The Swarmlord is essentially an uber-Tyrant with four bonesabres – so it is obviously going to be based on the Tyrant model and I have already sourced the four boneswords required.
Rather than going for a static pose similar to the Tyrant, I have decided to go for a much more dynamic/fluid pose that befits its WS9 stats. Imagine Achilles from Troy – or Leonidas from 300; powerful but precise. And 20 feet tall with four arms...
I think this is where Finecast really comes into its own; I have been modifying almost all of the Tyrant limbs by cutting, reshaping and pinning and now the model will stand on a single hyper-extended leg (as if in mid leap). With the old metal models – I would have never been able to do this.
Over the last few nights I have been prepping limbs and getting them into the correct positions to match the pose I have in my mind:
The next job is to customise the limbs and greenstuff the gaps. Pics of the finished limbs and a dry-fit pose to come soon!