Saturday, 30 May 2015
I've been watching a lot of Westerns while I've been painting this week because, Hell, who doesn't like a good western?
As part of my digging around in the garage I located the last set of miniatures I was painting before the birth of my firstborn, 3 years ago. They are a sorry-lookin' collection of half-painted cowpokes and desperadoes from Black Scorpion and Artizan.
Here's the photo taken way back when:
I've started catching up with them - I've already posted big Al:
And yesterday I sat down to watch True Grit (the original version, although Lord knows I do love them both) and painted the Duke in his Oscar-winning turn as Deputy US Marshall Rooster Cogburn:
As an interesting aside, I really need to stop using the big macro lens to shoot my minis as it makes the brushwork look horrible:
So the next step is to paint a few more; I have the Artizan Doc Holliday and Wild Bill to do as well as the Black Scorpion generic chaps.
Can anyone recommend any good Western rules...?