I have all those things...my models still look bad. -_-
Dude, I'm gonna go full-on realtalk mode here, ok? When I look at the pics of your models, I'm impressed. Yes, I can tell you're new at it and are still improving, but you're a lot better than you realize. When I see pics of a couple of your models together I see a coherent color scheme, I see attention to details, I see really cool scenery, and I see an army that looks better than armies I've seen painted by people who have been doing it longer than you have, bro. Keep at it, you're further along the path than you give yourself credit for.
That said, great work! ^_^ They look awesome. And dang, 5k? That's going to be huge. XD
Thanks! And yeah it's a big force. I think I can barely reach 5,000 now but I still have a few hundred points' worth of models to paint so that I can have options. I'm working on rehabilitating a Land Raider now and taking progress pics.
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