Sunday, 7 February 2010

Blood Angels: Terminator Sergeant

 

As predicted, 2 more points score quite quickly in the Painting  Challenge for the completed Terminator Sergeant. This has been my favourite model to paint so far. Having said that, I am not happy with the power sword and a couple of other bits, but it's all a leraning curve and the whole idea of this army is to get into the painting more and be a 'practice run' for the Dark Templar army.

 

I have worked out a good process for the stone crux on the shoulder, which I have used on any skulls/bolter details. It is slightly different from the colours used for purity seals or tabards and I may add a related painting demonstration blog at some point.

Looking at these pics, the base is not doing it for me – the scheme used for the tactical marines is obviously not enough for the larger bases. I may add another highlight, or some scenic snow (which I was intending to use on this army anyway).

Next on the list is the Dred, which I have been avoiding (dreading?...sorry) but it will give a hint of how my scheme works on a vehicle. I also undercoated the 4 remaining Terminators today so they should be underway soon too.


2 comments:

  1. Looking good mate!

    One observation, he looks quite shiny - is that by design? In my (often flawed, usually crazy) opinion your painting would benefit from a more matt finish.

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  2. He is quite shiny at this stage due to the ink washes, although the spotlight probably doesn't help.

    None of my finished figures have been sprayed with Purity Seal yet, which I think has a matt/satin finish, so this should dumb down the glossy look.

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