Friday, August 7, 2015

Mini of the Week 8-7-15

Welcome back to Mini of the Week, where every Friday I will find a miniature from around the web that exemplifies an aspect of our hobby and share it with you.

Space Wolves Battle Leader by Wiltrichs on Putty and Paint

This Space Wold Lord is a classic 'Eavy Metal paint job. Super crisp, bright, and precise. It's a painting style that is immediately associated with GW and is something I feel like is disappearing from the painting scene recently in favor of more desaturated and subtle paint jobs. This guy really looks like he belongs in the Space Wolf codex. The colors are a classic choice too, belonging to Ragnar's company.

The conversion is one I have seen variations of a few times, but it really works. The body is the Khan from the White Scars with a bunch of Wolf bits all over it. The base is nice, but simple, giving this guy a real sense of place. Overall it's a fantastic conversion, one so great that it's hard to tell it not an official model.

Be sure to check out more views of it on Putty and Paint and show the artist some love if you like it. 

Until next time,

Tyler M.

What do you think of this model? If you have any models or have seen any around the web that you feel deserve to be the Mini of the Week feel free to send them to me at with the title "Mini of the Week" and a brief description of how you painted it or a link to where you found it. There is also a dedicated board on the Mengel Miniatures Forum for Mini of the Week where you can discuss past entries or post of minis you think are deserving of the title.

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