Skip to main content

Hunt the Fallen: Dark Angels Captain

Hi all

Today I just have a quick post of the Dark Vengeance Dark Angels Captain I've been painting up for a bit of fun. 

I have to say I really do like this model. The detail on it is really good. Again GW showing just what they can achieve with plastic when they put their minds to it.

So on with the pictures!

I found parts of the this model a little bit challenging. For a start the cream coloured robes I found difficult. I tend to stay away from cream cloth as I always find getting the shading and highlight right is difficult. I'm fairly happy with how it turned out on this model but I feel there is still room for improvement but as always practice make perfect. The other challenging part was the sword. Normally I would just do it as a silver metal but this time I felt that it needed something more. So I opened up the little 'Eavy Metal book I got in my edge paint box and decided I'd give the feathering technique in there a try. It was harder than I thought. The sword on the finished model was the third attempt at getting it right. While not perfect I think I managed to get a decent ish blend of the colours. The thing I'm really happy with on this model are the gold area's.    I changed my method for doing gold on this model. Partly because I wanted a more shiney gold on this model rather than the more brass/bronze shade I usually prefer and partly as a test for the Emperors Children I will hopefully be doing soon. I'll also be testing it on my Emperors Children Captain. 

Overall I'm happy with how its turned out and it has been a real pleasure to have a go at painting it. Think I'll give the Librarian a try next. 

Well that's it for this post. As always thanks for taking the time to have a look and please feel free to leave a comment be it good, bad or somewhere in between. 



Popular posts from this blog

Start Collecting Skitarii Review

Hey all, today I'm giving my little review on the new Start Collecting Skitarii box. Firstly for a GW price of  £50 ($85) these are exceptional value, in this box set the Dunewalker is £40, Rangers/Vanguard £23.50 and the Dominus £22. Even at £50, that's a £35.50 saving. If you're like me and bought it from an online store ( Goblin Gaming for me, 20% discount and £3.90 postage, just under 50% off standalone retail price)

Scenery: Imperial Sector Buildings WIP

Hi all

Its been a while since anything new was posted on SotA which I think has been due to both myself and Zebulon having a little break from doing anything major. I've been tinkering with a few bits and pieces for the last few weeks and now find myself ready to get back into the swing of things.

So first up are the buildings from the Imperial Sector box. I was lucky enough to find this box in my local store at the old price of about £52 rather than the new £70 price. I hadn't intended to buy it but I knew I'd regret not buying it. It took me a couple of weeks to assemble the buildings which was slow by my standards (due to the decreased nature of hobby activities).

So lets get on with the pictures.

Slaughterpriest Painting Challenge

Hey all, we're back today with another of myself and Blackmane's painting challenges. Since we both picked up the shiney new version of White Dwarf, we though it fitting to do a challenge based of the Slaughterpriest that came with it. 
We have 2 weeks from today to complete the model in anyway we see fit and then we will put it up as a poll to see who the victor is! 
On a slightly related note, myself and Blackmane have both moved house in the last couple of months each gaining a hobby room/studio. This explains our lack of posts recently and should allow us both increased content for our little blog which we hope you will enjoy going forward.
Paint brushes at the ready..... GO!!