getting painted, though I am seeing quite a deal of flash on the mounted marine's legs.

My 1/2 quid, Kaesar II

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kaesar, sigh.- Captain Solon
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Cursed Auto Append! Looks interesting, not something I'd do, which is cool to see for that fact alone.
   
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Svalarheima, MA

Wow - nice stuff in here!

And, as a Pre-Heresy fan from way back - NICE Jetbike!

Nil nos tremefacit.
 
   
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Papa Squiggles





Auckland New Zealand

@elbrokendo - Noted on the hands, I recovered the hand and made the scripture much less intense, thank you for the comments

@Lord Kaesar II - I actually thought about trying to squeeze all three special weapons as well as a bolter onto one weapons but that just seemed silly compared to the rest of the army it was also an attempt at combining weapons which I hadn't tried before and learned quite a bit about doing it so if I choose to do another one it should be much better

@WM - Cheers man, and yes auto append is terrible, but I guess is stops people from shamelessly self bumping their own threads.

@Alpharius - Thank you very much for your comments it means a lot - seeing as you like the Jetbikes I have a treat for you.

Hoverbike number 2 completed! There are some subtle changes made to number 2, the smoke launchers are much more flush with the side and the twin linked plasma guns have colour for the coils. Apart from that I've done as much as I want to in getting them as similar as possible.

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I thought I may as well show the 2 side by side to give comparisons.

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The other front profile


Instrument panels


For those who are interested, I created a guide on how to make these as well
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/350911.page

Comments welcome of course

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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. .
 
   
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very cool! I would just like to see a bit more GK gear and such on these models to make them fit more. Maybe some demon heads, and other such things to make them fit more closely with the gk theme.

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Papa Squiggles





Auckland New Zealand

@Sageheart - great idea! will definitely look at doing that. I was going to post that I would need to wait for my pre-order to arrive.

However...

look what the courier had for me this afternoon!


It couldn't be right?

oh but it is


Yes!


So happy right now, so happy!

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. .
 
   
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Nice! Now I expect to see some total awesomeness asap!
   
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Hacking Shang Jí





Bournemouth, England

You Lucky Lucky Dawg!

Expecting brilliance!

Need more 's in my life!  
   
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so lucky...you are so lucky...

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Sons of Luther SM=1000pts
Sky-Wardens=WIP
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Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





THE CUT!

wow dope army!!!!!very clean looking!Prooper Marines



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Papa Squiggles





Auckland New Zealand

@whalemusic360 - I hope to not disappoint, with a Dreadknight and Stormraven to make I'll have to kick the creative juices into over drive to come up with 'awesome'

@Emperors_Champion - cheers man, I count myself quite lucky to have gotten the box as early as I have.

@Sageheart - Lucky is full extent of my awesome powers sadly, I did get a helping hand from GW though, they sent the box quite early and I suspect they were hoping that customs would be the ones to hold the whole process up.

@palehorse - Thank you! your comments help motivate me to keep on painting and posting.

Update:

Well, I feel slightly ashamed that I have the new box with codex and all I have done is read the codex and the latest WD (came yesterday) I've opened up all the boxes and washed the sprues in soapy water then dried them off. But that's really about it, I still have 3 marines a rhino and a wheeled bike that needs to be completed so they are still first on the list to get done but I promise, you'll get to see some new GK items painted and posted before the end of April

The Rhino is about 45% done and a heavy weapon trooper is at about 65% done so I should be able to knock the marine off in the next two days and make a dent in the Rhino as well.



Thank you to all of you who have posted it's great to see the support of Dakka

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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. .
 
   
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Papa Squiggles





Auckland New Zealand

Marine 4 done (heavy weapon trooper)

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Only the Rhino, Marine 5, Vet Sgt and a wheeled bike left to go from this last push, I'm open for what I should work on now if anyone has anything they want to see next.

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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. .
 
   
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Dreadknight.
   
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Papa Squiggles





Auckland New Zealand

Damnit, how did I know you were going to choose that, I really want to do something special with it and at the moment nothing is springing to mind and I'd loathe to make the model, paint and base then come up with ideas. however I'll look into it and post some ideas to get feed back from you guys.

Update, marine 5 done so half tac squad complete.

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Half tac squad all together

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Second try


looks better in real light with fuzzy eyes

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. .
 
   
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Been Around the Block






Looking Sharpish there Knightley. Love how individual they all look. A band of badassery.

I'm sure with counselling you will come to forgive me. 
   
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Well if you did do that, then you'd have reason to get another two!
   
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Huge Hierodule




Maryland

I like how you went for non-metallic GK's. My only complaint is that some (actually alot) of the models have horrible moldlines...it really detracts from the models.

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Papa Squiggles





Auckland New Zealand

@elbrokendo - Cheers man, I just hope as an army they will look just as badass as they do individually.

@whalemusic360 - Why did I know you would say that! whats better than one Dreadknight, three of course... in all seriousness though three would be kick ass so I will see how I go on the first one before committing to 3

@Darth Bob - Thank you, its a good thing I couldn't get the silver armour working then and I whole heartily agree with the mold lines, having never removed them before on any of my models its something I will have to get used to (similar to drilling gun barrels) so I will start working on that once this push is done (only 2 models left to do now) and hopefully this will raise my skill just that little bit more.

Update: Vet Sgt done

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Rhino is ticking along, i forgot how long it can take to paint a tank when your not cheating with massive drybrushing

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. .
 
   
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Repentia Mistress





Colorado

simply amazing models you got there.

"Go for Broke!" - 34th ID

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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader






Reading, England

Love your converted stuff, makes a Really nice addition the to old metal models, what do you think of the new ones?

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I really like the Sgt, probably my fav of your guys thus far. I love the hooded heads, but always have a hard time with em, so usually avoid them. You seem to have no such hold ups however.
   
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Painting Within the Lines





Poole Dorset UK

Hey Knightley, I'm loving your painting stlye, really crisp and clean, which is something I'm trying to achieve in my own painting style.

The black lining...do you basecoat black first and then paint the grey/red on top leaving the lines showing though or do you basecoat in grey/red then paint the black lines in after?
I only ask because the black lines are really neat...

Any chance of a few work in progress piccies?

Oh and thanks for the piccies of your first painting attempts. i think mine were a couple of chaos terminators with splodges of blood red and enchanted blue with no other colour on.
I used to make up my own game where they'd fight each other, only I didn't have any dice so I threw darts at a dart board as their roll!

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