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Monthly Archives: August 2015

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Sianspheric – Static

Finally finished the ruins of the building – it’s taken an age. A step by step (give or take) photo-guide:

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Unfortunately, I kind of forgot to take photos of a few stages at this point….moving on:

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I wasn’t sure what to paint on the two signs; but found an old advert for the Necromunda game, and used the symbols from the card terrain. I also painted the Redemptionist symbol on the concrete:

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The finishing touch was to add the three rats:

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Done.

 

Odds & ends from around the net:

A really nice Undead army in the making (IMostlyPaintAtNight)

A Chaos Lord on Juggernaut conversion – which has given me an idea I plan to return to at some point (MWGamingAlliance)

How to make a Jungle Temple (RobHawkinsHobbyBlog)

Very pretty work-in-progress of Roboute Guilliman (FlameOn)

Very gritty version of an Ironclad Dreadnought (WurfelWeisse)

 

 

 

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Joy Division ‘Disorder’

I’ve finished the Thing – it was the first time I’ve used this slime technique, based upon the one Dave Soper describes on SproketSmallWorld:

 

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It was meant to look like a genuinely disturbing, if not frightening creature – in-keeping with the monster in John Carpenter’s film. Instead, it looked cute:

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Adding the slime is quite time-consuming; but I think the results make it worthwhile:

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Though it still looks cute, blast it.

 

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Still Corners ‘Strange Pleasures’

I’m not too keen on how the water-effect has come out here, and will experiment a bit at muting its glossiness; but otherwise, the base of the diorama is finished:

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Interesting/helpful odds & ends

The Blight Wanderer (Blog De Kouzes)

How to make a desert-themed display base (Fantasy Games)

Imperial Guard vs. Tyranids diorama (Stockholm Warpaint)

Inquisitor Death Cultists (Mordian 7th Regiment)

Negative Space (Althai Paints)