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11 Oct 2019 6:19 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Oathmark Champion becomes my Frostgrave Captain" to "Wet Palette and Muddy Tanks!"
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Dean AKI11 Oct 2019 3:01 a.m. PST

A bit of activity after a short break on the blog; How to make, and why you should use a wet palette for one:



And then a variety of painting output as a result, not least my improving efforts with 20mm WW2 vehicles:



I hope you enjoy. At the present I'm appreciating the painting side of the hobby more than the gaming side, but that may simply be as opportunities for the latter can be harder to arrange than the former!

Old Contemptible11 Oct 2019 3:04 p.m. PST

That looks like an old Land Rover. Very nice paint job.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 10:45 a.m. PST

The Old Land Rover?…the proper one…has simply rocketed in price. Good quality, well preserved, LWB, versions have proved a massive investment.

The design could not be adapted to meet modern safety standards, so became obsolete almost overnight. I would have said insane, until 30 years ago I walked out of a sportscar wreck that spilt in two, but airbags, seat belts, overhead roll bar (which collapsed completely on the empty passenger's side). I had a scratch on my scalp where the top of my head hit the tarmac, before rolling down that hill.

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART14 Oct 2019 3:01 p.m. PST

My brother in law woke up to a car split in two (simply disintegrated going over a hill) State Cop said 'You are under arrest'----Pointed to the beer cans. Cheap car+ getting hammered= slim justice. ….long story.

Bowman15 Oct 2019 5:22 a.m. PST

I've placed the same message on Dean's blog:

I have gone back to a wet palette again (for the third time). My problem is mold developing during the warm summer. Apparently, acrylic paint is a food source. I guess I'll keep it in the little beer fridge I have in my workroom. I've used bleach in small amounts, but that eventually eats away the sponge material. It's getting cold now so this may not be an issue for a while.

Maybe others can chime in with their experiences.

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