Sunday, September 4, 2011

What my painting looks like...

Since I've stated I've been painting, I thought I'd share some photo's. My Necron's have had a coat of Boltgun Metal for about a year now. I started putting a heavy dry brush of GW's Chainmail to give it some highlights. I'll be following that up with a very light Mithril Silver on just the high area's that might get some light. That should make the POP a little. With all the Necrons I have though, it's tough... ie monotonous.

You can also see the Vampire Evil Cossack Guards in the mix as well as some Warhammer Tomb Kings, part of a Carniflex, the actual Vampires for the Evil Cossacks to Guard, a Mage Knight figure that needs Fixin' and an AT-43 Red Block that needs fixin too.

Some Necrons wait in silence... waiting for the stroke of Chainmail :D

And those that have received the stroke...

And the Ultimate Necron....

I finished my Werewolves a while ago (along with their wolf "henchmen" that I can sacrifice during a game of Chaos in Carpathia as needed.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Painting Again

It’s been a while. Trying to get the Real Estate Business up and running along with the Day Job has been a massive Time Sink.

In order to try to get some stress relief I started watching Mini Wargaming Dot Com terrain videos. I really like how Dave and Matt put the time and effort into creating the video’s that they do. Unfortunately to get the video’s first hand, you have to belong to their Vault, and I’m a little too cheap for that. So I have to wait. I do purchase the DVD collections that they come up with and they are quite good and definitely worth the money.

So, what am I painting?

I’m trying to get my Cossack Dracula Guards (by Old Glory Miniatures) ready to use with Chaos in Carpathia. (Highly recommended ruleset btw).

While I wait for the paint to dry on those mini’s, I am drybrushing GW’s Chainmail onto my Necrons to give them some highlights. Since I purchased the large battleforce that GW does not offer anymore, I have 90 warriors, a Necron Lord, 6 Destroyers, and a Monolith. That’s a lot of dry brushing. Hell that was a lot of Bolt Gun metal over Chaos Black....

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Where does the Time Go?


Been Months since I wrote something here.

With the move almost 16 months ago, I am still unorganized and have not had the gumption to get oranized.

I built my great countertop in the bonus room and now it sits covered with “stuff”.

My employer wants me to work from home on Fridays, working later into the evening for those “OMG!!” circumstances that happen now and again. In order to set this up, I had to eat away more of my precious countertop/desk space for a 2nd monitor and computer hook up. Of course if I take time off from work to deal with it (ie straighten it out and clean up the wires, etc) my Significant Other will want to go out of town, or I really don’t see it as being “away” from work.

So the depression sets in from not being able to hobby or game and it just sits....

But I still buy stuff and it gets added to the pile of stuff I still need to organize and work on..... (Lather, Rinse, Repeat)

A real bright spot is that I’m actually starting to work on the engineering behind actually making the display boards that I’ve been creating for my own troops for the masses. My eldest likes helping here because it takes engineering and that is what is wants to study as a career. We bounce ideas for stuff off of each other as I make mock-ups of what the final product should look like. Mmmm Mmmm GOOD!