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Finished the Paint job on another marine.  I'll need to come up with a cool base.  I planned out this time black, red, yellow, blue colors. 

 

Here's the first one of this set up. 

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Here's the purebred. 

 

Give me feedback.  If you'd like this black background let me know.

 

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56 minutes ago, R2ED said:

@Glitterwolfnot sure I'm assuming at a particular faction.  Just going with my gut and trying colors out in not as familiar with. 

 

There are so many chapters out there that whatever you try you will probably paint one of the major or minor chapters or something very close to it.

Anyway, looks great!

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10 hours ago, R2ED said:

@Glitterwolfnot sure I'm assuming at a particular faction.  Just going with my gut and trying colors out in not as familiar with. 

 

They are zealots (even among the space marines), known for they're love of close combat.  But that scheme would also work well for Deathwatch (who are a chapter composed of veteran marines...from other chapters).  The Deathwatch serve the Inquisition (not the fun, Mel Brooks one--although, if allied with Adeptus Sororitas would allow you to sing "send in the nuns!" on a regular basis) and work to eradicate aliens.

 

If you'd like to add flames, there is also the Legion of the Damned.  Sort of an immortal, Imperium loyal, renegade chapter.  Long story, short: Firehawks chapter got lost in the warp (how the 40K universe does faster than light travel--mostly), and were written off as destroyed.  Now, from time to time, when the Imperium is getting slapped around, Adeptus Astartes in black armor adorned with skeleton and flame markings show up, turn the tide, then vanish.  They don't communicate with any other Imperial Forces when they arrive, or prior to their departure.  This started happening shortly after the Firehawks were declared eradicated, and the markings do not match any listed chapter.

 

I was originally going to be cheeky and start listing all the chapters in primarily black armor...but decided (after listing about 20 chapters) that was not a good idea.

9 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

There are so many chapters out there that whatever you try you will probably paint one of the major or minor chapters or something very close to it.

 

 

This.  So.  Much.  This.

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