Sabre wrote:A-W-E-S-O-M-E... Its I can't figure out how much time you employed for converting the whole army...I've never seen nothing like this before and it makes it very original.
Congratulations dude! You'll save many tau lives with the drones! By the way, are the Crisis drones converted Remoras drones?
Kiblams wrote:I am continuing to get the drones and their sept markings painted:
Commander Clapt'rap (snip)
I do need some advice through; do you think I should put some sept markings on the weapons? (sides of those Missile Pods and Plasma Rifles)
I do have plans to put the blue electric glow in the engines at the rear of each of them, though do you think I should do the same in the 'nose' vents?
hownowbrowntau wrote:Claptrap? Tau empire inherited an old human mining/penal colony called Borderlands? Always wondered what border they were on.
hownowbrowntau wrote:Unlike an XV8, you've got more open surface area suitable for sept markings. Given the superb job you've done on the drones' markings, you could afford to add more to your wepaons without overcrowding the result
Blue glow is a good idea, but I'd pass on putting it on the front myself. If you do decide to do so, perhaps give the back ones a brighter effect, to imply forward movement. Maybe just paint the front a flat dark blue, like an inactive thruster plate.
hownowbrowntau wrote:I am truly in awe of this project of yours, as are many in my gaming group. The dedication of time and money, and the persistance you've shown with this is amazing. I think I can speak for all of us here and wish you great success with this, and we're all looking forward to poictures of the entire force once you've finished.
Cipher-032 wrote:Firstly, I love your army, this is only the second one ive seen (BTP's one was cool).
The thing the bases need is a slight hint of static grass, bits and pieces.
And possibly a thin green wash on the rocks. Just to add a small amount of colour to them.
Normally on all my bases I add bits of armour, weapons, and paint them various greens, and greys and make them rusty just to make things stand out.
Blackstorm wrote:I agree- I think the bases need some extra details.
With the number of models you've got you probably want something quick and easy so...
Paint some PVA in patches on the bases where you want the grass to be, then sprinkle some grass-flock on. The PVA will dry clear and you can just shake the rest of the flock back into the container.
Obviously, have a practice on some test-bases first to try and weigh up how much grass you think you want per base etc.
Looking awesome so far though, with or without grass!
yazchar wrote:Great video, and great looking army, one of the most unique out there that I've scene on the web. I love the bases too! Thanks for sharing all of this.
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