Well, we’re nicely into 2017 now, the madness of Christmas and new year has gone. So its about time I got back into blogging ( something I’m notoriously unpredictable with) and regaled you with what I’ve been upto in my Miniature painting. there is a reason for that though, I always struggle to think of something to say that I think will be of use to my readers. Of course Its not really up to me to decide what people will enjoy reading, I really do need to just write stuff, post stuff and see what people like, share and then create more of that!
I think its about time this blog had some sort of recognised posting schedule, thus far ‘as and when’ has sufficed. Now however, so much more work is coming in that keeping things to a tight schedule is the way forward. So from now, and until the end times, new posts will appear on Saturdays and Wednesdays with purely picture posts of finished miniatures throughout the week.
Now for the updates!
After the last batch of Hawk Wargames Shaltari went down so well, there was another request for a few of the items that don’t feature in the mega army set, such as the Totem Warspire, Tarantula walker, Dreamsnare and the large Firedrake flyer.
With the Shaltari being an urgent job to do in time for a tournament, there’s been very little time to work on Golden Demon Projects, but even a short chunk of time can be used to good effect.
Meet Grimm Burlockson, one of the latest in Games Workshop’s range of dwarves. The main part I liked about this figure is the axe and the pose, I’m not so much a fan of the head with it’s silly pipe and tiny squished face.
So after taking a look at some of the other new dwarf releases, I decided to swap heads and came up with this;
It’s the head from the new Dragon Slayer kit, its not a bad fit but the fact that part of his head is missing so the huge mohawk can fit on means there’ll be some sculpting required (which I’m hoping will fix his ‘tiny head’ syndrome).
It’ll be slow going due to the volume of commissions coming in, but I’m hoping this will net me my first trophy.
The most difficult part of all this will be the base but I have the image in my head along with an idea of what he’s doing, so that will help me flesh out the details and add lots of character to the whole thing.
More updates to follow on Wednesday, including a tutorial which I have just finished photographing!