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Awesome creepy spirit hosts.

Discussion in 'Dying to Help' started by Farmer7574, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. Farmer7574

    Farmer7574 Vampire Count True Blood

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    Hi all,

    Just been browsing the web and I came across this guys mean paint job on the new spirits. Take a look here:

    http://bloodybeast.com/2014/10/spirit-hosts/

    This guy has created a beautifully spooky appearance so that the spirits are giving off an unnatural light by reversing layers, it seems. I'm wandering how everyone would achieve this appearance?

    I think I'd layer up from...

    White > nihilakh or bahharoth blue > Lothern blue > altdorf blue > incubi darkness then maybe even a bit of black.

    Let me know how you'd score this appearance and drop this guy a comment, his work is the bomb!

    M

    EDIT: Lothern blue, not loggers blue (Damn phone auto correct).
     
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  2. najo

    najo Mortarch of the Dark Soul Staff Member True Blood

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    Love em! Very cool work. Just spent an hour looking through all their work :tongue:
     
  3. Duke Danse Macabre

    Duke Danse Macabre The Duke Staff Member True Blood

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    That is one sexy model and I love how its been ddone to give a darker feel.
    Honestly though i don't know how they have done it so I may need to try and recreate it myself so as to get a good feel.
    Finally it seesm i have a use for Necron Abyss.
     
  4. Eyeless

    Eyeless Wight King

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    Anyone managed to recreate that effect please?
     
  5. Melle

    Melle Sir Larpsalot, champion of larpers True Blood

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    Id reckon you can follow most tutorial for painting fire, just swapping yellow/reds for blues in a multitude of hues.

    Think of the model as blue fire and it might make sense
     
  6. Farmer7574

    Farmer7574 Vampire Count True Blood

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    I love the theory you've suggested here @Melle

    There's a cool tutorial with images for painting fire on taleofpainters.

    I'll be doing a cairn wraith in these colours within the next 4 or 5 weeks and will post some pics and painting steps when I finish it.
     
  7. Mioum

    Mioum Crypt Horror

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    Like other have said, these are painted just like you would do fire, white in the deepest parts, and darker on the outside. Only you use a blue color for that.

    I did pretty much the exact same color for my magical flame on my Hierotitan (picture). All you need to use is white, hawk turquoise, and black. Mix the turquoise with white and black for however many layers you want, pretty simple :)
     
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  8. yoroba

    yoroba Zombie

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    They look great. Seeing them I also thought, that one could use Wood Elf Dryads as spirit host. Paint them ghostly and clump them together on monster bases, and they would make great spirit hosts.
     
  9. Farmer7574

    Farmer7574 Vampire Count True Blood

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    @yoroba Awesome idea, haven't seen anyone use dryads as spirit hosts yet!
     
  10. Count michael

    Count michael The Undead Sparky

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    Wow they are awesome xD that bloody beast has some pretty awesome models especially the pumpkin crypt horrors it's also where I got the idea for my palanquin of Nurgle
     
  11. Hellion Nox

    Hellion Nox Grave Guard

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    I do like them aswell. I've seen the Nagash model aswell and it too looks amazing
     
  12. Theerteen

    Theerteen Cheerful Cranium True Blood

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    Damn, again I missed something great. But early enough to get the scheme for the ME banshees. Thanks for posting!
     
  13. The Sun King

    The Sun King Imperator Staff Member True Blood

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    Aww crap now I have to repaint all my ethreals... :D
     
  14. Farmer7574

    Farmer7574 Vampire Count True Blood

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    @The Sun King These are awesome and tempting to make us repaint our ghosts. The look like they'll come to life and attack!
     
  15. Farmer7574

    Farmer7574 Vampire Count True Blood

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    This March I finally got around to doing a spirit host and have recently completed the other two:

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    If anyone's still interested in replicating this scheme you can find a tutorial for them right HERE in my PLOG. @Eyeless
     
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  16. Eyeless

    Eyeless Wight King

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    @Farmer7574 Amazing spirits! Unfortunately i have already settled with a theme for mine and i won't repaint them anytime soon :tongue: however i'll still have a look at your tutorial and thanks for the tag. Great work man.
     

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