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Creating Space Marine Legions: Thousand Sons – part 1 3

Creating Space Marine Legions: Thousand Sons – part 1

I’ve always been a fan of both Tzeentch and the Thousand Sons, originally through the seduction of Chaos in my earlier years, but more recently with the original legion. I’ve been itching for an excuse to build some pre-Heresy Thousand Sons for a while now, so here’s my first venture into the path of the sorceror!

The Thousand Sons are one of the most stylized legions, with highly ornate decorations on their armour and unique weaponry. Their concept is undeniably inspired by Egyptian architecture and mythology, adorned with iconography such as scarabs and khepesh-like blades.

Fortunately the Chaos Space Marine range provides plenty of options to meet these needs.

Review : Space Ork bodies from Micro Art Studio 1

Review : Space Ork bodies from Micro Art Studio

Due to some silly accidents recently (even after 20 years of using a craft knife its easy to slip…) my painting and scenery projects have not progressed as quickly as I had hoped, so to break the silence, something completely different.

A good friend of mine collects space orks and was keen to put together some nice looking freebooters/flash gitz for his army.  Thanks to Whitehorn’s list of alternative suppliers, Jim (a member of this very website) was able to source an interesting selection of bits to create his flashy freebooters with.

Creating pre-Heresy marines: Part 5c – Mark II power armour 1

Creating pre-Heresy marines: Part 5c – Mark II power armour

This is the third and final part of the tutorial for creating Mark II power armour. The previous parts can be found at:

Part A
Part B

To complete the armour the shoulder pads need to be converted and some optional tweaks to the armour.

For the shoulder pads, cut off the trim from around the edge. If you used a resin Red Scorpion pad you will discover, as I did, that the inside is hollowed out: