Author Archives: lonelymonk

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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Project Ambidextrous Toucan: Update 15 – Do over…


Have you ever painted something and it just didn’t look right? Why did I make his coat green. It just seems to be to much green, especially looking at it for the back. You guessed it, Rucksack tan to the … Continue reading

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Project Ambidextrous Toucan: Update 14 – Mk3 Additions


Llaelese Resistance is what used to be Viva le Resistance… The only models I painted in Mk2 that isn’t in Mk3 is the Precursor Knight….. The models for the Mk3 upgrade are not my most ambitious project. I am sitting … Continue reading

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Project: Clean Sweep: Update 1 – Roadblocks and Pallet Cleansers


The big news, all of the undercity models are painted. The part that sucks is the bases. They are not all done yet. Damn, 48 models and I wanted to make them look like the game board. Just shoot me … Continue reading

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Project: Clean Sweep


The CaptainCon crew has been dabbling with Undercity (UC) for a while. Quite a bit of fun. Cory showed us the Super Deluxe Huge Widower’s Wood  (WW) Trunk with a ton of Gators, Trogs and other swampy things…. Immediately, I … Continue reading

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Project: I never did get new HAT!!! #3 – This isn’t easy


This is not an easy one. This will probably read like a project plan. Shrug, I guess it is…. Here are my plans. I hope to put this on a mud & water (swampy) base. I have a “deep blank” … Continue reading

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