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Monday, May 10, 2010

Jugger mania


Filling out more on the Bloodcrushers. Claws and spikes in progress... metals in progress. If all goes well I should get to assembly and clean up by the end of the week. The metal is taking quite a while just because there is so much of it. I'm starting to refine the finishes at this point. The early applications were very textured. For table top stuff the coarser textures are more visible but this unit will get picked up and looked at from time to time so will need smoother finishes. The claw areas show this particularly well. The coarse lines look great at range but are too chunky up close. I'll refine those a bit farther in the next day or so. I applied a thin Clear Glaze to these. This will keep the red looking wet and protect the whole thing from handling wear while I work. My Daemon armies are finished with a clear glaze so they look wet and otherworldly... the shine becomes part of the effect. All the other armies are finished flat.

4 comments:

  1. I really like how they look, I'm loving the brass.

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  2. Thanks! The brass typically will get one more highlight with a steel color (Rustungs Farbe)that tightens up some of the edges and adds a bit of depth to it.

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  3. I have a hard time making out the brass (due to the flash), but they do look good. You're spot on about the claws looking good from range. I immediately saw the picture and had to click in for a close up. It's a good effect for a quick table-top paintjob that looks great.

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  4. Thanks! I am still sorting out how to do the photos. The flash overwhelms in the very macro settings so I think I'll need to illuminate from another source to cut the glare.

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