Monday, January 31, 2011

Princess of Rohan

Eowyn, Shieldmaiden, of the Royal House of Rohan (and future Princess of Ithilien) stands ready to meet the forces of the Dark Lord in deadly combat.

Originally hiding her identity, and calling herself Dernhelm, she has joined the Riders of the Mark on their greatest campaign.

She is a metal LOTR figure from Games Workshop that I painted in the early 2000's.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Samurai Bow-Swift Death at a Distance

Iditoi Natsuma holds off his enemies with his deadly longbow. Choosing the right arrow for the target was a key action, the bowel raker for unarmored targets the armor piercer for those that were. Signals were even sent by special whistling arrows.

Iditoi is a metal Ral Partha 25mm piece I painted in the late 1970's.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

An Army of One-22nd Century Style

Armed with the latest weapons and powered body armour-Pvt Jamiee T. Jerksides stands ready to protect mankinds realm of the stars.

Jerksides is a metal piece I painted in the late 1990's.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Dawn Jungle Patrol Winglizardman

Flying support for the dawn jungle patrol is our second pterodactyl and crew.

Armed with poisoned javelins and arrows, the skink crew can rain death on any fools entering the forbidden jungle.

More Games Workshop metal pieces that I painted in the 1990's.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Lost World Dawn Patrol

The last sight seen by many an intruder to the forbidden jungle haunts of the Ancient Empire of the Lizardmen.

With two armed riders guiding and riding on its back, the pterodactyl is silent death from the sky.

Lizardmen are one of my favorite creature armies they are versatile pieces that can be used in a variety of games from VSF to Pulp. These are metal pieces are from Games Workshop that I painted in the 1990's.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Kapitän Richard Himmelskrieger und seine Luftsoldaten Verstärkungen-Angreff

With three full squads under his command, Kapitän Himmelskrieger orders a full attack upon the enemy. With the firepower available, and the dedication of his elite troopers, victor is assured.

Well I finally finished the Kapitan's entire command. They were a real pleasure to paint. These are some of the best metal 28mm pieces made. They are full of character and detail and were fun to paint. Be sure to check out Pulp Figures for these and their other great miniatures.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Kapitän Richard Himmelskrieger und seine Luftsoldaten Verstärkungen III

Kapitän Richard Himmelskrieger third squad alights from the air ship in light marching order.

Armed with automatic pistols and submachineguns they are ready to do the Kaiser's bidding.

More of the metal 28mm pieces from Pulp Miniatures.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

French Colonial Power

On the frontiers of their Colonial Empire the French Army ruled with an iron fist. This column of French Regulars, Foreign Legion, and Artillery held enough firepower to deal with any colonial threat.
The infantry is well supported by a 75mm field piece and a rare Gatling gun.

These Jack Scrubby "N" gauge metal pieces were painted in 1976 as part of my first Colonial forces.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Kapitän Richard Himmelskrieger und seine Luftsoldaten Verstärkungen II

Kapitän Richard Himmelskrieger's 2nd squad has arrived and is ready for action.
Armed with pistols, rifles and submachineguns, the men of 2nd squad are ready for any situation.
These are more of the top quality 28mm pieces from Pulp Figures.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Raw Power

All warmachines are powerful engines of destruction, but here is "Spriggan" an example of true raw power!

The massive Spriggan is a metal piece from Privateer Press.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Beware the Peasant, He may be a Warrior in Hiding

The lowly farmer is often an excellent hiding spot for warriors on a mission. Izzumi is one of these, and expert with all weapons from sword to bo staff.

Izzumi is an old metal Archive Miniature from the 1970's.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Attack of the Machines-Nekrons

Awakened after millennia of inactivity these robotic killers set out to make war on all those of flesh and blood.
Armed with weapons of horrific power and made of near indestructible alloys, these horrors of the past have no mercy, feel no pain and show no fear.

These metal figures are from Games Workshops 40K range. I painted these in the late 1990's for Thomas.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Dwarf Horde on the March

A Dwarf Warmaster force marches to battle with artillery support.

A standard Games Workshop Dwarf gives a clear idea of the size difference.
Warmaster figures are among the smallest miniatures that I have painted. These are metal pieces I painted in the early 2000's.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Lady Louisea and Shapphire

Lady Louisea Mistress of the Lands of Andre and her wyvern Sapphire use magic and force to protect what is theirs.
Blind from birth, the Lady Louisea is strong in the realm of magic and illusion.

The lady and her wyvern are metal 25mm scale figures made by Ral Partha in the 1970's. I painted them for Michelle Louise in the mid 1980's.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Swift Katana Death

The long bladed Katana was the deadliest weapon in the arsenal of the Samurai warrior.

With one swift blow from his katana, Tosa Midiori brings quick death to his enemies.

Tosa is a 25mm Ral Partha metal figure that I painted in the 1980's.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Sun Never Sets

Lieutenant Clive Chevelmaster scouts ahead of his column in the mountain frontier of the Empire.
Lieutenant Chevelmaster is a fine example of the young, and brave junior officers that maintain and expand the Great Empire where the Sun never sets

Lieutenant Clive is a metal 25mm figure from Minifig's colonial range that I painted in the mid 1980's.