Welcome to another monthly round up of what the nerds and nerdettes have been busy doing for what must have been the warmest July in recent decades and with the paint drying up on the brush straight from the pot we still have some fantastic hobby for you to peruse. Remember you can always click on the pictures for a closer look so lets get straight into it…
¡Primero tenemos a nuestro residente español / mexicano con unos malditos infantes de marina SPARTAN! Definitivamente, este es el mejor trabajo de pintura que ha hecho Mister Marlow hasta la fecha, incluso ha tenido un golpe en NMM y un excelente aspecto a mano alzada. ¡No hay suficientes superlativos para describir lo geniales que son! ¡El señor Malow también se ha casado con su amor de toda la vida y ha logrado pintar esto entre juegos jugosos de ocultar la salchicha! Serio bien hecho joven y felicitaciones por engancharse, ¡todos te deseamos una larga y feliz vida juntos! xxx
A late entry but straight in at number 2 is Neil with his marvelous Tony the Tiger Eldar and they are greeeeeaaaaat! in fact they are so good they leave me Shere Khan at the knees!!!!! (good old jungle book). i adore this scheme for 2 reasons 1) the grey goes well with the oranges and is very unique and 2) just how long it takes to do those tiger stripes on every helmet takes dedication to make them look so good… and i’m not lion! i also really like pose on the big dude 3rd down on the right, its such a model at the end of the runway pose.. like fucking look at me darling furs back in!!! awesome work as always Neil keep up the good work!!
Next we have Rob M and some more of his frothing world eaters, which we love to look at! this time he’s added some red butchers which look suitably bloody and gory which is what we expect from Angrons sons!. the dreadclaw has been nicely painted with clean lines and ready to drop mayhem on the battlefield below! I really like the techmarine, i can only imagine that as a world eaters techmarine he was like the cleverest kid in a remedial class and they sent him to Mars to learn and get away from the div kids before they drag him down to their level! very nicely done ROb
Up next we have Bill and some rather splendid looking deathwatch marines, which show off the full spectrum of chapters working together to fight the Xeno scum. You cant quite tell due to the poor picture quality but these are rather well done. lots of nice and neat highlights to make each character pop. Love the pallid skin of the raven guard chap, lovely looking bunch of dude Bill well don mate!
Up next we have Luke and some Heresy era Sons of Horus, which he has deliciously painted to match his kitchen tiles so his mum doesn’t mind them being left on the kitchen table during meal times. And what a lovely centre piece they make as they can be admired for their smooth transitions and shading whilst enjoying some chips, cheese and gravy or fish finger sandwiches. Just be careful not to add some weathering with the gravy! really really nice looking start to your 30k army mate and we look forward to more of these and seeing them on action soon!
Next we have Dan G who has been painting up some Guild ball Alchemists and has managed to create a lovely fire and smoke effect from the gent on the rights hands, which can be particularity difficult to manage but he has done so magnificently. The little serving bot has also been done rather well he looks like Jonny 5’s great granddad and i do hope he doesn’t drop that tray he’s holding it an awkward angle. but lovely glass effect on the vials, well done Dan keep it up young un!
Next we have Rob and rather spiffing looking lightning for his heresy era solar aux army that he is currently trying to finish for a big event in a few weeks time. Its quite tricky to create interest on dark paint schemes through weathering but he has mananged to pull it off by creating scorch marks and streak effects that give that realistic feel to the model. very impressive lad. we hope you can come down the club for a game some time when its all finished.
Next we have slam Dunk and another new Heresy era army, with his new foul and fabulous Death Guard. Dunkers has recently took the plunge to buy an airbrush and he has taken to it rather quickly and rather well and these beauties are proof of that. Lovely scheme with nice weathering across the whole of the infantry and the tank. the plow has been done well with some realistic mud effects and o also particularly like the scythe on the tac squad, which has been done very nicely indeedy! this is gonna be one super sweet looking army, when its finished and we cant wait for him to finish of the next batch of models!
Next we have Greg and some really nice looking scouts with sniper rifles, the cloaks have been done really nicely and the should pads are nice and crisp but the lenses are absolutely on point!!! the skitarii look awesome as well but the cream of the crop i feel is the vanguard vets, which are very clean and well painted to give that regal feel to them with their additional bling but also the paint style really suits these models. really really nice work Greg.
Next we have Dom and his lovely converted shield captain that was the hero of the Spaartanax Sedition. Dom has done a great job to make some subtle changes to the model and painted him up in that lovely vibrant Au colouring complimented nicely by the deep red of the cloak and misericordia. Nice work Dom and we look forward to seeing these at the weekend in Eastbourne!
Next we have some more Guild Ballers and this time its Matt with some blacksmiths. these have been done nicely with a lovely melted snow effect (not sure who he stole that idea from?!) which looks super effective (in particular the ball) and breaks up and adds character to the team. its nice to see the blacksmiths with a range of metallics as these models need something to make them stand out as they are quite plain models so he has done well to bring some interest to them and highlight the different elelments of each model. nice work bud.
Next we have jack and at first i thought he had sent me a picture of the mother in law but then realised it was a character for his new kill team (the resemblance is uncanny!) with foul and disgusting necrotic skin this model looks suitable minging! nice work Mr TV celebrity!
Next we have Nick and some super duper looking star wars legion models.. all in all i think these are the freaking bomb!!! the osl on Vader is on point the subtle weathering of the AT-ST’s rain streaks is sublime and i just love the speeders as well. i cant really say enough how much these make me want to buy some to paint for myself! awesome work my friend!
Next we have hairy James whi has been a bit quiet on the painting front for some time now as he has been playing D&D and pretending to be a Rapunzel looking warrior maiden that’s addicted to magic mushrooms and licking trolls belly buttons (or something like that) but its been absolutely worth the wait. a great looking model with nice detailing on the fur and the tusks and he’s even taken the time to give the brute some face paint! lovely looking stuff matey… lets hope you can continue the motivation to paint some more next month!
Next we have John, who didn’t actually paint this in June but completely forgot to showcase it last year and because it looks so good we’ll allow it! i cannot even begin to tell you what is happening in this picture so i suggest you click on the pics for a closer look and try to work it out for yourself?! there’s some great use of materials to create an organic feel to the weirdness that is happening here and w hope John can find the time to do some hobby in 2018 before the year ends!! well he says he’s gonna enter iron painter again so lets hope we see some more stuff soon!
Next we have Matt I with some small Armiger knights. the red has been done really well and has been broken up nicely by the hazard stripes to give a bit of a focus point on the models. The metallic exoskeleton has also been done well to give a grimy look to its inner workings and based simply but well to show them off. nice work Matt we hope to see you soon!
Next we have Paul and after a quiet month for June he is back with a point to prove and more like his old self he has smashed it out the park with his growing collection of Word Bearers. Lovely little autocannon squad, quad mortars and leviathan with all the different weapon load outs… because Paul loves magnets! The crimson on these models has been done really well in what is a difficult metallic scheme to master and i Know Paul has found it tricky to get consistency across his army but from what we’ve seen i don’t think its a problem at all these a tremendous!. cant wait to give these a game sometime soon!
Next we have Steve W who has made a start on re painting his Sons of Horus and started with some Tartaros termies in that lovely sea green colour. lovely use of the hazard stripes to break up the model and neat edge highlights really give this a smooth finish and looks absolutely awesome! cant wait to see the whole squad finished dude!
And finally we have Si who just can’t stick to one Legion as he’s painted up an Alpha Legion praetor stood over dead imperial fist with some basic attempt at free hand on the cloak. He has also finally finished the Commission for Paul and done his Contemptor dreads. he then re-visited his Dark Angels and painted up an apothecary for his outriders and master of signals… maybe one day he will finish his Dark Angels!
so there we have it folks another great looking set of pictures from the guys and gals and once again i feel the standard has been raised!!!
so with that in mind i shall leave you with the immortal words of señor Malow and see you all next month!
¿Por qué no puedes escuchar un Pterodactyl ir al baño?
¡Porque el pis está en silencio!