After coming back from the personal coaching with Ben Komets, I really wanted to practice the main technique that he had shown me… the loaded brush! 🙂 In essence it is a wet-blending technique where you have a well diluted base color in the reservoir of your brush and a little bit of white color […]
One of the most popular WW2 heroes of all times is probably Major Dick Winters of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Through the wild success of the HBO mini-series Band of Brothers, him and the other members of Easy Company became known across the whole world. Multiple books and tons of articles […]
A more impressions from yesterday’s 1000 point game US Airborne. We played the mission Top Secret with a US list that had lots of veterans and a 105mm howitzer Sherman against Germans without any armoured vehicles, but with a Hauptmann (Captain) in their ranks. In the end, the Germans took the objective and won the […]
This was my entry for the “Armies on display” competition at Scale Model Challenge. Finished the display board really last minute and had less then a week to get from zero to done.Really happy that I took a bronze medal home for my little army. One more interesting fact of my trip to Eindhoven was […]
Without much further commenting, the final pictures of my Nutsplanet US airborne bust: If you like this bust, you should take a look at the other works from this sculptor, Jun-Sik Ahn, His works are amazing! If you are on Putty&Paint, you can vote for this piece right here.
While I haven’t posted for a while, that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been painting. In fact, I have finished a few paintjobs and today is the big cleaning day: Even before I put my airbrush into the bath, tons of paint residue came out – especially my needle canal looked pretty bad. I guess […]
I’ve been painting quite a bit over the past few weeks, but I wasn’t able to post any picture updates. After the painting most of my US airborne’s field gear & backback separately, I am now starting to assemble everything to see how the overall light situation works. I am mostly happy how it turned […]
This weekend has been really good in terms of finding time for painting. Spend a few hours on the US airborne on Saturday. I made good progress with the hand grenade, the first aid kit and the field gear which is going to be attached to his belt. Still tons of work to do: backpack, […]