I already have two on the go - this blog and Howard's MM Project - but these are both computer-based and I feel I want to do something with my hands. Those who know me will already know that I'm not very creative or good at practical things; every so often I feel angst about not being able to draw or design jewelry or make my own furniture. So sometimes I feel the need to start a little something.
The Story So Far
|A modern Britains|
|This is more to my taste|
That being the case, I thought I might like to have a go at getting some castings and painting them up myself. Accordingly, I bought myself some from Dorset Soldiers. I didn't get very far with them and ended up with some in a half-done state. In addition, my Wife very generously bought me some figures from Tradition of London - these were very superior, so I immediately set them aside as too difficult!
|My Wife bought me a camel! Camels (like Fezes) are Cool!|
I could get some more of the same, but my inclination is to try something else.
|What will the archeologists unearth? (Artizan Designs)|
|Retro Raygun Centurion|
If I can manage 28mm, then a whole world of possibilities opens up.
However, the brains behind our operation (the Wife) has pointed out that I needn't concentrate on figures at all, but that vehicles on the same scale would be more manageable. So a future project might involve a steamtank...