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Made in jp
Battleship Captain






The Land of the Rising Sun

Cannot stand looking at that Raven, it makes me crave bubblegum!

M.

Jenkins: You don't have jurisdiction here!
Smith Jamison: We aren't here, which means when we open up on you and shred your bodies with automatic fire then this will never have happened.

Raxmei wrote:24ps is the range. 24". If that were the points cost then lasguns and plasma guns would cost the same amount and flamers would have a cost of "Souffle".

Every year Golden Week Tournament at www.nagoyahammer.com 
   
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Miguelsan-- It is a pretty stereotypical color for that isn't it? Eventually will put in an order for the last two members of its lance...

Also, lots of finished stuff, most if it with very old start dates:
The demon man (recent) and two kitsunes (started in 2018...):


And the dragonman:


Last kitsune just needs a lot more work, not sure when I'll get to him, but I started him later anyways.
   
Made in jp
Battleship Captain






The Land of the Rising Sun

What mechs will you order? I have a double Catapult, Vindicator, Raven lance that in theory has good synergy.

M.

Jenkins: You don't have jurisdiction here!
Smith Jamison: We aren't here, which means when we open up on you and shred your bodies with automatic fire then this will never have happened.

Raxmei wrote:24ps is the range. 24". If that were the points cost then lasguns and plasma guns would cost the same amount and flamers would have a cost of "Souffle".

Every year Golden Week Tournament at www.nagoyahammer.com 
   
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Planning on a Helepolis and either a naga or an O-bakemono, running it as a merc artillery lance with the raven as a spotter.
   
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Some more mechs, almost done, just need basing. A star of solhama warriors from Clan Smoke Jaguar's Omega Galaxy:


Did some freehand checks two different ways, one just using making red crosses on yellow and filling in vs a micron pen grid and fill. I like the color effect better on the first, on the two assaults, but the second really was a lot neater and easier. Try to get them finished and final pics for the challenge tomorrow...
   
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And the Smoke Jaguar star is done:


Eventually may give them a vehicle star as a binary buddy, just to rub salt in for OCs that don't even have names yet, but that'll likely wait, need to get to those rats to finish out the IG platoon...
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Cool updates and congrats on getting more of the backlog finished. I never have the patience to keep stuff I started, if I haven't painted it after three years I often sell it
   
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Thanks Viterbi-- helps on keeping things I've got space and kinda rarely clear my desk to know when something is sitting that long.

Speaking of, horror-marine Mashup I did several years ago on the left, tonights playing with speedpaints on the right:

Kinda coming around on it, still not sold for the red.

And the rest of tonights paint night work, brining the pirates to near finished, and doing some fur drybrush:

Think the greens need work, and obviously the bases, but still close. Gnoll is soft tone, mid brown, and soft tone over pink, and then a thin Iraqi sand layer for the fur.

Also work I did from yesterday, playing with some griselle (or really skeleton bone drybrush) underpaint to try to punch up the gnolls for the challenge:


Hopefully I actually paint thin enough to make the effort worth it...

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Finished the pirates:



And started colors on the gnolls, not sure this is the right color though:


Hopefully keep moving on them...
   
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A little progress on the rats:


And some more colors on the knolls--green is going to end up metallic bronze I think. Blue I want to end up kind of a blued steel color, not sure how its getting there though.
   
Made in jp
Battleship Captain






The Land of the Rising Sun

I also use micron pens on my mechs, but usually it's just to give more depth to details. Sometimes going overboard. I'd say the 1st method looks better as it's more colorful.

M.

Jenkins: You don't have jurisdiction here!
Smith Jamison: We aren't here, which means when we open up on you and shred your bodies with automatic fire then this will never have happened.

Raxmei wrote:24ps is the range. 24". If that were the points cost then lasguns and plasma guns would cost the same amount and flamers would have a cost of "Souffle".

Every year Golden Week Tournament at www.nagoyahammer.com 
   
Made in us
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I just find the second method neater on the lines, but agree on more colorful.

Also, paint night results--still no progress on the Typhon, but pretty well done I think with this sslyth except the base:


Likewise, close to happy with the wolf fur:

probably just going to do ivory underneath instead of the grey next time, and needs some feathering on color patches, maybe a drybrush, but mostly happy.

plus, started some mechs from the Thumpers assault mech mercenary battalion:


A ways to go there though.
   
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Speed Drybrushing





Great cat pirates!

   
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Upstate, New York

Everything is looking good. Especially like the snake guy.

   
Made in jp
Battleship Captain






The Land of the Rising Sun

Yellow not only is such a headache to paint, but looks weird to me on mechs. Might be my tendencies to desert camo everything.

M.

Jenkins: You don't have jurisdiction here!
Smith Jamison: We aren't here, which means when we open up on you and shred your bodies with automatic fire then this will never have happened.

Raxmei wrote:24ps is the range. 24". If that were the points cost then lasguns and plasma guns would cost the same amount and flamers would have a cost of "Souffle".

Every year Golden Week Tournament at www.nagoyahammer.com 
   
Made in us
Using Inks and Washes





Aku-san: thanks!
Nevelon: thank you! Think he needs a bit more blade work, but otherwise just trying to figure how to base him, as it'll set what bases I need to use if I ever do those dark eldar I've got in my back cabinet...

Miguelsan-- its being a pain yeah, but I do like flashy color schemes for mechs, weird because I like less flashy, lower greeble designs. Needed a smoother prime than I got is the main thing I think. Did a lemon yellow broad highlight, an orange all over wash and a magenta wash targeted at the undersides and ended up here:


Kinda rough, feeling it needs another moon yellow pass to tie everything together, and then another white cleanup, black muzzle, and checkering pass, and the faceplate glares, and it'll be as done as its going to be.
   
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Checkering done. Need to clean them up a bit, do windshields, and then base:
   
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Kinda a grab bag from paint night, bit off, but finally got a heroforge model from 2019 done:


And started some kitty adventurers from reaper:


Kinda feels rough and below quality, but hey, done is done, and its more paint than I started with.
   
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Druid Warder





I need to get to Dakka more often! So much good stuff! You are really pushing limits with old and simple figures!

Painting progress tracker:
2017: 50 of 50 planned; 2018: 80 of 60 planned; 2019: 75 of 75 planned

Pledge 2020:
6 to sculpt, 75 to paint (2/57 done) 
   
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Thanks Wirecat!

More slow progress on the rats, including adding in the regimental banner bearer:


Some slow work on the gnolls, wash of beige red, and glaze of french blue:


Not sure they're getting done this month. Hoping I took no-color pics of the mechs, because I may have to swap to them, figure a lance of ac/20 toting assault mechs probably counts for mayhem. Speaking of, finished:



Got another week to get the gnolls done, lets see if they make it, or I get distracted on another cool thing...
   
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Upstate, New York

Something about bright yellow with checks makes me think Orks, which equals mayhem. And yes, assault mechs with AC20’s do cause some. My mindset is so 40k that I read “Assault” as close combat specialists, not as a weight class. But then I remembered what kind of damage the big guys do with punches/kicks, so it checks out.

   
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Nevelon--amusingly, that paint scheme was Lamenters inspired, so 40k works...

Also, apparently found some motivation, down to final details and basing on the gnolls:


Hoping I get the banner I want to do and basing in...
   
Made in jp
Battleship Captain






The Land of the Rising Sun

That yellow blinds! I guess it's a passive protection system of the 3060s era

M.

Jenkins: You don't have jurisdiction here!
Smith Jamison: We aren't here, which means when we open up on you and shred your bodies with automatic fire then this will never have happened.

Raxmei wrote:24ps is the range. 24". If that were the points cost then lasguns and plasma guns would cost the same amount and flamers would have a cost of "Souffle".

Every year Golden Week Tournament at www.nagoyahammer.com 
   
Made in us
Using Inks and Washes





Miguelsan--well, supposed to be the Thumpers, a whole battalion of assaults who as part of that really want you to know they are here. Blinding obvious is part of the brief.

A little more work from tuesday paint night:
Speedpaint test on chaos space marines:

Right is strait speedpaint, left is speedpaint and speedpaint medium.
Wasn't happy with the color, so overpainted with some ivory:

Color is looking OK, need to do up the details.

And a quick harbinger of heru, though snapped the pic at home as I forgot at the shop:


And some progress on the gnolls for the challenge, just needs basing and banner work:

Hopefully get them done this week.
   
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Got them done:




Also based up the sslyth:



And got some colors on the test marines:

Not intended to be christmassy, just didn't get the bronze on the one to the right yet.

Also played a titanicus game with a freind as his first, though he's actually following it much more than me. He had 2 reavers (vulcan, gatling, melta and apoc, laser blaster, volcano) , two hounds (both tourney pattern), and 2 cerastus lancers in a ferrox. I had a 5 hound lupercal with two corrupted titans (one turbos and vulcan, one plas and vulcan, both preternatural grace, immaterial sheild and demon bile), and three with just paired guns, one each vulcan, turbos, and plasmas. Was having too much fun, kept forgetting pictures, so just got the board:


Turn 2, I'm the green and purple at bottom, he's green and grey at top:


Turn 4:


And end of turn 4 and game:


As you can see, I got tabled, and only one of his titans even took structure damage (and his 2 cerastus popped after takng down my princeps senioris.) Overbunched my deployment, and didn't salvage it, and he played his strategems and positioning well (and also made a rediculous number of void saves, and got a nice ammo explosion that set up a reactor explosion turn 2 that just gutted my forces). Still a fun time, and hopefully we'll do it again soon.
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Lots of great stuff going you're going through. Gnolls look really cool and the game like big fun, hope you get to do it again soon!
   
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Thanks Viterbi, hoping so too, maybe next time with pictures and actual damage to my opponent...
   
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And the usual results of paint night:
Dwarf berzerker, just needing some basing:


Started this freshly bought deep cuts wolf, konda got pushed aside for other things, especially because there were a lot of mold lines to deal with:


Played with the skin and horns a bit on an old counts as doombull I had lying around:


Finished up the skin on the harbinger from last week, also just needing basing:



And experimented more with the chaos space marine scheme. Closer, but still not where I want to be yet:

Not a bad way to close out May, June's likely to be a bit less productive, but we'll see what comes out.
   
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Kinda slowed down after may, as predicted, but still some incremental progress:

Based up the dwarf, so she can now count as finished:


Also finshed up a quick magnetized Vulcan for the titans, so I don't have to borrow next game:


And put some more paint on the havoc's backup squad:


And the two options for the challenge this month: best 5 of 8 crissbow ladys to fill out the levy choice in a saga list,
(and a gator I may paint for the game store's summer challenge)
Or
Or some reaper gnolls with sling conversions for use as Kings Of War ogre boomers, going more for the dog part:


We'll see if any of it actually gets done.
   
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And tuesday paint night, juggling painting challenges.
Store is doong a summer themed challenge, so I painted up thos nice gatorman having a boating outing:


May repaint the base a bit, but done for now.

Store was also letting people have a crack at some very nice GW trees for store terrain, so I did this cherry inspired guy:


Didn't leave much time for other stuff, but I did prime the norse ladies from bad squiddo for the dakka challenge:


And did a little more on the chaos space marines, trying to see what I can do to punch up the guys who already got painted:


Little bit at a time, and see where the month takes us.
   
 
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