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  1. 02830: Wolf Pack (3)

    These are Reaper's 02830: Wolf Pack, sculpted by Geoff Valley. They are mounted on one-inch fender washers. I painted them for versatility, which is why there is a variety of color and base types. Detailed WIP thread here.
  2. These gorgeous wolves (Thunderbolt Mountain 8560) are the nicest giant wolf sculpts I have ever seen. They are by the legendary Tom Meier. IMPORTANT: TOM MEIER IS CLOSING HIS THUNDERBOLT MOUNTAIN STORE DEC. 25 OF THIS YEAR, SO IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, GO THERE NOW! They are pretty big. I mounted them on 1.5" fender washers for extra stability. Tom Meier sells optional goblin riders for them. WIP thread with extensive color notes, painting details, and comparison to other wolf figures here.
  3. I had these in an RAFM blister and as I recall their bases said RAFM (I glued them to 1.5-inch fender washers for stability). I haven't been able to identify them. They look like the sorts of giant wolves that are ridden by goblins. I am not sure where they came from. Well, apart from RAFM, obviously. They are pretty big. Here's a size comparison with the RAFM one on the far right: Left to right these are: a wolf from Reaper 02830; a wolf from Reaper 77176; Reaper 03682 Willow Greenivy; a giant wolf from Thunderbolt Mountain 8560; and an RAFM mystery wolf. I painted them as several different types of wolf, one with a snow base and two with grassy bases, for multiple uses. Their bases are 1.5". Extensive WIP with lots of color mixing and technique notes here.
  4. Here's something I have been meaning to do for a while, since apparently I have had Tom Meier's Thunderbolt Mountain pack of three giant wolves (Thunderbolt Mountain #8560) and RAFM's three dire wolves so long I can't even remember when I got them or how on earth I got an RAFM product I can't seem to find mention of on the internet. I also nabbed a set of Reaper's #02830 Wolf Pack, which contains three smaller wolves, still impressively sized next to humans. Here they are, cleaned and glued to bases (all nine wolves were more prone to tipping over sideways than I like). Reaper, on one-inch fender washers: Thunderbolt Mountain, on 1.25-inch fender washers: RAFM, on 1.25-inch fender washers: And here they are together for a size comparison, from left to right: A Reaper wolf from the set, the Bones wolf from the Familiar Set #77176, Reaper's Willow Greenivy #03682, a Tom Meier giant wolf and an RAFM dire wolf. I would say the Reaper wolves are the most classically wolf-shaped. They are a bit large for wolves (see the picture above for scale). They are realistic and look well posed for various purposes. The two larger sets of wolves are almost the size of small ponies and look like they are begging for goblin riders. The Thunderbolt Mountain giant wolves have the elegant long, thin legs Tom Meier gives a lot of his creatures (I have also seen some astonishingly elegant wolfhounds and impossibly graceful insect-like horses from his hand). Here they look maybe almost a little too long and thin, but they are certainly beautifully sculpted, as are the ranks of fur sliding along the animals' forms. Their poses are realistic and expressive. The RAFM dire wolves, as large as the Thunderbolt Mountain ones, are a lot more cartoony. Their faces are kind of pushed-in and piggy and their anatomy doesn't make as much sense. They move oddly, although melodramatically. They definitely have a mood of menace to them. Something was a little off with the casting of the Thunderbolt Mountain wolves. Two of them had little pits along their spines, as though there were just not quite enough pewter in the mold or something. I filled them in with epoxy and tried to smooth it out to match the surface. At the moment the figures are glued but not yet primed. When I paint these, I am thinking of painting them mostly as realistic grey wolves, white arctic wolves, and perhaps some black wolves.
  5. One of the things I've been struggling with as I assemble my hoards of D&D minis is getting wolves. High-quality, diverse wolf sculpts are actually pretty hard to find, I'm finding - I want a good-sized pack, and while I love Reaper's three-wolf pack in pewter, they're a little smol and gentle looking for my tastes... So I've been booping around Amazon looking for something to burn a giftcard on, and I found something called the Space Wolves: Fenrisian Wolf Pack. This: They look... pretty good, and @ 20$ for 5 they're more expensive than bones but cheaper than pewter (and a steal @ GW prices!) So... has anyone seen/used these? How do they measure up next to Reaper's stuff? I don't mind if they're a little hulking, but they come with 40mm bases, so they sound pretty giant? I do love that there are 5 sculpts though - that's really, really handy, since I'd probably want a good-sized pack... If anyone has a ref. of them next to a Reaper fig, or could take one, I would love you forever~!
  6. GW Fenrisian Wolf Pack

    I know I disappeared ages ago and all, but I'm kind of back =] I've still been painting, winter just got me into a bit of a funk about it (I don't have a proper setup, I paint on my couch, so sadly I can't set up a daylight lamp), but now that the days are lengthening again, I'm starting to get back into it. So I've ended up owning two lots of Fenrisian Wolves - the first pack, I started painting as elemental sparkle wolves, haha, but I've stalled a bit with them, so I grabbed a second pack and painted them up a bit more normally... So here they are. My apologies, my mini photography is a bit rusty now. Other views of black wolf -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xft1/v/t1.0-9/12809642_10153680379578451_7812538568900650579_n.jpg?oh=955d6ea26aeb9316df13fd32e2debcd4&oe=578D1AEE -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xlf1/v/t1.0-9/12806164_10153680379698451_1475325282760357864_n.jpg?oh=bad171fd47d082b1ae5a3f5b9df127dc&oe=574E4143 Other views of brown wolf -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xlf1/v/t1.0-9/12798899_10153680379893451_4576821689376815235_n.jpg?oh=d0e56b0532bc28e5da57b9a827ae0e6e&oe=5791D012 -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtl1/v/t1.0-9/12814667_10153680380073451_8243732796132182097_n.jpg?oh=edf7eb89843a8d38e2bfad7e0acf14b3&oe=5796EBF6 Other views of grey wolf -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xlp1/v/t1.0-9/12832336_10153680380118451_6399009229824780678_n.jpg?oh=6ecbdd66ff36933c3b3c23b6329bbed5&oe=575E5988 -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/12794423_10153680380253451_5626015197122943825_n.jpg?oh=9a378f23f5620be1f6ed2c15ceda3151&oe=57592B0A Other view of russet wolf -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtl1/v/t1.0-9/12805941_10153680380568451_7580973580657698334_n.jpg?oh=6b5cddcf757b79796577010452de165c&oe=578F120C Other views of white wolf -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/947034_10153680380793451_707076640208729619_n.jpg?oh=9d545bf8f8756844c61add8382648658&oe=5790041D -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfl1/v/t1.0-9/12799269_10153680380643451_2432158290969337879_n.jpg?oh=8bc01bfcc1675964bbd5b2273dc61c97&oe=578F77BB Other view of the pack -https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xlf1/v/t1.0-9/12809539_10153680379318451_2454393923799436313_n.jpg?oh=cdd54a553e1972039e8f6bd7b20c1333&oe=5750A2BC Paints used were... A variety of Citadel paints and a couple of P3 paints, largely drybrushed on, all wolves primed black with Army Painter spray, and bases done with cork (rocks), and assorting Army Painter bits of foliage and stuff. Sand from the beach for dirt, etc =P
  7. Due to overwhelming demand (smoking wreckage asked once), I'm posting a couple of pics of my recently-ish-finished Fenrisian Wolf Pack models. While obviously designed by GW for 40k and their Space Wolves, I liked them since they're simply some nice wolf models with dynamic poses. I picked these up from the eBay, so they were already assembled and sprayed black. Actually, I picked up 3 sets, but I plan to do the other 2 sets of five as Black and White wolves, respectively - and that hasn't happened yet. I decided to use them as my first foray into oil paint washes, so with from Chung / Wargames Consortium as my guide, and a trip to the local art supply store under my belt, off I went. These were the results: I intend to use these wolves (and the other 10, plus all those older-school ones I still need to paint) across several systems. 40k (if I ever paint up some of those Space Wolves thingies), LotR SBG/WotR, Kings of War, even (maybe) DeadZone if I ever play it (replacing those awful Mawbeasts). I found these wolves to be pretty good, but not quite as nice as I’d hoped. What I’m not so keen on however is the fur on the side of their torsos and upper legs. Clearly a result of digital sculpting rather than more traditional methods, they've overlaid a “leaf” pattern of fur (more visible in my first and third photos) rather than sculpting the whole of the bodies in a more traditional manner, as they have for the manes. So that was a little disappointing, but I guess it's not like you can easily spot it unless you're looking for it. Overall, though. I’m happy with the models and the way they turned out. I don’t think the Black Wolves will need an Oil Wash, so they’re just needing to sneak into the paint queue past the Ogres and Elves. The white ones need a bit more than that however. Once they’re all painted, I’ll do some more-better nice shots of the entire pack. A couple more pics on the blog for those interested with WIP. I don't want to spam too much here. :)
  8. Wolf Pack and Owl

    I painted these as some familiars for my d&d group. The wolves had great personality in their faces, and the owl is tiny. Have a good one!
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