I painted these in 2018 and uploaded the photos almost exactly a year ago – but seemingly forgot to write the post until now. What follows may not be suitable for work. Firstly because the creatures are horrifying, monstrous creatures from Citadel’s Night Horrors… Continue Reading “Creatures of the Night”
Around their dark city the Chaos Dwarfs sunk mines into the earth, delving deep into the rock and filth in pursuit of the treasures that lie below. They built engines down in the depths… According to Stuff of Legends, the Chaos Dwarfs first appeared… Continue Reading “The Dawi-Zharr”
“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.
Skulls for the Skull Mountain! This is the first really big miniature I’ve painted, Mierce Miniatures’ Blood Maw, Vore. I had planned to enter this into the 2017 summer painting competition on r/minipainting. The theme was ‘violence’ – or to be more precise: VIOLENCE! … Continue Reading “Blood for the Blood Maw”
I haven’t had much time for painting this week, so I used what time I had on my smallest miniature: an Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Kobold. I picked him up cheaply with some other odds and ends I thought might come in handy during… Continue Reading “Shin High Kobold”
A few months ago I posted a drawing of Jenny Greenteeth, a river hag from English folklore. At around the same time I started drawing her, I bought a metal Razig the Sea Hag from Reaper Miniatures’ Warlord’ range, which sat untouched except for… Continue Reading “Sea Hag”
In India there is a beast called the manticore. It has a triple row of teeth, the face of a man, and grey eyes; it is blood-red in colour and has a lion’s body, a pointed tail with a sting like a scorpion, and… Continue Reading “The Manticore”
I am off work this week, and my wife is away, so I’ve had plenty of time available to get in touch with my inner artist and geek, finishing off some long-standing projects and starting a couple of new ones. There are loads of… Continue Reading “Terrible Things 2”
This week I finished off six Citadel Night Horrors. They join six more that I finished a couple of weeks ago but haven’t previously posted. It’s a short post, but for an unusually productive 12 minis. I hope they’ll speak for themselves.