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Author Topic: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm  (Read 1841 times)

Offline Sir Tobi

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Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« on: June 06, 2021, 10:42:25 AM »
For someone with the size of my lead pile and the sheer logistical problem of accommodating so many projects, it is utter, absurd madness to start not only another era but a new scale, too. Still, where would we wargamers be without the slight overdose of insanity, so I'll shamelessly say: I enjoyed it.

Within 2 months I painted 120 figures, 6 vehicles, a handful of houses and several scenic items. The explanation for this productivity boost is, on the one hand, that I kept at it (it's really amazing when you swap the 1.5 hours you have in the evening for the painting table instead of TV and internet) and, on the other hand, that it was incredibly fun.

Many thanks to V, TacticalPainter, Moiterei_1984 and the other artists on this forum who inspired me with their work. Here is my humble contribution to the 20mm madness: The Americans. Next will be the Germans, they are already on the painting table....



















































« Last Edit: June 06, 2021, 12:27:19 PM by Sir Tobi »

Offline armchairgeneral

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2021, 11:08:43 AM »
Excellent painting. Well done  :-*

Offline V

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2021, 11:32:48 AM »
Look bloody awesome...

Offline Fred Mills

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2021, 12:41:34 PM »
Fantastic work on everything, including the bases.

Offline has.been

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2021, 01:54:46 PM »
very impressive.

Offline BillK

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2021, 03:23:06 PM »
Fantastic work.
Always good when another 20mm enthusiast enters the fray!

Offline CapnJim

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2021, 05:06:55 PM »
Holy crap!  Nice stuff!  Man, there is some nice 20mm stuff out there, especially when it's done up like you have.
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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2021, 09:22:08 PM »
Lovely and good speed too. i like the idea of reducing screen time to make the project work.

Offline gamer Mac

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2021, 11:45:42 PM »
Some very good painting :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

Offline Hu Rhu

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2021, 05:46:06 AM »
Wonderful painting and excellent  photos.  :-* :-*

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2021, 09:35:00 AM »
Looking good, south western Normandy/North western Pays de Loire render colour is good!
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Offline Captain Blood

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2021, 09:38:49 AM »
This all looks great  :-*

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2021, 09:40:16 AM »
Lovely figures and vehicles and some very nice photography too.  :-*


Offline DonFabrizio

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2021, 07:17:00 PM »
beautiful work!

Offline Sir Tobi

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Re: Madness squared: Normandy in 20mm
« Reply #14 on: June 07, 2021, 07:21:23 PM »
Thank you all very much for your kind comments, I appreciate them very much!

With a little delay, more pictures of the next milestone will follow. The reason for the delay is that I have switched to batch painting and always paint 40+ figures at the same time. With a good audiobook this can be endured, and while nothing happens for a while, the advantage is that at some point suddenly a lot figures are finished all at once...

 

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