Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Nomads Iguana - Complete

Here's the full team.  The infantry dude was painted using the same steps that I outlined for painting the TAG.

Sunday, 15 December 2013

Nomads Iguana Step by Step Part 2

1. Everything that is going to be silver is painted VMC Black.  I just prefer this ranges black to the other blacks that are out there.  Everything this is supposed to be black is painted VMC German Grey.

2. I paint the metallic areas with P3 Pig Iron

3. The metal areas and the German Grey are washed with P3 Armor Wash. 

4.  The white is painted in VMC Silver Grey.  As are any areas that will have a lightsource coming from it.

5. The metal areas with a light drybrush of VAC Steel 

6. The white areas get another coat of CIT Ceramite White. The glow is Hawk Turqoise thinned down through the Airbrush.  The base is painted VAC Rust with VMC Black on the rim.

7. Pigments are used for shading all about the model.  I use Secret Weapon's stuff.  The colours are Violet and Black.  The violet was for some shading on the reds and middle shadows.  The black was more for the metals but also the deepest shadows of the Red.  Black also shaded some of the white areas.  The base used Black and Rust Red mixed with water then slopped about. 

Friday, 13 December 2013

Nomads Iguana Step by Step part 1

Hey there, 

Started working on a bunch of Infinity goodness for Miniwargaming.  I'll be doing 2 step my steps on how I am painting the TAG's.  First up is the Nomads Iguana.  

1. Prime the mini in Base Grey from Minitaire
2. Paint the everything that you want red Vallejo Air Hull Red.  The idea here is that I wanted a deep colour to act as a base for both shadows and highlights.

3. Paint the shadowed areas with a 1:1 mix of Hull Red and Minitaire Coal.  Pure black for shadows sucks, IMO, so I wanted to use some of the base colour here.  I may not have used the Coal the next time I paint this model.  There's merit to adding in other colours instead, like dark greens or purples.  It makes a more visually fun mini.  

4. First Highlight of Vallejo Air Flame Red.  This was done with an airbrush at a downward angle (45 degrees ish) to capture a lighter area there light is naturally hitting.  This mini is also going to be meant for filming, so MWG's viewers should be able to some cool stuff with it.

5. Second Highlight of 3:1 Flame Red to Squid Pink.  Ok. There's a 2 things going on in this step.  I took White first and sprayed it on areas that I wanted to be this new colour mix.  Red is stupid translucent, so I wanted a brighter colour to "show through."  The second thing is that Pink is a weird colour to highlight red with.  It was an attempt to match whatever Angel Giraldez did for the box art.  I ended up not liking it too much.

6. Third Highlight of 3:1 Italian Red to Squid Pink. Same deal as step 5 with the white then colour.  Italian red is much more vibrant of a red, so there's a colour shift here.

7.  I also matte'd him after this step to make sure the progress was saved, but the effing varnish clouded on me.  So now he's glossed and I'm not touching him again until tomorrow.  tomorrow will be Blacks, Whites and Metallic.  Maybe additional pigment work :P

Thursday, 12 December 2013

The beginning of an Oddysee

I've wanted to do a Trollbloods army in the same skin tones as Oddworld for a year now.  Mini's are collected, and this is the first 30 minutes or so.

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Monday, 11 November 2013

I think the silver looks good

Quick shot of the heavy vector I am working on.

Also - all Cyriss that is built is basecoated and will get the same treatment as this dude tomorrow.

Friday, 1 November 2013

Tau Fast Attack

I hadn't posted pics of either of these units before Mechanikon, so here they are!


Markerlight drones that were attached to Crisis Suits and the Commander

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Malifaux - Vanessa

With the next round of beta testing for M2E, I wanted to get Vanessa done for my Vik's crew.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Monday, 28 October 2013

Another Batch of Cygnar

Here's another commission set for the same ongoing project:


Stormsmith Storm Tower

Gun Mage Captain Adept

Sunday, 27 October 2013

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Tau Crisis Suits - Plasma Gun and Missile Pod

The second squad from the latest Tau batch: 3 Plasma Gun / Missile Pod Crisis Suits!

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Tau Crisis Suits - 2 Fusion Guns

Here's the latest from a batch of tau I finished for an upcoming tournament: 3 two fusion gun Crisis Suits