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Paint Table Saturday 224 – Progress on Bretonnians and Wizards

Posted on February 17th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,The weeks seem to be flying by. I’m getting a little bit of hobby time in the evenings while we watch the Winter Olympics. I’ve never really been very engaged in the Olympics in general but I’ll follow on occasion.Anyway, put paint on a few area…

Grape Ape and Green Stuff

Posted on February 14th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Hi All,I think I’ve passed the 24 hour window so I can share my four armed Ape with you.He is a resin affair from Bombshell miniatures that no longer appears to be available. I took the opportunity to use my Mesh roller from Green Stuff World for his b…

Paint Table Saturday 223 – Bretonnian Retainers, Space Apes and Greenstuff

Posted on February 11th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,I forgot to share this with you yesterday, track season has taken up a lot of my time and energy. We had to drive an hour for yesterday’s meet, but I think my son got another personal best in the 3000m. I’m glad, because I had to drive around to…

Paint Table Saturday 222 – finished Knights, on to Retainers

Posted on February 3rd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,I showed you what was on the table yesterday here. I wanted to share the finished Knights with you all today. Since there was some discussion of editing photos, I’ll show the edited and unedited versions. I took these with my cellphone.We were a…

Hobby Update – Bretonnians, C02 Wizards, Chemical Plant and J-Pop Metal

Posted on February 2nd, 2018 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,A lot of stuff to tell you all about. I did end up finishing those Knights, but I can’t show you until tomorrow. So I will do that with Paint Table Saturday. After we run our 5K in the morning.On the desk right now are the old Citadel Men at Arm…

Paint Table Saturday 221 – Still those Knights

Posted on January 28th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,For some reason I’ve been feeling too busy to post lately. Track season started on Saturday and my son ran the 3000m and the 800m. I think he PR’d the 3000 and ran a sub 3 minute 800m by my stopwatch, we’ll have to see what the official time is….

When you should be painting, make heraldry.

Posted on January 15th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Well, what with Track, practicing ropedart, and “Family” time in front of the TV I didn’t get much of anything painted yesterday.I did manage to noodle around on the Inkwell Ideas Coat of Arms creator to make the heraldry for those Knights of th…

Paint Table Saturday 219 – Chevaliers D’HHonneur metal blocked

Posted on January 13th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Got a little bit of painting done today. I finished prepping the Knights of the Realm and primed some retainers.I rigged up some new holders using bottle caps, bamboo skewers, blue tack and hot glue.Retainers, a couple of wizards and that Reaper…

Paint Table Saturday 218 – Chevaliers D’ Honneur

Posted on January 6th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Hi All,On the table today we have one of the next units of my Bretonnian Army for the Old World Army Challenge. 4 Chevalier D’Honneur and a 15th level Hero (Viscomte) to lead them.Just cutting things off the sprue and cleaning up mold lines right now. …

Ambull Extraction

Posted on January 4th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Hi All,So here we have the last game of 2017 played and the first post of 2018 written. This was another Ambull scenario, this time using the Shadow War: Armageddon rules.Dai had brought two kill teams, I had my Ambulls and monsters. The table and all …

Year End Recap 2017

Posted on December 31st, 2017 under . Posted by

Hi All,I just sifted through the blog and found out how productive I was this year. In looking through this year’s posts I found my plan for 2017 written back in January here. I probably should have referred back to it during the year.Figures Painted:&…

Paint Table Saturday 217 – Vacation painting

Posted on December 30th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Well, despite the general angst I managed to complete my 26 figures for this month. I can’t show the finished products right now, due to challenge rules, but you’ll be able to see them on http://thepaintingchallenge.blogspot.ca/ and&nb…

Paint Table Saturday 216 – Epic Fail of a week

Posted on December 23rd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,This week was mostly me fooling around trying to cast up some shields because I was absolutely convinced I didn’t have enough. I was wrong and wasted the last couple of days trying, and failing, to make a mold.I did do some painting over the wee…

Paint Table Saturday 215 – Still Bretonnians and I learn something

Posted on December 16th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Some progress on the Bretonnians this week. I laid down base metal leather and flesh and then started on the surcoats.I’ve decided on the colors to use for the knights, I’m going to use combinations of Blue, Red, Yellow and White on these guys. …

Paint Table Saturday 215 – Still Bretonnians and I learn something

Posted on December 16th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Some progress on the Bretonnians this week. I laid down base metal leather and flesh and then started on the surcoats.I’ve decided on the colors to use for the knights, I’m going to use combinations of Blue, Red, Yellow and White on these guys. …

Shadow War: Armageddon – 3 Way Loot Battle

Posted on December 15th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Just trying to clear the long overdue battle report back log. This was a battle that Lasgunpacker, Dai and I fought way back in June. I think I was still reeling from KublaCon a little bit and did an absolutely horrible job of documenting this g…

Shadow War: Armageddon – 3 Way Loot Battle

Posted on December 15th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,Just trying to clear the long overdue battle report back log. This was a battle that Lasgunpacker, Dai and I fought way back in June. I think I was still reeling from KublaCon a little bit and did an absolutely horrible job of documenting this g…

Monolithcon 2017 – High Value Target Part 2

Posted on December 14th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,The first Black Ops scenario was so much fun we played a second one. This one follows on the heels of the daring capture of the Mayor of Hellsreach by the Orks and Abdul. The Dwarf Operators have tracked them to their encampment and try to execu…

Monolithcon 2017 – High Value Target Part 2

Posted on December 14th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,The first Black Ops scenario was so much fun we played a second one. This one follows on the heels of the daring capture of the Mayor of Hellsreach by the Orks and Abdul. The Dwarf Operators have tracked them to their encampment and try to execu…

Monolithcon 2017 – High Value Target Part 1

Posted on December 11th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,What with hobbying and trying to get back into my martial arts practice, I’m finding it harder to bang out these reports. Here’s the next one, part of two scenarios we played using Lopez’s Rogue Ops mash up.Enjoy.Thanks for looking. No idea what…

Monolithcon 2017 – High Value Target Part 1

Posted on December 11th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,What with hobbying and trying to get back into my martial arts practice, I’m finding it harder to bang out these reports. Here’s the next one, part of two scenarios we played using Lopez’s Rogue Ops mash up.Enjoy.Thanks for looking. No idea what…

Paint Table Saturday 214 – Finished, prep and a crack

Posted on December 10th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,A fair amount of progress this week, but probably not as much as I should have gotten. Such is life. I decided to do a bunch more prep so that I can focus on painting for the rest of the Old World Army challenge.So I finished adding the flock an…

Paint Table Saturday 214 – Finished, prep and a crack

Posted on December 10th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,A fair amount of progress this week, but probably not as much as I should have gotten. Such is life. I decided to do a bunch more prep so that I can focus on painting for the rest of the Old World Army challenge.So I finished adding the flock an…

Paint Table Saturday 213 – Brigands and Chaos Warriors

Posted on December 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,A lot of stuff finished this week. It was hard to get stuff done with all the memorial things for Master Xiao and trying not to have a pity party for myself. But, as we know, life goes on.So I stayed up late Thursday night and finished my submis…

Paint Table Saturday 213 – Brigands and Chaos Warriors

Posted on December 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hi All,A lot of stuff finished this week. It was hard to get stuff done with all the memorial things for Master Xiao and trying not to have a pity party for myself. But, as we know, life goes on.So I stayed up late Thursday night and finished my submis…