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Title: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on June 23, 2018, 12:10:36 AM
Hey there,

This is work in progress, but here would be the leader of my Slaaneshi cult.

I believe the baroque style of the power armour of the Tyrus model lends itself well to such a project. The head is that of the Covenant model as I thought it was more appropriate. As you can see for yourselves, Iíve added some elements and modified others, especially removing all the inquisitorial iconography and replacing it with that of Slaanesh.

I need to work more on the back of the banner and finish the conversion of Tyrusís power knife by adding a round gemstone or a skull opposite the blade. The idea is that when finished, it will be roughly shaped like the Slaanesh icon. Half the model is holding up using blue tac for the purpose of taking the pictures.

After I've clean up the green stuff work, once it has cured, I might add some other stylish elements to the model. FOr example, I might add a wing and skull on the small shield piece on the arm holding the bolt pistol.   

Let me know what you think.

FierceDefence

(https://s33.postimg.cc/z0tmz5ca7/36002999_10216244567448193_5452628129514258432_n.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/dr60oavzf/)
(https://s33.postimg.cc/jfcbf6d6n/35963597_10216244567088184_8270992940529090560_n.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/gy0k7wta3/)
(https://s33.postimg.cc/6b6r2i0kf/35896177_10216244567728200_4899760719194488832_n.jpg)
 (https://postimg.cc/image/khmhxqbff/)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on June 24, 2018, 07:52:08 PM
So, I've finished the back banner and what turns out to be a fancy parrying dagger. Considering my limited modelling skills, I'm quite happy with the results. Looking forward to completing the assembly, painting and creating the character.

(https://s33.postimg.cc/bx8sgyvxb/36087308_10216258800604013_3603216706505277440_n.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/cziyzieqj/)

(https://s33.postimg.cc/gvwavhkan/36241577_10216258800644014_7836246055791362048_n.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/sxropmtiz/)

(https://s33.postimg.cc/hlf37usjz/36187853_10216258801644039_2780613577491349504_n.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/5jjpdpjbf/)

(https://s33.postimg.cc/g6dij4c1b/36063145_10216258937247429_369439733748596736_n.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/cziyzhrl7/)

After some research, I found the Dark Temple bases by Micro Art Studio to be especially suited for Slaanesh cultists.

(https://s33.postimg.cc/8hgo7gw4v/dark-temple-bases-round-40mm-2.png) (https://postimages.org/)

FierceDefence
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: maglash1017 on June 24, 2018, 07:59:34 PM
Cool new spin on these parts. I think it's brilliant how people still keep coming up with new, fresh combinations of the original few minis.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on June 26, 2018, 01:30:43 PM
Thank you. I often think the same when I come across some nice conversions online. I also appreciate a lot the adaptation of models of other manufacturers to the 40k universe. About this particular project, it came about because I bought the Tyrus model and didn't want to just build another inquisitor. Since one needs opposition for a good story, I thought of turning him into a chaos undivided power armoured cult leader. I still have an unassembled metal CSM daemon Prince model from the days I played CSM. My original idea was to mix and adapt parts. But thinking about it, that would have been an inefficient use of making one model out of two. So instead I opted for the better alternative of using WHB bits from a metal dark elves cold one rider banner (for the parrying dagger) and from the Slaanesh Lord on Deamonic steed that I already had. Anyway, with the baroque style of armour of the Tyrus model, Slaanesh was a closer match without extensive modifications and suited better the Covenant head I anyways wanted to use. I think the head of Tyrus is better on Covenant's body because his implants make visually more sense for the operation of the MIU Psycanon.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: Cortez on June 27, 2018, 09:14:51 AM
Interesting. Covenants head seems to work well with Tyrus.

I've just picked up a Tyrus from ebay, so I'm intrigued by what your version is going to look like.

Those bases look perfect for a Chaos aligned team. I may get those ones or possibly the possessed ones.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: realitybytes16 on July 01, 2018, 02:05:26 PM
God I love it when I see cool, fresh combinations of parts :) the use of that shield as a back banner is brilliant.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on July 02, 2018, 02:31:09 PM
Haha, thanks. Yeah, I was quite happy with myself when I figured I could do that. At first, I thought of using the back banner of the Slaanesh Lord on Deamonic steed as the back banner for the Tyrus model, but after considering it, I found it made the model too tall and it was proportionally to the model way too thin. After that, I figured I could cut it and use it as a loin cloth. For the shield, I was at first considering using it to cover up the power fist as either some sort of weapon or buckler, because I wanted to get rid of the power knife.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on July 27, 2018, 03:20:17 PM
Hello,

Iíve been busy building many models lately, as I have accumulated (compulsively bought online) about 15 models in a short span of time. Of those, I was delighted to find an incomplete Malicant to serve as another member of the Slaaneshi coven Iím building. I was quite happy he was incomplete, because I would have been squeamish at the idea of hacking him up otherwise.

I converted the Malicant to serve as the priest/mentor type figure in the coven, as opposed to the leader/protťgťe that is the converted Tyrus above. As you can see from the picture below, all I had was the basic body parts, plus the eviscerator and a laspistol of which I am not certain of the origin.

(https://s33.postimg.cc/vafb45xkv/IMAG2590_1_1.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/qbrspmtrv/)

Does any of you know where it comes from?

(https://s33.postimg.cc/x289z1ecv/IMAG2606_1_1_1.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/yu18txxpn/)

(https://s33.postimg.cc/vafb44na7/IMAG2607_1_1_1.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/3ztzw7kd7/)

I replaced the missing skull pendant of his chain with one with the Slaanesh symbol that I made by cutting a piece of the breastplate from the AOS Slaanesh Lord on Deamonic steed.

(https://s33.postimg.cc/ld4ab3i9b/IMAG2598_1_1_1.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/aqah5oa3v/)

As an added bonus, I guess I will be using the steed itself as a daemonic sidekick or temple guardian.

(https://s33.postimg.cc/e9wevfutb/IMAG2639_1_1_1.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/hticl8xiz/)

In my mind, the eviscerator was not appropriate for a character representing such a sophisticated deity. Consequently, I converted it using the blade of the Avatar of Khaine from the Dark Elves Cauldron of Blood Statue that I already owned. Malicantís fancy new blade might represent a daemon weapon or some sort of corrupted "lighter than air" xenos artefact.

(https://s33.postimg.cc/3n2lq1wyn/IMAG2630_1_1_1.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/ci3g0klqz/)

(https://s33.postimg.cc/bskno75rz/IMAG2625_1_1_1_1.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/5rmyr4j5n/)

(https://s33.postimg.cc/bft9i0v7z/IMAG2617_1_1_1.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/image/xrr2beubv/)

I intend to use the rest of the Cauldron of Blood/Bloodwrack Shrine model parts to eventually build/decorate the Slaanesh covenís ďInner SanctumĒ type terrain. I've never built much "complex" terrain prior, so I would be interested in finding good resources on how to go about building things like altars, etc.

As another bonus, I intend to use the chopped off eviscerator bit in the future to convert Artemis when I come round to getting a model. I collect Flesh Tearers in 40k and Iím naturally interested in building a deathwatch or normal Flesh Tearer space marine out of it. With this in mind, chain weapons are more appropriate than the power sword of Artemis.

The arms positioning with the Malicant model is quite difficult, especially without obscuring too much the Slaanesh pendent, but I will eventually manage to find a solution. Aside from this, I still have a lot of places to work on the model. That includes attaching the laspistol.

FierceDefence
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: Cortez on July 27, 2018, 04:34:47 PM
That sword looks great on Malicant.

I don't think the arms obscure the pendant too much and it looks quite natural.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on December 11, 2019, 04:16:01 PM
Hey there fellow Inquisitors and Heretics in the making!

To expand on my Slaanesh cult beyond the Tyrus and Malicant conversion, Iíve purchased the Preacher Joseph miniature a while back and recently, some specific bits to start a conversion. I managed to get him unboxed and despite his unattractive girth, he will be quite alright as another robed figure alongside the Malicant conversion. I will definitely ďshaveĒ his head and might brand his forehead. Iíve bought, but not received yet quite a number of parts and torsos of the classic and beautiful mounted Slaanesh Chaos Lord on Daemonic steed to give all my cultists the same pendant that I fashioned from this modelís breast plate:

(https://i.postimg.cc/kDcF5Lbn/Screenshot-20191210-140758.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/kDcF5Lbn) (https://i.postimg.cc/WDg0cyVc/Screenshot-20191210-140837.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/WDg0cyVc)

(https://i.postimg.cc/Jtm5MRt6/Screenshot-20191210-140850.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/Jtm5MRt6) (https://i.postimg.cc/RWjw8BjT/Screenshot-20191210-140900.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/RWjw8BjT)

(https://i.postimg.cc/RW3cXFbF/Screenshot-20191210-140910.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/RW3cXFbF) (https://i.postimg.cc/qhHXtTw7/Screenshot-20191210-140919.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/qhHXtTw7)

Also, I bought the axe off Syll'Esske: The Vengeful Allegiance, as well as his head in case itís useful somewhere.

(https://i.postimg.cc/94QtZb56/Screenshot-20191210-141046.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/94QtZb56) (https://i.postimg.cc/xJkvFddg/Screenshot-20191210-141056.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/xJkvFddg)

The final model might look something like that:

(https://i.postimg.cc/RW4VPb0D/Preacher-Joseph.png) (https://postimg.cc/RW4VPb0D)

Regarding the axe, I just received it in the mail and due to the thinness of the handle, I may only use the axe head itself to replace his hammerís head.

Besides, Iíve purchased a second Daemon Huntress model, so that I would keep one mint and one I could feel less bad about ďdefilingĒ. Iíve also purchased some specific bits for her in mind, such as the masks from the Masque of Slaanesh model:

(https://i.postimg.cc/DJtrVKJh/Screenshot-20191210-141025.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/DJtrVKJh)

The masks I just received are in fact very small, so I have to see whether I use them to either cover the pauldrons on the Daemon Huntress model like I initially thought or place one between the breasts to replace the inquisitorial Icon and the other in the back inside alcove. There are other alternatives, such as using them on the knee pads for instance. Iím undecided as of now. But in any case, I will remove all purity seals from the model. I donít know if I will keep the model in the original pose or modify it to look less generic and natural. This is a very ncie example I found online of such change:

(https://i.postimg.cc/PvhT62b4/82e6e068aa361ed1cfa7860066400290.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/PvhT62b4)

Same, I dont know if I should keep or change the deamonic head she holds for something else. If I did that, this head could be recycled and serve as a mutant head for example.

I also donít know if I should keep the cloth, but if I do, I will probably modify the eagle wings on the skeleton icon to something more bat or dragon like. Or just have in its place the circular Slaanesh emblem from the banner of the mounted Slaanesh Chaos Lord on Daemonic steed if it fits. I will also definitely have to convert the Force Halberd to something else or modify it in a tasteful way. I would like to change the head of the model also. But itís hard to find a suitable alternative that exists. You have any suggestions? I have to check, but I think the head of Syll'Esske might be a bit too small, even if I added green stuffed hair.

The final model might look something like that with and:

(https://i.postimg.cc/CRBfg20L/Demon-Huntress-14-TEST.png) (https://postimg.cc/CRBfg20L) (https://i.postimg.cc/KRYM9zsT/Daemon-Huntress-back.png) (https://postimg.cc/KRYM9zsT)

With an Andrea model's head just to see what it could look like. But she looks too "nice" and they are usually comparatively small compared to Inquisitor models.

(https://i.postimg.cc/Lg91F69r/Demon-Huntress-14-TESTFACE.png) (https://postimg.cc/Lg91F69r)

Besides, I have also purchased a Jena Orechiel model. She could either be used as a character in an inquisitorial retinue or as a crypto Slaanesh worshipper noblewoman or something of the like after I strip the aweful paint and perhaps keep her as is.

(https://i.postimg.cc/zyktWp3N/Screenshot-20191210-141008.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/zyktWp3N)

Since my last contribution, I did purchased the six variations of the 40mm Dark Temple bases from Micro Art Studio, as well as the larger 120mm one. Although, I have not yet used them to replace the existing bases of my models.
(https://i.postimg.cc/7bPWH3WT/dark-temple-bases-round-40mm-2.png) (https://postimg.cc/7bPWH3WT)
(https://i.postimg.cc/WF1wvn1N/dark-temple-bases-oval-120mm-1.png) (https://postimg.cc/WF1wvn1N)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: cymrilian on December 11, 2019, 07:35:20 PM
Syll'Esske's head looks very interesting. does it scale well to inquisitor minis?
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on December 12, 2019, 12:36:14 AM
Hey,
I have to see that next week when I go back home. But my impression is that it's somewhat small. I bought it for a few euros from a bits merchant when I was buying the axe, so took it as well for good measure.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: RobSkib on December 19, 2019, 09:45:35 AM
Stunning collection! I can't wait to see them painted up :)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on December 23, 2019, 08:06:52 PM
Hello,

Thank you. So, I started converting Preacher Joseph and the second Daemon Huntress model I have.

I finally found something suitable I could use to replace the blade of the Force Halberd. Actually thought about it last year, but had forgotten about it. It's the spearhead or rather fork blade from the Dark Elves Bloodwrack Medusa. I think I will leave the long purity seal that runs along the shaft as is, because that's what gives it rigidity, but I guess if I were perhaps more skilled and enterprising, I could imagine having a snake in its place to keep with the blade's iconography.

(https://i.postimg.cc/c4vfNYfJ/IMG-20191223-015957.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/F7QYyYWt)

(https://i.postimg.cc/vZ994sqF/IMG-20191223-015941.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/BjStzdfM)

For reference, that's next to the other Daemon Huntress I own.
(https://i.postimg.cc/7htPVm9r/IMG-20191223-000324.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/hQxq48N2)

(https://i.postimg.cc/gJd0kwjQ/IMG-20191223-000407.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/67jKMpdf)

I'm definitely looking towards replacing the Daemon Huntress's head. I'm still investigating different possibilities, including with or without a helmet. The head of Syll'Esske turns out is slightly too big in relation to the rest of the body, but could work, especially if I bulked up the rest body a bit more. Another idea is to sculpt a larger version of the helmet of Chaos Lord of Slaanesh mounted on demonic steed.

(https://i.postimg.cc/KzS2D4Mf/IMG-20191223-202509.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/jWXmsxvn)

(https://i.postimg.cc/xCvSxYG2/IMG-20191223-202632.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/k6gZG0h1)

(https://i.postimg.cc/TPWxbnph/IMG-20191223-202652.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/gwd1FXyP)

The masks from the Masque of Slaanesh work rather well on the knees, but using them there prevents me from using the original cloth. Just using one is still a nice touch but kind of defeats the point of these masks. So looking around the model for different possibilities, including obviously the pauldrons.

(https://i.postimg.cc/8kF1gQ1L/IMG-20191223-203239.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/QV3LczKM)

 (https://i.postimg.cc/XNTnVHJm/IMG-20191223-203424.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/0rdTnC70)

(https://i.postimg.cc/23pcPBC9/IMG-20191223-203431.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/wRVQNMyD)

Yet another idea is to use the head of this classic Vampire Count's mounted Wight mostly for the mail, maybe combining it with the Chaos Lord of Slaanesh helmet. But the length of the mail would come in the way of the item I would put in-between the breasts.

(https://i.postimg.cc/QMPypzRr/IMG-20191223-204244.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/p9fCvsW0)

(https://i.postimg.cc/htD6gT9N/IMG-20191223-204248.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/56rnSHKm)

I might leave the purity seals on the model, but make them look somewhat more heretical with say purple wax seals.

I will need to removee and replace the inquisitorial icon in-between the breasts, and the inquisitor crux on the collar. I'm also experimenting with alternatives. Still wandering if I should replace the daemon head she unceremoniously drags around. A range weapon? A whip? A shield?

(https://i.postimg.cc/m2ffCxBN/IMG-20191223-001443.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/0rfB1B6b)

Regarding Joseph, while Syll'Esske's axehead fits nicely, some work needs to be done to the hammer's shaft to bring it in line with the sophistication of the axehead. I removed the iconography on the bionical hand that wields it, and I should probably replace it with something befitting a slave to the Prince of Excess.

(https://i.postimg.cc/8P9FhzsX/IMG-20191223-200141.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/gnykpdV3)

(https://i.postimg.cc/DzFyfk4z/IMG-20191223-165846.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/cv9NTzmq)

I already "shaved" Joseph's head, but need to do a bit more work on the right ear and bionical one he has on the left one.

(https://i.postimg.cc/NfSkzb9D/IMG-20191223-151632.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/rKG4d19R)

(https://i.postimg.cc/MpBm2R1S/IMG-20191223-151637.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/gxYZ3xMS)

(https://i.postimg.cc/nrLG6PGR/IMG-20191223-151651.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/XGT55xhd)

In the future, I'll try to get my hands on a Delphan Gruss model to transform into a Heretek. I already thought of quite a lot of ideas I would go with to include him as an ally of my Slaaneshi Cult. The Chaos Magus could get a similar treatment if I found one, and Severina and Severa would also be a fairly straightforward affair.

Just to reassure my fellow inquisitors... I own many other imperial models.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on December 23, 2019, 10:23:43 PM
I cut the head off the Daemon Huntress and that's what it looks like with Syll'Esske head. Not that bad. It's a bit on the larger side.
 
(https://i.postimg.cc/K81dzVcB/IMG-20191223-230558.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/yDzfpLZ8) (https://i.postimg.cc/MKPCzxwz/IMG-20191223-230642.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/MvBPYCXL) (https://i.postimg.cc/qMvffq9m/IMG-20191223-231025.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/fkpqmzWX) (https://i.postimg.cc/L5vrYFZB/IMG-20191223-231054.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/WqF9CK8h)

And that's with the Chaos Lord of Slaanesh's head. That one's on the really smaller side of things, but gives an idea of where this could go.

(https://i.postimg.cc/SKfFF9Nv/IMG-20191223-232550.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/qtqZ2zKs)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on December 25, 2019, 07:39:25 PM
So, I decided to shorten the hammer's handle on Joseph, to remove the part of the handle that didn't look right with the new axe head, but also because it made the axe handle look disproportionately too long for the model. Now it looks just about right. I have mostly finished removing the imperial iconography from the model. I still need to remove or replace the branding on his forehead, but the next step should be to add heretical iconography, but I'm still waiting to receive the parts I ordered for that purpose. I removed the Aquila from his belt buckle and should probably engrave Slaaneshi symbol there.

(https://i.postimg.cc/7Z5VD6b0/IMG-20191225-165613.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/QFr5JjQd) (https://i.postimg.cc/15CHL6Ry/IMG-20191225-165720.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/cr3w3v8z) (https://i.postimg.cc/vHHhqXsP/IMG-20191225-165756.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/XXm9XfXF)  (https://postimg.cc/ZWFNfXHF)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on December 25, 2019, 07:42:15 PM
And that's with the Malicant model for comparison.
(https://i.postimg.cc/cJX4msMk/IMG-20191225-170231.jpg)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on December 28, 2019, 03:49:51 PM
Hello,

So to complement my merry band of daemon worshippers, I've purchased a classic Warhammer Doombull model with the two axes, the one with the fabulous unicorn pauldron to serve potentially as a buff mutated servent of Slaanesh. To be honest, it was one of those models that for some reason, I was always interested in purchasing if I ever found an excuse for it, since I never collected Beastmen. The later edition Doombull with the two-handed axe is also fantastic and looks less derp.

(https://i.postimg.cc/5tW0PFTs/Screenshot-20191227-110917.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/hXMcvhSm)

I'm also currently bidding on a fairly incomplete Delphan Gruss model as an ally of my Cult of Slaanesh. All the mechadendrites are missing, as well as the tabbard and other bits. Although, I'm very interested in locating a tabbard because I find that part brings more character to the model, especially the syringe on the chain. So if anyone can assist me with that, it would be much appreciated! If I don't manage to win the auction, I'll find another down the line. Possibly a complete model, even though I sometimes purposely acquire incomplete models so that I feel less bad about converting them, especially if they are rare.

But in any case, I've already purchased suitable parts to serve as replacement for the back pack. I've purchased a Lucius The Eternal pack, a Fabius Bile pack and a Noise Marine pack with the speakers.

(https://i.postimg.cc/MpTJbZ9v/Screenshot-20191228-162938.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/vcpKGyFs)
(https://i.postimg.cc/pTdjPFCP/Screenshot-20191228-163010.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/kVkGcDLH)
(https://i.postimg.cc/05wGthtn/Screenshot-20191228-161649.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)
(https://i.postimg.cc/x1hTFppG/Screenshot-20191227-011909.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/4YvgYPgn)
(https://i.postimg.cc/ydPKBLjb/Screenshot-20191227-011930.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/2bVM7FPQ)

My original idea was to give prevalance to speakers, by for example using this Emperor's Children Chaos Lord's pack.

(https://i.postimg.cc/jjHh9t1b/gw-99060102064-0.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

Or even the a bit too large Chaos Space Marines' Rhino loudspeaker.

(https://i.postimg.cc/jdX4YPyk/IMG-20191228-164613.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/HVryQJZQ) (https://i.postimg.cc/5N1SrnQC/IMG-20191228-164634.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/0rWSMGfk)

But it might end up being more in line with bio manipulation and lot of stimulants, combat drugs and such.

The right arm with the stubber is likely to stay as is, but I might have the injector of Fabius Bile hanging on his hip as an additional item.

(https://i.postimg.cc/Jz7hkLwh/Screenshot-20191228-161549.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

The left arm with the "Breacher" however will be definitely be converted. I've already got a likely donor, which comes from the old Mad Dok Grotsnik model that I had laying around. His claw has an interesting syringe implement, which should work out nicely.

(https://i.postimg.cc/GtG3Pg2q/IMG-20191226-215806.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/646Nt0Cv) (https://i.postimg.cc/jdYSqTg9/IMG-20191226-215857.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/PNKjKgkz) (https://i.postimg.cc/nVDLtrkB/IMG-20191226-215922.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/xq9Qv0B1) (https://i.postimg.cc/0r1R889C/IMG-20191226-220133.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/tnkmkGZ1)

I also purchased Malicant's sidearm that I didn't have, so that I can give it to my converted Malicant and give the other holstered laspistol I had of unknown origin to the Preacher Joseph model I'm converting.

(https://i.postimg.cc/Gmpy1Ymz/Screenshot-20191228-152247.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

And finally, I added a Krieger "Krash" Thrax model to my collection. I think it's mostly complete, maybe there is something missing from one of his feet. I'll see when I receive it, but I doubt that Krieger will be part of the Slaanesh Cult. More likely to end up in the retinue of one of my inquisitors.

(https://i.postimg.cc/8cXjkp49/Screenshot-20191228-152402.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/CnDFmVWs)
(https://i.postimg.cc/RhZWz67w/Screenshot-20191228-152331.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on January 06, 2020, 08:51:04 AM
Hello,
This is a work in progress of an inquisitor I just started converting based on an Andrea Miniatures model. The claw is off the classic Dark Eldar Archon and the other from a Chaos Space Marines Terminator axe that was cut down to accommodate the Mace of Valaan from Redemptor Kyrinov. The pack is from a Chaos Space Marine Sorcerer. Fortunately, all bits I already had.

(https://i.postimg.cc/wjH3cdW7/IMG-20200106-001407.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/GH7cd6nC) (https://i.postimg.cc/PfgCJDYb/IMG-20200106-001422.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/s1Jj0vn1) (https://i.postimg.cc/BZL8JpLQ/IMG-20200106-014115.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/vDy8zWtp) (https://i.postimg.cc/Thvvxfym/IMG-20200106-014143.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/0KnBdg02)

I will add a rosarius on the collar as shown here.

(https://i.postimg.cc/26wm3ctq/IMG-20200106-200615.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/S2JHvrkq)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on January 08, 2020, 07:09:47 PM
Hello,

So, after receiving my incomplete Delphan Gruss, I started working on several few things.

(https://i.postimg.cc/02qhZC8n/IMG-20200107-170235.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/K4J98B33)

I'm mostly done now replacing the Breacher with a power claw and injector sourced from Mad Dok Grotsnik.

(https://i.postimg.cc/BZCc2Zkb/IMG-20200108-173830.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/c6rnSWsG) (https://i.postimg.cc/nccK2bfk/IMG-20200108-173958.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/ThFW2swL) (https://i.postimg.cc/QCSQDS11/IMG-20200108-174112.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/dZkkm2WV)

The end result is a somewhat large contraption in relation to his own body, but that is if one does not take into account his cybernetic and flesh enhancement that defy the strength limits of the average men.

(https://i.postimg.cc/xThkzWfq/IMG-20200108-174244.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/vc7HR26d) (https://i.postimg.cc/hPfzhSqH/IMG-20200108-174313.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/hfRP5Rvr) (https://i.postimg.cc/zGhyS0v7/IMG-20200108-174404.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/cvs1d7Qt) (https://i.postimg.cc/9XxwWDsd/IMG-20200108-174415.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/3Wvx1x8N)

I extended the tubing leading to the injector to come from Delphan's arm to make it as though the source of what is injected into his subjects (unwilling victims) either passes through his own body via tubing taking its source from the pack on his back that I plan on converting for him. Or perhaps, there is the possibility that this foul heretek may even be injecting those unfortunate to come too close directly with a mixture of bodily fluids and the cocktail of agents running through his own artificial circulatory system.

I think I will keep the right arm with the stubber as is, but otherwise I could have the stubber replaced by Mad Dok Grotsnik's range weapon that also have some sort of injector part to it, although I have to fix the miscast of it. It's also slightly oversized, but could counterbalanced the left arm's impressive size. Alternatively, I could use the combi-Melta of an Iron Warrior Warsmith with a few modifications. In that case, I would definitely have the cable extending from the pistol grip to run into the sleeve.

(https://i.postimg.cc/FHjNPq4P/IMG-20200108-193028.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/qNMPq1gn) (https://i.postimg.cc/JzwR589D/IMG-20200108-193049.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/BXgWJrZ4)

I worked on the belt buckle with the Adeptus Mechanicus emblem by carefully reworking the edges from the skull into 8 points to resemble the emblem of the Dark Mechanicum.

(https://i.postimg.cc/8cgzPrLH/IMG-20200108-195505.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/R6GBghs6)

Unfortunately, it's quite hard to tell with lighting if the results are good enough, but this should come out during the painting. Worst case scenario, I replace the belt buckle by another Slaanesh emblem from a Chaos Lord of Slaanesh.

Also, not sure if I will keep the Vox-caster as is or the skull on his chest. Meanwhile, I'm also in the process of removing the lettering on his robe.

I'm still waiting on my Lucius the Eternal pack, but will come soon. Same with the Fabius Bile parts. Although, I do already have a noise marine and Iron Warrior Warsmith pack with servo-arm.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on January 09, 2020, 12:34:45 AM
Hey,

So, here's a couple pictures where you can see better what's been done to the belt buckle to turn it into a Dark Mechanicum emblem. Moreover, you can also see what a Slaanesh emblem would look like in place of the skull on Delphan's chest to mark his potential allegiance to Slaanesh... or its followers anyways.

In that case, the combo would make sense like I said as you would have a Heretek featuring the emblem of his general "organisation" and one that marks his specific ties, if any. Looks dope, though maybe there's something better I could do, but this seems to work just fine.

(https://i.postimg.cc/HxHMqpQN/IMG-20200109-005304.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/bGCdbfV0) (https://i.postimg.cc/qvPyGcg4/IMG-20200109-005800.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/BjCjSKxV)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on January 09, 2020, 04:37:47 PM
Hey,

After receiving the Doombull, it occurred to me that along with the Chaos Lord of Slaanesh Daemonic steed, these two would make for interesting Chimera creations of my Heretek. Probably commissioned by the cult in their case.

(https://i.postimg.cc/Hxm35rB6/IMG-20200109-124733.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/8Fyhgz8v)
(https://i.postimg.cc/BQmbDRQD/IMG-20200109-171024.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/nCQnfRmc)

Alas, after years of faithful service, the hand drill finally gave up after a couple weeks of eager pinning, notwithstanding all the broken bits loss in the process.

(https://i.postimg.cc/L5b7FzMx/IMG-20200109-173436.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/4HpwzHyc)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on January 13, 2020, 07:39:41 PM
This Inquisitor is coming along fine. The first part of green stuffing is done. Still need to wait for it to cure before continuing with the additional necessary work.

(https://i.postimg.cc/sgmDS57K/IMG-20200113-202451.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/gxwWbXM6)

(https://i.postimg.cc/Dyqzv9z9/IMG-20200113-202751.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/SJx4VtCd)

(https://i.postimg.cc/kMR4Z6PX/IMG-20200113-202827.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/pyxR5ddg)

(https://i.postimg.cc/nc8ztFnK/IMG-20200113-202847.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/pyZxfthy)

(https://i.postimg.cc/pLRLpshp/IMG-20200113-202859.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/ppcHSYBH)

(https://i.postimg.cc/sxWgZ84Z/IMG-20200113-202910.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/n9HJy35H)

(https://i.postimg.cc/cHrHd6Kh/IMG-20200113-203203.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/LYFRT93g)

Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on January 24, 2020, 12:05:24 AM
So here is some progress with the Slaaneshi Heretek. The pack is a composite made from the pack of Lucius the Eternal, which provides three substance filled cylinders and a stretched skin bearing the Mark of Slaanesh, and the other parts are from Fabius Bible's Chirugeon pack. I might replace the stubber for the Xyclos Needler from Fabius Bile to reinforce the model's character, but it does feel a little tad too small in relation to the monstrous power claw he has.

(https://i.postimg.cc/j5H66x8w/FB-IMG-1579824167197.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

(https://i.postimg.cc/xC3HJsCL/FB-IMG-1579824171118.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

(https://i.postimg.cc/TPmnG2v7/FB-IMG-1579824173657.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

(https://i.postimg.cc/y820wgt3/FB-IMG-1579824176100.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

(https://i.postimg.cc/x1XKxyxS/FB-IMG-1579824178697.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

(https://i.postimg.cc/HxgXLGpp/FB-IMG-1579824181113.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

(https://i.postimg.cc/C5vqJzb1/FB-IMG-1579824184430.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

(https://i.postimg.cc/X7HfkDg8/FB-IMG-1579824186592.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

(https://i.postimg.cc/J07XbbDv/FB-IMG-1579824189588.jpg) (https://postimages.org/)

Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on January 26, 2020, 10:59:07 PM
Following suggestions, I've repositioned the arm itself. It does look better.
(https://i.postimg.cc/8P4t7BK2/IMG-20200126-225849.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/1fgpT6ZB)
(https://i.postimg.cc/RhRQn4R7/IMG-20200126-225825.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/fSV0G41y)
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: MarcoSkoll on January 27, 2020, 11:27:43 PM
Sorry - I have been following this, although it's only really just occurred to me that I think I've only been commenting on Facebook.

So, for the sake of a not completely one-sided thread: Good work!

Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on January 31, 2020, 05:43:50 PM
Hehe, thank you. Yes, there is not a lot of engagement on the Conclave anymore. But there are quite a few guests, so they can still have a look.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on February 01, 2020, 01:29:40 AM
Besides working on fitting my Cult of Slaanesh models on the Micro Art Studios bases, I've started converting the WHB Daemonic steed of Slaanesh that will serve as their companion. There used to be a rider on top of it, so to fill the missing space, I began installing some blades. Aligning them was not easy. I'll eventually work on integrating them with the saddle. The end product will be a nasty murder noodle.

(https://i.postimg.cc/SsYj9JDt/FB-IMG-1580515525333.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/PphtsrGm)

(https://i.postimg.cc/RhrhL4YC/FB-IMG-1580515529529.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/dkBJqPvg)

(https://i.postimg.cc/1XptWbxG/FB-IMG-1580515533635.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/kRgqG1gG)

(https://i.postimg.cc/05mb2K6z/FB-IMG-1580515541908.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/G9LcX2xR)

Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on February 01, 2020, 10:22:31 PM
I made progress on the model's new bladed collar by using the pauldrons of an old Dark Elves Cold One rider laying around that I had already hacked for the miniature dragon he was holding for another project. I think with some Green stuffing etc, it will look acceptable.

(https://i.postimg.cc/k5LL56Kn/FB-IMG-1580595517162.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/v1L0qm0j)

(https://i.postimg.cc/jjDGKQWg/FB-IMG-1580595521666.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/VSc7WtWn)

(https://i.postimg.cc/02fgCNRf/FB-IMG-1580595525764.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/HVVPYdLc)

(https://i.postimg.cc/t4SLLmgn/FB-IMG-1580595528365.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/HrMZMzXT)

(https://i.postimg.cc/qvMPDdpd/FB-IMG-1580595530879.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/mtJphJcd)

(https://i.postimg.cc/8PC4qkfw/IMG-20200201-192730.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/4nrpcg5h)


Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on February 05, 2020, 11:24:16 PM
I have added a few details on the on the Slaanesh daemon to bring the different elements of the collar together.

(https://i.postimg.cc/V6xB52PN/IMG-20200206-001221.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/N9xrzJMh)

(https://i.postimg.cc/MTMm6q44/IMG-20200206-001231.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/LYS1vKmB)

(https://i.postimg.cc/s22JLpJ3/IMG-20200206-001309.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/ZW13BvgQ)

I have also added a couple of details on the the pack of my heretek, which could see further improvement.

(https://i.postimg.cc/pVBpmgH1/IMG-20200206-001810.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/BtXqy7tx)

So, after all that, I think I'm pretty much done with the modelling and basing of my Slaanesh Cult. These are pictures of the cult members are pictured altogether. I might add a couple more members, such as for example a Doombull and a converted Cold One to serve as a Cyberdog analog and yet more models in the future. However, I've currently run out of these 40mm Dark Temple Bases. I still have a 120mm one that will serve as a center piece for a terrain at some point.


(https://i.postimg.cc/jdqZp0cH/IMG-20200205-182152.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/nM54mW6r)

(https://i.postimg.cc/cJ3mRs1S/IMG-20200205-182901.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/NygmYvrJ)

(https://i.postimg.cc/Y9wx8Jjm/IMG-20200205-182924.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/1gJ637G9)

(https://i.postimg.cc/ncd0ZRS6/IMG-20200205-182951.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/zVgnFjrj)

(https://i.postimg.cc/BnXNvTdt/IMG-20200205-183008.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/FYX0WLFQ)

(https://i.postimg.cc/sxmKMwjG/IMG-20200205-183030.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/H8JbK07T)

(https://i.postimg.cc/PJT2fBjk/IMG-20200205-183056.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/0MXpcXjt)

(https://i.postimg.cc/050VX2Y5/IMG-20200205-183157.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/mhh3t4pK)

(https://i.postimg.cc/B6Wmkj7b/IMG-20200205-183247.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/Y43NmCHB)

(https://i.postimg.cc/sDK0xDxH/IMG-20200205-183336.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/8jJbnGhL)

(https://i.postimg.cc/Kzn02mCN/IMG-20200205-183450.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/N9j68vs9)

(https://i.postimg.cc/DwH64WT6/IMG-20200205-183508.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/LJkLr8hg)


I will likely start painting them when my friend finishes renovating his miniature shop. I'm still exploring the paint scheme I could employ. I had purposely waited to finish modeling the members to have the opportunity to think of a scheme that could work well in a unified way across the models in light of their dissimilarities (robes, armour, cybernetics, flesh, etc.). I was wondering if I should try to go for a grimdark look with oil and enamel paints and such or a classic acrylic one on the lighter side, such as in the official paint scheme of the Daemon Prince Syll'Esske as you can see from the pictures attached.


(https://i.postimg.cc/Z5Rsdtyb/IMG-20200205-190357.png) (https://postimg.cc/zVsFsQj6)

(https://i.postimg.cc/jjn8MHXB/IMG-20200205-190415.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/CZYH1f94)

(https://i.postimg.cc/6pmjVjdd/IMG-20200205-190437.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/ZW6x4LsR)


Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: MarcoSkoll on February 06, 2020, 12:47:43 AM
That is quite the collection of ne'er-do-wells.

As far as painting, it depends on what you mean by "grim dark style" but if you mean the Blanchitsu style, my inclination would be that tends to go for yellow, orange and red hues (or at least heavily mute other colours), which might be limiting when Slaanesh is most associated with purples, pinks and blues. A quick search around the Googles doesn't bring up many people who've tried to do Blanchitsu Slaanesh, and those that have don't really have the style.

My inclination, given that Slaanesh is the Prince of Excess, would be to go for bright tones up the wazoo.

(Actually, that makes me think. I've been considering picking up some more stuff from Culture Hustle, who specialise in extreme paints. I've been wondering how their hyper-saturated colour paints would work on miniatures. They'd probably be too much, but it'd be interesting to see if they could give a model an unnatural feel).
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on February 06, 2020, 01:32:09 AM
Well thank you good Sir, I'm sure their patron God will be pleased too. I will compensate by making 2 or 3 inquisitorial warbands. I have another 20 models that I need to finish putting together. Besides, I have a few more coming my way, because I was forced by one seller to buy a lot to get some of the models I wanted. Some I will sell, because I don't see myself using them at this point. That is why I was looking for an appraisal earlier for some of the models I was less sure about.

So far I've listed a NIB Krashrak and Van Yastobaal on Ebay for £50 each. I think it's acceptable considering they are less common, NIB and still cheaper than other options listed on Ebay.

Yes, Grimdark. But not Blanchitsu. You are right to say that Blanchitsu tends to have these hues and muted colours and tones in general. But Grimdark doesn't limit itself palette wise to these colours. It is a painting style that is still evocative of the grim darkness darkness with an integration of strong weathering techniques, contrasts, etc. But not exactly in the same way I feel.

I invite you for to check out this repository of some good tutorials by one painter that reflect this style of painting that is somewhat less restrictive than the Blanchitsu style. You'll find that some do resemble more Blanchitsu because of the choice of colours, but it's not the case for everything, including for the Emperor's Children series for example.

https://grimdarkcompendium.com/tutorial-list/

Moreover, to make them more striking, I could go with non-traditional Slaanesh colours. But would need to think about. I might end just doing the painting in acrylics for financial reasons, because these are readily available to me practically free for my personal use.

Otherwise, I'd have to purchase new types of paints from companies like 502 Abteilung for the oils or weathering products like Streaking Grime from AK Interactive. I've been learning quite a bit about oil painting miniatures, enamel and wax based paints too. But haven't practiced yet. It's very flexible and forgiving in fact, because depending what you use, you may reactivate the layers with miniral spirits or alcohol, which is great for blending etc.

These paints from Culture Hustle are indeed outrageous! But I wonder how you would be able to layer them.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: MarcoSkoll on February 06, 2020, 03:34:46 AM
Moreover, to make them more striking, I could go with non-traditional Slaanesh colours. But would need to think about.
An interesting possibility. Looking at them, I think softer green tones might work reasonably well. (Or perhaps something like Malachite green, slightly on the blue-ish side, if you don't want to drift too far from traditional tones).

Quote
These paints from Culture Hustle are indeed outrageous! But I wonder how you would be able to layer them.
I don't know for sure. I've tried a couple of searches on some wargaming forums, and found a couple of people wondering, but no-one actually trying. (That said, given that these pigments are really outside the range of what a typical colour gamut for a camera or screen can manage, pictures might not be that informative).

Perhaps it's just something I'll have to give a shot sometime.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on February 06, 2020, 10:56:29 AM
Indeed, someone might have to take one for the team with these paints or pigments wink-wink haha

Yes, green or even yellow, or orange. Mandarine ?

Otherwise, I do have an idea for the armour, but it's very unconventional and must be tested. But the general idea would be an oil slick on the armour. Either as if the armour was that of a beetle. Or a layer of oil slick over a predominant colour.

I have a few ides as to how to achieve this, but I'm still in investigatijg possibilities.

Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on April 05, 2020, 11:04:41 AM
The Cult members are now undercoated, but need a final coat of white to finish the zenithal undercoat.

(https://i.postimg.cc/5yW0g3kv/IMG-20200405-102943.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/xJgnTKQT)

(https://i.postimg.cc/NF80zHWn/IMG-20200405-025000.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/FkRmf7Fb)

(https://i.postimg.cc/Zqg0BZ8w/IMG-20200405-102449.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/jWHRmpkf)

(https://i.postimg.cc/QddMfVS6/IMG-20200405-024847.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/N5ZYMs3T)

(https://i.postimg.cc/L6R5ZxPF/IMG-20200405-024912.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/z3t8sSpx)

(https://i.postimg.cc/fWYkLGJv/IMG-20200405-102511.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/z3Xq2PwL)

(https://i.postimg.cc/TY9wjnjL/IMG-20200405-024933.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/xcXnnJ4n)



Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: Dosdamt on April 05, 2020, 11:47:46 AM
Dear lord those are amazing
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on April 05, 2020, 09:53:08 PM
Hey, thank you!

This is an Inquisitor I have partially undercoated.

(https://i.postimg.cc/HkbnRQHt/IMG-20200405-182611.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/185yNV8g)

(https://i.postimg.cc/qMS69JKp/IMG-20200405-182245.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/fJ7bdh5P)

(https://i.postimg.cc/fbZyNJRQ/IMG-20200405-182056.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/gxSmychg)

(https://i.postimg.cc/pV1mFWqK/IMG-20200405-182111.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/QV1NL3LM)

(https://i.postimg.cc/76KfXwD8/IMG-20200405-182135.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/KkgG8XRJ)

(https://i.postimg.cc/j2CCFmdW/IMG-20200405-182148.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/9w5W4x9V)

(https://i.postimg.cc/hPkh2CFj/IMG-20200405-182205.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/bsRzJ9wc)

(https://i.postimg.cc/VLrd9xVp/IMG-20200405-182217.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/6yKWtmwf)

(https://i.postimg.cc/WzKtL8h5/IMG-20200405-182712.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/Mf7z1y0B)

Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: TheNephew on April 06, 2020, 03:33:55 PM
Re: your beetle chitin armour plan, the Colourchange Chameleon paint range from I think Greenstuffworld (other manufacturers are available) would probably fit the bill.

Love the bits selection and general aesthetic of the cult, particularly the Gruss and Malicant conversions.

My one concern is how many elbows your Inquisitor has - the proportions of the lower arms look off, far too low, relative to where is neck must be.
It's maybe a bit late to change that now though.
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on April 06, 2020, 07:30:17 PM
Hi,

Thanks for the compliments and the suggestions. For the colour scheme depending on what is the most accessible these days, I might go with a more classic acrylic paint scheme in the end. This colour chameleon paint looks interesting, but it does appear to me that it is best applied with an air brush, or am I wrong? For the Tyrus, I would go with something Beetle like. For the Daemon huntress, I thought of mother of pearl to make her stand out more. But, not available in this product line.

I think the Malicant had the least amount of converting necessary, because he already looks like a cultist. Joseph might look quite similar, but he took more efforts to make it look less like an imperial preacher, with removing the various iconography (Bionic arm and buckle) and shaving his head. Of course, Slaaneshi looking weapons for both with the pendants.

Above that, you have the serpentine daemon and the daemon huntress. For the latter, there were a lot of Purity seals to remove and other iconography to replace and finding a better head, making a collar to accommodate it and a more appropriate weapon again.

By far the most heavily converted were Gruss and Tyrus and you can see, even in subtle ways. It's these two and the Daemon Huntress I'm the happiest about. If I had to do the Daemonic steed again, I might not put the blades.

With regards to the inquisitor, I understand it looks off if you think that his right arm descends all the way to the claw. The way I saw it, his arm is inserted in a brace and his hand stops about where what you see as being the wrist of the claw. It's from the inside of there that he controls the movement of the claw that extends further. Hard to explain without an actual cutout of how I saw it. For the left arm, it could have been better, but it's still on the limit of being acceptable.

I still have another 8 models to finish, but those are not cult members. I had many more, including some rare ones (Vindicare, Crime Lord, Eversor etc.), but I decided to sell them to fund other non inquisitor projects.

I know, heresy!
Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on April 08, 2020, 03:32:13 PM
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Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: FierceDefence on July 02, 2020, 02:16:42 PM
While I have modelled quite a bit since I got slowly back into the hobby, this is in fact my first painted model in 5 years 😅 I'm a bit rusty compared to what I used to be able to do. I painted it based on the iconic Forge World depiction of Enforcer Hakon of the Vraksian Traitor Militia as found in Imperial Armour Volume 5 - The Siege of Vraks - Part One. This was a practice model, as I have another just like it that I might paint differently. This one is for sale by the way.

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Title: Re: Slaanesh cult leader WIP
Post by: Mentirius on July 02, 2020, 03:42:08 PM
Wow, another thread I really should have looked at before now...

These models are seriously impressive man, I love the ideas and the execution.  I can't find anything wrong with that paintjob, not that I'm any expert, and the cult is a great thematic project I'll need to keep an eye on in future.  I'm especially fond of the bearded Inquisitor, however - I feel like the original 54mm range implies rather a shortage of heavy-duty facial hair in the Inquisition, which I always thought was a shame, and that is a fine example if ever I saw one.  Excellent stuff.