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Far from Fenris - Resurrecting my Wolves

Space Wolves modelling painting army building hobby plog

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Ya I just have been using the Army Painter set and some D&D paint set I got at the shop near me. I ordered a few from GW that were basic colors I wanted. Is that a good website to get paints? I don't need any right now but I will soonish the D&D paints are in rather small bottles.


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I have no personal experience with them either, it's a recommendation I got from YouTube (Vince Venturella).

Edited by ranulf the revenant, 11 November 2019 - 12:17 PM.

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Some more Work in Progress pictures. They honestly look a little bit less terrible in person :D. Anyway, I'm having fun  doing them which is the most important thing I guess.

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Plus my count as Wulfen have some fancy new puppetswar heads and some kromlech shields...

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I hate when the photos just wont cooperate hah. At any rate they look really cool. The silver makes the blue more of a ghostly thing, it’s a cool take!
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Thank you. Yeah, ghostly is kind of international so that makes me quite happy ☺️. I guess I still didn't thin the main armour paint enough... I used "Liquitex (Basics Acrylic) Matte Medium" mostly, but maybe that's still a little too thick and I should have used more water.

Edited by ranulf the revenant, 19 November 2019 - 01:22 PM.

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They look really interesting, it would definitely be an army I would spend time picking up and looking at after we are done playing. The Wulfen is interesting, although I would still prefer to see the werewolf type hands for them (that’s personal taste though, I like the beastie aspect).

As far as thinning, I’ve had a lot of luck with some airbrush thinner. Only take a drop from a small dropper into a pool of GW acrylics for me, so you’ll probably have to play with it a little, or mix the thinner in with the matte medium - I’m not really sure what the composition difference is between the two, but for thinning purposes, I’ve found I like the AB thinner better - I actually don’t bother with water any more.
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Hmmm, yeah the hands are kind of inconsistent, some of them are kind of beastly, with longer nails (these bits https://www.spellcro...ands-p-394.html), some of them are more normal/ human. Someone with better skills might be able to actually sculpt nails for the normal hands, but I'm lacking the confidence (and patience) to do so. At least for now... I'm not in a rush to finish the Wulfen soon, because I will just play Kill Team for now. So maybe I'll fix that... maybe whistling.gif

For thinning... Yeah I got some AB thinner as well, and the matte medium is definetely thicker, so I'll try that as well yes.gif .

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Looking good so far, really cool conversions!



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Thanks Kolgrim, I guess there will be a resurrection type thread by yourself soon :)?

I know you can't get enough of my crappy pictures ( tongue.png ), so here are some of my guys who are always willing to get dirty for the Emperor. Applied some vallejo acrylic mud effect ("European mud"). Quite glossy, especially on the ones I did with my daylight lamp turned on. It's hard to do decent pictures on my average but funtional smartphone. It's even harder in November -__- .
Anyway, "enjoy"...

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I will have to tweak the plasma effect again...

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I think this is one of the best picture wise, but still blurry...

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I guess I'll call them done soon, then I'll alter my formula slightly and do another 5 - 6 :)
 


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Ya I'm going back down to FL tomorrow to my aunts house for a few days so we can pick up some stuff from the old house, mainly my 40k stuff for me lol. But I plan on really hunkering down when I get back and busting out some painting. At least get my stuff tabletop worthy so I can go up to the local shops and play. Really not worried about having the super ideal set up, just happy to play. Been in the hobby since the late 90's but I never really played the game. When I was younger the only shop that did games was like 2 towns away, and I didn't have a car then so getting out there was few and far between. But I'm in the same predicament up here the shops are like an hour or 2 away but I actually have a car to goto them which is cool.



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Hmmm... Everything seems so far away in the states. I guess I'm quite lucky in that respect because there are there 3 GWs and independent game shops here in Berlin. But I never really played a lot either until now (apart from some games of 4th at my friends house back in the 2000s). I hope I can really get into playing next year 🙂.
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Same here I got like half an army painted, then Necromunda stuff so many different things to do. But I may get that SW bundle box just to add to my ones at the house hopefully they're all where I left them and people (my family) moving things around lol.







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