I do not play Warmachine or Hordes, but I love some of the models - especially the Gatormen for the Minions faction of Hordes. I'm a sucker for dinosaurs, crocodiles, any kind of reptile really, and I love the aesthetic of the Gatormen - the necromantic Voodoo/bayou weirdness is not something we see very often in the miniature wargaming hobby, and gives the opportunity for some interesting miniatures and paint schemes.
I have a sizeable collection of Gatormen models and am looking to get some good pictures of them on here soon enough, but for now I have a single miniature - the first Gator I have painted for some months; Jaga-Jaga the Death Charmer. A relatively new model, as soon as I saw her I knew I had to add her to the collection - covered in snakes, skulls and trinkets, this albino alligator had to hit the painting table!
Onto the pictures...
|Cracking artwork of the Death Charmer|
|Jaga-Jaga the Death Charmer|
|A huge undead serpent is draped over her shoulder and arms, replete with exposed viscera and bone|
|Trinkets and totems cover the model, making it incredibly beautiful and detailed but also incredibly involving to paint - she took several sittings to get everything done to a level I was happy with|
|I loved painting such a wide variety of textures, materials and surfaces - reptilian skin, exposed bone and muscle, feathers, jewels and faded gold|
|Painting all the different snakes across her were a challenge - they needed to be bold and contrasting in colour without overwhelming the entire model|
|Jaga-Jaga is ready to lend her aid to the Blindwater Congregation|
|It was a nice distraction from the hyper-detailed but relatively small Infinity models to paint something so big, bold and colourful|
Thanks for reading,