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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Friday, 15 March 2013

Painting Swiss Pikemen Day 12

Today I have:

dry-brushed the gunk on the rank 4 bases
sprayed ranks 3 and 4 with matt varnish
tufted, gravelled and flocked the rank 3 and 4 bases
taken a lot of photos of the whole bleedin' lot; resized them (and cropped a couple) then selected a number of them to send to Curt
written a blurb to accompany the pics
sent the selected pics and the blurb to Curt


When I decided to start these 3 weeks ago I thought I'd be pushing things to get them finished before the end of the Challenge. Well here I am having finished them and I still have 4 days left to get something else painted and sent off to Curt. The problem is that all I've got that's ready to paint are some more bloody Swiss! Can I face doing some more of them?

6 comments:

  1. very well done pushing through with these I just hope I can do the same with the last few SYW French bits
    Peace James

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  2. One last push!

    I must say that I am amazed at the number of figures you have produced in such a short time

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  3. Come on you know you can do it!

    Amazing output it has to be said

    Ian

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  4. Of course you can, work women work!!!!

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  5. Great output. Very impressed - it's taken me 3 years to get something on my bog.

    One question though what's your gunk?

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  6. @ JamesB - thankjs! Fingers crossed that you get your 7YW stuff done in time :)

    @ David - I'll definitely give it one last go. Whether I'll finish them in time is another question

    @ Ian - we'll see, we'll see

    @ Ray - 4 days, 48 figures to paint? I suppose it's do-able

    @ Dannoc - thanks! The gunk I use is a mix of acrylic modeling past (3 parts), acrylic coarse texture gel (1 part) and brown ink added until I get the colour I'm after. The ratio of paste and texture gel varies a bit between armies depending on the look I'm after.

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