Saturday, 3 December 2016

Back to the Brushes 117

Sometimes the colours that you think that will work well together just don't sit well. The juxtaposition is well just wrong. This is an example of this


The ochre for the cloak just doesn't sit well with all that polished steel. Any suggestions? Black - too obvious, blue might work, white  could be too clean and red, well that's been done before at some point in history.


Over to to you for your colour suggestions

Cheers for now


Wednesday, 30 November 2016

R.I.P Joe Dever 1956 - 2016


An inspiration

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Back to the Brushes 116

A beginning is a very delicate time...

The prepping has started for this year's Analogue Painting Challenge and here are the first figures waiting to be undercoated shortly.

Below shows thirty Gripping Beast Caesarian Romans that will form the bulk of a Basic Impetus army.


Need another dozen or so of these so will be in contact with Gripping Beast tomorrow to see if they are still available.

More to follow soon

Cheers for now.

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Back to the Brushes 115

A couple of work in progress shots quickly taken this morning.

First up a Foundry Norman that is very near completion and to his left the Foundry Rat Catcher or Risk Taker move closer to the final colours. The far left corner shows four more Gripping Beast Vikings slowly getting coloured in; these will be for SAGA or similar.


With the Ratcatcher figure keeping to muted browns on the material as want to show the rats in blacks and greys. No real reason why it was just how the miniature started to come together.


Above is a Reaper fighter or cleric type that will be used as such in some form of fantasy based skirmish game in the future. Mostly armour on this one so hoping to finish up soon.

More work in progress to come shortly.

Cheers for now.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

C Beams Glitter in the Dark 3

A set of objective markers from Critical Mass Games for use in the same.


The crew are standard heavy weapons from Ground Zero Games posing as technical staff. A better use of spare figures than the lead pile.



Some more finished figures to follow along with prep for the 7th Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge.

Cheers for now

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge VII

Coming to a blog near you soon...

The Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge VII begins December 20th 2016. The painters are preparing, the lead mountains are groaning, the challenge has been issued.

Who will prove themselves the strongest?

Who will stand the pressure?

Will the brushes splay and tempers fray?

Watch for updates on this blog and all the glory of the day at the seventh annual analogue hobbies blog.

Sunday, 6 November 2016

Fury of the North 17

A couple of finished pictures of a bondi figure from Gripping Beast.



This figure will be part of a warrior group for SAGA and there are another 3 to follow that are in varying stages on undressat present so to speak.




Next up from this period will be a Norman from the Foundry/Citadel range. A great figure to paint with lots of character. Again there are another three to follow.

Cheers for now