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Forum: Archived Competitions   07-03-11, 07:06 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,448
Posted By aquatic_foible
well, I finally managed to paint something... ...

well, I finally managed to paint something...

http://i823.photobucket.com/albums/zz157/aquatic_foible/IMG_5373.jpg

For the record, I hate these Rat Ogre models, which may have had something to...
Forum: Archived Competitions   06-17-11, 10:52 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,448
Posted By aquatic_foible
right, going to get over my current "hobby...

right, going to get over my current "hobby malaise' [i just can't be arsed painting...], and avoid using another ticket.

Scaling back expectations, I'm going to finish two of the Rat Ogres I was...
Forum: Archived Competitions   05-30-11, 04:38 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,395
Posted By aquatic_foible
Unless I manage to find a block of time in the...

Unless I manage to find a block of time in the next 48hrs, I'm afraid that I am going to have to call in my first RL ticket. It's just been one of those months... :headbutt:
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-20-11, 11:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,167
Posted By aquatic_foible
Thanks to the OP for cluing me into DarkSphere -...

Thanks to the OP for cluing me into DarkSphere - looking at their prices, I may very well finish off my skaven / dark angels' forces with them [dependant on postage].

Unfortunately, BitsandKits is...
Forum: Archived Competitions   05-18-11, 11:59 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,217
Posted By aquatic_foible
I think Warmachine would count - the 'jacks are...

I think Warmachine would count - the 'jacks are steam powered [there's you're science right there!], and they don't exist in the real world [fiction, sir!]...

I feel my logic is sound, and now I'm...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-11-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,677
Posted By aquatic_foible
You need oxygen, water, sustenance...you want a...

You need oxygen, water, sustenance...you want a 2nd wave of Space Wolves... :biggrin:

I wouldn't be surprised if the TW kit came out in the not too distant future, after FW being told not to go...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-11-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By aquatic_foible
I really like those - bookmarked for future...

I really like those - bookmarked for future purchase, methinks!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-11-11, 03:03 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 16,719
Posted By aquatic_foible
Seconded! Also, really like the 1st image of...

Seconded!

Also, really like the 1st image of the Razorwing - alot more than the 1st image of the StormRaven. Imagine how good it's going to look in the flesh!
Forum: Black Library Fiction   05-11-11, 07:37 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,890
Posted By aquatic_foible
For all those [myself included] who are wondering...

For all those [myself included] who are wondering where their very expensive book is...

http://www.blacklibrary.com/Blog/call-in-the-tech-priests.html
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-05-11, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,723
Posted By aquatic_foible
White Dwarf, the website, and the Stores are GW's...

White Dwarf, the website, and the Stores are GW's marketing department - that's how they get the word out about the hobby and get us all hooked on plastic crack.

It was seeing an issue of WD in a...
Forum: Project Logs   05-05-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,076
Posted By aquatic_foible
@ everyone - thanks for all the kind words; it...

@ everyone - thanks for all the kind words; it really does help motivate me to keep trying to improve my painting!

Just a quick post to throw up a picture that has already appeared elsewhere on...
Forum: Project Logs   05-05-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,438
Posted By aquatic_foible
Dreadnought pics

As promised, pictures of the finished Dreadnought. I painted him veeerry quickly [under two hours], so he's a bit rough around the edges. I need to go back and add icons / weathering before i...
Forum: Archived Competitions   05-05-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,395
Posted By aquatic_foible
This month, I shall mostly be painting...enough...

This month, I shall mostly be painting...enough Rat Ogres to make it worth fielding them as something other than unit fillers! Therefore, I shall be adding 4 more of the beasties and another...
Forum: Project Logs   05-03-11, 09:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,438
Posted By aquatic_foible
Just a quick update. I have speed painted a...

Just a quick update. I have speed painted a Dreadnought, and will be posting photos as soon as the sun pops his head out tomorrow...it hasn't turned out too badly for a couple of hours work.
...
Forum: Project Logs   05-03-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 44,087
Posted By aquatic_foible
Looking good so far, sir. I'm sure they will turn...

Looking good so far, sir. I'm sure they will turn out very nicely, as all your models do! :biggrin:

As an aside, have you ordered any of the AoW "bezerkers" to add to the mighty throng?
Forum: Project Logs   05-03-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,638
Posted By aquatic_foible
As lots of folk have mentioned already, I too...

As lots of folk have mentioned already, I too really dig the colour scheme, sir! It's another thing for my "ideas to steal" folder... :grin:
Forum: Project Logs   05-03-11, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By aquatic_foible
I like the idea of wash painting Death Korps,...

I like the idea of wash painting Death Korps, sir! I did it with some high elves [check my sig!], but I never thought of it for my Korps models...you have started me thinking...

Also, can't wait...
Forum: Project Logs   05-03-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By aquatic_foible
Nice paint scheme, sir. Unlike the others, I say...

Nice paint scheme, sir. Unlike the others, I say go bright! I love it when i see neon-glow edges on DE armour...and if it looks too sharp, you can always tone it down with a purple wash!
Forum: Project Logs   05-03-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,167
Posted By aquatic_foible
Great painting on display here, sir. I also...

Great painting on display here, sir. I also really like the colour scheme. The work on the blood drop gems is exceptional by the way. +rep
Forum: Project Logs   05-03-11, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,740
Posted By aquatic_foible
Good work, sir. I especially dig the way you have...

Good work, sir. I especially dig the way you have built up the sarcophagus. However, being honest [and it might just be the angle], I'm not sure about the bit stuck onto the shoulder of the power...
Forum: Project Logs   05-03-11, 09:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,658
Posted By aquatic_foible
Looking forward to seeing what you do with...

Looking forward to seeing what you do with Marneus, sir. I take it your getting the current model, and not the old one on the toilet!? :grin:
Forum: Project Logs   05-03-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,443
Posted By aquatic_foible
Just found this thread, sir. Lovely painting so...

Just found this thread, sir. Lovely painting so far! Looking forward to seeing more. As for the hellcannon - scratchbuild? :biggrin:
Forum: New Member Introductions   05-03-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By aquatic_foible
Welcome to the boards, sir. Hope you enjoy your...

Welcome to the boards, sir. Hope you enjoy your time with us!
Forum: Project Logs   05-02-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,522
Posted By aquatic_foible
Wonderful stuff, sir. Great to see "cottage...

Wonderful stuff, sir. Great to see "cottage industry" of this calibre! +rep

Will you perchance be doing any fantasy stuff? I think that technique could make some lovely stone floor bases inlaid...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-02-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By aquatic_foible
looking forward to this quite a bit...it had...

looking forward to this quite a bit...it had better be good! :biggrin:
Forum: Project Logs   05-01-11, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By aquatic_foible
Seconded. I greatly admire how you have tied the...

Seconded. I greatly admire how you have tied the usually disparate colour schemes of the Bloodletters and Plaguebearers together. Outstanding stuff. Great conversion work. +rep

I personally feel...
Forum: Project Logs   05-01-11, 11:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,410
Posted By aquatic_foible
Mouthwateringly pretty models, sir. You are...

Mouthwateringly pretty models, sir. You are indeed one of the brave few who truly elevate this "hobby" of ours to "art"...
Forum: Project Logs   05-01-11, 11:46 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 22,510
Posted By aquatic_foible
+rep for the mud tutorial, sir. I've been looking...

+rep for the mud tutorial, sir. I've been looking for this kind of thing for my Krieg...

It's always nice to see retro models popping up, and your scratch built trukks are awesome!
Forum: Project Logs   05-01-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,690
Posted By aquatic_foible
Great skin tone, sir! Looking forward to seeing...

Great skin tone, sir! Looking forward to seeing them finished...Will you be using the same skin tone [once you work out the kinks!] on the whole army?
Forum: Project Logs   05-01-11, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,971
Posted By aquatic_foible
I never like it when people sell painted...

I never like it when people sell painted miniatures [especially ones as nice as yours] - I always regret it when I have to do it...

I am, however, greatly looking forward to seeing the new colour...
Forum: Project Logs   05-01-11, 11:38 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,454
Posted By aquatic_foible
I'm always amazed at how you seem to have...

I'm always amazed at how you seem to have multiple projects on the go, sir. I'm liking the test model - you've managed to achieve a very smooth white...

I can't really tell from the picture, but...
Forum: Project Logs   05-01-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,865
Posted By aquatic_foible
Great build so far, sir. I'd have to agree, and...

Great build so far, sir. I'd have to agree, and say that the "head" needs to be closer to the body [though it looks great - I didn't think that you'd scratch build it; I just thought you'd have used...
Forum: New Member Introductions   05-01-11, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By aquatic_foible
Welcome to the boards, sir. Hope you enjoy your...

Welcome to the boards, sir. Hope you enjoy your time with us!
Forum: Project Logs   04-30-11, 08:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,341
Posted By aquatic_foible
I hate how good you are at painting... :grin:

I hate how good you are at painting... :grin:
Forum: Project Logs   04-30-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,269
Posted By aquatic_foible
I really like your painting style, sir. It's, for...

I really like your painting style, sir. It's, for lack of a better description, very "comic book / graphic art"...

The conversion work adds that great touch of unique-ness to the force , so +rep...
Forum: Project Logs   04-30-11, 08:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,651
Posted By aquatic_foible
I love the look of these 'nids - one of the best...

I love the look of these 'nids - one of the best schemes I've seen [so much so, that it's gone in my "must borrow / steal that idea one day" bookmark folder].

+rep for that alone, and for giving...
Forum: General 40k   04-30-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,068
Posted By aquatic_foible
For me, 16-18 was the age when I discovered...

For me, 16-18 was the age when I discovered drink, drugs, and girls! Needless to say, 40k took a bask seat for a while. Having said that, I enjoy the hobby even more after a hiatus of a few years.
...
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-30-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By aquatic_foible
Welcome to the boards, sir. Hope you enjoy your...

Welcome to the boards, sir. Hope you enjoy your time with us...
Forum: Project Logs   04-30-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,003
Posted By aquatic_foible
Exceptional work as always, sir. You have...

Exceptional work as always, sir. You have achieved a very commanding and regal pose, very reflective of the character as read...

Will look forward to seeing him with some paint on him!
Forum: Project Logs   04-30-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 44,540
Posted By aquatic_foible
Seconded! That is an exquisite looking Steam...

Seconded! That is an exquisite looking Steam Tank, sir. Can't wait to see a full army shot...
Forum: Project Logs   04-30-11, 06:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,658
Posted By aquatic_foible
Will be looking forward to seeing how you make...

Will be looking forward to seeing how you make that happen, sir...
Forum: Project Logs   04-30-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,914
Posted By aquatic_foible
Not a huge fan of the arm attached to the...

Not a huge fan of the arm attached to the "pilot's" face, but overall I love how this has come together. I especially like the lunging pose of the model.

Outstanding work, sir. :grin:
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-30-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By aquatic_foible
I'm praying for August - I really want to start...

I'm praying for August - I really want to start an "evil" 40k army, and some shiny new Necrons would be perfect!
Forum: Black Library Fiction   04-30-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 130,783
Posted By aquatic_foible
Just picked up Dead Men Walking, and after I get...

Just picked up Dead Men Walking, and after I get through that, it'll be on to the new HH title...
Forum: Other Systems   04-30-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By aquatic_foible
I've played it a couple of times, and enjoyed it....

I've played it a couple of times, and enjoyed it. But I have too much stuff already to commit to buying even more stuff for another game. But if you like it, I'd say it's worth getting.

Fantasy...
Forum: Project Logs   04-30-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,076
Posted By aquatic_foible
army painting challenge - april entry

Another month, another unit! This time it's the turn of SkavenSlaves with slings [Warsphinxes beware!]...

http://i823.photobucket.com/albums/zz157/aquatic_foible/IMG_5328.jpg
...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-30-11, 04:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,096
Posted By aquatic_foible
I agree with Svart and Grizbe, that model is far...

I agree with Svart and Grizbe, that model is far too top heavy - not a bad sculpt otherwise, apart from the fiery-warp-energy-hand-spell...thing...

The paint job is lovely, however. Could be the...
Forum: Archived Competitions   04-30-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,579
Posted By aquatic_foible
@ Dave - really digging the look of your cobbled...

@ Dave - really digging the look of your cobbled together Chosen, Sir. They look better than the GW ones! The colour scheme is also particularly well executed...

As for me, photos of my...
Forum: General 40k   04-23-11, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By aquatic_foible
Apart from Scouts being an Elite Choice, I rather...

Apart from Scouts being an Elite Choice, I rather like the 4th edition Dark Angels Codex. Gimme Jervis Johnson's codex writing over Matt Ward's any day of the week...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-23-11, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,710
Posted By aquatic_foible
Been following this miniatures looong genesis for...

Been following this miniatures looong genesis for quite some time. Very pleased that they are now at the final hurdle. With regards to the price, and knowing what went into the project, 200 notes is...
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