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THE SISTERS OF THE EMPEROR’S MERCY

THE SISTERS OF THE EMPEROR’S MERCY

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Project Blog by dolgath Cult of Games Member

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About the Project

Since the beginning of all things. The Emperor of Mankind has stood as the light in the darkness. We sisters, ordained and consecrated in battle, defend that beacon against all who come against it – Traitors, Heretics, Xenos – we defy them all. And when the time for vengeance comes: We shall bring the Emperor’s Mercy! (The mantra of the Sisters of the Emperor’s Mercy)

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Adepta Sororitas Knight

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So, I have seen several of these on the interwebs.  Most of them are just Knights with Adepta Sororitas transfers or icons.

My plan is to do a heavily converted Adepta Sororitas Knight.

Why?  Well, I have a Knight laying about the place with no plan for it.  And Adepta Sororitas has been my focus for the last year or two.

Therefore, an Adepta Sororitas Knight may well be appearing here at some point in the near future…

A rocket organ on top!  Seems a good place to start…

Progress

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In case anyone was thinking I was getting close to being done with this…

I am perhaps half way done.

Those black vehicles I will probably get rid of.  That will leave me with two old school rhinos and two old school Imolators.  That should be sufficient. Those black vehicles I will probably get rid of. That will leave me with two old school rhinos and two old school Imolators. That should be sufficient.

Update

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Well, it’s been a while…

Finished the Castigator as a paint scheme test. I figured its more complicated than a Rhino or an Immolator, but not nearly as bad as an Exorcist – and I have three of those old-school things to paint!

I am actually liking it.

Castigator

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Castigator

Morvenn Vahl

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Well, trying to make these warsuits more dynamic.  Just a bit…

Still more to do with this one, but you get where I’m going.

Morvenn Vahl

Paragon Warsuits

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Working on some Paragon Warsuits.  Hated the static posses.  Tried to make them a bit more dynamic…

Paragon Warsuits
Progress...Progress...

Heavy Weapons Complete

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It’s been a while.

I completed all my heavy weapons, so I consider that progress.

I also built a gaming table, which I will show more of soon.

The Family Photo

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The Family Photo

Heavy Weapons

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I’ve got a load of heavy weapon to do:

5 Multimeltas

4 Heavy Flamers

3 Heavy Bolters

Heavy Weapons

Well, updating the heavy weapons teams.  Laying down some white as a base for the Red Gore that I use as the base of the cloaks and what-not.

In addition, I have prepped the legs of the Paragon Warsuits to be cut up into something more dynamic.  Pics coming soon.

Mortifiers Complete

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Mortifiers

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The Mortifiers got a base coat of Warplock Bronze and a heavy drybrush of Leadbelcher.  I am plum out of both of those, I guess I got to leave my house - goddammitt!!!  The Mortifiers got a base coat of Warplock Bronze and a heavy drybrush of Leadbelcher. I am plum out of both of those, I guess I got to leave my house - goddammitt!!!

Fortunately the GW store is right across the street from the wine store, which is not far from the cat food store, and a Starbucks….

These Mortifiers don’t have all the purity seals that the penitent engine had, but they do have a bunch of filigree, which I am thinking I need to trim in brass.  So, apparently GW decided that Brazen Brass should no longer exist.  This is a trim color that I have used in three of my armies!  The so-called replacement is not even close.  Nor is the supposed equivalent with any of the other manufacturers.  I am now trying to mix something that is somehow close…

I am using equal parts GW Runelord Brass, Brass Scorpion, and Sycorax Bronze.  It comes close…

Penitent Engine Completed

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This was a pretty enjoyable mini to do.  I know some people hate this model, but I liked it.  The only pain is all of the purity seals.  For the final weathering I really wanted to grime it up, so I used some Secret Weapon Sewer Water and Algae to give it that final bit of grunge.

Next I think I will move on to the other two walkers – Mortifiers I guess they’re called.  Should be easy enough using the same techniques.

Penitent Engine

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Next up is an old school penitent engine.  I want to make this grimy and rusty as befits an instrument of torture.

Penitent Engine
This model has a ton of purity seals.  I use a fine tip pen to scrible on some text onto the ribbons. This model has a ton of purity seals. I use a fine tip pen to scrible on some text onto the ribbons.
To give the ribbons a parchment-like look, I use a mix of Secret Weapon parchment and flesh wash.To give the ribbons a parchment-like look, I use a mix of Secret Weapon parchment and flesh wash.

Completed Another Basic Squad

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This is a mix of old metal and new plastic.  I particularly like the metal Imagifier.  I think that was a model released with a previous edition, but not one of the original metal models.

Painting Update

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Gerry hooked me up with some conversion charts for old GW paint matching!

https://herrickgames.com/pages/paint-comparison-chart.html

https://redgrimm.github.io/paint-conversion/p3.html

Old GW Paint

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Red Gore and Scab Red.  I love these colors.  Nothing GW currently makes come close to replicating these colors.  I now find myself rationing out my small stock of pots of this that I have horded to paint my sisters army.

Does anyone know of any options for new sources for these classic colors?

Back At It

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So, I’ve been away from this project for a bit.  Mostly because my attempt at doing a vehicle failed horribly.  I am not even going to post it – a huge embarrassment!

Then, I got distracted by Dropfleet.  I spent lots of time building ships from their excellent Colonizer sets.  So much fun!!!

Now I’m back to the Sisters, and I think I just need to do a basic squad to get me back in the game…

Back At It

Next

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I think I need to mix it up at this point and try a vehicle.  I’m thinking I’ll start with one of my basic, old school Mad Max rhinos…

Seraphim Done

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My first squad of Seraphim done.  The hardest part was the bases.  Even though they are weighted, they are still very teetery!

More Progress

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Nearly done with these.   The bases are going to take a bit more work…