Tag: Forge World

Principia Belicosa: Deathguard Introduction.

“Say what you like about the Fourteenth Legion. They are mean, ugly bastards but tenacious. There’s no one else I’d rather have by my side in a war of attrition, and almost anyone else I’d rather have against me.” – Ferrus Manus Resilience Determination Stubbornness Weathering. All words you could attribute to the 14th Legion,…
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Sons of Horus Justaerin Showcase.

All power demands sacrifice. Anon. Of all the vaunted warrior formations wihtin the Legions, the Justaerin sit at thier apex. In terms of savagery, skill at arms, determination, and sheer force, these were the pinacle of what the Astartes program could acheive. Within a Legion that prided itself on it’s preeminence within the Imperial war…
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As above, so below. Word Bearers Leviathan Dreadnought Commission.

“As above, so below, as within, so without, as the universe, so the soul…” ― Hermes Trismegistus This is a commission piece for the redoubtable Leakycheese. If you are a fan of the Horus Heresy and know what youtube is, then I need not introduce him. A dyed in the wool heresy nut, Leaky contacted me…
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#Returntoisstvan – December 1st deadline!

Time is what we want, but what we use worst. William Penn Can you believe it was May that we launched this challenge? A deadline of December the first seemed so ludicrously far away. So why am I panicking to get the army painted now? Of the 15 Justaerin, 10 reavers and Abaddon for the…
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Thousand Sons Praetor Display piece.

This miniature heralded a new line of Legion specific praetors. I had initially planned to create a scene for each, but that plan soon hit a hard stop with the amount of commission work that was coming in. This piece was painted with a brush only to see if the metallic sheen was possible without…
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Lion El’Johnson Primarch of the Dark Angels. Son of the forest. The First. Commission piece.

Loyalty is it’s own reward. Lion El’Johnson I’m delighted to present the Lion – son of the forest. The First. This is tinged with a hint of sadness, as there’s only one primarch left in the series. Looking back to Angron,m through the pantheon, we’ve been blessed with some of the best sculpts in this…
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Thramas; The Grave of Heroes – First impressions of book 9!

Grand Master Michael John (@k3rrbox Instagram) and Terror Master Ed McBurney (@ednihilator Instagram) give us their first formative thoughts on Book 9. First up, the First. Micahel: So here we are, our new rules! A full-blown tactica is in the works, but I need to play a few games to wrap my head around the…
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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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#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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Tutorial: Krieg Command Squad

The Krieg are the faceless mass of humanity pressed into the unrelenting war against the alien, the daemonic, and the damned. This video tutorial covers: An exploration of colour recipes and how to paint Feldgrau green (two ways in fact!) How to use dry brushing to create the impression of a wool overcoat. How to…
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