Working on MH Gobbos. Stripped Lost Prince and Squig. Picked up two more Gobbo sprues. Think royal blue velvet for Prince.
Painted MH bagpipe Goblin. Working on rest of the Goblin horde for Mordheim – painted a few heads and pinned all Goblin arms so they’re interchangeable. I should really paint up some more MH terrain sometime soon.
Tried Ben’s Woodland Scenics Water Effects – seems like some kind of treated PVA – certainly dries clear but far too expensive for water effects of any size. I need to find a source of some kind of encapsulating hobby resin that pours well and can be coloured. Considered the potting mix they use at work. Seems like a goer, slow setting low temp would be the way to go. Might have to order some. Also found an old tin of clear polyurethane coating in the garage. Might try that as well, although not sure how it will handle multiple layers or any kind of thickness?
Tried Woodland Scenics Plastic beaded water on fountain. It’s crap. Think I might just toss the whole bag away. Sets too quickly, doesn’t dry clear (kind of an unpleasant yellow), pours badly and forms lots of bubbles. Generally a waste of time. I had to cut it out of the fountain and cut out Goblin corpse and other details – intact fortunately – the plastic water is also horribly brittle once set. Disappointing.
Fountain painted, ready for plastic water! Based bagpipe Gobbo + assemb another Gobbo archer for MH. Also patched necklines for all MH Gobbos.
Finished Orc torso 1 and Goblin corpse. Based 2 new squigs.
Painting goblin corpse + Orcs. Finished spear arm.
Painting goblin corpse + Orcs.
Figured out how to paint Orc flesh. I’m doing the following:
– Prime white.
Paint the following layers by hand (not drybrushed or blended):
– Base skin Snot Green.
– 50/50 Snot Green, Goblin Green over most of the flesh, leaving Snot green in the folds.
– Goblin Green over slightly less of the flesh.
– 50/50 Goblin Green, Scorpian Green over just the high points.
– Scorpian Green as the final highlight…just on the real high points (knuckles, ends of noses etc).
– Ink wash with mix of Windsor & Newton ‘Apple Green’ ink dulled down with a drop of plain old India Ink and cut with 50/50 water/Klear floor wax.
Worked on Mordheim fountain – texturing and some preliminary painting. Put together Goblin corpse from wolf rider legs, bare zombie torso and arms. He looks nice and bloated – will go into fountain before pouring water effects. Put together Orc banner for Mordheim Orc warband as well.