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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Star Saga Doors

 Ok, I'm reasonably certain this finishes off the Star Saga Kickstarter Wave 1... its always nice to wrap up before the next wave hits but that so rarely happens!

Once I got into the swing of painting these I started thinking about fun times playing Borderlands... and the very cool art style they used for that game.  I ended up painting in that direction...  not quite as exaggerated as the Borderlands stuff but certainly leaning that way.
 I had a lot of help from the decals put out by Thor Miniatures.  These are the best water-slide transfers that I've used in terms of ease of application.  Just a little dip in the water and they are eager to slide off the backing sheet.

These decals are from the District 9 set except the bio scanners on some of the large doors came from a miniature eye set.











A couple of Star Saga minis for scale with the doors.  You can see the color stripes on the doors are the same as the navigation stripe colors on the bases of these models.  I actually used a third color of navigation stripe on a few of the models but elected to limit the doors themselves to two colors.


 The Borderlands theme elements are visible in the gray-green lining and the patchy edge highlights.  There is also a little targeted dry-brush on some of the panels to tie everything together without doing a full up dry-brush.... just adding some texture.

All the doors set up with some game tiles.

I just got a big shipment from Raging Heroes which looks like the final pile of minis from the TGG2 Kickstarter including the super amazing Altar of the Succubi!

I've got a couple of Lust Elves on the painting table at the moment which should get me in the right frame of mind!

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