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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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Luna Wolves Army Commission Showcase.

Kill for the living, kill for the dead! Lupercal, Lupercal, Lupercal! Luna Wolves battle cant. Once upon a time, I painted a Luna Wolf collection. This was one of the very first commissions I completed. This was at the dawn of the Horus Heresy when the models were being released for the Badab war series.…
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Principia Belicosa. Sons of Horus Legion Tactica: Overview.

Cthonia • Rex • Mori Icon amorial of the IIIrd Battle Company. Sons of Horus Legion In game, who are the XVIth? On the surface they do not appear as powerful as other Legions such as the Blood Angels bonuses in assault or the adaptability of the Alpha Legion. The XVIth Legiones Astartes rules benefit…
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Space Wolves Army Commission.

Some of you may rememer a Space Wolves army the studio painted not so long ago (if not, why not! FINE here’s a link) Well, this is part II. Enjoy the eye candy!

#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.