Author Archives: lonelymonk

The Wheel Demands it!!!! – spin it again….


Well, the Llealese Resistance is as done as I can make it right now. Waiting for 3 Avatars… Yesterday morning, I took all of the Bases for Project Sisters: Et ex Patriarchus. Scrubbed them in warm soapy water with an old … Continue reading

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Project Ambidextrous Toucan: Update 16 – I thought I was done..


I pulled out the case of “Llealese Resistance”. I have not touched it since NOVA 2018. I will be honest, the changes to the theme list that came out a few days ago got me to look at this. I … Continue reading

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The Wheel Demands it!!!!


There are times when I hit a Log Jam.  When I have to many projects on my desk or in my head. Cleaning desk usually happens, but that doesn’t always help.. G’Day from Lost Hemisphere has used a spinning wheel … Continue reading

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Project Sisters: Et ex Patriarchus


I have a lot of unpainted stuff, Skorne, Khador, Menoth, Cygnar, Trolls, Minions…..  Well, a lot. I tend to plan projects around theme lists. I need a project, this one got all the models first. I have been looking at … Continue reading

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I said one thing and it changed the way I think.


CaptainCon made a mistake. We did award a best in show for the painting contest. We contacted the judges. They quickly agreed and we contacted the painter. I shipped out the award and set the tracking info. During that chat … Continue reading

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A Clear Water Rant!!!


For all of my Gators (Amphibious models) have done deep bases with water effects.. Dragon Forge make the resin bases. I wash them to remove any mold release. Then prime them. Paint the inside are swampy color (Thornwood Green). When … Continue reading

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Painting stuff, well kind of….


When you look at a model and plan the colors, how do you do it. Some times I don’t have a plan, then I have to just pick something and try it.. If I have one color I sometimes use … Continue reading

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Project: I never did get a new HAT!!! #5 – BFC


World Series games that end after 3:30 AM takes the wind out the sails…. Between Thursday and Sunday afternoon, I cleaned up mold marks, pinned and glued a whole bunch of models. I won’t post that list again because it … Continue reading

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Project: I never did get a new HAT!!! #4 – Reset….


In 2017 I came close to finishing the Gator theme. Sacral Vaults and Troll solo was all that was missing. Pendrake’s students and the Elf & Snake got added and all the sweet stuff hinted about at L&L. Last Spring … Continue reading

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Project : Lil Punkins….


Monsterpocalypse has started to roll out. My plan is get all the bad guys, Planet Eaters, Cthul and Martians. I picked some up at GenCon. A Planet Eater starter and two of each blister. I probably only needed 1 Belcher … Continue reading

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