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konrad
10-02-2007, 14:41
well i've gone and decided to go and do a project log after putting it off for so long. So i've gone an bought the Empire Batallion Box and the Empire General box aswell as one of the new warrior priests. Here's a pic of my Warrior Priest

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0107-2.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0108-1.jpg



more pics soon

jasevx
10-02-2007, 15:29
love this model, seriously looking at including it in my Deamon hunters retinue

HiredSword.
10-02-2007, 16:04
it's very nice, what lets it down though is the pile of skulls, it detracts from the actual model and looks like its just been stuck on as a single piece.

konrad
10-02-2007, 16:28
really? Maybe shoud get rid of them then

HiredSword.
10-02-2007, 17:25
yeah,

I know that skulls and trophies make a hero look better, but a lot of people tend to overdo it. Personally i would take it off the base and instead add one or two seperate skulls half buried into the ground. That way the priest isn't hidden behind a mountain of skulls and still looks like a mean **** :D


btw, really like the unshaven technique you added to him.

konrad
10-02-2007, 17:47
thanks for that hiredsword. The unshaven looks is a mix of chaos black and codex grey slightly watered down

konrad
11-02-2007, 10:30
Update time:

it's time for my pisoliers

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0012.jpg


Outrider

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0014.jpg

Muscian
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0016.jpg

2 pistoliers
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0028.jpg

Anardakil
11-02-2007, 12:40
Wow. They're looking great. Nice to see some ostermark troops :)

Catferret
11-02-2007, 16:54
Looking good Konrad, you should have drilled the barrels out though! :D

I think the yellow sleeve on the second Pistolier needs a bit of shading. A 75/25 Flesh Wash/Water mix should be sufficient. Just paint it into the folds though.

Keep up the good work and finish off your Knight's Panther!

Weregerbil
11-02-2007, 18:39
Yeah you go girl!

Weregerbil
11-02-2007, 19:00
the thing is that it had a wash of orange ink. Just doesn't come out in the pic.

Should hopefully get my Knights Panther done by wednesday

Catferret
11-02-2007, 19:21
I'm guessing the previous post was made by Konrad on Weregerbil's PC and he forgot to log Weregerbil off first...

Weregerbil
11-02-2007, 21:28
Yeah he did the monkey.

konrad
11-02-2007, 22:40
very silly i am

Weregerbil
11-02-2007, 22:41
yes you are

konrad
12-02-2007, 08:39
little update. The Knights Panther are almost done. Horses are all painted and the command group are finished. Should hopefully have the knights done by the end of the week.

Weregerbil
12-02-2007, 19:57
Well done git going go!

KayvaanShrike
13-02-2007, 22:38
Hey Konrad, your Empire look really good, nice and neat, and the colours are nice and bright, which looks good. I am away to paint more DK now. I won my game tonight btw! lol

konrad
14-02-2007, 07:58
sweet. little update. Have gone and rebased the Warrior Priest after HiredSwords Suggestions. Just need to paint it up

Arhalien
14-02-2007, 12:02
Excellent work there Konrad; I really like those pistoliers.
Will be watching :)

konrad
14-02-2007, 23:05
Excellent work there Konrad; I really like those pistoliers.
Will be watching :)


Thank you. Should hopefully have more pics by Saturday

Catferret
14-02-2007, 23:12
Better get some batteries for the camera first!

konrad
15-02-2007, 20:49
cursed camera

konrad
16-02-2007, 18:48
well the knights are all finished now. Yay just need batteries for said camera

Catferret
16-02-2007, 20:19
Yeah, my bad... I should stop taking pics of my Necro stuff with it!

konrad
17-02-2007, 17:29
picture time

My Captain

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0145.jpg

and the Knights Panther

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0146.jpg

Side View

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0139-1.jpg

Arhalien
17-02-2007, 17:36
Nice work on those Konrad, very good :)

Catferret
17-02-2007, 18:08
I love the guy in the back rank peeking through so he is in the pic! That's great!

Looking good with the painting their Konrad. Keep it up! :)

Weregerbil
17-02-2007, 20:46
Yeah glue them on. But your general looks really good. I shall need to dig out the HE army and give you another game.

konrad
17-02-2007, 23:17
i hope you don't mean that beardy onw with like 3 seers

Catferret
18-02-2007, 02:01
3 Seers and some Repeater Bolt Throwers. Rumour has it there were some token infantry squads somewhere...

konrad
18-02-2007, 09:47
ok just started painting the Swordsmen. First rank have been started and i hope to get them done by Monday/Tuesday. Decided to use the Pistolier/Outrider head on the command group as i think they would work for swordsmen.

anyway piccy time

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0162.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0161.jpg


Comments please

Crube
18-02-2007, 09:53
Some really nice looking models there....
One pet peeve of mine is the sand over the side of the base on the last picture - because the piccy is so close up it really stands out to me [/pedant mode off]

One more suggestion, I like to see spots on the panthers on the shield of the Knoghts - just adds a little more to look at. A couple of spots of black, with a subtle highlight of grey would finish them off nicely...

Good stuff though... I'll be keeping an eye on this...

konrad
18-02-2007, 10:32
i'm not going to paint spots on the panthers as they don't actually have spots. Leopards do

Catferret
18-02-2007, 11:11
Yup, no spots on panthers. Leopards and cheetahs gots them though.

Weregerbil
18-02-2007, 12:41
There were only 2 seers the other mage has a magic item.

And The black panther is the common name for a black specimen (a melanistic variant) of any of several species of cats. Zoologically speaking, the term panther is synonymous with leopard.

Panthers are leopards.

Zodiac
18-02-2007, 15:38
Nice figures Konrad! I really like the head on the champion, I was planning to do that on my figures too!

The musician from the second photo makes me laugh, he looks like he could say "Morning Ma'am" at any time!

Very nice!

Crube
18-02-2007, 16:30
i'm not going to paint spots on the panthers as they don't actually have spots. Leopards do

I know, but I still think they look a bit better, a bit of artistic licence you might say... :)

Just a thought anyway - they still look really good

konrad
18-02-2007, 17:16
And The black panther is the common name for a black specimen (a melanistic variant) of any of several species of cats. Zoologically speaking, the term panther is synonymous with leopard.

Panthers are leopards.


oooh get you mr fact

Anardakil
18-02-2007, 18:38
Nice knights and captain!

Weregerbil
18-02-2007, 23:07
Don't mess with guy with the bio books!

Karnesdorff
19-02-2007, 01:24
The Captain is looking very, very nice. Congratulations on that. The other stuff's looking good too, though bit of a harsh wound on the swordsman's musician though. :)

K.

Catferret
19-02-2007, 09:01
"He's got an arm off!" springs to mind. Such a good film... :D

konrad
21-02-2007, 19:17
well it's update time. wooooooo

not much painting been done since saturday but got pics none the less:D

i've managed to get the yellow nearly finished all it needs now is a good ol wash of orange ink. The red has been started gonna finish that tonight hopefully. anyhoo pic time

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0192.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0193.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0194.jpg

konrad
21-02-2007, 19:17
and for randomness here's a pic of my Space Marine Commander

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0196.jpg

KayvaanShrike
21-02-2007, 19:34
The Empire are coming on Konrad. Get them finished and they might win their games lol

That Commander for a made up chapter?

konrad
21-02-2007, 19:57
That Commander for a made up chapter?

Raptors and i'll beat u

KayvaanShrike
21-02-2007, 22:10
No really, wasnt a dig at you losing last night, i found that once my army was painted it somehow was a bit better, probably just psychological, but hey if it works!!

konrad
22-02-2007, 13:03
you could be right although i still ose witha fully painted army so.... i just suck lol

KayvaanShrike
22-02-2007, 13:22
fair enough, I am the same right enough

Weregerbil
23-02-2007, 20:28
Raptors and i'll beat u

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Oh sorry were you not joking?

konrad
23-02-2007, 20:30
quiet u, just quiet

Catferret
24-02-2007, 09:56
Hey Weregerbil! Didn't Konrad place higher than you at the GT one year? Wasn't that the year you came last?

Konrad gets to play my fledgeling DW army next week. 1000pts. I don't get many models and I suck at 40k so that should improve his win/loss record! :D

konrad
24-02-2007, 10:47
Hey Weregerbil! Didn't Konrad place higher than you at the GT one year? Wasn't that the year you came last?


i remember. HAW HAW

Anyway more pics to show. I finished the first 5 models of the Swordsmen

one of the banner
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0208-1.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0206.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0205.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0203.jpg

the eyes still need painting

Palatine Katinka
25-02-2007, 01:38
Looking good so far bar a few minor niggles.
Keep the grass off the sides of bases!
Try another coat of very thin yellow on the comet on the banner to smooth the colour out.

Now I've posted on your thread. Does that make you happy? You complain about me not posting yet you haven't even mentioned the game we had recently! Not a line about my Cold One Knights smashing through your Knights! Tee Hee :p And how about that wizard eh? Thockthockthockthockthockthockthockthockthockthock thockthockthockthockthockthockthockthockthockthock ! :D
Your Swordsmen faired well in that game though, holding their own against Witch Elves is surprisingly good for a human Core unit.

Ravik
25-02-2007, 01:48
I like the look of them. More importantly, I like the thought of destroying them with my Gors.

I see some mold lines though..you're just as bad as Struan!

Not a fan of the banner, mainly because I have no idea what it is.

Palatine Katinka
25-02-2007, 03:37
Not a fan of the banner, mainly because I have no idea what it is.

(It's a twin-tailed comet. The symbol of Sigmar.)

konrad
25-02-2007, 11:05
yup. Need to little work.

Damn u Palatine for those Cold Ones and being just a big ol meanie shooting up my poor wizard cos i shot a crossbowmen:(

i'll try to remove the grass from the side of the bases

Catferret
25-02-2007, 17:38
See what happens if you leave a character sitting about not attached to a unit? Silly you! :D

Get the next rank of Swordsmen done rather than galavanting up hills with random women! You and your "outdoor pursuits"... ;)

konrad
25-02-2007, 17:47
i've started another rank so hush. I think it's perfectly fine to go up hills with women. Plus we were doing filming and i get clothes lined and it hurt

konrad
27-02-2007, 22:54
Well small update. Have now started the red on the swordsmen. Haven't had much time to paint as i've been working/babysitting and going to the gym. I shall start back up on thursday

konrad
04-03-2007, 11:33
Well sorry for the lack of updates. Been one heck of a busy week. But i have managed to start the second rank of my swordsmen. Still PIP the yellow and red need there highlights as soes everything else :p


But with out further adu

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0241-1.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0242.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0243.jpg

Comments

Arhalien
04-03-2007, 12:20
Erm, are the heads supposed to be almost falling off the bodies? :p The two on the fair right of the line reall don't look right.

konrad
04-03-2007, 12:45
I honestly don't know. I could have a better look

konrad
04-03-2007, 20:44
i have looked at it and have readjusted the heads

Ravik
05-03-2007, 00:36
Start painting your cannon and mortar you lazy bum :P

(I had that face stuck in my head on friday night, damn you!)

Catferret
05-03-2007, 00:46
Hahahahaha. Konrad told me about that Ravik! :D

konrad
05-03-2007, 09:32
Start painting your cannon and mortar you lazy bum :P

(I had that face stuck in my head on friday night, damn you!)

The cannon is painted so there just needs rebasing.

And the face was to disturb Eliie not you, but hey it worked. hehehe

Weregerbil
05-03-2007, 12:58
(I had that face stuck in my head on friday night, damn you!)

Sucks to be you, Konrad was gloating over that one.

Palatine Katinka
05-03-2007, 20:50
And the face was to disturb Eliie not you, but hey it worked. hehehe

I asked Konrad about this earlier and the face didn't seem that disturbing. Just him pulling a big cheezy grin. I'd rather live with his cheezy grin than him moping about, being a grumpy "bar-steward", as he normally does in our flat!

Weregerbil
05-03-2007, 21:35
Is'nt that Catferret?

Catferret
05-03-2007, 21:48
I'm not a bar-steward anymore! ;)

Grumpy? Yes. Barsteward? No.

Ravik
05-03-2007, 23:30
Konrad's grinning face isn't something you want to have in your mind when you wake up. It can cause some damage.. :(

Anyway, is it possible to get a picture of all your army in one photo? I'd like to see the overall progress you've made.

konrad
08-03-2007, 19:54
Hmmm sounds like a plan. I'll see if i can get pics of the second rank tomorrow for you people.

konrad
09-03-2007, 11:45
Well as promised i have pics of my second rank of swordsmen for you all.

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0246.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0245.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/tiddles12/PICT0244.jpg

CaptainSenioris
11-03-2007, 21:18
Whoooa, extreme close up.

You must empathise with me for painting yellow by now.

konrad
11-03-2007, 21:20
That i do my friend, that i do

Ravik
11-03-2007, 21:22
Those shields need some detail on them. Something along the lines of "Minotaur Food" will do. :D

Looking good though, keep it up..(I just need to paint some of my guys to keep up with you >.>)

Move Fast Hit Low
14-03-2007, 06:45
Do I see Hitler amongst your Swordsmen?

konrad
14-03-2007, 20:13
Hmmm he does have a Hitleresque look to him doesn't he. But no it's not. lol

Chicken Pig
14-03-2007, 20:56
I wouldn't worry about the heads on the new state troopers Konrad, I know a lot of people who have had similar problems with the heads at outlandish angles. To me it is the second largest problem on the new kits, with the mold lines being the most annoying one.

Really enjoying this log, it may just inspire me to do my own Empire log.

konrad
16-03-2007, 20:45
Thanks for that. Yeah they are quite annoying to put on and make look good.
Am almost finished the 3rd rank

Catferret
17-03-2007, 05:21
Am almost finished the 3rd rank

Bout time! They bin sitting on our table for days now taking up valuable Brotherhood of Steel space! :p

Wish I could paint stuff faster... Blast you vile woman!

CaptainSenioris
10-04-2007, 11:10
You accused me of spamming everyones log's with talk of cake but I hadn't actually done your's.


CAKE Spam!

Happy now?

Do some updates you battery munchin lazy foo!

Catferret
10-04-2007, 13:06
Yeah! Updates! There be no pics for ages! Only cake spam!

Weregerbil
11-04-2007, 01:06
Wish I could paint stuff faster... Blast you vile woman!

Why do you complain because folk paint faster than you? You don't hear Konrad complaining cause I paint faster than him. Gah.

Here is a quote for you.
"Learn how to paint with a tank brush and all will become clearer and quicker".

Hmm may have figured out your birthday present.

Oh and Konrad CAKE!!!

I would complain bout the lack of pics, but since I have you SD card I can't really complain.

Oh and if you want pics of the Alpha Legion dude I will need camara again.

Catferret
11-04-2007, 03:59
Dave can't cake spam. But he can dance! Waaagh! lol! :D Weregerbil is a bunny!

wildly firing
16-05-2007, 15:02
cake spam, cake spam, what ya gonna do when i cake spam you........cake spam! hurr hurr! :D

get more pics ya radge! :p

Catferret
17-05-2007, 02:20
Cakespamomancy! Tis worse than Threadomancy! lol

Get painting your Empire Konrad! You haven't done any for ages!

P.S. Buy more Handgunners! I need a plastic Longrifle for an Ogre Maneater...

ilikebmxbikes
17-05-2007, 03:41
to get some of the heads right, you may have to trim the back collar off the bodies. i trim my state troops down a bit to get handgunner heads to fit. try it.

Catferret
17-06-2007, 10:34
Just in case people are wondering why this log hasn't been updated in a while, Konrad is now an Emo and is too busy crying to do any painting! :p Lolsome.

CaptainSenioris
17-06-2007, 14:11
I think I should defend Konrad, as part of my promise not to call him emo after the first 2 weeks of his new haircut. He isn't emo, he has merely discovered women, hats off to him I say.

Btw konrad get off your ass and get some work done!

konrad
18-06-2007, 08:18
Thank you captain. I have been painting, just haven't found the time to post pics