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Warhamster 40K: Black Templar

I made a Warhamster 40K crack over the weekend and thought it was a totally obvious joke. Then I went online and discovered that yes, yes it was, but I figured what the hell, I'd illustrate it anyway. (As my friend Kit says, "It may have been done before, but YOU haven't done it yet!")

My boyfriend's a Warhammer 40K nerd, and kindly loaned me his books on painting space marines so that I could get some approximation of the armor right. (And by loaned I mean "flung at me with disturbing enthusiasm.")

Original is 8 x 10 or thereabouts, mixed media--I have no idea how people paint those little fiddly miniatures, so this is as close as I'm gonna get.

Original is going to Anthrocon unless somebody hits me up for the original first, and prints are available at Red Wombat Studio: [link]
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Mind if I create a 7 foot version of this guy for cosplay?

Empyronaut's avatar
Got it in my faves for quite a while, but thanks for thinking at me. :brofist: 
RandomGamingOtaku's avatar
Don't underestimate him
TNVDaZ's avatar
New pest control method in the 40th Millenium

Enlist or Die.

Even rats fight for the Emperor.
Rudh's avatar
This explains why the Imperium is so messed up, it's run by Skavens.
nomadcrossfire's avatar
thats so fucking legit
xaviir20's avatar
Awsome job very cool👊😎
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This is just wonderful.
Ashoof's avatar
HA! i love it!
DraconicHero61702's avatar
Let me get my grey mice*walks away with the troll song playing*
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Dude, it's like that Captain Underpants book.
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powerzzz21's avatar
Can't decide whether it's intimidating or adorable...
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merle's avatar
I just wanted you to know, this is currently the second hit on Google Search for "warhamster".
RinTinPaladin's avatar
Haha this is an awesome idea and very nicely colored.
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Sepilio's avatar
YES!! I hope that this is a thing
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