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Offline cymrilian

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Re: Mike's 54mm Collecting, Modelling & Painting Thread
« Reply #15 on: September 25, 2020, 12:30:03 AM »
that grey knight terminator is genius! (gonna steal that idea).

I was planning to build a terminator too, but using the winter child mini as a base (https://figurementors.com/reviews/kit-review-winter-child-terrible-kids-stuff/), but i couldn't work out how to build it without massive amounts of greenstuff. your approach is much better.


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Re: Mike's 54mm Collecting, Modelling & Painting Thread
« Reply #16 on: Yesterday at 01:52:29 AM »
Oh my lord... wow there's so much good work in here. Crikey. Also - blimey!

Amazing work.
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Re: Mike's 54mm Collecting, Modelling & Painting Thread
« Reply #17 on: Yesterday at 05:37:25 PM »
That is a damn masterpiece right there, if utterly terrifying from a game perspective.  Very impressive work, and bonus points for making him a similarly formidable nemesis from the outset, to avoid the otherwise inevitable problem of wiping out everyone he meets with a sneeze! ;) 

Thanks  :)

It was always a main objective to find a suitable opponent, a friend had previously owned a Warrior Daemon and in my eye it was a prefect stand in for a Prince at 54mm. It also fits well with a narrative idea I have around the Chosen of Khorne and his warband hunting down an artefact and summoning a Daemon Prince of Khorne, while an Inquisitor of the Ordo Malleus tries to prevent the summoning ritual, though will inevitably fail. This due to his target already being blessed by the chaos god and far stronger than he ever would have thought. I'll have something more fleshed out by the time I can actually play a game, that or I'll try teaching my partner to play again. 

that grey knight terminator is genius! (gonna steal that idea).

I was planning to build a terminator too, but using the winter child mini as a base (https://figurementors.com/reviews/kit-review-winter-child-terrible-kids-stuff/), but i couldn't work out how to build it without massive amounts of greenstuff. your approach is much better.



Thanks for the kind feedback on the model and I'm glad I've provided some inspiration for you to make your own.

Popgoesthemonkey only has the license for a limited time, so grab one quick or you'll need to purchase the files and find someone to print for you if you don't have a 3D printer yourself.

If you want and more advice on how I created the model, happy to help. I can't wait to see what you come up with!

That's a very cool mini, maybe not the easiest to convert terminator stand in, but definitely possible, a real shame it was limited to only 100 units  :(

I noticed your blog very nice collection you have! I will be following updates intently  :)

Oh my lord... wow there's so much good work in here. Crikey. Also - blimey!

Amazing work.

Thanks, ever so kind :)

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Re: Mike's 54mm Collecting, Modelling & Painting Thread
« Reply #18 on: Yesterday at 06:13:30 PM »
Project complete

I completed my Deamon Prince from creature caster, that I had finished converting with some Bloodthirstier bits last week. Or at least as close to finished that I'm fairly happy with him now.

I was not a fan of the axe/sword so replaced it with a more Khornate one from the Bloodthirstier, as well as added some armour plates to make the model a little more in-keeping with the 40k aesthetic.



So the model is mostly finished, unless I find a malefic talon alternative big enough for this model, in which case his left arm may well be hacked off at some point  ;D

1 day bonus side project from yesterday.

Built and painted a Sister Repentia conversion yesterday, the base model being Andrea Miniatures 54mm Dragon Lady.

I clipped and filed off the bits of dragon that were cast onto the figurine and filled any gaps. The arms were cut in several places and reposed so she could properly wield Malicant's eviscerator.

As for the eviscerator itself, Malicant's hands were removed with clippers and needle files leaving just the bare handle, which would fit in the new miniatures hand with some work.

She may be going into battle almost completely naked, but she can't run around with no shoes, so I sculpted some boots over the bare feet.

The hair was trimmed down so I could sculpt the hood and just about every purity seal I could find in my bits box was stuck on for good measure.



A very fiddly conversion, to get the miniature holding the oversized weapon in a convincing way was a real pain, and pinning was very difficult as the models wrists are barely thicker than a paperclip.



 


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Re: Mike's 54mm Collecting, Modelling & Painting Thread
« Reply #19 on: Today at 10:51:23 AM »
that dragon lady sculpt looks great. the mask works really well