The Last Stand at Fort Command.

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The Last Stand at Fort Command.

Post by green-skins » Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:21 am

The finest Ultramarine squad is getting ready to defend the half destroyed Emperor's fort while the Emperor himself is trying to evacuate from the horrific Ork green tide approaching at speed from the north.
The marines are fighting to the death so that the Emperor can escape from this world, unharmed.

The fort is hand made and painted by myself, it took over 100 hours to build and complete it, including all the detail ranging from the text on the missiles to the (MiniWarGaming) green stuff, sculptured and painted on the piece of terrain. The dead Imperial Guardsman and the Imperial Eagle was fun to create and paint which I though just gave the diorama the finishing touch.
The Ultramarines also took a long time to complete which fitted in well with the fort.
The fort is made from balsa wood it was then undercoated in very dark grey which i mixed with sand to give it some texture. When that dried some of the sand was falling off so i had to put watered down PVA glue over it. A heavy dry brush of Codex grey was added, Then a lighter dry brush of fortress grey. Finally a super light dry brush of a mix of skull white and fortress grey. The water pipes hanging out of the platform were made from cotton buds (ear cleaners) which is really cool.
Hope you like it.


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Re: The Last Stand at Fort Command.

Post by lotrmaster6 » Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:21 am

That is awsome :wink: .

I like the rockets.

Only little thing is that this is a terrainpiece rather than a diorama I think.
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Re: The Last Stand at Fort Command.

Post by King Junior » Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:45 am

i think this one os really nice.. :D
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Post by Facebook » Mon Mar 30, 2009 2:56 pm

very nice, looks pretty professional, keep it up
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Post by DeathOnToast5 » Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:17 am

looks really good
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Post by TimeTravelisBoring » Sun Apr 05, 2009 12:50 pm

Awesome terrain piece. throw in some orks and you got yourself a sweet diorama
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Re: The Last Stand at Fort Command.

Post by Monster » Fri Apr 10, 2009 11:26 am

i love it! my fave so far! :D
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Re: The Last Stand at Fort Command.

Post by Orkchamp » Sun Apr 12, 2009 6:22 am

sweet diorama. It must of taken for ever! :!:

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Re: The Last Stand at Fort Command.

Post by green-skins » Mon Apr 13, 2009 2:23 am

Hey all.
I forgot to say that the missile on picture 7 is also coming through the other side of the wall . You can't see it because of the lighting. but it's there.
The orks fired the missile but it didn't explode :cry: because they have crummy equipment and weapons.

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Re: The Last Stand at Fort Command.

Post by martin of eldar » Wed May 20, 2009 1:51 am

really awsome but.....WHY do they have red weapons :?: :?:

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Post by AGProductions » Sun May 24, 2009 9:29 pm

martin of eldar wrote:really awsome but.....WHY do they have red weapons :?: :?:
They appear to be painted in the "old-school" style of Ultramarines (ie. 2nd edition/Rogue Trader/early to mid 1990's). At that time, almost all ultramarine weapon casings were painted red.

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