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#returntoIsstvan: Blog post 4 – summer heat and straying eyes.

I’m hot. Really hot. I can hear the chortle of Australian readers, but there’s a reason I live on a cool damp rock (Britain). The #returntoisstvan project feels like it’s hit that 4 week wall. If you’ve ever been on a diet you know what I’m talking about. Week 1: Why I love salad! Week…
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Custodes Army Commission.

Civilisation and progres is niether the natural state not a guartnee of the passage of time, the mere fact of the Age of Strife and all of its horrors are enough to proove this. The sole purpose of the Great Crusade then is the furtherance of peasce through war, the creation of plenty through restriction…
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Necron Reanimator Commission piece.

I have no idea what this thing is. But I know that I love it. The entire Necron range is a sight to behold. Assembling and painting this miniature was a dream. The complexities of the kits that GW produces today is astounding.

Principia Belicosa. Sons of Horus Legion Tactica: Introduction.

`… I thought the Luna Wolves were supposed to be the most aggressive of us all. That`s how you like the other Legions to think of you, isn`t it? The most feared of mankind`s warrior classes? Our reputation speaks for itself, sir. Sigismund to Loken, Horus Rising, p. 132 This is the start of our…
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Ephrael Stern The Hammer of Witches

July 2020 has been an exhausting month, so it is with no short measure of relief that Ephrael Stern is complete. A miniature that reflects the energetic, and sometimes frantic nature of this year. Check out the video tutorial below for how the base was painted. Please feel free to share, and if you enjoyed…
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Experimental Rite of War: Requiem of Angels

Guest author and fellow Blood Angel nut Captain Morgan has been using his time productively on lockdown playing video games (haven’t we all). Without further ado, Captain, the ship is yours… With quarantine going on and games played on the tabletop at an all-time low, I’ve had to get creative a bit with how I…
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Mortian Cyber Rat Boxed Art commission.

I don’t get the chance to paint boxed art for companies that often. The turn around times are often really tight, but Mortian’s ahead planning meant I could *just* about squeeze this in working in my free time. The sculpt sold it for me! This piece is larger than you may think. It’s about the…
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Principia Belicosa. Word Bearers Legion Tactica: Special Characters.

Speak the words of Lorgar and you shall live forever in the glory of Chaos. Speak them not and every one of you shall die today. Sermons of Hate, Kor Phaeron. Kor Pheron was never able to undertake the process to become a space marine due to his advanced age, but he was able to…
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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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