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by razormage
Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:38 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Kaastaruk, Skull-bearer of the Tarvax
Replies: 2
Views: 2869

Kaastaruk, Skull-bearer of the Tarvax

Well, this morning I submitted this bad boy to the WAMP Darklands 2013 contest, so I can finally share him with you here! This is Kaastaruk, the Skull-Bearer of the Tarvax, and the first model in a while that I've painted just for a contest. For WiP shots, including details on the colors used, you c...
by razormage
Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Glaun, Tawrdraig of Cynfelyn
Replies: 1
Views: 1454

Glaun, Tawrdraig of Cynfelyn

Well, as of now I've finally submitted this guy to the WAMP forums for the Darklands 2013 contest, so I can finally share him on here! He's not been approved yet, but he's posted, so I'm considering that good enough. This is Glaun, the Bull Dragon of Wales. For WiP posts on him, you can check it out...
by razormage
Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage messes up another Cawrdraig and Dyndraig
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

Razormage messes up another Cawrdraig and Dyndraig

As always, copied and pasted from my blog . Take a look over there if you want amusing mouseover text, but otherwise the two posts are the same. Also, as a disclaimer, following the "my lesson" link is rated 15+ for blood and violence. (Usually my posts are rated 12+ for some minor alcohol...
by razormage
Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP
Replies: 11
Views: 3766

Re: Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP

That is quite a task mate. I really wish you luck! Also I've had a look at your blog. Couldn't find any orcs! I'd love to see them if you get a chance to put some pics up. Re' my Trolls, Cheers dude! Hahaha, ironically, the blog named after my Orcs does not yet have any pictures of said orcs on it....
by razormage
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP
Replies: 11
Views: 3766

Re: Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP

I think that could beat my Trolls in the unit category Damn you! ;-) I really, really like your trolls. I'm not sure my Aradae could beat them, if he has friends painted to the same level! Tell you what: I'll only do it if I can submit a unit of three of them. One is painted and done (except the ba...
by razormage
Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP
Replies: 11
Views: 3766

Re: Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP

0:45 am You really work at a fast pace! Do you ever sleep? I have a 3-month old baby who hasn't figured out how to sleep through the night yet (and a two year old who has). I figure since sleep is kind of optional at this point anyway, why not be productive while I'm on Daddy duty? I was shocked ho...
by razormage
Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Aradae Mawr - WiP
Replies: 7
Views: 3314

Re: Razormage's Aradae Mawr - WiP

Heh, glad it's appreciated every if it's not everyone's style of beer! I've done one GW tournament (Throne of Skulls in 2010) and the paint judge didn't even take a second look at my army (Reptilian people), and awarded the best painted prize to an army that was so hideously dark, some of the models...
by razormage
Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP
Replies: 11
Views: 3766

Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP

Well, another week means another series of Razormage WiPs! Since the rest of this week is going to spent basing entries for the WAMP contest (which I can't share here, at least until it's over), this guy will have to tide everyone over until next week. I started on him Friday night, and quit working...
by razormage
Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Aradae Mawr - WiP
Replies: 7
Views: 3314

Re: Razormage's Aradae Mawr - WiP

Excited about where I was on Aradae Mawr with his skin and silver parts done, I moved on to the minor colors on the model. I decided blue was a decent complement to the purple skintone, so I chose that for the bindings on him. Blues, Layer 1: https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-PQuy2vCWonY/UhI07anODb...
by razormage
Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Aradae Mawr - WiP
Replies: 7
Views: 3314

Razormage's Aradae Mawr - WiP

Howdy, guys! I've been working on Aradae Mawr since Monday, but this is the first chance I've had to upload the pictures and actually write up what I've done on him. I was hoping to knock him out in 7 days, but last night was day 5 and I've still got a ton of the model left. As usual, those followin...
by razormage
Mon Aug 12, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Brythoniaid Dyndraig
Replies: 6
Views: 2815

Re: Brythoniaid Dyndraig

I'm digging that light brown color choice as well. What did you use for your basing materials for the rocks? Is that mulch, or something else?
by razormage
Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:11 pm
Forum: Painting Competitions
Topic: WAMP Darklands 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 4610

Re: WAMP Darklands 2013

I'm tentatively going to enter Glaun, a unit of Cawrdraig, and possibly a Tarvax skull-bearer if I can get one painted and based in time.
by razormage
Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage Brythoniaid conversions - Aradae Mawr and Galhwch
Replies: 6
Views: 2861

Razormage Brythoniaid conversions - Aradae Mawr and Galhwch

So, I loved Roberto Chaudon's Aradae Mawr sculpt so much that I ordered between four and six of them in the hopes that I could field them as a unit. However, using the same model for six guys in a unit is a bit silly looking! Since I had two of the Brythoniaid starters ordered, I took the plunge and...
by razormage
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Andy P WIPs
Replies: 14
Views: 4641

Re: Andy P WIPs

I'm going to vote for Carrowek on horse, because 1) Nobody has painted one up yet (that we've seen), and 2) we've now seen a glimpse of a painted mounted model (Penda), and it's our job to match it as best we can.
by razormage
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Aniku's WIPs
Replies: 89
Views: 18443

Re: Aniku's WIPs

I agree with AndyS. I think it needs at least one layer of the last layer you painted + white, just on the tips, and possibly a second of pure white, as fine as you can make it. But then, I always over highlight. Always, always, always. With NMM, though, I feel it's important to have some of that wh...
by razormage
Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Kickstarter haul - who's got what coming?
Replies: 65
Views: 20116

Re: Kickstarter haul - who's got what coming?

Well, it appears I have no willpower. Here's what I already owned, plus what I have ordered: Angelcynn: 1x Angelcynn Starter -Penda on Foot -Duguth Unit -Cynemon -Meloda -Aethelglyth 2x Creoda 1x Penda on horse (and another with a wolf helm) 1x Wulfhere, Fane-Bearer of Mierce 1x Cearl 1x Ceonwulf, h...
by razormage
Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Southern California?
Replies: 2
Views: 1832

Re: Southern California?

JohnnyJuice: I'm not from SoCal, but I come down for the Quake City Rumble GT in San Francisco every July. If you're around that area next year, I'd love to demo Darklands with you one night! I know quite a few of the guys down there have Mierce stuff incorporated into armies for a game system anoth...
by razormage
Thu Aug 01, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Aniku's WIPs
Replies: 89
Views: 18443

Re: Aniku's WIPs

Looking great! I must confess, though, to being almost as intrigued at the Legado de Yuste in the background... glad to see I'm not the only one who drinks Belgian Monastic-style beer while painting! That's not one I've ever heard of; I'll have to see if I can find a distributor in Texas who can get...
by razormage
Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Jan´s Cormorágg WIP
Replies: 7
Views: 2237

Re: Jan´s Cormorágg WIP

It's looking good! I'm loving how smoothly you transition from the skintone to that dark brown on the lower legs. Nice looking Talos in the background as well!
by razormage
Wed Jul 31, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Removing mold lines
Replies: 13
Views: 5129

Re: Removing mold lines

Mold lines are an necessary evil with all miniatures. Some have barely any, some the mold,has,slipped and half the,model will need to be scrapped and filed and rebuilt. For me, the worst thing on a mini is a mold line.Personally, it takes me hours to clean a resin mini, I also use watered down mili...
by razormage
Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Glaun - WiP
Replies: 15
Views: 5246

Re: Razormage's Glaun - WiP

Well, I worked on Glaun some more this weekend, and thought I'd share where he is right now. Layer Five is all Medium Gray, mixed just over 4:1 with Goblin Green. I've started pulling back the Goblin Green slightly, so that by layer eight it will be all gone. https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-xFY19...
by razormage
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Warchild40k - WIPs
Replies: 102
Views: 27232

Re: Warchild40k - WIPs

I quite like the red! But then, I love bold pallates with high contrast on models, so feel free to disregard me.
by razormage
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Glaun - WiP
Replies: 15
Views: 5246

Re: Razormage's Glaun - WiP

Well, I put some more time into Glaun. First off, I did the inside of the mouth, gums, and exposed musculature in purples highlighted up to pink. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-nAM21p-07qk/UfKG-nBFlFI/AAAAAAAAANM/_6F-eWK9CfU/s640/blogger-image-1470315533.jpg Posed with some light in his mouth, s...
by razormage
Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Painting fur
Replies: 10
Views: 7405

Re: Painting fur

Fur's one of the things I have trouble with as well. I used to just drybrush it, as the texture made it very conducive to doing so, but haven't in a while. Usually I just overhighlight it significantly, then use progressive washes (adding a bit of floor wax to break up the surface tension) to shade ...
by razormage
Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: A second wave delivery thread!
Replies: 2
Views: 2673

A second wave delivery thread!

I had the unfortunate experience yesterday of having to get a tooth filling drilled out and replaced. Fortunately, Mierce Miniatures had anticipated my pain, and when I got home, I found a small brown cardboard box containing the bone-aberrant Torku, and the Norse Troll starter set! It was the laugh...
by razormage
Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Glaun - WiP
Replies: 15
Views: 5246

Re: Razormage's Glaun - WiP

AndyS, As mentioned earlier, I intend to sculpt some projectile napalm/flames/something coming out of his mouth (he will dual function as a HeckCannon in my Soldiers of Not-Goodness army), and I'm thinking of going with a glowy greenish/blueish flavor, just like one of the Pacific Rim Kaiju. After a...
by razormage
Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Glaun - WiP
Replies: 15
Views: 5246

Re: Razormage's Glaun - WiP

Nice work. Probably more contrast than mine will have. Yea, my paint style is very reliant on high-contrast, because I mostly paint for Warhammer Grand Tournaments where the venue lighting is typically dubious, and the paint job has to "pop" enough to make the army stand out among the oth...
by razormage
Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Glaun - WiP
Replies: 15
Views: 5246

Re: Razormage's Glaun - WiP

First off, AndyS: Here's the back him before and after, so you can see how filling the gaps worked out. https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-sCdCz3qq7SI/Ue0lVv4FiKI/AAAAAAAAAHU/jguuzTm7DiA/s640/blogger-image--2097116429.jpg https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-HhjyZ_OXW_4/Ue6Ea8qbQuI/AAAAAAAAAIw/YGnIVER...
by razormage
Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Glaun - WiP
Replies: 15
Views: 5246

Re: Razormage's Glaun - WiP

I did, but I subsequently dropped him and popped out the one in the back of the left arm (mostly by snapping the whole arm off and not realizing the putty was gone until a few layers later). I'll shoot a couple of in-close shots tonight and show how they turned out.
by razormage
Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:38 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Glaun - WiP
Replies: 15
Views: 5246

Razormage's Glaun - WiP

I've delayed putting anything up on here, because I hadn't managed to get paint on any of my Mierce Miniatures until last night. Now that I've done it, I'm excited enough that I want to put up some WiPs, even though I usually avoid doing that as much as possible, because I'm never satisfied until it...
by razormage
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 7202

Re: Howdy from Texas

D'oh! It's the 2nd-4th, so you will sadly be gone! It's probably for the best, though; this way Rob and Tim don't have to worry as much about rushing rules out, and I don't have to worry about the fact that the only thing I have painted is a partway Glaun. I'm suckering one of my friends here in San...
by razormage
Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 7202

Re: Howdy from Texas

Sacredroach,
I'm done with the previously mentioned army, and am ready to start painting up Darklands stuff! What would you prefer to play against: Brythoniaid, Fomoriac, or Ysian Drunes? I'd offer Norse but I'm not 100% sure I will have them in time, much less get them painted.
by razormage
Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Darklands and Other Models
Replies: 299
Views: 88318

Re: Darklands Models

The only thing that brings Krull down is the blood-spatter on the axe. I'm gonna have to go ahead and disagree with you on that, grefven. I love the way the blood spatter looks. It brings a nice touch of detail to an otherwise flat and boring piece of the model. Sorn, is it metallic paint, or did h...
by razormage
Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: The Yipee my starter set has arrived thread
Replies: 27
Views: 8767

Re: The Yipee my starter set has arrived thread

When I got home yesterday, to my joy, was a big box from Mierce Miniatures. It immediately became a battle of wills for me to not open the box - my wife was enjoying her first night out since our son was born, I was watching the baby and our toddler, and I have a Vampire Counts army I have to finish...
by razormage
Wed May 29, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: The Yipee my starter set has arrived thread
Replies: 27
Views: 8767

Re: The Yipee my starter set has arrived thread

My order has gone into the joyous Packing stage! At this point, it's a race to see who gets their Kickstarter models to me first: Reaper, Mierce, or Mantic. I'm pulling for you, Mierce! My only question is why the Galhwch Lladd Llaw I ordered on his own isn't included in the stuff they're packing up...
by razormage
Tue May 28, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 7202

Re: Howdy from Texas

Craig, Sounds good! I'm currently finishing up a Vampire Counts army for Quake City Rumble in San Francisco, but once it's done I'm going to be turning my attention fully to Mierce stuff. I hope to have a decent warband painted up and ready to go by the time this happens! I wish we had a rules or ar...
by razormage
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: inspiration for tarvax ;-)
Replies: 5
Views: 2777

Re: inspiration for tarvax ;-)

Who isn't in the market for bull semen


This Texan? Liking the ideas I'm getting for the mottled brown-and-white though. That might be fun to run with.
by razormage
Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Pro Studio Brushes
Replies: 6
Views: 3009

Re: Pro Studio Brushes

I can't tell that well from the pictures, but do they have a plastic bristle guard around the tips, or not? I'd be very skeptical if they were shipped without those.
by razormage
Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:00 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Trolls WIP
Replies: 114
Views: 21824

Re: AndyS Trolls WIP

Andy,
Thanks for sharing! Your stuff has made me incredibly glad that I added Norse to my order. I can't wait to get those big boys in and throw paint on them! Was it all airbrush work, or did you transition to standard brushes after the first few layers?
by razormage
Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Kickstarter haul - who's got what coming?
Replies: 65
Views: 20116

Re: Kickstarter haul - who's got what coming?

Well, decided to add in the stuff I was on the fence about: Carrowek on horse, Mjagnir, and Aradae Mawr (whose concept art got silently updated, in case nobody had noticed). On top of that, the concept art convinced me to get Jowan and the hounds. And since I'm already getting Carrowek on Horse, Hed...
by razormage
Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 7202

Re: Howdy from Texas

Craig, It won't be an issue getting permission to do it if I've got an opponent - I've been on the Warhammer GT circuit for almost a decade and am one of the people that runs the San Antonio tournament. I just wanted to make sure it wasn't going to be me playing against myself! I'll have similar pro...
by razormage
Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:00 am
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 7202

Re: Howdy from Texas

Mike, nice to meet you! You do any other tabletop gaming, or are you an all-about-the-minis type of guy? I'm both, so either way works for me!
by razormage
Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:44 am
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 7202

Re: Howdy from Texas

Craig, I'm going to be at Bayou Battles (the big Warhammer Fantasy GT in Houston) at the start of August. If you're willing to play a demo game with me, I might be able to talk the organizers into letting us commandeer a table for anyone who might be interested in watching! If nothing else, there's ...
by razormage
Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Kickstarter haul - who's got what coming?
Replies: 65
Views: 20116

Re: Kickstarter haul - who's got what coming?

Angelcynn [to go with the two Creodas I already have]: Angelcynn Starter Ceonwulf, horn-blower of Mierce Penda on horse with Wolf helm Wulfhere, fane-bearer of Mierce Brythoniaid [to go with Typhaggahw]: Brythoniaid Starter Glaun, Tarwdraig of Cynfelyn Hywel Hir Angrislaug Fomoriac [to go with Galag...
by razormage
Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 7202

Howdy from Texas

Ryan Smith, San Antonio, Texas. Eager for anyone else in the Lone Star State (or New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisania, Arkansas - you're all five+ hours away anyhow!)

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