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PostSubject: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Wed 1 May 2013 - 4:20

I think there is a distinct lack of hot babes in Mordheim. So when the Lahmians were introduced as part of the Vampire Bloodlines, I just had to start a Lahmia-themed Undead warband for the City of the Damned! So meet glamour model Rosalina and her Arabian Knights, her submissive minions with whom she terrorises the dark streets of Mordheim...

I'll give you a quick group shot of the warband and some Zombies for now, More pics are on the way!





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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Wed 1 May 2013 - 5:19

They look nice, great choice of colour sheme, well done!

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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Wed 1 May 2013 - 7:14

Ah Lion, you tease. I was expecting Arabians. Sad

Looking forward to more photos of your infidels.Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Wed 1 May 2013 - 7:17

NICE COLLECTION! You've got a FINE mix of some VERY COOL minis that are all BEAUTIFULLY brought to (un)life by some GREAT brushwork & color choices...the skin tones are especially effective. VERY WELL DONE! thumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Thu 2 May 2013 - 2:06

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Ah Lion, you tease. I was expecting Arabians. Sad
Yes well, the name is of course some kind of mockery of the real thing, perhaps Rosalina is harking back the days of her splendid youth in the deserts of Araby...

The warband is about 10 yeras old now, but I still remember the fun I had putting it together. Here are some of my Zombies. I put about half of them in the "classic" Zombie pose with outstretched arms, but I've had fun with some other poses as well, including my flying Super Zombie Cool







The Dire Wolves are old metal Chaos Hounds, which look suitably feral and decayed. Much better than the standard plastic wolves which I never quite liked as Dire Wolves.



That's all for now. My Vampire and Necromancer will be next; bear with me!
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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Thu 2 May 2013 - 13:54

Man, I'm so going to steal that idea of using the shiedl/drum as a mask!!!!

Wonderfully painted, by the way!! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Thu 2 May 2013 - 13:58

Nananananana BATZOMBIE!
Nicely built and painted!
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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Sat 4 May 2013 - 10:13

very nice warband. I really like the color scheme.

could you post pictures of your dregs please? I'm always curious how people represent them and yours look promising on the group shot.
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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Sat 4 May 2013 - 16:34

Azmodan wrote:
could you post pictures of your dregs please? I'm always curious how people represent them and yours look promising on the group shot.
Well, at your service!

Here we have my very sorry looking Dregs. I wanted to make them look particularly piteous as they are the most miserable human survivors of the demise of Mordheim. They were built with plastic parts from the Mordheim Mercenary sprue and the Zombie regiment, and some other bits I had lying around. I used the most miserable heads I could find. Two of them, the illustrious duo of Mulder & Skully, have Goblin torsos to give them a hunched look. The other, Major Tom, has a crutch because heís lost one leg.

First up: Mulder and Skully









Then we have the third member of the party: Major Tom... Who? Yes, Tom... Wink





As they are still human (barely, but still...) I gave them a very pale pink skin tone, as opposed to the greenish skin on the Zombies. Although they may look miserable, they are quite useful in close combat, and after gaining some increases they can be surprisingly tough in a fight.

And a little group shot to finish:

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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Sat 4 May 2013 - 18:39

The Dregs look WONDERFULLY wretched; three FINELY modeled, & painted Rogues. GREAT WORK! thumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Fri 10 May 2013 - 13:04

Well, time for the hot girls now!

Rosalina - Vampire
Ironically, the only model in the warband that's not fully painted is my Vampire, Rosalina. The model chosen for her was a no-brainer when the new Lahmia vampire models were released. I love her assassin-like posture with the small dagger hiding behind her back! Sheís not converted at all; in the game she has a sword as her only weapon, and no armour at all. Instead her skills and advances do the trick pretty well! In fact Iíve never lost her in any game up to this day, which is a testament to the power of a vampire and the fear it instils in my opponents!



Ysabel - Necromantic Lady
The conversion for Ysabel was inspired by one I saw in a very old Citadel Journal. Itís an all-metal conversion, based on the well-known and much-loved Bretonnian Sorceress on foot. The arm holding the book is from a 40K Redempionist (I think), and the crow on the book is from an old Undead regiment banner. I gave her a longer staff with a simple snake design, which originally belonged to queen Neferata. Itís not a complicated conversion at all, but very effective and still my favourite today.





The paintjob is one of my best so far, taking a couple of hours of mixing paints and careful highlighting. The colour scheme uses the old Warlock Purple as a basis, complemented by some simple black and grey, and a rich brown colour for the staff. Iíve tried to give her hair a hint of blue, although that doesnít show well in the pictures.

The skin tone was built up from a base layer of Elf Flesh, gradually mixed with more and more Skull White to give a very pale effect, which I think is very suitable for Vampires and Necromancers alike!
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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Fri 10 May 2013 - 14:56

Appropriately enough, the Ladies are the BEST looking minis in the Crew...FINE brushwork & color choices. VERY WELL DONE! thumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Fri 10 May 2013 - 15:07

Love the book, great job!

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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Fri 10 May 2013 - 15:13

Yep, the book is stunning!

Great collection; makes me want to collect more Warhammer babes! Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Mon 20 May 2013 - 3:48

thanks for the picture of the dregs, I like them Wink

but they are nothing compared to the necro-bretonian - she looks really awesome!
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PostSubject: Re: Rosalina's Arabian Knights   Tue 9 Jul 2013 - 22:53

Excellent paint job! I love your choice of colors and your brush strokes are clear and distinct. I hope to see more!
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