Last 15 posts from Dampf's modelling page

Pin-Head Ogres

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


These are a couple of Pin-Head Ogres from the Monster in my Pocket miniature sets. I picked these up from one of the Pound Shops last year and they have been kept in my to-do box ever since. The figures are hard plastic figures that come with their own…

The Commandery, Worcester

Posted on August 23rd, 2014 under . Posted by


Sue and I have lived in Worcestershire for over thirty years and this week was my first visit to The Commandery Museum Sidbury, Worcester. Over the years I have visited the museum shop and even peaked over the fences, but this was my first ever visit t…

Gloucester Docks – part two

Posted on August 21st, 2014 under . Posted by


Even more images of the Alice through the looking glass film set – Gloucester Docks.This fire-less locomotive would make a fantastic engine on a model narrow-gauge industrial layout.Lots of modelling inspiration.Tony

Gloucester Docks

Posted on August 20th, 2014 under . Posted by


Earlier today, Sue and I visited the Gloucester Quays shopping complex. Before having lunch in one of the dockside restaurants we took a walk over one of the swing bridges and there under Llanthony Docks we saw these images.This is the set dressing for…

The Princess Juliana Chasseur Elite – just one set left.

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


Gavin has just posted over on The Notables Yahoo site that there is only one set of the Princess Juliana Chasseur Elite box set left. The set of 16 Very Limited Edition Dwarves was produced to commemorate the life of my Niece, Juliana Cartwri…

A Beacon

Posted on August 17th, 2014 under . Posted by


This particular model was inspired by an illustration seen in a small pamphlet on Elizabethan England. Similar beacons were situated all across England to warn of a Spanish Invasion. I thought it would be worth building a simple Fire Beacon to use…

Chaos Dwarf – Astrogoth

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


This Chaos Dwarf miniature has been stuffed in my to-do box for some considerable time. I believe that I picked it up at a bring-and-buy.Over the last couple of weeks I have been trying to reduce my lead-mountain by modelling, basing and painting some …

More Wargame Terrain Book Two – an update

Posted on August 12th, 2014 under . Posted by


Sales of More Wargame Terrain are moving along very well with Book 49 of the signed and numbered books being the last one to be allocated. All this within just two week of launch, so thank you to everyone who has supported this project.In addition I ha…

(Don’t) Paint it Black

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


This post was inspired by an article in a magazine called The Artist from August 2003 that Sue had bought for me from a charity shop. The premise of the article was advising novices to watercolour painting on the use, actually how not to use Black (and…

Tears of Salt by Tony Harwood

Posted on August 8th, 2014 under . Posted by


Image taken from OITW Craig Andrews of Orcs in the Webbe has uploaded the latest Tales from the White Lyre short story. Tears of Salt written by me. For full details go to this link.For anyone not familiar with these stories, Craig …

Birch Tree Seeds

Posted on August 7th, 2014 under . Posted by


Just a short reminder that now is the time to be collecting Birch Tree Seeds.See this post for details;Birch Tree SeedsTony

RAGNAROK 60 available as a PDF

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


Ragranok 60 available from Wargame VaultThe latest PDF issue of Ragnarok – the newsletter of the SFSFW is available for a limited period as a free download from Wargame Vault. If you have ever thought of joining the Society for Fantasy and Science Fict…

Away Day – Birmingham on Friday 29th August

Posted on August 4th, 2014 under , . Posted by


I am planning to be in Birmingham on Friday 29th August. I will be visiting Parabellum, 54 Vyse Street for between 11.00 and 12.00.I intend bringing some of my models to show Mark and I will have some Building Wargame Terrain and More Wargame Terrain b…

The Dampfpanzerwagon MOCKBA

Posted on August 1st, 2014 under . Posted by


The Dampfpanzerwagon DPW IX.This particular model has been sitting on my workbench for years. I thought it was about time I painted it.I started the painting last night, adding some Forest Green over a drybrushing of Dwarf Bronze and Shinning Gold.The …

The books have arrived

Posted on July 31st, 2014 under , . Posted by


The books have arrived, Huzzah!Sue took delivery of both sets of books yesterday afternoon. I’d like to say that all went without a hitch, but the carrier DPD, had managed to damage some. When I returned home from work I first sorted out a replacement …