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Forum: Project Logs   09-09-12, 09:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
You're right, it was a little thick. I did the...

You're right, it was a little thick. I did the edges of the armour plates first and then realised it was a bit thick so watered it down some. On this model particularly I really need to use much...
Forum: Project Logs   09-09-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 43,487
Posted By reavsie
Da Boyz are looking good. I really like the...

Da Boyz are looking good. I really like the dirty/rusty look you have achieved on the weapons and bases.

With that in mind, the choppas and teeth/nails do look rather clean (might just be the...
Forum: Project Logs   09-09-12, 08:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Little bit of work done on both of these: ...

Little bit of work done on both of these:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/September%202012/08.jpg

Just done the black on plumes, helmet coil things and spare ammo clips....
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-07-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,209
Posted By reavsie
I don't think that list is complete yet. It says...

I don't think that list is complete yet. It says over 50 new kits on the home page, and yet there are only 24 kits listed on the advance orders page.

Hopefully they will fix that soon and show the...
Forum: Project Logs   09-07-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 43,487
Posted By reavsie
Can't see the pics, is it just me? Ah. it's...

Can't see the pics, is it just me?

Ah. it's working for me now.

Looking good so far, can't wait to see the progress on these. I've got around 2,000 pts of Orks needing painting once I've...
Forum: Project Logs   09-07-12, 10:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Avatar for September

Going to attempt the Avatar this month:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/September%202012/02.jpg

I've straightened his sword since this pic.

Not part of the challenge,...
Forum: Project Logs   09-04-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Wave Serpent complete

Just finished the Wave Serpent. Really pleased with this one overall and finally had some success with the decals. Although they are pretty flat surfaces, these have softened and adhered much better....
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   09-02-12, 11:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,010
Posted By reavsie
In case you were wondering, no he is not...

In case you were wondering, no he is not completely 'armless!

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/September%202012/02.jpg

Arms and wig now included.
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   09-01-12, 11:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,010
Posted By reavsie
Avatar for me this month: ...

Avatar for me this month:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/September%202012/01.jpg
Forum: Project Logs   09-01-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Thanks Moriouce. Wasn't sure I could do justice...

Thanks Moriouce. Wasn't sure I could do justice to the usual scheme and really liked the darker look after washing the armour so decided to stick with muted colours.

I've added the finishing...
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   08-31-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,780
Posted By reavsie
Striking Scorpions complete

Just finished the Striking Scorpion squad:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/August%202012/08.jpg

More pics in my PLog...
Forum: Project Logs   08-31-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Scorpions complete enough to post up for the...

Scorpions complete enough to post up for the monthly challenge. I just need to varnish then static grass for the finishing touches:
...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-27-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,522
Posted By reavsie
Books are very subjective, so each to their own. ...

Books are very subjective, so each to their own.

What were your faves?
Forum: Off Topic   08-27-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By reavsie
There you go - that should help with your...

There you go - that should help with your average. Just need a few more from Norm's thread now...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-24-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By reavsie
Hi Hesky, Take a look at this buying guide...

Hi Hesky,

Take a look at this buying guide created by djinn24 - I found it invaluable when I was considering taking the plunge:
...
Forum: Off Topic   08-23-12, 08:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By reavsie
Only 35, ah yes, I remember it well. Wait...

Only 35, ah yes, I remember it well.

Wait until you start working out how many years left until you retire. I'm about to turn 48 and it's still way too many years to go until retirement . :(
...
Forum: Project Logs   08-22-12, 09:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
I've been a real slacker this month, but have...

I've been a real slacker this month, but have just got time to complete the Scorpions (think it's unlikely the Serpent will get done).

All I've really done since last time is basecoated most of...
Forum: Project Logs   08-22-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,736
Posted By reavsie
I'm really loving the Avatar and I'm totally...

I'm really loving the Avatar and I'm totally gonna steal your ideas for when I come to do mine!

I've been putting off starting as I'm not sure my skills can do it justice, but I can certainly have...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   08-22-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,522
Posted By reavsie
A Thousand Sons gets my vote. Absolutely...

A Thousand Sons gets my vote. Absolutely stunning.

Honourable mentions to:

Fulgrim
Legion
The First Heretic
Know No Fear

Haven't read the last two yet.
Forum: Wargaming Clubs   08-21-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By reavsie
Spent my honeymoon there sixteen years ago, but...

Spent my honeymoon there sixteen years ago, but actually live about 600 miles away.

Sorry, not much help.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-09-12, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By reavsie
You're welcome. Get ready for the learning...

You're welcome.

Get ready for the learning curve, I'm finding it takes a lot of practise to develop the control needed for anything more than basic tasks.

The benefits are the speed and the...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-09-12, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By reavsie
The same compressor (plus tank), with the same...

The same compressor (plus tank), with the same airbrushes and nearly a fiver off!

Gets my vote.

Oh, actually it's a fiver more once you add the shipping - I would still go for it though.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-09-12, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By reavsie
Actually, that one on ebay doesn't have a tank -...

Actually, that one on ebay doesn't have a tank - you can see the difference in the pic below:

http://www.airbrush-pro.co.uk/contents/media/as-186%20copyright.jpg

As I understand it, the tank...
Forum: Off Topic   08-08-12, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By reavsie
Done, and subscribed. Happy to help someone...

Done, and subscribed.

Happy to help someone who helps the community as you do.
Forum: Project Logs   08-02-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Minor update

I've washed the Scorpions with Badab Black. Had a little trouble hitting the recesses due to all the ridges in their armour. The original green basecoat was a bit thin (or non-existant) in places so...
Forum: Project Logs   08-01-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
He's got the pincer thingy - Scorpion's Claw I...

He's got the pincer thingy - Scorpion's Claw I think it's called?

Not sure how good it is in game, I've only played them a handful of times, and not in 6th.

Along with my Banshees, neither have...
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   08-01-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,780
Posted By reavsie
Striking Scorpions this month: ...

Striking Scorpions this month:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/August%202012/01.jpg
Forum: Project Logs   08-01-12, 12:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
August sneak peak

Striking Scorpions for August:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/August%202012/01.jpg

Just waiting for the thread to go up.
Forum: Project Logs   07-31-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 42,199
Posted By reavsie
Congratulations on the birth of your child, life...

Congratulations on the birth of your child, life will never be the same again - in a good way!

Really liking the level of detail and skill involved in your models.

+ Rep
Forum: Project Logs   07-31-12, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,736
Posted By reavsie
Good looking Dire Avengers, they are coming along...

Good looking Dire Avengers, they are coming along nicely. Anyone that paints them once fully assembled deserves a medal, and will probably end up double-jointed when finished!

+ Rep!

Looking...
Forum: Project Logs   07-31-12, 10:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Thanks for your comments guys - makes it worth...

Thanks for your comments guys - makes it worth all the effort!

I've still got 15 fully assembled Dire Avengers that I need to finish, but it is slow progress as I am struggling to reach parts,...
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   07-30-12, 09:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,981
Posted By reavsie
And done! ...

And done!

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/July%202012/08a.jpg
Forum: Project Logs   07-30-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Thanks DoE. I'm still trying to find a method...

Thanks DoE. I'm still trying to find a method that I'm happy with, it seems that each brings its own problems.

To begin with I always assembled everything so I could use them in game. It was only...
Forum: Project Logs   07-27-12, 10:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Couple more layers on the bases, and loin cloths...

Couple more layers on the bases, and loin cloths and torso's assembled:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/July%202012/07.jpg

Hope to have them finished this weekend.
...
Forum: Project Logs   07-25-12, 10:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Highlights, varnish and washes done: ...

Highlights, varnish and washes done:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/July%202012/06.jpg

Sorry the photo is rather washed out so you can't really see the shading on the...
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   07-24-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,981
Posted By reavsie
Nice brush work!

Nice brush work!
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   07-24-12, 02:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,981
Posted By reavsie
Boy, there sure are some talented artists on...

Boy, there sure are some talented artists on Heresy! I can only hope that my skills will develop over time to something approaching this standard.

@Scotty80 - I'm really liking that colour scheme...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-22-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By reavsie
Might be worth a layer of matt varnish - that...

Might be worth a layer of matt varnish - that should take off the shine. You can then just carry on painting over that layer.
Forum: Project Logs   07-18-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Got a few more bits done: ...

Got a few more bits done:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/July%202012/05.jpg

Just got highlights to do on the catapults before varnish and washes.

Not easy to see...
Forum: Off Topic   07-17-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,620
Posted By reavsie
Soon to be redundant IT Service Delivery Manager,...

Soon to be redundant IT Service Delivery Manager, after that - who knows!

Bits has been the best so far I think.
Forum: Project Logs   07-15-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Thanks Hellados - I'm sure you'll love the extra...

Thanks Hellados - I'm sure you'll love the extra control you get from a dual action. I've found it to be a steep learning curve with the airbrush, but will just keep plugging away until I become...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-15-12, 05:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,533
Posted By reavsie
Glad it's working for you. I had a bit of a mare...

Glad it's working for you. I had a bit of a mare first time because I added water to the Dettol, but when I tried it neat, it worked a treat.

May take a lot longer to get rid of the smell though -...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-14-12, 02:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,533
Posted By reavsie
Make sure you get the brown Dettol and do not...

Make sure you get the brown Dettol and do not dilute.

After 24 hrs, keep them in the Dettol bath while you use an old toothbrush to remove the paint. Do not allow water to touch the mini's until...
Forum: Off Topic   07-11-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,987
Posted By reavsie
@Gret - I think you've just proved the rules...

@Gret - I think you've just proved the rules right!
Forum: Project Logs   07-08-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
Completed the prep and primed with Vallejo Grey...

Completed the prep and primed with Vallejo Grey Primer via airbrush.

I really like this primer, it went on very smooth with none of the grittiness you can sometimes get. It is also a very light...
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   07-01-12, 08:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,981
Posted By reavsie
Dire Avengers

Small unit of Dire Avengers for me this month:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/July%202012/02.jpg

Good luck everyone!

Reavsie
Forum: Project Logs   07-01-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
July - Dire Avengers

Next up is a minimum size unit of Dire Avengers:

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/Eldar/July%202012/02.jpg

Washed the sprue last night and started cleaning up mold lines today....
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   06-29-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,531
Posted By reavsie
Wow, finished one day early! First, time, ever! ...

Wow, finished one day early! First, time, ever!

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii595/reavsie/16.jpg

More pics in my Plog

Reavsie
Forum: Project Logs   06-29-12, 09:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,155
Posted By reavsie
War Walkers finished

Finished the War Walkers this evening.

Some firsts for me on these were:

Painting canopies (still not sure the PVA will hold them in place).

Gloss varnish on gems (easy and effective)
...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   06-23-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,227
Posted By reavsie
Will be just the standard BRB for me. The...

Will be just the standard BRB for me.

The other versions look very nice, but a little out of my league at the moment.
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