Old West Gunfighters

More progress on Tucson Bob for the Old West.

I also did some work on Tuco.

Judge Guthrie Prentice has had some more work on his painting too.

Still some more work to do, and I think looking over these photographs that I might need to use some more lighter tones on these and the other models I am painting.

Painting Gunfighters

I have done some more work on my Old West gunfighters.

Old West gunfighters

I am keeping the paint jobs relatively simple, so I can do them “quickly”, though “quickly” for me often means rather slowly…

The method is to paint the basecoats of the different aspcts of clothing, shoes, hats, guns and flesh. The models are then finished with a wash (or shade) to add shadow, tone down the basecoats and blend the colours where required.

The models were mounted on two pence pieces as bases, they have some Green Stuff added to the bases to add texture. Pieces of slate were added to some of the models.

Once the model is finished, the base is painted with Citadel Texture: Armageddon Dust. After it is drybrushed with Citadel Ushbati Bone. Finally some Citadel Mordheim Turf is added.

One of my finished models is Emmet Gates.

Emmet Gates

You can see the full workbench feature on Emmet Gates on my main website.

Basing the Gunfighters

Though I was quite pleased how Emmet Gates turned out, I was less pleased with his base.

I first gave it a basecoat of Citadel Texture: Armageddon Dust. Once the paint was dry, I drybrushed with Citadel Layer: Ushabti Bone and then used some Citadel Mordheim Turf.

Base for Emmet Gates

What I did note was that it didn’t quite cover the coin as well as I thought it would. So for my other Foundry models I decided to use a bit of green stuff to texture the base.

This will combined with the Citadel Texture make the base look more like a base and less like a coin.