Wargaming Tradecraft: Weekly Update


Weekly Update

Well, aside from Gawker media getting hacked due to incredibly lazy security measures, this has been a pretty good week. It started off slow with a quick post on Trowels and then Google added a mobile feature to Blogger which looks pretty good. The icing on the cake, however, was Blood of Kittens awarding me with the Best Painting / Converting Blog of 2010!

Hang around for the next Back to Basics post this Wednesday.

Beyond all that, it's been a crazy busy week in the blogosphere - here's a bunch of great stuff going on:

Baron Von Orkthofen WIP.. nuff said. http://wpggamegeeks.blogspot.com/2010/12/barun-von-orkthofen.html

"wow" http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.com/2010/12/posted-by-mandril-aka-ben-komets-hi.html (just clicky)

There's some great sculpting going on here: http://psychosispc-themadhouseworkshop.blogspot.com/2010/12/orc-unit-2playing-wack-mole.html

Great terrain tutorial over here, a nice walk through with plenty of photos: http://terrainthralls.com/Tutorials%20folder/Skorne%20Tutorial/Skorne%20Tutorial.html

Dark Future has a good looking WIP for a dreadnought: http://darkfuturegaming.blogspot.com/2010/12/ironclad-dread-conversion.html

Finally Complete! http://santacruzwarhammer.blogspot.com/search/label/Basilisk

Zanazaz from Have Dice, Will Travel suggested some good terrain sources here: http://havedicewilltravel.blogspot.com/2010/12/terrific-terrain-resources-on-tuesday.html
And I really like this place: http://www.gamedecor.com/abasworld/tips.htm

Filed under "inspirational" is this photo shoot linked by Massive Voodoo. I want to point out the liquid/fire/molten sulfur shots because it makes me think of fantasy/sci-fi imagery in our real world.

GDMNW has an amazing piece on dice, randomness, luck and looking on the brighter side of things: http://gdmnw.com/2010/roll-the-dice/ - a must read.

This made me laugh: http://mygirlfriendisadm.wordpress.com/2010/12/05/no-such-thing-as-too-much-dice/

MassiveVoodoo shows us how to make a label for a model stand, also a great tutorial for painting parchment: http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.com/2010/12/tutorial-how-to-make-socket-label-3_17.html

Here's a bunch of links from GDMNW on painting faces http://gdmnw.com/2010/painting-faces/


  1. Hey thanks for the mention. Always appreciated.

    Congratulations on the award by the way. Well deserved I'd say.

  2. Thanks for the mention. Most of my authors and I are all frequent droolers on your blog here. You really do post some amazing stuff, so a kudos from you is especially great! Congrats on the BoK nod and keep up the great work!


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