Saturday, January 21, 2012

Dark Eldar Grotesque Conversions - Work in Progress

I got the original idea from Eye of Terror at this post Grotesques. 
These are a lot of fun to make.  I tried to think about what I would least like to get attacked with, and came up with these weapons.  I got the idea for the first guy from the latest Sherlock Holmes movie.  Great movie.  Hooks = Ouch.


This guy is my least favorite, and will probably get a change. 

Here is the aberation with a scissor-hand.  It is magnetized in case I want to switch out his weapon.  
 I like the way this guy turned out.  He will have a wych braid of hair out the back.

 For the liquifier grotesque, I wanted it to look like he had a great vat of disgusting stuff on his back that he was spraying out of the liquifier.  I may put enemy parts out the top of it, as though he is blending them up and spraying them on his foe.




 And a family shot with the half-painted wrack cousins for scale.
 They still need some work.  All of their heads are held on with plasti-tac, and I am debating on making a meat backpack for them.  I kinda like them the way they are, but like what Lucky 5 did over at eye of terror.  Thanks again to lucky for sharing the idea.  He is the mastermind behind these guys.

10 comments:

  1. Oh, man- those fish hooks are so cool, and perfectly appropriate
    Little dangerous, though, don'tcha think?
    If they lose combat (unthinkable!), just let your opponent pull them off the table....
    ;)

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  2. You probably don't need to be told, but I'd file down the points on those fishhooks. That's just asking for trouble. Cool though.

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  3. I like the idea about making my opponent take them off the board. Maybe I will file them down a bit.

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  4. NIIICE! They look great. The fish-hook one is very clever.

    I really really dig the horned helmet one with the wraith lord sword. That helmet is serious gladiator man. Love it.

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  5. These look so much better than the GW sculpts. I have to agree with everyone else, the fish hook grotesque is my favorite.

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  6. Thanks all. Thanks for the idea and example Lucky No.5. I hope my meat backpacks and external spines come out as good as yours, and These aren't as good as your greenstuffed monstrosities Mr. Ochs. Those things rock!

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  7. Really impressive work. I'd be digging those fishhooks out of my hand every other day.

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  8. Amazingly enough, I haven't filed down the points of the hooks, and haven't caught myself once on them. The only models that I have actually drew blood with are the Trygon and Raider model. Those models always work very well for me, so maybe its a good thing if the model tastes some actual blood before battle.

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  9. Those models are awesome looking. I especially like the ones with the hooks, I can just them pulling down some wobbly legged walker or tank.

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