Edge of the Trail

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I did a bit more work on this and think it may be nearing completion.  I added some taller red flowers and increased the density of them in some places.  They’re also back behind the log, along with a bunch of laser cut leaves.  You can see a few of the leaves here.  They’re not really to scale, but we can assume they’re from some bush or something.

The frame is only cleaned up in primer, so I’ll go over that with black craft paint when I get some.  I won’t see my mom for a few weeks, so I’ll have plenty of opportunity to add or alter things, but I’m pretty happy with where this sits now.

I was trying  to focus the photo on the pale blue butterfly, but it’s too tiny for my camera or something.  Anyway, she’s up on the branch getting a lot of attention now.

Watch Those Zombies!

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Just a couple of heroes from Zombicide Black Plague, which I’ve been enjoying (again!) lately.  It’s a great game with some really cool – but extremely cheap – figures to practice on or just play around with.  I’ve painted up a couple friends’ favorites, along with a few I wanted to paint.  I’ll surprise them next time they’re over.

These are ‘4 album’ minis, meaning less than an hour a mini.  For that pace, I’m quite happy.  I think they look great from tabletop height.  They’re sloppy & in many cases I’m barely coating white primer with washes, inks, and thin/broken paint, but I want them to look childish, a bit like watercolor in places, and most of all… I want to crank ’em out in a night or two!

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I didn’t even bother with mold lines, but I tried to catch a little of their wacky humor.

T2: Another Deathwing Terminator

Another terminator joins the Dark Angels!  This one recalls a victory over the forces of Nurgle decades ago.

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I think the painting is a bit neater than on the first, identical termie.  This one’s got a bit heavier weathering, though.  I still have a detail or two to finish (zombie beard), but he’s basically ready to roll.

Unlike their heavily-converted or kitbashed peers, these figures came straight out of the Dark Vengeance box.  These terminators were some of the first times I’ve used an airbrush for basecoating.