Nemesis Attack Host
I am building a Dark Eldar army to paint and play something new in my local store's most recent Warhammer 40k Escalation League starting the first week of January.
I got a few boxes of wyches, a box of reavers, and a raider to get started on a Monday morning. More Dark Eldar stuff, the rest of my 500pt list and a little more, was expected to arrive Friday that week. The first battles of the new Escalation League would start the following Monday - not a huge amount of time but not bad for 500pts.
I used Army Painter's Uniform Grey for the bulk of the army and Matt White for heads and other bits. Later I would grab Skeleton Bone for the various sails and other addon bits for vehicles. In the past I have built models and armies much differently - building the models, bases, everything to a finish point and then basing them Matt Black in most cases. In this case I planned to build and paint the bases separate from the rest of the army, and basing some of the parts differently should help speed up the paint process later. Also the army will have at least three colors once it is fully assembled, before paint.