Infectious – Painted Maulerfiend of Nurgle!

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TJ from Dark Future Games here to show off an insane conversion I made using the Glottkin arms as a base. Let’s take a look:

I won’t take over Spiky Bits with a giant post about how this was painted, but I will give you a little gallery and some blurbs here and then a link toward the end of the article to a detailed post.

The flesh was painted using a Corrupted Flesh Tutorial I made a few years back. After the initial flesh was painted I went back and painted all of the boils and the wounded flesh.
Looking at the model from above, it really came together and the large sculpted mid section blends very well with the parts from the Glottkin. The conversion you can make using the Glottkin’s components are limitless.
I loved the details and the textures of this model. GW gave me a million little boils to paint, crazy veins, teeth, horns, metal and torn muscle tissue. I added some great textures as well with the cables (courtesy of the GSI Tentacle Maker) AND one very large wound …
The gaping hole in the model’s side was sculpted in layers and that really came out when it was time to paint. I got to play with all kinds of colors as I blended the wound together. It is a great way for me to highlight the amount of sculpting effort that went into this model. For a link to the conversion article on Spiky bits, click here.
Here is a peak at the underside of the rib cage from the other side of the model.
Here is another view of the pose. I anchored the model on just two points to give it some motion.
A view from the front, where you can see I used the GW Technical paint Blood for the Blood God (BftBG) to bring out the lamprey mouth.
 The tail is a great place to showcase the many textures and various types of flesh effects present in this model. Here you can see the use of many of the shades, glosses and BftBG technical paint, along with the finished product of several basic painting techniques.
All in all, while the yellow isn’t the traditional Nurgle color, the model takes a gruesome place in my Chaos Marine/ Daemon army, the Army of the Apocalypse. As always, your comments and feedback are greatly appreciated. The full painting article for this model can be found HERE.

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About TJ Atwell

My name is TJ Atwell and I contribute to Spiky Bits and have run my own blog Dark Future Games since 2008. I have been into wargaming since the 90's but didn't really get armies on tables until 2008. I am always working on perfecting my sculpting, converting and painting skills. I love to make insane monsters and have quite the portfolio. I am always looking to talk shop with fellow hobbyists and wargamers. I can generally be found on Twitter @theTJAtwell.

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