Archive for April 13, 2021

Bucklebury Ferry   Leave a comment

The hobbits must make it through the woods and reach the Ferry to cross the deep river.

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Mounted Ringwraith   Leave a comment

Painted with contrast paints.

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The Quest of the Ringbear: Shorts cuts make for long delays   Leave a comment

Once again our brave hobbits are about. They enter the woods unaware they are being hunted by the Ringwraiths. Fortunately the great elven hero Gildor Inglorion is out patrolling the woods at the same time.

Gildor decides to meet the Ringwraith head on. A blood curdling cry alerts the other two as Gildor charges the first. Sam has also split off looking for trouble and watches in fascination as the elf charges the dread foe. Meanwhile Frodo and Pippin run for the exit.

Gildor resists the Ringwraith’s Transfix and charges again and again despite the Cry of the Nazgul. Another Nazgul spots the two fleeing hobbits and hurls a black dart at Pippin but misses. Frodo was just obscured enough by a tree to be invisible.

Gildor defeats the Nazgul who dissipates through lack of will and attacks the second. It attempts to Transfix Frodo but he resists and then Sam hurls himself at it. He takes a wound but has kept it delayed long enough for Frodo the Ringbearer to escape. Gildor attacks it and it dissipates having spent its power on dark spells.

One last Ringwraith chases futilely after the hobbits but Gildor blocks the way in the dying light.

Another victory for Good!

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Treebeard, Mighty Ent   Leave a comment

The new mighty treebeard kit.

Base white

Then wood contrast paint all over.

The beard aggaros dunes then camo green to leaves and militarium green otherwise.

Apply cygor brown to depths/ gaps and other browns and greens in random patches (contrast paints).

Highlight with steel legion drab and commando khaki.

Apply drab to the mushrooms then highlight with a dark yellow. Catachan green to leaves highlighted with camo green- mixed if necessary.

Base for a woodland theme with leaves and grass with leaves.

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