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Geeky Hobbies: Little Space Dudes 4 (Yu Jing from Infinity)

Here is another one of my Infinity armies. I took a bunch of pics with the new light box, and am posting them as I get the chance. This army was painted for my oldest daughter. She is my anime fan girl, so of course she picked the army that basically Space Asia.

Group shot. The colors are dark blues accented with golds and orange. Why? Because CRAB CLAN! (Yes, eldest daughter is the same one who played the Hida Berserker).  Bases I went with lots of leafy green because it made a good contrast with the blues.

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The ladies of Yu Jing. I am not happy with how these face came out, but I was still playing around with skin tones and let the paint get a little clumpy on some.
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On the power armor ones, my daughter wanted kind of a Tron effect, hence the ice blue edging experiment. I don’t know how I feel about that. It looks pretty good on the table, but I think I would have liked more different colors.
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On the samurai looking fellow you can see the flag freehand I did on his back up in the group shot. It looks great on the table. The middle sniper was the first Yu Jing I painted to test the scheme.

imageThese three, and the guy on the right in the pic above were all speed painted to have in time for a game.

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The doctor and engineer with their helper bots. The girl was actually above mentioned daughter’s character in the Writer Nerd Game Night RPG. Asuka Kamiyama, Japanese street racer.
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On the big guy, yes, those are Pokemon balls on his shoulder. Why? Because the two little panda robots are supposed to pop out. 🙂

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The shading on the blue came out really well, but looking at the detail pics I should have used more black lining around the orange bits for definition, or gone whole hog and did a glow effect.
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I think I might go back and put some more colors and contrast on the gun. The kanji on the chest is for Mountain.
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J.M.
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It’s your posts like this that crush my hopes of ever getting my scales models looking half as good. 🙁

supervike
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My favorite part of your blog! Keep it up.

jon
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Ever going to or have done aliens / monsters in the “little green army men” poses?

Gamera977
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They look great Larry, I keep meaning to comment on your figures but keep forgetting.

BTW: For a ‘glowy’ look you might try painting the part silver or gold and then painting over it with a thin coat of Tamiya translucent paint. I use it all the time for fire etc.

Expendable Henchman
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Looks like the Tau from WH40K have arrived. In blue.

Scott
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What’s up with the Poke-ball on the shoulde of the TAG?

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