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Dread05's WIP (v. 2.0) (minor update, sprayed basecoat)


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I decided to try to paint spray my army en mass because at this point I have so much gray, it will take me months just to base coat them with a brush and pot (at my current rhythm anyway). Until now I was undercoating with chaos black and I was doing some thin coats (very thin I must admit) of mephiston red. I tried to do the same with sprayed mephiston red. I was sceptical about it, cause I've seen many reviews of mephiston red actually clogging detail etc. I did a test run with a space hulk terminator, since its easier to strip paint them. I have to say, the results speak for themselves.

 

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I didnt loose any detail, the colour is smooth all across the model, and the chaos black undercoat gave me some very nice shadows.


Edited by dread05, 14 July 2018 - 06:05 PM.

I'm not trying to build a competitive army, I'm here for the fluff. I don't even play the game. I'm trying to build a thematic army, if the units are competitive, even better! Please keep that in mind every time I post something ^_^.


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Sprays ftw :-)

 

Out of curiosity - did you find a good way to cut/clean up the original bases? 

I'm going to make a start on my space hulk sprues soon and want to put them on 40mm; there happens to be a lot of plastic to cut away on some of the poses. 


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Sprays ftw :-)

 

Out of curiosity - did you find a good way to cut/clean up the original bases? 

I'm going to make a start on my space hulk sprues soon and want to put them on 40mm; there happens to be a lot of plastic to cut away on some of the poses. 

 

TBH this is the only space hulk model I cut the original base, to match with the rest of the squad. I cut the big pieces with clippers and then used a sanding wheel my dad has at home to smooth it down. Given the opportunity, I dont think I would do it again, the original bases play a big part on the poses of these models. Gideon ended up leaning forward a bit. For squad Lorenzo, which is only space hulk models, I just glued the old bases on 40mm bases. They ended up a bit taller than my other squad, but thats not bad in the age of primaris :P.


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I'm not trying to build a competitive army, I'm here for the fluff. I don't even play the game. I'm trying to build a thematic army, if the units are competitive, even better! Please keep that in mind every time I post something ^_^.





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