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Blog Chicken Lips Warhammer Armies

Discussion in 'Painting and Converting' started by Chicken Lips, Feb 12, 2015.

  1. Chicken Lips
    Carnasaur

    Chicken Lips Well-Known Member

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    When you have as many models as I do, rank and file is the only way to go. They just look SO GOOD all arrayed on the table like that!
     
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    I completely agree ! Who wants to move each model every time lol
     
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    Beautiful painted Imperial models, and a glorious horde of Knights Panther! Thought they were Bretonnians at first, then I saw the LIGHTNING! :eek:

    Amazing stuff :artist::cool:
     
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  4. Chicken Lips
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    Thank you kind sir!

    Yeah, I haven't bit off Bretonnians yet, but I'm painting one up for a commission right now, and it certainly has had me drooling over a Bret army a tad!

    Too bad AoS doesn't have an "official" Bret army.......*sigh* people should just return to 8th! :rolleyes:
     
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  6. Chicken Lips
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    I am nearly finished with this Tomb King model (other than the base) that I've done for a commission. I hope you like!

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    For commission... or....

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  8. Chicken Lips
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    Here's another model that I worked on for this commission. (The client wanted the lance to be broken off that way, btw. He said it has something to do with her breaking it off in a Chaos Lord or something.) Sorry for the quick pics.

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    Nice job!
     
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    Here's a WIP shot of the Settra I'm working on atm.

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    Let me know what you think about the basing.
     
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    Looks awesome. Those greenstuff world rollers are great.
     
  12. Chicken Lips
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    Yeah, that's a piece of what Lord-Marcus made. I thought it worked quite well! Do you think that it needs anything....extra? I've been debating as to if it needs color. White-washed is certainly easier.
     
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    You mean like real ancient Egyptian monuments? That could definitely add some flair... but would not want to do too much... just a hue of color and the very raised parts showing the color of the sandstone... maybe a thinn glaze/wash of color and then drybrushing with the original color... so it looks like being sanded by millennia of desert storms...
     
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    I agree a light wash would give the basing a bit more depth.
     
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    I was actually thinking of real colors like red blue green etc but actually a light sepia or earth shade wash would definitely help... maybe together with some drybrushing to achieve the sanding effects... another idea I have would be to rub off the wash from the raised areas with a paper towel before it's completely dry... but that's completely experimental ...
     
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    Thanks, guys! I was needing another perspective. The wash sounds good. Maybe some light highlighting and staining.
     
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    If GW returned to 8th with updated Beastmen, Bretonnia and Skaven books and Fyreslayers and Kharadron introduced into the game, I would be awed and amazed (although now that AoS is getting better and Night Goblins are getting a tome soon I'm content for the most part).

    I wonder if people would have a changed view of AoS if Sigmarines' popularity suddenly bombed through an abnormality in time, and a GW employee suddenly had a big idea - Bring Back Bretonnia with superpowered knights!

    Warhammer: Age of the Lady - This needs to be a thing! Who's with me on this? :joyful:

    Love those Tomb King models - makes me want to have started an army, but with commitments to all my other armies I just haven't the time! ;)

    It's Joan of Bretonnia! :eek:

    What are we going to do?

    I know! Duck her in the pond! She's been communicating with the Lady of the Lake, so she's obviously a witch! ;)
     
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    No thanks... SCE would be leading the charge in that scenario. The best part of WFB is that it is 100% free of SCE.

    Much to learn you still have.

    Looking forward to the updated pictures!
     
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    Stunning job. I love the work you did painting the ornamentations and tiles. I think you might be one level of highlights too low. The Howdah and iconography are remarkable, but the skin, scales, and horns could use one shade bright or highlight imo.
     
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    Thanks, guys! Tips are always welcome!
     

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