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Blog Marcus' Blog 2019

Discussion in 'Personal Paint Logs' started by Lord-Marcus, Dec 31, 2018.

  1. Lord-Marcus
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    Gentlemen,

    On the eve of the new year, I'm opening my 2019 blog. My initial goal for this year is 365 miniatures equivalency, as per usual.

    To stand testament to progress, my tracker and self imposed rules are below, to be edited as necessary.

    Wargamers Challenge 2019 = 532 main scales

    Wargamers challenge 2019 = 8 small scales


    Rules:


    Standard infantry count as one for painting

    Cavalry count as two for painting

    ogre sized models count as two for painting

    Monsters count as anywhere between 3-10, depending on size (see below)

    Chariots count as 5 for painting

    Transports count as 5

    Battle Tanks count as 5

    Fliers/aircraft count as 5-10 depending on size (see below)

    Larger models determined on a case by case basis

    Primaris Marines count as ogre sized

    Onager Dunecrawler = will count as 6 for painting due to base

    mantic games strider = 4

    celestial lord on dragonling = 8

    avatar of Sokar = 3

    Visarch - 2

    Imperial knight = 10

    Undead

    1 Black knight, counts as 2/cavalry
    3 empire of dust revenants with great weapons
    15 skeleton warriors with hand weapon and shield
    10 skeleton warriors with Halberds
    1 undead dwarven king
    2 undead dwarven thanes

    Allied to undead


    Salamander armies


    Elves


    Dwarves

    Skaven

    1 skaven clawlord
    60 clanrats
    20 plague monks
    1 Warlock Engineer
    5 Clan Skyre Acolytes
    3 jezzail teams (count as 2 each)
    1 warp-fire thrower (counts as 2 each)
    1 giant rat


    6mm projects


    Warhammer 40k

    1 Cannoness of the Order of the Bloody Rose
    18 Battle Sisters of the Order of the Bloody Rose
    3 primaris space marine Reivers (KoN)
    1 mk III tactical marines (KoN)
    15 tactical marines (KoN)
    10 terminator space Marines (KoN - count as 2 due to size)
    5 space marine scout snipers (KoN)
    1 space Marine drop pod (KoN, counts as 5)
    1 imperial knight errant class (counts as 10)
    5 storm stormtrooper/veterans for the Errantry Warhost
    15 men at arm's for House Ursus for the Errantry Warhost
    10 Saxon guard/ unnamed knight house Errantry Warhost
    2 Rough Rider knights of House Ursus (cavalry)
    10 Ducal Guard of house Ursus
    1 adeptus mechanicus tech-priest enginseer (technical difficulty/size 2)
    10 adeptus mechanicus Skitarii Rangers
    1 sicarian ruststalker conversion. (Counts as 2)
    10 Forge Legion Auxila infantry
    1 adeptus mechanicus servitor

    Sunset Templars/City of Gorgoros/Free cities

    1 sacrosanct evocator (ogre sized)
    1 sacrosanct castigator (ogre sized)
    1 Freeguild General on foot
    1 witch Hunter
    20 Freeguild Spearmen
    5 Freeguild handgunners
    5 Freeguild swordsmen
    5 Freeguild halberdiers
    5 foot knights of Sigmar's order of the Storm, to be used as greatswords.

    Historicals


    Trident host


    Varangur – Sons of the Raven


    1/72nd fantasy


    Battlefield Gothic


    3 sword escort class ships
    3 firestorm escort class ships
    1 Avenger class Grand cruiser
    1 Apocalypse battleship class ship


    Commission pieces

    23 skeleton warriors (commissioner K)
    16 skeleton archers (commissioner K)
    4 undead characters (commissioner K)
    123 bloodletters of khorne (commissioner K)
    2 Bloodcrushers of khorne (commissioner K, counts as 3)
    1 karanak, herald of khorne (commissioner K, counts as 3)
    1 herald of khorne (commissioner K, counts as 2)
    9 spore mines (commissioner K)
    10 purple stormcast (commissioner K, counts as 2 each)
    1 genestealer (commissioner K.)
     
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    Currently on the docket for January

    24 skeleton warriors on commission
    15 stormcast on commission (10 magenta and silver, 5 dark blue and silver)
    A baggie of tyranid spore mines on commission (maybe 12? Have not counted.)

    And then here's my prep pile. This was before priming.

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  3. Lord-Marcus
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    Warmed up to 2019 by finishing 5 32mm bases.

    Also threw the first thin coat of red on a test model for the sororitas. I plan to finish her in the morning.

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    The red is a bit bright for my taste.
    Good work though.
     
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    Thank you and I understand your thought on the red.

    I settled on the bloody rose, and more specifically the bright red, because SoB are warriors of the ecclisarchy and, just like custodes, to me they should stand out from other imperial forces.

    In today's progress I basecoated 3 primaris reivers and 1 tactical marines in mk iii plate.

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    Finished the space Marines from my earlier post.

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    A tad more sloppy than I wanted... But I can fix that and they will do.

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    5 terminators complete. The helmets are a bit Stark, but such is the correct heraldry for veterans.

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    Looks good.


    White is notoriously hard to paint. I stay away from it like the plague.
     
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    I try to. If I must, I either do multiple thin coats or build up from a soft gray
     
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    3 more Sisters to round out the weekend.

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    First 5 skeletons for a commission lot. Also probably to appease @NIGHTBRINGER with spooky Bois.

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    5 more skeleton warriors

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    How did paint those shields?
     
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    Looking good but your still using to much shade, I thought you were slowing down?
     
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    Commission is different. I paint how the customer wants...

    Mournfang brown, sepia shade
     
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    So simple... yet they look fantastic. I love those shields!
     
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    Thin coats make wonders
     
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    It definitely shows and is well worth the effort. The wood on the shields is superb. Some of your finest work!
     
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