Lady in a Bathtub

In an episode I've written, I needed a lady in a bathtub to add interest to the miniatures I've assembled for the photos. A woman bathing has been a popular subject in art for hundreds if not thousands of years. There are several 28mm miniatures to choose from in varying degrees of nudity. I chose… Continue reading Lady in a Bathtub

5150: Science Fiction, Colonial Era / Pulp, Fantasy, Old West

Partisans, Bar Flies & Other Folk

Well, I finally finished the Bolshevik Partisans and a few other miniatures as well. I'm moving closer to that goal, but with only three months left, will I make it? Probably, not - but it's going to be fun to try. Bolshevik Partisans The partisans are from Copplestone Castings' Back of Beyond range. I purchased… Continue reading Partisans, Bar Flies & Other Folk

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

Old West

The Piano Man and a Happy Cowboy

A couple of weeks ago, I finished painting the dancing girls, but dancing is easier when there's music, so this week I painted the piano man! The piano and piano player is from Knuckleduster Miniatures and can be found in the Gunfighter's Ball range. It is a multi-piece kit of metal and resin parts. The… Continue reading The Piano Man and a Happy Cowboy

Old West

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

Old West

Mary, Myra and Martha

Mary Katherine Horoney - aka Big Nose Kate She was born in Hungary and lived to be 90 years old.  She went by many names in her life - Katie Elder, Kate Fisher, Kate Melvin, Big Nose Kate, Nosey Kate, Mrs. John H. Holliday, Kate Cummings.  She is perhaps best known as the common law… Continue reading Mary, Myra and Martha

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

Old West

Painting Desk – Week 5

Five weeks into 2019 and I've finished a few more miniatures from the massive pile of miniatures waiting to be painted.  I didn't get to paint as much.  It turned cold, not as cold as what folks experienced up north, but cold enough that the Floozy spent more time with her hands wrapped around a… Continue reading Painting Desk – Week 5

Fantasy, Old West

Painting Desk – Week 3

What happened to week 2?  Well, when we left the painting desk at the end of week 1, I had 30 goblins on the desk.  I was going to speed paint goblins and get ahead in the mini count.  Turned out that I couldn't get inspired to paint them.  I got them all primed &… Continue reading Painting Desk – Week 3