So no fuss no muss a few trucks at 6mm for sci fi gaming. 15mm Sci Fi Players will be delighted to know that the flatbed is also available in that scale. I did want to paint them all white and then try different camo schemes out on them Well that was the plan!
However as always happens the plan just did not work. I painted the first flatbed (No 1 in the bottom picture yellow to start! Yes I know yellow in a snowy setting would stand out, but I was thinking it might be a commercial vehicle and as such standing out in snow might be a good idea. I saw the results and that plan quickly failed and knowing army trucks are painted in camouflage re-painted it white. I know I know foolish mistake to paint it yellow to start with.
So starting with white (again) I just settled on "squiggly" blue patches/lines. I will admit I did like the finished look so much I painted the other 3 the same way. My plan to make them all different and then decide went straight out of the window as I hit on the right (Right for me) colour combination almost immediately. So I have 8 more to do but they can wait a few weeks until the AHPC starts as they will be quick easy points to get the ball rolling.
AHPCCurt has made the announcement for the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge again this year and I have of course signed up. Here is a link Click |ME! that should take you straight there. The theme of this year is "Camaraderie" and the entry fee will be a figure (or figures) painted by 2 or more participants. Usually when it comes to painting I am a BILLY NO MATES type of guy! I have no issue with that. But the rules state I should team up. Luckily for me I was contacted by another painter whose work I do strongly admire and he suggested we become a team. So My Partner in crime is MR LEE. (No NOT Angry Lurker, nor Big Lee). I have sent a couple of emails out to others to see if they want to join us but as yet no reply from them. So I suspect they have plans of their own. So I wish them well and good luck. But IF you are taking part in the AHPC this year and want to join a team leave a comment or drop me an eail and I will let you know.
OK Back to the Burpas now. Have a good day everyone and take care of those close to you.
All the best Clint