Can I get a caster painted this month? – Update 9: Done!

Painted! Gamed with, and defeated 😦

As you have seen in update 8 I have succeeded in painting Butcher1 this month. However somewhere I am sure I mentioned taking part in a slow grow WM league at my gaming club. The first part of the league is at 15pts mangled metal. So I have been playing Butcher1 with two Juggernauts and a Marauder. One of the guys at the club is playing Cygnar and his caster is Constance Blaize, I have played him twice and both times I have lost. The first time was my own stupidity, instead of killing the jack stood next to Butcher and winning by killing the battlegroup I charged Butcher1 into Constance expecting to wipe the floor with her. After whiffing all the dice rolls I was killed in the next turn. The second game against Constance, after Butcher1 was painted, I lost as she got a charge off on me and wiped the floor with Butcher. So in shame of being defeated twice (by an infantry caster in mangled metal format) I decided to take the chipped and battle worn look of the axe head and apply it across to the rest of Butcher’s armour.

Here is the result:

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I admit I have not quite got the technique right for black armour (so much so I feel I have spoiled the paint job a little), but I am pleased with how the red armour turned out.

Also figured I would do a group shot of what I have painted so far for the PP Forum’s Tale of 2014, seeing as we are half way through the year.

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It was actually a request from someone on the PP forums. As I was at a friend’s house using their nice gaming terrain I thought I would take a quick picture on my camera phone.

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2 responses to “Can I get a caster painted this month? – Update 9: Done!

  1. Hah! I totally figured you were joking when you mentioned doing the chipping across the whole model. I think the extra battle damage adds some solid personality to the most infamous brute The Motherland has in her service.

    And the whole crew sure does look fantastic all together.

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