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Friday, October 24, 2014

Mad Nurse Bernadette, One Shot Blondie, and a Town Square



 Its been a busy couple of weeks.  Today we get a visit from Mad Nurse Bernadette!

This was one of the minis in the Raging Heroes TGG Kickstarter that really grabbed attention.  Inspired by an old Album cover  she is one of several nurse/medics offered in the KS.   Here she is paired with my second iteration of One-Shot Blondie.

The sculpt is very striking and the only construction challenge is the fore arm join which requires a bit of filling.  Once again RH demonstrates their great feel for style with a simple but iconic pose.

 This iteration of Blondie shares a lot of color elements with this Bernadette and I'm liking the "Combat Blue Jeans" look for Post Apocalypse style.  I've a couple more Bernadettes on the table at the moment each with different take on color but they should all mix well in any of the jailbird units.

I used a lot of Secret Weapon stuff on this batch... from bases to their washes.  I'm getting a better grip on using these washes, which are a lot more heavily... and coarsely... pigmented than their GW or Army Painter counterparts.
From Tabletop World I discovered this Town Square stuck in a box of paints.  I brushed it up with the same sort of stone gray as the buildings and discolored many areas with various washes to get a sort of greasy, well used look.  I opted to not use powders and grass fills in the crevices as this piece will get a lot of traffic in different configurations.

Below you can see it forming the basis for the Merchant Shop with a minis thrown in for scale.

Next on the plate.... completing batch 2 of the Lulus, grabbing another TTW building at random from the pile... and starting cleanup on some Malifaux 2e Death Marshals.

Fun fun fun!

2 comments:

  1. Agree on their washes...they are PACKED with pigment compared to alternatives. They are some of the first washes I actually thin a little bit! You def get your money worth from secret weapon. Highly recommend their powders too. Just use EXTREMELY SPARINGLY. misterjustin isn't kidding when he says he is still using the same demo pots from years ago.

    Cobblestone looks great, as do the minis! Great work!

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    1. Thanks Greg! I'll have to try the Secret Weapon powders, and after my experiences with the washes I'll take your advice to heart! I've really liked the SW stuff and its totally different than using other washes and it would not surprise me a bit to find the powders behaving the same way.

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