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 Azazelx wrote:
Nice work there mate, sorry to hear how much your injuries have messed up your arms.

You certainly seem to have a good attitude though - hope the airbrushing month works out well - should be decent weather for it over your way as well around now!


We had an period of glorious weather here where I am from about May to mid/late June, but more recently there's been a hell of a lot of rain. This has meant the water butt has filled up, so my wife is happy- which is the main thing. I don't think the wet weather has affected my airbrushing this week; I have an indoor space for it (with an extractor fan and hose arrangement).

Haven't been able to 'complete' any of the following due to arm issues- so won't post a pic- but airbrushing went like a dream this week, for the first time ever. I've never done very much/very well with airbrushing in the past, mainly due to just plain not understanding what I was doing, but it really clicked this week. So, this week- thanks to the airbrush- I got basecoats and shading on-

1 IG Valkyrie
3 IG Sentinels
2 IG Chimeras
7 IG Leman Russ
1 IG Hydra
1 Baneblade
1 GSC Goliath Rockgrinder

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Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

It just occurred to me that this guy is a unit by himself.

So....



More here.

   
Made in gb
Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

Lady Grimm

Painted as a far more generic Cleric than the art and some Zombie Wolves

"But me no buts! Our comrades get hurt. Our friends die. Falkenburg is a knight who swore an oath to serve the church and to defend the weak. He'd be the first to tell you to stop puling and start planning. Because what we are doing-at risk to ourselves-is what we have sworn to do. The West relies on us. It is a risk we take with pride. It is an oath we honour. Even when some soft southern burgher mutters about us, we know the reason he sleeps soft and comfortable, why his wife is able to complain about the price of cabbages as her most serious problem and why his children dare to throw dung and yell "Knot" when we pass. It's because we are what we are. For all our faults we stand for law and light.
Von Gherens This Rough Magic Lackey, Flint & Freer
Mekagorkalicious -Monkeytroll
2017 Model Count-71
 
   
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Dark Angels Librarian with Book of Secrets






A Protoss colony world

Here's another unit complete for me, a pair of Primaris Lieutenants:


More images can be found in my blog.

My armies (re-counted and updated on 6/7/18, including modeled wargear options):
Dark Angels: ~11200 | Space Marines (Blood Ravens and others): ~1100 | Space Wolves: ~2000
Inquisition: ~300 | Officio Assassinorum: ~500 | Imperial Knights: ~800 | Talons of the Emperor: ~500
Tau Empire: ~6300 | Chaos Space Marines (various legions): ~8400 | Death Guard: ~2700 | Chaos Daemons (all types): ~2400
Check out my P&M Blogs: ZergSmasher's P&M Blog | Stormsurge blog | Imperial Knights blog | Total models painted in 2017: 65 | Total models painted in 2018: 122 | Current main painting project: Space Wolves Primaris Battle Leader
 Mr_Rose wrote:
Who doesn’t love crazy mutant squawk-puppies? Eh? Nobody, that’s who.
 
   
Made in gb
Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

Thrudd Smash!


Happy with the brutality of this guy

"But me no buts! Our comrades get hurt. Our friends die. Falkenburg is a knight who swore an oath to serve the church and to defend the weak. He'd be the first to tell you to stop puling and start planning. Because what we are doing-at risk to ourselves-is what we have sworn to do. The West relies on us. It is a risk we take with pride. It is an oath we honour. Even when some soft southern burgher mutters about us, we know the reason he sleeps soft and comfortable, why his wife is able to complain about the price of cabbages as her most serious problem and why his children dare to throw dung and yell "Knot" when we pass. It's because we are what we are. For all our faults we stand for law and light.
Von Gherens This Rough Magic Lackey, Flint & Freer
Mekagorkalicious -Monkeytroll
2017 Model Count-71
 
   
Made in au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Ooh nice. Where did Thrudd come from? Is he in my MD boxes somewhere?


Automatically Appended Next Post:
I've been forgetting to update this thread with my own work. Because I'm tired and DERP!

Here's my recent stuff:


Dark Angels Assault Squad.


Dark Angels Tactical Squad Part 1 and Part 2.


Legion of the Damned Sgt. Centurius and Legionnaires.





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Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

I finally finished the chariots:


More here

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
Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

Thrudd was in the Carl Critchlow artist box for Zombicide along with Black Currant and two other models. Just couldnt resist it at the time and glad I didn't.

"But me no buts! Our comrades get hurt. Our friends die. Falkenburg is a knight who swore an oath to serve the church and to defend the weak. He'd be the first to tell you to stop puling and start planning. Because what we are doing-at risk to ourselves-is what we have sworn to do. The West relies on us. It is a risk we take with pride. It is an oath we honour. Even when some soft southern burgher mutters about us, we know the reason he sleeps soft and comfortable, why his wife is able to complain about the price of cabbages as her most serious problem and why his children dare to throw dung and yell "Knot" when we pass. It's because we are what we are. For all our faults we stand for law and light.
Von Gherens This Rough Magic Lackey, Flint & Freer
Mekagorkalicious -Monkeytroll
2017 Model Count-71
 
   
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Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

NIce work everyone. Chariots are looking suitably elfy

And all the throwback marines are making me far too nostalgic. I don't want to pull out my box of metal marines...I might hurt my back lifting them .

No completed progress on my end. I did add to the piles of things to do buy buying Test of Honour by Warlord Games. They will join my ranks of samurai waiting to build an army with an Asian theme.

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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 
   
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Prospector with Steamdrill





Looking good everyone! Big fan of the Legion of the Damned squad up there Azazelx.

These are as done as they are going to get for now and my first Genestealer Cult squad done in the Guard/Cults tie in scheme.



I'm not too familiar with the game itself but I think this guy is a unit. Painted to practice something organic with the airbrush as I've done loads of mechanical stuff in the last few weeks (which I have done all the airbrushing for but haven't done the finishing touches with normal brushes.



   
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Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Fantastic looking Genestealer Cultists there, mate. I like the Hordes-thing as well. You can perhaps shoe-horn him in as a nasty Tyranid beastie.

   
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Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

That hordes beastie looks great. What is the white stuff on his base?

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.

 
   
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Prospector with Steamdrill





Cheers.

The white stuff is GW Valhallan Blizzard texture stuff. I have my own recipe for snow so the pot never gets used but I thought I'd try it out before it dries out.
   
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Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Here's my latest finished unit:



More here.

   
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Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

I like the burnished nozzle on the plasma gun and gem effects you did on some of their chest pieces. Well done .

I worked more on my bloodbowl orcs, still need to do bases. Almost bought the goblin 4 pack to add to this team.

Close ups over in my thread.

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 
   
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Dark Angels Librarian with Book of Secrets






A Protoss colony world

Here's my latest completed unit, a squad of Khorne Bloodreavers (counts-as Berzerkers) for my Chaos Space Marines forces:

More pics of these guys can be found in my P&M blog, as usual.

My armies (re-counted and updated on 6/7/18, including modeled wargear options):
Dark Angels: ~11200 | Space Marines (Blood Ravens and others): ~1100 | Space Wolves: ~2000
Inquisition: ~300 | Officio Assassinorum: ~500 | Imperial Knights: ~800 | Talons of the Emperor: ~500
Tau Empire: ~6300 | Chaos Space Marines (various legions): ~8400 | Death Guard: ~2700 | Chaos Daemons (all types): ~2400
Check out my P&M Blogs: ZergSmasher's P&M Blog | Stormsurge blog | Imperial Knights blog | Total models painted in 2017: 65 | Total models painted in 2018: 122 | Current main painting project: Space Wolves Primaris Battle Leader
 Mr_Rose wrote:
Who doesn’t love crazy mutant squawk-puppies? Eh? Nobody, that’s who.
 
   
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Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Berserkers look great, nice and brutal.

Finished off the Crumpin' Fists bloodbowl team. Might add some static grass clumps, but probably not.
Whole team

Close up of bases. Can't notice the slotta tab at arms length, so not too chuffed about that.


Next month I begin Test of Honour figs and the build of an Asian themed army for Kings of War.

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 jp
Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

A little bit of randomness for the end of the month:




More here.

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 us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Love the old chaos thugs/marauders. Are the animals from real partha or reaper?

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 jp
Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

 Theophony wrote:
Love the old chaos thugs/marauders. Are the animals from real partha or reaper?


Apart from the werebear, they are all Citadel models.

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
Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

Big dollop at once as while I've been painting I haven't got round to uploading as well.
Basic Zombies

Executioner

Grin

Samson

Abomination

and the August Crew

"But me no buts! Our comrades get hurt. Our friends die. Falkenburg is a knight who swore an oath to serve the church and to defend the weak. He'd be the first to tell you to stop puling and start planning. Because what we are doing-at risk to ourselves-is what we have sworn to do. The West relies on us. It is a risk we take with pride. It is an oath we honour. Even when some soft southern burgher mutters about us, we know the reason he sleeps soft and comfortable, why his wife is able to complain about the price of cabbages as her most serious problem and why his children dare to throw dung and yell "Knot" when we pass. It's because we are what we are. For all our faults we stand for law and light.
Von Gherens This Rough Magic Lackey, Flint & Freer
Mekagorkalicious -Monkeytroll
2017 Model Count-71
 
   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Nice work llamahead, it reminds me that I have Black Plague figs to finish up. I think I've decided to not back green horde, my mountain is too big and my kids and I really enjoy the more modern era version.


Well that's it for orcs for a while anyways. Now onto something completely different. Asian warriors who may or may not be of the respectable variety . Anyone following my blog for a while knows that I have a bit of a craze for samurai and Chinese food. I have amassed a bunch of figs over the decades and it's time to start building towards the past. Also September is right around the corner so I need a new months painting challenge for myself, and what sounds better than Samurai September .

I picked up the starter set for Test of Honour by Warlordgames.com a week or so ago and then used my points from the FLGS to pick up one of their expansions called Masked Men. While I have yet to read the rulebook for the game, I think a small skirmish game may be fun for the kids. Anyway, I built up the Masked Men set today as well as based a figure from Okko I think to work as a samurai. So if I complete these 12 this month, I will treat myself to painting the shadow emissary from Wyrd. All together the figs will be rolled into a Kings of War army, but for now it's just fun stuff to try and paint.

Here's where the masked men stand at this point.

The masked men are the yari ashigaru from warlordgames, formerly made by wargames factory, they have metal heads with samurai/demon masks(Mempo?) that they have taken off of samurai they have killed. Now these guys are actually monks who are lead by Masahiro, a maskless monk in the center of the photo.

Close up of some scenery bits(objectives maybe or just color for the table) that I made out of left over bits and bases. The samurai in this photo is a special deal I grabbed at miniaturemarket for a couple bucks. I think he came from the game Okko, bug I can't remember and don't feel like digging through the old thread .

The figures bases slip nicely into these three spot bases as in Test of Honour you can hire followers that come in groups. Bases are removeable from larger bases, but it's a neat little bit. I need trays for Kings of War like this, only larger.

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
Prospector with Steamdrill





Glad to see everyone is making progress

Could end up being a bad idea seeing all this cool stuff as I keep getting ideas.

OK, so, August. A bad start to the month for painting- or was it?- as injury kept me from doing too much of my normal painting. What it did mean was that I got to practice my airbrushing instead.

Until this month it has never ever worked well for me. I was definitely ready to give it up and stick to brushes. If I didn't clean it well enough it clogged, but if I cleaned it too enthusiastically I damaged stuff. Anything that could go wrong did go wrong and while frustrating, it was all my fault. Every time I tried to use it, something went wrong, and I'd be there for ages trying to fix it and clean it afterwards and the models still looked awful. I honestly couldn't get my head round why so many people seemed to be raving about them.

Forced to get used to it this month- well, not forced, but I couldn't let the side down, could I?- I approached it with far more planning and careful preparation and all that fun stuff and it finally clicked.

All that was a long winded way of saying I got my airbrush working and got some practice in. I'm still not very good with it- it isn't a magic wand, after all- but I definitely appreciate it more as a tool and a different way of approaching a task.

Waffling time over. My intention was to practice my airbrushing on loads of tanks at the start of the month and finish them at the end when my arms were better. I completed stage a and did nothing towards stage b.

I did do other stuff though.

Here's some Legion of Everblight stuff (all units I believe):







As is probably becoming clear, while I did do stuff for my Guard and Cults earlier in the month, I've got distracted towards the end. I had some Space Wolf stuff lying around that I was going to sell but then I looked at it, looked at the Primaris marines I also had lying around, and thought "hmm"











   
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Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

Lovely SW Primaris!

   
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Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Really nice primaris space wolves.

Also I've never been a fan of warmahordes, but those are really nicely done.

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 au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Great stuff guys, Llamahead, you're hammering through the Black Plague stuff, mate! And Taaloc - both the Warmahordes models and the Space Wolves Primaris are sublime.

   
Made in jp
Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

Four more chaos thugs to continue my September theme:


More here.

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 us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Great work Josh, I like the varied plants on their bases.

Also.....

Still figuring out basing, but I guess I need to decide quickly since I finished my September pledge .


Once I got into it I just went nuts, now I can treat myself to doing the Shadow Emissary. I just need to decide how I want to paint him. I want him to stand out against the Lion Clan Samurai. I'm thinking Air Dragon, Dragon of the Void or water Dragon.

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 au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

...aaand something for September.



More Photos in the usual place.

   
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Affton, MO. USA

As I said over in your WIP page. , love all the freehand stripes .

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 
   
 
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