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FusilierDan01 Apr 2020 4:42 p.m. PST

A quarter of the way in. Last month TMP link

I've managed to keep from buying too much extra. My friend who had been going to Cold Wars opted out which kept me from ordering anything, a plus as far as I see it. I cheated a bit by leaving a package from Age of Glory on the step until today letting those figures go to Aprils count. So here we are.

Bought = 0
Painted = 50 (GNW Swedes 28mm-10, USMC 28mm-8, NVA 28mm-8 AWI 28mm-6, USMC 40mm-6, ACW 28mm-12)

Monthly profit = +50

YTD Bought = 61
YTD Painted = 118
Yearly profit = +57

saltflats192901 Apr 2020 7:35 p.m. PST

Good work!
Let's get some pix!

Syrinx001 Apr 2020 8:38 p.m. PST

Experimented with Contrast Paints using my pile of plastic zombie survivors. Even limited to short painting sessions you can work fast with these. Some colors I like but others I don't. Seems about as fast as the dip without everything getting that dark tone. Depending on you color choices though the DIP is a better cheap and "fast" painting style.

Purchased: 95
Painted: 43

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2020 10:41 p.m. PST

No figures bought, or at least received in March. Expecting some in April or perhaps in May, due to COVID 19 driven delays, though.
On to the good bit: I painted 20 humans and a horse this month


Cornelius01 Apr 2020 11:34 p.m. PST

Reaping the COVID bonus month

Painted (all 28mm)
- Arthurian Light Infantry 11
- Frostgrave plastic snakemen 20
- Metal 1930s RN sailors (Warlord) 10
- Horse) 1
- Greek Tholos (Sarissa) 1
TOTAL painted 43

- Fenris Lion Statues 2
(and some Fenris parts for scratch-building but they do not count)

Profit for month +41

Position for year -40

A good month thanks to no commuting for a lot of March, for obvious reasons. Still working from home protecting the UK economy. I am making a lot of use of Army Painter brush on shades etcetea.

Timmo uk02 Apr 2020 1:15 a.m. PST

Bought 0
Finished 0

Lots progressed.

The Covid virus has me stuck at home with no work on so I really ought to do a full inventory of what's left in the lead and plastic pile besides lots of AB Napoleonic limbers and teams.

ecaminis Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2020 3:12 a.m. PST

It's amazing what can be accomplished when you feel good and can't leave your house. After finishing a couple painting orders, I got to paint for myself. Unfortunately I found a few deals on ebay to counter lowering the pile.

bought= 153
painted= 332
net gain= 179

year to date= 233

Personal logo Stosstruppen Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2020 6:33 a.m. PST

Not a bad month overall. Painted some, sold some, bought a little.

29 28mm Vikings
13 20mm Early War Germans
45 20mm Early War Dutch
8 28mm Skull and Crown Skeletons

1 20mm Semovente
4 28mm Fallschirmjager
19 28mm Romans
20 28mm Boers

30 28mm Plastic Fallschirmjager
24 28mm Plastic WW2 Brits
1 28mm Stug

Painted – 95
Sold – 56
Bought – 44
Amount forward +24
YTD – -83

Much better, glad to be back on track.

jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2020 6:40 a.m. PST

bought some Fife and Drum AWI..So far in March painted about 200 plus some for me some for Hire…a total hodgepodge…all 28mm except for 20mm Portuguese 1970;s Africa from Enfilade

whitphoto02 Apr 2020 7:49 a.m. PST

I had some painting ADD in March.

I finished off 8 Dreamforge Games Eisenkern figures, or "Space Germans" that were 1/3 done after realizing the pants were the wrong color and having to fix a dozen others (I had already counted those before so I'm not double dipping).

I got tired of only having a couple of half finished cattle for our viking raids so I completed 18 various farm animals, some of which were in various stages of construction and some needed to be built and painted.

I built and painted 3 Old Crow vehicles which I was hoping to use in my 25mm fores, but they're HUGE compared to the GZG stuff. Thankfully they're the perfect size for my Eisenkern.

I picked up a couple of batches of SJ Games OGRE Combine metal minis as an OpFor for the plastics from the kickstarter and finished 33 of them. Pics on my blog
Dipping into 6mm SciFi

I also had a couple of 'fighter scale' starships that were almost completed and boxed up in anticipation of a move that didn't happen. So I broke them out and painted up 6 ships.

Some arbitrary math is going to turn that into 43 28mm sized figures for the purpose of my goals for 2020.

I had 59 completed as of Februrary, so March's progress almost doubles my running total to 102 out of the 350 that I want to finish in 2020.

We're two days into April and already I have gaming ADD with three completely different projects on the work desk, Blood and Plunder pirates, the remainder of my Eisenkern platoon and the pirate OpFor for the spaceships I just painted. We'll see if April is as good and March was.

I blogged a bit about my weekly progress:

Progress for the week of March 8th

Progress for the week of March 15th

Progress for the week of March 22nd

Almost daily pictures on my Instagram and Facebook pages:

DOUGKL02 Apr 2020 4:02 p.m. PST

The virus has benefited my production.

Bought 80 ACW Inf
22 SYW Prussian cuirassier
10 stack of cargo for my river boat
4 Renaissance Art crew
1 Monk
16 Carthaginian HI
16 ACW inf
12 French Nap inf
Total 81
Covered my Cold Wars purchases
Previous carry over 56+81= 137-80= 57 YTD

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