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Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Odds and Ends
I was hoping to have a few more posts in October, but it turned out to be a month of working on a bunch of different projects here and there. In the end I was trying to finish Nagash in time for Halloween, but didn't quite make it. Maybe by the end of this week. In the meantime, here are some other odds and ends that I have been working on (or am still working on).
This is a commission from a couple months back. The client wanted a conversion using the top half of Deneghra and the bottom half of a Rackham Equanimous Warrior. I attached the two halves and resculpted the midsection and the back of her robes to match the wispy, ethereal nature of the model.
Death Star Helmet
One of my friends asked me to decorate his son's corrective helmet. After a lot of back-and-forth messages about the design, they finally settled on a Star Wars theme, and I suggested the Death Star under construction to match the shape of the partial helmet.
My Vampire Counts queue contains a lot of models with ethereal bits– Spirit hosts, the mount for the Mortis Engine, Hexwraiths, and the supports for the Mortarchs' Dread Abyssal and the Morghasts. I have been struggling to come up with a color scheme that I like and an easy way to paint it. I'm currently experimenting with various washes and shades and plan to post a tutorial when I'm finished.
The big guy's body is completed and assembled. His skirt and base are coming along nicely, but it's such a tedious process working around all the fire trails to pick out the books, bones, and basing. It will be a relief when he's finally finished. Here's a peek: