Sunday, 8 March 2015

Horus Heresy: Word Bearers #3

Evening guys and girls,

Theres been a slight gap between updates, I blame this solely on work sucking all my energy and life out of me.

Anyway I have some progress to show on the word bearers, I now have 5 up to a fairly decent standard:







I must say I am really enjoying working on these guys, their armour is largely finished I just need to finish off some bits of weathering and pick out other details. Its also go to have been the first time in 5 years that I have painted a word bearers legion symbol. I'm not as rusty as I thought I would be haha.


I have also been trying to paint some of the astrological symbols that are on a lot of the FW word bearers bits onto their shoulder pads. They are quite crude but I rather like how they look.


In other news I had a parcel arrive this week, it contained the below sacred text:


I am still working my way through it but must say it is hugely inspirational. Theres a fair few techniques I want to give a spin from the book. So I shall be returning to infinity whilst working on the word bearers at the same time.

Theres a few bits I want to try on my Plague for deadzone too.


Anyway thats it for now guys, I may well have a more terrain inspired update mid week :)

9 comments:

  1. Those look fantastic - nice work, man!

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    1. Cheers dude, glad you like them :)

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  2. Fantastic Word Bearers. Really nice.

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  3. Looking great mate, the astro symbols are perfect.

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  4. Astro symbols are definitely looking good. Keeps them mainly uniform but adds a little bit of character.

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  5. Damn good work mate, you're making me want to to some word bearers to support the sons.

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    1. Cheers sir, you should go for it would love to see your take on them :)

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  6. Brilliant work so far. Especially liking the astrology signs on the pads.

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