Freitag, 25. Mai 2018

First company significer Zubus Nutulla

Finished a thing i had in mind; in order to further romanify my Ultramarines, i sculpted a lions head around this standard bearers helmet to resemble a roman significer. The banner was build from Forgeworlds etched brass as a contrast to the standard cloth banner and as well reminding of the stiff metal signs, romans had accompany their legions.

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Kym (Warburton) Jackson hat gesagt…

Excellent! And, you sculpted that lion's head? Very impressive!

Paul-Friedrich von Bargen hat gesagt…
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Paul-Friedrich von Bargen hat gesagt…

Thank you!
Yes, i sculpted that, but what you see must be the fourth attempt. I had to redo it several times before it looked like a proper lion instead of a badger with fangs...
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KrautScientist hat gesagt…

Fantastic work! Not only does the standard bearer recall Roman Legionaries, but there's also a palpable influence of some of the really old 2nd artwork that had Ultramarines wear exotic furs over their armour. I also really love the scuffed, pale blue armour!

Excellent work all around! :)

Paul-Friedrich von Bargen hat gesagt…

Glad you noticed the imagery of those 2nd. edition books. I am still working my way to the baroque density of those pictures, but as you see, i am very hesistant of overloading th miniatures – i am torn back and forth between adding more and more detail on the one hand, and keeping it simple and focussing on one simple "Gestalthaftigkeit" of a figure...