WIP: The Battle of Thermophylae diorama so far…

by 2Paint on September 26, 2014

Finally I got down to painting my Thermophylae diorama. After many weeks of converting as many 1/72 figures as possible(that is why I like plastic figures because they are easier to modify), I think it is now enough to fill up the scene and make the battle scene more interesting. The most challenging portion of [...]

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WIP: The Hot Gates Diorama

by 2Paint on March 27, 2014

Finally after a really long lay off, I’m back to what I enjoy doing. I have been away for an exceptionally long time from posting anything on this blog cause I have been busy assisting my brother set up his business. The good news is that I’ve just started working on the Hotgates diorama in [...]

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Paper to Sculpture: Modern Pinup Miniatures, Bawidamann Style!

July 7, 2013

If you are about to face Monday blues, I hope the press release below from Hangar 18 miniatures will cheer you up. The guys at Hangar 18 Miniatures needed some help from us and so we shall give them a helping hand. Modern Pinup Miniatures, Bawidamann Style! Andrew Bawidamann’s pinups evoke the style of old [...]

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Russian Foot Warriors in Full Color(1/72 Scale)

June 6, 2013

This is the remaining medieval Russian foot soldiers that I have recently finished painting. Like their mounted knights counterpart, these Russian footmen are just as colorful. The intricate designs and symbols on the armor and shield always makes painting more of a of challenge but once you got them all done, you realize that it [...]

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How to Paint A Medieval Russian Standard Bearer(1/72 Scale)

May 21, 2013

Here is the final installment on How to Paint Russian foot warriors. This is how a standard bearer is painted step by step. Painting and photographing the step by step process took a longer time to complete. I hope it will pay off as long as you get to learn how things are done from [...]

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Work In Progress: Russian Foot Warriors

May 9, 2013

My Russian spearmen is almost done. It just needs a coat of Matt varnish before I start on the next batch of Russian warriors. Here are some photos of the work in progress. Moving on to the next group. Check out my prevous post on how to paint a Russian spearman here.

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How To Paint A Russian Medieval Spearman Step By Step

April 30, 2013

You have seen my previous post on how to paint a medieval Russian commander. If not, you can view it here. Well, here’s another Russian foot warrior. This time a painting guide of a Russian spearman for you, the Russ fans. All colors from Vallejo Model Color. Step 1 Step 2 Never apply paint until [...]

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RIP To My Mango Tree.Post postponed this week.

April 27, 2013

My 24-year old mango tree was uprooted yesterday morning. Fortunately no one was out in the garden. My post will be postponed for another few more days as I mourn..I mean clear up my front yard. Any volunteers to fly to Singapore to lend a hand? Hehehe! Here are some photos of the the tragic [...]

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How To Paint A Medieval Russian Commander(On Foot)

April 21, 2013

It’s been a quick and busy week for me but I’m glad I managed to finish and take photos this figure stage by stage for this color guide. I hope you find this helpful when painting Russian foot warriors. I used a 10/0 liner brush for all fine detail painting. Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage [...]

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Taking A Closer Look At Russian Foot Warriors in 1/72 Scale

April 12, 2013

Russia became a vassal state of the mongols after several disastrous defeats in the 13th century. Russian warriors at that period wore armor and equipment with mixed influences from both the East and the West and this is apparent in this Zvezda Russian foot warriors set. As usual, before we embark with the painting process, [...]

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