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Another 7 days KS by Medusa Minis. I have been quite happy with their previous campaigns. 9 pounds for the whole set or 25 if you missed the previous orc sets.
I leave this here:
Looking quite good! I'm backing for the character set.
By Lidless Eye
Slightly delayed to finish, and even more delayed to post to the forums, are my usual themed miniatures from November: Dwarves!
Beardy folk seem most appropriate for No-Shave November.
Redcaps pretending to be Dwarves from Massive Darkness
A Duergar Trapper from Stonehaven Miniatures
The Dwarf King from the small release "The Dwarf King's Court, Revisited" by Colin Dixon Miniatures
A Warhammer Dwarf Miner where I think I remembered how flames work:
This was going to be my PC for Rise of the Runelords, but the game ended before I ever painted him. Grimlok Rockholmes, the World's 2nd Greatest Dwarf Detective.
SKU: 50319: OLAV GUNDERSON, DWARF GAMBLER
The only beardless member, SKU 77413: Margara, Dwarf Shaman
SKU 77572: Dwarf Master of the Hunt. Jason Wiebe always manages to hide fun details: I hadn't realized his jacket was a dragonskin and not just armor plates until I was almost done and wound up painting it to match.
Another Pathfinder Iconic that took way too long, SKU 89020 Harsk, Iconic Dwarf Ranger
I'm a little late in posting these, but this year I made a concentrated effort to try to paint orcs and only orcs for October, both to participate in the loose ceremony of "Orctober" and because I really need to finally paint some Orcs for the table. I started out trying some contrast paint for the first time and I didn't really like how the skin tone came out on the first model so I started experimenting. I tried many combinations of basecoat colors, thinning the contrast paint, inks, highlighting and glazing, and different washes. Not all of these even look that different, but I enjoy the subtle variations going on in the theory that, like humans, not all orcs are going to look exactly the same. It was fun experimenting, and I'm looking forward to painting the rest of the Orc crew next year.
Individual pics with the different skin tone recipes I tried below:
By Rob Dean
I had a little bit of time on Saturday to continue with my Prince August orcish warband (guess it’s an Orctober surprise), finishing some speedy work on three figures. All three of these are from Prince August mold #655.
I had never successfully cast these figures before this summer, so I was interested to see that the face designs on the shields are just the sort of thing I freehand onto flat orc shields.
That brings me up to nine, but I’m going to need three or four more to field a 300 point warband for A Song of Blades and Heroes. The real use of home cast figures is to provide bulk at low costs rather than individual skirmish game show pieces, and these guys are likely to be eventually subsumed into larger units. After priming I found a few places where I could have done a better job cleaning up mold lines and such.
The fourth figure is a Prince August human barbarian from earlier in the summer, just to show the relative scale of the orcs against the humans.
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