Warhammer 40K: Tyranid Mawloc Conversion

Presenting my Warhammer 40K Tyranid Mawloc conversion.

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Surprise!

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Mawloc smash!

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Terror from beneath!

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The mawloc enjoys long walks through subterranean passages and playing with its food.

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Ouch!

The mawloc is based on the trygon kit, but I heavily modified the head. I used the mawloc mouths and tongues from three trygon kits along with green stuff to form the head.  The space marine was easily add by cutting the ends of the tongues, gluing the space marine body in place, and gluing the tips to the space marine.

I wanted the mawloc to look like it had just crashed out of the ground, and so the other space marines are positioned as if they were just flung from the mawloc with impressive force, one of them in two directions at once. After completing conversions to the body, I had green stuff left over.

I couldn’t let it go to waste, so I added a big ribbon of blood between the severed halves of a space marine … because, you know, the model wasn’t far enough over-the-top yet.

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3 replies

  1. Very nice. reminds me a lot of the old fluff pieces about the Red Terror 🙂

  2. it looks wierd

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