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MiniMasterpieces - 40,000 by NicolasRGiacondino MiniMasterpieces - 40,000 by NicolasRGiacondino

I've neglected the Dark Millenium long enough, methinks! And having recently been featured in Mr. Abnett's blog with my famous Eisenhorn image ( [link] ), I thought it is due time I paid my respects to The Emperor for all his help in my career :D

These two MiniMasterpieces were completed a while ago, but I've been given permission to post them up just recently as they were for an exclusive client setting up a big wargaming event.
As you'll all appreciate there's no Space Marines in them which is why I'm so proud of the lil' pieces! I was really challenged to bring Catachans, Tyranids, Tau and Eldar to life in so small a space, but I think I did all the races justice.
Catachans were never an Imperial Guard option I liked, but I must admit that making them manly men look bad ass was terribly fun! As for Tau, well, it's been LONG since many of you hardcore fans have mentioned they'd look good in my style and they apparently do. Eldar I had tackled before, but never using vehicles, so that was a good kick in the butt to get to improving my skills with machinery.

So, I hope you enjoy these and let me know what you think! I know many of you Warhammer 40,000 fans will be excited so let's hear your thoughts.

Until soon!


PS.. These are slightly bigger in size than the MINIMiniMasterpieces I've been putting up recently. That's how I managed to fit more characters in them...

PS2.. The Emperor Protects! :worship:

Games Workshop Ltd. 2010
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Jesseearlswift Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Catachans, in a jungle you can find no better, but in mainline conventional combat id prefere an army that respects obediance.
albanianstyle Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
Them Tau are in for a surprise vs those Catachans
USdreadnaught92 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Catachans are gonna mess us that Lictor.

American soldiers were the inspiration for the Catachan Jungle Fighters, so I have to support my troops!

Shadow123455 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
eldar and tau should work together if only the eldar weren't so darn arrogant!!
bibotot Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012
I spot a Lictor.
dcassen Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012
Awesome, completely awesome!
Militant-Jester Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012   General Artist
I like your rendering style. What materials do you use?
NewGuy13 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011
The Eldar then pulls the Taus over for speeding and a DUI
CubeRootRotheo Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Shouldn't it be the other way around?

Eldar with zippy racer jetbikes; Tau with patrol cars
mandomasta Featured By Owner May 23, 2011
why eldar fight tau i thought dey wuld be fewends awe... lol that was my attempt at a childs voice on the internet. lolz great job. i hate to see the two "nicest" races fight eachother
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