Friday, 13 May 2016

Nasty people from the Warp

This will be some kind of cheating (does it still count as cheating if I plainly admit it?). I'm in the middle of painting new stuff, but until I get it finished, I have nothing to show, so I'm rescuing these old minis from oblivion.

In fact, to be honest, I'm posting them just because I'm giving them away to a friend who is starting a Nurgle Warband. They've been getting dust for ages, so I'm happy to provide them a new home where they receive the love (and the games!) they deserve.

Not much else to say, I painted them long years ago, so don't expect Golden Demon Award winners (in fact, if you are looking for that, you are definitely in the wrong blog!).

The most interesting piece in the batch may be this Great Unclean One:

Beeeeaargh!
It's the old classic model, but with some touches here and there. I greenstuffed it all over to give it more volume. The original model is, well, ridiculously small! So I had to put some work on the body itself and particularly the arms. The horns come from another model, I cannot remember which one (don't think it's a Citadel one), I felt I had to replace those rotten deer ones the model came with.

Besides, I also had these Plaguebearers:

Clumsy Demons of Rot
A fair mix of old and new models (when I say 'old' and 'new' I'm aware that means 'pretty damn old' and 'nicely old' for many people...). I don't even have developed a concept for the current models GW is selling. Not much to say here, they haven't aged that well, I would repaint all of them save for the weapons maybe. I still haven't got any better rusting stuff :P

Tetanus. That's the name of the sword :D
I also had some other tiny Nurgle creatures, but you have already seen them before.

I'm really looking forward to seeing what my pal does with them. Now I may find them on the other  side of a board!

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  1. Well I absilutely love the conversion on the GUO, very nice !

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    1. Thanks! It's no big deal, just made him fatter, haha. Not the monster that FW released later, but it still makes an impression :)

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  2. Love that GUO - the bulking out has really worked well dude! It's a funny thought to be facing some of your own across the board... what are the bets that your friend rolls hot and kicks your ass with them?!? ;-)

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    1. Haha, ouch, I totally count on that! :D
      Thanks! The mini was nice, but it deserved a little more presence...

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  3. You said there'd be no Golden Demons here, but seriously... that is some great Nurgling flesh. I really, really like it. I'm about to paint up a mess of zombies, and I'm looking for a similar effect. Any tips?

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    1. Wow, thank you! No real secrets here, just different layers of green and washes in brown. After that, greens again to the highlights. I made some funny mixes of green and brown for that. Dark green/mid brown, and a second layer of mid brown/light green. It's amazing how many shades of rot you can get with those!!

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  4. You really managed to change the whole look of the Great Unclean one by bulking out his arms. Looks totally different. The horns help out too.

    I like the swords name, very appropriate :P

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    1. Thank you! It's not only on the arms, but all over the body. I left the original pieces on the surface to make them stand out and just added volume here and there to make it all look coherent. Glad you like it!

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    1. Haha, thanks! Nasty beasts indeed!

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  6. Nurgle stuff is deceptively difficult to paint. Most think ... just paint it dirty ... but there's more to it than that. Your first photo especially shows that you get that. Well done Suber! :)

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    1. Thank you! Right, it's tricky indeed, managing green & brown and making a balance out of them can be challenging. Glad you like this!

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