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PostSubject: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeWed May 18 2011, 09:20

Okay I'm not the best painter in the world, but at a recient tournie I got a 11.3 out of 15 (I think), so under a checklist sytem they seem pretty good, anyways here are some pics of a 2K army I took

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as best of an army shot as I can do
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showing the scourges (cant wait for the new models) and the wracks
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Incubi, Archon and warriors in the background
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wyches and small blaster squad
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dissie max and wrack raider
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4 objectives
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solo shot of my archon
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first haemmie, I have two but can't find a photo of the other one


Anyways there is my army so far, I'm working on having 4 blaster squads (3 with hair, 1 with helmits) and giving all the warrior squads different hair colours, like on the objectives. I want 15 raiders (4 warrior ones, 1 HQ one, 4 wyche ones and 5 coven ones) 4 ravagers, 2 fighters, 1 bomber, 2 talos and 1 cronos. so there is still alot of painting to be done, I'll be doing some work on my warriors this weekend, so there should be an update
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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeWed May 18 2011, 15:17

It looks like a really good and effective scheme I really like the shaded blue armour.

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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeThu May 19 2011, 03:37

I like the "wings" on the black raider.

What did you use for the Scourge wings?

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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeThu May 19 2011, 07:32

thanks guys, the scourge wings are just gargoyle wings, I was worried they would be too large, but they fit fine, as they were just a stand in I didn't do much to make themfit, just glue them where ever they would look the best, but they worked, so happy accident
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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeFri May 20 2011, 04:40

Awesome blue paint scheme. It's refreshing to see an army that doesn't have a lot of black.
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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeSun May 22 2011, 12:58

Okay I promised an update this weekend, and while I did zero work on my warriors, I did do some work on something else, it's not finished, but here is what I've done so far

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So I'm doing abit of freehand testing on this one, but I think it looks good, so I'll do it on some raiders once I get some time, and my warriors are all painted
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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeSun May 22 2011, 21:30

I hate you. That venom looks amazing.
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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeMon May 23 2011, 20:19

The venom looks much better from that angle, good work!
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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeMon May 23 2011, 21:26

Jealous I have to wait till the venom actually come out Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeMon May 23 2011, 22:03

I'm not sure, while I like the general painting scheme I am not very fond of how you have used the washes, especially on the larger plains (such as the venom). It makes it feel a bit dirty, I would say you should instead do layering. But the freehand is very good.

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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeFri May 27 2011, 07:31

Hehe, well if it makes you feel any better I can't use it untill I get it back from my local, but cheers for the com'liments

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I'm not sure, while I like the general painting scheme I am not very fond of how you have used the washes, especially on the larger plains (such as the venom). It makes it feel a bit dirty, I would say you should instead do layering. But the freehand is very good.

See, I said I'm very good at the whole painting thing, I get a scheme that is quick and looks okay and roll with it, granted I started this with infantry and it does work better there, maybe if you gave me a tuturiol or atleast linked me to one I could try it out (though I'm abit far gone with this army)

anyways here is the venom finished to be displayed in my local (but then it's all mine)
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I might sdo some work on warriors this week, but I doubt it. I've done rather large maelstom order (battleforce, 40 zombies, minotaurs, rat orges) plus a pre order (scourges, talos) so there is abit of building to do from that, oh and a grey knight army becasue it's easier to move around then my DE
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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeFri May 27 2011, 10:15

I'd recommend a steadier hand on the designs you're painting on the vehicles. You could try highlighting the designs a little as well to make them pop just that little bit more.

I'm outrageously jealous that you got the Venom so early.

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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeSat May 28 2011, 11:41

I actually kinda like the dirty look the dark wash is giving to these vehicles. The only problem is how the shape gets lost a little bit. I think they would look great with a bit of highlighting along the edges.

And man that venom is tiny! I am going to love hiding those things behind terrain and other models. Smile

Nice color scheme adreal. Teal and tan is original and quite effective.

As for the freehand designs, I also have trouble keeping a steady hand. But I have a little experience at it now, so it does get easier.

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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeSun May 29 2011, 00:43

Well good news is that as of right now I have 7 vechiles and 6 bikes to work on my freehanding skills (steady hand) with another 12 vechiles planned. So while the fereehand on the venom could be better, for a first attempt it looks okay(ish)

but cheers for the feedback, the freehand is regal blue, if I went with a highlight, would just a dab of white mixed with the regal blue be good enough, or would a lighter shade (say ultramarines) be the way to go??

Also I've made my last haemmonculus out of a forge world renagade psyker (the one with arms outstretched) but no photo's untill he is painted, and with winter coming on, he might wait untill summer. Though soon I will have all my models for my coven army (or almost), so coven conversions are up as my next project (more wracks, new scourges, converted grots, coven archon, 4 new raiders, 2 talos and a chronus), but waiting on orders
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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeSun May 29 2011, 03:30

Your teal is pretty bright, so I'm thinking the highlight will need to be at least 1:1 white to regal blue, maybe even 2:1. White absorbs dark colors like blue, so it can take more than expected to make a dark color into a light one,

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PostSubject: Re: Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight   Raiding Party of The Eternal Unlight I_icon_minitimeSun Jun 12 2011, 06:09

Well I have an update.......

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raiders freehand, some of it I'm happy with, some of it I'm not
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started on some scourges
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and a cronos
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did some hair squad markings (big deal over in the aus tournie scene)
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and built me a talos
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