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Tiny
07-06-2011, 22:37
Hi all,

Well, as some of you may or may not have noticed, I've been neglecting my poor Bogenhafeners recently. This is mainly down to 2 things:

1 - Work.
2 - Warmachine.

Yes, after finally getting fed up with GW and their relentless price hikes along with a general annoyance with their apparent lack of care for the community in general (I mean, the fact that they call wargaming "The Games Workshop Hobby" is really starting to make me a little sick and their recent slander of all online retailers is just unforgivable), I finally decided to try something new.

My Bro and I picked up a few battleboxes and after half a dozen games I can safely say I'm hooked (even though I've lost most of those games). I went for Khador as I love the communist Russian overtones and their heavy warjacks are just awesome.

Enough chatter and on with the pics I suppose.

Here's my first 2 miniatures. A Juggernaut and a Destroyer from the Khador battlebox. These really are some stunning miniatures and were a blast to paint (and are the first things I ever painted in red... ever). Just waiting to find some nice gauge wire to make some sweet barbed wire to go on the posts on their bases.

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/DSCF1438.jpg

More coming soon including a Kodiak, The Butcher and Sorscha.

Griffonclaw
07-06-2011, 22:49
Awesome painting! Even better then your empire (which are very good as well!) As i cant motivate myself even enough to actively paint nor play games workshop games for personal reasons I wont even start anything non gw related, but I always love to see other people enjoy other games and produce these kind of stunning pieces. Subscribed.

mdiscala
07-06-2011, 23:47
Sweet battle damage.

hobodog
08-06-2011, 04:01
Sweet battle damage.

Ditto.
They are seriously imposing!

Keravin
08-06-2011, 09:36
Wow cracking jacks. They've certainly been through the wars.

Lone_Gunmen
08-06-2011, 14:35
Love the bright vibrant reds. How'd you do the chipping effect?

Void Reaper
08-06-2011, 14:46
Gorgeous. The red is rich and bright and the battle damage is incredible.

Saul Tarvitz
08-06-2011, 21:35
These are astounding mate, doubly so if they're the first full minis you've painted in red! Really looking forward to watching this log grow.

Anarnaxe
08-06-2011, 22:59
In Khador, axe grinds you.

Loving this, especially the battle damage.

Mr.chair
08-06-2011, 23:38
I've been going through the same transformation. Once you go privateer press you can't really return to GW. The game has so much more thought put in to it. Anyways, I'll save my raving and ranting. Your model looks awesome. The battle damage is incredibly well done. I can't wait to see your take on Beast 09 ;)

StormCrow
09-06-2011, 00:46
Awesome paint job on those jacks, the battle damage and rust and verdigris really take these models to the next level. Dare I say it they look better than those on the PP website! I haven't really looked into warmachine but I'm glad to see people like you taking a stand against GW and providing inspiring blogs for the rest of us :)

Vitruvian XVII
12-06-2011, 23:48
Blooming brilliant mate, seriously brutal.

One of the first Warmachine armies with battle damage ive seen, so props on that too!

Comrade Wraith
13-06-2011, 00:30
Wow! Those are really well done.

I think that's the first time I've ever experienced a genuine shiver of dread when looking at a miniature. :p
(in the sense that from your painting its really easy to imagine them in real life)

Tiny
15-06-2011, 13:03
Thank you all for your comments. Really makes painting worthwhile when others get to enjoy the results too.


Love the bright vibrant reds. How'd you do the chipping effect?

The chipping is done by sponging a mix of GW Scorched Brown and black gently over the edges of the fininshed miniature (which is pretty scary when you've spent hours blending). Then the centre of larger wear areas are painted with a little mithril silver. To get the chipped look, go around all the sponged areas highlighting the red/white below each and every chip.

Finally for a bit of added wear and corrosion I give the chipped areas a wash of Gryphonne Sepia on the white and Devlan Mud on the red.

Here's a little crappy paint image i made to kind of illustrate it:

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/chipping.jpg


I've been going through the same transformation. Once you go privateer press you can't really return to GW. The game has so much more thought put in to it. Anyways, I'll save my raving and ranting. Your model looks awesome. The battle damage is incredibly well done. I can't wait to see your take on Beast 09 ;)

Thanks. I don't own Beast 09 yet but he's definitely on my list for future. I tend to prefer lots of cheaper (points wise) jacks with Butcher as that seems to work best with full throttle.

Anyhow, on to the main event. Finally got my favourite Warcaster finished so I present to you, Orsus Zoktavir, The Butcher of Khardov:

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/butcher-2.jpg

The lighting is a bit crappy but you get the idea. I'll do better pics once I get my photo setup re-built.

mdiscala
15-06-2011, 13:17
Looks good. More angles would be nice. Looking forward to whats next.

Anvalous
15-06-2011, 14:06
Love the Butcher!

Mr.chair
17-06-2011, 00:24
Wow, he looks fantastic.

Keravin
05-11-2011, 23:36
Love the blood splatter coming off Butcher's axe.

Mr.chair
07-11-2011, 19:49
Btw, I hope you've posted these on the privateer forums. i think the response there would be out of this world.

Tiny
22-02-2012, 17:17
Thanks chaps,


Btw, I hope you've posted these on the privateer forums. i think the response there would be out of this world.

Not posted them there yet. May pop over there and have a look later.

In the meantime, I decided to get on with some more warmachine stuff. This time my Bro's cryx (he's too lazy to paint much and they were looking at me all forlorn and unloved):

The whole battlegroup:
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/cryxbattlegroup.jpg

Slayer:
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/cryxslayer.jpg

A pair of deathrippers (love these guys and their *****-eating grins):
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/cryxdeathripper.jpg

Defiler (this guy, I don't like so much):
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/cryxdefiler.jpg

Deneghra (Not my greatest work. Really need to practice OSL a bit more)
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/cryxdeneghra2.jpg
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/cryxdeneghra.jpg

Anyway, hope you likey. More Khador goodness on the way soon.

Vitruvian XVII
22-02-2012, 23:42
Jesus. Best Cryx ive ever seen imo.

lorelorn
27-02-2012, 09:53
Love your work on the Cryx bases, both the water effect on the jacks and the rock for Deni. The armour on the jacks is also awesome, I had to remember to blink while staring at it!

OSL is something at rewards experimentation, on what better place to star than a figure that wouldn't have been painted otherwise?

Tiny
01-03-2012, 22:42
Jesus. Best Cryx ive ever seen imo.

Whoa, I think that's the best praise I ever got. Thanks so much.


Love your work on the Cryx bases, both the water effect on the jacks and the rock for Deni. The armour on the jacks is also awesome, I had to remember to blink while staring at it!

OSL is something at rewards experimentation, on what better place to star than a figure that wouldn't have been painted otherwise?

Thank you too. You're right about the OSL though, experimentation is the key. This is the 2nd time i've tried green OSL (the first being on a piece of necromunda scenery) and this attempt turned out leagues better than the last.

Needless to say, I'm happy that my Bro is chuffed to bits with his shiny (well, grimy) painted battlegroup.

Schmapdi
02-03-2012, 05:57
Great work on these - particularly with the weathering job on them. It's always nice to see some non-GW stuff around here too!

Mr.chair
02-03-2012, 20:43
Looking really good. I think the OSL turned out nicely. Much better than any of my attempts.

sasheep
03-03-2012, 15:21
Wow, just wow. You have some mad painting skills mate. How did you get your snow so fluffy on your jacks?

Tiny
07-03-2012, 01:28
Thanks guys,


Wow, just wow. You have some mad painting skills mate. How did you get your snow so fluffy on your jacks?

Cheers dude. The snow is made from powdered marble. Mixed a bit with a little pva and water effects then spread over the base. Topped off with a light dusting of more powder.

New Cult King
07-03-2012, 03:28
Yeah, massively loving on your Cryx. I've just gotten back into WM and have started a Cryx force, and you are providing mucho inspiration mate :D Keep it up, they are beautiful to behold. I hereby grant this thread 5 stars!

Chris_Tzeentch
07-03-2012, 13:13
Absolutely love the Cryx miniatures - excellent work so far.

Loki73
07-03-2012, 15:01
I dont play Warmahordes any longer but I must say those are looking rather nice! Great job!

mdiscala
10-03-2012, 20:38
Hey Tiny, on the glow, if you use green ink at the edges of the glow, it looks like the shadows are still effected by the color of the source light and it will help the effect.

Brother Muninn
10-03-2012, 21:54
The snow is made from powdered marble. Mixed a bit with a little pva and water effects then spread over the base. Topped off with a light dusting of more powder.

Interesting, I've never heard of using a powdered marble mix. It looks really good though. Is it like a dusty consistency, or sandy? Where does one find it?

~Muninn

DaBrode
11-03-2012, 04:34
Nice!
Sent from my T7575 using Board Express

Hushrong
11-03-2012, 08:00
Great work on the minis bud!

Tiny
12-03-2012, 14:22
Thanks for all your kind words guys. Really keeps me going.


Hey Tiny, on the glow, if you use green ink at the edges of the glow, it looks like the shadows are still effected by the color of the source light and it will help the effect.

Thanks dude, think I need all the help I can get with the glow effects.


Interesting, I've never heard of using a powdered marble mix. It looks really good though. Is it like a dusty consistency, or sandy? Where does one find it?

~Muninn

I get mine from a casting suppliers. I got mine in a 20kg sack for adding to resin casts. It may be labelled as marble flour and is pretty much the same texture as actual flour (although it tastes like crap and ain't too good for digestion either).

Anyway, apologies for the lack of pics. Should have something to show you guys by the end of the week.

Tiny
05-04-2012, 00:55
Few more pics of Khador stuff:

Black Ivan

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/ivan.jpg

Few more Butcher pics

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/butcherdog.jpg

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/butcherside.jpg

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/butcherback.jpg

more to come...

Tiny
05-04-2012, 00:56
Some family pics

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/khador1.jpg

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/khador3.jpg

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/khador2.jpg

and something I'm working on

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c195/fuct_it_up/beast1.jpg

Mr.chair
10-04-2012, 02:09
Why, that smacks of Beast09. Your stuff is incredible. I'm telling you, get over to the privateer forums where you can get the acclaim heaped on you that you deserve :)

mdiscala
12-04-2012, 21:57
Good to see you are still updating. Everything looks great.

Guardsmen
02-02-2013, 07:47
Why, that smacks of Beast09. Your stuff is incredible. I'm telling you, get over to the privateer forums where you can get the acclaim heaped on you that you deserve :)

well you can't do axe to face proper unless beast in there some were...:D:eek: