Tag: Space Marines

#returntoisstvan: By Bolt or by Blade

We’re doing the victory lap here. Ellis Daniel has completed the #returntoisstvan challenge with a beautiful Sons of Horus force. What’s doubly inspiring is that he’s a local lad – he lives in Cardiff! I’ll have the pleasure of seeing this army in person! Take it away! Well this is it, the end of phase…
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Patreon Advent Calendar 2020!

Welcome to the 2020 Advent Calendar! Just about the only good thing to come out of 2020! If you haven’t participated before, oh boy, are you in for a treat. Every day as you suck on sweet, cheap chocolate from your physical advent calendar, open your inbox to treat the mind. Every day,yes EVERY SINGLE…
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#Return to Isstvan: Ollie’s Tip of the Spear.

I’ve been a wargamer since the early 90s and I’ve always loved the narrative element of the hobby. Having read Black Library’s Horus Heresy novels and listened to the audiobooks, I’d started looking at building a themed army for 40k. However as soon as FW unveiled Betrayal I jumped aboard the Heresy train without a…
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Sons of Horus Masterclass Tutorial series.

This is the comprehensive learning resource for the Sons of Horus. This masterclass takes you through everything from creating that perfect Sons of Horus Green to the Warmaster himself. Tanks, Infantry, Primarch, this course covers the lot. This course is ever-expanding. Keep up to date by following our social media to keep track of any…
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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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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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Mephiston Lord of Death Commission

‘I once was Calistarius. He has been dead for many years. I stand in his place, with death in my right hand, darkness in my left, and I would know who this is who bears the name Mephiston. ‘ Mephiston. Dream, come true. This miniature is a fantasy come to life. I still have an Angels…
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Thramas the Grave of Heroes. Night Lords Army Showcase.

“It is better by far to be an object of fear than of respect, for one is a truth of the soul and the other an illusion of the mind.“ The Codex Hydra A Legion of horrors shaped in the form of man. The unerring, unrelenting march of dread – an army of monsters. The…
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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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BONUS VIDEO: Tutorial, Justaerin Face

What a wonderful way to wrap up the week. This bonus video takes a peek behind the scenes of the one to one private lessons and examines how to create a skin tone. With this video, you will learn how to construct ANY skin tone. The formula doesn’t change. We simply plug in different colours…
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