Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Sons of Korgan with two handed weapons

For my Varangur Kings of War Army here is a Regiment of old Games Workshop plastic Warhammer Chaos Warriors.
Some of these old miniatures have had a do-over while others are from a recent Facebook purchase so some had a total new paint job and build. The ones I painted a long time ago I wasn't that satisfied with them so it was good to have them revived back to life. I had to remove most from the singular basing as well to get them on one Multibase. The base is a Mantic plastic unit base.
My painting time on these was rather quick compared to historical miniatures. Detail can get lost among the unit and so can simple mistakes so less care is needed perhaps. The detail is fairly bold as well as the scale is Heroic.....large hands, large feet, small heads and super huge weapons.
I broke from tradition and placed the converted unit standard at the back of the unit. I completed another unit as well and will post that in the future.

Cheers from Brendon

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Varangur Fallen Kings of War

Made further progress in completing this unit of Varangur Fallen. I should get this completed before the Painting Challenge begins in Dec 2017. I have also started prepping the old Chaos warriors in my collection. I managed to acquire some more via Facebook. These will be for Sons of Korgan units. The new acquisitions will be re-painted and the old ones need some attention as well. I painted many ofthem with a purple colour that I must have liked back in the day. I will get rid of this colour by painting it black or metal. This will not be a bright coloured army at all.

Cheers from Brendon

Monday, December 4, 2017

Magus Conclave in progress

I enjoyed making one of these so much that I made another. These are two Magus Conclaves. They are a War Engine option for a Varangur army in the Kings of War fantasy mass battle system.
A trio of Evil Shaman channeling some demonic power to blast enemies from a distance.

 Theses are all ready to go for the Painting Challenge and I am looking forward to splashing paint on them. The bodies and most of the arms are Gripping Beast Arab infantry. Heads are from Games Workshop Chaos Warriors as are the Staff toppers. Some staffs are Spears with two diagonal cuts to transform them into wizardly staffs. I also nicked the old spears. Nothing complex about these creations but I really like them. 
So much Prep...so much..
Cheers from Brendon

Friday, November 24, 2017

Monstrous Challenge

Tis almost the season for the Painting Challenge, Tra la la la laaaa! Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge number 8 to be exact. Though my hobby time has shrunk over the past year and a bit I plan to get some painting done on my metal and plastic hordes over the Wet Season here. It's always inspiring and motivating to be part of the challenge even if my output has shrunk due to time available.
I have a variety of ideas in the works and have managed to build some figures over the lat couple of months from my plastic horde. More recently I have been inspired to buy even more as well.
My Dwarf army for Kings of War will expand with these fantastic living statue reinforcements from MOM Miniatures. I was amazed at how fast they turned up from the other side of the world. Looking forward to getting these underway and the overall theme for this years challenge is monstrous things. Which is a happy coincidence for me as I have a few of the larger things that have been sitting in the 'round to it' file for way too long. I have a vacation planned (volcano dependent) that will cut 3 weeks from the challenge but I should come back re-energized to get some paint flying.

Totally uninspiring image of new purchase!

Cheers from here and if you are in the Challenge....see you in the Mosh Pit!