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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

#211 Post by SpellArcher »

Will he have a little furry hat?

:)

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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

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SpellArcher wrote:
Wed Aug 11, 2021 5:29 pm
Will he have a little furry hat?

:)
No, but he has a furry cape.
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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

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MasterOfNone wrote:
Tue Aug 10, 2021 6:12 pm
Unbeknownst to me, the 35ml Vallejo black wash I was using was a model color (not Game color) bottle designed to make machines look dirty.
I have since started using a normal Vallejo Game Color black wash - found a super conveniently priced 200 ml jar that will last forever.
200ml should indeed last forever. Unless you knock it over of course, in which case you might only get a few models out of it... Pro-tip: don't do that.

Anoying that the wash had such an effect. You live and learn I guess. How are you finding the Vallejo washes? I really like the GW ones, and am curious to see how they compare.
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I'm watching... :shock:
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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

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Prince of Spires wrote:
Thu Aug 12, 2021 7:13 am

200ml should indeed last forever. Unless you knock it over of course, in which case you might only get a few models out of it... Pro-tip: don't do that.

Anoying that the wash had such an effect. You live and learn I guess. How are you finding the Vallejo washes? I really like the GW ones, and am curious to see how they compare.
The 200ml jar was £11 shipped, how much is a (35ml?) jar of Nuln Oil?
I cannot make a comparison in terms of using them because I have never used GW washes/paints, only Vallejo, but I did find videos on Youtube of a guy doing a direct comparison of the black wash and he was saying the 200ml is a no-brainer, essentially same results at a fraction of the cost.
I use three washes: black, flesh and umber (brown/earth tone). Only the black comes in a big jar AFAIK.
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I'm watching... :shock:
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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

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MasterOfNone wrote:
Thu Aug 12, 2021 12:05 pm
The 200ml jar was £11 shipped, how much is a (35ml?) jar of Nuln Oil?
You're being too generous to GW. It's 24 ml. Only costs €6,30 though, so it's at least cheaper to purchase a single bottle.

The black wash is the main one I use, it's also the only one which has ran out for me so far. So it's not as big a deal that the others are smaller.
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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

#216 Post by MasterOfNone »

Here is Gitilla:
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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

#217 Post by SpellArcher »

Very nice! Is that Ghazak Khan's wolf?

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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

#218 Post by MasterOfNone »

Thanks, it is indeed Ghazak's wolf.
Found it cheap on eBay, the seller thought it was something else less valuable :)
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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

#219 Post by TyrrenAzureblade »

Hot damn, that's fearsome looking! Excellent!

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Re: A new painting blog - Gitilla WIP

#220 Post by MasterOfNone »

It's been a while since I last posted on my own thread and an update is in order.
I have been very busy at work in September, but lately I have picked back painting, on the heels of an important acquisition: an airbrush.
It is certainly a learning curve, but it's been a lot of fun so far. Even in my own unskilled hands I can see how things go faster and smoother with an airbrush, I definitely want to learn how to use it not just for priming and highlighting.
The first job with it is a unit of Phoenix Guards (6th Ed).
The interesting fact about this unit of 26 models is that only 9 are original metal models, the rest I have cloned. Admittedly they are not nearly as nice as the originals, but sitting in the rear ranks their defects won't be too noticeable.

Before I post on the PG, however I have my last brush-only job to finish.
I have to thank SpellArcher for giving me the idea for this model.
What is it? Go read his blog to get hints, I am saying no more until it is finished and ready for posting pictures of the outcome.
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Re: A new painting blog - Undisclosed project WIP

#221 Post by SpellArcher »

Should I post a guess?

:)

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SpellArcher wrote:
Sun Oct 17, 2021 6:02 pm
Should I post a guess?

:)
You may if you want, if you are right you will not spoil the game :)
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Re: A new painting blog - Undisclosed project WIP

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MasterOfNone wrote:
Sun Oct 17, 2021 8:05 pm
You may if you want, if you are right you will not spoil the game
Gigantic Spider.

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Re: A new painting blog - Undisclosed project WIP

#224 Post by Seredain »

That is a beautiful wolf. In a slavering way.

Great work!
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Re: A new painting blog - Undisclosed project WIP

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SpellArcher wrote:
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:18 pm
Gigantic Spider.
You are indeed right!
And here it is:
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Re: A new painting blog - Undisclosed project WIP

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Seredain wrote:
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:51 pm
That is a beautiful wolf. In a slavering way.

Great work!
Thanks!
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Re: A new painting blog - Undisclosed project WIP

#227 Post by Azaam »

Oh nooo, why are you doing this ?!
It looks horribly great tho :(
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Azaam wrote:
Mon Oct 18, 2021 8:48 pm
Oh nooo, why are you doing this ?!
It looks horribly great tho :(
Sorry, I really like spider miniatures.
Sooner or later I'll get a unit of spiders, although they won't be as exciting.
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#229 Post by Olthannon »

Lovely colours, the turquoise eyes are fantastic but horrible spider! Yuk!
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Olthannon wrote:
Tue Oct 19, 2021 5:15 pm
Lovely colours, the turquoise eyes are fantastic but horrible spider! Yuk!
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Re: A new painting blog - Gigantic spider complete

#231 Post by MasterOfNone »

Next up is the Phoenix Guard!
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Re: A new painting blog - Gigantic Spider complete

#232 Post by SpellArcher »

Nice yellow!

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Re: A new painting blog - Gigantic Spider complete

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SpellArcher wrote:
Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:24 pm
Nice yellow!
Thanks!
I decided to go for something bright, although initially I was not so sure yellow would be a good idea
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Re: A new painting blog - Gigantic Spider complete

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MasterOfNone wrote:
Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:45 pm
I decided to go for something bright, although initially I was not so sure yellow would be a good idea
It just seems to work which I feel is what matters.

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#235 Post by TyrrenAzureblade »

I have a soft spot in my heart for Orcs and Goblins, and if weren't a lazy sack, I'd love to start an army for them. I'll just live vicariously through your glorious paint jobs here though. That's a great spider, and love your terrain/basing work.

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Re: A new painting blog - Gigantic Spider complete

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TyrrenAzureblade wrote:
Sat Oct 23, 2021 7:26 pm
I have a soft spot in my heart for Orcs and Goblins, and if weren't a lazy sack, I'd love to start an army for them. I'll just live vicariously through your glorious paint jobs here though. That's a great spider, and love your terrain/basing work.
You are way too kind about my painting skills, what I can do is not horrible but I want to become better at it. You and Fitzlock are posting some great work here.
But I do agree the O&G army is huge fun to paint, and very characterful.
Maybe if you don't want to do a whole army, you can get yourself just some nice pieces for the fun of it. And who knows after having done those the bug catches you.

PS: I forgot to mention mireadur, the quality of his work is really up there
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#237 Post by MasterOfNone »

An this is my first image of my next project, still in very early stage: Phoenix Guard
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Re: A new painting blog - Phoenix Guard WIP

#238 Post by SpellArcher »

Really nice colours.

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Re: A new painting blog - Phoenix Guard WIP

#239 Post by MasterOfNone »

Thanks SA!

A couple of days ago a bought a job lot of White Lions and Sisters of Avelorn on eBay.
Today my purchase arrived and it turns out it is even sweeter than I expected. Deals like this don't happen often.
13 5th Ed WL's, 40 6th Ed WL's, 16 8th Ed WL's and 14 Sisters of Avelorn at a very good price.
I see a lot of paint stripping in my future... :lol:
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Re: A new painting blog - Phoenix Guard WIP

#240 Post by TyrrenAzureblade »

Phoenix Guard are looking good so far! And I'm incredibly jealous of your lot find. Been trying to find 10 more 8th Edition White Lions and the prices are INSANE. Happy stripping, and looking forward to that White Lion horde once it's all painted up!

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