Posts Tagged ‘28mm’

Huaxtecs, part 2

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

El Grego

Some small progress on my Meso-American project – here are the Huaxtecs, among others:

Shown here with some Scots, Aztecs, and a few fantasy figures, the Huaxtecs are getting their base flesh color – I am using P3 Khardic Flesh.

Here is a closer …

British rear guard action.

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

Friday night saw us play a Rear Guard game using our 28mm Napoleonics.Nothing too special in the setup, French attacking and outnumbering the Brit’s 2:1 andthe British controlling a pass through the hills. The British setup most of their troops on…

Sons of Death WIP, or With A Little Kelp From My Friends

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

Although it’s getting to be a busy time as we approach the festive season, I have found a little time to paint up some more of the Sons of Death for SAGA.The kelp seashore basing I started last week has turned out quite nicely; I began with a base coat…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 5) The finished vignette

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

For those that have not been following this through the week, if you want to see the individual figures before they got to this stage please see the previous posts this week. click the page tab at the bottom of this post.Right onto the finished vignett…

Paint Table Saturday

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

The paint table is something of a chaotic frenzy at present as I attempt to both prepare for AHPCV and at the same time finish a bunch of half completed projects I want done before it starts.At present I’m still working my way through my Epic Squats wh…

Taking the rough with the smooth

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

Well good readers I can confirm that I am definitely on my way back up, the black dog has for now apparently finished hungrily dining on my mind. instead it is more of light snacks, which are much easier to deal with. Until next time of course, but tha…

Slashers painted (Shadows of Brimstone 10)

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

Hello all,One with the horror show; this time the Slashers. Notice how great Josh has become at lining up monsters.The slashers are one of two types of medium monsters and actually very difficult to kill. We’ve had three of these turn up and they are v…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 4)

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

Today I present the last two figures that are ready to join the vignette.First up is a Neapolitan ADC, sourced from the information in one of my new PDF’s from the History bookman. Link on the right.I apologise for the picture quality, it seems the blu…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 3)

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

Well if you are going to slap colour into a vignette as I have been doing you also need a balancing factor to give it so cohesiveness. This means that part of the base has to be subtle, but still detailed enough to give you a focal point and set the sc…

Battle of Yellow Field – AWI

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

The Rejects gathered at the weekend for an American War of Independence game that proved to be an interesting challenge for both sides. My first week in my new job has been quite a learning curve (lots to learn and lots to do) and I needed this ga…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 2)

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

So yesterday saw me continue working on the vignette, but before I show the next figure I thought it might be a good idea to show the image that inspired the first figure in the vignette.As you will see I had to use a little artistic license on my own …

Berlin Strasse, Part II

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

So in the first article, we covered the basic paintjob for the Commission Figurines Berlin Strasse. Now, we kick it up a notch.The first thing that we addressed was the ground plate. Now, for LoS reasons I wanted the walls removable from the ground pla…

Napoleonic Peacocks, Popinjays and Dandies (part 1)

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

Well I am progressing nicely and almost feel back to my old self in most aspects of life so I have been continuing with my clearout of all the unpainted 28mm Napoleonic figures I have. Painting them up and selling them to raise funds for my new 15mm co…

Samael – Demon Lord from KaYo Miniatures (almost SFW?)

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

Hello all,So I showed the Temptress from KaYo Miniatures earlier in all her beauty, but today it is time to reveal the dark master she serves. Once the Temptress has tempted lone wanderers – enticing them with her amble  talents – it is only a mat…

The siege of Khartoum. Oblężenie Chartumu.

Posted on November 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Finally report from our Sunday game. After the defeat of the river and desert columns, Egyptian and British forces had much less troops to use and had to wisely spread them on the walls to defend the city. However they left the British battalions on th…

Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

Posted on November 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I was recently asked by a friend how to made a wet mud style base for his Bolt Action figures and it occurred to me that basing is not something I’ve really covered in the past. So to answer my … Continue reading →

Temptress from KaYo Miniatures – Somewhat NSFW?

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

Hello all,As a treat – both for the horror of painting the Shadows of Brimstone minis and for it being weekend – here is a nice, foxy Slaaneshi temptress I found stretching in the woods:She was part of a Kickstarter run by KaYo Miniatures last year. Ve…

Paint Table Saturday – Gael Force!

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

It’s been a busy old week, what with assorted work commitments and non-hobby craft projects (event decoration, believe it or not), but I have still managed to get some traction on the next instalment in my own personal SAGA, the Gall-Gaedhill, or Sons …

Maybe a little controversial but !

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

I will come right out and state that I mean no offence to anyone regardless of their skill set with this post, it is just an opinion that I have been discussing with my good friend Kevin and wondered if we were alone in this train of thought.The whole …

Hungry Dead (Dancing Girls) painted (Shadows of Brimstone 9)

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

Hello all,Another set of Hungry Dead from Shadows of Brimstone.These ladies apparently used be saloon girls and as such they are a pretty fun, and somewhat different, idea.Apart from their faces these are actually quite fun and an opportunity to add a…

Tabletop Props Kickstarter is Funded!

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

Tabletop Props did it! After two unsuccessful tries, their Covered Wagons Kickstarter is finally funded, meaning livestock-powered transportation devices are heading to tabletops near you soon! So, what’s left in this Kickstarter?  A whole lot of …

Gotham buildings update

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

Last weekend I picked up a few HO-scale railway buildings at a model train swap meet to fill out Gotham for a superheroes game I plan to run one day. I got three buildings for $20.A bit of spray paint and drybrushing wand washing helped out these coal …

Hungry Dead (Ol’ Miners) painted (Shadows of Brimstone 8)

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

Hello all,One of the most numerous enemies in the boardgame Shadows of Brimstone are the Hungry Dead. They come in three different types; an old miner, a dancing girl, and a generic walking dead. They are also the worst minis of the lot! Crappy proport…

Tabletop Props comes back to Kickstarter with a new, old project!

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

You gotta love someone who does it for the love of the hobby.  Someone who has an idea for a project and refuses to let it fail.  Tabletop Props comes full circle with their fourth Kickstarter being an attempted relaunch of their first two. &…

Sudan – the River Column.

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

Today short relation from our second Saturday game, the River Column. I wasn’t play this game, however all my figures were used there. This time British had two infantry brigades, cavalry regiment, two guns and two river steamers, Mahdist forces were s…