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Jasper's MERCS:Recon WIP

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Apparently yesterday afternoon got busy too....

So yesterday I tackled all the leather bits.  Base coat plus a wash. The Shock's enhanced combat suit thingy doesn't have any pouches or plates, so she got the the day off.

 

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Spy, Heavy, Assassin

 

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Monkeywrench, Sniper, Engineer

 

Today I'll put some highlights on the leather and maybe finish the black and do the metals, or start on the light grey plates and such.  See how it goes...

 

 

 

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Leather highlighted.  Everything black or metal base coated in black. Well, except for the Shock....

 

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Awesome squad!

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Looks very unlikely I'm going to get these finished this week (unless my boss so how gives me a painting day tomorrow, but I can't see that happening) so they're going to have to get finished at home this weekend to make my quota for the rpchallenge.

But I still have today and tomorrow to try to get close.

 

Today was metals and a first coat of black on the Shock's base, which I'd missed earlier.

 

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Assassin, Heavy, Spy

 

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Monkeywrench, Sniper, Engineer

 

 

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And back to the Shock.

 

Tomorrow I'll start on the grey plates, but likely won't even get them all based in one hour.

 

To do: Rainy Grey parts: plates, backpacks, parts of the face, etc.

           Eye lenses, electro knife, any other glowy bits

           Sniper's hair

           Touch ups

           Finish bases.

 

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Managed to get a first coat of grey on 5 of them (more or less, I noticed I missed the shoulder insignia bits on the last two).

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They are packed and ready go home to get finished this weekend.

 

 

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AARROOOO!!!!!

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Good progress so far.

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Grey parts all have a good coat and lines and such are done.  They just need a bit of highlighting.

Lenses are done (possibly a bit of cleanup around them when I break out the metals).  Attempt at glowy knife is done.

Forgot to do blue glowy on the power gloves for the Shock.

And then touchups and finishing up the bases.

 

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Very good!

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Kemvar off to show off.  Next up I'll be priming some Keizai Waza.

 

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So, as I continue to drift towards senility, it seems I've already primed 6 of the Keizai Waza....and still had one to assemble.

So lunch became me priming one, and assembling one. And watching some World Superbikes while doing so.

 

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Here's the Booster, primed.  The colour scheme with be a black bodysuit with some grey features, some leather pouches, and bright orange armor. Here's the official art.

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And here's the Demo, who needs to go home for a bath now.

 

 

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Spent most of lunch picking out spells for my wizards, since it looks like we will actually play a game or two of Frostgrave next week.

 

But did take a few minutes to slap some primer on the Keizai Waza Demo.

 

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Just before I take a week off work, so won't be working on MERCS, I figured I'd play around with the Keizai Waza colour scheme.

I picked the Wrench as he's fairly "standard" looking with no strange an unique items on him (no acid bombs, no tactical nukes, nothin).

I did a quick base coat of the bodysuit, the leather pouches and the metal bits, so I could get to the armour and see if the oranges I'd picked worked ok.  I base coated the bottom half and then worked up through on the right leg to see how it looks.

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I think it needs a little highlighting but looks alright....

Thoughts?

 

 

 

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I like it.

 

A little more highlights will enhance the look, but it is already good!

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I agree that just a little bit of highlighting would really make it pop, but it looks decent as it is now too. 

 

Great-looking squad you're building! :)

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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Well, a few weeks later I finally made it back to the painting.  I got sick at the end of my vacation and this darned cough really doesn't want to go away. Blah.

 

I did some more base coating on the Keisai Waza Wrench, just a half hour to see how my neck would do, since its been worse than usually what with the being sick and all the coughing.

 

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I really like how the visor looks....too bad that's just primer and light reflections....hopefully I can remember to use this pic when actually painting it ::D:.

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