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, 24 November 2018

Battleground game

Today saw the guys have a game at the Battleground show, well in between shopping and mooching around .

John has set up the game based on Pickett’s charge. We were using Black Powder which if I am honest are not a favourite , a bit meh for me .. but it was a least simple.

Some limited pics of the battle and show as ended up,with iPad issues due to new software update! But now seem to be sorted.

Union on the right , sitting waiting the Reb advance

My newly painted stuff awaits its fate! It did alright in the end ..

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Shopping was minimal, but the others seemed to have a reasonable top up  . I got some resin bits for market stores, barrels n boxes from Ainsty, a pack of south sea islanders for the Hammerhead game and few Vallejo green colours that I was running low on . I also picked up some pre order !0mm Confederate ACW packs from Pendraken to boost the 10mm lead hillock up. It seemed a good busy day overall.  It’s great to see this show doing well.


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.


On the PREPATION table.
WW2 15mm

Storage wars