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TUTORIAL: PHALLOSO DREADNOUGHT

Are you a true Warhammer 40k fan? Do you play Space Marines like all grown men? Do you want to dominate the Warhammer 40k tournaments? Do you intend to strike fear with your Space Marines? If the answer is yes then this tutorial is something for you!

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A Dreadnought is the embodiment of Warhammer 40k, Space Marines and Fear. A mighty warrior once fighting in countless battles to finally give his life ‘for the Emperor!’ and spend eternity encased in the cold confines of a Dreadnought carapace. Even among Dreadnoughts there is none mightier and more feared than Phalloso type. Armed with two powerful Dick-shaped close combat weapons the Phalloso strikes fear in the hearts of all enemies, including Necron and Tyranids! There is a saying among the Imperials that ‘to die by the… hands of a Phalloso Dreadnought is to taste fate worse than to be consumed by the Gods of Chaos themselves’

!  BEFORE YOU PROCEED - GO ON AND BUY A DREADNOUGHT!

TUTORIAL: HOW TO MAKE A PHALLOSO DREADNOUGHT

1) Using Citadel Hobby Knife* get inside the box! There’s a Dreadnought waiting to be born!
* Remember to reattach a special protective cover when you’re done. You don’t want to harm yourself!

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2) The box, assembly instruction and transfer sheets are all garbage* for ladylike kids – trash them immediately!

*”But i like the transfer sheets” WHOOOOT?! Stop this tutorial right now and do not – i repeat – DO NOT lay your womanish hands on a sacred plates of a Dreadnought! Go and collect some Eldar!

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3) Using Citadel Plastic Cutters remove two Dreadnought Close Combat Weapon base parts* from the sprues. I know that for a srong man’s hands Plastic Cutters are poor and unnatural tool but one must suffer if one is to create a magnificent work!

*”What about other parts?” Don’t worry, we will get there in time. The most important thing in modelling is to plan your work accordingly!

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4) We finally got there! From now on all the modelling stuff will get more manworthy! Using Citadel Hobby Vice* cut some Green Stuff into pieces!

*Some poor modellers disregard Citadel Hobby Vice as useless. If someone tells you not to buy one  then he’s modelling skills are probably far below the mediocree level.

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5) Time for some sculpting. First prepare a Green Stuff ball anr roll it down with Citadel Clean-up Tool*.

*This tool is pretty useless but hey – we’ve just found a use for it!
Now sculpt the D’claws starting with the head and foreskin. The more love you’ll put to it the more fear it will strike in the future.

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6) After gluing the D’claws to the Dreadnought’s forehands place them into the Vice and under a strong light source. Heat will quicken the process of hardening and you will be able to start modelling some ammo clips. Start by chopping more Green Stuff pieces with Citadel Razor Saw and create four balls from it. Polish the balls with Citadel Clean-up Brush so that they shine* nicely.

*This will bring additional terror effect as the light reflected by the balls will imitate that of Emperor’s own halo!

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7) Do you feel your testosterone pumping in your vanes?! LEt it loose by reaping off all the rest of the Dreadnought’s bitz out of sprues. Use man-friendly Citadel Hobby Vice to do it and sing THIS SONG while doing so!

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8) For most of us gluing small bitz together is the worst of all nightmares! It usually ends up with fingers, trousers and literally everything glued together but for the parts intended. Do not falter tho as you can deceive the system and use two* Citaled Hobby Vice to do the work.

*Double the Vice, double the fury, double the MAN POWER!
Remember to drill some with Citadel Hobby Drill. It is not necessary but it’s a lot of fun and your girlrfiend will get into good mood if she sees it.

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9) You now have two mighty weapons for your Phalloso Dreadnought but he still misses one vital part – it’s soul – the Sarcophagus! Do not bother to use a regular hobby file to prepare the front part of the Sarcophagus as it will take forever to make it done. Use the all-powerful Citadel Emery Boards to flatten the surface, then put some Green Stuff on it and sculpt* a nice Cock ornament on it.

*The best tool for the job is the back of Citadel Hobby Saw!

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10) Just add some final touch by futher polishing the Phalloso Dreadnought with Citadel Clean-up Brush. Remember that every minute devoted to the task will earn you advantage in future battles!

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11) It’s finally done! The Phalloso Dreadnought is ready for battle and you can rest assured that it’ll scare the hell out of your opponents! You can sip some pure whiskey out of Citadel Brush Cup while admiring your work…

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Nazroth

TUTORIAL: CONCRETE BASES part 2: Painting

Here is the painting guide for my Infinity Concrete bases.

Each painter has his own ways to paint metal and any gadgets that would be put on a base so i will only describe how to obtain browny-rusty-edged effect of the main body of the base.

I USED:

* Games Workshop Large/Medium Drybrush
* Basecoat Brush,
* GW Adeptus Battlegray (foundation),
* GW Devlan Mud (wash) / Army Painter Sttrong Tone (ink), do not use GW Agrax Earthshade – it sucks!
* GW Scorched Brown,
* GW Calthan Brown (foundation),
* GW Ryza Rust (dry),
* GW Lugganath Orange (edge),
* GW Flayed One flesh (edge),

1  I assume that the base was undercoated with black colour. Apply Adeptus Battlegray using Basecoat Brush. Do it twice if necessary so that grey layer covers black undercoat completely.

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2  Use wash brush, or any soft hairs brush to paint whole base with Devlan Mud (or AP's Strong Tone). Once again i will recommend to do it a second time once the first layer is dry. More stains and blobs of paint - the better.

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3  Apply Scorched Brown onto most accessible spaces using Large Dry Brush. Do it with stippling technique (brush is held upright and pressed mutliple times onto the base at 90* angle).

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4  Apply Calthan Brown using the same brush and technique but try to cover less space than before so that you will be able to see some Scorched Brown stains through Calthan Brown layer.

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5  Now it's time for Ryza Rust, once more same brush, technique and try to cover less space, but this time you may cross the border of Scroched Brown - it won't do much harm.

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6  And yet again: same brush, technique and try to cover less space but this time use Lugganath Orange. Be aware as this colour has less pigment than Calthan Brown or Ryza Rust. I'll recommend that you dry your brush with paint on it before stippling.

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7  This is the last layech of stippling: use Large Dry Brush and the stippling technique to apply Flayed One Flesh. After that just highlight some edges with Flayed One Flesh and the work is done.

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The bases i used for this painting guide are just some flat bitz of plasticard so the effect is not the same with bases of my Miniatures. You will see the difference when painting pre-modelled bases with lots of bitz, uneven surface and rants painted black which will bring some contrast to the colour scheme in the end. Hope you find this tutorial helpful and interesting.

Be sure to check out another part of this tutorial at: INFINITY CONCRETE BASES TUTORIAL part 1: Modelling

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Nazroth

TUTORIAL: CONCRETE BASES part 1: Modelling

Ever wanted to make some cool looking bases for your Infinity models? Here’s a tutorial of how to do it 🙂

I USED:

*Round bases,
*Plastticard,
*Some SF bitz,
*Modelling Knife, File, Sculpting Tool and glue,

Instead of SF bitz you can use literally anything including toothpick, brass mesh, pieces of computer, irregular pieces of plastic etc.

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1  Attach some bitz onto the bases using Super glue. You don't have to fit these bitz ideally, just place them so that they create a nice composition with the rest of the base.

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2  Now glue some small pieces of plasticard around the bitz. Try not to use too much glue as it may spill onto the edge of the base. If need be you may want to prepare plastticard pieces to ideally fit around bitz you've used.

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3  Use sharp modelling knife to delicatelly cut off all the excessive plasticard. Use the edge of the base to guide the knife's cutting edge.

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4  Here's how the effect of your work should look like:

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5  It is a good idea to further smooth the edges using knife so they will be easier to file later on.

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6  Now it is time to get rid of protruding bitz. The quickest way to do it is to use plastic cutters.

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7  Next step is to file the edges of both plastic bitz and plasticard.

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8  The work is almost at an end. The bases will look much better with some facture added to them. Use a sculpting tool or other similar object to carve some futuristic straight lines and bolt holes.

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9  You can easily add some battle damage. Just embed the modelling knife in the edge of the base and then pull it up to rend some plasticard chunks out of it.

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That is all – you’ve just made a SF, battle damaged base for yourself.

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End Result:

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Be sure to check out another part of this tutorial at: CONCRETE BASES TUTORIAL part 2: Painting
Nazroth