Monday, February 9, 2015

Macharius Heavy Tank





Some days you just have to paint a one off. The model had been languishing in my display cabinet for quite some time. Rust streaks and grime have not been applied yet, but those are coming. The Macharius is one of my favorite models so it is nice having it finally presentable.

15 comments:

  1. Absolutely stunning work John. The foldio is really showing off that modulation!

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  2. Absolutely stunning work John. The foldio is really showing off that modulation!

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  3. I think you are going to love the charity armies!

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  4. This is amazing, beautifully executed minimal palette. I can't stop looking at it, and it's not even finished!

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  5. Simply gorgeous! That has long been my favorite FW tank (only just recently supplanted by the Stormhammer), absolutely cracking work on it, man!

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  6. Awesome work as always. It's a treat everytime I visit your blog. Keep up the great work. Do you mind telling me which colors you used for the modulation?

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  7. This is another beautiful job mate, and echoing Mords point above, on one of FW's best vehicles. This, and the Vulcan variant are standouts in their super heavy range.

    I love the overall modulated look, but the tracks in particular are standouts - did you airbrush them as well or is that old school brush work? Or actually, zooming in on it more, is it all pigment work?

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    1. Tracks are airbrushed followed by oils (the light dust color). The final step was adding two dirt colored pigments and then graphite.

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    2. Cheers John. Another mini tutorial that will be filed in the John's Wisdom favourites folder.

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  8. Fantastic work! Even without your final weathering the details are simply amazing.

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  9. This is just gorgeous. I want one and am jealous. That is all.

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  10. Hey John,

    At nova you had your wonderful 30k diorama/army display on a rolling cart style device. Where did you get it and what did you use? I really liked your ability to just move it around!

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    1. I bought that at target on my drive over to the NOVA.

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