1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Don't have enough monsters? Or just want to show off your painting skills. Why not try entering the Monster Mash! - Click here for more info.
    Dismiss Notice

Converting Carnosaur to Troglodon

Discussion in 'Painting and Converting' started by IggyStarhost, Nov 27, 2017.

  1. IggyStarhost
    Temple Guard

    IggyStarhost Active Member

    Messages:
    218
    Likes Received:
    159
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Hi Guys,

    I'm thinking about converting my old metal lizardman carnosaur to a troglodon.

    Since I'm new to this I was wondering is; are there any rules on converting? I've heard that the weapons must match what's on the warscroll. But couldnt find much more. Is there any?

    I was thinkingg about painting it in the Troglodon colours and adding some wiskers on the nostrils and putting a skink on its back. Will this be sufficient?

    Im not really sure about creating a ridge on his back. Seems like a tough job with greenstuff.

    Also I'm buying a bastiladon soon, are there any spare parta in there that can help me with this conversion?

    Much thanks!
     
    Warden likes this.
  2. tom ndege
    Skar-Veteran

    tom ndege Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,549
    Likes Received:
    4,969
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Someone here did a similar conversion... guess it was @n810?
     
  3. n810
    Slann

    n810 First Spawning

    Messages:
    8,090
    Likes Received:
    5,710
    Trophy Points:
    113
    ... I wish, I don't even have one. :sorry:
    .....(plastic trog)

    ps. man the Meta sure has changed. :oldman:
     
  4. IggyStarhost
    Temple Guard

    IggyStarhost Active Member

    Messages:
    218
    Likes Received:
    159
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Haha too bad!
     
  5. Aginor
    Slann

    Aginor Fifth Spawning

    Messages:
    8,216
    Likes Received:
    11,299
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Hmmm tough one.

    So let's see... What makes a Troglodon a Troglodon.
    - long face
    - no eyes
    - whiskers
    - Skink Oracle riding it, no saddle in most cases
    - double tail
    - tongue or spit thing
    - color
    - EDIT forgot the fin. Add a fin on the back!

    You won't be able to sculpt the long face I fear.. but the double tail should work.
    Then maybe do something with the eyes and give it a looong tongue.
    Then paint it accordingly and give it a Skink to ride it.

    Should do.
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2017
  6. n810
    Slann

    n810 First Spawning

    Messages:
    8,090
    Likes Received:
    5,710
    Trophy Points:
    113
    ^ you forgot the large back fin.
     
    Aginor likes this.
  7. Aginor
    Slann

    Aginor Fifth Spawning

    Messages:
    8,216
    Likes Received:
    11,299
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Oooooohhhh I really did! Thanks for mentioning it.
    ...I think that could actually be one of the more easy parts to cinvert, with a lot of impact on how the model looks.
    Edited my earlier post.
     
  8. n810
    Slann

    n810 First Spawning

    Messages:
    8,090
    Likes Received:
    5,710
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Might be easier to convert a toy spinosaurus, like this one from papo. (comes painted)
    [​IMG]
     
    NIGHTBRINGER likes this.

Share This Page