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Author Topic: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - small update p10  (Read 12609 times)

Offline Mick_in_Switzerland

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Hello everybody,

I will do a short Youtube video when I have a physical copy of the book so that you can get an idea of the content and layout.

I will post updates from time to time

Best Regards


Mick

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Offline Mick_in_Switzerland

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Re: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - Content & Stockists page 9
« Reply #137 on: November 20, 2018, 09:01:52 PM »
After a very long time, I now have a publication date. "Modelling and Painting WW2 German Military Figures" by Michael Farnworth and published by Crowood Press is due in store 11th January 2019.

Here is a preview https://youtu.be/Y3VB6gmOeME
« Last Edit: November 21, 2018, 09:26:47 AM by Mick_in_Switzerland »

Offline carlos marighela

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Re: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - preview Page 10
« Reply #138 on: November 20, 2018, 09:10:00 PM »
Congrats! Looks good.
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Re: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - preview Page 10
« Reply #139 on: November 21, 2018, 02:01:27 AM »
Looks like a very good resource for someone either never having painted or those wishing to up their game. Well done!
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Re: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - preview Page 10
« Reply #140 on: November 21, 2018, 09:24:35 AM »
Excellent.

Offline Mick_in_Switzerland

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Re: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - preview Page 10
« Reply #141 on: December 13, 2018, 01:45:57 PM »

North Star Military Figures have the book up for pre-orders. They are also the host to this group, so if you buy from North Star you are supporting this site too.

http://northstarfigures.com/prod.php?prod=12997

Offline Mick_in_Switzerland

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Here is the first attempt at an unboxing video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rGUM4DLSMs&t=18s

The book is in the GBS distribution warehouse now (Grantham Book Services UK). North Star should be shipping pre orders by 14th January 2019. Amazon UK have shipping promised for 21st January. US book distributors should be able to deliver by end February. Australia book distributors should be shipping to consumers by about mid March.
« Last Edit: January 09, 2019, 01:24:23 PM by Mick_in_Switzerland »

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Re: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - Unboxing Video p10
« Reply #143 on: January 11, 2019, 12:28:10 PM »
Huzzah!!

Mike's book has arrived at North Star.

http://northstarfigures.com/prod.php?prod=12997


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Re: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - Unboxing Video p10
« Reply #144 on: January 11, 2019, 12:35:14 PM »
I love the cover pic...  ;) :D

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Re: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - Now Shipping - see p10
« Reply #145 on: January 11, 2019, 02:08:56 PM »
@Captain Blood.

Your picture was the Publisher's favourite and I am proud to have it on the cover.
Thank-you again.

Mick


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Re: Mick Farnworth Painting Guides - German Book - Now Shipping - see p10
« Reply #146 on: February 13, 2019, 01:30:22 PM »
Yesterday, I went to Nottingham. I visited North Star Military Figures and bought 20 copies of my book, which I have sent out to the painters and manufacturers who supported the book. Nick gave me a better price than the publisher offered me. I also visited Caliver Books to discuss small scale publishing. Finally, I visited Warlord and showed the book to their management.

I have also been in contact with magazines. Miniature Wargames 431 is the first magazine with a review of my book. It was in UK stores on 8th February and has two thirds of a page review of the book on page 5. WI and WSS will also have reviews of the book in their March / April issues.

I also bought Cruel Seas so I will be painting MTBs soon.
« Last Edit: February 13, 2019, 01:34:25 PM by Mick_in_Switzerland »

 

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