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Thanks guys, much appreciate your kind words!


Few pics of recent additions you might have seen on the army pic, if you looked closely:



These are my Mind-screeches, while the original model looks like this:



I've finally used a Reaper mini, Dark Young. It will represent a Portal of Despair, slowly moving construct. 3-legged cthulhu monster looked perfect as a substitution :)



More to come :)




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Butchers are ogre-sized hard hitting monsters. I wanted to use big nurgle  models from GW's Kill Team: Rogue Trader. There are only 4 of them though and I needed at least 6 models for 2 bases. But, there is something maritime about them, with all the tentacles, fish, fishing hooks and harpoons. So, I've taken 3 ogre pirates from Titan Forge, chopped them and Reaper's Crab Man to make more sea(swamp)butchers. Now, I suck a big time when it comes to conversions, I know. Fortunately, while these are not modelling masterpieces, they don't look half as bad as I expected and I do have two butcher bases plus one butcher hero.IMG_20200331_185004.thumb.jpg.a11418c4d20046d1a25001f45e0744d6.jpg

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Quick paintjob today on 2 Reaper minis, 1 hour in total maybe. Darkspawn cultist and minion. I wanted the cultist to be one of the hero/mage types in my army. Finally decided they both (because why not) will be Horrors, so I painted accordingly to my first horror - brown/orange robes, reddish organic parts.


Base colours. Bit sloppy in places and I didn't even bother to paint blades, as they are metal minis and have proper colour :poke:




Heavy black wash




Highlights: orange and bone for clothes, bone for skin, silver for metal. Done. Family pic of horrors to check they look similar enough (as far as colours go). Good enough for me.



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Actually, I like how they look together on one base with their sizes so different, so they will be Riftweavers, a special kind of monster unit (few human sized minis on one 50mm base). But, I do want some Horrors too, so minis originally meant as Riftweavers are now officially promoted to be Horrors :blink:





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