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.

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Curt's tribute... Corporal Docherty , Sergeant Millsy and the Shovel of Doom

While at Partizan with Curt we exchanged gifts in relation to last years painting challenge - I handed over the Curtgeld figure - and Curt presented me with a fine set - Sergeant Millsy and Corporal Docherty - started by the ongoing banter between myself and Millsy . I have a feeling that the adventures of the daring pair may well be on again this next year..

you read more of the adventures from the last challenge here

This pair will be venturing into the Sands of the Sudan shortly..

They are a great little vignette, and wonderful memory of the last Challenge - most appreciated Curt!


  1. Brilliant! What a wonderful pair. Look forward to reading more of their adventures!

  2. Very nice indeed Dave - great, great work.

  3. Lol brilliant and lovely brush work!

  4. Great to see the pair safely arrived at Docherty Sands.

  5. Looking forward to the continuing adventures of this pair of lads.
    I see a series of films coming up... It has a Man Who Would Be King feel to it.

  6. Fine looking pair of figures and even finer brushwork well done!

    Looking forward to seeing some daring adventures featuring them...

  7. It's good to see the boys in their new home. It was wonderful getting in a visit with you at Partizan!

  8. It's good to see the boys in their new home. It was wonderful getting in a visit with you at Partizan!


Work in hand


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.

28mm Sudan
28mm Necromunda

On the PREPATION table.
28mm Sudan
15mm WW2 Landing craft
1/200 ME262

WW2 D Day game