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Looking brutal, I love it !
This should be a great squad.

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Brussels, Belgium

My first try at marauders, using catachan, calth and chaos parts...



(I really love sticking together parts that were not intended to be... )

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Brussels, Belgium

I'm very excited to report that the first of my Toughest Girl in the Galaxy 2 miniatures are here!

First among the freebies, there is this lady who is going to be a herald of Slaanesh:



And then these are going to be for my inquisition army:

This one is going to be an acolyte:



This is going to be the Mistress of Repentance:



And then the non-freebies... These are some of the miniatures that I ordered

First, and far from least, is my lady inquisitor and her cherubs:



Then we have my Demonhost:



And finally a squad of acolytes:



I really find it interesting that they used resins of different colors in the same group of miniatures that are sold as a squad...I'm just hoping that the color is the only thing that differs from one to the other in terms of resin, and that they will react the same to washing, gluing, priming and
painting...

I am one happy hobbyist, today...

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Here they are:

My Demonhost, with many many little tiny parts that i almost lost or broke several times:



And the lady inquisitor herself:




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My inquisitorial forces are going to be a bit larger than I had initially anticipated, since I've fallen for the Deathwatch... They are under the Ordo Xenos jurisdiction, so my inquisitor can tolerate them, but I can imagine many interesting interactions between my radical Ordo Hereticus lady, and the master of the Watch...

So here are my first Ordo Xenos Veterans:
A blackshield with hammer and shield, a salamander vanguard with the insanity that is the Heavy Thunder Hammer, and Captain Artemis...



A better view of the Blackshield, who is in Mark IV plate, the one that he came in with when he enrolled in the service of the Deathwatch. Some suspect that he might be a veteran of the long war, if you catch my drift...



And the Salamander. I couldn't resist giving the mighty hammer to a son of Vulcan. I probably will put the other in the hands of a son of Ferrus Manus. Somehow there is a poetic beauty to it...





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My vanguard veterans squad:

two Heavy thunder hammers, two hammer and shield, and one that I haven't decided the loadout yet... He's going to be a fleshtearer, so I think that claws would be appropriate, but likely a single claw with a shield, so that the three shield guys can take the fire as they come in towards close combat and protect the two heavy hammer guys...

Thoughts?

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Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

Turns out that the deathwatch marines are tons of fun to build, considering that each can have as much personality as we can muster...



Here is one of my favorite so far, a dark angels librarian in terminator armour...

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Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
8000pts 4000pts 5000pts 5000pts 2000pts 1000pts  
   
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Brussels, Belgium

Lots of new plastic (and metal, and resin...) in the last months, so I thought I'd do a general "state of the hobby" update to this blog. (and since the 8th edition is coming, I though it a good point in time to see what I have at hand to get things started on the new edition...)

I had, a little over a year ago, filled my living room table with all I had in miniatures, and this is what it looked like:



And so today I did the same, but the living room table is not nearly big enough anymore, and so this is what my living room looked like this afternoon, with everything that I have built and bought this year... There are still things that i haven't built, especially for the sororitas part of the army, but also a few squads of harlequins that are still on sprues...




and the whole thing:



Which is the original chaos army of a year ago, plus my son's Orks, my Daughter's eldar (I'll likely end up painting a large parte of those, that's why I'm including those in this "state of the hobby". As you see, there is a lot of grey in there, most of my armies are still largely unpainted, with only a few miniatures painted here and there, except for the chaos space marines part, where I've gotten a bit further.

So, here are the armies:



In the back:

about 4000 points of orks, about 4000 points eldar, about 5000 point of chaos space marines, and 2000 points of my 30k blackshields, behind about 1000 points of deamons.

In the front row:

about 1000 points of Tau, 2000 points of Deathwatch, 1000 points is inquisition and sisters, 1500 points of grey knights...

There is thus likely going to be a lot of diversity in this blog over the next year as I try to paint as many of these as I can...

From my blackshields:


To my Deathwatch:


Through eldar and Chaos, and others...




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What's left of Cadia

That's a lot of plastic (and resin/metal!)

Get cracking.

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TheEyeOfNight- I swear, this thread is 70% smack talk, 20% RP organization, and 10% butt jokes
TheEyeOfNight- "Ordo Xenos reports that the Necrons have attained democracy, kamikaze tendencies, and nuclear fission. It's all tits up, sir."
Space Marine flyers are shaped for the greatest possible air resistance so that the air may never defeat the SPACE MARINES!
Sternguard though, those guys are all about kicking ass. They'd chew bubble gum as well, but bubble gum is heretical. Only tau chew gum
 
   
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Oh man you're gonna be busy. I almost felt less guilty about my horde of unpainted stuff for a moment there. Almost.

What's up first? I'mean looking f to seeing more of the Blackshields.

EDC
   
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Brussels, Belgium

Since for this month's painting challenge I'm doing my broadside, I've decided to give my Tau paint scheme a proper airing before I start painting big battlesuits.

So here is the paint scheme I have so far:



I'll have a 5-man breacher squad, a 6-man strike squad and the three stealth suits done when I'm through with this batch and until I have to start priming things again, which I might be able to do today, although it's a bit cold outside...

And here is what I did to the poor unsuspecting old-school plastic suits that I got in an old tau starter box and some mixed sprues of extra bits:

A coldstar commander, a since crisis suit, and a missile broadside:


Work in progress p&m blog :
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Brussels, Belgium

So, after a successful few days of painting, here is the result, what I had originally planned, plus a Crisis suit...

I've also primed the other suits and another batch of Fire Warrior, including a converted fireblade...



The idea is to have them tabletop ready as fast as possible so I can play with a fully painted army and stand behind the statement that I made to my little playgroup that I don't like to play unpainted minis...







They are far from perfect, but they are good enough for me for the tabletop, and they are very good practice for the more challenging armies I still have to paint... (I'm scared of eldar and harlequins, I must admit...)

Thoughts on these?

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United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Pious Palatine






Looking good so far. You've definitely hit your target of a decent tabletop standard.

Once you start hitting some of the orange areas with highlight they'll really popular on the tabletop.

EDC
   
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Brussels, Belgium

I still have about twenty Fire Warriors to go, and then I have a squad of a dozen kroot that I still need to find a color scheme for. I quite like the old-school multi-colored kroot, and I'm leaning towards painting them blue to match the underarmor color of my fire warriors.

The thing with orange and highlights is that I'm not quite sure what to highlight it with... My yellow is horrible at covering (I use Vallejo paints, maybe I should find another yellow...), and I feel that yellow highlight might just be too much...

Orange is a strange color...

Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

Pushing forward towards the completion of my Tau army. It's a small force, but since I have yet to finish a complete army, I want to get it done and be able to play with one finished force...

I want to be able to live by my higher inspiration to never field an unpainted mini... It will still need a lot of work, but once I'm done with the Tau, I can sleep more soundly as a hobbyist, knowing that I at least have one painted army...


Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

The commander goût somme plaint on him today, along with some of my drones...



Getting close to a functional painted army...

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Ireland

Hey man loving the blog. That is some intense amount of models you got there, good luck with it!

I hope we see a return of the chaos bikes. Really like the idea of one for each chapter. I may rob that!

Link to my haphazardly updated blog: Boundless's sub-par conversion projects


 
   
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Brussels, Belgium

In theory, the next step in my army painting is going back to the chaos part of it (and some of my deathwatch and sisters...), and the bikes are certainly on my shortlist of things to get painted, along with a few of my deamons...

I think I have to take a new "full painted army" shot for my chaos soon, because the one on the first page here is out of date, and I'll do the same with the other armies I have in the works... Some of them only have a single fully painted mini (my deathwatch, inquisition, eldar and blackshields forces only have a single finished mini each...), but it will make things interesting to see each grow...

Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

My Broadside...




Work in progress p&m blog :
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2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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What's left of Cadia

The Broadside is looking real good, the army will look spectacular when its all done!

TheEyeOfNight- I swear, this thread is 70% smack talk, 20% RP organization, and 10% butt jokes
TheEyeOfNight- "Ordo Xenos reports that the Necrons have attained democracy, kamikaze tendencies, and nuclear fission. It's all tits up, sir."
Space Marine flyers are shaped for the greatest possible air resistance so that the air may never defeat the SPACE MARINES!
Sternguard though, those guys are all about kicking ass. They'd chew bubble gum as well, but bubble gum is heretical. Only tau chew gum
 
   
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Brussels, Belgium

I still have to finish the Tau, but now I got my hands on a bargain-priced batch of Grey Knights, so now the focus is on them...

Long story short, I was missing a few pieces for a full squad of termies and a full squad of paladins, so I bought a box of termies to complete. This leaves me with enough spare parts to flesh out the rest of the force, I'll have an apothecary, a paladin ancient, and this guy, a Grey Knights chaplain, Brother Tomas...





I feel that I might have been a little to light-handed on the purity seals...

Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

The Grey knights have firmly staked a claim to my desktop...



I'm doing them for this month's painting challenge, and it's moving forward quite well... In a few weeks' time I'll have them fully finished, along with the strike and purgation squads that they come with, and I'll be happy...

Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

A bunch of pictures of my Grey Knight project of the month...
Very happy with how this one turned out, looking forward to painting the other 25 grey knight in marine armor that I still have waiting in the wings...

I'm very happy with how my Chaplain turned out:





The whole group (so, one squad of termies, one squad of Paladins, Captain Stern, a Chaplain, an Apothecay and a Paladin Ancient.) looks great on the tabletop...



I like how the dreadnought fits right in with the other dudes...



This humble hobbyist is quite happy with the result...

What are your thoughts on these?


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And here is one of my next projects, the avatar of Shaah by raging heroes, a massive demon that will be a Zarakynel standin...

She is big...



here is a building and my grey knights for scale...

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Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
8000pts 4000pts 5000pts 5000pts 2000pts 1000pts  
   
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Brussels, Belgium

My grey knights moved very quickly because of the leadbelcher basecoat, and this has convinced me that Games Workshop spray paints might be worth using, so I got my hands on a can of mephiston red, since I have tons of dudes to do in red. (Sororitas, khorne dudes, orks, eldar...) So I tried it out this weekend, and damn, it's very much very useful...

Only with spray paints, the Gargant already looks like this, very much playable without too much shame...



And the silver and red - sprayed chaos marines actually look already pretty good on the table, even if the berserkers will look better once the gold and metal is added to them, and that the alpha legionnaires will look better with a few layers of blue-green glaze on them...

But all in all, I'm now very happy with my gaming table and how my army looks on it...




Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Ireland

That Stompa looks pretty good with just the sprays! Did you base it black then just layer on the red to get that fade?

Link to my haphazardly updated blog: Boundless's sub-par conversion projects


 
   
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Brussels, Belgium

 boundless08 wrote:
That Stompa looks pretty good with just the sprays! Did you base it black then just layer on the red to get that fade?


Exactly. Abbadon Black, then a few sprays of Leadbelcher here and there and on the underside, then Mephiston Red... I had the very good idea of magnetizing the arms, head and other bitz to make the whole thing manageable to store and transport, hence the different colors on the different bits...


Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

Well, I had a flash of inspiration for my hulkbuster dread, which is not yet painted, by the way...

It's size is deffinitely in the leviathan range, but he only had the hands... So After a bit of surgery he now has a cyclonic melta. I need ways to make holes in tanks in my list, and this felt like a good one...



Oh, and on another note, I made an Alpharius too...


Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

Here is the Leviathan Hulkbuster with the Iron men...

I red-coated the rest of my berserkers to add to this little troupe, along with Kharn also...

It makes for a nice little battleforce I must say...


Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

I've been riding the wave of my Alpharius to build my 30k (which I will also mostly use in 40k too in one shape or another I think...) Alpha Legion force (so that makes 2 30k armies for me to paint, I really need to get cracking on the painting for 2018!)

So first Alpharius:



I used vellejo blue and green transparent paint on a leadbelcher base coat and it has worked great...





I also got my hands on a sheet of Alpha Legion transfers, as well as bottles of Microset and Microsol and I must say that I'm quite happy with the result.



Now I'm building my 30k force and changing things up in my blackshields also to round up the Alpha Legion force.



My 40k Alpha Legion will get a adjusted paint scheme to fit more closely to the 30k AL, and so i can field a massive 40k Alpha Legion force if need be... (and knowing the kind of games that my kids like, the need will come up at some point... )

My 30k alpha legion list so far is this:

Alpha Legion: Infiltrate
Rite of War: Primarch's Chosen

+ HQ +

Alpharius [415pts]
Chaplain [95pts]
Praetor, Legion [175pts]: Combi-Bolter, Digital Lasers, On Foot, Paragon Blade, Power Dagger, Tartaros Terminator Armour

+ Heavy Support +

Heavy Support Squad (5), Legion Lascannon [235pts]
Heavy Support Squad (5), Legion Volkite Culverin [185pts]

+ Troops +

Veteran Tactical Squad (9), Legion [358pts]: Melta Bombs, Rhino
Veteran Tactics: Weaponmasters
7x Veterans with power sword
1x Veteran with Heavy Bolter and Suspensor Web
1x Veteran Sergeant, power fist, power dagger

Veteran Tactical Squad (10), Legion [235pts]:
Veteran Tactics: Marksmen
7x Veterans with power sword
2x Veteran with missile launcher and Suspensor Web
1x Veteran Sergeant, power fist.

+ Fast Attack +

Seeker Squad, Legion [360pts]: Rhino Armoured Carrier
5x Seeker Space Marines, Combi-melta
4x Seeker Space Marines,
1x Strike Leader, power dagger, lightning claw

+ Elites +

Contemptor-Cortus Class Dreadnought Talon [235pts]
Dreadnought Drop Pod
2x Dreadnought Close Combat Weapon: Twin-linked Bolter

Lernaen Terminator Squad [515pts]
5x chain fist, 5x power fist
++ Total: [2808pts] ++

So I already have almost 3000 pts...

Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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Brussels, Belgium

The new years resolutions are holding, and I've been working on my 30k Alpha Legion. In the process I've learned the hard way why one needs an airbrush to do metallics... My method (leadbelcher spray basecoat with Vallejo transparent paints on top...) works fine with small surfaces, but those big flat panels on the rhinos are all paintbrush marks... That's why I added more black panels to the rhinos than originally planned.Once they get weathered it should be fine, but I'll have to change my method before I paint other transports... On the drop pod the streaking is in the direction of the pod's entry, so the weathering will take the same direction. I'll see how it goes...


Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
8000pts 4000pts 5000pts 5000pts 2000pts 1000pts  
   
Made in be
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Brussels, Belgium

I recieved some Forgeworld parts, enough to finish building my Alpha Legion force: Weapons for the terminators, five more seekers and a batch of lascannons for a heavy team.



Since I got my second box of Calth, I have doubles of the two characters, so I built a pair of HQs: A primus medicae (I have to add the needle and buttons to the narthecium...) who will hang out with my terminators and since I was wondering what to do with my deamons, I built the first of an small detatchement of Word Bearers: a diabolist. I've been waiting for a long while to find a use for that sword...




Work in progress p&m blog :
United Colors of Chaos , Relating my ongoing battle with grey plastic...
2018 hobby running tally: bought: 4, built: 35, painted: 22
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