Aisling

Aisling was *so* fun to paint.  She was done entirely at ReaperCon.  I used Blood Angels Red Contrast on her hair, smoothed with a bit of P3 Khador Red then some S75 Fluro Red. The white is MSP Pure White, with no additional highlights.  A tiny bit of neutral gray shading and lining is all there is.

Sad that she only lasted one encounter.  She nearly killed Remi by spawning next to her, then Remi’s dad killed her in a pretty gruesome manner.  The moral of her story is don’t kidnap the mafia boss’s only daughter.

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03120: Thigra Angel Archer, 03143: Ithuriel, Female Angel

Painted up as Erinyes for my PFRPG game.

The wings and clothing are one coat of GW’s Black Contrast line of paints.  Looks pretty good on the wings and servicable on the clothing.  Wings to “good” after a few minutes of painting is a definite win.  Aetherite Blue Contrast paint for the bases.  Fair skin, wash, fair skin.  Some dark brown belts and metallic swords and they were done.  Probably spent less than an hour on all 4 of them.

Hangar 18 Tiger Madchen Bust

Pictures not so great.  Will attempt to re-shoot soon.

54mm bust from Hangar 18’s Bawidamann Series pinup kickstarter.

Lots of neutral grays.  Black, Noir Black, German Gray, Basalt Gray, White.  MSP Blonde Hair Triad.  Skin ranges from MSP Dark Skin Highlight to Fair Skin Highlight.  Spattered Blood for the lipstick and tie.

Satyxis Flag – 14106: Dark Maiden

Painted for use as a 40mm flag for use with my Satyxis army.  Same colors as usual for the wood: Reddish Brown Badger Stynlyrez primer, Black wash, drybrush S75 Bosh Chestnut, mix in some P3 Hammerfall Khaki for highlights.  Used RMS Blackened Steel for the weapons/chains/anchor, highlights courtesy of Vallejo Metal Medium.  Grass tufts are from Army Painter.

Doom Reaver Megapost

I painted a lot of Doom Reavers.

Fenris, Maximus, male Doom Reaver Swordsmen and male Greylord Escort are from Privateer Press.

Female Doom Reaver Swordsmen, female Greylord Escort and genderbent Fenris dismount are from Raging Heroes.

Objective marker is from Games Workshop.


Female Doom Reaver Swordsmen

Built from Raging Heroes Blade Maidens (Sisters of the Orphanage).  Two Troop boxes and one Command box.  The extra bits were turned into genderbent Fenris and a Greylord Escort.  The swords come with a divot along the length which I filled in with putty.  I made molds of Raging Heroes Flesh Eaters (Lust Elves Fantasy) masks using instamold and used greenstuff to copy them to the Blade Maiden faces.

I gave them a variety of skintones (to reflect Khador’s commitment to diversity when chaining prisoners to cursed swords that will drive them insane), and painted one red and one orange unit.  S75 Red and Orange were used as the base colors (they use weird names that I can’t remember).  VGA Chainmail Silver and GW Gehenna’s Gold for the metal and MSP Linen White and MSP Oiled Leather for the strips of cloth and leather.  Everything was given a healthy wash of some combination of GW Agrax Earthshade and GW Nuln Oil.

My favorite part are the swords; the souls are freehanded on there.  The base is MSP Black Green, the “soul” color is NPP Poison Green and the highlight is MSP Moth Green.

The bases for all units in this post were done at the same time.  The snow is Woodland Scenics snow mixed with PVA and watered down so it doesn’t look dry.  Tufts are Army Painter Frozen Tufts, with a few of them using the older Winter Tufts.

  

  

 

  

  


Next up is a regular unit of PP Doom Reaver Swordsmen and a Greylord Escort.  These guys are a metal and weigh more than the both units of Raging Heroes resin put together.  Again, I used a variety of skin tones, though I did more darker ones after realizing I forgot to include some really dark ones among the women.  These sculpts are much simpler than the women, which helped a lot – I got them done in about a week and a half, as opposed to multiple months for the women.  The swords were dry brushed in the same colors and the women’s swords, with S75 Red, SW Ruby Wash, VGC Beastly Brown, VGA Chainmail Silver and MSP Linen White used for the clothing bits.  All topped off with a healthy GW black/brown wash mix.  There are a few details I skipped over on the clother (rings in the leather skirts for one) so I could move them into the “done” column faster.

The Greylord Escort was painted to match the orange group of ladies above, mostly using the same colors as them.  He started off with a zenithal prime coat, got glazes of VMC Basalt Grey for his cloak, a wash of GW Agrax Earthshade over the primer coat for the fur, VMA Steel for the pauldrons and P3 Battledress Green (IIRC) for the pants.  I’ll have to keep the green in mind for future Khador guys – it’s desaturated so it doesn’t stand out, but way more interesting than brown or grey.  His staff is painted with the standard sword colors of MSP Black Green, NPP Poison Green and MSP Moth Green.  He got lots of GW Gehenna’s Gold accessories.

  

 

  


 

more details to come