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  1. Now Switching to Lurker Mode

    The summer months in Minnesota are a precious thing. No, it's not quite like northern Alaska with 6 months of night or anything, it's just that when the weather gets above freezing, we tend to get outside and enjoy it. This winter has been a long one, which has been good on the modeling/painting side, but hard on the psyche. The calendar say June but it feels like we've barely made it into April.

    Soooo, with the warmer weather finally getting here the hobby stuff gets pushed aside in ...
  2. I hate drill bits, but I love Sisters of Battle

    Yep, I've broken 5 bloody drill bits in about 10 days I reckon. I've pretty much reduced myself to a handful of drill bits the width of a human hair, and another handful that are way too big to be useful. Lovely huh? Oh, and I've got several throbbing puncture wounds in my left hand as well. The last one dug in about 8mm I would imagine. I do have a pic to show off though, my alt color scheme Canoness. The HQ will have the all-metal look to them, and if I get super lazy then all the rank and ...
  3. Hmm. New GW washes - more examples

    Since my camera is somewhere in China I have nothing better to do but posting links.Verm1s on the Warseer forums posted the most comprehensive test results for new GW washes I've seen so far. His original posting is here actual image - pretty, but kinda meaningles without his descriptionis here
  4. Welcome

    Welcome to blog Normantis!I will be adding more stuff soon but right now I am just setting up!UNDER CONSTRUCTION!
  5. Allsorts...

    Just read a news story about bra’s that have been created with solar panels and they have enough surface area to power an iPod or mobile phone. I think this is an absolutely top idea, I can’t remember how many times I have left the house and realised that I can’t listen to any music because my iPod is dead.
    And it surely beats listening to whining little shites on the metro.

    I’m also covered in midge bites after spending a long weekend in Keswick. It’s ...
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  6. Paint matching across brands and manufacturers

    Somebody on found an amazing tool out there - a cute little webpage that matches paints from different manufacturers against each other. It has, I don't know how many manufactures... more then 30 for sure, and it matches paints again each other. And here is the link to the site
  7. Ready to prime!

    First off, I just noticed the other day that my blog has quickly become the #2 most visited blog on Coolminiornot. Thanks to everyone who has emailed, commented, and PM'ed me over the last few months. It's great to have people following and supporting my efforts. After a lot of hours cutting, drilling, pinning and gluing I think I'm just about ready to prime the rest of my initial 1000 points or so worth of Sisters of Battle minis. The Exorcist and a handful of older minis are still in various ...
  8. Vlad .WIP.

    Well my first post is a WIP shot of Games Workshops Vlad Von Carstein... ...I'm not sure where to go with the colours of the cloak so any ideas and advice would be very welcome indeed. I'm thinking to go for a very fleshy colour, as apposed to the paler bluey colours you see on Vampires now days, to tie in with the red armour and general 'theme' of the miniature. I might go for the standard hand raising out of the ground infront him? haven't thought much about the base yet though.
  9. The Death Korp of Krieg Commissar - completed

    I finished this guy recently. The idea of the base emerged from discussion on Relic forum. The headpiece of the spirit came from GW's Empire Wizard kit, the rest for sculpted. Thoughts and critics are always appreciated.       
  10. My day.

    It’s been about 2 month since my last blog post, how time flies...

    Had a weird day today. I feel like I have done loads and loads of things, but I haven’t really done that much.
    I can’t even be bothered to send a few emails that I need to send now, I’ll just do it tomorrow. Write this post instead, even though it would probably be better to do it the other way round...priorities and all that.

    Woken up by my dad asking me if I wanted a bacon and ...
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