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My First Commission: Does this make me a pro-painter? Won't ebay be pleased...

A little while ago a friend asked me to paint his army for him, offering to pay me to do so. I'm not the greatest painter by any stretch but I am fairly quick, I have experience with Orks and he was planning to collect Orks, and had seen and liked the standard of my army, so we agreed a reasonable price we were both happy with. I was doing my own Ork army for a Tale at the time, so started slowly, with a test squad, then a couple characters, then a couple dreads... but then I finished my own army and side project, so on the 5th March I found myself looking at the rest of what he had purchased...


This was about 100 infantry, 2 vehicles and 14 bikes/koptas. I had to prep all the bases with an aggregate, and wait for some good weather to undercoat the majority. On Tuesday of this week, my friend got to field a fully painted 2600 point army against my Deathwatch in a cracking close game. Our planned game was delayed a week as I had something come up that delayed doing his deffkoptas b…

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