Category Archives: Flames of War Painting

An Axe to Grind

I’ve chopped a fair amount of wood in my youth as I lived in the country. It was fun to pay tribute to this as well as having it fit nicely into the context of my basing scheme. My original … Continue reading

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A Little Stumped

Continuing on with the theme these Grenadiers are cautiously emerging from the woods. The poses are fairly relaxed with the squad leader letting them know to keep on their toes. The tree stump is a piece of balsa dowel scored … Continue reading

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Tying Up Loose Ends

I had started painting Battlefront miniatures by working on a German Grenadier platoon, of which I have completed a few bases (see earlier posts). Midway through I changed tack and decided to paint a fresh batch of figures in a … Continue reading

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Panzer Vor!

I completed this Panzer IVH platoon a while back. I used an assembly guide that I had found online by Tomwise. It’s an excellent guide and it provides a step by step on assembling the Schurtzen as well as the … Continue reading

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All in Formation

Here are the final group shots of the Panzer Grenadier platoon. As this is the final post on this platoon I will take this opportunity to summarise my experiences. I also look on these figures and I am excited about … Continue reading

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The War Grinds on Another Year

January 10th marked the blog’s first birthday and so this is as good as time as any to look back at what was achieved, and forward what I have planned in the future. I managed to get a less than … Continue reading

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Rounds on the Ground II

Firstly, a “Happy New Year” to you. This Panzer Grenadier’s light mortar squad was a joy to base. I’ve had the idea for this scene in mind for a very long time, in fact it came to me just after … Continue reading

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Consolidating the Position

This is the final normal squad base for this Panzer Grenadier platoon. Once again I wanted to create a more simplistic scene for the base. Just attempt to do the foundations well, rather than have too much “interest” going on. … Continue reading

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The Continued Push

After a herculean last painting session I have completed another platoon of infantry. If you have been tracking my efforts (see the sidebar) you will realise that I have many phases to piece. Breaking the work down in this way … Continue reading

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Tracking the Fight

As can be seen this base is a continuation of an another base previously posted. The interaction of the tank tracks was a nice clean and simple tie between them. Other than this the base is relatively straight-forward. I have … Continue reading

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