Saturday, July 30, 2016

Centerpiece Terrain WIP

The cityfight centerpiece is almost done!

I really liked how the pillars came out. They looked terrible after the initial drybrush; then the wash fixed them right up. I'm glad I went with Nuln Oil there.

I found some Youtube vids on how to make your statues look oxidized, mixed some paint up to try it and totally f'd it up, went to buy some paint closer to that bluish-green color...then noticed I already had Nihilakn Oxide in my paint collection. Total fail. I liked the ease of using it, just brush on and be done.

I had to fill in the hollow cake pillars with some green stuff. I figured the Imperium would not cheap out on that.

Just a few more downed airship pieces to go and stage 1 of the terrain project will be done. Woot.

I am beating down my painting malaise like a champ!

Monday, July 25, 2016


Nothing too exciting, just some craters I finally got finished for the table. Kinda proud of the progress I'm making lately; you'd think I was that Mordian 7th guy... :)

I... uhhhh, also need to get the Nurgle army based. 

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Nurgle Hellbrute Part 2

Last year I tried whipping up a Hellbrute conversion. It didn't really work, and when I painted it, things got worse. Total disaster. I swore off trying to do another one, especially considering that dreads / brutes just aren't that hot rules wise these days.

G-Dub is trying to give them a little kick, upping their attacks in the new errata. I can only assume the Chaos Marine variant will get these as well (although IMO what they really need is more resiliency to stick around long enough to get into h2h).

My terrain is cruising along well, so I took a break from it to make this thing. To give him two power fists I hacked off the thumb on a spare one I had and switched it to the top of the fist with some green stuff. A lot of the other parts for it come from the Maulerfiend and Chaos Spawn kit. The taller legs give him a much more menacing pose I think. As always, Green Stuff Industries tentacle maker comes in handy!

One thing I'm experimenting with is some cracked armor texture, using Agrellan Earth. It looks really good at this stage, just hope it survives once I prime it. If it works good I'll probably use it on some Plague Marines I'm looking to build in the near future.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Even MOAR terrain!

This is addictive.

Got the downed ship in a trade last year; been meaning to get it based up for some scattered blocking terrain. I think it'll break up things nicely. I don't know if that's where the tail goes, but fuck it, it's glued and already primed.

The statue piece I've had for a while, just needed a little love to get it done. I think it'll make a cool centerpiece for the table. I imagine some Chaos thugs blasted it and will be adding some heretic graffiti to it once I get it painted.

I still have a TON of bitz to make walls, buildings, destroyed vehicles, elevator shafts, etc. I may need to stop and concentrate on getting these done first though!

Monday, July 11, 2016

40k Terrain WIP Part 2

Got a few more of these close to being done. Added some static grass, blood spatters, and propaganda posters on all of them too; adds a little color here and there. 

I rolled out my playing mat and they look good matched against the cityfight colors of it. Can't wait to get some games in again!