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Old 04 Dec 2006, 19:56   #1 (permalink)
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well that megaforce has been sitting there unpainted ever since I gave up on painting the firewarriors the way I originally intended , while Playing Dawn of warark crusade I made this scheme and I thought it looked pretty cool.

If I go ahead with this scheme the sept will be from a planet called (name not thought of)

The north part of the planet is full of bustling tau cities (this is a cityfight army) as the bottom half of the planet is constantly dark , freezing and almost uninhabitable. the north of the planet is also dark but unlike the south it does have a few hours of daylight and is much warmer in comparison.

The sept wear black armour to blend into there almost constantly dark homeplanet.

Comments on my idea appreciated also help and links to tutorials on getting the glowing effect using lightsourcing will be very useful

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Wow, nice scheme and some good fluff to go with it, I love the iea of planets which are bathed in constant darkness, would be a great place for a CSI series! Unfortuneately, I haven't got any tips for you as you sound like a far more experienced painter than me, i don't even know what lightsourcing is! However, i just wanted to compliement you on a superb choice of colour scheme, great work!

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Looks good for the cloth maybe codex gray and fortress gray highlights looks like a next brooding color scheme and I like that
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Old 05 Dec 2006, 08:01   #4 (permalink)
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Looks good!

Just so you know, using Blood Red, your army would be from the Vior'La Sept, using the established Sept colours. It doesn't mean you can't do the planet idea, it's awesome. Because a Sept is like a country and the planets would be cities/towns, they can still be from your night planet and the Vior'La Sept!
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Old 05 Dec 2006, 12:02   #5 (permalink)
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nice idea, i like it
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Old 05 Dec 2006, 13:26   #6 (permalink)
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Great scheme, but what about a dark brown instead of the dark grey for the cloth? I think it'll look better with the red markings
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Old 05 Dec 2006, 17:12   #7 (permalink)
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Old 05 Dec 2006, 21:47   #8 (permalink)
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Personally, I wouldn't advise using codex grey, it has too much of a blue tint.
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Old 06 Dec 2006, 06:42   #9 (permalink)
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Codex Grey is not blue at all... you're thinking Shadow Grey.
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Old 06 Dec 2006, 20:02   #10 (permalink)
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Codex Grey is not blue at all... you're thinking Shadow Grey.
Ah, yeah, you're correct, sorry about that, my mistake.
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