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So I decided to man up and conquer my fear of painting yellow, planning to do a full Force of these chaps. Here is my first completed model (bar the base):


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Seems your fear was entirely unfounded, because the yellow looks great on the Dreadnought. Very solid work on the weathering as well.  Does this mean you're dropping the Reclaimers of Dorn though? 


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Seems your fear was entirely unfounded, because the yellow looks great on the Dreadnought. Very solid work on the weathering as well.  Does this mean you're dropping the Reclaimers of Dorn though? 

 

More of a side project now :)


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The Imperial Fists Redemptor is well-painted.
Wolf Scout- Catachan barking toad eggs+ Thousand Sons Marine= Fun! (Wolves of Catachan)

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Saw this on your youtube video.  Glad I can see some nice closeups of it, great work!



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I’d say you can call the yellow fear well and truly conquered. Excellent work.

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This absolutely sums me up when it comes to hobby projects (and forum names)....

 

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I'd always assumed you already had an Imperial Fists army since you are basically the biggest Fists fan on Terra. Great job on the yellow and the weathering is spot on too.



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As the others say, the yellow is really nicely done and the weathering is good too; not over the top.



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Looking even better outside the streams. And it was nice showing you some cool stuff from ebay on the streams too
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Very nice. Phenomenal job on the yellow!
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Thanks all, today's WIP:
 

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The Imperial Fist (an LT? CAPT?) is well-painted.

Suggested base decoration: A bisected enemy of the Imperium, against whom the Fist used iaido. Don't forget a crescent-shaped bloodstain where the Fist shook the blood off his power sword.

Edited by Bjorn Firewalker, 05 April 2019 - 05:50 PM.

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Warhammer 40,000+ Star Wars- Rian Johnson- Reylo= AWESOME! (Knights of Renaissance)

Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement) or the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

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The Imperial Fist (an LT? CAPT?) is well-painted.

Suggested base decoration: A bisected enemy of the Imperium, against whom the Fist used iaido. Don't forget a crescent-shaped bloodstain where the Fist shook the blood off his power sword.

 

Going to have this guy for a Captain, thanks for the suggestions :D


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absolutely awesome changing the bolt rifle arm to a closed fist


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Edited by LordValrak, 27 April 2019 - 05:16 PM.

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Looks great Val !
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Nice conversion work on what can be a kind of generic model.



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Well done.
Wolf Scout- Catachan barking toad eggs+ Thousand Sons Marine= Fun! (Wolves of Catachan)

Warhammer 40,000+ Star Wars- Rian Johnson- Reylo= AWESOME! (Knights of Renaissance)

Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement) or the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

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looks awesome...but...ermm.gif  on the converted hand, paint thin lines to show a fist with finger tops,not just a flat top of a fist huh.png  otherwise it'll kinda detract from the awesomeness that it is wub.gif

 

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Looking great Val, love your videos glad you had a nice holiday!



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I love both the rich yellow and your very effective weathering (it's just subtle enough to look really realistic)! Regarding the Captain, I'd say the one area that still needs a bit of work and contrast are the hands, to make them look a bit more like articulated gauntlets, and less like pieces of painted plastic.

 

In any case, keep up the brilliant work! :)


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Thanks for the feedback and comment guys! Next phase of the project:

 

(Point of information, that is not Ferrus Manus)

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also is Ferrus  ah.. the grey guy,is he getting a non standard head? 

 

Cheers, Mithril 

 

p.s. what skin colours were used on the captain's head please?


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Bit of WIP on my LT, I know the shield is not legal but rule of cool :)

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