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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Gitsplitta wrote:I may have to take you up on that.


I could meet you over at The Labrynth in Baraboo this Thursday Night around 9:00ish (my study group should be done by then). Its a nice half-way point.


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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Sounds good wyfox, thank you! If my bits come in before then I'll be sure to let you know.

How is their 40k gaming night going? Couldn't make it this week obviously but I'd still like to get there somewhat regularly, especially if I knew there were people to play with.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Posts with Authority





Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

This concentration of Wisconsin 40K gamers dedicated to painting their armies and playing for fun makes me WEEP.

But I'm not going to move to Wisconsin!

Gorgeous Wolves, Wyoming!

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

You're missing out... we have brats, beer, cheese and the Packers! Our FLGS has produced back-to-back 'Aard Boyz champions... so if you want to get really good... this is the place to be. *And* most of our best gamers have very nicely painted armies... so they aren't just WAAC gamers fielding legions of faceless grey minis.

Best of all we're only a couple of hours from Chicago... so civilization is just a short trip away!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Heah Braincj, thanks for the compliment and welcome to the thread . Yeah, Wisconsin is pretty sweet especially around the Driftless Region in Autumn! Beautiful scenery abounds!


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Gitsplitta wrote:How is their 40k gaming night going? Couldn't make it this week obviously but I'd still like to get there somewhat regularly, especially if I knew there were people to play with.


10 people showed up the first night and I believe six were present at last weeks game night when I showed up (around 8:30pm); as I stated all had armies. Store stays open till late, which is nice...if you don't have to work in the morning .

I'll stop by after the study and see how things are shaking tommorow night.

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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

And here he is. The completed Tau Commander.



Just took me a year to get around to painting him .

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Nice! I like the flowers on the base... very Tau.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Yeah, they are from army builder and come in clumps that blend very well into static grass.

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Speedy Swiftclaw Biker






I love me some vintage Space Wolves

   
Made in us
Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Yeah, space wolves have some OOP models with real character.

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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

I am currently having my Tau painted by a series of commisioned artists in preperation of the next year's Adepticon Team Tournie:

Up first is some air brushed work by Caleb Wissenback from CK Studios. He is currently painting up 3 fully magnitized Riptides.



Artist: Caleb Wissenback
Company: CK Studios




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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Caleb just posted finsihed photos of the Riptide I commissioned him to paint and the model is now on its way to my house!


Artist: Caleb Wissenback
Company: CK Studios





Isn't she a Beaut !

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Very pretty!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Alluring Sorcerer of Slaanesh





Union, Kentucky United States

I hired him to do some infinity for me and he does amazing work.

Listen, my children, as I pass onto you the truth behind Willy Wonka and his factory. For every wonka bar ever created in existance, Mr. Wonka sacraficed a single Oompa Loompa to the god of chocolate, Hearshys. Then, he drank the blood of the fallen orange men because he fed them a constant supply of sugary chocolate so they all became diabetic and had creamy, sweet-tasting blood that willy could put into each and every Wonka bar. That is the REAL story behind willy wonka's Slaughter House!  
   
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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Caleb just sent me finished photos of the last two remaining Riptides I commissioned him to paint...and here they are!


Artist: Caleb Wissenback
Company: CK Studios






Also, I posted up my first Battle Report with the new Tau here:

Battle Report 1: Ancient Enemies (Fox's Tau/Gits' Necrons) vs Raven Guard/Tau

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Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






Indianapolis

Wow, cool stuff! I apologize for not checking out your stuff sooner. More please.

   
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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Thanks, though this latest stuff is done by hired artists!

Nevertheless, they don't have the photos posted on thier own threads. So if they aren't going to bragg about themselves, I might as well bragg for them

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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Caleb just sent me finished photos of a marker drone sqaudron as well as a FW tech drone I commissioned him to paint!


Artist: Caleb Wissenback
Company: CK Studios





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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Very spiffy!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Reedsburg, WI

Caleb does some mighty fine work . He also knocked these out in one night.

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Reedsburg, WI

OK, just posted up a Battle Report featuring my new Tau units in an experiment with allied Monoliths for next years Adepticon Team Tourniment.

Battle Report 4: Ancient Enemies (Tau/Gits' Necrons) vs CSM/Tau

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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Caleb just sent me photos of 3 Broadsides as well as a group of missile drones I commissioned him to paint!. The broadsides are fully magnitizable, being able to swap out even the arm configurations!


Artist: Caleb Wissenback
Company: CK Studios





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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Very pretty!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

Once again, CK Studios blows my mind with some stunning commissioned work. Up this time we have two hammerheads and 2 squads of fire warriors!


Artist: Caleb Wissenback
Company: CK Studios






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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Did you intend to include a picture with your post... or are you just teasing us?

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

...I'm just try to wrack up posts .

...last post updated!

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Very nice work. Love the guy coming out of the hatch. He looks like some kind of old-school Dr. Who villian!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Fireknife Shas'el





Reedsburg, WI

I commissioned a local artist to convert and airbrush a Wraithknight that has been hijacked by a Kroot Shaman. He did the building, assembly and magnitizing. He then airbrushed the red armour, the helmet, and the gun barrels. Following this he painted the green gems. He also did some extensive weathering. His weathering style is pretty involved. He starts by painting the entire model in a weathered metal. He then applies hairspray. He then airbrushes over this with layers. He started with a black layer and then finished with the airbrushed armour that uses black, P3 sanguin base, and P3 skorne red. He then uses abrasive tools to peel away the top layers to reveal some interesting patterns.

I repainted the black areas (excluding the visor), the gold, the silver on his feet, and the deceased pilot. I also added OSL on the vents and the pilots eyes, this is my first attempt at OSL. Then I painted the rocky base to better match my tau broadsides.

Next I cleaned up the red armour around the green gems and touched up around the places I painted. I also scaled back the battle damage in several areas. As a result, I had to repaint some sections in such a way as to appear airbrushed...which requires some crazy blending. I ended up consecutively using 6 cells of paint blending from straight Skorne Red to Sanguin Base mixed with Black. Can you tell which sections were airbrushed and which were hand blended? Lastly, I added line shading around the armours crevices, cracks, and around each non-green gem. To make the line shading fit better with the airbrushing I used lighter or darker shading depending on the surrounding areas.

Finally, I experimented with a different style of weathering that involves layering so as to add diversity. I started with black with a bit of Sanguin Base, next layer was Gunmetal with Black mixed in, and the last layer was silver. In painting the battle damage, some previously damaged areas I painted over while leaving others alone. If you look at the picture on the lower left and zoom in on the model's left knee cap you can see his style of battle damage. If you look at the chest around the damaged cockpit, that would by an example of my experiments with battle damage. This would also be my first attempt at battle damage.

The model will be returned to the artist who will be making the cockpit into a budhist/krootist shrine, adding chains weighed down with boulders, and adding custom Kroot Spirit Seer he's been converting to the base.

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Wellington, NZ

Damn! That space wolf stuff is really clean, I like it! That's the sort of quality that i'm aiming for with my Ultramarines kill team, and you've inspired me to get going with it. Subbed!

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Looking very nice. Great idea stuffing the guy in the chest of the WK. Nice to see that you're experimenting with new techniques. Keep it up!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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