Category Archives: Gators

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

Posted in Basing, Dragon Forge Base, Gators, Hordes, Minion, Rant | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Gators, Minion, Painting, Painting Motivation, Paintrack | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Basing, Gator, Gators, Minion, minions, Painting, Painting Motivation, pinning, project, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Basing, Gators, Hordes, Minion, project, Rant, warmachine | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Basing, Gators, minions, project, Theme List, Uncategorized, warmachine | Leave a comment

Project – I want a new HAT!!! – Update #4


Where do we sit at the end of Mark 2… My last update on this project was in May, over a year ago. So I have lot to cover… In those months, I have done a Tone of  stages. That sounds … Continue reading

Posted in Basing, Gators, Hordes, Minion, project, Rant | 1 Comment

Project – I want a new HAT!!! – Update #3 – Is it really Spring?


I sit here with the windows opened and a nice breeze. I am walking with the dog every day. She seems to like it, but I am over a mile and a half (not bad for an old fart), but … Continue reading

Posted in CaptainCon, Gator, Gators, Hordes, Lost Hemisphere, Minion, minions, Painting, project, Rant, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Project – I want a new HAT!!! – Update #2 – WTF


Well, if February the Piggy posted his stage #1 and I got to start mine. I picked a ten model unit of Bog Trogs. Seems at least equal to six Pigs with Polearms. I finish my stage two in less … Continue reading

Posted in Gators, Lost Hemisphere, Minion, Painting, Painting Motivation, pinning, project, Rant, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Rant – Log Jam!!!


It has been about a month. Why, I don’t know (third base). Well, maybe I do. A lot of March has been taken by conventions. Four days for PAX East and over a week for AdeptiCon. Preparation and planning for … Continue reading

Posted in CaptainCon, charity, commission, Cryx, Cygnar, Gators, Khador, Menoth, Mercenary, Minion, Painting, Painting Motivation, PAX East, Pirate, project, Rant, skorne, Trollbloods, Trolls | Leave a comment

Grace O’Malley – Update #26 – Donate or Paint Complete!


Tuesday started out well. Normal morning routine. Worked on her hair and face, a lot of blending. Thin the paint, add a layer. As the morning when on, I just didn’t feel well. Have had a cold, con crud or … Continue reading

Posted in charity, Gators, Painting, Painting Motivation, pinning, Pirate, project, Rant, Uncategorized, warmachine | Leave a comment