Category: Blog Posts

In Thrall to the Crimson King: Thousand Sons Castellax-Achea Commission

Never ones to squander their ranks in bloody attrition, the Thousand Sons Legion employed unliving battle-automata as obedient, resilient, and ultimately expendable shock assault units. As with every other facet of warfare, the Legion believed their psychic arts could improve upon these robotic weapons – and with the secret assistance of their allies in the…
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Akhelian Thrallmaster Age of Sigmar Commission.

Akhelian Thrallmaster Thrallmasters are cunning and sea-scarred Akhelians who lead the Namarti hosts into battle. Master duellists skilled with all manner of esoteric weapons and accompanied by a vicious snap jaw eel, they mow down their foes with contemptuous ease. Often exiled from Idoneth society, the Akhelians revel in proving their worth by leading Namarti…
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What Happens When You Give A Professional Painter A 20 Year Old Model? Mad Donna Ulanti

Mad Donna (or D’Onne Astride Ge’Sylnaus of the House Ulanti) was the twelfth daughter of Sylvanus, Patriarch of the House Ulanti. But you don’t care about any of that. I didn’t when I was a kid. Imagine, a 12-year-old reverently flicking through the newly released Outlanders supplement. Muties, Remeptionists, Zombies and…this mad lass. Wreathed in…
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Horus Heresy 2.0: How to use Psychic Powers.

Horus Heresy v2.0 Article – How to use Psychic Powers “But no more shall the threat of sorcery be allowed to taint the warriors of the Astartes.  Henceforth, it is my will that no Legion will maintain a Librarius department.  All its warriors and instructors must be returned to the battle companies and never again…
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Why People Love to Hate Lucius The Faultless Blade

Lucius The Faultless Blade. Soon to become the eternal. Is it because he’s the best swordsman produced by the Legiones Astartes? Or that he is an explamer, not only to a perfect legion, but to the wider spectrum of humanity? Or is it because he is, by far, the biggest chad of the Heresy? To…
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5 Awesome Tutorials – Vote to Decide the next to be made.

Tutorial Vote – YOU DECIDE! Marines, marines, marines – we’ve painted a lot of marines recently. Once we round up the Dreadnought Masterclass we’d love to throw the floor open to the weird and the wonderful. And more marines. Which tutorial should be made next? YOU DECIDE!

HORUS ASCENDED: EXPLOSIVE NEW PREVIEW!

HORUS ASCENDED NEW MODEL The dawn of a new era: HORUSASCENDED marks the first of a new round of Primarch sculpts depicting these titans at the height of the Heresy. YES! A new batch of 18 sculpts. All your favourites done again, rendered in exquisite Forge World Resin. And if they all look this good,…
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A Tale of Heresy Gamers. Part 3: CRUNCH TIME.

What is the Tale of Heresy Gamers challenge? This is the Warlord’s journey. The path of power, or of ruin. We’ll be charting army selection, choice of units, painting woes and victories! We’ll be capturing every triumph and misfortune of coming to grips with a new system and a new force. This will be a series…
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How to paint things that don’t exist: Malifaux Titania, Autumn Queen

Malifaux Titania I’m not too familiar with Malifaux’s Titania – but I do know a little bit about the Faeire Queen of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummers Night’s Dream”. Did this help me devise the paint scheme? Not a jot. I like to insert awkward references to my English Masters to justify the debt I’m paying off…
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How to paint The Faceless Knight – HORUS HERESY

The Faceless Knight The Faceless Knight pictured is my own take on the #returntoisstvan event exclusive miniature. A little fur here, a daemonic animal skull there, and I’ve indivdualised an already unique miniature! This lord amongst traitors has been painted toward the latter end of the Great Heresy. He is embittered, hardened by the atrocities…
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