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Jeroen Brugman
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Netherlands
Current Residence: Some attic in the Garden
Favourite genre of music: from classic to metal and many things in between
Favourite photographer: My wife
Favourite style of art: Modern fantasy/sf art
Operating System: Any that will do what I want it to
MP3 player of choice: My PC (or stereoset)
Wallpaper of choice: Mini Ninja's 'the true essence of ninjutsu'
Skin of choice: my own?
Favourite cartoon character: Wily E.
Personal Quote: Op de ondergang!
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I have had this question put to me on several occasions, and figured it was about time to put it in writing somewhere I can refer people to, instead of having to tell the tale every convention I go to.

The thing is, they didn't start out as Space Wolves. When I started collecting Warhammer 40K over 20 years ago they didn't have separate codexes, and Space Wolves had a bunker complex, not a Fang (which is way cooler so I'm happy they changed it).
I started doing some painting on models, and after some work and thought stuck on a green and grey colorscheme, with bone shoulderplates and a brown wolf, which I ripped from some other game, but do by hand on each model, so I acctually work for it. I called them Sons of Fenris.

Then 2nd Edition happened. It was a good thing overall, 1st edition had become a mess over the years, with about three different vehicle systems and largely dependent on what White Dwarf articles you had. Collected editions did exist, but some went out of print very fast, or were very expensive. With 2nd edition came the first real codexes.

The Space Wolf codex was acctually a gift. I had read some parts of it, being very annoyed that there homeworld was suddenly a planet called Fenris, forcing me to either rethink my own Chapter, or incorporate this and make them a lost company.
I read the whole codex after I got it, and decided on the later. The character growth from blood claw to long fang and individualism in models simply appealled to me very much, and I've stayed loyal to them since. I did however decide to keep my own colorscheme, disliking the new blue (they used to be grey). It's like painting Dark Angels Green, To my mind they should be black.

There you have it! And here we are 20 odd years later and I'm still adding select models to the force. Because basically Fenris Rules!

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Solanum80 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch.
Did we met at the Comic Action / Speil 2014 in Essen?
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jeroenbrugman Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes we did. I purchased a sketchbook. I was in a bit of a hurry because I had agreed to meet up with my wife at a stand.
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GrimDreamArt Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for faving "Fantasy Pond"!
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Espheros Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav !
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Sketchwell Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fav:)
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azraelengel Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the favorite.
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SnowSultan Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks for the favorite.
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NEWATLAS7 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014
Thanks for the :+fav:! :)
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TheArcticFox9 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fav!
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JackBryanReynard Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the faves~
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