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Esinhorn
01-10-2007, 19:14
I am doing a large apocalypse sized Heresy-Era army.
This will be where I am posting all of it instead of separate project logs for each unit.
My idea is to use unit specialists from many of the different traitor legions.
For example I will be using many different choices for my Sons of Horus as they are the backbone of the army,But I have a squad of World Eaters bezerkers and a squad of Iron Warrior Dev/Havoks.
I think next is my Word Bearers posessed squad led by Erebus.
HQ
ChapterMaster/DeamonPrince
Horus-Primarch of SoH
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture590.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture577.jpg

Captain
Abaddon-First Capt SoH
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture595.jpg

Esinhorn
01-10-2007, 19:19
Sons of Horus Tactical Squad
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture541.jpg
Iron Warrior Devastators/Havoks
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture619.jpg
World Eater Beserzkers
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture605.jpg

Esinhorn
01-10-2007, 19:21
Justaerin Terminators(Abaddons Bodyguard)plus Venerable Justaerin Drednaught
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture438.jpg
Catulan Reavers (Sons of Horus First Company assualt squad)
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture453.jpg

Angel of the Black Parade
01-10-2007, 20:41
Good painting, love the idea of using Horus. Any special rules for him?
suggestion:
Warmaster: Horus was the Warmaster and all units within (insert distance) may use his leadership, and are unbreakable

Esinhorn
01-10-2007, 23:27
I'd love too,But for now I have to settle on whatever a normal chaptermaster or deamonprince can do.
Thats why I put him on a monstrous base

Triggerdog
02-10-2007, 02:14
this army is sweet but it needs some pre-heresy death guard running around somewhere.

Esinhorn
02-10-2007, 03:02
There will be plauge Marines in the future but it will take a while to acquire them.

VERITAS/AEQUITAS
02-10-2007, 15:50
May I ask you for a tutorial on your Terminator shoulder pads?

Ithmaril
02-10-2007, 16:00
Very nice and inspiring. Can't wait to see the army grow to apocalypse size. How did you do the gore on the berzerkers? Some hints on that would certainly help me giving my own ones the adequate look. And I'd love to hear your opinion on my WEs, if you can spare the time. :)

Esinhorn
02-10-2007, 17:13
@ Ithmaril-You have some solid models there.I used modeling sand,small amount of PVA glue,Blood gore,Red/Brown/Chestnut inks and a dot of chaos black.
For the white I used Foundation grey as a base,Then black ink wash,followed by fortress grey, the highlightlights will be white darkened with a small amount of fortress grey
The blue I use midnight blue as the base and royal blue for the main,the highlights will be ultra blue.
My advice is to use the bezerker running legs to get the kind of pose where they just cannot wait and have to Hack,Sever,and Immoliate the foe.

Ithmaril
02-10-2007, 17:19
Thanks a lot mate, your advice is highly appreciated. :)

Marsekay
02-10-2007, 17:23
Are they the old skool jump packs? they look really good. i also like the termie conversions!

El Presedente
02-10-2007, 20:55
I love the fact that the World Eaters are well on their way to getting their armour red.

Esinhorn
02-10-2007, 22:06
They are indeed old school jumppacks infact I have to doublecheck and make sure they are not getting canned.
My Termie shoulderpad Tutorial is here
http://z6.invisionfree.com/Conflict_Zone/index.php?showtopic=99

Esinhorn
03-10-2007, 19:13
Erebus the Dark Apostle
he was orgininally the dark grey but I repainted him the colors the Word Bearers were during the Siege of Terra
He will be leading a Posessed squad
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture624.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture627.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture628.jpg

synapse
03-10-2007, 21:16
those sons of hoirus are looking very cool!

Esinhorn
03-10-2007, 21:45
Something working on the Iron Warriors got me to finish this
My new style rhino converted to Heresy style.
It doesn't look so flimsy this way.
As with all my vehicles I use rare earth magnets to be able to switch from rhino to pred to whirlwind

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture629.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture630.jpg
alternate rhino doors
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture631.jpg

doghouse
03-10-2007, 21:47
The army is looking great mate!
Great work on Erebus and Horus. :)

Dawn of the Dogs
04-10-2007, 01:19
Erebus.... damn you Erebus...

this is looking great. eagerly awaiting what comes next!

Toyship
04-10-2007, 01:31
I really like the Object Source lighting on Horus' face...does him justice :)

TheMartyr451
04-10-2007, 04:48
Awesome stuff. I always wanted to start a preheresy army, but was stuck on what legion to do. Most likely Space Wolves.

Esinhorn
04-10-2007, 05:21
Pre-Heresy Space Wolves belive it or not aren't done very much.
I say go for it

Esinhorn
04-10-2007, 14:51
Progress on the IW pred
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture632.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture633.jpg

firestorm40k
04-10-2007, 15:25
Hey Esinhorn, you've put some very good work in to this army :) the Iron Warriors Pred is a new high-point to it; I think combining parts from the current and older model to make a pre-Heresy version is nothing short of ingenious! :cool:

Also, although I think the yellow could be brigher on the Chevrons (I either work up from Blazing Orange, or from Bronzed Flesh, to get a ,ore vibrant yellow), I applaud you for getting the lines so darn straight - some thing that's always eluded me. Well done! :)

Esinhorn
04-10-2007, 16:23
I'm better at the big lines if you look at the man sized stuff I still have a way to go,but thanks for the complement.
The yellow is not done yet thats just the foundation basecoat,I will be going over it with golden yellow then highlighted,dinged up,then bloodied.

synapse
04-10-2007, 16:49
love the rhino, though the predator would really benefit from a round turret, and sponsons like the proper old skool ones.

Esinhorn
04-10-2007, 18:00
I do have an old school one like that but I'm saving it for the SoH.
Infact it's already basecoated the green.

Esinhorn
04-10-2007, 18:05
In fact I always thought the Justaerin Dred was the highpoint
I just never got around to finishing him
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture424-1.jpg

I do have one of the old school plastic preds with the round sponsons but that is for the Sons of Horus.

Esinhorn
05-10-2007, 05:12
Here is the IW just about finished just a few details such as bolter barrels and blood on the forks
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture636.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture635.jpg
The Rhino top
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture634.jpg

Esinhorn
05-10-2007, 17:16
Well the one devastator squad split into two.
Here are 2 new lascannons,2 tacs,and a warsmith basecoated
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture637.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture638.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture639.jpg

Esinhorn
06-10-2007, 02:13
something I found last night.
It got consripted fast into the IW Heavy Weapons juggernaught
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture640.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture641.jpg

Esinhorn
06-10-2007, 03:30
Here's what after the Iron Warriors.
Word Bearers Posessed squad led by Erebus.
I need to get 2 more batwings and they are supposed to represent an aspect of chaos.

The Brass Thief-Khorne
(also an ode to Ravenor)
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture648.jpg
The rest I do not have names for the rest yet
Undivided
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture649.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture644.jpg
Tzeentch
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture650.jpg

Esinhorn
06-10-2007, 03:30
Slaanesh
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture646.jpg
Nurgle
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture652.jpg

Esinhorn
07-10-2007, 20:53
Someone gave me the best name for the Nurlge Possessed
BrendelFly
I'm having trouble coming up with a color sceame for the undivided one.
Right now he is dark purple with black armor that was going to be painted with flaming cracks.
but can anyone think of a better color for Undivided?

Pekel
07-10-2007, 21:32
Love the Genestealer arms and (espcially) the fly wings on the Nurgle one! Excellent idea!

Esinhorn
08-10-2007, 04:23
This is the final heavy piece I am doing for the IW.
The Ballisk Artilery piece.
It will be manned by a Sgt and Servitor loader.
I added the barbed wire and chains to show they get bored being behind the lines.
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture653.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture654.jpg

Esinhorn
08-10-2007, 16:33
Here is the Sgt and loader.Should I keep the big scanner on the backpack or clip it?
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture655.jpg

Apologist
09-10-2007, 10:46
Gah! Keep it! All Adeptus Mechanicus devotees will have to curse your traitorous name roundly if you chop that sought-after piece off! :p

Good looking stuff so far. I like the non-spiky look you've got to your marines so far – very fitting for the Iron Warriors.

Esinhorn
09-10-2007, 19:41
Well here is a Wip shot and a shot of the hydra in progress too.
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture659.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture658.jpg

Dark Seraphs
09-10-2007, 19:51
I love this, Horus Looks Amazing if only I could give you more then two thumbs up!

Though abbadon's face looks abit too messy, It might be the Camera.

Everything Looks Amazing though (I like the world Eaters, they look so messy :) ), Keep it up!

Esinhorn
10-10-2007, 05:45
Work on these are just about finished a few touch-ups and some weathering to the bolts
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture661.jpg
Sgt and servitor
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture662.jpg
Sgt
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture664.jpg
Hydra
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture663.jpg

Ithmaril
10-10-2007, 15:40
The speed of your progress is as amazing as the quality of the work you're showing... picture quality isn't the best (backgrounds could be more neutral and lighting better), but netherless I can see the amount of effort you put into them, and the great results. Keep 'em coming, mate- can't wait to see the whole army in a collective battlefield shot. Kickass tanks!

Brother Loki
10-10-2007, 16:03
They look great. Are you going to deface the imperial eagle on the Hydra in some way?

Esinhorn
10-10-2007, 23:31
Here is a break from the norm The 63rd Byzant Janizars the Imperial Guard army that acompanied Horus during the crusade
Hektor Varvarus and banner bearer
(since they are led by Varvarus the little V's can be explained)
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture463.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture464.jpg
Disicipline Master(pre-heresy Commissar)
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture466.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture465.jpg

Esinhorn
10-10-2007, 23:34
Snipers/riflemen
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture469.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture468.jpg
Command Rhino with old loyalist banner(got to change that)
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture473.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture471.jpg

Esinhorn
11-10-2007, 04:16
Here are some of the Sons of Horus characters I did 2 months ago
Banner Bearer
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture550.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture545.jpg

Sgts
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture532.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture528.jpg

Esinhorn
11-10-2007, 04:17
Tacticals
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture522.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture523.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture533.jpg

Dred
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture558.jpg

crandall87
11-10-2007, 22:02
I'm loving the termis. What did you use to make their shoulder pads?

Esinhorn
11-10-2007, 22:52
I custom made them out of card here is the tutorial
here are pics of my templates the bolter is for size comparison
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture437.jpg

you take the trapazoid and wrap it arond your paintbrush to get the curve and use a combo of plastic and crazy glue to attach the big end of trap and put it on the termie.(Warning this is an extreme pain in the ass and my take a few to get it right.
now with the rectangle use your clippers to cut out the knotch as shown on this pic
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture436.jpg

http://www.pa-sy.com/hhccg/images/justaerin.jpg
and glue this piece on top of the trapazoid like you see on my marines above.
once dry trim off excess and you should be done.

Esinhorn
13-10-2007, 03:32
some new Iron Warriors
2 old Obliterators(which I like to think they were originaly Iron Warrior Librarians)
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture665.jpg
A new missle launcher and a rework on the old
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture666.jpg
Iron Warrior Lord
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture667.jpg

Esinhorn
15-10-2007, 03:06
My rendition of the FellBlade from the Horus Heresy Collections.
I changed the lascannons to autocannons and sculpted the eye on the front and turret sections.
I also used spikey bits from the vehicle sprue and barbed wire
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture668.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture669.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture670.jpg

Dokternik.
15-10-2007, 03:36
That is creepy , I was just looking at that painting in the rulebook the other day of Horus about to be owned my the emporer. I thought to myself I wonder if anybody's ever made a heresy army with horus...

Thank you . ahha

Conersions are nice, and the painting matches as well.

keep it coming man

Esinhorn
15-10-2007, 14:25
Basecoated but then while looking at the picture noticed I was missing some spikes.
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture672.jpg

Esinhorn
16-10-2007, 05:10
The tank is basecoated and I'm starting the begining inking work
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture673.jpg

Esinhorn
16-10-2007, 19:34
Here is the tank with the wash.It took out most of the brown but you can still see a hint,and that was what I was shooting for.
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture674.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture675.jpg

unwanted
16-10-2007, 22:28
This all looks great and all, but why is that one sergeant wearing a bicycle-helmet :wtf: ?!?

firestorm40k
17-10-2007, 08:54
Nice paint-job on the Super-heavy, your painting is getting better with each model Esinhorn :cool:

Esinhorn
17-10-2007, 16:56
Here is the hullwork finished IMO(unless anyone has other advice)
It is drybrushed with the same color I use to paint my troops.
I still need to touch up the gold,add banners and evil scriptwork.
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture680.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture681.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture679.jpg

Esinhorn
18-10-2007, 02:18
Ok here it is just about finished 5 days total
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture682.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture683.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture685.jpg

Prayer of the omnissiah
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture684.jpg

ghostmaker12
18-10-2007, 03:07
Awesome work. I love the bar code and serial number on the tank.Though wouldn't Horus have the 1st or 2nd one? seeing he is the son of the emperor?

Esinhorn
18-10-2007, 04:47
I imagine 1,2,3 are for Mars 4,5,6 are Custodes 7,8,9 Horus

ghostmaker12
18-10-2007, 05:00
you have a point. i was just wondering what colours you use for your sons of horus and your World eaters?

Esinhorn
18-10-2007, 05:17
The sons of Horus are 80% adeptus battlegray 20% goblin green
The tank was basecoated a 60/40 mix of battlegrey/catchan green
then drybrushed with the SoH mixture.

World eaters were basecoated astromincon grey then fortress grey
the basecoated midnightblue then royal as the main with the midnight showing in the cracks.
The gore was from the GE tutorial sand,glue,ink,bloodred

Inquisitor Konig
18-10-2007, 06:05
that tank is real nice. You must be quick with the brush to have it done after only a week!

Esinhorn
19-10-2007, 12:46
Ok the Fellblade is pretty much done and I'm not ready to pick back up the IW
(need a break from boltgun metal.)
So I have the new masters of the chapter and due to the nature of my army they will represent a few of the Legions involved

Little Horus Aximand and Toragoddon(Mournival)
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture700.jpg

Argus Brond and Lord Eilodon(World Eaters and Emperors Children)
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture701.jpg

Esinhorn
19-10-2007, 12:49
Ok here is what I picture when the 1st baneblades came off the Line everybody got the first 3(a squadron)
so the Ad Mech would have 1,2,3
The Custodes have 4,5,6,
Horus has 7,8,9 and so on...
Ok the Fellblade is pretty much done and I'm not ready to pick back up the IW
(need a break from boltgun metal.)
So I have the new masters of the chapter and due to the nature of my army they will represent a few of the Legions involved

Little Horus Aximand and Toragoddon(Mournival)
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture700.jpg

Argus Brond and Lord Eilodon(World Eaters and Emperors Children)
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture701.jpg

Esinhorn
19-10-2007, 14:03
Here they are primed,switched the sword for a Power axe for brond
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture702.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture703.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture704.jpg

Esinhorn
19-10-2007, 22:41
Here is a group shot of the entire army so far
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture705.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture706.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture707.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture708.jpg

ghostmaker12
20-10-2007, 12:12
ooooo i didnt know the masters of the chapter were out yet. I may infact have to take a trip to my local gaming store and pick up a box.

Earthbeard
20-10-2007, 12:21
This is coming Along brilliantly Eisnhorn, especially like the use of the Heavy Flamer on the possesed guy, looks very good.

The Baneblade is excellent job as well. This army is shaping up very nicely indeed.

Esinhorn
21-10-2007, 00:36
Here is a wip shot of my Chaptermasters
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture709.jpg

ghostmaker12
21-10-2007, 01:18
wicked awesome paintjob, by the way what colors do you use for painting purple? and what layering order.

Esinhorn
21-10-2007, 05:33
used a mix of foundation purple and warlock as base.
purple ink
then a mix of warlock with a little bit of liche

Esinhorn
21-10-2007, 22:47
Here are the two Mournival captains with further work done
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture710.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture711.jpg
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc52/Esinhorn/Picture712.jpg

cailus
22-10-2007, 04:12
Dude you have a really cool army. Great mixture of old school and new school models, some great paint schemes and it all looks really cool!

Esinhorn
27-10-2007, 06:51
More Progress the SoH guys are almost done
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture713.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture714.jpg

Esinhorn
27-10-2007, 22:41
I was in a modeling mood today so I made the last member of the Mournival
Garviel Loken.
I'll use him if I play my SoH as Pre-Davin but I thought it would be cool to model him
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture715.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture716.jpg

El Presedente
27-10-2007, 23:09
now where did you get that bolter from?

Esinhorn
28-10-2007, 00:14
RT01 plastic tac box.
The old school beaky plastic

Esinhorn
28-10-2007, 16:06
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture717.jpg

Esinhorn
01-11-2007, 23:56
Here is more Progress on Argus Brond
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture720.jpg
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture719.jpg

Esinhorn
06-11-2007, 14:14
The Complete Mournival
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture723.jpg
Tarik and Garviel Loken(unhelmeted wip)
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture724.jpg
I put a magnet in Loken to give him the option of helmet with g/s Crest that I made from cutting the crest off the old Ultramarine captain mini and making a mold
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture722.jpg
Abaddon and Little Horus Aximand
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/wilis516/Picture721.jpg