Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A Spring in Her Step - Kingdom Death Mage

This was a love-hate project. I think the model is gorgeous, and really enjoyed working on its palate, taking the conventional look and trying something very different through the pale lighting.

On the other hand, this model should have never been made in anything other than HIPS plastic: the fragility of the piece in resin was pretty much infuriating to work with, the second most frustrating I've worked on, and it's made me rethink buying any pretty little resin models.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Dungeon Romp - Warhammer Quest Silver Tower Review

Silver Tower is, well, as the title suggests, a bit of a romp. It's certainly in the tradition of a dungeon crawl, but simple and easy enough that it's a very casual experience.

Barbarian Hordes - Ral Partha Blood Drinkers

Another quick one-- this is the biggest unit I've painted in quite a long time! I'm a bit surprised to say that, despite the volume of dudes in this army, I'm still strolling along without going crazy--I think it says something about the old days of monopose models: while they're not as sophisticated as a lot of more modern styles, they actually have the right amount of detail to work with them in bulk that can keep things clear without getting too fiddly.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Pulling Strings- Zoraida and Her Puppets

This is the second Zoraida crew I've gotten to paint, and I still think Wyrd hit the proverbial nail on the head with this iteration.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Gloom and Doom - Silver Tower Elf Heroes

The Misweaver Siah is definitely the color scheme I'm most excited about for my Silver Tower set. I thought I got a pretty unusual set of colors to work together, and think that she's one of GW's better female models in general.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Taka no Dan - Kingdom Death Berserk Homage characters - Messenger of Humanity + conversion

Kingdom Death's first kickstarter actually reminded me that I'd never gotten through more than the first couple episodes of Berserk way back when I'd first kinda' watched it.