Cannoness Test Model, Take 2

I repainted the brown cloth with a grey-based white, layering up to a final white highlight.  I didn't spend a particularly large amount of time on it, being a test model, but here's the result.

The contrast against the red armor is worlds better, but Lord knows white is a pain to paint.  After talking to the Master Manipulator (every store needs one), I've decided on red armor with grey tabards, a la Flesh Tearers and the like.  I'll probably use an off-blue for the spot color.

Just having acquired a Sisters army, I couldn't resist play-testing it some!  I defeated a Chaos Space Marines army first; a challenge, as though the player is new and inexperienced, his list made use of large squads of CSM with the Mark of Nurgle - and Toughness 5 is no mean trick against Nuns with (only) Guns!

Today I played the Mighty Mighty Carlos and managed to pull out the win.  His shooting didn't work out too well and he managed to immobilize three Chimeras over the course of the game, but I'll take what I can get!

Don't get me wrong, though: this army comes after Necrons and Bugs! in my 'must complete' list, and I'm still overwhelmingly in favor of taking the former to Adepticon...

...if for no other reason than to try to nail down Darkwynn to a video battle report!  Maybe I can champion the 'Dex and change his mind some.

Or lose horribly and blame it on the book - that works too!


Ron Saikowski said...

I like the muted blue color for the cape and the little bit of weathering across the bottom.

Now show me that kind of color variety on the white robes as well!

Ron, From the Warp

Artemi said...

Have you considered more a parchment tan for the robes? Gives it a bit more color, allowing you to highlight and shadow from there. Alternatively, you could always stick with the blue and go with a really pale white/sky blue combo...

SinSynn said...

Wait one darn second...
No pinks?
No purples?

This model looks more masculine than any of your Brotherhood.

Your painting is lovely, Brent.
Just very...unpredictable.

inquisitor_dunn said...

How do you get chimeras in a SoB list? Are you using the old codex?

Master Manipulator (every store needs one) said...

Carlos was playing IG so I imagine he was immobilizing his own chimeras.

Brent said...

Yes, he rolled '1's going through terrain three times... but I can understand the confusion!

Ron: Okay, I'll give it a go!

Alviro said...

A really great work, nice! :)
Love the 'red' part of the scar in the face.
Sorry if my english is not so good...
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