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Tyranids Log Hydra Xenos Cell 42 for me

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Hey guys, so i dove feet first into 8th ed tyranids. I was always fond of them, I like the idea of a swarm and bugs. I thought a dark purple/blue would be cool and boom! What do you know?! Hive Fleet Hydra not only had the playstyle I wanted, but also a color scheme close to what I invisioned! I'm glad for this Tyranid Growth Challenge going on. It'll give me drive to keep painting. I'm gonna be asking for a lot of help from you guys, I haven't played a single 8th ed game, and I've only ever played DA (please don't tell the Chaplains, I don't want to return to Cell 42). I've also never played with or against a Tyranid army before, so I'm pretty lost as to what's good and what's not.

My Pile O' Shame:
Trygon/Mawlock
Swarmlord/Tyrant
Tervigon
Broodlord
24x Hormagaunts
24x Termigants
10x Gargoyles
8x Genestealers
3x Warriors
3x Venomthroaps/Zoanthroaps

I'll keep this list updated as a reminder of what I still owe you guys.

1st on the chopping block, 24x Termigants. I will be having 20x fleshboarers and 4x devourers. Reason is, I can bring back the fleshboarer termigants. I beleive I'll have a sound base to expand on in the future when I get my 3rd box (eventually) of termigants, which will be kitted with as many devourers as possible. Thoughts?

Don't forget to leave painting advice, tips, tricks, and critiques (when I get to that point).


Edited by jbaeza94, 07 December 2017 - 01:21 AM.

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Perhaps we could have a main Pile of Shame thread to keep track of people's progress?

 

Anyway, good luck with painting all of that and I look forward to seeing pictures! :tu:


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Haha that sounds like a good idea :) I'd gladly, no, shamefully, display my pile there.

Thank you for showing interest chaps, I hope to not disappoint

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Hey guys,

 

I been thinking on how im going to be painting the blue. i kinda want a blue gray feel. i use vallejo, but i also added the gw equivalent.  i was thinking something like:

 

Base: Ultramarine Blue (Altdorf Guard Blue)
Wash: Nuln Oil or Drakenof Nightshade (im not sure what would look better.)
Highlight: Ultramarine Blue (Altdorf Guard Blue)??
Highlight 2: Wolf Gray (Fenrisian Grey)??
 
what do you guys think? would this work?

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The citadel paint app just had hydra added this week. Recommend taking a look (its free)
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oh ok! thanks! ill check it out today. i should be able to start painting sunday


"Honor the Legion" - Common farewell of the Legion of the Iron Lion space marine chapter, children of the First.

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so i didnt start painting sunday... 

 

however i did start painting today haha. i decided to use a different blue than previous thought, and different from what gw said on their app. idk, i just dont like their blue. its too... it too blue... what really got me for hydra was the gray blue on the art, and i think ive got a good match. Somber Blue (the fang) with blue wash. check it out :) 

 

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i still have to do highlights and stuff, but i'll do that tomorrow. thoughts?


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I’m doing hydra and have come up with a vert fast scheme. Spray with the f Fang. Carapace and claws with black. Flesh with daemonette hide. Works pretty well for fast painting.
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indeed the fang is a superior color to what GW originally had.
For the flesh i went with xersus purple and genestealer purple equivalents. i think it looked great.  i used a medium gray, im not sure what gw calls theirs, for the striping on the carapace. ill tell you what, that is really hard to paint and to make it look nice. one of them came out really awesome! the rest are meh haha

the minis are done, minus the base, i just havent had time to take pics and post, but expect some within the next day or 2 


"Honor the Legion" - Common farewell of the Legion of the Iron Lion space marine chapter, children of the First.

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