Posts Tagged ‘Painting’

Pungari Pun Ross

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I make no apologies for that title.I’ve been back to my side project of “finally dealing with models I received as gifts years ago”, and this time I’ve opted for some Pungari Auxiliaries for my Shaltari Dropzone Commander force.Forty of the little blig…

Sunshine and showers.

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello and welcome to Inso’s World again.I know it’s been two weeks since my last post but I have been keeping myself busy with household chores and haven’t had very much time for the hobby so I haven’t had very much to update.There have also been days …

Texel ships Part II – returning to Aladdin’s Cave

Posted on April 22nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Texel Roads from Den Helder – Texel on the horizon – its a massive anchorageThe area south east of Texel known as the Texel Roads was a massive anchorage for military and merchant vessels throughout the Age of Sail. The kinds of things brought up from …

Top Secret

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

Beautiful day yesterday, the first really nice day of 2018 and we are only a quarter of the way through, paradise, while the rest of you are ‘beeking’ the new word for basking presumably (why?) I have just had to go and get a jumper because I am cold. …

On the Painting Desk 43

Posted on April 20th, 2018 under . Posted by

Another week gone by, and with spring arriving, I didn`t do much at all.And as explained in the video, my paint speed will drop seriously…Until next week, and schol!

Opinion: painted armies on the table?

Posted on April 19th, 2018 under , . Posted by

It’s been a time since I did an opinion piece on YouTube, and this time in ponder on the “need” of painted armies.I admit I’m a bit of an elitist on that level, as I always have fielded, ever since I started in the hobby in 1992 with some friends at ho…

Fighting Burnout and getting a handle on the collection

Posted on April 19th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Hi All,As I blunder forward in the hobby I come across things that speak to concepts that gnaw at the back of my mind. Occasionally they come to the fore, only to subside as some other idea bubbles up. This past week two ideas came back up.Fighting Bur…

When Life Changes… so do Goals

Posted on April 18th, 2018 under , . Posted by

At last, back to work…I managed to get my old job back, though with another company, after 5 years of both studying and a physical problem.  But now the clouds have been raised and the sun pours through, very fitting actually considering it’s sp…

Circus of Corruption – Mungo Silenbritches

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

This handsome fellow is Mungo Silenbritches from the Circus of Corruption Kickstarter from Old School Miniatures. I was fortunate enough to snag a preview copy of Mungo and get him painted up just in time to not help the Kickstarter in any way at all. …

More 15mm WW2 for sale

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

Alright, some more 15mm WW2 are on the block this week. Pick-up in Edmonton or shipping at cost.First up is a set of three Battlefront M-5 Stuarts. These are late-war tanks, suitable for the western front. The tanks are decaled and a touch muddy. One h…

On the Painting Desk 42

Posted on April 14th, 2018 under . Posted by

Here we are again, another week of painting gone by and some things got finished…Though perhaps there doesn`t seem much to show for it, as I painted up and finished (and blogged) half a box of cavalry past weekend in between these video’s.So until ne…

Basic Miniature Assembly and Painting – Star Wars Legion

Posted on April 11th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

 Star Wars miniature games have both the blessing and the curse of a very wide audience.  Most miniature games would like to steal from the Board Gamers, and maaaaybe target a couple of specific…

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Review: Asset Drop Monthly Painting/Female Miniatures Boxes

Posted on April 11th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

There’s been a lot of reviews on this site recently, primarily because real life has been keeping me fairly busy (and indeed, out of the country) enough that longer form […]

More 15mm WW2 for sale

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

Continuing with last week’s post, I have completed rehabbing some more of the 15mm WW2 German vehicles I picked up in trade.First up this week are three Battlefront metal-and-resin Jadgpanthers. The camo has been handprinted and the tanks are numbered …

Shadespire – Sepulchral Guard Finished

Posted on April 7th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

These lads were supposed to be deep in the heart of battle at this moment, but life sometimes makes plans without consulting us, so instead I found myself with the time to take some photos of my finished Sepulchral Guard. The last three I painted were …

Warfare Miniatures GNW picture gallery

Posted on April 7th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Occasionally it’s time for some unashamed picture overdrive without the commentary. Here are some nice shots from the Great Northern War range which hopefully will inspire some of you to the brush.Lifeguards pike men leave their billetPoint blank shot …

On the Painting Desk 41

Posted on April 7th, 2018 under . Posted by

Another saturday, so another oversight of the figures I’m working on these days.And while I finished some figures this week, the delivery at the club yesterday makes it so I’ll be pressganging myself to a paint-a-thon this weekend.Because I need the no…

Walls and so on

Posted on April 6th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

It’s still post-apocalypse time here at Matt Towers. I’ve managed to snare Kieron into playing Terminator Genisys, which drives a need for more terrain, which has led me to more of this stuff.Things!I picked up some more of the Crooked Dice scrapwalls …

Anyone Still Here?

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

I’m curious if I still have any readers after so long a silence. I must admit that I have abandoned this blog. It wasn’t a long absence due to life’s particular habits: I made…

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Desperation in the Desert

Posted on April 4th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Rob turned up at the club last night and kindly brought his Sudan Colonial troops and an exciting scenario. The British governor and his wife, Lady Black, the mother of Lord George Black, a family which now pops up in most of our turn of the century sh…

Building up the Panzer Division: Imperial Cuirassiers

Posted on April 4th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Why would you not want to build the army that consistently contributed to the defence of Christian Europe and to facing down Christian Europe’s most powerful Catholic monarch?The Austrians/Habsburgs/Holy Roman Empire/Imperialist Army is the Janus of co…

15mm WW2 Germans for sale

Posted on April 3rd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I don’t really do commission work any more, but every once and awhile I run across a deal that is too good to pass up. Last week, I bought a job lot of 15mm WW2 Germans. Some were well painted, others were only base coated or had some chipping. I have …

HO-scale building

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

A work trip meant no gaming for me last week. But I did manage to finish off this HO-scale ruined building that Terry kindly gifted me.It came primed grey so I built it, did some very basic painting, hit it was a wash and a sealer coat and called it do…

The rest of the Chinese Crossbowmen

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

With 48 figures to play with, the Chinese Crossbow Painting Marathon has created lots of opportunities to pad out a number of armies (of course that does mean working on the old “WRG 6th” principle that there is kinda only one Chinese army, and that cl…

What I Painted in March 2018

Posted on March 31st, 2018 under . Posted by

The final weeks of the AHPC where this march, and as such the number of painted models still rather good.Though near the end of the challenge, once the goals where reached and 10th was far out of reach, I did ‘slack down’ as I returned to play Final Fa…