Back at the start of the year, I began the 2016 Legacy Project on the Oldhammer forums. If you're not familiar with the concept, participants make, paint and donate a model to a pre-agreed theme. One of the participants then wins all of the models donated at the end of the project. We agreed that the theme for 2016 would be to create an imaginary classic Citadel range - C49 Chaos Villagers. We're nearing the end of the project, and I decided as organiser, it was high time I painted up my entry - the village piper.
I actually converted my figure back in January. He's based on the above piper from the Citadel Militia range, but his pipes are now somewhat more sinister being made from a child's corpse and bones (or a sleeping chaos baby if you prefer). I replaced his head with a squig and the right foot with one from a beastman. The resulting figure looked both sinister and a little bit comedic:
I painted him up with a classic fantasy combination of dull browns contrasted with some nice bright colours. I also attempted to mirror the cloth colours with the washes on his face to tie the scheme together.
That's pretty much all there is to say about this guy. Here are the villagers received to date in a suitable setting, with several more to join them over the next couple of weeks.
If I remember, I'll take some shots of the whole lot when we draw a line under the project.