View Full Version : You know what this is... A LOG!

21-03-2008, 16:26
Well, here we are.

I guess I better introduce myself, Im Resurrected from Belfast and Im starting this project log. Ive haunted Warseer since it pretty much started up after the Fall, and in an effort to start posting more I thought Id share with you guys my 40K and Fantasy journeys.

So, onto the pictures!


Pet (Syrup)

So its a real log now! Woo!

Right, so things to do. Well, currently on my desk is all I have to paint. Its alot smaller than alot of the guys on here, but I dont allow myself to buy lots without finishing stuff. Anyways, what I have to do is...

- Finish a Blood Angel Combat Squad
- Touch up a Grey Knight Grandmaster (Stern)
- 5 Empire Militia
- Empire Warrior Priest
- Finish 8 of 10 skeletons

Then side projects include...
- 8 Sisters of Battle for a future army (perhaps)
- Paint up a Witch Hunter Inquisitor I knocked up last night (no not like that!)
- Thousand Sons Sorceror
- Ork Warboss

Right this post has gone on long enough now. Ill come up with a few pics of models in a second


21-03-2008, 16:30
Ok, now a few pics to show you what Im doing

Finish painting these guys.

Find a suitable weapon and touch up a few bits and pieces.


And my camera battery has died. Ill have the rest of the stuff up later tonight.

Thanks for looking!

21-03-2008, 18:17
Well after a quick battery charge, I have more pictures!

Sisters to be painted for possible future project

Ork Warboss for a possible future project

Sorceror, another possible future project

That Witch Hunter Inquistor I made last night, quite pleased with him really!

21-03-2008, 18:19
And last but not least!

Skeletons for my undead army. This army is on the backburner at the minute, but I really love these models, so they might be completed pretty soon!

21-03-2008, 23:20
Well, no comments yet, bit off putting... But anyways, I have another one of those Blood Angels painted, so only two more to go and then Ill get a razorback to finish off the army so far.

Pictures to come later tonight.

Thanks for looking.

22-03-2008, 00:46
Well, no comments yet, bit off putting....
Probably because most of the models posted aren't painted!

I like the Skeletons too, I'm actually tempted to buy a box of them despite not playing VC.

Looks good so far but perhaps the Space Marines could do with more shading/highlights. I'm guessing you're not finished with them yet though before moving onto the unpainted ones.

22-03-2008, 01:06
No those Space Marines are finished, but I like to have their army shiney and the ink washes are kinda killed by the photographs.

If people like I can put up pictures of some of the armies these guys are for?

Mr Feral
22-03-2008, 08:47
I'm seeing lots of mould lines on the Inquisitor, but his swishy hair made me laugh. Darker shading on the BA might improve them as well.

I wish I had a pet snake, it looks really cute....

22-03-2008, 15:07
@Feral - The inquistor does have alot of mold lines, and glue marks which have to be cleaned up, but Ill do that when I get around to painting him.

Anyway, heres the pic of the blood angel I finished yesterday, hopefully you'll see the depth of shading if you look around the helmet and knees. Because I give the blood angels a red ink wash to tie all the highlights together and dont dull coat them, the pictures have a hard time picking up what they look like IRL.


Ive also taken a few pics of my blood angel army to show what they look like on the tabletop, I hope you'll agree they look a bit better than shown before.




A few blurry ones there :S You'll see at the back I only have two Space Marines left to paint, then I'll buy their razorback and when thats painted the army is complete to 1000 points! Woo!

24-03-2008, 00:15
Well, Ive still been cracking on here dispite lack of replys. Ive completed another skeleton (you really got to love them) and Ive even painted up a test model for those Sisters of Battle. Pretty simple and striking too methinks.

Anyways, the pictures...

SoB front

SoB back


The whole gang

So what do you guys think? Ill probs do another Blood Angel next, and maybe another skeleton, their something to do while the paint drys.

Thanks for looking.

28-03-2008, 01:38
The Space Marines look very flat to me, especially compared to those new photos.
I really like the Skeletons.

28-03-2008, 20:09
Definitely liking the skeletons - looks like a great paintjob to me. Are they tombkings skellies?

As for the BA's I actually like them too. Will you be trying any weathering effects on the rhino? The tracks look very clean in the photos and a touch of mud and dust could make them really stand out.

What about chapter insignia? I noticed the troops dont have any shoulderpad detail yet - will you be freehanding or using transfers?

Keep it up, you're doing well. :)

28-03-2008, 23:45
@Anodyr - Thanks for the kind words. I am planning on using decals on the BAs, but since Ive never done it before Im a bit dubious, I hear they can be quite tricky. Oh and the skeletons are the new Vampire Counts ones.

Talking about skeletons, Ive managed to finish 2 more between partying and work, so here they are. Thats a full rank of five done now, and shall be put away with the rest of my Vampire Counts army.


Not the greatest picture but Im tired and itll have to do.

29-03-2008, 16:13
Just a small update, Ive decided to put away all the stuff for future projects, as Im in the mood to concentrate solely on WHFB for the time being. So the Ork, Sisters, Ahirim and my funky little Inquisitor have all been put into the storage box. Once theyr in there... they may never return :O

So still to do then, 2 Blood Angels. When these are done, Ill get the Razorback and paint it up, but then they will also be put away as 'finished'.

Have to buy 3 Chaos Bikers. These guys are for my first army, started way back when the Chaos Marine Codex before the latest one came out. I had the army up to 2000 points, but then decided to rebuild it...And then the current 'dex came out. It totally mucked up my plans, so I need these to get the army to a playable 1000 pts now.

5 Skeletons for the rest of that unit. These guys are great, as soon as I finish them I'll be picking up more undead stuff. Unsure of what though, any input? Its between more skeletons to get a unit of 20, a box of the new dire wolves, a new vampire or an Empire wizard set for a necromancer...

And last but not least... 5 militia and a warrior priest. These guys have been staring at me for a couple of months now, and Im starting to feel the urge to paint them up. Im keeping the Warrior Priest as a little reward when I get them done.

So there we go. Ive to go to work now, so theres very little chance of more pics tonight. Im out tomorrow as well so dont know about then...and then I start Uni again on monday... hmmm gonna be a busy couple of weeks or so.

[Glory] Wulf
01-05-2008, 17:40
Oi, you finish those Sisters. :) I really like the scheme.

02-05-2008, 13:50
Well this log has truely been Resurrected... (getit Resurrected.. hahah...ah never mind)

Well as I said in my last post, Ive been swamped with Uni work, but now its summer! HA! So Ive been motoring through these guys with a paintbrush recently. And onto the pics...

Those pesky Blood Angels

This is an old Blood Angel left out of my list, so I used him to experiment with a snow base. Pretty happy with it, so should be basing the rest this way soonish.

This is my new SoB colour scheme. Inspired by Wulf's cracking log I took these gals out and gave them a makeover. Also repainted the Inquisitor to go with them.

02-05-2008, 13:54
And more! This time fantasy!

Finished up the skeletons. Pretty happy with them, though Im thinking theres just too much bronze....

And a necromancer! I dug this guy out, swapped swords for a skele one and gave him a new staff to make him a bit more wizardy. Painted green to go with those skeletons, alot better than his origional purple.

Talking about purple, I got this guy done. I love him. Really. He was so nice to paint after...

... these guys. I just got bored with them, as you can probably see by the rushed job.

02-05-2008, 13:57
And finally...

You havent seen these guys before, but I had the first ten painted before I started this log. Steadily working through the last ten, only two more to go as you can see by

this picture...

And this one.

So guys, after all that... any comments?

02-05-2008, 14:04
Well, I really like the Sob paintjobs both the old and new schemes. The empire stuff looks pretty good too and I like the skeletens.

[Glory] Wulf
02-05-2008, 22:33
Ooh, yes. The Bolters definitely look better now. Good job. (And is their armour now dark green instead of black? It can be just my eyes now...)

02-05-2008, 22:46
Yea the armour is dark green now. Ive gone for bronze green and white instead of just black, white and silver. I think it gives it a bit more presence than previously.

05-05-2008, 00:09
Well work progresses slowly but steadily. I had an early shift in work tonight so when I got home I was able to base all the Blood Angels. I think it worked quite nicely if I say so myself!






05-05-2008, 20:55
Well another day and I have some more painted. This time I managed to complete the last two Empire swordsmen to finish the regiment.

The Proof.


So, whats left? Well I have a few more random SoBs I scraped together to paint, and then Im gonna have to go and spend money...eek. My gf will kill me...

But anyways, what to buy? Well, a few possibilities.
With the SoBs underway, I have technically three 40K armies on the go. So I could get a blister of bolter toting SoBs and a meltagunner to have a complete squad...or a few Stormtroopers... or the darn Blood Angels razorback to get them to 1000 points... or those *beep*ing chaos bikers.

For Fantasy, I could get a regiment of handgunners for the Empire, closing in on 500 points. Or for the undead, a box of skeletons. Or a box of Dire Wolves. Or a new Vampire... Decisions decisions...

Any input guys?

08-05-2008, 23:21
Hey guys, just a quick update before bed. Managed to finish those SoBs, so here a quick pic for you. Two still need their bases finished, but that can wait.


I can get better pics tomorrow if anyone wants them.


09-05-2008, 11:21
I reckon I'd get the razorback and get the blood angels to a playable level and it's a cool model. I reckon you'd have more fun painting the handgunners though :)

12-05-2008, 17:36
Short update: Well I got a chaos biker and a box of dire wolves at the weekend, managed to paint up a test model, and Im fairly pleased with it. Pics up later.

16-05-2008, 21:06
Well later has turned out to be a couple of days, but Ive finally got some pictures!

Dire Wolf 1

Dire Wolf 2


19-05-2008, 12:05
So another update.. and no more comments:eyebrows:

Anyways, I got the 5 Dire Wolves done, and Ill probs paint up the Chaos Biker just to have a little break from the other 5.


And the army as it stands:


Sword of Glory
12-07-2008, 21:12

go on then :)

Those dire wolves are a bit 'orrible (but 'orrible in a good way, if you catch my drift :D)

and the BA look sweet, how'd you do the snow on them? (I didn't look properly first time and thought they were all covered in foam :angel:)

really good stuff mate, keep it up

(oooh god, threadomancy. sorry)

12-07-2008, 22:09
those dire wolves look great i like the shine on the flesh

XA Minatures
13-07-2008, 00:16
like the rhino and the weathering on it.

13-07-2008, 01:06
WOW! Im so surprised to see this back up here, its great! ( I did kinda plan to let it die...) But not anymore!

Oh and the BAs bases are just pva glue, water and baking soda. Dont ask for ratios or anything, I just kinda made it up as I went along!

Well then... Ive done some work! First up, I got my Chaos army finished! Here it is at 1000points. I wont be workin on it anymore, but I may start another one in the future though!


Ive also made up some cheap scenery and shall maybe go on to create a full gaming board during the summer.




13-07-2008, 01:07
Pic Limit...


And my latest model, may work up a small DH army!


If any of you guys wanna see more close ups just ask!

Thanks for lookin!

13-07-2008, 13:40
those terrain pieces are awsome keep it up

Sword of Glory
13-07-2008, 14:09
log resurrection ftw :p
thanks for the basing tip, i may well have to appropriate that
and that scenery is very cool. are they meant to be IG emplacments, or just random equipment?

13-07-2008, 14:52
I really like your scenery. Simple, but very good. Keep up the good work on it all and I do like the color scheme of the SoB. I play WH myself and I tend to stray away from the regular colors myself.

12-08-2008, 23:22
Oh and the BAs bases are just pva glue, water and baking soda. Dont ask for ratios or anything, I just kinda made it up as I went along!

What a simple and amazing way to do snow. I can't tell by the picture, but can you actually seen the grains of the baking soda, or did it dissolve and crust over?

17-08-2008, 19:33
Well guys, its been a very long time since I worked on anything Warhammer related, mainly due to the fact that Ive started a new job and have been spending all my money on going out. I did however manage to scrape up enough pennies to get these guys, and have painted them within the last week...



Next up for these guys is a great cannon, and itll get them to 500pts.. woop woop. Im thinking the old Blood Angel Razorback will be next, but Im tempted by AoBR... hmmm

Now questions.

Sword of Glory - Yup, abandoned IG placements. Cept for the chaos altar.

Copella - It kinda dissolves and crusts over, but not so much as you cant tell it was powdery.

So comments anyone?

Sword of Glory
17-08-2008, 22:12
I'm not a fan of those models, but by 'eck you've done a nice job with them :D

18-08-2008, 23:09
Sword of Glory - Cheers for the kind words mate! I didnt like them too much myself, but I thought I should go ahead and add a few as their kinda a nice unit for the Empire to have. Having said that, Ive enjoyed painting them as they were so quick compared to my swordsmen cross hatched colour scheme, and I might add another unit if I stay with my Empire!

19-08-2008, 07:31
Nice log you have here Resurrected however it seems you suffer from painters indecision! So many half painted armies, so many unfinished projects! I feel for you as I do exactly the same.

Still what you have done is very nice and it is good to see you stick at the posting even though you may not get the most comments. You will find that if you stick at it people will post in time. So many logs come and go that sometimes a few get overlooked.

If you don't mind some constructive criticism I would suggest trying to water your paints down a little. You clearly have good brush control but I think your paints are too thick and this is spoiling your hard work a little. It is much better to work with a few thin layers than one heavy one.

Still keep up the good work and I look forward to seeing more!

Oh and cute snake, corn snake yea? I used to have one that looked very similar. Wonderful animals and full of character.

19-08-2008, 13:31
Spikedog - Thanks for the kind words! I do suffer from painters indecision, all those shiney new armies... but I always try to finish an army to a block of points, 500, 1000, 1500 etc etc.
Thats a good point about watering down my paints though. I try to get everything finished to a tt standard quickly ( so I can get the next thing on my list) and I always use paints out of the pot. It doesnt help living in Belfast where its always wet so I have to undercoat with black paint straight out of the pot too.
When I finish my current armies I will definatly try the watering down paints thing, Ill leave it to start my next army so that all current models have the same painting style.
When watering down your paints do you add water to the brush before dipping in each time or do you just add a little water to each pot as you buy it?

And yea thats my little corn snake Syrup. Shes a little star!

31-08-2008, 20:12
Well guys, managed to scrape some pennies together and buy the cannon to get my Empire army to 500 points. However, whenever I saw the frilly legs I managed to make this little guy to replace my priest, so my army is more military based.



Ill update later in the week with the completed cannon and crew, and probably an army shot too!


02-09-2008, 23:07
Well people, I managed to finish up that cannon for my Empire, theyre now officially at 500pts. Heres some quick army shots, none of the cannon close up cause it aint really worth it!




As you can see, its a pretty military based army. Im thinking for the next 500 points adding some small units of cavalry, maybe knights and pistoliers, as well as more militia, some archers or huntsmen, flaggellents and the priest I already have. After that, maybe a sorceror, more state troops, mortars etc. Then I want some monsters! This is all way into the future though, I still have a vampire counts army to work with, and I have to get that razorback for my Blood Angels...

Comments anybody???

09-09-2008, 14:39
Well guys, heres another little update. As im moving into a flat soon, I cant really afford any new warhammer. But Ive been looking at my vampire counts army, and decided to redo my skeletons, make them less clean and more dead looking. Heres the first five.


And compared to the old scheme...



Not the best paint jobs in the world but it gets the job done.

On the 40k front, Im beginning to work on this little piece for a competition over at the ammobunker called Death from Above. Hopefully my interpretation will stand out a little. It doesnt need to be finished till October though so Ill be takin my time over it.


Any comments or questions?

09-09-2008, 18:10
SURPRISE MELTA BOMB!- lovley pose!

great rust too :)

09-09-2008, 22:20
Well... as Ive had completely nothing to do today, I decided to work on my GW stuff, and I have the second update of the day. First off, I finished repainting my skeletons for the Vamps Counts army. Pics below.



Also, Ive worked a bit on my competetion entry. I reposed the Chaos Dred and added a base, as well as painting the Imp Guardsman. Definatly more work to come on the base thought. Some snaps!


09-09-2008, 22:22
Picture limit...




Any thoughts guys???

Sword of Glory
11-09-2008, 19:30
I love that IG trooper, it actually looks like a Praetorian esque regiment
Shame you're not doing an army of them.... :)
great stuff as always

14-09-2008, 13:39
Yea, it could definatly altered to be Praetorianesque. Unfortunatly it needs the tank commanders body with no armour on, so Id have to buy a bazillion tanks for it.... A kill team though... Hmmm

14-09-2008, 14:18
Hey mate! I really like the diorama of yours. In terms of critique - I reckon you could give the feathers a wash, its just one colour at the moment which is a little flat if you know what I mean. You could also make one or two extreme highlights on the cloth areas just to give him some more 'pop'.

In terms of the tank commanders torso - Ebay has been delivered to us for a reason :P