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PostSubject: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 11 Dec 2011 - 13:16

Just wanted to share my Reiklander Warband.
It is a work in progress and I still need to create many of my henchmen. I will include a lot of black powder (cause it looks very cool).

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Ed's Reiklanders Img_0511

Ogre bodyguard:
Ed's Reiklanders Img_0515
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 11 Dec 2011 - 14:21

VERY, VERY WELL DONE! thumbsup
The Lads are all BEAUTIFULLY painted & based. I love the way you did the skin tones on the Ogre...looks like he mugged the plastic G.W. Giant. GREAT STUFF!
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 11 Dec 2011 - 14:30

Great warband! The bright colors are totally different from your Undead warbnd but fit the Reikländer very well. Now I'd like to see some closeups of the other minis!
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 11 Dec 2011 - 21:56

Nice warband. I hate the plastic ogres the have no peronality and they're difficult to convert. You've managed to give yours some personally. Well done! The skin tone is excellent. What is that creature tied to the ogre's belt?
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 11 Dec 2011 - 22:01

It's the goat wineskin bit from the giant sprue IIRC.

Great warband, nice kitbashing and effective painting technique. Keep on sharing your stuff!
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 11 Dec 2011 - 22:52

You have a very nice warband Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeFri 16 Dec 2011 - 9:25

Wow! That's a very colourful and characterful band! I really enjoy seeing a group of miniatures with different sizes and heights. It adds realism to it. Well done with the paintjob, they really look great!

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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeFri 16 Dec 2011 - 14:22

Great skintones! Very alive! As for the kitbashing, that's catachan arms you've used, right? From the Jungle fighters box or the Command box? I would like to know as I'm planning to perhaps use them for a 40K penal legion, and it's nice to have size comparison possibilities...
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeFri 16 Dec 2011 - 14:25

Awesome minis, fantastic painting job, and i love your ogre, the way you painted the wooden part of his hammer is great! THUmbs up!

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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSat 17 Dec 2011 - 13:19

Thanks everyone for your comments. This is a very encouraging forum. I'll post some more closeups soon and add minis as I create them.

Folketsfiende, the arms are definately catachan and are pobably in the jungle fighters box. I got them years ago in a plastic kit containing guard, orks and mutations in order to make mutants. GW don't have that kit anymore but I'm pretty sure those pieces are in the jungle fighters box.
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 1 Jan 2012 - 8:38

Two new henchmen:
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 1 Jan 2012 - 12:35

That's starting the New year off on the right foot! The Lads look TERRIFIC...I especially like your leather work. VERY WELL DONE! thumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 1 Jan 2012 - 19:39

Yeah, good work Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeMon 2 Jan 2012 - 2:53

Yes the leatherworki is fantastic.
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeThu 5 Jan 2012 - 9:14

More good stuff! I really like the colour contrast and clarity of your painting.
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeThu 5 Jan 2012 - 17:48

Great looking warband Ed. I like all the details on the Ogre and the painting all round is top notch! Your Undead bunch are pretty damn cool also.
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeThu 5 Jan 2012 - 18:37

Damn...that's a nice looking warband. Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 20 May 2012 - 14:31

Two more henchmen.
I am nearly finished this warband. Just my captain, a champion and one more henchmen left to paint. Yew!
I'll post them as I complete them then put up some group shots.

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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 20 May 2012 - 17:23

I think they both look great, but the second one, with the grey beard is my favorite. You really should think about drilling out the barrels of the guns though - it will look even better!
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 20 May 2012 - 17:48

I on the other hand like the one with the Hulk Hogan tache best!

This warband is gonna look awesome when finally finished!
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeSun 20 May 2012 - 18:02

As always two FINE pieces of brushwork. VERY WELL DONE! thumbsup

folketsfiende wrote:
You really should think about drilling out the barrels of the guns though - it will look even better!

I concur on this point. Since it wouldn't require a repaint, it is something to consider. A #60 or 62 drill bit would do the job nicely; just be sure to tape a starting spot (dead center)...a push pin works nicely for this. What a Face
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeTue 22 May 2012 - 7:29

Cheers.
Great advice on the drill. I'll give it a go.
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeThu 24 May 2012 - 2:02

Great job on these mate
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeThu 24 May 2012 - 9:18

Stunning paintwork, and the bright colours look really fantastic. Overall an excellent looking warband!
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PostSubject: Re: Ed's Reiklanders   Ed's Reiklanders Icon_minitimeThu 24 May 2012 - 20:23

They look good, and the placement of colours on the modells are well chosen, thumbs up!

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