Hunter Killer

Published on 23/06/2020 @11:42:00 by vigilante sculpting

The lone Dreadnought moves silently through the dark swamp, searching for signs of it's prey; a wounded ork. You can run, but you can't hide…

Scratchbuilt papercraft dreadnought, painted up in the Black Templars livery and posed on a swampy base made of of natural material and epoxy resin.

I had a good play with OSL on this one, trying to imitate the way the strong searchlight would light up both the swamp & tree stump, and the torn cloth of the ork that is trying to get away.

Step by step (Steps 1 thru 5 of 5)

These are the posts I made during the making of this project, in chronological order


Swamp hunter

Published on 2020/06/06 @12:15:00 by vigilante sculpting

These last few weeks, and especially the last few days, have been pretty draining, I've found it hard to do more than just sit around. [...Read More]

Swamp night

Published on 2020/06/08 @12:15:00 by vigilante sculpting

I added a first lighting pass using white ink over black primer, and then glazed in some color with the airbrush, trying to see if [...Read More]

Hunter Killer

Published on 2020/06/11 @12:55:00 by vigilante sculpting

I painted the shoulders a bone white then washed with Payne's gray ink, to make it colder and look like the dread is walking around [...Read More]

Swampy mud & water

Published on 2020/06/21 @12:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

Been working on the dread for the last couple of days, adding some iconography and trying to refine the OSL. I also added some green [...Read More]

Hunter Killer Done!

Published on 2020/06/23 @11:42:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here are the final shots: [...Read More]


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