25 September 2015

Halflings and Daemons



I went with purple & grey for something different and striking on these Westfalia halfling samples. I still need to decide on a symbol/blazon/device/badge/whatever-you-call-it for the standard and possibly on other figures in the future. So they're still just 98% finished.




My fondness for this range of figures just keeps growing. They look nice in photos online, but they are even better in person. The proportions, the crispness & detail, the poses, the concepts -- all awesome.

On the one hand, I'm looking forward to the Kickstarter, but on the other I've got to come up with some money to pledge towards it. I think I'm going be digging through my existing collection to sell off some stuff to fund a shedload of halflings.


While waiting for putty to cure on another project, I cleaned up some recently stripped Oldhammer figures, and took the plunge and assembled the Lord of the Feast. I ended up covering the awful arm joint with a band of putty.  That should help reinforce it too, since I didn't pin it.

My thought is that the Lord of the Feast will join the Life & Death elementals in their old rolls in Warhammer, as "daemons," or lesser avatars of various gods.




5 comments:

  1. Those halflings look ace! Especially the armour. Well done :)

    I'm looking forward to seeing how you paint up those daemons too, as I've not seen many completed examples.

    Cheers.

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  2. Love your stunning halflings, excellent job!

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  3. Beautiful brushwork on the cool figures. They'd be great for a Lion Rampant retinue.

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  4. The colours and lines on those halflings are so crisp! I can't wait to see what you do with the Life and Death Elementals (that Death Elemental is one of my favourite sculpts).

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  5. Thanks!

    The entire range of elementals are among my favorite old Citadel models. I've still got fire, water, air, and earth painted up from ages ago, these two, and I just found the plague elemental and dropped it in the stripper for a repaint too. So soon I hope to have the complete set painted up again.

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