Hi again. A bit overdue this one, but I’ve been wrapped up in work whilst trying to fit in a hectic painting schedule! Only one week to go to Throne of Skulls, and I’ve still got the Sicaran to paint.

That aside, I did finish the two Contemptors as planned so i’ll show those off first. Close up of the legs showing the paint chipping. This is prior to the wash being applied.

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I find it much easier to paint everything is small sub-assemblies and then stick it all together. In the past I glued the models together before painting, but then got frustrated when I couldn’t get to all parts of the model with a brush. This method helps break down the painting into smaller chunks, so if I don’t have a lot of time, I can still feel productive.

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So, onto the finished models then. I’m really pleased with how they both look, so much so that I’m now planning a third to make a Contemptor Talon. The Death Guard Contemptor is my favourite design, with a MkIII look to it. Its a shame you can’t mix and match the parts, as I’d like a World Eaters Contemptor but with the Death Guard shoulders. Maybe something to think of for later.

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So, with the Dreadnoughts completed, the Whirlwind Scorpius are up next. They’re actually almost finished, so the next update will be a lot sooner. Thanks again, and see you next time.

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