Five dwarfs and upcoming things

Lately I have started painting again after a few weeks without swinging the brush. I finished five dwarfs – a quite mixed bag really. Three old Norse dwarfs and an Imperial dwarf. I really love the Norse dwarfs; they have so much character. The Imperial dwarf with the odd, almost fly-like helmet is a quite strange mini, but I like it. One could easily paint him up to be a chaos dwarf for instance which undoubtedly would look cool.

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The last dwarfs is a really old, pre-slotta Citadel dwarf. I bought five of the on Ebay for next to nothing do to some minor damage on all of them. The face – especially the nose – on this one was for instance flattened considerably. It gives him a strange look but I kind of like him anyway.

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By the way, the concept for the bases is stolen from Jackael’s wonderful dwarfs.

Two hobby related things are also coming up. Next weekend Claus and I will go to Hamburg Tactica again, which I’m really, really looking forward to. Last year was a spectacular event and I expect this year to be nothing less. I also hope to do some good bargains – especially in the stalls with secondhand stuff.

The next thing is that I will be trying Warlord Paul’s skirmish “A bridge over troubled water” on March 27 with my pal Rasmus. It seems like a lot of fun and fits neatly, with minor adjustments, into our ongoing series (I dare not call it a campaign) of 3rd ed. Wahammer battles. I need to do some preparations for this, which I will be posting about during the upcoming weeks. For instance I need to make a river and a bridge, something I’m actually looking forward to. Well, more about this shortly, where either me or Claus probably also will return with pictures from the event in Hamburg.

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