Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Inquistion - Karamazov - All Inquisiton Released up to 5/23/2023

This post is the culmination of a three and a half year project- to paint every 28mm Inquisitor Games Workshop has produced to date. Since starting the project in January 2020, I tried to paint one Inquisitor per month, switching back and forth from the earliest release to the most recent.

Today, I finished Inquisitor Karamazov!


I ran into a few pitfalls along the way. Games Workshop released two Inquisitors (Draxus and Cartavolnus) while I was on the project. More problematic, I discovered I had forgotten about the Black Library limited edition Eisenhorn- it took a full year to track down a set and came down to “I know a guy who knows a guy”.

Lastly, I thought I had purchased Karamazov and had him stored, but it seems I was wrong about that, so I had to track down his metal version too. 

In the meantime, I nabbed loose Eisenhorn and Silas Hand minis from eBay, so I have a single of them along with them placed in their dioramas.

The real kicker is I can only say I have painted all the GW 28mm Inquisition for about three days, since they are officially releasing more in the new Kill Team box this Saturday... needless to say I am chagrined!!!



Monday, April 17, 2023

40k Scholam Students - Famulous Entourage

I recently printed and painted up two more civilians from the 'Magical Girl Assault' range by Marchen, to complete the set of three. They're meant to go along with my growing collection of Adepta Sororitas Order Famulous miniatures. 


Preparing for a field trip to one of the less safe areas of the Ophatran shrine district.

The school uniform colors are inspired by this book cover :)

Friday, March 31, 2023

Turnip28 - Lord Simplesby - Chaff

Every once in a while I get the itch to create a few grimy Turnip28 miniatures. I am pretty close to having one example for each of the basic unit types.

Up for perusal is a new Toff, Lord Simplesby. He's a truly pathetic leader. Rumors amongst the troops is that he lost his legs in a valorous charge into a battery of cannon, but the truth is he amputated his own legs and stitched on root vegetables, for the sole purpose of wooing the Parsnip Empress. Naturally, this failed to win her favor and he's often tasked with particularly foolhardy missions.

 I used two haves of Wargames Factory horses, Perry hussar legs and sword arm, Saint Decent's Turnip28 conversion parts, a Wargames Factory AWI arm, and GW Bretonnian bits here and there.  Plus greenstuff!

I also completed a unit of 'Chaff', which are basically pitiful excuses for skirmishers. 

They are 3d printed, from a mixture of kits including the Turnip28 miniatures, Wargames Atlantic 'Camp Followers', and Big Mr. Tong firearms.

Friday, March 17, 2023

40k Rogue Trader, Assassin, and Sensei

Over the last week I completed a few of the old 'Forces of the Imperium' range, from the Rogue Trader era of 40k.

Imperial Assassin


Rogue Trader

And this completes the set from pack of four, circa 1991.

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Medieval Beekeepers - Apiary - Infinite Dimensions - Midlam Miniatures

When I saw the very cool medieval style beekeepers that Midlam Miniatures produced, I had to have them despite having no idea what to use them for. I also saw a great apiary designed by Infinite Dimensions, so I acquired that and printed it on my Ender3Pro. This was all well over a year ago :)

I recently designed some things myself- some beekeeper hoods, so I thought I'd better paint up all of the relevant models.


Monday, February 6, 2023

40k - Forge World Relic Monger - Relic Dealers Group

When I saw the Forge World Relic Monger 'Hanger On' character was released, I knew I had to have one for my Imperial City, especially considering I'd already converted and  painted two relic dealers. He's definitely one of my favorite recent 40k figures.

The casting was nice and crisp, with little to no mold lines. Forge World's resin and quality is much better than it was several years ago. All in all, a very fun miniature to paint and he fits right in with my weirdo Imperial Sector characters.

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Turnip28 Forlorn Hope and Dr. Mathias Beekeeper Hoods

The strange and wonderful 'Turnip28' creator conducted a Kickstarter recently for some digital files of soldiers specifically for the game. Naturally, I backed it, and have printed a few off. I have also been working on my own designs and used some of the Beekeeper hoods I created and printed.

Dr Mathias Cults3D Designs