After staring at a collection of primed Elven archers for the best part of two months, I finally decided that I was never going to find the inspiration to paint them. Instead I grabbed some left over sprues and got a band of Necron Deathmarks going in no time.
I was reminded how relaxing it is to start and end the day with zoning in on a fun paint job.
Thus I quickly ran out of plastic to paint and after being ghosted on a couple of ads on Blocket for second hand Games Workshop miniatures, I gave in and set course for Alphaspel, a well assorted and decent priced game shop in a friendly distance.
One of the ads I had replied for was for a Warhammer Quest game, which lead me to research Blackstone Fortress, a Games Workshop boardgames with 44 highly detailed miniatures to paint from 2018. The game itself got mixed reviews on boardgames geek, but the minis look great. A mixed band of 8 (actually 9) adventurers exploring a mysterious spaceship, battling creatures of chaos and stealing their alien tech.
I may never get an excuse to play the game, but painting the minis is great fun. Part of the fun is to come up with a great colour scheme. Games Workshop provides highly detailed 360 photos with the official colour schemes which is a great starting point but I usually come up with my own take. Arranging a scenic photo shoot of the completed minis is a nice conclusion to a job well done.
So far I have completed 5 of the 9 heroes and three chaos characters. Hereby shared with the wider internet. Enjoy.