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MaliGn's Litany of Hate (mk 3) - raptor icon

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Looking good!
I particularly like where you are going with the flames at the bottom of the icon and the darker shading at the top. It sets up a nice dramatic contrast. It's sort of the inverse of what you did with the flames and shaded cloak on your Dark Apostle awhile back.


Thanks, I hadn't thought of that when I did it, just seemed like a good use of the space and made the banner more interesting.

Here's an update I've got the cloth and bone bits mostly done, few tweaks yet perhaps and I've started working on the metal sections, which is going to be tedious especially the chains.

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And also the other dreadnought for your viewing pleasure:

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This is my apostle dread - the remains of Kor Ladron - original Apostle of the host are held within after he suffered a mortal injury during his penitent voyage into the Eye of Terror following the failure of the Horus Heresy - the survivors of that fated voyage form the current leadership of the host.

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As you can tell this was based on the Furioso kit, heavily modified, and here is a pic of the two together.

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A superb Apostle Dread. Perhaps in casual settings, if your opponent agrees, you can points him simlarly to a Blood Angels Librarian Dread and use in-house rules so he can get a Dark Apostle's abilities. That would be fun. :)
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A superb Apostle Dread. Perhaps in casual settings, if your opponent agrees, you can points him simlarly to a Blood Angels Librarian Dread and use in-house rules so he can get a Dark Apostle's abilities. That would be fun. :)


I never thought of that, that would be pretty cool.

So I've been a little side-tracked by some decorating in my youngest's room, but since I won a draw at the cricket club I thought I would reward my labours with a new toy. I've had my eye on one of these for a while and I have a nugget of an idea for some reposing.

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Today I cracked her open and made a start on figuring things out.
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I think I'm going to have to bring it more straight on and use the back legs to perch it on the column...

Plans include bulking out the tail with spare lasher tendrils from the Maulerfiend. And a pair of smoking boots...
I'm going to give it a baleflamer because 1) fire-breathing is the best kind of dragon and 2) I can use the Hades autocannon for a quick and dirty reaper chaincannon conversion down the line.

Painting this may take some time...

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I have to say that this is a fun, if spiky model to build!

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Making progress I originally wanted it to hold the pillar with a front arm, but then the wing angle looked silly, this version uses the back legs and I think is nicely menacing especially for the poor guardsman likely to adorn the base.
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Been working on the heldrake's base, not finalised yet, but gives the idea of where I'm going I think.

Still to do: green stuff the big hole where the flying stand goes, adding trim to the leg panels where I've modified them and spring out the positions of the back legs and talons.

Toying with the idea of adding extra details to the back plates as well as they seem to be crying out for it!
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Moved on with some green stuff work, will need a few more passes before I've filled the flying stand hole, but the detailing went ok.

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Aiming to create a latros sacrum, plan is that i'll paint in the flames. I think I'm happy with it, but not sure.

Also did the trim on the altered leg plates.
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Looking sweet. Good modeling with the green stuff. I know the final outcome is gonna be great.
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I have come to kick ass and chew bubble gum! And I'm fresh outta bubble gum.

I like the way they pop.

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Looking sweet. Good modeling with the green stuff. I know the final outcome is gonna be great.


Thanks Dread, tonight I spent a bit of time working on the back legs to get the pose right for perching on the pillar, bit fiddly and I had to cut holes into the pillar to make the talons sit right, I'm not sure if I should fill them with something or whether it won't really matter with the heldrake in place.

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I'd just make the stone looked cracked where the talons are in it, it'll look cool either way.
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I'd just make the stone looked cracked where the talons are in it, it'll look cool either way.


Since I dropped a bloody talon down the hole while making some adjustments I had to cut the plasticard off the pillar to rescue it, so I've used some filler to bulk up the inside, I will see how this goes, I may yet need to chip some more out of each hole for the talons.

I've also added some maulerfiend tendrils to bulk up the tail I know it's a common thing to do, but those cables are so flimsy and it does help a bit, I still need to add green stuff to fill in the holes and I only had three leftovers to work with so settled for just 2.

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