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    Default GumbaFish's WIP [CC welcome and encouraged!]

    Hey all, first post here in the forums. I was a long time member of The Warhammer Forum and ever since The Glass Cabinet became a bit of a ghost town I've found myself without a forum to call home. As a result, I've noticed that I am less motivated to paint and don't push myself to try new things like I used to. I've decided this year that I would really like to paint more regularly and improve my skills so I thought I would start posting my work here to get some motivation and hopefully improve as a painter.

    With that said I always welcome helpful comments, critiques, suggestions etc... so please feel free to post constructive criticism. I'm currently juggling some Warmachine Khador, Guildball Blacksmiths, various Shadespire warbands and a few miscellaneous projects so I will bounce around between these. I'm hoping to add in some tutorials along the way if I am working on anything I think could be useful for people.

    I just finished up Steelheart's champions yesterday so here they are.

    Obryn the Bold



    Angharad Brigthshield




    Severin Steelheart


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    These are fantastic! Jaw dropping clean job! I am a bit like you I need forum to keep me going and gimme motivation, welcome in the nut house!

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    Very nice work
    1. 'Painting is a companion with whom one may hope to walk a great part of life's journey.' W. Churchill
    Thank you for asking but I don't do commissions.

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    Outstanding work on all of these guys... I especially like that blending on the shield, that looks absolutely amazing!!! Looking forward to seeing more of your work!!!

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    These are beautiful. Great choice of colours, and the variety of textures is so nice to look at. A breath of fresh air in comparison to the typically flat gold approach

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    Great cape too! love the texture. all round great job.

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    I’d echo everyone else, outstanding mini.

    In an attempt to try and provide some constructive critique, maybe have a look at glazing some different tones on to Severin’s face. If you shut your eyes and wish really hard, BaM might turn up with a handy picture guide.
    Last edited by Foxtail; 12-31-2017 at 03:42 PM.

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    What a great palette!
    "Remember, you can't spell paint without a little pain."

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    for the face from chin up grey glaze checks red glaze forhead yellow glaze. I have a pic some where. will post it tonight.

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    Thanks all! So Foxtail and Canny I'm trying to understand what you are suggesting and I want to see if I have it right. I have added one type of contrast in the face from light (the forehead) to dark (the chin) but you are suggesting that I add another level of contrast by varying from warm (the forehead) to cool tones (the chin)?

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    Hmm interesting, thanks for the tip I have never seen this before. Since skintones are something I have always struggled with, I'll definitely give this a shot.

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    Welcome to the forums. These are some beautiful minis.

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    For various reasons I lost track of updating my progress in this thread. After several months without painting I am once again trying to commit to painting more regularly and becoming better at painting armies. This means trying some new techniques, painting faster, and not sweating the details so I can keep up a decent standard but still have the possibility to paint a full army. I remembered how engaged and helpful this community was and really appreciated how people were willing to provide constructive feedback to help each other improve. Here is my latest piece, a Vulcan for my Crucible Guard army for Warmachine.





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    And here are a few random pieces I completed over the past year








    This guy isn't miniature, but was a really fun project for my office




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    Pretty cool minis. I especally love the leather texture on the dwarf. Well done!

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    This is some gorgeous work! The gradients you achieve are amazingly smooth. Do you blend with a brush or do you use an airbrush?

    My favorite is the vulcan, it has just the right blend of verdigris and rusty chipping going on.
    And I agree with Dexter0015, the leather cloak on the dwarf is superb.

    If I had to pick one thing to be critical about, it would be the fur on the first orc. It somehow looks too evenly shaded to me.
    I would imagine fur (especially that an orc wears) to be matty, coarse and very dirty, so maybe more unevenly shaded?
    Anyways, still a much better effect than I can achieve

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    Ahh yes I see what you mean gorb, perhaps using some different colored glazes or just varying the color a bit on some of the tufts would be a more convincing effect. That is a good idea I'll have to file away for the future.

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    Nice solid work I can see here, congrats!

    What I would have done in other way:
    - I would paint the inner edge of Angharad Brigthshield's shield to gold
    - I would have added some more highlight on the edges of Severin Steelheart's cloak, and the cloak of the ork guy, giving it a more 3D look.
    - That Khador robot is only washed on the steel parts, some grime/wash/spills/oil wash would give it more uniform look.

    Do you plane to share us the secret of your leather work?

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