Elendor's Host of the White Tower

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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#151 Post by TyrrenAzureblade »

Very nice, looks great! Thanks for posting the model info too, I'd like to find something plastic, that isn't as big as the LotR eagles I'm currently using.

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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#152 Post by elendor_f »

Thanks!
I think this model fits very well what you're looking for.
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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#153 Post by Olthannon »

Really cool looking eagle, that blue is very interesting.
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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#154 Post by elendor_f »

Olthannon wrote:
Tue Nov 16, 2021 7:21 pm
Really cool looking eagle, that blue is very interesting.
Thanks Olthannon :)
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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#155 Post by elendor_f »

I have had some time this weekend to finish 2 Swordmasters that I had bought some time ago.
The paint on the sword ended a bit thicker than I intended, but overall I had fun painting them :)

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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#156 Post by SpellArcher »

I especially like the second shot.

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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#157 Post by Azaam »

I like the colors you used. It gives a very different feeling than what we're used to see for Swordmasters.
Also the base are pretty good.
Nice job !

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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#158 Post by elendor_f »

SpellArcher wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 4:54 pm
I especially like the second shot.
It looks cleaner, definitely :)
Azaam wrote:
Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:17 am
I like the colors you used. It gives a very different feeling than what we're used to see for Swordmasters.
Also the base are pretty good.
Nice job !
Thank you!
I am now considering to repaint the other 21 Swordmasters I have with these colours, but laziness is probably stronger than me for now :lol:
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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#159 Post by Prince of Spires »

elendor_f wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:25 pm
I am now considering to repaint the other 21 Swordmasters I have with these colours, but laziness is probably stronger than me for now :lol:
As my painting improves my older mini's will start looking worse by comparission. However, I long ago decided to never repaint a mini unless there was nothing else to paint. I would much rather have a fully painted army where half looks only acceptable because I painted them a long time ago than having an army of which only 1/3 is painted to a good standard by repainting those minis several times. There's always something which can improve. But perfect is the enemy of done. And you can just use the less well done minis in the middel of a unit somewhere, where no one will actually notice them.

So I would vote to just keep moving forward.
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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#160 Post by Olthannon »

Really nice work on those swordmasters. I agree with Azaam, the bases are great.
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Re: Elendor's Host of the White Tower

#161 Post by TyrrenAzureblade »

Really digging that color scheme on the swordmasters! What was the inspiration for that combination of colors?

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