Category Archives: Competition Models
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.