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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 1st 2017 at 11:07:06 AM

This thread is for gamers to show off their painted models for their RPGs and wargames and to offer advice and commentary.

I'll get the ball rolling with my most recent completions: Tomb Blades, Deathmarks, Imperial Space Marine

edited 1st Jan '17 11:12:09 AM by Willbyr

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Jan 1st 2017 at 11:54:39 AM

[up]I think you posted them in the 40K thread but I will say it again, I do really like the Deathmarks.

I will repost my DeviantArt gallery of models (under one of my old pseudonyms) in this thread for anyone who is interested.

edited 1st Jan '17 11:55:07 AM by SebastianGray

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 2nd 2017 at 8:41:12 PM

Got my painting station set back up today and got some work done...got a lot of Trazyn's metallics done and completed Imotekh. I just wish the drybrushed highlights I'd put on his cloak would've shown up better...that'll teach me to varnish in between stages.

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Jan 3rd 2017 at 7:44:16 AM

[up]Love the lightning effect on the cloak.

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 3rd 2017 at 12:53:21 PM

Thanks. [tup] I'm going to have to get a different brush for that work, all my super-fine detail brushes split too easily and keep me from having thin lines.

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Jan 4th 2017 at 2:23:56 AM

Although I haven't tried it myself, I have talked to people who have gotten good results from using thin pens for such work.

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Jan 6th 2017 at 2:55:56 AM

Something of a blast from the past, I recently painted the Barbarian Hero from HeroQuest and I think he turned out rather well.

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Jan 6th 2017 at 7:08:58 AM

I've got two questions for this thread.

One, does anyone have recommendations for good paints to use for the younger set? My 3-year old got her first mini (one of the low-end plastic Bones models, of a dragon), and she wants to paint it. I'm only familiar with washable watercolors on the parenting end; hoping to get advice for something safe but a bit more permanent for this.

Two, as you may surmise by the question above, I'm not really all that great at art in general. In fact, when I run, I usually dip into my large collection of toys for miniatures. Does anyone want to see pics of the Lego minifigs I use for my sessions?

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Jan 6th 2017 at 2:51:19 PM

[up]I don't know about your first question but I don't see any reason why you shouldn't share the Lego stuff you use. It sounds interesting.

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 6th 2017 at 3:28:07 PM

[up][up] You might try Reaper paints. They generally don't need thinning so that's one less step for your future Golden Daemon winner to have to mess with. Bring those Lego pics on. [tup]

[up] Looks like Conan. [tup]

Almost finished with my Flayed Ones, pics soon.

edited 6th Jan '17 3:30:19 PM by Willbyr

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Jan 6th 2017 at 3:42:15 PM

[up]Thanks for the[tup]. He was from the same decade as the first Conan film so that is appropriate.[lol]

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Jan 7th 2017 at 6:57:52 AM

[up]Nice[tup] I particularly like the one with the mask and the shears.

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 7th 2017 at 8:13:01 AM

[up] Thanks. [tup] I had fun painting them, but trying to clean the flash off was a bitch, and I broke pieces two or three times during assembly. This is one pack that definitely needs a plastic kit. Gonna pick up at least one more kit and paint those with varying skin tones and some that are kinda rotten instead of fresh.

edited 7th Jan '17 8:13:49 AM by Willbyr

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Jan 7th 2017 at 8:32:02 AM

[up]You should do at least one with a Salamanders skin tone evil grin

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 7th 2017 at 1:28:02 PM

Oooh...man, that's putting my armies against each other. evil grin Might try that.

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 12th 2017 at 4:15:26 PM

Finished Trazyn the Infinite. Gonna work on my Cryptek next.

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Jan 13th 2017 at 2:39:05 AM

[up]Looks good[tup] I like the cloak, and the darker lower legs are interesting.

Before Christmas I painted the old Assault on Black Reach Captain as Captain Jonas of the Imperial Fists' 7th Company.

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 13th 2017 at 9:27:51 AM

Thanks. It's probably the lighting that's making his legs look dark; I use the flashlight on my phone to make up for the shadows in that spot.

Nice work on Capt. Jonas...so many ways to interpret that face. wink

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Jan 13th 2017 at 10:06:14 AM

Thanks. It's probably the lighting that's making his legs look dark; I use the flashlight on my phone to make up for the shadows in that spot.

Ah right.

Nice work on Capt. Jonas...so many ways to interpret that face. wink

[lol]Yeah, I'm not great at faces so they tend to come out a bit random. That's why I played undead in Fantasywink

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 15th 2017 at 10:38:51 PM

Finished my Cryptek. Gonna start on the Vindicare next.

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Jan 16th 2017 at 3:00:42 AM

[up]Looking good[tup] I like the blue very much, it works very well.

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Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 16th 2017 at 8:59:30 AM

Thanks. [tup] It was total guesswork on the color scheme, I was almost going eenie-meenie-miney-mo at the FLGS's paint display.

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Jan 16th 2017 at 11:23:47 AM

Anyone got recommendations for doing a Khornate/World Eaters color scheme with P3 paints?

Willbyr Anime-ted from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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Jan 16th 2017 at 8:39:05 PM

Unfortunately, no, I'm completely unfamiliar with P3's line.

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