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40K Digital Weekend – Laughingboy & Son

40K Digital Weekend – Laughingboy & Son

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About the Project

James and I will be building new armies for the 40K Weekend and Streaming it all on twitch.tv/laughingboy

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Where we are starting from

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So James has decided to go Tau and I made a last-minute change away from Death Watch to Demons…

My last moment swing was because of a single mini I painted last week.

I did this contrast paint and completed it in a very short period of time, once it was done I looked at it and thought oooo this should be an army.

 

Where we are starting from

So I needed to grab everything I had going spare to build this army

And it looks like this….

Getting live stream in order.

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So I have been getting cameras sorted, sound etc for the live streams. Our current plan is to live stream the entire time we are hobbing so this is likely to be 12 hours each day, maybe longer.

The main screen will be 2 face cameras and 2 close painting cameras

Getting live stream in order.

I have also now got cameras in a tabletop view, dice tray and presenter

Getting live stream in order.

Yes or No

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Could I use this….

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As a proxy for this…

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A quick evenings work

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A quick evenings work
A quick evenings work

Contrast Bloodthirster

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Contrast Bloodthirster
Contrast Bloodthirster
Contrast Bloodthirster

Korne Build done and ready for prime

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Korne Build done and ready for prime

James starting point

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James has two ways to start tomorrow first the start collecting box we ordered or if he what’s to try it some painting I have this kill team ready to go.

James starting point

Many hours later

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Streaming all day and about six hours later I have finished the build on the Slaanesh getting started box and James is well on his way to completing his Tau kill team.

After 11 hours streaming

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James got his Tau kill team done which is great work for one day. Pretty much all contrast.

After 11 hours streaming

I am very happy with what I got done, build of the Slaanesh getting start…. My gosh that chariot is a bitch!

Also started painting some khorne.

 

After 11 hours streaming
After 11 hours streaming

Contrast paints are silly.... As in good silly

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With very little effort and just using contrast I think you can get some great tabletop results.

First unit complete

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First unit complete
First unit complete
First unit complete

1 hour bloodcrusher!

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1 hour bloodcrusher!
1 hour bloodcrusher!
1 hour bloodcrusher!

James earns a spot prize

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James finished the start collecting build and so earned himself a spot prize. Wooo hoo

James earns a spot prize
James earns a spot prize

Bloodcrushers done.

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Bloodcrushers done.
Bloodcrushers done.

Day 2 done with another 11 hours stream.

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James smashed it out of the park today, he has never built a model yet in the 11 hour stream today he acheived this lot!

Day 2 done with another 11 hours stream.

I managed to get 3 bloodcrushers completed and a bunch of bloodletters.

Got started on the cannon which I will complete in the morning meaning I will have completed the start collecting box.

Day 2 done with another 11 hours stream.
Day 2 done with another 11 hours stream.

Start Collecting Khorne DONE!

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Start Collecting Khorne DONE!
Start Collecting Khorne DONE!
Start Collecting Khorne DONE!
Start Collecting Khorne DONE!

On the table and looking good.

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On the table and looking good.
On the table and looking good.
On the table and looking good.
On the table and looking good.

James cracking with the Tau

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James cracking with the Tau

James gets the troops tabletop read

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James gets the troops tabletop read
James gets the troops tabletop read
James gets the troops tabletop read
James gets the troops tabletop read
James gets the troops tabletop read

More building and priming

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More building and priming
More building and priming
More building and priming

Gahhh more demons!

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Gahhh more demons!
Gahhh more demons!

James battlesuits are go!

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James battlesuits are go!

We are done.... For now

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Done….

33+ hours streamed

74 Miniatures Built and Primed

49 Miniatures Painted and Based for Tabletop

Amazing fun had. Thanks to everyone that came to support us in the stream.

But we are both very sleepy now

We are done.... For now

Oh gone on then just 3 more....now I'm done

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Oh gone on then just 3 more....now I'm done

We even managed to fit in a quick game.

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We even managed to fit in a quick game.

Test paint for the demonettes

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Test paint for the demonettes
Test paint for the demonettes

Very quick maybe 10-15 minutes actual paint time. Grey Seer continues to be a great primer and the skin is just white contrast over the top with dabs of pink in places to break it up.

For table top I think this looks fine.

Ok let's churn these bad girls out then...

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Ok let's churn these bad girls out then...

Another unit done

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Another unit done

Out on show

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For what was only a weekend project I love how these turned out so much they now will go on show in the lodge. Not the glass cabinet but right next to me so I can them.

Out on show

Not recommended

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Not recommended

Well it is done but my god do I hate this model… Nightmare to build and paint, I have done a super rough job but I be honest I just wanted it over.

It passes the 3 foot test but no looking close.

First time I have actually disliked a model.

Riders done

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Riders done

Another start collecting completed

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Another start collecting completed

The demon army grows.... on with the madness of Tzeentch

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The demon army grows.... on with the madness of Tzeentch
The demon army grows.... on with the madness of Tzeentch

Pink Horrors but not decided on the basing yet.

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Pink Horrors but not decided on the basing yet.

They just keep coming

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They just keep coming
They just keep coming

Contrast continue to amaze

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Contrast continue to amaze
Contrast continue to amaze

Literary less than 20 minutes to get a table top mini done, add a couple for textured base and rocks.

More progress made

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More progress made
More progress made

Done....for now

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This pretty much brings to a close what I originally set it for the 40k event and I am happy with the result.

Done....for now

Recipe

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I should probably add this, the entire army is painted with the contrast range over the top of a grey Seer spray primer.

I would lay the primary colour down then go back with gray seer from the pot to tidy. Then being more careful apply the other colours.

The basing was simple but different for each faction so they stood out a little and looked as though they had come from different chaos plains. Mixture of textured paints, Tufts, rocks and sand even some gold nuggets and coal.

All in all for a table top army I never intended on owning I am happy with the results.

 

Dammit look what I found

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Seems Papa Nurgle was not happy about being left out of this chaos force so had sent this happy lot to join them.

 

Dammit look what I found

Flame on....

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Flame on....
Flame on....