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Thursday, 4 January 2018

New Painted Figures For The Col. Bill's Display Stand

For those of you who don't look at the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge blog, here's my first post from off it - reproduced in all its glory (so if you've read it once there's no real need to read it again).

[edit: There are some historical EMP Games miniatures being painted up for the display stand, but those are being done by another individual whom I don't know if they have a blog, or not?]

LINK to the original article on the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge blog

My first offering to the Challenge takes the form of six 28mm miniatures from EMP Games, though painted up for the Colonel Bill's Wargames Depot trade stand (apologies, for the shameless plug!)

First off we have three 28mm Jungle Goblins
Apologies for the "Roy@Col.Bills", its there to help should my photos be published on another forum and the person doing the redistributing fails to credit me ownership.
I never got around to painting any of Games Workshop's Forest Goblins, so I quite enjoyed painting these 'Green-skinned' miniatures. Plenty of character to the sculpts, which made them a pleasure to paint.
Next up are three 28mm Toadstool men.
I did go to the lengths of researching actual toadstools for the colours, but I've since gone and deleted the files with my research so I can't label the correct identities of each painted miniature - Doh!
To be honest, I wished I'd painted the markings on the 'red cap' as stylised white circles as I'm not keen on how the paint job has turned out. But you live and learn, as they say.

The finished six miniatures, all shown together.
And a bonus photo showing two, additional, EMP Games miniatures that I painted before the Challenge commenced.
Next up for me will be my contribution to the 'Flight' bonus round, then some more EMP Games miniatures - four 28mm Pineapple Tribes miniatures.



  1. Really nice work on these whimsical figures.

  2. Fantastic paint-job Roy ! & Best wishes for 2018 !

  3. These are pretty cool. Nice work.

  4. Great work on the painting of all of these figures, Roy. Goblins always make me smile!

  5. Top notch brushwork on all of 'em, but I especially like the Goblins :-)

  6. These are very nice but I particularly like the toadstools. The grey one on the right reminds me of the grumpy face in the bathroom mirror in the morning, I didn't realize we had a toadstool living with us;-)

  7. Fantastic work Roy! Love the goblins!

  8. Thanks everyone. Your kind comments are much appreciated.


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