Thursday, 19 March 2015

From SeanS - A whole bunch of random stuff (77pts)

It seems fitting that I should submit my last entry very late in the Challenge and make myself late to go kick other adults in the crotch.

Here's the lot of them, glue for flock still drying.

Caesar Fantasy Goblins and lone Dwarf,

Caesar Numidians and Orion Khazars,

Reaper Dwarf Dain from the Learn to paint intermediate armor kit.

I'll try to get a shot of everything I've done on my blog tomorrow. Thanks again Curt, it's been great and you've been awesome as usual. Thanks to everyone for making this thing what it is. I'd gush more but I am now 17 seconds late for a class 30 minutes away.

From Curt:

Haha! I hope you slip into your class unnoticed Sean. :o)

A great final entry with lots of colour and variation to be sure. That being said I have to say that that dwarf is the dog's dangles. I love his beard and the whacky horns on his helmet. Brilliant stuff Sean!

See you next time!


  1. I *so* hope that was a martial arts reference Sean :-). Lovely stuff once again. It's been great seeing your work this year, thanks for sharing.

  2. I have to agree with Curt - that Dwarf is the dogs! A top notch bunch of figures to bow out on :)

  3. Thanks Millsy, yes a Martial arts reference, although apparently I'm getting known for kicking to the face in class.

    Thanks Tamsin, Reaper makes some nice figures. This one was a metal. I would have liked to have spent a little more time on him, famous last words, but he looks good for the effort.

    Thanks Curt, I think I'm in the final stage of the challenge, acceptance. As always it was a joy to be a part of it (hand wringing and angst aside) and I think it's safe to say we all appreciate your efforts at putting this all together. I'll wax philosophical on my own blog about what I learned this go round. I will say this year I feel energized to continue painting rather than burned out.

  4. Great last entry Sean, real good control, the goblins are my fav


  5. The goblins are really good, but that dwarf is awesome! Does that mini include NMM techniques?

  6. Thanks Ian and Dave B. The goblins also could have used just a tad more love. I didn't do the teeth and eyes, as is my custom. Their clothes, such as they were, also could have used a highlight. But they had to get done. The Dwarf was part of the Learn to Paint Kit 2? - Intermediate Armor. I painted him using metallics, but didn't go for the third highlight. What I like about these little kits is that it reinforces techniques that I learned from GW back in the day and gives me a direction for breaking out of my block : wash : drybrush comfort zone. I will say that I sometimes find myself wanting a little more paint by the numbers guidance vis a vis the areas that are not the focus of the kit. IE you are on your own for everything not metal on this figure, although they do supply you with the colors used, I think. The NMM kit is #3, I don't see why you couldn't use the techniques on this figure. I was impressed by your NMM and had wanted to try it during the challenge, I'll have to save it for next year.

  7. Love these Caeser figures, very nice work! :)

    1. Thanks Chasseur. I have a whole bunch more that are waiting their turn.