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Komfritten

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PostSubject: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeFri Nov 30, 2012 5:23 pm

I've bought a small force of DE's.

Started out painting them the traditionally dark, blue, green. But found the scheme was just too dark for my liking.

So I'm trying something red (seems I always go red...)

Heres the beginning of a Raider-transport. The paints are: Base: hull red, Lines: red scarlet. Highlighs: Troll slayer orange.

Cant decide what the boardplanks should be...

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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeFri Nov 30, 2012 8:40 pm

Very nice. Looks like the are airbrushed highlights but they are a bit hard to see in the picture. I will look forward to seeing a nice picture of the finished model with beautiful airbrushed transitions:-D
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Komfritten

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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeFri Nov 30, 2012 8:54 pm

Heh the first, red, highlight is airbrushed, the second, orange is painted on. I do not have a steady hand yet, but i'm getting better by the minute =)

I have some trouble finding the right exposure on my phone, and I have to order a new charger for my camera. But hopefully I'll be able to put up some pictures soon =)
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeTue Dec 04, 2012 10:13 am

Today I learned NOT to place the PURITY SEAL besides the WHITE PRIMER.... Back to zero again...

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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeTue Dec 04, 2012 1:07 pm

Oh No!! That's the worst thing I've heard today!

At my work we always joke, "we do it nice, because we do it twice.". (or occasionally, thrice).

Good luck with the do-over.
-rhuntar
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeTue Dec 04, 2012 2:44 pm

Bugger! I feel for you Komfritten. I thought for a moment you were going for some kind of fancy star pattern/nebula!

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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeTue Dec 04, 2012 3:20 pm

That's really cool scheme! I am really curious how it will look on infantry! Give us more, please Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeTue Dec 04, 2012 4:37 pm

After the ... minor setback... I think I will take a break from my raider... It will stand at the shelf and remind me not to paint when Im sick with fever and tired from no sleep...
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeTue Dec 04, 2012 5:47 pm

Argh! Shocked
It was looking pretty cool before the accident, if you feel like to start on it again I'd use the same colorscheme! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeWed Dec 05, 2012 11:54 am

Noooooooo

I think that's one of the classic mistakes we make.
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeWed Dec 05, 2012 12:15 pm

Sorry to hear that. Well, get better soon Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeWed Dec 05, 2012 12:53 pm

Wow, that is brutal. Good luck with the repaint and the flu.
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeThu Dec 06, 2012 5:59 pm

To get some distance to my wrecked raider, I started up on the Talos Pain Engine - I really like that model for it's weirdness and evil purpose.

Here goes:

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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeThu Dec 06, 2012 6:33 pm

Wow! Very pretty - the colours look amazing (just watch out for that white paint!Just Kidding)

More please!

Laney:D

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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 07, 2012 8:08 am

Painting on my infantry while the Pain Engine dries.

Think I'm gonna up the colours and highlight to a more extreme to get the same feel as the TPE.

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The dark around the eyes is actually violet eyeshadow! =)
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 07, 2012 8:41 am

Wow! That Talos Pain Engine is awesome! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 07, 2012 4:55 pm

The skin is quite tedious work... At the moment I whished I masked the shell of and sprayed it, but thats to late. Lots and lots of layers to cover that dark red ... Well, soon I'll be done with that part =)

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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 07, 2012 7:22 pm

The dark red looks fantastic. Did you mask each segment? I am not sure how this model breaks down, but sometimes airbrushing parts unassembled can speed things up.
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 07, 2012 11:02 pm

Kinda steampunk pirate style I like it!

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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeFri Dec 07, 2012 11:23 pm

dam that is one awesome paint job on the talos LOVING it and the colours look fantastic.

More pic please.

LGW
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeSat Dec 08, 2012 1:26 am

Yes i masked each segment. The top cannot be painted separately unfortunately.

I'm quite happy with the choice of colours myself. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Komfritten's Dark Eldar   Komfritten's Dark Eldar I_icon_minitimeSat Dec 08, 2012 4:29 pm

The colours work really well-great work and looking forward to seeing more!
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