My space marines haven’t been entirely abandoned since their first appearance back in June. Admittedly they haven’t been my first priority recently either but now a couple more battle brothers have managed to sneak across the painting desk to completion.
This one was almost finished alongside the others in June but didn’t make it whilst I swithered to a complete stall over the, fairly minor in the grand scheme of things, question of what colour to paint his hair. In the end however is unfinished state annoyed me enough to make me get on with it and so he’s able to join his brothers at last.
His squad mate on the other hand I kitbashed just a few days ago and was sufficiently pleased with that I got him painted up in no time flat.
It’ll take more than these two to hold vack the enemies of the Imperium however so I’ve also been busy kitbashing some more champions and heroes for the nascent chapter. They’re not quite ready to show off yet but I’ll try to get something done this week.
August 27th, 2018 at 7:02 am
They are spot on mate, I love the colour scheme you went with for your chapter, and these two show it off beautifully – bravo!
August 27th, 2018 at 6:31 pm
Thank you! Aye, it may have taken the best part of a year of faffing to come up with that colour scheme but at least I’m pleased with it now! 😎
August 27th, 2018 at 9:31 am
That’s great work, the colour scheme really works, especially on those bigger primaris models
August 27th, 2018 at 6:33 pm
Cheers! It’s other reason why I love the Primaris models, as well as looking much more imposing than the old space marines they give you a much bigger canvas to play with when it comes to painting.
August 27th, 2018 at 11:32 am
Red and metalic looks great mate, well done job!
August 27th, 2018 at 6:34 pm
Thanks man, I’m really pleased with this colour scheme 😀
August 29th, 2018 at 4:06 am
Very nice work here, mate. What did you use for the head on the second model?
August 30th, 2018 at 9:04 am
Thank you 🙂 It’s the head from one of the Interceptors (the flying Primaris).
September 2nd, 2018 at 3:41 am
November 28th, 2022 at 11:56 am
Probably not going to get a response here BUT which head bit is that from? I’ve looked at Inceptor heads but none have the complete ‘rebreather’ face look [https://www.bitzstore.com/en/search?controller=search&s=Primaris+Inceptor]. Any ideas? May be they changed the sculpt for later releases?
November 28th, 2022 at 7:59 pm
Don’t worry – I always try to answer comments, although this time I don’t think I’m going to be much help. I’ve looked through all the bits on the site you linked to (and a couple of other bits sites in the UK that I use) and none of them seem to match. However, I’ve been thinking about it and I’m pretty certain that this head came from the 8th Edition Starter Set (Dark Imperium). I never looked that closely at the Inceptors kit that was released separately and always assumed that it was just a recut version of the starter set models, however looking at them now it’s clear that they got a full kit of their own. Not sure how easy it is to track down the Dark Imperium models now – they were starter set kits so should be fairly easily available but on the other hand they’re OOP now so maybe not. Hope that helps and good luck with whatever conversion you have planned!
August 29th, 2018 at 7:12 pm
Haha, funny how such a trivial thing, like hair, or some other small bit of a model can cause an outright stall. Sometimes on the whole project. I’ll have to keep that in mind when tackling something next.
August 30th, 2018 at 9:05 am
Oh absolutely, often it’s better to just pick something and crack on with it rather than become dragged down by the old “analysis paralysis”.
August 30th, 2018 at 1:00 am
Well done sir. I really like the colour scheme especially the fact you didn’t do the shoulder pads red as well. Really well executed mate
August 30th, 2018 at 9:06 am
Cheers man – yeah, on the test models I tried the shoulder pads in both red and black and the black looked much better in my eye 🙂