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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, 14 June 2014

Paint Table Saturday #32



Before showing you what's on the paint table right now, I did a bit of shopping this morning. I ended up with a bit more than intended. I only went for a new pack of mini diamond needle files and the clips!



But ended up with some polystyrene spheres (to make planets for Full Thrust), a couple of cans of spray paint, some mesh (to make masks for spraying camo patterns), some disposable brushes for glue application. Oh, and an airbrush & compressor set. I might have a play with that tomorrow.

However, I must return to the real purpose of this post - showing you what I'm painting right now.





I've had a good session this evening on these figures, my "gaming" pack of "Named Gangsters" (to replace the ones I painted as gifts). By the way, Rodger and Zabadak have received theirs and posted pics on their blogs.

As you can see, the flesh base coat, eye-whites, weapons (apart from the metal) and bases are done, along with a pale grey base coat for shirts. I've also done the suits and dresses (base coat plus two highlights). With a following wind, I should manage to finish painting them tomorrow. Since taking the pics I have added eye colour and done a tidying up around the eyes with the flesh base.



11 comments:

  1. An airbrush, there will be no stopping you now!

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  2. I love the fact that you can buy a lot of stuff "accidently" along with your intended purchases !
    Good to see the gangsters coming along (and at such a rapid rate too)

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  3. That's quite a haul of swag considering what you went for. Hey but why not. Gangsters coming on well.

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  4. The best laid plans... The gangsters are going like gangbusters.

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  5. You bought an airbrush! Un-flippen-believeable Tamsin, this spending spree has to stop as you are making me green with envy! That said do let us have a review of said airbrush as I've been thinking about one myself, but wouldn't know where to star! ;)

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  6. An air brush ah??? We'll have to start calling you the Rich Reject me thinks!!

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  7. Airbrush?
    Pretty cool! Good luck & much fun with it!

    Cheers
    Stefan

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  8. Gangsters are looking very nice Tamsin! An airbrush would be very useful!

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  9. @ Chris - well, maybe lethargy/fatigue could stop me

    @ Zabadak - they were things that had been in the back of my mind to buy at some point anyway. As the shop can be a little awkward to get to it made sense to buy them while I was there.

    @ Clint - at least all the extras are things that I can/will use for once!

    @ Robert - they were all planned, just not necessarily for this shopping trip ;)

    @ Neil - thanks.

    @ Michael - I've mainly got this one for terrain and vehicles. It's a pretty basic single-action type. Once I've had a play, I'll post a review.

    @ Ray - not rich, just have fewer calls on my income than some of you guys which means I have a bit of spare cash for stuff like this. No doubt Big Lee will latch on and support the title's transference to me though.

    @ Stefan - I've never used one, so it will be an interesting learning curve

    @ Rodger - thanks! Useful certainly, but I'll have to practice.

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  10. Just catching up on what I have missed that was no small trip to the shops was it ;)

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