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  • McGibsMcGibs TorontoRegistered User regular
    The use of bloodbowl players really adds so much character and movement to that unit!

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  • DayspringDayspring the Phoenician Registered User regular
    they are like 8 million times better than the regular ard boy sculpts

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  • AsherAsher Registered User regular
    edited December 2019
    Done a sad man. Jorah Mormont just wants to know why his Khaleesi doesn't love him.
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  • KhraulKhraul Registered User regular
    That horse is incredibly lifelike. Well done!

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  • Halos Nach TariffHalos Nach Tariff Can you blame me? I'm too famous.Registered User regular
    edited December 2019
    I've probably spent way too long working on cheap, throwaway troop models, but I finished up my converted Slaaneshi Hellstriders:

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    Unlike Asher I extremely do not know how to paint horses, so I just drybrushed them purple in the hopes that no one will notice.

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  • AsherAsher Registered User regular
    Thanks guys! And we know from last thread that purple is always the right colour.

    I'm really enjoying painting horses. Nice got 20 models in this Targaryen starter and at the rate I'm going all 18 horses will be unique.

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  • VikingViking Registered User regular
    taking a break from painting Nurgles finest.
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    got one squad done so far

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  • KhraulKhraul Registered User regular
    I've finally finished a Patrol's worth of my warband The Blessed

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  • Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The PIT, level 26Registered User regular
    I sculpted some horrible little creatures and 3D printed a whole mess of them.

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    You can grab one here if you want:
    https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4055436

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  • KhraulKhraul Registered User regular
    @Golden Yak

    You've got some great designs!

    I'm totally printing some of these for daemon proxies.

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  • SmokeStacksSmokeStacks The Myth, the Legend, the Bowman, the Shambler FuckerRegistered User regular
    WACriminal wrote: »
    Just ordered the Reaper "Learn to Paint" kit, plus a Citadel painting handle and a wet palette. Bit of an upfront investment for something I'm not sure about, but at the same time I feel like the handle + palette will make me more likely to enjoy it in the first place.

    Got my eyes set on eventually painting this champ if things turn out well.

    There will come a time when you look back on this post and chuckle.

    My first foray into painting minis was this kit:

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    It was a low cost experiment to see if I enjoyed painting minis, if I didn't like it I figured I was only going to be out ~$30 so it wouldn't be a big deal. That was early winter of 2016, and I now sit in a room with god knows how many paints/tools/brushes and more plastic than they used to build Legoland. I'm kinda tempted to see if I can track down one of these old kits and paint them again just to see how much I have improved.

    Also, all of the people who can't think of something to paint with a specific color that they have been neglecting - if you play 40K of AOS both have a standard Inquisitor model for $18.

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  • McGibsMcGibs TorontoRegistered User regular
    All hail King Pig!
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  • Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The PIT, level 26Registered User regular
    Wow, those came out great!

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  • McGibsMcGibs TorontoRegistered User regular
    Here's what the Tyrant looked like @Sharp101 gave him to me. The Butcher's next!
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  • Sharp101Sharp101 TorontoRegistered User regular
    McGibs wrote: »
    Here's what the Tyrant looked like @Sharp101 gave him to me. The Butcher's next!
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    I painted those back when they first came out. So glad they are getting new life!

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  • DraevenDraeven Registered User regular
    Brainleech wrote: »
    Draeven wrote: »
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    Guild ball cook model.

    What is guild ball I see it pop up now and again on ebay. it looks like blood bowl but when you could play it in dungeons

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  • StragintStragint Do Not Gift Always DeclinesRegistered User regular
    I'm having such a hard time justifying buying green stuff world's fur press for green stuff. I wanna buy it but I could just do the fur myself but it also never looks good enough to me.

    I wanna finish this damn castellan.

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  • [Expletive deleted][Expletive deleted] The mediocre doctor NorwayRegistered User regular
    Stragint wrote: »
    I'm having such a hard time justifying buying green stuff world's fur press for green stuff. I wanna buy it but I could just do the fur myself but it also never looks good enough to me.

    I wanna finish this damn castellan.

    How to finish a castellan in one easy step:

    Say, "I am finished with the castellan." Done.

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  • StragintStragint Do Not Gift Always DeclinesRegistered User regular
    It can't be done until it is perfect.

    I could honestly finish it on a day off. A lot of the remaining stuff is small detail painting. Just the position if the skull is still bothering me. Neither over the head or on the shoulder really look natural to me.

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  • BrainleechBrainleech 機知に富んだコメントはここにあります Registered User regular
    Stragint wrote: »
    It can't be done until it is perfect.

    I could honestly finish it on a day off. A lot of the remaining stuff is small detail painting. Just the position if the skull is still bothering me. Neither over the head or on the shoulder really look natural to me.

    It's never done trust me
    you can say it's done come back years later or see another mini that gave you ideas. You are never finished

  • WACriminalWACriminal Dying Is Easy, Young Man Living Is HarderRegistered User regular
    First day's progress.
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  • KhraulKhraul Registered User regular
    Anyone have experience with clear resin or water effect bases?

    If I had a great unclean one and wanted to give him a base that made it look like he was wading through a swamp full of skulls and rotten vegetable matter, what's the product to use? I'd like to have the lower 1/2 inch or so of the model actually encased so it's like a cutout of him wading through the swamp.

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  • BrainleechBrainleech 機知に富んだコメントはここにあります Registered User regular
    Khraul wrote: »
    Anyone have experience with clear resin or water effect bases?

    If I had a great unclean one and wanted to give him a base that made it look like he was wading through a swamp full of skulls and rotten vegetable matter, what's the product to use? I'd like to have the lower 1/2 inch or so of the model actually encased so it's like a cutout of him wading through the swamp.

    You can do some of the colored resin to do this
    Like the acrylic water you can mix in paint or dye to get ugly sceptic water

  • AsherAsher Registered User regular
    Art is never finished, only abandoned.

    Learning when to stop instead of driving yourself mad fussing forever is an important step.

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  • Mr_RoseMr_Rose 83 Blue Ridge Protects the Holy Registered User regular
    Khraul wrote: »
    Anyone have experience with clear resin or water effect bases?

    If I had a great unclean one and wanted to give him a base that made it look like he was wading through a swamp full of skulls and rotten vegetable matter, what's the product to use? I'd like to have the lower 1/2 inch or so of the model actually encased so it's like a cutout of him wading through the swamp.

    If you are extremely patient you could build it up in multiple layers with green stuff world’s UV resin.
    The “quick” solution would be a two-part epoxy but there’s are many things that can go wrong with that, starting from the choice of resin; you really don’t want one that heats up a bunch while curing.

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  • KhraulKhraul Registered User regular
    Mr_Rose wrote: »
    Khraul wrote: »
    Anyone have experience with clear resin or water effect bases?

    If I had a great unclean one and wanted to give him a base that made it look like he was wading through a swamp full of skulls and rotten vegetable matter, what's the product to use? I'd like to have the lower 1/2 inch or so of the model actually encased so it's like a cutout of him wading through the swamp.

    If you are extremely patient you could build it up in multiple layers with green stuff world’s UV resin.
    The “quick” solution would be a two-part epoxy but there’s are many things that can go wrong with that, starting from the choice of resin; you really don’t want one that heats up a bunch while curing.

    I didn't even know that was a thing, and I will have to be careful as I am the exact opposite of extremely patient.

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  • KhraulKhraul Registered User regular
    Would Vallejo water effect be suitable for something like what I have in mind?

    I have no experience with these products.

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  • H3KnucklesH3Knuckles Jack of all interests... ...master of noneRegistered User regular
    edited December 2019
    Stragint's worked with stuff like that before, IIRC. I wanna say there's someone else on here that also posted some cool bases using water effect within the last few months, but I'm drawing a blank who. Paging back through this and/or the WH40K threads a bit might find it.

    Edit: Oh, and Extreaminatus gave Stragint some advice on it too. He had to do the layering method on the bases he showed pictures from.

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  • MaydayMayday Cutting edge goblin tech Registered User regular
    edited December 2019
    honovere wrote: »
    Turquoise Marines, loyalist or heretic, or T'au, Stormcast, deepkin, any Bloodbowl team are all going to look great! Oh, van Saar and Escher, too.

    Hells to the yeah! I've just finished my tenth model of the turqouise marines kind. Sometime in the middle I started making them too green, but I've managed to get back to the perfect hue again. I'm also planning to convert those three Evilcraft models to make them more in line with the new CSM.

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    If you're wondering about the weird loadout, I'm making them usable in Space Hulk, because it looks like it will be years before I have 12 appropriate terminators painted.

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    I hate you

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  • honoverehonovere Registered User regular
    Mayday wrote: »
    honovere wrote: »
    Turquoise Marines, loyalist or heretic, or T'au, Stormcast, deepkin, any Bloodbowl team are all going to look great! Oh, van Saar and Escher, too.

    Hells to the yeah! I've just finished my tenth model of the turqouise marines kind. Sometime in the middle I started making them too green, but I've managed to get back to the perfect hue again. I'm also planning to convert those three Evilcraft models to make them more in line with the new CSM.

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    If you're wondering about the weird loadout, I'm making them usable in Space Hulk, because it looks like it will be years before I have 12 appropriate terminators painted.

    Exactly what I had in mind when I posted.

  • StragintStragint Do Not Gift Always DeclinesRegistered User regular
    edited December 2019
    H3Knuckles wrote: »
    Stragint's worked with stuff like that before, IIRC. I wanna say there's someone else on here that also posted some cool bases using water effect within the last few months, but I'm drawing a blank who. Paging back through this and/or the WH40K threads a bit might find it.

    Edit: Oh, and Extreaminatus gave Stragint some advice on it too. He had to do the layering method on the bases he showed pictures from.

    Yea, it took like 3 or 4 layers to feel like it was good enough but I could have kept going. The material kept shrinking. I used vallejo realistic water. I'd recommend a clear resin over the realistic water stuff though. Fills better and way better about shrinkage.

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    Anyone know if colorshift paint blends well? I finally got the last dice creature and I want to do a two color blend and I was thinking colorshift would be cool.

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  • BrainleechBrainleech 機知に富んだコメントはここにあります Registered User regular
    Stragint wrote: »
    H3Knuckles wrote: »
    Stragint's worked with stuff like that before, IIRC. I wanna say there's someone else on here that also posted some cool bases using water effect within the last few months, but I'm drawing a blank who. Paging back through this and/or the WH40K threads a bit might find it.

    Edit: Oh, and Extreaminatus gave Stragint some advice on it too. He had to do the layering method on the bases he showed pictures from.

    Yea, it took like 3 or 4 layers to feel like it was good enough but I could have kept going. The material kept shrinking. I used vallejo realistic water. I'd recommend a clear resin over the realistic water stuff though. Fills better and way better about shrinkage.

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    Anyone know if colorshift paint blends well? I finally got the last dice creature and I want to do a two color blend and I was thinking colorshift would be cool.

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  • Mr_RoseMr_Rose 83 Blue Ridge Protects the Holy Registered User regular
    My limited experience of GSW’s UV resin is that the shrinkage is minimal or non-existent, and now I look, they have examples of fairly thick layers going down in one pass•

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  • H3KnucklesH3Knuckles Jack of all interests... ...master of noneRegistered User regular
    edited December 2019
    Does anyone remember which forum-member did the awesome swamp boards full of removable terrain pieces like the WH40K cargo container with something living in it? One of the pieces even used LEDs for a lighting effect? I think there was also a little sacrificial pit with resin colored to look like it was full of blood?

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  • KoregKoreg Registered User regular
    edited December 2019
    So I've been working on a 3D printed fountain I got awhile ago.

    Please don't mind the fuzz it had been sitting awhile when I took the photo and now I'm on my way home for the holidays.

    Still working on the gargoyles and fix the marble effect I don't like quite how it came out. But the blood looks great.

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  • H3KnucklesH3Knuckles Jack of all interests... ...master of noneRegistered User regular
    H3Knuckles wrote: »
    Does anyone remember which forum-member did the awesome swamp boards full of removable terrain pieces like the WH40K cargo container with something living in it? One of the pieces even used LEDs for a lighting effect? I think there was also a little sacrificial pit with resin colored to look like it was full of blood?

    Went searching, it was @Badablack I seem to recall more photos (like some in progress close-ups or something?) than these three posts, but can't find any others.
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  • BadablackBadablack Registered User regular
    Yeah that was me, it was a kill team board I made for a tournament on MDF. Mostly successive layers of varnish with slime layers between to add depth.
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  • H3KnucklesH3Knuckles Jack of all interests... ...master of noneRegistered User regular
    edited December 2019
    Hey, thanks! The talk about clear resin vs water effects reminded me of the blood pool and eye-in-the-box, and then I was disappointed I hadn't saved any of the photos, so I went hunting.

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  • BadablackBadablack Registered User regular
    The blood pool and the eyeball effects were actually Vallejo water effects, which I guess is normally used to make ripples in water. But it works pretty well with assorted inks and glazes to make blood and slime too.

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