I went for some of the big guys this week.
first up was a Cave Troll from LOTR which needed a tidy as well as it being striped of its Airfix paint which took a few hours. After the clean up it was a quick re sprayed and started work. It does seem some time in its life the chain snapped and it looks like a glue gun was used to put it back together but never mind.
Next up was another troll but this was a big metal beast. I am not sure the name of this troll from LOTR but it was on a rally beaten up base and was heavily covered in a thick glop of paint and needed to be dipped for a few days. it had at least 3 layers of paint on it.
|Going for a dip.|
After it was striped of paint I went about making a chain wipp from some chaos rhino parts and under coated the troll black.
|still not fully clean|
As I had to try and cover some sins of the previous paint job and I wanted to try out the Typhus Corrosion and Ryza Rust I thought it would be a good chance to try and nurgle up or make this troll look old an nasty.
I started off by painting the armour in chain mail silver and the skin in Rakarth flesh and the cloth in Knarloc green and added a wash of Agraxearth shade. I am trying to get that dirty look but theres a fine line between a dirty look which works to where it just looks a mess.
After using the rust and corrosion effects which work really great I added some of the chain mail silver to try and get a chipped effect.
Overall this was an experimental paint job to see how the paints worked together and from what I learnt I can see this being used on any future nurgle minis or if I want to make any industrial bases or terrain.
Another good thing about this is now I have 2 trolls to play with and I think now there are only 2 riders of Rohan and then all of the LOTR figures I got from the tin are finished.