Can you tell what it is yet? Part 2

31 05 2014

Can you tell what it is yet? Part 2

This is my current painting set up while I am between houses and I just fancied having something a bit more tailored for my needs, rather than an old tray.





Can you tell what it is yet?

31 05 2014

Can you tell what it is yet?

Can you tell what it is yet?
A little side project.





A new bit of kit. Almost. Well not really

24 05 2014

A new bit of kit. Almost. Well not really

Warning this contains product placement!
This is nothing new or revolutionary, it’s just a bulldog clip holding some hand towel. But it is something we all use in some form or another. Something to wipe your brushes on.
I started off, like many I suppose, with hand towels from the toilets at work. These did me for many years. I still have a couple of packs left, now used for drying resin pieces after being scrubbed in bicarb solution. Then when I bought a house with my now Wife I was introduced to kitchen towel. Definitely a step up in the right direction. About two years ago I started to take painting a little more seriously. About this time my Wife started to work for her friend Jane at The Begging Bowl, London.
Note: if you want possibly the best Thai food outside of Thailand at non wallet bursting prices try this place. Jane, the Owner/Head Chef, worked under David Thompson (Goggle him) at NAM. *
After a few weeks I was invited down for lunch. When I went to freshen up I was struck by the sheer quality of the hand towels. Soft and luxurious almost like cotton. Brush heaven!
Needless to say on every trip a few would vanish into my pocket.
The moral of this story, check out the hand towels next time you fine dine.

* Other Thai restaurants apparently exist





June’s workbench

24 05 2014
A unit of Napoleonic infantry, ready to go

A unit of Napoleonic infantry, ready to go

Goblinaid

Goblinaid

 

I finished my Romans early so I did a Goblinaid figure, Paul Hick’ Napoleonic Goblin. It was an opportunity to try out paints for my Red coats. After a bit of looking through books the uniform looks rather Frenchie. It is fantasy so I don’t think anyone will complain, too much.

If I feel brave I might take one of my 95th Rifles and experiment with darkening the uniform as it is too light.





What have the Romans ever done for us?

22 05 2014

What have the Romans ever done for us?

Online

These are painted to a basic tabletop standard





Touching up my Romans

19 05 2014

Touching up my Romans

Romans Sah! ‘undreds of ’em!





Go Austria!

10 05 2014

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