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Very cool looking models, and nice colour scheme.
Are you going to add any shading or wash to the metal areas?

   
Made in us
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Very nice stuff - I too like the Gryphs probably the most out of AOS - but those fish elves are a close second. I like the classic Aquaman vibe you've got going. I was terrible with ink in the old days myself, but the new washes are actually really hard to go wrong with. They changed my life. I do have to hold back sometimes because they look so good going on that I want to keep putting on more and more...

I hate to point this out, but I don't see the giant deepkin turtle....? It is amazing and all. : )

Keep it up! I find painting makes just about everything better when I make the time for it.


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Also, fantasy assortments makes me think of Chocolates.


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Which are kind of like miniatures in a case.

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Made in au
Fickle Fury of Chaos




Australia

Both the eel rider and the snail raider are looking great. Fish elf in particular has some really nice lines and clean colour palette. Hurray for bursts of productivity!

Good luck with your search for otters...reaper miniatures used I have a sweet anthropomorphic otter archer mini but I can’t seem to find it anymore - might have been a limited run.

Looking forward to seeing more fish elves

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Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

PossumCraft wrote:Very cool looking models, and nice colour scheme.
Are you going to add any shading or wash to the metal areas?


Thanks! The answer is yes! At least, yes i tried to add a wash. Not sure



kestral wrote:Very nice stuff - I too like the Gryphs probably the most out of AOS - but those fish elves are a close second. I like the classic Aquaman vibe you've got going. I was terrible with ink in the old days myself, but the new washes are actually really hard to go wrong with. They changed my life. I do have to hold back sometimes because they look so good going on that I want to keep putting on more and more...

I hate to point this out, but I don't see the giant deepkin turtle....? It is amazing and all. : )

Keep it up! I find painting makes just about everything better when I make the time for it.


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Also, fantasy assortments makes me think of Chocolates.


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Which are kind of like miniatures in a case.



Thank you! i love the gryph hounds a lot but these guys are definitely up there too. As for the turtle... i want the turtle. I need the turtle. I cannot currently afford to buy the turtle.

I did buy chocolates for myself on valentines.

tzurk wrote:Both the eel rider and the snail raider are looking great. Fish elf in particular has some really nice lines and clean colour palette. Hurray for bursts of productivity!

Good luck with your search for otters...reaper miniatures used I have a sweet anthropomorphic otter archer mini but I can’t seem to find it anymore - might have been a limited run.

Looking forward to seeing more fish elves


Hm, what i would really like is an otter about the size of the one that comes with mantic naiads, but in a swimming rather than standing pose. But more otters of any kind are good. Thank you for the comment also. Thanks all around.

And speaking of productivity, I am still working on the shark, so back to it i go.

realism is a lie
 
   
Made in be
Liberated Grot Land Raida






Belgium

Ah, fish elves... I actually like the models, much as I despise AoS. Lovely work on them!

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Made in fi
Regular Dakkanaut





Both the snail and the eel seem to be coming along swimmingly! I'd suggest doing something for the tree and the cloth on the snail's back, it looks like you've used only one color on them so far. A quick drybrush and a wash would do wonders!

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Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut




Surrey, BC - Canada

 amazingturtles wrote:
I haven't done much at all lately on account of being super depressed but i did build the big old fish, it is quite fishy


amazingturtles,

Whenever I get that feeling I will sit down and pull out a model that has sat for a long time in the unpainted or hardly painted and I pick a colour and paint that on the model, each time I finish that colour I tell myself "one more colour" and carry on with the next. Before I know it I have got my basecoat done and that gives a sense of accomplishment and often spurs some highlights and before you know it you have that model painted. And finishing a painted model always helps with that sense of accomplishment and might help push back the cloud.

Hope that helps.

CB


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Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

CommissarKhaine wrote:Ah, fish elves... I actually like the models, much as I despise AoS. Lovely work on them!


Thank you! They really are pretty neat. I like that the sprues come with a decent amount of extra stuff like sea animals and pots and nets and such.

mcmattila wrote:Both the snail and the eel seem to be coming along swimmingly! I'd suggest doing something for the tree and the cloth on the snail's back, it looks like you've used only one color on them so far. A quick drybrush and a wash would do wonders!


Thank you, and yes, they are just one color. Working on washes and drybrushing i think should be my next goal, both on that one and in general. Drybrushing really is amazing, especially on texturey things like trees.

Captain Brown wrote:
 amazingturtles wrote:
I haven't done much at all lately on account of being super depressed but i did build the big old fish, it is quite fishy


amazingturtles,

Whenever I get that feeling I will sit down and pull out a model that has sat for a long time in the unpainted or hardly painted and I pick a colour and paint that on the model, each time I finish that colour I tell myself "one more colour" and carry on with the next. Before I know it I have got my basecoat done and that gives a sense of accomplishment and often spurs some highlights and before you know it you have that model painted. And finishing a painted model always helps with that sense of accomplishment and might help push back the cloud.

Hope that helps.

CB


Yeah, i've been doing small bits here and there, progress does help. Unfortunately i have clinical depression, so there's a limit to how much it can, but painting is something i use to help get through it. I've been doing that since i was about twelve, to be honest. Thank you for commenting as always!

And now, even though I just said i need to work on washes, here is the shark in progress, without them.



Mainly i'm wondering if the purple needs to be more purple.

realism is a lie
 
   
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Sneaky Striking Scorpion






Great stuff... Sorry to hear about your depression... i had a rough patch recently and modelling has really helped me through it. Good luck to you.

FTL

   
Made in ca
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drinking tea in the snow

 fasterthanlight wrote:
Great stuff... Sorry to hear about your depression... i had a rough patch recently and modelling has really helped me through it. Good luck to you.

FTL


Thank you. It is nice to work on something where i can see like, visible signs of progress some times. And the painting is soothing and distraction. I'm glad you were able to get through your own rough times.

I'm making progress with the elves, still not happy with them but i move on.



I gave him a net! The little bits that come with a lot of the idoneth kits are great.

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Made in ca
Numberless Necron Warrior






I love the rose gold for all the metal. I was thinking of something similar, using brass and bronze and gold for all the metals for mine, so it's nice to see someone else doing similar and it looking great!

   
Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll wrote:
I love the rose gold for all the metal. I was thinking of something similar, using brass and bronze and gold for all the metals for mine, so it's nice to see someone else doing similar and it looking great!


Thanks! I'm glad it's working well, and I say go for it for your own.

I think I have solidified the color scheme for mine, now it's just a matter of... yes, washes and highlights. Especially for the skin: This is the basic picture, nothing like that done yet



*sighs* I'll figure 'em out if it kills me!

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UK

Im going to be a +1 for the washes and highlighting. Great painting so far but it feels like it would be enhanced by that final finish and it's usually the most rewarding step for how little effort it takes!

Eyes can be trickier, but they can help a model really come to life too.

   
Made in ca
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drinking tea in the snow

It's been a while! I am still working on the fish elves but life and everything else have taken a lot of my time from me.

So i worked more on the snail! Enjoy this oddly angled picture of the progress

Spoiler:



I also put up a kings of war battle report of sorts on my blog if you want to take a look at that.

Ok, back to the fish elves.

realism is a lie
 
   
Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut




Surrey, BC - Canada

amazingturtles,

Keep up the battle with the unpainted.

Cheers,

CB


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[DCM]
Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

 amazingturtles wrote:
I also put up a kings of war battle report of sorts on my blog if you want to take a look at that.
KOW batreps you say?? I'm there

EDIT: Cheers for the tiny KOW reports, glad to see you getting stuck in.

Because I was bored at work and like making lists, I tried to brew up two 1000 point lists from what I see of your rat collection and the humans in that game:

Warriors Regiment
Warriors Regiment
Warriors Horde
Warriors Horde
Weapon Team - Storm of Lead
Weapon Team - Storm of Lead
Artillery
War Chief - Pipes of Terror
Night Terror - Inspiring Talisman
1000

Terror is played by the rat ogre from that lot. They're good, fast characters, however the list needed more inspiring so I suppose he'll lurk with the line and either zip out or remain a (potent) flanking force. Went with brutal on the chief so he can reliably add 2+ to most combats he tagteams. Seemed like the most relevant of the 15 pointers, which is all I had after juicing up the weapon teams.

Berserkers Regiment
Berserkers Regiment
Berserkers Regiment
Bowmen Troop
Bowmen Troop
Siege Artillery
General on Horse - Banner of the Griffin
General on Winged Beast - Orcish Skullpole
1000

Double generals is interesting, and the one who is likely a mere army standard in most games got a banner to bash ratty skulls in with Also to offset the somewhat lower nerve, as the 'serkers aren't hordes. That siege artillery is me squinting at the KOM photo and trying to make out what the thing in the back that doesn't move forward is.

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BLOODFIRE: KOW SALAMANDER REPORTS 
   
Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

A very belated thanks for the list! It's impressive, and one thing i'm realizing is just how far behind i am on the rules, i don't think i recognize a lot of those artifacts. The thing in the back is actually a dwarf cannon but i could easily use it as siege artillery.

Sadly i haven't been able to get a game in since that last one. It's a busy time, and i'm going to be doing another play soon, so it's only going to get busier. Ah well

In the meantime, the best figure that GW has ever released, plus doors!



I seriously am working on the fish elves, though. Really!

realism is a lie
 
   
Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut




Surrey, BC - Canada

Coming along amazingturtles.

Cheers,

CB


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Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

Thank you, i'm glad to hear it!

Here is a little thing that is silly, I got to play a game with my nephew where ogres were trying to save turtles from ghosts. The rules were based off AoS but played pretty loosely. The ghosts tried to steal the turtles away and off the field, while the ogres tried to save them. But they had to roll a dice for each rescue, on a 2-5 the turtle was saved, on a 1 the ogre accidentally ate the turtle, and on a six the turtle turned out to be a TURTLE OF POWER and both the turtle and ogre ascended to a higher plane.

It was good times.



Also i put this picture up because i painted this ogre quite a while ago and it is nice to see that yes, i have improved some.

realism is a lie
 
   
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Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

Still a ways to go but i wanted to show that i have made progress on the fish elves!


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Made in gb
Perturbed Blood Angel Tactical Marine





Sounds a fun game you had with the ogres. The fishy elveses is looking goods. The giant flying fish look cool

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Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

gobert wrote:
Sounds a fun game you had with the ogres. The fishy elveses is looking goods. The giant flying fish look cool


Thanks! I wish i had the opportunity for more games like that.

Things have been kind of rough for me lately unfortunately, especially in terms of money. But i got good news today, in that i got a job i have been hoping for! It's a good job with actual regular hours and decent pay. basically living the dream.

Here is an old lizard i found. I don't think i posted this guy here before, i just wanted to share something.



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Made in gb
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Sorry to hear times have been tough turtles, fingers crossed that the new job lives up to expectations and goes well for you.

Nice work on the lizard he/she looks a classic

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Congrats on the new job!

Some of the fish elves already look close to being finished, good luck with the rest of the project!

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