Tyranid Hive Tyrant painting tutorial

  I took a look at my blog a few weeks ago and realized that I’ve been focusing on my Nurgle-themed Chaos Space Marines for over 2 years. 2 years! No wonder I’ve been feeling like they’ve been a bit of a grind. That, coupled with the impeding launch of the Tyranid Codex for 40k 6th Edition, and holiday vacation coming up and having some access to some free time, I felt the stirrings of the Hive Mind setting upon me and the compulsion to build and paint Tyranids! I took it upon myself to dust off the Hive Tyrant…

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Tyranid Harpy (Painted)

Finally got this big girl painted! Took me a while to get to her after I finished the conversion in July with this post, but pretty happy with the results. I’d like to get some better pictures up here as well at some point. I like how the wings turned out especially. I am happy enough with them that I’ll use the same pattern on the wings for my gargoyles and my shrikes, when I finally get around to finishing those guys up. I got this guy done in record time, just finished the clear coat on him before a…

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Tyranid Harpy Conversion

I’ve been meaning to kit-bash a Tyranid Harpy for some time, and I’ve finally gotten around to doing it. I’ve gotten the beasty assembled and primed, and wanted to share the photos I’ve taken of her. She’s a pretty interesting beast – I put her together from a couple of different sources, including a 3rd Edition Hive Tyrant (body), Lord of the Rings Balrog wings (plastic wings), heavy venom cannons kit-bashed from Tyranid Warrior Scything Talon arms with the Venom Cannons pinned to the ends (arms),

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