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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:38 pm 
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Bie wrote:
Can you take a pic of those quivers? So I at least know what they look like.

Looking at the catalogue Rod posted, it seems that I don't have all the different ones which were released, I only have these differentes types:
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Btw the last link works Rod, very inspirational army indeed!

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Those quivers look really nice. They must be really rare as I haven't come across them on Ebay. I guess I'll be using a proxy for them.

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No problem :)
Probably people have lost them over the years and that's why they're more difficult to find :(

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I think I have a few extra (have to count). I can also make some out of greenstuff. I think you aren't in the US though.


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Shannar, Sealord wrote:
I think I have a few extra (have to count). I can also make some out of greenstuff. I think you aren't in the US though.


No need for that Shannar I've got these other quivers now anyway, might as well use them.

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Shannar, Sealord wrote:
I think I have a few extra (have to count). I can also make some out of greenstuff.

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You could always try poking Shannar here on the forum. It always feels like he has spare parts of pretty much all things elven lying around.

I knew it! :lol: =D> ;)

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I promise this is the last picture of Sea Guard, but I finally painted the quivers!
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My next steps for 2020:

- Assembling and painting the Imrik and Dragon model that I got one year ago.
- Painting 20 plastic Spears from the Last Sword kickstarter.
- Painting 10 Silver Helms
- Painting 2 Tiranoc Chariots
- Painting 15 White Lions (6th ed models)
- Assembling and painting 20 Archers from Last Sword kickstarter.

I don't think I'll be able to paint everything, but let's go step by step!

My current list of painted models and the year I worked on them:

2017
16 6ed plastic Spears
20 6ed plastic Archers
5 6ed Silver Helms
15 6ed Swordmasters

2018
5 6ed Dragon Princes
5 5ed Ellyrian Reavers
2 6ed Repeater Bolt Throwers
2 Giant Eagles (5ed metal models)
1 Cavalry Noble (5ed with phoenix helm)
1 Noble on foot (Dark Sword Miniatures)
6 6ed Swordmasters (total 21)

2019
25 5ed Sea Guard (finally!!)
1 Teclis
1 Female Elf Noble with longbow
14 6ed Phoenix Guard models and 1 4/5ed model
4 5ed Handmaidens of the Everqueen

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That's getting to be a regular army.


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That's becoming a lot of models. You should add up the points totals you've got painted up. I was very surprised by the totals when I did that.

And I don't mind yet another LSG picture. They're a lovely unit. And I love the blue scheme.

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And I don't mind yet another LSG picture. They're a lovely unit. And I love the blue scheme.

+1

The number of posters who don’t like a nicely painted unit of metal LSG is pretty small.

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Thanks for the encouragement! :D
I said it more in the sense of a new unit being more interesting to look at :lol:

I am still deciding whether I am bringing my paints home for the Christmas break...But I am definitely bringing my models with me so I can play with some friends, hopefully this time I actually manage to write at least one battle report during Christmas!

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manage to write at least one battle report during Christmas!

That would be awesome elendor!

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Hi!

(About the battle report, I wrote a short one with a 3-player battle here: viewtopic.php?f=80&t=70046&start=150).

I have been adapting the plastic Spears from page 1 of this thread to the more green/blue/turquoise scheme I am using now, and also the 6ed Ellyrion Reavers.

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Ellyrion Reavers (5ed and 6ed metal):
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There's a rider missing who is unpainted and I keep delaying it :lol:

Also my complete 21 Swordmasters, I realized I hadn't taken a picture of the complete unit:
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This unit has a mix of models I painted many years ago (I think they are in the first page too) and the guys with turquoise crests in their helms whom I painted in 2018.

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My goals for 2020 are painting the remaining Silver Helms I have (I think I have 11), the Imrik and Dragon models I bought from the GW made to order, and 20 Spears and 20 Archers from the Last Sword kickstarter I bought a couple of years ago!

I am painting 5 Spears first as a test, here is a WIP:

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I would like to make the armour not only silver but coloured, and I am thinking about how to achieve that.

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I like this last guy especially elendor, nice blues.

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Thanks SpellArcher! It helps that it's a very nice model :D
I hope to have 5 of these finished soon, and then I'll only have 15 to go :lol:

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I acquired 6 more Maiden Guard and I have finished all of them :)

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I am about halfway through with 12 Silver Helms, and the Spears have been pushed back until I finish those.

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elendor_f wrote:
Maiden Guard

They’re great elendor! They fit in with the army colour scheme but the hair in particular stands out.

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Thanks SpellArcher :D

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I agree with SA. The colors on them are great. They have a very warm feel to them. And the hair is lovely.

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Thanks Rod!
Looking back, I should have painted the horn with lighter colours, but I guess I can always try to fix that later.

I take this opportunity to say that I hope all of you and your friends&families are safe and hopefully we can all get through this together.

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I see what you mean about the horn. It feels a bit simple and unfinished perhaps, compared to the rest of the models. On the other hand, it's good enough :) Sometimes you just have to declare a model done and move on to the next one ;)

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I take this opportunity to say that I hope all of you and your friends&families are safe and hopefully we can all get through this together.

So far for me everything is fine. The logistics of it all is becoming a bit more complicated, with having to work from home (an advantage of working in IT...) and having two kids who need entertaining now the schools are closed. But since there are no major health issues in my circle of friends / family I count myself blessed. I hope the same goes for you and everyone else here :)

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We are doing well here too, but we have my brothers kids for this week while they get life stabilized. We are working from home so that helps, and we are pretty used to homeschooling anyway. I'm not sure if my brother will appreciate the "extra lessons" we are doing. Pocket Knife safety, fire building, and today is BB guns for the kids that are old enough. The look on my brothers face was pretty priceless when his 5 year old told him she lit two matches.


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Some of my extended family have got it but thankfully the younger ones and they’re recovering well. It’s eerie though, the sweeping effects it’s had on everyone’s lives.

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Prince of Spires wrote:
I see what you mean about the horn. It feels a bit simple and unfinished perhaps, compared to the rest of the models. On the other hand, it's good enough :) Sometimes you just have to declare a model done and move on to the next one

Ahaha, you're right! The Silver Helms deserve the attention after being on white primer for so long.

I'm glad that you're all doing fine (given the situation)!
@PrinceofSpires Good luck with the kids!
@Shannar it seems you're training the kids to join the Shadow Warriors :lol:
I hope your family members recover swiftly @SpellArcher!

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Shannar, Sealord wrote:
We are doing well here too, but we have my brothers kids for this week while they get life stabilized. We are working from home so that helps, and we are pretty used to homeschooling anyway. I'm not sure if my brother will appreciate the "extra lessons" we are doing. Pocket Knife safety, fire building, and today is BB guns for the kids that are old enough. The look on my brothers face was pretty priceless when his 5 year old told him she lit two matches.

That's what you have uncle's for. :D I think they're pretty good lessons for kids at least ;)

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Long time no see! I hope you all are doing as best as possible.

I finally finished painting my Silver Helms :D

A unit of ten:
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A unit of five:
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A big unit of 13:
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I am planning to take some full army photos at some point, before continuing painting Imrik and his Dragon 8)

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I finally finished painting my Silver Helms

Really nice elendor, I feel the crests in particular contrast well with the blues and greens.

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SpellArcher wrote:
elendor_f wrote:
I finally finished painting my Silver Helms

Really nice elendor, I feel the crests in particular contrast well with the blues and greens.

:)

Thanks SpellArcher! :D

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Lots of lovely horsies! Good luck with Imrik!

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