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Offline GamesPoet

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Painting Tau ...
« on: May 13, 2021, 07:44:10 PM »
Been looking around for examples of painted Tau, and came across this video ...

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kxQkHzJfV8

I'd been considering painting my Tau in a brown or green scheme.  Like what that guy did with his Tau Killteam squad, including the brown skin tone instead of the usual blue/gray or gray colors that are typically seen.  I'm still a bit undecided on how mine will get painted, although this almost had me convinced about giving this kind of green look to them.
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Re: Painting Tau ...
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2021, 09:37:17 AM »
Well that looks really nice, go for it! :)
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Re: Painting Tau ...
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2021, 11:51:42 AM »
Well that looks really nice, go for it! :)

From the master Tau painter no less. Iíve seen nothing better than SKSís tau painting skills. The best. Of course if you go to his blog, you may end up burning your brushes and dumping your paint but thatís the risk 😺
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Re: Painting Tau ...
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2021, 02:36:13 PM »
Yes, SKS's Tau look terrific! :icon_biggrin: :::cheers:::

Painting my Tau are not my top priority at the moment, although I may do the one's in the Killteam starter set as my starting project with them, but will see.
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Re: Painting Tau ...
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2021, 07:27:56 PM »
Don't be silly.. my T'au might look good but top tier it sure isn't
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Re: Painting Tau ...
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2021, 01:16:32 AM »
This is why SKS is also known as Mr. Modesty. :icon_wink: :icon_lol:
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Re: Painting Tau ...
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2021, 06:28:40 PM »
I like the idea of painting the stealth suits in camoflage ...

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBmK7bMe0gs

... probably wouldn't use the gray look, this is designed for an urban feel environment, although I like the overall idea. :icon_cool:
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Re: Painting Tau ...
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2021, 12:39:05 PM »
I like the idea of painting the stealth suits in camoflage ...

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBmK7bMe0gs

... probably wouldn't use the gray look, this is designed for an urban feel environment, although I like the overall idea. :icon_cool:

It's a pain to actually do though.. takes a lot of time (well it takes me alot of time with my paint schemes...)
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Re: Painting Tau ...
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2021, 03:14:16 PM »
Agreed.  I'd probably only camo the stealth suits.
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"... my old suggestion is forget it, take two aspirins and go paint" steveb

"The beauty of curiosity and creativity is so much more useful than the passion of fear." me

"Until death it is all life." Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra