All posts tagged: lizardmen

Lustria for Life – Skink Shaman

This one is special. Miniatures Sell/buy/swap Facebook group few weeks ago has organised painting competition and I’ve decided to participate. This is no ‘big deal’ competition, so it was clearly for me I can join in and have fun with no reason to worry if I have any chance to win it or not. The thing is I have no idea, who is in, skills of the participants or for instance that the whole competition is open – no limits, no categories. Imagination is the limit:). And this is cool, actually. No pressure for me, and since I wanted to paint Skink Shaman anyway, I could submit him. There are around 70-80 participants, so my chances to win one of the prices (gift vouchers for bitz and models) are not so big. However, one thing is certain – this competition has given me the certain boost. I have put more than usual effort to finish the mini. I have given it something extra. At least I’ve tried:). Skink Shaman is amazing model. It came from …

Where Gor-Rok has gone?

This one is special. At many several levels special. It took me few days to paint this ugly reptile bastard. I don’t know how many hours exactly, but it was really time consuming. I wanted this guy to look as neat as possible. Of course, there’s high chance that I could put more effort, but you know, that way, I could have painting it forever;). At some point, you need to say: Basta! Enough! and assume it’s over. I had nice conditions to paint at Panglao Island, so I grabbed this opportunity and paint as much as possible there. Lovely patio almost all day in shade. There was no other option than paint:). So, here it is – Gor-Rok. The Great White Lizard. Great, very enjoyable model to paint. Albino skin means it is al white (obviously, duh…), and white means the model is needed to be painted patiently and with care. Several, thin, watered layers of paint, very little wash and white paint used only as mix with grey. Rather annoying for me, as …