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Sunday, 21 February 2016

We captured it for Chaos: The whole rotten lot!

Greetings all.

Once again I've done that thing where I don't post for ages... I'm planning to get out of that bad habit, even if it means posting a lot more WIP stuff (which might go down well actually, we shall see).

Today I have a few completed bits to show you. I've finally finished off the cultists that I started over a year ago...

The final member of the Brotherhood of Forlorn Hope is their leader, "Flaky" Sal:



He's built from an old school Jes Goodwin Nurgle champion, with a small amount of conversion work. Firstly I needed him to carry an autopistol, so off came the sword to be replaced with a pistol from the excellent plastic cultist kit.

I also wanted him to be a bit less Nurgle, so removed the mark of Nurgle from his forehead, and did a little green stuff work to make him seem less decayed, but still degenerate.

Here he is leading the cult to glory in the eyes of the true gods:



Painting all these guys was a real grind tbh, but I'm really pleased with how they turned out, both in terms of conversion work, and painting. They'll mostly be used in 40k, but I suspect they'll find their way into a few games of Rogue Trader as generic mutants (or possibly with a backstory of their own actually).

As a reminder, I was originally inspired by this image of Chaos Cultists:



Definitely what they should be like in my opinion. 

Comments are most welcome!

6 comments:

  1. Wonderful selection of classic models. I like the way you have picked from different ranges but made a coherent group.

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    1. Cheers :) I actually spent a lot of time thinking about the models I wanted to use. I wanted a group that would look degenerate and disparate, but also tie together during the painting process. Think it turned out well in the end!

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  2. Some lovely little conversions there, they look great. That illustration is a classic, I'd love to recreate it with my own miniatures... One day maybe.. But it's certainly inspiring

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    1. Much appreciated man :) It's just one of many old chaos artwork that really captures the vibe for me. Not sure who the artist is, but they've definitely nailed it

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  3. They look the business mate, brilliant choice of minis & nice job bringing them together at the painting stage!

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    1. Thanks brah! Need to get them on the table soon methinks!

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