Happy New 2016!

Well the festive season came and went in a blur.  Sadly a combination of having to work between Christmas and New Year and various family commitments has meant two “missed” blog Sundays and a reduction in general painting time, but such things happen.  In an effort to rectify this I will be doing a mid-week post on my 52 Week Challenge 🙂

Before Christmas I decided to have a small detour from my Imperial Knights and grabbed the Terminators from my box of Space Hulk.  As much as I enjoy painting red (and green) I don’t often paint it with my current choice of armies and miniatures.  I’ve also been watching the Painting Buddha Ultramarine videos recently (I’m a PB backer and Patreon so get the HD videos) and this has inspired me to try and paint using blends and pushing the shadows more than I have done on my Space Wolves army.

Flesh Tearer Montage 1

I’m very happy with the result and I feel it’s improved my use of my wet palette and getting colours right.  The picture doesn’t quite show the depth of colour I’ve managed to achieve so far, the second miniature is actually better!  I shall now veer off at a tangent on the subject of techniques…

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