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Too Much Blood for the Blood God (?)

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It’s safe to say 2017 is off to a slow start in terms of painting. At the end of the year, I was enjoying a rare spurt of painting interest, cranking out multiple models per week and really making some progress on the massive pile of unpainted models. With the new year, however, that has slowed down. If I’m honest with myself, its mostly due to analysis paralysis. There are just too many projects I want to work on. So when I sit down to get some work done, I can’t decide what to do.

I’m going to skillfully ignore this problem for now and instead show off some of the models I have been working on. That should inspire me to pick up the paintbrush more often….right?

First up are the demons of hunger that are Malifaux Gaki. Gaki seem to be one of those unfortunate models that every game has….awesome, beautiful models whose rules either suck or they’re too underpowered or over-costed, which means I seldom see them on the table. I picked mine up long before I’d ever played a master you’d use…

Things Gone and Those to Come

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2016 was a year of considerable change for my family and I. Above all else, it was the year in which we finally ended our time in the Midwest and made our return to Colorado. This move had always been the 5-year plan for us, but it took us by surprise when we realized that we had actually achieved what we set out to do. Perhaps more unbelievable is the realization that the end of this month makes it 1 year since the move. The process has been somewhat jarring and it has been a whirlwind of a year. And so as our first year in Denver comes to a close, our focus turns from ‘getting here’ to really setting up a life here.
That’s to give you an idea of where my mind is but in reality, 2016 was a fairly productive year in terms of hobby. The year saw me paint more models than I have in a number of yearsand while painting for me has always been a slow process, I’ve grown as an artist and I am constantly looking for new ways to improve. On the terrain end of my hobby, I’m continuing to create…