Sunday, March 18, 2012

Mariners Blight Deep Diver Dreadnought



Here is one of the centerpieces for my Mariners Blight Army, a Contemptor Dreadnought modified to look like an oversized deep diver. I drew inspiration not only from actual 1800's diver outfits, but also from Big Daddy.




I took the Forge World Dread and added some subtle Chaos trim with Greenstuff and Styrene rivets. I used a Chaos vehicle spotlight (Which fit perfectly) as the diver helmet. And then I sculpted the tentacles from greenstuff as seen in this post.

The base is from Secret Weapon Miniatures and the boat I bought from Billing Boats USA.











8 comments:

  1. Shit dude that rocks, you are going to destroy my poor little tank!

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  2. I think I'm suffering from the bends from staring at your model for so long. My head is going to explode from the comic horror you have put before our eyes.

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  3. excellent work as always Lucky

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  4. Been looking forward to seeing him show up on here. Love the head and the lifting hooks, nice touch. I can't remember but have you decided on a scheme yet for the force?

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  5. Look Mr. Bubbles, it's an angel!

    ...sorry, couldn't help myself there. Anyway, fantastic start on the new project. Looking forward to further developments!

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  6. Thanks for the support guys!

    I do have a scheme in mind.
    It's pretty much this:

    http://farm8.static.flickr.com/7148/6613756279_450eac3f26.jpg

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  7. Dear lord.....
    A bigger version of a Big Daddy....
    Can't wait to see it painted.

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  8. That searchlight is so simple & yet awesome!

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