A fun piece from Scibor miniatures – originally scheduled to pop up and Spring out of his egg round Easter – but these days, with the crazy weather we are having, who knows what season its supposed to be, so … Continue reading A late hatchling from Scibor Miniatures!!
A pair of white metal hunt figures from Scalelink in 1/43 scale. Handpainted in acrylics and sealed with two coats of varnish. Continue reading Hunters in miniature -1/43
A 1/35 mini diorama of a WWII knocked-out tank, suitably damaged, weathered, rusted and set to some “sad” music. Continue reading “Abandoned – a sad sight!”
“Hell hath no fury like a Roman General and his hound”!Â An excellent 28mm metal figure from Warlord games Continue reading “Unleash Hell” – Warlordgames painted figure
After a long (health related) layoff from painting, I’m glad to be back with brushes in hand. Continue reading “Arwen — Games Workshop painted figure”
Upper-crust(y) “Colonel Marbles” – a wonderful little 28mm metal gaming casting from Masterworks /Frothers Unite – full of character and absolutely loads of fun to paint. Continue reading “Colonel “Marbles” joins the fray ….on the “Bay” – “I say”!”
An iconic character from mid 50’s British comic-books was Captain James Bigglesworth, better known as “Biggles”. Continue reading ““Biggles (and friends) head to the Bay”! – (updated 14th Mar’)”
I painted this little guy some months ago as a one piece “character” figure and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience – the proportions are bang on (even in this tiny scale) and well, he just looks “right” in terms of the whole Napoleonic genre.Â He’s from the wonderful Foundry Miniatures range and to get him I had to buy a set of four figures.Â Â As I had no intention of seriously painting the other three figures (I’m not a big fan of painting whole armies unless they are character groups) – I consigned them to the spares box.Â A friend … Continue reading Wargame figure – French Napoleonic – 28mm
Unfortunately with my camera acting up today I wasn’t able to upload any photo’s of my days work so instead, I’m posting up some pics of this little 28mm lady from Foundry Miniatures Street Violence range which I painted last week – She’s definitely not the kind of girl you would want to bring home to your mother – yes she’s a real nasty piece of work! Continue reading A very naughty little girl!
Boring as hell but for sure an essential part of model-making.Â Â Â As I usually have up to 20 projects on the go at any one time, I generally try to include as many pieces as possible in one priming session, as I just find the whole process so boring and time consuming.Â Apart from the actual spraying, the preparation takes up an enormous amount of time, but having said that, it’s an absolute must in terms of getting paint to stickÂ to the surface.Â Initially I started out painting the Villeneuve helmets (I mentioned in yesterdays post) and then I … Continue reading Priming and undercoating – essential, but Boring stuff!