Long time lurker (w/o profile) first-time poster. I'm hoping this log forces me to keep moving on my cadre.
I've been collecting/painting/playing (in that order) for about 5 years now. Starting originally with Necrons and quickly falling out of love with them in favor of the Tau Empire.
I started my Cadre by trading off the majority of my Necron army and received a large force of crisis suits, fire warriors, stealth suits, and a couple hammerheads. Figuring out that I had more crisis suits than I could ever hope to field in a single game I decided that I would join the forces of Commander Farsight. Since then I've spent more money than I would like to even think about growing my collection of little plastic duders. As it stands now I have...***HQS***
1 Cadre Fireblade
100 Fire Warriors (in various states of construction)
20 Pathfinders with Carbines
10 Pathfinders with Heavy Weapons (5 Rail, 5 Ion)
24 XV8 Crisis Suits
1 XV9 Battlesuit with Twin Linked Burst Cannons
1 XV9 Battlesuit with Twin Linked Phased Ion guns
15 XV25 Stealth Suits
4 XV88 Broadside Battlesuits
2 XV95 Ghostkeel Battlesuits
5 XV104 Riptides
1 XV107 R'varna Battlesuit***Vehicles***
7 Hammerhead Gunships
1 Razor Shark Fighter
Now yes I know, and my girlfriend constantly reminds me, that I have more stuff than I could ever hope to use at one time. But hey, they don't call it plastic crack for just any reason. Now a lot of some of this stuff I've acquired through trades so I've ended up with way too many of some things (everyone has Firewarriors, Crisis Suits, and Riptides).
So this is the paint scheme for the majority of my infantry. The Maroon color is Vallejo's Black Red (70.859) the black is worked up with Citadel's Skavenblight Dinge and then Stormvermin Fur.
My biggest problem is that I'm never happy with anything I paint and I always try to redo it. One of my goals for this log will be to decide on a scheme and stick with it the entire way. I can't tell you that it will be quick, but I hope to finish everything eventually.
Here is a album of some of my workhttp://imgur.com/a/71oQm
I will try to build myself a proper lightbox but I can't promise anything.