Tuesday, April 7, 2009
My decision to include a giant into my Orc and Goblin army was final as soon as the thought of using a Hordes Trollbloods Mauler came into my head. After the intense difficulty of sourcing one in NZ (in time for Natcon 09), I approached the local Trollblood players to beg.
The concept for the model stayed very close to the original as it was being painted. One thing that did change was the sign the goblin is holding. I had intended it to read 'Meet Mr. Hyde', but a Mauler just looks very, very hungry so I changed it. The new phrase also helps to reflect the mercenary nature of the giant. The tribal tattoo was added after inspiration from CMON, and based off a Samoan style.
Skin - Chaos Black, Scaley Green, Skull White
Teeth and nails - Graveyard Earth, Kommando Khaki, Skull White
Loincloth - Scorched Brown, Chaos Black, Skull White
Shoulder Spikes - Chaos Black, Graveyard Earth, Kommando Khaki, Skull White
Porcupine Spikes - Chaos Black, Codex Grey, Fortress Grey, Skull White
Mouth - Blood Red, Skull White
Base - Chaos Black, Codex Grey, Fortress Grey, Skull White