Conan the Barbarian

“You, my children, are the water that will wash away all that has gone before.”

Today I finished some soldiers of Thulsa Dooms forces. The miniatures are again from Forge of Doom Miniatures and sculpted by Boris Woloszyn. There is absolutely nothing to complain about them, the casting is flawless and despite their mono poses, their heads and arms are different enough to have an interesting look. I’m very happy …

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“You killed my snake. Thorgrim is beside himself with grief! He raised that snake from the time it was born.”

Next miniature for the Conan project is Thorgrim, loyal soldier to Thulsa Doom. He is played by Sven-OleThorsen and I always felt like he couldn’t hide that he is a friend of Arnie’s in real life. He is one of those characters the sequel is lacking of although he doesn’t speak a word. The miniature …

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“Two or three years ago it was just another snake cult, now… they’re everywhere!”

Today’s s post is a terrain piece for my Conan project. A statue for the snake cult that would fit very well in the temple of Thulsa Doom. It looks pretty much like Thulsa himself after his transformation – a perfect addition to my collection. The statue is a detailed resin piece from Forge of …

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“Infidel Defilers! They shall all drown in lakes of blood!”

Thulsa Doom’s Temple Guard fights in Conan the Barbarian against Conan, but ist only Seen for a short time. Their armour ist black apart from the bright fabric and orange elements at the helmets. Usually I try to stick to the original design of the movie characters, but I didn’t want to paint them only …

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“Now they will know why they are afraid of the dark. Now they learn why they fear the night.”

Continuing with my Saga “Conan” project I painted Thulsa Doom, evil wizard and lord of the snakes. In “Conan the Barbarian” Thulsa is portrayed by James Earl Jones. Although I loved Arnie in that movie, it was James Earl Jones’ performance that really sticked to my mind. The eyes, the voice, the sheer presence. You …

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“No man may have me, unless he’s beaten me in a fair fight.”

The last one of my Hyborean heroes is the fierce Red Sonja. This one is from Elladan and sculpted by Andy Peters, just like Conan himself. I love the pose and the sculpt, but of course you have to accept that it’s based on the comic books with corresponding proportions. Consequently I decided to go …

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