Posts Tagged ‘Art’

Review: Hand of the Zombie Dice Tray

Posted on July 16th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Recently my Hand of the Zombie Dice Tray arrived from Darksilver Forge. I wanted to take some pictures and share them with everyone. This is definitely a very cool piece of gaming swag. At 6” in width and 12” in length, you really have a nice runway to…

Review: Fiend Folio Dice Cup

Posted on June 26th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Last year I reviewed the Demon Idol dice cup by Foster Leathercraft. Well I decided to commission a new one and wow it’s just epic. This cup is an interpretation of the original wraparound cover for the 1981 Fiend Folio by artist Emmanuel. I will never…

Dinant – the city of the mighty Citadelle, Leffe and Saxophones

Posted on March 12th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

The past weekend found Noshi and me in the walloon city of Dinant, for a bit of culture sniffling and a night away from home.Famous for it`s 19th century citadel fortress on top of the cliff to protect the bridge over the Meuse, and for being the birth…

The Great Ziggurat of Draconis

Posted on August 8th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

I have awakened from my long blogging slumber! This past weekend was Ultracon 6, our friends and family convention. The theme for this year was a sunken city named Draconis, which had risen for various campaign reasons. We had fifteen players, in three…

Review: D&D Character Sheets

Posted on June 21st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

So, this past weekend I decided to pick up new Dungeons & Dragons Character Sheets. Even though I can print character sheets to my heart’s content, it just seemed like a fun thing to do. Part of me was hoping to stir up old nostalgia, back when cha…

Review: RPG Coasters 2, Cthulhu.

Posted on March 20th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Alexander Ingram has just launched his second RPG Coasters Kickstarter! The theme this time? Cthulhu. For the uninitiated, the name is pronounced in some circles as kuh-THOOL-hoo. Now be careful when saying that to loud, as it may awaken H.P. Lovecraft…

Review: Demon Idol Dice Cup

Posted on February 21st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Today I received arguably one of the coolest pieces of game swag I own. This is a custom-made leather dice cup by Foster Leathercraft. This cup is an alternative to a dice tower or tray since you can roll the dice into the lid. As you can see the front…

I am sculpting these miniatures, you see.

Posted on December 12th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Not many words.Look; pictures!These I will paint.Some nice items.

More dire bat face

Posted on December 2nd, 2013 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Courtesy sleep deficit:Notes: progressing slowly. Lots of technical challenges. I tried to kick the hand up a notch. Doesn’t show so well with the lighting. The ears membrane I realized will have to serve only as a support for the sculpted surface. It’…

Dire bat and Vampire spec-ops – 28mm WIP

Posted on November 23rd, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Facing some interesting and educational challenges so far. I’m looking forward to seeing things flesh out more but it’s really fun.The sleeve I freestyled as I sculpted it. It occurred to me on the fly to add the outerwear and to sculpt him as wearing …

Give us a hand, willya?

Posted on November 18th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Trying out this new/old hand technique. It’s difficult to get the right thickness and smoothness as well as give some more specific description to the anatomy of the hand. A very intense session, sculpting that. I mixed some Green Stuff into the putty …

Vampire dental surgery

Posted on November 15th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I had to do some major facial remodelling.The left eye was badly misaligned and the mouth looked terrible.I’m still not happy with the result but this is as good as he’s gonna get for now.I want to do a series of different heads after this just to get …

Vampire face calculations

Posted on November 11th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Not much to say yet. The head is again slightly enlarged and I miscalculated the size of the teeth so he looks a bit grotesque. I’ll try to sharpen the gorget when it cures.

New project: Vampire spec-ops riding Dire-Bat

Posted on November 5th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Starting on a new project1:56/Warpunk/Vampire Spec-Ops riding Dire-Bat.I’m keen to see how it goes. There are going to be a lot of special challenges.The scale 1:56 is a good fit for 28mm miniatures size. I’m working right now mostly in Green Stuff AKA…

28mm sci fi miniature com/drn

Posted on October 28th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

There are a couple of little tweaks I’d like to make but he’s almost totally done.

Hoping for nice fingers.

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

A lot of sanding and carving later, I’m feeling slightly less temporarily disappointed with this guy and slightly more temporarily liking him. I sculpted a few additional details as well. Trying out a new technique for the hands, I hope to get nicer fi…

1:56 or 28mm miniature Starship Crew

Posted on October 17th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Almost done. Check out my sweet allied force. Finished these 5 last Shermans. 

10K views! Space, man.

Posted on October 11th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Yo.I suppose I might as well write some words to go along with the photos. An added value for you, my dear readers.One important lesson I’m really seeing pay off is how nice it is to have anatomical mass in the right places before adding clothing. It m…

No easy feet.

Posted on October 9th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Getting some work under the old belt.1:56 starship crew, 1:56 planetFaller communication/combat-drone operator and 1:100 IDF. And some FOW stuff at the end.Starship CrewPlanetFaller1:100 IDF

planetFaller commander

Posted on September 27th, 2013 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Recap:I’ve sculpted this miniature using an epoxy putty called ProCreate made by a company called Kraftmark. I also used blue/yellow Kneadatite AKA Green Stuff by PSI.The scale is 1:56 which is a good fit for the so called 28mm scale.The planetFallers …