Over the past few years I’ve bought a lot of miniatures, from a lot of different sources. I try to support small or new companies, because I want them to do well (and I like having a variety of different things to paint). And… Continue Reading “Wee Free Folk”
“AAAARRRRGGGGHHH!!” Drumin Dragonhelm pulled off his helmet and wiped the sweat from his eyes. They had been in the swamp for three days now, and of the confident band that had set, out only three were left. Or perhaps two. Today I slayed a… Continue Reading “Here be Dragons”
After last week’s foray into mapmaking and creative writing, and several weeks’ worth of Knightmare Miniatures, this week I’m going back to the basics of this blog: an old pre-slotta Citadel dwarf thief.
I’ve been painting miniatures on-and-off (admittedly more off than on) since around 1991, and I have fond childhood memories of the AD&D 2nd Edition Monstrous Manual and Fighting Fantasy books. I collect, and play, retro video games – avoiding emulation wherever possible, and with a particular… Continue Reading “Realms of Chaos”
A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to. Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring Unlike Gandalf, my artwork often arrives late. These nine tiny men have been in my painting queue for over ten… Continue Reading “The Painting of the Fellowship”