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Rebel Grot Basilisk Showcase: Tank Painting Complete!

I have finished painting the first basilisk for my Rebel Grots army.  I haven’t sealed it yet so there is still a bit of gloss where I’ve used washes but I don’t think it will change much in the pics.

Basilisk Gallery

This is definitely my best scratch build so far.  I think it’s the best paint job I’ve managed on a vehicle as well.  I’m quite happy with how this model has come out.  Next I will focus on the crew.  I need to build another loader then I’ll start painting them.  With a little luck I’ll have them finished by next week.

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8 years ago

That’s damn impressive. If I didn’t know better I would not have guessed this was a complete scratch-build at all.

I agree, your best vehicle paint job and I think one of your best paint jobs overall. The weathering is great, the shading well done and the highlights are awesome. It all came together beautifully.

8 years ago
Reply to  Kamui

This is freaking amazing. How did you go about making the weathering effect? I have always struggled with tanks making the weathering look realistic. It seems the airbrush really helps make clean base coating.

Warhammer 39,999
8 years ago

Beautiful. It definitely doesn’t look like a scratch-build at all.

On a side note: why do people always seem to give ‘Grots a Russian/Red Star theme?

Warhammer 39,999
8 years ago
Reply to  Kamui

Thanks for enlightening me. That makes great sense.