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Posted 08 August 2015 - 10:46 PM

Super Work!

Hope these come on the market soon...

 

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George

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Ever since I heard about, and saw these minis, I have lusted for them!

 

Well, I now have a few, and am starting them this month...

 

This is the Bodak, and I also am using the Horned Head and Hammer options, even though the original art work from Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth, and MMII show them with an Axe (Bardiche actually IIRC) and no horns.

(And I love Finch's paint job!)

 

I have a thing for Warhammers, having seen Hank Rheinheart (RIP) of Museum Replicas, do a demonstration with them and maces vs swords at DragonCon back in the '90s...

(The damage to armor, and hence the body wearing the armor,  from a hammer is devastating!)

 

If (when) I get another one of these, I will use the other options...

 

Anyway, I cleaned him up, and primed him, cut the tab off, and put in the pins.

 

I chose another Secret Weapon Base from the Bag O' Crap, and plan to try to do a lava flow effect in the channel....

Going to need to search for lava tuts now....

 

So here he is in primer....

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(Finch, did you assemble then paint, or do it separately?)

 

George

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Did you get this from the Kickstarter, or is it actually available somewhere now? I can't find it for sale.

 

Mortal arrow's website has em listed for sale.

 

 

Love the texture on the skirt. Nice start!!

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So I started base coating him with a couple coats of Scale 75 Petroleum Grey, and his 'skirt' with F&G Eldandil Violet.

I plan on using the same progression through the Scale Black & White set for his skin tones that I have done for other minis recently....

 

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Not much, but a little here, a little there.....

 

George

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Unfortunately, the Violet did NOT work out, so he went swimming in the Simple Green...

 

Came out, re primed, new base coat of Petroleum Grey, followed by a first highlight with Graphene Grey.

The kilt was started with a few coats of Navy blue...

 

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Hopefully this time things will work a bit better....

 

George

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Cool. That Petroleum Grey's just the thing.

 

(Finch, did you assemble then paint, or do it separately?

 

Attached the hammer before painting. This made painting his skull belt-buckle-thingie a bit trickier but still quite manageable.

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So Tonight in the limited time I had, I concentrated on this one.

 

His skirt got the starting of Highlighting with Cantabric Blue.

His skin got the next level with Rainy Grey.

His Eyes and Teeth with White Alchemy.

His boots with GW Scorched Brown.

The belts with Leather Brown.

His Armor pieces & Hammer head with Black Metal.

 

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Close up of his face

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2 high angle

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And a B&W

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One of the reasons I do WiPs is so that the camera can show me my mistakes...

Like on his right eye, for example....

It is also the place for me to record what colors and mixes I have used, because I am to lazy to write some kind of paint Journal.

 

Not to copy Finch's awesome piece too blatantly, I am thinking of using Peridot Alchemy to highlight the Armor and hammer...

 

Thoughts, comments Critiques welcome!

 

George

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A little more work.

 

Started high lighting his belts with a mix of Brown and Orange Leathers, started on the belt buckle with Necro Gold.

The skulls got base coated with GW Snakebite Leather.

The hammer haft got VMC Ivory followed by a wash of Devlin Mud, and the wrappings were done with Arabic Shadow.

(I decided that the wrappings were made from human skin, so that is the direction I plan on there, and the haft will get darker.

 

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As always, comments and Critiques welcome!

 

George

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Progress continues!

 

The Skulls were given a coat of GW Bleached Bone, then VMC Ivory.

The ropes holding them, and the necklace string were coated with Nacre, then a wash of (what I think is) GW Dark Brown Wash.

The belts were high lighted further with Orange leather, then a mix of Orange Leather and Iroku.

The Gold got a layer of Viking Gold

His skirt was further high lighted with a mix of Cantabric Blue, and Tesla Blue, then straight Tesla Blue, and lastly Mediterranean Blue

I looked up Black Cow Horns to try and make his horns look more interesting, and used VMC Ivory around the bases, and along the ridges, followed by  glazes of a Graphene and Rainy Grey mix.

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The hammer haft got washes of the Dark Brown, and Walnut, while the wrappings got 2 more coats of Arabic Shadow.

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Comments and critiques welcome!

 

George

 

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Not to much time to paint tonight, but I worked on the gold and his boots.

Boots got VMC Leather Brown, German Camo Medium Brown, and the soles were done with German Camo Black Brown.

The Gold with Dwarven, then Elven Golds...

The Hammer haft got more washes...

 

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