I've always had a problem working out exactly what paints to use to paint "Old-style" Genestealers.
Even if you have no interest in sculpting your own figures there will be times when you need to reach for the modelling putty.
Some time ago I was talking to someone in a shop who was planning to take up figure painting. I mentioned Black Inking as a useful technique and he admitted he didn’t know what it was.
The new GW Legion of the Dammed figures are really nice! Some nice details and some good poses too!
In spirit, the Genestealers are closest to Ridley Scott’s Aliens. Physically, however, the metal Hormagaunts are a better match.
Irregular Magazine 3 / Winter '10 has just been released on the newly resdesigned Irregular Magazine website!
Irregular Magazine Issue 2 has just been released at: http://irregularmagazine.com/
I've been asked a couple of times how I did the carapaces of my Tyranids, so guess it is time for a tutorial.
How you do it is a follows:-
Just a random collection of Tips and Tricks and other things I've found in my few years of modeling and miniature painting.
Some people may have seen or heard about the sontargrymn, enemies of Dr Hugh