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 gobert wrote:
Yeah tarar2d2’s marines are awesome, not just the sculpting but some of the freehand too!

Lovely work on the latest glutton marine, the tank with the liquid inside is really cool!


I'm really happy with how the tank came out, I was worried at first and nearly just repainted it as a metal hatch, but I'm glad I kept at it.

The last two Emperor's children have been sat staring at me, so I felt I should finish them off, rather than put them off and never get around to them. They still need some neatening up, but here's them mostly done:
Lord of Contagion:

Noxious Blightbringer:


And apart from tidying them up, that's the Emperor's children combat patrol done.
The list is:
  • Lord of Contagion

  • Foul Blightspawn

  • Noxious Blightbringer

  • 2 units of 5 plague marines.

  • I doubt it's competitive, but as I don't really get the chance to play it'll do.

    Now I've got to work out what my next half finished project to complete is...

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    Oh nice! That lord of Contagion looks so happy!

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    Great work, the glow on the goo is really nicely done. It makes me want to get my Black Legion Plague Marines painted up

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    Warboss_Waaazag wrote:Oh nice! That lord of Contagion looks so happy!

    I love how happy he looks, there's not enough ridiculous grins in the 40k universe.

    gobert wrote:Great work, the glow on the goo is really nicely done. It makes me want to get my Black Legion Plague Marines painted up

    It's just moot green with a bit of white mixed in for highlights, and an 'Ardcoat varnish on top, I was suprised at how easy it was.

    So I've not painted anything since the last update as I got distracted by a new toy:


    I decided I needed some scenery to use as backdrops for my pictures, and having got some surprise amazon vouchers through work, decided to splash out on and Ender 3 pro. It's been busy chugging away printing out some zone mortalis tiles for the last several days. I need to get some spray that will hopefully fill in the worst of the build lines before I get onto painting them.

    But whilst I'm waiting on that and procrastinating on what to paint next, here's some pictures from an army I've worked on on and off for the past couple of years.

    I took quite a hiatus from AOS after fantasy met it death. One of the things that tempted me in was after a chat with the manager at the local GW. We got talking and he commented there was a force that had:

  • Warriors infused with their God's strength

  • Units of birds

  • Rode Bird-horses

  • Accompanied by Bird-lions

  • Crossbows that shoot ammo made of lightning


  • And I was like "Cool, they've taken Tzeentch in a new direction"...
    But it wasn't Tzeentch... it was the Stormcast Vanguard chamber
    And Stormcast's souls belong to Sigmar, so no Chaos Stormcast for me....

    But then I listened to the Plague Garden audiobook (which is awesome), and spoilers:
    Spoiler:

    One of them gets turned into a spawn and attacks other stormcast until he is killed and then his soul goes back. Another ends up with the soul of a Nurgle warrior trapped in his body.

    So I thought, what if you don't need to take their soul if you can just take over their body? Leaving them alive and aware, just trapped within it. Having played a lot of RPGs over the years, cursed items crop up from time to time, so what about a mask with a Tzeentchian soul trapped in it? Just waiting to take over whoever puts it on?


    A group of friends were doing an escalation league, so it finally gave me the kick I needed to try and get something done.

    Which meant this happened to a poor unsuspecting Knight Zephyros:

    Using swords and head from the Kairic Acolytes, and a tiny tzeentch icon from the old Forsaken kit, I thought it worked quite well.

    And once I've done that conversion, I had a load of other acolyte bits left, so Captain Moon-face happened:


    And you can't have Tzeentch without a magic user:


    So after that I decided I needed some battleline to actually use these guys, so vanguard hunters got done:




    and then BIRD-HORSES!



    and Bird-Lions:



    and just birds:



    And a bloke with a bird (and some more without):



    And some guys with wings (to make them like a bird):



    and to fill in the remaining points to make it a 2k list, a prismatic pallisade:

    because nothing annoys the opponents more when fighting a mobile shooty list that suddenly having some immovable line of sight blocking scenery appear.

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    Once again, clever, and attractively painted and converted. If I played Chaos, I'd play Tzeentch. Tzeentch always felt the most truly chaotic to me.

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    That’s a great looking Army, the Tzentch theme worked really well on them!

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    I've just realised I got sidetracked before finishing off (and photographing) my Inquisitor/Adepta Sororitas Combat Patrol. With their new Codex it looks like you can run huge numbers of units without really having to worry about the limits of the force org chart as long as you take certain characters/units.
    Assuming that BattleScribe is correct, I can take the following in 25 power:

  • Inquisitor (Agents of the Imperium)

  • Canoness (HQ)

  • Palantine (HQ)

  • Battle Sister Squad (Troops)

  • Preacher (Elites)

  • Sister Repentia (Elites)

  • Arco Flagellants (No Force Org due to Preacher)

  • Crusaders (No Force Org due to Preacher)

  • Death cult Assassins (No Force Org due to Preacher)

  • Repentia Superior (No Force Org due to Repentia)


  • Which gives me 5 characters and 5 units, so everyone get's their own bodyguard!
    Inquisitor Lord Exorcizandis gets the two crusaders, Brignadius the Pious and Odovacar the Faceless


    Heironymous Vulcanis, (Counts as Canoness with Null rod because what's better than a psykers skull on a stick), and the Battle Sister Squad:


    Bishop Equitus (Counts as Palantine with plasma Pistol) and a pair of Death Cult Assassins


    And as yet un-named Repentia Superior with her repentia:


    And an un-named priest leading some arco-flagellants:


    I have no idea if running so many small units is going to be any good, but as I mostly convert and paint I'm going with the rule of cool. Might have to try and make a battle report against my Emperor's children when I've got enough scenery printed/painted if anyone would be interested?

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    Looking good! The addition of helmets on the henchmen change their look quite a bit. I’d like to see them facing off against the gluttony of slaanesh

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    So my new 3d printer has been running pretty solidly creating me terrain, but I've run out of filament to finish the board off, so I'm waiting for more to ship.

    In the meantime I've broken out some (really) old Catachans to try and slowly paint my pile of shame. I've got enough for a command squad and an infantry squad, as well as 5 ratlings and a psyker, which is a nice start to a small force. I can't quite believe how poor the plastic catachan squad looks compared to the old metal ones.
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    I've not done very much this week as work has been extra busy, but got some more base colours down on the Catachans:


    So to distract for the lack of progress, here's one I painted earlier, and 2nd Edition Eldar army!
    This army came about from a couple of ideas. I was given an art print of a Biel-Tan guardian many years ago, and have always meant to get around to doing an army to go with it. I've also been looking at getting back into 40k 2nd Ed. (hence the previous catachans) as that was what I started with, and I'm much more into the painting and modelling than gaming, so not really needing to keep up with the constant rules changes and model releases to play games is nice.

    And I had always wanted an all metal Eldar army when I was a kid...

    So I looked through the 2nd ed. Eldar codex to work out a 1000 point army, and it turns out it's pretty much a modern 25 power/500 point Combat patrol force, so it can pull double duty.
    Technically a 2nd ed army has to be lead by a Farseer or Avatar no matter the points, but that seemed a bit excessive to me, so I brought along a pair of warlocks instead (one upgraded to a Champion for 2nd ed):

    I suppose one of them could fill in as a Farseer if needed, and the pair of them work out almost the same points.

    To tie in with the Artwork I worked on two guardian squads, one with shuriken catapults, and one with close combat weapons:




    I manager to source a load of metal guardian bodies, but unfortunately the arms are much harder to come by, so most of these are either the modern plastic guardian arms or the "finecast" storm guardian upgrade pack.

    I then added a pair of support weapons to go with the guardian squads, a "Heavy Plasma Gun" (aka Starcannon) and a scatter laser:

    I'm not entirely happy with the thorns on the platform, but it looks better in person than it does on camera.

    The last guardian is driving a war walker:

    The standard static pose (that makes it look like it's going to topple forward) of the metal war walkers wasn't doing it for me, so I did a little bit of sawing and some greenstuff to repose one leg so that it is actually walking. This does mean it's on a 60mm base rather than the original 40mm (square I think) base, but it fits modern games and I don't think it'll be a big issue in 2nd ed.

    It wouldn't be Biel-Tan without aspect warriors, so I've got six dire avengers:

    Look at the lunging on two of them...

    Five Striking Scorpions, and yes the yellow is that bright in real life:


    Wrapping it up with three Dark reapers:

    I think their helmets are a bit plain, so I might try and freehand some icons on there.


    Overall I think it's a nice little force:


    Dropping one of the warlocks and one dire avenger (and a support weapon platform as storm guardians can't take one) it comes out at exactly 25 power. I'm not sure how it'll do against the 13 man death guard, but it'll hopefully make the marines feel suitable heroic, trying to cut a swathe through the foul xenos....

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    Oh man, I just read through your excellent project efforts here - just great stuff! I LOVE the Wonderland influenced models, as did my wife. Desert Rats excellent too, and the Blanchesque inquisition efforts are just straight fire.

    Do you play 2nd Ed then? I really like this Eldar force - total nonsense that your painting is anything less than great! Nice mod on the War Walker - whenever I start my horde if 2nd Ed Pointie Ears I’ll need to remember that

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    Wonderful stuff, particularly the old school Eldar. What's your freehand idea for the Dark Reapers? Their shrine rune\symbol?

       
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    Truly a beautiful sight, those old Eldar.
       
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    Ragsta wrote:Oh man, I just read through your excellent project efforts here - just great stuff! I LOVE the Wonderland influenced models, as did my wife. Desert Rats excellent too, and the Blanchesque inquisition efforts are just straight fire.

    Do you play 2nd Ed then? I really like this Eldar force - total nonsense that your painting is anything less than great! Nice mod on the War Walker - whenever I start my horde if 2nd Ed Pointie Ears I’ll need to remember that


    I'm glad you like my projects! I don't play second edition at the moment, to be honest I don't play much of anything at the moment, but it was what I first started with way back when so there is the nostalgia factor. I figured it would be good to get two armies together, and then I can always have a game with them with whoever is available even if they don't have their own second edition army.

    CaptainWaffle wrote:Wonderful stuff, particularly the old school Eldar. What's your freehand idea for the Dark Reapers? Their shrine rune\symbol?


    Yep the plan is the shrine symbol on the helmets to match the second edition 'Eavy Metal models. I've managed to freehand the dark reapers, whihc you might be able to just about make out in the shine from the lights:

    But I don't think I'll be able to freehand the rest. Fortunately I think I've got some old transfers for the other aspect warriors, so I'll be giving those a go soon

    youwashock wrote:Truly a beautiful sight, those old Eldar.


    The old metal eldar models are absolutely classic.

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    As people seem to be enjoying the Eldar, I thought I would do some work on another model for it. I picked up a Eldar dreadnought (now Wraithlord) as it was cheap and came with a spare heavy weapon that I needed for one of the support weapon platforms. I'm not very happy with the static pose (similar to the war walker), so thought I should change it up, and whilst looking for inspiration found this lovely art (I think it's by Mark Gibbons) in the 2nd ed codex:



    so I've started to try and recreate it with the old metal dreadnought.



    It was just a couple of cuts, one just behind the kneecap to separate it from the upper leg, and then two to cut a wedge out the back of the knee. After that I just bent the upper leg back and added a little bit of green-stuff to fill the new gap behind the knee.
    I couldn't quite get the legs to align to the hips correctly, so I got them to mostly fit and then green-stuffed a couple of extra bits on the joint. Overall I'm pretty happy with how it's going so far

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    Yesss I like this mod, shaping up lovely! I often see the old Eldar walkers at refreshingly low prices, eventually I fear I’ll splurge and buy a squadron or something! :O

       
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     Ragsta wrote:
    Yesss I like this mod, shaping up lovely! I often see the old Eldar walkers at refreshingly low prices, eventually I fear I’ll splurge and buy a squadron or something! :O

    I'm shocked by how cheap these tend to go, I got this one for just over £6 including postage (most of which was postage...), and it came with two spare guns which is what I was actually after. I really don't need more wraithlords, but a squadron sounds tempting...

    But for this guy, he now has arms:


    The head is only blu-tacked on to check how it looks. I'll paint it separately, as it's going to be green whilst most of the rest will be white. I've managed to steal a tabard for it from one of the newer wraithlords, but again as it'll be green I'll add it afterwards. I'm not sure how to do the banner off of the power pack, but I'll think of something, I might even have one of the old jetbike banners lying around.

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    Great job reposing the Dreadnought, it looks pretty close to the inspiration. Will you be matching the markings on the armour?

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     gobert wrote:
    Great job reposing the Dreadnought, it looks pretty close to the inspiration. Will you be matching the markings on the armour?


    I won't be matching them exactly, as the artwork is an Alaitoc wraithlord and I'm painting it in Birl-tan, but I'll be basing the markings on the artwork. It will be getting things like thorns on the right leg where the zig zags are, and I'll be attempting the heart and y rune instead of the sword and crescent.

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    Y’know, looking at that pose makes me want to swap the arm guns out for heavy shurikens (pretty sure that’s not even rules legal) and add muzzle blast effects so he looks like he’s screaming Git Some!!! in Eldari

       
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    Very cool to see that classic metal Eldar dreadnought. I am a sucker for the old metal models that defined the 40k universe for me. Definitely looking forward to seeing it based and painted.

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    Ragsta wrote:Y’know, looking at that pose makes me want to swap the arm guns out for heavy shurikens (pretty sure that’s not even rules legal) and add muzzle blast effects so he looks like he’s screaming Git Some!!! in Eldari


    I've got a feeling that you can take two heavy weapons on a wraithlord now, so you can!

    The Riddle of Steel wrote:Very cool to see that classic metal Eldar dreadnought. I am a sucker for the old metal models that defined the 40k universe for me. Definitely looking forward to seeing it based and painted.


    I know what you are saying about the metal models. I can appreciate the more modern plastics, but the old metals was where I started and certainly have a lot of character. As you are looking forward to it, here's a sneak peak of the wraitlord blu-tacked together and some base coats done:



    There's still a lot to do, and oh so many gems...

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    So I managed to get some good painting time in this evening and got though the 60ish gems that are on the wraithlord, switched out the lascannon/brightlance for a scatterlaser stolen from the war walker (it's now got two brightlances woo!), even got some of the freehand done, and I was thinking I'm most of the way there, so I took a photo:


    And I realised I had got some of the gold from the crate onto his foot,
    And I've not finished the crate, but that's not a big deal...
    And then I saw the moldlines that I had missed on the head, both near the gem on the top left, and in front of the silver bit...

    So, I got the file out, and now need to repaint the head (although I've managed to save the freehand), but otherwise he's looking closer to what I wanted.

    So apart from that frustrating little escapade, I think he's getting closer to the artwork. Any C&C on it would be really welcome.

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    Great work bringing the inspiration to the table. It looks awesome!
       
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    So I got the head redone and added a banner from the old jetbikes, so I'm going to call it done. He's not quite as dynamic and cool as the art, but I'm pretty pleased with how he's turned out.



    That's the end of my current stock of Eldar, so I'm going to rummage around and see what other half finished projects I've got sat around in boxes.

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    Great work MST, especially on all of those gems! They must’ve taken some real patience! Whilst it sucks about spotting the mould line so far down the project, I think the second go looks eve better than the first. Looking forward to seeing where you go next!

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     gobert wrote:
    Great work MST, especially on all of those gems! They must’ve taken some real patience! Whilst it sucks about spotting the mould line so far down the project, I think the second go looks eve better than the first. Looking forward to seeing where you go next!

    Thanks gobert, the gems weren't too bad, the first bit is the worst trying to make sure you find all of them to give them a coat of red paint, after that I just kind of went on autopilot for the rest of the steps as they stood out enough to spot. Spotting the mould line sucked, but I agree, it actually looks better now I've redone it, so I suppose that it was a good thing overall.

    I've been pottering around some of my projects that have fallen a bit by the wayside and ended in my pile of shame, doing little bits here and there but nothing has really grabbed my attention.
    Although I did realise that the last few projects (Eldar, Emperor's children, Sister's of Battle) all work out to Combat Patrol size. Which got me thinking, how many factions are there in 40K?(spoiler: it's lots) could I feasibly create a combat patrol for each?

    Turns out there is a lot (20+), even before the different Space Marine Chapters show up.
    I came up with a list of about 27, which breaks down to:
  • 5 Imperium (guard, ad mech, SoB, Custodes, knights)

  • 6 Space Marine Chapters (based on older books, Ultramarines, Blood angels, dark angels, Space Wolves, Grey Knights and Deathwatch)

  • 5 Chaos (CSM, Death Guard, Thousand sons, Daemons and knights)

  • 6 Aeldari,(3 Drukhari flavours (Cult, Kabal and Coven), Craftworlds, Harlequins and Ynarri)

  • 5 Other Xenos(Necrons, Orks, Tyranids, GSC, Tau)

  • And that got me thinking, if I take it up to 32 I could do a knockout competition. If I add in:
  • Militarum Tempestus for Imperium

  • Emperor's children and World Eaters on the Chaos Side

  • Farsight Enclaves(Tau) and another Necron army(as I've got enough for one) to xenos

  • That would round out my 32, with 7 armies in Chaos and Xenos, and 6 in Imperium, Space Marines and Aeldari, which seems a fair split, and almost every xenos faction is represented at twice (poor orks).

    I'm mad aren't I...


    (beware terrible, quickly taken photos from here on...)

    On the plus side I'm not starting from scratch. I've already shown:
  • My GSC army, the Desert Rats are earlier in this thread, I'll try and work out a combat patrol and get a photo.

  • My sisters of battle are also earlier in the thread, I'll see if I can get an army shot.

  • The Eldar that I just finished


  • And the Emperor's Children/Deathguard that were before the Eldar (why do I never take army shots)

  • A Deathwatch combat patrol that kicked off the whole thread



  • I also have:
  • 3 companies of Dark angels to take my pick from, so here's my first plan


  • I've got a renegade Sisters of Battle force I made many years ago, that will be getting the paint touched up (or maybe stripped) and make an appearance here later and fill in the CSM combat patrol


  • I've got an Adeptus Mechanicus Combat Patrol, which I need to get better photos of, but here's one as a teaser


  • A renegade guard army to fill in for the Astra Militarum combat patrol (no photos yet)


  • And in the more WIP bucket
  • I've got the Necrons from Indomitus in various stages of painting, so they'll form Necron combat patrol 1 (below) and Necron Patrol 2: Electric Boogaloo


  • I've got most of a Drukhari Wych Cult compat patrol


  • They need painting and a succubus to lead them. I raided my bitsbox and made this one, but I may just replace it with a normal one:

  • The Space Marines from Dark Imperium as Space Wolves (although I need to grab some fenrisian wolves to fill out the last 2 power)(no pics yet)

  • and old 1500 point ork army (full of shootas) that I never finished painting, but did shoot a guard army off the table... (they're stashed in a box somewhere)


  • So I make that about 9 done, and another 4 on the way, which puts me at the halfway line, maybe I'm not that mad after all

    Is this genius or crazy? Any particular factions you would like to see me try and do? All opinions welcome!

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    I’d say it a crazy kind of genius . It’s a pretty impressive head start to the project too. The Ad-Mech crawler is really cool. I guess the key will be to keep new buys within the plan!

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     gobert wrote:
    I’d say it a crazy kind of genius . It’s a pretty impressive head start to the project too. The Ad-Mech crawler is really cool. I guess the key will be to keep new buys within the plan!


    I'm pretty proud of the dunecrawler, I had a spare warp lightning cannon lying around (as you do...) and decided it needed a bit of an upgrade. I think this project will actually help me regulate my spending better, as I'm a bit of a hobby pixie, flying from one project to the next. At least this way I'll have a set of projects to flit between...

    Although speaking of spending, these guys showed up:



    Which will complete this combat patrol of Space Wolves, which feel about 80% done, so I really should finish them:


    The wolves also brought along some friends in the post:


    I already have the limited edition blood angels character that I picked up from Games Day 2012, so felt that some old school devastators would go well with him to help recreate the artwork he's from. I've also got a squad of the 2nd ed starter box plastic tactical marines, so they're all getting stripped and ready to paint bright red/orange with green bases!

    I also dug out my Orks:



    20 shoota boys, 5 tankbustas, a shokk attack gun and a weirdboy sounds like a fun Combat patrol, so that's what I' m going with. I'm suprised by how much of it has been started. The characters and boyz need highlights, but that's about it...and then I remembered they need new bases
    Oh well, it shouldn't be too bad to rebase them all.

    I'm also not sure how I made 9+4 = 16 in my previous post

    Fortunately with the devastators turning up I can complete a Blood angels Combat patrol. I've also got an Inquisitor in the post to fill out a Grey Knights Combat patrol, and I forgot to count the second Necron one, so I am actually up to the half way mark!

    It occurred to me that once I finish 16 I could do half of my crazy knock out competition, seeing which of these combat patrol wins. Whilst this would be time consuming to do myself (15 games in all) I thought it would be fun if I can grab a few (ideally 7) others and do this. Between 8 we can do the first round in 2 games each, then all the second round games at the same time, just leaving the semi finals and finals.

    Having not actually played a game of 40k in the new(ish) edition, does 5 games of Combat patrol sound doable in a day?

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    Wow! Quite a spread going on. Great project idea.
       
     
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