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Forum: Project Logs   11-13-14, 04:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Last post for a while before I get back to the...

Last post for a while before I get back to the paint table.

Here's some of my Grey Knights army muscle:
- 3 heavily customized Dreadknights
- 3 Dreadnoughts
- A magnetized Stormraven
- A...
Forum: Project Logs   11-12-14, 02:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
This is my latest finished work (and first of...

This is my latest finished work (and first of this project) expanding Immortal Reaper's Red Scorpions shown above. I bought this army because it struck a chord with me...and still does. I studied it...
Forum: Project Logs   11-11-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Almost 11 months from the day I began this...

Almost 11 months from the day I began this sidelines terrain experiment I am happy to say it is complete. I'll let the pictures do the talking. Visit Studio Hobby Thumbs blog...
Forum: Project Logs   05-12-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,220
Posted By CubanNecktie
looks great man. there's much appeal to samurai...

looks great man. there's much appeal to samurai battles imo. I've been a big fan of Kurosawa films for a long time. If you can find them I highly suggest the following: Kagemusha, Ran and Heaven &...
Forum: Project Logs   05-09-14, 04:04 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 27,308
Posted By CubanNecktie
nice work ok the chappy. my kind of conversion!

nice work ok the chappy. my kind of conversion!
Forum: Project Logs   04-22-14, 04:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
tx Iraquiel means alot. many more goodies in the...

tx Iraquiel means alot. many more goodies in the coming weeks. the 3 grey knight dreadknights will be epic. progress on instagram but proper blog photos coming soon
Forum: Project Logs   04-18-14, 01:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Thanks KF. im guessing you mean the imperial...

Thanks KF. im guessing you mean the imperial sector? It's pretty cool. once I detail it I think it will be great. I have a few concepts like graffiti detailing I've never seen anyone do.

I think...
Forum: Project Logs   04-17-14, 05:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Hey guys! Been crazy busy working on the hobby...

Hey guys! Been crazy busy working on the hobby since my last post here. It's been all grind work to lead into an impending paint marathon (Instagram: studiohobbythumbs).

I thought I'd share a...
Forum: Project Logs   04-10-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,279
Posted By CubanNecktie
great work on the brute conversion. and overall a...

great work on the brute conversion. and overall a good paintjob. a few soft critiques though, hope you take them with the good intention I'm sending them.

Pros
- the skin parts look solid
- the...
Forum: Project Logs   03-31-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,296
Posted By CubanNecktie
awesome work. what ^^^^^^ said about the quality....

awesome work. what ^^^^^^ said about the quality.

keep reading into the fluff and such as it will inspire the cool subtle touches. you're lucky to have picked the raptors as they have special FW...
Forum: Project Logs   02-18-14, 03:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,699
Posted By CubanNecktie
watch Ken Burns the Civil War doc series on...

watch Ken Burns the Civil War doc series on netflix will get you pumped for this
Forum: Project Logs   02-14-14, 10:10 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 19,253
Posted By CubanNecktie
that bike design is inspired. you should create...

that bike design is inspired. you should create an alternate nicholas cage head :)
Forum: Project Logs   02-05-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By CubanNecktie
nice I like the subtle armor scheme balanced by...

nice I like the subtle armor scheme balanced by the loud osl and bases. very cool. also ferrus looks like The Rock hehehe
Forum: Product Reviews   01-29-14, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,765
Posted By CubanNecktie
I started with the Sword Bag which is not a PACK...

I started with the Sword Bag which is not a PACK system, but instead uses the SD tray size. I recently picked up the 1520 and plan on the GO for local travel.

An interesting sidenote, since I am a...
Forum: Product Reviews   01-29-14, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,238
Posted By CubanNecktie
great stuff. I have a Masters of the Path boxset...

great stuff. I have a Masters of the Path boxset just itchin to be built. One day. One day.
Forum: Product Reviews   01-29-14, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 996
Posted By CubanNecktie
Stumbled upon this. Really well done video. Will...

Stumbled upon this. Really well done video. Will certainly put this up on my blog in my future collection of "important hobby tips every newcomer should know and someone else has already posted...
Forum: Product Reviews   01-29-14, 02:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 793
Posted By CubanNecktie
Drills and bits. Share em if you got em.

Hey there,

I was curious to know what kind of bits you guys find the most useful in your work. Brands and model numbers would be ideal if you can supply them. To speak to my own experience, I use...
Forum: Project Logs   01-24-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,772
Posted By CubanNecktie
let me get this straight. so you love them?

let me get this straight. so you love them?
Forum: Project Logs   01-22-14, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By CubanNecktie
fotosharrrrkkkk...welcome to el Hobby as I have...

fotosharrrrkkkk...welcome to el Hobby as I have come to call it, just now actually, never before.

anyway I like that you're experimenting. I too started relatively recently albeit two years...
Forum: Project Logs   01-22-14, 02:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,772
Posted By CubanNecktie
I'd love to see them against similar toned...

I'd love to see them against similar toned terrain. would look awesome "in the field"
Forum: Project Logs   01-21-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,772
Posted By CubanNecktie
that is some perfectly balanced camo on what I...

that is some perfectly balanced camo on what I usually find as a very boring looking model. have some +rep this morning
Forum: Project Logs   01-17-14, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By CubanNecktie
this is very cool brovatar. I'm going to be...

this is very cool brovatar. I'm going to be painting some Deathwatch soon and I was going to try to drybrush the black in leadbelcher then coat in nuln to give it a subtle sheen. after seeing these...
Forum: Project Logs   01-16-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,022
Posted By CubanNecktie
kk haven't seen the pics if you've posted them,...

kk haven't seen the pics if you've posted them, but looking forward to it. it's a great idea to push the theme forward since it's a very recognizable style or art.

pics up yet?
Forum: Project Logs   01-16-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,022
Posted By CubanNecktie
since the minotaurs have a brassy scheme already...

since the minotaurs have a brassy scheme already I was thinking it'd be cool if someone did greek-style pottery art on larger vehicles like LRs and rhinos.

if freehand is an issue I could see...
Forum: Project Logs   01-15-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,022
Posted By CubanNecktie
to fatten up the lance you could try an easy GS...

to fatten up the lance you could try an easy GS shortcut. roll out some soft GS into a thin thread and starting at the gripped hand, coil it around the pole for about half an inch. repeat in the...
Forum: Project Logs   01-14-14, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By CubanNecktie
nice Brov. very nice. your team pulled off some...

nice Brov. very nice. your team pulled off some nice complimentary colours to the yellow, which can get a bit much by itself. what kinda airbrushes do you use?...if you don't mind me asking
Forum: Project Logs   01-11-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,521
Posted By CubanNecktie
does this mean the termagaunts will finally get...

does this mean the termagaunts will finally get pencil-thin mustaches?

you could change the thread to: "Cucaracha Coloured Tyranids, AyAyAY!"
Forum: Project Logs   01-10-14, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,969
Posted By CubanNecktie
lots of creativity and a solid volume of models....

lots of creativity and a solid volume of models. kudos on that. in terms of critique I would say it appears as though you have established some solid base layers...and then just kind of stopped :D
...
Forum: Project Logs   01-10-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By CubanNecktie
good good. this is exactly what I want to hear :D...

good good. this is exactly what I want to hear :D forgeworld has done a great job of supplying the basic Char building blocks...Mark V heresy armour is a must (I think I got this right, the one with...
Forum: Project Logs   01-09-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,067
Posted By CubanNecktie
jebus that's crazy. a quarter of that list looks...

jebus that's crazy. a quarter of that list looks like mine did this summer, but you'd be surprised how much you can muscle through when you quit partying. best of luck and invest in an airbrush....
Forum: Project Logs   01-09-14, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By CubanNecktie
woooo carcharadons...one of my secret obsession...

woooo carcharadons...one of my secret obsession chapters. the red wake model is epic and his chain gauntlets are amazing. really pumped for this.

not to mention the The Corcyran Massacre. this...
Forum: Project Logs   01-07-14, 04:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
this week I will post some primed Reaper Bones...

this week I will post some primed Reaper Bones Chronoscope guards that actually look like Adeptus Arbites (Imperium Law Enforcement) enforces... you can see them in the tyranid shots, but I'll take...
Forum: Project Logs   01-05-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Moar! 3 day push done and I have built and primed...

Moar! 3 day push done and I have built and primed a sweet Imperial City terrain box (2x size of Imperial Sector).

Still need to actually paint detail them, but even at this stage I think they look...
Forum: Project Logs   01-02-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
howdy! few developments and mini project...

howdy! few developments and mini project announcements.

I've launched an instagram account (http://instagram.com/studiohobbythumbs) so you can follow my progress "as it happens". If you have...
Forum: Project Logs   12-30-13, 07:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,521
Posted By CubanNecktie
Hey. I'm building some nids now too. Random lot I...

Hey. I'm building some nids now too. Random lot I picked up. Won't be as fancy as these, but hopefully still nice.

What I really wanted to post about was...
Forum: Project Logs   12-29-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
will do thanks jacobite. I think I will use all...

will do thanks jacobite. I think I will use all those techniques. should be done all the plaster work tonight and I'll do all the surface finishing tomorrow. I have about a billion ideas to...
Forum: Project Logs   12-29-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
I'm using bandages (plaster cloth) as layer one...

I'm using bandages (plaster cloth) as layer one on everything. the trees are getting like 10 feet of wiring for branches then another layer of plaster. the ground is getting various texture elements...
Forum: Project Logs   12-29-13, 12:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Hey guys...got a new tutorial/terrain build in...

Hey guys...got a new tutorial/terrain build in progress on the blog. Apart from being my first scratch build of terrain it includes many other firsts. Will expand the blog post as I go along. Here...
Forum: Project Logs   12-26-13, 12:40 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 25,936
Posted By CubanNecktie
it's hard to say. the paint job is quite nice and...

it's hard to say. the paint job is quite nice and I don't want to sow seeds of doubt.

for sure I'd say make a few small details metal like that hood stick/prod thing...the drive dahsboard shield...
Forum: Project Logs   12-25-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 25,936
Posted By CubanNecktie
woot. nice. see if you can find the IA...

woot. nice.

see if you can find the IA Masterclasses. They are incredible for vehicle detailing.

for the LSStorm, are you planning on breaking up any of the surfaces with a different colour...
Forum: Project Logs   12-24-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By CubanNecktie
welcome welcome. I don't know if you have...

welcome welcome. I don't know if you have painting experience of if this is just your first army, but I can tell you're well in the game. your technique is solid, you have a strong mastery of the...
Forum: Project Logs   12-24-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,333
Posted By CubanNecktie
hahaha candy cane launcher. well done

hahaha candy cane launcher. well done
Forum: Project Logs   12-20-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,320
Posted By CubanNecktie
awesome Inquis conversions!! Can you give a bits...

awesome Inquis conversions!! Can you give a bits breakdown for em?
Forum: Project Logs   12-20-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 34,790
Posted By CubanNecktie
woohoo more GK brothers fighting the good fight....

woohoo more GK brothers fighting the good fight. keep up the good work! also noticed you put a DW shoulder on one of them...me too :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-20-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By CubanNecktie
hey there. here's what the kitbash you're talking...

hey there. here's what the kitbash you're talking about could look like if you end up trying it. you can check out the blog entry...
Forum: Project Logs   12-18-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Ya thanks for the comments man. I think I shoved...

Ya thanks for the comments man. I think I shoved this link somewhere in the blog, but I'll try to find it...yep here it is: Michael Knightley's Grey Knights...
Forum: Project Logs   12-17-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
I'm totally with you Jacobite. I think green...

I'm totally with you Jacobite. I think green flocking (while it does work sometimes) just looks better on fantasy models...or Eldar/Tau hehe.

I like dry or even scorched grass. I also ordered some...
Forum: Project Logs   12-17-13, 04:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Just a quick update. I've retaken the GK shots...

Just a quick update. I've retaken the GK shots because, looking over them today, I realized I was on the wrong end of a two day photo spree and I phoned it in. Now with fewer shots, better lighting,...
Forum: Project Logs   12-15-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Bada-boom! The Grey Knights have landed. An...

Bada-boom! The Grey Knights have landed. An ongoing army build but these boys are finished.

EDIT: GK pictures have been retaken as I've noticed they were a botch compared to the Scorpions. Much...
Forum: Project Logs   12-15-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,803
Posted By CubanNecktie
Bada-bing! Reaper's Scorpions. Fresh shots. Jump...

Bada-bing! Reaper's Scorpions. Fresh shots. Jump over to the blog for alternate angles and all that good stuff. Finally caught up with my inventory. End of an era!

The Fightin' Fourth...
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