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Well as I am back from a 6 month break from the Hobby and the website, I thought an appropriate way to come back to the site would be to start a project log.

So that's exactly what I'm doing. All of the stuff I do these days is usually just random miniatures that I paint because I like them but I will be starting to paint my Gondor LOTR Force at some point this year so I will start a seperate log for that when the time comes.

At this current moment in time I am part way through painting my Lucius the Eternal. I began painting him in December '09 and did post a couple of WIP's on here but I thought I would just re show the pictures I have so far.

Took a while to get the face to a colour that I liked but I think I'm finally there. As for the whip, also took me a while to blend it properly but after a couple of attempts I think I've managed to pull it off. Still some highlighting on both the blue and the red sections though as well as extending the length that the blending takes place a tad more.

For the metal areas I've gone for a rusted metal colour though it's still got one or two more metallic highlights to be added. The flesh on the other hand is still in early stages and has only just had a basecoat and a wash so far.

The base is all finished except the Space Marine helmet which I cannot paint untill I get a Dark Angels Green (so that I can ridicule my main opponent).








They are the only pictures I have of him at the moment and you might have seen them before but I have painted some more of him now and will get new pictures to you ASAP. As soon as I've found my camera that is, should be here somewhere...

Comments and criticism always welcome.

Cheers.
 

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Looks good so far! I particularly like the whip, the colours blend really well
 

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Thanks guys and I'm very sorry but couldn't find my own camera today so couldn't get the updated pictures but am going to collect one off a friend tomorrow and so should hopefully upload the latest pictures then :).
 

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A Long due update - have painted up a Theoden miniature from LOTR SBG inbetween so not much progress has been made but plenty for an update.

Ignore the chips in the paint, I need to spend some time fixing them, dropped him :(





Comments and criticism welcome as always.

Cheers!
 

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Coming along nicely RC. I am surprised that you did the base first though.
 

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Coming along nicely RC. I am surprised that you did the base first though.
I nearly always do the bases first on models though I think I did wrong in doing so on this model, in hindsight I wouldn't have done the snow till the end but it's too late now :(

Thanks :).
 

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Good to see you back at painting again dude. good start to the model. I think the snow was also a bit of a mistake to do so early, but generally i always paint the base before i paint the model, since if you make a mistake painting the base and hit the model you can potentially ruin a part of the painting. Is this for a particular force or is this a one-off?
 

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Thanks moo, aye it's been a while since I painted properly, a good six months at least so it's a bit strange getting back into it but I'm enjoying it still so that's a good sign.

As for the snow, I'm just going to have to be extra careful painting this one :p If I do get paint on it I'll probably put a small layer of snow on top of it to cover it up and let this be a lesson for next time.

This is a one-off rather than being painted for a force, though I do have a Chaos force I'm not much into the gaming aspect of 40K anymore so the majority of 40K stuff you'll see from me will be one-offs. At least until I can be bothered to get an army ready.
 

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Thanks green faced monkey! Glad you like him, if you wanted I can post up how i painted those parts?
 

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Break from Lucius to paint Gamling from Lord of the Rings.

I will also be taking some paint to some of my Cryx as well as having bought some new ones thanks to some inspiration from The Wraithlord.




Enjoy :)
 

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looks good, sir. i don't really like the LOTR range, but you've highlighted the model beautifully, to the point where i am actually starting to like the model itself and not just the paint job! +rep for that alone :grin:
 

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Not a bad model, personally i feel the base is a bit big for the model, it overwhelms it almost to the point it feels a little lonely. I think some areas could be a little neater and being a contrast fanatic i would recommend pushing those shades and highlights further, but it's still a good piece of painting you've achieved, now finish the other model so i can drool over it ;D
 

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Love lucius so far. Your painting standard is so far above mine that I have no other comment I can add. Very nice indeed
 
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