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Lord Ashram25 Jun 2017 4:34 p.m. PST


Not too bad for a first try and being five and a half!

Come on by and read some more, if you can, in my blog post #1,001!


myxemail25 Jun 2017 5:05 p.m. PST

Very impressive, no matter what the age! Well done! What scale or size are those figures?


whitejamest25 Jun 2017 5:11 p.m. PST

Five and a half? Wow that's an awfully strong start at that age. Good for him, I see a lot of good times and fun projects ahead of him.

Piquet Rules25 Jun 2017 5:39 p.m. PST

I couldn't tie my shoes at five and a half.

cavcrazy25 Jun 2017 5:58 p.m. PST

Great job! By the time he is 10, his painted collection will be awesome!

Whatisitgood4atwork25 Jun 2017 6:42 p.m. PST

I'd field those. That's good work. You can both be proud of that.

Ivan DBA25 Jun 2017 7:08 p.m. PST

That's incredible! Be sure to save them.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP25 Jun 2017 7:22 p.m. PST

Beautiful. You must save these figures for your son's retrospective show in 2037.

McWong7325 Jun 2017 8:01 p.m. PST

Lucky man!

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP26 Jun 2017 2:46 a.m. PST

Very Nice!

Tiberius26 Jun 2017 3:04 a.m. PST

Very good

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP26 Jun 2017 4:36 a.m. PST

I think he paints better than me.

wrgmr126 Jun 2017 7:10 a.m. PST

He paints better than I did in my 20's! Great job!

Lord Ashram26 Jun 2017 8:49 a.m. PST

Hey guys!

Thanks for the kind comments! Oh, they are 28mm Perry figures:)

BTW, to be clear, HIS soldier is the one on the right. Mine is on your left. Good sign that people thought he painted both:)

Marc at work26 Jun 2017 9:04 a.m. PST

His is better – his blue pompon is more controlled…


Really nice that you get to share some time. My middle son paints a mean tank, but the eldest got lured by the Evil Empire. He won a shop competition but it was dwarfs and orcs so that doesn't count…

foxweasel Supporting Member of TMP26 Jun 2017 10:15 a.m. PST

Good stuff.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP26 Jun 2017 6:06 p.m. PST

Excellent work

He do commissions?

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP26 Jun 2017 10:29 p.m. PST

Mike Bunkermeister Creek

Three Armies Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2017 2:12 a.m. PST

Awesome work well done young man.

Buck21527 Jun 2017 12:09 p.m. PST

His figures look better than mine! Great work and I hope you encourage him to keep at it and not to stop! If this is a sample of his work at 5 1/2 years of age, imagine what his work will look like when he hits his teens! He just might have a natural eye and talent for this. Again, great work!

14Bore27 Jun 2017 12:19 p.m. PST

This is about par for me for once.

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