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AllSeeingSkink wrote:
 Albertorius wrote:
Finished my first Marauder Destroyer, mostly using MongooseMatt's formula:
Spoiler:



I like how you did the canopy, mind sharing your techniques and what paints you used?


Sure! It's actually pretty easy: a layer of Contrast Blood Angels Red over the base color and then shade the whole thing with Druchii Violet. Clean up the cockpit beams with metal, and done.
   
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 Albertorius wrote:
AllSeeingSkink wrote:
 Albertorius wrote:
Finished my first Marauder Destroyer, mostly using MongooseMatt's formula:
Spoiler:



I like how you did the canopy, mind sharing your techniques and what paints you used?


Sure! It's actually pretty easy: a layer of Contrast Blood Angels Red over the base color and then shade the whole thing with Druchii Violet. Clean up the cockpit beams with metal, and done.


Thanks! And is the base coat mechanicus grey?

I think that style of cockpit will look great on my desert camo imperial navy planes
   
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Did a separate post for this, but I went ahead and did the Rynn's World Campaign Supplement I was talking about earlier in this thread.

You can grab your own copy here: https://ttgamingdiary.wordpress.com/2019/09/18/rynns-world-campaign-supplement/

All comments welcomed!

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AllSeeingSkink wrote:
 Albertorius wrote:
AllSeeingSkink wrote:
 Albertorius wrote:
Finished my first Marauder Destroyer, mostly using MongooseMatt's formula:
Spoiler:



I like how you did the canopy, mind sharing your techniques and what paints you used?


Sure! It's actually pretty easy: a layer of Contrast Blood Angels Red over the base color and then shade the whole thing with Druchii Violet. Clean up the cockpit beams with metal, and done.


Thanks! And is the base coat mechanicus grey?

I think that style of cockpit will look great on my desert camo imperial navy planes


It's not Mechanicus, but it's a very similar one from P3. I'm pretty sure you can use Mechanicus without issues.

MongooseMatt wrote:Did a separate post for this, but I went ahead and did the Rynn's World Campaign Supplement I was talking about earlier in this thread.

You can grab your own copy here: https://ttgamingdiary.wordpress.com/2019/09/18/rynns-world-campaign-supplement/

All comments welcomed!

Ohhh, thanks!
   
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Two Thunderbolt elements led by Furies ready for action!








Next to do is the two marauders and then I need to get some destroyers and my initial force is done!
   
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Virginia

So how does your squadron leader earn his other wing?
   
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 Fajita Fan wrote:
So how does your squadron leader earn his other wing?


Well, Officer Raznak received his second wing after he, having run out of ammo, shot down an enemy using his ejector seat
   
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I'm loving the kits and surprisingly (to me at least) the Dakkajet is my favorite out if the bunch so far. Followed closely by the Marauder Destroyer. I especially liked the arresting hook and exhaust "headers". I kinda want to build a 40k scale one and kitbash it to look like the one I made.

Cant wait to finish building both the 94th Aero Squadron & BoomShaka Lakaa's Flygitz.

My nephews are very, very excited.
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fighters done, time to order some eavy bommers.


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Test paint for the desert scheme Imperials. I think it’s a bit over shaded, those recesses are huge and go really dark with an application of shading. I think the shading is detracting from the camo pattern.

Also this was painted with a hairy brush which took aggggges, I was trying to avoid using my airbrush since it’s not convenient in my current living situation, but maybe I’ll go back to the idea of airbrushing because this guy took some 3 hours to paint.

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Cozy cockpit of an Imperial Knight

Found some time and decided to give the larger wing a try on a Thunderbolt:



Took about six or so sessions with decal softener to get it about right, GW's decals are, YMMV obv., nice and sturdy. Redid the panel lines that were covered by the decal with the same wash I used before. Still got loads to do on this one, but at least this one works. I've carefully scraped the greeble off the other wing and will do the other decal there later this week.
   
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First of da Dakkajets.

Cut the tip off one of the beaky style noses. Not perfect but I think it came out alright and I prefer it to the beaky style.

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Virginia

These look awesome. The beaky nose is starting to grow on me!
   
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I really like the Dakkajet model and cant wait for da 'eavy bommerz.
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AllSeeingSkink wrote:
First of da Dakkajets.

Cut the tip off one of the beaky style noses. Not perfect but I think it came out alright and I prefer it to the beaky style.



The flames are very well hand-painted. Top job!

Casual gaming, mostly solo-coop these days.

 
   
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First dakkajet complete, turned out a bit darker than i'd like but that could be due to black primer and the varnishes.

 
   
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 Fajita Fan wrote:
These look awesome. The beaky nose is starting to grow on me!
I was starting to get used to the beaky nose, but after I cut one off I'm back to preferring the stub nose.

I'll do 2 beakies (one of each type you get in a box), I'll paint one up as the Black Barun and the other just normally, but I think after those I'll just go stub nose for the rest of them.

Also leaving off the exhausts on the nose, I was trying to figure out a good way to paint them which made me think "wait, why does a jet aircraft have exhausts coming out of the nose anyway?", like, is there a V6 engine up there or something (since they have 3 outlets each side). It just doesn't make sense to me why a jet would have exhausts in what would essentially be either the intake or the compressor stage of the engine. So I'm just leaving them off and imagining the vents that are exposed are just some sort of cooling for the compressor.


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SamusDrake wrote:
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AllSeeingSkink wrote:
First of da Dakkajets.

Cut the tip off one of the beaky style noses. Not perfect but I think it came out alright and I prefer it to the beaky style.



The flames are very well hand-painted. Top job!


Thanks! While painting them I was actually thinking I was butchering them, my hands aren't as steady as they used to be and I struggled to lay them where I intended.

They're layered with three colours (orange, averland and flash gitz yellow) which makes them look neater than they are, because each layer you can somewhat correct the previous flaws. Still touched up the red in a couple of places (which looks bad if you look at it close up, but from a distance it neatened it up).

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AllSeeingSkink wrote:
 Fajita Fan wrote:
These look awesome. The beaky nose is starting to grow on me!
I was starting to get used to the beaky nose, but after I cut one off I'm back to preferring the stub nose.

I'll do 2 beakies (one of each type you get in a box), I'll paint one up as the Black Barun and the other just normally, but I think after those I'll just go stub nose for the rest of them.

Also leaving off the exhausts on the nose, I was trying to figure out a good way to paint them which made me think "wait, why does a jet aircraft have exhausts coming out of the nose anyway?", like, is there a V6 engine up there or something (since they have 3 outlets each side). It just doesn't make sense to me why a jet would have exhausts in what would essentially be either the intake or the compressor stage of the engine. So I'm just leaving them off and imagining the vents that are exposed are just some sort of cooling for the compressor.



Ork tech isnt supposed to be rational, it works cuz they think it works. But I think it looks cool either way. To me it just seems ramshackle to have stuff not visually fit in with the surrounding parts.

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Racerguy180 wrote:
AllSeeingSkink wrote:
 Fajita Fan wrote:
These look awesome. The beaky nose is starting to grow on me!
I was starting to get used to the beaky nose, but after I cut one off I'm back to preferring the stub nose.

I'll do 2 beakies (one of each type you get in a box), I'll paint one up as the Black Barun and the other just normally, but I think after those I'll just go stub nose for the rest of them.

Also leaving off the exhausts on the nose, I was trying to figure out a good way to paint them which made me think "wait, why does a jet aircraft have exhausts coming out of the nose anyway?", like, is there a V6 engine up there or something (since they have 3 outlets each side). It just doesn't make sense to me why a jet would have exhausts in what would essentially be either the intake or the compressor stage of the engine. So I'm just leaving them off and imagining the vents that are exposed are just some sort of cooling for the compressor.



Ork tech isnt supposed to be rational, it works cuz they think it works. But I think it looks cool either way. To me it just seems ramshackle to have stuff not visually fit in with the surrounding parts.


yup, just like blood axes and their "love" for camo patterns, it dosent matter what style/colours the camo is, the camo keeps them hidden as long as they THINK it keeps them hidden.

kinda why i went with deathskulls, they no doubt have seen some impressive engine mods on the planes that either the evil sunz or the bad moons has, and desided to acquire it, cuz afterall, when you are rich or when speed is all that matters, "inntresting ideas" will surface.
(or they just took the whole plane and repainted it in true deathskull style )

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I don't really like that part of the fluff if it's used to explain away silliness. I think of it more like you might have a gun that would normally jam or fail due to poor manufacturing but the psychic belief of Orks keeps it going, or an engine that would normally overheat, or all that sort of stuff, where the Mekboy gets something that kinda sorta works then the belief makes sure it works as intended.

Otherwise if all that's needed for an Ork device to work is belief that it will work, the other part of the fluff that says Mekboyz have an innate mechanical knowledge is kinda pointless.

But then I'm an engineer, so I like to think something could actually work even if it needs a bit of Orky psychic power to work properly
   
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Or you could just roll with the actual truth which is that a single piece of fluff written from the perspective of an extremely unreliable narrator, with no further evidence, got latched onto by a bunch of nerds and is now a meme.

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Painted up one of the Marauders. This time I used a zandri dust rattle can to speed things up, still pretty slow. I have to go back to my parents house to use my airbrush so maybe I’ll try that this weekend.

   
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Good thing is you dont have to paint too many of them planes =)

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Dakkajets coming along. Almost have enough painted for an intro game, lol.

Probably need some weathering maybe with some powders, will do that once the rest of the squadron is done.

   
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Got my Ork aircraft from the starter set done this week. Nothing special, just some quickly applied paint, quick wash with Nuln oil here and there and some clay wash for a bit of a dirty weathered look.

I tried something "new to me" on the canopies of the Dakkajets, and used several blobbed on layers of Nuln oil to fill in the canopies between the frames, it worked great as I didn't have to be too careful, thus saved time over painting the canopies normally, although some panels could do with a coat or two more.

GW's transfer sheet doesn't give you enough black checkers to do top and bottom on both Maruader wings btw, not even if you use the checkers from the Dakkajet portion of the sheet...

I also feel like going back to the Fighta bombers and painting the canopy panels a different colour, maybe a dark-mid green.






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perhaps try that "clay wash" of yours on one of the jets??

fightas atleast to me looks more "used" and thus more orkish.
kinda the issue i have with the way i paint, i paint stuff factory new, dont know how to get a "used" look. got lots of pigments and enamel washes for dirt and mud,,, but the end result is allways crap. (maybe cuz i cant imagine how used equipment looks like..)

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My planes so far:



Orks are done with Contrast, Imperials with regular paints.

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 AceXT wrote:
My planes so far:

Spoiler:


Orks are done with Contrast, Imperials with regular paints.


Looking good.

The Orks do suit the Contrast paints, I used Flesh Tearer Contrast on mine.

I really like your grey camo, what colours did you use for that?

I went with the desert camo on mine, but thinking I might get another box of Thunderbolts and paint them up in grey camo instead, maybe using one of the patchy style camo patterns from the original AI artwork.

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Thank you! For the grey camo, I used black primer, P3 Greatcoat Grey as base, Army Painter Uniform Grey for the stripes, and a drybrush in Army Painter Ash Grey. I used this pattern from Imperial Armour as a reference, and I think it turned out okay.

I like your desert pattern, too, the red canopies are striking.
   
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Don't think I have seen anyone tackle these yet - the Ground Assets that let you put more dakka on the table!

Did a few more piccies and painting notes, if anyone is interested: https://ttgamingdiary.wordpress.com/2019/10/03/ground-assets/


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