Tag: Commission

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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World Eaters Red Butchers Commission

Even amongst the broken children of the XIIth, there walked a brotherhood of warriors so lost to rage that all grace of humanity had fled. Whatever they had been, butchers, monsters, warrior prophets, all was lost on the black sands of Isstvan III. Even the fraternity of the damned had been robbed from them by…
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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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Blood Angels Contemptor- Incaendius Class Dreadnought Commission.

The Incaendius Dreadnought has to be one of the craziest concepts to come out of the Forge World team for a while. It is a dreadnought that is armed with a JUMP PACK! That can jump from low orbit into battle. What the hell? I have painted two of these as part of a larger…
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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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The Triumph of Ultramar. Leviathan Dreadnought Triumvirate.

Special commissions come in once in a while here, and this certainly meets that criteria. The brief; paint 3 Leviathan Dreadnoughts that embodied the spirit of Heresy era Ultramarines. From the outset, we knew the XIIIth had a visual language set in Roman-Greco mythos. A direct historical translation wouldn’t sit right as the Ultramarines draw…
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