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Forum: Project Logs   01-12-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By eae
Thanks Dave, I see what you mean! Any ideas on...

Thanks Dave, I see what you mean! Any ideas on how to fix this effect? I intentionally went for whitened ("faded") skin cloak and white pants - I was looking for a "mad doctor" look. But the effect...
Forum: Project Logs   01-12-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
A tournament happened, I sucked at it, back to...

A tournament happened, I sucked at it, back to the painting desk. Haemonculus WIP. I didn't even want to paint the guy just yet, only wanted to assemble him for a game, but it is kinda stupid to...
Forum: Project Logs   12-27-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
So over a month since the last update. A lot has...

So over a month since the last update. A lot has happened hobby-wise, mainly due to the fact that I've decided to boost my productivity an so enlisted to our local 750pts newbie tournament. I then...
Forum: Project Logs   11-20-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
Next Venom is ready. I like airbrushing as a...

Next Venom is ready. I like airbrushing as a fast-painting technique, next up are a Raider and a Ravager that I intend to paint in more or less the same way.
Forum: Project Logs   10-22-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
So here's my initial attempt on Mandrakes. Ignore...

So here's my initial attempt on Mandrakes. Ignore the bases, a handful of skulls is on its way and these bases are temporary.

So Mandrakes! One of the most awesome sets of minis out there in WH40K...
Forum: Project Logs   10-16-17, 05:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
Guess what, here comes a Venom! God it feels so...

Guess what, here comes a Venom! God it feels so good to finally get it in the air fully stocked and ready to kill. Now I need just 2-3 more of these :)

But really my next problem is to think up...
Forum: Project Logs   10-08-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
Thanks for your advice guys! Highlighting with...

Thanks for your advice guys! Highlighting with the edge did not work well for me since there's no place to put the rest of the brush when I paint the recess in the armor. But I've cheated by painting...
Forum: Project Logs   10-04-17, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
Sooo I'm now painting my veeery old venom...

Sooo I'm now painting my veeery old venom conversion (worth mentioning that it was made based on an art from DE codex before GW first released an official Venom model). And I have some problems with...
Forum: Project Logs   10-02-17, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
Same guys, different background.

Same guys, different background.
Forum: Project Logs   09-30-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
Noone expects the Drukhaki Inquisition,...

Noone expects the Drukhaki Inquisition, especially SIX years later yet guess what! Unfortunately the final feeling of finally-this-unit-is-over relief is not nearly enough to compensate for 6 years...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   10-29-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By eae
Zone Mortalis & Infiltrate

Hi all,

In Zone Mortalis there's this:

And I don't get it at all. As I read it, "Infiltrators remain unchanged but you cannot use Infiltrate", since you cannot place them anywhere on the board...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   10-28-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By eae
Right, thanks guys, the bikes are out of the...

Right, thanks guys, the bikes are out of the equation. =)
Forum: 40k Tactics   10-28-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,613
Posted By eae
Actually, I've re-read the rules and now I'm...

Actually, I've re-read the rules and now I'm confused: can I even do this "wraithguard out of a webway portal" thing? For that to happen, I need to keep my Archon with a webway portal in Reserve,...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-28-15, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By eae
paint shadows and highlights over transfers? (pics needed)

Hi all.

So I used a transfer sheet to put an Obisdian Rose logo onto my warrior's banner and I screwed up: all of the banner shadowing is now obviously gone and the thing looks out of place to say...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-28-15, 05:05 AM
Replies: 125
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Posted By eae
How can I strip a transfer sheet from a model? I...

How can I strip a transfer sheet from a model? I have a banner that was painted using the citadel paints, then applied a layer of gloss varnish and then put a transfer sheet over it (but not yet...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   10-27-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By eae
Okay, then there's another problem. For a Bike...

Okay, then there's another problem. For a Bike Squad:
- "Any model may replace its bolt pistol with a chainsword"
- "Up to two Space Marine Bikers may each take one item from the Special Weapons...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   10-26-15, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By eae
Can an Initiate replace his Bolt pistol with a Special Weapon?

Ok, so here it goes.
1. In a Crusader squad, every Initiate has a Boltgun and a Bolt pistol.
2. An Initiate may take a weapon from the Special Weapons list.
3. SPECIAL WEAPONS list says "A model...
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-07-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,613
Posted By eae
Wraithblades in DE army for newbies

Hi all,

I am veery slowly building an army of DE. To make things clear, my last updated armylist was for 6th ed. It had archon + 4 incubi in a Venom, 3 trueborns with dark lances, 5x blaster...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-14-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By eae
Thanks everyone. I guess I'll have to stick to...

Thanks everyone. I guess I'll have to stick to brushes as well, although for the vehicles spraying would be much easier, I think. Do I need to water varnish down before applying it with a brush?
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-14-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By eae
help to choose proper varnish brand

I have these two brands of varnish in my local arts store, one is Hobby Line from Germany and another one is FolkArt from USA. Both are provided in matt/satin/gloss versions. Is there any point in...
Forum: Project Logs   11-13-11, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
More WIP. Incubi + Archon. No more reddish-orange...

More WIP. Incubi + Archon. No more reddish-orange layers for this army, yay! :) Gonna do blacks and metallics and eyes from now on, the end is nigh :)
Forum: Project Logs   11-10-11, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,354
Posted By eae
Drill the barrels.

Drill the barrels.
Forum: Project Logs   11-10-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
WIP. I'm not dead yet! :) It just takes tons of...

WIP. I'm not dead yet! :) It just takes tons of time and I only got air brush this autumn. And for some reason I'm down from 20 minutes per layer per figure to 30 minutes. And I still don't know why...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-08-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By eae
Thank you for your response. Well, I'm...

Thank you for your response. Well, I'm considering exactly that: painting the whole mini in a semi-transparent reddish color, like red gore for instance. I assume that if I dilute it with water...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-08-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By eae
Altering the base color of the already highlighted mini?

Hi,

I should've based my minis 2:1 mechrite red / chaos black. I accidentially used 1:1 mix instead (it's darker, reddish-black instead of dark-dark-red). I noticed that much later when I had...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-31-11, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By eae
Why are DE Incubi' Klaives not painted as power blades?

Well, essentially, subj.

Every other power blade out there, human or eldar one, is usually painted using some visual effect to expose its power nature, it's either a brightly coloured gradients or...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-11-11, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By eae
Harlequin...

Harlequin (https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=80967), not so long ago :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-10-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By eae
What kind of protection does the proper varnish...

What kind of protection does the proper varnish provide? I tried the "Hobby colors" brand (the only varnish available in my local arts store in the middle of nowhere) on a 3rd ed DE and after about a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-07-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By eae
Actually, I've been thinking of using an airbrush...

Actually, I've been thinking of using an airbrush to apply the base color and maybe the first layer of highlighting (I love what Gareth did with the Reavers...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-07-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By eae
Help with DE Obsidian Rose vehicles painting needed

Hi all,

I've been painting my Obisian Rose army recently and at the moment I'm considering painting its to vehicles. The color scheme for my Kabalites is here:...
Forum: Project Logs   06-06-11, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
I also used magnets to make my Raider crew stick...

I also used magnets to make my Raider crew stick to the Raider. I'd like to remove them when the Raider is shot down (or empty), but they fall off after a slightest knock if just "put on" the Raider....
Forum: Project Logs   06-06-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
Now, to magnetizing. I've decided to magnetize...

Now, to magnetizing. I've decided to magnetize arms of those warriors who have weapon choices available (because I'm slow enough with painting as it is; having to repaint the whole figure just to...
Forum: Project Logs   06-06-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
I've decided to make my Trueborns differ from...

I've decided to make my Trueborns differ from Kabalites in 3 ways:
- all Kabalites wear helmets and all Trueborn do not, since they're proud of their legacy;
- I'll paint some minor decorations...
Forum: Project Logs   06-06-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,526
Posted By eae
Kabal of the Obsidian Rose

Hi everyone. I've been posting in Painting & Modeling for some time now and since every post of mine is related to the same army I thought it's worth a project log.

My current 750 pts army is: 2x...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-06-11, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By eae
Very nice face. I mean, the fabrics are good too...

Very nice face. I mean, the fabrics are good too and the hair blending is beautiful, but the face has immediately drawn my attention. I like it much more than the default GW paint jobs, that make DE...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-20-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By eae
By the way, I've never seen an Eldar or Dark...

By the way, I've never seen an Eldar or Dark Eldar gun barrel drilled. I assume it's due to the nature of the eldar weaponry (is there even a tunnel to start with?), but I'm still not sure if these...
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   05-18-11, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By eae
Hi again, well it took me a long time to...

Hi again,

well it took me a long time to gather all units for my 750pts (I'm living in the middle of nowhere). Now I'm painting them for the game and while doing so I suddenly realized that Husk...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-15-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By eae
I like your idea, the X stand even looks dynamic...

I like your idea, the X stand even looks dynamic and suits the flying vehicle aesthetics. Yet to be clear - it would take 18 5mm x 2mm magnets to hold the same amount of vehicles, and from my...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-14-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,459
Posted By eae
Wow, just wow. I envy you. I hope some day I'll...

Wow, just wow. I envy you. I hope some day I'll manage to pull something like this. The work so clear, so perfect.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-03-11, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,933
Posted By eae
1. Get a good brush. It might not be pricy or...

1. Get a good brush. It might not be pricy or something, just get a hold of some 0s and 1s and try painting lines as thin as possible on a list of paper. You'll notice that some brushes do thinner...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-26-11, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,767
Posted By eae
Looks great! It occurred to me that the...

Looks great!

It occurred to me that the armor paint chips look a bit unnatural for the construct of this size. I mean, it's okay for the SM-sized armored figure, but the Titan is not going to get...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-25-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By eae
Yep, as you can see from my early experiment with...

Yep, as you can see from my early experiment with plasticine, I've tried to replicate that, but that just proved that I suck at sculpting :)


It does, and thank you for that, that's what I was...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-25-11, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By eae
Yay, thank you so much, I really wanted to know...

Yay, thank you so much, I really wanted to know your opinion and I'm really glad you liked them. I'll go get the air brush and try to get them properly painted now. :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-25-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By eae
Looks pretty close to the Obsidian Rose Kabalites...

Looks pretty close to the Obsidian Rose Kabalites by the way, they use orange highlights with turquoise cloth too, and the black weapons. I also think the guy could use turquoise eyes, that'll add...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-24-11, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By eae
So I dropped the idea of sculpting the sides, it...

So I dropped the idea of sculpting the sides, it was too complex for me and the railings were never even close to the decent look. So I just did it as before. Here goes the result.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-18-11, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,623
Posted By eae
Gareth, the blending on the sides of the hulls of...

Gareth, the blending on the sides of the hulls of Reavers is just awesome. Can you please describe the basics of how you've done it? What I mean is - from dark shades to light ones, or from light to...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-17-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,945
Posted By eae
I second that. Not to look non-conformist or...

I second that. Not to look non-conformist or anything, but it takes courage to step off the "hey check out my metallic necrons with green eyes" approach. The army like this would surely cause a lot...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-17-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By eae
Help sculpting the perfect Venom

I'm going for the perfect Venom, matching the only available art as close as possible while trying to avoid wasting a Raider.

My progress so far is on the pic.

So basically I've decided that...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-09-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,292
Posted By eae
How do you guys manage to pull that trick? Is...

How do you guys manage to pull that trick? Is there some kind of paints arrangement on the table, or a special holder for the mini, or do you paint them before gluing, or were you taught some magical...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-06-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 630
Posted By eae
Trueborn modeling ideas

Hi again.

I've been thinking on how to make my 3-man dark lance Trueborns squad stand out against Kabalites. I'm not big on the crafting part, so complete custom conversions full of Wych parts and...
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