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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.

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Sickness Benefits

I've been struck down by a virus. Yesterday was hellish - all over aches, weakness and extreme tiredness during the day and general grottiness, but I did pick up a bit in the evening and managed to do a bit of prep work. This morning I was feeling a bit better, but still too weak, achey and drained for work so a second day at home. With nothing else to do, I got a few bits done - the benefits of being sick!

For a start, I managed to prime all of this lot with the airbrush:






These may or may not get painted up for two of the Bonus Theme rounds in this year's Challenge. I expect that the grave tanks and APCs will get done; I'm less certain of the Three Musketeers mob being fitted in. Well, maybe some of that lot might get done...

And then I finished off the scatter terrain pieces:









Gunmental dry-brush, sponging with hull red and light rust then dabbing with natural steel. Topped off with a patchy application of static grass. I think they've come out quite well.

19 comments:

  1. Hope you feel better sooooonnnnnnn.

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  2. Too sick for work but not too sick for painting is a perfect combination!

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  3. Hope you're feeling good soon - I'm looking forward to lots of painting.

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  4. Glad you were able to turn a bones into a positive - get well soon!

    The scatter pieces look great and those grav vehicles will look great with those stensils airbrushed on

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  5. Hope you'll feel better soon...and beautiful terrain pieces!

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  6. Love those scatter pieces! Get well soon.

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  7. Cool stuff. Nice tanks. The extra colour in the terrain makes them even better. cheers

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  8. I hope you're feeling better now. Great job on your current projects!

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  9. Get well soon, there is a ton of stuff going around at the moment and it seems to linger once caught. I am usually the last to catch anything, but catch it I will ------ probably on Christmas Eve!

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  10. Get well soon! Did you get a flu shot? They do help...mine is scheduled for next Wednesday. Lovely paint job. You should avoid contact with other people when you're sick so it was a good choice to stay home and catch up on hobby stuff. Your friends will appreciate not getting sick.

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  11. The scatter terrain turned out really well. Get well!

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  12. @ Whisk - thanks hon! :)

    @ Jonathan - indeed it is :)

    @ Francis - I see that you have picked up the youth vernacular ;)

    @ Miles - no doctors involved on this occasion :)

    @ Dannoc - cheers! :)

    @ Paul O'G - thanks! I'm looking forward to playing with the stencils on them :)

    @ Phil - merci! :)

    @ Dave D - Not that productive, but better than nowt :)

    @ David C - thanks! :)

    @ Brendon - cheers! Glad you like the extra bits of colour - I thought they'd make a nice touch for rubbish heaps, representing coloured garbage :)

    @ Ted - cheers! :)

    @ Norm - thanks! Christmas Eve bugs? Been there, done that with the 'flu a few years ago. Dosed myself up and went to the shops to stock up on food & booze (and cold/flu meds) then celebrated on my own :)

    @ Bill - cheers! :)

    @ Jerry - thanks! No 'flu shot and luckily this isn't 'flu. Glad you like the terrain pieces :)

    @ Rod - cheers! They did indeed :)

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  13. Not much fun at all being ill, but you do seem to have gained some benefit from it all!

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