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Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






Hey all,
As a refugee coming from the Mantic Forums I wanted to move my Fishmen army over here. I built it for almost 2 years but it is still growing, so I'd be glad if you coming on this journey with me.
The overall theme is an underwater theme, I added minis from lots of different companies to the army, e.g. Mantic, GW, Reaper, Antimatter Games, but also converted toys from Schleich or complete scratchbuilds.
I wanted to achieve an unique look that makes me hang on the project (what still works ) and to step out of my comfort zone trying NMM or modelling.
This project is by far my favourite I ever did - and has also a special value to me. It is the one which lifted me from my hobby absence and lit the fire again.
This said please prepare for a flood of pictures.
Hope you enjoy!
Cheers,
Titus

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Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






So it begins...
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Naiad Ensnarers (Mantic + GW Wildriders shields)

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Nokken (GW Wildriders upper bodies + tails from scratch, milliput)

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Gigas (Mantic Kalimarin Ancients)

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army shots

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Army shots

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Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






Continuing...
Edit: Added information
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Trident King, wip Kraken (WoK Oresund Cavalier Hadross, Schleich Kraken)

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Tidal Swarm - Reaper Familiars, Freebooter

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Thuul (Mantic)

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windfish (=Coral Giant), converted Schleich toy bluewhale

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Placoderm Defender (Reaper Eregris Darkfathom )

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Thuul Mythican (Reaper), Naiad Envoy (GW Woodelf)

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Reaper Hippocampus (=Greater Water Elemental)

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Siren (GW Woodelf bitz)

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Naiad Centurion (40k Lelith Hesperax)

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Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






Fishman madness...
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Eckter (Mantic)

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Riverguard (converted GW Skinks)

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Jellyfish water elementals (scratchbuilt)

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Hadross Pit Fighters (Placoderms)

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Leviathan's Bane (Mantic)

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Naiad Envoy (with Banner of the Kraken/Griffin)

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CoK 2018 50x100mm Kraken (scratch)

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Depth Horrors (Reaper Frost Wyrm + Mantic Kalimarin Ancients)

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Trident King - WoK Hadross Oresund Cavalier

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Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






so. that's it for now
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Scratch winged Naiad Centurion from Heroforge

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dice board

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Nasty Nob






Wow, cool stuff! Love the colors. Thanks for sharing.


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[MOD]
Villanous Scum






I have no idea what any of this stuff is but it looks fantastic, you should start a Plog. Welcome to dakka!

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Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






Thanks guys The fun part for me is that KoW allows a wide space for interpretation. All that matters gamewise is the footprint of a unit. I also play mostly beer&prezel games at home, so no problem for my friends if I tell them before what unit runs as what.
Here are some pictures from our games:

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Stubborn Eternal Guard





Alaska

I am so very, very glad that you are transferring your work here! It is great that a new audience gets to see what you have done. Your modelling and painting has inspired and educated me ever since I started collecting Fishpeople.

May the dice be with you!  
   
Made in gb
Been Around the Block




Good to see you here @Titus_painting. I'm just moving my own Trident Realm army pics onto dakkadakka too.
   
Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






Hi @Arctic Dragon, hi @Edzig,
Thanks for your kind words. Good to see both of you here! Still not familiar with this forum but lots of interesting new stuff to explore (although I don't play 40k anymore ).
Maybe I'll also upload some other projects of mine onto this board... still have another underwater (40k) army lying around that could be of interest...
Cheers,
Titus

   
Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

Dang but these are amazing. I love seeing all the variety to trident realms armies, each one is wild and unique.

realism is a lie
 
   
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Tail-spinning Tomb Blade Pilot





Welcome. Very well done, especially the jellyfish. How did you make them? And what do they represent in-game?

Also, what figures did you use as the basis for the group of four mermaids in front of the gate?

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Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






Hi @amazingturtles, hi @Ancestral Hamster, thank you!! I also enjoy the different approaches on the TR, this multiplies the inspiration imo.

@jellyfish: I run these as water elementals. Almost scratchbuilt. Used hats from mushroom minis by a small kickstarter from a company called Bog's Minis (they do have a facebook group). Painted these with different patterns. Then added hot glue on top. The nettles are wire and GS. Used also GS world's wire tool to form the GS. Between the caps and the nettles I added an upside down plastic birthday candle stand.
Added some wip pictures.

@mermaids: These run as Nokken (well... they are in the showcase most of the time). Used GS's Wild Rider upper bodies. The tail is made from Milliput. Scales are painted as freehands.

Cheers, Titus
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Made in no
Boom! Leman Russ Commander






Oslo Norway

Your armies are fantastic. The painting styles and themes are really striking on both.

   
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Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

Thanks for moving the GBTR over, especially impressive to see all these shots in one thread. I'm still blown away by how well you handle tone across an army - which goes for your mushroomy gnome army too

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Regular Dakkanaut




On of the most beatiful custom armies I have ever seen, glad to see your photos survive the official forums
   
Made in gb
Been Around the Block






Wow, nice work, I'm really not a far of the mantic naiads, like, really not a fan. But you made them look fantastic. So much work into making the whole army work as a display piece too.
   
Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






New Trident Realms reinforcements - wyrmrider hero (jellyfish Mount still missing) & Siren - minis from Loka earth faction (added naiad Trident)
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finished some coral people to add more violet to the overall army colour scheme. will run them as a second horde of naiad ensnarers (or not yet specified allies)

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Brooding Night Goblin





Awesome work! What exact color is the color you use on the shields? And I believe you washed over them?
   
Made in de
Fresh-Faced New User






Thanks! In case you mean the Naiads' shields you're right. Started with Vallejo Royal Blue, added more and more Goblin Green until pure Goblin Green. After let it dry, I washed the whole Shield with Agrax Earthshade.

   
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Crazed Flagellant




Netherlands

Your painting is getting better by the post! Compliments, really nice to look at!

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Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

Really enjoy the coral people (Reaper Saprolings?), nice colors. I've thought about using those minis in my Dark Fae NS army, so thanks for the scale-ish shot

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Krazed Killa Kan






State of Jefferson

Amazing.
   
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Fresh-Faced New User






1st Horde of gigas
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3rd tidal swarm finished
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Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

ADORABLE

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thanks and here some small fish
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Hunting Glade Guard




Lovely work, painting is top notch, but I love how you've sourced models from so many different lines!
   
 
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