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28 May 2010

Bringing the broods to life - Hormagaunts

Nick Speaking,

Although my main current painting projects are my two IDIC Eldar Fire Prisms and Falcon tanks, I just couldn't resist taking a break to starting painting some of my Tyranids. I wanted a paint scheme that was easy to paint en masse, but still looked good and fitted in with the bug theme. Welcome, The Stinger Hive Fleet...

















I have had these Tyranids since third edition, but only with the new Codex have I been inspired to actually put paint to model. Based around the Nids in the 4th Edition rulebook, my Stinger Fleet use black as the main colour, and only a five stage yellow highlight to pick out some sections, they made way for a quick paint job. Leaving me with the option to do some freehand work on the larger carapaces, helping even further to enhance the already fun side of painting the bugs.

Here are a few more shots of my first finished brood, The Stinger Hive Fleet Hormagaunts.








































3 comments:

  1. they look like phil kellys gaunts (look @ 4rth ed rules :P)

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  2. I love Hormagaunts! Try using a Tyrant's "Hive Commander" rule to outflank 15-20 poison+gland Hormagaunts. They have never failed to get their points back for me :D

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  3. You are right! That must have been a subconscious thing! Oh well, I will still stick with my wasp theme.

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