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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.

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Sunday Update (Is It Really a Week?)

Well, I do believe it is a week since I last posted. Let's just put it down to not having anything worth posting.

I haven't been completely idle. During the week I've been prepping the remaining Korean foot. I've still got 48 figures to prep, plus the artillery. However, I have got 120 figures prepped and primed - here's a pic to prove it:




I'll be making a start on painting them this week, doing them in batches of 24 figures at a time. While I'm painting these up, I'll probably make a start on prepping the pirates. I might even make a start on prepping the 6mm ACW figures that have been waiting a very, very long time for me to do something with.

12 comments:

  1. Don't worry about not blogging. Treat'em mean to keep'em keen!

    ;O)

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  2. Ooh pirates.... Now interested in seeing them

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  3. It's still hobby addiction work Tamsin.

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  4. Do what you can, when you can. The prep work is a vital part and sometimes that's all anyone can get done in a week or longer.

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  5. Looking good - I painted my Koreans (Perrys) by starting with a white undercoat/basecoat and then painting the flesh and black vests and hats. Over this a Minwax stain was applied - it really sped up the process and the result was not too bad. Best, Dean

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  6. I did wonder were you were???

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  7. Welcome back! As other people have said, do what you can, when you can, when you want to! The Koreans look excellent. Great idea to break them into paint-sized chunks.

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  8. ACW, now that sounds cool!

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  9. It happens and I know what you mean that there are times when there is nothing to add the blog. I am looking forward to seeing these painted up though

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  10. Cheers guys. Hopefully I'll be back in the swing of posting and painting (well, the other way round is probably better) very soon.

    @ Dave - the pirates will be a few weeks away I expect.

    @ Dean - just taken a refresher look at your Koreans. Those Perry sculpts are lovely and I can't believe that the infantry are just block paint & dip jobs.

    @ Rodger - yup, lots of Baccus shininess to appear here later this year :)

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  11. I have weeks like that where even though I'm doing stuff, I just don't have anything (or I think so anyway), to say or write about. It's weird. Then recently I did a 27 day blogger challenge and made myself blog each of those days. That was fun, but I'm happy to be back to posting whenever again.

    Cheers and boogie boogie.

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