NINA

Well I have finished the little sailing ship NINA the 1/75 scale model made by Heller, quite a fine vessel and it is ideal for the purpose I have in mind. Not being ship savvy it was a challenge!  Putting the hull etc. together was easy enough but rigging it was the hard part.  After […]

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Italeri French Heavy Cavalry

Well just an update on this week’s work. I have had this set of Italeri French Heavy Cavalry sitting around as long as the Red Lancers which I have only just painted, I hadn’t even unboxed them!   Well these Carabiniers are my favourite French Cavalry so I must have put more effort into them as […]

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Polish -Dutch Lancers

Well it’s just a short post on a few totally neglected figures I started painting in 2013 when I started out. I can’t remember why I stopped; I think I got distracted by the medieval village diorama which took a long time to build so they were just pushed aside … what’s that Marvin?  My […]

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Nomads Set No 2.

Well I thought I would slip this little one in mid-week as I said I would finish my desert diorama on the weekend. However, that didn’t work out as the mail has ground to a halt almost, as few planes are coming to Australia now, and for some strange reason the powers that be don’t […]

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Steppes Warriors (Set 1)

After I painted the nomads I thought I would do some cavalry in case they would be needed for the desert diorama, so I felt that the Steppes Warriors would do the trick. Again, Dark Alliance have done a great job on these figures, fine detail and very little flash and the poses (12) are […]

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Dark Alliance Nomads Review

Well may you wonder why I’m posting these guys and not more on the Swamp? The reason is I found more Goblins and Elves from Dark Alliance that I did not realise existed due to the way they do their box art (same picture on each box, regardless of contents).  I suppose this is to […]

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Dark Alliance, Pat’s Assessment

Well I have certainly slipped away from my usual stuff and really taken to the Fantasy side after discovering the Dark alliance figures. Here I’m just going to show some photos and make a few comments in regard to some of the sets I have painted.   The reason being that when I received my first […]

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