Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Geneatealer Cult Giant Servitor

The giant walking baby-faced statue is completed!

The servitors head is a green stuff cast of a baby dolls face, and the legs are from a Chaos Defiler. I really enjoyed painting this model, since I could experiment a lot with glazes and washes on the metals to give the different plates a slight variation in colour. 

I have not yet decided what this model is supposed to represent. But I'm picturing this thing wandering aimlessly through the ash-wastes, so I don't really think it needs another purpose than looking creepy. The pipes sticking out of the machines mouth is the host of a Genestealer spore-hive. The Cult uses this creation, and many like it, to spread spores and Tyranid bio-gasses into the planets atmosphere in preparation for the Tyranid invasion to come. 











12 comments:

  1. Yup, that looks suitably scary. I think it'd motivate me to move with haste in the opposite direction. Well done.

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  2. I super-like the checker-pattern on the back. The whole model is very cool of course and the metal face came out very good, as there is always a little danger of large metal areas to be rather dull after painting but this one looks very well lightened (and bizarre...). Must repeat this: i super-like the checker pattern.

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    1. Cheers! Small easy freehand patterns really make models look more interesting.

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  3. Super creepy - looks like it just walked out of a John Blanche painting! Great work, man!

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  4. Stunning work; the gun protruding from the mouth is a great touch

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    1. Thank you! I picture the pipes coming out of it's moth as some kind of instrument. But it can definitely be a gun.

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  5. Awesome scratch-build & painting - I echo Mordian's comment that it's like a John Blanche painting come-to-life! Very unsettling.

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  6. Bizarre and exceptional! Truly a disturbing pice in the vein of Kingdom Death.

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    1. I would like to see a Kingdom Death + 40k mix!

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