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10mm WWI, FT-17, French and Germans…and buildings…

Posted on November 15th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

At Crisis a friend of mine took my order…Pendraken 10mm, all WWI…Three French tanks, FT-17, some French infantry and German assault troops.And many bases for these miniatures, for my 28mm ECW and for my two 20mmarmies of the Carthaginian Wars…I w…

Remembrance and Italian Armed Forces Day…and Caesarian Romans

Posted on November 4th, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

The 4th of November is the Remembrance Day and the Italian Armed Forces Day.It was the Victory in the WWI since Austria-Hungary surrendered the 4th.Italy entered the Great War in 1915 against the Central Empires.Italian units fought, other than Italy, …

WIP, 28mm Caesarian Romans, Part II…

Posted on October 28th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

Second part for our painting guide for these 28mm Caesarian Romans, plastic miniatures by Wargames Factory.This time I have painted only a legionnaire with pilum to develop the various steps of the painting process to adopt to the other legio…

WIP, 28mm Caesarian Romans, Part I…

Posted on October 24th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

First WIP pics of these 28mm Caesarian Romans, Wargames Factory plastic miniatures…Enough miniatures for three Impetus bases…or for some DBA v3 elements…I still have to decide…White primer, and base colours for red, skint tones, shields, bronze…

Model Show in Perugia, Part II…some pics by Cioporeporter, the yellow one…

Posted on October 17th, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

Here are some pics of our Cioporeporter during the model show ”Arte, Storia e Modellismo”, “Art, History and Modelling”.Obviously our Cioporeporter is famous to choose intriguing pics…This is the link for the first part…And some other pics on …

Breaking news…..The Neapolitan Painting Challenge

Posted on October 7th, 2013 under , . Posted by

Breaking News Breaking News breaking News…The Neapolitan Painting Challenge started!Vote your preferred, strictly in alphabetical order, Blonde, Brunette or Redheadon Anne’ s blog Neapolitan Painting Challenge page  A fiery redhead by Paul,…

WIP von Holbein, Part VI, and some 28mm Lancaster longbowmen…

Posted on October 1st, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

Some updates before the Neapolitan Painting ChallengeHere are some pics of the last steps of Georg von Holbein,some blending and some washings for red and metal armour…Part V Part IV  Part III  Part II  Part I And some longbowmen,…

Perugia, a Medieval visit and a model show, Part I

Posted on September 25th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

Last weekend I was in Perugia, near Assisi, a beautiful Medieval town, to visit some friendsand attend a model show. So for your curiosity, some pics of Perugia.In the second part some pics of the model show…stay tuned… :-) First of all some Republi…

The Neapolitan Painting Challenge is started!…

Posted on September 11th, 2013 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Breaking news…the Neapolitan Painting Challenge is started!Also known as “the Blonde, the Brunette and the Redhead painting challenge”,it consists of a challenge among three painters/bloggers.Anne will paint a 28mm blonde girl,I will paint a 28m…

WIP Part V Hell Dorado von Holbein and finished Yorkist infantry.

Posted on August 27th, 2013 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Part V of our WIP for Georg von Holbein…this time the red cloak. Same painting steps of the horse caparison, you’ ll find them in Part IV, and some pics of the finished and based 28mm Yorkist infantry.Two bases of billmen and one of skirmishers… :-…

WIP Part IV, von Georg’ s horse and Yorkist infantry…

Posted on August 25th, 2013 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Part IV for our WIP miniatures, but before all…Here are the links to:Part III Part II Part I And now some WIP pics of von Georg’ s horse… Red highlights on the caparison…Second highlight, a mix of red and a small amount of daf…

WIP Georg von Holbein and Yorkist infantry Part III, a brunette and our painting desk…

Posted on August 18th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Third part for the noble knight Georg von Holbein and for our 28mm Yorkist infantry…as a bonus a brunette and a pic of our painting desk… :-) Part II Part I  Dark washing for armour and two washings, dark brown and then a mix of dark …

200 Posts!!! WIP Part II, Hell Dorado Georg von Holbein and 28mm Yorkist infantry…

Posted on August 14th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

200 posts! And I hope you’ ll enjoy this post too…Second part of our WIP for Georg von Holbein and the last basesof Yorkist infantry for our Impetus army…Part I Some pics of von Holbein…Assembled and base colour for plate armour and horse……

WIP Hell Dorado and War of the Roses…and some brunettes…

Posted on August 11th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Some WIP pics for this Hell Dorado miniature, Georg von Holbein,and for some skirmishers and billmen for the Yorkist army.The War of the Roses miniatures are from the Perry plastic range…And obviously some pics about the forthcoming Neapolitan P…

MiliSaona 2013 results and pics, Medieval and renaissance dances, Irish music and preparing the Neapolitan painting challenge with some brunettes pics…

Posted on August 7th, 2013 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Last week we organized our model show, MiliSaona, 11th edition,obviously with the usual historical reenactment and music concerts, this edition of Irish music.So for your curiosity the web links for:MiliSaona 2013 palmares… Gallery 1… Gal…

28mm Yorkist Longbowmen…

Posted on July 25th, 2013 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Finally I completed the three bases of longbowmen for my Basic Impetus Yorkist army.28mm plastic miniatures from Perry box.Now I need only two other bases of billmen and one of skirmishers…obviously they are in the painting process ;-) and my Lancaste…

A Brunette…a Princess…

Posted on July 17th, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

This time a strange painting work for our collection.In these days commission works are mainly Napoleonics and SYW,so I needed a “painting escape”.I also used these miniatures, Princess and her minions, to test some new colours and washings…so f…

Images from the past…

Posted on July 5th, 2013 under , , . Posted by

During these days I took some pics of “ancient”…old human artifacts…better to say…a WWI piece of artillery, gate guardian to a war memorial, andand old car…parked on the street…The artillery… the green car…  And Happy Wargaming …

Some ECW pics…

Posted on June 29th, 2013 under , , , . Posted by

We took some pics of our 28mm ECW miniatures…our armies are growing…We need only an infantry regiment and a cavalry regiment to complete the Royalist armyfor the Basic Baroque rules…obviously more units are needed for the complete rules ;-) And no…

A biplane and WIP longbowmen…

Posted on June 24th, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

Here are some pics we took some months ago during a model show in Genoa, Italy.This show was 300m from the Genoa airport and his gate guardian…an Ansaldo SVA 5… Enjoy… ;-) And a pic of our next Yorkist longbowmen, plastic 28mm… Happy Wargam…

Hell Dorado Princess WIP and my new Loco… :-)

Posted on June 21st, 2013 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I have started to paint the Hell Dorado princess and her minions, so here are two WIP pics…Sorry but my camera said goodbye and I used my phone… :-( White primed… Grey horse and base colours for skin tones and bags…And now my new 1/87 …

Again 28mm War of the Roses…Yorkist billmen…

Posted on June 17th, 2013 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I have started to paint a Yorkist army, based for Impetus, to fight my Lancaster army…Obviously I can use DBA rules too with larger bases… ;-) Here are the first two bases, knights and billmen… Happy Wargaming to All!

Looking for something…finding something else…

Posted on June 15th, 2013 under , , , , , , . Posted by

As usual I was looking for something somewhere at home…more precisely two1/87 boxcars kits…and I found this treasure :-) Hell Dorado miniatures!…And a GW miniatures; not a treasure but it was together the Hell Dorado stuff…By the way, looking fo…

Unveiling the new secret painting project…54mm Persian War Camel…

Posted on June 10th, 2013 under , , , . Posted by

As usual I was looking for some miniatures in the attic…and obviously I found something else… :-) But I found a really interesting miniature, a 54mm Persian War Camel! Here are some pics…I’ m sorry but I took them with my phone… the bo…

A nice wargaming day with Fire&Fury and Pz8 rules…

Posted on June 7th, 2013 under , , , . Posted by

Yesterday, June 6, at the Garibaldi Wargame Club in Genoa,there was a small wargaming day but no WWII…Some club members played a big ACWbattle with F&F rules and 10mm miniatures and the final result was a Confederate victory.I played four small g…