Painting Operative Umbral-six was a lot of fun. The figure is available to Warhammer+ subscribers as a free figure, or as a paid add-on. It can also be found on Ebay, though certainly at a premium price.
Initially I’d not really had much interest in the figure, but as I looked at it more over time, it grew on me. Realizing that I may as well take advantage of it through my Warhammer+ subscription, I ordered it.
Once I had it in hand and saw how nice the sculpt was, I was very happy with the choice.
Painting Operative Umbral-six
The model is especially fun because of the variety of textures. The bronze statue, steel frame, and the figure’s uniform and equipment all allow for a variety of techniques. Though a bit to small to qualify as a diorama, the miniature’s posing on the statue gives it an impressive, action oriented look.
I briefly thought about trying to add it to a larger diorama, but realized that time simply would not permit it. But even as it is, I was quite happy with how the model turned out.
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