Author Archives: lonelymonk

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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DiceWraith’s Pigs Update #3 – HobbyStreakDay works – Going Home!


After I made the Helga post, I saw a post with #hobbystreakday(number). It didn’t take long to figure out that, it was a motivational trick, do a half hour of painting, assembling or whatever and post it… So, I started … Continue reading

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DiceWraith’s Pigs Update #2- This makes me happy!!!


It is funny sometimes how life goes in circle. 18 months ago, I picked up these pigs for a very selfish reason. I didn’t want my friend to give up his ‘favorite’ army. Many gamers sell things they do not … Continue reading

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DiceWraith’s Pigs Update #1- kick the tires & light the fires!! Time to get moving..


It has been quite a while without doing anything for this project… Last Oct/Nov I painted a BUNCH of pigs for a Colorado charity tournament. I painted Targ, 4 Brigands and Maximus for Kater’s Pig too. There is a lot … Continue reading

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Project: I never did get new HAT!!! – SOO update #2 – Packing up


A couple of weeks ago, I posted some goals to paint and take to SOO. Blind Walker – done Croak Raiders – two units done Mist Speaker – two done Thrullg – two done Wrastler – done Trog Harpooner – … Continue reading

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Project: I never did get new HAT!!! – SOO update #1


A couple of years ago, I painted a bunch of Gators. The last time I even pulled any of them out was last June just before Mk3 dropped. Previous updates #1, #2, #3…. I organize or work conventions more than … Continue reading

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