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Offline Pugwash

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Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« on: May 02, 2020, 12:02:46 AM »
With 3 units of regular Orc Boyz completed for now (still need to finish up the fine details and base them) it's time to move on to the Savage Orcs and Black Orcs.  I would normally have completed the Savage Orcs before moving on to the Black Orcs, but due to some exceptional clumsiness with the Orc Skin paint, I need to wait for a re-stock before I can finish off the Savage Orcs.

Here are the two strips I've completed so far:



And the first two strips of the Black Orcs:

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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2020, 06:08:42 PM »
Very nice. Like the Braveheart look.
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2020, 06:09:58 PM »
More WMM. Conversion of Apocalypse minis Sergeants to create some variety in the units.
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2020, 03:00:09 AM »
Very cool.  My Orc force grows slowly; a unit of Black Orcs from this week's painting efforts.  Detailing and basing still to come:

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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2020, 01:23:54 AM »
Really lovely orcs!  I'm always amazed by the level of detail on the original GW sets.
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2020, 09:39:22 AM »
Thanks Stormwind - you're not wrong about the detail!  On the regular orcs it's so minute I'm not sure I have it in me to paint the full 8 units I'd planned for a forthcoming siege...  I mean I love that they each have a pouch of swag and a back-up weapon, but yikes  :o  On the other hand, the Savage Orcs are pleasingly straightforward.
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2020, 11:07:52 AM »
Nice. Especially like the rusty look on the weapons.
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2020, 10:26:58 PM »
I'm currently painting the Empire Warmaster models and I legit have gone from thinking I had OK eyesight to thinking I need to go to Spec Savers!

I thought I had finished a unit of Halberdiers but then I did a once over and saw they had half a dozen skull motifs on every strip, on their hats and helmets and even a couple of skulls for decorations on the ground!
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2020, 09:33:02 PM »
WIP for WM Medieval. Kingdom of Poland Retainers. And the general's standard bearer.
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2020, 05:43:34 AM »
Those look amazing empireaddict - very clean!  I hear you Stormwind, I sometimes feel that taking and posting pictures is a way to quality check my painting.  Orcs are done for now, so I'm on to Goblins:


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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2020, 08:53:18 PM »
Nice!  I don't think I've ever seen a close up pic of those models before.
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2020, 10:23:55 PM »
No longer WIP. On to the Nobles.
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #12 on: May 23, 2020, 02:49:24 AM »
Those look great empireaddict!

For me there are just a whole lot more goblins ahead.  Here are a couple of snaps of the not-quite-finished and based, but ranked up Savage Orcs and Forest Goblins:



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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2020, 05:19:11 PM »
They look fab!  Are they the old GW sculpts or Polar Fox ones?
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Re: Tale of Warmaster Painters, May 2020
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2020, 09:06:34 PM »
These are the old GW sculpts.  I've had them sitting in a box for a long time, but now hopefully they'll see some action on the tabletop.
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