Looking Ahead – update #2


Not only is the Revenger missing parts, so are all the Vipers.  The models travelled from person to person before I got them.  No one can explain what happened to them.  The only thing I can do is paint what I have been give and make sure everyone knows that I never had those parts.

I finished the Venoms and Ravenger today, but I forgot to take some shots for you.  I lost track of time and got a “are you coming home for dinner” phone call..   My rule is Never Miss a Meal…

I do have some picture from Monday.

I have removed the crew and the gunners.  The sail was broken off.  All that I have done is to paint the hull Purple.  Every time I look at this, I expect to see Jabba the Hut.

The Venoms are missing the extra crew, the ones riding, anything that dangles under the hull and some flags…  Best as I can tell from the box top.. I don’t have the paper instructions.

Exile blue with some Cygnar Basecoat.. some details in the cockpit..  The gems are white with a thin purple glaze.  I did the canopy on one of them and managed to get the supports to match the hull.

The underside of the hull has some ribs.  I pulled out the Molten Bronze for that, the exhaust and intakes..

It looks sloppy, I touched it up with some black between the ribs today.

I mixed some white with Meredius Blue and used that for the hair, then lightened it up a little more and did the underside edge of the hull.

So, I spend Saturday, Monday and Wednesday to them.  I will take some pictures and add them to the next post.

I also worked out a deal for five Merc Models.  A commission.  I started on Tuesday with assembling, mold marks, priming and basecoat.  One model has a broken leg and it is resisting all attempts to repair it..  Another attempt tomorrow..  The customer is having them done as a gift and he requested that I won’t post photos or say what models they are…  No fun for you..  I will take picture and after this Birthday, I will post about them..

  • Void Spirit – exchange (ordered)
  • Saxon Orrik – exchange (ordered)
  • Mage Hunter Assassin – exchange
  • Stryker2 – exchange (ordered)
  • Dark Eldar various – commission – 3 Reavers3 Venom, Ravenger… until I pick up some more…
  • Legion Garganutua – Charity (not going to show up early enough for me to do it)
  • Troll Cav & Dragoon – commission
  •  Three Blackfrost Shard – charity
  • Siege Animantarx
  • Siege Animantarx – 75% – mine
  • Two BFF for LH (best friend forever caster & jack/beast) with a write up
  • Testament of Menoth (might change) – exchange
  • Five model unit (negotiating) – commission 25%
  • A Holilday swap (soon) – exchange
  • Finish Grace O’Malley
    1. Ten Press Gang
    2. Seven Sea Dogs
    3. Six Press Gang
    4. Seven Sea Dogs (Ruth’s doing them)
    5. Buccaneer
    6. Galleon – only dreaming
  • Another project for me, after Grace O’Malley is one…….

“It’s a long long road, from which there is no return….”

Till next time..

Just do it..

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