Yikes. Suddenly it's the week before Conquest again, and I seem to be missing a few more weeks out of my year.
I haven't been able to finish much work lately, as painting in 40ºC heat tends to be an exercise in futility... the paint dries before I can get it on the brush. Still, we're due for a change tomorrow. I'll see what I can do before the weekend, and then pick up the next batch of models at the convention.
I'm running a trade stall at Conquest
this weekend - drop by and say hello, as company is always good. I'll be down near the canteen, with a table full of stock and another table covered in model-building projects. Traders will be put into two areas this year, and I think my area only has two other stalls - everyone else is upstairs in the main rego hall. I'll be close to the miniatures gamers, though, and they're more likely to be interested in painting and sculpting...
The weekend rushed by even faster than usual. I rode up to Brunswick West, exploring more of Royal Park on the way. aeliel
's bike still needs some emergency surgery before it will work again (misaligned pedals are tearing the chain off the gears), so I headed out on my own. thekit
park-warming in Brunswick seemed successful - the park was indeed warm. Apologies again for abruptly vanishing when everyone else went in search of dinner - hespa
, we should catch up sometime soon.
Also - congratulations to lycaonia
and Pete :) I hope that everything went well on Saturday!
Here's a pic of the happy couple - er, a pic of a happy couple that I've been sculpting over the last few weeks. They are designed to easily detach from the base, so they could be attached the top of a wedding cake :) Lots of fun to paint, too. I added a few details like knotwork on the back of the gnome's cloak (pic
), and tried out a few tricks painting gold, silver and gemstones without using any metallics or gloss paints.