Over the weekend my brother-in-law taught me the rules for the GW Kill Team game. We weren’t using the expanded commander rules yet.
We played a game of T’au (Will) against Thousand Sons (yours truly), which he won. Continue reading “Tabletop Action”
This fancy fellow is moving along. A little. Most of the evening was taken up with Top Chef and family.
I haven’t re-applied metallics after washes in grey (at the bottom) and purple, but I think it’s getting a nice sheen.
This is exactly the kind of Golden Age of Comics look I didn’t want! I’ll have to make his face extra grumpy. Maybe pose some hapless nurgling at his feet or something.
Major colors are basecoated (just green, blue, and red), and metallics are blocked out with Oily Steel & hit with a quick highlight of Aluminum. Pretty sure those are both VMC.
Now he’s had his first bath in Blanchitsu-approved Nuln Oil, which helps darken him down from his previous cheery clown suit, as well as unify the overall look of the model.
I typically dislike things like bright blue capes and big gold chains, but I’m going to try to keep him as grim looking as I can to fit in with the look of the unit.
I couldn’t quite decide on a project (there a couple in the early stages), so I started slapping some colors onto this librarian. I sort of dislike the color blue, but I’m going whole hog as 40k canon demands.
I’m pleased with the conversion, though I could have taken more time sculpting the robes to hide the seems between the arms (both from Tempestus Scions) and the marine librarian body.
My paint to figure ratio is pretty high. I used all these paints on Tùrmundd!
On this guy the palette is as wide open as it is limited with the Dark Angels.
On his birthing day the father gave to his son a great name:
Now, his only reminder of home is the plaid of his dusty bedroll.
Ouch! Face tattoo!
Since he’ll be my character for a long campaign, a lot of work went into this guy for a gaming mini.