Monthly Archives: November 2013

It’s a not very deep one.

I just adore this miniature,
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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.
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The shine is added using satin coat varnish.
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Also slime is added with the use of evo stick stretched between the base and the suckers.
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The waters looked silly done blue so I made them muddy looking instead, much better in my opinion.
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Again thanks for dropping past to look at my stuff.

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Winter warriors

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.
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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.
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This gave a good directional shading making it look like that was the way the light is shining from.
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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.
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I added in some weathering powder, held in place by adding alcohol. (no I didn’t use drinkable stuff)
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The base detail was made using Milli-put then gradients of Brown to hive better depth, finally satin coat varnish for the water.
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Static grass (melting snow mix) and a few bits of leaf scatter are held in place by thinned down PVA.
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I found the sand bags in my bits box they were painted the same way with a mix of sepia and yellow ink.
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Thanks again for looking.

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The Skittering of Chitinous feet.

Well here it is the first of those projects.
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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.
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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.
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The eyes mouth and stinger were done with greens and yellows using wet blending.
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Hope you like it.

Thanks for looking.

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It’s been a while.

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.

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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.

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