Thanks to Xiwo Xerase at the Reapermini forum for identifying this mini: a Dungeons & Dragons 3.5-branded Skeleton Minotaur with code WOC 88287, made by Wizards of the Coast and sculpted by Jim Warner, released some time in the period 2000-2008. — Does anybody recognize this mini? I got this mini from a forum trade or lot […]Read More What turned out to be a D&D 3.5 Skeleton Minotaur
Whoops I seem to have forgotten to post this mini I painted back in October for the LAF Old School Painting Party. So here goes now: This is an old metal Cthonian aka Carnivorous Worm, from the Call of Cthulhu line made by RAFM co. I bought it back in the day, […]Read More The forgotten Cthonian
I have not had the time to paint anything these last few weeks, but I did this pair for the LAF old school painting party back in September. Somehow I forgot to post them here. This is your bog standard Skaven Packmaster, 90s era. I have used a modern lipped 30mm round base. Originally […]Read More Middle-school Skaven
I have been mining my mountains of minis on the hunt for miniatures from last century to paint and enter in The Old School Fantasy Painting Party over on the LAF forum, I have uncovered a few nuggets of golden oldies I would like a crack at. However, whether I can manage to make time to paint […]Read More Beware the Jabberwock, my son (the ancient one!)
So I have not painted anything since early June due to tendonitis in both arms. Now, at last, my arms are better, and I can get back to some painting. However, my IRL circumstances have recently changed and this will cut seriously back on my free time the rest of this and the first half of […]Read More Easy does it. Getting back into it.
The seventh round was the quarter finals, featuring just the top 8 on the leaderboard after round 6. I was chuffed to be one of the quarterfinalists. This round had a compulsory Historical theme, “Round 7 – Explorers, settlers and pioneers. A team comprising a party of historical explorers, settlers or pioneers. From Conquistadors to […]Read More Lead Painters League round 7
Sorry about the delay in posting this. It has been more than a month since I posted, real life has been catching up to me and I have simply not had the time to reshoot a bunch of pictures as most of the original pictures I took did not turn out well. Also, I have […]Read More Lead Painters League round 6
One of the reasons I joined the Lead Painters League was that I sometimes need a kick in the seat of my pants to get out of my comfort zone and paint something different. I have over the years amassed a veritable mountain range of minis, alot of which have come from an assortment of […]Read More Lead Painters League Round 5
It has been a busy week with not much time for hobby, so this post is later than it might have been. Round 4 of the Lead Painter’s League had the optional theme of a support weapon with at least four crew. Here is my entry: This is a Goblin Man-Mangler by Crooked Claw […]Read More Lead Painters League round 4
These last few weeks I have not posted anything here on my painting blog, as I have been busy with real life and have chosen to enter the Lead Painters League season 12 on the Lead Adventure Forum The league rules boil down to a minimum of 6 rounds of weekly entries, each entry consisting […]Read More Entering The Lead Painters League season 12
Nurgle has always been the Chaos power I found most appealing. With the advent of the Death Guard in the 40k 8th ed starter sets, I have started collecting a new 40k Death Guard army. Yeah, well. A massive fail of the willpower throw there. So I have been building loads of the new models, […]Read More Spreading the Disease: Classic Plaguebearers rebased and expanded
Early last year, I pledged for the Circle of Chaos Warband by Curtis Fell of Ramshackle Games fame, but I did not add on for the Rhinotaur at that time. …So when I received the original 7 minis of the Circle, I kicked myself for not adding it on. The minis were weird-in-a-good-way designs by […]Read More Enter the Rhinotaur, completing the Circle of Chaos Warband!