Author Archives: grimnir11

Something blue, something new…

Hooray! Another batch of miniatures finished. I have added a few figures to the Auckland Volunteer Militia. May favourites are figures of the working party. Most of the  volunteers of the militia were former citizens of Kororareka (today’s Russell), the … Continue reading

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New Redcoats

Painted some British from  second release. The two ensigns below are from the Perry’s First Carlist War range. Actually flag bearers are quite useless for the New Zealand Wars since there were no open field battles where the British deployed … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love …

Some Russian Jaeger from the early Napoleonic Wars. I have painted this small squad for an emerging local gaming group. The figures are intended for use with small skirmish systems like Song of Drum & Shako or Smooth & Rifled. … Continue reading

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Springtime

It seems that my motivation to photograph went into a state of hibernation last autumn. Fortunately my motivation to paint did not! Yesterday I took the time to make photos of all the stuff I have painted since summer. British … Continue reading

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A Modular Stockade

While I have been painting the next bunch of miniatures (which I can hopefully post in next entry). I have tried myself in terrain building. I have build a test model of a section of a Māori pā.  My primary … Continue reading

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The first miniatures

On this fine sumer day I have finally found some time and the weather to take some photos of the miniatures I recently finished: British regulars of the 58th Rutlandshire and the first Māori warriors. Giles Allison has written a … Continue reading

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As Confucius said …

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” Welcome to my brand new blog. It is still pretty much work in progress. I have not yet decided on a theme but you have to start somewhere. This … Continue reading

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