Last 15 posts from Dampf's modelling page

Gnome Cannon for November – part five

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

Tony

The painting is now complete, just the varnishing and flocking to go and the small group of Gnome and Halflings will be ready for the gaming table.I have purposely painted the three miniatures in a ‘miss-match’ of uniform colours to show that they are …

A Messy Little Pigsty from Building Wargame Terrain

Posted on November 20th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Tony

This is The 28mm Messy Little Pigsty from Dampfpanzerwagon Guide No.1 – Building Wargame Terrain. It is one of two super-detailed or ‘signature’ models featured in Building Wargame Terrain and as such is one of the most in-depth articles covering a ful…

Ten things you never knew about Waterloo – the Mail of Sunday

Posted on November 19th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

This weekend The Mail of Sunday had this feature in their magazine – Event. Sacre Bleu! Ten things you never knew about Waterloo. For a full breakdown see this link. Please note that I am not sure how long this link will remain active.I hope you e…

Gnome Cannon for November – part four

Posted on November 18th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Tony

I have painted more of the scratch-built base for the cannon and started on the uniform colours. In fact the cannon is nearly finished.The three miniatures who are manning the cannon are meant to represent a mixed-bag or make-do crew and so I have pain…

15mm French Farm from Building Wargame Terrain

Posted on November 17th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Both books, Damfpanzerwagon Guide No.1 Building Wargame Terrain and Guide No.2 More Wargame Terrain feature mainly 28mm scratch-built terrain pieces, however there is one tutorial in book one – The French Farm that is built to 15mm scale.The building w…

Flintloque Cannon

Posted on November 16th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Following on from yesterday’s post, here is a Flintloque Cannon painted in Albion Blue.The basic cannon is from the Alternative Armies/Flintloque range of miniatures (59501), however (as with the earlier Howitzer) I have modified it. The main frame or …

Flintloque Howitzer

Posted on November 15th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Tony

By way of a small interlude I have included these images of a converted Flintloque howitzer that I have just finished painting and varnishing.The model uses the canon barrel and main carriage of the Flintloque Grand Alliance artillery set (59501), howe…

28mm Small Stone Warehouse from Building Wargame Terrain

Posted on November 14th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Following the two previous posts giving details of the earlier (or simpler) articles, I have today included the first of the complete builds – The Small Stone Warehouse from Dampfpanzerwagon Guide No.1 – Building Wargame Terrain by Tony Harwood.This pa…

28mm Wall and Gate from Building Wargame Terrain

Posted on November 13th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Following yesterday’s post here is another brief look at one of the articles featured in Building Wargame Terrain, this time the 28mm Perimeter Wall and Gate.Image one shows part of the finished wall and gate while image two illustrates some of the wor…

28mm Wall and Fence from Building Wargame Terrain

Posted on November 12th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Dampfpanzerwagon Guide No.1 – Building Wargame Terrain features a number of different terrain building tutorials ranging from the simple to detailed or advanced. This 28mm Wall and Fence is one of the earlier articles and shows how a simple stone wall …

More Wargame Terrain – an update

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

Tony

Dampfpanzerwagon Guide No.2 – More Wargame Terrain by Tony Harwood – for full details go to this link is selling out fast. I now have just 23 signed and numbered copies left and would recommend that anyone looking to treat themselves for Chri…

Gnome Cannon for November – part three

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

Tony

I have undercoated the cannon and crew with spray can Black, touching up any missed areas with Chaos Black from Games Workshop,I then basecoated the pieces with Dark Brown. These two images show the Brown a little better.The painting of the cannon has …

Avoncroft Museum – part two

Posted on November 9th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Tony

As promised, here are some images of the buildings at Avoncroft Museum of Historical Buildings, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. For more details go to this link.The first two images show the Merchants House, the most iconic building at the museum and …

Ghoul for Flash Gordon

Posted on November 8th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

My latest addition to the 40mm Flash Gordon miniatures collection is this Ghoul. The model is a slightly modified Monster-in-my-Pocket plastic toy – The Bogeyman, which I have mounted onto a 40mm round base and re-painted.I have used a mixture of acryl…

Ultramarine Terminator from Games Workshop

Posted on November 7th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

I am continuing to paint up miniatures that have laid un-finished on my too-do shelf. The latest is this Space Marine Terminator painted in the colours of the Ultramarines.  The actual model is the plastic Terminator model that was given away free…