Painting and modelling my own space marine chapter.
An idea for Astral Knights shoulder pads.
Whilst browsing the web for ideas and bits to use on my Astral Knights I came across these shoulder pads.
I think they have great potential. The bottom one would work particularly well as a standard trooper shoulder pad. I would still have to freehand the star design behind it but it would give the army a much more uniform look and raise them above 'just a paintjob'. The other two would be good on characters, veterans or sergeants.
The downsides would be cost and availability as they are from the dark angels veteran sprue and I would have to source a lot of the last design.