Posts Tagged ‘Painting’

Weekly WIP: The Last of the Saga

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

With a game scheduled for Friday I’m scrambling to finish the last 12 miniatures in time to play.

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ScratchBuild Log Part 4: Painting the 1915 Curiasse "Fortin" Aubriot-Gabet

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So on to the actual paint! Started with a quick shot of Stynylrez. This primer by Badger is the best I’ve ever used, though **SPOILER ALERT** Ammo of Mig’s new one shot primer is the same formulation made by Badger for Mig!!! Partnerships are something…

SAGA Irish Warlord and Fianna

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

I had some time this weekend to get a few painting hours “logged in”, and I continued working on the starter set for my Irish in SAGA.The box is now about halfway done, as I painted up the Warlord, as well as the first of two units of Fianna so far.The…

Copplestone Barbarians sneak into the battle line…

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

Having acquired a pack of Copplestone Barbarian Heroes earlier this year in a complex shipping and exchange rate transaction involving a man known by many as the scourge of TMP, and which, fortunately, has yet to be drawn into the “Car Wash” scandal en…

More 25mm Star Trek

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

Continuing with my 25mm Star Trek painting, I finished off a dozen Klingons from Space Vixens from Mars. These are TMP or TNG Klingons rather than TOS Klingons. Finding alien races is generally hard and the one set of TOS Klingons I found (from Victory…

GNW Swedish Brigadier vignettes

Posted on May 19th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I was very keen to experiment with some test masters of the new Swedish cavalry command. I tried them on the new horses (of which there are 5 variants) and on two of the existing horses.They were easy and fun to paint. The poses are dramatic and the lo…

Thunderer Siege Tanks

Posted on May 19th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

As I work on my all Death Rider army, I took a small break and made their armoured support: a pair of Thunderer Siege Tanks! First rule of Forgeworld- Why buy one when you can get two for twice the price!These are fun little tanks. These turretless LR …

Who let the dogs out?

Posted on May 18th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The painting effort continues, and today I finished my first unit for SAGA, the Irish warhounds from the starter set.Okay, admitted, they where the simplest to paint of the box… drybrushing dogs goes swift.Now, apart from that, I always found Dark Ag…

Warfare GNW Russian releases for May 2017

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

Delighted to say that we have now officially released four new codes for the ever expanding GNW Russian range.We have R12 – the long awaited musketeers marching which come with shouldered musket – bayonet fixed or bayonet sheathed.R13 The pikemen to ma…

Saga Project: The First Point Defines Them All

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

My first point of Saga is painted and waiting for the rest of the army for basing.

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Planning the Irish Brigade… and more?

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

Now that I am about to start restoring my ACW regiments, I`ve decided to do it this time a bit more prepared, and focus in the first stage around the Irish Brigade (suprise suprise lol).I decided to take the ORBAT of the Union at Fredericksburg to buil…

ScratchBuild Log Part 3: Basing for the 1915 Curiasse "Fortin" Aubriot-Gabet

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

So now that I had the proto-tank built and riveted, it was time to start working on the presentation base. I started by laying out some rough ideas with scrap pieces of balsa foam and once I had a clear idea in my head I started piecing together the pi…

23rd (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot

Posted on May 15th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I finished painting my first “complete” historical unit since getting back into the hobby today, in the form of a set of British Line Infantry by Warlord Games.Suitable for use in the AWI (or well, sometimes shortly before and after), these redcoats nu…

Slaughterpriest – Markus Scissorfist

Posted on May 14th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Another Khorne follower has snuck onto my painting table. This time the Slaughterpriest given away with White Dwarf some time back. I’m quite a fan of Gorechosen and Silver Tower, so I thought this lad would kill two birds with one stone. He needed mor…

Pike less in Falkirk .. LoA at Carronade 2017

Posted on May 14th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The LoA GNW game at Falkirk 2017I cannot say the our preparation for the Carronade show in Falkirk was faultless. I spent about 90 minutes the night before the show looking out all the various components from the game we had run at Tactica. Terrain – c…

25mm Star Trek

Posted on May 13th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I recently picked up from new not-Trek crew figures from 1st Corp Miniatures for use with Pulp Heroes. What I really liked about this set was that the women were all armed and active (versus the arm candy poses of the set from Matakishi’s Tea House.I p…

X-Case Kickstarter Interview with Kenneth Romero of Active Mind Games

Posted on May 12th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Is the X-Case the missing factor for my miniature storage needs. I interview Active Mind’s Kenneth Romero to learn more.

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Blotz – Gateway/Wall review and Paint

Posted on May 12th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

This time I’m going to be looking at some Feudal period MDF terrain by Blotz, perhaps a company not as well know as a few […]

28mm Lombards in action

Posted on May 11th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

The much-trailed Gothic/Germanic/Viking/Barbarian army that has been on the painting table for the last year got a near-full outing tonight against some old-school Hinchcliffe Byzantines.Playing 25mm L’Art de la Guerre, my 200AP Lombard list was:5 Elit…

Ships of all kinds!

Posted on May 11th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Well, two kinds anyway.I’ve been painting again, and again have some things to show you. This will allow you all to heap upon me the praise which I so richly and obviously deserve. In many ways, this blog could be considered a public service.Anyway, en…

W40K – Crimson Fists – Commander & Bikers

Posted on May 11th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Go go Crimson Fists! Today I`d like to show you commander in terminator armour and group of scout bikers. I wrote many times that CF are my favourite chapter through SM armies – there are no changes in this matter 🙂 It`s almost the end of this project – soon you can expect short summary.

Spellcrow Tree + Mierce Miniature

Posted on May 10th, 2017 under . Posted by

A couple of models that were hanging on desk for ages. One is a tree from Spellcrow converted with hanging man and the other one is from Mierce Miniatures.

Discordian’s Model Spotlight: Ta’Unar

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

Rules, new rules, bad rules, rules guesses, and rules wants. Are the words in the air right now, but we’re only getting a tid-bits, and half-truth wish lists being reported as all truths….., so for now lets talk about something else. Models.Cool Mode…

Dark Elves Witch Elves batch 1

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

A bit of painting I did last week, these are the first of the stack of Witch Elves (Aelves??) I`ll be painting for the Daughters of Khaine.In total I`ll need 30 of them, divided over 2 units.  The main one, counting 20, will all be assembled from …

How to Collect and Paint Early War Fallschirmjäger, Part 1

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

By Seamus,

With the release of Warlord’s new Campaign Book, Unternehmen Seelöwe, I thought this would be a good time to share with you my formula for collecting and painting Early War Fallschirmjäger!

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