Sunday, November 16, 2014

11/16/14: Finished: Vulkan, Primarch of the Salamanders

For the God-Emperor!

I've loved Forge World's Primarch models; personally I'm waiting for Rogal Dorn, but I love Horus and Angron so far, and the other ones are still beautiful models. That's why, when I got the chance to work on Vulkan, I jumped on the project!

And, let me tell you, he's a beast!

The model is three major pieces; Vulkan on a 40mm base, the 60mm scenic base, and a pillar piece that conceals the back of the 40mm base on the scenic base.

Vulkan is DRIPPING with detail! I opted for a redish maroon leather color to compliment the green, and I did most of the details in either bone or brass; only the shoulderpad got a painted flame instead.

I love working on skintones and faces, and his is beautiful. Forge World's detail is mind-blowing!

Vulkan wears that cloak so well! 

And, for those of you interested, here's a scale shot next to one of my Assault Terminators. Even Terminators look tiny next to him!

And the scenic base! I wanted to have two fallen Salamanders on the base, rather than traitor marines, to give the scene a sense of danger and urgency, like Vulkan is stepping down to save his children.

Lots of weathering powder give everything a dusty, urban grit feel!

I can't wait to work on more Primarchs, I've got a Horus coming soon, and I'm in talk about another primarch, so stay tuned for more!



  1. Any chance i can get you to email me a photo of the Forge World Instructions. Their models simply don't fit into my budget. ""

    1. Hey Ciaphas Cain!

      Unfortunately I don't have the instructions for Vulkan anymore. I'd imagine if you emailed Forge World they'd be more than happy to send you a PDF of them!