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PostSubject: WIP Grotesques made from Bullgryns/Ogryns   Wed Jun 21 2017, 06:14

I decided to try converting bullgryns/ogryns into Grotesques, as I haven't seen anyone try that yet.

I used bullgryns as my base, because the tank-top shirts on the ogryn models didn't seem appropriate, and so I needed to cover them up (and didn't feel like sculpting over it). The concept for these experiments is that their biomass is somewhat unstable, with the internals held together by the metal carapace - hence the additional limbs/appendages poking out from holes in the armor.

Overall, the results are acceptable, but I don't think that I'll be making more than one unit of grotesques using this as a base - it seems fine to have each unit of haemonculus experiments be distinct, anyway.

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PostSubject: Re: WIP Grotesques made from Bullgryns/Ogryns   Wed Jun 21 2017, 06:42

NEAT!

Like the bulky look they have going for them, and the Masks are awesomely proportional in size.

Is a shot of them next to an actual Grot possible for scale? Or have you made the intelligent decision not to drop that much money on a single model?

They certainly look threatening enough. And they have a similar "Implacable onwards march" look about them as the Plastic Wracks.

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PostSubject: Re: WIP Grotesques made from Bullgryns/Ogryns   Wed Jun 21 2017, 07:10

I haven't bought an actual Grot model. They *should* be proportionate, assuming that Grots and Ogryns are of similar size; I believe that they use the same base size.
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PostSubject: Re: WIP Grotesques made from Bullgryns/Ogryns   Mon Jul 10 2017, 07:19

A bit more 'fleshed out', as it were...

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PostSubject: Re: WIP Grotesques made from Bullgryns/Ogryns   Mon Jul 17 2017, 13:21

I wasn't to sure on them unpainted but seeing them painted they look awesome!

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PostSubject: Re: WIP Grotesques made from Bullgryns/Ogryns   Mon Jul 17 2017, 18:59

Very awesome! May have to borrow this idea when I get around to my coven!
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PostSubject: Re: WIP Grotesques made from Bullgryns/Ogryns   Mon Jul 17 2017, 21:31

@BloodyOdd wrote:
Very awesome! May have to borrow this idea when I get around to my coven!

Some quick notes:

There was a considerable amount of greenstuff sculpting involved, though it need not be particularly detailed/complex. In addition to the spinal flesh humps, the cronos tentacle arm biceps aren't nearly as large as ogryn biceps, so I had to make them bulkier with greenstuff.

You also will need to file down the sides of the head-stumps on the ogryn models a little bit because they're just slightly too wide to comfortably fit the talos/cronos masks.
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