Sunday, 24 January 2016

Strophade's next top model. Wargames Foundry Harpies.

Work has been murder this week with me often in at 6am and leaving 12 hours later to do more at home!

I have been desperate to paint and really itching to hit the brushes but finding myself unable to focus and just flicking paint at several miniatures but I wanted to see some tangible results.

My original plan for these girls was a much more involved paint scheme but they were standing next to another set of miniatures and just seemed to be calling me.

Yesterday I took an hour off and set myself the challenge of getting as many of the five finished as I could within the hour.

Managed to get three done in the hour. They are just a blue ink wash over the grey undercoat. Then red hair and 'Screaming skull' for any bones / talons etc.

Considering they took about 20 minutes each I am more then happy with how they turned out.

Of course being a man of a certain age their muse was these girls from the classic 1963 'Jason and the Argonauts'. . . . .

Heres  the numbers for the year so far.
Miniatures painted / sold this year = 10.

Target 100

Miniatures bought 2 (second is a purchase for my 'year of puns' project).

431 miniatures to go!

 8 in the black this year.


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    1. Cheers. They are my first ever 28mm boobies.

  2. Hehe I'm shamed to noticed that the 3rd really needs a bit more work done so her collar and cuffs match ;)

    1. ;0)

      I have two kids aged 6 and 3 so I tried to just have it all blend together to avoid any awkward questions!

  3. Hang on... You now have more minis with boobies than I do...

    1. I simply refuse to believe that!

    2. I have 1! No more no less.
      Until I do my dark elves...


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