Category Archive: Painting


This Chinook’s off that line of magazines too, like the Apache and three Blackhawks that I don’t have much idea what to do with but were at a very promotional price. This was… Continue reading


This helicopter is one of several I got on the front of a line of magazines (or maybe you buy a toy helicopter and it comes with a glossy pamphlet about its real-life… Continue reading

Shadow Army

Some equivalent hardcases from the other side now, Al Qaeda Shadow Army or 055 Brigade. Miniatures by Elheim.

Special Boat Service

Some hairy scaries from SB. From Under Fire Miniatures.

Sniper team in ghillie suits

Packing a .5 calibre anti-material rifle with a range measured in kilometres, if these guys from Britannia are anywhere near the wargames table either something’s gone drastically wrong, or it is one phenomenally… Continue reading

Taliban technical

I’ve been on the road today, rail across England and ferry across the Irish Sea, so here’s an altogether more practical way to travel, courtesy of Britannia.

Javelin team

Finishing off this spate of support weapon teams, Under Fire’s lovely javelin. I adored the cross-legged pose on this, although actually assembling the firer was a bit fiddly. I’m off to Ireland for… Continue reading

GPMG team

Another support weapon today, Under Fire’s 2010 Helmand Brit GPMG team.

81mm mortar

Under Fire Miniatures’ medium mortar, from their 2010 Helmand Brits range, my favourite.

Afghan National Army

Another great set of miniatures from Under Fire. I’m not over the moon with the attempt at the unique Afghan digital camo, but it’ll do.