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Made in gb
Blood-Raging Khorne Berserker





UK

I haven't quite thought of a name for this force yet, but I am starting a new project: a Nurgle army for 40k. I have a Slaanesh army, a Tzeentch army, and two Khorne armies, so finally I will be completing the quartet of Armies devoted to specific gods.

Sometimes, when I create new armies, I just start making models and then form a list from what I've created. Other times, I create an army list and buy the components to put that list together (as I did with my Slaanesh and Ordo Malleus armies). This time, I'm doing something inbetween, which is thinking about which units I'd like to make, making a list, then working loosely from there. It definitely won't be exactly like what you see below, since I'm bound to change my mind as time goes by, but what's listed below is the vision I have for this army.

Renegades and heretics detachment

HQ

Arch demagogue & disciples 45 105
(covenant of nurgle +10, 5 disciples +50

ELITES

3 ogryns 180

TROOPS

20 zombies 60
20 zombies 60


HEAVY SUPPORT

Tank squadron – 3x leman russ 450 approx


CSM detachment

HQ

Typhus 230

ELITE
Helbrute 110
Missile launcher (10),

5 terminators 185
4x power fists (28)

TROOPS
7 chaos space marines (101) 140
MoN (24), plasma gun (15)

7 chaos space marines (101) 140
MoN (24), plasma gun (15)

HEAVY

Predator 75



I already have lots of bits to be working with!
[Thumb - 170122 bitz box.JPG]

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Quanar wrote:you were able to fit regular guardsmen in drop pods before the FAQ and they'd just come out as a sort of soup..
 
   
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Blood-Raging Khorne Berserker





UK

And I put together my first zombie...
[Thumb - 170122 first zombie.JPG]


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Quanar wrote:you were able to fit regular guardsmen in drop pods before the FAQ and they'd just come out as a sort of soup..
 
   
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Blood-Raging Khorne Berserker





UK

So... the army has begun to be built!
Here are the first recruits - seven zombies. These were very quick to paint - I built up layers of progressive highlights with drybrushing, then painted the rags, then washed green and blue.That's it! It won't take long to paint all 40 zombies!
[Thumb - 170730 Zombies 1-7.JPG]


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Quanar wrote:you were able to fit regular guardsmen in drop pods before the FAQ and they'd just come out as a sort of soup..
 
   
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Maddening Mutant Boss of Chaos





France

Just wow ! This paintjob, and expecially the yellow tint on the faces is so inspired. Imho this is some of the best zombies I have seen around here.

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I really like that pale greenish hue you did the faces with, it contrasts perfectly with the ashen, dusty look of the rest of the body and makes them stand out. It will be quite interesting to see how they tie in with the living(?) parts of the army.
   
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Blood-Raging Khorne Berserker





UK

KernelTerror wrote:Just wow ! This paintjob, and expecially the yellow tint on the faces is so inspired. Imho this is some of the best zombies I have seen around here.


Awww thanks!
Thanks for the motivation to paint more! It might help that I didn't actually look at any other zombies before painting them. I just went for it blind!

Strat_N8 wrote:I really like that pale greenish hue you did the faces with, it contrasts perfectly with the ashen, dusty look of the rest of the body and makes them stand out. It will be quite interesting to see how they tie in with the living(?) parts of the army.


Aha! It may be tricky to tie them in, but thanks for making that point! I will pay careful attention to that!

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Quanar wrote:you were able to fit regular guardsmen in drop pods before the FAQ and they'd just come out as a sort of soup..
 
   
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Pious Palatine






Love that paint job on the zombies. Very eye catching.

EDC
   
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Blood-Raging Khorne Berserker





UK

Today, I finished a significant model for my Nurgle force, The Unknown. That model is the Lord of Contagion model from the Dark Imperium box. You can see I have made some small conversions to the model. I trimmed off everything that contained plumes of smoke, as I am not a fan of that kind of thing on models. I left it on my Dark Angel Interrogator Chaplain, as it works on that model, but it's hard to make smoke, fire and other elemental effects look realistic. I swapped one of the censers for a skull, which matches up nicely with the skull near his left heel. I also trimmed the monstrosity off the top. I feel the model now has a more muted look typical of the Death Guard.



Like a lot of people, I never liked the cartoonish way that the GW team painted the models for the promotional images. I also have a very grimdark colour scheme for the plague zombie models, and so the Lord of Contagion was never going to be painted in bright colours. Instead, I went for a base colour of grey, with tan and green thrown around the model. I've never been a fan of blood and guts on models, but it's kind of obligatory on Nurgle models now, so I painted the guts with red, pink horror and a wash of red. I then added, having just bought it for the first time, a dash of Blood for the Blood God. It really does look like blood in the pot! That turned out quite well, I think. I kept the trampled nurglings quite muted, so you can't really make them out well. I prefer them as something you have to look for, rather than a focal point. The base, like that of the zombies, is fairly bare - just a couple of spent cartridges litter the floor, lending a bleak feel to the model.


Will he be joined by more plague marines? Probably not! The story behind The Unknown is that this character, Lord Knar, was a member of the Death Guard, but he felt their ambitions were too vainglorious and so he left the Death Guard. He wandered off during a battle, slay the crew of a Thunderhawk and flew off to lead a more humble existence, sewing death and plague wherever he went. Where he goes, he turns humans into plague zombies, and they now inhabit his Thunderhawk and follow him into battle. He visits unknown and under-populated worlds, slowly walking through the streets, cutting apart local defence militias and waiting for them to reanimate as skulking abominations of the Plague God. He refuses to fight alongside other space marines, as he finds them too ambitious. He turns his back on them, fading into a cloud of mist and flies...

(so disregard the army list above!)
[Thumb - 171009 Lord Knar (1).JPG]

[Thumb - 171009 Lord Knar (2).JPG]

[Thumb - 171009 The Unknown.JPG]

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Quanar wrote:you were able to fit regular guardsmen in drop pods before the FAQ and they'd just come out as a sort of soup..
 
   
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Maddening Mutant Boss of Chaos





France

That is a wonderfull model my friend, really love the tweaks and the classy paintscheme; it really looks like the zombie overlord you made him.
In a way, I was a bit sad that you will not be repeating this look on more marines, but then I realized that meant you were making an Unknown Thunderhawk, and that is brilliant.

We are getting a thunderhawk right ?

Right ?

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Blood-Raging Khorne Berserker





UK

 KernelTerror wrote:
That is a wonderfull model my friend, really love the tweaks and the classy paintscheme; it really looks like the zombie overlord you made him.
In a way, I was a bit sad that you will not be repeating this look on more marines, but then I realized that meant you were making an Unknown Thunderhawk, and that is brilliant.

We are getting a thunderhawk right ?

Right ?


Hahaha! Damn... I have caused myself a problem there...
I have always coveted the Thunderhawk, so this would be a nice excuse to get one...

Thanks for your comments

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Quanar wrote:you were able to fit regular guardsmen in drop pods before the FAQ and they'd just come out as a sort of soup..
 
   
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Blood-Raging Khorne Berserker





UK

Well, it's been a while! My computer was down so it was hard to edit photos and to get onto dakka. Now that's fixed, I can update my blogs with some models I've been working on for the last month! Here are two zombie champions! I have the dark imperium box (except the primaris marines, which I sold), and plan to use many of the models. Some of the models might have to be sold, though, as I have trypophobia (a fear of clusters of holes or pustules - look it up), and so some of the models are just too disturbing for me to look at, let alone paint! These are two that I could use, though.
[Thumb - 171203 The Unknown zombie champions (1).JPG]

[Thumb - 171203 The Unknown zombie champions (2).JPG]


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Quanar wrote:you were able to fit regular guardsmen in drop pods before the FAQ and they'd just come out as a sort of soup..
 
   
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Courageous Space Marine Captain






Im liking the more corrupted ash look over the generic pus and gore look

very cool.

 Unit1126PLL wrote:
 Scott-S6 wrote:
And yet another thread is hijacked for Unit to ask for the same advice, receive the same answers and make the same excuses.

Oh my god I'm becoming martel.
Send help!

 
   
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Maddening Mutant Boss of Chaos





France

Excellent, that color scheme works well with clothed models too ! I hope some of the remaining ones are acceptable for you to paint, maybe after to limb replacement ?

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Blood-Raging Khorne Berserker





UK

Desubot wrote:Im liking the more corrupted ash look over the generic pus and gore look

very cool.


Thanks! Yeah, the pus and gore look is a bit tiring.


KernelTerror wrote:Excellent, that color scheme works well with clothed models too ! I hope some of the remaining ones are acceptable for you to paint, maybe after to limb replacement ?


Hmm... the torsos are the worst, part, but I might use the limbs on some cultist models... I don't think I'll get rid of them, actually...

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Powerful Spawning Champion





Calgary, Alberta, Canada

These give me the Resident Evil feel and I LOVE it. More please!

   
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Blood-Raging Khorne Berserker





UK

 bunnygurl wrote:
These give me the Resident Evil feel and I LOVE it. More please!


Coming soon!

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