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Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut





Surrey, BC - Canada

Just want to add to the praise on your Praetor.

Cheers,

CB

38 successful trades in the Dakka Swap Shop. I have an ongoing Sale Thread there with painted Empire, Elysian and Tau units looking for a new home. Unpainted Bretonnian metal units and figures for sale.
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Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot





Coventry

Really nice Imperial Fists, San. They do seem to be a popular chapter with the new Primaris sculpts and you are certainly doing them justice.
   
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Steady Space Marine Vet Sergeant





Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Desubot beat to asking about the IF decal... I have a massive stack of old decal sheets, but I'm slowly running out of IF ones. Is your's the FW HH decal sheet? The fist itself is more square than the decals I'm using, and it looks a bit weird to me.

Loving the Primaris Marines, though. I'm going to be going down a very similar route as yours when I do mine. Will definitely be coming back for some inspirational viewing

   
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Australia

folks, thanks so much for stopping by! i really appreciate all your kind comments.

@Desubot and Zambro - the decals im using are from the Forgeworld sheet i picked up a couple of years ago. personally, i really like the Forgeworld take on the IF logo; though im still jealous as hell of people who dont have to try and get a circle on to a curved shoulderpad!


   
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Legendary Master of the Chapter






Dammit why didint i think of that.

im bumbling through my old buckets of decals and some of them have gone a little flaky

 Unit1126PLL wrote:
 Scott-S6 wrote:
And yet another thread is hijacked for Unit to ask for the same advice, receive the same answers and make the same excuses.

Oh my god I'm becoming martel.
Send help!

 
   
Made in au
Dakka Veteran





Australia

Hi folks,

Well finally got my first Primaris done!!

I hope you like them. My apologies for the iphone pics (everything but the group shot), I had real issues getting camera to work tonight.








   
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Sick work i got some catching up to do

 Unit1126PLL wrote:
 Scott-S6 wrote:
And yet another thread is hijacked for Unit to ask for the same advice, receive the same answers and make the same excuses.

Oh my god I'm becoming martel.
Send help!

 
   
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Robot Cat






T-county

Look good. I think the gold crest on their chest gets lost in the fields of yellow, but I'm glad you didn't go red and turn them into McMarines.
   
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Columbus, GA

I went red and turned mine into McMarines and I love them, thank you very much.

San, these look great. I also agree with the sentiment about the yellow eagle, but they look great. I too have a lot of catching up, and I'm going to have to paint a whole bunch of regular .arises before I start on Primaris marines.

DaddyWarcrimes: "Playing IG means never having to use the end of a screwdriver to pound a nail because you always have the points to bring the hammer."
Valhalla130's Hobby Progress thread: Valhallans, 'Nids and Fists
 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Radient!

   
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Never Forget Isstvan!





Green Bay, Wisconson

Stunning yellow as expected.

 
   
Made in au
Dakka Veteran





Australia

Thanks so much everyone! I tried quite a bit harder with these guys than on previous non-characters. I think the shadows painted up subtle, but do add something. I am sold on weathered marines now.

As for the Aquila, love the mcmaribes too but I went this way early for some reason. I totally take on board the tips. It's actually bone coloured but looking at it this morning, needed to brighten it quite a bit to stop it washing out. Ahh well, we live and learn

Now to decide....more marines or something different...

   
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Australia

Well, My friend needs some help with getting his new tau army off the ground, and is kindly letting me help. He is looking for a mostly white colour scheme, with red trim.

So, I have knocked together a test model for feedback. Painting white isa new experience for me. Didn't think I'd ever miss yellow lol!

So far colours are blocked in. Someshading with airbrush, some by hand. Light weathering in. Next steps: gloss coat and then oil wash for armour. And symbol ....

Got to say, after primaris this guy seemed tiny! Friend wants some glow effects, so if anyone knows a good tutorial.....


   
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Robot Cat






T-county

Looks like a solid scheme, and not too hard to replicate.
   
Made in au
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Australia

Thanks whale. I am pretty happy so far with the white armour. Will be interesting to see how the oil wash goes. Normally (say, with IF) I wash the whole plate, then remove the oil from everything except the recesses. Am a bit worried with white that I'll end up with tan....but test tau is brave!!

   
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Robot Cat






T-county

I don't think ending up off-white is a big deal, especially if you are going to do any sort of weathering. They wouldn't stay factory fresh very long in the field.
   
Made in au
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Australia

Thanks whale, I was thinking the same thing !

   
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Australia

Quick update today. Redid the reds, and started blocking in bronzed tau symbol


   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Charleston, SC

First Primaris squad looks great, San! Tau dude looks really good too.

   
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[DCM]
Screaming into the void






Mostly, on my phone.

Ooh, nice edge work.

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Australia

Thanks very much Moltar and Inmygravenimage!

Well finally an update on my test tau: oils! Was worried about the oils changing the colour away from white too much but I think I like it. Bit like the grimy Star Wars vessels? Maybe?

My apologies for the flatness of the colours. To photograph a whiteish, gloss coated model without a heap of shine I had to find a pretty shaded spot.

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Australia

cant believe its 2018 already!

to kick off the year, a friend and I have challenged ourselves to try and paint a vehicle each. i have to date successfully completed one rhino and one bike..so it should be quite the adventure.

decided to go with the new primaris tank. im not sold on the whole hover than thing..but the model has a lot on it and its a good chance to try a couple of new techniques.

first WIP shot below. block colours done. next step...decals and weathering.



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Madison, WI

That is a *massive* vehicle... Beautiful work on the yellow San. It's going to be glorious!

   
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Australia

Thanks very much Gits!

I’m hoping it comes up ok!

   
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Been Around the Block




Province de Quebec

Hi, went through all the 24 pages of this thread, super work and above of all I'm impressed that you stuck with the same colour that long ! I was wondering if you could let us (me) know your current yellow recipe. I'd like to test it on some Scythes of the Emperor marines. Thanks !
   
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Australia

Thanks very much Albator, that’s very kind! No problems on the recipe. I’m sure that there are better ways, but this is my recipe:

- prime black
- Highlights in grey primer
- Light Averland sunset
- Vallejo gold yellow on lighter areas
- Vallejo yellow on raised areas
- Vallejo yellow plus white on most raised
- Averland sunset + xereus purple (5:2) in shadows
- Step 7 plus small amount rhino hide in deepest shadows
- Light spray of sepia across model (very light).

Today’s update, decals and started weathering. Always hard to bring myself to do it after spending ages getting the yellow in.




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Bath uk

Stunning. really great stuff

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Province de Quebec

 San76 wrote:
Thanks very much Albator, that’s very kind! No problems on the recipe. I’m sure that there are better ways, but this is my recipe:

- prime black
- Highlights in grey primer
- Light Averland sunset
- Vallejo gold yellow on lighter areas
- Vallejo yellow on raised areas
- Vallejo yellow plus white on most raised
- Averland sunset + xereus purple (5:2) in shadows
- Step 7 plus small amount rhino hide in deepest shadows
- Light spray of sepia across model (very light).


Thanks, it is very appreciated ! In your last step, when you write "light spray of sepia across model", you mean the GW sepia wash ? You're using it as an airbrushed glaze ?
   
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Purging on ctf_2fort

Breathtaking yellow Repulsor, San!

   
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Columbus, GA

That looks amazing.

DaddyWarcrimes: "Playing IG means never having to use the end of a screwdriver to pound a nail because you always have the points to bring the hammer."
Valhalla130's Hobby Progress thread: Valhallans, 'Nids and Fists
 
   
 
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