Author Archives: skippen

About skippen

A gamer, a painter, and a reader.

After a long absence….

Well, it is hard to get a following on a blog when you never write.  That is my fault, and, again, I will try to amend this.  My friend started a blog a few years ago, and through consistent posting, … Continue reading

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Finished Work — Gimli on Urak-Hai

Here is Gimli, finally done.  Of course, there are things I would fix, but sometimes you just need to be done.  

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Gimili on a Uri-Kai

Here is the current progress of Gimli (via camera phone).  He is close to being done, but I have still a good amount of work to do, but I see the end near.  I have also just started the base, … Continue reading

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To Challenge Myself

While at Ghengis Con this year, I learned one thing.  I no longer need painting classes (basic ones).  What basic ones I took, I knew what was needed.  I am a decent painter in need of practice.  All painters need … Continue reading

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Current WIP

Here is a couple of photos of my current WIP.  The face needs a bit more shading, and the cape just has a basecoat.  I am still working on how I want to approach the cape.  

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Ghengis Con (The Gaming)

My gaming this year at Ghengis Con was a bit light.  I have learned that 2 RPGs a day is about  my limit.  Three in a day I can do sometimes, but lately, I want a break.  I have given … Continue reading

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Ghengis Con 2014 (The Painting)

Well, another Ghengis Con has come and passed.  Again, a good time was had.  This year I think I spent more time helping in the painting room than gaming.  I entered my dwarf that I have shown off in this … Continue reading

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The New Year

Welcome 2014.  Sadly, I was very good about blogging for a a month or two, but I have slackened off.  Hopefully, I will change that.  The desire is there, but I just often don’t get to it.  Well, here’s to … Continue reading

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Thanks to a Friend….

I know it has been a long time, but I will blog again.  As you may have noticed, since I finally posted, I have a new banner across the top.  A friend from high school did this for me (gratis).  … Continue reading

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I am alive….really.

A post will be coming.  I got busy with real life, and mini painting has fallen on the way-side.

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