Tuesday, May 22, 2018

E Tenebrae Lux VI : Rednekk Raptor Armor

Actual painting is underway. It's crazy , I know.  Raptor armor.... the Rednekk way.

FIRST....the lads have been primed with a WW2 infantry olive, then.......


The paints and their corresponding layers.  An overcoat of Charadon Granite, which has been thinned slightly with matte medium and water.  Then a heavy drybrush of Battledress Green. Drybrush the edges with Gretchin Green and a quick overall drybrush with some thinned Bleached Bone.   

Then its off with the washes (or shades)  Althonian Camoshade in the recesses with a small brush and a little brown or the old Althonian Camoshade/Druchii Purple mix if I really need to darken something.  Here's the end result of that on the LT.




Still have some detailing to do with him, but the base armor color is done.

I got the rude news, I'll be having some shoulder surgery in a couple weeks, hopefully I'll still be able to paint, but I'm going to try to get as far along on this challenge as possible before D-Day. (its actually on June 5...so really D-1) Not sure how much use my left hand will be, but if I can hold a mini with it I'll be able to paint.

Cheers Ya'll.

Monday, May 7, 2018

E Tenebrae Lux VI :Raptors Primaris

All of the Primaris Marines from the boxed set are built.  Bases need to be done and then primed, but that's one evening's work. Up next, I have two Land Speeder Storms to build.

Here's the Captain, 2 Lieutenants (top) and the Ancient with the 2 Intercessor Sergeants.


The Inceptor squad....


And the Intercessors plus the Hellblaster team.


Of course, with all of this Emperor loving goodness, I felt a little dirty... so I built this guy too.


He needs some green stuff and a few other bits here and there. I figure he'll be my project to work on while waiting for paint to dry with the Raptors.

Cheers Ya'll!

Friday, May 4, 2018

E Tenebrae Lux VI :Raptors

Once again, the wonderful gang over at The Bolter and Chainsword are doing a painting challenge and I'm going to enter.  Been on a bit of a hobby hiatus, so this is a great way to get back at it. 

Basically, I'm painting my Dark Imperium guys and a couple Land Speeder Storms in my Raptor Chapter scheme. Its likely they will eventually be for sale as I try to whittle my model collection down, but that's not likely to happen until Fall. At any rate, here's a picture of the humble beginnings as I throw down the gauntlet.


Lots of building to do, but I'm on stay-cation until next Friday, so it shouldn't be a problem.  More on that as it progresses.

Cheers Ya'll!