10 March 2017

Ultramarines – Captain in Cataphractii Terminator Armour

My third 2017 project done; I needed a commander who could lead my Ultramarines during the upcoming Adepticon 2017 Team Tournament (as well as being a nice addition to my 1. Company).

I decided to arm him with a Combibolter, Storm Shied and Auspex. Yes I know, I kited the model with a Combibolter - the reason being I think it compliments the model much better then the more “bulky” Stormbolter. Since the model I used to a great extent is a “snap fit” model, I had to use a different arm then the kit provided. I therefore also had to add a shoulder pad. I decided to go with a terminator shoulder pad from Forge World (I guess it is not to far off having to change some of the armour plating during a couple of centuries of battle…). I also added a head with a helmet as I think it looks more in coherency with the rest of my force.



What next? Definitely more special weapons for my Tactical Squads.

Cheers,
Ørnulv

3 comments:

  1. The blue, white and gold combination you've got going there (still) really works, and the rich red cape frames the model nicely.

    I think the pose works better than the one I went for. So much so, in fact, that I'm planning a new version for myself later in the year. (I just have to get a few bits together first...)

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  2. Crisp and delicate colours and that touch of cartoon, though the model fortunatelu still is full of shading and dark tones. Great model. I think the shoulder guard worked better in RL than in the first pictures.

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  3. Following the progress and conversion, you pillede it togehter to an amazing model. Cool stand, crisp highlights. Nice

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