Tuesday, 31 October 2017
Imperial knight #5 milestone
Here he is! Gearish Rose, the third Cadmus IK to walk off the altar this year.
Yeah, posing was quite a feat, I'm sure, but I felt a lot more comfortable with painting... probably because Gearish is a lot dirtier than his siblings.
The wake of butchery Gearish has carved through the annals of Cadmus history is startling in contrast to the glory his more reserved siblings seem to simply radiate; ingrained malice with the towering intelligence of his family, coupled with the burning desire to match the legend of his Astartes elder brother makes Gearish a terrifying prospect on the battlefield, almost as much a threat to his allies as the foes his guns destroy piecemeal.
The melta/battle cannon are magnetized above the elbow, a far easier-- if more bits-heavy-- prospect than my first attempts at magnetizing the muzzles. It certainly helps having spare IK kits to hand.
Joe asked for some Alpha legionnaires for victims of what we started calling "The Stomp", they were a lot of fun. This must be the most 30K I've done so far! I know, I'm an idiot...
And like his knight, Gearish himself is as mad and grimy as his reputation. Leaving much of his house's heraldry to rust away, he has instead devoted his energy to such charming personal touches as a rock drill to his preferred stomping foot.
So that's that! For the record, here are the other two Cadmus IKs of house Rose:
IK the first
And the Lancer
Bye bye for now.