Chaos Rhinos Painted

Chaos Rhinos Painting Showcase

I painted these Rhinos 6+ years ago, but at the time I didn’t have a good setup for pictures so I never took any. This past fall I did a little updating on them with some sponge weathering, and adding snow to the Rhinos to tie them into everything else in my army. So, for the sake of completeness (getting pictures of my entire army), here they are.

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Chaos Rhino #1

Chaos Rhino #2


Despite having painted these a very long time ago (6+ years is like 5 decades in painting years) I still really like them.

The small updates I did to them helped push the Rhinos forward a bit in appearance, and they fit in well with everything else I’ve done in recent years.

My only real gripe with them is the OSL I had done at the time. However, I’m generally not one to repaint entire models, so I’ve left it to show how far I’ve come since then.

I love doing the hatch lenses as you see them, a reflective gem-like quality. I’ve got a tutorial on that if you’re curious.

I’ll be adding more shots in the coming weeks of other units like this that I never got pictures of. Stay tuned!

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Crikey, they don’t look 6 years old. I really like the Chaos star bleeding into the blue on Rhino 2…..great work mate.

stats DGDWH

They are becoming old in a very good way, and your touches to make them more modern are on the right path. What a ruler-hand for those straight lines!

Siph Horridus
Siph Horridus

I think they look great regardless of age, the neat and tidy chaos pointed stars in the two tone and such straight lines are a great touch. I’m with you on OSL, I don’t like it except on subtle surrounds around plasma coils, but your lamps are contained to only one small part so it doesn’t detract.

Nils Holmbergh

I would not have guesst that they were that old, they look great imo, you’re really getting good with the snow effects.