At the start of this month I set myself the goal to try and finish off my Chaos Marines from Dark Vengeance, to try and piggyback on my enthusiasm for the Chaos Daemons codex. Considering I didn't get any painting done for 2 weeks in the middle of the month AND over-ran on my Dark Angels last month, I've managed to scrape through and get them done.
After my previous posts where I fretted about what scheme to paint them up as, I eventually conceded on Word Bearers to tie in with my cultist and Daemon emphasis - and partly because I was fed up of black armour after painting my Ravenwing.
I didn't post much progress through the month as I was painting them as 1 singular batch, where one night I'd do the metal work, next I'd start on the armour, etc. and it's been really slow going through the month. But they're done, wooooo!
|Chaos Lord. Chose to keep the cape black and use gold as sparingly as possible to pick out key details. Chance are he'll never get used much since I don't like Chaos Lords much.|
|Chosen with Lightning Claws. Or "Bane" as I like to call him.|
|AND MY AXE! This guy was a bit weird to paint since he's got like a tongue-tube respirator thing, so I wasn't sure what to paint that as, so I left it as a cable.|
|Chosen Champion, he looks pretty cool as a Word Bearer character if I were to have swapped the helmet in his arms for a book or something. Also just noticed on this picture he's got a massive grey smudge on his boots.|
|Chosen with Bolters. I would like more of these figs to flesh out the unit with some stuff that's not so bloody expensive in points!|
|This guy is one of my favourite chosen models, I really like the pose and everything about him.|
|Mr Hellbrute. I chose to paint all his pipey areas and under armour as flesh, rather than the GW way, mostly as I see him as a giant Obliterator or a massive mutated Chaos Marine.|
|Group shot of all the Cultists. I didn't have the patience to take a picture of all of them in smaller groups since as it was early morning, the lighting was all over the place.|
|Group shot of this month's painting pledge. Time to play "SPOT THE FALLEN"!|
However, after finishing it and doing this writeup, I'm kinda glad I got to paint these as they're really cool models. They might not get much gaming time (if ever) but they were really enjoyable to paint up.
1 Chaos Lord 6 Chosen Chaos Marines 20 Cultists 1 Hellbrute Chaos Daemons Codex and Psychic Cards 20 Bloodletters
Bye for now!