Television is rather a frightening business. But I get all the relaxation I want from my collection of model soldiers.
Peter Cushing

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

"..and Hell's comin' with me, ya hear? Hell's comin' with me!"

Continuing my current Wild West phase - and pardner, I gotta tell ya, there ain't nuthin' as restorative as watching Deadwood and paintin' some desperadoes - I've finished off the cacti:



I think they turned out well enough for something that cost me nothing. A useful bit of scatter terrain. 

I also slapped a bit of paint on those fearless lawmen out of Dodge, the Earp brothers.



A lovely set of sculpts from Artizan but with a touch more flash than I'm used to from them. But still an imposing trio I'm sure you'll agree.

Next up I have three more mercenary sonsabitches and some more scenery and this phase of the project is done. 

6 comments:

  1. The Earps and the cacti look good. Stuff like this "almost" tempts me to get into gaming the "wild west" in some form. I do like a good western movie, though (one of my favorites being The Magnificent Seven. I also like Rio Bravo and El Dorado (basically the same John Wayne movie with a different cast and other minor changes, and some of Eastwood's spaghetti westerns, just to name a few.)
    But I have more than enough other stuff on the go for now!

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    1. I often struggle to think which of those is the best and then realise that I'm kidding no one - Dean Martin makes the difference. :)

      The reason I like Western stuff is that each figure is unique - there's non of the slog of unit painting. The numbers are small as well, so that's a big draw for me.

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  2. Splendid job, I managed to let Deadwood slip by me, might be worth reinvestigating this.

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    1. If you want to see how swearing can be poetry, you owe to yourself to try it out.

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