Had a blast stepping back into Underworlds to paint the amazing Ylthari’s Guardians.
It might only be 4 models but boy are they characterful. Par for the course with the underworld range, it still surprises me how individual each model feels whilst still being strongly cohesive with the rest of the team. I really want to paint some more! For now take a look at the models below…
A commission I was working on last year for a host of characters, beginning with some of Rohans finest.
First up is the new Eowyn & Merry set. Games Workshop is knocking it out the park with thier plastic characters and these are no exception. The detail and dynamism is phenomenal.
Deorwine and Elfhelm are again some phenomenal models. Elfhelm in particular has a fantastic pose, the momentum carried through him and his horse, with the throw poised to release. Really one of my alltime favourite models.
Finally we have the bearer of the royal standard, Gamling. This is an old school metal miniature and it does show. Whilst i enjoyed this figure for the most part the banner was hell. It’s really hard to paint patterns in such a wavy area and sometimes the texture of the metal can be a little funny. I just hope that it still looks suitably impressive.
Next up is a wee bit more Rohan and a fair chunk of Mordor…
I’ve been in deep with the painting this month working on a lot of commissions but also finding the time for a few of my own wee projects along the way. It’s also a month were I have tackled a variety of ranges, Harry Potter from Knight Models, Guild Ball from Steamforged, a Beholder from Wizkids and Necromunda as well as Lord of the Rings from Games Workshop.
This gives me a stiff target for next month, but I do have a job coming up that will help tremendously.
So the new year has arrived and I wanted to add a wee progress marker to the blog each month, so I can take stock of how much mini’s I actually get through in a year. It’s also so I can track my progress, particularly in regards to the hobby goals I’m giving myself(more on that another time), and see how far I can push myself.
Let’s take a look at all of the models I painted this month…