Category: Art

Easter Oldhammer

Oldhammer

After a week away for work, I came back just in time for the long Easter weekend and had quite a lot of time for painting.  I spent most of that time finishing off my Reaper Bones frogmen and working on Mudcroak the squog shaman, so… Continue Reading “Easter Oldhammer”

Elves do not fear the dead

Oldhammer Wood Elf

April is shaping up to be a really busy month.  This weekend my in-laws visited, next weekend an old friend is in town after a couple of years in Iraq, I’ve got a weeding to attend at the end of the month, and right… Continue Reading “Elves do not fear the dead”

Rule Britannia!

Winner

The results are in from r/minipainting’s ‘Tint Your Tribe‘ competition.  I won in the novice category with my mini ‘Rule Britannia’.  Over the past few months I’ve tried get the basics right and push myself to try new techniques.  I’ve had some really positive feedback from the community… Continue Reading “Rule Britannia!”

Monstrous Mierce Miniatures

A couple of weeks ago Mierce Miniatures had a two for one sale on monsters.  They’re big, they’re amazingly detailed and full of character, and they’re produced by an independent British company.  Consequently they’re also quite expensive at regular retail price – the smaller… Continue Reading “Monstrous Mierce Miniatures”

Tint Your Tribe

Britannia, featured

It’s competition time!  I have entered the novice category of r/minipainting’s Tint Your Tribe competition.  The rules are simple:  pick a theme which represents my country of birth, and convert, paint, and post a mini which represents that concept. Maybe your country conquered Gaul once… Continue Reading “Tint Your Tribe”

He hung on the ceiling like a loose web

He hung on the ceiling like a loose web

After a long hiatus I’ve finally finished another drawing for the Majeena sequence.  The illustration depicts the character ‘Carer Hades’, who is described as a sort of ethereal, faceless, spider-like creature, found in the depths of a mountain stronghold: A slithery figure cloaked in… Continue Reading “He hung on the ceiling like a loose web”

Sidequest of Chaos

Sidequest of Chaos

Work-in-progress as Jos ponders how to paint the Citadel of Chaos.

A shadow under Innsmouth

Shadow Under Innsmouth, featured

I’ve been working on this drawing for a long time – on and off, about a decade and a half.  I suppose I probably did the pencil sketch around the time I first read H. P. Lovecraft’s short stories, and that the BBC documentary… Continue Reading “A shadow under Innsmouth”

Walking with a dinosaur

Dinosaur base, featured

My wife and I moved to Crystal Palace a couple of months ago.  It’s my favourite place in London:  most of my friends live there, it’s possible to rent a two bedroom flat without needing to sell a kidney or a liver, there are… Continue Reading “Walking with a dinosaur”

There’s something deadly in the undergrowth

Shin High Map

Shin High Terror.  The very name strikes fear into the shins of men. About a year ago, three friends and I gathered in my lounge and on Skype to try a game of D&D.  This blog is the story of my quest to represent the… Continue Reading “There’s something deadly in the undergrowth”