Author Topic: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff  (Read 12416 times)

Deckard_2049

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #60 on: 12 May 2023, 21:21:04 »
Decided to try out one of the less typical Jade Falcon schemes, the Vau/Peregrine galaxy:





Apparently the JF clan started producing this mech during the dark age era after the Steel Vipers were destroyed. I will probably try out the delta galaxy colors on a different mech before commiting to anything.

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #61 on: 13 May 2023, 00:58:37 »
The mechs are great.  I recently told a friend.  Don't worry about picking a faction based on color themes.  Every faction has a unit with a color/camo you will like.


Deckard_2049

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #62 on: 18 May 2023, 21:32:22 »
Zeus and Stalker mechs for the Lyran Guards:




I'm way too ADD to stick to painting one faction, one of the reasons I could never finish a 2k point warhammer 40k army, painting the same scheme over and over again made me miserable.

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #63 on: 18 May 2023, 21:44:36 »
Nicely done!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #64 on: 18 May 2023, 23:53:40 »
I'm way too ADD to stick to painting one faction, one of the reasons I could never finish a 2k point warhammer 40k army, painting the same scheme over and over again made me miserable.
More great work.  The Lyran generals are very happy with the paint job.  :thumbsup: 8)

And join the club.  I can't stay to one scheme or faction either, regardless of my Davion loyalties.  ;D
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Deckard_2049

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #65 on: 24 May 2023, 23:01:03 »
An Atlas for the Kurita Sword of Light finished:





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« Reply #66 on: 25 May 2023, 04:01:38 »
Nice red, and I love the muddy feet!  :thumbsup:

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« Reply #67 on: 25 May 2023, 05:20:26 »
Very sweet! :thumbsup:

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #68 on: 25 May 2023, 22:21:16 »
Also finished a Linebacker for Jade Falcon Vau / Peregrine galaxy. Mostly inspired by the card art that came in the box with the mech.





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« Reply #69 on: 26 May 2023, 10:40:02 »
It looks great.  A unique Falcon unit theme. 

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #70 on: 26 May 2023, 10:50:09 »
Good lord, your stuff is an inspiration for me to get back into painting.  Nice work!

On the other hand, you've painted several units I have, and your stuff is so much better than mine, it stings!  Stop that!  ;D

Great job on your Lyran Guards and Sword of Light, I also enjoyed your 1st Armored Cav.  Also, kudos for the knowledge that they are perpetually deployed on the Capellan March border, and would have their pic of the salvage of the AFFS.  Painting skill and faction knowledge?  Four thumbs up for you!

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #71 on: 31 May 2023, 19:47:26 »
Thanks!

I decided to try an additional couple schemes, very Tukayyid themed in a way.

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Jade Falcon Delta Galaxy Uller (Kit Fox):





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« Reply #72 on: 31 May 2023, 20:19:26 »
Nice Thug!  White is HARD!  :thumbsup:

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« Reply #73 on: 31 May 2023, 22:33:56 »
Great kit fox.  The Comstar colors remind me the the egg shell blue and white of Federation star ships.  Cool

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #74 on: 03 June 2023, 21:39:37 »
Thanks!

I hadn't thought of the similarity to Federation starships but I can certainly see it now. I kinda tried to emulate the Tukayyid sourcebook art to some degree with colored panels and checker patterns. But i'm usually too lazy to freehand tiny checkers.

Jade Falcon Delta Galaxy Mongrel:





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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #75 on: 06 June 2023, 19:37:31 »
I love all your work, but Jade Falcon Delta and Vau really pop!

Can I bug you for your green and your red recipes? What varnish are you using?
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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #76 on: 06 June 2023, 21:08:11 »
I love all your work, but Jade Falcon Delta and Vau really pop!

Can I bug you for your green and your red recipes? What varnish are you using?

Thanks!

I varnish the mechs with AK Interactive ultra matte varnish, which for airbrush, but I apply it by using a paintbrush. I also put citadel ardcoat on the metallics to make them shiny afterwards.

The green is : Vallejo intermediate green, shade with AP military shader, highlight citadel snarsnik green.

Red: Citadel mephiston red basecoat, shade nuln oil, highlight citadel evil sunz scarlet, minimal highlight of citadel wild rider red

I try to paint the shades into the recesses only, and not all over the mechs.

The grey for Vau galaxy is citadel celestra grey, which has a slight bluish tone. It looks lighter in the photos and I do feel it might be brighter than I originally wanted, oh well.
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« Reply #77 on: 07 June 2023, 03:16:00 »
Those are amazing. Thank you for sharing!!!

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« Reply #78 on: 08 June 2023, 05:46:29 »
Very Sweet! :thumbsup:

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #79 on: 10 June 2023, 12:39:57 »
 :o 8) :thumbsup: WOW!!! More great minis!!!

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #80 on: 10 June 2023, 21:45:51 »
Thanks!

Finished a Cougar mech for the Jade Falcons:




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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #81 on: 11 June 2023, 11:20:55 »
Excellent work.  great chipping work in the yellow

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #82 on: 15 June 2023, 22:27:02 »
Comstar Battlemaster:




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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #83 on: 16 June 2023, 00:07:22 »
Looking good!  Love that cockpit blue.
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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #84 on: 16 June 2023, 03:24:51 »
The weathering is great too!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #85 on: 24 July 2023, 20:29:13 »
Finished a Centuron for the FedSuns:




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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #86 on: 25 July 2023, 03:13:01 »
Nicely done!

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #87 on: 30 July 2023, 21:44:36 »
Thanks!

And another mech done for the Jade Falcon Vau / Peregrine galaxy, this time a Hellbringer!






I have to decide whether to do the Summoner and Night Gyr as Delta or Vau galaxy. Or maybe the more sensible option.. get more of each and do both.

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #88 on: 01 August 2023, 15:04:57 »
I just caught up on this thread and just wanted to say you're doing great work!

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Re: Deckard_2049s Battletech stuff
« Reply #89 on: 02 August 2023, 05:17:34 »
Agreed! And I’m impressed at the speed in which you turn out such nicely painted figs!

 

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