20/09/2016 at 11:20 #48989
I normally post either on the ol’ blog or on LAF but thought I should probably cross post my 6mm here really.
Anyway, just tidied off a new Horizon Wars force – 18FP – I’ve been collecting 20FP forces (I don’t like to revisit a painting project for fear of colour inconsistency) but I did my maths a bit wrong so this one is only 18FP!
Couldn’t fit the whole gang in the light box, so here they are in their tray:
To be honest they’re not my best work – the weathering is, frankly, crap but it’s nice to have them finished.
I’ve got some ideas I’m playing with for a vaccsuits force (possibly based on lunar style bases) and an order from Angel Barracks I placed yesterday that’ll form the backbone of an SF3D force.
So, more to come soon(ish). There’s a few other 6mm bits on the ol’ blog too for those interested.
20/09/2016 at 11:36 #48991
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Those are lovely.
Is it just me, or do the man shaped ones look like they are rollerskating?20/09/2016 at 11:58 #48996
They are cool, thanks for sharing.
I have just packed your order and will head to the post office in a bit.
Looking forward to what you do with them.20/09/2016 at 12:05 #48998
Cheers – can’t wait! Might take me a little while, I want to do justice to an SF3D style project (’cause it’s my favourite!) so I’ll rush them a bit less than these!20/09/2016 at 12:18 #49000
Ooh, now those are some cool figures with cool paintjobs! I’d be afraid of going that heavy on the weathering but it does look good in the end.
…but now I can’t stop thinking that the battlesuits / power-armoured figures do look like they’re rollerskating20/09/2016 at 13:32 #49006
Haha yes, thanks Victoria – 9nce seen, never unseen!20/09/2016 at 13:40 #49007
Kind of makes me want to get some just to make a Rollerball game20/09/2016 at 17:24 #49021
Nice work. I think you have the weathering right for 6mm. Those quad walkers would make excellent bots in 15mm.20/09/2016 at 17:35 #49023
Kind of makes me want to get some just to make a Rollerball game
Rollerball with mechs?
I think you might be on to something there…20/09/2016 at 17:49 #49024
RhodericParticipant20/09/2016 at 21:35 #49029
ThuseldParticipant20/09/2016 at 23:40 #49036
Good work. Those big vehicles especially came out nice.08/02/2017 at 14:03 #5755008/02/2017 at 15:42 #57555
Not at the mo – I’ve got a gang of your Junker tanks on the go, but not ready to show yet… I’ve been distracted by ‘un-abandoning’ some 15mm pulp sci fi ideas I had. Plus the million other distractions on my desk at the mo.08/02/2017 at 17:29 #57576
Say, where are those power suits and the quads from?
"I saw this in a cartoon once, but I'm pretty sure I can do it..."08/02/2017 at 18:35 #57583
Cheers – both from Onslaught (via Vanguard Minis). Their ‘not-Tau’ range (Okami Technology something or other?)09/02/2017 at 15:45 #57650
I might not have much new to show but I have been prattling about with these
So far they’re based and basecoated – I’ll be making them much lighter and giving the doors a tint so they stand out but they’re getting there. I need to make a tool that’s a small sponge but still rough for the next few painting layers.
They’re by no means amazing, but I’m pleased with them, add a bit of flavour to the style of sci-fi I’m trying to capture with my 6mm.09/02/2017 at 16:16 #57651
Something about them remind me of heads of the God Warriors from Naausica… I like them, lots of personality
"I saw this in a cartoon once, but I'm pretty sure I can do it..."09/02/2017 at 16:27 #57652
It’s funny you should say that because I’ve got this saved as a terrain reference pic:
and I was just thinking how these aren’t that far off if I wanted to make some like that. I take any reference to Nausicaa as a massive compliment!!!09/02/2017 at 17:03 #5765609/02/2017 at 17:14 #57657
Cheeky plug for myself…
I will do commission work if people need it.
I can mould and cast your masters or make the masters and mould and cast them for you.
Just incase that is of use?09/02/2017 at 18:31 #57659
Love those buildings!
They would be great for something like the Ikwen from loud ninja games although I can’t think of anything similar in 6mm.
Hmm… may have to add that to my to do list.
If you like 6mm scifi check out http://planetares6.blogspot.be/?m=009/02/2017 at 19:14 #57663
Thank you! Well I am working on some 15mm ones too – I love those Ikwen models but I wish there was some more options, close combat and command figures. Maybe some bows or hunting rifles.
I’ve got a few packs of these on the way http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/product-category/onslaught-miniatures/avians/ to populate this village. You’re right though, could do with a good 6mm irregular alien force.09/02/2017 at 19:37 #57666
I just bought some of those avians too but I only got the ones with wings. I’ve got this crazy idea for a cross between a pueblo village and swallows nests hanging from a cliffside or maybe a series of monument valley style buttes.
If you like 6mm scifi check out http://planetares6.blogspot.be/?m=009/02/2017 at 20:26 #5766910/03/2017 at 19:25 #5910711/03/2017 at 07:50 #59125
Really like these they look great. Never tried weathering but these look great.
As for those building, if they ever became commercial I would buy a tonne of them. They are awesome.
Tally-Ho!11/03/2017 at 13:35 #59138
‘iya, I might not have much new to show but I have been prattling about with these So far they’re based and basecoated – I’ll be making them much lighter and giving the doors a tint so they stand out but they’re getting there. I need to make a tool that’s a small sponge but still rough for the next few painting layers. They’re by no means amazing, but I’m pleased with them, add a bit of flavour to the style of sci-fi I’m trying to capture with my 6mm.
If/when these go commercial I definitely would be interested.11/03/2017 at 15:07 #59140
Mr. AverageParticipant11/04/2017 at 12:29 #60501
Sorry, neglected this thread a bit. Not done a huge amount on these but I am trying to source some weird brightly coloured sponge to turn into foliage – no joy yet though.
I’m working on Entries for the lead painting league over of LAF at the mo – there will be a 6mm entry so once that’s done I’ll post it here.11/04/2017 at 16:34 #60518
You can always buy plain white/ivory/tan sponge and hit lightly with spray paint so you can still see some of the interior base color through the pores. Of, you could dye them one color, and lightly spray the outside so you get all sorts of tones.
"I saw this in a cartoon once, but I'm pretty sure I can do it..."02/05/2017 at 10:16 #61388
Sorry, missed this reply – that’s a great idea. Somewhere out there in Google-land you’ve reminded me that there’s a great tutorial on that very thing – then using a blender to chop up.
I’ll dig it out.27/06/2017 at 11:49 #65785
Well, I’ve daubed some paint on some 6’s for the first time in ages – I’m currently working on an idea for an Ork Warz! project using my custom units for Horizon Wars and some of the excellent Defeat in Detail Skinnerz – the idea is it will be a kind of mass battle-Gorkamorka type vibe.
Having said that, I felt a bit guilty about some other 6mm stuff I hadn’t finished, so got to work
This battlegroup is 5 Pathfinders, 5 Recon squads (3 men – a sniper, a spotter and a drone on a smaller base), 5 light skimmers and 3 small mechs. Depending on what units I use them as in HW it’ll give me about 25-30P, more than enough for the 15P games I’ve got planned. Scuse the glossiness – my new basing formula involves a glossy homemade ‘glaze’ that’ll get matted off at the end. More to come soon I hope.27/06/2017 at 12:03 #6578820/08/2017 at 08:07 #70126
Fantastic work mate! Looks like a really simple colour scheme, that you’ve smashed out of the park.
What size bases have you used for the Onslaught infantry in your last post?23/08/2017 at 10:20 #70289
Sorry mate, missed this – if I remember correctly they’re 35×25 (possibly 40×25) – 2mm MDF from warbases. It’s big when you compare it to a strip or smaller circular base by I like the scope it gives for a sense of movement and for basing.23/08/2017 at 19:52 #70315
Those guys look awesome, the rebel pilot colors really suit them 🙂
http://lasersandbroadswords.blogspot.com My project blog25/04/2018 at 10:07 #89366
It’s been a while since I updated this thread! Here’s a batch of Onslaught’s not-Tau that have been languishing in an ‘almost’ finished state for months and months.
I finally got the battlegroup finished.
I’m especially pleased with the skimmers, they’re really nice little models. I’ve got some really nice 6mm power armour coming frmo Shapeways in a week or so, so expect another update soon.25/04/2018 at 10:10 #8936912/08/2018 at 22:14 #96765
I’ve only gone and finished something off! Crazy busy at the moment, so haven’t had much time to paint, but it’s sort of become a good thing – I’m squeezing in time for basing, varnishing etc. and getting things finished.
Mostly Brigade Models’ Hammer’ Slammers range. These were a bit of an experiment in Army Painter coloured primer, which on the whole was pretty successful.
I’m particularly pleased with the big artillery units – they’ve got a real sci-fi feel to them. Love’em.
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