Command Rhino / Razorback done

Here we go…..  When planning out my Ultramarines force, I knew I wanted to get some Forgeworld Stuff (especially the Ultramarines decals) and the Foregeworld razorbacks look really cool IMO – also, they’re only a few bucks more than a standard Razorback… so I got them all at once and it let me get the free shipping on the order.

Couple of things different here from what I’ve done in the past…

  • Using the Army Painter spray on vehicles…  In the past, I’ve hit them with chaos black then took an airbrush to them…
  • I painted the tracks and the tank separately…  Since rhino tracks are about the easiest to get right, it really saved a lot of time.
  • Used a really simple drybrush weathering approach… it’s just a bit of graveyard earth…. but I think it came out well.
  • Went over the chipping with a graphite pencil…  Then went over all of the edges with the pencil…  it doesn’t show well in the pics, but it give the tank a softer look.

Also, I had to deal with some anti-shine varnish weirdness….  I think I need to go back to running the dehumidifier for an hour or so in my painting space before I start… there were some places where the model got some weird texturing… 

Also, I was pretty happy how the eagle on the rhino top hatch came out….   I was pretty sure I’d have to dig into the bits box and make another when I started… but I think turned out fairly well.

At any rate, on to the pics….


About clt40k

This blog is here to capture my obsession with painting little plastic men... You NEVER really get over being 11...
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