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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #15 on: September 03, 2013, 07:26:01 PM »
I too love the glowie.  Maybe you should paint up one of the bays before you discard it as a fail.   A little paint goes a long way and since nurgle ships are very busy it will most likely just blend right in.

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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #16 on: September 08, 2013, 02:51:21 AM »
Worked a bit today on the glowing engines by adding fluorescent yellow in the centers of each engine to provide a better highlight/contrast for the fluorescent greens. Also added some rust and detailed the gun barrels with a gun blue metallic and more rust.


Old glow


New glow w/o flash:


New glow with flash:


Fleet w/o flash:


Fleet with flash:


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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #17 on: September 08, 2013, 09:21:59 AM »
Your fleet is looking fantastic, keep up the great work!
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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #18 on: September 08, 2013, 11:55:30 AM »
I think the best thing about it is the sickly green engine glow!
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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #19 on: September 08, 2013, 07:14:58 PM »
Love the detailed putty work, and love the engine glow!  I'd be worried about getting anywhere near one of those in combat.
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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #20 on: September 08, 2013, 07:59:43 PM »
How about some Nurgle ordnance? Fighter craft, bombers, Dreadclaws, etc.
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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #21 on: September 08, 2013, 08:32:14 PM »
Weird, usually pictures of miniatures look better without flash.

Nice glow. :)

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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #22 on: September 08, 2013, 10:05:37 PM »
How about some Nurgle ordnance? Fighter craft, bombers, Dreadclaws, etc.

Have fighters and a few bombers, but have not found any Dreadclaws yet. Fighters and bombers are primed and ready to paint, but I want to get a few more ships done before starting on the ordnance.

Weird, usually pictures of miniatures look better without flash.

Direct flash probably brightened up the fluorescents with a strong dose of UV light.

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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #23 on: September 08, 2013, 10:54:59 PM »
OK, lets try some photos in outdoor natural sunlight....

Glow with natural light (enhanced with white sheet of paper under the models


Glow detail. Not a good place to hang out... Who knows what is coming out of those orifices?
The "step" on the insides of the Chaos engine ports is getting very annoying. There may be dremeling in their future...


Fleet in natural light. Colors come out much better



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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2013, 10:43:30 AM »
They look disgusting and sickly!  In the best way I mean!
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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #25 on: September 09, 2013, 11:09:49 AM »
Will the fighters/bombers also be slightly converted to look more nasty?

As for the dreadclaws, does anybody know how big these models normally are? You could of course try to convert your own, make them slightly more organic, like insect eggs or cocoons.

Torpedos could also be make nastier like that, give them that slight organic twist.
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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #26 on: September 09, 2013, 03:23:27 PM »
Might want to try GrimDarkBits Raptor Pods
https://www.shapeways.com/model/1094219/bfg-raptor-boarding-pods.html?li=shop-results&materialId=6

His organic boarding pods though might make for better use in this Nurgly awesomeness we see however. :)
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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #27 on: September 09, 2013, 05:10:01 PM »
Hmm, but the dimensions seem huge, unless I'm reading it wrong:

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cm: 3.682 w x 4.848 d x 1.438 h
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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #28 on: September 09, 2013, 05:21:33 PM »
Will the fighters/bombers also be slightly converted to look more nasty?

At the tiny size they are, I think its just going to be the paint that makes them Nurgle.

Might want to try GrimDarkBits Raptor Pods
https://www.shapeways.com/model/1094219/bfg-raptor-boarding-pods.html?li=shop-results&materialId=6

Thanks for posting this link. Had not seen those, although I had looked at his stuff before

I think the Raptor pods will work given that they are in white/strong material which will be pretty rough at that size. A bit of Dremeling should make then Nurgly enough.

His Nid stuff is interesting, but I think I will save it for the Nids...

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Re: (BFG) Tim's Plague fleet blog
« Reply #29 on: September 09, 2013, 05:24:53 PM »
Hmm, but the dimensions seem huge, unless I'm reading it wrong:

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cm: 3.682 w x 4.848 d x 1.438 h

That may be the size of the whole block of 24.