Sunday, 5 June 2011

Two Mantic Orcs and a Dwarf


Walk into a bar....

No not quite. After the box of Orcs from Mantic Games had arrived at Kingsleypark Manor a few weeks ago (as reviewed here) I have finally managed to get round to painting a couple of the models

I debated for some time whether to go paint them with GW's Goblin Green or go for some other "radical" skin colour, but I bottled it and used it but with the dip, I've hopefully muted the green to a less cartoony colour. And okay, the shield design is a bit of a cop out as well but I always struggle to come up with something interesting and don't have the hand to paint a nice skull or wolf's head design.



This guys's teeth came out like a bit of a mouthful!


And the Dwarf?

6 comments:

  1. Good job on these, i prefer the muted look myself, more 'realistic' IMO (never seen a real orc of course but im sure you get my meaning)

    nice work on the leather and metals too, brings them together nicely

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  2. Yep have to agree Dave, the mighty gunk (patent pending) works well with the Orcs and Gobbos. I've experimented with thinning mine down a bit further, as I'm painting a good few figs dressed in white or near white. Results are I'm getting less shading and the varnish is much more matt.

    Gordon

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  3. Nice work, the dip worked well, i like them and the green.

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  4. Nice figures KP. Maybe someday I will try the "dip"

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  5. I like the miniatures and your paint jobs. Well done!

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  6. Nice! Not a fan of green orcs but I like these.


    Might have to get some orcies for WFB 2nd ed. :)

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