Category Archives: Painting & Modelling

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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Clear Base Technology

Well it looks like clear bases are go for the next stage. I’ve been playing about with a set of clear acrylic bases I got from those nice folk at Fenris Games. Now they normally sell these as 2mm thicknesses, … Continue reading

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Orc Warlords Army Diary – Part 3: Tiny Steps Forwards

I was supposed to get some painting done for today’s post, and failed in that. I actually got the stuff out, and then thought that with a new airbrush due to arrive tomorrow it would be a bit pointless trying … Continue reading

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Orc Army Diary – Part 2

I will be going into my army choice in some detail, though that will have to wait until God of Battles is closer to coming out. For now, the broad strokes are that I’ve picked a minimal sized army with … Continue reading

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Orc Army Diary – Part 1

Orcs it is then! Just have to decide on which models. Actually, I decided some time ago, but I’ll walk you through the thinking as it may be of interest. At least, I’ll ramble about orcs for a bit 🙂 … Continue reading

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Army Painting – First Things First

Who and What? Painting an army was what I mentioned the other day. Absolutely. So what’s the first step? Well, before I can pick up a brush, I first have to decide which army I’m going to collect and for … Continue reading

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Review: Titan Dragon – The Mother of All Dragons

Well it seemed like meanness to keep you in suspense, so here I am with a proper look in the box… The Titan Dragon is the largest of the (re-)releases of ex-Rackham miniatures from Legacy Miniatures via their exclusive distributor: … Continue reading

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