22/09/2017 at 12:59 #72098
Last week I managed to finish the black and gems on the Wraithguard, this week I shaded and touched up the orange and finished the highlights on half of them. The other six I hope to finish tonight or next Tuesday. It’s a good thing too, twelve stands was the limit for me. I enjoyed painting these far less than six tanks.
With these done I hope to convert up some Wraithguard, start on those, and paint some subset of my objectives, Avatar and Phoenix Bombers before Fall In the first weekend of November.24/09/2017 at 10:47 #72256
The effort paid off I’d say, the Wraithguard look great!24/09/2017 at 10:53 #7225726/09/2017 at 14:47 #72418
I make the base tops out of evergreen plastic sidewalk tiles, score down the lines a few times at the sizes I want and then break them off. I then put 10ish in a stack and drill 1/4″ holes through them so the figure bases sit level with the top. I use sticky-back magnetic material as the bottom. Everything’s then covered with fine terrarium sand over primer/glue mix. Once dry, I drop watered-down white glue over it again to lock it in. The bigger rocks I glue on with superglue.27/09/2017 at 13:13 #72490
And they’re done. The last six stands took another two hours to highlight last night. They’ll be fun to play with but I’m glad they’re off the table. I started converting their big brothers after that, they, the Phoenix or objectives is what I’ll be working on in these next weeks.
I also hit all the tanks I’ve painted to date with a gloss coat. I’m looking to print some decals out for them today, getting those on is another project before Fall In.19/10/2017 at 02:43 #74315
I gussied up the Eldar this week for a local store’s painting competition. I got the decals on, black boxed them in, hit these guys with a few coats of dullcote and then added some grass tufts. This is six months of work to date, minus the Void Spinners which still need their guns and the treatment above. Hoping to start and finish the Wraithlords before Fall In still.
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Fantastic! Easily one of my favourite Eldar armies out there 🙂19/10/2017 at 09:36 #74338
That is one sweet looking army you’ve got there!
Has the dullcoat darkened your paintjobs or is it the camera acting up?
They look a lot more red in that last batch of pictures.
If you like 6mm scifi check out http://planetares6.blogspot.be/?m=019/10/2017 at 11:30 #7434823/10/2017 at 13:09 #74574
Thanks guys. I went back and tried to color adjust the pics a little better. Still not the best match, but better.
As I was finishing up my decal/dullcote/grass que I was also working on these guys. They involved a lot of cutting, pinning, plasticard and swearing at CA glue. All twelve had their arms and legs cut off. I pinned the legs after some creative bending and repositioning, and then puttied some ball and socket joints for the arms so they could be positioned any which way. The Bright Lances mounts were squares of plasticard that got some fancy cutting and filing.
The Wraithseers were even more extensive. I used two 40k Space Marine knives a piece to create their staves and arm blades. As well as some Eldar grenades and strips of plasticard for the rest of the staves and loincloths.
This was one of my favorite conversions. I was trying to make it look like he’s about to pound a vehicle or something.22/11/2017 at 17:28 #7677423/11/2017 at 08:09 #76787
These guys look awesome, Wraithlords are some of my favorite GW models ever.
The conversion-work on these are really something, proper impressive work there!22/12/2017 at 12:46 #79673
It’s been nearly a month since I picked up a paint brush what with Thanksgiving, vacation and newer hobbies but here we are. The Wraithlords are nearly finished. The biggest thing left are the Wraithseer blades, after that it’s just touch up and basing. Hopefully I’ll get to those before EpiComp entry closes at the end of the month.22/12/2017 at 13:34 #7967505/01/2018 at 13:16 #80887
I meant to get these out last week, but there was much celebrating to contend with. Anyway, here’s the Epic I managed to paint in 2017. The Void Spinners were kept out as I still need to finish their array barrels. Looking at them now, I also want to go back and add one more black panel to the Scorpions and Cobras near the front of the tank. For 2018, I hope to continue with yet more orange. I may take some breaks for sanity’s sake to paint other colors though. Thankfully, the aspect warriors will help with that. Well, not the Fire Dragons. They’re jerks.05/01/2018 at 14:58 #80900
Very, very nice Dave. Consider me in jealous mode now …12/01/2018 at 15:05 #81690
New year, same old color. This time on aircraft though! I started the Phoenix last night, and have been prettying the Avatar up for some paint. His sword got sharpened and he’s based in such a way that I can plop him down on a Court of the Young King base when I get to it.30/01/2018 at 14:22 #83096
The Phoenix needed a bit of touch up after a failed attempt of actual flight from being left on the top of my car. One’s still going to need a bit of putty and I’m going to have to figure out how to make a tail fin tip for another. Anyway, the black is done. On to the gems and weapons this week. Hopefully the orange the week after that.30/01/2018 at 19:44 #83140
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Oh no! I hope their repair is speedy and successful. I do so like your scheme for this army!
"I saw this in a cartoon once, but I'm pretty sure I can do it..."30/01/2018 at 19:49 #8314109/02/2018 at 19:05 #8411811/02/2018 at 09:21 #84255
Looking suitably epic as usual, great work!23/02/2018 at 14:52 #85216
I was hoping to finish the Phoenix last night but with friends coming over for dinner tonight the “other domestic duties as assigned” clause in my relationship was activated. Maybe I’ll get to them this Sunday or next Tuesday. Either way, I’m looking forward to being done with them. It’s time for something else. I did manage to get the first highlight done on most of them. Two still need a little work.
I know it’s time for something else because I’ve been wanting to work on something else. I did cheat a little bit and built a Phantom, as well as a Revenant. Their weapons are magnetised. The last Phantom is going to involve a bit more cutting in pinning as I’m hoping to put it in a running position.
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