Friday, 22 February 2019

Back from the void.

Hi Chaps,

How many times do you read a blog with the opening line similar to..."its been a long time since my last post"? It happens rather a lot and probably all for very similar reasons... life is just busy. Life has been too busy for myself but I am determined to make some time to update the blog and paint the occasional figure. I apologize for my absence it was almost beyond my control.

I have been painting over the last six months but only on the odd hour here and there. Despite having no time I have completed the Kill Team set from Games Workshop which is an excellent buy-really good value (who would have thought?). Here are a couple of the miners from that set.




As is normal I apologise for the picture quality, my experiments with lighting have led to naught but failure. I will be attempting a different technique shortly involving an i phone.

My Empire Army has grown in size and is now 4 units strong but I am resisting taking pictures for the moment until I have painted my two remaining units and I can provide an army showcase of sorts. The medieval/fantasy theme s still a favourite of mine and I cannot resist buying the odd Reaper miniature now and again because they are cheap and full of character...




Despite not having time to paint I purchased a couple of boxes of Perry Wars of the Roses infantry and Mercenaries. The problem I face is do I base them singly or on multiple bases? Tips would be welcome.

Keep blogging Guys you got me through a crappy 12 months.

6 comments:

  1. Try a combo of both - some on singles and some on larger sizes, say 2-4 each. Depends on the games you play I imagine. Thegamerstable blog does ‘doublets’ - two figures per 25mm base to give a feel of massed infantry that looks kinda cool. Always a pleasure seeing your posts and hope things are better now - Ragsta

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  2. Yeah, I'm "guilty" of sporadic posting. But I only post when I have stuff like minis to post, and I am a slow and sporadic painter. :)
    And that's okay.

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  3. Hi Guys,

    Thanks for your comments and advice, it feels like talking to old mates again.

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  4. I'm really impressed by the muted colour scheme on the genestealer cult. I like that.

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