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Paladins of Frozen Blood

paint scheem and name have bin picked, thanks everyone
the name is Paladins of Frozen Blood



more including, terminators, assault squad, and commander to come
 

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Did u just wash the whole model with a watered down paint? Looks very similar to an effect i tried when i first started. Ok lets see. The model does have an ancient feel to it, and if you lyk the colour then stick to it. What i would suggest though is painting the sholder pad lines, gaps between the armour, eyes, kneepads etc. Maybe a black, white? For a name, id look at some ancient history books or sites or something, maybe something named after a mythical god or something?

Hope this helps and good luck!

...SquishyB

P.S...i think the sholder pads are on the wrong way aswell, although i dont think this really matters in game.
 

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actually, i put the sholder pads that way just cause i wanted somthing different, and i like the way it looked. and i relized i should paint those things you pointed out, i painted the shoulder pad lines and the gaps between the armor, i will post updated pics later, i think it does infact look better.i also tried tto shade it some aswell

the effect it actually drybrushed white, and various blue ink on the armor

thanks, more pics tonight
 

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Pos. names

Relic Guardians
Ancient Guard
Past Masters
Lords of Epoch

more to come

like the color scheme, although perhaps try a darker red (red gore?) and wash with a slightly darker red, then highlight to show chipped paint?
 

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here's some pics of what i did last night, im goin to do some more work on it aswell, i also built and primed some models last night so ill start on some more





i actually was thinking about ancient guard myself, and palidan would be cool to incorpirate

thanks, please keep coming with tose tips, im really greatfull for em

[edit] here's one, Palidans of old
did a little more work with my trusty blue ink working on shadows, highlights, ect..

[edit 2] i decided to switch the shoulder pads back to normal, because of it woulr be a pain to convert metal models that way, and because i want to get some of the dark angels metal models with the cloaks, i think that may add to the ancient look, plus i have no experience with green stuff at the moment, if i do get to do that academy thing, i belive they teach you how to do stuff with it, im more of a hands on learner, i have trouble reading tutorials, rules, ect... thats probably why i've had trouble learning how to play just from reading
 

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well, my parents dont want to drive me to the store cause its in a mall, even though they go farther away for my brothers lacrosse, so i cant do the academy thing:cry: so i need to learn about green stuff and playing elsewhere.

but on a good note, im working on a couple of other models, and am stripping paint off of some other ones, including a terminator squad, which look cool

uhh..... still trying to come up with a name, ancient palidans..........uhh, i dont know
 

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I really like the Paladins of frozen blood.This incorporates the blue ink that you used as well as the Snow/ancient effect on them. Have you thought about basing yet?
 

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i like that one to, im thinking baby some rocks and snow, or somthing along those lines, i really like that pofb name, now all i need is an icon, any suggestions?
 

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nothing on icons, but the snowbase would be nice contrast to the model.Only thing is the ancient effect on the models might just look like snow.

Tygra
 

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An Ash base might look neat.Your models would seem really tough then,being Palidins of frozen blood on a volcano world!
 

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i was thinking of an icon i could use and thoughtof this, take a teardrop
transfer, then paint it blue, and drybrush on white to get the ancient/frozen look, and then two swords crossed to represent the palidan,

comment, ideas?

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Sounds like a great idea. the blue will be nice contrast to the red.I was thinking more towards hammers than swords for the paladin bit.
 
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GW Enchanted blue with an ice blue highlight.Or just add some white to your enchanted blue for the highlight.Make sure to water down your paint on the palette about 60:40 paint to water.Use clean water aswell. Hope to see some pics soon!
 
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