Ingold's Cadre [blog]

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Agentarrow
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Re: Ingold's Cadre (my year of the Tau)

Post#41 » Jul 14 2016 03:21

Ingold wrote:Thanks Agentarrow! The Stealth suit is all freehand, just me and my tiniest brush. I can make some kind of tutorial about it if you like? :)


I'd be interested to see your process. Freehanding boxes that tiny is extra impressive.

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Ingold
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Re: Ingold's Cadre (my year of the Tau)

Post#42 » Jul 16 2016 05:09

Agentarrow wrote:
Ingold wrote:Thanks Agentarrow! The Stealth suit is all freehand, just me and my tiniest brush. I can make some kind of tutorial about it if you like? :)


I'd be interested to see your process. Freehanding boxes that tiny is extra impressive.


I can't guarantee it will be in the near future though, because I'm planning to finish first some more FW and Crisis Suits. But when I grow tired of them, I'll do the Stealth Suits. They're less priority than those other units.

Finally I had some time to paint my new crisis suits. He's part of an anti-infantry squad. The other two members are equipped with the same weapons. Game wise I'll give one a target lock so he can shoot at a different target. I'm afraid that 3 burst cannons and 3 ARP are a little too much of an overkill.

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Ingold
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Re: Ingold's Cadre (my year of the Tau)

Post#43 » Jan 13 2017 08:02

Well, new year, new battle suit! Finally I had some time to grab my brushed and paint so get something done. It has been a couple of busy months, but in the end I had some spare time to get him finished.

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With his team mate. This will be a very AI-squad, with de AFP and burst cannons.
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Re: Ingold's Cadre (my year of the Tau)

Post#44 » Jan 29 2017 10:02

Nice clean work, I always liked the new model for the AFP.

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Ingold
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Re: Ingold's Cadre (my year of the Tau)

Post#45 » Feb 02 2017 12:03

Thanks Tael!

I finished the squad a couple of days ago. I tried to give them some unique, in-action poses and I'm happy how they turned out.

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And I had some time to paint my first HS-option: a broadside. I really enjoyed painting this model. Maybe I'll give him some weathering, but I'm not sure.

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Next: Fire Warriors!

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Post#46 » Feb 07 2017 02:24

Ooooh.. really like the themed set of photos! Lovely work again.

Firewarriors? Shiny :D

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Ingold
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Re: Ingold's Cadre (my year of the Tau)

Post#47 » Feb 09 2017 12:01

So last night the Tau were finally tested for the first time on the battlefield! I played a 1000-points game against Space Marines, which ended in an total annihilation of the Space Marines.

Here are some pictures I took during the battle:

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This battle really motivated me to paint more Tau. My next target is to paint the second squad Fire Warrior Strike Team. Then I haven't decided yet if I finish the Stealth Suits of I start painting my Riptide..

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Ingold
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Re: Ingold's Cadre [blog]

Post#48 » Mar 26 2017 06:33

Played another game a couple of days ago against Mantis Warriors. Because we're both unexperienced gamers, we did a simple kill points game of 750 points. In the end, the Tau were victorious:

The table:

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Some pictures of the Tau:

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And my opponent's Dreadnought:

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Post#49 » Mar 29 2017 02:55

Some great photos again, top stuff on the victories. Superb terrain to boot which is really a pleasure to see :)

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Ingold
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Post#50 » Mar 31 2017 03:08

Thanks Tael for your kind words.

Finally I have two ten-men squads Fire Warriors painted. With some extra bits I've been able to make some extra Fire Warriors so that I can field two twelve-man squads.

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