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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Berdan’s Sharpshooters

50cmx40cm (20”x16”) Those who follow my blog will know of my liking for the famous 95th Rifles of the Napoleonic period, so when I first found out about Berdan’s Sharpshooters I was very interested in them, but I didn’t really ever think of making a diorama about them.  However that all changed when Strelets released […]

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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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Viking Raid

Size: 60cm (2ft. ) x 30cm (1ft. ) 1.7kgs.

As with the Viking diorama I have stayed with the smaller size. This decision meant I had to make a big change to my original scheme which was to incorporate a Viking ship (I had one but after I’d made the base I found it wouldn’t fit). With the necessary change of plan, the end result was a scratch built fishing boat and a smaller area of water with a little creek and jetty .

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