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I wanted the base to highlight just how easily this monstrosity could smash through rock.. I did it by half snipping through the plastic pieces then tearing the rest of the way until it broke off. Then I pinned them on again to make them look as though the Mawloc was breaking the wall apart..
 

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Looks great, the only suggestion I would make would be to add a little gloss varnish to the mouth parts, just to make them look wet.
Thats entirely my own opinion, I know a lot people don't like the look but done sparingly I think it looks OK.
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Yeah I use water-effects for that.. I took those pics about 45 mins ago though.. And the matt varnish is still drying :D Thanks for the tip!
 

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Blimey! This is really sweet. It is much better than anything I am capable of at the moment but this is something I'd like to aspire to. If I may suggest perhaps painting the eyes to really draw attention to them. I think that would make your model all the more for it. +rep for such a fantastic job though.
 

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Great model, using some of the city ruins scenery gives the model some realism.
 

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I have the eyes painted milky-white on all my Tyranids.. Its my way of expressing that none of them are at all individual. Gives a drone feel to them i think. Thanks for the comments though guys..
 

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Now thats pretty awesome :D At least people are using Mawlocs are good for something :D
 

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That is sexy as all bejeezus, i love the fleshy colour in the mouth.

Can i ask what you used? I'm thinking about painting up an EC test piece at some point and i really do like that pink :wink:
 

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Its a bit of a mix really.. I used Warlock Purple and astronomican Grey from the Citadel range.. Those guys really need to come up with a better pinky range..

Its then been washed in leviathan purple and baal red.. I then just added more Astro-grey to the Warlock purple for the highlights..

EDIT: I should have mentioned as anyone who uses Warlock purple knows it doesnt cover very well.. Astron-grey really helps with this as its a foundation colour. Thickening it up enough to one-coat straight onto black :)
 

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Thanks for comment and rep.. I am just awaiting some Water effects so I can make the Maw a little more life-like..

Nice suggestion :)
 

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Wow... Thats really good, love the colour scheme and the accuracy of it all. I'm doing tyranids as a second army soon... No idea how i'm going paint something the quality of that!!

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I have the eyes painted milky-white on all my Tyranids.. Its my way of expressing that none of them are at all individual. Gives a drone feel to them i think.
That's a really cool idea. I take it back. Its good to see why people have chosen to do what they did modelling/painting wise. I like the idea and the execution underpins this point really well.
 
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