You may think that is a click-bait style title, but there is a genuine answer. It’s cause they are both all about the razzle dazzle! musical explanation here! So one of my nemises (nemisi?) Simon put an idea in my head. Knowing full well I loved the look of the heavy walkers and knowing I […]Read more "Soviet Naval Brigade Part 4 – How is a Mammoth like Richard Gere?"
Firstly let’s start with explaining what Oil Washes are and why they’re suddenly such a hot topic. Oil washes are generally created by mixing artists Oil paints with distilled white spirits or Turps (as it was called in my day!). They are popular because Oils are very easy to work with and offer […]Read more "Weathering vehicles, Getting Started with Oil Washes & Filters"
So, the challenge was a 1000 point army in 6 weeks. As those of you I met at I17 know, I made it – just! Once again, I had the normal event experience of finishing my basing within 24 hours of event start! However, in the last week I managed to do the Daughters, Iskra (AT […]Read more "Soviet Naval Brigade – Part 3 – Hello Sailor and/or Comrade"
I was off on holiday over the recent school break in the UK and having been a bit frustrated with the paucity of my K47 hobby output I decided to set myself a challenge. I’ve had a planned Desert Raiding force for my US rangers for some time now. My vision was for a force […]Read more "Painting an Army in three days.."
One of the things that most inspires us here at KO about K47 is it’s background. The way the writers have put in enough detail to drive a story but just little enough so you can let your imagination run free in the twisted weird war world. However there is a rather unfortunate trend in […]Read more "Competitive fluffing or how to theme a tournament army "
Following on from part 1 of this series here; progress is continuing on the Naval Brigade of the Destroyer Oktober. Firstly we have the first complete squad, a 11 man SMG squad. Deadly from close in, these figures were too fun not to use! Again, quick and tabletop is still the name of the game, […]Read more "Soviet Naval Brigade – Not Perfect Part 2 – First squads! "
So, this is a strange article for me to write. I’ve been painting for almost 25 years on and off with small improvements and sometimes great leaps, but always forward. I am a perfectionist to an extent and with the firm but fair feedback of James and Si I usually spend a lot of time […]Read more "Not Perfect or “How I learnt to stop worrying and embrace tabletop standard”"