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Count Vathek Kains horde

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#1
Hi folks, here’s a few pics of my fledgling Vampire Counts army, I plan to eventually have a full Undead Legion but all the Tomb Kings units will be Sylvanian themed, I have a few of the really old school chariots that will have crew converted from the newer skeletons, there’s also a Necrolith Colossus made using the Giant kit, for most of my rank and file there’s little conversions which is a break from the norm for me as my 40k army is heavily converted but the sheer volume of troops needed for WHFB means I can spend a bit more time on characters and leave the core choices pretty much as they come.

This pic was taken towards the end of last year about a month into starting back with Fantasy. It’s grown quite a lot since then.
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A look at how the skeleton units will look once they’re all painted. Only another 180 to go :D
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Their shields have been painted since this pic was taken

A unit of Zombies I’m working my way through at the moment including a character myself and another guy in my gaming group have come up with, the Zombie King, basically a zombie with armour and regen but is flammable and if he suffers a wound due to a flaming weapon he sets his unit on fire as well. He’s just for fun and will be used in a narrative campaign we have coming up.
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In this unit there’s also a kitbashed Master Necromancer that’s in the early stages of paint as well.

The first mock-up for my Skeleton Chariots, I have 12 of these total plus the old school Arkhan the Black for my TK elements
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A rough Vampire BsB as well, still very early stages
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A Wight King with BsB as well, I wanted him to look a little like the old metal Wight King on Horse. I’ve still to decide on a banner for him.
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Some Crypt Horrors I built a few days ago, still need some greenstuff work.
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And so it’s not all grey plastic and primer here’s a few of my Vargheist and the Necrolith Colossus
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I apologise in advance for some of the pics but hopefully you can get an idea of what I’m working on at the moment. Cheers
 

Irisado

Ancient Vampire Lord
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#2
You have some great models in that collection and some impressive conversion work. I look forward to seeing how the painting progresses. I particularly like the combination of the purple with the green eyes of the skeletons. This is a very effective colour combination.
 
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Thanks buddy, I wanted the skeletons and zombies to have the glowing eyes and the new hexwraith flame paint is great for it. I just put a white dot in the eyes and then cover it with the technical. You can see it a bit better in my zombies here. I’ve managed to paint my bigger unit in the last couple of days. I’m also about 70% done with my first Corpse Cart as well.
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Irisado

Ancient Vampire Lord
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Messages
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#4
You're spot on regarding those zombies. The eyes stand out even better on those models.

The Corpse Cart is looking superb. I particularly like the faceless figure driving the zombies forward. It gives it an even more sinister feel than usual.
 
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