may i join the group? i started my haqquislam last year and the minis are just beautifull, have about 8 minis finished, the Dzanbajan are my favourit... sorry for the blurry pictures...
Wow man, that is so cool! Im excited about getting some TAG's...when I get some more money, that is
Your posing is pretty great...very ghost in the shell!
Welcome! I like your models, its nice to see a different scheme than the standard haqislam "sand" color
I think I like your Fiday best.
Luna did you use natural metal for the guns? Your minis look really good.
Skaven project log:
"Impossible? Hold my beer and watch this!"
The more the merrier!
Nip over to my figure collection log - I've got a LOT of heavy stuff suitable for Ghost in the Shell-style games...
thanks everybody, i also bought the Maghriba guard but i donīt have the time to start working on it yet, for the moment iīm workink on the KUM riders (strange name in english ), made the girl in a manga theme, green hair and bike... i use citadel colors, the main scheme is codex grey, bestial brown and camo green, the weapons are boltgun metal.
the first rider still WIP, i was thinking about painting all the irregulars without a military color scheme, not very happy about the result but...
Loving the tank IJQ, that alone makes me want to get one and try this game out...but there is just far too much on plate right now...
I really wish sculpters could start sculpting Sakura-esque cute girl models for scifi games...then I might have a chance of getting my girlfriend into a game like this. Hard to get girls interested in stuff like this when all the girls show large amounts of cleavage and wear less armor to show off when all the guys are kitted out...sorry to go off topic a little. I really dislike that rider sculpt...
Yeah, I dont need to see cleavage on my minis, but apparently it sells. At least they are proportioned nicely, in line with the buff proportions of the male models. But is it really that offensive to women? My girlfriend isnt a gamer, but Im fairly sure it wouldnt put her off.
I'm not sure whether it's offensive, but I think they maybe wants the men to show more - hard to know; it's women, after all. Anyway, if one learns to sculpt it shouldn't be a problem since one can fix the models the way one wants them.
Eh, this probably wouldn't put off my girlfriend, but it doesn't help...I suppose this is a discussion for elsewhere cause I'm going off topic. It just gets annoying when many female models gotta look "hawt" in their armored lingerie rather than looking like they could kick a guy's ass because they are wearing just as much armor as him. Sadly it sells.
This came up because I basically want the Infinity sculptors to do something "cute". My girlfriend loves cute anime, *she randomly bought a gunslinger girl poster because she liked the picture*:http://animepa.csusm.edu/galleries/F...ockandload.jpg
Something ala that for Infinity would be up her alley and make me happy because my girlfriend would be attracted to that.
Que sera, 2 years and still no hope of understanding her...
More on topic, I never cared for Ghost in the Shell that much but the Fuchikama (sp?) was really cool and that's why I'm so attracted to the six legged tanks in this game, even the little wheels I don't mind at all.
I think that infinity has a huge touch of manga in it and thatīs why the women in the game have breasts that defy gravity, i donīt see them offensive to women in general, itīs just a theme, the male miniatures have green, blue or red hair and big huge muscles and thatīs not offensive to me, itīs a theme, only a manga theme.
has for the mini, is not has bad has you say, itīs quite fair in proportions, the male rider has a torsion that only a acrobat could make...
WIP test mini for my Nomads, it's the same aguacil that Frost painted first, I've been working on him for 1.5 hours and im pretty happy with the outcome, I know it's a little messy in places but I'm not the best painter in the world!
the armour is going to be a teal/turquoise colour (when i get it) and the boots/packs are going to be black with the gun being in my frist attempt at NMM.
hope you enjoy it so far.
ps I really need to get new Kommando Khaki, mine sucks alot.
*edit* forgot to mention this is my first attempt of painting over a white undercoat.
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Nice work so far I would maybe consider pushing the dark areas of the pants a bit darker...I think that color will pop really well with the turquoise, too
Cant wait to see more!
scrubout: I actually like the comics of ghost in the shell way better than the movie, which is sort of a mishmash of ideas that almost makes no sense at all unless you have read the comics...sort of like the movie Akira, actually.
I might give it a little wash with a kommando khaki mixed with brown colour, just to get the shadows out.
we'll see, I'll probably be doing the black and metals tomorrow
these models are SO fun to paint
Hey asecondtoolate, great start. I like it.
Hey scrubout, the two Ghost in the Shell series, Stand Alone Complex and Second Gig, are a lot better than the movie. I think the movie was more of an exercise in animation, but the series have more time to tell a story. Way better than most of the drama pap on prime time, IMHO. A third series is out, and I’m patiently watching the Adult Swim schedule.
Oh yeah, show your gurl that smokin’ Alguacil female rifleman that Frost just painted. If you just added green stuff bangs and painted her hair pink, you got Sakura.
Oh yeah, I need to call and see if my order came in today!
Yeah, a lot of the nomad models are female and they arent very scantily clad...except the szalamandra pilot, that is. (hawt)
But yeah, one of my hellcats is female, and they have a female brigada model as well (heavy infantry).
In fact, most of the factions have about 1/3 of their models sculpted as females, come to think of it. I like that, gives a bit of variation.
The model shop was a wash - their cars were either too small at 1/72 or much too big at 1/24 and larger. Fortunately, some nearby pound shops came to the rescue - two roughly right-sized cars for a grand total of Ģ2.25...
Shown with a 28/30mm Kyromek model and an old 28mm Rogue Trader Imperial Guard model for scale.
In theory they are still a bit big (the police car claims to be 1/43), but at that price I can trash them to see if it works and not worry too much!
The police car is from East Europe and is a pretty good model - well detailed, opening doors, proper wheels which steer at the front. The off-roader is just cheap generic 'Made in China' stuff, with no real detail.
Anyway, what happens when we put the tank together with the car?
I've already removed the front left wheel so that the car lists to that side with the weight of the tank.
It really makes you realise how BIG this thing is when it dwarfs an estate car. An estate car that is the wrong scale, roughly a third larger than it should be!
I'll squash down the left wing so that the car leans that way even further, and place big dents underneath the feet on the bonnet/hood and roof. A car is pretty fragile in comparison to one of these monsters.
I'm inclined to keep the lights and paint it up as a semi-burnt-out police car. Any opinions?