Grey Knights Dreadnought
An excellent birthday present I got, was a Grey Knights Dreadnought from Forgeworld. Go to latest updates.
This is a fantastically detailed model, with lots of engravings, purity seals
The only thing missing are the arms???
Not sure whether to go for the Grey Knights arms, or make as Mortis version… Yes I know the fluff doesn’t support Grey Knights Mortis pattern dreadnoughts, but when have I ever been one for following fluff to the letter… oh me the heretic!
I am thinking about Lascannons for range and Autocannons for firepower. Any thoughts or suggestions, please add a comment.
The Mk IV from Forgeworld is a really nice model, and when you look at the new Venerable Dreadnought from the main Games Workshop, you wonder why they didn’t just copy the Forgeworld model.
The GW model looks clunky and as though the venerable components were just stuck on, whereas with the Forgeworld model the detailing is part of the model.
There is also the matter of the “helment” which on the Forgeworld model looks fine, but just looks “plain weird” on the new GW model.
If you have a choice, get the Forgeworld model everytime.
Before I think about painting I have taken a look at how others have painted their Grey Knights Dreadnoughts and there are some fantastic examples.
Forgeworld have a nice painted example on their website.
Beautifully painted as are most of the FW models and certainly very inspirational.
This is a winning Golden Demon entry with some nice pictures here.
This is a refreshing change from the silver of most Grey Knights and the rest of the pictures are worth a look.
As you can see there are some fantastic painters out there and some very inspirational models, hopefully I can achieve a result which is similar.