Hobby Progress (9th April)

Hi and welcome back to another progress update. Painting minis has been a fairly odd affair lately, as I’m really just painting whatever I feel like at the moment, rather than sticking to any one unit. I’ve drifted from the wild wargs to the Ringwraiths to the spectres on a whim. Again I find myself in the position of having lots of models nearly finished with very little actually completed.

The weather was reasonable last weekend so I was able to get my orcs primed without them blowing away. I reckon once I get the warg warband painted up then I can move onto the orc rabble for my Angmar force.

Painting the wraiths has been fairly straightforward, with only really the Tainted needing some extra work done to make him look slightly luminous and rotten. The Dwimmerlaik has been something of a test wraith for painting, but he’s endured the worst of it and come out looking alright so far. I’ve been priming them grey, drybrushing highlights and then using the Black Templar contrast paint on them, going back over with some light highlights afterwards. It’s the most painless way I can think of painting the riders in black!

Thanks for reading, take care.

4 thoughts on “Hobby Progress (9th April)

  1. Azazel

    I know the feeling, mate. The good thing about it is that they’re all inching closer to completion, and then when you wake up one morning and decide “time to finish the wargs!” (or whoever) you’ll get them done that much faster!

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    1. Steve Post author

      That’s true, get to the tipping point and have the final push. They are really fun models to paint as well, I’m enjoying working on the LotR minis

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