Mentor Legion

Mentor Legion

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Epic Space Wolves Thunderhawk

This is my Epic Mk1 Thunderhawk also know as the thunderbrick.  I have to say i have a soft spot for the Mk1, i don't really know why, i just do. To look at it, it is not a very attractive model, and aerodynamically it sucks.  Maybe that's it, it is so ugly that you can't help but like it.

 I find it funny when i am looking at the storm eagle and storm raven that there is more than a passing resemblance with the good old MK1.
I was luck when i bought some Epic stuff from ebay the cool seller not only sent my item but also some imperial dreadnought claws and weapons! thank you very much.

The Mk1 is the only epic model i can think off that didn't have a cockpit. I never understood that.
maybe it was meant to be some kind of drone or something? anyway i made it one with some greenstuff. Not bad really as it was my first attempt at using greenstuff other than as filler.

Painting it was a lot of fun, i used blue grey as a base coat, then i mixed space wolve grey in as the first stage highlight them pure space wolve grey as the final highlight on all raised areas. I tried for the first time something a bit different and had a go at engine glow. I think it turned out ok but it would have looked a lot better if it was red or orange. "Next time Gadget"