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Dedicated to Painting and Collecting Citadel Miniatures - mainly Warhammer 40.000 and Warhammer Fantasy.Stahlynoreply@blogger.comhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/062260255503882288352018-09-18T14:03:01+00:00Blogger3047125
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WIP: Eldar/Aeldari Windriders of Craftworld Iybraesil #4

September 17, 2018 - 11:00

With the jetbikes finished (apart from a final check and transfers), I moved on to the pilots and weapons. The Farseer I saved for last. Really looking forward to ticking this unit off my list. I had these sitting in my cupboard for quite a while, and as they are quite complex models, I always adjourned them. What do you think? Leave a comment or reaction below.
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: Greater Brass Scorpion of Khorne by Uruk

September 15, 2018 - 15:00

Hey folks, Uruk here back again with some Khorne goodness - this one doesn't need any introductions, so hop inside!

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Showcase: Nighthaunts Chainrasp Horde

September 13, 2018 - 11:00

Today I have a couple more pictures of my Nighthaunts Chainrasp Horde (well, I wonder if it can be called a horde yet with only ten models), so check them out after the jump.
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Categories: Fantasy/SF

Chat: What is on Garfy painting desk?

September 11, 2018 - 21:24

For the past couple of months I've been posting sporadic WIP posts and not many finished projects. I'm going to use today's post to take stock of what is on my painting desk and what needs to get finished. Check it out after the jump. More after the jump
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Garfy's Get a Grip is back and better than ever.

September 11, 2018 - 21:23

I hope you guys will indulge me for a moment to let me share the latest incarnation of my Get a Grip with you. Check out all the new features after the jump. More after the jump
Categories: Fantasy/SF

WIP: Stormcast Eternals Astreia Solbright, Lord Arcanum

September 11, 2018 - 11:00

Hi all! Today I have a WIP of Astreia Solbright, the new Lord Arcanum for the Stormcast Eternals.As you can see, Astreia is missing because I just worked on the Dracoline so far :) I sticked to blue hues for this beast (Temple Guard Blue washed with Druchii Violet basically). Also, I spent a decent amount of time painting the base because there is a lot of detail you need to take care of. What do think? Leave a comment or reaction below…
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Review: Issue 1 and 2 of Warhammer 40,000 Conquest Magazine

September 9, 2018 - 11:00

Check it out! I've subscribed to Warhammer 40,000 Conquest! After the jump check out my unboxing video where I show you what you get in issues 1 and 2.
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WIP: Stormcast Dracothian Guard Concussors

September 8, 2018 - 11:00

When I was painting my Lord Celestant on Dracoth, it dragged. It was slow and awkward. These things are bigger than a Space Marine Dreadnought (the old ones, not the new one) and they're packed with detail. Why, oh why? Did I think it would be a good idea to paint another two of them! These had better be the Dracoth's danglies in a game. I'm hoping to arrange another game soon. Hope to get these finished for it. Oh, one more thing before I go, I'm getting myself a bit more organised and have set up a Garfy's Get a Grip facebook page. I'd appreciate it if you could take a moment to give it a like. Will be sharing info on the Grips, tips, sales, competitions, limited editions etc on the Facebook page. Cheers. 

Categories: Fantasy/SF

WIP: Eldar/Aeldari Windriders of Craftworld Iybraesil #3

September 7, 2018 - 11:00

Since I've finished my Chainrasps (for now), I can proceed with the second batch of Windriders. There'll be two more regular Windriders and a Farseer Skyrunner. The Farseer's body is a third-party sculpt I picked up on ebay from a Russian seller. He is a bit small, but unlike the official Citadel model, this version wears proper Farseer robes and doesn't just look like a Warlock with a Farseer head. Arms come from the official model and the head comes from the 4th Edition metal Farseer sculpts. Stay tuned for more!
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: Stormcast Eternals Celestar Ballista

September 5, 2018 - 11:00

Hot on the heels of my Knight Incantor, I've finished another unit for my Primal Kings Stormhost. This time it's the Celestar Ballista. More images after the jump.  

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Showcase: Inquisitor Eisenhorn

September 3, 2018 - 11:00

A while ago a gentleman approached me and asked me to paint his Eisenhorn figure.More after the jump
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Tutorial: How to paint Nighthaunts Chainrasps

September 1, 2018 - 11:00

Today I'm glad to present an extensive tutorial in 33 easy to follow steps. Create an atmospheric and effective paint scheme that is suitable for anything Nighthaunt from the lowly Chainrasp to the most dreadful Mortarch. Find out more after the jump.
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Showcase: Rogal Dorn by Rich

August 31, 2018 - 11:00

Hi, there ToP readers, Rich back again. In my last post (if you can remember that far back!) I promised more gold shiny miniatures, this time from Forge World, without any further ado here is my take on Rogal Dorn.
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Showcase: Shadespire Spiteclaw

August 28, 2018 - 11:00

Hi all! Today I'll have a quick look at a paint job of Spiteclaw from Shadespire for you. I painted him just for fun, as a single model. Leave your reaction and comment below and happy painting…

Categories: Fantasy/SF

WIP: Stormcast Eternals Celestar Ballista

August 26, 2018 - 11:40

Just a quick snap from my painting desk today to share my current progress of my Celestar Ballista. The warmachine is finished and I'm about half way done on the crew. My Get a Grips are helping me a lot with these. It's weird how a new piece of equipment (wether it's brushes, paint, clippers or even a grip) can really motivate you to paint. I kinda get that feeling with new models. New models do motivate me to paint but theres a limit, as soon as it gets too much it has the opposite effect. One new model is fine, 100 is damn right scary. I think that's why I've enjoyed not buying the Soul Storm boxset and instead opted to buy the army in chunks of a few hundred points instead. Seems to be working out well and I'm on track to complete 1500pts soon. I can't wait to share the army shot.
Categories: Fantasy/SF

WIP: Nighthaunts Chainrasps #2

August 24, 2018 - 11:00

Hey guys, my painting is a bit slow at the moment, can't find that much time to paint at the moment, but I made some progress on my Chainrasps. I also took the necessary pictures for a comprehensive step-by-step tutorial for the chap in the middle with the candles, so stay tuned for a painting tutorial soon! 
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: Ultramarines Primaris Captain by Lecoqadoodledo

August 23, 2018 - 11:00

Hey everyone, Lecoqadoodledo here with a Primaris Ultramarine Captain. I painted this guy as a gift for a close friend that got me into the hobby. I decided on an Ultramarine because they’re my friend’s favourite chapter, and he’s a bit of a son of Guilliman himself. I’d never painted one before, so I figured I’d stick as close to an ‘Eavy Metal style paint job as possible.
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Categories: Fantasy/SF