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Duster’s Frostgrave! (9 posts)

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  • Avatar Image duster160p said 2 months, 2 weeks ago:

    Well, it finally happened, my first painting blog on BOW! I decided to post a blog to keep myself on track with painting my Frostgrave stuff.

    I’ll start with my first 3 barbarian warriors: a simple archer, a custom made javelineer (had 25 barbarians thanks to a nickstarter, so why buy a metal one!) and a thief.

    Painted them using mostly the Army Painter method, the “dip” part was “painted” on since i still have 2 drop bottles to finish ;) . After the archer, i decided to add highlights for the other two and attempt to do eyes, something i rarely do out of fear of botching them but, i must admit i like the result on them!

    So, i’ll try to post regular updates, either of my warband, Frostgrave monsters or some small scenery pieces.

    See you later beasties!

    barbarian-javeleneer-1b.jpg
    barbarian-archer-11.jpg
    barbarian-thief-1.jpg
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  • Avatar Image georgesealy105p said 2 months, 2 weeks ago:

    Looks nice and clean, good work! Just a couple of thoughts:

    - are you going to put a highlight on the archer’s head? It’s crying out for a bit of shine :)
    - is that the final basing? If so, then a quick wash / dry brush to bring out the detail would work wonders.

    Looking forward to seeing more…

    Current project log: Wood Elves and Skaven
  • Avatar Image duster160p said 2 months, 2 weeks ago:

    Thanks @georgesealy

    Yeah, i get you with the archer, unfortunatly he is now sealed… I intended to make him a simple job (as for the rest of the warband) and i also completly forgot to finish the base before i sealed it. After i realised the goof i made with the base and really watch the archer i decided to put a bit more work for the rest of the gang (and double check the bases ;) ).
    Fortunatly, i have a few more archers to go!

  • Avatar Image mage4765p said 2 months, 1 week ago:

    Looking good so far. Reminds me of Middenheimers from Mordheim

  • Avatar Image duster160p said 2 months, 1 week ago:

    Thanks @mage and yeah, they kinda do.

    Here’s a quick WIP for my next 3.

    wip8.jpg
  • Avatar Image duster160p said 1 month, 2 weeks ago:

    Finally some new stuff! Got stuck a bit on 2 of my models so, i’ve put them asside for a bit and painted some scenery…
    This is my ranger and the first of my warband to sport some facial paint/tatoo. It’s quite a simple thing, but i’ll try some new things for the next ones.
    After that, i’ve done one of the Red Herrings for the “Ulterior Motives” option and as a statue, it can be usefull in every game ;) i went for a less worn out look on this one, as if it’s under a protective spell or something…
    The next statue is a Reaper Bones 3, from the Graveyard Expansion i got with my KS. I painted this one more worn out and i plan to add some green flock in the future when i do a lot flocking (i don’t like to flock one or two minis at a time…) and eventually finish the Graveyard set to make a full graveyard along with some other pieces from GW to game on a full graveyard map!

    I’ll be trying to finish my two other guys from my WIP post along another scenery or maybe my “kitbashed’ barbarian apprentice!

    ranger-front.jpg
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    ranger-back.jpg
    red-herrings-front.jpg
    red-herrings-back.jpg
    bones-3-statue.jpg
  • Avatar Image beardragon141500p said 1 month, 2 weeks ago:

    Excellent job sir …. you should be well chuffed with your efforts

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  • Avatar Image duster160p said 2 days, 9 hours ago:

    Finally managed to finish 2 more!

    It’s the story of a spearman who became by accident a “staffman” and his man-at-arms buddy.
    As i was prepping up to add a coat of varnish on my spearman, in a rare instance of damaging fumble on my part, i drop the mini and the speartip broke… never found the small tip on the carpet to glue it back together so, added a dab of paint on the broken part…

    Here’s a shot of my WIP: a simple thug.

    And a shot of my upcoming ones: Boudi from Hasslefree Miniatures and a scratchbuilt wizard/apprentice with pieces from a GW Wizard box and a Bones 3 staff!

    (doh, still haven’t found the right way to post the pics inside the text!)

    staffman-and-man-at-arms.jpg
    staffman-and-man-at-arms-back.jpg
    wip-32.jpg
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  • Avatar Image evilstu422p said 1 day, 20 hours ago:

    Great progress, keen to see how this all comes together :)