Forge the Character, Ultramarines Captain WIP & Calth

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Hey All,

Id like to challenge all the fellow bloggers who stumble across this post to “Forge the Character” over the next month or so. Though I expect to end up being the only one doing it, its quite simple; Make a character and tell us his back story, play a few games with him and describe his feats. It can be anything from a Dreadnought or Tank Captain, to a Helbrute or Eldar Autarch. It doesnt matter what race or what, just to make a character and tell us about him. You dont have to build something new if you dont want to, you could just tell us of the Nid Warrior that solo’d a space marine captain.

I am building something special, here is my Ultramraines captain, the marine to lead the my Ultramarine force.  I have built him from the Solaq captain. He is exactly what I was wanting out of this kit and I cant wait to paint him up. I am still working on what to do for the backpack, and I am a little stumped with it, torn between having one and not having one at all. Perhaps someone from a command squad standing to next to him? As for Name, Exploits and lore background, Ill get to that eventually.

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Stormcast Conversion to Blood Angel Captain

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               Issue #75 Of the White Dwarf came with a Stormcast Eternal Model, I wanted to convert into a Blood Angel Captain.
Blood Angel’s Captain  Kit Bash is the following:
Stormcast Eternal Model from the White Dwarf
Thunderhammer and Storm shield are from the BA Terminator Kit
The helm and jet-pack with wings are from the Sanguinary Guard Kit
BloodLetter Head is from the Grey Knights Terminator sprue (However, The grey knights hand was clearly clipped off)

This model counts as a Blood Angel Captain with Artificer Armour, Thunderhammer, Storm Shield and Jet-Pack

Overall I am fairly happy with my conversion, I’ve been wanting to do a model in the style of gold that I like painting.
I’m definitely going  to make a full squad of Sanguinary Guard, Due to it being FUN!!! to paint.
To be honest, I now want to own as many models as possible in BA army Listing
(Currently making a FleshTearers Army but I’ll see what I can do adding these fine beasts into the mix)

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All C&C Welcomed!

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Bit and Kit Bash Conversions: Dark Apostle

Hi All,

One thing I really like about this hobby is kit bashing, bit bashing and making completely new looking things out of things lying about. Ive had a bit of a dry spell for awhile now with creating something new and finally got around to making a Dark Apostle.

I dont like the Games Workshop Dark Apostle to be honest. In my opinion its not threatening. I fell DAs should almost stand above Chaos Lords for the work they do and be a much more imposing presence on the battlefield and definitely in terms of model.

I really like the Word Bearers as well and would love to do them for Horus Heresy at some point, especially with Lunas wanting to do some pre heresy colours World Eaters. While looking for colour schemes I saw an army of Word Bearers by a guy on DakkaDakka, looking through it he had built his scratch built Dark Apostle. Its an amazing model and you should go and look at it and his army.

With the Blood Thirster there was a really good bit in there that was something I had been looking for to create my own Dark Apostle:

Have you heard about the primordial truth?

Have you heard about the primordial truth?

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