Sunday, 19 February 2017


Wow, has it been that long?  Been working lots lately, sorry.  Here's some pics of the playtesting I did on the weekend for the horror rules that I've been working on:

I ironed out a lot of issues and simplified a few things.  The zombies were tweaked, and rifles proved to be quite powerful.  Had a fun time pushing minis around the table.  :-)

Sunday, 6 November 2016

10mm Storch Aerial Observer for Battlegroup

I was trying to clear up some mess on my painting desk and decided to base up this Feisler Storch 1/144 pre-painted plane.

Super easy to do, it is held up with brass rod (which is very sturdy) and held in place on the base and in the hole I drilled in the plane with two part epoxy resin.  I flocked the base like the rest of my army and now I have an aerial observer plane for Battlegroup!  :-)

Fenris Fountain

Once in a while I like to mix it up from painting miniatures and do a terrain piece.  I love the resin stuff from Fenris, and decided to paint up this fountain I picked up from them a while ago.

I had it all painted up and flocked, and was excited to try out the Woodland Scenics water (I never had before).  It's super easy to use - you just pour it in and wait a day and a bit to dry before adding more layers.

I put a post-it note over the water and took it outside for a Dullcote.  Wrong!  Here's what happened to the water effect that was touched by the Dullcote:

I didn't have much of an option, so I tinted up some water effect with green paint and poured it in, with a bit of flock on top.

I don't have all the nice bits at the bottom of the fountain to look at anymore, but I think it looks a bit more creepy with the green tint.  :-)

Thursday, 6 October 2016

10mm WW2 German Flak and Medics, Soviet AA

It was clean up the desk time in the Harwood Hobbies Man Cave...finished off a few 10mm WW2 items.

I tried doing something different for the Germans - I used fine flock for grass, with a bit of static grass added, some clump foilage and a tuft.  I think it looks good.  :-)

Thursday, 8 September 2016

15mm KillBots!

I picked up some of The Scourge from Rebel Minis, as I like the idea of a terminator-style robot apocalypse.  I thought I'd jazz them up with a pea dot camo scheme.

Painted while listening to:  Dead Lake by Darcy Coates

I'm a fan of Darcy Coates, and thought I'd try one of her books out on Audible instead of eBook.  This one was FANTASTIC!  Loved the story - very spooky!

Thursday, 1 September 2016

New Harwood Hobbies Kickstarter!

I've launched my latest Kickstarter, in which I hope to raise funding in order to release some miniatures I purchased from Iain Colwell of Tengu Miniatures a while back.  

More White Dragon 15mm Miniatures

I've finished up the last of the infantry and smaller mechs that I got from the White Dragon Kickstarter.  Here is a small taste of the latest batch:

I'm really enjoying painting 15mm miniatures from a variety of companies - the more that I purchase the more I realize how incredibly detailed they are!  The pictures on the websites often do not do them justice.