|They could easily be arguing over whether GW should release ANOTHER edition of 40k, couldn't they?|
According to friends and family in Scotland, things are getting pretty heated up there with the looming date of the referendum. So I thought I would paint up a little miniature to calm things down a bit...
After all, painting classic Citadel lead is a much more rewarding pastime than listening to the waffle of politicians (on any side). Thankfully, I found one of the McDeath clansmen in my collection the other day and fancied painting him up in tribute to Realm of Chaos 80s' many Scottish readers.
Take a look!
On the whole, I am pleased with how the figure turned out, though in hindsight I feel that the kilt pattern could have been painted a little neater. But my rules are rules, and I don't go back to a model once its finished. As you can see, I took the opportunity to work on my new recipe for flesh tones.
Many people inquire about the 'spirit' of Oldhammer and go to great lengths to state what they think it all means. Figures like this are what Oldhammer represents to me... Fun and characterful! Collecting and painting toy soldiers is not something to be taken seriously, a bit like the promises of politicians.