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My Geeky Hobbies 4

I started painting minis last year. This link is to my first ones: 

I’ve gotten a bit better. These photos were just taken on my desk using my iPhone, which makes them kind of grainy. I really need to build a light box.

These are from various companies, mostly from Valiant, and all of them are for my Legend of the Five Rings campaigns. Painting minis is what I need to do when I need to just unwind my brain.

Crimson Pact 3
The Burning Throne, Episode 23: Shinjo Braga and the Golden Scarab of Al-Qatat

These are really good Larry. Well done. BTW, I love the whole L5R RPG storyline you’re doing. I used to play L5R a lot and reading your story makes me want to play again

Mark Love

Totally OT, but I just finished the E-arc of Dead Six. Bloody nice work, I must say. And very different from both Monster Hunters and the Grim Noir.

Jeff Jones

I tried to get into that when I was a kid, I never had the patience for it, plus my hands were too awkward for the fine detail, but seeing those makes me want to get back into it.


I paint minis too. I mostly do Warhammer (fantasy and 40k) and a little Wyrd games on the side. What techniques do you use? What colour do you undercoat with/ do you dry brush or use washes etc?
I love the hobby, very relaxing and rewarding.


BTW: Love the basing. I’m gonna have to steal that tree idea.