Thursday, July 31, 2014

Do Not Miss: July 2014

The month of the World Expo in Stresa! Enough said... let's dig into the Do Not Miss of this past month.

Monday, July 28, 2014

New e-zine about modelling: WIP Modeller Magazine

I forgot to comment on this... but a new e-zine sees the light! WIP modeller magazine!

This publication is made with lots of love an care from our friends in Italy, and I'm honoured to say that the first issue counts with my collaboration.

Inside the magazine you will find the article on how I painted the first of the Riff Berserks from Fallen Frontiers.

Obviously you will find not only my article, but also other artists work such as Jeremie Bonamant, Matteo Murelli, Massimo Pasquali... Give it a try, totally worth it!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Stresa WE recap and Warhammer Fest news

The blog has been quite silent lately!

Well, if you think about it, it makes total sense. These past couple of weeks have been all about World Expo and its wonders, and I thought it was just better to lay low and wait in shame... XD

This doesn't mean I'm not going to talk about World Expo, but since I wasn't there, I think it will be just be much better than you head up to the sites of those who did. So here is a small collection of places where you will find reports and impressions on what has probably been the best miniature event in history!

And now links only in Spanish (for those who might know the language or do not might translating!)

Not being able to go has been very depressing... but World Expo is done now and it's time to look to the future!

The other day we woke up with the news that GW is going to organize some new kind of event, called Warhammer Fest. As you may already very well know, Games Workshop has decided to slowly kill Games Days to the point that in the year 2014, they have completely vanished from existence. Not even GD UK is going to happen, after about 30 years of history.

Apparently, this doesn't have to be the end of their flagship events (or even Golden Demon?). Warhammer Fest has been announced to take place in Coventry (strange, but cheaper I guess) for the month of October and it could be like a GD but different, or maybe more of the same "huge store" kind of event that GW has punished us with in the last few years. Who knows! There's certainly not a lot of information right now about this, but it seems like it will be a 2 day event and that Golden Demon will be held on Sunday. We certainly do not know much more about it but as soon as I hear anything I will certainly tell you all about it here!

It coincides with Scale Model Challenge in the Netherlands, but with so many Open format contests all around the calendar, here's me hoping for the rebirth of Golden Demon! Fingers crossed!

Monday, July 7, 2014

I am going to miss World Expo 2014 in Stresa :(

Quite some bad news for me this time. :(

I'm going to miss Stresa World Expo! :(

I was planning to go but last minute change of plans in the logistics of the trip have made it impossible for me to go, and I can't really make it happen anymore since it will be too expensive for me at this date. Very bad planning on my part it seems, I will learn the lesson the hard way!

So this means that sadly there won't be any photos or report about it on the blog. And of course, the worst part is that I won't get to see this great event and all of my friends who will be there! :(

I will try not to think too much about it. I hope everyone who goes has a great time! Please have some drinks to me in my absence! :(

And with the more than sure death of Golden Demons in 2014 it seems like it's going to be a very poor year regarding contests for me. But this is not the end of course. I will attend Monte San Savino before 2014 ends...

...and I am also thinking about Hussar...

...wouldn't that be cool? I'm loving my recent visits to Warsaw so I might make that happen!