Painting 28mm Horses with Oils

Posted by on Apr 16, 2012 in Miniatures

Painting 28mm Horses with Oils

Scott Merrifield, my 28mm guru, has commented more than once that he likes the way my French hussar horses look (thanks again, my friend). Scott uses acrylics, as do most miniature painters these days, I understand. Well, I use oil paints. I started many years ago using oils and I just never felt comfortable with acrylics – they dry too fast for me, among other reasons. I very much admire miniatures painted with acrylics and wish I could use them but I’m too old to change now. For those of you who don’t know how tall a 28mm horse is, it’s about 1-3/4 inches tall. Anyway, Scott...

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Welcome. Bienvenue.

Posted by on Apr 8, 2012 in Uncategorized

Welcome. Bienvenue.

Opinions. I’ve got a  lot of ’em. Whether those opinions are of any interest to anyone else but me is conjecture, but they will appear here on this new site. Vocations and avocations. I’ve got a lot of ’em. This site should be capable of covering them all — music, miniatures, paintings, photography, motorcycles, and whatever else may come along, maybe even a rant about the deteriorating English language as used by its native speakers. Before I go, I must publicly thank Allison Adams of Atlanta for helping me get started with this site. Besides being a creative...

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