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Bones 2 June Selection (and some July)

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In order to make a bit more of a headway into the Bones 2 models I have decided to challenge myself to paint the following over the next month.

 

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This is a total of 17 models, some will be painted in batches whilst the others have some more detail to add too them.

 

So far tonight they have been washed, cleaned and based, prior to being undercoated tomorrow when I get back from work.

 

As always comments welcome.

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You can do it brother!  Looking forward to seeing how they come along.

Thanks Vegascat, I am sure I will get a few of these done, but I may struggle to do the lot.

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Well as a quick update to this thread, I finished basing the models and gave them all a undercoat of black paint.

 

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I just have to finish off the few spots I missed and then its on to the basic colours, I can already see some of the simple bugs being done as a batch.

 

As always comments or words of support welcome.

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As a good way to easy myself into this set of model, I opted to paint the 77127 Vermin Beetles.

 

I decided to go for a simple and hopefully effective paint scheme.

Initially a dark green was used as a base over the complete model.

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This was then slowly drybrushed and highlighted up.

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Red eyes were then added to the beetles.

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A light grey was used to highlight the mandibles and get them to stand out.

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Some additional yellow spots were added to the carapace to make them unique and more insect like, and also to add some detail.

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The underbelly was also painted red and highlighted.

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And finally a base earth colour was added to the base.

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All that is now left to do on these four models is a few touch ups, a wash for some shadows, and then varnish.

Four models in one night almost finished.

Comments or suggestions welcome as always.

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Very nice beetles. You have a nice balance of simple and detailed minis to finish. Personally, I can't wait to see what you do with the bull. I wish I had another to paint it was so much fun.

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With the beetles drying after a coat of Matt varnish I moved onto Mr Bones 77360 and Sister Maria 80028.

 

These two models were give a coat of Reaper Soft Blue.

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These models were then given a coat of blue ink to add some depth.

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This was all I could do for now before the kids got home.

 

As always comments welcome.

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Pressing on with the models last night I highlited the blue up to a reasonable level, I may put a glaze on it to pull it back a bit.

This shot of the back shows the most detail at night.

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Further to these I added the base coat to the Warg 77202 I plan to paint it up as a standard Wolf I think, so I need a few changes in colour on this to work.

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As always comments welcome.

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More progress and a few more models added to the mix. The main progress tonight was the Warg, I attempted to paint the wold in the style of a wold, I need to give it a load of washes to see how it goes. Further work was also done to Mr Bones.

 

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Some more progress on these models. I've been a bit distracted with running and going on my bike the last few nights.

 

Anyway I digress.

I have kept working on the dire wolf, and have made good progress. This is almost complete.

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This final photo is the complete wolf, I'm happy with the progres and the work on it. It's a really nice sculpt and I may need to get a few more of these.

 

As always comments welcome.

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I have had a bit more progress on these models. I have added a bit of colour to the companion Bear and the two Giant rats, some photos will follow on these.

 

Last night I pressed on with Sister Maria, I think I have got her finished and touched up to a reasonable table to quality. Detail on this model is quite goo. Although I am sure on the metal one it's better.

 

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Next up to finish is Mr Bones.

 

As always comments or suggestions welcome.

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A bit more progress tonight, I have pressed on with Mr Bones as well as a few of the other models. I have also added the first coat to the Brass Bull 77256. I have also finished the Companion Animal Bear 77216.

 

First up is Mr Bones, this has been painted to the normal style, I have done quite a bit of highlighting to this model.

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Here is the progress on the bear, so far it has been painted brown and the quite a lot of drybrushing has taken place with a combination of brown and tan paints. Claws and other details have been added.

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Next up is the first coats on the giant rats, further work is required.

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Next up is the Brass Bull, this has been given a coat of GW Brazen Brass. I am about to glaze it with a red ink and start dry brushing up to a gold colour to see what it looks like.

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A bit more progress on these models. Not as much as I would have liked, but real life and work got in the way.

 

First up is the completed Mr Bones and the Bear companion. Both have had a coat of Matt varnish and all that's left is a bit of grass.

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Next up is a WIP shot of the Brass bull following a coat of red ink.

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