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#1 Chickenleg

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Posted 14 July 2017 - 11:40 PM

Hello friends,

 

After reading the awesome Praetorian of Dorn by John French I knew I had to put together a small Cell of operatives.

 

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Alpha legion Sergeant.

 

Basing :

 

The harrowing is taking place somewhere in the Sol System, Alpha Legion vs Imperial Fists, firefights in an urban setting.

I gave GW's sector imperialis bases a try and I was pleasently surprised, the details are copied from the SE Realm of Battle but are also flattened, marines stand on them nicely because of this.

 

 Modeling / Painting :

 

The arms were cut and pinned to get the pose I aimed for, then greenstuff the gaps. Simple and effective.

Gave him a tabard inspired by the art of HH books, observed on warriors of all ranks. Even tho I dont know the meaning of this, I sculpted this hairy item next to the cloth. These things also appear on the AL contemptor... Hmmm...

 

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For the armor I used mainly metallics and tamiya paints, following Kizzdougs' recipe as a starter and taking it from there.

 

C & C welcome.

 


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#2 IamOmegon

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 12:04 AM

Looking good dude. Can't wait to see more
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#3 Raglan

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 08:48 PM

Good looking marine  :wub:


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#4 Chickenleg

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 07:23 PM

Thanks!!

 

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Finalizing the paint scheme with those 2 veterans, they should recieve their additional CCW and pouches later on.

 

C & C welcome.


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#5 IamOmegon

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 07:30 PM

How are you marking them out as veterans as opposed to your regular marines?
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#6 Chickenleg

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 08:11 PM

There will be no regular marines!! :D

 

Also there are more options like the stripe on the helmet or the trefoil-formed Hydra for the more specialized units.



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Posted 29 July 2017 - 08:35 PM

Small upgrade, another veteran joins the group.

 

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This head is one of my favorites, it brings together the bare headed marines and the armored ones.

 

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C & C welcome.

 


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Posted 30 July 2017 - 04:34 AM

Very nice loving the skin tones
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Posted 30 July 2017 - 09:13 AM

Keep churning them out mate, these are great. 


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Posted 30 July 2017 - 01:39 PM

Very good alphas. Keep 'em coming.
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Posted 30 July 2017 - 11:17 PM

Excellent Alphas Sir, reminds me of Kizzdougs' Alpha Legion.

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#12 Chickenleg

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 05:17 PM

Thanks for the support guys!

 

 

Excellent Alphas Sir, reminds me of Kizzdougs' Alpha Legion.

I based my painting on his color scheme as a starter so there is a similarity. My AL wont have the bronze elements of Armillus Dynat's forces tho.



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Posted 12 August 2017 - 09:32 PM

Plasma gun!

 

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C & C welcome.

 


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