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P-VLOG: Games Workshop: Trygon – From Parts To Painted

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Welcome to another Parts to Painted, today John will be working on the Tyranid Trygon from Games Workshop.

P-VLOG: Games Workshop: Trygon – From Parts To Painted

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Welcome to the show

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Hey guys it's time for another Parts to Painted, looking back at some of the old Games Workshop models we found a Trygon, lets get started!

Building the Trygon

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Now that we've chosen the model, it's time to build it!

Basing the Tryon; the plan

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Now that we have the Trygon built, we have to take a step back and decide how we're going to base it exactly.

Basing Wireframe

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Basing Wireframe

Basing the Trygon Stage One

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After my chat with Warren, I've decided to chop up the model and wrap it around the base for that dynamics pose.

Basing the Trygon Stage Two

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The mockup is final, and I'm pleased with it. Lets begin with the foundations including Iron bars, Iron pipes etc.

Iron Bars, Rubble & Pipes

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Iron Bars, Rubble & Pipes

Basing the Trygon Stage Three

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So we've used all the polystyrene bits and pieces to create the foundations of our base, and now we begin to make the Trygon a lot more ferocious!

It wouldn't be a Beast Project without Magi-Mix

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It wouldn't be a Beast Project without Magi-Mix

Fanning the Claws on the Trygon

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Fanning the Claws on the Trygon

Re-posing the Claws

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To make the Trygon appear more deadly we needed to retract the claws and open it up for a deadly catch, I'll show you how to make this happen with a little bit of style and a bit of green stuff!

The Predator requires a hunt; meet the prey

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As with any deadly beast, we need a prey for it to attack

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Recovering and Reposing the Prey

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After several hours recovering I'm ready to dive into working on the Tau.

Reposing the Tau ready to prime

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Reposing the Tau ready to prime

Priming Completed, what's next?

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Have you been counting how much we say "Alright, So" through this series? I think we're on 4 now...

Little bit of Strong Tone to set the mood

Little bit of Strong Tone to set the moodNo Comments

Masking the Trygon for some Spray

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It's a little difficult to use masking tape for this model so I'm going to show you how to mask it using a little blu-tac, a brush end and a little wit.

Blu-Tac Masking Master Race

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Blu-Tac Masking Master Race

Spray Painting the Carapace

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With all our Blu-Tac in place for the perfect masking area, lets get the spray guns out!

Shading with the Dark Tone Wash

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With the base coat sprayed onto the Carapace, it's time to give it some dark tones.

Look how Strong those tones are, baby!

Look how Strong those tones are, baby!No Comments

The Tone is Strong here

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The Tone is Strong here

Highlighting with a Dry Brush

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We gotta make those colours pop, so lets get a little bit of dry brushing in here and make those bones extra gaunt.

A Belly Tickle later...

A Belly Tickle later...No Comments

Bringing it back Softly

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The highlights were a little too strong, but that's alright. We can bring it back with this soft tone spray.

Adding A Soft tone airbrush shade

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John breaks out his airbrush to add some deeper shading to the Trigon.

Highlighting Texture on the Carapace

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Time for some extra detail to bring up the Carapace.

Dry Fitting the Trygon & Chatting Emotional Entropy

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Let's take a break and have a little chat about how the project is coming along.

Tau Stealth Suit - Breaking The Stealth Field

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Next up, John has now hit the point where he can get the Tau stealth Suit detailed up and looking cool.

Base Final Build Work

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Base Final Build Work

Exploring Physics Of Rubble

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As we come closer to the end of this Parts to Painted John is having a look at the physics involved in making a giant alien monster blast up through the ground.

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John Add's Even More Rubble!

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Adding Dust Dirt & Grime

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John move's ahead with the final steps on the Trygon, adding in the dirt and grime that will add those last bits of life to the model

John Catches Warren To Check On The Progress Of The Trygon

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Feedback Progression More Is Always More

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Final thoughts From Warren & John

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It's all over the Trygon is done, the Tau Stealth Suit is looking great and the base looks like its caught that moment when the Trygon has broken through the ground and is ready for a Tau snack.

Finished Miniature 360° Video

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