Kayazy Eliminators

I was originally planning on spending a good amount of time on these models, but the first pass of glazes and paints over directional highlighting looked sufficiently good that I just kind of finished up the details and called them done.  My favorite part is the “witcher” hair on the running one.

For those who are unfamiliar with Warmachine, yes, these two are basically ninjas.  They can run right through enemy models without getting attacked, they can’t be attacked from more than 5″ away, and they’re a huge PITA to hit in melee.

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Lady Aiyana and Master Holt

I’ve had these minis since 2015, when I first got into Warmachine with the 2015 Khador All-in-One box.  They got white primer and a blue ink at the time and then got to play in a lot of games.  Then MkIII showed up, and they were warming my shelf.  Since they are very nice looking minis, I decided to finally give them a good paint job.

I started off with Black -> White directional highlighting, followed by many coats of very thin glazes.  I’ve found that one thick coat destroys all your directional highlights, while many thin coats preserve it.  Citadel’s blue glaze and Reaper’s Clear Green and Purple are the main colors here.  The gold is the new Reaper Dungeon Dwellers Cursed Gold I picked up at ReaperCon 2018.  Some of the browns are Agrax Earthshade, while others are Reaper’s Oiled Leather triad.  Base arc is P3 Ordic Olive and basing material is a mix of coarse black ballast, medium dark brown ballast and “Organic Assam” tea leaves (they are veeeery tiny leaves).

Lady Aiyana is a dark elf, as all my elves are, using Reaper’s Dusky Skin triad.  You can blame Alpha Omega Hobby’s Adam for the eye-wateringly bright colors.  He suggested a bright green to go with the bright blue.

Firefly

Painting the electrical bits was fun – a nice break from all that red.  It’s Citadel blue glaze applied like a wash over Pure White.  1-3 layers to get desired darkness.  Then highlighted with Pure White.  He has a “failure” swamp base.

Charger

The difference between a Charger head and a Lancer head is that there are two tubes coming out the bottom vs one.  Maybe also the “eyebrows”?  Good job, Privateer Press.  I painted the “mouth” a different color to give them some actual differentiation.  He has a successful swamp base.

Ironclad

Non-magnetized Ironclad. A little bit of reposing and some dramatic lighting. The swamp base got messed us after I accidentally added color before mixing the resin water. It came out opaque instead of murky. I thought the color would settle, but it didn’t. I was able to partially fix it by applying swamp gel to the top. (the same product I failed to understand before – at least I got some use out of it).

Embossed Khadoran Anvil

Mk3 Battle Box