I just adore this miniature,
It’s a lead mini by Reaper miniatures. Painted in the standard fashion with solid color base coats and full saturation ink washes and dry brushing.
The shine is added using satin coat varnish.
Also slime is added with the use of evo stick stretched between the base and the suckers.
The waters looked silly done blue so I made them muddy looking instead, much better in my opinion.
Again thanks for dropping past to look at my stuff.
These two are from a range called urban war, I don’t know anything about it, I picked them up from a friend at the club just because I liked the look of them.
I started off with a black base coat and then a dark gray zenithal shade sprayed from about a 50 degree angle favouring the left hand side of the model, followed a lighter gray tone and finally a white. The second layers of highlighting are done at shallower angles.
This gave a good directional shading making it look like that was the way the light is shining from.
I didn’t really paint these as such, I used ink washes for the colour letting the highlights show through. I only really painted a bit of brass on the helmets and some gun parts, plus a small highlight on the uniforms. A mix of red and yellow just to make the padding pop.
I added in some weathering powder, held in place by adding alcohol. (no I didn’t use drinkable stuff)
The base detail was made using Milli-put then gradients of Brown to hive better depth, finally satin coat varnish for the water.
Static grass (melting snow mix) and a few bits of leaf scatter are held in place by thinned down PVA.
I found the sand bags in my bits box they were painted the same way with a mix of sepia and yellow ink.
Thanks again for looking.
Well here it is the first of those projects.
Yes that is the same photo from the update before, but it’s just so you knew what one I was on about.
The mini is an old resin cast and,very light weight.
The main body word done using a metallic blue mixed with black, the highlights were done with the same mix and adding purple. It gave it a nice black beetle shimmer.
The eyes mouth and stinger were done with greens and yellows using wet blending.
Hope you like it.
Thanks for looking.
Welcome back to the table, now that you can get back into it.
I haven’t posted for quite some time as I’ve not been able to access my painting table, now that I have I went bit mental and have three new finished projects.
I will update a bit more in detail about each one shortly.
Also I’ve been scratch building some spaceships to use with the “Babylon 5 A Call to Arms” rules set. More on that when they are in a photo friendly state.
I have the bug again and my brushes are ready to go, so expect more soon.
Thanks for looking.