Monday, 15 January 2018

Base Line For The Lion's Blades 1st and 2nd Company

Still working on my base lines for this year ,  I got out my 1st and 2nd Company, as well as my Dreads, all 69 of them, posting up tomorrow.
Onto the 1st Company, no plans to do anything with these, although I do now have 2 Tartarus Terminators spare.
My 2nd Company, minus the Nephilim.
With the move to 8th my bike squads are now under strength, so the plan is 2 bikes for each squadron and as the Land Speeder squadron can  now be taken in 5s I'll be adding 2 more of these, and maybe replace the demigryphs with bikes at some point. Will get at least one of the easy build versions and one of the full versions to compare the experience of working with them. The 6 bikes I will trust to ebay to provide, although I have found 2 bikes while I've been going through boxes the last few days, so I only need 4 bikes.

Oh It's Not True

Was in the Oldhammer group earlier today and saw this from one of the old gods.

Sunday, 14 January 2018

The Lion's Blades 2018 Base Line

Few days off and I thought I'd get the Lion's Blades out for some photographs so I can base line them for this year.
I've added very few models to this army this year, less than 10 for sure,   I found the veteran Sgt that's photographed on his own, Ancient Brother Bethor with the banner from a Primaris, the other assault squad also got a new Sgt and there's the 5 Hellblasters as well.
Plans for this year are in motion, I've got 5 more DI box Hellblasters on the way I'm going to paint for this army, and can also be run with the Ordo Astartes strike force, I'm looking at buying 2 squads of 3 Inceptors with the plasma guns, again to run with the Lion's Blades and the Ordo Astartes force. Beyond those I don't have plans for any more of these this year.

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Monthly Vow, 12th of January To The 12th of February

This month has had a couple of distractions, Christmas and The winter warmer tournament.
For that I still needed to get the Razorback finished and swopped the turrets over from heavy bolters to the assault cannons, which need to go back into the Land Raider box.
The Enorm Björn got done at last!  I really do like the Redemptor Dreadnought kit , and I'm fairly sure that at some point down the line there will be some chapter shoulder, pectoral, and shin plates produced by GW.
Timberwolf got an upgrade as well as a second arm option, so he can have either the claw or the Seige drill.
And I got the easy build Redemptor Dreadnought and painted it up for the Knights of Blood.
For next month I've got an Assault squad to paint for The Hounds, I've got the Dæmon Prince Calgar to paint, need to find a couple of heavy bolters for this one, and I've got the flexible resin ammo feeds for the Aggressor squad so I can mount the magazines in a standard position rather than where ever you can with the plastic feeds that came in the kit, depending on wages I'm thinking of at least a squad of mk4 marines for my planned Ordo Astartes strike force, cash permitting it'll be 2.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Timberwolf's New Arm

I found the drill for the Hounds Ironclad dreadnought and repainted it for The Lion's Blades.
I used the tried and tested process of an ushabati bone base coat, then a nuln oil wash, with a dry brush of screaming skull.

Voldus got a brush of gold over certain areas then I added a single dry brush coat of Necron compound. It's got a much lighter tone than the lead bleacher that I had used the first time round.

The Enorm Björn And Friends

Owing to the ongoing containment failure and the cascading rupture of the Warp field, the lady in the blue box assured us she'll get sorted as soon as she tackles what looks like a Necron army that has appeared on the ship, so we've added the latest Björn to appear to the task force aiding her.

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Base Line for the Knights of Blood

Was making a base line for my Knights of Blood,  and took the chance to magnetise the axe head on Asteroth.