By Terry Miesle - copyright © 1998.
Narn Dag'Kar Missile Frigate and Thentus Destroyer
The Dag'Kar is a small, single-piece miniature. It is designed with the same philosophy as the G'Quon and Bin'Tak, two side hulls and a central section with primary weapons and engines. The Dag'Kar is a support vessel, used in planetary bombardment, and stand-off mine and missile launching.
The Thentus is similarly a single-piece cast miniature. It is more similar in design to the T'Loth Assault Cruiser, with a more substantial central hull. This is a general use light cruiser with long duration.
As these minis are so basic, the painting guide will be in a list form, no unexpected techniques were used. There were no surprises or tricks involved.
Cleanup and Preparation.
Both minis were cleaned with dish soap and warm water, as usual. Any flash was removed and the minis inspected for miscast areas. These were very well cast, with no glaring errors. I did drill out the engines and remove small nubs of excess metal, though these were minimal. Both minis were airbrushed with Tamiya Flat White as primer.
Dag'Kar: I decided to paint this in a similar finish to the G'Quon.
AoG's Narn Dag'Kar and Thentus by Terry Miesle
I did not use any weathering techniques, but used the Micron drafting pen to differentiate the grey and steel colors, add some panel details, and provide separation between missile tubes.
The Micron drafting pen was used to provide color differentiation, and panel line marking.
Conclusion and observations:
Nothing out of the ordinary occurred during the painting of these minis. They are two solid designs from the Narn-Centauri War supplement from AOG, and will be joined shortly by several other designs. We are amassing a small battle fleet of Narn and Centauri vessels.
|General Notes||Part I: Minbari Capital Ships|
|Part II: Narn Capital Ships||Part III Earth Alliance Capital Ships|
|Part IV: Other Races||Part V: Centauri Capital Ships|