Monday, August 27, 2012

28mm gatehouse

Keeping up the terrain frenzy, I painted a 28mm GW gatehouse this weekend. This was another find at the swap-meet. It is quite a nice piece and accepted the drybrushing and washing I did without really any problems.


I imagine this as more of a "fight outside the gates" or "sally forth from" piece rather than something one would have to scale or breach. That said, the top has a number of nice levels to it. Overall, a good addition to my Songs of Arthur and Merlin collection.


Up next: Some trees. I went out to Hobby Alley on 170th Street and they have added to their stock. There was a fair bit of GW stuff but I went for some more trees. I'm also working on detailing the Saxon warband. I'm using brighter colours than I usually do and that is slowing me down some.

6 comments:

  1. Hey Bob, it turned out very well indeed, considering the dark grey that it was.

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  2. I like the colour scheme.

    Tony

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  3. Nice...the colours are very good.
    Cheers
    paul

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  4. Thanks guys. Yes, trying to get away from grey for stones and into something a bit warmer. So sandstone with a drybrush of something lighter and then a shot of black/brown magic dip. The detail is really good so there is lots of places for shadows and shading.

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  5. Need to go to more swap meets if things like this can be found at them...

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  6. Yes, I was blown away at what I picked up for cheap! In among all of the 40k armies there were some nice gems.

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