I just finished altering a squad of IG veterans, putting them on new bases and giving them some Secret Weapon produced backpacks. The bases are by DragonForge.
Here is the squad now:
Here is what the squad looked like prior to the change. You can see how different the bases are (these are ones I sculpted myself), and how the backpacks change the feel of the squad.
I found some WIP images of that squad as I was working on it. Here is an early stage, not long after my 'shaded basecoat' technique. You can see that I begin with a middle tone and make colors lighter.
The next stage, with glazing and tinting:
And a closer view: