Assyrian army

Assyrian army

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Some Roman archers

Spending too long painting Chinese toys and 6mm buildings... needed to get back to my roots for a while...

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Transport and rockets

Can't stop messing with things, so it's natural for me to take things apart and see what I can do with them. So those rocket trucks... take off the rocket and it makes a decent ground mounted AT weapon... which leaves a truck...
Put a canopy on the back of the truck and you've got a use transport vehicle for troops or - well, whatever.

Simple comparison between the missile carry and lorry. Rather than this simple folded paper canopy I'll probably do a 'square' canopy; also probably paint it Earth or something instead of leaving it grey.

You can get more 'accurate' lorries, but put them next to the tanks and it looks silly. Mind you, put the figures next to the tank and it looks silly.

Monday, 12 November 2018

Grey's Armoured Division

Finally finished all the stripey tanks and missile trucks of the vaguely Communist/Grey Armoured Division. Not convinced the paper red stars on the missile trucks will stay, but if they fall off not that bothered!

The thing that always amazes me is the cost of these things. They work out at between 50p and £1 each including postage! Which means I'm buying more than I should of course.

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

TMP and Copyright

Firstly, I have no objections to people using photos from my blog (although would appreciate a credit or link).

A current picture from my blog appears on TMP: I have no objections to this but:

TMP claims copyright for all content on their site:

Copyright Notice
The Miniatures Page,
comprising all web pages at,
©1994-2018 Bill Armintrout

The TMP version is that TMP owns all copyright - in fact, re things posted by someone on TMP  'If it's your own post you want to copy, ask and we'll automatically give you permission to do so.' - which is one reason why (when I was with TMP) I always posted anything I wanted to use on my site first.


If anyone wants to post anything from here, I'm generally quite happy with that, but would appreciate a credit or link. This does not confer ANY further permissions, so if you post anything of mine on TMP - don't ask Bill for permission, ask me.

For interest, the post it was taken from is:


Saturday, 3 November 2018

25mm Napoleonic British

At the moment I'm getting bogged down painting-wise with the 'quick Chinese soldiers'! This can only be described as ridiculous, stupid or both...

Anyway, back to the old days and Garrison catalogues.

Garrison produced about 5 variations of Napoleonic figures - which also comes across as ridiculous. However, these are photos from quite a while ago of various later issue British figures, including some of the Garrison painted figures that came with the company....

I did think about adding IDs for these but decided that it was making my brain hurt...