|Head on! The face as a focal point came out clean. Remainder not so much.|
Fresh off a Blood bowl diatribe and still in possession of the witch elf kit I'm supposed to make a penitent from I decided to throw together a new Dark Elf Blood Bowl squad. My last team was the Kar Karond Corsairs. I painted them about 10 years ago and time away hasn't made the sculpts or my painting appear any better. At the time I had a really bad idea about using yellow as a team colour and as a primary colour for a Warhammer Dark Elf army. The team got painted and played. The army ended up a terrible lesson that ended in horror and a poor choice of colour was only the first push of a snowball of pure hobby shit. I have ruined many models attempting ill considered conversions, am guilty of many bad paint jobs but my greatest hobby shame was selling a relatively well painted army to a wargaming troglodyte. It made me feel like Gepetto might have if he had sold Pinochio to the inmates at a Turkish prison.
|Just a few more touchups little guy; the inmates say they want you in lipstick|
The Witch Elf was a very simple conversion that involved a weapon snip, a switched up arm and a little GS patch to close some joins I introduced. The paint feels a bit retro. I have been away from painting for a bit and feel rusty so I noticed I did some heavy handed layering I could have done without. I have a blitzer and a test lineman on the bench as well but I really need to finish the penitent. Having painted this one I think I'm confident enough I can pick out the details that had me putting it off.
|Sleek and built for speed unlike the ugly models she is replacing.|