Tag: Warhammer 40000

Return to Isstvan Spotlight: David Taylor

Holy hell do we have something special to showcase today! A feast for the eyes, the soul, and the fingers (because we paint – that metaphor didn’t work did it?) David Taylor has been a diligent student of the Patreon and it’s been my immense pleasure to watch his skill grow. He’s flexing here. David,…
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Ultramarines Locutarus Assault Squad Commission

While the enemies of the Emperor still draw breath, there can be no peace. Common Ultramar saying. Regal, imperious, and dare I say it, a little arrogant – the Ultramarines of 30K are the ideal soldiers of Empire. Working on a commission like this is a demanding process. Not only do you need to be…
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Return to Isstvan. Phase 2.

The deadline has elapsed. The challenge is over. The dust has settled. Well, that’s what I thought. It seems if you roll a snow ball down a mountain, sometimes, it keeps on rolling. We never thought it would develop into an avalanche. The start of 2021 saw an explosion of new armies being pledged, new…
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Cypher, Lord of the Fallen. Dark Angels Fallen Commission piece.

“Truth made you a traitor as it often does in a time of scoundrels.” Lillian Hellman Cypher, the enigmatic Lord of the Fallen, has been a figure of dread hope since his introduction into the lore. The original miniature blew me away when I first saw it in White Dwarf. The new plastic one took…
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Death Guard Land Raider Spartan Commission.

“As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.” Antisthenes Pinto Wallow my friends, in enamel, pigment and oil. This legion, more so than any other, gives the opportunity to indulge in the darker arts of weathering. This is no exception. The full tutorial course for the Deathguard is…
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#returntoisstvan Mortarion’s First.

Kevin Rahman-Daultry. or Saint Imp was the first to successfully complete the #returntoisstvan project! Kevin is known for cranking out armies at an enviable speed, but I think this broke his personal best! Let’s hear from the Sonic painter himself. What got you involved with the #returntoisstvan project? Peer pressure, lockdown, and my need for…
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Tutorial: Szarekh The Silent King

The best answer to anger is silence. Marcus Aurelius This video tutorial series covers: How to apply a preshade to larger miniatures. How to create a coloured preshade for metallics. How to create marble Necrolith. How to create lambent OSL effects on your miniautres. How o use oils to enhance your true metallics. How to…
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Sons of Horus Contemptor Dreadnought Showcase.

Hate all traitors…there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery. Aechylus, Ancient Dramaturge. Do you remember the days when a dreadnought was a centre piece to the army? When you’d read old white dwarf articles and there would be a Sargent with a lovingly crafted banner or a captain with a head…
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Szarekh The Silent King Commission piece.

“When the Silent King saw what had been done, he knew at last the true nature of the C’tan, and of the doom they had wrought in his name.“ Book of Mournful Night This miniature is huge. It’s big sure, but in terms of significance to the lore, this being is a red supergiant, with…
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#Return to Isstvan: Ollie’s Tip of the Spear.

DOOT DOOT blare the sirens. Mnemonic psalms resonate from the throats of cyber cherubs. Hallelujah, it is done. We have our second completed army for the #returntoisstvan project. Ollie is a well-known face around the UK scene. Painter, gamer, lover…of the lore, Ollie indulges in all aspects of the hobby with gusto. It is my…
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