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21-12-2006, 18:12
Hi, i'm starting a new Flesh Eater's army. It's been in the back of my mind for a while now, but through school, homework and study(ha!) i didn't have time to do any painting. My resolution for this army is that i'll paint slowly and carefully instead of my normal speed-painting! i decided to blog my progress.

I'm going to have a Terminator-heavy army.

I don't have any pics as of yet but i do have a techmreine partially completed and a marine completed.

I also have 10 termies done but i'm not happy with them.

I'll start with the terminator list, this uses the Deathwing rules (while they're still good) [1500]


Master of sanctity - terminator armour, storm bolter,furious charge 128

Terminator Command Squad -(4) 2 assoult cannons, stubborn, furious charge 232


Terminator squad - 2 assault cannons, stubborn 265

Terminator squad - 2 cyclone missile launchers, stubborn 275

terminator squad - 2 heavy flamers, stubborn 245

Terminator assault squad - lightning claws, Furious charge 240

dreadnought - heavy flamer, extra armour 125

C&C is welcome

21-12-2006, 18:23
Looks good,
but i have been told that we still take weapons and wargear from the SM codex

21-12-2006, 19:09
Got WIP pics of my techmarine

C&C is welcome


21-12-2006, 20:02
You're gonna add his backpack at a later stage?
The mini itself looks good, but you need to use the details on the weapons to make it stand out, because thats where the characters come from, their ornate armour/weapons/scrolls whatever! Be creative, but not too much! :D
I like the red alot though, it is really dark, while still being bright on the spots where it should be!
Good job!

21-12-2006, 21:49
It's still WIP, i'll add his harness later, the details i'm looking for some colours,

does anyone know a good way to paint parchment?

Any ideas what way to paint the casing on the bolter?

21-12-2006, 21:54
For parchment i would start off with a scorched brown base coat or a bronzed flesh base depending on what shade you want it and gradually build it up with bleached bone and on to highlighting,
make some of the edges a darker colour than the final colour to give an aged effect to the parchment.

For the bolter i would paint the side plates the colour of the techmarines armour (nicely done btw) and the rest of the body a bright silver with a watered down blue ink wash, also i you want you could do the shells in the magazine tin bitz or another brassy colour.

22-12-2006, 20:45
Work is progressing nicely as i got off school today!

no work on the techmarine but i did start on an assault squad, nothing worth the bother of taking pics yet...

23-12-2006, 10:23
you may want to see my tech, as from the looks of this hes going to look quite similair. same colour armour, etc.

check the BA log in my sig, 4th page?


24-12-2006, 15:39
thats very nice marco,

no real updates today, i'v done a librarian with jump pack for smaller games but he was a quick job and i'm not happy, i'm so hard to please!!

24-12-2006, 15:44
Here's a list i made for some games:

Scout squad-(5) bp+ccw, 65

scout squad-(5)sniper rifles x4, ML 95

assault squad-(5)
-sergeant- term honours, power fist 140


C&C is needed

25-12-2006, 09:33
Merry Christmas!!!

Got 2 new boxes of termies today! wor will progress rather fast as i finally got superglue and can finnish my WIP commander with junp pack!

now i'm off for some christmas breakfast!

25-12-2006, 11:07
I'll keep my eye on this. The techmarine looks promising, the gun casing would look good if you gave it a few black and brown ink washes to make it more oily and dark looking. Good luck and merry x-mas.


25-12-2006, 12:11
thanks zactar, it was ur FE that helped inspire me to start a new army

28-12-2006, 13:20
Well it seem s everyones project logs have been updated so here is one of mine,

i have most of my terminators constructed and don't want to take pics until they're all done, i have a deadline of th 3rd so i need to get these done

28-12-2006, 13:57
Here is my list:
Master of sanctity- term. armour, storm bolter, furious charge
- command squad- (4) 2 ass.cannons, furious charge, stubborn
terminator squad-(5) 2 ass.cannons, stubborn
terminator squad-(5) 2 cyclones, stubborn
terminator squad-(5) 2 h.flamers, stubborn
terminator assault squad-(5) lightning claws, furious charge, stubborn
dreadnought- h.flamer


c&c please

28-12-2006, 14:37
Be sure to give the dreadnought extra armour and you should be fine. I personally don't use two HFs, but I suppose its due to availability?

28-12-2006, 16:34
no, i have the cyclones, it's just that i play on 4x4 tables and we sometimes use CoD tables, and that you don't have to roll to hit helps, not to mention my regular opponent is tau!

28-12-2006, 16:35
Ah alright, I see now. Yeah then it looks like a solid list. I have nothing against the Heavy Flamers, its just my Deathwing don't need 'em. Their Assault Cannons tend to tear all my opponents squads to shreds and then the assault is just as bad as the shooting.

28-12-2006, 18:04
Gah! i just went out to spray my terminators and my spray can is empty!
i'll have to get a new one, no work til i get it

28-12-2006, 18:14
I applaud you for only taking 4 assault cannons! Hats off for making a marine/terminator army I'd actually like to face ... Speaking of which, I'm gonna have to demand me some pics. Make with the primer, and then the piccing, and painting!

Also, why the techmarine if it's not in your list? For practise, or because you've got other plans for it?

- Salvage

28-12-2006, 18:24
Well as i see the deathwing rules will b nuked in the new codex i'v started working on other units for my Fe using c:sm

28-12-2006, 18:29
Well not exactly nuked. Changed is all. Deathwing will no longer have Command Squads, they can mix squads, must be 5 man squads, no more no less, and 1 Heavy Weapon. Not drastic changes, it appears your list was already set up with these in mind. So you shouldn't have to worry about much. I plan to sit down tonight and figure my DW army out myself. Since it is over 2500 points, its going to take awhile to reconfigure everything.

28-12-2006, 18:59
yeh, but 2 heavy weapons is good to have in a squad, we'll see when the codex comes out, til then i have a couple of months of gaming

28-12-2006, 19:01
Hahah as do we all, as do we all! lol I need to break my DW out of the boxes, their buried amongst my Dark Angels third comany which is thrown into the top half of a Predator box atm.

29-12-2006, 20:23
Yey! i got primer so work is going well, i've started the highlighting and the red on my 1st squad

i'll get this squad finished and get pics and if i like how they tirn out i'll get WIP pics of the others

29-12-2006, 20:25
Can't wait to see those pics man!

30-12-2006, 14:18
Ok, got the squad done bar a few details, i've had to ignore my previously painted 2 squads in favour of time as i need these done by the 3rd

the cam is charging as we speak so pics are coming soon

31-12-2006, 14:47
Yay! i got pics, they'll be up later when i find the usb cord for the cam

31-12-2006, 14:58
Cool, cant wait to see those Flesh Eaters!

31-12-2006, 15:37
Pics YAY!!

squad 1

31-12-2006, 15:38

31-12-2006, 15:38
Beginnings of squad 2

Dreadnought Vlad the Impaler

The flesh turned out more purple in the pics than it is normally,
it seems i forgot to take pics of my WIP stuff, ah well, thats for next time i suppose, i'll keep you in suspense but i'll tell you this:

It flies and it has big claws

31-12-2006, 15:44
I'm likin the flesh looks very vampirish IMO, all you need to do is tidy up the highlighting and drybrushing and you'll have some very nice terminators.
I'm likin the dreads name, lol, but he does look a little rough IMO, is it the camera?
Anyway nicely done! I want to see your WIP pics they should be good going by these

31-12-2006, 17:56
Looking good! Highlight the flesh with some more grey and it will look top notch! Keep it up! Happy New Years!

02-01-2007, 20:29
Ok, tomorrow is the start of winter war in my local GW so i've finished painting most of my termies, they are a bit rushed but they're done!

i'll keep you posted of our progress in the campaign

04-01-2007, 18:04
well, winter war day 1 didn't go as planned!

i was massacred twice, got 1 massacre, and 1 crushing defeat!

04-01-2007, 18:06
Awesome stuff. It's looking very good!


04-01-2007, 18:58
Shame on the defeat, but it is the price that comes with a DW army. We tend to get out numbered and killed, but don't let that get you down! Keep up the good work mate!

04-01-2007, 22:01
Thanks! I'v tried out the refused flank and it worked well but i need to try something differant

05-01-2007, 14:59
Try a heavy flank on one side and a light flank on the other side of the board, this way you enemy has to split their fire between two forces, it generally helps your termies to get where you want them alive.

hope thats a help

oh shame on your first matches by the way, but keep it up!

08-01-2007, 21:03
Not much goin' on, detailed a few termies and am still tinkering with my libbie,

school's started again so with study and homework i mightn't have much time to paint

also, gaming isn't on a convenient day in my local GW so i'm not that motivated

weekends are when i will get most done!

i'm not finished though!! there will be regular updates with fluff and other thing but there will be some painting and modeling, i need to get army pics and there are pics i haven't uploaded yet, waiting in my cam



11-01-2007, 21:36
OK, ok, i'v got some things on my to do list

1- scouts- i need 2 5man units for my 1500 list, they will be armed with just bolters

2- need to finish the libbie!

the libbie= i want to do a small conversion and need your advice

would he look better with the arm converted like this (http://www.bolterandchainsword.com/index.php?automodule=gallery&req=si&img=2885) or this (http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f77/Zactar/Flesheaters/TermieLibbyFront.jpg)

sorry to zactar and chaplain des for stealing these!!

11-01-2007, 23:47
I like the second, but if you not only copy Zactar's color scheme AND pose, he may want to give you a shot to the pills. I dont know him, just a general warning :)


12-01-2007, 18:30
yeh, i hate copying things but i'm stumped for ideas and come on! how cool is his version!!

my one will have no other special conversion it has a filed flat leg, the normal lysander parts

13-01-2007, 17:47
Well, i'm back and i'v been workin on a new list:

Master of Sanctity- t. armour, storm bolter, Fc 133

-Term. command squad-(4) 2 ass. cannons, FC 212

Epistolary- T. armour, storm shield, SOTEW 150

-Term. command squad-(4) 2 ass. cannons 200

Terminator squad- (5) 2 cyclones 250

terminator squad-(5) 2 H. flamers 220

Terminator assault squad-(5) Lcs, Fc 215

Scout squad-(5) bolters 65

Scout Squad-(5) Bolters 65

C&C are welcome as always

16-01-2007, 20:20
well, mainly details done today and i have begun re-spraying things from my old ultra army, i'v done a land speeder and am on the look-out for parts to convert a AC

17-01-2007, 14:14
Well, no comments, awwww

I'v been researching vampire names and some ideas

Chapter master Alucard: he will be based on an obliterater with some modifacations
Epistolary Tepes: same conversion but i'v benn trying out other things
Chaplain Orlock: standard GW model, i want to do a coversion later on though

If you haven't noticed the master's name is Dracula backwards

i'm off to watch episode 10 of hellsing and then i'll start painting again

I had a day off school today! YAY!!

23-01-2007, 21:03
Well no more comments i see, ah well,

little work done but i did re-spray my old trmies, i have more work done on the 6 termies i'v been working on, nothing worth the bother of getting pics

i'v also bought a wolf priest (the GD one!) off ebay for my 13th company army i have to convert some more storm claws for them too so i'll post pics of them too when i get round to it

23-01-2007, 23:21
Its an empiric fact that pictures stimulates comments.

24-01-2007, 16:13
Excelant! i need pics!! more pics!

03-02-2007, 20:29
well, i can't really do anything as i have my mocks on monday, i did get my GD wolf priest yesturday, it is one of the best sculpts i have ever seen!

07-02-2007, 18:35
not much i can do this week or next, i have my mocks, (i am secretly planning though)

I want to do a conversion similar to this (http://www.deathguard.org/image.htm) (see BROTHER LURIDUS)

any ideas? i want it to have the flayed one claws, a suitably vampiric head, what else though?


27-02-2007, 19:04
well, i'm not dead, and there are some updates, my cam charger has gone missing, i have painted my Librarian and will get pics ASAP

P.S. i wonder how this wasn't put in the SF progect logs


P.P.S. what is with these dice!

27-02-2007, 19:09
loved the techmarine pics keep it up