I've just finished these 2nd Ed. Ork characters. First of all, the iconic Ghazghkull Thraka:
|Chubby and funny. That's an Ork!|
The character of Ghazghkull Mag Uruk Thraka was originally developed long time ago for the "Waaagh: Orks" book. From the first conversion by Andy Chambers urged the necessity to sculpt a full mini, this one, which was released for the Second Edition of the game. This is the Ork Warboss par excellence, absolutely charismatic with his companion Makari the banner bearer Gretchin. Though the current mini that replaced this oe -the armoured giant, is quite imposing indeed, I still find this set totally representative of an era.
The next mini is Zodgrod Wortsnagga, other mini released for the Second Edition.
|Bright eye-hurting colours. The only way to paint an Ork|
With a funny background on its back, this is a full detailed mini again. Though it's classically represented with blue "hair", I decided to try red, I thik it also works for this model. The back banner, as the one the Gretchin is bearing in the previous pic, is just made of paper.
This other mini is a Painboy -or a Mad Dok. I find Ork position names quite revelling :P
|Da Doktor is in...|
I went for pale colours on this one, trying to resemble a health care professional dressing, but with a leather apron, so it looked like something halfaway between a doctor and a butcher. Now that I see the result, I'm afraid it's too pale looking, maybe it needed more colour.
|Stains of green blood all over|
That's it, just some minis I wanted to share. I have a lot more of old Orks to paint and show, so I'll be alternating ships with these kind of things and posting different stuff not to bore you.