Another quickie for the long suffering Dear readers.
Just in case any of the aforementioned Dear Readers missed it the Perry’s Facebook page has a photo tutorial on Alan’s latest technique for making water terrain using a couple of Vallejo products – Thick European Mud and Still Water.
It was posted on 4 July 2021. To glean what tips you can …
- EITHER go to the Perry Miniatures Facebook page
- OR for those reading this in the future go to the Posts page of said Perry Miniatures Facebook page and search for “Making Water”
- click on the first picture – a Union ACW camp scene by water – and keep clicking on the arrow pointing to the right to scroll through the pictures that tell the story.
Hopefully that makes sense!
Photos above from the Perry Miniatures Facebook page.
And from the sublime to the ridiculous. Many / most / all of The dear readers will have seen the image below. Over the years von Peter himself has found himself in many a good natured “discussion” regarding the painting of eyes on 28mm figures. Being of a naturally idle disposition von Peter himself is firmly in the no painting of eyes camp. The theory is that if they are painted well – which is easier said than done – nobody notices them in gaming situations. If not done well they can turn a perfectly good figure into a mutant thing attracting ridicule. All that is required for eyes is a shadow in 99.99% of cases. Here endereth the
Where this image originated is a mystery. It has been seen in many places by von Peter himself who passes on his thanks to the originator. It still generates a chuckle.
Until we meet again …
von Peter himself