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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #15 on: October 28, 2016, 02:06:55 PM »
indeed. as Horizon has said. mostly zeus stuff and the occasional shapeways component/ship. however this and details of my own casting/conversions and specific bitz listing is all listed in the text around the pics. I feel I've actualy been very thorough for those interested in replication of such conversions. however I guess I might have missed out a few bits here and there when I ported the posts over from the resin addict forums ;)
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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #16 on: November 06, 2016, 01:51:47 PM »
I present to you, the Prejudice Exremis an armageddon class battlecruiser:

as you can see she uses one of AdmGR's 3d printed prows and to rather nice effect If I do say so myself.

I kept the rest of the weapons loadout as 'out-of-the-box' as I could to keep the standard issue look as much as I could.

here is the back as I often forget to take an 'ass-end' shot of the engines so here it is.

also, I made sure I kept the extra lavishes and detail to a minimum to again reinforce the standard-issue/no nonsense look of this ship. looking at this shot its like it burst its way straight out of pages of the armada rulebook itself!
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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2016, 01:22:57 PM »

Very nice ships indeed, and nice to see the use of Chaos and other parts to customise the Imperials in particular. Gives a rather 'current' vibe to them, as if they're some of the more modern cruisers the Navy has available. Well, as modern as millennia old hulls get I suppose! Thank you fo rsharing.

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« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2016, 03:23:49 PM »
many thanks ragsta. glad to see that this 'modern' design aspect comes across properly.
it fits into battlegroup-armageddon much better than the overly baroque styles of the ships of the gothic sector.
I'm always glad to share. in fact now I found this forum I'm pretty sure I'll be sharing a lot more... ;)
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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2016, 06:46:59 PM »
Nice works. I especially like yellowish/brownish colors of your fleet. May I ask how you painted them and which colors you used?

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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2016, 08:19:11 AM »
Always chaos black undercoat then.

Basecoat Snakebite leather. Devlan mud wash. Dry brush snakebite leather. Very light Dry brush desert yellow.

Or for you new kids. Basecoat Xv88. 70/30 agraxearthshade/nuln oil wash. Dry brush xv88. Very light Dry brush zandri dust.

Plus details like black, white and metals. All domes are tamiya high gloss varnish over black. ( Or over green or red for port or starboard lights)

Simple
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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #21 on: January 08, 2017, 02:00:27 PM »
nurgle reinforcements are in:


the 'foetid claw' escort squadron.
some simple conversion on these. I have never really liked the look of the chaos escort vessels much. aside from the iconoclast that is. the others just seem a little odd looking. I know this is a purposeful design choice to show that the vessels are based on hybrid human/xeno technological elements and the disparate and 'spikey' forms are very obviously chaotic.
however I like my escorts to be more or less baby versions of the cruisers in essence. as such my chaos escorts feature a more streamlined aesthetic (using parts from the imperial sword escorts and my trademark domes) that ditches the excessively spikey bits and points it all forward, giving a greater sense of forward momentum.

also here are my prototypes for a nurgle specific 'blight' torpedo.

in rules terms either a boarding or regular torpedo but, in truth, simply an excuse to create a torpedo that looks like ginormous maggot with an engine grown out of its posterior that rides across the void to chow-down on imperial-lackey ships...
yes... Rank.
(made from the engine vents off a Valkyrie with bits from imperial aerials as engines)

and before the foetidity of the chaotic forces soil my eyes and or brain any further, I've gone for a  gentler kind of heresy, here is the latest addition to my rogue trader flotilla:


the tau are coming to tea...
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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #22 on: January 08, 2017, 08:44:05 PM »
Love what you did with those Traitor ships! Paint job on that Tau ship is also pretty sweet!
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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #23 on: January 16, 2017, 04:25:35 PM »
Thanks Malika!

the escorts are quite different, but as I envisaged them, so all turned out ok I suppose
The tau turned out better than I hoped. I'd never do another one mind, its just so far from my usual colours/style of painting that I'm used to but is good to stretch yourself occasionally so as not to get stuck in the comfort zone of painting. I think this can lead to complacency and slap-dashidness otherwise...

talking of which, LOL:

final parts of the nurgle fleet (for the foreseeable future anyhow)

the 'filth incarnate' A slaughter class cruiser.


for this conversion I decided to redesign the bridge (thanks to an old chaos battleship bridge) to be much more forward to suggest at the speed of the vessel. she is the fastest cruiser in the chaos fleet after-all! the nurgleisation has been kept to a minimum to again further emphasize the speed factor. stripped down and slick.
I used imperial turrets and aerials for a slimline look too.
however I could not resist a bit of scumming-up, namely the greenstuff guts hanging out of the port side midships and the spines thrusting their way out of the stern-side hull. (I shaved these off of the chaos vehicle spikey sprue spike-plate) also I did a lot of drilling to do the old maggot/woodworm-eaten look I did before, especially on the courtyard just rear of the bridge (keeping most of the holes in the triple circle nurgle symbol where possible) and a little greenstuff 'pustule' triplet (a nurgle design staple if ever there was one) on the starboard 'socket' just behind the prow.

the next up is a second murder class. having at least a pair of these gunboats is an essential in a chaos fleet if you expect to achieve any sort of victory. the slaughter is the cheetah of your fleet, that's a given but these are your workhorses without a doubt. stick a carrier like despoiler or a styx in the back with an escort of idolaters, and sling in a few iconoclasts and infidels and you've got yourself a good working fleet.
still, I digress. here is the 'most unclean'




this conversion was actually something I've wanted to do for a LONG time. as you can see it features another pair of horns like the previous murder class, this time taken from the tyranid warrior shoulderpad (the same component used on the styx's nose) I 'broke' one for a more lopsided look that nurgle is famous for. also, It cant have escaped your notice, the enormous great unclean one riding the ship from behind the bridge! (the bridge is from a chaos escort) this is actually a lone nurgling from the boxed set. I just loved the idea of a greater daemon riding the vessel out of the warp and this image harks back to the very early days of 40k (a similar image is in and old rulebook I believe, there's a challenge for you: go though your old rulebooks and see if you can find it!)
I used the small bridge to not over-shadow the daemon. as crazy as this seems I feel it works as a parody of the winged angels and eagle tributes to their corpse-god that the imperial lackeys like to smother their ships in.
I just love the way he is spewing up nasty nurgle-filth to spread all over the very hull of the ship itself...
I tried something new too, agrellan-earth to create a crusty splitting texure to the hull. it did get a bit lost in the basecoat but soon reappeared after the wash/shade coat, and to good effect if I do say so myself...
the success of this, plus the particularly overt appearance of having a greater daemon sitting on the hull made me leave the chaosisation to a minimum. this time, apart from the horns, I simply added a chaos star with added nurgle symbol to the starboard stern. simple but effective imho...

here are the two together.

sorry for the less than perfect pics, the light is horrible today...

more imperial stuff next!
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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #24 on: January 18, 2017, 07:41:12 AM »
Nothing to worry about the pics mate. The ships look great and I'm digging the converted bridges. The chaos escorts look so much better without their bridges.... I'm gonna have to do that on mine when I get around to doing my Chaos fleet.


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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #25 on: January 23, 2017, 04:59:21 PM »
Nothing to worry about the pics mate. The ships look great and I'm digging the converted bridges. The chaos escorts look so much better without their bridges.... I'm gonna have to do that on mine when I get around to doing my Chaos fleet.

thanks lord B! looking at this screen the pics are actually better than I thought they were on the laptop.
also looking forward to this future chaos fleet of yours... I'm curious now, will they be the patrons of a particular dark god or chaos undivided?

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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #26 on: January 23, 2017, 11:24:20 PM »
In all honesty mate, I haven't thought that far ahead. I'll probably do 1000pts of 'Undecided' as the core and then a 250pt mini fleet for each of the 4 Gods for a bit of Variety.

I don't even have any Chaos models yet so I'll have to trawl ebay (or China) for bitz n ships. Chaos Ships don't seem to go for too much on ebay anyway. *sigh* Dammit.......... now I'm gonna go off and write a fleet list.

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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #27 on: January 26, 2017, 05:14:56 AM »
Like the great one sitting on the back

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« Reply #28 on: February 27, 2017, 12:34:45 PM »
ok its been an age since I posted anything, so I figured I'd go all wip on you and share the goods before they get a hit of chaos black and the real fun begins.

recently, a friend gave me his huge collection of imperial and chaos bfg gear.
so I'm exceedingly pleased to announce that my voss fleet will at last be getting some serious firepower in the form of this retribution class battleship; the 'Righteous Infliction'

in actuality, I've had this on the shelf for ages now but have been too tied up with my imperial guard 40k stuff to do bfg at the minute.

and also this overlord (my favourite class of battlecruiser), the 'Ultimus Umbra'

obviously based on the blackship kit with an alternative voss prow

please ignore the old grey paint scheme on these... all will be in the appropriate fleet colours of battlegroup Devastatus soon...

and finally the deathwatch hit the stars:

this all came about because the first print of admGR's grey knights cruiser sent by shapeways looked like it had been held over a candle all down the port side. having informed them of such a failure, they promptly sent a replacement free of charge. so this damaged strike cruiser plus the strike cruiser conversion kit and some zeus weapon batteries and this is the result...

enjoy!
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Re: [BFG] OSJC latchford's bfg stuff
« Reply #29 on: February 27, 2017, 09:06:45 PM »
Niiiice ! A picture of the complete fleet soon ?