Sunday, 17 January 2010

181 Sweet Objective Marker

Hullo,

Okay, I don't like to blow my own trumpet, but I'm pretty proud of this one!

Behold: my new objective marker - complete with some small-scale freehand detail I've not tried before (on the screen), a homemade tiled(!) floor, and a wounded guardsman. As usual, click for details:
I finished more goodies too...to be revealed next weekend!

Thanks for your indulgence,

- Drax.

20 comments:

  1. Very nice Drax, very nice indeed.

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  2. This is your best piece to date... I love the character and the new 'realism' in your painting style - it really sells the model. PS: I've got another trip to Plymouth before the end of the month - can be (will we ever) get together?!?

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  3. That's an excellent piece, love all the little details and stuff. The floor tiles in particular, really make all the different elements come together!

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  4. Dear Drax
    Blow your trumpet with confidence.
    That is a well planned display.
    John

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  5. That's superb work got lots of character to it. :)

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  6. Thanks, everyone!

    Once I actually got going with this one I really enjoyed making it.

    @suneokun: I like the more 'realistic'(!) look, but as an image for the whole army it's unlikely, partially because a lot of it's already done and (un)dusted, and partially because I'm lazy and pushed for time!

    Thanks again...nice comments give me a warm, fuzzy feeling!

    - D.

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  7. Absolutely top notch work, Drax! That screen turned out awesome, and the overall composition of the marker is beautiful. Fantastic stuff!

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  8. ...and the student now becomes the master.

    Incredible work, expect me to be interrogating you for that amazing tiling effect when we meet up!

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  9. He's calling for an evac isn't he? lol, Very cool!

    -Corey-

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  10. Fantastic stuff Drax! I especially love the pose of the model and as others have said - just how fantastic your painting has become, very real indeed my friend. Let the Kitchen Wars begin!

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  11. I really need to start making things like this

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  12. Thanks even more!

    Mike: prepare to be taught a lesson this weekend, mon brave!

    Gothmog: I urge you to do so - It's so much more fun than churning out that 178th identikit guardsman!

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  13. That's an excellent objective marker. Really great.

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  14. This is the best objective marker i have EVER seen... Good job mate!

    As already said by so many people, the realism on it is crazy!

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  15. This is great! I've been wanting to get some scanners from FW to use as objective markers partly because I thought they would work well and partly because I hadn't seen it done before!

    Well, you've done it and it does look great! You are fast becoming my favourite blogger!

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