Saturday, 25 May 2013

"The Red Ruin" and Hunter Killer Servitor N-M86//J83 Zsadist - Update

Some pretty good painting sessions today meant I could progress these projects along before I start work on the Competition Prize for the Tabletop Trading UK group. After a slight re-think on my part I thought it'd be better to paint it to the winner's specifications rather than my own. The comp organisers agreed and so Robert John Walker from Oxfordshire who was the lucky winner has chosen to have it painted to match his existing Dark Angels Space Marine Army....

Ancient Moraie:

Hunter Killer Servitor:

I should have the Servitor finished on Monday and I'm going to start planning the placement of Moraie's heraldry and markings shortly so that they can be 'weathered' into his armour a little.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

"The Red Ruin" - Minotaurs Contemptor pattern Dreadnought Ancient Moraie

Inspired by a Jonathan Hart and Ead Brown's stunning Minotaurs I've FINALLY made a start on my Minotaurs Contemptor:

Still heavily WIP, I'll be shading and defining the 'silver' metal next...

Sunday, 19 May 2013

Adeptus Mechnicus Hunter Killer Servitor N-M86//J83 Zsadist

This months Hardcore Hobby Elite 'Forge of Heroes' mini is the Warhammer Fantasy Cairn Wraith. Having already converted and painted one of these, I knew EXACTLY what I was going to do with mine:

 Here's the painting WIP:

Still work to do but I think he's shaping up nicely...

Friday, 17 May 2013

Better Late than Never...

Well, much, much later than planned I've finally just about finished the first unit for my Heresy Era army, the unimaginatively named (for now) World Eaters Tac Squad I:

There is still a LOT of work to do on this army, but just having one unit ready for the tabletop is inspiration to crack on with the next one....

Tabletop Trading UK Giveaway Prize

As I mentioned in a previous post, the online trading group Tabletop Trading UK approached me and asked if I could build and paint something as a prize for a giveaway they had planned. With all the Forge World Space Marine goodness that's available now it wasn't a difficult decision as to what to make:

Now to get my paint on... this fella isn't gonna turn into an Imperial Fist all by himself...

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Inverness Tabletop Gaming Giveaway Space Wolf - Complete

One lucky winner at the Inverness Tabletop Gaming Club will get to take this fella home with them soon...

For more information about the Inverness Tabletop Gaming club you can check out their Facebook page here:

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Competition Prize - part I

I've been approached by my local wargaming club, Inverness Table Top Gaming and the Table Top Trading UK online trading group to make and paint a couple of mini's for prize giveaways!

While I wait for the bits I need for one of the prizes to arrive, I've got the other one ready for undercoating. Sometime soon, one lucky winner will be the new owner of this mini:

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Damocles Command Rhino - Update

It's been quite a while since I did any work on this project for a variety of reasons but I have made some progress on it recently:

After re-reading the Damocles specs in Imperial Armour and discovering that it's crewed by veterans from the chapter's command staff I figured that warriors of such renown would NEVER be out of reach of their boltguns. With this thought in mind, I stowed some within arms reach for them:

Due to the top panel shrinking considerably I decided to remodel the top of the Damocles. Since it's not a front line fighting vehicle I replaced the usual cupolas with a pair from the classic plastic Rhino kit that I got from a friend: 

There's still a lot of work to be done before the build is complete. I'd like to detail the underside of the top plate inside the crew compartment and I need to decide what I'm doing with the front armour amongst other things but it's getting there... slowly.

Heresy Era Raven Guard Recon Marine

Inspired by the very tasty Recon Squad kit from Forge World and the character Nykona Sharrowkyn from Angel Exterminatus, a Raven Guard Recon Marine prepares to strike from the shadows...