Mar 272010

My brother Micheal contributes a great article this week full of tips on playing Dwarf Treasure Hunters in Mordheim.  I have decorated his sage words with pictures of a Dwarf warband I’ve just finished painting for use in a campaign in a few months.  Click through for all the Stunty love.

Nose Ring vs. Lip RIngNose Ring vs. Lip RIng

Nose Ring vs. Lip RIng27-Mar-2010 14:50, Panasonic DMC-TZ3, 4.2, 8.2mm, 0.077 sec, ISO 200


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River Troll

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Feb 182010

I’m trying to improve my miniature picture-taking skills.  Here’s a pic of a Games Workshop River Troll done with the mini inside a light-box.

Games Workshop River TrollGames Workshop River Troll

Games Workshop River Troll18-Feb-2010 21:51, Panasonic DMC-TZ3, 3.9, 6.5mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 100


The light-box is just a cardboard box with three sides mostly cut out, creating windows in each side, and then white tissue paper taped over those windows.  You cut a rectangular strip of posterboard (in this case I used white) and curve it inside the box to provide a background.  The lights go outside the box, the tissue reflects the light around inside the box.  You stick the mini in, snap the pic.  I think it’s an improvement!

Here’s one for sale on Amazon: link.  My home-made one cost about five dollars for the white tissue paper (gift wrapping tissue) and a couple bucks for the posterboard.