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Whiffling through the tulgey wood...

"Beware the Jabberwock, my son!

A couple more Skaven

More Skaven, these ones done using three colour undercoat.

Queek Headtaker

Skaven and Quarrellers.

While rooting through some boxes I came across some skaven I had not finished. I think the house move must have interrupted painting these. A few dabs of paint and they were finished

Ikit Claw

More Prehistorics.

For my birthday I treated myself to some figures from the Savage Core range from Warlord Games. All are credited to a sculptor called Steve Saleh.

Some Neanderthals

Cthulhu and the Manticore.

Sometimes you just lose steam on a project. This can be for a variety of reasons. This manticore figure has sat on the "part done" pile for what might actually be a decade. Every so often I would look at it and have no idea as to what to do to bring it to life. Then the other day inspiration suddenly struck me. I repainted the face using a ruddier flesh tone and the rest fell into place.

Trogs and Terminators

Started a new album entitled Prehistorics. First entries are the Trogs or Cave-Orcs.

Terminators, Gladiators and Tyranids.

Another view of my new Hunter Screamer alongside some old school versions:-

Painting Marine Paudrons

        Sometimes the simplest shapes turn out to be difficult to paint because the margin of error is so small. In the last blog I mentioned that the Kren chapter insignia could be difficult to paint on pauldrons. Last night a new way of doing this occurred to me so I tried it out.

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Painting Space Marines

        I have painted a lot of space marines over the years. Judging from the contents of the boxes in my room, I will be painting many more! What have I learnt painting these and what would I change if I did it again?

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First Upload of the Year

Stunned how little painting I have got done this year. Two of today's uploads were Christmas presents!

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