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Illuminor Szeras. Commission Piece.

“The secrets of the universe are within my grasp, wrapped in the meat, encoded in your soul.” Szeras Architect of biotransference. Szeras is one of the most reviled beings in the galaxy – a being in which an entire race placed its trust. It was this creature that made biotransference possible, supplanting the living soul…
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Kingdom Death Goblin Guard. Commission piece.

Commission painting is a self-fulfilling prophecy. I’m known for painting Space Marines, especially Heresy era Legions. I own a large Blood Angel force, which led to more Blood Angel commissions and more Heresy jobs. So you can see how the cycle is set. The Goblin Guard comes from the Kingdom Death range that has an…
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Principia Belicosa. Word Bearers Legion Tactica: Tactical Overview and special units.

“Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes”. Unattributed. In this Principia Belicosa, Jan Dewet gives an overview of the Legion and highlights special units that will shape your collection. Take it away Jan! Let’s start with the rules that shape the army. True Believers: This one of the more interesting base-line Legion rules, as…
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Horus Heresy Deathguard Army Commission.

You are the Death Guard. By your hand shall justice be delivered, and doom shall stalk a thousand worlds. Attributed to Captain Garro, Hero of the Imperium. Heresy modeling offers us a wonderful opportunity to weather miniatures. The Deathguard dial that up to 11. Getting the balance of the white is tricky. Too weathered it…
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Mechanicum Magos Techncus Tertius Archamius Salwain. Taghmata Ovversyne. Personal Piece.

The IXth and the mechanicum have ever had a strained relationship. The aloof presence of the Angel seemed to distain the mundane processes of technology, and his personal tally of God Engine kills drew many dissenters from Mars.  On Angels; Relfections of the IXth, the Heresy Wars and the sundering of the legions. Witnesser Simberg.…
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#returntoisstvan Month 1 round-up.

The project launched with a BANG and has continued apace. Even with Forgeworld’s doors being closed there is still some hot heresy action as modelers rifle through their mountain of unpainted resin and plastic.  The project is still in its early stages, refining itself with each new conversation. A date has been set to complete…
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Marneus Calgar, Ultramarines Chapter Master Commission.

“Whilst we stand, we fight. Whilst we fight, we prevail. Nothing shall stay our wrath.“ Chapter Master Marneus Augustus Calgar. Marneus Calgar, the Grand Daddy of the 40K universe. The Ultramarines were my very first army, and Calgar has held a strange fatherly vibe for me. The terminator sculpt is my favourite iteration of this…
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Principia Belicosa. Word Bearers Legion Tactica: Introduction.

Wise men have interpreted dreams, and the gods have laughed. H.P. Lovecraft We continue the Shadow Crusade with a full tactica of the prime instigators of the Heresy: The Word Bearers. Join Jan Dewet as he leads us down the road of damnation, and the ugly truth behind reality. To play the Word Bearers you…
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After Vraks. Krieg Command Squad. Personal Piece.

For these men, there will be no after Vraks. Commissar Oblonsk, 19th siege regiment. The first photos of a brand new army I will be slowly collecting over the next couple of years. Progress, like the inevitable plod of a Krieg infantry advance, is slow but sure. In contrast to my Blood Angels, which uses…
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Space Wolf Leviathan Commission.

Following on from the Space Wolf commission posted last week, we have a pair of Leviathan Dreadnoughts. We have a strange tradition here – that when a LEviathan dreadnought is ordered, inevitably we end up painting 2! These Leviathans are fully magnetized because every weapon is awesome. Why choose? Enjoy the eye candy, and if…
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