Sunday, 19 January 2014

Blessings of the Plaguefather - Scabeiathrax 4 & Plague Drones 1

Update time (rejoice if you are so inclined).

Scabeiathrax 4

Scabby is getting painted. This is still early with lots more to do.





Still need a bit more work on the skin needed, plus teeth, eyes, horns, pus, 'discharge', blood and a few other things to do. Plus of course the base and associated Nurglings.

Plague Drones 1.

Well these are fun.

And by 'fun' I of course mean a pain in the bloody arse. In hindsight it would of been far better to leave the wings and legs off for painting as I can't get into paint areas of the body or wings. I'm rushing them because I am fed up with them already. Still a lot to do (unfortunately).


I know the carapace looks black but it is actually a dark blue. I will add a little highlight but the plan is to gloss varnish the carapace to make it all shiny. I carved into the one carapace and put in a Nurgle icon.


Before I undercoated I did more work on the bodies by using a LGS and sugar mix to add texture - mainly to fill the gap between the two body halves. This seems to be a problem with this kit, the join between the two halves is very noticeable.

6 comments:

  1. Finished up 3 of these myself a while back, and have to agree how difficult they are to paint with the legs and wings on. I ended up just snapping them off in the end, and regluing them. Good progress so far though!

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    1. I have to admit I have come very close a few times in breaking the wings and legs off. If (if...) I get more I will definitely paint the legs and wings before attaching them as it will save so much time and hassle.

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  2. Good Lord! Paint!

    Good start mate, coming along very nicely.

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  3. Looking really nice mate, shame about the design issue of the flys.

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  4. Cheers for the comments.

    And you are one to talk Nife...

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    1. I don't know 'what' you mean...

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