Monday, 1 August 2016
Hess Poison Breath - take 2
Life's an eternal circle of doing the same things isn't it ? Well my painting life surely revolves a bit and I've recently had to come back to an old acquaintance after our first encounter...
The reason behind all this is that I've inflicted myself an embargo on miniatures and any modelling supply requiring paint. This embargo has started in May and though I've stupidly (and unwillingly) broken it by getting a set of scenery, it has changed quite a few things in the way I get new models. Apart from trades (my favourite way of dealing) and gifts (thanks to the generosity of many) my only resort is to pay in paint.
I therefore got a Nurgle champion I was looking for against a paintjob. The model happened to be a Jes Goodwin chaos sorceror so I was really pleased !
Painting wise, the owner had a very precise idea of colours and vibe so I just slavishly complied and only used my imagination and common sense for the few bits not specified. Funnily enough, the colour scheme wasn't that far from the one I used about 3 years ago.
The older one on the right had suffered a frosting catastrophy at the time only salvaged by a new coat of antishine matt spray afterwards which saved the appearance but killed all contrasts and making it a bit blurry...
So this was my way to get back into the swing of things, a Goodwin model is a good way to warm up again and is always means quality time spent with a brush. I feel all pumped up to get working on something a little more ambitious now ! ;)