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Plarzoid

Studio Update, Aquablight

After spending some time with family and puppy after the push to get the Khadoran Trenchworks done, I quickly needed to get a Painting Exchange model done.  The Exchange is next week (12/3), so I’ll post that model up after the victim gets their dues.

I didn’t want to lose momentum on ... 

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Plarzoid

[HtT][Terrain] Khadoran Trenchworks

Holy cow, it’s a How-to Tuesday.  It’s been forever, right?  Libby and I are both very excited!  Ok, maybe she’s just excited about the peanut butter…

As the Nova Nomads club grows, we wanted to focus on what we had to offer our members and the other nearby play groups around us.  One of these ... 

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[Unboxing] Thagrosh, Painter of Everblight

Whenever there’s a con, I try and get together with some friends and doa combined bits order.  We get to snag whatever odd things we need to repair models, and we get to order some of the awesome, limited edition models that Privateer Press makes available.

Tis go around, during Warmachine Weekend, I’ll admit that I ... 

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[Field Report] 35pt Tournament Battle Reports

This past weekend, there was a 35-pt 2-list event.  As I mentioned earlier, I took Legion.

The event had 20+ attendees, so there was a split into an upper and lower bracket after the first round.  There were trophies for the upper tier and coins for the lower.  I liked this approach, ... 

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Aquablight Color Palette

Suck it up, ‘zoid

I’m sick of playing with bare models, and I have as good of an excuse as any to get started:  There’s a 35pt, 2 List (D&C) event this weekend, and models must be primed with at least one color on them.

Can I get enough models primed, airbrushed and (hopefully) blocked out by ... 

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Plarzoid

[Studio Update] Armored YT-1300 Commission

A while back, a buddy of mine (Northblade of Hobby Hysteria) ran across this awesome X-Wing Armored YT-1300 conversion by RobJedi.

Finished RobJedi Conversion

He contacted me about replicating this, and I recently got started working on it, following RobJedi’s blog as a guide.

I started with some destruction.  I used a cutting wheel ... 

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Plarzoid

[Nova Open 2014] Pic Dump: Infinity

Infinity, the Game is a huge fan of the NOVA Open, and they sent some never before seen, studio painted models to be showcased.  I’m not sure what these are, but they’re tiny and they’re gorgeous.  I’m sure Ron can explain…

Warning:  Lots of big pictures ahead!

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Plarzoid

[Fun with 40k] Clint’s Tau Vol 2, Part 1: Troop Surge

Clint is back again discussing his Tau endeavors as we get ready to begin the Ceres IV Campaign…

I am back from the amazing event which is NOVA Open here in the DC/Virginia area. Though I went to kick friendly and figurative dirt in the faces of other Warmachine players in good-natured competition, I spent most of ... 

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Plarzoid

[HtT] Painting Fire (YouTube: Painting Buddha)

I had a funeral last weekend, and I have a wedding next weekend, so there’s been very little hobby time of late. I will have some of my own stuff to show you soon, I promise.

That said, here’s a great video from Painting Buddha, on painting fire and warm colors using a Fire Elemental ... 

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[HtT] StrikingScorpion82’s Painting Method

As the 40k bug continues to nibble away at my painting time, I find myself looking for painting videos for inspiration, tips and other nuggets of knowledge.  This video is a good hour and a half long, but goes into loads of detail on how to do what I call the “base wash base” method ... 

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