Category Archives: Minion

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: 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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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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What do I call this one?


This is a long story. My first painted Pig was a Targ for Dicewraith on a Christmas swap. He requested that it have a pink Mohawk. It was his breast cancer army. In 2015  I painted a bunch of gator … Continue reading

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New Project – DiceWraith’s Pigs – Mk3 begins!


For many years, I have chat’d and swapped emails with DiceWraith. There was a Paint & Swap in 2010. I was doing Croak Hunter. DiceWraith watched progress on my blog and I think he saw the finished product too. Link … Continue reading

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