New Citadel Paints

This weekend I spent quite a bit of time painting up the Chaos Lord miniature from the Dark Vengeance 40k boxed set.  This miniature is the first for quite a while that has actually “inspired” me to do some proper painting using a brush rather than an airbrush and fancy pigments.

For those modellers who have been living in a cave for the past six months, in March this year, Games Workshop withdrew their whole range of paints and replaced it with a range that consists of 145 completely different colours using a different formula paint.  A lot of people slated Games Workshop for daring to remove colours such as Skull White and Bleached Bone.

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Wayland Let Me Down Again

I mentioned in an earlier post that I had ordered 13 paints from Wayland on Monday.  That post was made on Wednesday and I had a bit of a moan that they’d not been dispatched.  I’ve been checking fairly regularly to see when they were likely to be dispatched as I really wanted them so that I could do some painting this weekend, well about twenty minutes ago (14:50) I looked and the status of my order has gone from “Processing” to “Awaiting Stock”…

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Dark Vengeance Chaos Lord

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’m itching to do some ‘traditional’ painting – i.e. using a brush and not airbrush and weathering techniques.  To this end I have in my possession one of the lovely plastic Chaos Lord models from the Dark Vengeance boxed set.  I picked this up for the bargain price of a fiver (that’s £5).  The model is a lovely piece of work and despite the amount of detail is only five pieces – backpack, cloak & shoulders, body and two arms.

In principal it’s a fairly simple paint job, made more straightforward by the host of reference pictures.

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