I love Warhammer World. There is always more to see in the exhibition and the atmosphere is always buzzing and open.
This time, we explored the exhibition and I took pictures of things I would like to try out myself in the future, as well as characters I particularly like.
In the afternoon, we tried the Warhammer escape room, which was amazing. We crawled through tunnels, solved puzzles and ran away from chaos space marines! We managed to get out in 38 minutes! it was awesome.
This week, I’m away with the fam – parents, sister’s family and mine. We are staying in a cottage in a tiny village a few miles from Nottingham and Newark.
Today we ventured to the Major Oak – an ancient oak tree – between 800 and 1000 years old. It was lovely to walk through the woodland and get outside. The tree is amazingly huge and impressive. There were also plenty of Robin Hood bits lying around too.
I have also walked my sister’s dog a fair bit, who is enjoying the warmth of the room this evening. Fun was had all round!
This is artificer Norric. I painted him for someone who got in touch about the print and paint service we offer at the Foundry. He is painted to Tier 2 quality and was loads of fun to work on. Fortunately. The client sent over loads of pictures of how they wanted him painting, which always helps. Using these I was able to create the mini he was after, as seen below!
Norric was created using HeroForge and printed out using Forster’s Foundry. The link to the service is below:
Every once in a while, I get to work on my own miniatures. Rarer still, I get to finish one. I finally finished off the blade guard ancient from the Indomitus box, released last century (it seems).
I have a few Blood Angels and this guy was supposed to be with that force. The plan for them was to use them to practice skills on and at the end have a decent painted force. I still do that from time to time, but those who know me well also know I have Titans and I focus on them more than the Blood Angels.
It doesn’t mean I don’t adore the Blood Angels though, and after many months, I finally finished one!
Don’t get me wrong, I love painting games workshop minis. It’s the majority of my work after all, but every now and then, it’s great to paint something else. A friend of mine asked if I would paint the miniatures for his board game, Who Goes There, and I was only too happy to help!
The game is a bit like the film The Thing, and the characters have a cartoony style to them which was very different to my usual edge highlighting ventures. Here they are:
It’s be not played the game myself, and there were a lot of bits in the box, but the miniatures were fun to work on! He was super pleased with them too, which is always good!
I’ve found some time, between the commissions and the Foundry, to practice some more layer blending.
It’s a technique I am far from mastering but feel this mini has forced me to consider how I layer blend and as such, I have gotten better at it.
I wanted to try blending different colours, not just light to dark tones. I feel the result is a very vibrant mini and that I have had a good bit of success with the technique. It’s nowhere near perfect, but it is a good step in the right direction.