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Vaktathi
20-06-2007, 05:25
NOTE: This thread encompasses many years, these first few pages are 6 years old at this point, so bear on to see how much has changed! :D


Allrighty, after months of playing with "au natural" Iron Warriors chaos marines (ever insisting that Iron Warriors come painted out of the box), I've finally gotten around to starting to paint these guys (now that I actually have a place to do it at).

NEW EDIT (8-20)
I've got the 32 marines painted.

going to need to paint 16 more Terminators and 2 more Predators and the Daemon Prince.

Oblits are low priority now.

anyway, first up, here's a few Terminators

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00035.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00034.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00033.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00031.jpg

Vaktathi
20-06-2007, 05:27
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00030.jpg


here's a couple Iron Warrior's and one with a heavy bolter

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00036.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00032.jpg

and Altogether.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00043.jpg

Vaktathi
20-06-2007, 05:31
Also, here's a couple pics of my Death Korps of Krieg army and my long term Tau project. (I've got 11 IG tanks that arent pictured, I'll get pics of them soon)

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00041.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00044.jpg

Tau! (and of course...Old Spice)

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00045.jpg

Vaktathi
23-06-2007, 01:50
update tonight or early tomorrow morning.

New Cult King
23-06-2007, 05:06
Looking very cool :D As a fellow IW player, I cannot overstate how effective a wash of Brown Ink can be. It really gives your metals depth and shade, and makes them look old and worn...

GreenDracoBob
23-06-2007, 05:08
The Iron Warriors look pretty good, if standard Iron Warrior fare.

I do love the scheme on the Death Korps, though. Quite similar to one I would do. If only I could afford such a force.

Darkane
23-06-2007, 05:51
Woah that's a lot of grenadiers. I love the color scheme and I like the blue on the power cables. The Iron Warriors look great too, although something stood out to me in particular about one of the guys holding the heavy bolter. The hole drilled in the barrel looks a bit small. Great work though, I love the terminators.

Vaktathi
23-06-2007, 07:02
The digi-cam seems to have run away when I went to go look for it, I'll have to find it, I'll try and get pics up as soon as possible.


Looking very cool As a fellow IW player, I cannot understate how effective a wash of Brown Ink can be. It really gives your metals depth and shade, and makes them look old and worn...
Mmm...that actually sounds like an excellent idea, thanks!


The Iron Warriors look pretty good, if standard Iron Warrior fare.

I do love the scheme on the Death Korps, though. Quite similar to one I would do. If only I could afford such a force.

thanks! The DKoK Grenadiers were not actually all that much more than Kasrkin after all was said and done (I was going for a mechanized grenadier list with lots of tanks and a medium number of "Heavy" infantry) so it only ended up being about 20% more expensive than using 6 Kasrkin squads.


Woah that's a lot of grenadiers. I love the color scheme and I like the blue on the power cables. The Iron Warriors look great too, although something stood out to me in particular about one of the guys holding the heavy bolter. The hole drilled in the barrel looks a bit small. Great work though, I love the terminators.

yeah, its 60 Grenadiers :D (Hellgun cables are not fun by the way)

The Heavy bolters are all going to get dremmelled with large barrel holes, I tried doing it by hand and I got bored really quickly as is apparent above, so once I can get around to doing that (I.E. remember to do it and not be too lazy to go out and snag the dremmel) They will have larger barrel bores than the pinprick that one has now.

Vaktathi
24-06-2007, 18:20
Allrighty, here's an Update (camera was finally found).

I've got 12 Chaos Marines done, 4 Terminators, and the Terminator Lord. working on one of the Predators now.

first up: Terminator Lord

WIP shot
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00067.jpg

Currently
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00087.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00081.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00079.jpg

Vaktathi
24-06-2007, 18:24
some more

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00075.jpg

With Retinue

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00086.jpg


some Marines

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00071.jpg

WIP Predators

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00085.jpg

Death Korp
24-06-2007, 18:27
Ouch, 4 predators :skull: ! An imperial Guard Armoured Companys Worst Nightmare! Anyway, nice painting!:chrome:

DK

Vaktathi
25-06-2007, 02:01
Ouch, 4 predators :skull: ! An imperial Guard Armoured Companys Worst Nightmare! Anyway, nice painting!:chrome:

DK

Thanks!

Also, here's my Daemon Prince that I will begin work on soon.

EDIT: Woot 800 posts.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00074.jpg

GreenDracoBob
25-06-2007, 03:16
The Termie Lord needs a little work around the head. Looks pretty much unpainted.

The rest looks pretty good in its various stages of completeness.

Vaktathi
25-06-2007, 20:31
The Termie Lord needs a little work around the head. Looks pretty much unpainted.

The rest looks pretty good in its various stages of completeness.

About the Lord, I'm still trying to figure out how I want the wiring on the side of the head to look, and as its going to be PITA detail work, I'm holding off for a bit, but it will get done :D


also, here's my six Obliterators that I'm gonna try and get done next weekend.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00082.jpg

Tom
25-06-2007, 22:24
Seriously, cut down the Obliterators. Nine of them's a: ineffective, b: Illegal in three months (if you value your predators), c: more ammo for the 'Iron Warriors are Cheez!' brigade.

Also, in these situations, a 3-3-8-1 Chaos Black/Brown Ink/Water/Gloss Varnish mix is invaluable.

Vaktathi
26-06-2007, 02:21
Seriously, cut down the Obliterators. Nine of them's a: ineffective, b: Illegal in three months (if you value your predators), c: more ammo for the 'Iron Warriors are Cheez!' brigade.

Also, in these situations, a 3-3-8-1 Chaos Black/Brown Ink/Water/Gloss Varnish mix is invaluable.

should be 6, not 9 (only have 6 models) dunno why I said 9 at the top, I'll edit that. As for whether they are cheesy or ineffective depends on opponent and pts limit and build (I don't try and max out 4 HS and 9 oblits in 1500pt games)

However, if you have any example pics of the ink mix you suggested they would be greatly appreciated!

Vaktathi
27-06-2007, 06:36
New pics.

I tried doing an inkwash here, I'm thinking I should have watered it down a bit more, but let me know what you think! Left one is the one done over with Brown Ink, Right one is without ink. (and yes I know that is a fearsome mold line right there, I'll try and fix it up later)

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00091.jpg

WIP Predator (should have thinned the paint a bit more, it looks too thick and goopy on there)

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00099.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00100.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00101.jpg

adreal
27-06-2007, 08:47
shiney........

looks good, all those preds are very intemidating.......i would not like to face that list (lol, na I'de play ya cause I'de like the challenge)

Vaktathi
29-06-2007, 07:07
mmm....too much, any way to strip off the top layer of brown or at least reduce it a bit?

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00123.jpg


Also, here's the full IG army with all the infantry and tanks!
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00106.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00108.jpg

Dark Apostle197
29-06-2007, 07:43
Too much of what? The inking? Maybe just drybrush over it if it is the inking. If not and I am making my self look stupid, ignore me :)

Vaktathi
29-06-2007, 07:59
Too much of what? The inking? Maybe just drybrush over it if it is the inking. If not and I am making my self look stupid, ignore me :)

yeah, I was referring to the ink. I guess I'll just drybrush over it again.

EDIT: wow that is a huge page 1.

ice
01-07-2007, 07:31
Vaktathi: Very nice looking IW, i did some Nurgle marines back in 3rd ed, and Inking is amazingly helpful, spot on!

Vaktathi
01-07-2007, 08:02
thanks!

update tomorrow.

Vaktathi
06-07-2007, 06:07
UPDATE (longer delay than I intended)

my 4 six-man squads (which will soon be 8man squads)

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00165.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00164.jpg

More work on the Terminator Lord.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00173.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00176.jpg

Vaktathi
06-07-2007, 06:08
Everything so far

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00179.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00182.jpg

Death Korp
06-07-2007, 19:36
Nice, very nice. I do like those DKoK the best (Hence my name), but the IW look good. Are you going to do the bases on the IW?

Vaktathi
06-07-2007, 21:16
yeah, they are going to get based, but I'm not quite sure yet how I want to do them and the idea thats currently floating in my head I have no idea how to pull off (kinda something like rubble and metal plating)

irfpio
06-07-2007, 21:23
Looking really good.... i like the paint job, lokks crisp...

I am thinking of starting Iron Warriors, after i finish my Vostroyans, so i will be folloving this thread. Keep it up

Cheers
Irfpio

Vaktathi
13-07-2007, 04:41
Allrighty, I've got all the Marines done. Here's a few pics of all the infantry so far and a couple of some guys I think came out well. I hope to get the three remaining Predators done next week, and the get started on the Daemon Prince after that, and then the Oblits sometime after the DP (mainly because I'm unsure as to if I am going to use them or not come September) Also I'm going to try and get everything based here over the next couple weeks.

some dudes

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00187.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00192.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00191.jpg


all 32 marines, 4 Termi's, and the Lord

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00185.jpg

Vaktathi
14-07-2007, 03:29
Allrighty, first tank finished now, added the turret chevrons (cant make them look good, they are a huge PITA, but they look fine from 2 or so feet away) and then inkwashed the sucker. I'll prolly do something with the searchlight at some point, but for now I'm going to try and get the other three done.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00199.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/DSC00198.jpg

Luthien
16-07-2007, 16:23
Not a fan of the red horns, but it works better with the silver than bone so i guess it's ok, the rest of the force is good and the termie lord is sweet, such a cool model too

jhon
25-07-2007, 02:45
your Iron warrior is nice but , i like your IG more ...

F_Garrison
25-07-2007, 03:09
Nice, I like both the Iron Warriors and the IG> One question how do you did the gold trim

Vaktathi
26-07-2007, 09:46
your Iron warrior is nice but , i like your IG more ...

:D


Nice, I like both the Iron Warriors and the IG> One question how do you did the gold trim

On the Iron Warriors? I just took a detail brush and slowly painted it onto the areas that needed it with slightly watered down Shining Gold and then went back over and redid any blurry spots or mis-strokes (such as when the brush decides to bristle out and paint everything but the shoulder rims....:mad:) and did that a couple times on each.

Vaktathi
21-08-2007, 04:33
Allrighty, with the new changes to the Chaos codex this army is going to get changed up a fair bit, and now I'll be doing another 16 Terminators and 3 CSM missile marines and finishing up the tanks and Daemon Prince, with the Oblits on low priority now.

alas I'm going to be moving this week, so I probably wont get any more painting done for another couple weeks. I've got a bit more detail work done on some of the marines but no pics unfortunatley.

Sons of Russ
21-08-2007, 06:26
I like how you lengthened the weapon barrels on the Preds by not cutting off the original flash hiders...Shame about tank #4.... looks good so far.....


P.S.

















DIE TRAITOR!!!!!!!!

http://s206.photobucket.com/albums/bb314/JOHNB1977/IMPERIAL%20FISTS/DSC_0004.jpg

:p

Vaktathi
21-08-2007, 06:51
I like how you lengthened the weapon barrels on the Preds by not cutting off the original flash hiders...Shame about tank #4.... looks good so far.....


Yeah, I really like how that came out as well, I thought they looked too wierd if they were shortened.





DIE TRAITOR!!!!!!!!



DEATH TO THE FALSE EMPEROR!

:D

Vaktathi
05-09-2007, 07:53
Allrighty, another fun update.

In addition to what's posted on the front page, there will soon be much much more.

1 Kharn the Betrayer 99060102014 $17.00
2 Iron Warriors Warsmith 99060102066 $12.00
3 Chaos Space Marine Raptor with Assault Weapon 99060102069 $10.00
3 Chaos Space Marine Havoc with Missile Launcher 99060102079 $10.00
2 Iron Warriors Squad 99110102067 $35.00
1 Plastic Dragon Wings Complete 99380299002 $12.00
1 Chaos Terminator Head 4 9947010200211 $1.00
4 Chaos Terminator Bolter and Meltagun Combi-Weapon 9947010200214 $2.00
3 Chaos Terminator Champion Head 1 9947010201502 $1.25
4 Chaos Terminator Champion Power Axe 9947010201507 $2.50

also 3 boxes of the new Terminators.

I've ordered 2 of the old "Iron Warriors" squad boxes along with two Warsmith's, and in addition to those extra infantry and the already mentioned Terminators, I will be working on a large number of Raptors, currently I have 10, but will eventually have 3 squads of 8, and probably another Daemon Prince. This is to allow myself to play a couple of different lists with the new codex, as well as field a decent Apoc army.

so in all that will make another 2 tanks that still need to be done, 6 Obliterators, a Daemon Prince (possibly one more too), 16 Terminators (waiting on 15 of those beautiful new ones as well as Bitz to replace those ugly heads without masks), 16 more CSM's, 2 Warsmiths, and 10 Raptors (and another 14 in the future)

I also bought Kharn because he's ********** awesome.


so I have some work to do once this all gets here.

Kriegschmidt
05-12-2007, 11:07
I think I posted this to someone else working on Iron Warriors not so long ago....

Even though servo-arms are no longer available as wargear to Iron Warriors, you can still model them on and now that there is no "Iron Warriors list" in the codex, this is a good to keep them distinct from an otherwise identical Black Legion list (for example).

It's also a good way to represent various weapon options. Wondering how to show that they now all have bolter and bolt pistol and cc weapon? Use a servo-arm to represent the cc weapon. Champion with a power fist or power weapon? Use a servo-arm. Some people will say "ah but it wouldn't be tournament legal" but I get the impression you're more interested in making an army that has been modelled and painted to your satisfaction, rather than satisfying tournament criteria.

This one's quite good:
http://uk.games-workshop.com/storefront/store.uk?do=Individual&code=9947010107503&orignav=9

I've also found that you can use the various servo-arm bits from the techmarine harness, cut off one vent of a chaos backpack and pin the arm onto there, reaching over the shoulder.

I also recently discovered (in a moment of boredom) that you can make quite convincing servo-arms from bitz in your bitz box (e.g. spare melta-gun barrels glued together, those ridged bits from Chaos vehicle combi-bolters, etc., etc.)

Hope this is helpful! I would post some pics of mine but I'm in the middle of moving house and my flat is in complete CHAOS.

(but still no sign of daemonettes :cries:)

Vaktathi
01-02-2008, 21:33
UPDATE:Feb 01 2008

allrighty, after many months and no camera, here's some new pics.

Terminator:
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0389.jpg

Termi Lord and termi's
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0398.jpg

Dudes:
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0419.jpg

More dudes:
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0418.jpg

Vaktathi
01-02-2008, 21:35
Another pic of Termi Lord:
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0420.jpg

"Warsmith" and Meltagun dudes:
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0427.jpg

Lascannon
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0410.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0411.jpg

Death Korp
01-02-2008, 21:54
Everything looks fiNe and dandy, but i think a brown ink wash is needed on the chevrons, as they stand out too much compared to the rest of the model :)

Looking fine :)

DK

Vaktathi
02-02-2008, 03:58
allrighty, so I've started to finally work on my Iron Warrior's Baneblade as well, its in the initial stages of assembly, here's what I have done with the turret so far.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0435.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0434.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0432.jpg

wolfbyte2586
02-02-2008, 15:14
nice job on the Baneblade dude! cant wait to play against that once we get some free time from school!

hopefully by then FW will release actual converson kits for the baneblade (instead of just full kits grrrr) so i can take my Stormblade!!

Vaktathi
03-02-2008, 08:48
finished assembly of the baneblade for the most part, I still have a little more spiky chaosy bits to add though, however two of the sponson lascannon turrets are from another baneblade and I need something to replace them with, any suggestions?

the rear heavy bolters are just the heavy bolters from the basic chaos marine sprue.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0437.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0438.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0439.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0440.jpg

Vaktathi
05-02-2008, 05:30
Random Necron Destroyer Lord I painted just because its a cool model
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0446.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0442.jpg

a little more embellished IW BB
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0452.jpg

Brother-Captain De Angele
05-02-2008, 06:44
big dogg i got only got 2 pieces of advice 4 you, GET RID OF THE GOD DAMNED MOLD LINES! i noticed on your first couple of iron warrior that there was huge mold line on there heads and the other piece of advice is i would do yellow eyes on your termis they dont work but i cant reccommend any other colour 4 them so kind of dirty up the yella so they look old like and not all shiny cause i hate shiny!:skull: anyways i like your use of difiler parts in your baneblade its real smart like :D and also death korp awesome! keep up with death korp they is one of me favorite IG army post more of dem! on the iron warriors they awesome! but i would dirty them up by brown basecoating but because i hate shiny!:evilgrin: but if you like shiny i guess you can do shiny so yeah. everyone is entitled to there opinion on shiny im just not a fan of shiny but i guess if you like shiny you can do whatever you want......

Brother-Captain De Angele
18-02-2008, 07:41
after my last comment i feel like a ****......... so anyways
good use of defiler bits on baneblade and cant wait until more updates

Vaktathi
21-02-2008, 04:10
no worries, speak your mind thats what the log is for.


here is one of the Daemon Princes I finished a while back but that had an accident (falling over and breaking everywhere being one of them)

mostly fixed. For some reason the camera makes it look terrible and drastically overhighlights the ink, don't know why its doing that.

I'll get pics of the other one up once I get it a little more fixed up after its accident as well.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0467.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0469.jpg

Brother-Captain De Angele
21-02-2008, 06:22
wow thats awesome i love how your daemon prince came out. i this is the bad pic i cant wait to see the good one.

Vaktathi
22-02-2008, 04:52
Now the Other Daemon Prince.

Again, lighting really isn't coming out well, nor did the focus apparently.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0473.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0474.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0472.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0471.jpg

Captin Korea!
23-02-2008, 14:56
I like the wings on your prince!

Vaktathi
14-04-2008, 08:47
A taste of things to come

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0485.jpg

Gilded Soul
02-06-2008, 00:19
Can we have a whole-army shot?

Vaktathi
02-06-2008, 06:50
Can we have a whole-army shot?

I'm in the process of moving right now (done with undergrad work in McMinnville, heading back to San Diego for the summer then back up to Salem for grad school) so it'll be a week or two before I get everything unpacked again, but I'll get an entire army shot as soon as possible. more than half the army is still unpainted and I'd like to get the whole thing done this summer.

wolfbyte2586
04-06-2008, 09:38
Too bad you'll be packing up these guys once 5th ed comes out. Hopefully a Guard redo (or just the FAQ) will fix them enough that theyre not so boned... I always loved playing against those silly guardsmen in their silly vehicles. :) See you soon

Alltaken
21-06-2008, 00:31
Vaktathi you are my hero! I love Iron Warriors and haven't seen really any of them around. Are you gonna finish that baneblade?

Vaktathi
21-06-2008, 00:43
I plan on picking up a new can of primer this weekend to get started on the Baneblade now that I'm back home for the summer, so its going to get started next week (along with my BFG Chaos fleet)

FunkyRatDemon
21-06-2008, 08:00
Glad to see you back at work...and hopefully I'll see fully-painted Baneblades (Steel Legion?) back in the Fall
Looks good pal, what other Marines are you snagging/fixing? (Pin those Raptors bases!!! Or use thin metal rods and use that instead of flames (will break less))
Can't wait to see the Irow Warrior's Baneblade all painted!

Death Korp
21-06-2008, 09:01
You crazy son of a....:D

4 Baneblades?!?! 2 Daemon Prices?!?!? wow, you lucky guy. :) Then again, i am planning to have 3 Daemon Princes (1 IW, 2 for my Daemon Army which will be coming up later..)

The IW Baneblade is looking well, i am going to look at ths log for ideas for my own Iron Warriors.
DK

Brother Rafen
27-06-2008, 11:11
love the army very nice

and i also like the mad cat which is behind the guard got to love the mad cat

Lowmans
18-11-2008, 00:33
Lovely Krieg army! Always wanted one myself! Like the Iron Warriors too, I play Word Bearers myself.

Wish I could paint that well and fast!

Cheers :)

Vaktathi
18-11-2008, 00:38
Oh, I need to update this, I've got all sorts of stuff painted and a hell of a lot more projects!

Darthvegeta800
20-02-2009, 10:37
Gorgeous. Your Krieg army and your Iron Warriors rock. I especially like your 'normal' Krieg Troopers.

Lucifer216
20-02-2009, 10:46
Have you considered giving the iron warriors a wash of Babab black?

Here's a link to one of my friend's guide to painting gun-metal.

http://www.pcrc.org.uk/bobhunk/blog/feb09/15-bob-hunks-painting-t.html

Vaktathi
20-02-2009, 10:57
gahhh I really need to update this, I've got soooo much stuff done.

I haven't tried the Badab black much on the IW's, I've used lots of Sepia, old brown, Devlan Mud and some Chestnut, but the Badab I haven't touched much, I'll give it a try though :D

hur@n
20-02-2009, 13:57
Great job ;);)

Lotoc_Sabbath
20-06-2009, 08:08
Great job but the baneblade should have more skulls and chaos decorations...anyway it is a very good job, awsome!!!

Kriegschmidt
22-06-2009, 14:26
gahhh I really need to update this, I've got soooo much stuff done.

Then update it already! Jeez, the worst kind of warseer whiner is the one who whines about himself! :D;)

Looking forward to seeing those bandeblades painted up.

Vaktathi
22-06-2009, 22:22
lemme find my chimera and USB cable today and I'll take some pics, the BB's are all still WIP sadly, although hopefully not for too much longer :D

Rayz_thedead
29-07-2009, 10:16
Hey nice thread, I have been hit with the IW bug as of recent i need to get some picts posted but your picts of your IW BB has sold me on that! lol its sweet! keep up the good work!

Vaktathi
05-08-2009, 07:08
OMG updates


I've actually had most of this stuff painted for a while now actually, I just haven't gotten around to taking pictures.

here's some pics of the stuff I'm taking to an event this weekend.

Overall army pics. 3 units of 10 CSM's with 2 flamers and Powerweapon Champ in Rhinos, 1 units of 10 CSM's with 2 meltas and powerfist champ in a Rhino, 3 units of 2 Obliterators, a Winged Khornate Daemon Prince, and 2 units of 6 terminators.
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0694.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0683.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0682.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0678.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0680.jpg

Vaktathi
05-08-2009, 07:12
Daemon Prince

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0684.jpg


Troops (My camera sucks, yes pics are terrible, flash makes everything look like crap)
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0687.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0688.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0689.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0690.jpg

Vaktathi
05-08-2009, 07:15
Terminators
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0691.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0692.jpg

Obliterators (god they look bad in these pics :p)
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0693.jpg

Vaktathi
12-10-2009, 09:37
OMG Updates!

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0785.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0786.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0787.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0789.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0790.jpg

Vaktathi
12-10-2009, 09:38
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0791.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0792.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0793.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0794.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0795.jpg

Darthvegeta800
12-10-2009, 09:56
Your Iron Warriors Dread is simply a masterpiece!
Only bad thing I can say about your CSM's, is the red horns. It really doesn't suit them. Bone or the likes would be far better.

Vaktathi
12-10-2009, 10:05
Yeah, the red horns were bad, but I haven't painted the horns red in a couple years, the newer ones all have bone horns, I'll try and get better pics up soon.

Darthvegeta800
12-10-2009, 10:47
Well it is a beautiful army in any case. Very gritty/rusty/metally. And that suits them fine!

Kriegschmidt
14-10-2009, 11:38
That dreadnought's paintjob is really something. Such a hard effect to achieve on a small model with plastic paints but it actually looks like a big, heavy, walking metal sarcophagus of death. Well done Sir :)

Vaktathi
17-12-2009, 00:56
Got another dread done, I hope to have all 4 done by the end of January

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0816.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0812.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0817.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0813.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0814.jpg

Vaktathi
17-12-2009, 00:58
More Pics

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0815.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0818.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0819.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_0824.jpg

Kriegschmidt
17-12-2009, 12:16
Very nice :) It's good to see people actually painting blood on their trained murder machines. All these space marines with clean armour.... :wtf:

The Lord of Banes
18-12-2009, 20:44
Nice, nice. Got any fluff to go with those awesome models?

Edit : your rating is 3.14. Pi. You just earned a whole new level of respect from me for getting that score.

agurus1
01-12-2011, 04:16
favorite part of this blog was the first forge world dread (just got the same thing off ebay I can't wait to get my hands on it). do you have a step by step on your metal technique on it perchance?

Vaktathi
01-12-2011, 07:40
It was actually pretty simple.

Prime model black

Paint the entire thing boltgun metal

Do edgings and emblems and whatnot in Brazen Brass (I don't believe it's sold anymore :( but basically Brass color). Highlight edges with Gold.

Paint skulls Bleached Bone

For the Hazard Stripes painted every other one bleached bone then sunburst yellow on top in two layers and the others just straight black.

Slather on some blood red around the chainweapons

Paint assorted wires red and tin bitz and whatever else I felt like. Just one coat of color really.


Here's what makes the whole thing actually look decent.

Drown the whole model in a coat of thick Devlan Mud wash and then a thick coat of Gryphonne Sepia wash once the Devlan is dry. Do a bit of Baal red wash over the Blood Red to get the blood effect.

Profit.

EDIT: I actually have some more stuff I should probably post, just haven't gotten around to it :p

MrNovember
02-12-2011, 00:29
Very nice army - i'm a fan of the dirty/gritty look myself. Well executed here. I'd love for my Fists to face off against an IW army of this quality!

5 stars from me :)

Vaktathi
11-10-2012, 05:46
New stuff! (picture suck, I know, I'll be sure to get better pics later!)

A daemon engine panoply with Warpsmith, a Hellbrute/Dread, 2 Forgefiends, a Decimator, a Defiler and a Heldrake. To go with this I have 4 additional FW Chaos dreads.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_1326.jpg

Decided to make my own take on the Heldrake since I'm not a fan of the Dragon look. Forgefiend Ectoplasm head, claws replaced with Hades Autocannon gunbarrels. Manage to snag it for $20 after someone borked the head assembly and heard I was going to build it without the head. :D

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_1333.jpg


Stuffs

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_1332.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_1335.jpg

Vaktathi
19-10-2012, 07:52
Forgefiend #1 done :D

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_1361.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_1360.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_1359.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_1356.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/100_1355.jpg

Beppo1234
19-10-2012, 10:41
nice work. How did you do the skin?

Mr Scratch & Sniff
19-10-2012, 11:35
I like your forge fiend. It turned out nicely.

Vaktathi
19-10-2012, 14:32
The skin was Pallid Wych Flesh with sepia and brown washes :p

HereticHammer01
19-11-2012, 13:01
yeah very nice paint job on the forgefiend. Think the head change makes the heldrake look a lot better, which is weird as my problem with the heldrake is looking at it from the rear view, or so I thought!

Vaktathi
19-11-2012, 22:08
Thanks! I've got another Forgefiend painted along with a defiler and two dreads, but can't upload the images due to my card reader not working :p

FunkyRatDemon
13-12-2012, 02:06
Great looking Forgefiends pal!

Vaktathi
13-12-2012, 04:15
Thanks man!

Vaktathi
13-02-2013, 08:40
Some new stuff


Forgeworld Decimator, sporting a Butcher Cannon and Decimator Siege Claw and dedicated to Khorne

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130213_0021461.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130213_0021571.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130213_0022051.jpg


Dark Vengeance "Helbrute"

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130213_0022381.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130213_0022191.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130213_0022281.jpg

Exorcist
20-08-2013, 06:07
Said it in the other thead, saying it now. This army is fantastic. Gritty, brutal and intimidating. Love the Heldrake conversion.

Vaktathi
20-08-2013, 07:05
Thanks! I actually need to update this, I've got both Forgefiends, the Defiler, the Warpsmith, and all 6 FW dreads painted now :p

Splagbot
22-08-2013, 14:46
Hey there Vaktathi, I just read through the whole plog from the start and the thing that strikes me the most is how far your painting has come along since you started it in 2007, the jobs although good at the start were (how to put it best) rough I think would be fair to say. Now they're nice and neat, very accomplished and the effort you've put into them really shows.

All around a great plog, I'll definitely be keeping an eye for further updates on this one.

Vaktathi
23-08-2013, 06:45
Thanks! I really should update this more often :p

Here's some more pics of the mechanical menagerie as it stands now.

Defiler! (note: Red/Gold/Bluish Heldrake and Fiend in the background are not mine)

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130822_201107.jpg (http://s204.photobucket.com/user/Vaktathi/media/20130822_201107.jpg.html)

7 Dreadnoughts...er "helbrutes" (note: Tau not mine :p)

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130822_20105612.jpg (http://s204.photobucket.com/user/Vaktathi/media/20130822_20105612.jpg.html)

Some DKoK, a Warpsmith, Daemon Engines/Dreads and some of my other IG stuff.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130822_201049.jpg (http://s204.photobucket.com/user/Vaktathi/media/20130822_201049.jpg.html)

More Dreadnoughts!
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20130822_20104011.jpg (http://s204.photobucket.com/user/Vaktathi/media/20130822_20104011.jpg.html)

Vaktathi
11-12-2014, 22:34
Haven't done much with these guys in a while, but here's something I'm currently working on.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141211_132613.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141211_132644.jpg

Vaktathi
12-12-2014, 20:03
Heldrake finished.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141212_114745.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141212_114654-1.jpg

Chaos Lord

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141212_115519.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141212_115404.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141212_115602.jpg

Vaktathi
19-12-2014, 00:28
Better Heldrake pics

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141218_155152.jpg
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141218_155201.jpg


Chaos Sorcerer

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141218_160029.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb206/Vaktathi/20141218_160012.jpg

Scribe of Khorne
19-12-2014, 04:53
Solid work buddy!