Painting miniatures, terrain and scenery.

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  1. Chief

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    thanks NTRabbit on the photo tips. These came up pretty good.

    I cannot recommend the Vallejo 72 Paint Set highly enough. I probably used 70 % of them in the below and just made highlighting / shading so much easier.

    The really dark greens and yellows where a bit troublesome. The yellows you just need to be more extreme going from little to dark and any dark green i've worked with, you always have to put multiple layers.

    I'm working on something a bit more simple for the next job... something where each one isn't a different colour scheme ;-)

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    They look great. Did you run any washes into the folds of fabric or around hard lines? Looks like you have done the armour wash.
     
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    armour was just black undercoat, drybrush chainmail, then an armour wash. and to be honest, I think i did that 15 years ago!

    the fabric was just paint the whole area a darker shade, then highlight it up. very time consuming but i think the results are better IMO
     
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    Isn't it amazing how little it takes to go from fuzzy, washed out, or too busy photos, to some really good photos of some really good minis?
     
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    Speaking of - here is my next little time waster.

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    While this is my next big time waster.

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    Kitty litter - 99c a kilo! My wife shook her head when I brought it back to the car...

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    Latest ones done[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Correct.

    Good technique for painting a dirty look (is zombies) is base paint them, then paint agrax earthshade (games workshop wash) over all of it then re base paint but not in the recesses.

    That's all I did above and it looks really effective. Quick too.
     
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    Finished more Kurnoth Hunters
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    Bit of a "stick lots of bits together" barricade spree going on.

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    Four will be city/concrete style and four will be desert shipwreck styley


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    Anybody here playing 40k?
    I left GW 10-ish years ago, mostly due to cost and direction of company.
    I've since been spending up on Mantic offerings and WarmaHordes.

    I'm wondering, how's GW fairing these days? I didn't think blowing up the fantasy universe did them any favours. Yet, surprisingly their stocks have been increasing since mid-last year.

    What gives?
     
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    There is a 40k thread - couple of people in there who are into it. I can get the link if you like.


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    I still have the original 40k rule book in soft cover and Siege in hard cover. I wonder if they're worth anything?
     
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    Here you go:

    https://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/warhammer-40k.1137391/
     
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    Wait until they reboot it in a couple of months.