Well I started with this project as a 'few' minis just for fun and some pictures were posted in the random project logs, however it seems as if it is turning into a army more or less so I thought it would be more appropriate to post it here. This to keep me more focused and to stay on track, as well as to hear the opinion of fantasy players.
The theme is to make a chaos cult where some cultists have grown to abnormal size (count as ogres) whilst the other have starved and become weak/frail etc. (count as gnoblars). More fluff will follow but this is the general (and vague) idea.
The previous work can be seen here: http://www.warseer.com/forums/showth...s-log-of-stuff
and now onto the new stuff:
I have been laboring away at these minis now and I must say that I'm quite chuffed at how they turned out. Mainly as I usually don't like to paint my own conversions (i.e. the minis that's heavily converted), but these have been an exception. I found some errors or spots which could have received more attention, some have been corrected and others have been allowed to pass, overall I think that these are the best minis I have done to this date. This is foremost reflected in the amount of time I put into the conversion and to the paintjobs.
The pictures shows the two (almost) finished minis so far.
My favorite spots on the standard bearer is the small shield on his right shoulder, the checkered cloth and the horn. I have been trying some new techniques and I'm quite happy with the results.
And some WIPs
To your left is the leader of the troop and the one to the right is the tuba players (which already have made a appearance in this blog). The leader is armed with a bardiche like axe and the characteristic square shield. The helm is inspired by the concept art from guild wars 2 and so is the necklace, the skirt is not the standard scale skirt but instead layers of torn rags. The coat will have receive more attention and will most likely be turned into some kind of brigandine or such.
The tuba player has been armed with a zulfiqar, the sword did not come out perfect but I'm quite happy with it. The forearm which is holding the sword is made by some old bead I found and if it looks nice when it has been painted and detailed I might go and add some to other future ogres as I have a abundance of these beads.
Well that's it for now and I will finish with a pic on the WIP/PIP first rank
C&C very welcome, cheers and thanks for looking