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Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

 Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll wrote:
Whatever for?

Anyhow, my next project was GOING to be these zombie figures from the board game Last Night on Earth, but my girlfriend wants me to paint her D&D character's mini, so these will have to go on hold for a minute. I think the skin tone came out pretty good! It's warboss green mixed with a flesh tone. Half of the models are mixed with Kislev Flesh, the other half with Flayed One Flesh. The difference is pretty miniscule, and is a lot clearer after I've put the second coat on. I'll have a picture later of the ones that I put the second coat on, and 3 of them I've finished base coating.

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I guess Dakka Dakka ate the rest of my post , I was sorry that I hadn’t been around in a while with time constraints. I like the Gem effect on the monolith .

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 ca
Numberless Necron Warrior






Ahah, no worries From your own blog, you've had some own fun projects on the go, I can hardly blame you.

Just before jumping onto my girlfriend's D&D character, I did more work on some of the zombies. Fixed the midriffs on the two lunging girls, and got 3 of the other models base-coated. The paint isn't so keen on these models, I think it's more rubbery than plastic under there, but it's coming along.

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The light's pretty terrible; this is AFTER some editing to whiten the tones. Not entirely sure why this set of pictures got so off... I'll retake in daylight soon. You can't even see the great denim jean tone on two of the models! Oh well.

The one with lighter brown hair will be highlighted up to blonde. The guy with the light shirt will have his shirt highlighted all the way up to white before I dirty it.

   
Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

Those are some interesting looking zmobies! i don't think i've heard of the game they're from

realism is a lie
 
   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Zombies are always a plus.

What sort of character does your girlfriend play?

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 ca
Numberless Necron Warrior






She’s playing a Fallen Aasimar Ranger, a bounty hunter who’s turned to fighting aberrations since she almost got her brain sucked out by a dog sized brain on legs. A very interesting model, can’t wait to show you!

Last Night on Earth is a great game!

   
Made in ca
Numberless Necron Warrior






Bad light again, but here's my girlfriend's D&D character, Heroforge custom mini. Lighting is pretty terrible. The skin and face came out amazing! Especially shocked that I managed to get the eye without it looking like a strange blob. Compared to her, my own mini looks terrible.

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It's not super visible, but the shoulder pauldrons are a dark brown leather, while the chest piece is a black leather. Pants and shirt underneath the leather are dark grey and medium grey, respectively. I guess that's what I get for trying to take pictures in the evening in an old house...

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Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Looks good to me , I’m not great at taking pictures either, but if you have a lamp try and get the model closer to the lamp and be on the other side, almost looks like your on the same side of the lightsource.

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 ca
Numberless Necron Warrior






I tried to create a sort of lightbox, two lamps each at 45 degrees from the camera, and white sheets on all sides of it to try and reflect as much light as possible behind it.

   
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Numberless Necron Warrior






In the eternal conundrum of my short attention span, we fell into possession of a whole pile of styrofoam. So my girlfriend, first thing she does, is say "want to make some terrain?" Hell yeah I do! But it needs to be top of the list, because this is a LOT of styrofoam to keep around otherwise! So, the slow carving and building begins.

I have two large rectangular pieces, each of some thickness, with a large circular hole in one end. Cue hill-top lakeside for Table 1, and likely active volcano for Table 2 (if I don't end up needing to cannibalize the second large piece to have enough material to finish the first.

It's slow going, I'm starting by creating the crater-lake, carving it into angles. I hope for it to be smooth enough slopes to be vaguely playable, but if it ends up just being a display board that'd be ok too.

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Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Always have to change gears when a windfall drops in your lap. Looking forward to the progress.

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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Missionary On A Mission





Denver, CO, USA

I'm really excited to watch this lake take shape. I tried a pond recently (around page 5 of my blog), but I haven't got the water effects into it yet. I can't quite picture the scale of this one, but it looks like you'll have room for a 25mm base or maybe a 32mm on each tier of the slope? The lesson I learned was to limit the actual texture (sand, gravel, cork, scrap foam) applied to those flat surfaces and make up for it with paint, washes, and drybrushing. I made the mistake of designing exactly 32mm of flat space on the perimeter of a piece and then cluttering a third of it with cork and ballast until nobody could stand there anymore. Awesome project... good luck!

   
Made in ca
Numberless Necron Warrior






It's gonna be wild. Once I get it carved and sealed, I'm also going to practice using my new airbrush on it.

It's 32mm per tier., but I can fit about 2.5-3 tiers between the hole and the outer wall, not counting the very top there. The scale is pretty massive: the hold for the lake alone is 11 inches across! I'm likely going to have it be more tiered than I had originally hoped: the slope is already fairly steep, and I can't get it much smoother without having it be too steep for play.

   
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Regular Dakkanaut





 Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll wrote:

I only remembered to take a single picture though! This poor Blood Angel marine, about to be dismembered by the Kromlech Overlord on the centre objective.
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Weird question, but are you in Ottawa? That objective marker looks exactly like one I made and donated to the local gaming shop. Either it's the same one, or someone had exactly the same idea as me, which is hilarious.

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Numberless Necron Warrior






I am! There's a set of them, yes, of small silver and gold objective markers? I quite liked them!

   
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Smokin' Skorcha Driver





Houston, TX

 Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll wrote:
I am! There's a set of them, yes, of small silver and gold objective markers? I quite liked them!


Wow, what a crazy coincidence that you happened to take a picture of the marker and he saw it and recognized it!

-Rids

Xhorik 87th Drop Troops P&M blog https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/775655.page

Project log and campaign featuring Orks, Imperial Guard, Marines, Tyranids: http://www.xhorikwar.blogspot.com/
Currently focused on our Horus Heresy campaign with White Scars, Death Guard and Imperial Militia.  
   
Made in ca
Regular Dakkanaut





 The Riddle of Steel wrote:
 Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll wrote:
I am! There's a set of them, yes, of small silver and gold objective markers? I quite liked them!


Wow, what a crazy coincidence that you happened to take a picture of the marker and he saw it and recognized it!

-Rids


That is a crazy coincidence! I'm glad you liked the markers . I made them for the Frostgrave games we were playing at the shop. It's good to see they are still getting used. I made a new set for home, including some much larger ones for dragon hoards.

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Numberless Necron Warrior






It's such slow going with this project, because the white PVA glue I'm using on the styrofoam to start takes such a long time to glue, but I've gotten the main circle about half built. The main circle will be built like this: 32mm of just the cut styrofoam on an angle that we saw in the previous photo, than roughly 40mm of built up styrofoam, at low enough an angle to still be able to balance a 32mm model. The entire ring has had the inner ring of added styrofoam done, while about half of it has had the outer ring. Then I have to get something to fill in the four square corners of the ring!

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You can fit 2 32mm models between the inner lake-edge of the ring, and the upper edge of the crater. It'll be a tight fit once I add in the water effects (I'm going to practice on my Idoneth model bases first!), but should still be playable.

   
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Numberless Necron Warrior






I moved the terrain piece into the basement to clear off my painting desk: it's pretty ugly to have in such a public part of the house, at least until I finish carving and get the paint on it. Also, I haven't been founding the modelling to be as relaxing as painting, so I went back and did a little bit more work on my zombies, with mixed results. Adding the bit of flesh colour to their green kinda looks... off. I'll probably have to hit it with a green wash to get it to blend in better. The second batch of zombies, when I do them, will I think be the new Contrast flesh tones with a green wash overtop.

Very happy with the khaki and tan tones especially, and the half-done white dress shirt looks nice as well. Still lots of work to go. All of them need a green wash on their skin, eyes, teeth, and blood effects.
Girl on the left needs to lighten her shirt up to a grey.
Next guy needs a lighter grey highlight on his grey-blue jeans.
Next guy needs to finish his white shirt, and then highlights on his brown hair.
Next guy is pretty much done other than skin wash, face details and blood.
Next guy needs his hair finished, and to redo his shirt: it's supposed to be purple, but I realized after putting the dark purple base coat that I should have done grey with a purple wash instead, so I'm going to go over it to do that.
Girl second from the right needs a hair highlight, and to bring her shirt up to a full orange with highlights. Also maybe a subtle jeans highlight
Last guy I need to put black and grey stripes on his shirt to make it plaid.
Then need to figure out what to do with their bases. Any ideas of basing? The board, for reference, is also in second spoiler below.

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Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Zombies are looking great , having painted up a few hundred Zombicide figs I know it can be a nice palette cleanser.

Are these 28mm figs? I have no experience with this game, so wondering for future use.

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 ca
Longtime Dakkanaut




Surrey, BC - Canada

Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll,

Yes, sometimes large projects can get daunting part way through and you need a break to recharge.

Cheers,

CB


DC:70S++G+M++B+I++PW40k-89-+D+++++A+++/aWD088R+T(M)DM+  
   
Made in ca
Numberless Necron Warrior






They're 28mm I believe, but a little on the smaller side for the scale. 28mm portraying non-muscled normal-size humans, I guess. Noticeably smaller than a Necron Warrior, and sliiiightly smaller than my Namarti Thralls.

   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

 Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll wrote:
They're 28mm I believe, but a little on the smaller side for the scale. 28mm portraying non-muscled normal-size humans, I guess. Noticeably smaller than a Necron Warrior, and sliiiightly smaller than my Namarti Thralls.

I’m almost guessing 25mm then, there are plenty of zombie games out there, but they all use different scales. One that I grabbed used 20mm scale while another was 15mm. I guess they worry people won’t buy more of their zombies if they can just use ones from another game.

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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Numberless Necron Warrior






I wouldn't be surprised: I can't say I've gone and measured them myself.

Played (and lost) a battle last week against Raven Guard and Blood Angels, 2v1. Deceiver+Zahdrekh+Obyron+10 Scytheguard ruined the new Primaris tank 1st turn, but then got wrecked. Deceiver actually survived to do some decent damage after though!


The battlelines are set


Doomscythe popped the Raven Guard autocannon Dreadnought with overkill, but failed to hit anything after that. Wraiths behind had just eliminated the first unit of Raven Guard Eliminator's, but rather than send them against the second unit of Eliminators, I sent them into the various Blood Angels infantry, where they were blasted off the table. Failed to deal with those second Eliminators too, even after a whole Destroyer salvo!


[i]The C'tan proxy hid with the warriors after doing her initial tricks



Zahndrekh, Obyron, and the final Lychguard got charged after weathering a whole turn of shooting on their Turn 2

   
 
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