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31 August 2011

Tervigon Project

Nick speaking,

With my good old Carnifex model currently filling in for a Tervigon, I thought it was about time I let it be a Carnifex again, and make myself a Tervigon model. I will need to make it on a bit of a budget, and with my Carnifexes being the old school models, it seemed obvious to me that the current Carnifex sprue would make a great base for a Tervigon conversion...



















First stop, was to check out eBay for a cheap Fex. I managed to get one for £12.00, which I thought was quite reasonable considering it had magnetised talons. As it turns out, the magnetised talons were very poorly done, as you can see from the pictures below, but that's OK, as I am going to change it about anyway...



































The Tervigon picture in the Codex clearly shows it with two back legs and four Scything talons, and that is what I decided to base my model around. I wanted to use the old school talons so that it would match into the rest of my army a bit better. I wasn't aiming for my Tervigon to be too fancy, I just wanted to run with the description and picture in the Codex.

Using Blu-Tack as stand in, removable green stuff, I got to work on the basic pose of the model and mocked up a swollen abdomen, with a Termagant being spawned out of it...















Ideally, I would like to have the third set of spines in the middle of the model like in the picture, but buying the spine sections by themself seems to be a bit expensive. I could of course try and green stuff them up, but I don't know how well I could do that...

1 comment:

  1. I made mine from Carnifex kits and they turned out just fine,

    http://gmortschaotica.blogspot.com/2010/07/tyranid-project-part-1-tervigons.html

    http://gmortschaotica.blogspot.com/2010/07/tyranid-project-part-2-tervigons-cont.html

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