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#91 Post by Azaam »

I wondered for a long time about getting some skaven models. And as there's already some in IoB, it feels like I had to complete the army. I saw a lot of offers too but I managed to keep it under control. I repeat myself over and over "let's focus on the main army", especially when I have so few units painted. We'll see when I'll manage to paint at least half of them.

Dwarfs have a very nice style and there's a ton of way to make them look great. I'm sure yours will be awesome !

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#92 Post by Prince of Spires »

Azaam wrote:. I saw a lot of offers too but I managed to keep it under control. I repeat myself over and over "let's focus on the main army", especially when I have so few units painted.
I know how that feels. Too many wonderful models / units and not enough time to paint. I do always wonder if if having a secondary army like skaven is worth it. It's a very different army from HE painting wise. A lot more models and probably a bit less details. They're not as clean as HE but a "dirty" look can be its own challenge of course.

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#93 Post by Antelano »

Prince of Spires wrote:It's a very different army from HE painting wise.
How I justify these new armies.
Both gonna be lot darker and grimier. Dark colors is just a bliss to work with. It's faster, you get to a decent enough level almost immediately and it's so much easier to hide your mistakes.
I'm so pumped. I know I could churn out like 5 models, if not more, in the same time I'd do 1 elf because of the color scheme alone.

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#94 Post by MasterOfNone »

Antelano wrote:
Prince of Spires wrote:It's a very different army from HE painting wise.
I know I could churn out like 5 models, if not more, in the same time I'd do 1 elf.
High Elves = quality
Skaven/O&G's = quantity

Just like in Tolkien's good old epic days.
Glittering spears facing the dark tide, etc...
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#95 Post by Antelano »

So... I have barely done anything since last time. Been too tired to paint. Dunno what's going on there. So when I finally painted some I kinda rushed the standard bearer just to get them done. And it shows. Might touch him up. Or not. We'll see.

And I've bought more models. Of course. All O&G. Might actually paint some goblins next.

Also been stripping tons of models. GSW's Paint Remover is awesome, by the way. Works way better than any chemicals I've tried. On metal anyways. Plastic remains to be seen.

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#96 Post by MasterOfNone »

Outstanding, as usual.
Would not say at all that the job seems rushed.

Regarding the O&G's if you want to start from the goblins to try your hand, fine.
Otherwise I would not waste time with them more than needed to fill the required minimum. (Just personal opinion...)
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#97 Post by SpellArcher »

MasterOfNone wrote:Outstanding, as usual.
I agree, really like the dragon's colour. Be great to see a full unit of these.

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#98 Post by Antelano »

SpellArcher wrote:
MasterOfNone wrote:Outstanding, as usual.
I agree, really like the dragon's colour. Be great to see a full unit of these.
The sea and the dragon really look the same colour in photos. But they're not.

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#99 Post by Prince of Spires »

I love them! They look amazing.
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#100 Post by Antelano »

First greenskins painted. And thus my Waaagh! was born.

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#101 Post by Prince of Spires »

It's a bit a small Waaagh! But they look great. It's a very promissing start. Just be careful, these greenskins tend to attract more of their kind ;)

The only very minor point of critisism perhaps is the musician's instrument (a gong?). It feels a bit too clean and neat for a band of goblins.
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#102 Post by fitzlock »

Antelano wrote:First greenskins painted. And thus my Waaagh! was born.

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Amazing, what's your recipe for the goblin skin here if you don't mind?
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#103 Post by SpellArcher »

Prince of Spires wrote:The only very minor point of critisism perhaps is the musician's instrument (a gong?). It feels a bit too clean and neat for a band of goblins.
This is based on a classic Kev Adams model from perhaps 1990 Rod. I even have an orc from the 80's similarly equipped. I too have a minor point of criticism...goblins don't deserve to look this nice!

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#104 Post by Antelano »

fitzlock wrote: Amazing, what's your recipe for the goblin skin here if you don't mind?
Elysian Green>Black Wash>Elysian Green>Ogryn Camo

Did a green wash at first which did make the skin pop a bit more. But went with a black in the end for more defined shadows.
SpellArcher wrote: ...goblins don't deserve to look this nice!
I know most think you shouldn't waste your time on goblins. Just do the bare minimum. But I've always loved goblins. Even more so than orcs. So they'll get the same love as everyone else in the Waaagh!. So to all the Goblin haters out there: we'll blow your planet up! Oh wait

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#105 Post by Prince of Spires »

Antelano wrote:
SpellArcher wrote: ...goblins don't deserve to look this nice!
I know most think you shouldn't waste your time on goblins. Just do the bare minimum. But I've always loved goblins. Even more so than orcs. So they'll get the same love as everyone else in the Waaagh!. So to all the Goblin haters out there: we'll blow your planet up! Oh wait
I don't think he was entirely serious ;)
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Prince of Spires wrote:The only very minor point of critisism perhaps is the musician's instrument (a gong?). It feels a bit too clean and neat for a band of goblins.
This is based on a classic Kev Adams model from perhaps 1990 Rod. I even have an orc from the 80's similarly equipped
I was mainly thinking that it's painted to look fairly new and shiny. I would expect a bit more rust from a goblin ;)
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#106 Post by TyrrenAzureblade »

Those are some mean looking greenies. Looking forward to seeing more of those!

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#107 Post by Antelano »

Can't believe I haven't painted anything since March. Guess life just happened. That changes today! I present the only round bases allowed.

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We'll see when I get back to some more elves. Right now I'm really into green.

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#108 Post by SpellArcher »

Antelano wrote:
Mon Dec 06, 2021 10:37 pm
We'll see when I get back to some more elves. Right now I'm really into green.
Sucks you in, doesn’t it? I especially like the accessories here, subtle but effective.

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#109 Post by Prince of Spires »

Nice, I love them. Waaagh! indeed. I love the madness of them
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#110 Post by Azaam »

Nice work and very clean (I mean it in a good way for a goblin ...). Same as the Prince of Spires, I love the madness in this models !

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The Waaagh! growing ever so slightly...

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#112 Post by Prince of Spires »

Nice! He looks great. He could come out of a Games-Workshop catalogue, looking like htat. And its a lovely model as well.

Though it should be mentioned, at 1 model a week, creating a 200 model Waaaagh will take some time ;) :p
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#113 Post by TyrrenAzureblade »

That Waaaaagh! is looking more and more impressive!

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#114 Post by Seredain »

Antelano wrote:
Sat Dec 11, 2021 4:50 pm
The Waaagh! growing ever so slightly...

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Beautiful work Antelano. Like something right out of White Dwarf.

I gave up painting to this standard a long, long time ago. I do hope you don’t go blind painting 100 goblins!
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#115 Post by Antelano »

Prince of Spires wrote:
Mon Dec 13, 2021 3:30 pm
Nice! He looks great. He could come out of a Games-Workshop catalogue, looking like htat.
Seredain wrote:
Tue Dec 14, 2021 10:24 pm
Beautiful work Antelano. Like something right out of White Dwarf.
I don't know about that, but thanks. I am in fact quite happy with him myself.

You'll probably enjoy my latest work. Hope to have some pics up by tomorrows end. Wouldn't necessarily say it''s my best work. But it's by far my favorite model I've done thus far.

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#116 Post by Antelano »

Weekend well spent. This Waaagh! is picking up some steam.

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#117 Post by Prince of Spires »

I do enjoy them indeed! They look lovely. Or rather, they would if they weren't such nasty little buggers. I doubt many people could call a night goblin lovely to his face and escape with all his body parts still attached....
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#118 Post by SpellArcher »

The red is key on the rider I feel.

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#119 Post by Antelano »

Gobbos.

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#120 Post by SpellArcher »

Excellently painted. I like the moon standard.

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