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Orks and Mechanicum Commission Update #9 – Deffkilla Wartrike August 13, 2019

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Army building, Games Workshop, Painting, Space Orks, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming.
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Speed Freeks explosive showdown smackdown mayhem and carnage free-for-all, be there…

Two Deffkilla Wartrikes are complete. Evil Sunz and Deathskulls schemes. They are all ready to blow stuff up and win some teef!

You pay for the seat, but you’ll only need the edge…

Red Trike

Red Trike front

Red Trike Rear

Red Trike Side

Blue Trike

Blue Trike Front

Blue Trike Rear

Blue Trike Side

Deffkilla Wartrikes

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Orks and Mechanicum Commission Update #8 – Tankbustas August 3, 2019

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All the Tankbustas are done. Got Purple shirts and blue shirts, added some checkers and red tips on the rockets. Hopefully that helps to differentiate or adds some variety to the models.

Purple Shirts

Purple Shirts Rear

Purple Shirt Pair

Purple Nobz

Blue Shirt Pair

Blue shirt pair 2

Blue Shirt Nob

Blue shirt Nob rear

Tankbustas

Everchosen Competition – Ahkelian King July 28, 2019

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Age of Sigmar, Games Workshop, Idoneth Deepkin, Painting, StaticGrass Creations.
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Entering my second competition of the year (first was Adepticion 2019 Crystal Brush) the Everchosen Painting Competition from Games Workshop. The first round is done by vote at all participating GW stores. So, I entered my rendition of the Idoneth Deepkin Ahkelian King from Age of Sigmar.

The scheme for the steed was inspired by the colours of Mantis Shrimp. I went for very vibrant blue, red, and green. The King got gold armour, similar to Aquaman Atlantian soldier armour. His weapons were painted bone with maroon shading, and some gloss varnish for that seashell effect.

The part that was different from my norm was having clear resin and water effects. From the start, I wanted some of the mini to be submerged in water, preferably shallow ocean water so I could have that movement of waves and possibly some interesting scenery in the resin.

The rock is, in fact, a painted rock, but the sand underneath was sculpted with filler and then painted. I added waves to the sand for that underwater realism. The bubbles were both intentional and unintentional. I wanted bubbles to form somewhere, I just didn’t expect them to form perfectly from under the rock. Finally, the waves were done with thicker, sculptable water effects. Some parts were done in layers to get the movement of the waves and splashes of the tail more realistic. It was then thinly painted (so you can still see a bit underneath) to give the effect of water splashing and breaking.

Takeaways:
– Don’t make a competition piece your first time doing clear resin
– white glue does not properly seal anything against resin
– do something with large open areas like the cape

Good luck and good job to everyone that entered!

Ahkelian King Close

Ahkelian King Side

Steed Close

Ahkelian King Rear

Crashing Waves

Bubbles and Rock

Ahkelian King

Orks and Mechanicum Commission Update #7 – Tankbustas & Bomb Squigs July 20, 2019

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A squad of Tankbustas and a bunch of Bomb Squids are complete. Colourful squigs where the only restriction was that none of them were to be red! These squids won’t be moving quickly. The Tankbustas have blue shirts this time. The next squad will have purple shirts.

Tankbustas & Squigs

Bomb Squigs

Tank Bustas

Tankbustas 2

Tankbustas

Tankbustas Rear

Nob

Nob Rear

Orks and Mechanicum Commission Update #6 – Kommandos July 7, 2019

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The Kommandos are done! The squads are divided between the Red shirts and the Yellow shirts. They compete to see which of their chosen squad mates wear the blue jeans or khakis the sneakiest.

Red Shirts

Red 1

Red 1 Rear

Red 2

Red 2 Rear

Red Boss

Red Boss Rear

Yellow Squad

Yellow 1

Yellow 1 Rear

Yellow 2

Yellow 2 Rear

Yellow Boss

Yellow Boss Rear

Kommandos

Orks and Mechanicum Commission Update #4 – Frostgrave Terrain & Goblin Standard June 19, 2019

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Age of Sigmar, Army building, board game, Games Workshop, goblins, Other, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming.
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Progress on the commission. I think this is the last of the Frostgrave scatter terrain… and Goblins, now that I think about it.

Goblin and Terrain

Fruit Terrain

Barrels

Standard

Goblin Close

Standard Rear

Orks and Mechanicum Commission Update #3 – Mega-armoured Warboss, Goblins, Market Bits June 13, 2019

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Age of Sigmar, Army building, Games Workshop, orcs, orruks, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, Terrain.
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More progress!

A handful of scatter terrain for Frostgrave. This comes in the form of pieces of a market. Various baskets and bags of food, boxes, bricks, and bottles. I am particularly fond of the apples and squash. Adding different colours makes them interesting to look at.

Night Goblin archers were done. I transferred them onto circle bases to for Age of Sigmar compatibility.

Lastly, the Warboss in Mega-armour. This mini is the Iron Boss from Artel W Collectible Miniatures. A fantastic looking piece with plenty of detail.

Frostgrave Scatter Terrain

Terrain Food

Night Goblin Archers

Two Night Goblins

Iron Boss

Iron Boss Close

Iron Boss Klaw

Iron Boss Axe

Iron Boss Rear

Orcs and Terrain

BFG + Starfleet Commission Complete March 25, 2019

Posted by Jason Bergunder in battlefleet gothic, Chaos Space Marines, Games Workshop, Painting, star trek, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, warhammer 40k.
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Terminus Est and Scimitar Starship together at last. Cross over universes where nothing bad would ever happen.

BFG and Star Trek

BFG and Star Trek Rear

BFG + Starfleet Commission Update #3 – Scimitar Starship Complete March 25, 2019

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Starfleet has another ship in their arsenal. A Scimitar class starship. I have been told this is basically a fan made starship and then 3D modeled from concept drawings. I think that’s awesome.

Scimitar

Scimitar Side

Scimitar Under

BFG + Starfleet Commission Update #2 – Terminus Est Complete March 14, 2019

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Looking fantastic. A complete Terminus Est. I added purple emanating from the central spine for that other-worldly feel the combination of purple and green like that makes. I wanted to go for a look of infestation that originated from the center of the ship.

The maw and Nurgle motifs had Nurgle’s Rot added to them for the gooey drool that Nurgle things usually have coming out of various orifices. I think it looks great, time to work on some Star Trek.

Terminus Est

Terminus Est Rear 1

Terminus Est Maw

Terminus Est Rear 2

Terminus Est Side

Terminus Est Under