Wargame figure – French Napoleonic – 28mm

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.  He’s from the wonderful Foundry Miniatures range and to get him I had to buy a set of four figures.   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.  A friend … Continue reading Wargame figure – French Napoleonic – 28mm

A very naughty little girl!

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!

Priming and undercoating – essential, but Boring stuff!

Boring as hell but for sure an essential part of model-making.    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.  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 stick  to the surface.  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!