Last 15 posts from Dampf's modelling page

40mm American War of Independence

Posted on September 30th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

While browsing the Internet, I came across this post of a 40mm AWI game set in the Fall (Autumn). The table has a number of beautifully painted 40mm resin buildings that were originally sculpted by me and available from Grand Manner. For full deta…

Making Model Trucks by Gerald Scarborough

Posted on September 29th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Tony

I picked up this book for £1.00 at a local car boot sale on Sunday. The book includes the usual – what tools to use but concentrates on building 1/72 or 1/76th scale models in plastic and white metal. Written by Gerald Scarborough the style is similar…

Blast-Tastic just one week to go

Posted on September 27th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Tony

Just one week to go to the inaugural Blast-Tastic wargame show, Bristol. see you there next Saturday. for full details go to this link.It is my intention to have some spare copies of both Building Wargame Terrain and More Wargame Terrain for sale,…

The 3o Bella Manicotti Regiment for Flintloque

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Tony

Todoroni On-Line Build for September – part six.With the latest group of Toads painted, based and finished, I set up this little vignette to show the 3o Bella Manicotti in a game setting. Remember that this particular set of Toads was a Limited Ed…

Making Money by Terry Pratchett

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

Tony

Earlier this year I read the Terry Pratchett book Making Money, this was the first Pratchett book I had read for some time. I really enjoyed my return to Discworld and after putting the book down I realised that I needed more.I therefore searched …

Todoroni On-Line Build for September – part five

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

Tony

My latest On-Line Build, a group of eight Todoroni from the 3o Bella Manicotti Limited Edition boxed set – finished.I have both Gloss Varnished and Matt Varnished the miniatures before flocking the bases. The standard bearer has a scratch-built sticky-…

More Wargame Terrain – sales to date

Posted on September 19th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Tony

Earlier this week book number 75 was ordered and posted. There are now only 25 signed and numbered books left of this limited edition publication. Should you wish to order a copy, please go to this link where you can also read a number of rev…

Todoroni On-Line Build for September – part four

Posted on September 17th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Tony

The painting of this small group of Todoroni is now finished. My next post will show them varnished and flocked.Most of the work was detail painting, the Flintloques and general touching up. As stated in earlier updates, these Toads are great fun to pa…

The XIV Legion invade Droitwich Spa, Worcester

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

Tony

This weekend Sue and I visited the Droitwich Spa Saltfest, a living history and salt heritage display that is held every year in the town centre and Vines Park. The highlight for me was the Roman Military Research Society and their display of warmachin…

Todoroni On-Line Build for September – part three

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

Tony

The painting is moving along apace. I have finished most of the uniform, detailed the shakos and even painted the bases. I choose a Red/White feather for the plume as this works well with the Green cockade – giving the Red-White-Green of the modern Ita…

Todoroni On-Line Build for September – part two

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

Tony

Progress has moved on quite quickly with this group of Toads. I choose to paint the miniatures in a dark Bottle Green tunic with Orange/Red epalletes and uniform turnbacks similar to the 3o Bella Manicotti featured on Rob Alderman’s You Tube feature, s…

BLAST – TASTIC less than a month to go

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

Tony

Less that a month to go before the first ever Blast – Tastic show in Bristol. Full details can be found here.Blast – TasticFilton Community CentreElm ParkFiltonBristolBS34 7PSSaturday 4th October 201410.00 – 4.00Admission £2.00See you there….

Napoleon – The Campaign of Russia

Posted on September 9th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Yesterday – the Freeview TV station is showing a two part documentary called Napoleon – The Campaign of Russia on Thursday 11th September at 10.00pm. For details go to this link and here.Tony

On-Line Build for September – Todoroni from Alternative Armies

Posted on September 8th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Tony

My On-Line Build for September is this group of eight Todaroni from the 3o Bella Manicotti Limited Edition box set from Alternative Armies. I have supplemented the miniatures I have with an officer Toad from the 56505 Todoroni Militia set.The…

Warhammer Online – the collector’s edition

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 under . Posted by

Tony

Sue saw this boxed set at a local charity shop and bought it for me as an  anniversary present. I had not been aware of this until I saw the box and was very surprised at the quality of the presentation.The hard card box contains the video game (u…