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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/062260255503882288352017-11-21T10:15:59+00:00Blogger2866125
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Showcase: World Eaters Sergeant by Big Sam

1 hour 47 min ago

Hey guys, Big Sam from United Painting here again. This is a completed test model for a 30k World Eaters army I started. I didn't end up really painting many models for the force but I managed to get a few done up. This was the sergeant to one of my tactical squads.

I used black instead of white because I wanted them to seem more grim and menacing. Even with the blood streaks and gore, the white armour just seemed to friendly for my tastes. I wanted them to be sort of like a black ops force so they were mainly raiding during the night. I kitbashed him with a World Eaters rampagers sergeant as all my tactical squads used Cadere weapons.
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Review: Japan-exclusive Space Marine Heroes Series 1

November 19, 2017 - 12:43

In September 2017, Games Workshop released a series of 12 + 1 Space Marine Heroes, randomly packaged in sealed blind boxes, exclusive to the Japanese hobby market. All models feature unique dynamic poses, sculpted bases, and a bare-headed and helmeted head option. The series is already sold out in Japanese online stores, and is only available on ebay through third-party sellers for the rest of the world. Check out if the models are worth the hassle.
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Categories: Fantasy/SF

WIP: Ultramarines Company Veterans / Command Squad #1

November 17, 2017 - 12:26

Another rework, another squad of Ultramarines. Here we have a Command Squad, now known as Company Veterans. Since the 8th Edition Index and Space Marine codex, Apothecaries and Standard Bearers are characters on their own, and as everyone knows, Space Marine squads come always in fives or tens. So I kitbashed two more models, and also changed some of the existing ones. My aim was to make squad that looks more ornate than regular Tactical Marines, but not as blinged out as my Sternguard Veterans. This should be a fun little project before I start my Sepulchral Guard for Shadespire :)
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Tutorial: Zenithal Basecoating Shadespire Sepulchral Guard

November 15, 2017 - 11:04

Hi all! Today I would like to show you how I basecaot a Sepulchral Guard from Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire for further painting. Here we have the assembled model straight out of the box. More after the jump...More after the jump
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: Dark Eldar Cronos

November 13, 2017 - 11:00

Hey all, as a finale of my showing of a recent Dark Eldar army that I painted for a friend I thought I'd show some Cronos models that I painted several years ago.

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Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: Ultramarines Bike Squad VII

November 11, 2017 - 16:54

Hey there, since I've finished Sicarius I brought another of my older Ultramarines squads up to scratch. This time, a bike squad. Check out all the pictures after the jump.
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Categories: Fantasy/SF

WIP: Shadespire Steelheart's Champions Bases

November 9, 2017 - 11:39


Hello everyone, it's been quite a while since I've posted on here. This year has been extremely busy but I've still managed to get some painting done. Today's post will be very different as it's solely just about bases. I enjoy basing composition and painting a lot as I feel it is really important to the model and should as to the model instead of taking focus away from it.
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Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: 'Eavy Metal Masterclass Faces by Lecoqadoodledo

November 7, 2017 - 11:00

Hey everyone! Lecoqadoodledo here with a little showcase of some faces I worked on a month ago. I painted these for a seminar I ran recently on painting faces, and I needed a few examples of what a hobbyist can achieve with the techniques I was demonstrating. I followed previous White Dwarf ‘Eavy Metal Masterclasses for all but the blue Orruk, which was a tutorial from Citadel Miniature Designer Darren Latham’s personal blog.
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Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: Armies on Parade 2017 Display Board "The Plague Station"

November 5, 2017 - 11:00

Hi all! So here it is... my Armies on Parade display board 2017, with my Death Guard marching towards the Imperium.
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Showcase: Space Wolves Wolf Lord on Thunder Wolf by Big Sam

November 4, 2017 - 11:09

Hey guys, Big Sam from United Painting here again. I really enjoyed painting and building this beast! I used a ton of bits from different kits to create my Warlord. I tried to make him look older but still badass, so I chose the eye patch head from the chaos marauder horsemen kit. It fits the character I pictured. I painted up two frost axes too as I wanted them to be "counts as" weapons since axes were way cooler than hammers or swords! What do you think?
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: Ultramarines Captain Cato Sicarius

November 3, 2017 - 11:00

At long last, I've finished my rendition of Cato Sicarius, Captain of the Ultramarines' Second Company. Make sure to check out all the pictures after the jump, as my paint job is quite different from the 'Eavy Metal version.
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Showcase: Dark Eldar Scourges

November 1, 2017 - 11:00

Hey all, hope you had a great Halloween. Today I thought I'd show some Dark Eldar Scourges that I painted for a friends army.
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Showcase: Space Wolves Rhino by ComradeQuiche

October 30, 2017 - 11:00

ComradeQuiche here with one of my Rhinos! I really liked the Repressor kit from Forgeworld, and decided that I wanted to mix some Adeptus Sororitas, and Wolves together. I also used a few wolf icons to make it fit into my army even more.
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: Death Guard Deathshroud Terminator

October 28, 2017 - 11:00

Hi all! Just wanted to show you the first Deathshroud Terminator I finished this week. What do you think about the new Death Guard Terminator models? Leave a comment below...
Categories: Fantasy/SF

Showcase: Space Wolves Venerable Dreadnought by Big Sam

October 25, 2017 - 11:00

Hey guys, Big Sam from United Painting here again. Here's my Space Wolves Venerable Dreadnought! I thoroughly enjoyed painting this model as it completed my small force. I started playing this guy in mid 7th edition and everybody kept asking me why I'd bother playing Dreads because they sucked!

Hahaha! Who's laughing now! All seriousness, I loved painting this thing. Took me a while as I was in school, but ultimately it was worth it because in December of '16 it got a spot in White Dwarf which was a highlight of my hobbying!
Categories: Fantasy/SF