Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all my readers!

[Art by Julian Grei - deviantart.com]

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Relocation, part 2

Just a quick update...

I've just started to bring back my stuff in my newly renovated home. Hopefully next week I'll start to paint once again and in January I'll be at full speed!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Share Travel Expenses HD - iPad App

Did you know that I am also an iOS Developer?

My new iPad App, Share Travel Expenses HD, is finally for sale in the App Store at this link:

Thank you to everyone who helped me to realize it!
Here you can find some promo code to download it for free:


In few weeks I'll post an iPhone version too.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Dark Angels Sternguard Veteran

It's done. I've finally finished this model, a Dark Angels Sternguard Veteran.
If you are interested, some of you asked this to me, the green was made with Citadel Games Workshop Caliban Green highlighted with Bad Moon Yellow in order to have a cool acid green.

Tomorrow afternoon I'll put this miniature on eBay as promised.

I'm quite satisfied with this model since I've spent many weeks without painting at all... my real life kept me away from my workbench!
It's time to move on... who said Black Templar Sternguard Veteran? :D

Friday, November 15, 2013

Dark Angels Sternguard Veteran - wip #2

Ok, so it seems that the painting demon caught me once again :)
The model is almost finished, I just need to paint the backpack of this Dark Angels Sternguard Veteran Space Marine from Games Workshop, and to create a base... maybe some kind of concrete ruin.

As usually, this model will be sold on eBay.


Sunday, November 10, 2013

Dark Angels Sternguard Veteran - wip #1

Ok, after the 1st part of the home relocation I've found out my colors and brushes so I restart to paint. I still do not know where my softbox is, so I couldn't take the best pictures ever...

In the last days I've started another Space Marine for eBay, a Dark Angels Sternguard Veteran.

Take a look at him!

Friday, November 8, 2013

Monte San Savino Show 2013... I'm gonna miss it :(

This week end, in Monte San Savino (a small town in Tuscany, here in Italy) will be held the 2013 edition of the Monte San Savino Show, one of the best miniature exposition of Europe... and maybe of the world. I really suggest you to take a look if you can.

The exposition is organized by G.A.St.Art. Club and Legio Pictorum Forum. 

In this edition the guys from Terrible Kids Stuff prepared an amazing dragon-ogre-knight model for the event, sculpted by Raul Garcia Latorre: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sergeant-BlackArt/239507846148460?fref=ts

Sadly this year I will not be there... my wife had a small surgery and I need to help her these days, so you will probably miss my huge gallery of pictures... I always take 4-600 shots of all the models!
Here you can find the whole gallery of the last year edition: http://miniakh.blogspot.it/2012/11/monte-san-savino-2012-pictures.html

Take a look at the official blog of the event: http://montesansavinoshow.blogspot.it

Friday, October 25, 2013

Share Travel Expenses - preview

Ok, this update is not dealing with miniatures...
In the last few weeks I've made a house relocation since we are making total renovation of our home (later we'll have to move back once again), so as you can see I did not paint a lot, well I did not paint at all.  In the meanwhile I've developed an Apple iPad application useful to share the expenses when you go around with your friends I'd like to show you.
I'm in the final stage of the beta testing. In November I'm gonna release it on the App Store.

In the future, I'm gonna make an iPhone version too.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Ultramarine Centurion 01 - wip 01

Painting while listening to the new Dream Theater songs...
I've just started this Ultramarine Centurion Space Marine.
I'm just waiting for the new Stenguard Veteran box, so I do not know when I'll finish this squad.
No airbrush, just a kind of drybrushing and a lot of glazes.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Ultramarines on eBay

Take a look at my latest eBay auction.
You can win one of those awesomeUltramarine tanks!

Friday, September 13, 2013

The Hobbit from Knight Models: Bilbo Baggins

In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit...
Second model of The Hobbit line from Knight Models.
Maybe a bit too thin as Bilbo, but the face is amazing.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Ultramarine Hunter / Stalker

It's done!
I've finished the Ultramarine Hunter & Stalker tank.
I've painted one hull and both turrets in order to have the options for both version of this model.

I have to admit that the Games Workshop kits of the new Space Marines army are really really good. The CAD work and printing process was amazing.
As you can image this tank is for sale on eBay. If you are interested just click the button "For Sale" on the top of this pace.

In the painting process I've made a lot of pictures in order to write a step by step tutorial. Just give me few days to finish it.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Space Marine Hunter / Stalker - wip #1

Sunday of painting!
The model in the Hunter configuration is almost ready.
Tomorrow I'll start the Stalker cannon too and I'll sell it with both options.
Uh, I've taken a lot of pictures because I'm gonna write a step-by-step of this model...

Friday, September 6, 2013

Ultramarine Land Raider Crusader

It's done! I've finished this cool tank just before the release of the new Space Marine Codex from Games Workshop.
It will be on eBay next week.
It was too big for my softbox so I took the picture on my desk :)

Monday, September 2, 2013

Gandalf 30 mm ... Knight Models

Have you seen this amazing 30 mm Gandalf, Hobbit version, from Knight Models?
Amazing! 10000 times better than the Games Workshop versions!
It will be mine as soon as possible!

Tank you! Day #3

The weekend is over, so new update for the Ultramarine Land Raider Crusader.
I've just started the metals, and I think I'll finish the whole tank in one or two days... one if I'm lucky, or fast... :)

Anyway, this is the picture of the model:

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Tank you! Day #2

New update of my Ultramarine Land RaiderCrusader.
I've almost finished all the non metal parts and added the first layer of battle damages.

In the picture you can also see an Ultramarine Terminator that sooner or later I'll finish...  maybe later, or should I try to finish it before I'll start my Ultramarines Centurions unit next week? ;)

As usually this model will go on eBay once finished.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Tank you! Wip #1

Back from the holidays! If you are curious I've been to Trentino (north Italy, mountains..) and Krakow (Poland, my wife's city).
The new Space Marine models are approaching, I've already ordered something,  so I've started one of the models I prefer... a big tank, a Land Raider Crusader... Ultramarine Chapter of course!

No airbrush this time, back to the origins and just drybrush with a big flat brush and a bit of oil shadows.

Just a quick shot of the miniature for you!

Friday, July 12, 2013

Dark Angels Terminator Chaplain on eBay

The Dark Angels Terminator Chaplain is on Ebay.
You can bid it here: ebay link

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Dark Angels Terminator Chaplain

The model is finished!
In the afternoon I'll post it on eBay too.

And as usually, cabinet view.