Saturday, May 24, 2014

New blog design and House Taranis marching to war!

Hello everyone!

Long time no post again but as always real life has a bad habit of messing around with our hobby time :P In the meantime, I got the chance of re-designing the whole site, adding a second column and making it wider to make posts more easy to read and of course creating a brand new banner, with the cute zombie always present! :) I would love to hear what you people think on the new design, and maybe suggest any changes or report any bugs.

Anyways, after a really big waiting period for my Imperial Knight Titan to arrive, I finally managed to get my hands to one of the most amazing kits GW ever produced (I know its a big statement but I feel like saying it, especially after I have been able to see and work with it!). So, I would like to share with you this really big project I am currently working on the past weeks. My house Taranis Imperial Knight Titan!

This is the trickiest part if you want to make your weapons interchangable. This loader kinda bit if glued to place it blocks the magna melta weapon. The only way to avoid this is to cut the bit a little and glue it a bit back like the picture.

Of course magnetizing the weapons was a one way street on this one, can't really decide on the weapons loadout but on the other hand, it was quite easy doing so!

I really like creating elaborate bases as you probably know from my projects so far, especially if I have the space to do so and with this being the largest base GW ever created, I had the space to create a small diorama. My image on this one is the Titan just smashing its way through a building, having left rubble and debris in its path!

With the assembly finished, it was time to put it in the painting booth! I really wanted to have a paint scheme that would get me out of the ordinary yellow and white schemes that I am used doing lately and I also wanted to make something that could be used in 30K battles as well, and House Taranis seemed like the perfect choice with their fluff being based on Mars and totally related to the Mechanicum clan.

House Taranis

So after a good airbrushing session the results are something like this:

Obviously a long way to go yet, but I think we are in a good spot! 

So there you go people, I would really love to hear what you think so far!