Monday, March 30, 2015

Adeptus Arbites Suppressor ~ WIP

Hello everyone!

Back from the dead once again, and back to Warhammer 40K themes because old habits die hard :P

This time I decided to revisit one of my many projects, my Adeptus Arbites.

Some of you may have already seen my Arbites Precinct I have done, the rest of you just follow the link ;) ! It is also nominated to be part of the Coolminiornot Annual 2014 so a big thanks to everybody for voting for me!

Back to todays project, I have decided to make a vehicle to accompany my Arbites squad. I have always loved one of Mike McVey's old conversions for an Arbites' vehicle, some of the older people around here may have remembered this little gem:

So after an extensive rummage through my bitz box and a paper chimera I had made aeons ago as a base, the end result is something like this

As always with my conversions, I have used a truckload of bits from around the globe and from various manufacturers, too many to try to mention them all now. If you have any questions I would be glad to answer them. 

Now its time to bring this baby to the painting booth. As always comments are more than welcome! 

Friday, January 16, 2015

we shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be ~ Bolt Action British roll out!

Hello everyone!

I am really happy because I have just finished my first Bolt Action army and its ready to be fielded. This is the standard British starter kit with a few minor tweakings here and there. Here is what I have so far (I know its not a valid list but I am just mentioning my options here)

Britain and Commonwealth List
1 Captain, 130 pts (Rifle)
   2 Soldier  (Rifle x2)
1 Artillery Forward Observer, 120 pts (Rifle; Artillery Forward Observer)
   2 Soldier  (Rifle x2)
1 Medic, 33 pts (Medic)
   1 Soldier
1 Reinforced Platoon, 302 pts
   1 Second Lieutenant (Rifle)
   9 Regular Infantry Section (Mid-Late War) (LMG x1; SMG x1; Rifle x7; Team)
      1 NCO (SMG)
   9 Regular Infantry Section (Mid-Late War) (LMG x1; SMG x1; Rifle x7; Team)
      1 NCO (SMG)
9 Regular Infantry Section (Mid-Late War), 126 pts (LMG x1; SMG x1; Rifle x7; Team)
   1 NCO (SMG)
2 Flamethrower Team, 50 pts (Flamethrower; Flamethrower; Team)
2 Light Mortar Team, 35 pts (Light Mortar; HE (D3); Indirect Fire; Team)
4 Medium Mortar Team, 60 pts (Spotter; Medium Mortar; Fixed; HE (D6); Indirect Fire; Team)
3 MG Team, 50 pts (MMG; Fixed; Team)
2 PIAT Team, 40 pts (PIAT; Shaped Charge; Team)
1 Cruiser Tank MkVIII Cromwell, 205 pts (Coax MMG; MMG)
Validation Report:
1a. Theatre Books: None; 1. Army Lists: Armies of ...; 2. Force Selection: Force Selection Rules; 4a. Europe (Early) and Generic: Reinforced Platoon Selector; 4. National Characteristics: None

Composition Report:
Reinforced Platoon: 1 (1 - 0)
Headquarters: 3 (0 - 0)
Infantry: 1 (0 - 3)
Artillery: 0 (0 - 1)
Armour: 1 (0 - 1)
Armoured Car: 0 (0 - 1)
Transport-Tow: 0 (0 - 0)
Total List Cost: 1151

so here are the pics of my army. I know they are not the best quality but I need to find out a way to take full army pictures successfully :P

Pretty much tabletop standard here, nothing fancy. I have finished them in large batches of speedpainting sessions and I can say that I am quite happy with the result. The pictures are a bit crappy but you can get an idea on how they look on the table. I need to find a way on taking good army pictures (or pictures in general for that matter) but anyway.

I would love to hear what you think and as always comments and remarks are more than welcome! You can find them on CoolMiniOrNot as well!

Last but not least I would like to say how thrilled I am for another year in a row that my work is included in CoolMiniOrNot Annual 2013. More specifically, my  Chaos Helldrake of Nurgle and my Death Guard Tactical squad Faestus are there! I have just ordered my copy and I can't wait to get my hands on it! It also seems to be really hefty this year, much bigger than the previous ones!

I have also got my invitation for the CoolMiniOrNot Annual 2014 for my Adeptus Arbites 969th PrecinctDeath Guard Grave Warden TerminatorsImperial Knight and Be'lakor The Dark Master. This must be the biggest contribution I ever had on this publication and I am really proud. It was a creative year after all!

Till next time, take care everyone!!

Friday, January 9, 2015

Dancing through the snow

Hello everyone

Winter has shown its teeth here in Greece and what better than celebrate it with an according piece!

This is something I made for a present this Christmas. The miniature is a custom made G.Art piece (I don't think the company exists anymore) but I really love the looks of this little guy sliding through the snow with his little snowboard.

I also created a small diorama to accompany the mini. I used tree bark and carbonated soda for the snow plus some decorative trees.

I am really happy with the result. I hope you like it and as always comments and votes on CoolMiniOrNot are more than welcome! 

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Scottie McMuzzle wishes you Happy New Year!!


I want to wish to you, all the best for the new year, good health of course and make all your dreams a reality!!

I had this lovely Dark Sword miniature lying around half finished from almost forever and I decided it needed some love to be finished at last. Scottie is our beloved family Westie dog and I decided to paint his miniature warrior version the moment I saw it! I hope you like him!!

As always I would love to hear what you think and maybe leave me a vote on CoolMiniOrNot

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas!!

Hello everyone!!

I just wanted to share my Christmas wishes with all of you today! I hope you are having a blast, eat more than you can handle and get your stockings filled with all your nerdiest dreams!

On a side note, I just wanted to say that I'm alive! I know, updates have been really scarce lately but I have been active moddeling-wise and I will have more updates posted soon from my latest project!

Till then, take care everyone and have the Merriest Christmas of all!!


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