Posts Tagged ‘Painting Challenge’

Empire Reiksgard Foot Knights

Posted on February 17th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Just a quick post about my latest AHPCVIII entry…This time its a unit of 24 Reiksgard Knights on foot. Happy to have these off the workbench as they’ve been hanging about, taunting me relentlessly with their half-finished state for some time now.More…

Back to the Brushes 153

Posted on February 15th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Some work in progress pictures for this year’s Painting ChallengeThis one is now completed C01 fighter from Citadel.Two groups of Hearth Guard for SAGA with figures from Gripping Beast’s Romano British. Across this warband will be using a very limited …

Painting Challenge – DAK Light Forces and and Orc Drummer

Posted on February 14th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Its been a busy few weeks with work travel etc so my pace of AHPC8 submissions has slowed.  Nice to get a few in this week after a bit of a dry spell.  Here they are:

15mm DAK

Last week Alan unveiled the start of his 8th Army project f…

Grape Ape and Green Stuff

Posted on February 14th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Hi All,I think I’ve passed the 24 hour window so I can share my four armed Ape with you.He is a resin affair from Bombshell miniatures that no longer appears to be available. I took the opportunity to use my Mesh roller from Green Stuff World for his b…

AHPC VIII – Ev’s Challenge, Day 57

Posted on February 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Greetings friends and followers!It’s been a while since I’ve delivered a progress report on what has been a moderately productive Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge (at least by my admittedly leisurely standards), so here goes.I had a bit of a re…

Back to the Brushes 152

Posted on January 31st, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

A variety of pictures of work in progress at present as the Painting Challenge reaches its 6th week.The painting table at present, from top left to bottom right:Finished awaiting varnishing and photographingCitadel C01 fighterFoundry PeltastsVarious Ci…

Australia Day and AHPC entries

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

Couple of small terrain entries this week.  For the second year in a row I have set aside the figures carefully prepped before the challenge in order to follow (willingly, it must be said) Alan into another project of opportunity 🙂 So just a few…

Fantasy Heroes 6

Posted on January 23rd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

The second part of the first entry to this year’s Painting Challenge – 15mm Undead Skeletons from Alternative Armies. Sabot bases beckon for these guys and others from the same army; had thought of rebasing then remembered how much I grudge the ti…

AHPC 8: "BFG" Bonus round – FIW 12 pounder

Posted on January 23rd, 2018 under , , . Posted by

My entry for the BFG round is an emplaced Royal Artillery field piece to support my British FIW army that I painted in AHPC VII.  Now Alan’s French and Canadiens will have to contend with bombardment, ball and shot while my ranks of Redcoats advan…

Blood and Souls for my Lord Arioch 5

Posted on January 20th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

First entry for this year’s painting challenge saw a return to 2015’s challenge and retro Chaos Warriors from Citadel’s heyday – personal opinion there.Opted for a limited pallette with both of these guys to let the figures to do of the work.For sculpt…

AHPC 8 – Week 3 Terrain submission

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

This week I have laboured to complete the Ukrainian village of Ostrog for the Battlegroup Barbarossa Campaign that Alan and I are enjoying:  3 more small houses (1 damaged) plus a wonderful partly destroyed church.

The fruits of my labours this…

Back to the Brushes 151

Posted on January 15th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Some work in progress pictures that are ongoing at present.Two different sets of Skeletons from Alternative Armies. Both are currently on 40mm bases however this may change as they may be based for Basic Impetus Fantasticus or maybe just saboted for th…

Back to the Brushes 150

Posted on January 10th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

A few work in progress pictures for the Challenge so farThe Eternal Guard from Alternative Armies move on unholy step closer to completion.The orc is a straggler from before the challenge that will be finished soonTwo retro Chaos Warriors from Citadel&…

First AHPC 8 Submissions

Posted on January 9th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Delighted to report that the lack of recent blogging indicates a wonderfully full start to the year – a visit to Melbourne to visit family and friends, attending the 5th Test of the Ashes Series at the Sydney Cricket Ground (for non Commonwealth types …

AHPC VIII Bonus Round One Voting Open!

Posted on January 8th, 2018 under . Posted by

Voting is open for the first Bonus Round in this year’s AHPC with a theme of ‘Flight’.Both Evan and I have entries and there is a veritable motherlode of other wonderful entries to delight your senses too. Pop on over and check things out and don’t for…

Back to the Brushes 149

Posted on January 5th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The first work in progress pictures for 2018 – taken in 2017 – with a variety of periods and scales been shown.Above a retro Citadel figure posing as an Evil fighter, so far the armour has been base coated and washed with strong tone. Further washes an…

The Empire Strips Back

Posted on January 5th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

With three submissions posted for AHPCVIII and awaiting Curt’s tender ministrations I’ve taken stock and looked at what might be tackled next.I’ve almost worked my way through all the lead I prepped prior to the Challenge starting. That being the …

Entry #2 to AHPC VIII: Four Heroes from ‘Mansions of Madness’

Posted on December 25th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Just a small entry (sorry, still no Ortona yet). This time it’s four investigator/heroes from ‘Mansions of Madness’. The 2nd edition of Fantasy Flight Games’ ‘Mansions of Madness’ has become a well-enjoyed staple within our group since it was…

Back to the Brushes 146

Posted on December 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Some pictures of the preparation that has been ongoing over the last few weeks for the Painting ChallengeThe chaos before and after a dust and tidy up. A solitary elf stands central on the painting table waiting to be finished during the early days of …

First entry to Challenge VIII (‘Challenge Ate’) – ‘The Unspeakable Thing Under the Bed’

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

For our eighth edition of the Painting Challenge, the theme is ‘Challenge Ate’, and so celebrates all things scary, creepy and monstrous. I could easily go off on a tangent on how this could reflect the socio-political landscape of parts of our world t…

Back to the Brushes 145

Posted on December 20th, 2017 under . Posted by

And so it begins, the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge VIII (Ate)The paint must flow…Cheers for now

Empire Greatswords

Posted on December 17th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Over the weekend I completed my second entry in the Old World Army Challenge. This time it was a unit of 24 x Greatswords, painted up as the Carroburgers in their iconic blood red colours.The Reikland halberdiers I have been working on since are 9…

Paint Table Saturday

Posted on December 16th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

I’ve been jolly busy the last few days, completing another entry for the Old World Army Challenge –  in this instance a unit of Greatswords for my Warhammer Fantasy Battle Empire army. That will hopefully be posted on the blog tonight and can appe…

Paint Table Saturday

Posted on December 16th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

I’ve been jolly busy the last few days, completing another entry for the Old World Army Challenge –  in this instance a unit of Greatswords for my Warhammer Fantasy Battle Empire army. That will hopefully be posted on the blog tonight and can appe…

Paint Table Saturday

Posted on December 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

It’s raining, it’s pouring! Sweet, that means I can paint instead of mow the lawn… :-)I’m beavering away on my second monthly instalment for the Old World Army Challenge at the moment, in this instance a 24 man unit of WFB Empire greatswords. I simpl…