Tag: Commission Painting

Eikos Lamiad, Tetrach of Ultramar. Commission.

“Victory is a fickle mistress, failure a haphazard executioner; for those with the courage to persevere will not abide their dictates”  – Tetrarch Eikos Lamiad Eikos Lamiad was one of the ruling Astartes of the Ultramar system during the age of Crusade and Conquest. The turbulent ages of the Heresy Wars Lamiad came to embody…
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Valentus Dolor, Tetrach of Ultramar. Commission

To take a town, send a legionary. To take a city, send a squad. To take a world, send a company. To take a culture, send a Chapter. Popular Ultramarine aphorism. Commissions like this rarely come around. This piece was created alongside four other Tetrarch models to represent the upper command structure of the XIIIth…
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Mortarion, Primarch of the Deathguard. The Reaper, Commission.

We are all tyrants. Do not fool yourself. We were bred for nothing else. Mortarion the Reaper. Mortarion is a quixotic figure. Black Library fiction is at its best when investigating the discrepancies that have been thrown up throughout the years, rather than try to heal them. Mortarion reviles the Warp and any magic-user. He…
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Deathguard Fellglaive Commission

The Deathuguard are wonderful, aren’t they? They allow you to try every weathering technique the lord made, all on the same vehicle! This piece was a testbed for the Weathering Masterclass series to show how to create these effects on a large surface. The series will expand to encompass all original legions with the subtle…
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Angron, Lord of the Red Sands, Primarch of the World Eaters Commission

War is only won when every enemy is dead. A pacified enemy is still an enemy. Angron. This is the model that changed my life. I was a wine merchant on a lunch break when I first saw this advertised. I couldn’t believe it. They were finally doing the Primarchs! And Angron was first! I…
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White Scars Kill Team Commission

‘Only poets can be true warriors.’ Yesugei This project developed off the back of the White Scars Praetor I painted for the Patreon. The brief was to create a force of White Scars that could fit in a Thunderhawk Gunship. The colour scheme used dirty greens and whites rather than the polished baby blue mid-tones…
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White Scar Thunderhawk Commission.

I wish this kit was more widely used in games. Given their prominence in the lore, it’s a shame that they are relegated to the one-off, the special game had every once and a while. This is a recurring conversation I have with one student. “The Stormbird rules should be Thunderhawk rules, and make the…
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Alpharius, Lord of Snakes, Primarch of the Alpha Legion. Commission

“I am Alpharius” Unknown. Alpharius, lord of snakes, the Primarch of the Alpha Legion. Commission piece. The Alpha Legion are tricky to get right. When researching how to paint a legion I often go back through older guides, as many people have formed an impression of a paint scheme when they first got into the…
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Sigismund. The Emperor’s Champion Commission

Standing on the battlements of Terra, Sigismund was charged with the forlorn hope. He was to meet in battle and vanquish any enemy command personnel. Lords, Warlords, chieftains, the demonically warped remnants of those he once called cousin, the Black Templar became unto death itself. My earliest memory of Sigismund was a short story in…
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Kal Jerico Necromunda Commission.

March 1998, Warhammer Monthly, issue 1, “The Hit”. Kal’s first swaggering introduction into the Warhammer Universe. The artwork, the story, the setting of the Hive! I was hooked. This character has held a special place in my heart, from the Mike Mcvey version to this, each sculpt has to build on the previous in terms…
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