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Mordheim 2019

Hello!

It has been a crazy while, and I’m terribly sorry for that!

Mordheim 2019 happened this weekend in Helsinki, and I cannot say enough how grateful I am to have been invited to take part of this event. I met most of my hobby heroes there, and they are as kind as they are brilliant!..

As most of my recent work can already be seen online, mostly on the fantastic Echoes of Imperium Blog, i thought it was time to show it here!

First is my warband, the Church of the Ever Burning Saint.

 

I wrote a small atmospheric thing about them for Echoes of Imperium, and i’m just copying it here.


Oh Dear Father,

Forgive me for I have sinned.

I kept my doubts for me, when I knew I had to confess to the Mother Alke.

I fear that it’s too late now, and that the doubts will spread, that madness will reach us all, and that the hope that faith bought us will turn to cinder.

It all started during the Night of the Remembering. Twenty years passed since your judgment cleansed the city. During this time, we made sure that Your Will was made real, and we kept spreading the Holy Fire to the unfaithful and the corrupted.

Each year at the same date, Mother Elfriede gathered the sisters in the nave of the great cathedral, at the bosom of the Rock, and we prayed for another sign from You.

But this year, we had an answer.

Oh dear Father tell me that the answer came from you.

Is this Silent Knight a warrior you sent to guide us? Why sending her to us, but not allowing her to speak to us? Why did she choose Mother Ilse?

We know that the Knight spoke to her before she commit suicide.

What truth was so terrible that she had to renounce her oath to You?

She stayed confined in her room for two weeks with this Knight. When we heard the cries, it was too late.

We found Mother in her chamber Ilse her wrist cut, crying in despair that she wanted to die, shouting the most sacrilegious words to You, who would not let her go.

Such sins could not be forgiven, and in the morning, at the top of the cliff overlooking the ashes of Mordheim, the Silent Knight standing calm next to the Sister Rosamund, the executioner, we gave her body to the Flames, hoping that her soul would be purified.

She burnt for seven days, screaming, crying, desecrating, but never dying. And for seven days, the Silent Knight stood still at her side.

She is still burning now, and the Knight is still at her sides.

But she is serene.

Such signs could not be ignored, and even if most of the sisters think that her simple existence is sacrilegious, some of us followed her and the Silent Knight when the pyre collapsed and they went down into the City.

We follow her now, as she sets the ruins on fire. We think she is looking for something, or someone.

But I fear that the signs we are following are not yours, Dear Father.

I fear that you are not listening.

And I wonder, who is answering my prayers?


And i did a board for the occasion.

I first wanted to make a full board, with multiple layers and atmospheres, but realised a few months into the making that It was way too impractical to transport it to Helsinki with my small budget. So i started another one, as a project that seems like the natural thing to follow my travel boxes. I found a small travel trunk, cut cut a side and added hinges so it would open a bit more, and started the work.

Here are the WIPs, and the box finished:

 

I did a silly animation during the progress, to show the different step i took to make it. I’ll make another one with the box finished these next few days.

 

 

Please follow #mordheim2019 on Instagram to see the amazing work the team made for the weekend!

Thank you for staying here!

Nico

Trying to keep up with the updates?

Hello here,

Once again it has been sometime, i’m just not good at updating the news!

First of all, you might have seen a few of my models on the fantastic blog Echoes of Imperium. It’s really amazing to me to work on this event with some of the very people that inspired me to try my own creative corner of miniatures! Thank you again for bringing me into it!

40422117_10156629163232603_5250755492552114176_nPicture taken from Echoes of Imperium, with the fantastic logo from Tears of Envy

I totally recommend that you follow #mordheim2019 on instagram and Echoes of Imperium’s blog for the updates!

Here are some of the miniatures i’ve been working on for the project. Still some work to do on a few of them, and i’m slowly working on some other characters, and some other cool things!

 

I went last year to my first miniature event, where i had some tables to show my two boards and my miniatures. It was a really nice experience, had the opportunity to meet with kind and passionate people, and to work on a little box i already showed on instagram

 

In the last days of 2018, Christof Keil  did a long journey to visit me at my place, and we had a miniature exchange for the occasion. I’ll show the mini Christof gave me once i did some work on it – with his approval of course! Here’s the box i made for him.

 

So here it is for the new from these past months. I’m working on a few different things at the moment, and having too much fun to take good pictures for now (also i’m lazy). But i’ll once again try to update a bit more here.

Cheers!