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Green_RangerAK-47
15-06-2007, 20:02
i just started my new ork team for fun a real change from my tau. i only bought a box of boyz, a box of kamandos w/ a big shoota, and a blista of grots. juts something to get started on painting. any way so pics.

first boy done:
http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k62/GreenrangerAK-47/02-17-2007141.jpg
http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k62/GreenrangerAK-47/02-17-2007143.jpg

first komando skin done:
http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k62/GreenrangerAK-47/02-17-2007140.jpg

what do you think?
C&C welcome

Great_Destroyer
15-06-2007, 20:10
They look great man, like the red paint on the armor.
Also whats the plan on the bases for them?

Green_RangerAK-47
15-06-2007, 20:29
i believe i will do a forest based theme to them, really bringing out their skin.
thanks great_destroyer

Green_RangerAK-47
11-07-2007, 21:53
hey i finally got some of my orkz.
i now have:
1 warboss
16 shoota boyz
18 slugga/choppa boyz
6 kamando's / 1 w/ big shoota
10 grots/ 1 slaver & 3 attack squigs

heres some pics

http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k62/GreenrangerAK-47/?action=view&current=02-17-2007170.jpg
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k62/GreenrangerAK-47/?action=view&current=02-17-2007161.jpg
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k62/GreenrangerAK-47/?action=view&current=02-17-2007162.jpg
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k62/GreenrangerAK-47/?action=view&current=02-17-2007165.jpg
http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k62/GreenrangerAK-47/?action=view&current=02-17-2007169.jpg

what do you think a?
C&C welcome

The Laughing God
11-07-2007, 22:00
Looks good, I like the Kammando!

-The Laughing God-

Robot 2000
11-07-2007, 22:04
Not sure about the yellow eyes, I'm pretty sure orkses are supposed to have red eyes. Otherwise an awesome start, you seem to have a good feel for painting them already! One thing I'd suggest is maybe give the metal some chestnut ink/flesh wash to darken it down and make it look a bit corroded/dirty.

Green_RangerAK-47
11-07-2007, 22:16
thanx! i seen them with both red and yellow eyes so i went with the less used one. i think both look ok but i guess i could of done more with red eyes well ill see what others think thanx again

nanktank
12-07-2007, 00:08
That is a nice looking skin tone on your models. Would you share with us the technique? I am always interested in how people do ork skin.

Green_RangerAK-47
12-07-2007, 03:31
sure thing nanktank, it's preaty simple for me, first a black primmer, then a full coat of dark angels green, then a heavy dry brush over it with snot green, keeping the mussle tone the dark angels green. then i high lighted the raised mussles with gobblin green. last if i got too much snot green in the crevises i used dark green ink to tone it down. then finishing with a dull coat because the ink dries shiny

Great_Destroyer
12-07-2007, 05:03
Gotta love the man (or grot) grabba, good scratch built seeing as the slaver was discontinued....

Also fantasy orks FTW!!
Keep it up chris.

Brother-Captain Antilles
12-07-2007, 23:43
sure thing nanktank, it's preaty simple for me, first a black primmer, then a full coat of dark angels green, then a heavy dry brush over it with snot green, keeping the mussle tone the dark angels green. then i high lighted the raised mussles with gobblin green. last if i got too much snot green in the crevises i used dark green ink to tone it down. then finishing with a dull coat because the ink dries shiny

Hey Green_RangerAK-47

Can I suggest that instead of using Dark Green Ink, you might try a really thin (barely coloured water) wash (or 2) of the base coat (Dark Angels Green) instead. This will reinforce the original colour and support the highlighting without leaving that shiny quality that the Ink will leave, and it saves you then having to dull it down. I've just tried this on my Orks (dey iz my furst Orkses too!:evilgrin:) and I'm pleased with the results versus using inks as a final wash.

Here's the colour palette I've used:-

Dark Angel Green
Snot Green
Dark Green Ink wash
Snot Green / Goblin Green layering blend
Goblin Green blend
Goblin Green / Rotting Flesh 1:1, then 1:2, then 1:3 blends
(watered) wash of Dark Angel Green

I find that final wash tones down any excessive highlighted parts, provides some depth, and reinforces a subtle gradation of colour.

Admittedly there a fair few highlight stages here, but you could easily dispense with a number of those stages.

Here's a piccy - its my first miniature piccy (well, its the first I've ever uploaded to anywhere - internet novice!), and whilst its not a brilliant picture, I think you can get a feel for the skin colour ok:-

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Cheers,

Green_RangerAK-47
13-07-2007, 20:43
wow very cool antilles, i really like your orkz and would look great as an orky mob! as for the scheme, it helps. yours looks much better then me orkz skin which ill work on. i'm now working on my warboss and might be on WAY way later tonight. thanks for the posts!

Brother-Captain Antilles
13-07-2007, 21:25
Cheers G_R, and I'm glad I could be of service. Keep up the good work - will look forward to seeing that warboss!

Boss, wese gettin shot up! :D

Great_Destroyer
16-07-2007, 18:34
Ok since chris' brother is a ****** and wont get off his computer, he had me take pics and put them on for him.

Here is his finished warboss (- the base).
http://s116.photobucket.com/albums/o4/Great_Destroyer_album/Terrain/?action=view&current=Picture175.jpg
http://s116.photobucket.com/albums/o4/Great_Destroyer_album/Terrain/?action=view&current=Picture174.jpg
http://s116.photobucket.com/albums/o4/Great_Destroyer_album/Terrain/?action=view&current=Picture173.jpg
http://s116.photobucket.com/albums/o4/Great_Destroyer_album/Terrain/?action=view&current=Picture171.jpg

He wants some c and c on his l33t warboss.

Brother-Captain Antilles
16-07-2007, 21:15
Hello again G_R (apparently also a Chris too?) ;)

I am really liking that warboss, nicely done. Great job with the red metal weathering, and the skin tones. I also like the weathering on the shoota, but unfortunately you can see a mould line on the top (always a killer with drybrushing). You can still scrape off the line, re-undercoat the line black and then drybrush over it again, it will work fine.

I personally prefer leather handles (the knives - i think they're knives on his back?) to be browner, but each to his own, and yours are fine. Same with the helmet horns - I try to paint the horns on mine to look like animal horns/tusks (start with scorched brown base then painting thin stripes along the length of the horn (with thinned paint) with graveyard earth, desert yellow and bleached bone). The picture has them kinda orangey, if you want to keep them like that, maybe weather them a little with a boltgun metal drybrush?

All in all, I am very impressed with your mini though - looks like e iz reddy ta bash sum skullz :evilgrin:

Green_RangerAK-47
16-07-2007, 21:23
thanks chris,
yeah since all i have done for about a year was tau armored battle suits so it's way different for me to paint orkziz. thanks for your help.keep in touch.

weez gonna get em' Boss!!