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Pre-Heresy Thosuand Sons Mini Magnus by Proiteus Pre-Heresy Thosuand Sons Mini Magnus by Proiteus
I spent the last 3 days before the tournament painting up little or ‘Mini Magnus’ as he is now called and I was unsure about the model afterwards as something felt off about the model.

I discussed it at the tournament with a few players and 1 hit the nail on the head; the gold! In small amounts it looks good but for due to the 2 washes and dry brushing required to pick out the details it looks very bland, which is bad given he the HQ in an army of colourful and well painted models.
Also Magnus does have red skin he has tanned bronze like skin and getting that the right tone was a nightmare as was the hair.

Overall I’ll feel the model’s a bit of a let down so I’ll be replacing him soon with a Thousand sons captain similar in appearance to pre-heresy Ahriman from the art books to use as my grand master or Librarian, Mini Magnus will then be stored and brought out when I want to field Draigo and a paladin wing.
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:iconjorun1981:
I really love the scibor models.
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:iconkhantos17:
You, good sir, are a fantastic painter and I hate you.
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:iconyrmddryr:
beautiful model!
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:iconikeos12:
Dude, this is awesome, reallty really awesome, i think it is a great model for my favorite primarch and the gold isn't overpowering because thats what Magnus looked like, straight and simple. Don't be hard on yourself with this model, if anything you should be proud :)
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Proiteus Jul 15, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Yeah I'm proud of the model, the only problem is he's in an army full of marines painted in vivid red, gold and purple. Next to them he looks a little dull which is never good for your HQ choice > [link]

So I've made a replacement for him who be just as colourful as rest of the army in appearance > [link]

As for the Mini Magnus I think I'm going to sell him as I won't have much use for him afterwards.
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:iconwordbearer:
Why not use him as a dread knight?
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:iconmandomasta:
primarch! i love the primarch!!!
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:iconelven-samurai:
Looks great to me! :)
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gazzz477 Mar 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
do I hear wolves...oh shit
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