Malifaux: Cherub

Getting close to finishing the Mother of Monsters box.


This guy got the darker purple body from the Terror Tots, but the same hair and blue paint/purple washed wings as Barbaros.

I know it’s not terribly original, but I thought it was neat that the wings can come down to attach to the base.  I pin most Malifaux models, since the planks are made of balsa, but this one I was able to just plastic glue to the side of the base before priming.

Updated October 2016 with improved images.

Malifaux: Barbaros

The Terror Tot’s big brother is ready to trim your hedges.  I like the lunging pose on this guy, although I haven’t tried to fit him into foam yet.


I decided that the bigger nephilim should be a paler color than the terror tots, so I started with the highlight on the tots (Amethyst Purple) as a base, and highlighted with a mix of the base and Grel Flesh (the Reaper website makes it look like it would be the perfect highlight, but it’s a bit greyer in person).  I still washed with Secret Weapon’s Amethyst.

I tried washing the metals with a dark blue to try to tie back to the purple/blue scheme, but it didn’t really show up.  So I went back to one of my standbys, Armor Wash.

The wings are the blue triad I’ve been using across my Neverborn, but with the Amethyst Secret Weapon wash to tie it together a bit.  I meant to try do some blending at the base of the wings, but I guess I forgot.

The hair is Blue Liner, which is this neat black/grey/blue color, depending on how thin it is.  I thinned it a bit to let it leave the high points with a bit more primer shining through, which gave a nice natural highlight.  I did a light drybrush of Blue Liner mixed with white to bring it out a bit more.

Updated October 2016 with improved images.

Ultramarines: Marneus Calgar

I bought this model way back when it was originally released in 1995 or so.  I finally painted it up February in preparation for a fixed-list event.  The event called for a Chapter Master in Terminator armour, and this was the closest model I had. I really love this era of metal models.  There’s a lot of great detail.

Marneus Calgar

I like this version better than the newer Terminator Calgar, although in game terms I wish I could Deep Strike him along with some assault termies.

I did one minor conversion on this model.  I snipped off the banner pole, and put the banner top right on the backpack.  All characters/sergeants from this era had banners, though this has fallen out of fashion.

Updated July 2018 with improved images.

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