Ok, so I didn’t know how to start this other than….. well that because it has been long.
I know it has been ages but a lot has happened which can be summarised with:
Had a job
Lost that job
Started a company follow the link below
Made money… but not enough to live off.
Now we are all caught up where is my army coming along. Well, I have no grand model buying plans like my brother but instead, I do have lots of models still needing painting. But a whole lot more need spraying and with a storm raging through London that will have to wait.
The picture for this post is the 4 models I painted today.
I honestly hate the painting and building of models. But you know what really grinds my gears!!! The silly little flimsy horns on models and the ridiculous amount of detail in the plastic. Like, I understand that its cool to be able to have extra detail but its getting near the point of needing an MA in Fine Art and Sculpture to paint models well.
Anyway, I feel this rant is now long enough.
Happy New Year and check the link out.
PS I also seem to have forgotten a good washing technique… Readers if you know one leave it in the comments cus honestly I have no idea other then drench it.
PPS Who knew having a photography company would mean better photos for the page….. psych it does when I can be bothered to get the kit out.
Ah painting an Obliterator.
This should be fine. Have no fear it’ll be a breeze.
So step one as always will be, apply your basecoat.
So now it is green we are working in the right direction.
Next is applying the thick drybrush of Elysian Green.
No we are gaining some depth of field to him.
So onto the next layer which isn’t a heavy drybrusy, it’s a light drybrush so that you get only the highest edges.
This gives that extra depth needed. But what about the flesh? I hear you cry well.. my friend we go over it in the Rakarth Flesh like we would any detail. I would also cover areas in the skullcrusher brass.
For this model I actually decided not to wash it. I just thought that it seemed fine and didn’t need it. That being said I have another one which I may wash cus it might not look as good.
Then of course Basing with the amazing mud paint!!
But if washing is your thing pick an appropriate colour. Dark green is always a good one for Nurgle.
You shall never stop the rot!
So long, too long… oh so too long.
But let us begin!
For those who are new to this page, it may not be updated often but when it is the content is quality.
So along with it all:
If you haven’t read my other painting guides then please go to them to find out what I use for the base coat.
(Sorry I sprayed the tank ages ago and I am not sure what it is now.)
Other than the base coat… here we go.
So the first layer I did a heavy and rough layer of Elysian Green:
To follow this up I did a drybrush layer of Ogryn Camo. This gives a bit more life to the vehicle as well as some light and dark contrast:
As always dry brushing pulls the details out and adds some texture to the creation.
the next layers on it were very simple it requires adding all the detail in with… of course my two favourite ways of adding detail. The paint colours I am using for this is the same as I always use Skull crusher Brass and Rakarth Flesh.
I then applied my favourite paint which GW have made. If you haven’t tried there basing paints… Well where have you been all this time. I personally go for Stirland Mud (I believe that is the name).
So I applied to the tracks and around the edges to give another layer of realism.
The last thing I will mention is do not wash the tank but if you feel compelled to.
Only put it in crevices as it will make your tank sparkle otherwise.
That is all
Sorry for the long wait and what I feel is a boring post.
Life has been getting in the way.
Remember you can never stop the rot