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"You Can't Win A War If You're Extinct!"

"We're not fighting the same war anymore."

This 28mm metal model is manufactured by "Crooked Dice Game Design Studio" and can be purchased either as part of the four-figure SKU: DEAL 339 Resistance Fighters, or separately as SKU: MINI 1192. A "fourth-year medical student and protégé of Doctor Rudolph Metz", this miniature has clearly inspired by Faye Grant's character, Juliet Parrish, in Kenneth Johnson's 1983 American science-fiction television miniseries "V".


The founder of the Resistance in Los Angeles, Parrish was initially undercoated using a mixture of "Vallejo" Surface Primer Black and "Warlord Games" Pitch Black, before being layered in "Citadel" Abaddon Black and enthusiastically dry-brushed with "Vallejo" Heavy Charcoal. I then applied plenty of "Citadel" Nuln Oil to her jumper, before re-applying some lines of "Citadel" Abaddon Black to her gun holster and shoulder-strap so as to slightly contrast them with her slightly shadowed clothing.

"Warlord Games" WIPs - These Volgan Yaks have been shaded with "Two Thin Coats" Oblivion Black Wash

In addition I simply 'picked out' Juliet's trousers using a combination of Cold Corpse Blue by "Two Thin Coats" and "Citadel" Nuln Oil. To try and capture a likeness of actress Faye Grant's hair colour I also used some Skulker Yellow by "Two Thin Coats" on her locks, and darkened them down with "Citadel" Reikland Fleshshade. Finally, I gave them a quick dry-brush with (more) "Two Thin Coats" Skulker Yellow.


With my latest entry into the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge (AHPC) completed, I have turned my attention back to the two 28mm resin Volgan Yaks I recently received from "Warlord Games". My plan for these fearsome flyers is to utilise their silver paint-job as a zenithal highlight and then splosh them in Algae Green speed paint by "The Army Painter".

"Black Tree Design" WIPs - A Victorian Policeman and two different Sea Devils

I haven't used any of these "revolutionary all-in-one" pigments before personally. But saw a Sonic Sledgehammer Studio video on "You Tube" where he used them, and thought the colour was spot-on for that of the comic book "fascist Russian government" robots. Unfortunately, what I have also noticed though is that I've super-glued the legs on my PPRK Burp Gun carrier the wrong-way round - and they aren't going to budge any time soon sadly, even with the sharpest of modelling knives.


Alongside my "A.B.C. Warriors" (or rather their hated opponents), I've also been progressing some more "Doctor Who" figures by "Black Tree Design". I'm planning on bringing this current sojourn into my backlog of the Penzance-based company's science-fiction sculpts to a end soon, so I can focus on other piles of potential. However, I still have a good score of miniatures I aim to complete now I've started putting my brush to them...

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undercoat2670
27. Feb.

Your V character looks excellent, what a great sculpt and you have brought her to life brilliantly.

Your Volgans look fantastic too. I am interested to hear how your new painting technique goes.

More Dr Who! Do you have an infinite stash in your TARDIS?

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Blaxkleric
Blaxkleric
27. Feb.
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Cheers Undercoat. One of my favourite of the (not) "V" figures Crooked Dice produce - though I always recall the character being armed with an automatic rifle not a pistol in the TV series.


My stash of Black Tree Dr Who figures is large indeed. LOL!!! 😁

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wargamesterrainworkshop
01. Feb.

Great work on the Doc Simon, do you have the bad guy characters as well, or just the resistance ? Nice progress on the robots and Who models, but shame about the legs on the YAK

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Blaxkleric
Blaxkleric
01. Feb.
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Thanks Dave. I've got both the Visitors and the Resistance, and even a (non-Crooked Dice) resin shuttle too somewhere. Should have some more Dr Who stuff posted up in the new month. I'm a bit annoyed with the Yak legs but as its a flyer I don't think you notice tbh. The Warlord Games resin takes super-glue very well, so they're not coming off anyway. 😀

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