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    Kernewek (Cornish) Imperial Guard

    OK, so after taking forever to get them finished 29 Guardsmen of varying rank and load-out are finished. They were inspired by the works of this man and a desire to have a guard army that looked a little different. I took the photos in day light and they were sadly not as bright as I hoped, fingers crossed that the images are good enough for you to see them. I had built these men a few years ago now, when I expand them I will model in a few extra details such as backpacks and scarfs, etc...

    Although I complain that they took forever, they were quite simple to do I just had very little time to paint. I'm hoping the simplicity of the scheme will make it doable for me to complete a IG army.













    Link to my Photobucket page.

    Please critique and most importantly compliment


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    Not bad i really like the bases
    "Should take you a while though because of your sloth like pace"
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    Thanks. The bases are modelling clay stuck down and then carved into to create a cracked desert/mud-flats look. The clay doesn't stick too well to the bases so most have been super glued on after drying. They've been painted Bubonic Brown, had a Delven Mud wash and been edged and heavily dry brushed with Desert Yellow. I saw bases made in a similar fashion in a tutorial that I thought was on this site but for the life of me I can't find it now.

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    Very nice work. I always admire people who actually finish their IG One critical feedback would be the eye technique. There should definitely be much less white. A dark circle with white dots on the sides is often much more effective at scale than painting white and trying to add in the color.

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    Awesome, thanks. As you can likely gather from the fact they were al built a few years ago I've failed to complete a Guard army once already. I was trying to use the technique from WD with a white area and a black stripe down (almost cat like) but I do agree that they do still have a bit of that popped eye shocked look.

    So two white dots on black rather than one black on white yeah?
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    Rydhsys rag Kernow lemmyn!

    They look pretty good, but your pictures are very dark so it's hard to see the little details and such. But Affe said, a finished Guard army always looks nice!

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    Well Ravendove, you've outed me a poor Cornish speaker.
    Something about Cornwall now? Although I come from the county my langauge skills only really go as far as saying Launceston correctly.

    Yes sorry about the photo quality I will take better ones in future with the addition of light bulbs and electricity.

    That bunch of troops their takes me to almost 1/3rd of the footsloggers done. This will be a long journey!

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    Not bad actually, the pictures aren't great but from what I can see of them I like them, especially the bases. I like seeing some finished IG for once

    ~ DiW

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