Monday, 30 April 2018

Unreleased Heroquest Knight Number 1

I painted the 3rd figure in this series over the weekend...probably goes by the name of Sir Orange l'orange...

I went for an overall warm tone and a limited palette. Base coat of Vallejo Hull Red followed by Foundry Orange shade and GW Troll Slayer Orange.

He's the first of two knights in this set. The second one will be making an appearance once I've decided on a colour scheme for him.

Here's a group shot so far:

In other news I've decided on a colour scheme for my Sons of Horus 30k Heresy figures, and I'll be tackling a Leviathan Dreadnought once I've worked up the courage!

Monday, 23 April 2018

Painting progress: first quarter 2018

Blimey, I can't believe it's been 4 months since my last post. Being the hobby butterfly that I am, I'm currently back in the fantasy/scifi vibe with my historicals taking a bit of a break...go with the flow, eh?

So here's a roundup of what I've been upto so far this year.

Unreleased HQ

Back in 2014 I reported (here and here) on some unreleased figures that I'd found in Bryan Ansell's collection, which we believe may have been unreleased prototypes for Heroquest. I've been very lucky to acquire a set of these, which I've started to paint. So far I've completed the wizard and the elf: