Hello hello! I trust everyone’s holidays and beginning of 2016 is so far going well!
I ended up ringing in the new year this year at a the home of the Painting Sage with some friends, bevvies and boardgames.
Sir, I do challenge theeee!
Disclaimer: I have never watched the TV show for this boardgame. I have no idea what they say when they fight. Aaarg?
While I am not a Spartacus fan, I would actually highly recommend this boardgame – it was a good couple of hours of fun – and I won every arena fight I was dropped into.
Thank you thank you. You may call me the dice master.
Now I realise that in my last post I had only just started painting my green dressed girl buuuut, the ladies are done!!
Soon to be seen* on a Victoria’s Secret runway near you.
*skin grafts not included.
So I ended up not only doing each dress a different colour, but each girls un-dead skin tone a different colour.
Now that I’d done it, I kind of wished I’d just picked 1 skin tone and done them all the same. They don’t really look like a team like this, but ah well; I suppose we live and we learn ey?
I struggle to get ANY photos of Sybelle, because of her darker scheme, and her hunched over pose she has proven to be the worlds more giant pain. I sent a picture of her to a friend that asked how she was going – looked like a dark blob with hooker heels.
Great stuff Sybelle.
I ended up priming up a couple of Reaper Bones minis as well to try to practice painting with.
I am unsure if I have discussed this on my blog before – but it’s time to come clean and tell the truth.
I. Am. The SLOWEST. Painter. You. Will. Ever. Meet.
Legit – in the same amount of time that it takes my friends to paint 2 full miniatures I’m sitting back and like ‘Phew, glad that left arm is done!’. It’s extraordinary…
So I gave my self a time limit of 3 hours per mini. In 1.5 hours, I had skin:
Yaaaaarg! *cough-ehem* No but really, can I have purple chain mail? Pretty please? Can I? Can I? Can I?
I was so incredibly unhappy with this, that I stopped the project and he is now soaking in a tub of paint stripper.
One day, I’ll get there I swear.
Why hello there, madame. Mighty fine to meet you. Have you ever considered, immortality?
I have started my Seamus! I am unsure why I went the extremely self punishing route of STRIPED pants, given that I now have to reproduce these on this Copy-Cat killer. . . but we persevere.
Thanks for tuning again! Catch you all again on the side upon which is revealed whence one rotates a coin mid-air. Otherwise known, as a flip side.