Monday, 20 June 2011

More Vault Explorers


Continuing my Vault Heroes team, are the sister figure from the Khurasan Highway Soldier pack, and a GZG UNSC trooper with a GZG head-swap.

For color inspiration I stuck with a kind of Mila Jovavitch vibe for the twin-gun toting lady and a Gordon Freeman feel for the rifleman. This was mostly because I'd already maxxed out on black for this team, and I wanted some color variety that wasn't green.

My favorite part of this couple are the fingerless gloves on the rifleman/scientist. It was fun to do a non-military color scheme for one of these minis too.

Thanks for looking!

14 comments:

  1. I like the orange armour! What colours did you use for highlights?

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  2. Awesome as usual.

    You have become my go to for 15mm inspiration, now that Dropship has changed crews.

    Props for you on my blog.

    http://leadaddict.blogspot.com/

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  3. Thanks guys, much appreciated!

    Andy- I used Vallejo orange red, washed with GW ogryn flesh wash, then highlighted with the base color+vallejo flat yellow, then a final glaze of vallejo transparent orange to tie it all down.

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  4. You are about to result in me going off on yet another tangent into 15mm Sci-Fi!! :D

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  5. I'm currently on multiple tangents: 15mm Sci Fi, 15mm Sci-fi interior,15mm Post Apoc, 15mm horror/Cthullu, a 15mm solo RPG (3:16) And I'm very close to slipping into 6mm "travel kit" skirmish!

    I think the key to being able to handle all this is not collecting "armies" as such, I build warbands at the most.

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  6. How do you do your faces? The shadowing is very smooth looking.

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  7. I'm still figuring out faces in 15mm, as the sculpting varies so much.
    In this case: gw dwarf flesh base, ogryn flesh wash, highlight 50/50 dwarf flesh/Vallejo skin tone, then some tiny dabs of the Vallejo skin tone. (All my technique is basic 1990's White dwarf stuff, just on smaller minis with nicer paint) :)

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  8. The head-swap on the UNSC trooper looks pretty sweet. Nice paint all around to boot...

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  9. Thats awesome stuff, hadn't thought of that use for the UNSC, good idea.

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  10. Fantastic looking miniatures, the head swap on the UNSC trooper looks great.

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  11. Sweet! I have some of the UNSC troopers primed up... i'll have to do some head-swaps tonight!

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  12. awesome job and extremely nice for such scale. I saved your blog in my faves.

    love how wisely you used intense and vibrant colors instead of going for the muted down tendency nowadays.

    cheers.

    ps: no caps were harmed during the writting of this comment.

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  13. Those are excellent. Love the Milla fig.

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