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Nusphigor's Orks o'Sumthin' (pic heavy)

- - - - - Orks Snakebites Waaagh!

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#1
nusphigor

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    Puffball Fungus

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  • Army Name:Orks o'Sumthin' (Snakebites mostly)

Hi guys!

I am new in the forum and new to the orks in general.
When 8th edition 40k dropped i found myself wanting to play something different than the usual imperium armies, I tried with inquisition and 'umies but, even if i still have them, I wanted something different. Then I saw my old fantasy orcs and goblins and I heard the whispers of orkimedes in my mind.

So i am building my Orks army with a basis of my fantasy models + some scratch build vehicles and stuff with old toys and a random assort of bits, to make them a Snakebites army.

 

So far I have:

1 Warboss

1 Weidboy

1 Nob with Waaagh! Banner

1 Runtherd

31 different grots

10 40k orks that will be Kommandos

30 Boyz with shootas and 'eavy shootas

30 Boyz with sluggas and choppas

6 Boar Boyz (count as bikers)

2 Buggies made from Boar and wolves chariots

1 Lobba

1 Zzap gun

1 Kannon

+ a bunch of gobbos, trolls and wolves that I don't know how to use

 

Since most of the minis are unprimed, I don't have many pics of my army.
However I will update this thread whene ever I get some work done.
Here is what i have been painting so far (still wip) + some primed minis to show the conversions.

I hope you like them.

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Thank you for reading!


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Badfang Brassaxe

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Welcome to da Waaagh!, like the colour palette you've used and the stripy paint on the orks skins, those gobbos are a pain to pose though :lol



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nusphigor

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Welcome to da Waaagh!, like the colour palette you've used and the stripy paint on the orks skins, those gobbos are a pain to pose though :lol

 

Thank you mate!
Yes, night gobbos are a pain since they are from the battle of skull pass. I've found that the ones with the bow are the easiest, but the spear ones are what have got me thinking...
Those and the river trolls.
I went with strippy skin because I am painting these when resting from work and i don't know how else to do highlights (i tried blending but it looked weird XD)

 

Here are more pics

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Thanks for reading!


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kuczek40

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I can't see the pics  :(



#5
nusphigor

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I can't see the pics  :(

what does it say mate?
could you please post a pic of the screen of what you see?



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kuczek40

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probably it was some problem with my server/ruter or whatever. Now I see the pics.

Interesting conversions.

I see the ork with pink mouth first time - ingenious idea.


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nusphigor

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thank you mate :)

I am trying to do them a bit different to the usual with details like those as much as i can.

 

I spent most of yesterday painting a nob with waaagh! banner, 4 boyz with shootas, a boy with 'eavy shoota and my warboss. Now I only have to start highlighting, paint the cape of the warboss, do the banner and painting the tattoos of all. I might upload some pics today.

 

Cheers!



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Orkimedez

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I would base those charriots on oval bases. There are plenty of resellers/manufacturers on ebay.

#9
derry

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Trukk looks solid. I like the old style look.



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Snarknit Grokguzz

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Welcome to Da WAAAGH forums! Great group of people here, very supportive and encouraging - and TALENTED folks here, as you're demonstrating.

 

 

This is  a very fun project!  I've got about 100 night gobbos myself that I want to use as gretchin, but I've avoided it so far preciously because of the PITA it'll be to convert them.  I'll be interested to see what you come up with, and may end up looting your idea!

 

Keep it up!



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nusphigor

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Thanks for your comments guys!I'm

sorry I haven't answerd earlier but I have been busy (and last week i traded some stuff and got some pansy space elves and they distract me with their curves and colors XD)

 

But because today is Orktober 1st I thought I might share pics of what I have advanced on my ork mob. its a wip because everything is just basecoat + shades, so still a lot of work to be done!

 

First my Warboss.

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I still have to paint some checkers and triangles on him as well as painting the cape. But I really don't know which colour to use on it. ¿any ideas?

 

Nob with Waaagh! Banner

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I have to built something for his left hand kustom shoota (I kept the handle of the choppa to use as the handle of the shooty weapon), as well as paint the banner and checkers on his armour.

 

Boy with 'eavy shoota

 

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I have to make the flames on the big gun better and see how can I fix the cut on the left hand.

 

Boy with shoota #1

 

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Still have to finish the tartan and retouch the checkers on his helmet

 

Boy with shoota #2

 

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Have to fix the right hand, maybe sculpt something (any sugestions?) also paint some checkers on his helmet.

 

Boy with shoota #3

 

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Fix the cut on the left hand and finish the tartan. Maybe paint something on his back.

 

Boy with shoota #4

 

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I have to fix the cut on the right hand and finish the tartan.

 

Night Grot

 

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I really love how this grot ended up. I used a night gobbo with bow, cut the bow and the arrows and glued an old bolt pistol. I left the carcaj (the thingie in which you store arrows) to use as some sort of bag for him.

I don't know what else to paint on him. ¿Any ideas?

 

As a bonus for Orktober 1st I buit this... thing... maybe I'll use it as a buggy, only controlled by a grot and some snots instead of an ork.

 

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oh as for the oval bases on the big gunz, I built them like that in order to store them easily like this. But I do reckon that they look kinda bad without the base decorated with sand and stuff.

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Cheers and happy month of gork! (or was it mork?)

 

 


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