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Horus Heresy Space Marines, Orks, and Mechanicum Commission Update #15 – White Scars Outriders April 16, 2021

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Army building, Games Workshop, horus heresy, Painting, Space Marines, Space Marines, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, warhammer 40k, White Scars.
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It’s been a while, building and getting the pieces ready to paint for these guys. But, since I’ve gotten started on them, progress will be fast. This is the first batch and the other 13 bikes are on the way! Like the rest of the White Scars, there’s a mud/trench theme for the bases so I made sure to include a lot of weathering.

Custom Muddy Slush Base Tests June 26, 2014

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Converting, Do-it-yourself, Khador, warmachine.
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Here are a couple test bases for the Khador commission that I am starting. I have been tasked with creating muddy slush bases for the army. I think the lighter base has the churned and slushy feel down quite well, but the snow is not as apparent as the other base.

My recipe for the mud consists of fine sand flock, Forgeworld’s Rust Powder, some drops of Secret Weapon Miniature’s pigment fixer, and a few drops of water effects (black paint as well for the darker base), mixed together. The snow is then added on top while the mixture is on the base, more water effects is added to ensure the snow is adhered to the mud. I am trying out different colours and snows.

The darker base uses a snow flock on top, although it makes the snow more apparent, it is not a realistic as the Crushed Glass variant for the lighter base. I will try a couple more test bases, see if the crushed glass works with the dark colour.