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Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

Sledgee looks ready for some fisticuffs. I wouldn't mess with him

realism is a lie
 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Love the Sledgee sculpt so far, so much character with so few details

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Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut





Surrey, BC - Canada

Another nice little sculpt.

Cheers,

CB

31 successful trades in the Dakka Swap Shop. I have an ongoing Sale Thread there with painted and unpainted figures for sale to make room for more.
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Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland

Thanks everyone. Glad to see so much love for Sledgee.


He's all done now and ready for paint.


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And discussions about the character of Wedgee the Wise have resulted in a dramatic reposing.

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Made in gb
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine






Sledgee looks great, but how many toothbrushes have given their lives to these hedgehogs?

Is wedgee having his pants hoiked up by some of his own magic?

Goberts Gubbins - A Random Oldhammer P&M Blog, now with added Blackstone Fortress 
   
Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland



Work on Wedgee the Wise continues. Yes Gobert, he does fly and the exact mechanism for this is yet to be established but you may be onto something. It's all to do with his magic golden collar the source of all his powers.

   
Made in au
Storm Trooper with Maglight







Beautiful sculpting theCrowe, Sledgee and Wedgee look great.

   
Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut





Surrey, BC - Canada

Keep at it theCrowe.

Cheers,

CB

31 successful trades in the Dakka Swap Shop. I have an ongoing Sale Thread there with painted and unpainted figures for sale to make room for more.
Finished Forge World Elysian Army | Finished Tau Sept Cadre | Finished Ork Waaagh | Alaitoc Eldar Warhost | Building Necromunda and Terrain
Order of Our Martyred Lady - Sisters of Battle | Finished Necromundian Imperial Guard Regiment | Building a 1/72 Flower Class Corvette - HMCS CHILLIWACK
DC:70S++G+M++B+I++PW40k-89-+D+++++A+++/aWD088R+T(M)DM+  
   
Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland

Update for today, Wedgee the Wise has gotten half of his prickles on.

very nearly complete now.

And as mentioned before...

Mallow the Marshmallow guy has come together somewhat.

But i'm most excited to share this.

Nedgee (the naughty) Naval Officer is all painted up and ready to take on any adventure!

Sledgee is also very nearly fully painted but I had to do a quick greenstuff addition to his face because it was a bit weird. Looking forward to sharing another painted hedgehog hopefully soon.

   
Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

Woo! Great painting work there. You do expressions so well

realism is a lie
 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Mallow looks a fun sort.

Nice job on Nedgee, very cool.

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heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
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Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
Made in gb
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine






Nedgee does look a little mischievous, excellently done as usual. Mallow even looks like a marshmallow... if marshmallows had legs of course

Goberts Gubbins - A Random Oldhammer P&M Blog, now with added Blackstone Fortress 
   
Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland

But, see Gobert, he doesn't have legs. This was a very specific part of the brief. I was specifically instructed, just arms, no legs. I have propped him up on a little wedge underneath but that's all. The "sculpt" is complete now, such as it is.

It's a bit overly simple but that's how my little fella wants him and who am I to say otherwise? A nice marshmallowy pink paint job will see him come to life no doubt.

And in hedgehog news...

The last of the Hedgehogs comes together as Wedgee the Wise is fully sculpted and ready for paint!


   
Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland


And Sledgee the Sledgehammer is ready to rumble!

   
Made in gb
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine






That’ll teach me for not paying enough attention. Wedgee looks to have a bit of a pained expression! He’s gonna look even more awesome with a bit of paint!

And now sledgee is done too, awesome paint job to go with one mean looking Champion Hedgehog!

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Goberts Gubbins - A Random Oldhammer P&M Blog, now with added Blackstone Fortress 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Sledgee looks great.

And Wedgee the Wise looks to have been startled by something rather startling.

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cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

Heck yes Sledgee! Looking tough as nails there, and champ is right.

realism is a lie
 
   
Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland

Thanks everyone, can't wait to see the Skedgehammer in action myself.

In the meantime, gaming with the lads has been (bonkerz) lots of fun, and to give you all an idea of what we've been up to I'm going to present a few episodes of our latest epic adventure.
This tale was told (game was run by) my eldest son (8 years old) with occasional embellishment from his little brother (6) I had the pleasure and privilege of taking the heroes on an epic sea quest, calling their moves and rolling them bones. So without further ado, All aboard, it's time to set sail with...

Nedgee's Navy - Part 1 - Skull Island
Spoiler:

Nedgee was a Naval captain who sailed the seven seas in search of treasure and adventure on the good ship Red Ned.

His salty crew were Noodles, (his First Mate), Kitty Mitty the Ship's Cat, and Caterpillee the Ship's Cook.

They were on the trail of the Dread Pirate Captain and his ghostly crew aboard the terrifying ghost ship the Dreadfish.

The Dread Pirate had stolen Nedgee's treasures, a priceless Vase from the temple of Wedgee, a golden dinner plate that belonged to Caterpillee and Kitty Mitty's gilded butterfly cage. With these priceless items in their ghostly grip they set sail for Skull Island with Nedgee in hot pursuit.

When the Red Ned arrived at Skull Island there was no sign of the Dreadfish but there was definitely something strange going on. Nedgee and Noodles went to investigate.

On Skull island a morose looking skelly was pacing about. He told us that a bunch of ghost had been here. They dug him up and threw his grave goods into the sea before they buried something else in his grave. They also left these three elephant statues behind to guard their treasure. (Because six year olds have interesting ideas about the use of elephants ornaments in games)

The skelly was not at all happy about the situation.

Nedgee and Noodles offer to fish the snake infested waters and soon uncover an ancient Golden Axe. (Not in a sega megadrive game cartridge)


The skeleton is delighted and immediately sets to, smashing at the elephants. He breaks open the ends of their trunks and the resulting fountain washes the sand away revealing something golden beneath.

It's Caterpillee's food dish! He's a very happy, and very hungry Caterpillar.

The skelly tells that he was very surprised to be raised from the grave by ghosts. He marks our map with the location of an island where legend tells of an immortal necromancer. If all this isn't his doing then he must know how to stop it.

He returns to his grave and the heroes go back aboard the Red Ned. They mark their charts and set sail for the Wizard's Island.



Tune in again for part two as soon as I get it typed up. In the meantime I've got painting (and homeschooling) to get on with.

   
Made in au
Storm Trooper with Maglight







Nice battle/adventure/fishing report. Neat narrative, and those ships are just plain cool.

   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

Great adventure report

If it's not being guarded by elephant statues then it's not really treasure....

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heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
Made in gb
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine






Shiver me timbers! Sounds like Nedgee’s Navy had a good time helping the poor skellybob. I look forward to the next instalment, keep up the internet winning theCrowe.

Goberts Gubbins - A Random Oldhammer P&M Blog, now with added Blackstone Fortress 
   
Made in us
Druid Warder





theCrowe wrote:But i'm most excited to share this.

Nedgee (the naughty) Naval Officer is all painted up and ready to take on any adventure!

Very cool! Nice shading and highlighting from the brim of his hat to the ends of his needles. A bit insane stare... but maybe he tends to overcalculate his odds. Great mini!

theCrowe wrote:And in hedgehog news...

The last of the Hedgehogs comes together as Wedgee the Wise is fully sculpted and ready for paint!

I am at a loss here. Lost between which joke to play, a sooper trooper one, a Greybeard howl, spellsinger one or pure wonder. This will depend on how You will paint him. A base representing a small tornado would be fun.

theCrowe wrote:
And Sledgee the Sledgehammer is ready to rumble!

For some reason here I would have thought hair/needles going all the way down to his brow and a bald belly would be more fitting, but he is nice and colorful as he is. Great company, theCrowe!

Painting progress tracker:
2017: 50 of 50 planned; 2018: 80 of 60 planned; 2019: 75 of 75 planned

Pledge 2020:
6 to sculpt, 75 to paint (0/37 done) 
   
Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland

Tornado base sounds like a great idea, Wirecat! I'll have to have a think about how that would be done.

Thanks for the comments everyone. Looking forward to posting more Nedgee's Navy soon.

   
Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland

Update for today

A fully painted Wedgee the Wise with an attempt at a magic tornado base. Not totally convinced with this paint job. I was going for All-powerful, like Storm from X-men but he's a bit more shocked or surprised looking than I'd intended.

Then there's this guy.

A bit of an odd expression. The crack that became the mouth is actually from when one of the boys grabbed the blob of clay not realising it was going to be Mallow the Marshmallow guy, and started squashing it up before it was fully set. Was able to squash him back into shape and the crack was a happy bonus.

   
Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut





Surrey, BC - Canada

Crow,

Yes, Wedgee the Wise looks like someone else has picked him up. Maybe a little green stuff to make his mouth less round and more of a scowl for those simple folk bothering him?

My two cents,

CB

31 successful trades in the Dakka Swap Shop. I have an ongoing Sale Thread there with painted and unpainted figures for sale to make room for more.
Finished Forge World Elysian Army | Finished Tau Sept Cadre | Finished Ork Waaagh | Alaitoc Eldar Warhost | Building Necromunda and Terrain
Order of Our Martyred Lady - Sisters of Battle | Finished Necromundian Imperial Guard Regiment | Building a 1/72 Flower Class Corvette - HMCS CHILLIWACK
DC:70S++G+M++B+I++PW40k-89-+D+++++A+++/aWD088R+T(M)DM+  
   
Made in us
Basecoated Black





Lafayette, CO, USA

 theCrowe wrote:


A bit of an odd expression. The crack that became the mouth is actually from when one of the boys grabbed the blob of clay not realising it was going to be Mallow the Marshmallow guy, and started squashing it up before it was fully set. Was able to squash him back into shape and the crack was a happy bonus.


So the boys have both artistic and serendipitous influence on the projects?

Love the adventures of Nedgee and the crew of the Red Ned. I hope they can get their priceless vase back, too. Though I have full confidence.

   
Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland

Thanks DJ. Part two coming very soon.

In the meantime here's a victory shot of all four Hedgee cousins. Left to right Sledgee, Hedgee, Wedgee and Nedgee.

Cap, you make a fair point and you might be right but my boys are happy with Wedgee as is so I've decided just to let him be.


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And of course a new sculpting project has begun.


This is Sniffy (one of our IKEA mice, the grey one) Sniffy is a lab mouse who is smarter than the scientists in the lab. By night he works on a giant Robo-Rat (which I am also building, with a hatch and space inside to fit Sniffy in!) to defeat the local cat "the Evil Mog"

We also have (or had, maybe we'll find him) a brown IKEA mouse called Cheesy. I'm told he's a Pizza Chef.

So Sculpting for the Kids continues and hopfully we'll see all of these characters in miniature form coming down the pipe, plus Nober the Robber from Square Cops and maybe even more. I'm gonna need more greenstuff.

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Made in gb
Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine






That’s one fearsome band of hedgehogs! Awesome work as ever theCrowe. The tale behind Mallows smile is a bit joker-esque and works pretty well imho. Looking forward to the tivo-rat!

Goberts Gubbins - A Random Oldhammer P&M Blog, now with added Blackstone Fortress 
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka





6 foot underwater

All the cousins look great. I think my favourite is Sledgee though.

Look forward to their continuing adventures, and the escapades of Sniffy (and perhaps Cheesy).

cyborks & flyboyz : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/300067.page
heretical ramblings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/302773.page
imperial preachings : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/303365.page
Da Waaagh-ky Races : http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/325045.page
Briancj: You have the Mek Taint, MT, and the only thing we can do is watch in horror/amazement.

 
   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut





Palitine Il

The ring mat you've got Sledgee on is perfect, did you paint that?

Glad to hear that your young'uns have realized lab rodents are the smartest of the species in the lab!
   
 
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