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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.

Saturday, 3 May 2014

Paint Table Saturday #26

Two posts in a day - what on earth has got into the girl?

Well, I didn't want to mix up the unboxing with my Paint Table Saturday post, so I'm doing them separately.



Last week I had suggested that I really, really would re-start the painting of the pirates buccaneers. Errmm, yes, well, you see, it's kind of like this, errmm....

I succumbed to the allure of painting spaceships instead. Or made a good start at any rate. Just the small civilian ships. They were primed you see and I wanted to clear some space. It's a good reason, isn't it?


The Firefly-like ship's colour scheme seemed like a good idea at the time, but I'll probably go back and re-paint it to something less garish.

I'll be trying to get them finished tomorrow as I didn't manage to get anything done in the evenings this week.

Also on my workbench are the Sarissa Precision buildings. I've assembled the first two already. I've realised that I need to get some more long rubber bands and clips to hold pieces together while the glue dries, especially if I get a bunch more.

Here are a few pics of the larger commercial building.





And with some gangsters facing off....





The smaller commercial building:





And one of the two buildings next to each other with some fat git making threats against "The Lurker".


That just leaves the residential building to assemble - I'll leave that until tomorrow.

I can feel orders to Ainsty and 4Ground coming on for furniture and stuff to fill these....

13 comments:

  1. The spaceships look good, even the firefly ship. Those buildings are sweet, now you just need to furnish them!

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  2. Your Sarissa buildings are excellent, and I like the big gangster showdown. If you listen closely, you can almost hear Paper Lace's "The Night Chicago Died."

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  3. Love the buildings and who could resist paintings spaceships, especially today - May the 4th be with you Tamsin. ;)

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  4. Can't wait to see what you do with those buildings Tamsin! The ships looks great.

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  5. I do like these buildings. They should work perfectly for your pulp adventures. Just put Bugsy Malone on the DVD and you are ready to go!

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  6. Those buildings do look nice, could you add a darker wash to the ships to bring it down a bit rather than re-paint?

    Ian

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  7. That is a heck of a good building Tamsin and I bet the mobsters are well chuffed

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  8. Thanks all!

    @ nobody667 - furnishings are definitely required

    @ Monty - or maybe "Bad Guys" from Bugsy Malone

    @ Michael - and May the 4th be with you too

    @ Simon - hopefully gaming is what I'll do with these buildings! *lol*

    @ Clint - nah, I'll just wait for it to come on the telly again

    @ Ian - it's the red/green/yellow one I'm talking about. The rest look fine so far.

    @ PK - they'd better be or you may never see me again!

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  9. Now you need to get some crates of Canadian Club...

    Have you watched Boardwalk Empire? Great for references.

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  10. The space transports are coming along very nicely. Is that a Firefly Class I can see? :-)

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  11. @ Dave - furniture and loot will be ordered in due course. I haven't watched Boardwalk Empire as I don't have Sky. I might try to pick up the DVD box set though

    @ Millsy - the red/yellow/green one? It's a Glowworm class from GZG

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