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Armoured Skeletons by North Star [Frostgrave]

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Armoured Skeletons (FGV314)

by North Star

  • Part of the Thaw of the Lich Lord campaign for FROSTGRAVE
  • Table Top Quality

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Your intrepid warband marches confidently on the outskirts of the frozen city. After a long campaign clearing out the area your brave band of soldiers are ready to pursue deeper in to the white laden ruins. The cold wind, although bitter, has become manageable for your warband. Swiftly the winds begin to rush in from the inner part of the frozen Acropolis, deathly cold. Visibility is no more than twenty to thirty feet in front. Ahead you can see the white and grey haze of snow concealing the ruins. Your captain shouts, "halt" as the warband freezes in it's tracks. A slight sound of creaking then the dull murmur of metal sliding across stone and ice. The sound echos through the winds shaking your men to their cores. Slowly but suddenly a troop of skeletons flanked by two heavily armoured skeletons appear in the distance. It's just as you feared... 

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-=The idea was to make them look like they are slowly marching out of the snow blind. It's so cold snow is sticking to them. =-

 

-= The snow flocking turned out better than I expected. I copied the techniques of some fellow Frostgrave players here on the forums and I'm very pleased with how it turned out. Although with these it's hard to see but some other Frostgrave miniatures (which you'll see later) It turned out excellently. =-

 

-=This has been an entire painting season for me. LOTS of wargaming stuff and it is all finished around now. I hope you guys like it.=-

 

 

 

In lieu of a WIP, here are two picture of these guys. I did my standard double priming (grey/white).

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Those are very nice and I like the ice effect. It makes total sense, given their bodies are as cold as the ice surrounding them.

 

What snow effect product did you use?

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Those are very nice and I like the ice effect. It makes total sense, given their bodies are as cold as the ice surrounding them.

 

What snow effect product did you use?

 

Thanks!

 

Woodland Scenics Snow. Not sure what grade. It was given to me as generic. I used tak glue water and the snow mixed together for layer one. Layer two is the same but with one or 2 drops of white paint. And maybe a bit more water. Applied with an old brush. Tapering the ends and concentration on the center(s). Like I said, you'll see it in more detail when I can post my skeleton troops. 

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Those shinies are great! These dudes indeed look to be the tomb guardians of the Lich Lord, who shall not be disturbed while it meddles in the blackest and vilest and the darkest of arts... Awesome job!

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Thanks y'all! I appreciate it. I tried my hardest to speed up my paint time with out major sacrifice. :) I'll try and get my other batch that goes with these two photo graphed on my lunch break. I'll link it here too.

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