Mini-Tutorial: Flat Chains

On the recent Alpharius and Omegon project I sculpted some very tiny chains around the icons on the shoulder pads. The client has asked for a tutorial on how these were done, so here goes. This tutorial is for chains details that might appear in a decorative fashion (go Alpha Legion!) not actual chains. Start with a piece of...

Spiked Mace

I just wanted to share this as a separate post rather than as part of the update to my Winged Doombull project. I was very keen to replace the standard Doombull’s axe with something matching the model that inspired the conversion in the first place. The head of the weapon is actually a skin of Green Stuff over a large round bead....

Tutorial – Imperial Laurel

Anyone who collects any Space Marines (most of us right?) will most likely have seen the Imperial Laurel bit included in the Command Squad box, but to this day I don’t think I have ever seen one used on a model. The bit itself doesn’t fit. When I started work I most recent project, a member of the Deathwatch, one of the criteria...

Heavy Flamer Gauntlet

  Here’s a Heavy Flamer gauntlet destined to be fitted to a Counts As Vulkan He’stan conversion (not mine). The process is pretty simple. I took a plastic power fist from the Assault Squad box set I believe. I removed all the surface details so that when sculpting over a new “skin”...

Inquisitorial Agent

This was a very specific commission for an Inquisitorial Agent (for Dark Heresy I believe) to be based off of a LotR Arwen mini. The Hadhafang sword looked really ugly and nothing like a sword so I removed it and resculpted it to look like she was holding a scroll. The pointy ears were drilled away and the holes filled and re-sculpted...