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HI all I originally started a thread in the Cav section about painting my UTF (united Terrain Federation) I've had to change from photo bucket to flickr for the images will update the wrecked mech as well soon

http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/73358-utf-possible-paint-schemes/&tab=comments#comment-1520048

 

Well I finally got the project on the road heres my test pieces almost finished just needs the bases finished off

 

2_test pieces 2

 

Started with an archer, raptor and Ronin Cavs with 2 ashigaru's missile vechiles

 

2_test pieces 4

 

did a base coat of purple with a dry brush afterwards

2_test pieces 5

 

then added camo scheme as per my other link with tester pieces of paper

 

finished group

 

5_finished_UTF

 

quite pleased with the result look decent from a distance on the table no unit symbols or markings will decide on these at a later date

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A closer view of them sorry for the bad lighting

 

Ronin

 

6_UTF_Ronin

 

6_UTF_Ronin2

 

Archer 

7_UTF_archer

 

7_UTF_archer2

 

Raptor

 

8_UTF_Raptor8_UTF_Raptor2

 

Ashigaru

9_UTF_aghigaru9_UTF_aghigaru2

 

Next batch ready to go...

10_more_to_do

 

watch this space

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On 1/8/2018 at 5:54 PM, Glitterwolf said:

I like that pattern!

Thanks Glitterwolf, I must admit after the first coat of purple then dry brushing I was wondering will this work on these bigger areas.

 

I'll be posting a little more detail of on progress of the next batch will pick one and show how i fudged my way through the scheme the idea was for it to be quick and easy to paint but would still look decent on the tabletop.

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New update on next batch of Cav's I'm painting with a short how I did the scheme with a Starhawk IV Cav

 

I see pink

12_UTF_iseepink

 

Star hawk IV base colour

13_UTF_starhawkIV

 

 

light pink dry brush then blue/grey 1st camo added

 

14_UTF_starhawkIV

 

Camo red brown added overlaying parts of the blue here & there

 

15_UTF_starhawkIV

 

Khaki Drab added in blotches onto the parts of the camo red brown areas, canopy started

 

16_UTF_starhawkIV

 

Just got the black dots to do and a few missile and lights then I'll be ready for shading

 

as you can see a quick and furious way to paint ::D:

 

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I did get a little distracted for a bit and changed from seeing pink by starting some 15mm BTR160s APCs I'm doing for an Neo Soviet futuristic force.

 

AA_BTR160-1

 who says to many projects on the go ::D::blink:

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On 1/14/2018 at 9:13 PM, lowlylowlycook said:

At least your projects are looking good while cluttering things up.

 

True but they are just sitting there teasing me finish me no finish me ..:blink:

 

tanks on the go

12b_UTF_tankgroup

 

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Time for a new update on the progress of batch 2

 

Starhawk IV

17_UTF_starhawkIV18_UTF_starhawkIV

 

Simba

19_UTF_simba20_UTF_simba

Thunderbird

21_UTF_thunderbird

 

22_UTF_thunderbird

Rajin

23_UTF_rajin24_UTF_rajin

 

Nightshade

26_UTF_nightshade25_UTF_nightshade

Falcon

27_UTF_falcon28_UTF_falcon

Naginata's

29_UTF_naginata

wolfs

30_UTF_wolf

Dingos

31_UTF_dingo

 

Group shot of batch 2

32_newpainted

 

looking now like a decent sized force now

 

Onwards to batch 3

 

33_newgroup

 

catch you next week with a new update hopefully 

 

'66'

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Just been having a thought about the possible colours for the bases did a few test pieces to see what might be the best candidate for the job

 

34_utf_bases

 

34_utf_bases2

 

quite liking the 1st 2 or far right at the moment.

 

regards

 

'66'

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I think the grayish base makes the figure pop out more.

 

Course, that’s the opposite of what an actual military unit would want, but ... painting.

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Had a productive weekend OK I strayed a little and got some Bretonnian Bowmen Painted but I've finished the latest batch of Cavs off just waiting for the varnish to dry before taking pictures

 

Bret Bowmen1Bret Bowmen2

 basic paint job but will look good on the table  just need to finish the bases during the week 

 

Who said to many projects ::D::blink:

 

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Ok Back to the Cavs 

On 1/23/2018 at 4:28 PM, Pegazus said:

I think the grayish base makes the figure pop out more.

 

Course, that’s the opposite of what an actual military unit would want, but ... painting.

 

Thanks for the feedback I've gone with this base after thinking it through what do you all think looks OK?

 

35_basefinished36_basefinished

 

I've assembled the next batch ready only one more to go after this then they will all be painted

 

37_nextbatch

 

Hopefully to another productive week will post painted pictures when they are dry

 

regards

 

'66'

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