Category Archives: Competition Models

Scheduling update

I haven’t updated in a while, but I’m hoping to fix that soon with pictures of several projects including some Raging Heroes Blood Vestals and Knight Models The Flash, as well as a Khador EXTREMOTH! Those models will all be entries into this year’s Capital Palette at the NOVA Open.

As for commission scheduling, at this point I am scheduling for November as I’m fully booked until then with several very large projects and a few smaller ones as well. Painted models make great gifts, and now’s definitely the time to get on the books for that! Also, I am selling gift certificates of any denomination $15+. Gift certificates are good for painting services only and cannot be applied to the cost of purchasing a model or postage to ship it. Please contact me if you would like to schedule a commission or purchase a gift certificate!

 

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Khador Juggernaut

I totally forgot to take WIP pictures as I did the base. I used Woodland Scenics Soft Flake Snow for the snow, and Woodland Scenics Water Effects with a little bit of VMC Verdigris glaze mixed in for the ice. In the future, I think I will use a white ink instead of the VMC paint so the ice is a bit more transparent.

MGM Painting Khador Juggernaut Standard++

MGM Painting Khador Juggernaut Standard++

MGM Painting Khador Juggernaut Standard++

MGM Painting Khador Juggernaut Standard++

MGM Painting Khador Juggernaut Standard++

MGM Painting Khador Juggernaut Standard++

WIP Khador Juggernaut

More WIP pictures! I brought back some of the metal highlights, highlighted paint chips, and worked on the visor.

WIP 6-26-15b

WIP 6-26-15c

WIP Khador Juggernaut

I did some work with my Secret Weapon weathering powders. I think they’re awesome, but I can tell I have a lot to learn!

WIP 6-24-15a

WIP 6-24-15b

WIP Khador Juggernaut

Here is another WIP of the Khador Juggernaut. At this point I have done salt and hairspray chipping, an oil wash, and some Secret Weapon weathering pigments (so far only on the arms, and not finished). I’ve learned a lot so far about weathering painting this model. It is the first one I’ve done this much weathering on.

MGM Painting Khador Juggernaut WIP 6-23-15

MGM Painting Khador Juggernaut WIP 6-23-15

Reaper Finari 14093

This model was such a blast to paint. I’m sure I will end up painting her again down the road, but for now this is definitely my favorite version of her.

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

MGM Painting Reaper Finari Display

WIP Reaper Finari

Working on the sword…

WIP 6-12-15c

WIP Reaper Finari

Here are more quick WIP shots of my Reaper Finari. I’m just trying out the red hair, not sure if it’s going to stay or not. I’ve done more work on her teal armor, specifically making parts of the back shinier and adding reflected light. I’ve hit a point where for most of this model working on it further just feels like fiddling.

MGM Painting Reaper Finari WIP

MGM Painting Reaper Finari WIP

MGM Painting Reaper Finari WIP

MGM Painting Reaper Finari WIP

WIP Reaper Finari

Here are more WIP pictures of Finari! I’ve not been able to work on her so much in the last week or so because of the Kitsune, but now that that is done I think Finari will be the next finished. I worked on making her teal armor appear shinier, and I’ve worked on the NMM gold as well. I’m really enjoying the gold now that I’ve moved away from using a series of brown-ish colors. My colors on this NMM gold are a deep purple (VGA Hexed Lichen), a slightly earthy red (VMC Cavalry Brown), a greenish yellow ochre (VMC Khaki Grey), a pale yellow (VMC Golden Yellow), and my usual almost-white “white” (VMC Ivory).

gold colors

I feel like the gold is way more interesting. Also, in the case of this overall scheme, it plays off the purple cloak and teal armor very nicely.

I’m still figuring out what I want to do with that cross on the back of her cloak, so it is nowhere near finished.

WIP 6-9-15a

WIP 6-9-15b

Reaper Mocking Beast 77048

I painted this as my entry into this year’s Wyrd Iron Painter Challenge. It was a lot of work, but also a lot of fun. I hope to be doing many more display models like it in the future!

MGM Painting Wyrd Iron Painter Round 1 Reaper Mocking Beast A

MGM Painting Wyrd Iron Painter Round 1 Reaper Mocking Beast B

MGM Painting Wyrd Iron Painter Round 1 Reaper Mocking Beast C

MGM Painting Wyrd Iron Painter Round 1 Reaper Mocking Beast Collage