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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Thumbs Up Or Bust Giveaway! Celebrating 15, 000 Pageviews!

First and foremost: Thank you for all the pageviews and comments! Second: It's time to show my thanks and have a little fun with a giveaway...

Friday, April 26, 2013

On Display: Dark Vengeance Chaos Lord

Finally! Added some Tamyia Clear Red to the orbs on the sword hilt and the gaping mouths, some static grass to the base and painted the trim. Let's enjoy the pretty pictures shall we?

Friday, April 19, 2013

WIP: Dark Vengeance Chaos Lord - Armour & Final Details

 Last WIP for this mini! At this point I filled in the armour, highlighted and shaded it. It was kept very dark to contrast all that bone and bronze. It would also help the lightening forks show up in later stages...

Friday, April 12, 2013

WIP: Dark Vengeance Chaos Lord - The Details

Back to 40k content! After the gold trim was finished on the Chaos Lord it was time for the details (because that is where the Devil is and this is a Chaos Lord after all). I started with the skin on his pelt. The effect was achieved with a sponge technique similar to that used to weather armour to give it a more organic worn look. A base coat of a whatever skin tone you like followed by several layers of sponged on grays, browns and flesh tones and finally a wash of whatever brown you like to tie it all in.  *Credit where credit is due: Brandon Griffith at Drowned in Plastic did it with great effect on a Space Wolf banner several months ago and I have been dying to find a place to use it!*  Next up was the fur...

Friday, April 05, 2013

On Display: The Blood Gift

Here are the display pics of my first attempt at a non 40K mini. It turned out really well and was a great way to  stretch my skills and learn new things that I can apply to my 40k subject matter in the future. In fact, I already applied the gold shading techniques I learned to the Choas Lord I am working on and few others to the pirates I am painting for the folks at the creativity factory. Enough talk - more pics...