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    I'm pretty excited to see what crazy colorful...

    I'm pretty excited to see what crazy colorful schemes come out of the new Harlequin kits. The GW paintjob is fine but has a dare I say grimdark quality to it.
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    Thanks mate! Always glad to provide a service!...

    Thanks mate! Always glad to provide a service! :D I plan to start painting soon as I have quite a few of the UEDF force assembled.

    I took a cue from the Ancient Greek aphorism "know thyself" and...
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    Finally able to dry fit some pieces and see how...

    Finally able to dry fit some pieces and see how they are taking shape. Although there is still a long way to go!


    http://i.imgur.com/BeD61E2.jpg?2


    http://i.imgur.com/P8L9rcC.jpg?2

    As for...
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    This shows the small vent added to the back of...

    This shows the small vent added to the back of hand #1

    http://i.imgur.com/SkA0iBC.jpg?2

    and cut the spure down to an angle and added the thumb/back hand armour for hand #2
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    Hello everyone! Usually I picture things near...

    Hello everyone!

    Usually I picture things near or at completion... well I thought I'd go a different way with this project. While I was waiting rather impatiently for green stuff (GS) to cure it...
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    I'm taking a little Battloid break and starting...

    I'm taking a little Battloid break and starting to play around with the Gerwalk and Fighter kits. It's going to take a lot more effort to be very creative with these two as they are missing the...
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    I used the screen capture below with the not...

    I used the screen capture below with the not fighter/not gerwalk pose for inspiration. It was a Max sequence... big surprise as a lot of the dogfight animation revolved around Max. This was from the...
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    Wow WFB keeps finding ways to push the weirdness...

    Wow WFB keeps finding ways to push the weirdness envelope. The models do look to be well detailed! Do you have any interest in taking a stab at the new Harlequins? They just beg for ace painter...
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    Nice. What is your sculpting medium?

    Nice. What is your sculpting medium?
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    Here's a pose modeled directly from the following...

    Here's a pose modeled directly from the following screenshot of Max fighting Mirya during their first encounter in the US Macross saga.

    http://i.imgur.com/FkoA1jJ.jpg?1
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    Thanks mate! I was a Macross junkie as a kid and...

    Thanks mate! I was a Macross junkie as a kid and getting to actually play around with models from the game is pretty awesome. With only 1 TV channel I used to binge watch sci-fi and anime on VHS......
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    Battloids Part 2! After you get the swing of...

    Battloids Part 2!

    After you get the swing of assembling these 1:285 scale models you can really go crazy. The kneeling pose didn't accomplish all that I wanted so I decided to have another go at...
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    Wargamers WIP

    Hi Everyone!

    I've missed having a running WIP thread. I had posted one for Fluffscale Space Wolves and a big old Dreadnought but I work on such an eclectic mix of projects that I always found...
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    The tank looks great! I got sucked into some of...

    The tank looks great! I got sucked into some of the Dark Age minis on CMON myself. I think I need a 12 step program for being addicted to models... wargaming models that is! :cute:
  15. Thanks! He was a lot more effort then I expected...

    Thanks! He was a lot more effort then I expected and since it was the first thing I ever built from plasticard I didn't think ahead enough to make a template! Now if I want any more I've got to...
  16. Oh you devil! :devil:

    Oh you devil! :devil:
  17. Thanks mate! I'm in the process of doing up 35...

    Thanks mate!

    I'm in the process of doing up 35 sets of legs for truescale marines. With 80+ wolves done I'm debating doing a Legion of the Damned detachment to bolt on to my current army or maybe...
  18. It's a big army! Even at 1750 points. :) ...

    It's a big army! Even at 1750 points. :)

    Thanks for the link! Awesome job on that fella. I have to figure out how to string photos together and get the nice background at some point. I...
  19. Still pounding away at a passable army display...

    Still pounding away at a passable army display board... I am not fond of building these at all!

    http://i.imgur.com/UZHmoxu.jpg?1

    http://i.imgur.com/0Kwibdn.jpg?1
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    The multiple layers of subtle drybrushing really...

    The multiple layers of subtle drybrushing really help give the red some depth. I'm going to try it out myself although I usually get excited and hit the model before making sure there is very little...
  21. Nothing better then a good old fashioned...

    Nothing better then a good old fashioned motivational slap!!! Hope your flu has passed so you can get back to some hobby goodness. :cute:

    After I put the list together I had to go BIG with the...
  22. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! I...

    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! I was completely stuck on what to throw together for next weekend. My mind already drifted to working on the tanks for the army. Man, I just can't...
  23. Thanks mate! The big fella is the first...

    Thanks mate! The big fella is the first plasticard work I've done. I'm planning to do up his drop pod and some Rhinos soon. :)


    Am I on the right track with the display base? Went for the...
  24. Very nice construction! I love the detail work...

    Very nice construction! I love the detail work and will be referencing back to this as I start working on the truescale vehicles. Thanks for sharing the link! Now if I can just pull something...
  25. Thanks mate! I really like that idea a lot. It...

    Thanks mate! I really like that idea a lot. It could incorporate this random piece and bring the whole thing together! Now to see if I can actually pull that together over a couple of days. maybe...
  26. I'm taking these guys to a local tournament so I...

    I'm taking these guys to a local tournament so I need to throw together a display board of some type. So far I did up a little design from a scrap piece of circular presswood and plasticard. I'm...
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    Definitely rocking the cool look! :D

    Definitely rocking the cool look! :D
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    Oh boy do I know how bad it is to match mixed...

    Oh boy do I know how bad it is to match mixed colors! I make index cards for armies where I custom mix the colours to at least minimize the aggravation. I actually like non-black base framing but I...
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    I do like the bases! They have a real natural...

    I do like the bases! They have a real natural look. Interesting choice to rim them with something other than black. I've had mixed feedback at events from coloured rims. (I use brown and grey...
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    Thanks mate! The colour transitions are...

    Thanks mate! The colour transitions are beautiful and the Purple is so rich and vibrant! Did you do a lot of coats with really thin paint?
  31. Made Progress on Bjorn and Harald over the...

    Made Progress on Bjorn and Harald over the weekend. Let me know what you think... all C&C welcome.


    http://i.imgur.com/VfjA9Y4.jpg?1

    http://i.imgur.com/fZSbQFK.jpg?2

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  32. Getting ramped up for some weekend hobby time! ...

    Getting ramped up for some weekend hobby time! Started the legs for another squad of marines and got a base coat on 4 Wolf Claw Termies that will round out a Void Claws formation for the army. :D
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    This is how it works for me too... 23 yrs...

    This is how it works for me too... 23 yrs together and counting. My wife has a lot of her own hobby interests and we manage our hobby / fun time together. I do make sure that she knows that she is...
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    Welcome back! Just returned a week or so ago...

    Welcome back! Just returned a week or so ago after a couple of bad years myself. Hope your brush control hasn't suffered from neglect as bad as mine has! :cute:
  35. Sweet pics! I'll have to sketch out some...

    Sweet pics! I'll have to sketch out some possible designs and see what looks good. Having a big ammo drum should be pretty cool! :D
  36. Thanks mate! It's time to break out the 10/0...

    Thanks mate! It's time to break out the 10/0 detail brush and clean up the design. That should make for a tedious hour or so this weekend. :D

    As for the ammo feed... well I got lazy and just...
  37. Decided to make a first pass at blocking in the...

    Decided to make a first pass at blocking in the Bjorn design late last night. Since this is an homage to the original Bjorn back banner from a couple decades ago I gave the traditional colours a go....
  38. Wanted to show the dirty side of freehand,...

    Wanted to show the dirty side of freehand, otherwise known as the ugly hot mess I start with. The way I learned to do freehand is


    1. Rough out the shape with some thin paint
    2. Block in the...
  39. Here are a couple extra views of Bjorn. The Ammo...

    Here are a couple extra views of Bjorn. The Ammo feed isn't as big as it could be. :)

    http://i.imgur.com/OS0aVRw.jpg?2

    http://i.imgur.com/8axEYtD.jpg?2
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    Those bats are ace! I love the way you've worked...

    Those bats are ace! I love the way you've worked them into the mini.
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    Oh I love the subtle colour transitions and...

    Oh I love the subtle colour transitions and freehand on that figure! Did you post up which colours you are using for him?
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    I'm loving the Green Knight! :D

    I'm loving the Green Knight! :D
  43. And a couple of side projects I started on for...

    And a couple of side projects I started on for the Wolves... I'm pretty excited about both of them but after doing all the initial Math I've realized they are both going to take a while. :laugh:
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  44. Thanks mate! They were a real pain to make! But...

    Thanks mate! They were a real pain to make! But what good is a hobby if it can't test our sanity! ;)
  45. I'll try to get a pic up tomorrow. :D

    I'll try to get a pic up tomorrow. :D
  46. I was also able to work on Harald's wolf Icetooth...

    I was also able to work on Harald's wolf Icetooth a little bit as well. This is the 7th try at getting the jaws of the wolf to look ok. I'm still not 100% satisfied but I believe I may be hitting...
  47. Hi everyone! I was able to get enough...

    Hi everyone!

    I was able to get enough painkillers down the hatch to work on a few projects over the long weekend! First up I did some freehand work on Bjorn. I added the wolf rampant over a...
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    I really like the basing. Can't wait to see how...

    I really like the basing. Can't wait to see how the weathering powder turns out. Do you have to seal it after it dries?
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    Thanks for the how to... I love the look it...

    Thanks for the how to... I love the look it gives so I'll definitely be giving it a try. :)
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    I love the weathering! I haven't been brave...

    I love the weathering! I haven't been brave enough to give it a try... Are you using a sponge to get the effects?
  51. Thanks mate! My Wolves would be proud to take...

    Thanks mate! My Wolves would be proud to take the field next to your Angels... Although they would be a little jealous of your brushwork and weathering... erm, well maybe it's me who would be...
  52. Thanks guys! I managed to crack a tooth over the...

    Thanks guys! I managed to crack a tooth over the weekend so there was not a lot of progress... other than now I get to have the roots pulled out of my tooth tomorrow! :tremble:

    I did manage to...
  53. Thanks Mate! Chilling with the brush is better...

    Thanks Mate! Chilling with the brush is better than beer... well for me at least! Glad to find another fan of the oldskool grey. I love it!

    I'm really excited to get back into the swing of...
  54. Back from the dead!

    Threadomancy! :tremble:

    Hello everyone! I can't believe how much time has passed since I posted any updates on the Truescale Space Puppies! The project isn't dead but suffered a massive delay...
  55. It is actually guitar wire. I bought a ton of it...

    It is actually guitar wire. I bought a ton of it at a closeout on the cheap. Not the easiest thing in the world to work with but it looks pretty good when you get it in place! :-)
  56. Thanks for the note! I've missed posting...

    Thanks for the note! I've missed posting updates... I am sadly old enough to remember the Rouge Trade fluff.. still have a lot of it about somewhere. Since I like the weird armies mostly these...
  57. No problem! Here are some inner working shots. ...

    No problem! Here are some inner working shots. Grey stuff is still rough around the edges...

    http://i.imgur.com/c99PW.jpg?1

    http://i.imgur.com/WS4pT.jpg?1

    http://i.imgur.com/ncl6p.jpg?1
  58. Another reason for slow progress lately is my...

    Another reason for slow progress lately is my gaming ADD struck again! I was looking at the old Eldar Jetbikes, pics of Jes Goodwins Prototype on the web, the Dark Eldar Jetbike and the Harlequins...
  59. Sorry gents, the ladies are proving to be rather...

    Sorry gents, the ladies are proving to be rather unresponsive to any new photo opportunities!

    Well, I finally found the camera after way too long searching... can't believe it! Here are a couple...
  60. Thanks mate! It's been a tough year but it's...

    Thanks mate! It's been a tough year but it's looking up!



    Be happy too. What type of comparison shots would you like me to attempt? :-)
  61. Sorry for the insanely long delay in updates! I...

    Sorry for the insanely long delay in updates! I lost a close family member which sidelined me for over 6 months!!! I can't believe how much time has passed since I visited the forums! :-(
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  62. I actually just load the pics straight to imgur. ...

    I actually just load the pics straight to imgur. I've never tried to use any photo editing software. (Maybe why so many of the pics come out a bit off!) Is photoshop pretty easy to use for the...
  63. Maybe a stylized wolf's head to match the storm...

    Maybe a stylized wolf's head to match the storm shield would work well... Thanks mate!
  64. A little more madness to share... First a...

    A little more madness to share...

    First a couple of Wolf Guard Termies...
    Here is a surprising decent photo (for me at least) of the 2 together.


    http://i.imgur.com/oRZvGl.jpg


    Mr...
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    I tagged it with a 10. The NMM is exceptional! ...

    I tagged it with a 10. The NMM is exceptional! :-)
  66. Hi-ho everyone! It's been a while coming but I...

    Hi-ho everyone! It's been a while coming but I finally have an update! After much suffering working on the giant wolf and technical drawing plans for upsized vehicles I am taking a painting...
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    Very Nice! I really like the weathering you are...

    Very Nice! I really like the weathering you are working into the detail! :-)
  68. I really hope ou have some of the old war...

    I really hope ou have some of the old war machines to paint for the army. I love the insanity that was the original chaos dwarves.... They are not easy to find.
  69. A nice river dance would add some extra special...

    A nice river dance would add some extra special personality to a marine model. :-D



    Thanks for the try mate! Sorry it ate up that much time! Scouts, termies and vehicles don't get a lot of...
  70. Very nice. Can you tell me how tall he is in mm?

    Very nice. Can you tell me how tall he is in mm?
  71. Not sure if it's a record just yet but my full...

    Not sure if it's a record just yet but my full plan is to hit ~100 marines, 10 Termies, 6-8 Rhino/Razorbacks, 3 Dreads and 1 Land Raider in a pear tree.... :-D I'm almost at the 50% mark and it's...
  72. I'm ready to start painting too! :-)

    I'm ready to start painting too! :-)
  73. I'm still gathering info (and my thoughts) on how...

    I'm still gathering info (and my thoughts) on how to detail the giant wolf. To show that I'm not totally slacking, here is Longfang unit #3 that I put together this week...
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  74. You don't see those boys out too often. Nicely...

    You don't see those boys out too often. Nicely done! :-)
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    Truescale Legs... Now I'm intrigued :-) Those...

    Truescale Legs... Now I'm intrigued :-)

    Those fish look wild, at first I thought they were leeches....
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    Thankd for the tips. I'm going to have a go at...

    Thankd for the tips. I'm going to have a go at it this weekend. It looks like it could be a big help! :-)
  77. Hmm.. Wolfy might look pretty good decked out in...

    Hmm.. Wolfy might look pretty good decked out in a set of armour like this. It would actually be fairly easy to add on and would allow me to address some of my anatomy blunders...
  78. Thanks guys! Here's a better view of the...

    Thanks guys!

    Here's a better view of the Glaive length and how he is holding it. Everything is tacked together (including the Glaive sections) so the choppy part is drooping a little...

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  79. Thanks everyone! So I will definitely be...

    Thanks everyone!

    So I will definitely be going with a saddle for the big beastie and a Glaive style weapon. I sketched out some ideas for the saddle and it will also allow me to add all kinds of...
  80. Ok everybody, I need a little help! Icetooth is...

    Ok everybody, I need a little help! Icetooth is so massive that I'm working through exactly what to do with the rider...

    Here are a couple of current shots to let you know how far along he is......
  81. Thanks mate! I’m not sure how I didn’t notice...

    Thanks mate! I’m not sure how I didn’t notice that before but that top profile is off a bit. I’ll see if I can address it a little as I finish up the rider. The Standard Bearer is one of my early...
  82. I’ve seen Wolves in the zoo but never had the...

    I’ve seen Wolves in the zoo but never had the good fortune to catch a glimpse of the elusive little buggers in the woods. I have (much to my wife’s dismay) had the good fortune to see a Black Bear...
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    Sweet lord! I thought mine was big at 9cm. That...

    Sweet lord! I thought mine was big at 9cm. That Dread is gonna be way cool!
  84. Thanks Chrome! I really appreciate the C&C... ...

    Thanks Chrome! I really appreciate the C&C... I actually bent the one front leg as an afterthought or he would have no motion at all! Sculpting over an armature is way harder than I expected. Of...
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    Well regardless, it sure as hell is an...

    Well regardless, it sure as hell is an entertaining thread so it can't be all bad. I am lovin the progress on the death jester that sometimes makes an appearance too... :-D
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    I hate working with a camera! It's an artform...

    I hate working with a camera! It's an artform all of it's own cause it is really hard to get good shot of a mini. The best thing I've found is to surround the mini with lots of light and use white...
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    They look great! I thought the base worked...

    They look great! I thought the base worked really well with them but I'll wait to see the new incarnation.... :-D
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    Great Caesar's Ghost! This thread is so far gone,...

    Great Caesar's Ghost! This thread is so far gone, she may never return... of course it would be best if several of those pictured don't return.... <shudder>
  89. Here's a link to verify... ...

    Here's a link to verify...

    http://www.collecting-citadel-miniatures.com/wiki/index.php/Image:Miiliasaur_2.jpg

    Cheers! :-)
  90. It is a necromunda milliasaur model. Went with...

    It is a necromunda milliasaur model. Went with the wyrd beastmasters - probably released in the late 90's... I got my geek on tonight! :-D
  91. Hello everyone! It's been far too long since I...

    Hello everyone! It's been far too long since I managed a meaningful update and I have a rather large one today! (bad pun intended) I have been toiling away off and on for a while on a new model to...
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    You've been a busy man and I'm loving the...

    You've been a busy man and I'm loving the progress. The sculpted armour on the marine looks great! I can't wait to see the tut on press moulding. I have never gave it a go myself. :-)
  93. Thanks mate! The Rhino side structure is done...

    Thanks mate! The Rhino side structure is done and I should have time to start working on it properly again soon! I'm afraid to imagine how big the LR may turn out in the future! I may need to buy...
  94. Thanks for the feedback and for taking the time...

    Thanks for the feedback and for taking the time to make an account to comment! Sadly I failed miserably to make useable templates for the dread. I have a few core pieces mapped and the odd list of...
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    Now I want a thunderwolf! (or two...) :-) You've...

    Now I want a thunderwolf! (or two...) :-) You've got me itching to have a go at one of these nasty beasties. Yours looks great!

    I'm really digging the marine you're painting up. I love the red...
  96. Ok everyone. It's time for me to travel down the...

    Ok everyone. It's time for me to travel down the long road of truescale marine vehicles.... Before I post the first pics let me take you through my thoughts on the subject starting with the humble...
  97. Thanks mate! I guess there are cases where...

    Thanks mate! I guess there are cases where making money is a BAD thing!!! :-P
  98. Noted. After looking at some old marines waving...

    Noted. After looking at some old marines waving their arms above their heads I'm going to rotate the shoulder pad around a bit. Thanks for the feedback! :-)
  99. Thanks Chrome! I'm eager to improve and hope to...

    Thanks Chrome! I'm eager to improve and hope to rival your work in the future. Although I doubt that I'll ever capture some of the details you put into the Thunderwolf mount you're working up... :-D
  100. Sorry I missed this question earlier. Braided...

    Sorry I missed this question earlier. Braided moustaches will likely cause you no end of aggravation. (Unless you are far luckier than I am.) My current process is to roll out a small GS sausage...
  101. Today i'm offering up the 2nd Rune Priest WIP. ...

    Today i'm offering up the 2nd Rune Priest WIP. Progress has been slow since I've been busy with my business but making money can never be a bad thing! :-)

    http://i.imgur.com/gJL6zl.jpg
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    Yikes! And I thought I had a backlog going! :-D

    Yikes! And I thought I had a backlog going! :-D
  103. Hi everyone! Tonight I'm offering up my first...

    Hi everyone! Tonight I'm offering up my first attempt at a truescale Rune Priest with his chooser. I stole parts from the new Njal model that I had laying about as he was way too small for my budding...
  104. I do have a few. I'll be posting up my first go...

    I do have a few. I'll be posting up my first go at a Rune Priest tonight! :-)



    Thanks! I'm going for big without too big... always a point of debate between all truescalers. :-)
  105. LMAO! Love it! :-D

    LMAO! Love it! :-D
  106. Keeping with this theme I think this slightly...

    Keeping with this theme I think this slightly revised pose gives a good "WTH?" look... :-)


    http://i.imgur.com/d6biyl.jpg?3584

    With the slight tilt he gives the impression that he is...
  107. Thanks mate! I hadn't seen it that way but it...

    Thanks mate! I hadn't seen it that way but it does have a certain 'WTH am I supposed to do now' look! :-)



    Now I know they're close to being done when they can get a great reaction like that!...
  108. I hope the instructions work out. It's my first...

    I hope the instructions work out. It's my first attempt at a how too and it was a bit more difficult to explain what I was doing than I thought! Feel free to drop me a note if you have any...
  109. Sweet Lucy! Lots of action over the old...

    Sweet Lucy! Lots of action over the old termies... and them still in their blu-tac diapers... :-)

    Honestly, posing is the hardest part for me to get 'the look' I'm after so I'm happy for any...
  110. :snicker: The last time I tried to pull of a...

    :snicker: The last time I tried to pull of a Wolverine pose met with limited success. Although a squatting termie would be quite the sight on the table.... :-D
  111. Thanks everybody! I need all the encouragement I...

    Thanks everybody! I need all the encouragement I can get to keep this project moving. At the moment the layers of snow and ice outside are helping to keep me focused! The wolfguard termies are...
  112. Thanks! Finding a good inner frame to scale would...

    Thanks! Finding a good inner frame to scale would save some pain. The jury is still out as to whether I can use any truescale vehicles in local tourney's. Since being larger and having less...
  113. ...and I love the dance too! :-D

    ...and I love the dance too! :-D
  114. Thanks Matt! The Dread is one of my favorite...

    Thanks Matt! The Dread is one of my favorite creations so far and I am starting to feel the urge to give him a banner so that I can finally paint him up!



    Thanks! I have to admit it was one...
  115. I did manage to braid logan's mustache in a spare...

    I did manage to braid logan's mustache in a spare moment too... :-)

    http://i.imgur.com/IJh81l.jpg?1784
  116. Thanks! I hope this link works! It's meant to be...

    Thanks! I hope this link works! It's meant to be printed on 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper. I use cardstock as it is heavy duty! :-)

    Download Venom Templates.pdf from FileFactory.com
  117. Sorry for the gap! I have a pdf of the...

    Sorry for the gap! I have a pdf of the attachments ready to load but ot is 910kb. Does anyone know how to compress it to a smaller file? It is currently a pdf.

    Here are some basic instructions on...
  118. Thanks Chief! I actually made paper templates...

    Thanks Chief! I actually made paper templates and notes of what I used so that I could make a couple more of these zippy little fellas. I had to find something to do with those extar Vypers that...
  119. Thanks Mate! I couldn't have pulled it together...

    Thanks Mate! I couldn't have pulled it together without your tips! :-)

    ...And as a descendent of kilt wearing Scotsmen I find Mephs remark both accurate and highly humorous!!! :-D



    And...
  120. Hello All! It's been a while since I posted...

    Hello All!
    It's been a while since I posted much. My gaming ADD has been in high form lately so I've floated bounced between projects even worse than normal! :shock: Plus I decided to start...
  121. Ok everyone! I'm needing a little help with my...

    Ok everyone! I'm needing a little help with my termie pose. I've rearranged the arms into a new rough mock up and tacked it all together for feedback... so how does everybody feel about the following...
  122. Oh you bad, bad men... Truly, the love between a...

    Oh you bad, bad men... Truly, the love between a man and his wolves is a thing of terrible beauty! :-D



    I'm practicing sculpting fur and wolf pelts so that I can revisit some of the models...
  123. I'll be lavishing some serious love on him when...

    I'll be lavishing some serious love on him when the time comes. ;-)




    Thanks for the note! You've been doing some very important things... they're just not as much fun. Hope you get a...
  124. Hi everybody! Thanks for the feedback! After...

    Hi everybody!

    Thanks for the feedback! After 8 months the project is still rolling along!!!



    I have a few scale comparison shots today. Especially since my progress has been sidetracked...
  125. Some new progress shots of the Truescale...

    Some new progress shots of the Truescale Termie...
    (Everything is tacked into place so it may look a little off)

    http://i.imgur.com/1t0zKl.jpg?5793

    http://i.imgur.com/f0DOrl.jpg?6178
    ...
  126. Hello all! After a fall tourney and a series...

    Hello all!

    After a fall tourney and a series of weekly infinity games I've managed to rope in my adult ADD for the moment and have been making some progress on the wolves! Here are a couple of...
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    I use a Turqoiuse / Pale Grey/White scheme for my...

    I use a Turqoiuse / Pale Grey/White scheme for my Infinity PanO army. (I add in some Green and Red armour sections to pop some of the larger models.)

    It works well for these. :-)
  128. Thanks! I'm still debating whether to sculpt any...

    Thanks! I'm still debating whether to sculpt any detail on some of the flat surfaces, use etched brass designs ... or simply freehand something appropriate. I'm still not sure which way would yield...
  129. It could very well put him over the top. Of...

    It could very well put him over the top. Of course this army is probably going to be so far over the top when I piece it all together that an excessively over the top mini may be the perfect HQ. :-)
  130. ... and I'm glad my effort hasn't fallen short! ...

    ... and I'm glad my effort hasn't fallen short! :-P
  131. That is a really good idea. I may give it a...

    That is a really good idea. I may give it a whirl if I can figure it out!
  132. Here's a quick update... and it hasn't even been...

    Here's a quick update... and it hasn't even been a full week! ;-)

    I added a lot of layered detail to the claw, aiming to give it a more articulated look. I debated adding small round rivets to...
  133. A more detailed claw is coming right up! :-) ...

    A more detailed claw is coming right up! :-)




    Thanks mate! Your advice has been a great help with my first steps into scratchbuilding and sculpting. ;-)



    Thanks! Bjorn is a few...
  134. I like to build suspense... Either that or I'm...

    I like to build suspense... Either that or I'm just lazy! :-) Honestly, between trying to get my business up and running and organizing my backlog time got away from me!

    I added a wolftooth...
  135. Wow! I can't believe it's been over a month...

    Wow! I can't believe it's been over a month since I had an update! I actually spent all of my free time for the last 4 weeks organizing my bits!!!! Now that is depressing. :P

    This weekend I...
  136. Thanks! There are many different methods of...

    Thanks! There are many different methods of truescaling so be sure and look around when you decide to dive in. Also plan on a long, long term commitment!

    The process isn't easy but I had...
  137. I think articulated claws would be really cool...

    I think articulated claws would be really cool too. When I do chaos marines I may craft them that way for variety! I'm debating wrapping the leg armour with plasticard to make it rounded like the...
  138. Thanks guys! I hope you enjoy the updated Bjorn...

    Thanks guys! I hope you enjoy the updated Bjorn below!



    Thanks! I haven't addressed the waist yet. I spent the whole evening on the claw! I'll have to look over the FW dreads and see what...
  139. Well the leg are at about the 60% mark. Here are...

    Well the leg are at about the 60% mark. Here are the current WIP.

    http://i.imgur.com/pUVFSl.jpg

    I did notice that the leg armour isn't hanging right. (It is loosely attached.)
    ...
  140. Kaboom!

    So, here's a good way to start a new page...

    After a 3 month break I'm going back to work on the dread! After a good deal of feedback and some personal soul searching I decided the legs, such as...
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    The bust is looking great, and I absolutely love...

    The bust is looking great, and I absolutely love Mr Death! :-)
  142. Probably because they don't want to annoy the...

    Probably because they don't want to annoy the wider marine player community. There are way too many armies running around to risk the sales fiasco a rescaling of this magnitude 'could' cause! :-)
    ...
  143. New Headline - "LONG FANGS GO OLD SCHOOL" ......

    New Headline - "LONG FANGS GO OLD SCHOOL" ... :in-love:

    Actually I suspect the rocket launcher I dug out for this guy is older then a large portion of this forum... :-)

    He's tacked together...
  144. The way the Emperor intended! :glasses-nerdy: ...

    The way the Emperor intended! :glasses-nerdy:

    After doing a couple squads of truescale, my regular marines just look wrong on so many levels! Now I'm cursed to want big marines forevermore!...
  145. Well I don't want everyone to think that I'm just...

    Well I don't want everyone to think that I'm just lounging around taking it easy. :-)

    So here are some new WIP shots of the truescale wolf madness!

    A new Long Fang test mini in progress... on...
  146. Blame the warp! I've been sketching out some...

    Blame the warp! I've been sketching out some Thousand Sons ideas for an adversary army and my exposure to the arcane may have allowed me to inadvertantly channel some of your ideas! :-)

    I do love...
  147. Here are some more new pics! Long Fang#4 ...

    Here are some more new pics!

    Long Fang#4

    http://i.imgur.com/H7wTdl.jpg



    http://i.imgur.com/fw04Ql.jpg
  148. I have thought of molding some pieces to save...

    I have thought of molding some pieces to save time, but I don't have any experience with the process. Thanks for the link, I may have to try it out!!! If nothing else I hate altering the shoulder...
  149. More Wolves at the Door!!!

    :D Made a lot of progress today! Too much free time will do that...
    Here is the current state of the "lunging" wolf. I'm still not sure where to go with him next...
    ...
  150. Quick update. These guys have thickened chests...

    Quick update. These guys have thickened chests and finished belts now.

    http://i.imgur.com/58KhIl.jpg

    and I extended the fur pelt to cover some ugly thigh joins!
    ...
  151. I thought I'd drop in some WIP shots so anyone...

    I thought I'd drop in some WIP shots so anyone even considering this type of project can check with their therapist first... :shock:

    Here are a couple of torsos with the first layer of new armour...
  152. Well the first longfang is done enough for his...

    Well the first longfang is done enough for his photo op.

    Here's a couple shots with a Howling Griffon ML for comparison...

    http://i.imgur.com/8gGBdl.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/5XNGxl.jpg
    ...
  153. Thanks! I should have an upsized long fang...

    Thanks!

    I should have an upsized long fang to post after the weekend and I've started another special model!
  154. Wow I can't believe I haven't posted to this...

    Wow I can't believe I haven't posted to this thread in so long! It took longer then I expected to paint up a 2000 point Dark Eldar army. Ah well such is life. Here are a couple of shots of the...
  155. @Ajax: "There are a few things that I might...

    @Ajax: "There are a few things that I might change.

    Turn it so he's looking about 10 or 15 degrees to HIS left
    Shorten his neck, if you do nothing else: shorten his neck.
    Also I would make...
  156. Thanks guys! The standard is getting closer to...

    Thanks guys! The standard is getting closer to being done although I've managed to run out of batteries for the camera and need to make a trip out befoer I can get any pics. I've added long wavy...
  157. Here is a current progress shot. I added some...

    Here is a current progress shot. I added some detail to te axe haft, the central banner, bulked out the beard and added the final sunray above the wolves muzzle although it doesn't show up in this...
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    Sweet! I really like your grey and can't wait to...

    Sweet! I really like your grey and can't wait to try it out myself. Do you know which kit the head on the middle figure in the second photo came from? I love the wind blown look!! :-)
  159. Thanks Chrome! I'm going to give the banner a...

    Thanks Chrome! I'm going to give the banner a whirl over the weekend. I bought some extra GS in case it ends up being many whirls!!! :-)

    ANy thoughts about this head? I agree with Warzone that...
  160. Thanks Moonmin! Here’s some more progress...

    Thanks Moonmin!

    Here’s some more progress shots. Chest detail and the hand are done. The flexible parts of the armour are filled out and the belt has been added.

    I’m not sure of a couple...
  161. Here's a progress shot. ...

    Here's a progress shot.

    http://i.imgur.com/MLVp8l.jpg

    I had to increase the heighth of the model to allow his arm to rest across his knee and have the hand align properly with the axe. I...
  162. I like it! I may try it with an axe to keep the...

    I like it! I may try it with an axe to keep the nordic feel. :wink:
  163. Thanks for the quick catch mates! At least it was...

    Thanks for the quick catch mates! At least it was an easy fix - I carved the green stuff away and repositioned him a bit. That should teach me to focus on the stance a bit more. I gave it a try on...
  164. Thanks Warzone! Chrome's thread is really cool...

    Thanks Warzone! Chrome's thread is really cool and I may get some mileage out of the wolf pelt too! :-)

    I'm off on a different tangent at the moment while I sip some cold Dr Pepper and wait on...
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    Typhus is looking sweet! I've always had a soft...

    Typhus is looking sweet! I've always had a soft spot for the Death Guard... :wink:
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    Very nice! I can't wait to see it with the gems...

    Very nice! I can't wait to see it with the gems finished out! :-)
  167. :rotfl: That's exactly how this all got started!...

    :rotfl: That's exactly how this all got started! You know, the car thing may actually be a bit cheaper then a truescale marine army! Well at least all the modeling work keeps me out of trouble!!!...
  168. Thanks everyone! I'll be 40 this year and really...

    Thanks everyone! I'll be 40 this year and really wanted to do something special., so this is what prompted me to finally try my hand at truescale marines. I don't have much expereince with this...
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    Looking great! I like the conversion work a lot...

    Looking great! I like the conversion work a lot and I love the posing of the dread. The hand is really ace. ;-)
  170. Well I decided to run with the Bjorn idea and...

    Well I decided to run with the Bjorn idea and have been making slow (steady) progress. The weapon arms are magnetized and the legs, engine and shin armour are all temporarily 'pinned' in place. Here...
  171. Thanks! He is pushing off with his back foot. If...

    Thanks! He is pushing off with his back foot. If I can get IMGUR working for me again I have plenty more pics to post. For some reason every time I try to post a pic it comes across as huge!!!
  172. I like the Bjorn idea a lot. He's been such a...

    I like the Bjorn idea a lot. He's been such a pain to build he should be worth 270 points! :smile-big:

    I've started the assault cannon arm and will be magnetizing it so that I can keep my options...
  173. I think I do. When I attach the body I should...

    I think I do. When I attach the body I should position it more over the front foot or maybe tilt it a little to look like it is bearing down on that foot. Am I on the right track? :-)
  174. OK. Progress on the legs. I'm having trouble...

    OK. Progress on the legs. I'm having trouble loading pics tonight so I can't get the ones of just the legs up but I got one comparison shot to work.

    I missed the targeted height. The big fella is...
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    Thank you for the step by step instructions! ...

    Thank you for the step by step instructions! After I get my truescale fellas finished up I'm definitely going to give it a go. I like the look of the grey a lot better than the straight shadow grey...
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    Very Nice! I love the metal work. Do you mind...

    Very Nice! I love the metal work. Do you mind sharing which grey paint you used?
  177. Hopefully not too massive! It's been fun to make...

    Hopefully not too massive! It's been fun to make but it is taking a lot longer then I expected. :-)



    Targeted finished size will be 85mm tall, 65mm deep and about 80mm wide. Since I'm kind...
  178. Thanks for the compliment Chrome! I hope that my...

    Thanks for the compliment Chrome! I hope that my greenstuff/modeling skills are as good as yours someday! I'm counting on the old 'practice makes perfect' to be true. :-)

    I'm planning to make a...
  179. And here is the progress on the main body. ...

    And here is the progress on the main body. Increasing the specs by 50% sure is making for a rather large dread! :-)

    I still need to add the rivets but I'm not sure about any other detailing at...
  180. Finally! After way too much real work I've had a...

    Finally! After way too much real work I've had a chance to make some progress on the fluff scale dread. Here are a few shots of the Engine. I extended the sides with plasticard and filed the groves...
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    Cool! I've tried hinging mine before and it has...

    Cool! I've tried hinging mine before and it has not worked out well. Thanks for the link! I'll be giving it another go!

    I can't wait to see the led work. :-)
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    I really like the thunderwolf! I doubt that my...

    I really like the thunderwolf! I doubt that my skills are up to the challenge but I may grab a cold one and start hacking at the jugger I have gathering dust! What's the worst that could happen! :-)
  183. Very Nice! I'm going to have to go for a few more...

    Very Nice! I'm going to have to go for a few more dynamic poses/scenes with my Wolves!

    Are you going to hit the back of the calves last? I've been filling that part in before wrapping the thigh...
  184. The Catachan is a really nice touch. Several of...

    The Catachan is a really nice touch. Several of their facial expressions lend themselves well to being casualties. :-)
  185. Oops. I meant filling in the backs rather than...

    Oops. I meant filling in the backs rather than filing them down. That's what I get for posting late at night! Although I so usually have to file or sand the odd leg a little after they harden. I...
  186. Thanks Ajax! I'm lovin' your lord model and...

    Thanks Ajax! I'm lovin' your lord model and thinking that I need to start on my HQs. I am going for playability with these fellas since I want to use them in the local tourneys.

    The 25mm bases...
  187. I like the way you opened up the pose on the Wolf...

    I like the way you opened up the pose on the Wolf Lord! I found a winged backpack and you're right, it would be a pain to modify. A cloak may be nice, but you do loose the back of the model with...
  188. And here are the dreadnought pieces. The first...

    And here are the dreadnought pieces. The first pic shows the main body compared to the regular dread and the second shows the engine I'm going to use.

    After reading the fluff, I settled on...
  189. Truescale Space Wolves and Fluff Scale Dreadnought

    Hello everyone!

    I'm not the best with a camera but I wanted to put a thread out on my current project to get ideas and motivate myself to continue the army.

    Ajax has been a big inspiration to...
  190. Can't wait to see the revised Lord! Being a...

    Can't wait to see the revised Lord! Being a slacker is almost a college requirement... as long as you don't slack too awful much!

    Made a little progress on the dread tonight. (I'm using the...
  191. I see your point with the wings. How painful...

    I see your point with the wings. How painful would it be to sweep them back? I'm not sure if I have a set of those to look at in the flesh...

    I would be happy to try a WIP thread. I'm sad to say...
  192. Looks great! I love dynamic poses! That boar...

    Looks great! I love dynamic poses!

    That boar you linked to is amazing! Now I have fur to aspire to! :-)

    Glad you had fun and learned how to ski! I haven't been on the slopes in more than a...
  193. Thanks for the tips! I'll have to give it a try!...

    Thanks for the tips! I'll have to give it a try! I've never tried using petroleum jelly to work with green stuff. Are you using it for other sculpting too? How do you clean it off of the figure...
  194. That is a great looking marine. I really like...

    That is a great looking marine. I really like the look of the cloak too. I've tried cloaks a couple of times and have had nothing but trouble trying to get them to look right. Any tips on how you...
  195. Sorry to hear about the essays! I like the...

    Sorry to hear about the essays! I like the custom shoulder pads. I would probably extend the sword but it looks fine broken too. Since a person is going through all of the trouble of upsizing...
  196. "My green stuff hardened just fine, and I've been...

    "My green stuff hardened just fine, and I've been able to file and sand some stuff down fairly easily. (the shoulder pad on Henir) Maybe it's your ratio of green:blue?"

    I tried a higher blue to...
  197. Another Truescale convert

    Very inspiring! I just finished my first truescale Grey Hunter last week. The work on Master of the Forge infected me too! :-)

    I'm going for an entire tournament army so I'll be at this for a...
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