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  1. A «BIG» project... Continued: More dakka!

    Once again, I'm bothering you with my week's doings. Hope you enjoy the ride as well as I do!

    First, the basecoat. Once again, I used my easy-to-do rust technique to give some texture to the arm.



    Then, I started painting some details all over the place. Here's the ammo feeding box and the battle damage details on the main barrel:

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  2. A «BIG» project... Continued: Chainsaw Arm!

    Time for the last update of this week-end. I just finished the chainsaw arm! Some tubes and pipes are quite plain so I think I’ll try and do some more highlights on them so they don’t look flat. Here’s the picture:



    One arm to go before I’m out of primed pieces. I’ll try to clean and assemble the many ork and gretchin models I want to be placed on the Stompa during my lunchbreaks, at work this week.
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  3. A «BIG» project... Continued.

    Hello again!

    I made some progress on the Stompa. I've got more rusty bits to show you:



    Again some details will be added later. I also managed to finish the feet and the chimneys/smokestacks:





    I tried to darken the openings of the chimneys ...
  4. A «BIG» project...

    For a full year now, I had this model sitting under my gaming table, waiting to get being cared of. I wanted to finish some other projects before I gave my full attention to this one and you must imagine how I was looking forward to get stuck in. So it is big, it is scary, it is...



    That's right! I'm finally building/converting my Stompa! Tag along if you're interested. I'll show you the work-in-progress.
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  5. Battle Wagon Conversion Continued: Some More Details.

    Hello again.

    Here's some of the details from my Battle Wagon conversion.

    A painted sponson:



    The rust effect on the treads (see previous post for details about my technique):



    Pipes and exhausts:



    Some characters ...
  6. Battle Wagon Conversion Continued: Painting Rust.

    Hello again.

    I wanted my ork army to look weathered, battered and uncared for. I needed to find an fast and easy way to paint rust as a basecoat. I'd like to share this technique with you guys.

    It's a technique that uses 5 easy steps.

    Step one: Prime your model (or the pieces you want to be rusty) with a matt black colour.



    Step two: Paint a thin layer of a reddish brown ...

    Updated 07-01-2013 at 04:50 PM by happyhowler (Again, forgot the tags...)

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    Painting and Modelling , Tabletop Gaming , Warhammer 40K , Other

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