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How to Paint: Lord Arcanum on Gryph-Charger September 1, 2020

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Age of Sigmar, Cities of Sigmar, Converting, Games Workshop, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Stormcast Eternals, Tutorial.
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Been working on this for a while. I cut down on the 4x painting a lot and kept each step to under a minute. Still ended up being over 20mins XD. I will keep trying to expand on my explanations so there isn’t too much dead air.

Eventually, I want a 4K camcorder or at least an updated HD camcorder. The one I have is over 10 years old! I dream of a day where the colours are true and my details crisp.

What will be next?

Cities of Sigmar: Ulric’s Retribution – Sequitors Batch August 24, 2020

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Age of Sigmar, Army building, Cities of Sigmar, Converting, Games Workshop, Painting, Stormcast Eternals, Streaming.
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A small batch of Sequitors, most of them with the big hammers.

I got more bits to make 4 more Sequitors with the big hammers so my squads are round off to 4 or 5 minimum-sized squads.

Kingdom Death Board Commission Complete July 18, 2020

Posted by Jason Bergunder in board game, Kingdom Death, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, Terrain.
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The group pics are here.

Models are on the tiles for scale. It’s a big board, right? In one corner, the King of Babies. In the other corner, the big weapons of humanity. The Scribe as the ref.

They compete to see who is worthy of bathing in a pool of blood.

Kingdom Death Board Commission Update #5 – Doodling on my Armchair July 9, 2020

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Get it? ARMchair?! Yes.

I have completed the Scribe and his handy bookholder. I went for a similar scheme to the box art. The desaturated turquoise for the arms lets the Scribe be the center of the piece and pop.

This was a particularly exciting model to paint because I used my new Scalecolor Acyrlics for the first time. I have the skin tone set and followed the instructions that came with the set. I haven’t used artist tube acrylics in a long time, and it felt great! Definitely different from your average model paints. I think it turned out great.

I looked up medieval ornate lettering to use on the book. I wanted to do what they used to, so I could make the book more interesting. Since the Scribe looks pensive, I left a page unfinished so it looks like he is still working.

Don’t you think he looks a bit like Bruce Willis?

Kingdom Death Board Commission Update #4 – The King of Babies July 2, 2020

Posted by Jason Bergunder in board game, Kingdom Death, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming.
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One of the best models in the Kingdom Death range, the King. From what I gather, he is a being made of babies holding each other, with a bunch of arms that act as zippers.

I imagine the attack sequence being babies launched at the survivors, far deadlier than any bunny rabbit, and then he laughs in baby. A great take on the Knights of Ni. Wholesome yet morbid.

I wanted to make sure I had some texture on the cloak to make it look like tanned hide. There are a bit of tonal variations in the browns. Stippling over the entire thing gives it the texture I want.

Kingdom Death Board Commission Update #3 – 3D Printed Board Tiles Painted June 30, 2020

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It looks great! I added dirt, grass tufts, and a pool of blood.

Kingdom Death Board Commission Update #1 – 3D Printed Tiles June 4, 2020

Posted by Jason Bergunder in board game, Kingdom Death, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, Terrain.
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I’ve been radio silent for a while now, and this is why. I’ve been working on smoothing out step lines from these 3D printed board tiles. Now, I am excited to show off the fruits of just over half the labour.

Since these are printed from a filament printer, the layer lines are quite obvious. I used UV curable resin to smooth the steps. Since that’s all done, they are now ready to be painted.

I’m excited to see it all done.

World Eaters & Bloodthirster Commission Update #6 – Bloodthirster March 30, 2020

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Army building, Chaos Space Marines, Games Workshop, horus heresy, khorne, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, warhammer 40k, World Eaters.
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The last model is now done. The mighty Bloodthirster looks like he is ready to smash his way across the field. I went for a colour scheme that is similar to the box art. So, fiery skin, black and brass armour, and demonic flesh looking axe blades. Such a great model. A vast improvement from the old Bloodthirster.

Group Pics to come.

Bloodthirster Close

Bloodthirster Side

Bloodthirster Rear

Bloodthirster Face

Bloodthirster

Soulscream Bridge Conversion Update #1 – Structure March 2, 2020

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Age of Sigmar, Army building, Cities of Sigmar, Converting, Do-it-yourself, Empire, Games Workshop, StaticGrass Creations, Terrain, warhammer.
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Super excited for more conversions. This one is pretty much a scratch build. Inspired by PaintedByG I thought I would do a Cities of Sigmar themed endless spell too.

I had the arch laser cut and since I made the slope too steep, I decided to go with it. The bridge is going to be one of those fancy bridges with stairs on both sides and a motif in the center. The end of it has pieces of Azyrite flooring that are all broken up. I plan on adding water effects and colour to make it look like magic is pulling pieces in and building the bridge. I’m going to be doing this again for the other half of the spell.

It already looks great and I can’t wait to show you more.

Soulscream Stairs

Broken Bridge

Soulscream Bridge

World Eaters & Bloodthirster Commission Update #1 -Leviathan Dreadnought March 2, 2020

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Army building, Chaos Space Marines, Games Workshop, horus heresy, khorne, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, warhammer 40k, World Eaters.
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The start of another commission, this time the World Eaters are back in another batch. The first model done is a Leviathan Dreadnought.

Leviathan Options

Weapons

Leviathan Dreadnought