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Friday, 31 January 2014

Youspin - experiments

a app for iOS called youspin, promised to make 360 product photography easier…

Looks like it might have…

Monday, 27 January 2014

Space Wolf Land Raider Crusader Video: Lights and Lenses

Last one!

Please let me know if these have had any value, I’m happy doing them, but if they are pants I need to know how to fix em, or even to just stop :)

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Friday, 24 January 2014

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Worthwhile Competition

This came to my attention through a couple of fellow bloggers, and IMO it’s well worth a punt:

The people over at airsupplies.co.uk are running a competition

The prize on offer is one of these beauties:

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Monday, 20 January 2014

Space Wolves Land Raider Crusader; Video 3: Weathering

This one is longer than the others, cos I did more…

I did think about splitting it, but then I didnt…

Let me know what you think if you wan stand all 30 mins.. some sections are speeded up to protect you from dying of boredom :)

Saturday, 18 January 2014

Paint table Saturday

So I’ve see this thing starting to happen, and it looks like a solid idea to me, showing what on your desk and WiP on a Saturday.

Paint Table Saturday

Friday, 17 January 2014

Monday, 13 January 2014

Space Wolves Land Raider Crusader Video no2 : Decals

Another vid on the LRC,

Hope these have some value, there are a few more to go, I’m trying to keep the short, but then next one on weathering might take a bit more severe edit to keep it 10-15 mins.

Friday, 10 January 2014

Space Wolves Land Raider Crusader Instruction Video no1: Masking and Airbrushing

Longest. post. title. ever.

Okay here’s video number one, Hopefully these are an improvement over my last vids, and that they contain some value for you all out there. please let me know, and I'm happy to hear any tips for improvement.

(I already know the one about “keep your bloody mobile phone away from the camera” now, thanks :) )

Monday, 6 January 2014

Space Wolves Land Raider Crusader

Painted this chap up over the holiday, had the model forever, so it may be that I’m finally moving forward on this huge pile of space wolf painting I’ve got stacked up.

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Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Year in review

Well, that was 2013.

A difficult year at work, and that’s reflected in the blog activity sadly, it’s the quietest year for post volume since I started almost five years ago.

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Hopefully next year will be better.

This year was decent for traffic though, I’m closing in on 300,000 all time hits, and for the first time since the post was created the AOBR grey knight termies aren't the top volume hit anymore. the current top five for all time hits looks like this:

top five 

The Stormtalon proved popular in both its painted and unpainted state.. that should mean that the two new one’s i received for Christmas will help the old post count when i get around to building them, as I fully intent to video the process and make a few posts so that you can see how stupidly easy it is to make it look batter :)

The dark vengeance conversion proved popular too, I confess I’ve been tempted to get hold of some more models and make them my own, but some of them look like an awful lot of effort to convert and they don't seem to have become as cheap on eBay as the last box did.. still a rulebook that cant also be used for self defence would be nice…

And there we find the old termie conversions, languishing at position 4! they doo look quite dated now tbh, and the paint, ouch…

In fifth, we have the GD coverage, if you ever want your post count up, takes some pics at GD.. I didnt go this year, but might make it next, I’ll have to see how the summer treats my wallet. getting married this year didnt really help in that department. :)

So, what does the coming year bring? well I’m finally getting some hours in on mr Zzzz’s titan, I played a few small games the other day, and I’m working on some Space wolf flyers, yeah, list discussion to follow, it’s all legal, honest guv. :)

I’ve also tried filming some of the paint on a land raider to be seen soon, just need to edit it all I’ve tried to cover some basics and show you how i get to a finished model. I’ll probably post pics of the complete land raider, then eke out the vids of various processes over a week or two.

As always, thankyou for those who read my wittering – i do hope you get something out of coming here, and please let me know what you;d like to see in the coming year and I'll do my best to accommodate as long as I can within the bounds of taste and decency.

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