Old West

Starter Faction Pack – Plus 2

Coming off of the painting table today is the Starter Faction Pack from Knuckleduster's Gunfighter's Ball range. The faction packs come in packs of six figures and you save $3.oo by buying the figures by the pack over buying each figure individually. Lately whenever I paint a batch of Knuckleduster miniatures, I pull a cowboy… Continue reading Starter Faction Pack – Plus 2

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Finishing the Cowboy Faction

In addition to painting a few Dark Elves this pass week, I managed to finish some Old West figures as well including Knuckleduster's Cowboy Faction set. A few weeks ago, I had painted Curly Bill Brocius and Tom McLaury. I've since learned that there may be some confusion between the Knuckleduster catalog and the movie… Continue reading Finishing the Cowboy Faction

All Things Zombie Evolution, Colonial Era / Pulp, Old West

The Rancher’s Daughter, the Madam and … the Zombie Stripper? – Tales from the Paint Table

Following last week's SCW Nationalist HQ, this week saw a more eclectic batch of miniatures coming off of the paint table. The Rancher's Daughter & the Madam Returning to the Old West theme, I finished two figures from Shadowforge - the Rancher's Daughter and the Madam.  Shadowforge is now sold by Eureka Miniatures.  I bought… Continue reading The Rancher’s Daughter, the Madam and … the Zombie Stripper? – Tales from the Paint Table

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Painting American Indians – Buffalo Hump

Buffalo Hump was a chief among the Penateka Comanche. He is famous for leading the Great Linnville Raid of 1840 where the Comanche raided all the way to the gulf coast in Texas. Victoria and Linnville were attacked and looted. Linnville was burned to the ground and never rebuilt. The raid was a revenge raid… Continue reading Painting American Indians – Buffalo Hump

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Painting American Indians – Part 4

ALL THE PRETTY HORSES With generous interruptions from real life, it took me a week to finish painting the horses. I used a lot of blending and washes to reduce as much as possible any harsh lines where the colors changed on the horse. It was nearly impossible to take still photos to show blending.… Continue reading Painting American Indians – Part 4

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Painting American Indians – Part 2

THE SKIN GAME This week we paint skin on the 30 figure strong Comanche war band. But before we do, a few words about last week's part one. After talking about mounting the figure on a bottle cap to keep from handling the figure, some of you caught me holding the tail of a horse… Continue reading Painting American Indians – Part 2

Old West

Painting American Indians – Part 1

Someone on TMP (The Miniatures Page) asked for a tutorial on painting American Indians. So, I've decided to have a go at it. I have a lot of figures that need painting & I would love to do Plains Indian War game at Texicon next year. I have 29 28mm Comanche by Conquest & one… Continue reading Painting American Indians – Part 1