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I just wanted to post some pics of my WIP Wood Elves. I am pretty pressed for time so my army grows at about the same speed as a tree does :grin: Quality over quantity though, right?! Here is what I have so far.

I decided to make my own Tree Kin. I want them to look the way they are described in the army book. Spirits that animate dead wood into the shapes they choose to march to war in. I started with a wire armature.


GS was what I decided to use. Here you can see they're about the size of a Treeman.




I am still addind Spites, and details to the Tree Kin. I am also very close to finishing his two brothers :mrgreen:

I am also converting a Dark Elf High Sorceress into a Spellsinger. So far I have removed her crown thingy and sculpted hair in its place. I have sculpted a cloak onto her with GS in order to increase the feeling of movement that the model has. I cut the branch on her back, modeled on the cloak and then resculpted the branch over top of the cloak and given her cloths LOL. Oh yes, and Spites.





This makes the staff a lot more Wood Elfy. the staff is probhably the thinnest thing I have ever worked on :shok: I used a Dryad back branch as i'm sure you can recognze. I stuck two of the branches together to create a nice staff head.



The other project I am working on is my Alter Kindred. I am "altering" the model to be female, and giving her a unique head that will incorporate some of my favourite WE charactoristics. I am also going to equip her with a shield which I will scratch build and a great weapon which I think I will also make myself. I am also throwing around the idea of giving her a baby Dragon instead of the Crow on her arm, i'm not sure yet though.

I used a Dryad head as the base to work from




I am trying to immitate the waywatcher lord's head



So there you have it.
I will post more as it is completed, but as I said I do not have to much time for my hobby, so your patience is appreciated.

Please feel free to comment and offer feed back.
 

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Verry nice. Do you have any painted conversions? Id love to see them finished.
Not really. I am waiting so that when I start to paint my army's scheme will be consistent. That and I can't decide on which season to paint them :no:

I have painted a converted Treeman. I am going to build a new one from scrath.

But here is the old one. He has a Tyranid arm which i converted to a tree limb, LOTS of GS work on his base in the form of moss leaves and a skeletom with an arrow in its back. I also modeled GS moss onto his body, added some scratch Spites, a couple of skeleton bits, and completely customized his face.
Let me know what you think.




 

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Really nice work, the Alter looks awsome!

Have some well deserved rep and keep up the good work:eek:k:
 

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awesome work man! Some great sculpting comming from your bench for sure! Keep up the good work and keep sharing, I'm learning just from watching your sculpts!
 

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Here is my assembled Spellsinger! All she needs now is paint
I am battling with how to combine dark red, green and white without having a santaclaus WE army on my hands!! LOL. Any suggestions?





Here is an update on my Alter Kindred's hood. I am also in the process of adding some gems to her belt. I attempted to immitate the Waywatcher lord's in in the way the scales from the hood blend with the cloak. I have also sculpted a little hair comming out from under the hood, and repaired some damage to the arrows and shoulder of the figure when I was decapitating her.



 

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I planned an evil tree spirit army once, you are making think about re drafting the plans. The treeman is great, i love the autumm look.
I think I am going to continue with the autumn theme for the army.

I was thinking about creating an evil forest spirit army for a while to. The tree spirits were going to come from the wild wood lead by Drycha and the tree lord Coeddil.
I still think it would be a cool army!! keep me posted if you decide to re-draft the plans :good:

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Very nice work with the GS. You've created a great atmosphere with your models. Well done!

Thank you.
 

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These guys look awesome! Makes me want to try some of these techniques with my dark elves now =)

The thing with the colours - maybe if you put the green on the large arts of cloth like robes with small bits of dark red on smaller parts such as the scarf over the alter's face, the belt, vambrces etc. then have a white base? wouldn't look too much like christmas then ?
 

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These guys look awesome! Makes me want to try some of these techniques with my dark elves now =)

The thing with the colours - maybe if you put the green on the large arts of cloth like robes with small bits of dark red on smaller parts such as the scarf over the alter's face, the belt, vambrces etc. then have a white base? wouldn't look too much like christmas then ?
Thank you for your feed back.
I think I am going to go for a fall theme without any green in it, and just focus on the elve's clothing being primarily red and white, with other fall colours for good measure. The whites I will use primarily on the characters to set them apart from the others and further identify them as nobility :eek:k:
 

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sounds good! Tryingto work in 3 very different colours woudl be difficult but 2 should be a lot easier....
 

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well to keep with the nature scheme, i'd say like main stuff green, white trim, and red gems accessories etc.

i really like your work though :eek:

almost makes me want to start a fantacy army to see what all i could come up with (gobos....)
 
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