Sign Up Now FAQ
Signup Now
Come on sign up, you know you want to. It's free and easy and you get to be even more awesome!
View RSS Feed

Boris' Ramblings

I will blather on about whatever I feel like - but will be roughly focused on painting, gaming and other stuff.

  1. Keeping busy

    With work tiring me out, I was wondering when I'd find time to get much painting done - and to be honest I haven't, but I have done a lot of prep work.

    I've started painting two models for a tabletop painting tutorial for the next issue of Irregular. This will sit back to back with an advanced tutorial by another writer (*cough, WAMPER, cough*) with the same two models. The theme is Alien Skin, and after a very quick Twitter poll, I'm painting them orange. The not so fun part is taking ...
  2. Changes afoot

    It's a new year, and I thought it was time to take stock before moving ahead.
    I want to have goals for this year, but I'm not 100% clear on what they should be other than vagaries like "improve" - you know I like to be more focused than that ;)

    So to help me define my goals I set up a thread called Peer Assessment asking other WAMPers to feed back on my strengths and weaknesses as a painter. Yes, it's a likely scary allowing people to have free reign on commenting, ...
    Tags: commission Add / Edit Tags
  3. On being a ghostbuster

    Yesterday I got a new job as a ghostbuster, well for an hour or so anyway.
    It was Indie Role Play day at Patriot Games, our local hobby store and I went down out of curiosity - OK, Jay wanted to go more than me, but I was happy enough to tag along.

    I got roped into joining in a game that had already started, it was called Inspectres, and is based on the idea of running a ghostbusters-esque franchise. Our location was obviously, Sheffield! The team already consisted of a financial ...
    Tags: paranormal, rpg Add / Edit Tags
  4. Getting organised

    I've not been very organised about my painting for sometime now, but that's going to change.
    I'm going to not open the laptop when I get home to avoid getting sucked in to checking my mail, and WAMP. Instead I'm going to paint, at least 2 nights a week I think, Monday's and Tuesdays. Weds is for gaming, Thursday is for the internet and Friday is for hanging out with Jay and watching a movie.

    On my internet day I'm going to be more organised about my online time too. I'm planning ...
    Wamp , Painting , Real Life
  5. Staying on the wagon

    It's been 11 months since I bought a mini for myself - and to be fair, the only ones I have bought were for Jay and my brother for Christmas last year, and our anniversary.

    In October it will be a full year without being tempted at Salute, Triples, FigureWorld, Euro* or GamesDay*, as well as local stores, or online sales.

    *Future events

    I tried this before (Oct 2008 - 2009) but that time around I had a caveat, I could buy minis if they were to be used ...
    Tags: events Add / Edit Tags
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast