Berdans Sharpshooters

The next lot of figures are still in America and are for a smaller dio based on another favourite of mine, the Berdan Regiment of Sharpshooter. They were part of the Union forces used during the American Civil War, and wear the green as do my other favourites, the 95th, as my followers have heard […]

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American/British 1812

Well finally some sunshine and I am able to take some photos of my Winter’s work, painting a few figures, or I should say quite a few! I was gathering up the troops to take out to the shed and felt that I was lacking some.  Then I realised I had a heap of them […]

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Figure Method

Well it being Winter here in Australia and living right down the bottom in Melbourne it is generally wet as well as cold, so being a creature of comforts who doesn’t like the cold, I paint the figures that I will use on any dioramas that I start in Spring, inside the house in my […]

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Simple diorama base

Normally I’m pretty hopeless on work-in-progress posts, but today I’m putting up a kind of step by step on how I make up a dio base as I have had a few requests, and I managed to take some photos this time as well. Cut a piece of MDF or whatever wood you choose to […]

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Light tank M3 StuartMk1

38cmx21cmx17.1kg Welcome back. It’s not often I complete two dios in a month but as you will see, this new one is a lot smaller than my usual work, and set in a completely new period which, I have to say, was inspired in part by our friend the tank man Mark Morin of whom […]

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Part Three: Medieval Castle, Bathing Women

Well here we are, the add-on I was talking about on my last blog. I had some of the Valdemar bath figures left after only using a few on the retreat from Corunna diorama and it came to me that what could I do with them when I read somewhere that contrary to belief, the […]

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Part Two: Medieval Castle

Well here we are, finally finished after all this time. As you will have read, I started this five years ago and it was with guilt that led me to get it started somewhat reluctantly when Azazel threw down the January challenge. I couldn’t let this opportunity go by, so thanks mate for the spur […]

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