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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







Thanks! I'm planning to do more, including a sort of mini craft world that has tiny ecosytems under glass domes.
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







Painted for a friend - WGE tau pinup:



   
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

That is rather a stunning model and brilliant paint job, how did you manage to keep straight lines?!! Really great tone on the skin, nice blue.

   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







Glad you like it! Just a white basecoat with nuln oil wash followed by some highlights in gloss white. I flowed a little extra black wash into the armor lines in places. My favorite part is her trophy ring.
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







Hmmm, painted this for a friend and I was really trying to do well. I did the eyes like 3 times, but I can see I screwed up the cheekbones also. I'll have to go back to that.





I really struggle with finer scale/detail figures, alas.
   
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Looks pretty good to me boss, great work. About the only thing I caught with my eye once zoomed in alot, was the lips are quite full and it looks like she is snearing or something, nothing else popped out to me.

   
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Pious Palatine






Looking good, liking how you've done the blonde hair.

EDC
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







She definitely has a sneer. In the end I went with it - gives the model more personality. Thanks for the props! Painted Tau squad to match the WGE figure.









Done mostly with black washes over white basecoat.


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The Cadre Fireblade is a nice enough figure, if rather busy like most of the recent generation of tau. I liked the simplicity of the older models.

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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







And now... ...a moldsnuffler squig, just doing it's part in the orkish food chain. Made from a toy plastic fly. Spent WAAAYYY too much time on this, but it made me happy.









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Courageous Questing Knight





drinking tea in the snow

I really like it! it's got that great mix of semi-adorable and creepy that works so well for squigs and such like,.

realism is a lie
 
   
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Agile Revenant Titan






Love the Tau Kestrel, and you guys are right. The fly-squig is creep-dorable

Check out may pan-Eldar projects http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/702683.page

Also my Rogue Trader-esque spaceport factions http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/709686.page

Oh, and I've come up with a semi-expanded Shadow War idea and need some feedback! https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/726439.page

Lastly I contribute to a blog too! http://objectivesecured.blogspot.co.uk/ Check it out! It's not just me  
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







Thanks Guys! I'm going to do a whole bunch of squigs some day, so it was just a concept I guess.

And now:

An Alien Tree. Also for no particular good reason.








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Only cost 84 cents.

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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Alien tree looks fantastic. But da bug is spectacular. Awesome work.

   
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Storm Trooper with Maglight






We paint, sculpt, kitbash and customize because we _want_ to, and not for any particular reason. Love the Tau- very well done and I think you may not be giving yourself enough credit for great skills- white paint and straight lines aren't easy (at least- not for _me_) and your pin-up sniper looks great. The unit is terrific also.

The alien tree is fun- I also like seeing something in the dollar store or Goodwill that makes me say to myself "I can make something out of that".

I look forward to seeing more!

"He fears his fate too much, or his desserts are small, who will not put it to a single touch; to win- or lose- it all."

Montrose Toast 
   
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Courageous Questing Knight





drinking tea in the snow

The popcorny pinecone type things are neat and look like something that could be alien but still real, which i like.

realism is a lie
 
   
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Three Color Minimum





Love the tree, it kinda looks like it's full of brains.

   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







 Meer_Cat wrote:
We paint, sculpt, kitbash and customize because we _want_ to, and not for any particular reason.
The alien tree is fun- I also like seeing something in the dollar store or Goodwill that makes me say to myself "I can make something out of that".



Well said and thanks!

In the spirit of scrounging stuff up and turning it into tiny things and continuing the general floral themes, here are two potted plants made by sticking tree moss into beads.



   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







More alien plants -



Mostly I like that I have a little one. Alien but plausible, as you say Turtles, is my favorite. I'm not quite sure what the biology of these is. I had planed to give them roots/tenticles/legs but just couldn't quite make it work.
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







My younger brother and I got matching Umber Hulks from wiz kids this Christmas, and we painted them together. He went for naturalistic green, I insisted that I was pretty sure Umber Hulks were purple. Here is the result, at least from my end....





   
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Courageous Questing Knight





drinking tea in the snow

The plants are wonderful, and yes, very believable looking!

I'm not sure what color umber hulks are meant to be, but that's a dang nice purple.

realism is a lie
 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Nice work on the Hulk. Purple is an excellent choice.
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







Well, I certainly think so. Thanks! I've chipped away at my "shelf". Once a thing gets on the shelf I feel obligated to "do it", even if it is only there because I found it in an odd place. Currenly on the shelf I've got this:



And recently finished this:



Most notably a test of the water effects stuff I got using part of a milk jug. : )
   
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Japan

Those pinecone plants are inspired. I'll have to copy that idea myself.


Check out the All-New, All-Different A Tale of Several Gamers!
Now showing Frostgrave soldiers!

Painting total as of 7/12/2018: 116 plus three sets of Osgiliath ruins and Great Cthulhu and a Japanese peasant farmhouse.
Painting total for 2017: 267 plus two SF buildings and two specimen tanks and two Treemen and two chariots and lots of Frostgrave ruins and an evil tree, six mythos monsters, two GF9 swamps and thirteen pieces of scatter terrain.

 
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







Thanks! I do think they needed something more, but I'm not sure what.

I spent the evening inventorying my unpainted figures, and it is quite a list, although my collection is 90%+ painted, so overall I'm not too embarrassed. . Then I spent some time thinking about what I want to do in the coming year, and how to synergize modeling and gaming.

Currently I have three gaming outlets:

Insurgency Walker's Necro-Gorka-Munda, for which I need somewhat oddball figures, some terrain, and maybe to finish some ramshackle Grot Luggers.

Competiive 40K, which right now means basically Nids. I have a Prime (old Hive Tyrant), a Broodlord (the space hulk beauty), and a few stealers I could do for that. I'd like to purchase a Tyrannofex, A hive tyrant, venomthropes, and some Hormagaunts, if practical.

Shadow War Armageddon, which may morph into Necromunda, which points mostly to Terrain, plus a couple eldar figures a player is borrowing.

Beyond that, I have yen to write a set of rules for Battle Fleet Gothic, which would mean finishing the ships I have for that, plus some wacky space terrain ideas I have.
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







Painted this guy for I-Walker - it was a joy to paint - all that inkable detail!



   
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Storm Trooper with Maglight






Inkable detail, indeed! Very nice work- so much depth to the colors.

"He fears his fate too much, or his desserts are small, who will not put it to a single touch; to win- or lose- it all."

Montrose Toast 
   
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Utilizing Careful Highlighting





Japan

That's a nifty model. I like your work on the goggles.


Check out the All-New, All-Different A Tale of Several Gamers!
Now showing Frostgrave soldiers!

Painting total as of 7/12/2018: 116 plus three sets of Osgiliath ruins and Great Cthulhu and a Japanese peasant farmhouse.
Painting total for 2017: 267 plus two SF buildings and two specimen tanks and two Treemen and two chariots and lots of Frostgrave ruins and an evil tree, six mythos monsters, two GF9 swamps and thirteen pieces of scatter terrain.

 
   
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Beautiful work on the pilot. It's a great model, you have done it justice.

   
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Agile Revenant Titan






That pilot is wonderful it's so rare that you see orks in non-combat positions. Really strikes me as something out of the ordinary

Check out may pan-Eldar projects http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/702683.page

Also my Rogue Trader-esque spaceport factions http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/709686.page

Oh, and I've come up with a semi-expanded Shadow War idea and need some feedback! https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/726439.page

Lastly I contribute to a blog too! http://objectivesecured.blogspot.co.uk/ Check it out! It's not just me  
   
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Liberated Grot Land Raida






Belgium

Nice ork pilot. That's a lovely model, is it GW or kromlech?

A Squeaky Waaagh!!

Camkhieri: "And another very cool thing, my phones predictive text actually gave me chicken as an option after typing robot, how cool is that."'

Meercat: "All eyes turned to the horizon and beheld, in lonely and menacing grandeur, the silhouette of a single Grot robot chicken; a portent of evil days to come."
From 'The Plucking of Gindoo Phlem' 
   
 
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