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 Post subject: Re: Painting again
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:52 am 
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Shannar, Sealord wrote:
If all goes well I'll have a package arriving from Germany on Monday or Tuesday. I don't believe in showing pictures of unpainted minis, but I'll probably make an exception for some of these.

Now that's a serious cliffhanger. ;) Looking forward to it.

Great models. They've got a nice dynamic look. And I prefer their simpler details to the more elaborate details of the current elf models. It makes a bigger impact if you only have 1 gem then when you've got half a dozen. The painting nicely fits with them. Nothing too over the top or cartoonish. The only thing might be that they're a bit shiny, though that could also just be the picture of course.

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They are a bit shinny. The new Matt varnish I tried out is not very Matt. When I get a chance to pick up another can of the old stuff I'm going to hit everything from the last couple months again


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Loving the sword and shield unit Shannar!

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I have some of the archers but these dudes are new to me.

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A unit of 10 of these, and a few more preslota elves on foot arrived today.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:00 am 
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I finished a bit more than expected today. The 1/day for Feburuay is well in hand if I count Cav as 2 and each warmaster base as 1 (as I usually do). Tomorrow or the day after will see some crossbow men as well. With luck I can catch up on the shortfall from January and be back to 1/day for the year.

These will always brigade with a unit of archers, to make them seaguard.
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Lot's of lovely models again. The black riders have a very Dark Elf feel for me. I still like them. A black paint scheme has a high risk of being boring, but this one is interesting.

The sea-elf spear unit is becoming massif. That's a great start for an army :)

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One of the things I like about warmaster is that the units look big. Well, tiny, but also big.

Finished the marksmen. 10 Horses almost done. I have the Mordheim Amazons on the painting corks. That's happened before though, so we will see.

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The black riders have a very Dark Elf feel for me.

Melniboneans are not jolly!

Loving the tiny dudes!

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10 Horses done except the basing (in progress). And a small amount of progress on the archers. I'd guess they finish this month for sure, and hopefully the riders for the horses do as well.


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Shannar, Sealord wrote:
One of the things I like about warmaster is that the units look big. Well, tiny, but also big.

Agreed. By being so tiny you get a lot more models in the same space, which makes the armies look a lot bigger. It makes the size creep in WH feel unnecessary as well.

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