Tagged: Mark I power armour

Creating pre-Heresy weapons: Mk 1 Bolter 4

Creating pre-Heresy weapons: Mk 1 Bolter

This is a simple tutorial showing you how to create a pre-heresy boltgun using a modern model. The end model reflects those as used by Space Marines in Mark I power armour:

Model copyright Games Workshop

Model copyright Games Workshop

Items required:

A very sharp craft knife
Glue
A regular Space Marine bolt gun

Optional:
Plastic rod or plasticard and a variable sized hole puncher

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Guides: Pre-Heresy Space marines 0

Guides: Pre-Heresy Space marines

With the pre-Heresy series growing I want a place to keep track of all the articles in a good format and order. This page will be updated as new guides are posted.

Mark I power armour:
Part A
Part B
Part C

Mark III power armour:
Part A
Part B
Part C

Mark IV power armour:
Full tutorial

Guides for painting legions:
Space Wolves

Misc tutorials:
Using beads as armour studs

Creating Pre-Heresy marines – part 2c: Mark I Power Armour 10

Creating Pre-Heresy marines – part 2c: Mark I Power Armour

How long should you try? Until.” – Jim Rohn

This is the third and final modeling part of the Mark I armour tutorial and quite a hefty article too, but I wanted to bring it to conclusion.

View part 2.

To recap where we left off, our Mark I power armour requires arms, shoulder pads, a backpack and some final details.

Creating Pre-Heresy marines – part 2b: Mark I Power Armour – Chainmail 5

Creating Pre-Heresy marines – part 2b: Mark I Power Armour – Chainmail

Mark I armour is quite an undertaking. I applaud anyone who takes on the challenge of building them, whether they use my method or not. Without pursuing means of batch producing these marines, you’re going to need the patience of a saint to amass a sizeable force!

This is the second part of the tutorial. View part 1.

Creating Pre-Heresy marines – part 2 4

Creating Pre-Heresy marines – part 2

As part 1 was well received, I am quite hyped about producing more tutorials and extending the existing guide. A few questions have been asked in response to part 1 which I shall first address:

I do intend to paint the model created in part 1. I don’t intend to produce a guide for painting the model, but showing the finished item is a great way to round off the article.