I follow the Lead Adventure Forum and like to participate in their intermittent painting clubs. They run 2 or 3 a year, and any member may participate by paiting up and posting an image of a single miniature that fits the theme of the club. Max 1 per participant each day until 100 posts altogether […]Read More The not-actually Napoleonic mini
This was actually the first new mini I bought after I regained my interest for miniatures a few years ago. I remember being a bit miffed by the metal mini not having the same level as detail as the green they used for advertising. After prepping it, the mini disappeared in some box or other for […]Read More The Necromancer from Avatars of War
Back in January last year, I set some goals for 2016: 1.a Not to buy any miniatures (ebay or otherwise) apart from kickstarters unless said miniatures are funded by my own ebay sales… 1.b and not go overboard on any kickstarter if this is not stuff I would buy at full price. Which admittedly does […]Read More Summing up 2016, looking to 2017
From Ye Pile of Olde comes this little gem: Basically an armoured lump, with a big skull on top, and actually a good representation of a skeletonized dwarf from this game. The skull might be a tad on the large side though. There was once a blister pack with (I think they were […]Read More Chronopia Skeletal Dwarf Swordsman
This week has seen little time for hobby, so I “cheated” by doing groups that were extra super fast to finish. First the Reaper Bones 77016: Rats. 12 of them to be precise. These are cute little critters. Until you notice that they are the size of rather large dogs…and they are many, A shotgun only […]Read More The third for March
So the new years resolutions are as follows: 1. Not to buy any miniatures (ebay or otherwise) apart from kickstarters unless said miniatures are funded by my own ebay sales. So far, so good. Have bought the one box of the old mantic space zombies conversion set and today I received a set of Wargames Factory […]Read More Space Hurps and the Resolutionary Painting Challenge; January!
This winters’ beauty pageant over at the reaper forum is this miniature, 77149 Damien, hellborn wizard. I do not really know what a “Helborn” is, but I susrmise it is some sort of demonic or half demon character class or enemy types in the newfangled D&D and/ or Pathfinder role playing games. At any rate […]Read More Reaper Beauty Pageant Bad Boy Challenge
So I am trying to get into the painting habit again, being out of it for a few months with a wonky arm means I have to train myself up again to even be able to put the paint where I want it to go. Did have some trouble with these, particularily the faces. I […]Read More My entries for Reaper Forum contests this october
I have not been painting anything the last half year or so, as my left elbow and lower arm have not been working properly, ligament problems leaving me unable to hold anything small still for any length of time, or at all. But it is getting better, and I have been getting a lot of […]Read More The arm is getting better
The next of the pre-kickstarter Bones to be completed is the Gnoll: You don’t want this kilted maniac mocking you with his laughter whilst raiding your livestock. He does seem to be looking to give someone a Glasgow Kiss! Black base coat, fur and skin is desert yellow and khaki with soft tone ink shading […]Read More Gnoll MacDonald raids your farm, E-I-E-I-O!
So the time has come to try out some simple paint schemes for the Dreadball teams. First out are the Robots’ “Team Toasters” and the Z’zor “Bully Bugs” (name subject to change): I have chosen a simple scheme for both teams, as most of the Season 2 figures all have rather a lot of […]Read More Test painting Dreadball Z’zor and Robots
Too much time has been used lately putting together units for the plastic Undead army I got from the Kings of War kickstarter. There are a bajillion bits to be cut, cleaned up and glued together, and it takes forever! Gorram You, Mantic, for putting all those lovely options and detailing bits in! Also, the […]Read More Test-painting the Mantic Ghouls