Thursday, January 9, 2014
Look what I did! Bling Commander
Side note: I sometimes flatter myself in thinking that the author of the new Tau Codex has read the fluff sections of this blog.
The Earth Caste pilot: http://tauofwar.blogspot.com/2009/11/wind-swept-across-airfield-and-wisped.html
Onager Gauntlet: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ny_T2dQW3zw/SxkTCYNKFbI/AAAAAAAAAfk/vFtt0deUt2Q/s1600-h/hands.JPG
Nah, couldn't be.
Back to more self-flattery and vanity.
This blade is really nice to practice non-metal metallics (NMM) because it's so large. You can really focus on getting the blends right because you've got a lot of space to deal with.
Here is a quick paint list in case you were wondering:
Base coat: Out of Production (OOP) Games Workshop(GW): Hawk Turquoise.
Highlights by adding: OOP GW: Ice Blue, Vallejo Model Color (VMC): Pale Blue, VMC: White
Shaded with: OOP GW: Dark Flesh, OOP GW: Scorched Brown.
Sky-earth effect was taught to me by James Wappel on this preview video: