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Affton, MO. USA

Supers Unlimited? Interest peaked .

I hope it gets some traction with the Marvel game coming out, if it’s cheaper and uses 28-32mm it should hit the spot. Especially if there’s enough generic guys and gals in spandex who might look a bit familiar .

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Generic supers with good models? Interesting...
   
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Well you just keep cranking it out don't you. Inspiring to see, a nice steady stream of work. Guess it might slow now that summer is coming to a close, sure you will still dazzle us though.





 
   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Theophony wrote:Supers Unlimited? Interest peaked .

I hope it gets some traction with the Marvel game coming out, if it’s cheaper and uses 28-32mm it should hit the spot. Especially if there’s enough generic guys and gals in spandex who might look a bit familiar .

Considerably cheaper and the sculpts are cracking
youwashock wrote:Generic supers with good models? Interesting...


If you're interested in them, check this out:
https://www.facebook.com/1051557121593740/posts/2484125638336874/
This is yet to come...

I've got promo copies of a couple of the stretch goals that haven't been released yet, plus Punchline (not Joker with the infinity gauntlet...) so started my Blue Scarab:

I love this model. I love that she's not total cheesecake: she's relatively in proportion. She's hero side. Villains?
Here's Magnetron, who's kinda evil iron man, with Punchline.

The game runs off typically teams of 4vs4. Might need some more

Camkierhi wrote:Well you just keep cranking it out don't you. Inspiring to see, a nice steady stream of work. Guess it might slow now that summer is coming to a close, sure you will still dazzle us though.

You're wayyyy too kind sir.
Finished Lobo, insofar as I'm fed up with him.

More hawg



And Rebirth

Started my crazy telekinetic team

Accidentally painting them in stock team colours. How very unlikely.

Supers are the word of the week. Need to push on with them.
Hey ho
Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Gosh, but that Scarab lady is a lovely model. The scale-mail look to her costume is fantastic. I see Punchline and all I can think is Proto-clown from The Tick. Lobo on the bike looks like a big piece of model. Lots of presence.
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Nice work on Lobo
Really liking the look of the blue scarab, almost metallic looking scale mail.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

More quality output, sir!

Not sure who Lobo is, tbh, but the engine effect looks brilliant on his jetbike thing

   
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Painting Within the Lines





Both Lobos are looking pretty snazzy.

   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

youwashock wrote:Gosh, but that Scarab lady is a lovely model. The scale-mail look to her costume is fantastic. I see Punchline and all I can think is Proto-clown from The Tick. Lobo on the bike looks like a big piece of model. Lots of presence.

It's a hella good sculpt. Yes, now you say that, I totally see proto-clown!
Theophony wrote:Nice work on Lobo
Really liking the look of the blue scarab, almost metallic looking scale mail.

Thanks! Pale grey prime, VJ model air intermediate blue. It's lovely stuff.
Slinky wrote:More quality output, sir!

Not sure who Lobo is, tbh, but the engine effect looks brilliant on his jetbike thing

He's THE MAIN MAN! Basically, unkillable alien bounty hunter, the last Czarian, a sort of anti Superman, though not necessarily a villain per se. At one point Waller tries to force him into the suicide squad so he blows up his own head. Think Deadpool without the charm or 4th wall breaking. A big, ornery, stubborn, selfish, bastich. On a bike That, I did enjoy painting, witb the sorta nmm, osl, flamejob and weathering.

aku-chan wrote:Both Lobos are looking pretty snazzy.

Much obliged chum. They drove me slightly crazy.

Finished up a match of Dreadball from the weekend (there was a mid-game rage-quit), the wee fella did well for the win in the end. Back in the dim and distant past, I remembered a magazine had rules for an ice pitch in bloodbowl that cracked and had lava leak onto the pitch - hence the red tokens! Essentially, knock someone down and you risk cracking the surface and serious burns.

It was a lot of fun. Didn't unbalance the game, but did add extra threat. Much more shoving than usual! The older spawn decided to start painting his Kalyshi:

Plus I threw some paint on my Tsudochan.

Terrible pic. I am not getting to grips with my new phone at all.

Good times! Scarab has a bit more highlighting, but not much else done today. Supers Unlimited drops Thursday, I should have a preview article up tomorrow.
Graven


Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

So much stuff looking good.

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
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Beast of Nurgle






It's great to see you got to Killer Croc. Lobo and King Shark look cool too.

My first and only painting log.
https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/602830.page 
   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

shasolenzabi wrote:So much stuff looking good.

Thank you kindly sirrah!
nerull wrote:It's great to see you got to Killer Croc. Lobo and King Shark look cool too.

Much obliged. You may have guessed I'm a KC fan from my profile pic

Meanwhile, and ready for the KS on thursday, Blue Scarab is nearly done.

She's a whole lot more woman than the you can handle, punk.

Love the sculpt. Sexy, sassy, and super. Really looking forward to what the ks holds. Reckon I'm down for The Cowl. So many others tempt me though. With scarab , punchline and magnetron I am only one off a playable force, not that I know ANYONE who plays. So. Really, I need another five figs to play.
Sighhhhh...

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Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






UK

She looks awesome, love the scales, and the blue/yellow combo really pops.

   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






She turned out great. Sad that you will have to find time to paint her 9 friends.
   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Slinky wrote:She looks awesome, love the scales, and the blue/yellow combo really pops.

Many thanks. I'm trying to decide if the base needs anything.
youwashock wrote:She turned out great. Sad that you will have to find time to paint her 9 friends.

Well, sorta... More like her enemies:

Playing with the VJ Game Color Orc * Goblin paint set is such fun! In fact I got so excited...



This gave me an idea for my Brokkr team - Squat miners, essentially.



Decided to do some work on Luna too

Liking her a lot. Can't help but think maybe I should've primed all my potter stuff black.

And whilst I was playing with pink...

Evil incarnate!

I also built, and filled, my 80th anniversary Batman:


So not too shabby. I want to get Magnetron done asap, and then I'll get back to whatever the muse tells me.
Supers Unlimited KS launches tonight! Exciting stuff.
Adios,
graven


Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Incorporating Wet-Blending





Wales: Where the Men are Men and the sheep are Scared.

Really looking forward to seeing what you do with that batman mini.



 
   
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Holy fragile model, Batman.

Clown SMASH!!! He looks perfect.
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

carlos13th wrote:Really looking forward to seeing what you do with that batman mini.

Lol me too
youwashock wrote:Holy fragile model, Batman.

Clown SMASH!!! He looks perfect.

Yeah, I have the fear. Punchline was a lot of fun; want to get Magnetron done this weekend, although I'm working Saturday so we'll see.

The KS is funded and smashing through stretch goals:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kitbashgames/supers-unlimited-miniatures?ref=project_build

Here's a thread about it:
https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/779375.page

Meanwhile, I tidied up Luna and tried to fix my phone camera settings.

Detective Lovegood: there's been a murder...

Please with how she's turned out, even more pleased that I seem to have got my camera settings sorted tempting fate there

Decided I didn't like the spell effect around Umbridge. I suspect I'll have piles of Hogwarts school rules her feet instead.

Hey ho,
Graven.

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Legendary Master of the Chapter





UK

Looks great.

I can't think off the top of my head what Luna canonically ends up doing, I don't think it's detective... but I kind of wish it was now, because that'd be a very strange-but-hilarious book...

   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

 Paradigm wrote:
Looks great.

I can't think off the top of my head what Luna canonically ends up doing, I don't think it's detective... but I kind of wish it was now, because that'd be a very strange-but-hilarious book...

I reckon she's just taken the term deer stalker too literally

Anyway ...
Magnetron rising!



I love this fig. Psychotic android sent from the future to save the earth. His interpretation? Destroy the infestation.

I left a bit of base tab on for blast/ glow.

You humans are the past. We... We are the future.

Punchline probably has a joke about Recaptcha / I am not a robot here.

I'm using these to test, and try to up, my painting game. The style seems to really suit these classic Spandex supers. Pale grey primer and very thin (VJ air mostly) paints. I'm hoping this will work well for the brightness of potter stuff. But I'm now debating priming some DC stuff this way too. Just for a change.

The KS is going really well, closing in on 250%, two more full teams, 2 bonus figs for everyone AND... giants! So much shiny.

Get on it

Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Legendary Master of the Chapter





UK

It's definitely working, these supers are all looking really vibrant, perfect for their Golden Age stylings. I've become a big fan of painting over white with thinned painted (essentially tints/glazes) recently, seems like you're getting on well with the style too.

Have you considered grabbing any GW Contrast paints? I've not used any yet, but they seem perfect for this style of painting.

   
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Affton, MO. USA

 Paradigm wrote:
It's definitely working, these supers are all looking really vibrant, perfect for their Golden Age stylings. I've become a big fan of painting over white with thinned painted (essentially tints/glazes) recently, seems like you're getting on well with the style too.

Have you considered grabbing any GW Contrast paints? I've not used any yet, but they seem perfect for this style of painting.


The contrasts are excellent, especially the bright colors, the are making skin tones easy as well. At least for me, which is all that matters .

Loving these 80s pulp heroes, best art time before big boobs and no ankles of the Rob Liefeld era (or error if you prefer )

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Paradigm wrote:It's definitely working, these supers are all looking really vibrant, perfect for their Golden Age stylings. I've become a big fan of painting over white with thinned painted (essentially tints/glazes) recently, seems like you're getting on well with the style too.

Have you considered grabbing any GW Contrast paints? I've not used any yet, but they seem perfect for this style of painting.

Had a play in store. I'm not a fan of the flow. They're a bit too quick for my taste, pigment depth is nice but I find i need a bit more control. Glad you like my supers!
Theophony wrote:
The contrasts are excellent, especially the bright colors, the are making skin tones easy as well. At least for me, which is all that matters .

Loving these 80s pulp heroes, best art time before big boobs and no ankles of the Rob Liefeld era (or error if you prefer )


The secret to all skin is Druchi Violet. Nerdfest09 taught me that

Not a Liefield fan at all really. Deadpool is a bit overrated but 90s pneumatic DC was pretty dire also in places, and that's what I grew up with.

The other female figs in the ks are not as... ample as Scarab, but they aren't cheesecake either. Not buying Striga will be really hard. We're now at the point where a team pledge (£24) gets you 6 figs - 4 in the team, free Roughneck (Hero - not Casey Jones) and alt promo evil version of Soldier Hex, shadow soldier (mirror universe counterpart). Crazy good.

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Brilliant stuff. The brighter style is working great.
   
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Painting Within the Lines





Nice job on Luna.

   
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Mostly, on my phone.

youwashock wrote:Brilliant stuff. The brighter style is working great.

Cheers! Hopefully that works on the Potter.
aku-chan wrote:Nice job on Luna.

Thanks - and likewise, hopefully I can keep it up on the rest!

Mini-update: further WIP on Umbridge

Getting there. Face needs a tidy, highlights on the cloth (all looking a bit flat just now).

Played the AoS card game with kid #2 - someone gave us 4 decks, so we have a new game to play. Bless the wee fella, he's downloaded the Switch version, so he could teach me It's actually not too bad a game.

Getting to game tonight, woo! Not sure what yet, but should be fun.

Later
Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
Made in us
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Affton, MO. USA

I like the posters around her feet better at hiding the ankles. The colors looking good, have you tried the contrast paints on her? I’m falling in love with them the more I use them.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Storm Trooper with Maglight





Back in the UK and hating it

Very nice, so many uses for such a figure in rpgs.

   
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UK

Those heroes (and villains) have come out really nicely, amazing strong colours.

Dolores looks great too - The thumbnail image of her face and hair are amazingly lifelike, nice work

   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Theophony wrote:I like the posters around her feet better at hiding the ankles. The colors looking good, have you tried the contrast paints on her? I’m falling in love with them the more I use them.

I'm glad the posters worked, bit of a gamble. I'm still not sold on Contrast. I've not quite found a thin green that I like. I'm also generally struggling to find a good pink too. But the contrast paints are just not doing it for me.
LavuranGuard wrote:Very nice, so many uses for such a figure in rpgs.

I know right? Get on that hype train!
Slinky wrote:Those heroes (and villains) have come out really nicely, amazing strong colours.

Dolores looks great too - The thumbnail image of her face and hair are amazingly lifelike, nice work

Thanks man. That's very kind. Hopefully you'll like the finished article:

*Hemm-hemm*

I still don't know which I prefer, black or white primer. I'm playing with some Slytherin ideas, so we'll see.

On the subject of green...
pace cop space cop space cop!
So, I do have greens I like, clearly - that's VJ Sick Green and a quick Livery Green highlight (the lime green colour on Punchline etc), both from the VJ Orc&Goblin Paint set. I suspect for the Slytherin (robe trim) I'll wash it with Nightshade to give it a dark, bluey green iridescence, whilst for Hal here it's green ink all the way.

And on the subject of space, played some Outer Rim tonight:

Damn fine game. Very like Firefly but less down time, less chance of one player running away with everything. A much less cluttered game - visually very appealling, especially the dashboard sliders - and my enjoyment was greatly helped by the fact that I won by flying casual. actually, it was more that the individual play style of the different pilots is distinctive and intuitive, but a whole lot of fun at the same time: Jyn blew stuff up, Dr Afra does lots of questionable space archeology, Han flies round dodging fleets - I spent most of the game hiding from hutts, blowing up imperials and then betraying one of my own crew to the hutts for the win. Brilliant, bonkers, narrative fun.

Wife and older spawn out tonight; suspect a bit of AoS with the youngling. I see AoS is getting a Conquest partwork, too, so a good chance to pick some stuff up if he's so minded.
Hey ho,
Graven

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Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
 
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