Wanted to share some of the work I have been doing on a little project for the Horus Heresy Golden Demon in February.
I really wanted to paint something different to my Wolves, and have always fancied Dark Angels. I'm not 100% sure I want a whole army but a single miniature would look nice on the shelf.
But what to do? I have a very clear image in my head of what I want this piece to look like but I needed to find the bits...
What did I buy? I brought Alexis Polux for a start. His armour is very knightly, and I loved painting him as an Imperial Fist, so I wanted this miniature a the base model.
Then I wanted a cool shoulder pad. I could have brought any of the Games Workshop of Forge World upgrade packs, but no, I wanted the one from the Chaplain model. So I ended up buying an £18 model just for the shoulder pad!! Crazy, but I wouldn't have been happy without it...
I took the sword from the Dark Angels upgrade pack and then missed in a load of other Space Marine, Chaos Space Marine and Imperial bits to make the miniature.
When I was trying to decide on what cloak, I tried out both the Dark Angels chaplain and the one from the plastic Ahriman model (which I have a few of). I really wanted the Chaplain model cloak (top), but couldn't get it to fit right, so ended up with the Ahriman cloak (bottom). I think it still looks good and am quite happy with the result.
Really pleased with the way he turned out... but this isn't it, I still have a lot of work to do on this project, some bits of which I am not sure I can actually achieve... we'll see, and I'll keep you posted.
Thanks for reading,
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