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All is Still, for I am Death by tacticangel All is Still, for I am Death by tacticangel
I'm not sure what brought this on. I think it was really looking at the Phantom Titan from Forgeworld in person. It is certainly, technically a wonder of model making and beautiful in certain ways, but it is so plain that I had to go back and look at titans that came before it. There is more character to the older Armorcast model, even though it is inferior in quality and in some ways detail. It just seems like at some point Eldar lost their feral quality, their uniqueness and sense of artistry for this feeling of 'advanced sleekness.' It just strikes me as wrong that the Eldar should ever have a design philosophy similar to that which created the Ford Probe. These are sung warmachines, and every inch of them should reflect the love and care of the artisan who created them.

So that got me on the kick that maybe I would want to scratch build one, which is kind of an insane idea considering it would be more than 2 feet tall. Drawing my design should at least sate my curiosity in this field for a while, but then this isn't a Phantom Titan, its a Warlock Titan. It is, without a doubt, one of my favorite Eldar creations of all time, and I never really got into Epic. It stands as one of the most brutal tabletop miniatures ever to be made by Games-Workshop. It is sorely missed for its character, though perhaps not so much for its awful--and I mean that in ye olde fashioned complimentary way--presence. The psychic lance is the inspiration for my Grey Ghosts and their psychic pike. It is the most Eldar of Eldar weapons, and hopefully, it stands on this field and in our viewers minds as a grim work of art.

This idea is further explored in this illustration also on DA:

Because a model of this would be very cool.
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D3V4ST3T0R Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Any battle with many titans woud be a bloody one... Would just love to see this in action. Good work!
TheMonkeysUnkle Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013
You see those ruins? That entire area will be completely flat in a few minutes.
tacticangel Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
I've been considering doing a few more, just because there isn't a lot of good epic stuff out there.
Mindwar183 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012
Nice,I bet that Titan has some speed for the lack of armor.
tacticangel Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012
Back in the day, it had both, but the best armor is always not getting hit.
Mindwar183 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012
True,unless your fighting the Dark Eldar which can be troublesome.
mindblade70 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Student Interface Designer
i love it!
human72 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011
The Imperium Titans would and will carry the day agans that any time. Beyond that mice pic.
Sekitonbo Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011
Either way you look at it, I think I have just seen the wraithlord's big brother...and the sad thing is, they can't seem to make a wraitsword big enough to fit that Warlock Titan's hand...
tacticangel Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011
Why do you need a sword when you have a 10 story tall powerfist?
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