Category: Painting

Neophyte Squad – Tabletop recipe

Recipe for quickly knocking out a squad of Neophytes. Undercoat – Chaos Black spray Dry brush – Necron Compound (heavy for all metal, light for rubber/armour) Base coat – Waaagh Flesh for contrast bits (robes, tassels etc), Stegadon Scale Green (overalls)


Acolyte Hybrid squad 2

Squad 2 complete (except the squad markings and still needs to be based. Table top standard only, which was a struggle as there are lots of bits I’d like to do to improve it but this is about getting 134 GSC models painted to play with, not winning a GD. Total time for all five…


Genestealer Cult speed painting

Acolyte completed in 46 minutes. Recipe Undercoat with Chaos Black Base coat with Warpstone Glow, Leadbelcher, Deamonette Hide and Rhinox Hide Wash green, brown and silver in Nuln Oil Wash purple in Druchii Violet Heavy dry brush with Warboss Green Dry brush with Necron Compound, Moot Green and Slaanesh Grey Detail with Flash Gitz Yellow…


Intercessor sergeant

Recipe Armour Base – Averland sunset Highlight – Yriel yellow Shading – 2:1:1 Averland sunset:Abaddon black:Dryad bark Edge highlight – Screaming skull Aquila & helmet Base – Khorne red Wash – Nuln oil Highlight – Evil sunz scarlet Edge highlight – Wildrider red Lenses – Base: Calgar Blue, Highlight: Russ grey Metal Base – Leadbelcher…


Intercessor Sergeants head done


Plague Marine squads

Got a little building in for my third and fourth squads. Took quite a bit of time as I’m looking to change/bash the second lot of Easy to Build marines so they don’t look like duplicates.

Eventually I’ve worked out how to configure each squad to reduce the duplicates.

Because of the use of two easy to build kits I’m one marine short so I’m going to make one from an Intercessor body and anything I can find in my bits box.


New gaming room finished

After two and a half months the garage is cleared, the 8’x4’ table built and the mat and ruins unpacked. Game time.


New light purchased

I left my painting light on all day and it died, it never really did what I needed so it was a blessing to be able to buy a better one. I’ve gone for the YOUKOYI Dimmable Adjustable Brightness from Amazon. So far so good, although at 100% I’d have liked it to be a little…


Captain Sicarius reporting for duty

First time using a (home made) wet palette. Loved it, made my blending & general work flow so much quicker. Knocked this little guy out in three hours. Still some tidying up to do but I’m really pleased overall.