Category Archives: Painting & Modelling

Don’t Use That, Use This!

Slight change of plan. Remember those Mars Attacks miniatures I showed you yesterday? Well I had to give them back for photography. Still haven’t got the whole shipment of those things in yet. However, I’ve managed to replace them with … Continue reading

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Mars Attacks Miniatures – Part 1

As I said the other day, I’d try to snaffle a bag or two of MA figures while I was down at Mantic HQ. Mission accomplished! I’ve not had a chance to scrape away at them yet, so this is … Continue reading

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How To Clean Restic – Part 1

Following on from yesterday, this is the first in a series about restic¹ and what I learn from my experiments with various means of cleaning up models made from it. Before I start I’ve got some things that need covering, … Continue reading

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Hmmm…

As is often the way with these posts, not all of the comment and debate is in public. So it was when I said I was starting to paint again. The longest discussion was with a friend of mine who … Continue reading

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Daubing The Paint On

Well I actually sat down and splashed some paint on some figures yesterday. First time in ages. The photo isn’t supposed to show you any gorgeous work, it’s just to forestall the “pictures or it didn’t happen” comments. I’ve recently … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now…

Bad puns. We loves ’em. Clear bases are go, in a variety of shapes and sizes as you can see in the picture. The fact that you can see them at all is, of course, only due to the backing … Continue reading

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Space To Be Creative

I’ve been trying to make enough room to set up a permanent painting area. One of the things that constantly stalls my painting efforts is the fact that I’ve got to clear a space to do any. It may be … Continue reading

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