Sunday, December 23, 2012

UltramarinesSo Far






I've finally added all of the transfers to the shoulder pads of my nascent Ultramarines army. For some reason the testers dull coat I used to dull down the transfers after applying them left the miniatures with a slight gloss of its own. Maybe I used too much dull coat? Whatever the case, I thought it would be fun to share a quick shot of the army so far. This the the first of the ground forces, as the army already air superiority covered. There is a lot of touch of work to do, which I just don't feel like doing. I like these guys, and if the armor repainting servitors were a little sloppy painting on the gold trim, then who am I to complain. :)

I am not sure I'll post any more photos before the new year. Happy holidays to everyone, and best wishes for the new year.

7 comments:

  1. Lovely looking army. Been following your progress for a while now, thought this would be as good a time as any to tell you your work is inspiring. Love the paint style!

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  2. Agree. They look really nice. The blue works so well. Love the progressive tones on the dread :). Well done man!

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  3. Thanks for the compliments guys!

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  4. Love what you are doing, man! The blue (and honestly every color you work with) feels so rich. I love it.

    Two questions:
    1. Mind sharing your palette?
    2. Did you start lighter and then paint in the darker blues? The first images of the speeder look almost like a Space Wolves speeder.

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  5. My office has been a guest bedroom for the past few days, so I can't check my recipes, but the basic is starting from black and highlighting up using an air brush. I think I may have already posted the recipe in a comment, but I'll make sure I make it a full post.

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