Friday, December 21, 2012

2012, what a ride!

The apocalypse didn't happen today when the thirteenth b’ak’tun of the current age came to an end.
Nibiru decided not to impact earth from out of no where and the alien mothership never made contact and enslaved the human race; so now I can remember 2012 fondly without the threat of impeding doom!

In 2012 I came into my own career wise, family wise and hobby wise. I started my own Design Agency, watched my son grow from a Snotling to a full powered Stormboy, and relocated the entire family to a different state and town that has trees! I changed my avatar name from LuckyNo.5 to The Eye of Error as I felt I out grew the youthfull folly of my early hobby days and matured into a being of pure maleficence! Well, maybe not pure maleficence…but I like my miniatures to look the part at least!

Early in 2012 I was still in my Commorragh soul searching (cough, cough soul stealing) from the 2011 Relaunch of the Dark Kin. In the middle of 2012 I shyed away from Dark Eldar for a while in favor of going back to my Chaotic roots then came back in full force the past few months as I started finishing my Coven List. 

Select Images from my 2012 Dark Eldar Forces.

A unit of Batwing Scourges

Alternative Mandrakes Conversions

A Squad of Reaver jetbikes

A Pair of Razorwing Jetfighters

Asdrubael Vect Conversion

A Dragon with freakin Disintegrator Cannons on it

Multiple Dark Eldar Coven Transports

Custom Grotesque Conversions

A unit of Wracks

A Talos and Cronos

2012 saw the rise of my other Evil force; Mariner's Blight, a maritime inspired Lovecraftian Chaos Marine Army. By combining inspiration from The Shadow over Innsmouth as well as the Cthulhu mythos with 1800's style diving suits and nautical details, I created a new and unique Chaos Force. This army is still in the works, but about 2/3 the way finished.

Select Images from Mariner's Blight

Lord Obeddon Marsh

Defiler Azathoth

Deep Diver Dreadnought 

MK II Tanks, Rhinos, Predator and Vindicator



So what does 2013 hold in store for me? 

Well my wish list article will be up next week, but let's say it involves a lot more Space Elves and a lot more Nautical Evilness! I have several units of Mariners Blight to finish, a whole Wyche List for Dark Eldar I have yet to paint and some  more pointy eared allies for my Dark Kin. There's probably about a dozen models in the works I'm forgetting about at the moment; hopefully I'll get to finish all of them in 2013


  1. Congrats on a years worth of excellent converting and painting.

    Been a delight to see the two armies progress and I look forward to the next twelve months to see what you do.

  2. Any one of these accomplishments over this year is fantastic, but together... wow!

    Seeing the Mariner's Blight together, the effect is *so much* better than any single model. You've really nailed it with those guys. Just top notch. That wargames factory head is a great choice too.