Started Thousand Sons this April as my first Heresy army. Really drawn to their aesthetic and culture, and have enjoyed the few games I've played with them so far.
Still learning as I go. Looking back at the first minis I painted, I see the need to add some more color transitions; the red is otherwise too flat:
Might be hard to see, but I was trying to blend brown into the shaded parts of the armor. After I painted him, I discovered spray on primer, and bought a can of mephiston red. My first few batches of minis with the spray were pretty messed up; primer too thick and cracking, or spraying from too far and ending up with rough edges. A bit disappointed in how my osiron contemptor turned out:
One learns with one's failures though, and I'm taking more time and being careful with this command squad (Ahriman's cabal) - still WIP: