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Greenfield Games04 Jan 2013 9:15 a.m. PST

The vast majority of my painting these days is commission work so how much I paint in a given year is fairly important to me. In 2011 my number of 185 miniatures painting. 2012 is somewhere between 190 and 200. Not bad considering I have 2 days a week that I can devote to painting. I do paint the majority of those days – usually getting some painting done on holidays and such.

Here's a look at most of the models I painted in 2012:

link

Personal logo Brigadier General Supporting Member of TMP04 Jan 2013 9:39 a.m. PST

497 total across all scales and includes terrain pieces made.

waaslandwarrior04 Jan 2013 9:43 a.m. PST

135 28mm miniatures and 2 medium sized terrain pieces.

Better then last year, but it has been better once. That was several years ago…

Personal logo richarDISNEY of the RDGC Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member04 Jan 2013 9:49 a.m. PST

Quite a bit, but I have not actual numbers.
I did a lot of new moderns in 28mm…
beer

eddy195704 Jan 2013 9:51 a.m. PST

I think I did more than 1000 miniatures, all 28 mm

Shark Six Three Zero Inactive Member04 Jan 2013 9:53 a.m. PST

28mm figures I did 240
20mm figures I did 96

i also did terrain tiles to cover a 4x12 table and hills.

And about 10 middle eastern buildings.

Huscarle04 Jan 2013 10:29 a.m. PST

A couple of 100 28mm figures; I must keep a record this year just so I know what I have done (3 minis so far this year, but such industry soon falls by the wayside)!

Tom Reed Supporting Member of TMP04 Jan 2013 10:56 a.m. PST

Hmm, I was in a painting doldrum most of the year and I'm not sure of totals for the year, but I did paint almost 50 Pulp type figures over the last month.

Personal logo richarDISNEY of the RDGC Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member04 Jan 2013 11:29 a.m. PST

Thinking about it, over 300 28mm moderns…

Very little of anything else.
beer

Historicalgamer04 Jan 2013 11:32 a.m. PST

Nowhere near enough….

Greenfield Games04 Jan 2013 11:44 a.m. PST

Holy cow! Some of you are far more prolific than I.

Giles the Zog Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member04 Jan 2013 11:48 a.m. PST

Funnily enough I drafted a posting for my blog about this – just over 900 (equivalent) of figures painted. To wargaming standard, a few better.

Personal logo Stronty Girl Supporting Member of TMP Fezian04 Jan 2013 12:07 p.m. PST

Several months without painting resulted in a measly 44 painted last year. On the up side, I bought less than 44, so at least the lead pile is getting smaller…

21eRegt04 Jan 2013 1:27 p.m. PST

Something over 1100. Half and half 15s and 28s. I've averaged less than three a day only once in the last 20 years. Some years I'll average 4 a day if they are mostly 15s and once over 5 a day.

Personal logo Don Manser Supporting Member of TMP04 Jan 2013 4:26 p.m. PST

12 Perry ACW Cavalry
10 Empress Garde Civile
Sad, I know.

It was a very busy year with work. Making a point to paint about an hour per night in 2013. No less, maybe more. Found a series of Milton Friedman lectures to time the sessions.

DM

Personal logo Midpoint Supporting Member of TMP04 Jan 2013 5:26 p.m. PST

About a 100 28s. Got off to a good start in 2013 – two dozen 28s and my first ever unit of 10s – and a dragon.

Personal logo Ivan DBA Supporting Member of TMP04 Jan 2013 5:34 p.m. PST

6 x 28mm figs
50 x 15mm figs
Approximately 180 10mm figs or equivalent strips.

Not much. But between work, chores, and my two-year old, I can usually paint for only an hour or two late at night, and many nights I'm too tired.

TwinCities Gamer Supporting Member of TMP04 Jan 2013 6:53 p.m. PST

1,453 figs for 6 ancient and medieval armies in 15mm.

I keep a running total by troop type, army and scale. It's a little bit compulsive but then, so is painting. ;-)

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member04 Jan 2013 9:02 p.m. PST

I painted exactly 24 15 mm Hoplites last year.

Personal logo Meiczyslaw Supporting Member of TMP04 Jan 2013 11:08 p.m. PST

I had kind of a dull 2012, and then painted most of the SDE kobolds and a couple of the heroes. Not a huge output, but a major increase over the previous year, when I was considering unloading my collection.

TamsinP Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2013 1:03 a.m. PST

15mm mounted: 407 figures
15mm foot: 414 figures
15mm artillery: 6 guns
15mm horses: 76*
28mm foot: 46
plus various figures for my army camps and ambush markers.

* 60 horses for my remaining Sarmatian lancers and 16 riderless horses for my 30YW dragoons.

Detailed breakdown here: link

Grelber05 Jan 2013 9:06 a.m. PST

201 humans and 6 horses. Unfortunately, I bought 286 humans and 7 horses.

The figures I ordered at the end of November still haven't arrived, so they'll no doubt count against my 2013 totals, I was planning to paint more and buy less this year. Five days in, and I think it is already shaping up to be a bad year.

Grelber

yarr68 Supporting Member of TMP18 Jan 2013 12:05 p.m. PST

I quite surprised myself last year. I painted up

2371 15mm figures
40 20mm figures
41 25mm figures
and around 14 buildings.
Check out the link below,

link

Dean AKI Inactive Member20 Jan 2013 1:09 p.m. PST

I score a points system for myself of 1 point per 15-28mm model, double for cavalry or 54mm models, 1/3 for 10mm and 1/5 for smaller. Vhicles being scored relative to effort (yes, I work with stats!)

On that basis I had an aim of thirty points per month, and actually managed about 650 over the course of the year. Totalling at least 500 individual models/miniatures…

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