I am of
course talking about converting and customising your miniatures to correspond
to your personal requirements or even to combine different parts into a
completely different model. The purpose of this atelier is to show you a
few examples of converted models for different armies and races. I am not
a professional sculptor or convertor and you may even feel that I'm not
particularly good at this. But that's not the point of this atelier anyway.
The intention is to supply you some ideas and to show you how I went about
to realise them, with varying degrees of success, so that hopefully, you'll
feel inspired to start on some projects of your own.
are based on the concept that people with a lousy sense of direction often
give the best directions themselves when asked to. Why? Because they take
nothing for granted. I tried to follow the same rule while writing these
articles, sometimes ad absurdum. I am sure the real sculptors out there
would have a good laugh (or perhaps they would cry bitter tears for this
desacration). For those of you who'd rather learn from the people who
truly know what they're talking about, I've compiled a list of links
to sculpting tips and tricks that you'll hopefully find useful. The rest
of you can read on.
forget the prime guidelines: Imagination and Creativity. And more often
than not, enthusiasm will make up where skill falls short. I wouldn't
get anything done were it otherwise..
fatgoblin's guest article on sculpting pompoms for a Chaos Cheerleader!
Our current Work In Progress is a magic using wood elf queen for all
you forrestdwelling, pointy-eared types. More...
Human Empire of Kislev: Conversion ideas for a Eastern European Fantasy
Army - Coming
Forrest Realm of the Woodkin Elves: Conversion ideas for a Fantasy Wood
Elf Army - Coming
* please note that
all time is relative and could potentially take forever...