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Brush your teeth
04-02-2007, 11:03
ok, well recently my to paint list seems to have been getting bigger and bigger, so i decided it was time to set up a new thread for them where i can get support (read: kicked up the ass) with painting.

heres what i have to paint

Imperial Guard:
89 mordians
96 valhallans
a fistfull of commisars
a couple of tanks (still to be bought)

Blood Angels:
1 LAnd Raider
Honour Guard

Tyranids:
1 Carnifex
and im running this army as a tale of x gamers army so it will be increasing on a monthly bases, the army is nidzilla and the basis of it can be found in the link in my sig.

and More:
a box of WIP's (some stuff will never get painted from it)
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1497.jpg
including some fire warriors that are a priority
Im also very slowly re-painting my empire army so pics from that may pop up.

anyway, heres the workspace picture:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1496.jpg

Heres a picture of some mordians taking a swim in dettol, theyve been in it about 3 days now:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1498.jpg

and last but not least, heres what i will be working on first, the carnifex:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/fexy.jpg

thats it for now, hopefully ill get some support from my fellow warseers

cheers, BYT

Voronwe[MQ]
04-02-2007, 11:19
So far the carnifex is one of the best I've seen.

Voronwe

||-MARKO-||
04-02-2007, 11:26
nice brush, but does this mena your BA log will die? i hope not :(

good work on the fex, carapace looks awesome

marko

Brush your teeth
04-02-2007, 11:32
nice brush, but does this mena your BA log will die? i hope not :(

marko

The Blood Angel thread will sadly die, but the ill be updating my blood angels in this new and improved log instead

cheers for the comments guys, i've now started work on the carnifex's legs :)

dave is the best
04-02-2007, 11:35
That canifex is amazing, good work.

Dave[dice0]

firestorm40k
04-02-2007, 11:38
I like the Carnifex, the texture you've painted on the chittin is very nice! :cool: Good luck with your paint-load - I don't envy you having to paint that many Guardsmen!

hiveminion
04-02-2007, 11:56
The carnifex looks cool, the chitin looks a lot like Azironlegion's and Princess Faye's paint job combined, but that's ok.

I'll be following this:) .

"Do you feel lucky, punk?"

[dice0]

Voronwe[MQ]
04-02-2007, 12:02
Well, but that's only good, isn't it? It must be why it is so spot-on.

Voronwe

Brush your teeth
04-02-2007, 12:18
I would hope that the chitin looks a lot like princess faye's, im working from the tutorial he made :p

thanks for the comments :)

BYT

sheep
04-02-2007, 12:42
Looking good son, look forward to this one.

That carnie is looking fantastic.

Cheers

Sheep

schoolcormorant
04-02-2007, 14:05
call of duty? ;) nice work squire

the carnifex looks amazing, and 90 mordians and 90 valhallans is no joke. i'm looking forward to more updates here BYT :)

SC

||-MARKO-||
04-02-2007, 14:10
traitor! haha :D

no, good idea, with so many projects and the BA's coming to an end it was a smart move.

marko

Brush your teeth
04-02-2007, 14:12
call of duty? ;) nice work squire

SC

Call of Duty? are you telling me you can tell what the shortcuts on my desktop are from that picture?!

thanks again for all the comments so far, i should have the fex's legs finished by tonight, just the bone and purple bits to finish now :)

BYT

[dice0]

aww, the D10's dont have fancy shapes..

schoolcormorant
04-02-2007, 14:13
you can see the game box in the stand. and anyway, i know 'woooo *ghostly noises and all that jazz* wooo'

SC

Brush your teeth
04-02-2007, 14:15
ahh. that explains it..

for a moment there i thought you had some form of superhuman sight :p

BYT

Steel_Legion
04-02-2007, 14:18
I also see everquest 2, still not playing that are you! Anywho any chance the fex will be done by tonight?

Brush your teeth
04-02-2007, 14:25
I also see everquest 2, still not playing that are you! Anywho any chance the fex will be done by tonight?

the legs should be finished, although theres still 4 arms and an adrenal sac to start on. as well as buying what i need for basing.

so in answer to your question, probably not.

as for Everquest 2, i like being able to have a life..

Steel_Legion
04-02-2007, 14:42
having a life: staying in painting toy soldiers all day :D Looking forward to seeing the beast coming together

azironlegion
04-02-2007, 18:05
And i thought i had a lot of minis to paint. Good luck with all that. Ill be watching this post! Nice job on the carapace of the carnifex. I like seeing bugs with more than two colors on their armor.

Brush your teeth
04-02-2007, 19:10
ok, a couple of episodes of Band of Brothers and one pair of carnifex legs later and we have this:

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1500.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1499.jpg

and a pic with arms (and an experiment for posing)
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1501.jpg

im not too sure about the spikes on the legs, i might just make them bleached bone all the way to the tip.

BYT

schoolcormorant
04-02-2007, 19:15
looks awesome already.
really vicious, the pose is so cool too, especially with the head. are you going to slimy him up?

is band of brohers good? i heard it was, is it worth getting?

SC

Brush your teeth
04-02-2007, 19:17
looks awesome already.
really vicious, the pose is so cool too, especially with the head. are you going to slimy him up?

is band of brohers good? i heard it was, is it worth getting?

SC

when he's finished ill be giving his a coat of varnish, if he looks suitably slimy then he'll stay like that, if not he gets dullcote'd

as for band of brothers, best tv series ever (even beter than family guy IMO, and thats saying something!)

BYT

hiveminion
04-02-2007, 20:41
He looks fantastic, the angle of the body in combination with the head looks striking. The red exoskeleton looks especially good. The brown edges on the carapace could perhaps use another layer, or are the white dots intentional?

I'm looking forward to more!

Brush your teeth
04-02-2007, 21:08
thanks for pointing the dots out, they should be brown.

also, i was wondering what colours you guys think i should do the claws, because i cant see bone talons with the bone carapace working too well. any better idea's?

cheers, BYT

hiveminion
04-02-2007, 21:16
Black? That would be difficult to get right, though...It'll quickly seem like the model isn't finished yet...Grey? Well that could look too dull...

I'd say very light grey, perhaps with some horizontal, darker grey coloured stripes near the "hand" (there are some recesses there).

I hope I'm not talking cr*p:) .

||-MARKO-||
04-02-2007, 21:25
you rock brush. (as in you rock, not you rock brushes around :P )

lovin' the fex, i think the red really compliments the browns/creams

you tempt me to start nids!

marko

bobert the great clen one
08-02-2007, 00:44
how about a really ilimnous green ?

Brush your teeth
08-02-2007, 08:17
ok, well cheers for the replies guy, ive been gradually working on the fex but school works been slowing the progress down. im now on holiday untill wednesday though so i should get a fair bit painted.

as for the fex claws, ill paint everything else up on it first and then try to picture what the different colours will look like
(or if anyone is willing to lend their photoshop skills that would be much appreciated)

cheers, BYT

dave is the best
08-02-2007, 08:19
as for band of brothers, best tv series ever (even beter than family guy IMO, and thats saying something!)

BYT

How dare you:p

I really like your canifex:D

Dave

Brush your teeth
10-02-2007, 16:03
small update here. just some new stuff that im planning to get to work on soon:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1556.jpg

1 hive tyrant
1 tyrant guard
1 pair of dragon wings (for the tyrant, anyone got any tips for attaching them to the tyrant?)
1 inquisitor scale guardsman

also, the fex's arms are nearly finished and hopefully ill be able to get pics of that up by tonight :)

BYT

Brush your teeth
10-02-2007, 20:51
Ok, well heres a proper update!

first up the carnifex. all but the talons done (bar a few touch ups)
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1558.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1557.jpg

still undecided about what colour to do th talons :(
if anyone has any photoshop skills they would be willing to lend it would be much appreciated if they could show me what the carnifex would look like with grey claws and a turquoise colour

i know its asking a lot.. heres a pic for that job though:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1559.jpg

Brush your teeth
10-02-2007, 20:53
and next up is my inquisitor scale guardsman, ive been trying a few new things on the skin of this guy, ive used blacks greys and blues for the shading round the eyes, red round the (what i think is) scars on the face, and the stubble. so far i think its looking ok.
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1562.jpg

and heres some legs... (still a lot to be done here)
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1563.jpg

schoolcormorant
10-02-2007, 20:55
it looks awesome, you've really outdone yourself BYT- i'm sorry idon't have photoshop...but if i did.

i've been painting Chitin tongiht -it's hard isn't it :(
he's come out really nicely mate. looking forward to the fully finshed article :)

SC

||-MARKO-||
10-02-2007, 23:09
looks nice brush, i like the 'outside the box ideas' on the inq guardsmans face

keep it up, marko

Brush your teeth
11-02-2007, 14:17
update on the INQ Guardsman.

I'm really not happy with the trousers at the moment :( i hate white..

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1565.jpg

Sill ver WIP, need to fix that bit on the strap where the white's bled as well as working on the trousers some more

Brush your teeth
11-02-2007, 19:18
well heres the results of todays efforts:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1568.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1569.jpg

the light grey bits are procreate

ive also cleaned up and constructed the rest of the hive tyrant parts as well as started work on bases for the fex and tyrant :)

hiveminion
12-02-2007, 19:05
'Fraid I'm not a Photoshop expert either...

Looking good, the Fex is awesome. The Guardsman's uniform looks good, indeed the trousers seem a bit patchy but that's no terrible thing.

Huzzah a Flyrant:) !

Brush your teeth
17-02-2007, 12:32
thanks again for any replies guys

now ive got updates for y'all

first up, bases:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1570.jpg
they're meant to look space hulk style. as for the base trims, ive done one codex grey but im not too sure about it yet. opinions?

the carnifex with claws painted and on a new base:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1574.jpg

and some PIP on the hive tyrant:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1576.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1575.jpg
now i painted with this while ill, and everything i seem to ever paint while ill is never as good, so this needs some work done to fix it up in places...

hope you like them, and as always C&C appreciated.

hiveminion
17-02-2007, 12:48
Hey man, those bases are really cool! They also fit perfectly with the role of the CC Fex (boarding actions).

Sorry to hear you've been ill, at least you felt good enough to actually paint something;) .

schoolcormorant
17-02-2007, 13:17
oh man thats beatiful i really love the colouring, the browny tan chitin and the red exoskeleton....like Turkish delight :D seriously it's really nice, i love the look and you're pulling some nice stuff while you're ill.
if you actually want some C perhaps some stripes of a slightly darker colour might be good, i'm not sure personally it's just my sort of opinion :)
keep up the good work

||-MARKO-||
17-02-2007, 13:19
nice work, particularly on the bases. the nids look great, something for the BA's to fight i hope ;)

marko

Brush your teeth
25-02-2007, 10:56
ok, well havent done much work at all really.. to many essays for school.

however i have just spent an hour or so painting this up for a competition based on movie characters (hes a police guy from hot fuzz :D) so i thought id post it up
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/SWAT2.jpg

as always C&C appreciated

Angel Robertson
25-02-2007, 12:15
He looks great so far! I particularly like the way you have highlighted the helmet! Will you be painted the police logo on the helmet?

Ar

Brush your teeth
25-02-2007, 12:36
He looks great so far! I particularly like the way you have highlighted the helmet! Will you be painted the police logo on the helmet?

Ar
cheers, as for the police logo, I doubt it. i have extremely limited freehand skills :p

schoolcormorant
25-02-2007, 17:15
i like it, if it needs anything it's insignia.
try to get a still and see what the number is on the epilette?

nice work :)

SC

Brush your teeth
17-03-2007, 21:40
Ok, been lifes been quite hectic recently, but ive managed to get some stuff built tonight. ive still got a bunch of tactical marines to do, but all these guys are for the BA's.
New Devs:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1775.jpg

i think there's something over there..
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1776.jpg

GO TEAM!
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1774.jpg

ok, so the last one i wont be glueing like that, and the legs and base got a bit gluey from one of those annoying little blockage exposions.. and theres still a bit of work to be done on the Sgt's arm.

as always C&C appreciated :)

ardiasthegreat
17-03-2007, 22:21
Hi there, love the devastators, was that 2 boxes you got???

On a completely other note....are you a dentist?

Just wondering if I am the only student dentist that plays warhammer???

Thanks
JC Dental

Brush your teeth
17-03-2007, 22:38
Hi there, love the devastators, was that 2 boxes you got???

On a completely other note....are you a dentist?

Just wondering if I am the only student dentist that plays warhammer???

Thanks
JC Dental

yeah, got 2 boxes.

and no. im not a dentist :p

Idj
17-03-2007, 23:48
Duncan. Is anyone going seriously with this Tale Of X gamers around here? Because nothing seems to be done about it to my recollection.
Anyway, stuff looks decent.
Apart from, some numerous stuff that you yourself has said is crap.

Brush your teeth
17-03-2007, 23:51
Duncan. Is anyone going seriously with this Tale Of X gamers around here? Because nothing seems to be done about it to my recollection.
Anyway, stuff looks decent.
Apart from, some numerous stuff that you yourself has said is crap.

its still happening, but the month 1's been pushed back. which is good as my bank balance is still recovering from conflict :D.

done a bit more work on my flyrant as well :)

Brush your teeth
18-03-2007, 14:25
another minor update here.

first of all WIP pistoleirs (not the best pic)
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1778.jpg

and now some very important pics i missed earlier on, this wouldnt be a project log witout them.
workspace pic:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1781.jpg
and as i dont have a pet, i went for the next best thing, my lucky charm/mascot thing.
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1779.jpg

BYT

Idj
18-03-2007, 15:00
you just had to get Janis Involved in this didn't you?

Brush your teeth
18-03-2007, 15:02
you just had to get Janis Involved in this didn't you?

wheres the blushing/embarassed smilie when you need it..

its not my fault she happens to be at my workspace.. besides. its something to look at while the glues drying.

schoolcormorant
18-03-2007, 17:00
oooh hot, i've always had a thing for green skin :D

any chance of a close-up on the pistolier faces? they look really good :)

SC

Brush your teeth
18-03-2007, 17:17
ok, im finding it hard to get good pics at the moment.. im too lazy to get the tripod out and the lightings bad, hopefully this will do for now.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1785_edited.jpg
(and remember their WIP)

Brush your teeth
04-04-2007, 19:33
ok, another update here (agin progress has been slow due to many complications)

first up my tale of X gamers month 1 report

Stirling Wargamer’s Tale Of X Gamers – Duncan Ainslie, Month 1

Ok, well with the local club starting up a tale of X gamers I saw it as a perfect opportunity to start a new army. After going through many different ideas I finally settled on a Tyranid army, Nidzilla in particular. I’ve always loved the look of the new monstrous creatures and what better excuse to buy them than have an army of them. After constructing a rough 1500 point list I decided to plan out what I was going to buy and when.

The basic list is 2 hive tyrant’s, 6 carnifex’s and a tyrant guard with a couple of ripper swarms to fill out the troop choices.

So with a budget of 50 for month one I set out to buy 1 carnifex and 1 hive tyrant, with the plans for future purchases to be one monstrous creature a month (with a tyrant guard thrown in there somewhere along the line)

After purchasing the models I had to decide on a colour scheme, after much inspiration from the warseer forums, I finally settled on a scheme of red skin and bone carapace using purple for the tubing and black for claws.

So, at the end of month one here’s where my army stands:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/HT1.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1847.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1849.jpg




Honestly, im not too happy with the hive tyrant.. doesnt look nearly as nice as the fex :-(
and then spmething ive been working on for the Blood Angels
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1850.jpg

hiveminion
04-04-2007, 19:43
I think the Tyrant looks great, although if you stuck the Wings behind the arm sockets and gave him a bonesword+lashwhip for the upper pair of arms instead it would look even cooler. I know it's against the "all Nids have six limbs" rule but who cares about that anyway.;)

Nice marine but...oh no...he's wielding the FEMININE POWERFIST of DOOM. But then again, he's a Blood Angel.:p

schoolcormorant
04-04-2007, 19:47
ooh i like the BA, excellent work BYT :)
the tyrant looks great, seriously
SC

jasevx
04-04-2007, 19:50
awesome tyrant!

Brush your teeth
05-04-2007, 12:32
thanks for all the comment guys.
and im on a roll at the moment 2 updates in 2 days! usually i wouldnt have another update ready for a month :o

anyway, honour guard
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1852.jpg

and beleive it or not, i was planning this before i saw 300..

||-MARKO-||
05-04-2007, 19:00
looking nice brush. i see.. two evterans, a SHP, standard bearer and a normal marine?

nice use of the DC bodies there on the SHP, it works well. mind me asking where you pinched those shields? :p

marko

scrubout
05-04-2007, 19:11
and beleive it or not, i was planning this before i saw 300..

And after seeing it you knew you had to do it huh? ;)

That is a cool honor guard.

-peace out
scrubout:skull:

Brush your teeth
05-04-2007, 22:36
looking nice brush. i see.. two evterans, a SHP, standard bearer and a normal marine?

nice use of the DC bodies there on the SHP, it works well. mind me asking where you pinched those shields? :p

marko
cheers. THis is whats in the squad:
2 men with power weapons (not veteran though)
standard
priest
basic guy (always good if i loose one to DC)

the SHP body is actually not DC, its the SHP one from the honour guard box..

as for the sheilds they are taken from the old empire spearmen and filed flat


And after seeing it you knew you had to do it huh? ;)

That is a cool honor guard.

-peace out
scrubout:skull:

cheers, as for the shields.. it was due to the sons of sparta that were IN a GD years ago that inspired me to do it. ended up starting blood angels about a year ago and decided i'd copy the idea for my honour guard.

anyway, i should be able to get my honour guard on foot completed tomorrow (gotta love easter holidays)

Brush your teeth
07-04-2007, 17:29
WIP tank destroyer here, still needs more rivets (shall i add them to the edges of the turret?) not to mention tracks.
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1856.jpg

schoolcormorant
07-04-2007, 17:34
what the rivets made of?

is that the earthshaker i sent?

whats the basis for the tank?

sick of the questions yet?

looks great, i am envious of anyone who can get straight edges on plasticard :)

SC

Brush your teeth
07-04-2007, 19:03
what the rivets made of?
sprue bits from a tank accessory kit sliced up, some of them are a bit thick so will be filed down


is that the earthshaker i sent?
Yes,l along with a few of the other bits you sent me (which were very usefull, thankyou)


whats the basis for the tank?
underneath all the plasticard its the bottom bit for a russ, and the forward front bit of a chimera, the rest of the main body is plasticard.


sick of the questions yet?
not at all, gives the thread something to help it going


looks great, i am envious of anyone who can get straight edges on plasticard :)
its quite easy really, you just need a steel ruler and a sharp knife, score the plasticard then snap it along the scored line (and any messy bits you hide with corner sections :p)


SC

though i may as well quote the entire post :D

BYT

Tsen
07-04-2007, 19:42
Wow I REALLY like that tank hunter, I hope you don't mind if I steal the idea, I wanted to do somthing with all this plasticard I have lying around, and you can only use so much for armor skirts and stuff. I can't remember the name of the tank but it looks like alot of the WWII anti-tank tanks... any way. I'll be watching the progress of that tank closely. Keep it updated plz.

Tsen Out

PS. Argh blast you have eaten my brain, I was partial to that.

Brush your teeth
07-04-2007, 19:50
Wow I REALLY like that tank hunter, I hope you don't mind if I steal the idea, I wanted to do somthing with all this plasticard I have lying around, and you can only use so much for armor skirts and stuff. I can't remember the name of the tank but it looks like alot of the WWII anti-tank tanks... any way. I'll be watching the progress of that tank closely. Keep it updated plz.

Tsen Out

PS. Argh blast you have eaten my brain, I was partial to that.

help yourself, after all i stole the idea from a real tank (jadgtiger)

Tsen
07-04-2007, 21:14
Oh yes, very close. I looked up the one I was thinking of and apparntly its called a Hornisse or Nashorn. I was thinking of this one cause your destroyer looked like it was open at the back. Thanks for the permission though, even though its not really a fully original idea.

While I was looking for the tank I was thinking of I noticed the Hummel too, and now I want to make one ie basilisk.

Tsen Out

hiveminion
07-04-2007, 21:21
That is a big gun. And with "big" I mean, like, BIG

Kerflunc
21-04-2007, 18:57
love the honour guard how'd you paint the yellow on the helmet it so good:eek:

Brush your teeth
21-04-2007, 19:03
love the honour guard how'd you paint the yellow on the helmet it so good:eek:

very simple, bleach bone, then yellow ink it :)

BYT

Weregerbil
21-04-2007, 23:56
Hmm nice nids and tank and Blood Angels and the rest of the stuff. So are you playing in Storm over Stirling?

Brush your teeth
22-04-2007, 10:44
Hmm nice nids and tank and Blood Angels and the rest of the stuff. So are you playing in Storm over Stirling?

I am playing in SOS, got the empire for it, although i need to get 15 spearmen painted and lots of things based for it, just for the painting points. My army is going to be quite rag tag looking.. quite a few bits are bits left in a colour scheme they were from being bought 2nd hand... and the rear ranks of some of my units arent armed correctly (only had 20 man units and i put 30 man units for the list :rolleyes: )

Not really much of a fantasy player myself, prefer 40k.

Weregerbil
22-04-2007, 13:21
Well good luck gett6ing it painted in time. I on the other hand just have 100 skaven to paint by then.

Brush your teeth
22-04-2007, 15:11
just figured i should give this an update of sorts.
WIP of the first 2 honour guard:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1863.jpg

and a WIP of the captain:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1864.jpg

still a lot to do on both lots, hopefully i can get all the red done by this evening :)

C&C appreciated, BYT

||-MARKO-||
22-04-2007, 15:44
Oh good, Now you can post it on the Painting comp and bump it back up :D

looks great, You know I'm a fan of your BA's. yours rock compared to mine.

Dont take this as ''your old minis sucked'', but youve really improved since the start of the log. Well done.

Marko

PS: you made me look like a tool just before on this thread. That body really does look like one of the DC running ones though!

Brush your teeth
13-05-2007, 10:35
well, the BA's have been kinda forgottern about, i needed a break form painting red, so here we have 5 mordians instead! there are a few bits i could improve, highlighting the guns for example, but considering i have 80 or so to do, im happy with that standard.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1871.jpg

C&C appreciated

hiveminion
13-05-2007, 12:41
Looking good BYT! I would be happy with that standard even if there were 8, especially the blue uniforms with yellow edges look excellent. The officer's pants look a bit more grey than those of his fellow guardsmen though, might be a trick of the light?

Keep it up!

schoolcormorant
13-05-2007, 12:49
thats some of you're best work BYT (if you ask me...) very cool. the white is quite nice too

SC

Brush your teeth
13-05-2007, 12:58
The officer's pants look a bit more grey than those of his fellow guardsmen though, might be a trick of the light?


looking at the mini now, the trousers could do with another coat of white, cheers for pointing that out.

thanks for the comments guys, ill be working on the next 5 men of the squad today, ill post a WIP of whatever stage i get to by this evening :)

BYT

The Laughing God
13-05-2007, 13:14
Those mordians are awesome!

The white and blue look very good together, and their faces are are good too. Nice work;)


-The Laughing God-

titan136
13-05-2007, 17:12
great work, mordians are probably my favorite type of guardsmen, something just cool about seeing a bunch of guys wearing navy dress uniforms, great work on these, the white looks spectacular

Brush your teeth
22-05-2007, 22:38
ok, mordian squad one almost finished, a few touch ups ive noticed that need to be done, but pretty much done, sorry about the terrible pic, lights not at its best now.. and im too lazy to do it properly...
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1914.jpg

another pic which ive played with, makes it look nicer but drains the highlights a bit (mainly on the blue)..
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1915.jpg

C&C appreciated

BYT

schoolcormorant
22-05-2007, 23:12
noice, loving the base for the HW team BTW.

white and blue works very well, the models are nice, only another 80 or so to go ;)

SC

Brush your teeth
22-05-2007, 23:15
noice, loving the base for the HW team BTW.

white and blue works very well, the models are nice, only another 80 or so to go ;)

SC

cheers SC, 80 to go.. :cries:

luckily ive only got 36 to do till ive got a playable 1500point army :D (mechanised)

BYT

Karnage
22-05-2007, 23:36
Gah, such nice paint jobs...I REALLY need to work on my painting skills.

Great log though, love the Mordians and the Carnifex and Tyrant looked lovely too :D

Brush your teeth
26-05-2007, 10:29
officer's done, quite happy with it, but not to sure about the dirt on the coat.. dies it look ok or does it look a bit poo?..

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/off.jpg

also, here it is at CMON
http://www.coolminiornot.com/159362

C&C as always welcomed with open arms :p
BYT

Sinzaren
26-05-2007, 10:44
Hi mate

On your large picture here it the dirt doesn't show up too well, but I downloaded it and shrunk it and at around mini size it looks great. Only thing I can really comment on is that the sides of your base look a little messy.

Great colours and paint job tho.

Sinz

schoolcormorant
26-05-2007, 11:17
ooh he looks the biz mate, i like the face a lot :)

nice work as ever!

SC

hiveminion
26-05-2007, 12:00
Good progress you're making, I like how the platoon looks and the officer is fantastic, especially the face.

The dirt is quite good although I'd do it in the recesses as well, because it looks like it's just on the higher surfaces.

Keep up the good work.:)

Brush your teeth
26-05-2007, 17:06
cheers for the comments guys :)

next up will be 5 more guys (i've ceased to paint these guys in any proper order, im just grabbing the closest 5 models ready to be primed and getting to work on them :rolleyes: )

although i wont be starting on them until wednesday, got exmans on monday and tuesday :cries:

BYT

bobert the great clen one
26-05-2007, 17:10
i feel the pain dunc i got my gcse's starting next week :eek: :( :wtf: :cries:

||-MARKO-||
26-05-2007, 18:58
unlucky on the exams brush, good luck anyway. shame you missed all teh 30th birthday stuff... I wont rub your nose in though... :p

hope were seeing some more BA's soon, what with the new 'dex in WD and all. Im certainly getting back into them, got a bit sidetracked too much my my O&Gs.....

good luck on the exams again, marko

Brush your teeth
30-05-2007, 19:54
exams are over! WooT!

and heres an update for you all (mainly marko with this one :p)

BLOOD ANGELS!
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1922.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1924.jpg

pics arent the best, but they are both WIP anyway (mainly the captain), so meh..

as always C&C very much appreciated

BYT

hiveminion
30-05-2007, 20:37
Looking good, the skin on the captain is fantastic. The bronze and the red armour look excellent too, they combine well together.

Only thing I'd do is make the Skull White dot in the Apothecary's left lens (left in the pic that is) stand out a bit more. It may be the picture though.

I still don't like the Devastator powerfist, even though you did a great job painting it.:p

||-MARKO-||
30-05-2007, 20:58
Thanks there brush, I now have my own log up for those interested, try my sig if you want a look later. It promises to be similair to this one, TBH.

(sorry if i stole the attention brush :p )

the gold on the shields looks great, how did you do it? I always struggle on gold really.... getting better though...

Marko

Brush your teeth
30-05-2007, 21:05
cheers for the comments guys



Only thing I'd do is make the Skull White dot in the Apothecary's left lens (left in the pic that is) stand out a bit more. It may be the picture though.


i think the white dot is a bit more obvious in real life (i say think as im to lazy to go check.. the mini is all the way on the other side of the room :p)
in the origional photo that side of the mini was quite dark so i played around with picasa to brighten it up.



the gold on the shields looks great, how did you do it? I always struggle on gold really.... getting better though...

Marko

gold goes like dis:
brazen brass
flesh wash
brazen brass (leaving flesh washed bits as the shading)

then i just add chainmail to the mix until im happy with it

ill go take a look at your log now and give you some motivational coments :D

BYT

jasevx
31-05-2007, 09:32
the mordians are amazing and the highlighting on the marines is great!

MF3000
31-05-2007, 10:28
I too must say your mordians are brilliant.

sj

Brush your teeth
31-05-2007, 11:47
ok, just typed this up, a bif of fluff for my guard, only a basis at the moment so needs a bit of work and tweaking:


The Hydraphur 7th

Hydraphur is a naval base located in the Segmentum Pacificus, an industrial world famous for both its naval fleet and its ‘HPS’ style battle tanks, similar to the more common imperial tank; the Leman Russ.

The guard regiments raised from the hives of Hydraphur are elite and finely drilled regiments especially capable with the bayonet and standard lasgun. Troopers in the Hydraphur regiments come from all backgrounds, with the underhive scum and the sons of house nobles all fighting together, and sharing the same brutal training from the drill sergeants and commissars to shape them into the disciplined, stubborn soldiers they are. However, despite the fact it is common that those of noble blood are more likely to be promoted, simply because the high class officers in most regiments do not trust those from the underhive, believing them to be no-good scum. However there are exceptions to this, particularly in Major Boer’s regiment where the charisma and ability to judge combat situations in certain individuals is appreciated by the Major.

The uniform of the Hydraphur regiments is a elaborate dress uniform consisting of a blue tunic with a yellow braid (replaced with gold for those in the 1st regiment) and white trousers and gloves. A pith helmet is the typical headwear issued to each soldier however it is common practice to replace this (despite the loss of protection ) with the regiments peaked white cap as the helmet is found to be heavy an uncomfortable.

The 7th regiment are a highly mobile regiment led by Major Reak. The 7th are often used as a recon element due to the large number of chimera’s and horses they have available making them an ideal force for skirmish engagements as they can retreat and advance at good speeds, although this tactic is only used for small engagements, when the 7th are expected to be fighting in larger engagements the chimera’s are usually left behind the main lines. And artillery pieces such as griffon mortar’s and basilisk eathshaker emplacements are brought in to support.

The 7th are also famous in Hydraphaur for their cavalry detachment led by Colour Sergeant Baum who have, on multiple occasions, repelled enemy forces with brave counter charges.


tell me what you think :)

hiveminion
31-05-2007, 15:01
Does this mean we'll be seeing quite some Rough Riders then? Nice piece of fluff, was the name 'Boer' just made up out of thin air or was it intentional? You see it means 'farmer' in Dutch, which goes nicely with his character.

Brush your teeth
31-05-2007, 15:24
ive planned at least 10 roughriders.. just normal rough rider legs with mordian/preatoran gunner torsoe's and 2 of them will get the preatorian musician and standard bearer upper bodies, if i like them ill probably make more :D

as for Boer, it just came to mind thinking about pith helmets really..

might end up writing a few more bits of fluff for the army in future.. its something to do now im on summer holiday (for about 15 months till im old enough to join the police..:p )

BYT

hiveminion
31-05-2007, 15:30
might end up writing a few more bits of fluff for the army in future.. its something to do now im on summer holiday (for about 15 months till im old enough to join the police..:p )

BYT

That's not a summer holiday! That's a summer-fall-winter-spring-summer holiday!

I must admit until now I was under the impression you were going to be a dentist.:p

Brush your teeth
12-06-2007, 13:15
ok, well ive finally acheived something ive been planning for a long, long time

transformer tau!
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1959.jpg
still a few touch ups to do and base it, but its about 95% finished i'd say

cookie for whoever can name which transformer it is

C&C appreciated

BYT

jasevx
12-06-2007, 13:28
You let a girl chose the colour scheme, shame on you!

Eniac
12-06-2007, 13:31
Hot rod perhaps? Poor choice :p "you run this organization right into the ground"

"Sorry prime"

And a cookie for whoever can name that cartoon!

Brush your teeth
12-06-2007, 13:33
http://images.quizilla.com/H/hotrodimusprime/1080979919_ktopHotRod.jpg

:D

BYT

EDIT: Eniac wins a cookie!

Eniac
12-06-2007, 13:35
Yay cookie!
Now Hot Rod I liked.


Rodimus however....*shoots self*


Nice jorb. The colours really bring back some fond memories. This suit looks great, but I would like to see more! Do an O-Prime and a soundwave please :D

Brush your teeth
12-06-2007, 13:38
theres 16 more planned in a 1500point list :D

got most of their names planned out already so ill sort that out and post up the list later

BYT

Eniac
12-06-2007, 13:39
Good to hear :D I'll take it you are doing only Autobots then. I think I will keep an eye on this.

Holycrusader
12-06-2007, 13:42
My child love them :)

schoolcormorant
12-06-2007, 15:18
soundwave and his wife janine, met in a christian chatroom :D

awesome work BYT!

SC

Brush your teeth
12-06-2007, 15:52
cheers for all the comments guys, just started work on Kup now :D

and heres an outline of the list concerning the suits only, there are 4 6 man firewarrior squads in the full list

Transformers 1500pts

HQ 1 commander + 2 suits
Optimus Primepic (http://backintheday.blogharbor.com/optimus_prime.jpg)
Ironhide pic (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b1/Csironhide.jpg)
Open for options

HQ 2 commander + 2 suits
Ultra Magnus pic (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/21/Magnus.jpg)
Perceptor pic (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/c/c4/PerceptorProfile.jpg/180px-PerceptorProfile.jpg)
Blaster pic (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/8/86/Blaster_profile.jpg/200px-Blaster_profile.jpg)

Elites 1 3 suits
Hotrod pic (http://images.quizilla.com/H/hotrodimusprime/1080979919_ktopHotRod.jpg)
Kup pic (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d0/Kup.jpg)
Blur pic (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/82/Blurr.jpg)

Elites 2 3 suits
Springer pic (http://au.i1.yimg.com/movies.aunz.yimg.com/2005/photos/main/54002.jpg)
Arcee pic ( http://www.fortunecity.com/lavendar/manwood/484/TF/HM-Series/Arcee.jpg)
Open for options

Elites 3 3 suits
Cliff Jumper pic (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/55/Cliffjumper-cartoon.jpg)
Jazz pic (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/aa/Jazz_profile.jpg)
Bumblebee pic (http://images.wikia.com/transformers/images/thumb/3/36/Bumblebeeg1.jpg/300px-Bumblebeeg1.jpg)

Heavy 1 - broadside
Grimlock pic (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3e/Grimlock.jpg)

Heavy 2 - broadside
Slag pic (http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/1/11/240px-Csslag.jpg)

BYT

scrubout
12-06-2007, 16:00
Great idea BYT, this had me laughing.

Are you gonna do some of the firewarriors up like the little kids that have followed autobots all around over the years?

Or perhaps you could make them the minicons (sp?).

-scrubout

Eniac
12-06-2007, 16:03
What, no headmasters? BAH! THey were the best!

HArdhead FTW!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Hardhead-g1.jpg

Brush your teeth
12-06-2007, 16:07
What, no headmasters? BAH! THey were the best!

HArdhead FTW!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Hardhead-g1.jpg

hmm.. going to have to look into that, they would make more suitable broadsides, and the dinobots can get downgraded to fill the 2 battlesuit spaces...

ive also had depth charge (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/0e/Depthcharge-boxart.jpg) suggested to fill one of the spaces

opinions on that much appreciated :)

BYT

Brush your teeth
09-07-2007, 22:45
Well, its been a while.. and theres not much to show for it..

Despite being on summer holidays (and bored out of my skull far to often) I havent actually acheived that much as far as wargaming wise (i blame online computer gaming!)

anyway, got a bit done recently.

first of all, i managed to strip all my mordians, get them all in slotta bases, fill the slotta bases with miliput and then tile the bases (well, only 2 in 5 got tiles..)as well as getting them all primed!
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1980.jpg

Also came up with a new eldar colour scheme to update the aging paint job on my current eldar army (WIP):
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1983.jpg
(think space wolf colours on eldar)

and sorted out the paint station so i can actually use it for painting!:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a280/1990ainslieDuncan/IMG_1982.jpg

C&C as always greatly appreciated

bobert the great clen one
09-07-2007, 22:48
spacewolf eldar ! neato :p

the lack of paints is a worring site ... but never the less very tidy :D

Brush your teeth
09-07-2007, 22:51
he he, i have a paint box now! :p

i decided a photo of that wasnt neccesary (unless someone wants to see a collection of paints and knives..?)

BYT

hallowed_are_the_ori
10-07-2007, 14:53
I like your mordians.
Hell, i like all your painting.
It's great, keep it up!

sir.spamalot
10-07-2007, 15:17
Nice work on the mordians/eldar:) I like the transformer idea it's pretty strange :p


cheers, the spam man

hiveminion
10-07-2007, 18:35
Wow the Eldar Vyper is seriously cool! The Space Wolf colours work really well on it, great job!

I see...Space Hulk!

Brush your teeth
10-07-2007, 18:58
Cheers guys :)

hopefully i'll be able to finish the vyper by the end of the week.

BYT