Work in progress, painting Alien Frontiers game components.
Well, I finished painting the colony components. Looking at the photos, they kinda look messy. Note to self, don’t rush, even if you have 40 of the little buggers to paint. Ah well, on the game board at normal viewing distances they look ok. I didn’t want to paint the originals that came with the […]
Recently I’ve become aware of a trend to paint the often garishly-coloured miniatures and game components you find in modern board games. My first attempt was with Mice and Mystics, and now I’m working on Alien Frontiers. This time, I decided to prototype my colour schemes digitally. To do this, photographed the components just after priming, […]
Well, I’ve finally finished them. I’ve learned a lot, and quite a bit has changed since I last painted minis (about 20 yrs). I think they turned out fine, and I’m looking forward to my next set… not sure what that will be yet. Maybe something Star Wars. Here’s a gallery of the finished Mice […]
It’s been about 20 years since I last painted anything remotely similar to these miniature game figures for Mice and Mystics. I have a lot of re-learning to do. Paint is now mostly acrylic, not enamel. New techniques like Dipping make the work easier. And the differing plastics used on different minis makes each attempt interesting. […]