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Going back to the old ways, Drazhar is done!


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Very nice! I can see it's a very complicated model with bits all over the place, but that's how it goes for DE somewhat. Still looking forward to getting round to my Talos, though a while off yet (and my Coven forces are basically just them currently). What are your thoughts on their wargear and on the table top?

 

I have some of the older plastic Warriors... I think they'll stay in the box :P


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Very nice! I can see it's a very complicated model with bits all over the place, but that's how it goes for DE somewhat. Still looking forward to getting round to my Talos, though a while off yet (and my Coven forces are basically just them currently). What are your thoughts on their wargear and on the table top?

 

I have some of the older plastic Warriors... I think they'll stay in the box tongue.png


Talos are best when they're as cheap as possible IMO, keeping the macro scalpels but taking Haywire blasters are the way to go as Dark Eldar don't have many ways to get Mortal wounds out plus Haywire is ace.

 

The older metal warriors are an acquired taste msn-wink.gif

 

My missus and I just moved into our own place on Friday so I've got plenty of adulting stuff to figure out, but I though I'd get some army shots of my Dark Eldar so far:

 

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I got the Razorwing done too!

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I even did a Crosshair.. not that anyone is going to see it when I put the canopy on...

 

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Next up is this guy!

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I want to try and get one of the previous Archon models, he's pretty cool but if not I can bash one together easily enough maybe see what GS can do to help him stand out some more. I agree on the Talos, from my musings it seems that the gun is the only real choice for the most part. Speaking of, you must be looking at Coven additions soon to go with your Talos?

 

Flyer looks good, I'll be saving mine as a treat when I have earned it :P


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I've been on a bit of a hobby rampage over the last week I got so much done and it feels great!

I got the Archone done for the Lockdown challenge here on B&C, probably some of the best highlighting I've done biggrin.png

 

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Then I did 6 Reaver Jetbikes:

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I got a picture of the floatila so far at that point:

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Then I got the old Archon model done (Which I'll be using as a Succbus to lead my outrider of Hellions and bikes):

 

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Then I got the 3rd Venom done, with a tad more black panelling this time:


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I got a bit of glamour group shot of my HQs so far:


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And with that I've painted 57 Dark eldar models in 61 days, I've never been this productive before and boy it feels good! :wub:


My models got featured on Hobby Roundup yesterday too which was so cool to see, and on my Birthday no less! :blush:


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I want to try and get one of the previous Archon models, he's pretty cool but if not I can bash one together easily enough maybe see what GS can do to help him stand out some more. I agree on the Talos, from my musings it seems that the gun is the only real choice for the most part. Speaking of, you must be looking at Coven additions soon to go with your Talos?

 

Flyer looks good, I'll be saving mine as a treat when I have earned it tongue.png

IMO the older Archon models are much better than the current one (the current one is so weird, why does he need his arms crossed or stand on his tip toes?)

 

I've got another talos and a cronos at my Dad's but as he's on the vulnerable list atm I can't get to my stuff. Once I do I'll need to strip and start again, I'll need a haemonculus too I think  happy.png


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Fantastic to see, what hobbying heights you have reached :lol: I might poke around second hand to see if the previous Archon is going cheap somewhere. Keep the updates coming :tu:


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Happy birthday! Mine was Saturday. Congrats on the showcase, that's fantastic and we'll deserved. But...now I have to get mine done.
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Going through all of the images you posted was an absolute blast. I don't paint my minis, but seeing your True Kin fully painted made me wish I did.

Two thumbs up. Keep up the good work!
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Well..... That was an awesome use of 20minutes for me wub.gif

really Great army, congrats on your 5 minutes of fame cool.png

Now to my Problem, I was so locked in on doing the normal DE scheme till I saw this colour scheme.... What the hell have you done laugh.png ...sweat.gif

I'm Massively in love with that Sons of Horus Green !! and you have shown how well it works with red ,white and black...

oh "Kabal of the Poisoned Sea" sounds pretty damn fine for an army name thumbsup.gif  your right, ocean doesn't quite fit DE theme...more space marine.

 

Cheers, Mithril


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Fantastic stuff! I really enjoyed going through your army progress; love your jetbikes!


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Hey I really love your army. Very beautiful and those colors are great. Its perhaps the most beautiful DE army I have seen. I wish mine would look as good. Now that I see what you have done with the flight bases, I do like them. Why did you do them this way? To easier magnetize and transport the models? I think this may be the answer to my transport problem. May I ask how exactly did you do the flightbases? Are they firm enough?


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Ok, i love these. The color is perfect but i have to know, how did you get that purple hue I the bladed weapons.
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Fantastic to see, what hobbying heights you have reached laugh.png I might poke around second hand to see if the previous Archon is going cheap somewhere. Keep the updates coming thumbsup.gif

 

Thanks Fish! I do recommend looking at some of the older sculpts from both 40k and WHFB on ebay and see what still holds up  and can be bought for relatively cheap biggrin.png

 

Happy birthday! Mine was Saturday. Congrats on the showcase, that's fantastic and we'll deserved. But...now I have to get mine done.

 

Happy Birthday for 2 months ago! Sorry it's super late, I haven't checked up on this thread in quite a while teehee.gif

 

Going through all of the images you posted was an absolute blast. I don't paint my minis, but seeing your True Kin fully painted made me wish I did.

Two thumbs up. Keep up the good work!

 

Thank you ShibeKing! If you do ever get round to painting them, drop me a message. I'd love to see them!

 

Well..... That was an awesome use of 20minutes for me wub.gif

really Great army, congrats on your 5 minutes of fame cool.png

Now to my Problem, I was so locked in on doing the normal DE scheme till I saw this colour scheme.... What the hell have you done laugh.png ...sweat.gif

I'm Massively in love with that Sons of Horus Green !! and you have shown how well it works with red ,white and black...

oh "Kabal of the Poisoned Sea" sounds pretty damn fine for an army name thumbsup.gif  your right, ocean doesn't quite fit DE theme...more space marine.

 

Cheers, Mithril

 

Thank you Mirthil! Sons of Horus green is magic, it's so easy to apply and get an even coat over Mechanicus standard grey. The paint scheme is super easy to do and to look great. If you dopaint them SoH green or any other colour for that matter I'd love to see them! yes.gif

 

Fantastic stuff! I really enjoyed going through your army progress; love your jetbikes!

 

Thank you Frog, the bikes are such a great model!

 

Hey I really love your army. Very beautiful and those colors are great. Its perhaps the most beautiful DE army I have seen. I wish mine would look as good. Now that I see what you have done with the flight bases, I do like them. Why did you do them this way? To easier magnetize and transport the models? I think this may be the answer to my transport problem. May I ask how exactly did you do the flightbases? Are they firm enough?

 

Thank you very much Anon, I don't think they're the best looking DE army, but it's a lovely complement all the same wub.gif

The flight bases are the clear stems, cut the bottom nub cut off and super glued to a normal base, I've yet to have one break off or even be remotely wobbly. I don't like clear bases as I imagine most of my flying units are very close to the ground skimmers (this is personal preference of course) happy.png

 

Ok, i love these. The color is perfect but i have to know, how did you get that purple hue I the bladed weapons.

 

Thank you Wulf, the Purple hue is just a thinned wash of Druchii violet applied twice. I like my schemes to be as simple of possible so I can get a few models out quickly whistling.gif

 

 

Thank you all so much for the lovely comments, there's no new updates unfortunately as I got side tracked by my Death Guard and now with the Indomintus box I've been side tracked by my marines again. This isn't the last of my DE, I've still got plenty to do!


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