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Old 21 May 2005, 07:16   #1 (permalink)
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Default Making of my Tau Army.(Update p2, 3 news pics)

Hi every body! I've just started an all new Tau army. Making conversion for my battle suits, and panting every units. So, i'm gonna put some pictures right here each time a unit will be done.
I wanted to make a color scheme close to the one used in the Tau codex, but quite different enough to be mine.
One reason I started the Tau army( the first one it's because of the models of course) is the GW Tau army paint scheme.

So, here are my three first units:

Shas'O( XV-89 Crisis, forge world model) and my ethereal and Tau.

http://zavepovuleur.free.fr/toftau3.jpg

http://zavepovuleur.free.fr/toftau4.jpg

http://zavepovuleur.free.fr/toftau9.jpg

http://zavepovuleur.free.fr/toftau10.jpg
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Old 21 May 2005, 07:50   #2 (permalink)
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you got some good stuff there right now i would say something bad about your painting but i have nothing bad to say YOU GET MY APPROVAL!!!!!
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Old 21 May 2005, 08:02   #3 (permalink)
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Very nice and clean unit markings, and from what I can tell some good-looking gemstone effects. Can't quite tell what the light tone is from the photos--looks like a washed-out sepia, or maybe a light bronze? A little monochromatic with the reddish cast of the lighter shade, but they work well together. The paint looks a bit heavy on the Ethereal's cloak. Excellent work on the basing, and on the poses. That advanced crisis suit looks ready to leap off the base and kick some ass.

All in all, great work.
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Old 21 May 2005, 18:04   #4 (permalink)
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Very cool man, i love the heavy drybrushing and the battlesuit.
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hell yeah them's some nice model's good work man.
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Old 23 May 2005, 06:23   #6 (permalink)
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You've definately got the makings of a great painter, my only suggestion is to clean your painting up a bit, its a tad messy. Apart from that, thumbs up from me.
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Old 23 May 2005, 17:40   #7 (permalink)
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very nice. aparenttly you put a lot of time into them. great job.
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Old 23 May 2005, 18:54   #8 (permalink)
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I love the different painting style. The heavy drybrushing blurs the lines and really gives the impression of motion to your models. Very different from the GW "official" style, and impressive in its own right. Keep up the good work!
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Old 24 May 2005, 01:49   #9 (permalink)
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damn, all that time spent being busy elsewhere and i missed this one. read the topic for new posters then try again
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Old 06 Jun 2005, 11:22   #10 (permalink)
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Wow! Thanks a lot for your comments! I'm really glad that you like it

Bloodie fangs, I'm sorry, I didn't understood the second part of your post, dis I make something wrong???
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