Author Archives: Mark

Workbench: a Xuvaxi Fleet

As you may have gathered from the last post, I made another order to Studio Bergstrom. For this post, the important parts of that order are more samples of the Xuvaxi, working my way through the smaller models that match … Continue reading

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On the Workbench: (Bergstrom) Terran Cruiser

So the holidays are coming up, and I’m starting to get swamped. I have a little free time this week, so I’m going to try to clear a couple of workbench posts out of the backlog. This one is a … Continue reading

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Painting an ORCDeF Cruiser

Someday I’ll learn: the most unassuming models usually end up being the best to paint. It was true of the Cold Navy models; I ended up liking the way the Mauridians painted up better than the Terrans, which was the … Continue reading

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Painting the Banshee

So, last time I painted the Adjudicator on the right. This time, it’s the Banshee. Yeah, I actually primed it white. As usual, click on the pictures for full-sized views.

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Tuned Mass Dampers

This week’s art for Aliens Built My Hot Rod. This one’s halfway between concept and going on the card, and Leanne’s.

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Foam Tires

As promised, a concept sketch from the artists’ meeting for Aliens Built My Hot Rod. (This one’s by Toby.)

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Painting the Adjudicator

I’ve got an old GW Orc fleet primed, and ready to be painted, but apparently I don’t like them. I painted my brand-new Adjudicator from Studio Bergstrom instead. It’s the one on the right in the picture. (As usual, click … Continue reading

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First Hot Rod Preview

So the artists and I had our kick-off meeting last week, and the hard part of Aliens Built My Hot Rod is underway: the art. As a result, you’ll start to see some teaser art for the game along with … Continue reading

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Unpacking a Studio Bergstrom Order

So I made an order to Studio Bergstrom, primarily for some fighters to round out Leanne’s Directorate fleet, but also to get some of Charles Oines’ not-quite-Star-Trek models to spiff up my demos, and to get a sample of the … Continue reading

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Squadron B and EsCon scheduling

I’ll start with the scheduling, first: Purple Fuzzy Monster will be at EsCon most of the day on the 15th, but will probably be missing around lunchtime of the 16th. We’ve got a minor scheduling conflict, so it’s best to … Continue reading

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