Commission Painting and Pricing

Yes, I do take commissions.

Infantry is $10 a model, regardless of size, up to 40mm round base.
Large Infantry and Cavalry is $20 a model, up to 50mm round base.
Vehicles are based on size:
$100 for 40k dread sized (60mm base)
$150 for 40k Rhino chassis or similar, smaller fliers (Storm Talon)
$300 for 40k Land Raider, larger fliers (Storm Raven).
Forge World and Collossals - prices vary

These prices include all assembly and basing. If you already have models assembled, primed, or want to do the basing yourself, please contact me and we can talk about reducing the price.

What you get for your money - models will be cleaned of any mold lines and flash, assembled, primed, painted, based, and matte varnished for protection. Will always be beyond the 3 color minimum for tournaments, and will include the little details that we all want. I will paint an army for you that I would be proud to play with myself. I will do custom color schemes, as well as traditional "from the book" schemes. I only have one level, and that is fully painted.

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About Me

I paint models and have been doing it since I was 12. Over the years I have learned tons of tricks and painted loads of models. I have ran a very successful Miniatures studio, and owned a Retail Game Store. After closing those, I decided to get a little smaller with the operation and I am back to a one man show.

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2/25/17

Highlighting - How and Why?

First off, there are as many ways to highlight a model as there are colors in the rainbow.  The most important thing to think about (and I will do a tutorial on how I highlight) is to consider WHERE THE LIGHT COMES FROM.

It doesn't matter if you are doing extreme highlights, zenithal, OSL, or any other highlights, you have to make sure that you understand how and where light will hit the model and reflect, and this should be your guide to highlighting.

Let's take the Sicaran I am working on.  The idea here is to edge highlight the armor plates, using 360 degree top light.I will use line highlights on the larger armor plates, where there are not sharp edges, to pick out details.



I took my chosen highlight color (1 shade up from the blue, so Calgar Blue), and using a fine detail brush, at a 45 degree angle, using the side of the brush, ran it alonng the edges of the armor plates, resulting in a very fine line.


I take my base color, and trim it up, and then the highlighting is done.  Of course, I could go a step further, taking an even lighter blue (like PP Frostbite) and applying it to just the highest edges.

However, the point is, I have chosen my light source to be at a rough 45 degree angle and all around the tank.  



The highlights hit all the top edges, but only the vertical edges on the sides.  If the edge is pointed downward, no highlight.


On this part, you can see the highlights across the less sharp edges in the armor plates.

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