I haven’t written anything in a while. I’ve started a few posts, and then cancelled them entirely because they were, y’know, petty at best and repugnant at worst. It’s been an interesting time, in hobby, life, the universe, and everything.
In the end, I think I just needed to vomit something out there in order to break the ice again.
I’ve actually done *some* hobby since my last post in December! Egads!
Within 2 days I had hit the wall on this particular model. Where do I go from here? How do I attack the details? Y’know how the ‘crippling self-doubt’ phase of the work that you sometimes just have to push through? This took me 2 months.
…and then I snapped, and wrapped him up within 6 hours. I’m fairly pleased with how it turned out.
This was my first time attempting a 5’o’clock Marbo (Shadows lost the right to the name once Marbo proved more dangerous), and I feel comfortable enough with it I might try it again in the future.
As sometimes happens, I carried the momentum over into my next project, before the crippling self-doubt could hold.
I painted 10 random mooks, to remind myself how much I enjoyed painting.
Then I grabbed Mr. Vindicare, and attacked him vigorously. He was finished so quickly I didn’t really take any progress shots. So here’s the group together 🙂
The best lighting for this one was on my cutting board where I had lunch, so, yeah. Nothing but the finest content and photography here at the ‘meadow
12 models painted in 2.5 months? I’ll take it. That’s almost my entire output for last year and we’re not even done the first quarter.