Picking up those brushes again.

Hi and welcome to the occasional mutterings of Dave Doc, a military modeller and some time gamer. Gaming and model making has given me a real education, History & Geography(obvious really), Artistry, Politics, Economics, Logistics, Project Management -you try building miniature armies without the last 3.

I will use the blog to record my creations & the odd occasion I actually do some gaming.

I have always been inspired by the aesthetic side of gaming. Playing on well constructed terrain using excellently painted units is always a joy.

Saturday, 29 December 2012

No One Expects....

the Spanish Inquisition. Time for a little bit of light relief and a few just for the fun of it figures. Now you will need to be of a least a certain age to have seen these characters on "Monty Python"

 






If you have not seen the silliness before then here's the video.



The figures are by Victoria Miniatures from Australia - wonderfully sculpted and cast if a bit on the expensive side.

Sometimes you just need a bit of silliness!

20 comments:

  1. I love those figures! I have to get some. Great work!

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    1. thanks - nice to have a bit of fun every now and again

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  2. They are lovely figures Dave and I notice Victoria Miniatures are doing free postage which helps to keep the cost down.

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    1. ooh... nice - might get a few other bits

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  3. Great looking figures Dave! Love the red!

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    1. Cheers Ray - the red is made by Andrea - full set of 6 different shades -

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  4. The one on the right looks just like Gilliam. Brilliant!

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    1. Thanks Anne - they are brilliant sculpts and a joy to attempt to do justice too

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  5. What a great face on the lead one, excellent work Dave!

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  6. Yes, and that middle fellow almost looks like the young Michael Palin too.

    Best Regards,

    Stokes

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  7. Fabulous Dave, I've been looking forward to these.

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  8. Brilliant! Excellent models and a fun clip too ;-)

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  9. Brilliant!

    NOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition! Amongst our weaponry are such diverse elements as: fear, surprise, ruthless efficiency, an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope, and nice red uniforms!

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Work in hand

The RULES!

No more than 3 things on the PAINTING table at once. Nothing new added until something is finished.

PREPARATION work is done when I don't fancy detail painting. Cleaning up, converting, undercoating etc.

PLANNING is expressions of interest or things that have inspired me to be created with no definite timescale as yet.


On the PAINTING TABLE
10mm ACW

On the PREPATION table.
10mm Mamelukes

In the PLANNING
Death in the Dark continent stuff