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Forum: Project Logs   07-23-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
All my models are up for sale. I have had a split...

All my models are up for sale. I have had a split with my partner and am looking to pay my student overdraft off as soon as possible so I can start a new life. I also have a wood elf army for sale....
Forum: The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings   04-19-12, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,920
Posted By shiftystylin
:goodpost: I was interested in this thread. If...

:goodpost: I was interested in this thread.
If I were to start a LotR army, my play style suits EITHER heavy defence or heavy attack. I don't care about a well balanced army but would prefer to stay...
Forum: General 40k   04-19-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,919
Posted By shiftystylin
Is this a common trend? I want to start a...

Is this a common trend? I want to start a Carcharadon army with Tyberos 'cos he looks uber hard! :headbutt:
Is that going to drive people away?
Forum: 40k Army Lists   04-19-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By shiftystylin
depends on your maximum amount of points? You've...

depends on your maximum amount of points? You've got a good basis for an army so far although no transport or tank. I have never played Sang. Guard, a lot of people seem to think they aren't worth...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-18-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,379
Posted By shiftystylin
I don't think this should be a reason for being...

I don't think this should be a reason for being "the best" or a favourite. He was clearly weak :P

Sanguinius is my favourite. His legs were broken by a greater daemon and he, and his force, still...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-18-12, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,146
Posted By shiftystylin
:laugh: I think this says it all In such a...

:laugh:

I think this says it all In such a dangerous galaxy, Trazyn is loath to go out and explore it himself, but with so many exquisite artefacts to see and catalogue, he cannot afford to miss...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-18-12, 11:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,213
Posted By shiftystylin
I really enjoy reading things like this,...

I really enjoy reading things like this, especially when you see 14 year olds debating how Harry Potter is such a better fantasy story than the counter-arguments of the 46 year old Lord of the Rings...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-18-12, 11:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,987
Posted By shiftystylin
What are the Primarch's up to? My answer and...

What are the Primarch's up to?

My answer and I've though long and hard about this one. Chilling by a pool in Magaluf, sipping on a cold one.
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-18-12, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By shiftystylin
I'm a huge fantasy fan and have began to read the...

I'm a huge fantasy fan and have began to read the Blood Angels book. It's ok but it sounds like it has been written by a fanboy geek. TBH, I begrudge paying the 11.99 or whatever it was because it...
Forum: 40k Fluff   04-18-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 31,326
Posted By shiftystylin
Sounds like a bad cough. Should get it checked...

Sounds like a bad cough. Should get it checked out by the docs!

Erm... I'll be honest, I don't know much about the 40k "multiverse" or whatever but one thing I do know is that the Necrons were...
Forum: Project Logs   04-18-12, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 546,110
Posted By shiftystylin
I've been following your work for ages. Love the...

I've been following your work for ages. Love the spin-off BA and Carcharadon chapter's. In awe of it all and jealous that I don't have the time or money to achieve a portfolio like yours. Amazing!
Forum: Project Logs   04-18-12, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
I am getting a new phone tomorrow so will...

I am getting a new phone tomorrow so will hopefully trial the flash on that for some better quality pictures.

Scythes; The commander's stance is a bit odd, especially from the front. I think...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-18-12, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By shiftystylin
I bought a pot of Nuln oil after just having run...

I bought a pot of Nuln oil after just having run out of Badab black wash and I was quite impressed. I don't know much about consistency of paint, I just add water and/or thinner and see how it comes...
Forum: Project Logs   04-18-12, 08:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,657
Posted By shiftystylin
He should be "Tim the Wizard"! :biggrin: ...

He should be "Tim the Wizard"! :biggrin:

http://postgygaxian.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/python-tim-with-fire.jpg
Forum: Project Logs   04-17-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
OH! And bought some Ceramite white to paint the...

OH! And bought some Ceramite white to paint the inside of the tanks and give the Sanguinary guards a trial run.
Forum: Project Logs   04-17-12, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
Wu-hey! An update. I got a bit bored this...

Wu-hey! An update.

I got a bit bored this evening and recently bought a Commander box and a box of grey knights to create a terminator from Wayland games. BTW, anyone from UK, I recommend making...
Forum: Project Logs   04-16-12, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
I don't have much to update. I've been at uni...

I don't have much to update. I've been at uni doing a lot on the final piece of coursework and revision for exams. My patience for painting fine detail has been lost so am currently splashing...
Forum: Project Logs   04-15-12, 04:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,403
Posted By shiftystylin
I was going to say, satin in my mind is a...

I was going to say, satin in my mind is a polished effect that doesn't shine. Still, they look great! Did you get the razorback from a town called malice?... :so_happy: Shame on me!

Edit: Did you...
Forum: Project Logs   04-15-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 22,816
Posted By shiftystylin
They look amazing! One issue I've always had...

They look amazing!
One issue I've always had about the eldar is that the troops are so elegant and the weapons are so bland.
Forum: Project Logs   04-15-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,986
Posted By shiftystylin
I saw an amazing idea in a GW done with a...

I saw an amazing idea in a GW done with a pre-made banner (like the one in sang. guard box) of a loyal chapter and painted it to look like the chapter's banner. The guy then carved a chaos star out...
Forum: Project Logs   04-15-12, 12:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,562
Posted By shiftystylin
Old skool. Looks good. :)

Old skool. Looks good. :)
Forum: Project Logs   04-15-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By shiftystylin
Awesome choices of armies! Interested in seeing...

Awesome choices of armies! Interested in seeing how this plays out.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-15-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,791
Posted By shiftystylin
Svartmetall, they look cool but its a shame they...

Svartmetall, they look cool but its a shame they display the same image for their whole range of flames. Any idea of a thread showing these?
Forum: Project Logs   04-13-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,675
Posted By shiftystylin
Is that a Scibor miniature? Whole project looks...

Is that a Scibor miniature? Whole project looks awesome!
Forum: Project Logs   04-13-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 23,321
Posted By shiftystylin
Sick! They look really good!

Sick! They look really good!
Forum: Project Logs   04-11-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
Zero effect: I think you're right. The red...

Zero effect: I think you're right. The red doesn't really show very well and am wondering whether green or blue would provide a good contrast. I'll try that on another plasma pistol in the squad and...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-11-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,791
Posted By shiftystylin
IronAngel: cheers, they look good! They're the...

IronAngel: cheers, they look good! They're the right shape although I'm not keen on the amount of smoke. I'll buy a couple and have a look. :biggrin:

Phenious: I'm thinking a wet blending...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-10-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,791
Posted By shiftystylin
Jump pack flames. Possible with greenstuff?

Hi folks,

This sounds like a really stupid question but does anyone know of any sites you can buy ready made flames for jump-packs or if there are any modellers prepared to make these as a...
Forum: Project Logs   04-10-12, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
Very quick update. Death company soldier is...

Very quick update.

Death company soldier is now finished. Based with one third scorched grass to two thirds burnt grass to give it a dark and dead look. I've made good bases for crap models and...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 10:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
So here is the semi-final product. I decided to...

So here is the semi-final product. I decided to do some highlighting but it is difficult to see (doesn't help that the camera is ancient!). My line skills are pretty abysmal and didn't really wanna...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 10:39 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 17,367
Posted By shiftystylin
Looks awesome! I love the contrast of those...

Looks awesome! I love the contrast of those purple gems on the back of the wood elves and they're really well done. I have a set that kinda need doing... :wink:

I get the feeling your daughters...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,236
Posted By shiftystylin
Firstly, your 'test' model put my BA's to shame!...

Firstly, your 'test' model put my BA's to shame! I hate you! lol...
Loving this project, looks amazing! How did you achieve such a consistent gold colour on the dread? Your models look so clean, I...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,482
Posted By shiftystylin
Ratvan, looks good! I thought there was a bit of...

Ratvan, looks good! I thought there was a bit of a sheen on that model...
I find I have the same issue as you with being able to pick up detail so I use Army Painter grey primer spray and give it a...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,259
Posted By shiftystylin
The whole posion dart frog idea is genius! There...

The whole posion dart frog idea is genius! There colours look really wasp-ish and, even though its bright, #4 looks like a great colour to work from.
...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,657
Posted By shiftystylin
Cool project Khrone. I really like the colours...

Cool project Khrone. I really like the colours but then I have a soft spot for blue and white together. Kind of reminds me of paladins. Have you based this in white because the blue looks quite vivid...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By shiftystylin
Looks cool! Your greenstuff looks really good...

Looks cool! Your greenstuff looks really good although the weapon loadout on some of the troops is a bit excessive. By that I mean the old school dev weapons and chainsword, bolt pistol etc.
I...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   04-09-12, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,700
Posted By shiftystylin
That looks awesome! I love the salt flat look.

That looks awesome! I love the salt flat look.
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 02:55 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,986
Posted By shiftystylin
Words cannot describe how awesome that dread is....

Words cannot describe how awesome that dread is. If I knew you, I'd probably be babbling like Peter Griffon...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,113
Posted By shiftystylin
They look cool, like bronze age celtic warriors...

They look cool, like bronze age celtic warriors on space 'roids!
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-09-12, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By shiftystylin
I second that although I hope the weapons...

I second that although I hope the weapons wouldn't be functional.

Melikor, looks like I did the same! The white paint was based with a brush or a ladel, not sure which. But I like how meticulous I...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
So this is my first Death company soldier. It was...

So this is my first Death company soldier. It was a recycled one but the only spot where I think the paint is a bit thick is on the inside the pit of the powerfist arm. I tried gem painting...
Forum: Project Logs   04-09-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
Thanks guys, should have my first Death Company...

Thanks guys, should have my first Death Company soldier to post by the end of today.

Son of Horus, I checked out your Astartes Lion army and my god, that's incredible! How long did that all take...
Forum: Project Logs   04-08-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
Thanks RedThirst, I'll check it out. ...

Thanks RedThirst, I'll check it out.

Jacobite, this was the furthest I got with the first one, forgot to include it in the photo's. I haven't started the white on the other guards yet so maybe I...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-08-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By shiftystylin
What a difference 15 years make!

Hi folks,

I was rifling around my loft the other day and came across an old box of warhammer. Most were too badly vandalised to salvage but found this one!
...
Forum: Project Logs   04-08-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
Lethiathan, is that in the new Citadel range? I...

Lethiathan, is that in the new Citadel range? I have been told about the new white foundation paint and, I'll be honest, I've spent a long time researching and experimenting with my current white...
Forum: Project Logs   04-08-12, 08:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,681
Posted By shiftystylin
I think your work is amazing! I have recently...

I think your work is amazing! I have recently tried using kneadatite from Wayland games to make a hose (running from a dev's backpack to a flamer attached to a powerfist) and I just don't seem to...
Forum: Project Logs   04-08-12, 08:35 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 23,962
Posted By shiftystylin
They look awesome! I've never really been in to...

They look awesome! I've never really been in to SW but this post has brought me around. Any idea on how many hours have gone into this army?
Forum: Project Logs   04-08-12, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By shiftystylin
Knights Sanguine (Pictures are included)

Hi folks,

This is my first post so I'll briefly describe myself. I painted warhammer 40k as a child, my parents hated it because I was constantly spilling paint and making a mess. I wasn't very...
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