Monday, 28 February 2011

Minotaur

 What other parts of his body are similar to a bull aren´t mentioned in the stories. 
Hello Piotr Adamiak..Thanks for following :-D

Sunday, 27 February 2011

Medieval Citizens

This lot are painted up for my Medieval city aka medieval fantasy game. The pic makes thier faces look a bit bright...I can honestly say that in real life they aren´t so bright...Honest. :-D
These are I think, to be arranged in a group. The two in the middle are in the act of grovelling to the well dressed bod on the far left. The woman is either his wife or a standerby.
Hello to Berislav Veszilic and Elizabeth Mueller.
Berislav´s blog Miniature Models of WWII does what the titel says, shows his work on WWII AFV´s, 1/32nd and 1/72nd scale...lots of great looking stuff, builds and dios.
Elizabeth is a Mother, Illustrator, Writer, adult and childrens books and has 5 blogs, her main one (I hope I´m right) being Elizabeth Mueller

Saturday, 26 February 2011

Flags

Probably I´m teaching you all how to suck eggs here but here goes :-D Maybe someone hasn´t seen this method.
This is how I make flags for my bods. The flag used is a 1/32nd scale one.
This Flag I printed off the web...you can find tons of Flags there...a lot of them free. For example, Ray at Don´t throw a 1 blog, does a lovely line in Saxon and Norman flags. Also Warflag and  Dansk Figursspilsforening  have a large range of free Flags and banners.

I cut a piece of tinfoil so that there is a mm or so of gap all around the edge, so that when the two halves are glued together there will be a good bond (tinfoil don´t stick too well)  The tinfoil is then glued to one half using woodglue

One half of the flag is then given a thin smear of woodglue, the flag pole laid along the back crease and the two halves carefully folded together. As you do this be carfull to keep checking the position of the flag pole, making sure it stays central.

After the flag has dried, you can crease and fold it as you want...:-D

Putting up this little article is a bloody good excuse to wave a flag in celebration of the good news that Momcha has become a Father!!!!! :-D Wish him  and his family well here

Friday, 25 February 2011

Sherrif of Nottingham Archer (Barzo)

This 54mm bod was painted by my 5 year old daughter...I didn´t help her in anyway whatsoever!!...all I did was show her where to put which colours, clean brushes properly etc.  I think she shows a real talent eh?
Hello to PK from Pikapedra He has linked to me through Twitter and runs a mailorder web shop for figures, Models, paints and tools etc.
Also hello to mitch.kelly...thanks for following :-D

Also I would like to bring attention to the new banner on my Blog, recommended on Porkys Expanse!  It is for a new wargaming Blog network.
Click on it and register your blog.

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Slap and Tickle

A very happy couple enjoying each others company...well..maybe :-D
I had to be pretty carefull when I took the pics of this pair...this one, if slightly turned to the left,  reveals what attention to detail Alex gives his sculpts..truly lifelike :-D
Hello Trull. On his Blog  Trull´s Fantastiche Welten (Fantastic worlds) you can see truly amazing scratch built dios.....which are truly fantastic little worlds. His on going project "1888 - A dark Tale" looks like it will be something incredible.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Faces

These pair are from my very first post here, Medieval Highwayman, but I just wanted to show that the faces that Alex creates are so wonderfull. The pics aren´t the best in the world but you´ll get what I mean. They are a real joy to paint. :-D
I suggest taking a look at Mike Witakers Blog,Trouble at T´Mill.  Lots of great Wargaming reports. Why it´s been overlooked...I can´t imagine. Makes me wonder though...how many blogs are sittting out there, thier owners plugging along and no-one (or few) have seen them??

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Sir Stripey...

Another Bod from the house of Valdemar...from the now discontinued "personality" range...there may still be some up for grabs though :-D

Monday, 21 February 2011

Ace of "green spades"...

I honestly can´t think what else he could be called. Bod from Valdemar.
Hello annatar 14, thanks for following :-D

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Terence the Troll

I suppose Trolls have names and Terence seems as good as any :-D
He is sooooo stupid that he can be convinced for the price of a Kebab to fight for whoever against whatever...whenever.
Will he aid the Adventurers or hinder them??? Who has the cash for a Kebab??
Hello Ulu Elsomalien. Ulo is setting up for a big Middleeast style battle on his Blog Prepient & Cie  Looks like it will be a big n´.

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Adventurers II (Caeser)

4 more poor sods...sorry!,  brave heroes, who will travel the wierd medieval world  I will create for them.
Hello Ian, thanks for following and hello Frédéric...nice pictures you have on your Album. The Harley..is it yours?

Friday, 18 February 2011

EXTERMINATE!!!!!

A Dalek from the Dr Who Adventures Mag. As far as I know it´s only available in the UK. and my sister kindly got me 4 of them with the 17 free daleks per issue!!! :-D
Each Dalek is made of hard plastic and comes in a range of colours..each colour is a different Dalek rank. The Daleks are32mm tall from base bottom the top of dome.
Hello to Carlo Antonio. Carlo paints mainly 1/72nd bods....good man :-) His blacklining is amongst the best I have seen. Have a look on his Blog, Military miniatures.
Hello Steve from SPC wargames scenery.He makes some incredible 3mm and 6mm buildings and shows them on his Blog, Steves Wargame Stuff

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Spring Ploughing

The snow has gone, the buds are bursting,  the birds are tweeting and I thought "why not do something that the normal medieval folk would be doing at this time of year ?"
Hello to Martin...thanks for following and hello Jack . If, like me your main obsession is 20mm, 1/72nd bods then jacks blog Plastic general is well worth following. His Empire army!!!! :-D

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Medieval Dancers

Just appeared and again from the highly skilled hands of Alex.  My shopping and painting list gets longer and longer :-D

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Medieval Centaur 20mm

Well, if you´re going to do some Fantasy and Medieval fantasy at that, why not a have Medieval centaur as well ? :-)
Hello to WQROBB from The Army Collector Blog (main Blog of three) which has everything from AWI to Zombies.
and hello to Bloggers CAFE, If you have a blog and are  not registered there, then do so :-D

Monday, 14 February 2011

Billy the magician

A bit if green stuff, pink lips and Friar Tuck looses years, gets a new career and gains a few Pounds

Sunday, 13 February 2011

Medieval Tax collector

An older set which still hasn´t been released but I really hope it will be...how could  Valdemar think not too!?
I for one can think of a couple of good uses for it...my medieval city or a target for my Robin hood guys :-D
Just look at the detail...the crossbow and the crucifix. How small is the figure of Jesus!!!!!
That expression. What a miserable grumpy looking bloke!!
This figure would look really good alone
The whole set up with guards ......I want this!!!
Obviously someone isn´t too appreciative of  taxes :-D  (he doesn´t come with the set)
Hello to Joda...thanks for following :-)

Saturday, 12 February 2011

Adventurers (Caeser)

Finally I have made up my mind. I was going to do wargaming in the ancient period but lost in building BIG armies. Then I started 3 medieval armies and a medieval city project. The Medieval armies have expanded, the city project is on hold. Then I thought of wargaming in the not too distant future but the other projects hold a little more interest for me. (I still want to do future shock though)
Now I have found a good solution. A medieval based fantasy wargame. This way I can paint up medieval civilians, soldiers, add houses etc as the theme developes and I can have monsters, skellies and the rest as a sideline!!! A medieval town project, medieval army development and a fantasy game all in one!!!

Hello   W40K Tenerife . At this blog you can see some amazing 40K stuff like this
Hello Greywolf. At his blog, Greywolf´s last valley you can see great 28mm figure painting like this.

Friday, 11 February 2011

Thursday, 10 February 2011

Welsh Archers (Barzo)

From the Robinhood set by Barzo  I decided they might be more usefull dressed as Welsh Archers 
Very improbable pose but it´s an archer :-D
Hello to Jon and Tel, thanks for following :-)

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Mounted Crusader Valdemar

I´ve had a lot of valdemar stuff laying about for ages..time to get painting it up :-D

Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Zvezda Austrian Musketeers and Pikemen Comand

I keep trying to get to grips with this period. I´ve got all the sets, even the Revell Imperial Artillery but the project  never seems to get anywhere :-D
Hello to svinehunden and  Colonel Shofer´s Mild OCD Model Blog  Loads of 40K bods and great tutorials.

Monday, 7 February 2011

Three Fine Ladies

I think they are the Captain scarlet Angel Pilots,  Melody, Symphony and Harmony. They are on their way to meet Rhapsody and Destiny at a fancy dress party.:-D
They are available from here

Sunday, 6 February 2011

New scuplts from Alex

These are made for Toys and more by Winterkamp   The Harpie could be used without the wings as an Amazon. The centurio comes with a removable helmet!!!

Airfix Waterloo French Imperial Guard II

The drummer 
(well what else could he be? The guy with the Party tin of beer with added carying strap :-D )

Saturday, 5 February 2011

The morning of the 22 January 1879

" Tomkins" is a long suffering character I invented a long time ago when bored (and probably a bit drunk as well )    to get any daft scenarios out of my head. Tomkins is the one in the shirt. His boss is Lord Brashford. The first photographic evidence of  them is  this
The bod at the back is Achmed...who, like Tompkins has learnt to not say a word but just keep going.  The Mule has no name..:-D

" Tomkins!! Stop your complaining!!!  Lord Chelmsford said it would be the perfect spot for a picnic..so what could possibly go wrong!!?" 
 Hello Secundus and Sean McTague.
At Sean´s Blog Watching the paint Dry    you can see some nicely painted stuff, from ancient to Modern.
Secundus has two sites, one about his garden with some cracking pics of insects etc.
On the other Iron-mitten.  he presents not only his bods but his excellent (and very funny) drawings.

Friday, 4 February 2011

Airfix Waterloo french Infantry

I´ve probably painted the flag the wrong way up or something but it´s a set finished so I am happy :-D
How many hours did I spend lining this lot up to oppose the Brits and scotts?...Too many judging by my lack of a suntan in photos as a nipper.


Thursday, 3 February 2011

Italeri 1/32nd Romans

Apparently this set is no longer made so I´m going to have to get my hands on a few more if my plans are going to become true. The basic Infantry bods ahve been converted, arms, legs repositioned, necks twisted etc. I can´t remember where the Centurions Head came from...:-/
Hello to Einar Olafson. If you want to see some really well painted Romans in 1/72nd, then look at his Blog Softplasticwars   His other Blog, Einar Olafsons Painting       has some cracking 28mm bods in all eras.