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All the latest stuff I've been getting up to.

Lenses

Some progress on the Stormblade, starting to get to the details. I love painting lenses... 

Happy painting

All in all I'm happy with where this is going. Started adding some verdigris, some oil stains, and just general griminess... 

Freehand

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Here are some more photos, with the division number & nameplate done, and a start on some oil pinwashing to add a bit of depth ... 

Weathering

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I tinted the whole thing a bit darker and more neutral with a bit of Payne's gray.Spent some time on sponge and brush chipping, and ... 

Laying on the basecoat

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Started laying on some base colors. Aiming for a blue/gray gradient, which should go well with a red rust and a light brown dust mix ... 

Stormblade, all primed up

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Here is the completed primed thing. Next up, painting time..... 

Tank commander, done!

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Finished up the commander, I think I will stick with him, he's grown on me: And here he is on the now-primed tank: Now the ... 

Tank commander

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So I've been thinking about what color scheme / army my Stormblade belongs to, and initially I thought I'd go for a DKOK unit.I began ... 

Computer console

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In between all this, and to relieve some of that rivet-zen, I built a little computer console destination marker thingy using some of my assortment ... 

Mindlessly riveting

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So, after spending a countless number of evenings in a state of absolute mindlessness, placing little dot after little dot all over the tank, the ... 

Starting on detail work

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I think I've finally figured out out how attach and position the wheels to the tank. At the moment the wheels (and tracks) are still ... 

DIY Industrial pipe terrain

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In other project news, I tried my own take on the hardware-store-industrial style pipes.This is decorated with some cast greeblies, some specifically made for the ... 

My daughter's P-51D

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Last but not least, my daughter really wanted a model aircraft to build for her 9th birthday.So I swung by our local friendly hobby shoppe, ... 

Internal rework

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So it is that part of the project again. You know, the part where I change my mind and tear things apart because I finally ... 

Turret weapons

I added the bolters and lasguns to the side mounts. The masters are constructed from bits of plastic tubing (drinking straws, etc) and bits from ...