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Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Thanks Insaniak. I guess the blogs page is the best place for this.

Anyhoo. Playing with painting techniques. Some sponge weathering on a container. Its the first time ive tried it so i hope it looks reasonable. The green went a bit darker than I had originally wanted, but some heavy drybrushing rust spongeing and a bit of a wash and I think it looks ok.

From this


To this







Is the sponging ok? Too much or too little? In the right places?

Answers on a postcard

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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in au
[MOD]
Cutting stuff up and bunging it back together in new and interesting ways.






Under the couch

The weathering you have looks good, but is all quite big... I think you want some smaller patches as well.

   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Argh. Work still really limiting my free time just now.

@Insaniak. Thanks for the tip. I'll try to be more subtle on the next one.

In the bits and pieces of time I've had recently I've been able to play with the loaner airbrush and base coated a bunch of scatter terrain. I've also managed to finish off a couple of pieces of pallet based cargo.







The tarp covering the barrels comes from an awesomely simple tutorial from the insanely prolific Camkierhi. Many thanks!

With more bits in the wings waiting for stuff to be stuck to.





I've got a week's holiday coming up so hopefully I'll be able to power through some more. Maybe even get some yellow on Jekub


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Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







And another 3 pallet obstacles done. Group shot time











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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







A bit more random progress. Filled the gaps in a few bits of scenery and undercoated a few more things.

So generator and floodlights are now filled and waiting for undercoating.



Containers and Jekub are now primed and waiting for airbrushing.


The second walkway I made out of Mobilo and off is now dripping with nuln oil in advance of a bit of detailing and railings.



And the secure stair/lift entrance thingy and the scrap pile are also undercoated.



Will hopefully get time over the next day or so to do some more airbrushing of base colours.

Also I got a new lamp. Let's see if it helps at all...

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Terranwing - w3;d1;l1
51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in us
Legendary Master of the Chapter






Nice pile o boxes

Personally if i was going to cover them like you did with a tarp. id cut out some cheap foam to save a buck and make like 20 extra

 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 gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







I thought of that after I'd covered them... however, the tissue actually clingsvover some of the details that come through the tarp when drybrushed. Possibly not realistic but a nice effect

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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Holidays... huzzah. Daytime childcare and therefore daytime modelling time. Even more huzzah.

So today I mostly stole someone else's idea again. I'm going to say it's Camkierhi again because i went through his thread on terrain basically with a notebook open and ready, but apologies if I am in fact stealing someone else's idea.

To texture my buildings and walkways I've added some plaster board filler tape. It's self adhesive and easy to cut. I will also be going over all of these surfaces with my dremel a bit later to roughen it up more but for now it's all pretty pristine.







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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







And then after a good hard dremelling, the worn and grubby nature of true underhive starts to show.









And what I think is a completed ramp and platform system using the Mobilo I got cheap.






I'm still not happy with my second attempt at sponging for rust spatters, but at least from a distance it evokes old poorly maintained metal. Something for me to work on.

I think it's still drying in this picture, but I hit the green pools on the platform with some satin varnish to shine it up a bit. I might need to go to gloss if the satin is too subtle.





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And an unexpected group shot. Family is coming to stay over the weekend so the man cave needs to reform itself Voltron style into the spare room. So all the WIPS are back in the cabinet.



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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Mysterious Techpriest







Very nice, now you've just got to get some details on them!

The ramps are a really interesting idea.

Good to see your thread finally got moved to the right place




 
   
Made in be
Liberated Grot Land Raida






Belgium

That's a nice amount of terrain you got there, it'll make a lovely table! And don't sweat it, all the smart folks follow Cam; he makes amazing things and explains how he does it - what more could you want?

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' 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Thanks guys. A tiny Cam in a box that would magically creep out at night and finish all my unfinished stuff would be the best... but I'll just have to be satisfied with absorbing his expertise as best I can over the interweb.

So family has left and the mancave is my domain again! Huzzah!

So a little bit of progress tonight.

Washing the walkways. Some with nuln oil, others with agrax and some with a combination.




Base coating the steel beams there they exist under the walkways. Not sure if I'll complete them as a red lead oxide type finish or a dirty rust finish.


Heavy grey drybrush on the container to make it super scruffy. Next to do some scrapes down to metal and some light rust sponging (if I can control meself this time...).




Smashed up one of my clear bubble solution tubes to put on this wrecked light/heat tube. Using this as scatter terrain and as the primary source of light and heat in my bit of the underhive. Think hard-core sci fi plasma tube. Planning on making a few undamaged ones with Lads if I can get my act together regarding soldering.


And used a bunch mor3 if the tubes to craft a paintbrush station. The old wrecked drybrush fodder ones I can dump in the middle, with 6 tubes for nicer brushes to be on standby.





Nowhere near finishing anything yet but quite happy with the progress tonight.

C&C welcome as always.



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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







A bit more progress.

Finished my prototype walkway section



Done a bit more washing on the rest.


Grubbied up the container a bit more




And blocked out some colours on the spoil heap with a first Brown wash around the rusty metal bits. Need to follow this up with a nuln oil wash over the whole thing tonight.





So with my first walkway done I can now actually connect the 2 freestanding Mobilo based pantries I finished earlier. Yaaaay.





And today I've tried printing out my own transfers on waterslide paper. Let's see how well that goes. A bunch of random numbers for buildings and containers some graffiti and a lot of ISO standard signage to make sure that the ladies are aware of the hazards around them. The "warning: Laser beam" one is particularly ironic I feel

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Small update today. Watched Doctor Strange, so just a little time available to add some random detailing to some pieces.

I think my favourite is the cladding





And some severed cables from my modular plant room thingy.




A little general underhive abuse for the ruined corner.



And the waterslide transfers i printed for interest. The big sector designation numbers got.a bit trashed during the print unfortunately. However I don't think this will necessarily be a bad thing as the building to which they will be attached are also likely to be pretty beat up. I can also probably just paint back over the slides if i want to neaten them up.



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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Bonkers Buggy Driver with Rockets





Scotland, but nowhere near my rulebook

God DAMNIT. Now I HAVE to buy the Orlock book if it gives me half a chance of throwing lasbolts around this thing....

Seriously, that's coming together incredibly nicely. Very, very good.
   
Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut




Surrey, BC - Canada

Great terrain Flinty.

Cheers,

CB


DC:70S++G+M++B+I++PW40k-89-+D+++++A+++/aWD088R+T(M)DM+  
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Thanks guys.

@Graphite - Just let me know when

Some more random progress work for today.

Various things got airbrushed and drybrushed to complete their base coats.





And I made a supply of ladders to add to the building stack. This should cover the buildings currently completed. I folded and bought sometimes 3mm foam pvc though so there might be a few more multi storey buildings to do.



And a final couple of shots for my completed spoil heap. I might add a couple of graffiti transfers to it but otherwise it's done.




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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Some more fiddling tonight.

Tried out my graffiti decals and finished off the ruined corner







Pretty happy with the decals so will proceed to festoon the other bits of scenery with them. I've got another 4 sheets waiting for tags, signs and artwork

I also blocked in colours and washed the secure stair thingy and one of the hatches from the box. It was a bit dull though so I didn't bother photographing them particularly. Onward bit by bit.


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Also I have a plan to turn an Onager Dunecrawler into another civilian works vehicle. Let's see if I can work some eBay magic to get a kit cheap

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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in be
Liberated Grot Land Raida






Belgium

Looking good? Curious to see what you'll do with the dunecrawler p

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' 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Interesting terrain, liking this stuff.

cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Heh. I have to get one first but it should be good fun if I can.

Anyway, before the fun of building new things comes the effort of painting the stuff I've already got. Damn airbrushes make scenery easy!

This is about 2/3rds of the box set barricades and bulkhead largely done now. Using the same salt weathering and scratchifying method used earlier but with slightly different colours.







Still need to wash them and pick out the details but they are looking pretty worn and abused so far Then there are a couple more each of bulkhead and barricades to do the same in a different set of colours.

And one I did as full metallics for fun.


Also finished the secret stair entrance thing. Still don't know what is down there but be sure to wear the right PPE when you go Also watch out for Eck (The graffiti on the back is inspired by some real graffiti I remember seeing when I was a kid. I don't know who Eck was but it seemed he hacked someone off...)







So, next on the table is Jekub. I've done the yellow base coat so now to see what I can do with it hopefully without wrecking the yellow too badly!

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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in be
Liberated Grot Land Raida






Belgium

Looking good. How much terrain have you got by now?

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' 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







I need to do another group shot in the table.

From the PVC I've got 1no. 4 storey.tower, 1no. 3 storey tower 2no. 2 storey buildings where the top storey is removable to play each as 2no. 1 storey buildings. 3no. 1 storey plant platforms, 2no. Stand alone LOS blockers that you can't really get on top of.

Then there are 2 Mobilo based walkway/ramps 3 normal containers, and containers converted into watchtower and shower block.

Also some random pipework bits and jersey barrier type barricades on top.of the stuff from the box set. And the genny, lighting unit and space heaters.

Vehicle wise there is jekub and the rhino.

I've got another 2 Plascraft containers and either 1 or 2 more Munitorum containers yet to build so I think I'm fine for scatter terrain. I've ordered a few more sheets of 3mm PVC to do a couple more 3 storey towers. I think.im fine for low level building at the moment and they are easy to bulk out with ruins and suchlike.made from offcuts but I feel I'm.lacking in the verticality stakes.

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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in us
Bonkers Buggy Driver with Rockets





Scotland, but nowhere near my rulebook

Did you airbrush the metallic paint in the end?
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







I haven't tried putting mettalics through the airbrush yet. The hatchway and Mobilo stuff that is all silver I did with a rattlecan of leadbelcher.

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

Terranwing - w3;d1;l1
51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in be
Liberated Grot Land Raida






Belgium

Definitley sounds like time for a group shot

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' 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Will do, but not tonight

An evening work do happened today so only about an hour of hobby time. My new PVC arrived so I did the only responsible thing and started building more stuff... painting can wait

First up though is a heavily washed Jekub. Doused the poor thing in Cassandora Yellow last night and left to dry. Rather a nice warm result I think. Next up will be picking out metallic bits of hydraulic cylinders and cables and pipes and stuff prior to weathering.



And so onto the new buildings. As noted above I need more verticals. So a set of simple repeated regular hexagons with tubular supports. The tubes come from some random plastic pipe I picked up for cheap at a closing down sale. Hooray for financial efficiency.





Pretty sure I've got enough bits for 2no. 3 storey towers to connect walkways to the other 2 taller buildings.

Also still got my the on an eBay Dunecrawler. Let's see how my luck holds. If it falls through I may well just go with the Starting Skitarii set for a lifetime supply of bionics for my gangs


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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Tower 1 build complete. This one is a Very simple platform tower intended to be 1 of 2. It's really just a nexus for walkways so no dressing needed other than ladders.

Start on the next one tomorrow probably. Cutting the column tube was the hardest bit just to get a decent flat end. Some trimming was required but I think it all looks pretty straight. Thankfully the PVC platforms have a bit of flex in them to allow the columns to be straightened with a bit of residual stress left in the structure. It shouldn't tear itself apart... hopefully...

Pictured here with my earlier 3 storey tower. The heights are not quite exactly the same but there should be no danger of models slipping off the walkways due to unpleasant gradients.







Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Nice Simple, effective towers with multiple uses within a terrain set.

Also, Jekub looks good in yellow

cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Thanks Monkeytroll. I was trying to tell some kind of story with The rest of my buildings so it's quite nice to have some simple neutral pieces. Regarding Jekub, the washed yellow does have a lovely CAT/JCB feel I think. Hopefully I won't cock it up during the weathering stage...

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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51st Dunedinw2;d0;l0
Cadre Coronal Afterglow w1;d0;l0 
   
 
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