Last 15 posts from The Warbard

The Great War Week by Week

Posted on December 1st, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

I just found out about this very interesting project – The Great War on YouTube. Their plan is to do at least one episode a week all the way through to November 2018, covering the Great War in “real time”, … Continue reading

Quiet Except For Goblins…

Posted on November 14th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

A month between posts… I managed more updates that that from a hotel room in far northern Alberta while working 70 hour weeks! I have been doing modelling and gaming stuff, honest! We had a great game of Mud & … Continue reading

Sculpting Skulls

Posted on October 14th, 2014 under , . Posted by

The LED tea light candle I started sculpting into a burning altar piece has been seen in previous recent posts on my sculpting adventures. Over on one of the Facebook-based gaming groups I frequent someone had asked for closeups of … Continue reading

Impudent Mortal Paint Rack

Posted on October 13th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

I first heard of Impudent Mortal when Richard of TooFatLardies used two of their buildings to build himself a very nice brewery for WW2 gaming. Rich got his through Minibits in the UK but it turns out Impudent Mortal is … Continue reading

Back! (Again…)

Posted on October 12th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Just back from a month-long field assignment, as mentioned in my previous post. I have more photos of the sculpting projects to post, and some new photos to take of progress on the treemen and other sculpting projects! There’s also … Continue reading

Sculpting In Exile III: Hands, Faces & Skulls

Posted on September 28th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

They have hands! Well, hands are in progress, in any rate. I used thin wire superglued to the forearm or wrist of each figure, then built the fingers and wrists up by looping and folding the wire. Very thin strips … Continue reading

Sculpting in Exile Progress Pics

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

A gallery post of work-in-progress cellphone photos from Project Hotelroom Treemen! Many of these were taken late at night under a desk lamp and they’re all cellphone pics, so quality is… variable. They’re still a decent record of the progress … Continue reading

Sculpting in Exile

Posted on September 21st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I’m away from home in northern Alberta for four to six weeks helping run a field project for the company I work for. It’s hard but fascinating work with long hours and we’re living in a hotel suite for the … Continue reading

LInks of Interest, 5 Sept 2014

Posted on September 5th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Just to prevent this place becoming all-Blood Bowl, all the time, some semi-random interesting links. Over on Lead Adventure Forum, I found the information on this thread about paint add-ins, matte/gloss mediums and related substances very useful. Going to have … Continue reading

Reaper Minis Customer Service is Awesome

Posted on August 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Looking to assemble unique teams for Blood Bowl without spending a lot of money, I’ve been poking around the Reaper Bones collection – Reaper’s relatively new collection of injection-molded figures in a relatively soft plastic. I ordered a couple of … Continue reading

Paint on Blood Bowl Temples

Posted on August 26th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Finally getting paint onto all the Blood Bowl sideline buildings, which means it’s worth pointing a camera at them again – neither bare pink styrofoam nor black primered styrofoam are really all that photogenic. For scale reference, the figure on … Continue reading

Lines & Logos on a Blood Bowl Pitch

Posted on August 21st, 2014 under , . Posted by

It’s been a quiet stretch here mostly because I was away from home for just over a week housesitting for a family member on the other side of town, but the Blood Bowl pitch setup has been progressing slowly. I … Continue reading

My Blood Bowl Stadium All Laid Out

Posted on August 11th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Still loads of things to finish on the project, but after doing the crocodile head logo in the centre of the pitch this evening I just had to lay everything out on the dining room table and see it all … Continue reading

Stencil Test for a Blood Bowl Pitch

Posted on August 10th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I’ve got a felt Blood Bowl pitch that I have marked the standard grid on (15×29 30mm squares) but after months of using it I hadn’t gotten any further than that in transforming it from a useful but plain piece … Continue reading

Bloodbowl Dugout Temple Decoration

Posted on August 6th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

IN the local Bloodbowl league I’m currently involved in, there’s a pair of Lizardman teams, one using the regular GW figures for the team and my crocodile dudes from Impact Miniatures. Our League Commissioner is also playing with an Orc … Continue reading