Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A horde of bones

Well folks, the gradual climb out of the hole that was my life is progressing, thanks again to all of you who helped me via the gofundme.  Mwah X

So I have been getting a fair bit done. I also started a teaching position yesterday that I will talk about after the companies official announcement- the gofund me also drew the attention of employers.  Also it drew threatening emails from transphobic rednecks who don't quite have the grasp of what intersex means and think it is a 'lifestyle choice'- buuut anyway, let's just focus on the positives shall we?  A nice contract job, a successful gofundme and lots pf fan messages that make me feel human again.

So I have been pushing on with Skulldred, and painting both for that and for therapeutic benefits (my anxiety is pretty crushing right now).  I managed to get further with that glorious dragon Rhiannon gave me as a gift.  He is drawing a pleasing amount of coos from the folk who I share office space with.  This pleases me greatly, and probably pleases The Old Ones too.  Lovely chaps.


Still lots to do, but I am loving working at the bigger scale.  She looks epic on the demo game table... See?


I mounted her on an old CD, and used ripped up cork coasters to build up the base around her.
This picture shows the playtest warbands assembled from cheap Bones minis.  I have painted them to 'kinda playable' tabletop standard, but most are not finished.  I really miss my lamp, magnifying glasses, paints and inks.  Oh well, I should be getting my passport shortly and that will let me have storage to move my stuff up.  

Slowly but surely.

13 comments:

  1. Wow! The dragon is fantastic! Also, is there any way for me to contact you? I would like to discuss a sculpting proposition. :D

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    1. Visit delaneyking.com for a link.

      I am currently unable to take on new comissions- but I will announce here when I can!

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  2. Nice to see you painting and all, spending energy on creative things, that fits you well.

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    1. It really helps. I highly recommend creative persuits for illness.

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  3. All of it looks simply gorgeous! I am really enjoying following along.
    As well as Skuldred getting some love again. Very exciting stuff.

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    1. That much awesome? Wow, that is a lot :).

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  5. The dragon looks fantastic, as always, and your using an old CD made me go "Duh. Why didn't I think of that??" then I realized I had sent all my useless CD's to recycling, so that's moot point, I guess...

    Good luck with everything. Looking forward to Skulldred, and finally being able to buy a set of dwergs!

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    1. CDs are brilliant for bases, scenery, movement trays and you can also cut them with tin snips.
      Just make sure the data surface is up- otherwise they can flake rainbow glitter!

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  6. Glad things are looking up! Can't wait to see what you come up with next.

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  7. Amazing what you are painting up with a restricted set of paints. Inspirational stuff.

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  8. Ah limited palettes is when the true artistry comes to the fore.

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