Category Archives: Painting Motivation

Project Sisters: Et ex Patriarchus – Progress in 2020!


This project was “started” in 2019and it had a slow start. 2020’s Isolation (no other way to say that) forced me to swap between various projects. This helped prevent “Log Jams”. The same thing on my desk over and over … Continue reading

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Project Clean Sweep: How to eat an Elephant!


It has been to long, a lot of reasons, a lot of excuses. Part of this post is the how do you keep going on a large project. For me, a big part of that is, “Don’t try to eat … Continue reading

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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┬áPatriarchus. Scrubbed them in warm soapy water with an old … 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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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 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: 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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