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ianw
02-11-2006, 13:46
Good afternoon.

This log will be for my slaanesh marines and armour. Painting and converting mainly.

I have not yet played the game but hopefully that will change.

So far I have one squad - nearly painted
One squad - to paint
One lord - to paint
ten Terminators - see above
One painted raider, one painted pred
one unpainted (converted) rhino

I am going to convert a russ for my slaanesh men too.

Unfortunatly, i have no photos to show you until tonight but I will post a couple of pics from last year
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/Image8.jpg
Scratch built battlewaggon which I built for my son

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/Image36.jpg
Some random kroot.
I was going to start an army for them but got distracted.

BodhiTree
02-11-2006, 15:55
Good luck with your project, sir. :) Also, I dig the battlewagon, it reminds me of 2nd Ed. 40k, minus the checker-board pattern.

ExoCowboy
02-11-2006, 19:41
The wagon is really ace, looks very good.

Please remember to post pics of your progress :)

ianw
02-11-2006, 23:28
Thank you for the kind words.

With the first batch (All four of them) I tried something different. The models were inked up first and then the colour was drybrushed on.
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/littleman3.jpg
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/littleman2.jpg
I didn't quite work out the way I expected. Never mind, anyway, I went back to my old way of prime/base colours/ ink wash and dry brush.
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/littleman.jpg
This bloke is awaiting his dry-brush.
I'm gonna do the lord next.

A bloke from the first batch went AWOL, I suspect the dog ate him.
Whilst I'm painting up the lord, I can post a pic of the Predator, the colour scheme is the same as the marines.
If you can call it a scheme, My friend suggested that I was tripping when I picked the colours, he also said if I decided to go for something a little less violent to the old eye balls, just vomit on them.

er, yeah...anyway. I'll post the pred tommowow.

Ziljin
02-11-2006, 23:41
that looks very nice the bases look a bit bland tho.

ianw
02-11-2006, 23:48
I was going to change the bases at a later date Ziljin. They are a bit green and boring arn't they.

Like they are standing on a bowling green or something. Chaos warriors standing on a bowling green... It just sounds all wrong.

I'll probably go from an urban theme for the bases.

ianw
05-11-2006, 11:51
This is my Predator. There are some areas on the vehicle that still need painting up.
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/100_0734.jpg

ianw
05-11-2006, 11:54
Sorry, I have just noticed that the tank still has the khorne (I think) icon on the side, next to the exhaust, this has been removed.

Gutta
05-11-2006, 13:04
Theres also a nurgle symbol on the top of the tank.
Rest looks good though, I think i prefer the tank to your infantry at the moment, it seems to have a cleaner colour.

ianw
10-11-2006, 11:36
Have you ever seen of a Slaanesh Leman Russ? I know I'm new to the game but when I asked the previous question at the local GW shop, they looked at me strangely.

I've looked on the net as well and I found clues and vague referances to such a machine but never an actual picture.

So...

I decided to make one.

This is the turret.
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/tank2.jpg
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/tank1.jpg

The body will follow when I've done it?

Comments (good and bad) welcome.

Jedi152
10-11-2006, 11:39
Wii-erd!

I love it! How did you achieve the rough texture? Just some flock before painting?

ianw
10-11-2006, 11:42
I sprayed it and while it was still wet, I threw some salt on it.

AventineCrusader
10-11-2006, 12:43
That turret looks like it has some awful STD. Poking aound to many unfamiliar places it seems...

Congratulations, that's disgusting...

Crusader

t-tauri
10-11-2006, 14:14
I sprayed it and while it was still wet, I threw some salt on it.
The salt might absorb water from the air and wreck your paintjob if it's not well sealed. I'd recommend sand or something a little more inert for that kind of thing.

Pekel
10-11-2006, 20:28
That turret looks like it has some awful STD. Poking aound to many unfamiliar places it seems...
Roll a die each turn. On a 1, it will fall off. Counts as weapon destroyed.

Very interesting army. Not exactly my tastes, but then again I'm a huge fan of the classic pink/black. Bold of you to try something new, though - keep it up!

ianw
11-11-2006, 21:02
Update time.

This is one of the sides.

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/100_1009.jpg

I've redesigned the turret to allow more of the original body to show.

ianw
16-11-2006, 22:15
It's finished.

What do you think?

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/100_1058.jpg
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b86/koilimage/100_1054.jpg

Tom
17-11-2006, 01:17
Keep to that colour scheme for the whole army, unlike the rest, which is real explosion in paint factory style, that looks pretty coherent, and damn fun too.