Thegn/Claw Leader [Centurion] WIP01

Keen to develop a centurion around the core of a Varagyr model, work has commenced on a claw leader, a leader for the Varagyr Squads under Sesc Company’s Jarl. The model is designed to pay homage to a model that inspired my love of the Vlka Fenryka, a kitbash of the original metal Wolf Guard Terminator Sergeant with lightning claws and some additional accessories.

This model will echo that.

The base Varagyr model has had the fur removed with a dremel rotary tool, cleaned in preparation for new fur to be sculpted. The power pack has also be reduced in projection, cut back to allow the plastic pelt to sit at a more natural angle, all of this will be hidden on the final model.

Plastic lightning claws have been added and the Varagyr shoulder pauldrons cleaned up to fit over the plastic arms. Over this the arms of the pelt have been filed back an bent to fit naturally over the armoured plates.

The leather pteruges have been covered with sculpted with fur, matching the Varagyr model conversions. Likewise loin cloth fur and pelt has been completed in a matching manner.

Based to match the army the model is essentially complete.

Until Next Winter…

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One thought on “Thegn/Claw Leader [Centurion] WIP01

  1. Great homage!

    I remember that Sergeant! I had that white dwarf with the golden demon entries in it. I think that was the first time I figured out you could take a wolf guard terminator in a squad of power armoured guys. I’ve been doing it ever since, because it’s unique to the wolves I can’t resist. I think I still have a lead conversion of that exact model somewhere.

    You’ve done a great job converting this guy up and improving on the sculpt. That fur! what were they thinking?

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