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Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

Hi

I thought I'd start a blog here as the other forum I'm with seems to have no interest for my Thousand Son's army.

A quick bit about me, I've just decided to return to the war gaming hobby after an 18 year break and these are my first painted miniatures apart from my test marine who is in counselling at the moment!

The army will be based on an ice planet hence the cold look to the bases, I do have plans to branch out into the other chaos goods at some point when I need a break from painting blue Marines.

This is my latest Raptor Sargent which I would be grateful on feed back on before I paint the other members of the squad.



Now going back wards through the other painted miniatures.

This is Ezekiel once of the Dark Angels, now fallen to the temptation of Tzeentch.



This is my Havoc squad the first painted unit in a very long time.



Thanks for looking




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Made in ca
Phanobi






Canada,Prince Edward Island

Nice stuff! The use of sang guard parts is very effective with this army and gives it a new flavour that many csm armies are lacking.

Keep up the good work!

Cain

   
Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut





Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Don't worry you will get some love for this here!
I'm excited to see where this goes!

Those heads are going to get expensive fast >.<

I'm in the middle of converting some thousand sons termies right now and am going to be building my heads from plasticard.. eep

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Made in gb
Phanobi





Gosport. UK

Not a bad idea conceder the rapter idea pinched.

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Made in au
Preparing the Invasion of Terra






Brisbane, Australia

Awesome!
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Multiple thin coats are always better than one thick coat.
 
   
Made in gb
Servoarm Flailing Magos





Sweet stuff.

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Made in nz
Strategizing Grey Knight Chapter Master





Auckland New Zealand

Looks awesome, cant wait to see a full force posted

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Made in gb
Hacking Shang Jí





Bournemouth, England

Awesome concept!

May I suggest a alternative recipe for gold?

1st = 50:50 mix of Mithril Silver & Macharius Solar Orange & a little water to help the mix (shake very well) - Apply as a base coat.
2nd = Fine highlights of neat Mithril Silver
3rd = Generous coat of Gryphonne Sepia

It's a really simple method but I'm happy with my results, try on a test piece but feel free to ignore I won't take offence.

Keep the pics coming!

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Made in gb
Blood Angel Terminator with Lightning Claws





terra

cool looking mini's mate.i like the ezekiel conversion.i also think the yellow looks good on those marines.


 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

Thanks for the replys.

I have quite a few other surprises for you when they are painted up as well, should be good.

logg_frogg wrote:

Those heads are going to get expensive fast >.<

I'm in the middle of converting some thousand sons termies right now and am going to be building my heads from plasticard.. eep


Yeah the heads will add a bit onto the price of the army but they will look much better, good luck with the plasticard idea I'm really bad at modelling so wouldnt even attempt that.

Emperors_Champion wrote:

May I suggest a alternative recipe for gold?

1st = 50:50 mix of Mithril Silver & Macharius Solar Orange & a little water to help the mix (shake very well) - Apply as a base coat.
2nd = Fine highlights of neat Mithril Silver
3rd = Generous coat of Gryphonne Sepia

It's a really simple method but I'm happy with my results, try on a test piece but feel free to ignore I won't take offence.



Sounds interesting using Solar Orange, its not a paint I have currently though so will give it a miss this time but I will pick one up for the future and try it out.

   
Made in us
Widowmaker





Georgia

Very nice looking thousand sons. I particularly like the use of the blood angels sanguinary guard. Keep up the good work.


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Made in us
Troubled By Non-Compliant Worlds





Nashville

Looks awesome, cant wait to see a full force. Subscribed.

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Made in gb
Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot





where am I? *looks around* Well i'm...errr...I...I...don't know!

They look great, except the loyalist weapons somehow ruin the effect...I think it would look better if you made them more ornate, if not necessarily chaos-y. At present they look too functional compared to the ornate armour.




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Made in ie
Warp-Screaming Noise Marine






Ireland

Those are some awesome models.

But I do agree with the guy above.
Maybe some sort of ornate gun barrels just to keep up the look of the army.

But that Ezekial is just pure win,I'm sorry but I'm stealing that now.

 
   
Made in ie
Stealthy Space Wolves Scout






Birmingham, UK.

Nice minies mate, that Ezekiel conversion is amazing but I think the loyalist weapons look fine in my opinion. Keep up the good work.

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Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

I choose to use the imperial heavy weapons for two reasons the first is that the devastator box as so many more heavy weapons compared to the havoc box, secondly I wanted to try and keep the army quite clean as in not much chaosing them up with skulls etc.

As the Thousand Sons are a mutation free army I wanted to build on this a bit more as they are the closet to imperial marines that chaos has to offer if you can get past the we no longer have a body issue lol.

Oh I forgot to say the Sergeant in the havoc squad is a converted Techmarine, this is the picture before he was painted.


   
Made in gb
Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot





where am I? *looks around* Well i'm...errr...I...I...don't know!

FAir enough, you seem very capable with GS so just adding some rivets or guilding to them would make them look more ornate. It would improve the look a lot IMHO...




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Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

Imperial Monkey wrote:FAir enough, you seem very capable with GS so just adding some rivets or guilding to them would make them look more ornate. It would improve the look a lot IMHO...


I like the idea of some rusty rivets, although I'm not sure if GSing onto a painted mini would work. I wanted to make up the other two heavy plasma guns so I have a choice of weapons for the squad, might have a play with them and see what I can come up with.

   
Made in gb
Hacking Shang Jí





Bournemouth, England

I actually didn't even notice the weapons!

I don't think they look out of place though, but maybe that's cause I'm a loyalist at heart!

Need more 's in my life!  
   
Made in ie
Longtime Dakkanaut







Whoah, sorry I didint get to this sooner!

Some really really good brush control here GiraffeX, especially on the sword detail and helms. Looking great. For the first minis in such a long time, these are absolutely excellent.

Looking forward to seeing how things progress as you get more into the swing of painting again!

   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

The raptors had a small break this week while I painted a miniature for my girlfriend.

I present to you a fair lady upon a white horse



This is the the feudal knight mounted sorceress with parchment from Gamezone.

The miniature was a nightmare to put together and required lots of GS and was not easy to photo either but I loved painting it.

   
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Troubled By Non-Compliant Worlds





Nashville

Pretty.

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Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

It's update time

It took a while due to being too busy with work the last few weeks but I've finally finished my Raptor squad now.



For some reason they just ate away the hours painting them as there are lots of layers to get to the final result for each colour.

I also thought today would be a good day to so you all my work in progress shots so you have an idea of whats on the horizon.

First up is my Daemon Prince who is next on the painting table, I'm looking forward to painting him but a bit worried in case I mess it up.



I've also got a dreadnought ready for painting although I still need to do a little bit of work on the sarcophagus (not sure if thats spelt right).



Then we have a chosen squad although the main guy at the front needs an arm removing as I modelled him wrong as he cant have both of those weapons.



Last of the Thousand Sons stuff to show you today is a bulk of Thousand Sons marines for my basic troops I've more on the way as well.



I've also got a pic of my Purge Daemon prince as well who is very much still a work in progress



That's it for the chaos side at the moment. I also wanted to list whats in my head for other units as well to keep me going and also to use it as a tick list.

Thousand Sons
Necrosphinx/Defiler conversion
Grey Knight/Thousand Sons terminator conversions
Magnus the Red (big conversion job)
Vindicators
Greater Daemon of Tzeentch
Dryad/Horror conversions

The Purge
Terminators with Lightning Claws (FW parts)
Bike Squad (FW Plague marine parts)
Plague Marines
Commander using Kazyk The Befouled On Rot Beast (FW, already bought still in box)

Slaanesh

Warmachine/Terminators conversions
Warmachine/commander conversion
Dark Elder Wyches/Daemonetts conversions

Khorne

Daemon Prince (FW)
Death Company/Khorme Berzerkers conversions
Rhino

As you can see I have a lot to do and I expect I will be adding to this list as well.

I'll also be starting up other threads for my Red Scorpians (small force) and WFB Marienburger Empire army which I'm slowly picking up models for, expect lots of pirate action in this one.

When the 40k chaos army is finished I plan to start on an Imperial Guard Beastmen army, all the foot troops will be beastmen apart from the Commissar's as some one has to be in control of the beasts!

There's also going to be some one off models for something different to paint as well.

   
Made in au
Preparing the Invasion of Terra






Brisbane, Australia

Very nice!

Multiple thin coats are always better than one thick coat.
 
   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






england, leictershire

Wow awesome, the wings are a great idea. The only probalem I see with the wings is they don't keep the egyptian theme. Swooping hawk wings might work, I don't know if they are big enough though, In case you are wondering egyptian style wings would look like the ones on this picture
[Thumb - egypt.JPG]

   
Made in ie
Warp-Screaming Noise Marine






Ireland

Nercosphinx defiler you say?

I want to see that.
As soon as I saw it on the TK page, I said:

"There is a 1k sons model in there somewhere"

So I guess I'll steal that too.

 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

moonshine wrote:Wow awesome, the wings are a great idea. The only probalem I see with the wings is they don't keep the egyptian theme. Swooping hawk wings might work, I don't know if they are big enough though, In case you are wondering egyptian style wings would look like the ones on this picture


I think Swooping Hawk wings will be too small if GW still sold bits then I think the wings from Lord Baharroth, The Cry of the Wind would be perfect (Swooping Hawk Exarch).

Melkhiordarkblade wrote:Nercosphinx defiler you say?

I want to see that.
As soon as I saw it on the TK page, I said:

"There is a 1k sons model in there somewhere"

So I guess I'll steal that too.


Yeah should be good I know where I want to put the cannon, hopefully it wont look too dodgy I'm just trying to work out if I need to add an extra pair of claws from the defiler and how to do the twin lascannon.

   
Made in gb
Phanobi





Gosport. UK

Im just Waiting on some Grey Knight teleporter backpacks to arrive.

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DJ @ http://www.rockindocradio.net
Mon, Thursday+Fri 06am - 09am EST

We refuse to take sides in this anymore. And we refuse to let you turn us against one another. We know who we are now, we can find our own way between order and chaos...

It's over because we've decided it's over. Now get the hell out of our galaxy! Both of you.

"Whoever takes purple sash is purple, and follows purple leader." I follow purple tau. Theophony
 
   
Made in us
Warplord Titan Princeps of Tzeentch





Love the work you've put into the whole thing.

I like the raptors, but I would have used Chaos Marine torsos (or 1kSons torsos) instead of the BA torsos. The collar obscures the face too much, IMO.

Any chance of getting a closeup of the Daemon Prince? Looks like a different head on the beast. Also, what wings did you use?

Finally, what part is that in the right arm in the Purge DP? Looks like a giant flaming ball of barbed wire!

Looks great all around!

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Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

biccat wrote:Love the work you've put into the whole thing.

I like the raptors, but I would have used Chaos Marine torsos (or 1kSons torsos) instead of the BA torsos. The collar obscures the face too much, IMO.

Any chance of getting a closeup of the Daemon Prince? Looks like a different head on the beast. Also, what wings did you use?

Finally, what part is that in the right arm in the Purge DP? Looks like a giant flaming ball of barbed wire!

Looks great all around!


The Thousand Sons torsos are a bit boring to be honest, the BA ones make them stand out a bit more from the rest of the army.

I'll post some pics of the Daemon Prince later before he was under coated he didnt have his tail in those pics though. The head is the horned DP head with a GS beak, the wings are from the High Elf Griffon same as yours I just spread them out to make his wing span look bigger

In the right arm of the Purge DP is a skaven Plague Furnace, yeah he's that big!

Glad you like the army so far

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