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Commissar Goddard
29-03-2015, 16:09
Well after being tricked into painting something different ( I say tricked I was just waiting for an excuse) I've started working my way through some Infinity models.
And with little hesitation I settled on Aleph a faction I've always been interested in. I'll no doubt venture forth into the other factions at some point but for now I plan to work my way through my chosen faction.

For doing some painting for a friend a little while ago I received the Aleph starter set and it's TAG in payment, so from that these two were chosen for my test models.
http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx212/loquile/IMAG0248_zpsha4nb5ix.jpg (http://s757.photobucket.com/user/loquile/media/IMAG0248_zpsha4nb5ix.jpg.html)

http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx212/loquile/IMAG0249_zpsbolcje7n.jpg (http://s757.photobucket.com/user/loquile/media/IMAG0249_zpsbolcje7n.jpg.html)

With these two down I'm pretty pleased with the scheme looking at the rest of the range and how it'll work. I did kick myself the following morning when I looked at them and realised I'd decided to paint a force in a white colour scheme, but I'm going to stick to it and hopefully it wont drive me insane.

After that though I decided to order a couple models that I like the looks of and after talking to a friend I'll most likely use in lists when I start playing.
A Dactyl and a Chandra special ops trooper to count as a second Dactyl.
I've finished the Spec ops model which I love, While not perfect I'm pretty pleased that I was able to get the eyes and lips right, while the two test models need touching up in that regard.
Also Blue hair.
http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx212/loquile/IMAG0250_zpsiifcd6g7.jpg (http://s757.photobucket.com/user/loquile/media/IMAG0250_zpsiifcd6g7.jpg.html)

http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx212/loquile/939c9c79-a9a4-468c-99bb-203c9167323d_zpsxip7i3ki.jpg (http://s757.photobucket.com/user/loquile/media/939c9c79-a9a4-468c-99bb-203c9167323d_zpsxip7i3ki.jpg.html)

From here I plan to finish the actual Dactyl model and then the hacker (I think it is) from the starter set before I start work on the Tactbots and TAG, mainly because I've realised they're pretty much all white and I'm putting that off for a little while, so I can paint those that I know I'll enjoy painting.

Commissar Goddard
23-05-2015, 00:33
Well, from my plans at the end of the last post. Nothing was completed. I do have reasons though. After looking through lists and chatting with the local Infinity guys I decided to play from the Steel Phalanx section. Which out of the current models I own meant only the Chandra Special Ops character would be being used. (As a Dactyl Doctor, it's a nice model. Plus Blue hair!).

While I say working on Steel Phalanx I saw this model and had to have it, and whether she's worth it or not, she's currently staying in my list.
So far she's annoyed a Morat linked team and then been removed.
dropped a 5 point model, then removed...
To be honest I just need to get better at the game, positioning matters.

So here she is.
http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx212/loquile/IMAG0286_zpsfcddmr4n.jpg (http://s757.photobucket.com/user/loquile/media/IMAG0286_zpsfcddmr4n.jpg.html)

http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx212/loquile/IMAG0288_zpshz1j9cxo.jpg (http://s757.photobucket.com/user/loquile/media/IMAG0288_zpshz1j9cxo.jpg.html)

http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx212/loquile/IMAG0287_zpsr9rvdm8n.jpg (http://s757.photobucket.com/user/loquile/media/IMAG0287_zpsr9rvdm8n.jpg.html)