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Horus Heresy Space Marines, Orks, and Mechanicum Commission Update #20 – Ursarax Complete May 24, 2021

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Army building, Games Workshop, horus heresy, Mechanicum, mechanicus, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, warhammer 40k.
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These were a relatively fast batch. Only 9 in this unit. The Ursarax are done! I really like the saturated yellow on these. It’s so vibrant and eye-catching. There is plenty of blood splatter to imply how many infantry they turned to paste.

Orange Diamond Harlequins Commission Update #3 – Solitaire March 17, 2021

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Army building, Games Workshop, Harlequins, Painting, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, warhammer 40k.
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While putting together the next batch of Space Marines to paint, I painted up a Solitaire. He’s going to be one of the leaders so I put in more diamonds across the piece.

I painted the orange in first so I can get the proper transitions before painting in the black diamonds. There was some diamonds added to the cloak so it looks like his trail is melding in with the cloth. Similar to the Shadowseer, I put diamonds on the hood, fading to the black.

The wraithbone masonry he’s vaulting over is a bit of a treat. I made sure to add bright highlights all along the runes, especially in the shade so it looks polished. Quite the dynamic looking mini, very striking when you have the bright diamonds and costuming that we all love with the Harlequins.

Horus Heresy Space Marines, Orks, and Mechanicum Commission Update #14 – Chaplain with New Jump Pack March 15, 2021

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Army building, Converting, Games Workshop, horus heresy, Painting, Space Marines, Space Marines, StaticGrass Creations, Streaming, warhammer 40k, White Scars.
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I changed up the jump pack on a Chaplain. I think he needed the change so the two Chaplains can be differentiated. It’s painted like the jump pack on the Emperor’s Champion but in black.

Star Wars Armada: Republic Repaint – V-19 Squads March 14, 2021

Posted by Jason Bergunder in Army building, Fantasy Flight Games, Painting, Republic, Star Wars: Armada.
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Got a couple more stands done on the V-19s. One is blue to match another blue set I did to escort the Consular Charger. The other is my normal colour scheme for the majority of the squads.

Next might be some Jedi starfighers or some Arc-170s.

Horus Heresy Space Marines, Orks, and Mechanicum Commission Update #13 – White Scars Jetbikes 2 March 6, 2021

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The second batch of jetbikes are done! Lots of mud and weathering were added to the bases and bikes so it looks like they’re currently fighting. I’m still loving the narrative of the stone faces with the chain attach. I’m told this battlefield could be the battle for Terra, so the faces could be getting pulled down or blasted off.

I’m in the middle of building the Outriders, so in the mean time I will be painting some Harlequins.

Orange Diamond Harlequins Commission Update #2 – Shadowseer & Crew January 10, 2021

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The scheme got the okay and I finished a few more minis.

The Shadowseer is converted and looks really cool. I add more blue to the grey and shadows for increased contrast. I made the backpack white to break up the dark cloak in the dark.

3 more passengers were done as well. Most of the pattern is in diamonds, but sometimes I do a veiny lava-cracking kind of pattern.

Orange Diamond Harlequins Commission Update #1 – Prototype Colour Scheme, Star Weaver December 25, 2020

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While I am building the next batch of White Scars, I am going to be painting some Harlequins so I have some colour to show of intermittently . I have been tasked with painting many diamonds for this army. It came built and magnetized, very well done, very clean. I hope I can do the army justice.

First model is a Star Weaver and its 2 magnetized passengers. Everyone gets orange diamonds, white masks, bronze armour bits, and blue accents pieces like guns, gems, and studs. The base is a simple wraithbone theme. I’m looking to see if the weapons are a good colour to keep and if coupled with blue gems are enough to balance the scheme. This is going to be a very visually striking army once they’re all done.

Horus Heresy Space Marines, Orks, and Mechanicum Commission Update #9 – First Half December 25, 2020

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Group shots are up. I will be shipping this half of the commission to its forever home after the holidays. Such a great mix of minis.

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?

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