Labels

40K (26) Abyssal Dwarf (2) accessories (4) Adeptus Arbites (4) Age of Sigmar (2) Angron (2) Anime (3) Antenocitis Workshop (1) AoS (2) ArmorCast (3) Army (4) Army Painter (6) Astra Militaria (23) Atenocity (1) banner (4) base coat (15) base color (8) bases (31) Battlefoam (1) Beasts (2) big lobbas (1) Black Scorpion (1) Black Templar (1) Blood Rain (15) Board Games (2) Bones (13) Bretonnian (1) Campaign (19) carapace (1) Carnevale (8) chaos (25) Chaos Dwarf (1) chaos gate (3) Chaos Space Marines (17) Citadel (1) claw (1) Clawed Fiends (1) clear resin (1) Contagion (12) conversion (3) Counts as (23) Craftworld Eldar (2) Custome Counters (2) Customeeple (1) Daemon Prince (2) Daemonettes (1) Daemons (5) Dark Angels (4) Dark Eldar (39) Dark Elf (5) Darkness & Light (3) Darksword (2) Deadzone (1) Death Guard (7) Deepcut Studios (3) Dorothy (2) dragon (2) Dreadnought (5) Dreadtober (5) Dryad (1) Dwarf (5) epicast (1) Evangelion (3) eyes (2) Fantasy Battles (14) Fight Like a Girl (1) Finecast (4) Flames of War (4) Fluff (10) forge world (42) fortress (8) fortress name (2) Frostgrave (1) Game Mats (3) game room (1) Games Workshop (3) gamesday 2011 (1) gargantuan squiggoth (7) Geekfest 2010 (1) Geekfest 2011 (4) ghouls (1) gobsmasha (1) golden demon (1) Greasus Goldtooth (2) greenstuff (8) Grotesques (3) Guest Painter (3) gunwagon (1) GW (1) GW Technical Paint (9) Halo Fleet Battles (1) Harlequin (1) Heresy Suppression Force (9) highlight (2) Imperial Guard (22) Infinity (1) Inquisition (3) Iron Empire (17) Iron Halo (1) Jailbirds (29) JR Miniatures (1) juggernaut (10) khorne (1) Kickstarter (15) Kings of War (5) Kromlech (3) KST (4) Kurganova (3) Land Raider (1) Large Scale (4) legacy models (2) lighting (6) lust elves (1) made for Infinity (1) Malice (1) Malifaux (12) Mantic (8) mawloc (1) max mini (2) MDF (1) mecha (3) Mechanicum (1) Mercenary Grots (1) Mordheim (19) Movement Trays (1) moving (6) Mystery (4) names of things (13) narratives (21) Necrons (3) Nose Art (1) Nurgle (16) objective markers (2) Obliterators (2) Ogre Kingdoms (6) ork (23) P3 (1) Plastic (1) Pre-Heresy (2) Primarch (2) Primer (5) Privateer Press (1) Project Thunderhawk (28) Proxies (5) ptimer (1) Rackham (2) Raging Heroes (81) Ravager (1) razorwing (1) Reaper (21) red (24) repair (6) resin (15) Resurrectionist (2) Retinue (1) ripper swarm (6) ripperswarm (1) RPG (15) runtbot (7) Sacred Heart (1) scatter (1) Sci-Fi Space Battles (1) Scibor (2) Secret Weapon (54) Serene Dawn (8) Silver Compass Designs (1) Sisters of Battle (13) Sisters of Eternal Mercy (2) Sisters of Sigmar (3) Skaven (4) Skin (1) Slaanesh (1) Spartan Games (1) Sslyth (1) Steampunk (1) Stone Crusher (3) Strigoi (1) studio (1) Studio Miniatures (1) Studio Swelter (4) SUPERCaT (1) Tabletop Art (2) Tabletop World (29) tank pit (1) Tantalus (6) Terminator (2) terrain (27) TGG (10) TGG2 (3) Theme (27) thunderhawk (3) tools (1) Toughest Girls in the Galaxy (7) Toughest Girls of the Galaxy (5) Toughest Girls of the Galaxy 2 (4) trukk (3) tutorial (2) tyranid (12) UAF (1) Ubiquitous Rat (1) unboxing (4) Undead (2) undercoats (4) Unwritten (5) Vallejo (2) Vampire Counts (4) Vampire Hunter (1) Vampiric Flesh (1) varnish (2) Vatican (3) vehicle (11) Venom (3) Video (1) Void Elf (1) Void Elves (1) War Machine (1) Warchimera (3) Warhammer (3) Warpath (1) wash (28) water effects (16) weathering (43) weathering powder (8) WH40K (6) WHFB (5) WiP (12) Witch Hunters (5) wood (1) Wood Elf (1) World Eaters (2) Wracks (1) wraiths (1) Wyrd (4) Zoggit (1) zombies (1)

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Nertha the Faceless Mother and Foxy Dynamite


 Its getting to crunch time where I have to start packing up the minis and the tools for the upcoming move to .... an unknown destination!  Still no word on where we're going... only that we are going somewhere soon! 

At any rate that meant trying to wrap up a couple of WiPs so I don't have to worry about finding them immediately on the other side.

Nertha is a great mini and very spooky!  While my Iron Empire is turning up mostly in purples I thought this undead mother would stand out from the crowd in blue and green.
 I used a lot of washes for this and a bit of subsurface freehand which worked on the armor but may have turned out just a tad too subtle on the hood and robes.  I have a couple of shots at it so I'll experiment with it and see how I can improve the effect.

Its still dialed into the Spooky faux Egyptian theme.  Its frayed and worn looking but colorful as well.

 The Foxy Dynamite Duo turned out to be heavy, especially after it turned out to be a tad top heavy and I opted to add a washer for better stability when playing on uneven surfaces.

This one is a Prison Pride Veteran. 


 The weight of the metal had me rubbing off more paint than usual when handling prior to sealing and will probably require touch ups a little more often than usual.
 More shocking blue hair!  Hair is such a dilemma...  I like the Tank Girl hair shock but If I get too many colors in a unit they look a little too ad hoc... while too few colors looks too uniform.  I'm thinking about using hair color as unit identifiers... I do that with my Dark Eldar and it is pretty handy.
 This one in regular urban colors and sporting a carrot top.

The base is very signature but retains some converting potential.  Looking at it now I see it would be easy to replace the wood stakes with a light post or damaged telephone pole.
 I'm off to start the packing.  I might get more painting posts in prior the move but its likely to slow down for bit... looks like I'll get back to writing stuff!

2 comments:

  1. Faceless mother is supremely awesome!!!!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Greg! She's an inspiring topic! I'll have a few iterations of her eventually and the 54mm? ... larger version as well at some point. Back to the packing!

      Delete