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More Panzerfäuste Mountain Trolls!

Mountain Troll Commander

Here’s some more colour sketches of Panzerfäuste Mountain Trolls. We have a Commander with a badge of a Iku-Turso or Tursas on his wool hat. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iku-Turso_(creature)

Mountain Troll Lotta Svärd and Shaman

Next we have a Lotta Svärd (Wikipedia entry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lotta_Sv%C3%A4rd) and a Shaman with his ceremonial drum with a Troll rune pattern.

Mountrain Troll (Vuoritroll) Command

And here is the final miniatures concept page. The Lotta Svärd’s sword is loosely based on a famous Finnish iron age sword belonging to a noble woman. I invented all the runes at the top too! I really enjoyed drawing these three, I’d hoped to see them in 3D form some time but that wasn’t to be.

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Panzerfäuste Mountain Troll Anti-tank Team

Here are some more sketches of unsculpted Panzerfäuste Miniatures – These were Vuoritroll (based on the Finnish fighters of WWII) anti tank-team with their traditional weapons for taking out armour – logs and fuel drum molotov cocktails.

Various historo-fantasy games including Panzerfäuste can be found here:

https://orcsinthewebbe.co.uk/

And Steve Blease, Panzerfäuste mastermind, owner of Wessex Games can be found here:

http://www.wessexgames.co.uk/

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Panzerfäuste Winter War Part 4

I didn’t post anything last month so I’ll make up for that with a few more in May. Here’s another miniatures concept that never made it into 3D.

Another Winter War troll, this time a specialist sniper for the mountain trolls. He’s a rare White Troll, slightly larger and more rotund than your average troll!

As I’ve done before you can see my original sketch on my Facebook page.

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Panzerfäuste Winter War Part 3

Here are the command units for the Soviet Dark Elves, all have an element of dark elf styling: A senior officer in winter greatcoat and papakha hat, an infantry officer, two KhĂ´ven Gralska Baba witches, an army doctor, an assassin (sniper), a remote observer witch, another witch with a sickle, a younger Dark Elf signaller and a Vodka Seller with a Cossack hat and hairstyle.

As before, my sketchbook pages can be seen on my Facebook page.

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Panzerfäuste Winter War Part 2

Now we have the Soviet Dark Elves, who are invading the lands of the Trolls. The uniforms and weapons are based on those of the early WWII Soviet army with a bit of subtle Dark Elf gothic styling. The sketchbook page I created for Rob as I worked on these concepts can be seen on Facebook. More soon.

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Panzerfäuste Winter War – Part 1

These are concepts for miniatures that have never been turned into 3D form, which is a shame as I enjoyed creating these with Rob and Steve from the now-discorporated Hysterical Games.

This was a going to be the first supplement; the Panzerfäuste Winter War between the Vuoritroll Mountain Trolls (with equipment and culture based on early WW2 Finnish) and the Dark Elves (based on early WW2 Soviets).

For these drawings my influences were in no particular order, the Trollhunter film (2010), illustrating genius Paul Bonner’s trolls, pictures of trolls by the Swedish painter John Bauer and amazing illustrations by Ivar Rødningen.

Troll Hunter (2010)

Paul Bonner’s art on Facebook

John Bauer on Wikipedia

Ivar Rødningen’s art website

My sketchbook work for this can be seen on my Facebook page.

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Spitfyre Concepts

I’ve added some more Panzerfäuste Spitfyre concepts to my miniatures concepts gallery, I don’t think these were created as miniatures unfortunately as I quite enjoyed creating them. They’re 100% digital, a mix of Photoshop, Manga Studio and Painter.

They all can be seen on my Miniatures Concepts page under Panzerfäuste. [Miniatures Concepts]

This is a Gnome Pigeon de Guerre which, despite looking just like a huge pigeon was based on the Potez 630 aeroplane used by the French in WW2. Wikipedia entry for Potez 630

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More Panzerfäuste Spitfyre Concepts

Hello! I’ve realised that I hadn’t posted all of my Spitfyre concepts on this website, so here are a few more of my Spitfyre images I produced late last year and earlier this year. The Gnomes get a giant falcon (roughly the size of a Bloch mb 150) with pennants and helmet painted in the Escadrille (squadron) colour.

For the Dwarves; a vulture bomber that acts dive bombs like the German WWII Junkers 87 Stuka and the massive Kampfkondor 111; a giant condor bomber based on the Heinkel.

I’ve grouped them all on my Miniatures Concepts page under Panzerfäuste. [Miniatures Concepts]

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Panzerfäuste Spitfyre concepts

It’s been quiet on this website but that doesn’t mean I’ve not been working away. Here are some images I created for Hysterical Games’ Panzerfäuste Spitfyre game. This is a wargame of aerial combat in their ‘historo-fantasy’ world.
As a 10mm wargame the miniatures would need to be easily identifiable from the basic shape and size. So I found some WWII spotterguides online and enlarged the silhouettes of the Spitfire and Messerschmitt 109 aircraft so that they were all the same scale to work on.
Then I scaled a plan view of the planes to each and proceeded to digitally paint (on a layer above) the creatures in top down view, keeping the pilots and machine guns on separate layers. I used these as guides only, for the fantastical creatures like the Orc wyverns I could tweak the wing shapes quite closely to the aircraft but for the giant creatures I’d need to keep the proportions similar to their real-world counterparts.

Here’s the Orc Hurrikane air-beast:

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More Panzerfäuste sketchbook pages

A couple more Panzerfäuste sketchbook pages. Here are my initial sketches for Hauptmann Entwickler; an eccentric Dwarf inventor veteran. He wears a WW1-style German helmet with a perch for his Nachtsichtfrosch (a simple lick will temporarily give him enhanced night vision!). I gave him little automaton robot mines which would march towards the enemy.

And here he is sculpted by the talented Irek Zieliński.
Hysterical Games shop – Dwarves

And here are some early concepts for the Gnome Infantry and their Alpine troops. I was trying various beard shapes and some subtle more French moustaches rather than Germanic ones. Traditionally Gnomes in Panzerfäuste don’t sport moustaches but I imagined some younger Gnomes might have typically French moustaches!

Here are the current sculpts on Hysterical Games’ website:
Hysterical Games – Gnomes

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