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pizzaman89
05-08-2009, 10:11 PM
I hope this is in the right area, but I was wondering if anybody has some good advice on how to convert Ogre Bulls to followers of the dark gods to become part of my chaos warband. I have been struggling with this for some time so any help is most appreciated. :D

Hephesto
05-08-2009, 11:21 PM
Tons of ways to go:
- sculpting (extra eye, cloven hoves, horns, etc)
- converting (I suggest get a chaos spawn kit for mutation bits)
- chaos god specific painting / tattoos etc.

Here are some examples:
converted unit (http://www.coolminiornot.com/215972)
champion using beastmen banner top (http://www.coolminiornot.com/206123)
sculpted chaos ogre (http://www.coolminiornot.com/202588)
khornate ogre (http://www.coolminiornot.com/198314)
nurgle ogre (http://www.coolminiornot.com/173729)
chaos ogres using various chaos bits (http://www.coolminiornot.com/125680)
ogre conversions (http://pages.prodigy.net/the_dark_knight/war/norse/Ogre_group.jpg)
And I just had to show these.....you jane, me ogre ;) (http://users.du.se/~h02nikhe/wh/DSCN1180.JPG)

Ossai
06-08-2009, 12:03 AM
Just get an ogre, paint it dark colours (darkened greys, a bit of black) and sculpt eight pointed stars on it.

pizzaman89
06-08-2009, 06:16 AM
Thanks for the responses guys I am going to start experimenting with various different things. I really liked all those examples too Heph. Thanks again. :)

Musashi
06-08-2009, 07:18 AM
Personally, i wouldnt convert at all, especially if you have alot of maurauders in your army. i wouold just paint up as per normal ogres then cover with tatoos/brand marks etc

Colonel Marbi Chora
06-08-2009, 07:54 AM
I would stick with the above suggestions for converting any kind of unit to chaos. the Chaos Marauder sprue has some very nice bitz for chaosifying a unit.

Adding spikes to your unit's weapons might also be a good idea, nothing draws blood for the blood god like a giant nail-covered bat!

grimdisco
08-08-2009, 01:11 AM
Here you go.

Some pics for plague ogers

http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn241/grimdisco/100_0457.jpg

http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn241/grimdisco/100_0453.jpg

http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn241/grimdisco/100_0450.jpg


http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn241/grimdisco/100_0451.jpg

I hope this help you to get creative with them.

pizzaman89
08-08-2009, 01:50 AM
Well...I've got some experimenting to do that's for sure, but that's half of the fun! Thanks for all the help guys...much appreciated, that's why I love this place.

pizzaman89
08-08-2009, 03:25 AM
Okay so this is my first attempt at this so let me know what you think.

grimdisco
08-08-2009, 03:43 AM
Looks like you have the idea.

You may want to start a log in the works in progress section.
I would be interested in following it.

pizzaman89
08-08-2009, 06:41 AM
Good Idea...I shall have to do that. :D

Musashi
13-08-2009, 07:04 AM
That looks great! repage