This (finally!) is the long awaited continuation to the Genestealer Patriarch throne I once promised. So well, first things first, let's have a Patriarch!
|Ready to sit|
I forgot to take a pic before priming it, so here you have it once painted, so you can see I added a sexy belly and stuff:
|I think he wants a kiss...|
I repositioned the right hand, so instead the Charles Xavier pose it now resembles more a blessing lord, kind of a Pantocrator, which suits the vibe, I hope.
Sooo, the throne. I begun to build some structure around it.
|Too large a piece, you say?|
Well, it is a large throne room, but it is due to the fact that I had something special in mind...
|Stay with me for a while...|
I used Das putty to make rough rock walls, so the room itself looked like recently excavated, in accordance with the rock to which the throne itself is attached.
But the question stands, I guess. Why so large? Well, in fact it never was my idea to make just a mere diorama...
|What's this nonsense?|
|Why this absurd box?|
Time to reveal my plans! I am to build a full Space Hulk like board, but full 3D, set in the mine and underground catacombs in wich the Genestealer Cult dwells. So the throne room will be the starting point; it's as good as any other. In the first moment I painted it like this:
|First one. Just the rest of the board to do|
But you know what? When I saw it all so grey and dark I realised I didn't like it. I thought that a whole board this gloom would be too much for me. I wanted something less grimdark and in another fashion. So I repainted it:
|Brown, beige and the like. The same yet not the same at all|
Then I begun to add details. Let's see some:
|A cent and a bead. What kind of decoration is this?|
|If we add some greenstuff...|
|...we get a valuable idol!|
|A painting for a worthy wall|
|The central slab on the floor needed something else|
|And this banner will cover the secret door behind the throne|
Yup, a secret escape door, I've thought of everything :D
Let's see it all finished!
I didn't glue the golden idol so I can move it, just in case an adventurer decides to steal it, you know ;). Close ups of the details:
|Ideal for sacrifices and all kind of rituals|
|Secret door, remember?|
Finally, a bird's view:
|This is the thing|
Now I can say it. It has started. This will be only the first of many other rooms and corridors to come. Wish me luck for I am going to need it!