Thanksgiving Lightguard Update: Standard Bearer

November 24, 2011
24 Nov/11

Happy Thanksgiving from Four Stands Hobby!  Here’s my latest work: the Chapter Banner Bearer for the Lightguard, Perseus’ Honor Guard.  The 11 Star Logo is the logo of the Lightguard, and repersents the 11 stars in the Chasma Spica.

Next: More Lightguard!

Filed under: Azure Flames, Painting

New Necrons – The Ministry of Silly Hats?

November 9, 2011
09 Nov/11

From a Facebook conversation with Lexington, he said this about the new Necron models:

I want to know who the f*** decided that “hats” was the way to go with the line.

“What do our metal skeletons need?”



You see what he means?  Hats.  They have hats now.  They didn’t use to have hats.  Check out these classic Necron Lord models:

See?  Classic Lords had no hats.  However, the segmented metal cloth on the new models reminded me of something, but I couldn’t put my finger on it.  Then, while looking at the GW website it hit me:

Of course!  The old 2nd Edition Necron Lord had a silly hat too!  So it seems that the new models are connecting thematically with the very old models.  Plus, as Lexington said:

“I’ll give that it’s a hard concept to differentiate, though.”

They are all skeletons.  Making them look different is hard and hats are an easy way to do it that makes them look more Egyptian.

Though I have no idea what’s up with the chin on the Cryptek.  Is it supposed to be like an Egyptian fake beard?  It’s REALLY big.  Check it out.

Filed under: Modeling
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