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post #1 of 134 (permalink) Old 02-13-11, 12:18 PM Thread Starter
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Hi there all.

I started the hobby around one year ago and as for the forum activity I have been taking it more seriously for about a week and a half. I have started the blog on my new Eldar army but I get no feedback at all there. I decided to make the Project log and the blog in parallel. There are still projects I do that are not related to the Eldar as I am painting SM and Orkz for a friend.

I will today post more entries from my blog to get the feedback and after that I will keep you posted on my advance towards 1500 pts Army.

Next entries will be on Warp Spiders, Dire Avengers and Harlequins.

Hope this time I have found the right place for what I am looking for .



There we go finally the pictures of my first eldar models.

I have painted them with a black undercoat.
With white and not green as the main colours.

here goes the pictures

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Default Harlequin Troupe Master

Ha!

Almost two days it took me to paint his guy.

1) This is the HTM primed with white undercoat
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2)Next I have applied the black with the "dimond" shape on the interior of the HTM's coat. And Aces on the back.
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3) Here You can see the first colours I have put on the model. I used Turqoise and Purple for the dimonds, orange, purple and turquoise for the ribbons. Red and orange for the hair.
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4) You can see that the dimonds, hair and ribbons have been highlited. I have also put some gloss varnish on the back of the cape in order to protect it while I still manipulate the model.
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the close-up for the dimond pattern
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5) Here You can see the back and the front with the gun and other metallic parts almost done
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6)The pictures of finished model
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c&c more than welcome


I have many more pictures over 30 of almost all stages.
It is the first model with so many "free hand" details I have done, and to be honest I am pretty proud
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Default Dire Avengers Exarch

Here You will find the pics of my DA Exarch.

I have given him dual shuriken catapults but I really wanted to include the spear on the model.

As You can see (hopefully) the spear is put behind the Exarch as a part of a base.

1) I have base coated the model with scull white spray to start with.
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2) On the next step I have applied the Snot Green on the armor and the black on guns and face. When it has dried I have applied a dark green wash on the green parts.
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3) I painted the stones, swords and spear blade with warlock purple and added black on the helm
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4) I added orange and covered it with yellow on the helm and the banner. I have applied the brow on guns and some parts of the equipment preparing it for the layer of bronze (metallic)

5) I highlighted armor with two layers of mixed snot green with yellow.
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6) I washed the brown and bronze elements with devlan mud, and finally highlighted them with silver.

7) I added the silver details on the guns and highlighted them with grey.

8) I applied the mix of warlock purple and white on the stones and then applied the wash: mix of 1:1 Baal red and asurmen blue with a tiny dot of silver paint (just to get the extra glitter on them. Same wash was applied on the sword and spear blade.

9) I have applied the details on the banner and used the gloss varnish on the stones and sword and spear blades.

10) I have prepared the base with some grass, a bit of vine cork and little balls form the medicine pack (they used to be in the cap of medicine container no idea why)

11) I have finished the spear with a green wash on the handle and silver and bronze on the other parts

12) Finally I have made some touchups with white and the model was ready to reattach to the base
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I know that I probably miss 4-5 photos for the stages but I will do better next time.

Tell me what You think about the model and description provided.
Do not hesitate to PM me if You have any questions.

Thanks for reading.

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Most rep worthy work sir, loving the crisp paint work on the Dire Exarch and also the pattern on the Harly
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I love your work. I can see that you have really put alot of work in to them. +rep

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Mate, they are great. I love the warp spiders and you have done an excellent job with the Harlequin! The only reason I don't have any of those bad boys is because I couldn't do them justice, but you have!

My only comment is try and be a bit more careful with the eyes on that Dire Avenger. Other than that, these look amazing.

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Aye Aye, great looking eldar man cant wait to see more, have some rep

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Nice clean painting mate. I really like the warp spiders, and the free-hands on the harley are really excellent.

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Thank you all for the comments and rep!
@TheReveren i sure will next time

This weekend I ahve painted the apethecary for SM but I will try to squeeze some painting during the week. More Harlequins and DA are waiting to be painted also on Thursday I am picking up a Shadowseer and a Farseer for my army. I am so impatient to put my hands on them .

Again thnx for the comments
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This is just to let you know what I am up to

I am painting and doing a slight convertion to my friends deffkopta
I have re-done an Apothecary and I am working on my DA squad.
In two days I am picking upa a Shadowseer and Farseer so probably will be jumping to painting those :D i just love painting the characters.

I will poste photos once I get hte batteries for my camera .

That is it for now.

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