Hey guys. Happy New Year and hope you all had a fantastic Christmas, and what a year it’s been in painting for me. It literally did not stop. I have chosen below some of my favourite models that I showed on Tales as part of our yearly recap. It really is crazy how fast this year went and I wonder what surprises GW and FW have for 2016. I really hope for a Chaos Codex.
Krull by Mierce Minatures
MKIC Deimos Pattern Rhino
Adeptus Mechanicus Onager Dunecrawler
Adeptus Mechanicus Sicarian Ruststalkers
Adeptus Mechanicus Skitarii Rangers
Imperial Knight Warden
Dark Eldar Cronos
Imperial Fist Elysian Tauros Assault Vehicle
Tomb King’s Necrosphinx
Zardu Layak and Blade-Slaves
Kytan Daemon Engine of Khorne
My Resolution for the new year is to try and finish of my Necron army and hopefully start a Imperial Fists army. What are your gaming/painting resolutions for 2016?
Hey thanks Garfy 🙂
- Daemon Colin
Do you mean a new Chaos Space Marine codex? I've been playing CSM for approx 1 year now and have been waiting for the new codex since I started. We have the oldest codex in the whole game, current one having been released in Oct 2012. Do you think that they will release an entire new codex, or just a formation book like Mont'ka? (Tyranids and CSM perhaps?)
I love your miniatures as they are very realistic, my personal favourite is the Khorne Bloodthirster. My personal resoloutions are to paint up an entire a new Vampire Counts army I have just bought, and to get started on an Eldar and Harlequin alliance army. I also need to play more games next year, as I do not have much time for them at the moment.
Keep up the good work, and Happy New Year!
Hey Daemon,Thanks for the kind comments. yeah I'd really like a update from the old 2011 codex. The old one is really getting old compared to all the updates from the new codex's. It would be great to have a codex for each of the chaos gods. Happy new year as well 🙂
- Daemon Colin
That would be great, but very expensive! How about the new codex being divided into four different sections, each representing one of the Chaos Gods? I think that unfortunately that will not happen 🙁
Oh well hopefully the new codex will be a good update as it is long overdue.
- Brian Carlson
Such a big fan of your work. It's always exciting for me to see something new pop up. I absolutely love the muted tones that you did on the plasma obliterator and cronos.
Hey thanks Brian :)Happy new year.
and Brian you have a very cool blog. Just reading it. It's a lot of fun.
- Brian Carlson
Thanks much! I am excited to get back to seriously painting and updating. Your painting is really an inspiration.
- Johnny Lho
I fucking loving your work man. IMO you're the greatest miniature artist currently offering commissions. Don't forget about my 30k world eaters in the new year! I'm really looking forward to them.
Hey thanks :)Is that Martin? As I just need to finish up a Blood Angels army that should be done by next week and I'll be on them.
- Johnny Lho
Good man! No rush!
Awful work mate..apart from Krull. Do me a favour and quit along with Lil'Legends. Both you guys suck.
Just read that….Why me, Myles!! I'm sure both of us love painting!! Silly thing to say. Of course we won't quit. I love painting models as I'm sure he does.
Anonymous Troll. Such a brave troll. Speaking his mind from the safety of his bedroom at his mum's house.
- Ciaran Dillon
Cretin. Whilst it's not quite my style always you've a great way of painting and a cool, dark gritty realism! Looking forward to your (collective) work in 2016.
You are so cool…
Some lovely work here, my favorite has to be Zardu and the Blade-Slaves. They look stunning! Looking forward to your output in 2016.
I don't understand why people have to be so mean spirited. ThirdEye's style isn't for everyone, but I personally like to see a wide variety of painting techniques. As much as my own style is more akin to the clean, almost cartoonish style of Eavy Metal and Garfy/Stahly (though nowhere near as good as those guys), I think ThirdEye's gritty style is a more believable interpretation of how the warriors and war machines of the bleak 41st millenium would actually look. It isn't my style, but that doesn't mean I can't appreciate his artistic vision. To tell anyone, regardless of their level of skill to give up is, quite frankly, offensive and narrow minded. We are lucky to have varied and inspirational characters within our hobby – keep up the good work and ignore the haters.
Great work over the year…..!!!!
Iam planning for the Seraphon Lizardmen as they will be my next Armies on Parade Project. Also some more for the Mechanicum and models from the Betrayal of Calth box.
Happy new (hobby)year …..
- Ciaran Dillon
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Mate! Awesome post! I gota say your style is not my preferred style, but I an appreciated it and the effort you've put in. You always seem to be able to pick out that one colour that sticks out =). Got support here man. Keep up the great work!
I adore your ninja skill with the airbrush. How about pigments? Are you using it a lot?
Hahaha surely this is one of TEN's friends on a wind up? Even if someone did hate his style, no-ones actually that moronic to say it's 'awful' and to 'do him a favour and quit'. Personally love your stuff dude! Can't wait to see the Blood Angels in their resplendent glory!
I can't understand why people have to be so mean spirited! My own painting style is closer to the traditional Eavy Metal / Garfy / Stahly (though nowhere near as good as those guys!), so Thirdeye's style doesn't suit my painting technique, but that doesn't mean I can appreciate his artistic vision. I feel that Thirdeye offers a more convincing interpretation of how the warriors and war machines of the grim 41St Millenium would actually look than my own slightly cartoonish style and I personally like to see a wide variety of techniques and ideas – everyone can learn from gathering new ideas, even if they are polar opposite to our own techniques. Keep up the good work and ignore the haters!
I like your style man, looks more Grimdark which fits my preference personally. Not a fan of Parade Ground figures with barely a mark or any dirt and grime on them… I can't wait to see what you do with Imperial Fists, got them on my table myself and building as we speak. I've been building and painting Wolves for 2 or 3 years so looking forwards to doing something different color wise.
Wow :), been ill the last few days and just noticed how many responces I had for the post. I'm truly blown away by all the kind remarks. Thanks to everyone and hope you all have a fantastic new year and a great time with your hobby etc. Thanks guy's 🙂
I love your work, you are extremely talented and I really like your realistic, gritty style. If there is any way you could please share the recipe you used to paint the white skin on your tyranids (or do a tutorial!) I would be very grateful. You have the best looking 'nids on the net!
Dude your work is a art into it's self. I think the work you do is amazing. Will you ever do tutorials or even maybe do a dvd of how you paint your stuff? I would buy it. Please if you can, show how you paint. A huge fan of your work. Giles.
Just checking comments. Yes, I will release a dvd or something along those lines within 2016 due to how many requests. I like that idea on making a film on how I paint.
- The Art of Caesura
Wow! It was your "winter-themed" Mourngul that first brought me in your direction, and I haven't left since! I really love your stuff – Thanks!
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I love the variety of colour. They all retain the heavily shadowed and gritty nature of your recognisable style but at the same time looking at the collective there are blues, reds, yellows. It's a very good body of work.