Tau Army Painting Day 1

March 21, 2009 ·

March 21, 2009

Day 1 of my Tau Army painting weekend if over! I'm happy to report that Tau army painting goes well. Today I was painting Tau Broadsides aswell as building and painting Tau Devilfish transports.

Both Broadsides are now done, complete with snazzy stripes while the remaining Devilfish have been fully built and the base colours slapped on.

I started at 9am this morning and took some breaks throughout the day to allow for drying time and to rest my eyes as I get incredible eye strain trying to paint perfect orange stripes all the time.

I put my tools down at 9pm, tidied up all the emptied cups of tea, closed the window which had been releasing glue fumes from the room and decided I should take some snaps for you all to see.

My camera sucks it has to be said, although it can take some awesome photos in the right light. I guess I just need to spend time figuring it out...more time which I don't really have.

So the plan for tomorrow is to get up early (urgh!) and paint all the highlights on the tanks, followed by the smart missile systems and shield drones.

However, a spanner has been thrown in the works because it's mother's day tomorrow. Now, my folks are away, so my friend's sister has invited me to have Sunday lunch with all of them.

Naturally I'm flattered, well, I'm not flattered, but as a ravenous young man I shan't turn down a free lunch, especially when it's a roast chicken dinner!

So depending on what time this event takes place and how long I need to stay could have a negative effect on my second day of Tau army painting. This explains why I plan to get up and start painting early.

Stay tuned for Tau army painting day 2 tomorrow!


Admiral Drax said...
March 21, 2009 at 4:44 PM  

Wait 'til they all nod off after lunch then scarper back to the painting table!

Peter said...
March 21, 2009 at 4:47 PM  

well the last time I had a painting day, I ended up with literally a dozen empty tea mugs all over the desk, including a small piramid... should start making terrain mugs, now there's a thought

Peter said...
March 21, 2009 at 5:11 PM  

will do! good job on them... and you can paint straight lines... how!?

Mike Howell said...
March 21, 2009 at 6:17 PM  

Macross Destroid Tomahawk! Very cool.

Adam Hunter said...
March 22, 2009 at 12:57 AM  

Mike, what are you on about? lol

Vandhir said...
March 22, 2009 at 7:25 AM  

Nice paintwork you have here. I'm currently working on my Tau army as well. I haven't done any striping on them yet, but I'm planning to do that later on.

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