I didn’t have much time today to spend painting, so I grabbed another of the primed wargame figure I have near my bench and whenever I had a few moments during the day, I painted this little figure of Napoleon Bonaparte. This is from a set produced by Foundry Miniatures of Bonaparte and his Marshals – the set consists of 12 foot figures including some of his well known officers and aides. Once again, I enjoyed just mixing the colors and getting it done in the day – so one down and eleven to go! I’ll paint up some others … Continue reading Napoleon – 28mm Wargame – Foundry Miniatures
I’m continuing my painting exercises with these little figures (see my last post) and over the weekend I painted this guy on his futuristic motorcycle. I’ve no idea who manufactures the figure, I have 100’s of these from a mad buying phase from many years ago, and every so often I dip into my primed stock and tune up my painting technique. As I’ve said before it’s a break from the larger (more serious) figures and it helps sharpen my eye for color/value mixing and it’s also very enjoyable! Continue reading More 28mm Miniature gaming figures
In order to keep my painting process reasonably sharp (mainly color mixing) I keep a supply of primed 28mm wargame figures within reach of my bench. When I get into a bit of a rut with my painting, these little guys are great for getting myself started again. I think it’s beacuse they are so small, and in most cases such fun to paint, and as a result, I don’t take them too seriously. Like a lot of creative processes, when we relax that little bit the process flows that bit better. My favourite analogy is Golf – sometimes the … Continue reading Wargame 28mm miniature figures – painting tip!