Sunday, June 18, 2017

Lara Kraft, Mousling Adventuress

A few months ago, I was asked by a friend of mine to do a commission of a "cute mini" for her new desk at work. After looking all over and trying to find something suitable, I showed her the mousling Lara Kraft. A take on Lara Croft of Tomb Raider fame.

Surprise Chibi! Kunoichi for Sophie

While talking to my friend Sophie (@hobbyistgirl), she mentioned how she needed chibi in her life. She'd mentioned wanting to get into Super Dungeon Explore, Arcadia Quest or Ninja All-Stars. She also had mentioned buying the box set for Ninja All-Stars a few times. 

So I decided to surprise her with a model from Ninja All-Stars. Of course, I partially ruined the surprise, because I told her I was painting up a chibi for her. But I didn't show her it while I was working on it (I'm bad at surprises, apparently).

Games Day 2007 Orc Warboss

Funny story about this model. It is actually owned by my buddy Mike (@dagreenskins on Twitter) and I've given him shit about not opening it or painting it for a solid year. Well, he jokingly suggested that he'd send it to me for painting and I said I would. That said, painting this guy was kind of a return the favor, since he was kind enough to give me one of his spare Frostgrave scenarios from his Adepticon VIG swag bag.

Super Dungeon Explore: Iron Golem

I've finally finished painting the Iron Golem mini-boss for Super Dungeon Explore. I really like the mini, but damn it took a lot out of me painting him. Of course, that's more on me, than on the model itself. Because for him, I decided to try something new with the metallics and it was a slog and a half.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Golden Kobold - The World's First Chibi Miniature Painting Competition!

GenCon 2017 is special this year, not only is it the 50th anniversary of GenCon, but it is also the first year for Ninja Division and Soda Pop Miniatures Golden Kobold chibi painting competition! Not only that, but I've been asked to help out with it! Total excitement on multiple levels!

Thursday, June 1, 2017

WIP - Rainbow Warriors Project - Ironclad Dreadnaught

It's been a while since I've posted anything. But I am still doing projects! Currently I'm working on a Warhammer 40,000 Ironclad Dreadnaught for a group army project. This is a Space Marine army based on the Rainbow Warriors chapter of space marines.

There's a pretty sizable group of us, some donating models and some donating chair time at the painting desk. I am in the latter group.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Crystal Brush '17 Entry - Deathwing Terminator Captain

Adepticon 2017 was an excellent experience and I learned a lot about painting competitions and my own painting. In the months before the event, I spent countless hours working on a single entry for the Sci-Fi Single Figure category. That figure was a Deathwing Terminator Captain from Warhammer 40,000.

Crystal Brush '17 Entry - Tabbybrook Mage

Its been a long time coming, but I'm finally here with write ups on my entries for the Crystal Brush at Adepticon 2017. Following the convention, I hit a hobby rut and everything kind of just stopped. But I'm back and ready to get back on the hobby horse.

This is the first of two posts about the models and in it I'll be talking about the Tabbybrook Mage from Super Dungeon Explore.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Chibi Swap 2: Ser Snapjaw and Brave-Mode Candy

It's time for another Chibi Swap! This time Chris chose Brave-Mode Candy and I chose Ser Snapjaw, both from Super Dungeon Explore. With minis in hand, we both got to work and I have to say both of these figures turned out excellent!

Once again, I had Chris do a write up on Ser Snapjaw, so he can share his experience of painting him in his own words. So lets check them out!

Thursday, March 9, 2017

WIP - Deathwing Terminator Captain: Happy Little Lion

Its time to move on to the base, finally. The first step was painting a freehand portrait of Lion el'Jonson the Primarch of the Dark Angels chapter of space marines. Generally, I don't do a lot of freehand work and I do even less actual paintings. But I have done something similar before in a previous project and had good results, so I thought it'd be worth a shot.