Just before the first leaks of the Prospero's Burning box, I was working on a Deathwatch army . You can imagine my surprise when I saw the Watchmaster mini with a custodian weapon named Guardian Spear . This was my excuse to kitbash a custodian mini to count as Watchmaster ! And here is the result :
Without being exactly on the right design, it's quite close from the fantastic drawings I've found on the Internet . I've been very inspired by the fantastic work my friend Krauty (Eternal hunt) had already done on this subject .
Various Krautscientist's work on Custodes :
But something was missing. I wanted mine taller than a regular marine or a terminator. And so, the solution came to me with the use of a Stormcast body. It's the right size, with a nice "artificer armour". I've find some examples still on the Eternal Hunt site :
First one by Ryan Stevenson
And the second by Noctus Cornix :
Those were enought to convince me that I was on the right track.
That's all for today. This first article is just the project's genesis. More to come soon. See you next time !