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Capitaine Ardias
Manufacturer: Games Workshop
Category: SF

by cyril

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#315081 Rating: 8 11 Feb 2010
Unquestionably well painted with a lot of skill and attention to detail, but... Whilst the weathering is well-painted, it doesn't seem to be applied with any rhyme or reason. The best weathering is the sort that tells a story - this bit is where a bullet bounced off the armour; this bit is where he had to take a dive to avoid a missile overhead; this bit is where a grot tried to bite him on the bum-plate, etc. Weathering in real life doesn't fall evenly across armour, but concentrates in areas of greatest wear and use. But don't take that too much to heart. It's a brilliant model, with lots of points for me to learn from. I just think it could be even better.

#103294 Rating: 9 26 Sep 2004
Very Nice work. I like the fact you drilled out the barrel on the gun, and the battle damage is well painted. He looks like he has been though the mill... Some things look a bit over washed though. Excellent Job over all. The eyes are also well painted I like the glow? Did you do that by mixing FUTURE floor wax in with your paint to thin it down and to get it to be more translucent?

#98009 Rating: 10 16 Aug 2004
The ones who gives a lower rate than 10 to this mini might be crazy !!! I've never seen a space marine so wonderfull, so original. It is so close to what they might be if they were real... I think it's a new standard now to paint marine and I won't be surprise if in the next days some painters tries to do the same painting style on similars minis. The only person wo can paint a better space marine than this one is... cyril himself ! Bravo again !
#97981 Rating: 10 16 Aug 2004
Ouuu are a master at using "filter of colors",sorry about my english do you say "filter of color" in english? In spanish is "veladura"...thanks.I give you 10...bye
#97646 Rating: 9 12 Aug 2004
Great work, this guy really looks like he could be right in the middle of a planet-wide battle. The glowing-eye-effect is gorgeous. The only thing I don't like about the mini are the knees, as the legs don't seem to be able to bend themselfes if he would like them to... if you know what I mean.
#97400 Rating: 10 11 Aug 2004
#97392 Rating: 8 11 Aug 2004
Impresive !. as allways Cyril, I would like you teach me in any way, if you have any site or something, how to paint that "glowing" green that came from the "eyes" (sorry by my English, I hope you understand me). What I think could be improved here is the weapon.
#97340 Rating: 10 11 Aug 2004
You're a true source of inspiration!!! I love those bases you make. Simple, but original... /Anders
#97333 Rating: 10 11 Aug 2004
Cyril - why ar you doing this to me?! I just finished some space marine and now you come and show me how pathetic my efforts are! The realism of this piece is great and I like the studded armor pattern very much; how did you do the studs - with a special modelling tool (there is one for making rivets onto tanks) or did you simply cut them from somewhere else?? At any rate, great job and see soon at GD germany! Micha
#97330 Rating: 10 11 Aug 2004
Not my fave of your battle damaged Space Marines, but a masterpiece nonetheless. How did you make the studs?






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