Finally after a lot of work my Old School Dwarf Cannon is finished.
I must say that I have thoroughly enjoyed painting this guys. This was my first war machine or complex project involving a more complex display.
Hope that you like it and if you don´t please leave a comment on the comment section below, as the saying goes, you live you learn :)
I a having a blast painting this war machine, finally I got back to the joy of painting. I think I will write an article in the future about the painter's burnout sindrome and ways to avoid it.
One step closer now to the destination. Still halfway trough this fella but eventually we will get there :)
This Master Engineer will be supervising the cannon crew. He will be detachable from the base as an additional option for the unit.
Still quite a lot to do:
-Getting the base done.
-Retouching the metals of the cannon and dwarfs.
-Detailing the base.
-Adding an engineer to supervise these guys.
It is at this point of the project when everybody needs to be focused, as the energy starts to decrease and the desire to finish increases. It is all about the little details :)
Have you ever wondered why the painting masters prevent you from the perils of using too much black on your mixtures?
Have you ever wondered how applying black to a skin mix can affect the overall result on your minis?
Do not worry, I am here to show you that.
On the left you will see my initial attempt to the skin, to the right the dwarf as it stands now. I had to correct the whole skin as I am looking for a really vibrant and colourful piece on this war machine.
Finally I dicided that the blue skin didn´t do the trick, so I went for the classic rotting flesh for these guys.
The models are quite simple, nothing fancy about them.
Soon the unit to be finished.
It has been a long time since I last posted anything on the Blog.
Sometimes live just happens, and we find ourselves with no motivation to keep doing what we really love. Anyway, it feels really great to be back, batteries are fully charged and I am ready to give my painting a big push this year.
As you can see in the photo above, I painted a Mantic Games Ghoul. I think that the models are really cool, and the value for money is pretty amazing. You can find them HERE. I went for the blue kind of skin, but to be honest I am not convinced at all, so I will change the whole scheme and provably go for a classic pale rotting flesh colour.
This miniature will be part of a gift for a friend as a part of a unit for his Vampire Counts army. I previously painted for him a mini conversion of a MOUNTED BLOOD DRAGON for his birthday. If Truth be told we have both been growing our armies for ages!!!
Here you can see the latest incorporation to my dwarf army. A dwarf demon Slayer.
I am trying to get the habit of painting back, but is proving to be a challenge. Hopefully the painting mojo will get back to me! :)
You are more than welcome to leave any comments or any critics on the comments box below.
And finally the dwarf thunderers are ready to kick ass. The paint job could be improved big time, but there is no pretensions in this unit, just painting my lovely dwarf thunderers to a decent standard for my cabinet and the war field.
IT ONLY TOOK ME 6 YEARS to put them together since I got them LOL!!!!
You can see that the bases are square and that is because I do not like very much Age Of Sigmar (But that would be another topic). For all of you that want to keep living adventures and commanding your favourite army in the traditional warhammer world I recommend you to give a go to WARHAMMER REFORGED. In their blog there is an inmense amount of resources and rules books.....everything free!!! Again thank you very much for your hard work.
Here I leave the link to CMON just in case you want to drop a vote :)
Some more progress, slowly getting again to the habit of painting and enjoying it...at the end is what this is all about.
Going this time for a vibrant color scheme.
As well my compressor broke so everything has been done with the brush.
I will try to keep the blog updated and start preparing some articles to help everyone that reads the blog.
Still in its early stages, long run to go.