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Got a fair bit of stuff painted since the new year – but bought some stuff too as I gear up to do a Vampire Counts/Soulblight Gravelords army.

Fully Painted:
1 Harlequins Death Jester

5 Guild Ball Brewers - really happy with how these came out.

2 Su Jian for Infinity
1 Sun Tze for Infinity - I can now basically field a full Infinity force, and only have a couple more models in blister packs I can add in when I feel like it.


Bought and Fully Painted:
Converted Cursed King Terrain Model
AOS Necromancer
AOS Skeleton Warrior
Slambo and the Sorcerer from the Khagra's Ravagers set


That's 14 models by my count since the start of the year. I bought 10 skeleton warriors from Mierce miniatures, and the Sepulchral Guard (7 minis) from GW. So I guess I'm keeping the pile of shame under control, but not totally eliminating it. And now Warhammer Quest and the Vampire warband are coming... Better get to it.


   
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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

I'm losing I painted 60 models since the start of the year. Hoplites, Undead, Landsknecht an Algoryn Vehicle, Space ships and finally finished of Massive Darkness but I've acquired 339 models. Basically I decided another 80 Chainrasps from Mortal Realms was sensible and acquired a bunch of Rune Wars at £2.99 a box including 10 Carrion Lancers.....

"But me no buts! Our comrades get hurt. Our friends die. Falkenburg is a knight who swore an oath to serve the church and to defend the weak. He'd be the first to tell you to stop puling and start planning. Because what we are doing-at risk to ourselves-is what we have sworn to do. The West relies on us. It is a risk we take with pride. It is an oath we honour. Even when some soft southern burgher mutters about us, we know the reason he sleeps soft and comfortable, why his wife is able to complain about the price of cabbages as her most serious problem and why his children dare to throw dung and yell "Knot" when we pass. It's because we are what we are. For all our faults we stand for law and light.
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Fixture of Dakka





I was doing so well, but remembered I'm never going to play my gitz until I buy the rest of the squigs I need.
   
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Experienced Saurus Scar-Veteran





California the Southern

I was doing good too. I'm averaging about 10 to 15 models a week at minimum, but since we had some 3 day weekends I went wild printing piles and piles of new stuff to mess around with which bolstered the grey horde.

I somewhat balanced things out by selling some big boxes full of unbuilt models I just haven't gotten around to in years and had lost interest in.

Then I ended up buying a fairly significantly sized Carthaginian army with plenty of mercenaries to round things out, all unbuilt, but at an incredible price so I couldn't really resist.

Multiple Victrix sets really aren't helping either, when each includes 50 or 60 figures...

Poorly lit photos of my ever- growing collection of completely unrelated models!

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Watch and listen to me ramble about these minis before ruining them with paint!
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[DCM]
Procrastinator extraordinaire





Edinburgh, UK

Ticked the Dread Pageant off my list at the weekend, reducing my pile of shame a little bit. I've painted 15 minis this year which is good going for me considering the 45 I managed last year.

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Longtime Dakkanaut





Knocked out another five Assault Intercessors this morning.

I also got two walls painted, a custom coat rack built and installed, and seven electrical outlets/switches swapped for new ones that match the wall color. That living room has been waiting for me to get around to painting it for seven years, it's not miniature work but by golly I'm counting it anyway.

Next couple of things on the desk are commission work, so I won't make progress on my plie of shame for a few weeks.


   
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Fixture of Dakka





Finished up my Rhulic Dwarves for Warmachine this morning. Now I'm tackling a deep dark recess of my backlog... Relic Knights... :(
   
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Fresh-Faced New User




Varanguard painted. I never would've tackled these if I wasn't trying to get through my backlog. And I think they came out pretty good.
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Regular Dakkanaut





Ireland

I’ve added another 23 models to the pile.
   
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

Going through the boxes (and boxes) of shame and dug up these guys who've I've had for "only" 3 or 4 years.



Mark Copplestone security guys from the old Future War line. 30 year old sculpts and just fantastic. Posts that make sense, gear and uniforms that look great, clean castings.

Now I want more

 
   
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Ladies Love the Vibro-Cannon Operator






Hamburg

My pile is based on the new Necrons. I couldn't manage to fully paint them.
The list is rather long: 60 Warriors, Silent King, 6 Skorpekhs, Skorpekh Lord, 6 LHD, and whatnot.

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Boom! Leman Russ Commander






Oslo Norway

@Kid_Kyoto: Copplestone minis are great, they are also very quick to paint, with good definition in the cast, and not totally cluttered with details. Reminds me that I have a squad of their sci-fi troopers in my backlog.

I´m working on armored support for my PDF and renegades, 4 scout sentinels are almost finished with all options magnetized. For once, I am painting all options right away, as I realized I never go back to finish up other options if I just pick one.

Airbrushed, ready for detailing:
2 AT83 Brigand tanks with options for standing in as Leman Russ, hellhound or chimera.
2 Manticore
1 Basilisk
1 hellhound
1 mothballed tank converted from a M48

Magnetizing imperial / heretic insignia, so they can switch sides like the northern alliance clans in Afghanistan

   
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Fixture of Dakka





Got most of my Relic Knights painted. Next up a couple of recent GW purchases (Gravis marines and Squigs) and then I think I'll probably start digging into the Malifaux backlog more.
   
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Ye Lord of The End Times (and a good guy)





Got big pile(86) models this month but have already painter more than that. Ghouls and contrast quick still think i can do another 20 or so models putting me above 100 models in a month

2021 painted/bought: 497/449 
   
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Stubborn Dark Angels Veteran Sergeant





Teesside

I'm not going to try to catalogue how many models exist in the Shed of Shame. But I will talk about what I've done so far this year and what remains to be done that's important to me. Done this year (Edits on 4th May...) --

Tide of Traitors. For my Chaos forces in F28: War Always Changes, I want up to four or five 10-man cultist squads. I have a mix of suborned Imperial Guard minis (classic Red Corsairs style approach of X-ing out the aquilas), some official GW Chaos Cultists, some Blackstone Fortress minis, some Tox Troopers from Miniatures of the North, and some Puppetswar future soldiers with Tormenters heads. I'm just about there with painting all bar the Puppetswar ones. (Edit: aaaagh these do take time! But they're all just about complete bar the basing, now.)

Deathguard: Also for F28 gaming, I've been painting up two Plagueburst Crawlers and three Blight-Haulers which are almost done. (Edit: no more progress)

And, here's what's still to do:

* Blightbringer. After a bit of experimenting I think he's my preferred Command choice for the chaos marines in F28. Got him assembled and have made a start on the painting but no more than that. (Edit... another few layers...)

* Ten converted Warp Talons. These make for a great bully unit especially with a Nurgle mark. They're primed and assembled but that's about it so far. (Edit: Nothing)

* Two Chaos Rhinos. Again primed and assembled. (Edit: Nothing)

* Two CSM squads. Primed and assembled, tiny bit of paint on each. (Edit: Nothing)


Of course I am also working on a KoW Northern Alliance army. This year I hope to get a 1500 pt army painted, including...

* Assorted 1980s Dwarf minis, mostly with 1980s era paint jobs so at least needing a wash or two...

* Blood Rage minis to be my main human forces. Mostly primed, some painting done.

* Three Shieldwolf Amazon riding bears. These ended up as freebies because Shieldwolf couldn't manage to send me ones that weren't miscast, so there is a fair bit of work to get rid of uneven molding, which makes them the ideal candidates for adding permanently to a multibase. No work done on these so far other than cutting off the most egregious lumps. (Edit: glued them to scenic oval ruined runestone bases, ready to be turned into a multibase but removable)

* Three Mierce Walrus Dudes. Unassembled. These will be Snow Trolls. (Edit: assembled)

* One Atlantis Miniatures Mountain Troll to be my Cavern Dweller. Unassembled. (Edit -- finished apart from a few details of basing)

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Procrastinator extraordinaire





Edinburgh, UK

Ticked 4 more models off my list and added 5 more in the form of assault marines.

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Longtime Dakkanaut





Been smashing through the pile by assembling a few models first thing upon waking up.

Banshees, Necrons, Explorers, Stormcasts...plastic sprues - give it up! Your mocking days are numbered!



...urgh, painting is another matter altogether...

Casual gamer, casual fun! 
   
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Fixture of Dakka





Got my Indomitor Kill Team done and almost finished with a few new MonPoc buildings. After that I've got some Squigs to paint.
   
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MN

I got slowed down when I ran out of soft tone wash. That has been rectified and painting progress will commence again!

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Mississippi

Picked up a Blood Angels combat box and just finished painting it this weekend, along with my long-overdue Vindicare assassin.

For me, the really good news is that I was able to rid myself of a large collection of unpainted metal D&D minis I’d been holding onto since at least the 90’s (Ral Partha) and some from the 00’s (mainly from the failed Chailmail lineup). Also got through about 10 recent plastic minis I’d bought. I’ve since sworn not buying anymore unpainted D&D minis and stick to the prepainted plastics so they don’t further compile into my pile ‘o shame.

It never ends well 
   
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United King room or

Whats more important?
Moving models from...

(1) sprue to made
(2) made to undercoated
(3) undercoated to 3 or 4 base colours
(4) a few base colours to all but done
(5) almost done to calling it done

At what point do you consider it out of your pile of shame?

For me, it's getting it to 3...but that still leaves a lot to do.
   
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Teesside

4 or 5, for me! I want it to at least be tabletop standard before it's no longer shameful. Ideally I want it varnished and in a display cabinet.

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Rogue Daemonhunter fueled by Chaos






Macon, GA

It's done when it's done.

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It's not off the pile until it's to 5, but I've been getting better about making sure things are always 1-2 where I can play with them.
   
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Enigmatic Chaos Sorcerer





British Columbia

Still chipping away at the pile. Pledging 30 Swordmasters for March was probably a bit much but will have them presentable by the end of the month.

Still only purchased two heroes since the beginning of 2020. Have painted 126 during that time (156 once these elves are done)

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MN

I call it done when I am not going to go back and work on it anymore.

Typically, all colors on, drybrushed, and washed. This may or may not include basing.

I am not a big fan of "basing" things.

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Regular Dakkanaut





Ireland

Fully finished, Golden Demon standard.*



*or at least as good as I can get it to be, not sure I’m a prize-winning painter!
   
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Boom! Leman Russ Commander






Oslo Norway

FacebookJunkie wrote:
Whats more important?
Moving models from...

(1) sprue to made
(2) made to undercoated
(3) undercoated to 3 or 4 base colours
(4) a few base colours to all but done
(5) almost done to calling it done

At what point do you consider it out of your pile of shame?

For me, it's getting it to 3...but that still leaves a lot to do.


It´s not shameless until step 5, including basing.

However, getting through step 2 will help a lot in culling the pile, as you are then always ready to just break out some paints and finish a project that strikes your fancy at a particular time.

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Step one.

As soon as a model is placed on the table its providing value. For example, I've not painted any Blackstone Fortress models save for the Ambull and that is the way they will stay...well, maybe the eldar ranger, as she is quite a nice model.

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Longtime Dakkanaut





Sadly I've slid backwards. I've painted another set of Fallout figures but they're commission so they don't count, and in the meantime I've added three Outriders to my own pile for reasons.

#SadPanda, #SorryNotSorry.

   
 
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