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Thramas, the grave of heroes – Hope is a fragile thing.

The Heresy community feels like a kid before Xmas with the launch of Book 9 this Friday, so who better than Grand Master Michael John (@k3rrbox on insta) to take us through his hopes for the coming book? The Thramas Crusade is so close, I can practically taste the untold glory of the First Legion.…
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Qin Xa, Master of the Keshig. White Scars Commission.

Yesugei thought of Qin Xa then, from whom there had never been a murmur of unbelief. ‘They will remember, before the end. Other Legions have failed this test – they let their souls change. Chris Wright, Path of Heaven. The elegant swordmen himself, Qin Xa. The miniature obviously draws upon Eastern culture and I wanted…
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Thramas the Grave of Heroes: Dark Angels Army Showcase.

“Loyalty is its own reward” Lion El Johnson, Savage Weapons. Aaron Dembski Bowden. We’re nearly there. I write this a day before pre-orders for book 9 go-live, around 1 week before the physical book lands in my hands. It’s been a long wait, but the Dark Angels, the First Legion, finally get their moment to…
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Winter Soldier. Roman Legionnaire Bust showcase.

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Winter marches alongside the barbarians, step by step in rhythm with their drums. This last frontier is what separates civilization from anarchy. This bloody earth that has seen so many sons of Rome meet their end. He is tired. 10 years service has…
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Principia Belicosa. Sons of Horus Legion Tactica: Special Units.

“‘I was there,’ he would say afterwards, until afterwards became a time quite devoid of laughter. ‘I was there, the day Horus slew the Emperor.’ Garviel Loken We get into the juicy bits now with our own chronicler of the damned Darren Winter. This issue takes a look at the elite of the Sons of…
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#returntoisstvan Blog Post 5: Progress was made.

It feels like I’m getting somewhere now. Let’s recap. #returntoisstvan was created by a small group of hobbyists who wanted to revisit the old Black Book series by Forge World. You can find the original article here. Since then I’ve been furrowing away Justaerin and Reaver sculpts, slowly building them as lockdown has trundled along.…
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Cooking with Colour: A brush Masterclass.

My brushwork is quite unsystematic. I slam the paint on in all sorts of wats and leave each result to take care of itself. Vincent Van Gogh This two-part course attempts to cover the intangible qualities of good brushwork. This series includes a short Q&A from students developing their own brushwork alongside me with online…
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Ragnar Blackmane, The Young King, Space Wolf Lord Commission.

We may be few, and our enemies many. Yet so long as there remains one of us still fighting, one who still rages in the name of justice and truth, then by the Allfather, the galaxy shall yet know hope. Ragnar Blackmane The young king has certainly been through a metamorphosis. From the Jes Goodwin…
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House Vyridion: Acastus Knight Porphyrion Commission

‘If I breathe, I am unbeaten. If I fight, I am unbroken.’ Master of Mankind, ADB. House Vyridion was born by necessity. In the savage years that marked the Age of Darkness, loyalists ran along uncertain lines. Refugees of Knight houses pressed in the unwitting service of the Warmaster were treated not as honorable personages,…
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Raldoron, Archien of Wisdom Commission.

‘Blood Angel!’ Skraivok yelled joyfully. ‘Face me!’The Blood Angel finished his opponent and turned to face the Night Lord. Upon his left pauldron, his name was emblazoned across a scroll plate, just legible under rivulets of blood.‘Raldoron?’ said Skraivok. ‘The Raldoron?’ He made a few passes with his sword, revelling in its lightness, in its…
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