This week I painted the last Chimera, the Veteran squad's Platoon Commander and started on a Valkyrie. I also went to a pottery shop and we painted ceramics, where I painted up a cute little panda bear.
Let's take a look.
Green Squad Chimera
Veteran Platoon Commander
|Last week I mentioned that I had built a Platoon Commander out of spare parts.|
Well this week I took an hour and painted him up!
I'm loving how fast these dudes paint up, and the more of them I do the faster it seems to go. Of course it helps that this guy is literally 3 colors and some accents too.
I have to build one more Platoon Commander. But I'm going to hold off on that until I get some more spare parts. I like having my characters look unique.
|The biggest project of the week. On Sunday I picked up the Valkyrie that I had ordered from my FLGS and got to building it that night.|
The plan is to have a Veteran squad and their commander in it and fly them into enemy territory to hit back field objectives and harass units with shotguns and meltas.
Since I don't have any crew members that look like Steel Legion, I decided to try something new and paint the canopy glass with a color flip paint.
The FLGS has some Turbo Dork paints on hand of a bunch of different colors. I decided to use their 3D Glasses color for the glass to give it a bit of a polarized glass look.
I absolutely love how it's come out and will be doing more tests with this stuff. Expect a write up and review soon.
The Valkyrie isn't finished yet. I still need to do more details on it, some nose art and weathering of the underbelly and landing gear.
I have big plans for it. But I'm taking my time on it. I am really excited to work on the nose art too.
That's probably a project for next this Sunday.
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