The Stormraven – Part 3

Continued from Stormraven – Part 2. To finish off the final detail work I needed to “soot” up my engines – easy, Games Workshop’s Stormraven guide tells you to apply 3 coats of Badab Black (one after the other when dry) and stipple in some Chaos Black. Next, it was time for assembly. As I’m… Continue reading The Stormraven – Part 3

Dreadfleet – Painting water

In painting our Dreadfleet models, I was forced to learn how to paint water for the bases. There’s no secret to it, Games Workshop have published a pretty good step-by-step guide in October’s White Dwarf (WD382), which I recommend you pick up if you haven’t already as it is packed full of painting guides for… Continue reading Dreadfleet – Painting water

The Stormraven – Part 2

Continued on from Stormraven – Part 1. After the base coat, it was time to use the airbrush to re-coat the exterior surfaces with Blood Red, and time to start work on the interior detailing such as the seating and the screens.     Once again, GW’s Guide provided some excellent tips, especially on gem effects for screens –… Continue reading The Stormraven – Part 2

The Stormraven – Part 1

So I finally caved and bought one of these flying monstrosities…. Quite often the better half and I joke about how it looks like a Thunderhawk Gunship was towed and put through a cube crusher before a Techpriest took pity on it.  This really put me off until I found out about the conversion kit… Continue reading The Stormraven – Part 1

Lemartes

Lemartes was my second project for the Blood Angels. He’s another model with some fiddly bits – in particular the bones on the armour. Like the Mephiston post earlier, I used Bleached Bone washed with Gryphonne Sepia to get the awesome appearance you see on the helmet. anatole