Friday, 27 April 2012

Firestorm Armada: Tarakian flotilla

The Tarakian ships are finally finished. I'll let the pictures do the talking.
I painted the engines using Fluorescent blue paint, highlighted with white, then turquoise ink

Close up of the Battleship bridge

Front bridge and weapon array detail

Here it comes

I should perhaps touch up the bronze colour here. It does sort of give a lighting effect though.

Another front view. The prongs were drybrushed with pearlescent green.

Battleship approaching.

Top detail.

Ganak class battleship

Engines. I used white POSCA marker, dotted to simulate aenergy

And there it is, your classic side view.

Here's the underside

Here's one of the Sulan cruisers. The white lines were POSCA again. The fluo orange design at the front was white POSCA on brown, overpainted with the semi-translucent fluorescent orange.

More detail of the same ship
And a view from the other side
The main weapon array. After drybrushing pearlescent green, I used a metallic green POSCA to touch things up, then a Staedtler pigment liner to detail.

I deliberately made the cruisers look as though they'd been fighting/travelling for some time.

There are subtle differences on each cruiser - panels, patterns
From the other side, facing away
And another of that ship
Classic pose.

Here's the third example
Some lovely detail on these ships.
Markings clearly visible on the forward fins
Outgoing!

Incoming!

I used the Staedtler pigment marker to add markings. Simple boxes and dots.

I added markings to the front of the orange side stripe and behind the bridge on the battleship

The flotilla approaches

Overhead view
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That was my first foray into Firestorm Armada, but I have some RSN ships to work on, and a small Marauder force. They will probably be coming after I've done some work on my Covenant of Antarctica forces for Dystopian Wars, though.

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