Back to the Imperial Fists


For the first time in more than four years, I'm gonna paint some 40k.  There's a contest over on reddit and since I've cleaned out my office I've had a chance to catalog everything in my collection.  In a surprise to no one, the count was "too much".

Included in there was an Indomitus boxed set.  Primaris Marines were new since I'd painted last, so I wanted to give one of those a go.  This is the Primaris Lieutenant, with what looks like a Heresy Volkite weapon, so not sure what that is nowadays (I don't have the current Space Marine codex, so perhaps it has an entry there.)  Here's a few WIP pics:

I've decided on 6th Company, so that means orange as a company color.  One of my favorite colors to paint, but not really one I'd like to pair with yellow Imperial Fists.  It could be ok.  I'll probably have a few 3rd Company as well, so lots of yellow, orange and red in my future.  To balance, I'll probably stick with blacks and cool metallics for the weapons.

A Lieutenant mean standard yellow helmet, but with a red stripe inside a wider white stripe to mark the rank.  As Imperial Fists are strict Codex followers, I'll probably go with an orange V on a white background for the kneepad.

Anyway, it is nice to get back to painting again after so long away.