Rise Of Rome Part II – Test Figure For Painting Romans

Up close and personal
This entry is part 2 of 6 in the seriesThe Rise Of Rome

I am on a roll for prepping up my Republican Romans. I love high detail painting but this time I want them faster, so I can game with them quicker. Here is the first test figure for painting wargames figures by the splash on Army Painter type method Continue reading

Aventine Miniatures Review – Republican Romans

Got my Aventine Romans Through The Post!

This is my little Aventine Miniatures review for some Republican Roman figures I bought. I used to have 15mm Republican/Polybian Romans and have always had a soft spot for them.  To me they seem like ‘proper’ Romans. I did have some old Newline and Companian figures (We’re talking 3-4 years old!), but Newline no longer do them in 25/28mm and Companian have sold off their moulds.  So it was basically starting from scratch, my imagination and enthusiasm being fired by the recent purchase of Hail Caesar rules from Warlord Games Choosing My Republican Roman Figures If you’re collecting Republican Romans in 25/28mm then the ranges available to choose from out there is pretty thin on the ground.  From forum lurking and research along with a bit of Googling the choices boil down to this: Aventine Miniatures Crusader Miniatures Renegade Miniatures The Decision To Choose Aventine Miniatures So which ones to … Continue reading

What Would You Do If…Painted Your Last Wargaming Figures?

What would you do if you painted all your wargaming figures

No more late night sessions burning your eye sight away. Now where’s the fun in that! It is unthinkable and hard to imagine actually finishing painting all your wargames figures. What would you do if it happened. I give you a few of my ideas, besides my wife celebrating that is. Come and share yours Continue reading

Warpaint Figures – Wargames Figure Painting Targets 2013

Painting Targets For wargames Miniatures

Setting wargames figure painting targets is always a challenge. Are mine realistic? Will I finish? Drop by and follow along to find out. Love to have your thoughts. What are your targets? I hope to hit all of mine and it will be a fantastic year. Roll those dice! Continue reading

Speed Painting FOW T34/85 Company For Crusade 2013 – Bringing It Home

Varnished T34 Tanks
This entry is part 7 of 9 in the seriesSpeed Painting FOW T34/85 Company For Crusade 2013

It’s the home stretch to painting FOW Russian T34 tanks. A few more things to do and we have finished! Come with me and see the final time tally. Can I keep it under 1 hour a tank for painting. Let me know what you think and join in the conversation. Continue reading

Speed Painting FOW T34/85 Company For Crusade 2013 – Stowage Session

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the seriesSpeed Painting FOW T34/85 Company For Crusade 2013

Time is closing in. It’s the 25th, the last day and I’m down to the fiddly stuff and weathering. So I’m cracking on and attcking the stowage and crews first of all along with the stowage. Keeping it simple is the key I think Continue reading

Speed Painting FOW T34/85 Company For Crusade 2013-Track It Black

Painting tank tracks
This entry is part 5 of 9 in the seriesSpeed Painting FOW T34/85 Company For Crusade 2013

Well it’s late, no very late on Jan 24th and I have some quiet to crack on with these FOW T34/85s. Time to get the tracks done and push it on a bit. The timescale is looking a bit scary but I think we can do it…painting tank tracks and getting it neat and stowed away Continue reading

Flames Of War Speed Painting For Crusade 2013 – Dry Brushing

T34/85 painted tanks
This entry is part 4 of 9 in the seriesSpeed Painting FOW T34/85 Company For Crusade 2013

24th January 2013 and only 2 days to Crusade 2013. The speed painting Flames Of War T34/85 project is coming to a climax. Down to adding the first highlight with a bit of dry brushing.. Continue reading