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OK so I am trying again to run a PM Blog in the hopes of having some good old wholesome fun with the community while keeping my ADHD focused on getting my beloved DE revamped. I started playing DE WAY back in 3rd with the starter and after a decade of hoping for an update gave them up. Two more years later would see them finally redone yet it would take a few more years to get me to update my fugly army. (it's bitter sweet when a new line is in fact so awesome it makes you want to burn what you have despite the huge investment in time and money already committed )

I worked on finishing some other projects (yea right like they will ever end) and wouldn't you know it, just as I am getting the ball moving a NEW release starts dropping! Took to long, we did

So anywho, I have quite a few vehicles already underway, 12 venoms and 5 raiders (two of which are magnetized to be ravagers). All my vehicles are custom because I am an idiot like that and have to build unique crap so as to not show up to a tournament with a clone army

heres just a couple quick snaps of the fleet:
Venom



Raider







Here is my real pleasure though, my creations of terror!!!




Taloi









Cronos






That's it for now, but I have at least 3 more toloi to convert, a grotesquerie and custom clawed fiends along with some special coven raiders and an aerie full of scourge PLUS LOTS MORE!

Stay tuned!


Red Corsair

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Awesome! Working on the Grots now!

   
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Commoragh (closer to the bottom)

Wow....Can I still your idea for the talos? I pay against nids, so It would be a great idea.....

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Love them horror bitz

Keep up the mayhem!

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loving them - great work.
(actually, when I saw the venom on the front page, I thought it was four wings around the central cockpit - I didn't realise it was a white stripe. I now want to build a four-wing venom! ; ) )
Talos and chronos have so much movement to them, brilliant. Well done : )


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finnan wrote:loving them - great work.
(actually, when I saw the venom on the front page, I thought it was four wings around the central cockpit - I didn't realise it was a white stripe. I now want to build a four-wing venom! ; ) )
Talos and chronos have so much movement to them, brilliant. Well done : )

Thanks mate! Ha ha, now I want to make an X wing venom! Damn it!
Boss Salvage wrote:Love them horror bitz

Keep up the mayhem!

- Salvage

Thanks Boss! Yea I have been stashing bits for a while before finally delving in.
DaKKaLAnce wrote:Wow....Can I still your idea for the talos? I pay against nids, so It would be a great idea.....

Steal and plunder like a DE! Honestly I have gotten many of my ideas and ideas from ideas from gawking at other folks work! It's the best way to come up with cool new kitbashes mate!

OK back to my slave station to work my fingers numb for my masters

   
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OK! So I got some green stuffing done and also managed to get my 10 grotesques about 90% complete since my last post. I also managed to spend more money on plastic crack from ebay (more on that later).

So I finished the faces of my two talos....taloi...talus... you get the point





The pics came out a bit crappy, but it gets the general idea. Basically eyeless, bind furry is their game

Heres the real gem of this post (or at least I hope) the 10 grots, who's bits have been sitting in my case now for over 2 years!



Here are some close ups:





















4 of them still need bone racks which were ebayed and they all still need various trophies and vials of fluis added to their backs and what not. The import thing is the greenstuffing and general conversions and posing is all done. The models used for those who haven't seen this conversion before are from warmachine. They are legion of everblight warspears, great models however the material used is a nightmare! It's a PVC resin hybrid of some sort and while the details are crisp and the fit tight, the stuff is CRAZY hard to cut up and impossible to sand.

So be warned, make sure you have plenty of sharp blades and if you haven't bought any I HIGHLY recommend the model chisel set from micromark.com These things cut plastic, pewter and this nightmare garbage better then my expensive hobby knives and can fit where a knife won't while being less likely to cut you, just pick up a self healing mat while your at it so you don't damage your models.

Any way thats it for now, debating whether I want to convert their raiders, finish my coven wraithknight or work on coven clawed fiends next.

Maybe you guys can chime in

Comments and criticism are always welcome and in fact encouraged as it motivates me to load more work on this thing!

Happy hunting fellow Haemonculi

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What are the arms from on that Cronos?

Also here's my gribbly Grots and whatnot.







Old skool Talos


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Yea I have two old talos I need to bring up to date sometime here.

Your grots look ace! I considered the ratogre rout as well but I find the warspears to have a more masochistic and intelligent look which I find much more frightening.

The arms on the cronos are from two kits, the smaller are from ghouls and the larger are pink horror arms.

   
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I am really enjoying this thread! I'll have to convince my fiance to either make an account and post, or show him this thread and steal his grotesques conversions long enough to take some pictures and show them to you guys.

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 Schlyne wrote:
I am really enjoying this thread! I'll have to convince my fiance to either make an account and post, or show him this thread and steal his grotesques conversions long enough to take some pictures and show them to you guys.


Awesome! So glad you are enjoying it! I am trying to get motivated on building another Talos conversion using a wraithlord but a torn index finger nail is making me want to be lazy and ebay more plastic crack

Be sure to share some of your fiances pics when he lets you, can never get too much Grot

   
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OK guys, I saw this conversion on google once and I just had to do it. I mean we have corpse thief claw, so why not use the opportunity to make as many Terrors! as we can think up in our twisted minds.

It uses an old wraith lord ,my brother cried blasphemy craftworlder and some more of those all important talos kit bits and a reaver fairing.









He is still a tad rough since I built him last night at about 1am SO he still needs a healthy amount of tricking out with bits and gubbins and plenty of greenstuff.

Coming up next WIP of my Coven wraith Knight

   
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Woah! That's a great conversion! Well done.

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Mate that looks excellent. Really nice work!

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 Leviathus wrote:
Woah! That's a great conversion! Well done.


Thanks mate! As I said I saw it one other time and HAD to have a go! I love making craftworld beauties a little twisted! Speaking of which....

BAM!















After seeing so many other people try and make these things our own I just couldn't find any that had enough wow factor. I mean I will only ever field the one and he had better steal the damn show

He's very rough obviously and has a lot to go, but in the meantime lets play a fun game called spot the kits used so far?


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Mate that looks excellent. Really nice work!


Thanks bud it's all the great support that is keeping me on this spree of terror he he

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Lol. Truly you're worthy of the title haemonculus. Nice Taloi

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 angelofvengeance wrote:
Lol. Truly you're worthy of the title haemonculus. Nice Taloi


He he thanks mate! Though maybe we should call it a Coven Knight or something to that effect.

   
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I can see some (possibly) Zombie Dragon/Terrorgheist bits, Wraithlord/Knight bits, HE Phoenix bits and DP bits.. think that covers it unless I missed something?

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These are amazing! Looking forward to more.

 
   
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JeffyP wrote:These are amazing! Looking forward to more.

Thanks man! I'll keep it coming!

angelofvengeance wrote:I can see some (possibly) Zombie Dragon/Terrorgheist bits, Wraithlord/Knight bits, HE Phoenix bits and DP bits.. think that covers it unless I missed something?


Nailed it except for the DP, it's actually a soul grinder kit. He is turning into the worlds most expensive wraithknight Hopefully he will look just as cool.

   
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Yeah that chest armour plate did make me pause a moment there.

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I need to motivate myself for the insane amount of greenstuffing that comes next ha ha

   
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Did a bit of work on the Ol wraith Knight, it's slow going but taking shape. I messed with the legs a bit so they look less derpy and heavy at the bottom, hopefully it worked ok.



















Holy seam lines! haha, I obviously have some work to go their and the legs are missing the knee pads pretty bad but I hope to get him done this weekend if I can stay motivated.

Hope you enjoy!


   
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Hey Red!

finally took a peek at your blog, must say..... ima tingling! That wraithknight?!? mmmmmmmmmmm, I am stealing some of this genius! I am planning to start work on a vampirish/ghostly wraithknight soon and I love what you've done with the torso and wings. Can I get some advice, on the upper torso left shoulder/chest area, you did some fleshwork with GS thats like umm like sinuie? is that the word?/spelling? Could you give some tips on how you achieved that?

Also loving the wraith tails as part of your taloi and what are the pincer claws from?

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Solar Shock wrote:
Hey Red!

finally took a peek at your blog, must say..... ima tingling! That wraithknight?!? mmmmmmmmmmm, I am stealing some of this genius! I am planning to start work on a vampirish/ghostly wraithknight soon and I love what you've done with the torso and wings. Can I get some advice, on the upper torso left shoulder/chest area, you did some fleshwork with GS thats like umm like sinuie? is that the word?/spelling? Could you give some tips on how you achieved that?

Also loving the wraith tails as part of your taloi and what are the pincer claws from?


Hey mate! Thanks so much for the kind words and for stopping by! It really means a lot and helps motivate me to load more images to share I have done a lot more to the wraith knight, but I am debating whether or not to put him on a base just yet as I am still not 100% sure on how I will base my stuff lol. At any rate I'll try to load some more pics tomorrow when the light is better.

The soulgrinder torso has some chaos looking garbage metal on it I hated so I used a hobby knife and a couple hobby chisels (seriously get some of these from micromark if you have the extra scratch) and knocked that crap off. The sinew was pretty free form sculpting, I admit that I do commission sculpting as a side job so I have a lot of color shapers and tools but honestly I think I mostly used a large wedge color shaper and my hobby knife. Just look at the opposite side for inspiration and add, remove and push it around until you get some gnarly folds and then add parallel cuts into it to make the muscle fiber.

It's late so I may not be explaining it super clear ha ha, but feel free to ask me any questions sculpting related any time you want. Biggest obstacle with greenstuff is learning to keep your tools and finger lubed constantly because the stuff is like bubble gum when dry and much harder to work with.

I hope to add a couple more taloi/cronos soon! I know, I have an addiction ha ha Hello my name is Red and I am addicted to killer meat monsters

Oh and your last question, the pincers! I have a load of the spike blades left over from raider kits http://www.ebay.com/itm/WARHAMMER-40K-BIN-BITS-DARK-ELDAR-RAIDER-SPIKES-and-CHAINS-/360610791035?pt=Games_US&hash=item53f613fe7b and I basically just used a small and a large one fit inside of the talos wrist pieces. I always liked my old metal talos pincer so I wanted to try and make an updated version. IDK about you but I think the most terrifying/nastiest death would be from a large scissor or pincer nipping pieces/limbs off your body...Ick! I love it!

   
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No thank you red, such a long and informative reply that i didn't anticipate

As for basing, for my harle force i basically picked up a set of these chinese\elven looking stone pieces from a non GW company, cast them using oyumaru and now i use them as a base to tie in all my models. Going for the 'protecting ancient CWE ruins'. But you could easily make that.... DE here to collect a potent artifact ruins look Any ideas as of yet?

I only recently picked up clay shapers, i had metal ones before, bigggggg difference and definitely love them. Kicking myself though, because i was impatient and used super glue to stick down some GS\milli mix and i got some on the shaper wedge when working... so now thats ruined More in post. In general i find organics much easier to sculpt and really enjoy it, its flat work and panels for my ork stuff im struggling to sculpt most.

As for more talos... Currently i have waiting for me to mix together. morghast, talos and woodelf treeman combikit. Going for a pyscho-active look, as if the models are viewed through the poor enemies eyes as the horrors play out in front of them. Id recommend the kits, they have some great bits. The morghast wings have those spirits at the bottom that im going to invert and use to make my cronos appear as if its sucking the souls out of some marines or another faction. Like indiana Jones and raiders of the lost ark style

Ahh i see, i thought it was some singular bit, i have a few blades myself from some raiders, il have a look, they did work out really well

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Wow thats not a bad idea for basing. I was thinking of keeping it simple for this army since my last army is entirely on lava bases that I made from scratch

But I am in no rush so when it is time to paint I might go nuts, I just fear that the army is so fiddly for transport (my FLGS I compete in is an hour away) that making elaborate bases might make it even worse. I love to paint and model but at the end of the day I still put them all through hell playing with them

On a tangent I had my painstakingly painted Savannah Lions ( SW count as in 5th) 15 long fangs in a 4 story ruin during a tournament and my opponent bumped the building with his doom of malentais made-from-a-metal urn spore pod and knock all them onto the table/floor. He then, after I picked up and redeployed them, decided to DS it on the other end and did it a second time... Lets just say my blood pressure spiked a bit

Oh and my Iron warriors (I use SM codex) storm talon is converted to look like a helicopter and people always want to try to whack and spin the blade despite it being glued I guess the moral of my tangent is to expect your models to take some real life beatings.

I really should just go the extra mile basing the center pieces though. Compromise is the healthy choice I think here

Sucks to hear your clay shaper got ruined :( Super glue does some weird things to GS, sometimes you just gotta be patient

Your ideas for that army sound awesome man! Really digging that cronos soul sucker idea! The whole projected image theme sounds crazy too! Makes me think of your haemoculous as being the scarecrow from batman. Maybe that would be a cool nick name for him.

Pics incoming....


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Oh and in case you didn't think coven clawed fiends were coming anytime soon check out what arrived in the post!



Btw I think the mail men used my parcel to reach something on the top shelf Its all good, I'll be chopping and gluing anyway

And just for fun heres a pic of my WIP shelf



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