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Baranovich11 Nov 2019 1:06 p.m. PST

I got a set of resin dwarf pirates from Black Scorpion to use as a naval crew on my dwarf airship.

I really like the quality of Black Scorpion's resin. These particular minis are great because even though they are technically sold as "pirates", for me they had the perfect look of a ship's crew wearing irregular military dress.

I also took the opportunity to try a 100% Citadel Contrast project. I used nothing but pure Contrast paints with no additional highlights. The one exception was on the gun barrels and the belt buckles. For those details I did used a traditional layer paint so that the Contrasts were broken up a bit.

I ended up using Guilliman Flesh on the outer coats. I wanted the coats to have a look of like some sort of soft leather or water-proofed cloth. The Guilliman Flesh gave the coats a nice, worn leathery look to them.

Overall I think the Contrasts do a great job on their own for getting a large rank and file army on the tabletop and have it look really good. I do feel that the Contrasts are at their best when you add a drybrush over them. But if you want to get your base coats and shading done quickly on large groups of miniatures the Contrasts are a great tool to have:

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Redroom13 Nov 2019 4:27 p.m. PST

They look good – thanks for sharing

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