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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.

Monday, 20 March 2017

AHPC7 - Challenge Day 89 They Think It's All Over

...and it very nearly is. There are just under seven hours left for people to get last-minute submissions in, but for me it actually is all over. At least as far as painting goes. After my Curtgeld submission of Parsley yesterday I didn't think I'd paint up anything else, but I felt in the mood this afternoon and did a few more figures. I started with a plan for how they'd be done, then managed to go in a different direction. Here's a sneaky pic:


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Yes, I went greyscale with colour.

I've also been doing a bit of Minioning this weekend to help Curt out with the final flurries of submissions.

Which leads onto...

The Hall of Shame...


That's right, here are all the figures that I prepped and (for the most part) primed.

Left - 15mm Sea Peoples; Right - 15mm Mongols

Left - 6mm ACW
Right - 28mm Pulp; 28mm SciFi; 28mm Gladiators; 15mm Three Musketeers

After setting them out I did a count-up and calculated how many points they would have been. One thousand six hundred and one. 1601.

Hmmm, It's possible that I prepped a lot more than I needed. About 1100 points more than I needed. Well, I guess I've got plenty to work on over the next few months!

7 comments:

  1. Those grey scale figures look really good Tamsin. That's not easy to pull off, either. Well done! And, although you didn't paint every figure you prepped, you have painted a lot more than I have over the past three months. So well done on that, too.

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  2. That final submission looks stunning Tamsin and my goodness, plenty left to keep you out of mischief.

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  3. Ha ha ha you are absolutely right, your hall of shame for the challenge completely outclasses mine, well done. So many toys so little time. But I would like to see them all done eventually, well mine first and then yours. Hehehehehe

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  4. Love the dark tones you've got on the cultists. The restrained palette really suits them.

    Cheers,

    Pete.

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  5. Some great entries Tamsin. Love the Dark Lord!

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  6. Those grey scale figures look really great. Very impressive.

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  7. @ J Womack - thanks! I have done greyscale before, but those times I'd planned to do it! :)

    @ Michael A - cheers! I was quite surprised how well they came out using just black, dark blue grey and pale blue grey, plus the red for the hoods and robe :)

    @ Chris - thanks! I'll be focusing on terrain mostly for a short while so you might well clear your backlog before I do :)

    @ Pete - cheers! It is a nice style, but takes a lot of effort to pull off effectively :)

    @ Ray - thanks! :)

    @ Dannoc - cheers! :)

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