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Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« on: April 26, 2010, 09:19:51 PM »
My empire gallery:

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Empire:
GM of KotBS:
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How it all started  :wink::

"Another modest Empire army coming this way. Only this time it comes with it's greatest nemesis along the same way: Hordes of chaos.
Every painted unit is good news, since it gets thrown in combat asap. And there's a campaign that binds them all ( hm, where did I hear that before?) . Junior ( my son) will contribute his share on the evil side, me - I'm empire of course."

Some basic units first:
Talabheim spearmen, mercenaries, but loyal to their empire commander, nevertheless.




more next time.

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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2010, 05:37:10 PM »
Prettyyyyy
No matter how good a general you are; if the dice are against you, you will not win.

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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2010, 06:12:59 PM »
Very good armour! How You did it? Something like "Bestial Brown" -> "Boltgun Metal" ?
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2010, 03:04:36 PM »
It looks like brown metallic, perhaps brass and then a wash of hawk torqoise to make the worn effect ( i forget the english word for it)

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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2010, 05:54:00 PM »
Very good armour! How You did it? Something like "Bestial Brown" -> "Boltgun Metal" ?

thx for comments.

Armour:

Verdigris:
-paint armour black
-drybrush it with chainmail
-wash it with watered down green ink( not wash)
-drybrush it with dwarven bronze
-wash it carefully with either green, black or brown wash (or with all if you like) on the messy spots
-drybrush/paint the edges and details with gold and silver
-repeat the last 2 steps until you are satisfied.

It looks like brown metallic, perhaps brass and then a wash of hawk turquoise to make the worn effect ( i forget the English word for it)

It's called verdigris.

The second unit of spearmen, mercenaries from Middenheim, who have been painted in the same way as the first unit, I only replaced the green ink with the purple one. .:








I'll combine both units in a bigger one 24men strong. One place reserved for a hero or a unit filler.

More next time. :blush:



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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2010, 09:15:10 AM »
First sight of the chaos hordes, marauders from the border Tribe of the Shadow Bears.


cheers.
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2010, 09:20:29 AM »
Woah, these are all very impressive. I shall sit back and enjoy this thread as it develops.  8-)
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2010, 11:39:56 AM »
your son is a really good painter too

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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2010, 01:09:27 PM »
Actually everything so far has been painted by myself. :icon_redface:   I will mention it specifically when I post his work. But thx anyway for the comment.
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2010, 03:31:11 PM »
Here are some units painted by junior:

Marauder horsemen










 :::cheers:::
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2010, 06:56:10 PM »
very cool dude!!!
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2010, 08:20:06 AM »
How old is junior? 'cause if he still young that is very good.
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2010, 02:26:43 PM »
ah, Riccos republican guard are such nice models.
Wish they weren't so expensive!
I don't care about the rules.

Pass the machete.

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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2010, 03:08:29 PM »
How old is junior? 'cause if he still young that is very good.
...

He is 13. His main army is actually not one from the WFB - they're space marines, which he plays with at the tournaments. Only recently he got interested in playing fantasy.

ah, Riccos republican guard are such nice models.
Wish they weren't so expensive!

Ah, a connoisseur! Yes, those 2 units are indeed ROR and belong to my modest mercenary army of Dogs of war. It's so convenient to mix models from Empire and Dogs of war. sometimes the scale differs a bit, but otherwise it's OK. Fluffwise I use the Regiments of renown models to represent the veteran units, hardened by many battles. The Ricco's spearmen( yes I know they have pikes ) form actually the bodyguard for my inexperienced empire general - Fluffwise and in the game, and they DON'T suck. They're actually making it quite good against marauders and sometimes even against warriors. ( I know greatswords would be better, but they are still in the grey matter form, so I can't use them yet. :icon_biggrin:)
You can see more of my Dogs of war army herehttp://dogsofwaronline.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=544 I just hope they still remember my name there.


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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2010, 12:00:21 PM »
Getting busy with the first knight unit: 6 maybe 7 knights of the blazing sun. Instead of traditional black / gold armour I'll make them in metallic blue and bronze, with white and red for the details.
First I assembled horses in that way, that each one of them has different leg-position, so now I have 4 different variants of horses instead of just 2 , if I followed the usual way of assembly.

And this is first WIP photo of the first knight.



Cheers!
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #15 on: May 04, 2010, 02:17:04 PM »
he actually is 1 year younger than me,but paints about 5 times better...

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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #16 on: May 06, 2010, 12:30:01 PM »
he actually is 1 year younger than me,but paints about 5 times better...

 :::cheers:::

OK, update on Knights of the blazing sun, this is still WIP, need to finish the musician, first knight, another knight....then they go to war...later on I'll add some highlights...maybe.




inspiration for the colours choice ( from the computer game Warhammer online):



Comments welcome! :smile2:
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #17 on: May 06, 2010, 12:35:25 PM »
Very nice knights, I really like the colour choice. Good stuff  :::cheers:::
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #18 on: May 06, 2010, 04:12:35 PM »
To use all the french I know, "moi aussi".
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #19 on: May 07, 2010, 12:42:16 PM »
Great painted Knights, though the source of the color scheme.. isn't that a Knights Panther instead of a Knight of the Blazing Sun? Looking at the helm ornament
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #20 on: May 07, 2010, 12:57:27 PM »
Great painted Knights, though the source of the color scheme.. isn't that a Knights Panther instead of a Knight of the Blazing Sun? Looking at the helm ornament

You're only half right...half of the ornament is actually still the blazing sun...look again  :biggriin:
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #21 on: May 07, 2010, 03:10:33 PM »
Your son has obvioiusly inherited your talent.  8-)
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And those knights look great.  :happy:
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #22 on: May 08, 2010, 02:15:56 PM »
Great painted Knights, though the source of the color scheme.. isn't that a Knights Panther instead of a Knight of the Blazing Sun? Looking at the helm ornament
You're only half right...half of the ornament is actually still the blazing sun...look again  :biggriin:

Ok, so the artist is in doubt on what knightly Order to paint... :)
Still like the way the knights came out though, really nice :)
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #23 on: May 08, 2010, 04:28:37 PM »
The paint scheme of the knights is ace as is that on the pikemen.  As regards to the name, I recon they could be the knights of the blazing leopards  :-D
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Re: Empire vs. Hordes of chaos
« Reply #24 on: May 17, 2010, 08:54:07 PM »
Thx for the comments.

More state troops: two detachments of ten men, including unit champions if used as independent units. Still have to paint the feathers on the hats, not sure about the right colours thou.

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