"The Eye of the Storm"


Work: basing, conversion, painting, concept art, art direction
Scale: 28mm. Games Workshop

A #grimdark diorama I started in 2019, settled in the Age of Sigmar universe.

My version of using a backdrop. Massive step by step article coming via PDF to my etsy store soon.

Hope you like it!

Keep on happy painting!

Best Wishes,


You can follow my work here!
  • Chris "D.Vader" SuhrePLUS

    Love this. Amazing idea and execution. You’re work is inspirational Roman.

    • Roman LappatPLUS

      Many thanks, Chris. I am happy that you like this one. It is a very special piece to me and I am looking forward to push this idea of the frame storytelling further. Already got plans :D

  • Thorbjorn Barone

    Really nice atmosphere Roman,

    Like it a lot!

  • Marius "Der Stone "Stein

    Schon wieder ein diorama auf das ich lange gewartet habe. Ich freu mich es fertig zu sehen. Roman es ist großartig geworden!

    • Roman LappatPLUS

      Ja, 2022 scheint bei mir das Jahr für den kreativen Frühjahrsputz zu sein. Schaffe es gerade echt gut, langatmige Projekte mit Freude zu Ende zu bringen. Danke für die netten Worte, Marius.

  • John Delamere

    This is awesome!

    • Roman LappatPLUS

      Thank you, John. Really happy that you like it!

  • Francesco Thau


  • davidg100

    It is always pleasant to look in detail your realization

  • Jakob VPLUS

    Perfect. Amazing composition and paint! So cool with frame too. Love it! Gold and editor’s choice

    • Roman LappatPLUS

      Many, many thanks, Jakob. I am happy you enjoy it!

  • CyAniDe

    Fantastic piece. Stunning composition, great atmosphere and light. Amazing how 3D and 2D are melting together. Really great job. Gold and fav.

    • Roman LappatPLUS

      Thanks a lot! Yes, I think that melt down of 2d and 3d is something I will do more often in the future. So much joy!

  • Alexander "Skrytnik" Loskutov

    Great idea! Gold

  • Yannick Degiovanni

    Pin it on the wall ;) :) :) 
    Again, a very well way of managing the light… and the dark side of a story :)

    I bought “Basing Masterclass” and “the Last Bite” pdf… Very good !!!!! I am going to see to print them on a good papaer”... :)

    • Roman LappatPLUS

      Thank you, Yannick. Yes I will do. I know your walls are full with such beauties! Still not sure how to solve the dust problem then, but I will see. Thanks a lot for your support! I am really happy you enjoy the PDFs.

  • Magnus FagerbergPLUS

    Superb piece!

  • Flo « FFF » Rochet

    Gold! Great ambiance!!!

  • Angel C Villalba "KaspareK"


  • Marco Ruano Miniature Painter

    Master piece. Gold

  • Alex ✍

    Beautiful work Roman! Very cool idea!

  • Marc MussatPLUS

    stunning work Roman !
    so much details and action packed
    love the cental lightining also , it gives the whole project something spacial !

    • Roman LappatPLUS

      Thanks a lot! Yes, light and shadow play a big part in this!

  • MarcPLUS

    A painting worthy of the great painters of the Napoleonic wars!

    • Roman LappatPLUS

      Many thanks for your beautiful compliment, Marc.

  • Martin Vermeulen (Nighthawk)

    Marvellous! I have always been a fan of your work build up from concepts. Again this confirms why I love your work so much.

    • Roman LappatPLUS

      Thank you, Martin! Really appreciate your kind words!