Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

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Tael
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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#31 » Mar 09 2016 12:07

Long over due, but great work and really imaginative mounts - saved to my inspiration folder :)

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#32 » Mar 09 2016 11:18

Really interesting builds. Do you take any inspiration?

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#33 » Apr 09 2016 12:19

To Tael: Thank you very much Tael, glad to read that one of my creations is in your inspiration folder :biggrin:

To n1md4: Thank you n1md4, I've took part of inspiration from LorkDirk work, but also sci fi modern army pictures on the web help me on the design :)

Hi ATT,

These last month have been really difficult and I've found less time for the hobby, but now I'm online and these are my last works:

Taking inspiration from LorkDirk Firewarrior in winter equipment
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and some inspiration for the helmet from this design
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I've realized these miniatures:
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Now I've also started to realize two honour guards for my ethereal, now only their cloak and heads are ready (heads are taken from empire warriors from Warhammer, nose cutted :P )
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I've also worked on the base for my flyer, I've tried to realize an ancient Tau temple, this is what I've thought:
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What do you think? Comments and feedbacks are welcome s always!!

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#34 » Apr 09 2016 01:52

Truly inspiring!, you should try a piece of terrain or a board of Tau acient ruins! Looking to see more of your work

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#35 » Apr 10 2016 04:33

Oh my! These are awesome! I'm loving the personality these conversions give your models! I wish I had the perseverance to learn to sculpt like this!

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#36 » Apr 12 2016 11:12

To El ZorDacK: Thank you so much, the realization of a ruined temple as terrain for a possible game table is in the air (to be honest the realization of an entire ancient tau ruined city is in programme from lot of time and this base is a sort of first try :P )

To Vaal' ke kovash'shi: Thank you very much, all I can say is that is also a question of experience, I remeber my first sculpted model, UGLY, but only trying the job you can reach a good result :)

News from Onos Industries: I've worked on my two honour guards, I can say that they are taking their shape :fear:

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I'm really satisfied by these two guards!!! :D

And you? What do you think???

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#37 » Apr 12 2016 01:14

I really like those alternate Firewarrior helmets and legs - although it must get hot under all that in a desert environment. Presumably the Earth Caste engineers have figured out how to incorporate personal cooling elements into your Cadre's combat armour design.

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#38 » Apr 16 2016 07:13

Thank you so much Peregrim!!! Of course, the cooling system is a good solution, but consider also that, following my BG, on the planet there is a hot zone always hit by the light and a zone never enlightened, the cold one. On that environment (the cold zone) the Firewarriors must be operative in "winter" conditions, for this reason I've realized them in that equipment.

During these days I've finished the other two models for my squadron:

Firewarrior III:

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Firewarrior IV:

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What do you think about these two Soldiers?

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#39 » Apr 16 2016 10:08

These are all such class! Can't wait to see a group or two completed, their unique characteristics makes them really interesting pieces to look at.

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#40 » Apr 21 2016 10:41

Thank you so much for your comment n1md4 :D I'm going to complete the entire group until next month (I hope so :P )

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#41 » Apr 22 2016 02:31

What are the helmets made from?
~Good Hunting

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#42 » May 09 2016 10:07

For Calmsword: They come from what remain from plastic sprue, the intakes come from space marines jetpack nozzles!

Here a pic of the first veteran painted:

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For the cloak I've used brown colours and I tried to realize a weathered leather cloak.

What do you think?

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#43 » Jan 16 2017 07:49

Hi to all ATT!!!
I've been far away from here for work and university, but sometimes I've time to work on my Tau and to post something! And I'm glad to see that the site has a new (WONDERFUL) restyling!!! It is AMAZING!!!

Now it is time to post :fear: :fear: :fear:

I've worked on some small models these days!
From my previous cadre I've sculpted three ethereals (I don't know if do you remeber them), two male and one female, I've saved only one of the male (the best sculpted), I've done a small restyling and I've added under his feet a drone (like the new ethereal model from GW).

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I've also added a sort of club/cane to his left hand. For the painting I've tried to realize a weathered leather cloak in order to represent an old ethereal warrior, I've weathered also his club and some plates on him.

Then I've worked on the first of the two honour guards:

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The armour is painted with a scheme similar to my Fireblade, I've added also a cloak similar to the ethereal in order to give them homogeneity.

What do you think? Comments and critiques are always welcome!!!

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Shas'O Darklighter
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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#44 » Jan 18 2017 12:27

I love your work but I have to say that last bearded Honour Guardsmen really brought a smile to my face.

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Re: Alternative Fire Warrior (heavy conversion)

Post#45 » Feb 03 2017 07:12

And you didn't have seen the second guard :D :D :D :D :D :D

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