11.05.2010

Brotherhood Update... Again

Ah, Friday!  How I adore me some Fridays.

Here's a work-in-progress shot of my latest Brotherhood model.  For some reason I've been enjoying painting them individually; hopefully I'll come to my senses and batch paint them soon.

For the record, these are table-top quality models, and as has been pointed out previously, I use an underutilized technique.  That is, I dip my models in chocolate and roll them in poo.  You've been warned!

I've found that taking pictures and giving them a go-over is a good way of finding faults you're missing at the painting station.  I wasn't quite done with this model anyway, but I can already tell I need to blend the purplish-pink horns better.

The skull on the horn needs a dividing tone of some sort.  The horns become more obvious.  Most of all, the face around the nose is no good at all.  I can see a few random paint smears to clean up.  All in all, not too much to do.
I've got the video battle report with the Mighty Mighty Carlos coming up later today.  Fun stuff!

7 comments:

CounterFett said...

I think it looks great. It's funny that your 'Work In Progress" with a paragraph of caveats is better than my finished and lacquered models.

Carlos said...
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Carlos said...

Oh My God! Don't post that battle report. That was freakin' embarrassing. I can write about it right here.

I deployed.
You deployed.
I moved some models.
You kicked the crap out if me.
I tried to get back up.
You kicked me in the jimmy.
I said, "NO MAS."
The end.

But I would love to see it on your site so go for it.

Kris said...

Like the models! Your blending and highlighting is very good, even at close-in pictures. But I think I see a mold line on that lighting claw!

Loquacious said...

Carlos- THAT'S a batrep!

Serethirin said...

Did you convert those lightning claws? Or did they come in some kit?

Big Whit said...

Those are old metal term. claws.

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